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  • Iranian universities hosting students from 133 countries Yesterday 18:08

    Iranian universities hosting students from 133 countries

    TEHRAN – Students from 133 countries are currently studying in Iranian universities, Afshin Akhoundzadeh, head of the office for non-Iranian students at the Organization of Student Affairs said on Thursday.

  • Health projects worth $12.6m inaugurated Yesterday 18:06

    Health projects worth $12.6m inaugurated

    TEHRAN – Some 29 health projects worth 530 billion rials (nearly $12.6 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) were inaugurated in Zanjan province on Thursday.

  • Iran finalizes deal for 60 million "Sputnik V" vaccines Yesterday 13:12

    Iran finalizes deal for 60 million "Sputnik V" vaccines

    TEHRAN – Iran has finalized a deal with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine, Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali said on Thursday.

  • UNFPA introduces new representative to Iran 2021-04-14 19:14

    UNFPA introduces new representative to Iran

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) appointed Sathya Doraiswamy as a new representative to Iran, ISNA reported.

  • Iran, China explore ways to expand anti-narcotics co-op 2021-04-14 19:13

    Iran, China explore ways to expand anti-narcotics co-op

    TEHRAN – Iranian deputy anti-narcotics police chief Naghi Mahmoudi in a meeting with the Chinese anti-narcotics officer in Iran discussed enhanced cooperation on fight against drug trafficking.

  • Over 35,000 housing units to be built for the deprived 2021-04-14 19:12

    Over 35,000 housing units to be built for the deprived

    TEHRAN – The Welfare Organization will provide 35,169 residential units for the underprivileged families across the country over the current [Iranian calendar] year (started March 20), IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • آغاز فاز دوم و سوم تست انسانی واکسن "کوو ایران برکت" 2021-04-14 13:31

    Five countries seeking to purchase Iranian COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – Two European countries and three regional countries have asked to purchase homegrown coronavirus vaccine (COVIRAN BAREKAT), Mohammad Mokhber, the head of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam has said.

  • Tulip festival underway in Arak 2021-04-14 11:43

    Tulip festival underway in Arak

    The third festival of tulips kicked off in the city of Arak, central Iran, on Monday. More than 120,000 tulips in 43 varieties along with violet flowers and ornamental shrubs have been prepared on a land measuring 8,000 square meters. However, people are not allowed to participate in the festival due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Annual budget for forest protection doubles 2021-04-13 18:02

    Annual budget for forest protection doubles

    TEHRAN – Iran has increased the budget for forest protection by two folds in the national budget bill for the current [Iranian calendar] calendar year (started on March 20), head of the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization (FRWMO) has said.

  • Iran’s fight against drugs continues despite sanctions, pandemic 2021-04-13 17:56

    Iran’s fight against drugs continues despite sanctions, pandemic

    TEHRAN – Iran has carried on a battle against narcotics in spite of being highly affected by cruel sanctions and COVID-19 pandemic, Eskandar Momeni, the director of headquarters for the fight against narcotics, said.

  • National health week aims at “building a fairer, healthier world” 2021-04-13 17:47

    National health week aims at “building a fairer, healthier world”

    TEHRAN – The national health week will be celebrated on April 21-27 under the theme of “building a fairer, healthier world”, concurrent with the World Health Day, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • image-20210413134830-2.jpeg 2021-04-13 14:05

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  • Child adoption up by 10% in Iran 2021-04-12 16:51

    Child adoption up by 10% in Iran

    TEHRAN – Child adoption has increased in the country by 10 percent, following the actions taken to speed up the process, Habibollah Masoudi-Farid, deputy head of the Welfare Organization, has stated.

  • Over 7,400 PCR tests for passengers suspected of COVID-19 2021-04-12 16:48

    Over 7,400 PCR tests for passengers suspected of COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Some 7,414 passengers underwent PCR tests under a plan to rapidly identify suspected cases of coronavirus and prevent the spread of new UK strain.

  • Iran, Iraq to enhance labor, social welfare co-op 2021-04-12 16:46

    Iran, Iraq to enhance labor, social welfare co-op

    TEHRAN – Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare, Mohammad Shariatmadari, and his Iraqi counterpart Adel al-Rikabi have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to exchange experiences on vocational training and social welfare.

