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U.S. seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran

U.S. seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran

The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran to include Tehran’s ballistic missile program and its regional behavior, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on Wednesday ahead of U.N. meetings in New York next week.

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The village of warps and wefts (photos)

The village of warps and wefts (photos)

The village of Ruyin, in the northern province of Khorasan, has 800 families living in it. Most of its men earn their living by farming. The women, as per the old tradition of their ancestors dating back to 400 years ago, carry on with their weaving on traditional looms.

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Vafa dog shelter (photos)

Vafa dog shelter (photos)

Vafa dog shelter is a private center and home to nearly 1000 homeless dogs just outside Tehran, on the Tehran-Qazvin road. It is the country’s first private center for stray dogs, where the animals are given food, shelter, veterinary care, and are neutered.

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Hidden treasure of Tehran (photos)

Hidden treasure of Tehran (photos)

The Museum of Contemporary Art is one of the most important museums in Iran and the Middle East, housing a number of the world’s most treasured artworks. The museum began work in 1978 in a green velvety plot of land as big as 2000sqm known as the Sculptures Park, dotted with valuable sculptures by prominent contemporary Iranian artists. 

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Red Village in Iran (photos)

Red Village in Iran (photos)

Abyaneh, also known as the Red Village because of its red soil and houses, is an ancient Iranian Village located at the foot of Karkas Mountain, 70 kilometers southeast of Kashan in Isfahan province. Abyaneh is a Village of living traditions, architectural styles (all in red clay) and probably one of the most interesting examples of human adaptation to nature. 

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Iranian women’s national golf team (photos)

Iranian women’s national golf team (photos)

The history of golf can be traced back to the early 15th century in Scotland - a sport for royalty and the courtiers. Playing golf was banned from 1457 to 1503 as it was considered a distraction from archery. It did not flourish again until 1546 and has become increasingly popular ever since. 

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Iran FM: Trump abuses UNSC presidency

Iran FM: Trump abuses UNSC presidency

The New York Times writes that Iran's foreign minister sharply criticized President Donald Trump Wednesday for abusing the U.S. presidency of the Security Council this month by holding a meeting on Iran's international activities during the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. in late September.

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Historical houses of Kashan (photos)

Historical houses of Kashan (photos)

Kashan is a 7000-year old city famous for its ancient houses. These are representatives of the unique and valuable Persian architecture that have kept their historic identity and aura with the passage of time and changes in the urban texture of the city.

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Iran's bathhouses washing away with time (photo)

Iran's bathhouses washing away with time (photo)

  These ancient facilities are more than just a place for men to go to be cleaned, shaved and massaged; they are also a common gathering place to discuss current events and debate ideas. However, the bathhouses, also known as "hammams," are going through rough financial times as modern conveniences now allow showers and baths in most homes across the Islamic Republic.

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