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  • Tehran's Chitgar Lake winter season habitat for migratory birds

    Tehran's Chitgar Lake winter season habitat for migratory birds

    Chitgar artificial lake nowadays has become a new ecosystem for migratory birds n winter season, including Kakai Bird. Since Tehran is the migration route of birds, usually around the Kan River, they can be seen. Migratory birds coming from the north of Siberia and Eastern Europe to the wetlands of Fars and Khozestan provinces in winter season. Tehran, Iran, Dec 14, IRNA/Amin Jalali.

  • Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Dec 14

    Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Dec 14

    Tehran, Dec 14, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Saturday:

  • Official terms media communications as powerful tool for interaction

    Official terms media communications as powerful tool for interaction

    Beijing, Dec 13, IRNA - Director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) referred to media communications as a powerful tool for establishing interaction among nations.

  • Iran, Spain keen on promoting environmental cooperation

    Iran, Spain keen on promoting environmental cooperation

    Tehran, Dec 12, IRNA – Iran's Deputy Head of Department of Environment Masoud Tajrishi and Secretary of State for Spanish Environment Hugo Moran Fernandez on Thursday stressed the need for expanding environmental cooperation between the two countries.

  • FAO warns on state of malnutrition across world's hungriest region

    FAO warns on state of malnutrition across world's hungriest region

    Tehran, Dec 12, IRNA - Three million undernourished people in Asia and the Pacific must be lifted out of hunger each month from now on, if the region is to meet the SDG 2 Zero Hunger goal by the end of 2030, says a new report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

  • UN worries about extreme poverty due to healthcare costs

    UN worries about extreme poverty due to healthcare costs

    Tehran, Dec 12, IRNA - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that it is unacceptable and unjust that half of the world’s population still lacks access to these essential services and 100 million people are driven into extreme poverty every year due to healthcare costs.

  • Leader says prayers to increase spiritual health, happiness to society

    Leader says prayers to increase spiritual health, happiness to society

    Gorgan, Dec 12, IRNA – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei highlighted on Thursday the great advantages brought to people by performing prayers and stressed that prayers will bring security, spiritual health and happiness to the society.

  • FAO provides Iranian experts with advanced skills on Evapotranspiration mapping

    FAO provides Iranian experts with advanced skills on Evapotranspiration mapping

    Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA - As part of the “Integrated Programme for Sustainable Water Resources Management in the Urmia Lake Basin,” the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Urmia Lake Restoration Program (ULRP) held a 4-day workshop for Iranian experts.

  • 1,000-year Stone Bath with warm water fountain, tourist attraction in Ardebil province

    1,000-year Stone Bath with warm water fountain, tourist attraction in Ardebil province

    Ardebil, Dec 11, IRNA – Warm water fountain Stone Bath (Dash Hamami in local language) has been located in south of Ardebil and east part of Givi city - Givi is a city in central section of Kosar city in Ardebil province-. It is a warm water fountain in a square room five meters wide carved inside a rocky mountain.

  • Iran's Hyrcanian forests in Autumn

    Iran's Hyrcanian forests in Autumn

    From the Hyrcan region in the Republic of Azerbaijan to the northern provinces of Iran, there are 40 million years old and beautiful forests. This kind of forest covers a total area of 55,000 square kilometers of which 2 million hectares are in Iran. Dec 11, 2019. IRNA/Mohammad Moheimani