• konkur 2017-08-07 08:59

    Konkur top scorers list published

    TEHRAN — Results for the top scoring students in Iran’s university entrance exam, also known as Konkur, in the three main groups of mathematical sciences, experimental sciences, and human sciences along with two other groups of art and foreign languages were announced on Sunday.

  • President Rouhani 2017-08-06 20:42

    Rouhani calls for expansion of economic ties with Spain

    TEHRAN – President Rouhani said on Sunday that since the July 2015 nuclear agreement went into effect, the necessary conditions have been provided for expansion of economic ties between Iran and European countries including Spain, IRNA reported.

  • Mostafa Mirsalim 2017-08-06 20:42

    Mirsalim urges Rouhani to form inclusive cabinet

    TEHRAN – Mostafa Mirsalim, who contested the May 19 presidential election, has called on President Rouhani to form his new cabinet by choosing competent people from across the political spectrum.

  • Rouhani inauguration shows Iranophilic has won over Iranophobia: Foreign Ministry official 2017-08-06 20:41

    Rouhani inauguration shows Iranophilic has won over Iranophobia: Foreign Ministry official

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says President Rouhani’s magnificent inauguration reflected a worldwide trend toward Iranophilia as opposed to Iranophobia.

  • Tehran metro line 6 2017-08-06 19:39

    Tehran metro among ITA Tunneling Awards finalists

    TEHRAN —Tehran metro line 6 is among the four finalists at International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA) Tunneling Awards 2017 in the category of ‘major project of the year’.

  • مراسم تحلیف دوازدهمین دوره ریاست جمهوری 2017-08-06 15:00

    By staff writer

    World standing beside Iran 

    The participation of a large number of foreign dignitaries in President Hassan Rouhani’s swearing-in ceremony signifies the paramount importance of Iran and indicates positive feedback on Iran’s foreign policy tenets. 

  • mine blast 2017-08-06 14:56

    Mine blast in Iran leaves one dead, one injured

    TEHRAN — A blast occurred on Saturday night in a coal mine in northern Iran, leaving one dead and another injured.

  • باند کویتی 2017-08-06 10:39

    Iran denies ties with runaway gangsters in Kuwait

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Saturday, the Iranian embassy in Kuwait denied claims by certain Kuwaiti media outlets on relations between Iran and an outlaw gang in the Al-Abdoli area of Kuwait.

  • تحلیف روحانی 2017-08-06 10:39

    Rouhani may propose ministers on Tuesday 

    TEHRAN – A member of the Majlis presiding board has said President Hassan Rouhani will likely propose his cabinet minister to the parliament on Tuesday.

  • Trump 2017-08-06 10:36

    Trump keeps scaring investors away from Iran: CNN

    TEHRAN – Iran hoped that agreeing to curtail its nuclear program would encourage foreign firms to pour tens of billions into the country. But a flood of major investment has not materialized -- and that's largely because of the United States, Zahraa Alkhalisi wrote on CNN on Friday.

  • تحریم های غیر هسته ای 2017-08-06 10:35

    Iran VP: U.S. sanctions on Iran, Russia unjustified 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian first vice president has said the recent U.S. sanctions on Iran and Russia are unjustified, noting the U.S. keeps implementing its inimical policies.

  • روگوزین 2017-08-06 10:34

    Russian deputy PM meets with Iranian defense minister

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin met with Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan in Tehran on Saturday, RIA Novosti reported.

  • Regional countries to help Iran reshape medical touris 2017-08-06 09:51

    Regional countries to help Iran reshape medical tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran has signed agreements with 13 neighboring countries with the aim of developing and reorganizing its medical tourism sector.

  • A walk through Sacred Defense Museum in Tehran 2017-08-06 09:50

    A walk through Sacred Defense Museum in Tehran

    Sacred Defense Museum on a landscaped site of 21 hectares in north-central Tehran is a gigantic war memorial with its collections concentrated heavily on the 1980-1988 Iran–Iraq war.

  • Europe 2017-08-06 02:22

    By Curt Mills

    Will Europe rebel against U.S. sanctions?

    In comprehensively punishing Moscow, Washington risks further cleaving itself from senior European leadership.

