Tehran Times http://tehrantimes.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:00:31 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) Perpetrators of Isfahan acid attacks will face harshest penalty: Judiciary spokesman http://tehrantimes.com/society/119049-perpetrators-of-isfahan-acid-attacks-will-face-harshest-penalty-judiciary-spokesman-
TEHRAN – Iranian Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei has said that the perpetrators of the recent acid attacks in Isfahan will face the harshest punishment. 
 
At a press conference in Tehran on Monday, Mohseni-Ejei called the culprits cowardly and violent criminals and said the relevant officials must make every effort to identify and apprehend these criminals and bring them to justice as soon as possible, IRNA reported.
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Iran at heart http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119048-iran-at-heart- Iran FIFA World Cup star Ashkan Dejagah has joined the growing list of Asian players signing for clubs in the Qatar stars league, but while the former Fulham and Wolfsburg man settles into a new life at Al Arabi, he is setting his sights on delivering the AFC Asian Cup for Iran in January.
 
Ashkan Dejagah was only an infant when his parents packed up the entire family and moved... Read more

]]> sport desk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:49:28 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119048-iran-at-heart- Iran still lead the way in Asia despite slip http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119047-iran-still-lead-the-way-in-asia-despite-slip
Iran have remained as Asia's top ranked nation despite falling seven spots to sit 51st overall in FIFA's October rankings and not playing in the recent international break. 
 
Coming off the back of a 4-0 loss to sixth ranked Brazil, Japan also slipped four places but now only sit one spot behind Team Melli in 52nd overall and second in Asia.
 
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]]> sport desk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:46:47 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119047-iran-still-lead-the-way-in-asia-despite-slip Iran emerge Group B champs in AFC Eves Football http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119046-iran-emerge-group-b-champs-in-afc-eves-football
Iran U-16 women's team emerged as the unbeaten group B champions in the Qualifiers to play in the final round of the AFC U-16 Women's Championship beating Bangladesh by 2-1 goals in their last match at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the city Thursday, reports UNB.
 
Iran qualified as the third team for the final round to be held in Wuhan, China, in November next year.
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Iran’s Arash Amini conducts Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119045-irans-arash-amini-conducts-iraqi-national-symphony-orchestra TEHRAN – The Iranian musician Arash Amini led the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra as a guest conductor during a performance on Thursday night in Baghdad.
 
The concert was organized by the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance and the Iraqi Ministry of Culture.
 
The orchestra performed pieces composed by the Iranian musicians Heshmat Sanjari, Loris Tjeknavorian, as well as Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini and Armenian musician... Read more

]]> Art Desk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:42:43 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119045-irans-arash-amini-conducts-iraqi-national-symphony-orchestra Works by Tanavoli and Sepehri shine at Dubai Christie’s auction http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119044--works-by-tanavoli-and-sepehri-shine-at-dubai-christies-auction TEHRAN – Works by Iranian artists Parviz Tanavoli and Sohrab Sepehri were among the major pieces sold at Dubai Christie’s auction of Contemporary Arab, Iranian, and Turkish Art on October... Read more

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University of Zabol celebrates registration of Burnt City on UNESCO list http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119043-university-of-zabol-celebrates-registration-of-burnt-city-on-unesco-list TEHRAN--The University of Zabol celebrated the registration of the 5200-year-old Burnt City on UNESCO’s World Heritage List on Thursday.
 
Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Director Masud Soltanifar, a representative to UNESCO’s executive board, Hao Ping, and a number of foreign diplomats and the officials of the city of Zabol attended the celebration, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Friday.
 
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]]> Art Desk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:37:40 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119043-university-of-zabol-celebrates-registration-of-burnt-city-on-unesco-list Iran’s culture minister meets Kuwaiti emir http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119042-irans-culture-minister-meets-kuwaiti-emir TEHRAN -- Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati visited Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah in his trip to Kuwait last week.
 
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]]> Art Desk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:33:03 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119042-irans-culture-minister-meets-kuwaiti-emir France to award Legion of Honor to Iranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119041-france-to-award-legion-of-honor-to-iranian-cartoonist-kambiz-derambakhsh
TEHRAN -- Iranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh will be decorated with a Legion of Honor medal, Derambakhsh told the Persian service of ISNA on Friday.
 
He will receive the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor during a ceremony that will be held at the Embassy of France in Tehran on tomorrow.
 
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]]> Art Desk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:25:06 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119041-france-to-award-legion-of-honor-to-iranian-cartoonist-kambiz-derambakhsh Ankara hosts Iran-Turkey investment opportunities confab http://tehrantimes.com/economy-and-business/119040-ankara-hosts-iran-turkey-investment-opportunities-confab
TEHRAN – The fourth international conference on Iran-Turkey investment opportunities was held in Ankara, the IRNA news agency reported on Friday.
 
Managers of over 50 Iranian privately-owned companies, tens of Turkish companies, and a number of government officials of the two countries participated in the conference.
 
Addressing the opening ceremony of the conference, Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Alireza Bigdeli said three large... Read more

]]> Economic Desk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:17:18 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/economy-and-business/119040-ankara-hosts-iran-turkey-investment-opportunities-confab