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  • jafari Today 19:55

    IRGC chief thanks nation for support

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, on Thursday lauded the Iranian nation for their fervent support for the military force after U.S. President Donald Trump’s harsh stance against the IRGC.

  • Tillerson: U.S. won’t interfere with European trade with Iran Today 19:51

    Tillerson: U.S. won’t interfere with European trade with Iran

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the Trump administration does not intend to disrupt European business deals with Iran, a week after Trump’s refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Iran Turkey Today 19:51

    Tehran, Ankara to trade in local currencies

    TEHRAN- In a move to increase bilateral trade, the central banks of Iran and Turkey signed a deal to trade in their local currencies.

  • Meshkinfam Today 19:50

    South Pars development phases to be complete in 1.5 years

    TEHRAN- Development phases of Iran’s South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf) will be completed within one and half years, according to Mohammad Meshkinfam, the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing the field.

  • Iran-Turkey Today 19:49

    Iranian, Turkish ministers discuss major transport ties

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan conferred on major mutual transportation ties, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases Today 19:49

    Health a necessity for vibrant society: Rouhani

    TEHRAN — Giving priority to health is necessary for creating effective policies in moving towards a vibrant society, said President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday.

  • Dr. Reza Malekzadeh Today 19:47

    Iranian gastroenterologist Malekzadeh to receive ‘IARC medal of honor’

    TEHRAN — Dr. Reza Malekzadeh, Iranian gastroenterologist and deputy health minister, will receive the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) medal of honor, Mehr news agency reported.

  • BUS Today 19:47

    Tehran city buses to run on biodiesel

    TEHRAN – Tehran buses will use biodiesel and will be equipped with diesel particle filter (DPF) in the near future.

  • amano Today 19:45

    By staff and agency

    No problems with Iran: Amano

    Yukiya Amano, chief of the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency, said on Thursday that the IAEA will continue its work with Iran without any problems.

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال استقلال و نساجی Today 19:45

    Esteghlal into Hazfi Cup quarter-final

    Esteghlal football team booked a spot in Iran’s Hazfi Cup Round of Eight after defeating Nassaji Mazandaran 2-1 on Friday.

  • دیدار تیم های ذوب آهن و پارس جنوبی جم Today 19:43

    Pars Jonoubi move top of Iran Professional League table

    Pars Jonoubi defeated Zob Ahan 3-0 in the 10th Week of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday.

  • عراقچی و ریابکوف Today 19:42

    Tehran: U.S. ‘irresponsible approach” on nuclear deal has created new situation

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Thursday that the U.S. administration’s “irresponsible approaches” on the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has created a new situation.

  • kerry Today 19:40

    By staff and agency

    Kerry: Leaving nuclear deal’s fate to Congress is ‘very dangerous’

    John Kerry, the former U.S. Secretary of State, said on Thursday that leaving the 2015 nuclear deal’s fate to Congress was “very dangerous” and opened the door to “party politics”.

  • Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus Today 19:39

    General Baqeri: ‘Life of terrorists is coming to end’

    Iran’s military chief meets Syrian president

    TEHRAN - Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Thursday.

  • Mohammad-Mehdi Heidarian Today 17:17

    Official says international film locations introduce Iranian cinema to the world

    TEHRAN -- The Cinema Organization of Iran (COI) Director Mohammad-Mehdi Heidarian says that international locations in Iranian movies help introduce Iranian cinema to the world.

  • “The Rock” Today 17:16

    “The Rock” wins at New Orleans festival

    TEHRAN – “The Rock”, a documentary by Hamid Jafari from Iran, has received the best short documentary award at the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival, the organizers have announced.

  • “Corn Island” Today 17:15

    Film Museum of Iran to screen Georgia’s “Corn Island”

    TEHRAN – Oscar-nominated “Corn Island”, a 2014 Georgian drama by Giorgi Ovashvili, will go on screen in the Film Museum of Iran Sunday.

