Iran

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  • سازمان همکاری های شانگهای 2017-06-05 14:46

    China backs Iran's membership in Shanghai security bloc

    China supports Iran's membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) security bloc, jointly led by China and Russia, and the subject will be discussed at the group's summit this week, a senior diplomat said on Monday.

  • iran russia turkey 2017-06-02 18:18

    Talks on de-escalation zones ongoing, but more time needed: Russia

    TEHRAN – Russian, Iranian, and Turkish military experts are still working out details of the de-escalation zones they agreed to create in Syria on May 4, a Russian foreign ministry official said on Friday.

  • Erdogan 2017-06-02 15:29

    Erdogan says to build walls on Iran, Iraq borders

    TEHRAN - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Thursday that his country plans to construct walls along its borders with Iran and Iraq, similar to the one currently being erected along the frontier with Syria.

  • fazli 2017-06-01 10:59

    Interior minister: Not a single vote displaced

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli stressed on Wednesday that “not a single vote” was displaced in the May 19 election, IRNA reported.

  • Beat the heat: Tehran adjacent to myriad natural destinations 2017-06-01 02:26

    Beat the heat: Tehran adjacent to myriad natural destinations

    TEHRAN – Though Tehran inspires many travelers with its art, history and majesty, the summer is the right time for its residents who have been fancying to escape from its scorching temperature to a wealth of cool tourist spots dotted nearby the bustling metropolis.

  • A general view of Anzali Free Zone in northern Iran. 2017-05-31 19:05

    Anzali Free Zone on way to be a tourist hotspot

    TEHRAN – Soaring numbers of travelers to Anzali Free Zone along with ongoing efforts to boost its tourism infrastructure are sure signs that it is on track to become a bustling tourist hub in northern Iran.

  • Huge Kabul blast shows failure to counter terror, Iran regrets 2017-05-31 18:58

    Huge Kabul blast shows failure to counter terror, Iran regrets

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday strongly condemned a huge bomb blast in the Afghan capital Kabul, saying failure to counter terrorism and cut support for the extremists have led to increase in number of terrorist attacks.

  • Parasite 2017-05-31 18:13

    DEFC making doc on history of animation in Iran 

    TEHRAN – The Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC) is producing a documentary that will chronicle the history of animation in Iran.

  • rouhani 2017-05-31 17:57

    MPs warn Rouhani of impeachment over UESCO 2030 agenda

    TEHRAN – 12 MPs on Wednesday wrote a cautionary letter to President Hassan Rouhani and asked him to desist from following UNECO 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-31 15:10

    Iran calls Gen. Mattis’ accusations ‘fabricated’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that accusations made by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis against Iran are “unfounded” and “fabricated”.

  • Vladimir Yevsiyev 2017-05-31 10:54

    Tehran-Moscow ties a proper response to Trump: CIS official 

    TEHRAN – The deputy chief of the Institute of the Commonwealth of Independent States believes a strong relationship between Tehran and Moscow would be the most proper response to U.S. President Donald Trump.

  • Six Iranian sailors return to their families 2017-05-31 10:04

    Six Iranian sailors return to their families

    TEHRAN – After three months of wandering in the Indian Ocean, the six Iranian sailors were finally returned home, ISNA news agency reported.

  • Rouhani's swearing-in to be held on August 6 2017-05-31 09:56

    Rouhani's swearing-in to be held on August 6

    TEHRAN – A member of the presiding board of Iran’s parliament has announced that the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Hassan Rouhani will be held on August 6 in the parliament.

  • House arrests should not be discussed in public: Nobakht 2017-05-31 09:54

    House arrests should not be discussed in public: Nobakht

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht has said that the issue of house arrests should not be openly discussed in public, noting it should be debated at the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC).

  • 02br4 kamalvandi.jpg 2017-05-31 08:53

    Arak reactor to become operational in 3-4 years: nuclear official 

    TEHRAN – The work on redesigning the Arak nuclear reactor is being carried out according to the plans and the reactor will be inaugurated in the next three to four years, the spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said on Wednesday.

  • Iran warns against humanitarian crisis in Yemen 2017-05-30 21:23

    Iran warns against humanitarian crisis in Yemen

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry has warned of widespread famine and risk of starvation in Yemen, blaming Riyadh for the catastrophe in the war-torn country.

