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  • An interior view of Malek al-Tojjar boutique hotel, which has been repurposed from a historic mansion in Yazd. 2018-02-23 11:10

    Private sector to revive, operate more historical monuments in Iran

    TEHRAN – A total of 269 historical places and monuments across Iran are to be ceded to the private sector with the aim of receiving better conservation through repurposing them into thriving eco-lodges or other profitable niches.

  • Sayed Abbas Al Musawi 2018-02-23 11:09

    By Sondoss Al Asaad

    Sayed Abbas Al Musawi: A Revolutionary Hero

    BEIRUT - Each time a man stands up for a stance or strikes out against prejudice and tyranny, he sends forth a ripple of hope, which builds a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of subjugation. Sayed Abbas Al Moswai, one of the major founders of Hezbollah movement in Lebanon and the former Secretary General of Hezbollah, witnessed the cruelty of his time. He felt the pain and experienced the agony of the Lebanese and the other oppressed nations. Al Moswai perceived the tragedy of the people of Palestine since he was young and participated actively to remove the two brotherly peoples’ occupation nightmare; the Palestinians and the Lebanese.

  •  Nabeel Rajab 2018-02-23 10:52

    By Sondoss Al Asaad

    Nabeel Rajab: The voice of the voiceless

    BEIRUT - Nabeel Rajab, a Bahraini prominent human rights advocate, is serving a pre-trail detention for exercising his right to freedom of expression, amid the international calls to immediately and unconditionally release him. The Bahraini authorities detained Rajab in relation to his activism, and to statements he post on twitter. Rajab had been found guilty of ‘spreading rumours and untruthful information’ against the Bahraini government in TV interviews.

  • اسپانیا سفیر 2018-02-23 10:46

    Spain mulling trade with Iran in national currencies

    TEHRAN - Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis has said his country is mulling to switch to national currencies in bilateral trade with Iran, IRNA reported.

  • No hikes in drug price: health minister 2018-02-23 10:43

    No hikes in drug price: health minister

    TEHRAN – Drug prices have not spiked over the past few months, IRNA quoted Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi as saying on Wednesday.

  • ‘Iran-Switzerland Science Day’ proposed 2018-02-23 10:37

    ‘Iran-Switzerland Science Day’ proposed

    TEHRAN – Seeking to promote scientific cooperation between the two countries, Iranian Science Minister Mansur Gholami expressed readiness for organizing ‘Iran-Switzerland Science Day’ event.

  • Spanish FM and Rouhani 2018-02-23 05:00

    Dutch, Spanish FMs hold talks with Iranian president

    TEHRAN – The Dutch and Spanish foreign ministers who made separate visits to Tehran on Wednesday held talks with top Iranian officials including President Rouhani, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, Supreme National Security Secretary Ali Shamkhani and Ali Akbar Velayati, the foreign Policy advisor to the Leader.

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال استقلال و الهلال 2018-02-22 17:01

    Iran files complaint over Al Hilal's minute's silence snub

    Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) filed a complaint to Asian Football Confederation (AFC) against Al Hilal after the Saudi Arabian team’s players failed to respect a minute’s silence for the victims of Iranian plane crash.

  • Loans 2018-02-22 12:53

    Loans to economic sector increase 8% in 10 months

    TEHRAN- Iranian banks gave 6.42 quadrillion rials (about $102.3 billion) of facilities to domestic economic sector during the 10 months ending to January 20, 2018, which shows eight percent growth in comparison with the same time span in the previous year, ILNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Car imports 2018-02-22 08:32

    Iran imported 66,196 cars in 11 months

    TEHRAN- Iran imported 66,196 cars valued at over $1.756 billion during the elevn-month period ended on February 19, IRNA reported on Wednesday citing the data by Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).

  •  Sadegh Najafi 2018-02-22 07:49

    31,500 industrial units to be renovated by Mar. 2019

    TEHRAN- Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization has renewal of 31,500 industrial units on its agenda by the end of the upcoming Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), the organization’s managing director announced.

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  • SCI 2018-02-21 19:19

    Inflation rate stands at 8.3%: statistical center

    TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate for the 12-month period ended on the last day of the eleventh Iranian calendar month Bahman (February 19) compared to the same period in the previous year hit 8.3 percent.

