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  1. Leader calls martyr Hojaji example of revolution's outgrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Monday that martyr Mohsen Hojaji is a clear example of the Islamic and revolutionary outgrowth. Mohsen Hojaji, a member of the Iranian advisory support team in Syria, was captured by Daesh on August 7 near the Tanf border crossing in southeast Syria.


  2. Yazd ranks first in providing accessibility for the disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Tehran Times

    In terms of access facilities, Yazd Province ranks first in observing the Comprehensive Law on Protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, an official in Iran's Welfare Organization says. The accessibility for people with disabilities in Yazd province has risen 54%, in Kurdistan 41% and in Tehran 21%, he said.


  3. Amir Chakhmaq Complex: A photogenic destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Tehran Times

    The 19th-century Amir Chakhmaq Complex with its imposing three-story facade is one of the abundant tourist hotspots of Yazd, an oasis city in central Iran. Located on a square of the same name, the prominent complex is noted for its eye-catching rows of symmetrical sunken alcoves, which are perfectly lit up following the sunset.


  4. Iran arrests six for dancing ZumbaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Yahoo!

    Women exercise in a park in Tehran. Two girls and four boys have been arrested for teaching dance moves including those from Zumba.


  5. Iran arrests six for Zumba dancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Newsday

    The group of four men and two women were charged over their dancing and not adhering to the hijab dress code. "The members of a network teaching and filming Western dances have been identified and arrested," Hamid Damghani, a commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, was quoted as saying by local media outlets.


  6. Rouhani Cabinet cuts Guard from Defense MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Daily Star

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani extends his hand to Iran's Judiciary Chief Sadegh Larijani during a swearing-in ceremony for Rouhani for a further term, at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, August 5, 2017.


  7. U.S. and allies press U.N. on Iran's recent rocket launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Daily Star

    The launch marks the most significant step forward for Iran's young space program. Nazanin Tabatabaee Yazdi/TIMA via REUTERS A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 03, 2017, on page 9.


  8. Western powers warn Iran rocket test a 'threatening step'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Times of Oman

    People buy vegetables and fruits at the Tajrish Bazaar in northern part of Tehran, Iran, August 2, 2017. Nazanin Tabatabaee Yazdi/TIMA via REUTERS People buy vegetables and fruits at the Tajrish Bazaar in northern part of Tehran, Iran, August 2, 2017.


  9. Majlis to investigate forced cancellation of provincial concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | Tehran Times

    The Majlis Cultural Committee is scheduled to investigate the cancellation of concerts forced by provincial judicial authorities, committee member Parvaneh Salahshuri said on Saturday. The decision was made after the public prosecutor of Quchan ordered the cancellation of a concert by top Iranian vocalist Shahram Nazeri in the town in Razavi Khorasan Province.


  10. Ebrahim Khan marketplace restored to former gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Tehran Times

    Bazaar-e Ebrahim Khan, a historical marketplace in downtown Kerman, southern Iran, underwent a thoroughly restoration project, CHTN reported on Monday. Facades of the shops as well as damaged tilework and stucco designs in their passageways were fully restored to their original forms in a project carried out by the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization.


  11. Tourism needs more private sector investment: CHTHO chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Tehran Times

    Iran's tourism body is counting on the private sector to invest more in the country's hospitality sector, encouraging it to take up the slack as moves to cede state-run tourism affairs to privately-owned entrepreneurs and entities are underway. Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Director Zahra Ahmadipour on Monday called for greater role of the private sector to jumpstart tourism in the country that will result in creating jobs and generating revenues, CHTN reported.


  12. ISIS Turns its Guns-and Propaganda Machine-on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | TheDailyBeast.com

    With terror attacks, recruiting efforts, and slick, gruesome propaganda the so-called Islamic State is trying to take its fight to the ayatollahs. At first glance, it looks like an ordinary video produced by the so-called Islamic State with all the usual trappings.


  13. Scenery of world heritage site historical city of Yazd in IranRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    A local boy looks on as he stands at Amir Chakhmaq Complex in the historical city of Yazd in central Iran, on July 19, 2017. UNESCO has added the historic city of Yazd to its list of world heritage sites on July 9, 2017. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)


  14. Largely Self-Sufficient, Iran to Export 1 Million Tonnes of Surplus WheatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    Iran expects to export 1 million tonnes of surplus wheat and its products this year, up 60 percent from the year ago, the country's trade regulator the Government Trading Company says. GTC Managing Director Yazdan Seif on Tuesday said the rise was "the result of the creation of necessary mechanisms and the increase in wheat production as well as guaranteed purchases of wheat, especially durum."


  15. P-Wave Indices and Risk of Ischemic Stroke [Original Contributions]Read the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Circulation

    From the Tianjin Key Laboratory of Ionic-Molecular Function of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Cardiology, Tianjin Institute of Cardiology, Second Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, People's Republic of China ; Department of Medicine and Therapeutics and Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Science , Chinese University of Hong Kong, SAR, People's Republic of China; First Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece ; Second Department of Cardiology, Laboratory of Cardiac Electrophysiology, "Evangelismos" General Hospital of Athens, Greece ; Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran ; Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY ; Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom ; and Aalborg Thrombosis Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Denmark .


  16. A girl reads inside an Iranian mosque.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    Ask the average Iranian about the persons they most admire and you are likely to hear a list of poets, from Ferdowsi and Saadi centuries ago to Iraj Mirza and Sohrab Sepehri more recently. For an average Iranian, the poet is not only a creator of beauty, but also the guardian of the nation's conscience.


  17. Who is going to run for mayor of Tehran?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Tehran Times

    When the pro-reform candidates for the fifth Tehran city council election on May 19 captured all 21 seats, speculations ran rife as who would be chosen the capital's next mayor. Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, a principlist who has been the mayor of Tehran for almost 12 years, is now nearing the end of his rather lengthy career and now with all seats at the city council won by reformists, a heated discussion is revolving around Tehran's would-be mayor.


  18. Meet Hussain Rezwan who cooks memories for his 5,000-strong communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Meet Hussain Rezwan, a first generation Iranian Muslim in the city, who cooks memories for his 5,000-strong community in Mumbai Sixty-seven-year-old Hussain Rezwan, a resident of Sandhurst Road, has been catering for Iranian weddings and community prayer meetings for the last 40 years. His menu is a mix of Indian and Iranian fare.


  19. Explore fascinating wonders of Iran with The Telegraph toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Tehran Times

    The Telegraph in close collaboration with Wild Frontiers is set to embark on all-inclusive package tours to Iran in 2018 in a manner that offers sightseers a deeper soaking up into the history and culture of the ancient land. Wild Frontiers, the Telegraph's partner for these special trips, is brilliantly placed to give guests the most exclusive experiences in the country, having organized trips to Iran for many years.


  20. Tim Firth's the Band Uk Tour Finds Its Fans; Full Cast AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The full cast are now announced for David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That's UK Tour of Tim Firth's new musical, THE BAND, with the music of Take That. The tour will begin at Manchester Opera House on 8 September, with a national press night on Tuesday 26 September 2017.