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  • Negar Moqaddam acts in a scene from “Dressage”.  2018-06-10 18:51

    “Dressage” receives two nominations at Shanghai filmfest 

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Puya Badkubeh’s debut drama “Dressage” has been nominated for best film while the film’s star Negar Moqaddam received a nomination for best actress at the 21st Shanghai International Film and TV Festival, the organizers have announced.

  • rouhani 2018-06-10 18:46

    Tehran, Beijing sign four cooperation documents

    Rouhani, Xi meet in China

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, met on Sunday in Qingdao, China, on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit.

  • cft 2018-06-10 17:39

    Iranian parliament suspends debates on CFT ratification for 2 months

    TEHRAN – Iran’s parliament on Sunday decided to suspend debates on joining the convention on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) for two months until negotiations with the European Union on the fate of the 2015 nuclear agreement becomes clear.

  • کاراته- امیرمهدیزاده 2018-06-10 16:52

    Iran’s Mehdizadeh takes gold at Karate 1-Premier League

    TEHRAN – Amir Mehdizadeh from Iran claimed a gold medal at the fifth stage of Karate 1-Premier League on Sunday.

  • Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying 2018-06-09 21:49

    Beijing says to continue economic cooperation with Tehran

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has announced that Beijing will continue economic cooperation with Iran.

  • parliament 2018-06-09 21:47

    Parliamentary group opposes Iran joining FATF as fate of nuclear deal is in disarray

    TEHRAN – A number of conservative Iranian lawmakers, who are members of the Velayat (Jurisprudence) faction, issued a statement on Saturday calling on other fellow parliamentarians not to approve the legislation on joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as the U.S. pullout from the nuclear agreement has put the fate of the accord in disarray.

  • Majlis 2018-06-09 21:46

    Majlis following up on Tehran school scandal

    TEHRAN — The education and research committee of Majlis [the Iranian parliament] is following up on an allegedly sexually scandal at a school in Tehran, MP Davoud Mohammadi has said.

  • Iran-US 2018-06-09 21:46

    U.S. exports to Iran grow 77% in 4 months

    TEHRAN- According to the latest report of American Statistical Association (ASA), Iran’s imports of the U.S. products grew 77 percent in the first four months of 2018 in comparison with the same period in 2017.

  • railway 2018-06-09 21:46

    Cargo transport via railway hits 47m tons in a year

    TEHRAN- Some 47 million tons of cargo were transported via railway in Iran during the past Iranian calendar year 1396 (ended on March 20), Saeed Rasouli, an official in the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI), announced.

  • Smoking causes 11,000 deaths per year in Iran: expert 2018-06-09 21:45

    Smoking causes 11,000 deaths per year in Iran: expert

    TEHRAN — Smoking cigarette accounts for 11,000 deaths annually in Iran, Ramin Abrishami, a board member at Medical Science Branch of Islamic Azad University has said.

  • World Bank clarifies air pollution in Tehran: Health costs, sources, policies 2018-06-09 21:44

    World Bank clarifies air pollution in Tehran: Health costs, sources, policies

    TEHRAN — Industrialization and urbanization have worsened environmental health risks and pollution, especially in developing countries.

  • rouhani 2018-06-09 21:26

    Putin backs Iran’s membership in Shanghai Cooperation Organization

    Rouhani: More dialogue needed with Russia after U.S. nuclear deal exit

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said in a meeting on Saturday with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that more dialogue is needed between Tehran and Moscow now that Donald Trump has withdrawn the U.S. from the multilateral 2015 nuclear deal.

  • والیبال 2018-06-09 19:43

    VNL: Iran suffer narrow defeat to Brazil

    This may have been a match of five sets, but in the end of all came down to the final few points of the decider. When it mattered, Brazil rallied and found some golden moments to take it 3-2 (25-17, 23-25, 25-19, 21-25, 15-13). The turning point was most probably at 10-8 in the fifth when a pancake save led to a dig set from Bruno to Lucas on a C quick to hit a winner. From here their experience told and with a bit of luck they got to the magic 15 points first.

  • Ilyas Yalcintas 2018-06-09 18:36

    Iran denies Ilyas Yalcintas permission to perform concerts on Kish

    TEHRAN – The Music Office of Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance has denied Turkish pop singer Ilyas Yalcintas permission to perform any concerts on Kish Island.

  • “Lanturi” 2018-06-09 18:34

    “Lanturi” to be dubbed into Chinese

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Reza Dormishian’s social drama “Lanturi” will be dubbed into Chinese.

