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Iranian troupe to perform folk dance at FITUR

TEHRAN – A troupe of Iranian performers from northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, are scheduled to perform traditional dance at the 40th FITUR tourism trade fair, which opened in Madrid, Spain, on January 22 and will run till January 26.
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Iranian troupe to perform folk dance at FITUR

TEHRAN – A troupe of Iranian performers from northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, are scheduled to perform traditional dance at the 40th FITUR tourism trade fair, which opened in Madrid, Spain, on January 22 and will run till January 26.

Iran proposes Croatia to join UN-recognition of Noruz

TEHRAN – Iran has put forward Croatia a proposal to join a multinational dossier for Noruz that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has approved for Iran and several other countries.
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Iran proposes Croatia to join UN-recognition of Noruz

TEHRAN – Iran has put forward Croatia a proposal to join a multinational dossier for Noruz that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has approved for Iran and several other countries.

Rouhani declares law to reflect U.S. crimes, conspiracies in school books

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has declared a law, requiring the government to include subjects in the books of schools and universities to reflect American crimes and conspiracies, IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.
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Rouhani declares law to reflect U.S. crimes, conspiracies in school books

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has declared a law, requiring the government to include subjects in the books of schools and universities to reflect American crimes and conspiracies, IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

‘City-friendly schools’ scheme launched in Tehran

TEHRAN – The “city-friendly schools” scheme was launched in the capital to promote environmental protection and urban development issues among students, ISNA reported on Wednesday.
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‘City-friendly schools’ scheme launched in Tehran

TEHRAN – The “city-friendly schools” scheme was launched in the capital to promote environmental protection and urban development issues among students, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

Iranian airline launches Kish-Sulaymaniyah route

TEHRAN - Iran’s Mahan Air has launched direct flights between the Persian Gulf island of Kish and Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah as its maiden flight touched down on the southern Iranian island on Sunday.
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Iranian airline launches Kish-Sulaymaniyah route

TEHRAN - Iran’s Mahan Air has launched direct flights between the Persian Gulf island of Kish and Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah as its maiden flight touched down on the southern Iranian island on Sunday.

Precipitation increases by 44% within a month

TEHRAN – The latest statistics released by the Ministry of Energy shows that the country received 77.6 billion cubic meters in precipitations over the Iranian calendar month of Azar (November 22-December 21, 2019), which is 44 percent more than a month befo
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Precipitation increases by 44% within a month

TEHRAN – The latest statistics released by the Ministry of Energy shows that the country received 77.6 billion cubic meters in precipitations over the Iranian calendar month of Azar (November 22-December 21, 2019), which is 44 percent more than a month before.

Excavations shed new light on millennia-old hill in western Iran 

TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently finished an archaeological season on Tepe Ghala, an ancient hill in western Iran with vestiges dating back to 800 BC.
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Excavations shed new light on millennia-old hill in western Iran 

TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently finished an archaeological season on Tepe Ghala, an ancient hill in western Iran with vestiges dating back to 800 BC.

Iran capable of manufacturing any medicine in two years

TEHRAN – Iranian pharmaceutical industry and scientists are capable of producing any kind of medicine over a two-year period, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of Food and Drug Administration, has said.
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Iran capable of manufacturing any medicine in two years

TEHRAN – Iranian pharmaceutical industry and scientists are capable of producing any kind of medicine over a two-year period, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of Food and Drug Administration, has said.

Migratory birds wing their way to southern coasts of Iran

TEHRAN – About 90 species of aquatic birds annually migrate to southern Hormozgan province, which is one of the important wintering grounds for migratory birds.
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Migratory birds wing their way to southern coasts of Iran

TEHRAN – About 90 species of aquatic birds annually migrate to southern Hormozgan province, which is one of the important wintering grounds for migratory birds.

Text neck becoming epidemic: threats and prevention

TEHRAN – Excessive texting and staring at the handheld smartphones, done almost every day by millions of people, brings a heavy burden on spine and neck injuries which can cause serious health threats to mobile user population all over the world.
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Text neck becoming epidemic: threats and prevention

TEHRAN – Excessive texting and staring at the handheld smartphones, done almost every day by millions of people, brings a heavy burden on spine and neck injuries which can cause serious health threats to mobile user population all over the world.

