Iran

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  • An adult literacy course 2017/12/29

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Literacy is a right and a means of gaining other rights

    TEHRAN — Literacy, a benchmark for social and economic progress, is a right and a channel for achieving other rights.

  • Mahak advances in childhood cancer treatment 2017-12-29 07:51

    Mahak advances in childhood cancer treatment

    TEHRAN – The number of children with cancer that have been recuperated in the Mahak Society has increased by 9 percent year on year, ISNA quoted Mahak director Arasb Ahmadian as saying on Wednesday.

  • Iran’s fertility rate reaches normal levels: expert 2017-12-29 07:50

    Iran’s fertility rate reaches normal levels: expert

    TEHRAN – Fertility rate in Iran has reached replacement level which means the country is no longer underpopulated, chairman of Population Association of Iran said on Wednesday

  • FATF against independent nations: economist 2017-12-28 12:10

    FATF against independent nations: economist

    TEHRAN – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is a leverage used by the United States and its allies to confront independent nations, said the chairman of the economic committee of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations.

  • Photo shows a collection of Iranian potteries that are meticulously inlaid with enamel 2017-12-28 09:06

    New handicrafts marketplaces to come on stream

    TEHRAN – A total of five newly-constructed handicrafts marketplaces are due to be inaugurated in various cities of Markazi province, central Iran.

  • Towers of silence where antiquity meets modernity 2017-12-27 20:04

    Towers of silence where antiquity meets modernity

    TEHRAN – Towers of silence in central Iran are not any more dedicated to bones of the dead to get cleaned by vultures. In modern era, they are just peaceful destinations for domestic and foreign travelers.

  • Myanmar 2017-12-27 20:03

    Iran ‘Yes’ vote to Myanmar resolution registered at UN: Qassemi

    TEHRAN – Iran says the country’s positive vote to a resolution on the violation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has been registered at the United Nations.

  • cyber policy 2017-12-27 09:47

    By Sajad Abedi

    The effect of cybernetic on practical politics and theories of international relations

    Tehran _ The space for policy and cyber interaction or, more accurately, the "cyber policy" space, is considered to be the most recent and most important area of interest among policy and international experts in the theoretical and practical field, which neglects it can cause serious damage and unpredictable for countries as the most important actors in the field of international relations.

  • Iran, Pakistan to discuss parliamentary co-op 2017-12-27 09:12

    Iran, Pakistan to discuss parliamentary co-op

    TEHRAN – A lawmaker said on Tuesday that during the upcoming visit by Pakistani Parliament Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq to Tehran, the two sides will discuss the agreement for parliamentary cooperation.

  • Iran’s Defense chief: No letup to upgrade defense power 2017-12-27 09:11

    Iran’s Defense chief: No letup to upgrade defense power

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic will boost its military prowess with full strength and without any halt, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Tuesday.

  • State-run organizations obliged to recruit persons with disabilities  2017-12-27 07:40

    State-run organizations obliged to recruit persons with disabilities

    TEHRAN — As per an article of the bill on rights of persons with disabilities Majlis (the Iranian parliament) has mandated state-run organizations to recruit persons with disabilities.

  • Iran’s mean precipitation drops by 56% 2017-12-27 07:34

    Iran’s mean precipitation drops by 56%

    TEHRAN – Iran has experienced a 56-percent decrease in average precipitation over the period from September 23-December 25 compared to the same period in the long run, the country’s meteorological organization has announced.

  • Cheetah cub saved from smugglers 2017-12-27 07:30

    Cheetah cub saved from smugglers

    TEHRAN – Following the arrest of an animal-trafficking band in Tehran, an Asiatic cheetah cub was discovered and required measures were taken for her protection, Iran’s Department of Environment official website reported on Tuesday.

  • French FM to visit Iran on January 6 2017-12-26 21:19

    French FM to visit Iran on January 6

    TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is going to visit Iran on January 6 to discuss regional matters with Iranian officials.

  • دیدار رئیس دانشگاه ملی استرالیا با علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-12-26 21:18

    Velayati: UN resolution exposed U.S. isolation

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has hailed a recent UN resolution on al-Quds (Jerusalem), saying its approval demonstrated Washington’s isolation in the international community.

