• Esmaeilpour, Iran’s man for the occasion

    Following Iran’s quarter-final triumph, when coach Seyed Nazemalsharieh said “our winning factor is being able to maintain our composure to the very last minute”, you wouldn’t have been surprised if he was picturing the tall figure of Ahmad Esmaeilpour.

  • Iran to face Russia in Futsal World Cup semis

    Islamic Republic of Iran clinched a FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 semi-final place for the first time since 1992 as Ahmed Esmailpour struck deep into extra time to see off Paraguay 4-3 in an incredible climax during Bucaramanga’s final game of the tournament.

  • Iranian shot putter claims bronze at 2016 Paralympics

    Iran’s shot putter Javid Ehsan Shakib seized a bronze medal in the F57 event with a throw of 14.13m on Saturday.




  • Firsthand witness says how 2015 Hajj turned tragic

    There were hundreds but thousands of corpses piled up on top of each other in the sizzling, scorching heat of the Mina.

  • Iran marks World Tourism Day

    President Hassan Rouhani has said the administration is taking steps one by one toward the promotion of tourism industry and the country’s current political situation is ripe for attracting more tourists.

  • Under visitors’ eyes :Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex

    TEHRAN – The Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex, covering an area of about eleven hectares, is composed of several landmark buildings, museums and monuments constructed in the 19th and 20th centuries during the Pahlavi and late Qajar eras.