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Latest information and news about the Iranian capital city Tehran in English.

Festive week gallery openings in Tehran

Several exhibitions are currently on in Iran despite the ongoing pandemic and restrictions on movements. If you fancy a quiet day out without the hassle of the crowds check out these galleries below. Mohsen Gallery is playing host to an…

Mayor opens two new metro stations on Line 7

Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi has officially opened two new metro stations to the city’s 'Line 7', which connects the northwest areas of the city. The metro project is the largest ongoing subway project currently ongoing in Iran and is…

LIT gets new logo

We've worked incredibly hard over the past few weeks to update our corporate image and reflect a changing situation in Tehran and Iran in general. Our aim with our updated logo is to keep the essence of the original image but to alter…

Latest Covid-19 Restrictions in Tehran

With the coronavirus infection cases and fatalities rising, authorities have launched a new set of nationwide restrictions to curb the spread of the deadly virus. Based on the restrictions which have been implemented since November 21,…

Aqsa Mosque of Tehran

Aqsa Mosque and School of Tehran (Moshirul Saltaneh) is one monument in Tehran that is known as The Mosque of Clock in this city, IRNA reported. This mosque's inscription is installed on its clock tower, the founder of the mosque was "…

New ’10 Toman’ note released

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has released its latest IRR100,000 note, with a notable difference this time around adding the new Toman. According to images released online, the new banknote has four greyed zeros and the number "10"…

Tehran to Recruit Female Firefighters

The head of Tehran’s firefighter department says it will be hiring about 20 female firefighters over the next two months. The need for female firefighters had been raised over the past several years as women make up half of the city's…

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