• World auto giants to gather in Iran’s IAIIC

    TEHRAN - Senior officials from international automakers such as Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen and BMW will attend the 4th Iran Automotive Industry International Conference (IAIIC) which is due to be held on November 14-15 in Tehran, ISNA reported on Sunday.


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Department of Environment bans tilapia breeding

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) has banned tilapia breeding in the country as it poses a significant threat to native fish species, an expert with aquatic animals division of the DOE has said.