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Iran women karate team advances to Istanbul final

Iran women karate team advances to Istanbul final

Iranian women national karate kata team advanced to final stage of Karate1 Premier League in Istanbul, Turkey.

Iran’s Only Woman Magician Shining among 2,000 Male Conjurers

Iran’s Only Woman Magician Shining among 2,000 Male Conjurers

he 32-year-old Sayeh Rahmati is the only woman conjurer in Iran at the moment. What has made her even more special is that she deliberately reveals her tricks in order to counter superstition.

Pateh-Sewing; Folk Art of Women in Iran’s Kerman

Pateh-Sewing; Folk Art of Women in Iran’s Kerman

Pateh is one of the most common and unique needlework arts in the Iranian province of Kerman.

Selfless Woman Wins Iran’s Top Midwife Award

Selfless Woman Wins Iran’s Top Midwife Award

Golnar Lorestani Rad, an Iranian midwife who offered medical services to pregnant women in flood-hit areas, has been chosen as the top midwife of Iran.

Iranian Teacher Launches Libraries by Selling Waste Paper

Iranian Teacher Launches Libraries by Selling Waste Paper

An Iranian woman has launched several libraries using the money she made from collecting waste papers across the port city of Bandar Anzali in northern Iran. She is now running six libraries just one and a half years through this initiative.

Iranian dotar player Yalda Abbasi touring with Germany’s Schiller

Iranian dotar player Yalda Abbasi touring with Germany’s Schiller

Iranian dotar player Yalda Abbasi is accompanying German electronic music band Schiller in their tour of Germany, which began in Dresden on May 8.

Iranian researcher wins Dr. Shousha Foundation Prize

Iranian researcher wins Dr. Shousha Foundation Prize

Iranian researcher Golaleh Asghari, PhD in Nutritional Sciences, won Dr. Shousha Foundation Prize, IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

‘Bakers Battalion’ Making Bread for Flood-Hit Iranians

‘Bakers Battalion’ Making Bread for Flood-Hit Iranians

A group of Iranian female bakers from the city of Khanuk in Kerman Province, southern Iran, have baked 3,000 local breads to send to flood-stricken areas of the country.

Iranian woman makes history by winning first medal in Asian Cycling Championships

Iranian woman makes history by winning first medal in Asian Cycling Championships

Somayeh Yazdani wrote her name in the history book, becoming the first Iranian woman to win a medal in the Asian Cycling Championships underway in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Poupak Basami the first woman to represent Iran at Asian Weightlifting Championships

Poupak Basami the first woman to represent Iran at Asian Weightlifting Championships

Poupak Basami wrote her name into the history book as the first Iranian woman who participated in the Asian Weightlifting Championships.

Iran women futsal team ranks 1st in Belgian championship

Iran women futsal team ranks 1st in Belgian championship

Iranian women futsal team defeated Spain and ranked first in the world students futsal championship held in Belgium.

ICT platform can expand market for entrepreneurs: official

ICT platform can expand market for entrepreneurs: official

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) platforms can pave the way for distribution network for entrepreneurs in every part of the country, the head of the Information Technology Organization of Iran, Amir Nazemi, said.

Iran sending women’s weightlifting team for the first time

Iran sending women’s weightlifting team for the first time

For the first time, Iran is sending women’s weightlifting team to an international competition.

Iran Working on Bill that Limits Husband’s Right to Divorce

Iran Working on Bill that Limits Husband’s Right to Divorce

The Iranian Presidential Office’s Department for Women and Family Affairs has put forward a revised bill aimed at supporting women’s rights by limiting the husband’s right to divorce his wife.

Iranian Woman Making a Living by Weaving Baskets

Iranian Woman Making a Living by Weaving Baskets

An Iranian woman living in Kurdistan province, western Iran, runs her simple life by weaving baskets with twigs.

Iran photographer wins World Press Photo award

Iran photographer wins World Press Photo award

Iranian photographer Forogh Alaei ranked first in the sports category of the 2019 World Press Photo.

Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads

Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads

Housewives in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr welcome the advent of the Persian New Year by making different types of bread.

Women Entrepreneurs Shining in Iran despite Sanctions

Women Entrepreneurs Shining in Iran despite Sanctions

The “Women of the Sanctions Era” campaign composed of successful women entrepreneurs has recently gone viral on social media networks in Iran as the country is grappling with the “toughest sanctions ever” imposed by the US.

100 female rescuers helping flood-stricken people in Khuzestan

100 female rescuers helping flood-stricken people in Khuzestan

A number of one hundred female rescuers are helping people in flood-stricken areas of the southwestern province of Khuzestan, said Hamid Qavidel, a representative for the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Red Crescent Society.

Busan festival to turn spotlight on Iranian women filmmakers

Busan festival to turn spotlight on Iranian women filmmakers

The 36th edition of the Busan International Short Film Festival will put its spotlight on movies from a number of Iranian female filmmakers in a section entitled “Hub of Asia: Iranian Women Directors”.