  • South Pars gas field 2018-02-21 19:18

    First train of SP phases 22-24 sweetening refinery comes online

    TEHRAN- The first train of sweetening refinery of phases 22, 23 and 24 of Iran’s South Pars gas field was put into operation and the phases are ready to receive sour gas, according to the operator of the phases.

  • Search and rescue teams heading are looking for bodies and the plane wreckage 2018-02-21 19:18

    Bodies recovered from plane crash site

    TEHRAN — Four days after a passenger plane heading from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasouj crashed into Dena mountain range, search and rescue teams on Wednesday found and recovered some of the bodies.

  • ولایتی 2018-02-21 19:17

    Chaos in West Asia has affected Europe: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Wednesday that chaos in West Asia affected the European countries.

  • khoshroo 2018-02-21 19:16

    Iran’s UN envoy calls nuclear deal example of patient diplomacy’

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ambassador to the UN said on Tuesday that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is an example of “patient diplomacy”.

  • Smart cities 2018-02-21 19:16

    Polish investors invited to smart city projects in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi has asked polish investors and companies to take part in smart city projects in the Iranian capital, Fars reported on Wednesday.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2018-02-21 19:15

    Violence against police intolerable, Rouhani warns

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has strongly condemned violence against police forces, saying violent behavior against police “will not be tolerated under any circumstances”.

  • Habibollah Bitaraf 2018-02-21 19:13

    Total to maximize Iranian share in South Pars project

    TEHRAN – Total has created a comprehensive database of Iranian contractors and equipment manufacturers to maximize the use of Iranian capacities in the development of phase 11 of Iran’s South Pars gas field, Shana reported on Wednesday quoting an oil official.

  • spring 2018-02-21 19:12

    Invite spring with colorful flowers to your home

    For most people, the spring season is associated with flowers, green earth and blue sky. In Iran, the New Year Celebration, Noruz, is the exact astronomical beginning of the spring.

  • دیدار دبیر کل دی 8 و خداحافظی سفیر آفریقای جنوبی با آقای محمد جواد ظریف وزیر امور خارجه 2018-02-21 19:04

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Iran-proposed security architecture taken seriously: Zarif

    MUNICH – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said his proposal for a new security architecture in the Persian Gulf region has been taken seriously “by serious people”.

  • هندبال شهید چمران لارستان مسابقات غرب آسیا 2018-02-21 18:54

    Iran come first at West Asian Women's Handball Championship

    Iran finished in first place at the 2018 West Asian Women's Handball Championship on Wednesday.

  • Art auction to raise funds for poor pediatric patients  2018-02-21 18:46


    Art auction to raise funds for poor pediatric patients 

    TEHRAN – A number of galleries and collectors plan to organize an art auction at Tehran’s Homa Hotel on Friday to raise funds for poor pediatric patients.

  • Exhibition industry poster showcase 2018-02-21 18:43


    Exhibition industry poster showcase opens in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – Posters on the exhibition industry are on display in an exhibit that opened at the Tehran International Permanent Fairground on Wednesday.

  • Iranian filmfest 2018-02-21 18:41

    U.S. university hosting Iranian filmfest 

    TEHRAN – The second edition of the Wisconsin Iranian Film Festival (WIFF) is currently underway at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (WUD) in the United States.

  • A Persian copy of “30,000 Years of Art” 2018-02-21 18:39

    “30,000 Years of Art” published in Persian 

    TEHRAN – The Phaidon Press’ great book “30,000 Years of Art: The Story of Human Creativity across Time and Space” has been published in Persian in Tehran.

  •  “Sing in the Mist” 2018-02-21 18:37

    Akbar Radi’s play on Literacy Corps on stage in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – “Sing in the Mist”, a play by foremost Iranian writer Abar Radi about a number of uncultured teachers from the Literacy Corps in Iran, is currently on stage at Tehran’s Sangelaj Theater. 

  • Parviz Tanavoli 2018-02-21 18:36

    Sculptor Parviz Tanavoli’s students to showcase works at Tehran gallery 

    TEHRAN – A number of students of the prominent sculptor Parviz Tanavoli will display their works in an exhibition, which will open at Tehran’s Jaleh Gallery on Friday.

  • علیرضا جهانبخش 2018-02-21 17:51

    It’s my dream to play in Bundesliga: Alireza Jahanbakhsh

    TEHRAN – Iranian international midfielder Alireza Jahanbakhsh says he is dreaming to play in the Bundesliga.