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  • qassemi 2017-05-25 13:02

    Security not ‘buyable’, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that security is not something to “buy”, noting security can be achieved only through reliance on one’s own people.

  • A prehistoric Iranian gold griffin-headed armlet dating back to the Achaemenid era (c. 550 – 330 BC). 2017-05-25 11:20

    Iranian goldsmiths show off skills at Florence Jewelry Week

    TEHRAN – Several Iranian goldsmiths are promoting their delicate expertise at the Florence Jewelry Week, which opened on May 24 in the very heart of the Italian city, the “Oltrarno” district near Santo Spirito Square.

  • 2017-05-25 11:20

    Tehran, Yerevan in accord for boosting co-op in agriculture

    TEHRAN – In a meeting on Tuesday, Iranian Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati and Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia Ignati Araqelyan agreed on expansion of cooperation in agriculture sector.

  • Nematzadeh 2017-05-25 11:19

    Iran nears last steps to finalize deal with Daimler

    TEHRAN- Iranian Industry Minister Mohammadreza Nematzadeh announced on Wednesday that Iran is taking the last steps to finalize its cooperation agreement with the German multinational automotive corporation, Daimler, IRANA reported.

  • علی اکبر ناطق نوری 2017-05-25 11:19

    Nateq Nouri: I resigned to act more freely

    TEHRAN – Nateq Nouri said on Wednesday that he resigned as the chief of the inspection bureau of the Supreme Leader’s office in order to enter political activities “more freely”.

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  • Iran kicks of massive military exercise 2017-05-24 23:15

    Iran kicks off massive military exercise

    TEHRAN – The Iranian army launched a military exercise in central Isfahan Province on Wednesday, as the country celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Liberation of Khorramshahr from the Iraqi occupation.

  • bahrain 2017-05-24 23:14

    Clampdown in Bahrain result of Trump’s cozy relationship with Riyadh: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the crackdown on Bahraini protestors is the result of Donald Trump’s cozy relationship with the despots in Riyadh.

  • ترامپ و ملک سلمان 2017-05-24 23:12

    Professor Mahmood Monshipouri

    Trump’s Anti-Iranian Gambit

    President Trump’s recent trip to Saudi Arabia and Israel was marked by ratcheting up his anti-Iranian rhetoric and a huge arms sale ($110 billion) to Saudi Arabia.  This massive infusion of military hardware and technology into the region raises many questions—not the least of which is what do the Saudis plan to do once having acquired such military might? 

  • علی شمخانی 2017-05-24 21:20

    Terror still looms though ISIS vanishing: Iran 

    TEHRAN – Terrorism continues to threaten the world although ISIS is losing territory, a senior Iranian security official said on Wednesday. 

  • عباس عراقچی 2017-05-24 21:17

    Trump making good on nuclear deal ‘so far’: top Iranian diplomat  

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump has “so far” honored his side of the international nuclear accord, one which he harshly berated as a presidential candidate.  

  • annan 2017-05-24 19:18

    Ex-UN chief urges Trump to reach out to Iran  

    TEHRAN - Former UN chief Kofi Annan urged U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday to reach out and talk to Iran, arguing that Tehran is “part of the solution” to the conflicts in the Middle East.

  • CRA pipes deal 2017-05-24 19:11

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran signs $630m deal to produce strategic oil equipment

    TEHRAN - By signing a contract worth $630 million with an Iranian-Spanish consortium on Wednesday, Iran joined the world’s manufacturers of special pipes, which are of strategic importance in the oil and gas industry.

  • تیم فوتسال زیر 20 سال ایران 2017-05-24 18:52

    Iran advance to AFC U-20 Futsal Championship final

    Iran advanced to the 2017 AFC U-20 Futsal Championship final after a resounding 7-5 victory over Thailand on Wednesday.

  •  Dariush Mehrjui 2017-05-24 18:35

    Iranian Film Festival in Zurich to honor Dariush Mehrjui

    TEHRAN – Veteran Iranian filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui will be honored for his lifetime achievements during the 3rd Iranian Film Festival in Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Asma-ul-Husna 2017-05-24 18:32

    IAF to host Asma-ul-Husna exhibition 

    TEHRAN – The 13th Asma-ul-Husna Annual Poster Exhibition that displays typographical works featuring the names of Allah, will open at the Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) in Tehran on Friday.

