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  • Health minister appoints women to key posts 2017-10-13 17:52

    Iran's health minister appoints women to key posts

    TEHRAN — Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi appointed three women to senior managerial posts on Wednesday.

  • A view of Naqsh-e Rostam 2017-10-12 08:00

    Naqsh-e Rostam: A must-see tourist hotspot in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – A variety of spectacular massive rock–hewn tombs and bas-relief carvings at Naqsh-e Rostam has turned the ancient site to a must-see for holidaymakers traversing Iran. The Achaemenid necropolis is situated near Persepolis, itself a bustling UNESCO World Heritage site near the southern city of Shiraz.

  • CHTHO Deputy Director Mohammad Moheb-Khodai 2017-10-11 20:43

    Iran set to tap into Halal tourism

    TEHRAN – An Iranian tourism official says special attention should be paid to Halal tourism as an emerging economic powerhouse to materialize the goal of attracting 20 million tourists annually by 2025.

  • play therapy 2017-10-11 19:05

    Play therapy center inaugurated in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A new play therapy center aiming to help children with social or emotional deficits was inaugurated in Tehran on Wednesday.

  • technical-vocational training 2017-10-11 19:05

    $1.4b allocated for improving technical-vocational skills

    TEHRAN — Iran has allocated 55 trillion rials (nearly $1.4 billion) for improving technical and vocational education and training, the deputy labor minister said on Tuesday.

  • Mohammad-Javad Dehqani (L) and Mohamad Nasir 2017-10-11 17:55

    Iran, Indonesia enhance scientific co-op

    TEHRAN — The Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC) affiliated with the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia’s Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education to facilitate research and scientific cooperation.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/10/11

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari

    Everything has a temperament: Exercise, sleeping, wakefulness

    Part 5

    TEHRAN — As thoroughly explained over the past four articles, everything including body organs, seasons, colors, day and night, flavors and climates, and psychiatric conditions has a temperament.

  • Setayesh Qoreishi 2017-10-10 21:06

    Afghan girl’s murderer to receive death penalty soon

    TEHRAN — The 17-year-old Iranian boy who had prosecuted for the abduction, sexual assault, and murder of the 6-year-old Afghan girl, Setayesh Qoreishi, has been handed down death penalty.

  • Tehran population 2017-10-10 21:05

    Tehran tops immigrant-friendly cities in Iran

    TEHRAN -- According to Iran’s 2016 National Population and Housing Census, Tehran was the most desired destination for Iranians living in other cities.

  • Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi (L) and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 2017-10-10 17:51

    WHO hails Iran’s health system development

    TEHRAN — World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hailed on Tuesday Iran’s health system development, saying that Iran sets an example for other countries worldwide.

  • Officials of the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad in talk with Iranian media delegation, September 18, 2017. 2017-10-10 11:27

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Explore Pakistan, the land unknown to many

    My Travelogue of Pakistan

    When I was told by my superiors to make a journey to Pakistan, I started wondering how traveling to our neighboring country could be. Soon after, I made up my mind to perceive the country objectively and feel it personally, not in the way some mainstream media portray it.

  • nazari 2017-10-09 18:01

    Iranian woman to receive IPRA award

    TEHRAN – Mina Nazari, the winner of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) Prize, will receive her award on October 17.

  • irish 2017-10-09 18:00

    Irish Senate delegation meets Iranian female lawmakers

    TEHRAN – An Irish Senate delegation paid a visit to the Iranian parliament (Majlis) on Tuesday, discussing ways with the women’s faction of Majlis to strengthen bilateral ties.

  • Healthcare service unit at Tehran subway's Imam Khomeini station  2017-10-09 09:39

    Free healthcare services at Tehran subway

    TEHRAN -- Tehran subway will provide passengers with free healthcare services at two specific stations on October 6, 8 and 15.

  • working children 2017-10-09 09:38

    Working children celebrate National Children Day

    TEHRAN -- The State Welfare Organization held a ceremony in Tehran on Saturday for 500 working children to celebrate the National Children Day.

  • Isa Kalantari (R) and Mohammad Ali Najafi 2017-10-09 09:38

    Tehran Municipality, Department of Environment ink MOU on environmental studies

    TEHRAN — Tehran Municipality and the Department of Environment signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct environmental studies at Pardisan park which is a habitat for animals and plant species.