  • Iran reaffirms ‘active support’ for efforts to resolve Pyongyang-Seoul conflict 2017-08-05 20:09

    S. Korea urges N. Korea to hold Iran-style nuclear talks

    TEHRAN – South Korea’s parliamentary leader has urged North Korea to learn lessons from the Iran nuclear agreement and return to nuclear talks.

  • A rider on horseback shows off his equestrianism skills during a local completion as musicians perform pieces of indigenous music in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, on August 4, 2017. 2017-08-05 20:06

    Sanandaj hosts horseback competition

    A horseback rider shows off his equestrianism skills during a competition as musicians perform pieces of local music in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, on August 4, 2017. Watched by hundreds of spectators, the competition was held in various sections for men and women.

  • International Olympiad in Informatics 2017 2017-08-05 18:07

    Iran ranks 4th at IOI 2017

    TEHRAN — Iran came in fourth at the 29th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2017) which was held in Tehran from July 28 to August 4.

  • Mohammad Ali Najafi 2017-08-04 17:01

    To-be Tehran mayor says proposal on way

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Ali Najafi, who has the highest chance to be elected as the mayor of Tehran, has said he will deliver his proposal for the management of the capital to the 21-member city council.

  • Iraq flag 2017-08-04 17:01

    Iraq’s senior officials to attend Rouhani's oath-taking ceremony

    TEHRAN – Iraq’s senior officials are going to attend President Hassan Rouhani's swearing-in ceremony on August 5, Iran’s envoy in Baghdad said.

  • Trump 2017-08-03 09:43

    Trump signs Iran, Russia sanctions bill

    President Donald Trump signed a Russia sanctions bill Congress forced on him, adding a statement saying the administration will carry out the law but with reservations about its impact and the constitutionality of some provisions.

  • astana 2017-08-02 21:37

    Astana expert talks on Syria postponed

    TEHRAN – An expert-level meeting of the Astana talks on Syria arranged for August 1-2 was postponed a few days.

  • majlis 2017-08-02 19:37

    Majlis to discuss details of anti-U.S. measure on Sunday

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Majlis is going to start discussing the details of a general plan to counter the United States sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

  • A view of Mostowfi al-Mamalek garden in northern Iran with its historical mansion in the foreground  2017-08-02 18:29

    Mostowfi al-Mamalek garden made national heritage site

    TEHRAN – The historical Mostowfi al-Mamalek garden in northern Mazandaran province has recently been inscribed on the national heritage list.

  • International Biology Olympiad 2017-08-02 18:29

    Iranian students win medals at Intl. Biology Olympiad

    TEHRAN — Iranian students succeeded in winning several medals at the 28th International Biology Olympiad (IBO) which was held in the United Kingdom on July 23-30.

  • Photo depicts a traditional bathhouse, part of the Ganjali Khan complex in Kerman, southern Iran 2017-08-02 18:29

    Ganjali Khan complex evokes everyday life in Safavid-era Iran

    TEHRAN - With its lavishly decorated structures and abundant wax dummies clad in indigenous outfits, the historical Ganjali Khan complex evokes traditions, culture and everyday life in Iran during Safavid dynasty.

  • فروشگاه کتاب آمازون 2017-08-02 11:38

    Amazon says under probe over trade with Iran

    TEHRAN – Amazon, the American electronic commerce and cloud computing company, has said it is under federal investigation for possibly violating U.S. sanctions on Iran.

  • حقوق شهروندی 2017-08-02 11:38

    Iran to hold workshop to educate citizenship rights instructors

    TEHRAN – Iran is going to hold a workshop to educate citizenship rights instructors, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • waxwing 2017/08/02

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Waxwing poaching in Iran on the rise

    Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Pardisan Park have been facing an immense number of wildlife illegal trades; unfortunately poaching and illegal trade is all-encompassing. Many species are added to the list of poaching currently, but waxwing poaching is unprecedented and the species is doomed to extinction.

  • سرکنسول علی محمدی 2017-08-02 10:07

    Iranian envoy hopes for growing tourism ties with Russia

    Visa-free travel for tour groups, established by Iran and Russia, will lead to the growth of tourist inflow, TASS quoted Iranian Consul General Ali Mohammadi as saying on August 1. According to him, in 2017, more than 150,000 Iranians may visit Russia.