  • Zigma8 2021-04-12 12:56

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    Zigma8: Iranian Creative Advertising Agency Wins Among International Rivals

    Going global is an ambition to which many Iranian businesses aspire, but being recognized globally is one that few achieve. Iran’s Zigma8 Advertising Agency—the only Iranian affiliate member of American Association of Advertising Agencies 4A’s and one of the most professional agencies for advertisement in Iran—not only achieved this, but did so with their globally-focused works.

  • Iran, Kuwait to strengthen anti-narcotics co-op 2021-04-11 17:03

    Iran, Kuwait to strengthen anti-narcotics co-op

    TEHRAN – The Iranian anti-narcotics police chief Majid Karimi, and his Kuwaiti counterpart Mohammad Qabazard emphasized the need for enhanced cooperation to fight against drug trafficking.

  • Airborne imagery to study climate change in Hyrcanian forests 2021-04-11 17:02

    Airborne imagery to study climate change in Hyrcanian forests

    TEHRAN – The Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization has carried out aerial surveys on Hyrcanian forests using technological advances to identify the effects of climate change, ILNA reported on Sunday.

  • $2.3m proposed to implement national document for the elderly 2021-04-11 17:01

    $2.3m proposed to implement national document for the elderly

    TEHRAN – A total of 100 billion rials (nearly $2.3 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been proposed to implement the national document for the elderly, Hesameddin Allameh, secretary of the national council for the elderly, said.

  • Lake Urmia’s surface increased by over 1500 km² 2021-04-11 16:58

    Lake Urmia’s surface increased by over 1500 km²

    TEHRAN – Lake Urmia’s surface area has reached up to 2,917 square kilometers, indicating 1,582 square kilometers increase in comparison to 2013 when the Lake Urmia Restoration Program began.

  • New pediatric cancer treatment method being used in Iran 2021-04-10 17:09

    New pediatric cancer treatment method being used in Iran

    TEHRAN – For the first time, MAHAK Charity Foundation has started using the Total Body Irradiation (TBI) cancer treatment method for children in the country.

  • 131,000 passengers undergone COVID-19 screening in a month 2021-04-10 17:08

    Over 131,000 passengers undergone COVID-19 screening in a month

    TEHRAN – Over 131,000 passengers have so far been screened for coronavirus by thermal tests at the country's official borders within a month (March 10 – April 9), the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) spokesperson said on Saturday.

  • Charity foundation to support 1,240 production units in deprived areas 2021-04-10 17:08

    Charity foundation to support 1,240 production units in deprived areas

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated with the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, planned to revitalize and support 1,240 production units in deprived areas in the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20).

  • IRGC hospitals double capacity to battle coronavirus 2021-04-10 17:08

    IRGC hospitals double capacity to battle coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Due to the rising number of coronavirus patients, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has doubled the number of beds in its affiliated hospitals allocated to the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

  • Medical equipment export grows by 23% despite sanctions 2021-04-10 17:07

    Medical equipment export grows by 23% despite sanctions

    TEHRAN – The export of medical equipment experienced a growth rate of 23 percent over the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2020-March 2021) despite U.S. sanctions, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Food and Drug Administration, said.

  • Coronavirus 2021-04-09 19:14

    Ten-day lockdown begins tomorrow to curb pandemic

    TEHRAN – The National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control has announced a new lockdown for ten days from tomorrow as the country continues to battle a fourth wave of the coronavirus.

  • Domestic train 2021-04-09 19:13

    National subway train unveiled

    TEHRAN – The first domestically-manufactured subway train was unveiled on Thursday with President Hassan Rouhni in attendance, IRIB reported.

  • Campaign 2021-04-09 18:55

     ‘Sympathetic Iran’ to begin helping deprived affected by pandemic

    TEHRAN – The third phase of Iran-e Hamdel (literally meaning sympathetic Iran) national campaign will kick off by the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan (April 13) to help the financially struggling families affected by the coronavirus.

  • Funeral held for environmental defenders 2021-04-09 13:51

    Funeral held for environmental defenders

    TEHRAN – A funeral ceremony was held in the city of Zanjan on Wednesday for two environmental defenders who were martyred on Monday. Mikaeel Hashemi, 42, and Mehdi Mojallal, 34, were martyred by illegal hunters while protecting the environment.

  • Nationwide lockdown necessary to contain COVID-19: health ministry 2021-04-07 17:10

    Nationwide lockdown necessary to contain COVID-19: health ministry

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ministry of Health has announced that a nationwide lockdown is necessary for two weeks in order to curb the recent wave of coronavirus which has surged infections and mortalities following the Noruz (New Year holidays).