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300,000 Iranians Visit Milad Tower in Ramadan

Farzad Hooshyar Parsian, the managing director of Tehran's Milad Tower, announced on Friday that more than 300,000 people have attended the cultural events organized by Tehran Municipality at Iran's tallest tower. In a press conference on Thursday, Farzad Hooshyar said: “During the holy month of Ramadan, we managed to hold a number of cultural events at Tehran’s Milad Tower. Many people attended those event ...

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Qom Seminary to Launch New Websites in 9 Languages to Promote Islam

Hojatoleslam Valmoslemin Seyyed Mohammad Reza Mousavifard announced on Thursday that Iran’s Qom Seminary will launch new websites in nine languages in order to promote Islam and Islamic culture across the world. Currently, Qom Seminary is running websites in major languages including but not limited to English, German, French and Spanish. Accordingly the largest Islamic school of Iran will open new its webs ...

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Mohammad Salari Highlights the Importance of Tehran Metro

Tehran Municipality in partnership with Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company is responsible for running the Tehran metro. According to common agreements between the Tehran Municipality and Iranian government, around 75% of budgets needed to run Tehran metro should be provided by the government. Mohammad Salari, a member of Tehran's Islamic City Council, says the Iranian government has failed to allocat ...

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27 New Mosques to be Built in Tehran

According to Hojatoleslam Valmoslemin Ali Abbas Hosseinifard, Qom Seminary in partnership with Tehran Municipality is planning to build 27 new mosques in the capital of Iran by the end of next year. Currently, there are 1546 mosques in Tehran, which are being operated by Shia Muslims. Tehran Municipality doesn’t allow Sunnis to open mosque in Tehran for security reasons. “Studies conducted by Qom Seminary s ...

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Iranian Scholars Criticize Public Universities for Charging Students

Over the first quarter of the new Persian year, 31 state universities have turned into private institutions. The new administrations of these universities charge students for every semester. According to the studies conducted by Iran’s Science Ministry, local students are not happy with the recent transitions. Mansour Taleshi, an Iranian scholar, says state universities must remain free for local students. ...

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City Council of Tehran Pays Tribute to Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

Over the past few years, the activities of Tehran Municipality and Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf have been well-received by citizens, socialists and famous politicians. Alireza Dabir, a member of City Council of Tehran, says Ghalibaf is among the best mayors of Tehran in history. “As the capital of the country, Tehran always needs to take advantage of a powerful municipality and mayor. During the recent years, M ...

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Iran’s Police Appreciate Women Wearing ‘Respectable’ Hijab in Ramadan

Brigadier-General Ahmad-Reza Radan, deputy commander of the Iranian police, said on Thursday that local women and girls have fully followed Islamic ethical codes with regard to the Hijab issue during the holy month of Ramadan. Accordingly, the police officers have not arrested anyone in Ramadan for wearing ‘unsuitable’ Hijab. Iran’s Police recommended citizens to pick up right clothing last month in order t ...

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Mirshad Behzadi: Lake Urmia Needs More Attention

During the recent years, ecologists have raised many questions about the measures taken by Iranian government with regard to conserving Lake Urmia. Mirshad Behzadi, an Iranian ecologist, says the construction of Kalantari route has heavily damaged the natural environment of Lake Urmia. “Unfortunately the provincial officials should not support the construction of this highway over Lake Urmia. According to s ...

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Iranian Mullahs to Give Religious Advice in Local Schools

Starting next educational year, Mullahs and Ayatollahs will start giving religious advice to students, their parents, teachers and school staffers in all around the country. Hojjatoleslam Mojtaba Taghavi says this program will enhance the position of Islam and Islamic guidelines in people’s lives. Accordingly, the Education Ministry of Iran will recruit 20,000 clergymen to launch this project. “Based on the ...

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Tehran Citizens Unhappy with Unbearable Heat

Although Tehran is located in the Middle East region, it has never experienced such types of heat waves during the recent 50 years. The unbearable heat has led to historic daily water consumption. The managers of Iran’s Water Organization have repeatedly asked citizens to optimize water consumption. Addressing the reporter of Herald Boy in Tehran, Hossein Ali Mardani, 72, says: “I emigrated from Mashhad to ...

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