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  • José Graziano da Silva 2017-10-17 12:30

    By José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director General

    Roots of change: Make migration work for rural development

    Throughout history, one of the most effective strategies for people to look for a better future has been to move. In most cases leaving impoverished rural areas in search of more productive opportunities elsewhere. 

  • Rasoul Dorri-Esfahani 2017-10-17 11:28

    Translated by Morteza Ahmadi 

    Everything about Iranian nuclear spy

    TEHRAN _ (MNA) – Conviction of a member of nuclear negotiating team was confirmed at Tehran Appeals Court; mentioning some points on his previous background and activities is very thinkable.

  • Hanif Ghaffari 2017-10-17 11:12

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Decoding UK FM's remarks: London's green light to US against JCPOA

    TEHRAN _ Britain was a staunch supporter and main follower of the White House during Obama presidency in imposition of tough nuclear sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-10-17 11:05

    By Mohammad Ghaderi  Twitter: @ghaderi62

    Challenges McCain-Graham’s team face 

    John McCain and Lindsey Graham are two U.S. senators who from the start voiced opposition to the Iran deal didn’t shy away from expressing their objections once again in 2015 congressional voting.

  • Karbasian 2017-10-17 08:53

    Malaysian fin. min. to lead delegation to Iran in early 2018

    TEHRAN- In a meeting with Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Masoud Karbasian, Malaysia’s Minister of Finance Johari Abdul Ghani announced that he will lead an economic delegation to Iran in early 2018, Shada news agency reported on Monday.

  • Kish 2017-10-17 08:52

    cto host foreign investors, officials in 2 intl. events

    TEHRAN- Top economic foreign officials and investors are to attend an international exhibition and an international conference on Iran’s capital market on the southern Iranian Kish Island in late October, the Head of Public Relations at Securities and Exchange Organization Yaser Fallah announced.

  • Syria says U.S. proved it is not trustable 2017-10-17 08:51

    Syria says U.S. proved it is not trustable

    TEHRAN – The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s refusal to certify Iran’s compliance to the nuclear agreement, saying the move proves that Washington’s attitude toward international security and stability cannot be trusted.

  • (Watex 2017) 2017-10-17 08:50

    Watex2017 hosting 363 companies in Tehran

    TEHRAN - Some 363 foreign and domestic companies are participating in the 13th Iran International Water and Wastewater Exhibition (Watex 2017) which kicked off on Saturday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

  • Tehran to advance nuclear program if U.S. exits nuclear deal: MP 2017-10-17 08:50

    Tehran to advance nuclear program if U.S. exits nuclear deal: MP

    TEHRAN – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Monday that Iran would advance its nuclear program if Washington decides to withdraw from the nuclear agreement.

  • Baghdad: Iran closes border with Kurdistan upon Iraq’s request 2017-10-17 08:42

    Baghdad: Iran closes border with Kurdistan upon Iraq’s request

    TEHRAN – The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Iran has shut its border crossings to the Kurdistan region at the request of the Iraqi central government.

  • Kurds’ defeat in Kirkuk foiled Barzani’s plot: top advisor 2017-10-17 08:41

    Kurds’ defeat in Kirkuk foiled Barzani’s plot: top advisor

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Supreme Leader, said on Monday that the Kurdish forces’ defeat in Kirkuk foiled a dangerous plot hatched by Iraqi Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani against the region.

  • Exiting international agreements open to Iran too: Rouhani advisor 2017-10-17 08:41

    Exiting international agreements open to Iran too: Rouhani advisor

    TEHRAN – Pointing to President Donald Trump’s threat to exit the UN-endorsed nuclear deal, a senior political advisor to President Hassan Rouhani suggested on Monday that if the U.S. can pull out of international agreements then why not Iran.

  • Wooden fruit bowls are seen in a file photo 2017-10-17 08:37

    Tehran exhibit features wooden handcrafted vessels, utensils

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of wooden vessels and utensils, handcrafted by Iranian artisan Sajjad Badkoubeh, has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran.

  • UNHCR rep 2017-10-17 08:37

    By Marjan Golpira

    Iran set global precedent by opening refugees’ access to healthcare: UNHCR rep.

    TEHRAN - In his recent interview with the Tehran Times, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Tehran has praised Iran for providing very affordable healthcare services for refugees.

  • A view of Seyyed Abad bridge in Ardebil, northwest Iran 2017-10-17 08:36

    Safavid-era bridge undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body has rehabilitated the historical bridge of Seyyed Abad that stands tall in Ardebil, northwest Iran, CHTN reported on Sunday.

