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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor


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


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.

Passports of tourists entering Iran will not be stamped


In order to counter US sanctions and promote its tourism industry, Iran has decided not to stamp the passports of tourists traveling to the country.

German Schiller Group Concert in Tehran


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.  

Iranian-American woman returns to Tehran


USA TODAY writes about Katayoun “Kat” Khosrowyar, 30, who was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She describes herself as a “Midwest girl.” Since 2005, she’s been living in Iran as a soccer coach.

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The Kormanj nomads of Khalkhal (photos)


Northern Khorasan, in northeastern Iran, is one of most important areas where the Kormanj have settled. Groups of this tribe were scattered across Iran over different times in history for political reasons and decision-makings.

Foreign Ministry explains Kerry's Meetings with Zarif


The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has commented on John Kerry and Javad Zarif’s meetings, saying: “Messrs Kerry and Zarif have met on the sidelines of certain international summits, as in Munich and Norway, when Mr Kerry no longer held a post at the US State Department. As such, these are not considered official meetings.”

2500-year old Persian city found in northern Turkey


Archaeological excavations in Oluz Mound in Turkey’s northern province of Amasya have unearthed a Persian palace with an Apadana hypostyle hall belonging to 2500 years ago.

Attack on Iranian Embassy in Greece


The Iranian Embassy in Athens was attacked by a group of anarchists on Monday morning. Minor damage was done to the diplomatic police kiosk glass panes and the embassy premises.

Why Russia intends to increase oil production?


An expert on Russia believes: “Increased Russian oil production is not aimed as a contradictory move towards Iran or in orchestration with American sanctions. It is about Russia’s economy.”