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New Generation of Iranian Hostels attract Younger Tourists

By Maysam Bizaer for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Tourism has been among the main sectors of the Iranian economy that immediately witnessed steady growth after the lifting of international sanctions last year as part of the 2015 nuclear deal. With the rise in […]

Oman Considers Direct Flights to Mashhad

Oman Air said it will establish a direct flight route to Iran’s northeastern holy city of Mashhad in the near future. “Oman Air will be adding another destination in Iran, happy to be flying to Mashhad soon,” the Omani airline announced in a post published on its Twitter account on Sunday, Times of Oman reported. […]

Austrian Company to Build Hospitals in Iran

Iran’s Social Security Organization and a major Austrian firm signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of two hospitals in the Islamic Republic. The report from Tasnim does not mention the name of the company. The MoU for the construction of the hospitals was signed on Wednesday during a ceremony attended by representatives […]

Iran Names Head of Country’s Wealthiest Foundation

By Arash Karami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The funeral for Ayatollah Abbas Vaez Tabasi, the former custodian of the shrine of Imam Reza, was held March 5 in the holy city of Mashhad. It was a significant funeral not only because […]

FlyBaghdad Starts Iran Flights

By John Lee. Iraq’s youngest airline, FlyBaghdad, is to start flying between Iraq and Iran, according to a report from Gulf News. The airline’s Regional Commercial Manager, Mohammad Abdali, told the news agency that the Iraqi-owned airline will start flights from Baghdad International Airport to Tehran, Isfahan and Mashhad on October 16. He added that […]