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World leaders react to Iran earthquake
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World leaders react to Iran earthquake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale shook parts of Iran and Iraq last night. The earthquake was so severe that it was felt in almost all the western provinces of Iran. the epicenter was on the Iran-Iraq border and the nearest Iranian border town is Ezgeleh in Kermanshah.  

Getting paid for reading in Iran
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Getting paid for reading in Iran

In today’s world of social media and smart phones few people have the patience to read books. Nevertheless, some innovative plans can reconcile people with “books are my best friends” again, especially the young ones. To this end, Mazandaran Province in northern Iran has set up novel ideas such as “Wednesdays for Reading”, “Hangout for Homemakers”, “Golden Reader”, and “A Taste of Summer Reading” to attract people back to book reading.  

Meet the Iranian Hulk
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Meet the Iranian Hulk

Sputniknews.com writes that the astonishing physique of Iranian bodybuilder Sajad Gharibi has earned him plaudits and a host of nicknames, from "Hercules" to "Hulk;" in an exclusive interview with Sputnik, the 25-year-old shares the secrets of his success.  

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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran, US should opt long term relations

2017/10/22

In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.

German Schiller Group Concert in Tehran

2017/11/14

The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time. Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.  

Cooking Tour for Persian dishes

2017/08/16

Two young girls by the names of Shirin Tahanan and Matin Lashkari are the initiators of a delicious cooking tour in Tehran. Shirin cooks and Matin organizes the tour.  

New find in Persepolis

2017/08/20

The newly discovered gates in Persepolis will soon be turned into a museum site once all the protective and safety measures have been completed.

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Supreme Leader: We cannot negotiate with a violator of Int’l treaties

2018/05/24

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday recalled the constant US enmity with the principles of the Islamic Republic, saying that US will definitely suffer defeat if officials can fulfill their responsibilities.  

Sherman: The President may lead us down a path to conflict

2018/05/23

According to the New Yorker, Wendy Sherman could fairly be called the architect of the Iran agreement. She led the US in six rounds of talks with Iran and other nations and she has also had first-hand experience of diplomacy with the North Koreans. She spoke with Susan Glasser from the New Yorker in Washington.  

Iran at Seoul and Tbilisi Book Fair

2018/05/23

Iran will attend Seoul and Georgia Book Fairs in May. Amir Shahramnia, the CEO of Iran Cultural Fairs Institute, said: “Iran participates in the Tbilisi Book Fair in Georgia from 25 to 28 May. In a recent visit with Georgia's cultural advisor, it was decided to create an atmosphere suitable for holding the Iranian booth at the fair. Of course, Iran Cultural Fairs Institute does not directly participate in the fair and does not send a delegate. However, required coordination has been carried out in this regard with the Iran Cultural Advisory Office in Tbilisi.”  

Agreement for translation of Iranian literature

2018/05/23

Thirty-one final contracts were signed for the translation of Iranian books on global markets, and some initial agreements were made on 50 titles at athe Tehran Book Fair this year.  

FIFA invitation letter to Rouhani for 2018 World Cup

2018/05/23

FIFA President has extended an official invitation to President Hassan Rouhani of Iran for the 2018 World Cup where Iran will be playing in three games in its group.