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  • Iran’s foreign arrivals up 52.5% y/y Yesterday 22:48

    Iran’s foreign arrivals up 52.5% y/y

    TEHRAN - The number of international tourists visiting Iran surged 52.5 percent in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended on March 20) from a year earlier, deputy tourism chief has said.

  • Artemia ship, which was stuck on the lakebed for a long time due to dryness of Lake Urmia once again floated Yesterday 22:46

    The other side of the coin: environmental benefits of flooding

    TEHRAN — Following spring downpours, leading to devastating flood in western, southwestern, and northern Iran, the country suffered loss of 300 trillion rials (approximately $7 billion), however, the benefits of the flooding cannot be ignored.

  • Asiatic cheetah kept in captivity may possibly reproduce Yesterday 22:45

    Asiatic cheetah kept in captivity may possibly reproduce

    TEHRAN — Asiatic cheetah, also known as Delbar, which is being kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park may possibly reproduce within the next 50 to 60 days, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment (DOE) has said.

  • Tehran to host intl. flower, plant exhibit Yesterday 22:45

    Tehran to host intl. flower, plant exhibit

    TEHRAN— The 17th International Exhibition of Flowers, Plants, Park Equipment and Related Industries will be inaugurated at Tehran’s Goftegoo Park on April 28, ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Historical objects, sites found in Neyriz Yesterday 22:44

    Historical objects, sites found in Neyriz

    TEHRAN - Remnants of some 100 historical sites, structures and objects have been found during a recent archaeological survey conducted across Neyriz county, Fars province, southern Iran.

  • After deluge Helmand River springs back to life Yesterday 22:43

    After deluge Helmand River springs back to life

    TEHRAN — After 18 years of dryness the almost dead Helmand River returned to life following recent torrential rainfalls, YJC reported on Saturday.

  • A view of Seymareh Dam in western Iran Yesterday 22:42

    Floods submerge historical places in Lorestan province

    TEHRAN – Recent floods have hit some historical places in Lorestan province, western Iran, a local official responsible for archeology affairs has said. 

  • 7 things to do when your coworker is being mean Yesterday 10:35

    By Sadaf Abbassi, M.A student of Career Counseling

    7 things to do when your coworker is being mean

    TEHRAN-- Workplace is just like a mini-world, you can find every type of people there: the nice ones and of course the difficult ones! Sometimes you may realize that your coworker is not cooperative, maybe he/she rolls his/her eyes on you when talking to you or has told your boss that you haven't delivered the project on time, which of course you have had!

  • FLOOD Yesterday 01:11

    UN to run disaster reduction workshop in Tehran 

    TEHRAN- The United Nations will run a training workshop titled “Monitoring the Sendai Framework and Assessing Losses in Disasters and Incidents” in Iran from April 22 to 24.

  • epilepsy Yesterday 01:10

    8 new drugs for epilepsy go in production

    TEHRAN- For the very first time, eight new drugs with modified-release dosage forms were produced in the country, announced a knowledge-based company. 

  •  ‘Projecting 100 years of wet spell unscientific’ Yesterday 01:10

     ‘Projecting 100 years of wet spell unscientific’

    TEHRAN — Projecting the start of 100 years of wet spell in Iran is scientifically inaccurate, former director of the Atmospheric Science and Meteorological Research Center has said.

  • Tehran sees longest streak of clean air in a decade Yesterday 01:04

    Tehran sees longest streak of clean air in a decade

    TEHRAN — Tehran has just experienced its longest streak of clear air for the past decade, acting director of Tehran Air Quality Control Company has said.

  • Locusts threaten 300,000 ha of farming lands in Iran Yesterday 01:00

    Locusts threaten 300,000 ha of farming lands in Iran

    TEHRAN — Some 300,000 hectares of farming lands are threatened by desert locusts’ breakout, Iran’s Crisis Management Organization spokesperson has said.

  • “Iran, Cradle of Civilizations” attracts thousands of Spaniards Yesterday 00:58

    “Iran, Cradle of Civilizations” attracts thousands of Spaniards

    TEHRAN – Over 20,000 people have so far visited “Iran, Cradle of Civilizations”, an enormous loan exhibit from the National Museum of Iran, which officially inaugurated on March 14 at the Archeological Museum of Alicante (MARQ) in southeastern Spain.

  • Travelers visit Taq Kasra in an undated photo. Yesterday 00:57

    Tehran Municipality negotiating to restore Taq Kasra in Iraq

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality is in talks with Baghdad’s urban planners and authorities to restore a number of aging monuments in Iraq including Taq Kasra, which is an architecturally-important Sasanian-era Persian monument.

