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Flight Captained by Two Women for First Time in Iran

Flight Captained by Two Women for First Time in Iran

For the first time in Iran, two women pilots have captained a flight, which took over 160 passengers from Tehran to Mashhad and brought almost the same number of people back to Tehran.

Iran Celebrates Women’s First Free Stadium Attendance with 14 Goals

Iran Celebrates Women’s First Free Stadium Attendance with 14 Goals

Iran’s national football team pulled off a landslide victory over Cambodia, scoring seven in either half to send them well clear at the top of Group C, in a day when Iranian women were allowed to freely attend the stadium for the first time in 40 yea

Law that Let Iranian Women Pass Nationality to Children Takes Effect

Law that Let Iranian Women Pass Nationality to Children Takes Effect

Iran’s Ministry of Interior says the law that allows Iranian women with non-Iranian husbands to pass their own nationality to their children has officially come into force.

UNHCR welcomes Iran’s new child citizenship law

UNHCR welcomes Iran’s new child citizenship law

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has welcomed a recently declared law on conferring Iranian citizenship on children born to Iranian women and non-Iranian men regardless of where they are born.

Iranian girl Mahdian wins bronze at World Youth Chess C’ship

Iranian girl Mahdian wins bronze at World Youth Chess C’ship

Anousha Mahdian from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the World Youth Chess Championship 2019 on Saturday.

Iranian mothers allowed to pass on citizenship to children

Iranian mothers allowed to pass on citizenship to children

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) on Monday declared a law to the government allowing children of an Iranian mother and foreign father to get Iranian citizenship.

Fifth women’s park opens in Tehran

Fifth women’s park opens in Tehran

The fifth park exclusively for women was inaugurated in Tehran on Monday, ISNA news agency reported.

Iran take three golds at Karate 1-Premier League

Iran take three golds at Karate 1-Premier League

Iranian athletes won three gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the Karate 1 - Premier League Moscow on Sunday.

Food packages being distributed among pregnant women in deprived areas

Food packages being distributed among pregnant women in deprived areas

Food packages are being distributed among pregnant women residing in deprived areas across the country to reduce births of babies weighing less than 2.5 kilograms, deputy director of Mostazafan Foundation has said.

Young Girls Embellish Zahedan by Painting Masterpieces on Walls

Young Girls Embellish Zahedan by Painting Masterpieces on Walls

A group of Iranian girls from the southeastern city of Zahedan are decorating their underdeveloped city by drawing the world’s most famous works of art on the walls of the streets.

Iranian Women to Be Allowed into Stadiums

Iranian Women to Be Allowed into Stadiums

Women in Iran have been finally allowed entry into football stadiums, according to the Azadi Sports Complex of Tehran.

Swedish Teenager Rebukes World Leaders in New York

Swedish Teenager Rebukes World Leaders in New York

A teenage Swedish activist has rebuked world leaders at the UN Climate Action Summit for failure to take strong measures to combat climate crisis, accusing them of stealing her dreams with empty words.

Iranian woman at world weightlifting contests breaks her records

Iranian woman at world weightlifting contests breaks her records

Poupak Basami, Iranian woman taking part in the 2019 IWF World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand, broke her national records and stood at the sixth place.

"Finding Farideh", a tale of peace and humanity

"Finding Farideh", a tale of peace and humanity

Directors of the now-famous documentary "Finding Farideh", which is introduced by the Iranian Committee for the 2020 Academy Awards, say that it carries the ultimate message of peace and humanity.

Iran Says Preparing Conditions for Women to Go to Stadiums

Iran Says Preparing Conditions for Women to Go to Stadiums

Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says women are now allowed to go to stadiums to watch all international football matches, and conditions are being prepared for club matches as well.

26-Year-Old Woman Chosen as Iran’s Top Entrepreneur

26-Year-Old Woman Chosen as Iran’s Top Entrepreneur

An Iranian woman from Sistan and Baluchestan, the most underdeveloped Iranian province located in the country’s southeast, has been chosen as the youngest Iranian entrepreneur of year.

First Innovation Centre for Women Opens in Iran

First Innovation Centre for Women Opens in Iran

The first innovation centre for Iranian women has been inaugurated at the University of Science and Technology in Tehran in a ceremony attended by the vice president for science and technology.

Iran’s Sara Bahmanyar advances to final game of World Karate League

Iran’s Sara Bahmanyar advances to final game of World Karate League

Iran’s Sara Bahmanyar advances to final game of World Karate League

Ida Panahandeh on jury of Duhok Intl. Film Festival

Ida Panahandeh on jury of Duhok Intl. Film Festival

Ida Panahandeh, the Iranian director of acclaimed movies “Nahid” and “Israfil”, has been selected as a member of the jury at the 7th Duhok International Film Festival in Iraq, the organizers have announced.

“Eleventh Golestan” writer Behnaz Zarrabizadeh wins Eurasian Literature Award

“Eleventh Golestan” writer Behnaz Zarrabizadeh wins Eurasian Literature Award

“Eleventh Golestan” writer Behnaz Zarrabizadeh wins Eurasian Literature Award