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  • Iran Volleyball 2017-05-22 14:41

    Iranian volleyball players take selfie ahead of Poland match

    Iranian volleyball players took on-pitch selfie ahead of their friendly match against Poland Saturday night. Iran lost to powerhouse Poland in straight sets (25-19, 25-19, 25-23) in front of 11,000 cheering fans in Katowice. Igor Kolakovic had already defeated Montenegro twice and earned a victory over Slovenia and lost to them once in the past two weeks. The Iranian team are preparing for the FIVB World League 2017.  

  • Chinese-Ambassador.jpg 2017/05/22

    By H.E. PANG Sen, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Iran

    The Silk Road: Glorious Past and Even Brighter Future

    Over 2,000 years ago, an official delegation sent by the Chinese Emperor arrived in this piece of land after an arduous long journey. The road he travelled was the original ancient Silk Road and ever since then, the two civilizations of China and Persia had been interlinked with each other.

  • حضور سید ابراهیم رئیسی در انتخابات 2017-05-22 10:00

    Raisi demands probe into electoral ‘crimes’

    TEHRAN – Failed presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi wrote a letter to Guardian Council chief Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati on Sunday asking him to start an investigation into what he said were “electoral crimes” in the Friday presidential election.

  • انتخابات 2017-05-22 09:57

    Bird seller rises to city council in western Iran

    TEHRAN – A bird seller has been elected as the favorite candidate into the city council in Khorramabad, capital of the western province of Lorestan.

  • Iran will carry on its missile activities: Velayati 2017-05-22 09:55

    High turnout proves Iranians’ fondness for establishment: Velayati

    TEHRAN – The head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council has praised the people’s massive participation in the May 19 presidential and council elections, saying more than 70-percent participation proved that Iranians are still interested in their Islamic Revolution.

  • jazayeri 2017-05-22 09:55

    The sole path to peace lies in U.S. pullout from the region: Iranian general

    TEHRAN – The only way to peace in the Middle East is dependent on a pullout of Americans from the region, an Iranian military official said on Sunday in response to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who called for a shift in Tehran’s conduct during President Rouhani’s second term.

  • روحاني 2017-05-22 09:54

    Rouhani to hold press conference on Monday

    TEHRAN – Incumbent President Hassan Rouhani is going to hold a press conference three days after he emerged as the sweeping victor in the Friday presidential election.

  • Iran-Hungary 2017-05-22 09:53

    Iran, Hungary call for expansion of relations in poultry

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Agriculture Minister Hassan Rokni has called for expansion of cooperation between Iran and Hungary’s poultry industries, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • جشن انتخابات در سمنان 2017-05-22 09:45

    Government urges people not to cheer Rouhani victory on streets

    TEHRAN – The Interior Ministry’s election headquarters on Saturday issued a statement calling on people not to create heavy traffic congestion in streets to cheer Hassan Rouhani’s victory in the May 19 presidential election.

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  • Nayereh Sadat Pirouzbakht 2017-05-22 09:22

    Iran re-elected as coordinator of FAO's RCC for the Near East

    TEHRAN- During the held FAO/WHO Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC) on May 15-19 in Rome, the Islamic Republic of Iran was re-elected as the coordinator of FAO’s regional meeting for Near East for the second consecutive term, IRIB news reported on Sunday.

  • NITC 2017-05-22 09:14

    NITC, Indian refiners ready to expand cooperation

    TEHRAN- National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) Managing Director Sirous Kianersi said that in his meeting with Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan he has announced NITC’s readiness for the continuous and safe shipment of Indian refineries’ products.

  • whiteflies 2017-05-22 09:10

    Silverleaf whiteflies, unwelcome guests to the capital

    TEHRAN — It is boiling hot, you are desperate to get to the bus or subway station trying to evade the scorching sunlight while you should be maddeningly careful not to swallow or inhale the whiteflies flying in almost every direction around you.

  • Pro-reform candidates capture all council seats in Tehran 2017-05-22 09:09

    Pro-reform candidates capture all council seats in Tehran

    TEHRAN – All 21 candidates supported by the pro-reformers under the “List of Hope” have won all seats in Tehran’s city council, according to early election results.

