Biography of the Author Mehdi Sepahvand

Mehdi Sepahvand

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  1. Growing popularity of traditional medicine in Iran | Video
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    Growing popularity of traditional medicine in Iran | Video

    Traditional medicine is considered by many as secondary to modern medicine. However, traditional medicine has a long history in Iran and is ...
  2. Road to gender equality in Iran | Video
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    Road to gender equality in Iran | Video

    As Iran marks the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution in February, here is a look at how the lives of Iranian women have changed since 1979.
  3. Iran art heritage: Art scene thriving despite restrictions | Video
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    Iran art heritage: Art scene thriving despite restrictions | Video

    For centuries Iran boasted one of the world's richest art heritages, but its population valued art in more abstract terms. Now, things are slowly ...
  4. Iran’s famous carpet industry faces struggle | Video
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    Iran’s famous carpet industry faces struggle | Video

    The Persian carpet is famous around the world for its beauty and workmanship. Iranians have been weaving carpets and rugs for centuries, but the ...
  5. Booming trade on Iran’s Kish Island despite sanctions | Video
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    Booming trade on Iran’s Kish Island despite sanctions | Video

    US-imposed sanctions on Iran have hit many local companies hard, but as Mehdi Sepahvand reports, Iran is looking for new ways to keep its ...
  6. Drag racing grows in popularity among Iran's youth | Video
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    Drag racing grows in popularity among Iran's youth | Video

    Nearly 75 per cent of Iran's population is under 35, but there's little to do in the way of recreation for young people in the country. Eager for ...
  7. Iran tourism bright spark despite US sanctions | Video
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    Iran tourism bright spark despite US sanctions | Video

    With renewed US sanctions on Iran, the country’s economy is facing many challenges, but the tourism industry is bucking the trend. Mehdi Sepahvand ...
  8. Meet an Iranian stuntwoman changing perceptions in the country and industry
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    Meet an Iranian stuntwoman changing perceptions in the country and industry

    In conservative Iran, women make up approximately half of the population, yet they still only occupy a small percentage of the workforce. The ...
  9. Rock band formed by Afghan refugees in Iran sings of struggles and hopes | Video
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    Rock band formed by Afghan refugees in Iran sings of struggles and hopes | Video

    Iran has been home to millions of Afghan refugees for decades. They fled the fighting that pitted the Taliban against the Western-backed ...
  10. Iran’s female athletes gear up for Asian Games | Video
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    Iran’s female athletes gear up for Asian Games | Video

    Iran's female athletes have often drawn attention at international events because of their outfits, which need to follow a state-imposed dress code.