  • دیدار محسن رضایی 2017-12-26 21:15

    Iran infiltrated ISIS: Rezaee

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, on Tuesday lauded Iran’s intelligence service, saying when ISIS-related documents are released, the world would come to realize that Iranian intelligence forces had infiltrated the terrorist group prior to its collapse.

  • Lavrov 2017-12-26 21:12

    Lavrov: Anti-JCPOA moves send wrong signal to North Korea 

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Tuesday that U.S. measures against the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – the official name for the nuclear agreement between Iran and great powers - is sending a destructive message to North Korea which is caught in a fierce nuclear dispute with the United States.

  • Female Iranian, Syrian MPs discuss ways to empower women 2017-12-26 09:14

    Female Iranian, Syrian MPs discuss ways to empower women

    TEHRAN – Female Iranian and Syrian lawmakers held a meeting on Sunday underlining the need to promote parliamentary cooperation to empower women.

  • A combination photo depicts Hossein Sajedi, an Iranian collector and musician, as well as some of his sound and music gear. 2017-12-26 08:59

    Museum dedicated to sound and music to open in Tabriz

    TEHRAN – A museum devoted to sound and music gear is due to open its doors to the public in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz, which will be the capital of Islamic tourism in 2018.

  • Illogical reservations about bill on violence against women 2017-12-26 07:24

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Illogical reservations about bill on violence against women

    TEHRAN — While there are news about adoption of a bill on banning violence against women there seems to be unreasonable reservations about the issue.

  • Mohammad Hanif Daneshyar 2017-12-26 07:24

    Kabul: Iran helping Afghanistan in fight against narcotics

    TEHRAN — Iran is giving a helping hand to Afghanistan in fight against drug trafficking, spokesman for Afghanistan Ministry of Counter Narcotics Mohammad Hanif Daneshyar has said.

  • A view of Si-o-Se-Pol bridge in Isfahan 2017-12-25 20:12

    Drought poses no threat to Isfahan’s Si-o-Se-Pol: official

    TEHRAN – Years of drought conditions has not so far raised any “new” threat to Si-o-Se-Pol, a historical bridge with 33 arches in the city of Isfahan, a senior tourism official says.

  • Navy chief: U.S. seeking to create discord in the region 2017-12-25 13:21

    Navy chief: U.S. seeking to create discord in the region

    TEHRAN – Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi on Sunday warned of U.S. plots to create discord among regional countries and block cooperation between them, Fars reported.

  • Rouhani wishes New Year without violence 2017-12-25 13:21

    Rouhani wishes New Year without violence

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued separate congratulatory messages to world’s top leaders, wishing a happy Christmas and a new year without violence and injustice, Mehr reported.

  • Air defense key to secure country: commander 2017-12-25 13:21

    Air defense key to secure country: commander

    TEHRAN – A top commander said on Sunday that air defense is a main force against possible attacks against the country. 

  • Zarif’s Iran wishes ‘happy and peaceful Christmas to all’ 2017-12-25 13:20

    Zarif’s Iran wishes ‘happy and peaceful Christmas to all’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday extended Christmas greetings to all Christians across the world, ISNA reported.

  •  Tehran dismisses Bahraini FM’s remarks as ‘too petty’ 2017-12-25 13:20

    Tehran dismisses Bahraini FM’s remarks as ‘too petty’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Saturday condemned the Bahraini foreign minister’s “petty” remarks against the Islamic Republic, saying Iran is the cradle of ancient and glorious history and civilization.

  • Sand and dust storm in Ahwaz, Khuzestan province 2017-12-25 09:29

    ‘UNGA draft resolution turns combating SDS into a global issue’

    TEHRAN — The adoption of a draft on combating sand and dust storms (SDS) in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) will turn it into a global issue which can garner international support to tackle its detrimental effects, the Iranian ambassador to the UN said.

  • Traffic in Tehran 2017-12-25 09:23

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Tehran traffic schemes: Does anyone think twice about air pollution?

    TEHRAN — Tehran Municipality has resumed talks over the past few days concentrating on altering traffic schemes to ease congestion and abating air pollutions.

  • air pollution 2017-12-25 09:19

    Govt. should stand firm against acquisitive industry: environment chief

    TEHRAN – “Health, environmental safety and the rights of future generations cannot be neglected and the government should take a determined stand against the industry’s passion for acquisitiveness,” chief of the Department of Environment, Isa Kalantari, said on Saturday.