Tehran

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  • Gas Station Yesterday 19:58

    Mobile gas stations operational in Tehran

    TEHRAN – An application, named Pido, has been rcently launched in Tehran, enabling users living in district 2 of the city to place orders online for gasoline to be delivered to them.

  • Acid attack victims visit an exhibition of woodworks organized at Ashiane-ye Mehr Gallery in Tehran on February 23, 2018 to attract public attention to acid attacks. (Fars) Yesterday 18:38

    Tehran art exhibit spotlights acid attacks 

    TEHRAN – A collection of woodworks created on the theme of acid attacks is currently on display during an exhibition in Tehran.

  • Tehran 2018-02-24 20:22

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Relocation not a viable solution to Tehran’s growing problems: councilor

    TEHRAN — The growing problems of the megacity of Tehran does not justify relocating it, councilor Ahmad Masjed-Jamei said on Saturday.

  • Intl. Khwarizmi Award introduces winners 2018-02-24 20:21

    Intl. Khwarizmi Award introduces winners

    TEHRAN – The 31st Khwarizmi International Award ceremony was held in Tehran on Saturday, praising winners for their scientific achievements, IRIB reported.

  • People visit a national crafts exhibition in Tehran, August 24, 2017. 2018-02-24 20:21

    Tehran gears up for major handicrafts exhibit in March

    TEHRAN – Hundreds of artisans from across Iran will show their works at a major sales exhibition, which will be held at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds from March 6 to 9.

  • Tehran to monitor carwashes for water pollution 2018-02-24 11:00

    Tehran to monitor carwashes for water pollution

    TEHRAN – A special monitoring program will be implemented in Tehran over the next two months to control the water pollutants released by commercial carwashes, said the chief of Tehran’s department of environment.

  • Abbas Amir-Moafi 2018-02-24 10:19

    Former addict named health ambassador

    TEHRAN – Abbas Amir-Moafi, once a member of Iran’s national archery team, was named health ambassador for preventing and fighting drug use.

  • ‘Iran-Switzerland Science Day’ proposed 2018-02-23 10:37

    ‘Iran-Switzerland Science Day’ proposed

    TEHRAN – Seeking to promote scientific cooperation between the two countries, Iranian Science Minister Mansur Gholami expressed readiness for organizing ‘Iran-Switzerland Science Day’ event.

  • Art auction to raise funds for poor pediatric patients  2018-02-21 18:46

    Brief

    Art auction to raise funds for poor pediatric patients 

    TEHRAN – A number of galleries and collectors plan to organize an art auction at Tehran’s Homa Hotel on Friday to raise funds for poor pediatric patients.

  • Dervish Cult 2018-02-20 18:51

    Cult fanatics kill 5 policemen in northern Tehran

    TEHRAN – Violent protests by members of a Dervish cult in the Pasdaran neighborhood in northern Tehran on Monday left five security forces killed.

  • Intl. conference on transportation opens in Tehran 2018-02-19 11:21

    Intl. conference on transportation opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The 17th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Engineering began on Sunday in Tehran’s Milad Tower Conference Hall.

  •  Emmanuel Macron - Hassan Rouhani 2018-02-18 10:10

    By Majid Ghahremani

    Would French President visit to Tehran take place in the near future?

    TEHRAN - Emmanuel Macron, at the age of 39, became the youngest President in the history of France on May 7, 2017 and has tried to be a different president. Macron was a relative newcomer to foreign policy when he became president, but his appetite for it has been large.

  • Benefactors to provide underprivileged students with Noruz clothing 2018-02-17 20:08

    Benefactors to provide underprivileged students with Noruz clothing

    TEHRAN – Some 24,000 students who live in single-parent and impoverished families in Tehran have been identified and benefactors will provide them with clothes for Noruz, the Iranian new year holidays, starting March 21, said Kamyab Sadri, the head of parenting and teaching society of Tehran affiliated to the Ministry of Education.

  • A view of Tehran with the towering snow-capped mountains in the background 2018-02-17 19:48

    CHHTO to arrange special package tours

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is designing a range of promotional cheap package tours, which will be offered to Azerbaijan, Iraq and Turkey nationals in the span of March 16 to April 4.

  • Tehran Municipality to hold startup weekend in support of green businesses 2018-02-17 19:43

    Tehran Municipality to hold startup weekend in support of green businesses

    TEHRAN – A startup weekend event will be held by Tehran Municipality in a bid to support businesses which are eager to work in environment-related fields, said Sadreddin Alipour, the head of the center for environmental management and sustainable development of Tehran Municipality.

