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Switzerland to open trade channel with Iran in very neat future: Businesswoman

Switzerland to open trade channel with Iran in very neat future: Businesswoman

A senior Iranian businesswoman says that Switzerland will soon open its special humanitarian channel with Iran to facilitate trade with the country at the time of American sanctions.

First Iranian Woman Filmmaker Dies at 92

First Iranian Woman Filmmaker Dies at 92

Veteran actress and filmmaker Shahla Riahi has passed away at the age of 92 in Tehran, her family confirmed.

Iran’s women volleyball team fall short against Kazakhstan in Olympics qualification

Iran’s women volleyball team fall short against Kazakhstan in Olympics qualification

Iran lost to Kazakhstan in straight sets (25-14, 25-16, 25-14) in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand at the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) 2020 Olympic Qualification Tournament on Tuesday.

Iran coach predicts bright future for women volleyballers

Iran coach predicts bright future for women volleyballers

Women’s volleyball coach Mitra Shabanian has predicted a bright future for the Iranian team.

3,000-year-old silk spinning still practiced in Iran

3,000-year-old silk spinning still practiced in Iran

There are silk makers in different parts of Iran, mainly in northern Gilan and northeastern Khorasan Razavi provinces, that still practice the trade their ancestors did some 3,000 years ago.

Iranian woman Zahra Khajavi sets new record for not conceding a goal

Iranian woman Zahra Khajavi sets new record for not conceding a goal

Vochan Kordestan goalkeeper Zahra Khajavi set a new record in Iran football for minutes without conceding a goal.

Iranian women make history in Belt Wrestling World Championships

Iranian women make history in Belt Wrestling World Championships

Iran’s women’s team made history by winning the 2019 Belt Wrestling World Championships for the first time on Monday.

40 women artists paint Yalda Night for Tehran showcase

40 women artists paint Yalda Night for Tehran showcase

Watercolors by 40 women artists on the theme of Yalda Night, the last night of the fall season and the longest night of the year that is celebrated in Iran, are on view in an exhibition at Avaye Honar Gallery in Tehran.

Iranian Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Bookstore

Iranian Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Bookstore

A young Iranian lady has come up with the idea of converting a minibus into a book shop, but she is not old enough yet to drive her “mobile” store.

Blind Girl Collects Trash at Chabahar to Raise Awareness

Blind Girl Collects Trash at Chabahar to Raise Awareness

A blind Baluch girl and social activist symbolically collects the garbage dumped by the people on the shore of Darak in Chabahar port.

Iranian female gymnasts allowed to wear hijab in international events

Iranian female gymnasts allowed to wear hijab in international events

President of the Iran's Gymnastic Federation Zahra Inche Dargahi says that the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has allowed the Muslim gymnasts to compete at the international events with hijab.

Iran ascend in FIFA Women’s World Rankings

Iran ascend in FIFA Women’s World Rankings

Iran have moved up in the FIFA Women’s World Rankings released on Friday.

Young actress thriving to make into center-stage in Iranian theater

Young actress thriving to make into center-stage in Iranian theater

Niufar Mostafai, 25, has made her debut by staging a play, "Enemy of the People', written by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen.

Film star Helen Mirren condemns 'disturbing' global rise in homelessness

Film star Helen Mirren condemns 'disturbing' global rise in homelessness

Oscar-winning British actor Helen Mirren has hit out against the "exponential rise in homelessness" as she prepared to sleep out in central London on Saturday (local time) as part of a global charity appeal to fight the scourge.

Actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya presiding over Kerala festival jury

Actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya presiding over Kerala festival jury

Iranian actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya is presiding over the international jury of the 24th International Film Festival of Kerala, which is currently underway in the Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram.

‘Iran Must Reinforce Its Laws on Violence against Women’

‘Iran Must Reinforce Its Laws on Violence against Women’

A lawyer and women’s rights activist has weighed on violence against women in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the country’s laws and regulations to protect women.

“Remember Maryam Mirzakhani” at Tehran exhibition

“Remember Maryam Mirzakhani” at Tehran exhibition

“Remember Maryam Mirzakhani”, an exhibition of graphic designs held in Italy in 2108 to commemorate the Iranian mathematical genius Maryam Mirzakhani, is currently underway in her homeland Tehran.

Woman shooter Karamzadeh targets Olympics medal

Woman shooter Karamzadeh targets Olympics medal

Iranian shooter Fatemeh Karamzadeh has her eyes set on 2020 Olympic Games.

Iran ready for CAFA U23 Women Championship 2019: coach

Iran ready for CAFA U23 Women Championship 2019: coach

Iran coach Maryam Azmoun says that his team are ready to take part at the CAFA U23 Women Championship 2019.

Iran start CAFA U23 Women’s Championship on high

Iran start CAFA U23 Women’s Championship on high

Iran defeated Tajikistan 4-0 at the inaugural CAFA U23 Women’s Championship on Friday.