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  • 330 ha of Miankaleh peninsula turns into ashes 2018-08-15 08:49

    330 ha of Miankaleh peninsula turns into ashes

    TEHRAN —The wildfire which started on Friday night in Miankaleh peninsula, northern province of Mazandaran, has so far burnt around 330 hectares, the province’s chief of the department of environment has said.

  • Relief foundation earmarks $10m for marriage of the underprivileged 2018-08-15 08:47

    Relief foundation earmarks $10m for marriage of the underprivileged

    TEHRAN – The Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has allocated over 410 billion rials (nearly $10 million) in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21) to facilitate marriage for financially struggling individuals.

  • Tehran to host traditional medicine, medicinal herbs festival 2018-08-15 08:46

    Tehran to host traditional medicine, medicinal herbs festival

    TEHRAN – The fourth festival of medicinal herbs, natural products and traditional medicine aiming to showcase Iran’s potential in the field of medicinal herbs will be hold on November 12-15 in Tehran, secretary of headquarters for developing medicinal herbs and traditional medicine science and technology headquarters has said.

  • stem cell technology 2018-08-15 08:45

    Iran’s stem cell council bidding for investment

    TEHRAN – The Council for Stem Cell Sciences and Technologies plans to attract investors for research projects, the council’s secretary Amirali Hamidieh announced on Tuesday, Mehr reported.

  • insurance 2018-08-15 08:44

    Central Insurance of Iran’s services to go online

    TERHAN -- Central Insurance of Iran, known as Bimeh Markazi, plans to provide a broad range of online services to its clients in the near future, the head of High Council of Insurance Gholamreza Soleimani said in a press release on Tuesday, ILNA reported.

  • azari jahromi 2018-08-15 08:42

    Iran to promote export of nano-tech products

    TEHRAN – The Communication and Information Technology Ministry plans to promote export of nanotechnology products.

  • TPO Head Mojtaba Khosrotaj (2nd L) and TPO Deputy Head Mohammadreza Modoudi (2nd R) in a press conference on Tuesday 2018-08-15 08:41

    Annual non-oil exports set to reach $50b by March 2019

    TEHRAN- Iran’s value of non-oil exports is planned to reach $50 billion in the current Iranian calendar year, which ends on March 20, 2019, according to an official at Trade Promotion Organization (TPO).

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  • Pakistan’s Imran Khan to visit Iran after swearing-in ceremony 2018-08-14 20:27

    Pakistan’s Imran Khan to visit Iran after swearing-in ceremony

    TEHRAN – Pakistan’s prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan will visit Iran and Saudi Arabia following his swearing-in ceremony later this month.

  •  Laya Joneidi, the vice president for legal affairs 2018-08-14 20:26

    U.S. must pay Iran $110 billion in damages: VP

    TEHRAN – Laya Joneidi, the vice president for legal affairs, has said the U.S. government must pay Iran $110 billion in compensation over the damage it has done to the Iranian nation.

  • Hermidas Bavand 2018-08-14 20:25

    All-inclusive talks prerequisite for Caspian seabed carve-up: expert

    TEHRAN - A senior political analyst believes all Caspian Sea littoral states should sit down for negotiations over carving up seabed of the Caspian Sea.

  • shamkhani 2018-08-14 20:25

    Shamkhani highlights role of private sector in ‘economic war’ on Iran

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday that the private sector plays an important role in countering the “economic war” launched against Iran by the Trump administration.

  • Zarif felicitates Lebanon on defeating Israel in the 2006 war 2018-08-14 20:19

    Zarif felicitates Lebanon on defeating Israel in the 2006 war

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday congratulated the Lebanese over their military victory over the invading Israeli army in 2006, known as the 33-day war.

  • Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2018-08-14 17:07

    Iran selects nominees for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

    TEHRAN – Iran has announced its nominees for the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, a prestigious Swedish honor to promote children’s and youths’ literature in the world.

  • Isfahan film festival 2018-08-14 17:07

    Seven animated movies to compete in Isfahan film festival

    TEHRAN -- The organizers of the 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Isfahan have released the international animation lineup.

  • Bratislava 2018-08-14 17:06

    Kerman museum to showcase illustrations from Bratislava biennial

    TEHRAN -- A selection of works from the various editions of the Biennale of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) will be showcased in an exhibition in the Sanati Museum of Contemporary Art in Kerman.

  • “Subdued” 2018-08-14 17:05

    “Subdued” named best film at Hafez Awards

    TEHRAN -- “Subdued”, director Hamid Nematollah’s drama about an emotional journey, has been named best film at the 18th Hafez Awards, Iran’s first and only private awards in the film industry and TV productions.

