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Iran’s National Museum Hosts ICOFOM Symposium

Iran’s National Museum recently hosted a five-day symposium of the International Committee for Museology also known as ICOFOM in Tehran.

Hiring Relatives Banned in Tehran Municipality

The members of the Islamic City Council of Tehran have voted in favour of a law that prohibits hiring of the relatives of managers in Tehran municipality.

In Pictures: Modern Tehran vs Old Tehran

222 years ago, Tehran was selected by Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar as the centre of the Iranian government. But the city was officially named as the capital city later on October 6, 1907, after the Constitutional revolution.

Citizens of Capital Mark Tehran Day on October 6

The Tehran Day is annually marked by Iranian people on October 6, the day when the city was officially chosen as the capital of Iran by the Qajar dynasty back in 1907.

Confectionery Exhibition Underway in Tehran

Tehran's Sweets and Chocolate Exhibition, the biggest of its kind in the Middle East, is open to visitors at the permanent fairground of the Iranian capital.

Tehran Hosting Exhibit of Desert Photos by Italian Photographer

An exhibition of analog photos of Iran's Lut Desert by Italian photographer John R. Pepper is underway in Tehran.

Festival of Art for Peace Opens in Tehran

The 6th International Festival of Art for Peace has opened in Tehran, focusing on "the environment" as its main theme.

Flag Hoisted on 1km-High Pole to Mark Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom

A huge flag bearing the name of the third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali (AS), has been hoisted on a 1,000-metre-high pole in Tehran to mark the anniversary of his martyrdom.

Tajrish: A Lovely Neighbourhood North of Tehran

Tajrish, the capital of Shemiranat Country in northern Tehran, has long been regarded as a lovely summer resort for the citizens of the Iranian capital.

Tehran Hosts First Free Outdoor Concert

The first free outdoor concert was smoothly held at a landmark park in Tehran despite earlier concerns by security officials.

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