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Tehran Hosting Urban Arts Festival ahead of Nowruz

The 6th Tehran Annual Urban Arts Festival has opened in the run-up to the Persian New Year which starts on March 21, 2021.

Iran Puts into Service Major Freeway Near Tehran

Iran has inaugurated a 158-kilometres-long freeway that stretches across three provinces.

Siren Heard in Western Tehran Not Related to Any Security Issue: Official

An Iranian official says that the siren heard in western Tehran on Friday night had nothing to do with any security issue.

Historical Edifice in Tehran Turned into Public Garden

A garden which used to be the personal home and entertainment resort of Hassan Vosough od-Dowleh, the prime minister of Iran during the Qajar rule, has been converted into a public park.

Tehran Declared as ‘Yellow’ Zone; Only 6 Cities ‘Red’: Coronavirus Headquarters

The Iranian Coronavirus Headquarters has announced that no permit is required to travel to and from cities like Tehran which are in a “yellow” state now.

Tehran’s Old Alleys Get New ‘Colourful’ Life

The 'Colourful Alley' is a project that seeks to breathe new life into the old alleys of the Iranian capital Tehran in collaboration with local residents.

In Pictures: Christmas and New Year Shopping in Tehran

Shopping gains huge popularity among Iranian people from all religions and walks of life on Christmas and ahead of the new Christian Year.

Tehran No Longer a ‘Red Zone’; Many Businesses Can Reopen Saturday

Many businesses will be allowed to reopen in the Iranian capital Tehran as of Saturday, as the city is no longer in the so-called "red zone" in terms of coronavirus outbreak, according to health officials.

Tehran’s Niavaran Palace Hosting Ceramics Biennial

A national ceramics exhibition has been opened in Niavaran Cultural Centre, north of Tehran.

Tehran’s Moqaddam Museum: A Qajar-Era Mansion with Exquisite Tilework

The Moqaddam Museum in the Iranian capital, Tehran, is a tiled mansion dating back to the Qajar era.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Moghadam House and Museum

Moghadam Museum is a historical house in Tehran which contains many priceless historical objects.

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.

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