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Two Iron Ore Processing Plants to Come on Stream

TEHRAN – Pelletizing plant with a capacity of 5 million tons and a 2.5-million-ton concentrate unit will become operational in Sangan within weeks.   As announced by the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), a pelletizing … Read More

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Annual inflation rate stands at 9%

TEHRAN – Central Bank of Iran has announced that Iran’s inflation rate in the previous year (ended March 21) as compared to the earlier year stood at nine per cent. The announced figure indicates that Iran’s inflation rate has been … Read More

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Historical Complex of Saadabad in Tehran

TEHRAN – The cultural and historical complex of Saadabad covers an area of 110 hectares and is located in the refreshing foothills of Tochal and Darband. Saadabad lies from the north to the Alborz Mountains, from the east to Golabdare, … Read More

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Iran’s Attractive Tourist Destinations

TEHRAN – As Iran makes a push to increase inbound tourism, we take a look at its top destinations – from ancient cities and beach resorts, to its modern capital and skiing destinations.   – Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid), the capital of … Read More

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Pigeon Towers of Iran, Persian Luxury Accommodations for Pigeon

TEHRAN – Before somebody decides that these look like disguised missile installations, let us assure you that people of Iran built them for one purposes only: to keep a bunch of pigeons happy.   Even stranger than Strange Towers of … Read More

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Everything About Iranian New Year, Nowruz

TEHRAN – Nowruz is the traditional Iranian festival of spring which starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox, commencing the start of the spring. It is considered as the start of the New Year among Iranians. The name … Read More

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Foreign Assets of Banks Up 6%

Private banks and non-bank credit institutions account for the biggest share of financial institutions’ foreign assets at 1.5 quadrillion rials ($40 billion) Data released by the Central Bank of Iran for the month ending January 19 put  banks’ total foreign … Read More

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40% Growth in Iran’s Life Insurance Premium

Iranian insurance industry earned 29.4 trillion rials ($789.4 million) by selling 2,357,171 life insurance policies during the 10 months to January 19. The latest data, derived from the Central Insurance of Iran’s database, indicate a 39.5% growth in premium income for life insurance compared with the same period of last year. Life … Read More

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Logging in Caspian Hyrcanian Forests Declines by 8%

The logging of trees in the Caspian Hyrcanian forests has dropped by 8% during the current Iranian year—which ends on March 20—compared to the previous year. “Since the beginning of this year, nearly 550,000 cubic meters of timber have been … Read More

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Humans Responsible for Bulk of Arctic Sea Ice Loss

 Natural changes in the environment are responsible for about 40% of Arctic sea ice loss, while humans are to blame for the rest, according to a recent climate study. The paper, based on model simulations of different climatic conditions, was … Read More

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