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In Photos: Tehran’s Beauties in Autumn

Marked with the fall of yellow and orange leaves, autumn shines like a gem, especially in the streets of Tehran, the capital of Iran.

Air Polution Returns to Tehran as Winter Looms

The citizens of Tehran should now wear their face masks not just to contain the spread of the COVID-19, but also to protect themselves against the air pollution which annually hits Tehran as the winter looms.

Iranians Obliged to Wear Masks as of Oct. 10

Wearing masks will be mandatory for all Iranian citizens nationwide as of Saturday, October 10, 2020, and offenders will be fined, a top healthcare official says.

Tehran A Lively City with Dynamic Culture: Austrian Envoy

As Iran marks the National Day of Tehran, Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz has praised the capital city as a lively city with a dynamic culture.

Iran’s Treasury of National Jewels: Collection of Priceless Jewellery

Iran’s Treasury of National Jewels is a treasure-trove of rare, priceless jewellery and one of the world’s biggest collections of gold.

Mantelpieces Hold Secret to Beauty of Ancient Iranian Architecture

Fantastic, eye-pleasing mantels are an integral part of ancient Iranian architecture.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: House of Mohammad Moein

Mohammad Moein was a prominent Iranian researcher and professor whose house in Tehran has turned into a museum.

Three More Iranian Cities Registered on UNESCO’s List of Learning Cities

Three Iranian cities have joined the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s global network of learning cities.

European Envoys Join Tehran Mayor in Car-Free Day Cycling

The ambassadors of France, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Germany along with Pirouz Hanachi, the mayor of Tehran, used their bicycles on Tuesday on the occasion of World Car-Free Day.

Blast in Eastern Tehran Related to Drill; No Damage Reported: Official

An Iranian authority says the explosion heard in the east of the capital city of Tehran early Friday was related to a drill conducted near Parchin area.

Tehran an ‘Innovative’ City with Innovative Ideas: VP

A senior Iranian official says the idea of an “innovative city” can help tap into the existing potentialities to further boost innovative practices.

Iran in Photos: Murals of Tehran

Paintings and murals that decorate the walls of the Iranian capital are sometimes lost in the city’s hustle and bustle.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: House of Mostofi-ol Mamalek

The mansion of Mostofi-ol Mamalek is a 125-year-old Qajar building which somehow represents the contemporary history of Iran.

Tehran’s History in Photos: House of Malek

The historical house of Malek is located in Bein ol-Haramein Bazaar in the heart of the Iranian capital.

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosts ‘Birth of Peace’ Group Exhibition

A group exhibition of artworks titled "Birth of Peace" was held at Milad Tower of Tehran from 7 to 9 August, 2020.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Tughrul Tower

The Tughrul Tower is a remnant of Seljuk period located in Rey, southern Tehran.

COVID-19 Pandemic: Almost Entire Iran in ‘Red State’

A senior Iranian official says the whole country is in a “red state” as far as the coronavirus outbreak is concerned.

Tehran War Cemetery; A World War Site Inside British Embassy

One of the most interesting cemeteries in Iran’s capital belongs to the soldiers of Alliance who were killed during the two World Wars.

Tehran Police Seize 750 Coins Dating Back to 3,000 Years Ago

The Police in Iran’s capital of Tehran have disbanded an antique dealing ring, confiscating 750 antique coins dating back to 3,000 years ago.

Jahan-Nama Museum; A Collection of Artworks from Entire World

Jahan-Nama Museum, which contains collections of artworks from all over the world, is located in Sahebqaraniyeh Palace, northern Tehran.

Surge in Tehran’s COVID-19 Infections Alarming: Official

An Iranian official in charge of handling the coronavirus outbreak in the Iranian capital has expressed misgivings over the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Tehran province.

Fire in Tehran Clinic Kills 19, Wounds 11

At least 13 people have died and six other wounded in a blast and raging fire at a medical centre in northern Tehran, medics said.

Persian Architecture in Photos: House of Imam Jomeh

Dating back to the 19th century, the House of "Imam Jomeh" – the Imam of Friday prayers – is a gem in the heart of Tehran.

Iran in Photos: Vintage Car Collection of Niavaran Palace

Formerly used as a garage, the vintage car museum of Tehran’s Niavaran Palace houses the Pahlavi family's private cars, small motorcycles owned by their children, and some car replicas.

Huge Gas Tank Blast Illuminates Tehran’s Night Sky

A huge explosion has occurred at a gas storage facility located in an eastern area of the Iranian capital without causing any casualties.

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