  • A bust of Abbas Kiarostami is seen in the courtyard of  Boom Gallery in Tehran. 2018-02-17 19:05

    Tehran gallery sets up Abbas Kiarostami bust

    TEHRAN – The Tehran-based Boom Gallery, which showcased photo collections by Abbas Kiarostami during several exhibitions, has set up a bronze bust of the world-renowned Iranian art icon in its courtyard.

  • No human cases of avian flu reported in Iran 2018-02-17 09:21

    No human cases of avian flu reported in Iran

    TEHRAN — Despite the outbreak of avian flu among the birds in the northern province of Gilan and also Tehran, no human cases of avian flu has been reported in Iran, head of communicable diseases department of the Ministry of Health has said.

  • Naqsh-e Jahan Gallery 2018-02-16 18:31

    What’s in Tehran art galleries

    * An exhibition of paintings by Fatemeh Amirahmadi, Mahru Melaki and Samanta Sabetnia is currently underway at Naqsh-e Jahan Gallery.

  • A gargoyle that has been damaged by acid rain 2018-02-14 09:25

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    And now comes the acid rain

    Rain is a sign of hope and life, especially in low precipitation regions like Iran, but in some instances it can be harmful both for humans and the environment. I’m not talking about floods, rather about the sneaking effects of air pollution on rain which have added another item to the long list of environmental threats: acid rain.

  • Noise pollution in Iran’s megacities 20 times above standards: academic 2018-02-12 09:58

    Noise pollution in Iran’s megacities 20 times above standards: academic

    TEHRAN – Noise pollution in metropolises of Iran is 20 times acuter than standards, said Mohammad-Reza Esmaeilpour, occupational health and safety professor at Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

  • علی میری - وزنه برداری 2018-02-11 19:18

    Khuzestan win Iran Weightlifting Championship

    Khuzestan Province claimed the title of the Iran Weightlifting Championship held in Ahvaz.

  • air pollution 2018-02-07 11:36

    By M.A. saki

    We have been taken hostage by vehicles

    In the recent days the air pollution in some parts of Tehran has reached a dangerous level, ringing the alarm bells that something serious may happen. 

  • An art lover takes photos as she visits an exhibition of photos by Qasem Haj-Mohammadi at the Iran Photographers House in Tehran on February 5, 2018. (Tasnim/Mohammad-Ali Asadi)  2018-02-06 19:11

    Tehran exhibition displays photos of 1979 revolution

    TEHRAN – An exhibition opened at the Iran Photographers House in Tehran on Monday displaying rarely seen photos of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

  • CAPTION: Close-up detail shows a typical Malayer carpet 2018-02-05 19:24

    Malayer carpets to go on show at Golestan Palace

    TEHRAN – A collection of antique and rare carpets handcrafted in Malayer, west-central Iran, will be put on display at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran.

  • مسعود سلطانی فر - دوومیدانی 2018-02-04 04:10

    Iran runners-up at Asian Indoor Athletics Championships

    TEHRAN – Iran became runners-up at the 8th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships Saturday night.

  • Some 1,400 schools in Tehran to be renovated in 10 years 2018-02-03 20:04

    Some 1,400 schools in Tehran to be renovated in 10 years

    TEHRAN — The organization for development, renovation, and equipping of school of Tehran, affiliated with Education Ministry, will retrofit and reconstruct 1,400 dilapidated schools in the province over the course of 10 years, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Labor ministry to stand up for rights of working children 2018-01-31 20:27

    Labor ministry to stand up for rights of working children

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare is tasked with defending the rights of working and street children, especially those living in Tehran, IRIB reported on Tuesday.

  • 2nd International Conference for Export Transportation and Logistics 2018-01-31 09:48

    Tehran to host intl. conference on export transportation, logistics

    TEHRAN- Iran’s 2nd International Conference for Export Transportation and Logistics will be held at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground on February 25, the portal pf Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) reported on Tuesday.

  • auto conference 2018-01-30 10:16

    Tehran to host intl. automotive conference in mid-Feb.

    TEHRAN- The 5th Iran Automotive Industry International Conference (IAIIC) will be held in Milad Tower of Tehran on February 13 and 14, ISNA reported on Monday.

  • Skiers pose for a photo in Dizin resort 2018-01-29 19:44

    Life in the mountains: Skiing in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran has long been an international destination for avid powder chasers during winter, while - in total contrast - its arid and semi-arid climate reaches sweltering levels in summer.