Tehran Times http://www.tehrantimes.com/ Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:23:33 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) Iranian women managers rising 10 percent annually: vice president http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/121353-iranian-women-managers-rising-10-percent-annually-vice-president
TEHRAN – The number of women managers are increasing about 10 percent annually in Iran, Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Mollaverdi said on Sunday.
 
She also said a bill to increase women managers is under consideration by the government, IRNA reported. 
 
President Hassan Rouhani has promised to employ more women in his administration.
 
Increasing the number of... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:53:18 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/121353-iranian-women-managers-rising-10-percent-annually-vice-president The Greek election: Re-opening the Golden Gates? http://www.tehrantimes.com/oped/121351-the-greek-election-re-opening-the-golden-gates In 2010, Greece was on the verge of a default on its sovereign debt, Athens had no option other than agreeing to unpopular austerity measures in exchange for billions of Euros from European Union countries and the International Monetary Fund. 
 
As a result salaries and pensions were drastically cut but Greek public debt nevertheless climbed from 146 percent of GDP in 2010 to more than 175 percent of GDP in... Read more

]]> By Mahmood Khaghani Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:57:07 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/oped/121351-the-greek-election-re-opening-the-golden-gates Camus’ “Posterity of Sun” appears in Persian http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/121348-camus-posterity-of-sun-appears-in-persian TEHRAN – A Persian translation of “Posterity of Sun”, a book that includes poetic fragments written by French author Albert Camus on pictures taken by Swiss photographer Henriette Grindat (1923–1986), has been published in Iran.
 
The book was translated by Kaveh Seyyed Hosseini into Persian and published by Rozaneh Publications.
 
Most photos feature landscapes but there are some portraits as well.
 
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]]> Art Desk Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:28:17 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/121348-camus-posterity-of-sun-appears-in-persian Iranian Biennial of Photography kicks off in Tehran museum http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/121347-iranian-biennial-of-photography-kicks-off-in-tehran-museum-
TEHRAN The 13th Iranian Biennial of Photography was inaugurated at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) on Sunday.
 
The biennial has been organized by the National Iranian Photographers’ Society, TMCA Director Majid Mollanoruzi said at the opening ceremony.
 
He added, “It is time to say goodbye to all the biennials and look forward to holding a huge biennial under the... Read more

]]> Culture Desk Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:23:32 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/121347-iranian-biennial-of-photography-kicks-off-in-tehran-museum- Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam published in five languages http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/121346-rubaiyat-of-omar-khayyam-published-in-five-languages  
TEHRAN The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, the masterpiece of the Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet, Omar Khayyam Neyshaburi, has recently been published in the five languages of Persian, English, French, German and Arabic.
 
Persian language scholar Hossein Elahi Qomsheii has placed an interpretation of 40 poems from the book published by Farhangsaraye Mirdashti, the director of the publishing center, Hamid Mirdashti, told the Persian service of the... Read more

]]> Art Desk Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:21:49 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/121346-rubaiyat-of-omar-khayyam-published-in-five-languages Art news in brief http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/121344-art-news-in-brief Foreign artists to attend Tehran meeting on thuluth calligraphy 
TEHRAN – Calligraphers from five countries will attend a meeting on contemporary thuluth calligraphy in Tehran.
 
The calligraphers are from Syria, Turkey, Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates.
 
The Imam Ali (AS) Religious Arts Museum will host the meeting, which will be held from January 28 to 31.
 
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]]> Art Desk Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:15:18 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/121344-art-news-in-brief Queiroz to remain Iran coach: official http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/121343-queiroz-to-remain-iran-coach-official
TEHRAN – Iran Football Federation president Ali Kafashain stated that Carlos Queiroz has done a good job over the past four years and IFF is not going to replace him with another coach.
 
“We are satisfied with Team Melli’s performance both in the World Cup and Asian Cup. We have lost against Iraq but the players did their best and the Iranian fans are happy... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:12:26 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/121343-queiroz-to-remain-iran-coach-official Iran beats Chile at World Handball Championship http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/121341-iran-beats-chile-at-world-handball-championship
Iran handball team recorded its first ever win in a World Championship, defeating Chile on Monday.
 
In the match held at the Duhail Handball Sports Hall, Iran defeated Chile 32:31. 
 
Iran will play the winner of the Algeria-Saudi Arabia match for 20th place on the ranking on Tuesday.
 
Though Iran took the win, Chilean right back Rodrigo Salinas recorded... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:10:19 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/121341-iran-beats-chile-at-world-handball-championship Zabihollah Poursheib claims gold in Karate1 Premier League http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/121340-zabihollah-poursheib-claims-gold-in-karate1-premier-league
Zabihollah Poursheib from Iran claimed a gold medal in the Karate1 Premier League Paris 2015 on Monday.
 
The Iranian athlete beat Georgian world champion Arkania Gogita 3-0 in the men's kumite -84kg and won the gold medal. 
 
Iman Sanchooli also from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the men's kumite 84kg.
 
A total of 912 athletes from 68... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:09:19 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/121340-zabihollah-poursheib-claims-gold-in-karate1-premier-league Iran’s economy can grow by over 8% if sanctions lifted: minister http://www.tehrantimes.com/economy-and-business/121339-irans-economy-can-grow-by-over-8-if-sanctions-lifted-minister
TEHRAN - Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ali Tayyebnia said on Monday that the Iranian economy can grow by over eight percent if the sanctions against the country are lifted. 
 
Achieving this goal requires making use of all economic capacities in the country, the Fars news agency quoted Tayyebnia as saying.
 
Iran’s gross domestic product grew by 4 percent in the first... Read more

]]> Economic Desk Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:05:16 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/economy-and-business/121339-irans-economy-can-grow-by-over-8-if-sanctions-lifted-minister