  • Arbaeen Today 17:14

    Photo exhibit to highlight Arbaeen rituals

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of 40 photos on Arbaeen rituals by Iranian artist Seyyed Omid Hamedi will open at Tehran’s Azadi Tower on Monday.

  • Kupal Today 17:13

    American festivals to screen Iran’s “Kupal”

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Kazem Mollai’s drama “Kupal” will go on screen at the Portland Film Festival and the Berkeley Video and Film Festival, both being held in the U.S. cities.

  • Kiarostami Today 17:11

    APSA to honor late Abbas Kiarostami

    TEHRAN – The 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) plans to honor late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami with a special prize for the first time in the history of the event, the organizers announced on Thursday.

  • What’s in Tehran art galleries Today 15:46

    What’s in Tehran art galleries

    Paintings by Maziar Emadzadeh are on display in an exhibition at Sayeh Gallery. The exhibit named “From the Blues of the Green City” will run until October 25 at the gallery located at 3 Aqakhani Alley, Omidvar St. in the Niavaran neighborhood.

  • Sebastian Kurz Today 12:34

    By Hanif Ghaffari

     Young chancellor and old Europe

    TEHRAN _ Eventually the Austrian general election was held. The outcome of the election was very disappointing for the EU. Routing the far- right to power shows that Europe will have a hard time ahead. This is the first time that a radical right-wing party in Europe could enter into the equations of the country's executive.

  •  henna rubbing Today 12:21

    Mazari, a profession dating to 700 years 

    Mazari, or henna rubbing, is an old profession peculiar to Yazd Province. Its history goes to 700 years back. The industry has its origin to trades between businesspersons from Yazd province with those from India, Pakistan and Arab states in the Persian Gulf region. Today the industry only exists in Yazd province due to its climatic situation.  The profession attracts the attention of local and foreign tourists in Yazd, the capital of the province with the same name.

  • پرچم عراق و اقلیم کردستان Today 11:59

    By Payman Yazdani

    Iraq developments’ explicit messages to Washington and regional states

    Despite all warnings and oppositions from regional players, world major powers and certain Kurdish political parties, Iraqi Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani unilaterally pushed for the independence referendum on Sept. 25 to not only materialize his old unrealistic ambition but also to extend his illegal and undemocratic rule over the Iraqi Kurdistan region. 

  • Tom Cotton Today 11:45

    By Mohammad Ghaderi- Twitter: @ghaderi62

    Tom Cotton avariciously seeking to become CIA chief 

    Tom Cotton, a 40-year old radical senator, has been making a lot of maneuvers in the U.S. Congress in recent days. 

  • China Yesterday 16:05

    By Nick Bisley

    Be in no doubt, Xi Jinping wants to make China great again

    It was long, very long. And, as with previous iterations, Xi Jinping’s speech to the Chinese Communist Party’s five yearly national congress was a mix of party slogans, Marxist jargon, subtle signaling and long to-do lists.

  • Ex-minister: Iran should be among top five defense powers Yesterday 15:02

    Ex-minister: Iran should be among top five defense powers

    TEHRAN – Former defense minister said on Wednesday that Iran should be among the top five countries in the world in terms of defense capability.

  • Iran plays significant role in Mideast stability: Ireland Yesterday 14:06

    Iran plays significant role in Mideast stability: Ireland

    TEHRAN – The Chairman of the Senate of the Republic of Ireland Denis O'Donovan said on Wednesday that Iran is an important country with a significant role in establishing peace and stability in the Middle East.

  • prosecutor Yesterday 11:02

    Nuclear spy transferred $15.5m overseas: prosecutor

    TEHRAN – The Tehran prosecutor said on Tuesday that Abdol-Rasoul Dorri-Esfahani, who has been jailed on charges of nuclear espionage, has transferred 620 billion Rials (roughly $15.5 million) overseas.

  • Diplomat: Nuclear deal stronger, U.S. more isolated Yesterday 10:06

    Diplomat: Nuclear deal stronger, U.S. more isolated

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Fathali, Iran’s ambassador to Lebanon, said on Tuesday that the international support for the Iran nuclear agreement shows it is becoming stronger and the United States more isolated.