  • nomadic life 2017-10-08 13:00

    Rustic charm of nomadic life

    A nomad boy caresses a lamb in a countryside in western Hamedan Province in an undated photo. Hamedan highlands hosts nomads during spring and summer. Iran annually holds a conference to celebrate the National Day of Village and Nomads on October 7. The motto for this year’s event was “Elite Villagers, Unfulfilled Potential for Sustainable Rural Development”.

  • Archaeologists and researchers are seen at Tappeh Poustchi on the outskirts of Shiraz, southern Iran. 2017-10-08 11:26

    New excavations may push history of Shiraz deeper in time

    TEHRAN - Recent archeological studies and excavations in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz has led researchers to gain a fresh insight into the history of the city which may go down further in time.

  • Millennia-old Qalishuyan ritual observed in central Iran-- 3 2017-10-08 11:26

    Millennia-old Qalishuyan ritual observed in central Iran

    TEHRAN – Millennia-old Qalishuyan ritual which has passed down from generations to generations was enormously observed on Friday by hundreds of faithful Shia Muslims who came together in Khaveh village of Mashhad-e Ardehal near Kashan, central Iran.

  • An undated photo shows travelers visiting the ruins of an ancient fortress nested on the foothills of Mount Khajeh in Sistan-Baluchestan province, southeastern Iran. 2017-10-08 10:38

    Sistan-Baluchestan draws 350,000 foreign tourists in H1

    TEHRAN – Some 350,000 foreign travelers visited Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year, starting March 21, as the southeastern province seeks to become a tourist hub for both avid sightseers and history buffs.

  • An exterior view of the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran 2017-10-08 10:25

    Tehran to host loan exhibits from worldwide museums

    TEHRAN – The National Museum of Iran is set to showcase loan collections from Armenia, South Korea and the Louvre Museum by the end of the current Iranian calendar year, March 20, 2018.

  • مراسم استقبال و تشییع پیکر ۱۱۹ شهید تازه تفحص شده هشت سال دفاع مقدس در اهواز 2017-10-07 18:16

    Iranians say farewell to fallen fighters

    A mass funeral was held in Ahvaz on Thursday for 119 Iranian martyrs whose remains were recently unearthed. Senior officials and commanders attended the funeral of the fallen soldiers, who had been killed while defending their country during the imposed war of Iraq against Iran in the 1980s. The remains of the martyrs had been repatriated from Iraq via a southwestern border crossing on Thursday. Tehran Times/ Mehdi Pedramkhoo

  • Es'haq Jahangiri 2017-10-07 18:10

    First VP calls for indigenous model of rural development

    TEHRAN – Rural development does not mean urbanization of villages, First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Saturday, calling for promotion of an indigenous model for rural development.

  • white cane walk 2017-10-07 18:10

    Traffic rules for white cane walk take effect

    TEHRAN – The traffic police started implementing new regulations on Saturday obliging drivers to respect right-of-way for visually impaired or disabled pedestrians.

  • National Children’s Week interwoven with environmental consciousness 2017-10-07 18:10

    National Children’s Week interwoven with environmental consciousness

    TEHRAN — The National Children’s Week, October 7 to 13, is specifically planned to raise children’s environmental consciousness this year.

  • The elderly gather, play group games 2017-10-07 18:10

    The elderly gather, play group games

    TEHRAN — A crowd of senior Tehrani citizens gathered together, walked in groups and played group games at Tehran Theater Complex on Friday.

  • sunflower 2017-10-06 18:58

    Sunflower harvest in northeast Iran

    North Khorasan province is one of the largest producers of oil seeds, including sunflower.

  • From right to left, Arash Borhani (2nd R), Reza Enayati, Farshad Pious, and Ali Daei 2017-10-06 18:58

    Former footballers named traffic police ambassadors

    TEHRAN — Four famous former Iranian footballers were introduced as traffic police ambassadors.

  • festival on family readiness for earthquake 2017-10-06 18:58

    Tehran museum to hold festival on readiness for earthquake

    TEHRAN -- Iran’s National Museum of Science and Technology will hold a festival with the theme of readiness for earthquake from November 11 to 16.

  • A little cancer-stricken child does his/her homework at the Mahak Hospital in an undated photo 2017-10-06 18:57

    Iran’s first hospital school inaugurated

    TEHRAN – Mehraein, the first hospital school in Iran, was inaugurated at Ali- Asghar Children’s Hospital in Tehran on Thursday.