  • نشست خبری کارلوس کی روش سرمربی تیم ملی فوتبال 2018-08-14 15:57

    Carlos Queiroz to stay as Iran coach until 2019 AFC Asian Cup

    TEHRAN – Carlos Queiroz will remain as Iran national football team coach until the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

  • Haider al-Abadi 2018-08-14 15:53

    Iraqi PM walks back on commitment to U.S. sanctions on Iran

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has contradicted his recent reluctant commitment to abide by renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran, saying his government only committed to not using dollars in transactions with Tehran.

  • An undated photo above shows a circle of foreign and domestic travelers visiting the ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran. 2018-08-14 13:41

    Tourism projects worth $10b underway in Iran

    TEHRAN — Some 1,884 tourism projects valued at 430 trillion rials (nearly $10.2 billion) are underway in Iran, tourism chief Ali-Asghar Mounesan said on Sunday.

  • مهرو کمرانی 2018-08-14 12:05

    Kimia Alizadeh could retire from taekwondo, coach says

    TEHRAN – Iranian woman taekwondo athlete Kimia Alizadeh may be forced to retire from the sport forever, Mahroo Komrani said.

  • Yemen war challenges Saudi moral authority 2018-08-14 11:59

    By Dr. James M. Dorsey

    Yemen war challenges Saudi moral authority

    Saudi conduct of its ill-fated war in Yemen coupled with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s alignment with the Trump administration and Israel, and his often coercive approach to diplomatic relations, has opened the door to challenges of the kingdom’s moral leadership of the Sunni Muslim world, a legitimizing pillar of the ruling Al Saud family’s grip on power.

  • Trump vs Iran 2018-08-14 11:37

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. Won't Benefit From Imposing Sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN - The United States' unilateral and secondary sanctions against Iran have been widely reflected in international media. Meanwhile, many Western analysts believe that the the international system isn't going to comply with Washington's sanctions against Tehran, and this will reduce the impact of these sanctions on our country.

  • On the occasion of marriage of Hazrat Fatima al-Zahra (SA) and Imam Ali (AS) 2018-08-14 11:30

    On the occasion of marriage of Hazrat Fatima al-Zahra (SA) and Imam Ali (AS)

    Many of us have probably placed ourselves and even others in difficult conditions and unnecessary expenses only to pass through the regular routines of life. Interestingly enough if we think clearly, many of these hardships we put ourselves through are rootless, and derive only from an unnecessary norm and culture that have found its way into society affecting our lives either willingly or unwillingly.

  • Iron dome; from mythology to falsehood 2018-08-14 11:29

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Iron dome; from mythology to falsehood

    TEHRAN - Zionist officials have pretended to have the largest, most powerful and advanced missile defense system. It is known as the Iron Dome, and it is not what it’s cranked up to be.

  • The Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) 2018-08-14 11:21

    J&K to have new governor later this month

    TEHRAN - The Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) state is expected to get a new governor later this month as the incumbent’s 10-year term comes to an end, reports in Indian media said, quoting the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Kashmir pointsman Ram Madhav.

  • Iran-Pakistan 2018-08-14 11:20

    Under Imran Khan govt., Pakistan likely to shift focus from Riyadh to Tehran

    TEHRAN - As Pakistan’s prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan prepares to take oath of office next week, there is lot of speculation about his foreign policy, especially Islamabad’s relations with Tehran and Riyadh.

  • Taliban 2018/08/14

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Taliban overruns Ghazni city, Afghan and U.S. officials clueless

    TEHRAN - Barely a week after the U.S. officials reportedly held ‘secret talks’ with the Taliban in Qatar, the insurgent group has launched a series of coordinated attacks in multiple provinces across Afghanistan. According to media reports, more than 200 Afghan security personnel have been killed over the past four days in fighting with the Taliban in three different provinces – Ghazni, Faryab and Baghlan.

  • Taliban 2018-08-14 11:11

    Taliban and Afghan forces fight for control over Afghanistan’s strategic city

    TEHRAN - Four days after the intense fighting between the Taliban and Afghan government forces in the strategic southeastern city of Ghazni, more than 200 Afghan police officers and soldiers have been killed so far. Hospitals are packed with wounded civilians, including women and children, and roads on the city outskirts have been reportedly manned by the Taliban to prevent the arrival of military reinforcements.

  • Taliban 2018-08-14 11:09

    Taliban delegation meets top Uzbek govt. officials

    TEHRAN - In a significant development that underscores the growing clout of the Taliban, a delegation from the militant group reportedly met officials in Uzbekistan last week to discuss issues related to transport and power lines and peace in Afghanistan.