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A new approach to peace

A new approach to peace

When the United Nations was created, its founders envisioned a different kind of world. A world in which disputes were resolved in meeting rooms and not battlefields. A world in which wars were stopped before they broke out. A world that didn’t wait

Iran to establish 24/7 centers for caring autistic children

Iran to establish 24/7 centers for caring autistic children

Iran’s Welfare Organization will set up round-the-clock centers in the current year, which began on March 21, for caring autistic children across the country.

What is the Islamic perspective on domestic violence?

What is the Islamic perspective on domestic violence?

Domestic violence is any violent or aggressive behavior by one person against another within home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner. These behaviors, used by one person in a relationship to control the other, occur in many

What does Islam say about prejudice?

What does Islam say about prejudice?

When my nephew was about two years old, he experienced his first meet up with a cockroach. My sister and I found him sitting very close to a cockroach, looking at it, smiling and enjoying his new discovery. As soon as we saw the cockroach we started

Iran set to register dotar in Unesco

Iran set to register dotar in Unesco

Iran has been compiling files to register a number of its musical instruments with Unesco over the past year as intangible cultural heritages. It has finally decided to send the file for the “dotar” to this international organization. Two other count

Artworks on Kermanshah earthquake on display at Tehran gallery

Artworks on Kermanshah earthquake on display at Tehran gallery

Tehran’s Idea Gallery is hanging a collection of artworks created by a number of Iranian and foreign artists on the theme of the Kermanshah earthquake.

Some 8 million visited Iran’s heritage museums during Noruz

Some 8 million visited Iran’s heritage museums during Noruz

Some eight million people paid visit to heritage museums and historical sites across Iran during the two-week New Year (Noruz) holidays, which ended on April 2.

Nowruz Travels in Iran Increase by 20%: VP

Nowruz Travels in Iran Increase by 20%: VP

The number of trips made by Iranian people during the New Year holidays increased by 20 percent compared with previous year, said the Iranian Vice-President and Head of Tourism Organisation, Ali Asghar Moonesan.

The hardships of families with autistic children

The hardships of families with autistic children

Although awareness towards autism has increased in Iran during recent years, families with autistic children are still voicing complaint about lack of support by national organizations.

IMF urges Iran to make structural economic reforms, address youth unemployment

IMF urges Iran to make structural economic reforms, address youth unemployment

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on Iran for structural economic reforms for enabling the private sector to grow and to create the jobs required to address youth unemployment and raise incomes.

Child adoption up by 25% in Tehran: official

Child adoption up by 25% in Tehran: official

The number of children adopted in Tehran increased by 25 percent in year 1396 (March 2017 – March 2018) compared to the year before, deputy head of Tehran’s welfare organization for social affairs said.

Noruz, manifestation of culture of peace, friendship among societies

Noruz, manifestation of culture of peace, friendship among societies

Regardless of the fact that Noruz (Iranian New Year falling on March 21) has its origins in the ancient Persia (Iran), nowadays it is respected and celebrated in many countries, and is considered as a symbol of peace and friendship.

Iranians Go on Outdoor Picnics to Celebrate Nature Day

Iranians Go on Outdoor Picnics to Celebrate Nature Day

Iranian people have gone for a picnic at parks or in the countryside on Monday to mark Sizdah-bedar, an ancient festival in celebration of the 13th day of spring, which is an official holiday in Iran known as the Nature Day in the calendar.

"Carnival of happiness” goes to earthquake-stricken areas

"Carnival of happiness” goes to earthquake-stricken areas

A “Carnival of happiness” will be going to the earthquake-stricken areas of Kermanshah Province in western Iran for Nowruz 2018.

Tehran Hosts Ecotourism, Handicraft Exhibition

Tehran Hosts Ecotourism, Handicraft Exhibition

The first edition of Iran ecotourism and handicrafts exhibition was kicked off in Tehran’s Milad Tower on Monday, introducing Iran’s beauties to domestic and international visitors.

Noruz sweeter with mama's plan

Noruz sweeter with mama's plan

The fragrant smell of spring with Persian folk music playing in the background, family members happily pitching in cleaning the house accompanied by a cup of tea after a tough day, all describe a pleasant family atmosphere during the spring cleaning

Charity foundation raises budget for children, pregnant, breastfeeding mums

Charity foundation raises budget for children, pregnant, breastfeeding mums

The Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has boosted budget for underprivileged children, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers who suffer from malnutrition, .

7th Bell at FIFF36 to open young minds to world of cinema

7th Bell at FIFF36 to open young minds to world of cinema

This year’s Fajr International Film Festival has a special section for children which includes a sneak preview of a new film each day for over a week.

Goethe-Institut, Sadi Foundation to cooperate on promotion of Persian, German

Goethe-Institut, Sadi Foundation to cooperate on promotion of Persian, German

The Goethe-Institut Berlin and Iran’s Sadi Foundation plan to organize programs to promote learning the Persian and German languages, the Sadi Foundation announced on Monday.

Charity to raise fund for hearing impaired kids on Chaharshanbeh Suri

Charity to raise fund for hearing impaired kids on Chaharshanbeh Suri

The Komak Charity Foundation has initiated a campaign under the title of ‘Kind Wednesday’ to encourage Iranians to provide cochlear implant (CI) for hearing-impaired kids instead of buying fireworks on Chaharshanbeh-Suri.