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  • Intl. event to celebrate Tabriz 2018 concurrent with Noruz 2017-12-05 10:11

    Intl. event to celebrate Tabriz 2018 concurrent with Noruz

    TEHRAN – An international event will be held concurrent with Noruz - the Iranian New Year in March 2018 – to celebrate ‘Tabriz 2018’, marking the naming of the city as the capital of Islamic tourism in 2018.

  • Arab worlds 2017-12-05 10:11

    By Sajad Abedi

    Iran’s Strategic policies toward Arab worlds

    TEHRAN _ Iran's relations with Arab countries have long been subject to change, tension, crisis, even war. Prior to the victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, relations with Arab countries, especially their neighbors and, in particular, Iraq, were based on threat indicators. Iran was directly in the US-led Western-style camp and was part of the Western alliance system against the Soviet Union in the division of the Cold War, while Iraq in the East Camp Was led by the Soviet Union. Iran was at that time a regional mission that was counterbalanced by the expansion of the Soviet Union's influence to the south, in contrast to Iraq, advocating the expansion of Soviet influence in the region.

  • Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds 2017-12-05 08:28

    Tehran hosting 2 intl. exhibitions

    TEHRAN- The 14th International Exhibition of IRAN METAFO and the 16th International Exhibition of Poultry, Livestock and Dairy (IRANPLEX 2017) became operational at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Monday, IRIB news reported.

  • Iran, China, Hong Kong 2017-12-05 07:37

    MOU inked between Iran, China, Hong Kong to manufacture solar panels

    TEHRAN - Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) signed a memorandum of understating (MOU) with the Chinese company Sunshine and Konda Energy from Hong Kong to establish a joint company for manufacturing solar panels.

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  • تماشاگران دربی ۸۳ 2017-12-05 00:06

    Iranians plead FIFA not let Saudi Arabia violate home-and-away format

    Some Iranian fans have written an open letter to FIFA President Gianni Infantino to prevent Saudi Arabia and the UAE governments from intervening in the football affairs.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-12-04 21:09

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Union of Iranians against Washington and Riyadh

    TEHRAN _ In recent months, we have been witnessing the unification of the United States and Saudi Arabia against the regional policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • A poster for 2018 FITUR tourism fair 2017-12-04 20:56

    Iran to highlight tourist attractions at FITUR

    TEHRAN – A total of 22 Iranian travel-associated businesses and tour operators will promote handicrafts, traditions and tourism potentials of the country at the 38th FITUR tourism trade fair, which will be held in Madrid, Spain, from January 17 to 21.

  • Iran-Hungary 2017-12-04 20:55

    Iran, Hungary explore expansion of trade, industry, energy ties

    TEHRAN – Following the visit of a high-ranking Hungarian trade delegation to Tehran, an Iran-Hungary business forum was held on Sunday during which the two sides signed three memorandums of understanding (MOUs) in various areas.

  • Iran-Turkey 2017-12-04 20:54

    Tehran calls on Turkish private sector for cooperation in energy projects

    TEHRAN - Iranian oil ministry invited Turkish private sector to participate in the country’s energy projects with an estimated investment of $100 billion, Daily Sabah reported on Sunday quoting an Iranian oil official.

  • shamkhani 2017-12-04 20:52

    War on Daesh to continue, Iranian security official says

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Monday that cultural and military fight against Daesh will persist.

  • Chabahar Free Trade Zone 2017-12-04 20:52

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Free trade zones still far from objectives

    Free trade zones, as defined by the World Bank, are small duty-free areas offering warehousing, storage, and distribution facilities for trade, transshipment, and re-export operations. 

  • kamalvandi 2017-12-04 20:51

    JCPOA won’t survive without sanctions removal, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said that it is not possible to keep implementing the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), without the removal of sanctions.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2017-12-04 20:51

    Iran insists missile program is non-negotiable

    TEHRAN – Iran reiterated on Monday that its missile program is not open for negotiation, saying that Iran has right to pursue its defense policies in view of developments in the volatile Middle East.

  • larijani 2017-12-04 20:49

    Iran, Russia closely cooperate in drug fight

    TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that Tehran and Moscow have established “comprehensive cooperation” in fighting drug trafficking.