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  • ماکرون و ترزا می 2017-10-16 21:09

    Britain, France to work to enforce Iran nuclear deal: UK PM's office

    Britain and France are firmly committed to a 2015 Iranian nuclear deal and will work to ensure it is enforced, British Prime Minister Theresa May's office said on Monday after she spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron.

  • Iraq ready to host Arbaeen ceremony 2017-10-16 20:27

    Iraq ready to host Arbaeen ceremony

    TEHRAN – Iraqi ambassador to Tehran Rajih al-Moussawi on Monday voiced his country’s readiness to hold the Arbaeen ceremony, saying some 3 million Iranian pilgrims come to Iraq annually which shows the two nations’ close ties.

  • 18th International Exhibition of Telecommunications, Information Technology & Innovative CIT Solutions of Iran 2017-10-16 20:26

    Iran Telecom 2017 running with 102 foreign participants

    TEHRAN- The 18th International Exhibition of Telecommunications, Information Technology & Innovative CIT Solutions of Iran (Iran Telecom 2017) kicked off on Monday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds, IRNA reported.

  • CBI-EXIAR 2017-10-16 20:26

    CBI, EXIAR ink MOU on financing

    TEHRAN - Central Bank of Iran (CBI) and Export Insurance Agency of Russia (EXIAR) signed a financing memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Sunday.

  • Foreign travelers pose for a photo during their visit to the UNESCO-registered Persepolis, in southern Iran. 2017-10-16 20:25

    Booming small businesses can buttress tourism in Iran: official

    TEHRAN – Empowering small businesses can be used as an initiative which can consequently cater to boom in the country’s travel and hospitality sectors, said Ali-Asghar Mounesan, the director of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization.

  • Experts are seen at an excavation site at Tappeh Sofalin, northcentral Iran. 2017-10-16 20:24

    Traces of Elamite urban life detected in northcentral Iran

    TEHRAN – Vestiges of urban life attributed to Elamite-era (c. 2700 – 539 BC) have been found at Tappeh Sofalin, a prehistoric archaeological site located near Pishva, Tehran province, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • Photo depicts Iranian fishermen pulling a massive net near the northern city of Rasht on the southern Caspian Sea coast, October 15, 2017. 2017-10-16 20:24

    Fishing season commences in Caspian Sea

    Fishermen are pulling a massive net on the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, northern Iran, October 15, 2017. The fishing season starts routinely on October 12 and lasts for about six months. Roughly four thousand people in two coastal provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran get engaged in fishing during the season. PHOTO: Mojtaba Mohammadi/ IRNA

  • The skyline of Yazd, a UNESCO-registered city in central Iran 2017-10-16 20:24

    Yazd on way to become first “City of Tourists” in Iran

    TEHRAN – The UNESCO-listed historical city of Yazd has launched a pilot project that could eventually turn it to the first “City of Tourists” in Iran, becoming a role model for other most-visited cities across the country.

  • health 2017-10-16 20:23

    Shiraz to host intl. seminar on women’s health

    TEHRAN – The seventh international seminar on women’s health is to be opened on Wednesday in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran.

  • rural 2017-10-16 20:18

    MOU signed to support rural and nomad women for healthy food production

    TEHRAN – A memorandum of understanding was signed here on Sunday in support of producing healthy food by rural and nomad women.

  • ebtekar 2017-10-16 20:17

    Iran seeks stronger ties in women affairs with Pakistan, Mexico

    TEHRAN – The Iranian vice president, Masoumeh Ebtekar, in separate meetings with Pakistani and Mexican officials expressed Iran’s interest to boost mutual ties in women and family affairs.

  • سفر علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی به ارومیه 2017-10-16 20:14

    Syria’s future is promising: Larijani

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday that the future of Syria is “promising” and the crisis in the country will be settled.

  • larijani 2017-10-16 20:11

    No country should ditch nuclear deal: CTBTO chief

    TEHRAN - Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization Lassina Zerbo said on Monday that no country should take actions to ditch the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Volker Perthes 2017-10-16 20:10

    By Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Germany, EU have realized they must rely on themselves for security: SWP chief

    Volker Perthes says Germany does not try to personalize its foreign relations

    TEHRAN - Volker Perthes, director of the Berlin-based Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik - SWP), says Germany and other European Union members have realized that they must be more self-reliant to protect their security.