Tehran Times http://tehrantimes.com/ Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:19:52 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) My dream comes true at last! http://tehrantimes.com/society/119010-my-dream-comes-true-at-last-
As a pioneer, I have been working at the English daily newspaper from the early stages of the establishment to the time it rose to prominence and still counting.
 
All the while, I have been witnessing both gloomy and prosperous periods at work and in the society. 
 
One of the darkest periods in my earlier life was when one day, my family... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:59:45 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/society/119010-my-dream-comes-true-at-last- Saudi people continue to voice support for al-Nimr http://tehrantimes.com/world/119007-saudi-people-continue-to-voice-support-for-al-nimr People in Saudi Arabia continued their demonstrations against the death sentence issued for the prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr.
 
According to reports on Monday, residents of the village of Awamiyah in the Qatif region of the kingdom’s Eastern Province took to the streets to condemn the death sentence issued for the Saudi cleric, Sheikh al-Nimr.
 
The Awamiyah protest, which came nearly one week... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:52:30 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/world/119007-saudi-people-continue-to-voice-support-for-al-nimr Persepolis suffers a home defeat against Saipa http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119006-persepolis-suffers-a-home-defeat-against-saipa
TEHRAN –
Persepolis has suffered a 1-0 home defeat against Saipa in the 12th round of Iran Professional League.
In a match that was not televised due to disagreement between IFF (Iran Football Federation) and IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) Milad Meydavoudi scored a long range shot for Saipa in the 62nd minute.
 
This was Persepolis’ fifth defeat of the season which leaves... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:47:29 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119006-persepolis-suffers-a-home-defeat-against-saipa Iran earns four gold medals on the 3rd day of Asian Para Games http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119005-iran-earns-four-gold-medals-on-the-3rd-day-of-asian-para-games TEHRAN--Iranian athletes managed to get four more gold medals on Tuesday to bring the number of medals to a total of 59 at the end of Day three of the 2014 Asian Para Games.
 
Iran’s Mahnaz Amini had a brilliant performance in two athletics events winning two gold medals. She grabbed her first gold in the Women's Shot Put F57 Final with... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:44:12 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119005-iran-earns-four-gold-medals-on-the-3rd-day-of-asian-para-games Parvin Etesami Film Festival kicks off http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119004-parvin-etesami-film-festival-kicks-off- TEHRAN – The 8th edition of the Parvin Etesami Film Festival, which highlights films on the theme of women, opened at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran on Monday.
 
Two actresses, Negar Javaherian and Taraneh Alidusti, received lifetime achievement awards from actress Gohar Kheirandish, the Persian service of MNA reported on Tuesday.
 
“I wish festivals like this, as an independent cinematic movement, would be held... Read more

]]> Art Desk Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:37:22 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119004-parvin-etesami-film-festival-kicks-off- Iranian group to perform “Justice Oratorio” based on Nahj-ul-Balagha http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119003-iranian-group-to-perform-justice-oratorio-based-on-nahj-ul-balagha TEHRAN An Iranian group plans to stage a solo performance entitled “Justice Oratorio” based on the Nahj-ul-Balagha of Imam Ali (AS) in Tehran.
 
Oratorio is an extended musical composition with a text more or less dramatic in character and usually based upon a religious theme, for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, and performed without action, costume, or scenery.
 
“Justice Oratorio” will be performed next... Read more

]]> Art Desk Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:35:42 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119003-iranian-group-to-perform-justice-oratorio-based-on-nahj-ul-balagha Iranian artist awarded at World Press Cartoon http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119002-iranian-artist-awarded-at-world-press-cartoon TEHRAN – Iranian cartoonist Yaser Khanbaraii won third prize at the World Press Cartoon, which was held in Sintra, Portugal mid October.
 
He won the prize in the caricature section for his work entitled “Barack Obama”.   
 
The Grand Prix of the section went to Indian cartoonist Shankar Pamarthy for his work “Mandela”.
 
 
Tehran centers to host tazieh performances
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]]> Art Desk Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:33:26 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119002-iranian-artist-awarded-at-world-press-cartoon Culture Minister Ali Jannati visits Kuwait http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119001-culture-minister-ali-jannati-visits-kuwait-
TEHRAN -- Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati heading a cultural delegation arrived in Kuwait yesterday to visit a number of Kuwaiti officials.
 
Jannati is scheduled to visit Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah and the prime minister during his three-day stay, Iran’s cultural attaché in Kuwait told the Persian service of IRNA on Tuesday.
 
Abbas Khameyar added... Read more

]]> Art Desk Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:30:21 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119001-culture-minister-ali-jannati-visits-kuwait- Pakistani Qawwali singers captivate audience in Tehran http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119000-pakistani-qawwali-singers-captivate-audience-in-tehran
TEHRAN – The Badr Ali Khan & Brothers Qawwali group from Pakistan captivated the audience during a concert at Tehran’s Milad Tower on Monday night.
 
The musical extravaganza was organized jointly by the Embassy of Pakistan and the Tehran Municipality.
 
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]]> Art Desk Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:21:12 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119000-pakistani-qawwali-singers-captivate-audience-in-tehran Iran’s “ParVaNeh” receives nomination at Paris Game Connection awards http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/118999-irans-parvaneh-receives-nomination-at-paris-game-connection-awards  
The Game Connection is an international event offering the opportunity for professionals... Read more

]]> Art Desk Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:17:06 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/118999-irans-parvaneh-receives-nomination-at-paris-game-connection-awards