Iran

Iranian female soccer fans cross-dress to get into soccer stadium, netizens cheer

In Iran, women are forbidden from stadiums, but for fans of soccer, drastic times call for drastic measures.

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Iran becomes first country to completely ban Pokémon GO

Sorry, Pikachu, but the Middle Eastern nation doesn’t choose you.

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Iranian Murderer Pardoned Seconds After Hanging

Last Wednesday in Mashhad, Iran, a man was sentenced to hang for the crime of murdering a police officer. However, just moments after the sentence was carried out, the bereaved family cried out their forgiveness, demanding that they put a stop to the execution. Read More

The Breathtaking Allure of the Stained Glass of Nasir al- Mulk Mosque in Iran

During a recent trip to Iran, RocketNews24 correspondent Photographer Koach visited the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz and was absolutely blown away by its extensive colored stained glass facade.

Following his report on why Iranians are the kindest people in the world, here are his thoughts on the beautiful piece of architecture and the morning sunlight that shines through it.

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Ten Reasons Why Iranians are the Kindest People in the World (to Foreign Tourists)

Iran has always fascinated me. A rich history inherited from one of the world’s oldest civilizations, cities filled with beautiful Islamic architecture, delicious cuisine—and the people!

Okay, while my acquaintanceship with Iranians has been limited to a few Persian friends back home in America, they’ve always been some of my favorite people, which is why it’s a shame our respective countries just can’t seem to get along.

Japan, on the other hand, has maintained a favorable relationship with Iran over the years and travel to the country is perceived to be easier for the Japanese than it is for Westerns. Our own globetrotting Japanese corespondent Photographer Koach recently wrote to us about his recent travels in the country, in which he affirms my positive impression of the people with a list of ten reasons why Iranians are the kindest people in the world.

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