Nine Iranian projects nominated for WSIS Prize 2020

TEHRAN – Nine Iranian projects have been nominated for the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2020, IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.
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Nine Iranian projects nominated for WSIS Prize 2020

TEHRAN – Nine Iranian projects have been nominated for the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2020, IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Potteries to take center stage at Fajr crafts festival

TEHRAN – A select of top Iranian potters have been invited to promote the millennia-old craft at the 4th Fajr national handicrafts festival, which will be held at the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran from February 2 to 10.
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Potteries to take center stage at Fajr crafts festival

TEHRAN – A select of top Iranian potters have been invited to promote the millennia-old craft at the 4th Fajr national handicrafts festival, which will be held at the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran from February 2 to 10.

Iran breaks U.S. monopoly on aviation navigation charts

TEHRAN – Iranian researchers have succeeded to produce aviation navigation charts, known as Inflight AIP (Aeronautical Information Publication), which was monopolized by the United States, IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.
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Iran breaks U.S. monopoly on aviation navigation charts

TEHRAN – Iranian researchers have succeeded to produce aviation navigation charts, known as Inflight AIP (Aeronautical Information Publication), which was monopolized by the United States, IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Markazi province exports over $46,000 of handicrafts

TEHRAN - Handicrafts exports from Markazi province reached $46,400 during the first nine months the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019), compared with $36,000 in the same period last year.
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Markazi province exports over $46,000 of handicrafts

TEHRAN - Handicrafts exports from Markazi province reached $46,400 during the first nine months the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019), compared with $36,000 in the same period last year.

Fourfold rise possible in inbound medical tourists to Iran: expert

TEHRAN – An Iranian university professor and researcher believes that the country has the capacity and infrastructure to increase inbound medical travelers by as much as four fold.
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Fourfold rise possible in inbound medical tourists to Iran: expert

TEHRAN – An Iranian university professor and researcher believes that the country has the capacity and infrastructure to increase inbound medical travelers by as much as four fold.

Historical object put up for sale online confiscated

TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have seized a historical container from a person who had put up the object on an e-commerce website for sale in Neyshabour, northeast Iran.
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Historical object put up for sale online confiscated

TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have seized a historical container from a person who had put up the object on an e-commerce website for sale in Neyshabour, northeast Iran.

Snowfall doesn’t disrupt Imam Khomeini Intl. Airport flights

TEHRAN – Flights at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) are well underway despite a snow blanketed the airport on Sunday.
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Snowfall doesn’t disrupt Imam Khomeini Intl. Airport flights

TEHRAN – Flights at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) are well underway despite a snow blanketed the airport on Sunday.

Fatemeh and Amir-Ali, most popular Iranian baby names

TEHRAN – «Fatemeh» and «Amir-Ali» were respectively the most popular names for baby girls and boys born in Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2019), National Organization fo
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Fatemeh and Amir-Ali, most popular Iranian baby names

TEHRAN – «Fatemeh» and «Amir-Ali» were respectively the most popular names for baby girls and boys born in Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2019), National Organization for Civil Registration spokesman has announced.

Heritage museum inaugurated in ancient city of Izeh

TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism minister on Friday inaugurated a cultural heritage museum in Izeh, southwestern Khuzestan province, with the aim of introducing the rich history and culture of the ancient city.
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Heritage museum inaugurated in ancient city of Izeh

TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism minister on Friday inaugurated a cultural heritage museum in Izeh, southwestern Khuzestan province, with the aim of introducing the rich history and culture of the ancient city.

Intl. conference bears witness to Iran being a safe destination

TEHRAN – Holding an international conference with the presence of leading figures in digital tourism marketing is an indicator that Iran is a safe destination to travel, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri said on Friday.
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Intl. conference bears witness to Iran being a safe destination

TEHRAN – Holding an international conference with the presence of leading figures in digital tourism marketing is an indicator that Iran is a safe destination to travel, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri said on Friday.

Tehran, Athens eye increased tourism ties

TEHRAN – Iranian ambassador to Athens Ahmad Naderi and Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis discussed ways to broaden collaboration in tourism sector, IRNA reported.
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Tehran, Athens eye increased tourism ties

TEHRAN – Iranian ambassador to Athens Ahmad Naderi and Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis discussed ways to broaden collaboration in tourism sector, IRNA reported.

Iranian Zoroastrians provide aid to flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan

TEHRAN – Zoroastrian people residing in Yazd province sent their contributions to the flood-hit areas of Sistan-Baluchestan province, head of the association of Zoroastrians, has said.
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Iranian Zoroastrians provide aid to flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan

TEHRAN – Zoroastrian people residing in Yazd province sent their contributions to the flood-hit areas of Sistan-Baluchestan province, head of the association of Zoroastrians, has said.