  • والیبال- تیم ملی قهرمان بازیهای کشورهای اسلامی 2017-05-22 00:48

    Iran volleyball team win title at Baku 2017

    The Iranian volleyball team swept past host Azerbaijan in straight sets (25-16, 29-27, 25-18) at the Crystal Hall in Baku to win the title of the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games on Sunday.

  • Tillerson 2017-05-21 20:40

    Tillerson doesn’t rule out talk with Zarif ‘at the right time’ 

    TEHRAN – Just two days after more than 23 million Iranians handed a second term to incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he’ll talk with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif “at the right time”. 

  • Fakhrieh 2017-05-21 20:30

    No negotiations with Russia, China over purchasing airplanes

    TEHRAN- Iranian Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan announced on Sunday that Iran has held no talks with Russia and China over buying aircrafts from them, IRNA reported.

  • rouhani 2017-05-21 20:28

    World officials continue congratulating Rouhani

    TEHRAN - Messages of congratulation from various countries’ officials are continually pouring in on re-election of Hassan Rouhani as president.

  • raisi 2017-05-21 20:27

    Warmongering cannot end wars: Ebrahim Raisi

    Ebrahim Raisi, a presidential candidate who came second in elections, has said that wars raging across the globe cannot be ended through a policy of warmongering, but instead through cooperation and respect towards the democratic choices of the people.

  • velayati 2017-05-21 20:27

    Trump is peddling in Mideast: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump is peddling in the Mideast region to help his country’s troubled economy.

  • Tehran condemns prison sentence against Bahraini cleric 2017-05-21 20:26

    Tehran condemns prison sentence against Bahraini cleric

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned the Bahraini government for sentencing a prominent cleric to one year in prison, expressing concern over the crackdown of civil rights activists.

  • علی صانعی - شهاب سفال منش 2017-05-21 19:11

    Iran want to win AFC U-20 Futsal Championship title: coach

    Iran coach Ali Sanei says that they want to win the title of the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship.

  • Hamidreza Araqi 2017-05-21 19:11

    Persian Gulf nations tend to buy Iranian gas

    TEHRAN – The National Iranian Gas Company’s managing director Hamidreza Araqi told IRNA on Sunday that Persian Gulf nations are willing to buy Iranian gas.

  • پائولو سرجیو 2017-05-21 19:09

    Paulo Sergio reaches agreement with Iran’s Foolad

    Paulo Sergio Bento Brito, known as Paulo Sergio, has reached an agreement to take charge of Foolad football team.

  • Russia Golden Knight festival 2017-05-21 18:13

    Iranian films line up for Russia Golden Knight festival

    TEHRAN – Six Iranian films and documentaries will compete in the various sections of the 24th edition of the Golden Knight, an international film festival, which will start tomorrow in Sevastopol, Russia.

  • The Servant 2017-05-21 18:09

    Iran’s “Servant” to compete in San Francisco Black Film Festivals 

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Farnush Abedi’s “The Servant” will go on screen at the San Francisco Black Film Festival, which will be held in the American city from June 15 to 18.

  • Parviz Kalantari 2017-05-21 18:03

    Art elites honor painter of Iranian desert structures Parviz Kalantari 

    TEHRAN – A number of art elites paid tribute to Parviz Kalantari (1931-2016), who was famous for his paintings of Iranian indigenous nomadic life and desert architectural structures, during a ceremony held at the Iranian Artists Forum on Saturday.

  • Bazaar in the Islamic City 2017-05-21 18:00

    “Bazaar in the Islamic City” appears in Persian 

    TEHRAN – “The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History”, a book reviewing the role of the bazaar in the world’s Islamic cities, has recently been published in Persian.

  • Iranian reciter Hamed Alizadeh 2017-05-21 17:58

    Iranian reciter Hamed Alizadeh tops at Malaysian Quran contest

    TEHRAN – Iranian reciter Hamed Alizadeh has won the first prize at the 59th International Al-Quran Recital and Memorizing Assembly in Malaysia.

  • iran volleyball team 2017-05-21 17:41

    Iran volleyball team lose to Poland in friendly

    Iran volleyball team lost to powerhouse Poland in straight sets (25-19, 25-19, 25-23) in front of 11,000 cheering fans in Katowice Saturday night.