  • cartoon 2017-05-24 18:31

    Iranian cartoonists awarded at Romanian festival

    TEHRAN – Five Iranian artists were honored at the 11th edition of the HumoDeva International Cartoon Contest, which was held in Deva, Romania on May 12.

  • omar khayyam 2017-05-24 18:29

    Arte Povera installation to highlight Persian poet Omar Khayyam

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s Alef Book City will hold a conceptual Arte Povera installation, introducing the character and thoughts of the Persian poet Omar Khayyam (1048-1131), opening on Friday.

  • Javad Bakhtiari 2017-05-24 18:26

    S. Korean diplomat to showcase Persian calligraphy works by Javad Bakhtiari 

    TEHRAN -- South Korean Ambassador Kim Seung-ho will organize an exhibition of Persian calligraphy works by Iranian artist Javad Bakhtiari at his official residence in Tehran on Friday.

  • A poster for Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami’s final film “24 Frames” 2017-05-24 18:23

    “24 Frames” good ending for Kiarostami’s career: film expert

    TEHRAN – Iranian film expert Mohammad Atebbai said on Tuesday Abbas Kiarostami’s “24 Frames” was a good ending for the career of the world-renowned filmmaker.

  • A scene from Iranian director Alireza Dehqan’s documentary “Darkened Water” 2017-05-24 18:20

    “Darkened Water” named best film at Australia SCINEMA festival

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Alireza Dehqan’s documentary “Darkened Water” (“Owsia”) has been picked as best film at the 14th SCINEMA International Science Film Festival in Australia, the organizers have announced.

  • A general view of Dombkouh archeological site in southeast Iran. 2017-05-24 17:40

    Archaeological probe finds prehistoric gravestones in southeast Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of archaeologists has bumped into 5000-year-old gravestones during its probe into an ancient necropolis in Sistan-Baluchestan province, southeast Iran.

  • Iran u-20 football team 2017-05-24 15:30

    Iran stunned by Zambia at FIFA U-20 World Cup

    Iran squandered a two-goal advantage to lose 4-2 to Zambia in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 on Wednesday.

  • paddy fields 2017-05-24 13:50

    Rice planting at paddy fields in northern Iran

    Female farmers work on paddy fields planting rice after the fields are ploughed in the northern city of Rasht.  Planting season begins in mid-spring when the weather gets warm in the region. Rice seeds are first planted close together in one flooded paddy and grows into seedlings that will be transplanted into paddy fields.

  • Trump-Saudi 2017-05-24 10:24

    By Alex Ward

    What America’s new arms deal with Saudi Arabia says about the Trump administration

    President Trump has just announced the sale of a whopping $110 billion to Saudi Arabia which includes “tanks and helicopters for border security, ships for coastal security, intelligence-gathering aircraft, a missile-defense radar system, and cybersecurity tools,” reports ABC News. It forms part of a 10-year, $350 billion agreement in a “strategic vision” between the two countries, reports the Washington Post.

  • Turkey 2017-05-24 09:55

    By Ahmet A Sabanci

    The violence of Erdogan’s bodyguards in Washington DC is Turkey's new normal

    On 17 May, a slice of Erdogan’s Turkey found its way to Washington DC. That day, a group of Kurdish Americans gathered outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence to protest against the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. There, they were beaten, threatened and attacked by the Turkish leader’s bodyguards. A total of 11 people were injured. Instead of the attackers, two protesters were arrested.

  • AMBIran2017 2017-05-24 09:37

    Iran’s AMB expo kicks off in Tehran, hosting 20 countries

    TEHRAN – The second edition of Iran’s international metal working exhibition (AMBIran 2017) kicked off on Tuesday in Tehran.

  • SCI 2017-05-24 09:28

    Inflation rate down 0.2% in a month

    TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate fell 0.2 percent in the country in Ordibehesht, the second month of the current Iranian calendar year (April 21-May 21), from its previous month, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Iran-Oman 2017-05-24 09:27

    Tehran, Muscat to expand banking co-op

    TEHRAN – Iran and Oman central banks have reached agreements on expansion of mutual banking cooperation, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/24

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Iranian traditional medicine prioritizes health maintenance over treatment

    Overlooking Iranian traditional medicine, the most ancient medicine in the world, both nationwide and worldwide is what has deprived the country not only from introducing its primeval medical advances but its rich culture to the world.