Health ministry plans to reduce premature NCD deaths by 30%

TEHRAN – The Iranian health ministry plans to reduce premature deaths as a result of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by up to 30 percent within the next 6 years, director of the health ministry’s department for NCDs management has stated.
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Health ministry plans to reduce premature NCD deaths by 30%

TEHRAN – The Iranian health ministry plans to reduce premature deaths as a result of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by up to 30 percent within the next 6 years, director of the health ministry’s department for NCDs management has stated.

Iran 2019 Scientific and Academic Breakthroughs

Iran made remarkable achievements in science and technology in 2019 and ISCA News Agency is trying to review some these accomplishments in 2019. According to an ISCA report, the second part of some notable scientific breakthroughs in Iran over the past year (
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Iran 2019 Scientific and Academic Breakthroughs

Iran made remarkable achievements in science and technology in 2019 and ISCA News Agency is trying to review some these accomplishments in 2019. According to an ISCA report, the second part of some notable scientific breakthroughs in Iran over the past year (2019) is as follow:

Tens of illegally-kept historical objects seized in Tehran

TEHRAN - Iranian authorities have recently confiscated 448 historical objects which were illegally kept in a place in the city of Tehran, IRNA reported on Wednesday.
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Tens of illegally-kept historical objects seized in Tehran

TEHRAN - Iranian authorities have recently confiscated 448 historical objects which were illegally kept in a place in the city of Tehran, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

Sorbonne experts confirm fossilized skull found in Iran belongs to Homo sapiens

TEHRAN – A team of researches and archaeologists from the Sorbonne University has confirmed a fragment of a fossilized skull, which had been found in an Iranian cave, belongs to Homo sapiens, the only extant human species.
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Sorbonne experts confirm fossilized skull found in Iran belongs to Homo sapiens

TEHRAN – A team of researches and archaeologists from the Sorbonne University has confirmed a fragment of a fossilized skull, which had been found in an Iranian cave, belongs to Homo sapiens, the only extant human species.

Gonbad Kavus museum features rare Turkmen rugs, carpets

TEHRAN – If you are a fan of hand-knitted rugs and carpets or pictorial rugs and planning to visit northern Iran, you may put Gonbad Kavus carpet museum into the itinerary of your journey to make it richer and more colorful.
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Gonbad Kavus museum features rare Turkmen rugs, carpets

TEHRAN – If you are a fan of hand-knitted rugs and carpets or pictorial rugs and planning to visit northern Iran, you may put Gonbad Kavus carpet museum into the itinerary of your journey to make it richer and more colorful.

$120m earmarked to implement Zagros forest protection plan

TEHRAN – A total budget of 5 trillion rials (nearly $120 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to implement Zagros forest protection plan, IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.
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$120m earmarked to implement Zagros forest protection plan

TEHRAN – A total budget of 5 trillion rials (nearly $120 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to implement Zagros forest protection plan, IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

Overnight stays in Ardebil province jump 40% yr/yr

TEHRAN - Overnight stays in Ardebil province rose 40 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019) compared with the same period last year.
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Overnight stays in Ardebil province jump 40% yr/yr

TEHRAN - Overnight stays in Ardebil province rose 40 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019) compared with the same period last year.

Qeshm Island: A warm destination to escape the cold in winter

TEHRAN – Iran’s southernmost Qeshm Island is a top destination for whom dreaming of having a wintertime holiday under the sun in flip-flops and a swimsuit!
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Qeshm Island: A warm destination to escape the cold in winter

TEHRAN – Iran’s southernmost Qeshm Island is a top destination for whom dreaming of having a wintertime holiday under the sun in flip-flops and a swimsuit!

Heavy rainfalls fill Jazmourian wetland by 80%

TEHRAN – Recent heavy rainfalls have led Jazmourian wetland to be filled by 80 percent, Marjan Shakeri, head of Kerman province’s department of environment has said.
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Heavy rainfalls fill Jazmourian wetland by 80%

TEHRAN – Recent heavy rainfalls have led Jazmourian wetland to be filled by 80 percent, Marjan Shakeri, head of Kerman province’s department of environment has said.

5,555 unintentional crime prisoners released in 10 months

TEHRAN – Since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2019), benefactors have freed 5,555 prisoners who had committed unintentional crimes, head of Blood Money Organization has said.
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5,555 unintentional crime prisoners released in 10 months

TEHRAN – Since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2019), benefactors have freed 5,555 prisoners who had committed unintentional crimes, head of Blood Money Organization has said.