The birth of a baby is a celebrated event in all cultures and religions, accompanied by special ceremonies and rituals. Different parts of Iran also celebrate this with their own particular traditions.
The Head of the National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center at the Meteorological Organization of Iran announced: “In the time span over the last 120 months ending in July 2018, 97 percent of Iran has suffered from accumulated long-term drought.”
The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century occurred on Friday evening and was seen in large parts of Iran, Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and South America. In Iran, this lunar eclipse began at 21:44:47, as the most important astronomical event of the century, and it took 103 minutes for the moon to become fully eclipsed.
Various problems, including financial ones, have made marriage difficult in Iran; so much so that the median age for marriage in both girls and boys has risen in recent years. According to official statistics, there are currently over one million women over the age of 35 in Iran who have decided to remain single. Be that as it may, this has not prohibited their motherly feelings.
In answer to the report by Iranian Sports Minister, Masoud Soltanifar, on the presence of families in Azadi Stadium watching Iran’s World Cup matches, President Hassan Rouhani stressed on the continuation of this presence.
The CEO of the World Energy Foundation has pointed to the energy capacities available in Yazd Province, central Iran, and said: “Wind catchers and aqueducts in Yazd Province are witness to the rich culture of desert people in endurance and the use of clean energies.”
An EU spokesperson has pointed to the compact agenda of Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, saying she will probably be unable to fit the anti-Iran summit in Poland in her work schedule.
According to finds by Iranian researchers, water levels in the Caspian Sea have dropped in recent years and the effluent of pollutants and agricultural and urban wastewaters into the Sea has increased its organic load and decreased oxygen levels. This will transform the Caspian Sea in the deeper parts into a dead environment.
Former Iranian Ambassador to China believes: “A turnover of directors and change of regulations in Iran means that Beijing will not make long-term plans to work with Tehran. It is against this backdrop that large state-owned Chinese companies have left Iran during the sanctions period.”
A reformist Iranian political analyst believes: “Tensions are likely to reoccur due to economic problems created by sanctions, but the only way out of the existing crisis and bridging the gap between the people and the government is to accept that the problem exists and make some reforms from inside the system.”
Iran’s Ambassador to Switzerland Mohammad Reza Haji Karim Jabbari on Monday appreciated the Swiss Iranologist Professor Johann Christoph Burgel for his outstanding contributions to the Islamic and Iranian studies as well as his invaluable translations in the field of Persian language and history.
The Iranian foreign minister has condemned the continued detention of an Iranian female journalist in US jails, saying that the US government still violates human rights of black people, reports Mehr News.
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said on Monday that Iran has always been seeking to establish peace and stability in the region, but it will never allow any country to build coalition against its interests in the region or outside.