  • John Kerry: Trump proved Ayatollah Khamenei was right 2018-06-09 18:34

    John Kerry: Trump proved Ayatollah Khamenei was right

    TEHRAN – Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has sharply criticized the Trump administration’s Iran policy, saying Trump has confirmed everything that Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei feared about [trusting] America.

  • Shahab Hosseini poses during a photocall after accepting the Palme d’Or for best actor for his role in “The Salesman” during the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2016 in Ca 2018-06-09 18:30

    “Salesman” star Shahab Hosseini launches film studio

    TEHRAN – Shahab Hosseini, the Iranian actor who won a Cannes Palme d’Or for his role in Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman”, has established a film studio.

  • POGC 2018-06-09 17:56

    Installation of 6 South Pars platforms projected by Mar. 2019

    TEHRAN- Based on the planning made by Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing Iran’s South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf, six platforms will be installed on their designated offshore spots in different development phases of the field by the end of current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), a director in POGC announced.

  •  Hossein Kazempour Ardebili 2018-06-09 17:55

    Iran says OPEC won’t comply with U.S. request for Saudi output hike

    TEHRAN - Iran’s OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili on Friday slammed the U.S.’s request for Saudi Arabia to pump more oil so that it could cover a drop in Iranian exports, saying that OPEC would not comply with such requests.

  • UNCTAD 2018-06-09 17:55

    FDI inflows to Iran up nearly 50% in 2017: UNCTAD

    TEHRAN – According to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)’s latest report titled “world investment report 2018”, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into Iran increased by nearly 50 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year.

  • zarif 2018-06-09 17:30

    Zarif: World should rise up to resist U.S. extreme unilateralism

    In a letter to his counterparts around the world, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that the U.S. exit from the multilateral 2015 nuclear agreement shows that “the specter of an extreme unilateralism is once again hovering upon the world, and we all should rise up and resist it.”

  • کارلوس کی روش 2018-06-09 15:33

    Team Melli can stun Morocco: Carlos Queiroz

    TEHRAN – Head coach of Iran national football team Carlos Queiroz says they are ready to stun Morocco in the 2018 World Cup.

  • تیم بسکتبال سه نفره بانوان 2018-06-09 13:58

    Iran suffer losses at Women’s FIBA 3x3 World Cup

    TEHRAN – Iran lost to the U.S. and Uganda respectively in the Women’s FIBA 3x3 World Cup on Saturday.

  • ساره جوانمردی - تیراندازی بازیهای پارالمپیک 2018-06-09 12:06

    Iran’s Sareh Javanmardi named May’s Athlete of the Month

    TEHRAN – Sareh Javanmardi from Iran has been voted the Athlete of the Month for May after her outstanding performance at the 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships.

  • دیدار تیم ملی فوتبال ایران و ترکیه 2018-06-09 00:09

    Iran edge Lithuania in friendly

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team edged past Lithuania in a friendly match at the 45,000-seater Otkritie Arena, the home stadium of Spartak Moscow, on Friday.

  • Rupee 2018-06-08 20:38

    India to use Rupee, Euro to continue trade with Iran during sanctions

    TEHRAN - India is mulling over using Euro as well as the rupee to continue trade with Iran during the new rounds of the U.S. sanctions on Tehran.

  • Shapour Mohammadi 2018-06-08 20:37

    Euro-based Kish Intl. Stock Exchange to be inaugurated

    TEHRAN- Head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) Shapour Mohammadi told IRNA that in a bid to expand Iran’s euro-based transactions, Kish International Stock Exchange is planned to be inaugurated in future.

  • Iran, India 2018-06-08 20:36

    Tehran, New Delhi India to discuss preferential trade agreement in August

    TEHRAN – Iran and India are going to hold talks over a preferential trade agreement (PTA) in near future aiming to withstand the effect of the U.S. sanctions on Iran on the two sides’ trade.

  • Remaining JCPOA parties must ‘guarantee’ Iran’s benefits: Zarif 2018-06-08 20:05

    Remaining JCPOA parties must ‘guarantee’ Iran’s benefits: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says for the 2015 nuclear accord to stay alive, the remaining signatories need to guarantee that Iran will be “unconditionally” compensated with the return of American sanctions.

  • social emergency service 2018-06-08 19:57

    Iran to increase emergency social services centers

    TEHRAN -- Some 70 new centers for emergency social services will be launched and developed nationwide by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), Reza Ja’fari, the director of Emergency Social Services Organization, has said.