Iranian lawmakers have assigned the country’s Ministry of Sport and Youth to prepare the groundwork for adding the Persepolis and Esteghlal football clubs to the Farabourse off-exchange trading by mid-September 2019 in cooperation with the Tehran Stock Exchange and Iranian Privatization Organization.
Iran is the country of four seasons. You can experience cold, snowy days as well as warm and sunny weather on the same day. You can walk in its rainforests or reflect in its hot, dry deserts. If you travel to Iran in the winter, you can visit the largest resort in the Middle East for skiing and other winter sports. On the same day and within a few hours, you can travel to Kish or Chabahar in the South and swim in the sea or ride a jet ski. These are some of the advantages of traveling to Iran, enjoyed by few countries.
Following the defeat of Iran’s national football team against Japan in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup semi-final match, the director of the Public Relations Office of Iran’s Ministry of Sport and Youth has made a strange claim about replacing the Iranian team’s head coach, Carlos Queiroz.
Yuya Osako returned to Japan’s starting line-up to score a second-half brace and seal the Samurai Blue’s spot in the final of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 as Hajime Moriyasu’s side defeated the Islamic Republic of Iran 3-0 at Al Ain’s Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on Monday.
An Iranian expert of international affairs believes: “The main challenges of Iran’s foreign policy in the next Iranian calendar year has more domestic than international roots, particularly in economic issues and increasing poverty.”
Christie’s has been auctioning works for some Iranian artists for a number of years now. This year, on its 25th anniversary in Dubai, Christie’s will be holding an auction titled "Modern and Contemporary Art in the Middle East" on 23 March 2019 in which twelve Iranian artists will be participating with eighteen works.
The United States clinched a strategic port deal with Oman on Sunday which U.S. officials say will allow the U.S. military better access to the Gulf region and reduce the need to send ships through the Strait of Hormuz, a maritime choke point off Iran.
A sociologist in Iran believes: “State domination on the public sphere and preventing interactions between individuals has deprived Iranian society of public rejoicing. With emphasis by government on the sad side of religion, the opportunity to strengthen the collective spirit through religion has also been eliminated.”