  • A general view of the Burnt City, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeast Iran. 2017-12-04 20:49

    Over 60 prehistoric tombs identified in Burnt City

    TEHRAN – A total of 66 burial chambers have recently been unearthed in the Burnt City, a weighty UNESCO World Heritage site in southeast Iran.

  • World Cup provides special opportunity to introduce Iran 2017-12-04 20:47

    ‘World Cup provides special opportunity to introduce Iran’

    TEHRAN – The 2018 World Cup in Russia will provide a special opportunity for Iranian tour and travel agencies to introduce the country’s tourist attractions.

  • mayor 2017-12-04 20:46

    Golestan province has its first-ever female mayor

    TEHRAN – Gelalak Beigizadeh has been appointed as the first-ever female mayor in the city of Maraveh Tappeh, northern Golestan province.

  • Martin Dressler 2017-12-04 18:31

    “Martin Dressler” comes to Iranian bookstores

    TEHRAN – American writer Steven Millhauser’s 1996 novel “Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer” has recently been published in Persian by Morvarid Publications in Tehran.

  • تشدید بحران انسانی در یمن‎ 2017-12-04 18:31

    Iran calls on Yemeni groups to hold dialogue

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday that the Yemeni groups should hold dialogue and prevent foreign interference.

  • Retouch 2017-12-04 18:31

    Festival Tous Courts honors “Retouch” 

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Kaveh Mazheri’s acclaimed movie “Retouch” received the special jury prize for the best film at the 35th Festival Tous Courts, an international short film festival in Aix-en-Provence, France on Saturday.

  • A poster for “Leviathan” directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel 2017-12-04 18:30

    Tehran museum to review creative nonfiction cinema

    TEHRAN – The cinematheque of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art plans to review creative nonfiction cinema by screening five films during a program that will begin today.

  • A scene from “A Father” Spanish filmmaker Victor Forniés  2017-12-04 18:26

    Victor Forniés to visit Tehran to promote “A Father” 

    TEHRAN – Paris-based Spanish filmmaker Victor Forniés will attend the 11th Cinema Verite festival in Tehran to promote his documentary “A Father” (“Un Padre”), the organizers announced on Monday. 

  • Through the Viewfinder 2017-12-04 18:23

    Iranian photographers win awards at Serbian contest 

    TEHRAN – Eight Iranian photographers won awards in different sections of the Through the Viewfinder, an international photo contest that was held in Kragujevac, Serbia, the organizers announced last week.

  • Fajr Music Festival 2017-12-04 18:22

    By Manijeh Rezapoor

    Fajr Music Festival to offer over 90 performances in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Over 90 performances by 85 bands will be going on stage in different sections of the 33rd Fajr Music Festival opening in Tehran on January 10, 2018, the director of the festival, Hamidreza Nurbakhsh, said on Monday.

  • دیدار تیم ملی فوتبال ایران وکره جنوبی 2017-12-04 16:33

    Iran and Morocco Group B game will be their 'final'

    Coaching staff from Morocco and Iran say their opening Group B clash on 15 June will be like a 'World Cup final.'

  • علی عبدالله صالح 2017-12-04 16:21

    Yemen’s ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed: Interior Ministry

    The radio station of Yemen’s Houthi-controlled Interior Ministry said on Monday that the group’s rival, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh had been killed, but there has been no independent confirmation of his death.

  • Martin Love  2017-12-04 11:44

    By Martin Love 

    Exceptionalism versus magnanimity

    There is no reasonable justification for citizens anywhere to consider themselves or their country necessarily “exceptional”. When one is talking about particular governments pushing the meme of “exceptionalism” (rather than, say, humility) in some grandiose way, watch out. 

  • Sohrab Moradi 2017-12-04 11:27

    Iran’s Sohrab Moradi wins gold medal at IWF World Championships

    Sohrab Moradi of Iran snatched a gold medal at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center early Monday.

  • Simbar 2017-12-04 10:32

    By Reza Simbar

    Saudi Petro-terrorism Serving U.S. Policies

    TEHRAN _ The unreasonable and unwise racism of Riyadh in the region has shown itself in Saudi Arabia's foreign policy. This has also had a direct impact on Saudi Arabia's speeches and decisions in the field of international and regional affairs. In this regard, we are faced with a term called Petro Terrorism. Saudi petro-terrorism means using the regime's petrodollars to support various terrorist groups, which are mainly used to fight and restrain Iran and anti-Zionist movements in the region.