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Philanthropist Using Instagram to Help Children’s Dreams Come True

Philanthropist Using Instagram to Help Children’s Dreams Come True

Maryam Ommi runs an Instagram page called “Dreams” and has, so far, realized the dreams of some 400 children living in deprived regions.

Iran: The Land of Curious Villages

Iran: The Land of Curious Villages

There are many villages in Iran which are known for being unusual in some ways.

Iran Develops Nano Iron Supplements

Iran Develops Nano Iron Supplements

An Iranian company has produced nano iron supplements which neither changes the colour of teeth, nor causes digestive problems for consumers.

Iran, major tourism hub during Muharram ceremonies

Iran, major tourism hub during Muharram ceremonies

Every year thousands of foreigners flock to Iran to see with their naked eyes and record with cameras the Iranian fervor during Muharram that comes to a head on its 10th day, also known as Ashura. Thi

Tourists Flock to Yazd to Attend Muharram Mourning Ritual

Tourists Flock to Yazd to Attend Muharram Mourning Ritual

The Shiite mourning ceremonies in commemoration of Imam Hussein (PBUH) have become a tourist attraction across Yazd, a historic city in central Iran that has been already inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

$95m allotted to generate jobs for the deprived

$95m allotted to generate jobs for the deprived

Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has allocated 4 trillion rials (nearly $95 million) to create jobs for the financially struggling individuals residing in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi, the provincial foundation’s head has announced.

Iranian films line up for DYTIATKO children’s festival

Iranian films line up for DYTIATKO children’s festival

A lineup of five Iranian films will be competing in various sections of the DYTIATKO International Children’s Media Festival in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Eye-opening experience: As many Americans as possible should visit Iran

Eye-opening experience: As many Americans as possible should visit Iran

Judith Bello, a long-time American peace activist, who has visited Iran for two times, believes such a journey “will be an eye-opening experience”.

World Tourism Day to focus on job generation, better future

World Tourism Day to focus on job generation, better future

World Tourism Day is annually commemorated on September 27 with worldwide celebrations under the auspices of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Jashn-e Atefeha aims to support underprivileged students

Jashn-e Atefeha aims to support underprivileged students

A charity event, known as Jashn-e Atefeha (literally meaning the festival of kindnesses), kicked off on Thursday nationwide to support underprivileged students prior to the upcoming school year (starting September 23).

Intercultural dialogue, message of Iran's children film fest

Intercultural dialogue, message of Iran's children film fest

The poster of the International Film Festival for Children and Youth (IFFCY) held in the central Iranian city of Isfahan depicts five children from five continents underlining the importance of dialogue among nations and races, says a local official.

Charity event to be held to support underprivileged students

Charity event to be held to support underprivileged students

A charity event, aimed to solicit public support for the underprivileged students, is scheduled to open on Thursday nationwide, prior to the upcoming school year (starting September 23).

More foreign tourists spectate religious rituals while in Yazd

More foreign tourists spectate religious rituals while in Yazd

Over the past couple of years, religious rituals have attracted more foreign travelers as spectators to Iran’s Yazd province.

32nd national crafts exhibit opens today in Tehran

32nd national crafts exhibit opens today in Tehran

Crafters and artisans from every corner of Iran are scheduled to promote skills in the 32nd national crafts exhibition, which opens today at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground.

Muhammad; Radical and Empowering in his Treatment of Women

Muhammad; Radical and Empowering in his Treatment of Women

The prophet Muhammad would be appalled by how current Islamic Fundamentalists are treating women under their control. This suppression is done in the name of Islamic Law, known as Sharia. But the current suppression of women is shaped by cultural and

Isfahan children’s film festival kicks off

Isfahan children’s film festival kicks off

The 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth opened at Ghadir Park in the central Iranian city of Isfahan on Monday evening.

Tehran exhibit showcasing achievements of villagers, nomads

Tehran exhibit showcasing achievements of villagers, nomads

The 4th national exhibition for showcasing achievements of villagers and nomads opened on Thursday, August 15, at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

‘High Number of Requests for Adoption of Children in Iran’

‘High Number of Requests for Adoption of Children in Iran’

An Iranian official says there are currently 10 requests for adoption of per child in Iran, particularly after single women were recently authorized to apply for.

Iranian center uses NGS to prevent genetic disorders, disabilities

Iranian center uses NGS to prevent genetic disorders, disabilities

For the first time in Iran, the next-generation sequencing (NGS) in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) testing is being used at the Avicenna Specialized Center for Infertility, Mehr reported on Thursday.

Kids and deadly stings: how Iranian children die due to lack of US-sanctioned medicine

Kids and deadly stings: how Iranian children die due to lack of US-sanctioned medicine

Half past eight at night. 6-year-old Abdulrahman Baluchi is rushed to the nearest hospital in Chilbon, some 30 kilometres away on a dirt road after he was stung by several Oriental hornets.