Tehran Times http://tehrantimes.com/ Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:53:37 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) FBI: U.S. girls may have tried to join ISIL http://tehrantimes.com/world/119029-fbi-us-girls-may-have-tried-to-join-isil Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said on Tuesday.
 
The girls — two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old friend — were reported missing after they skipped school on Friday, but the families had no indication of where they... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:34:40 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/world/119029-fbi-us-girls-may-have-tried-to-join-isil Saudi court sentences another 2 protesters to death http://tehrantimes.com/world/119028-saudi-court-sentences-another-2-protesters-to-death Saudi Arabia has once again sentenced more protesters to death, this time on charges of participating in anti-regime demonstrations and acting against the security codes of the kingdom.
 
A court in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday issued the death sentences for two protesters and a 12-year prison term for a third individual, the Saudi Press Agency reported without naming the accused, going on to clarify that the... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:29:32 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/world/119028-saudi-court-sentences-another-2-protesters-to-death Iran climbs up to the fourth in Asian Para Games medal standings http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119027-iran-climbs-up-to-the-fourth-in-asian-para-games-medal-standings
INCHEON, South Korea - Iran won six gold medals on the 4th day of the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon to move back to fourth spot in the overall medal standings.
 
Danial Souranian won a gold medal in the Men's Shot Put F35/36 with a throw of 12 meters and 44 centimeters. 
 
Iran’s discus thrower Sadegh Beit Sayah earned a... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:08:25 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119027-iran-climbs-up-to-the-fourth-in-asian-para-games-medal-standings IICAS representatives visit National Library and Archives of Iran http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119026-iicas-representatives-visit-national-library-and-archives-of-iran TEHRAN –Representatives from the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS) visited the National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) on Tuesday.
 
They arrived in Tehran earlier this week to take part in the Iran and the Silk Road Symposium, which was held yesterday at Tehran’s Center for International Research and Education.
 
They visited different sections of the library, including the sections for rare manuscripts,... Read more

]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:58:19 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119026-iicas-representatives-visit-national-library-and-archives-of-iran Lily Afshar’s new album released in Iran http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119025-lily-afshars-new-album-released-in-iran-
TEHRAN –
U.S-based Iranian guitarist Lily Afshar’s latest album “Bitter and Sweet”, featuring Vladislav Uspensky’s “Musical Sketches” on Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, has been released by Mahur Publications in Iran. 
 
The album was previously released in the United States and the UK under the title “Musica da Camera”.
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]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:55:49 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119025-lily-afshars-new-album-released-in-iran- Tehran to host South Korean cultural festival http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119024-tehran-to-host-south-korean-cultural-festival TEHRAN -- The embassy of South Korea in Tehran plans to organize a cultural festival from October 26 to 29.
 
Musical performances and a festival of Korean cuisine entitled “Yangom Project” have been arranged for the festival, South Korea Ambassador Sung Wung-yeub said in a press conference on Wednesday.
 
“The main theme of the festival is food and music, and I believe that food is... Read more

]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:54:15 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119024-tehran-to-host-south-korean-cultural-festival Iran-Kuwait cultural relations are expanding: Jannati http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119023-iran-kuwait-cultural-relations-are-expanding-jannati-
TEHRAN –
Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati, who is visiting Kuwait, says that the two countries have made significant progress in the cultural arena over the past few years.
 
Jannati made the remarks during a meeting he had with several cultural officials and university scholars of Kuwait, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Wednesday.
 
“Bilateral ties... Read more

]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:49:29 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119023-iran-kuwait-cultural-relations-are-expanding-jannati- UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mahtab Keramati asks people to see “The Snowman” http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119022-unicef-goodwill-ambassador-mahtab-keramati-asks-people-to-see-the-snowman TEHRAN -- Iranian actress Mahtab Keramati, who is the UNICEF goodwill ambassador, has asked the people of Zahedan in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan to go to see “The Snowman”, a play which is being performed at the Hadi Fazeli Hall of the city to raise funds for poor children in the province.
 
“It... Read more

]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:45:54 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119022-unicef-goodwill-ambassador-mahtab-keramati-asks-people-to-see-the-snowman “With Others” receives Silver Gateway of India at Mumbai filmfest http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119021-with-others-receives-silver-gateway-of-india-at-mumbai-filmfest TEHRAN – The Iranian movie “With Others” has won the Silver Gateway of India Young Critics Jury Award at the 16th Mumbai Film Festival on Tuesday.
 
In the film, directed by Nasser Zamiri, the marriage between Arezu and Amir-Hossein is in peril as Arezu is unable to have children. 
 
Indian director Chaitanya Tamhane’s debut... Read more

]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:39:35 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119021-with-others-receives-silver-gateway-of-india-at-mumbai-filmfest Iran’s Jan.-Sept. crude steel output rises 6.6%: WSA http://tehrantimes.com/economy-and-business/119019-irans-jan-sept-crude-steel-output-rises-66-wsa
TEHRAN – Iran produced 12.06 million tons of crude steel in the first nine months of 2014, a 6.6 percent rise compared to the same period in 2013, the World Steel Association (WSA) said in its latest press release.
 
The country’s crude steel output stood at 1.429 million tons in September 2014, a 4.8 percent growth compared to September 2013.
 
World... Read more

]]> Economic Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:46:03 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/economy-and-business/119019-irans-jan-sept-crude-steel-output-rises-66-wsa