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Rouhani underlines need for tourism infrastructure development 

TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani has recently emphasized the importance of developing tourism infrastructure in the country, according to Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Director Ali Asghar Mounesan. 
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Rouhani underlines need for tourism infrastructure development 

TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani has recently emphasized the importance of developing tourism infrastructure in the country, according to Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Director Ali Asghar Mounesan. 

Wetlands reduce flood devastation to a third

TEHRAN – Wetlands played an important role in minimizing destructive effects of flood which has recently hit many provinces across the country, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment (DOE) has stat
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Wetlands reduce flood devastation to a third

TEHRAN – Wetlands played an important role in minimizing destructive effects of flood which has recently hit many provinces across the country, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment (DOE) has stated.

Iran shortlists travel fairs to partake  

TEHRAN – Iran tourism body has selected twenty international travel fairs for participation during the current Iranian calendar year 1398 (ending on March 19, 2020), Mehr reported.  
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Iran shortlists travel fairs to partake  

TEHRAN – Iran tourism body has selected twenty international travel fairs for participation during the current Iranian calendar year 1398 (ending on March 19, 2020), Mehr reported.  

Hormozgan province exports $3.15m of handicrafts 

TEHRAN - Handicrafts exports from Hormozgan province reached some $3.15 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), CHTN reported. 
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Hormozgan province exports $3.15m of handicrafts 

TEHRAN - Handicrafts exports from Hormozgan province reached some $3.15 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), CHTN reported. 

Knowledge-based companies create 140,000 jobs: official

TEHRAN – Iranian knowledge-based companies have created job opportunities for 140,000 applicants until the end of the Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 20, 2019), an official with the vice presidency for science and technology announced, IRNA reported on We
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Knowledge-based companies create 140,000 jobs: official

TEHRAN – Iranian knowledge-based companies have created job opportunities for 140,000 applicants until the end of the Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 20, 2019), an official with the vice presidency for science and technology announced, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

Knowledge-based technologies can decrease flood losses

Recent floods saturated the grounds in dry regions, though it also brought grief and pain for the residents. New emerging technologies and knowledge-based companies suggest up-to-date ways to turn the threats of flood into opportunities.
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Knowledge-based technologies can decrease flood losses

Recent floods saturated the grounds in dry regions, though it also brought grief and pain for the residents. New emerging technologies and knowledge-based companies suggest up-to-date ways to turn the threats of flood into opportunities.

Startups to attend TIBF, update cultural ecosystem

TEHRAN – About 50 to 100 cultural startups will attend the 32nd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF), the TIBF spokesman Ayyub Dehqankar said, IRNA reported on Wednesday.
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Startups to attend TIBF, update cultural ecosystem

TEHRAN – About 50 to 100 cultural startups will attend the 32nd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF), the TIBF spokesman Ayyub Dehqankar said, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

Tehran to host colloquium on optical wireless communications

TEHRAN -- Shahid Beheshti University of Tehran will host the 2nd West Asian Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications (WACOWC) on April 27 and 28.
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Tehran to host colloquium on optical wireless communications

TEHRAN -- Shahid Beheshti University of Tehran will host the 2nd West Asian Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications (WACOWC) on April 27 and 28.

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.
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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.

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.
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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.

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 Environ
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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.

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.
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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.

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.
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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.

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 yo
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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!

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.
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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.

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.
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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.

 ‘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.
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 ‘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.

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.
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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.

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. 
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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. 

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.
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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.

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.
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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.

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.
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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.

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. 
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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. 

Night herons spotted in western Iran

TEHRAN – Some 500 night herons have been spotted in Zarivar wetland located in the western province of Kordestan for the first time, an official with Marivan department of environment has stated.
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Night herons spotted in western Iran

TEHRAN – Some 500 night herons have been spotted in Zarivar wetland located in the western province of Kordestan for the first time, an official with Marivan department of environment has stated.

WHO suggests Iran to document disease control experience in flood-hit areas

TEHRAN- World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean suggested Iran to document its successful experience in controlling diseases over the flash flood that recently hit the country. 
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WHO suggests Iran to document disease control experience in flood-hit areas

TEHRAN- World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean suggested Iran to document its successful experience in controlling diseases over the flash flood that recently hit the country. 

Dietary supplement imports cut in half

TEHRAN- Imports of dietary supplements decreased by 50% in the last Iranian [calendar] year (ended on March 20) compared to its previous year, announced the head of the natural products and food supplementary department at Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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Dietary supplement imports cut in half

TEHRAN- Imports of dietary supplements decreased by 50% in the last Iranian [calendar] year (ended on March 20) compared to its previous year, announced the head of the natural products and food supplementary department at Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

Agriculture Biotechnology Research Institute supports startups

TEHRAN – The Agriculture Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII) supports the startups active in the field of herbal medicine, the ABRII deputy director announced, IRNA reported on Monday.
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Agriculture Biotechnology Research Institute supports startups

TEHRAN – The Agriculture Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII) supports the startups active in the field of herbal medicine, the ABRII deputy director announced, IRNA reported on Monday.

4,000 marriage counseling workshops held in 9 months

TEHRAN – Some 4,000 workshops offering training and counseling to couples in all stages of marriage have been held during the first 9 months of last Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018), head of youth social planning and development office at the
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4,000 marriage counseling workshops held in 9 months

TEHRAN – Some 4,000 workshops offering training and counseling to couples in all stages of marriage have been held during the first 9 months of last Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018), head of youth social planning and development office at the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs has stated.

Knowledge-based companies export $450m of products

TEHRAN – Knowledge-based companies exported $450 million of products in the previous Iranian calendar year 1397, which ended on March 20, the vice president for science and technology announced, IRNA reported on Monday.
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Knowledge-based companies export $450m of products

TEHRAN – Knowledge-based companies exported $450 million of products in the previous Iranian calendar year 1397, which ended on March 20, the vice president for science and technology announced, IRNA reported on Monday.

Tehran conference to discuss role of technology in natural disasters relief

TEHRAN – The University of Tehran’s science and technology park will host a conference on the role of technology in natural disasters relief on May 1, ISNA reported.
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Tehran conference to discuss role of technology in natural disasters relief

TEHRAN – The University of Tehran’s science and technology park will host a conference on the role of technology in natural disasters relief on May 1, ISNA reported.

Rainfalls bring back vulture to western Iran

TEHRAN-- A vulture has returned to a protected area in western Iran after 2 decades following recent downpours that have revived over 40 wetlands in the country.
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Rainfalls bring back vulture to western Iran

TEHRAN-- A vulture has returned to a protected area in western Iran after 2 decades following recent downpours that have revived over 40 wetlands in the country.

Unprecedented clean air in Tehran

TEHRAN — Tehraners have breathed 21 days of excellent air since the beginning of the new Iranian calendar year (March 21), ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday.
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Unprecedented clean air in Tehran

TEHRAN — Tehraners have breathed 21 days of excellent air since the beginning of the new Iranian calendar year (March 21), ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

The most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran

Iran is a vast country with an area of 1,623,779 km2 in which there are 164 mammal species including the Asiatic black bear and brown bear. Human-bear conflict is the main reason for the brown bear number reduction and range collapse in this country. In this
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The most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran

Iran is a vast country with an area of 1,623,779 km2 in which there are 164 mammal species including the Asiatic black bear and brown bear. Human-bear conflict is the main reason for the brown bear number reduction and range collapse in this country. In this short article, I summarize the most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran: