• Iran hopes S. Arabia, Russia to align with oil cuts

    TEHRAN – Iran says it is hoped that Saudi Arabia and Russia, the two top oil producers within and outside the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, will come to terms and cut production in order to boost global prices.


  • Majlis passes ‘clean air’ bill

    TEHRAN — Iran’s parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday approved clean air bill which could greatly help deal with sources of pollution in the country once in comes into force.

  • Iran’s online census: Participation beat expectations

    TEHRAN — Some 46.4 percent of Iranians, constituting more than 11 million families, went for online census which started on September 24 nationwide, IRNA news agency reported.

  • Maymand, an exemplar manmade-cave dwelling

    TEHRAN - Thousands of years before Persepolis - the magnificent Achaemenid ceremonial capital - was made in southern Iran in the fifth and fourth centuries BC, residents of its eastward village named Maymand carved out rocky hillsides to take refuge from harsh climate of the Iranian Plateau.