  • Actover 2 factory 2019-04-21 21:57

    Iran opens its most advanced solid medicine factory 

    TEHRAN- Iran’s most advanced factory for producing medicines in solid dosage form opened today, ISNA reported. 

  • Hamed Barakati, the head of community, family and schools department in the Ministry of Health 2019-04-18 02:29

    Road accidents, top cause of death among youth: official 

    TEHRAN- Road accidents is the leading cause of death in Iranian youth, accounting for 30% of deaths among them, said the head of community, family and schools health department in the Ministry of Health. 

  • Iran to host 2nd ECO conference, exhibit on health tourism 2019-04-18 01:20

    Iran to host 2nd ECO conference, exhibit on health tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran will be playing host to the 2nd International Health Tourism Conference of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), which will be held in Ardebil from June 18 to 20, Mehr reported.

  • Iran highlighting tourist attractions in Beijing  2019-04-18 00:49

    Iran highlighting tourist attractions in Beijing 

    TEHRAN – Iran has joined the 25th China tourism exhibition, which opened to the public on Tuesday, with an eye on attracting more Chinese travelers to the Islamic Republic.

  • Old gravestone found in northeast Iran 2019-04-18 00:30

    Old gravestone found in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – An old gravestone that bears some inscriptions has recently been found in a flood-hit rural district in Chenaran country, Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran.

  • flood 2019-04-18 00:15

    Free health care for flood-hit families

    TEHRAN- The families struck by the flood will receive free medical care by the end of the crisis, announced Mohammad Esmaeil Motlaq, the director general for risk management at the Ministry of Health. 

  • malaria 2019-04-17 23:40

    Risk of malaria in flood-stricken areas

    TEHRAN- There is a risk of malaria incidence in the near future in Hormozgan province and Sistan-Baluchestan province in the aftermath of the flash flood, said Ghasem Janbabai, the deputy health minister for medical care and education. 

  • Fresh restorations to begin on Hindu Temple 2019-04-17 23:20

    Fresh restorations to begin on Hindu Temple

    TEHRAN – A fresh round of restoration work is to commence on the Hindu Temple in Bandar Abbas, southern Iran, ISNA quoted a local tourism official as saying on Wednesday.

  • Land subsidence an overlooked threat to the country: expert 2019-04-17 23:00

    Land subsidence an overlooked threat to the country: expert

    TEHRAN – Although land subsidence is too subtle to be detected, it must be tackled before incurring great loss, which has been proved to be more destructive than flood and earthquake, deputy director for Iran National Cartographic Center has said.

  • World’s incidents climate-related by 75%: expert 2019-04-17 22:59

    75% of natural disasters linked with climate: expert

    TEHRAN – Mostafa Mohaqeq, senior coordinator for Asia and Pacific Centre for Development of Disaster Information Management (APDIM) said that some 75 percent of natural disasters happening in the world are associated with weather and climate.

  • Wetter-than-normal year not to make up for prolonged drought 2019-04-17 22:58

    Wetter-than-normal year not to make up for prolonged drought

    TEHRAN – Hassan Sasani, an official with Isfahan regional water company, emphasized the urgency to tackle water scarcity in central parts of the country, noting that longstanding drought will not be eased by a year of above-normal precipitations.

  • Relief foundation to create 5,000 job plans in flood-stricken areas 2019-04-17 22:57

    Relief foundation to create 5,000 job plans in flood-stricken areas

    TEHRAN –Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation will open up a total of 5,000 job plans for those financially struggling affected by flood, Parviz Fattah, the Foundation’s head has announced.

  • world hemophilia day 2019-04-17 22:56

    Iran set to use homegrown plasma in producing hemophilia medicine

    TEHRAN- Iran is set to produce Hemophilia medicines using domestically produced plasma by the Iranian year 1400 (March 2021-March 2022), said the managing director of Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO). 

  • Tehran intl. conference to explore human origins across Zagros 2019-04-17 22:48

    Tehran intl. conference to explore human origins across Zagros

    TEHRAN - Iranology Foundation will host an international conference on Zagros in order to explore human origins, archaeology, geography, ancient rituals and myths across the mountain range.

  • Majlis to pass rangers’ protection bill by next 2 months 2019-04-17 21:49

    Majlis to pass rangers’ protection bill by next 2 months

    TEHRAN – A long-awaited bill to uphold the rights of rangers will be approved by Majlis [Iranian parliament] by the next two months, Asghar Daneshian, deputy director for parliamentary affairs of the Department of Environment (DOE) has said.