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  Last Update:  21 November 2014 11:26  GMT                                      Volume. 12137

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Nuclear pact within reach if West drops excessive demands: Rouhani

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that a nuclear agreement between Iran and the major powers is “within reach” if the...

Iran says nuclear talks in Vienna are ‘serious, complex’

Political Desk - Wednesday, 19 November 2014

TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says the ongoing negotiations between Iran and the 5+1 group over Iran’s nuclear energy...

Rouhani proposes new nominee for science minister

Political Desk - Wednesday, 19 November 2014

TEHRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has proposed Mohammad Farhadi as his newest nominee for the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology. ...

Iran says human rights resolution drafted by Canada is politically motivated

Political Desk - Wednesday, 19 November 2014

TEHRAN - Iran’s envoy to the UN Gholam-Hossein Dehqani on Wednesday strongly criticized a UN human rights resolution against the Islamic Republic...

Iran to build new nuclear plants near Persian Gulf coasts

Political Desk - Thursday, 20 November 2014

TEHRAN – An Iranian nuclear official has said that Iran plans to build various nuclear facilities near the coast of the Persian Gulf in the future. ...

Iran mulling 8 scenarios to deal with tumbling oil prices in next year’s national budget: VP

Economic Desk - Thursday, 20 November 2014

TEHRAN - Iranian Vice-President for Strategic Planning Mohammad Baqer Nobakht says the administration of President Hassan Rouhani is considering eight different...

Iran divests state shares worth over $1 billion in 6.5 months

Economic Desk - Wednesday, 19 November 2014

TEHRAN- Iran has transferred 32.4 trillion rials (about $1.012 billion) worth of shares of state-run companies to the private sector from the beginning of the...

Tajik official takes earth from Iran for poet Kamal Khujandi monument

Culture Desk - Thursday, 20 November 2014

TEHRAN -- Sughd Governor Abdurahmon Qodiri, who is also the first deputy speaker of the Tajik parliament, has taken a sack of earth from the grave of Kamal ad-Din...


“Melbourne” named best film at Cairo festival

Art Desk - Thursday, 20 November 2014

TEHRAN – Iranian director Nima Javidi’s acclaimed family drama “Melbourne” won the Golden Pyramid for best film at the 36th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF)...


Esteghlal legend Gholamhossein Mazloumi dies at the age of 65

Sport Desk - Wednesday, 19 November 2014

TEHRAN – Former Iran international striker Gholamhossein Mazloumi died at the age of 65 on Wednesday. He has been fighting with stomach cancer for more than one...

Taherkhani seizes Iran’s gold in Asian Beach Games

Sport Desk - Thursday, 20 November 2014

Sobhan Taherkhani claimed the gold medal in the Men's Long Jump Final of the 2014 Asian Beach Games on Wednesday. He won the gold medal with a jump of 7.28...

Israel blows up home of a Palestinian

TehranTimes - Thursday, 20 November 2014

Israel on Wednesday destroyed the home of a Palestinian who last month ran over and killed two people in an accident at a...

‘U.S. homeless crisis result of winner-take-all capitalism’

TehranTimes - Thursday, 20 November 2014

based journalist and political commentator Hamid Golpira says the homeless crisis in the United States is a direct result of...