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Millions of Iranian pilgrims take part in Arbaeen
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Millions of Iranian pilgrims take part in Arbaeen

Today, 30 October [8 Aban on the Iranian calendar, 20 Safar on the Islamic calendar], is Arbaeen. This is an important day for Shia Muslims. Arbaeen means “fortieth”, a name attributed to 20 Safar 61 AH which is the fortieth day of the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS), son of Imam Ali (AS), and the third Shia Imam. The Arbaeen pilgrimage is a special ceremony that takes place on this day, only performed for the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS). No precedent can be attributed to Arbaeen and acts related to this day until the Ashura incident.

Six-year old Iranian genius speaks 18 languages
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Six-year old Iranian genius speaks 18 languages

Arash is a small Iranian boy who could speak three languages fluently at the age of two. He is now six and can solve physics and chemistry problems with the help of the internet. He is a little genius, but despite his father’s efforts, he has not been very welcomed. And yet, a number of credible schools in the Netherlands, Finland, and Japan are looking to train Arash.

History of Mourning in Iran
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History of Mourning in Iran

Speaking about the incident which took place in Karbala in 61 AH is as thought-provoking and saddening as it seems difficult and impossible. Many things have been said about it and more remained to be told. Without banking on ethnic and religious interests, history is enough to show that unrightful killing of Imam Hossein (AS) in that desert has turned into an epic through times and all the details of a full-blown epical narration have been applied to this bloody incident.

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Devoted farmer hospitalized

2017/11/28

Rizali Khajavi, known as the devoted farmer to most of us, has been hospitalized for kidney failure. Azbar-Ali Hajavi, nicknamed Rizali Khajavi, has been in our school books for decades now. He came to be known as the devoted farmer in our elementary literature books throughout Iran.  

Baghcheban father of the deaf

2017/11/25

Jabbar Baghcheban is known as the father of the deaf and hard-of-hearing in Iran. He is the founder of the first school for the deaf in Iran, which he established in the city of Tabriz and called it “Baghche-ye Atfal” [The children’s garden], and thus became known as “Bagcheban” [gardener]. He passed away in 1966.  

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 needs good ties with the East and West

2018/11/04

 A university professor in the UK believes: “Iran must have closer ties with Europe for its economic development. But its security can be provided mostly by China and Russia. This requires a little subtlety in the ‘Neither East, Nor West’ slogan.”

Australian cultural attaché: Aussies happy with Iran trip

2018/10/06

Australian cultural attaché and second in rank, Hamish Leslie Reisen, has said that Australians are not very familiar with Iran and its tourist attractions, adding: “Planning cultural programs is one of the best incentives for Australians to travel to Iran; because, the image they have of Iran is impacted by the global news coverage. Good news from Iran will surely attract their attention, especially about cultural links between the two countries.”

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Iranian mosque nominated for WAF

2018/11/15

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) will be held in Amsterdam, Holland this year. The WAF has already announced its list of finalists in different categories.

Iranians commiserate in the wake of California fire

2018/11/15

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson has expressed commiserations for the people of America and the families of victims in the devastating fire of California which has left behind tens of dead and extensive damages to properties.

Irreverence for an Iranian professor in Denmark

2018/11/15

The Director General of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has asked for an official apology for the unlawful arrest of an Iranian professor in Denmark and the expulsoin of the country’s ambassador from Iran.

ITE 2018 Opens in Tehran: Key Economic Players Meet to Combat Latest US Hostility

2018/11/14

T he 4th Iran Transaction Exhibition opened on Tuesday at Goftegoo Park in Tehran. This year’s edition, known as ITE 2018, is being held under the theme of ‘Transaction Against Sanctions’, a reference to the new sanctions the US administration has announced against Iran’s key economic sectors.
 

Iran, Brazil Discuss Expansion of Economic Ties

2018/11/14

A high-ranking Brazilian official on Monday met with Iranian counterparts to discuss development of bilateral ties in trade and environmental issues, among others.