Life can be so much more exciting and enjoyable when shared with someone you can really connect with. Leave it up to chance and let Iran Social play its magic and have yourself a magical Persian experience.There are strict prohibitions on sexual contact before marriage in the conservative country, but that can be circumvented under the Shiite form of Islam practised in Iran by "sigheh," or temporary marriage, under which a couple can contract matrimony for as little as an hour.The concept is similar to our own version of speed dating, the general idea being to score as many potential dates as possible.
The government is seeking to discourage the practice and the deputy minister for youth and sport, Mahmoud Gholrazi, said there are as many as 300 websites deemed "illegal and immoral" that often encourage sigheh.
The ministry, in cooperation with the Islamic propaganda organisation, will launch a new site "where young people can sign up and introduce themselves," Gholrazi was quoted by daily newspaper Arman as saying.
In true speed-dating style, young boys and girls packed in single-sex cars, cruise specially selected streets in up-town Tehran in search of a desirable soulmate - or a one-night stand.
On the first lap potential candidates are spotted, on the second verified, on the third business cards handed out.
Gâhshomâriye Irâni) are a succession of calendars invented or used for over two millennia in Iran (Persia).