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  Last Update:  21 October 2014 05:57  GMT                                      Volume. 12113

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Iran, Armenia to form joint commission to boost trade ties

TEHRAN – Iran and Armenia have agreed to set up a high joint commission to elevate bilateral ties in a host of fields. The announcement was made in...

Iran says it’s ready to help UN in war on terrorism

Political Desk - Monday, 20 October 2014

TEHRAN - The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said it is ready to help the UN as the only legitimate body in the war against...

Iron Dome failed to save Israelis, Rafsanjani says

Political Desk - Monday, 20 October 2014

TEHRAN – Expediency Council Chairman Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has lauded the Palestinians’ resistance against Israel during the recent offensive...

Russia to build more nuclear plants in Iran: nuclear chief

Political Desk - Monday, 20 October 2014

TEHRAN - Tehran and Moscow are set to finalize an agreement reached earlier on the construction of two more nuclear power plants in Iran, an Iranian...

Iran to provide equipment to Lebanon in face of immediate threats: defense chief

Political Desk - Monday, 20 October 2014

TEHRAN – Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic will provide Lebanon with a set of ground support equipment to help the...

Tourist visits to Iran soar, boosted by European travelers

Economic Desk - Tuesday, 21 October 2014

TEHRAN— The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same...

Bahrain's Gulf Air set to resume flights to Shiraz

Economic Desk - Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has announced that it will be restarting flights to Shiraz in Iran. The route to the capital of Fars Province will...

“Digital Native”, “Discipline” share Grand Prix at Tehran short filmfest

Art Desk - Tuesday, 21 October 2014

TEHRAN -- Iranian director Mahbubeh Mohammad-Zaki’s “Digital Native” and Swiss filmmaker Christopher M. Saber’s “Discipline” have shared the Grand Prix at the 31st...


“13” receives NETPAC Prize at Warsaw filmfest

Art Desk - Tuesday, 21 October 2014

TEHRAN – The Iranian family drama “13” won the NETPAC Award at the 30th Warsaw Film Festival, which was held from October 10 to 19. The film was honored for “its...


Iran wins three more gold medals at Asian Para Games

Sport Desk - Tuesday, 21 October 2014

INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - Iranian athletes continue their good run at the 2014 Asian Para Games with claiming three more gold medals on day two of the competitions. ...

IPC president Craven meets with Iran’s NPC chief

Sport Desk - Tuesday, 21 October 2014

INCHEON, South Korea - International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven met Mahmoud Khosravivafa, the head of Iran’s National Paralympic...

Turkey-ISIL tie no longer hidden: Syria deputy FM

TehranTimes - Monday, 20 October 2014

Syria’s Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Miqdad said Turkey is responsible for the acts of terror that the Islamic State in...

Iraq MPs complete anti-ISIL government

TehranTimes - Monday, 20 October 2014

Iraqi MPs approved new defense and interior ministers, completing a unity government that is battling the spread of ISIL...