  • Harun Yahya 2017-05-30 13:04

    By Harun Yahya

    The Road to peace in Syria 

    Truly the only way to end the civil war in Syria is cooperation between regional countries including Turkey, Russia and Iran. The involvement of other foreign powers would not be able to offer a permanent solution. Therefore, it is great to see that new developments reflect this sentiment and a regional cooperation is being built. The meeting that took place on December 20, 2016 in Moscow between the foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran, which resulted in a joint declaration, marked the beginning of such cooperation. 

  • Afghan refugees 2017-05-30 11:05

    Iran to receive €10m in humanitarian funding from EU

    TEHRAN — The European Commission has offered €10 million in humanitarian funding to help Iran complement efforts to provide for the basic needs of Afghan refugees and their families, with emphasis on education of children, protection, food, water, health and sanitation.

  • Majlis 2017-05-30 09:37

    Two right-wing factions agree on list for Majlis presiding board

    TEHRAN – Two right-wing factions - Velaee and Independents - have agreed on introducing a shared list as candidates for the Majlis presiding board.

  • سیل سریلانکا 2017-05-30 09:33

    Iran sympathizes with Sri Lanka over deadly natural disaster

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Monday expressed condolences to the people and government of Sri Lanka over deadly floods and landslides, Tasnim reported.

  • larijani 2017-05-30 09:31

    Majlis speaker congratulates Lebanon on liberation anniversary

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has congratulated Lebanon on its Liberation Day anniversary.

  • A file photo depicts a Western sightseer looking at a travel book on Iran. 2017-05-30 09:22

    Iran to extend “rest facilities” to cope with tourist influx

    TEHRAN – Iran’s booming tourism industry is putting a strain on public infrastructure across the country, particularly on public toilets, and this is a concern that is to be addressed through building new rest facilities nationwide.

  • astana 2017-05-29 19:34

    By Ali Kushki 

    Iran prepared to deploy troops in Syria

    TEHRAN – Iran is ready to dispatch troops to Syria, as the case maybe, to monitor compliance with the May 4 agreement with Russia and Turkey to create four “de-escalation zones” in the embattled territory, its Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday. 

  • Espinas Palace Hotel 2017-05-29 17:39

    More 4&5 star hotels to jumpstart Iranian hospitality industry

    TEHRAN – A total of 20 four- and five-star hotels will be inaugurated across Iran by the end of the current calendar year (March 20, 2018), a tourism official has said.

  • وزارت ورزش 2017-05-29 10:36

    National youth organization to be reinstituted

    TEHRAN – The defunct national youth organization is going to be reinstituted, according to the deputy sports and youth minister.

  • یازدهمین مجمع عمومی حزی موتلفه اسلامی 2017-05-29 10:32

    Coalition party thanks people for high turnout

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Coalition Party, who nominated Mostafa Mirsalim as its presidential candidate, has thanked the people for their huge turnout in election on May 19.

  • شورای شهر همدان 2017-05-29 10:31

    Vetting bodies verify council election results in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Two bodies tasked with overseeing elections have officially validated the results of the May 19 council election in Tehran.

  • zafar satellite 2017-05-29 10:27

    Iran to launch 1st sensor-operational satellite

    TEHRAN – The director of the Iran Space Research Center has announced that Iran will send a new home-made sensing-operational satellite, named “Soha”, next year.

  • پزشکیان 2017-05-29 10:09

    Reformist Pezeshkian runs for Majlis speakership

    TEHRAN – Reformist MP Masoud Pezeshkian has signed up for the candidacy of Majlis speakership, local news outlets reported on Sunday.

  • Iranian ophthalmologist Behnam Ghaffarzadeh examines a duck that has just undergone cataract extract at the surgeon’s office in Tabriz, northwest Iran, on May 25, 2017. 2017-05-29 09:44

    Duck undergoes cataract surgery in Tabriz

    Iranian ophthalmologist Behnam Ghaffarzadeh examines a duck that has just undergone cataract extraction at the surgeon’s office in the northwestern city of Tabriz, May 25, 2017.