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  • مراسم بهره برداری از پروژه های شهری شهرداری منطقه 2 با حضور محمد باقر قالیباف شهردار تهران Today 06:37

    Qalibaf appoints Dehqan as his campaign chief 

    TEHRAN – Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, who is racing for the presidential post, has made MP Mohammad Dehqan the director of his election campaign.

  • علی یونسی دستیار ویژه رئیس‌جمهور در امور اقوام و اقلیت‌های دینی و مذهبی Today 03:02

    Banning minorities from councils out of Jannati’s authority: presidential aide 

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani’d aide for ethnic and religious minorities has said it is out of the authority of Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, the Guardian Council chief, to ban minorities from seeking council seats in some constituencies.

  • المپیاد Yesterday 21:07

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Trump wavering between ripping, keeping nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Following months of anti-Iran rhetoric, it appears that the new administration in the U.S. is changing its course towards Tehran and the international agreement it struck with six world powers.

  • arak reactor Yesterday 21:01

    By Ali Kushki  

    Iran, China sign nuclear plant redesign contract 

    TEHRAN – Iranian and Chinese firms signed the first commercial contract on Sunday in Vienna to redesign the Arak heavy water reactor as part of the 2015 international deal over Iran’s nuclear program. 

  • Hassan Rouhani Yesterday 17:48

    Sustainable management, environment protection lead to urban health: Rouhani

    TEHRAN — Sustainable management and environment protection pave the way for urban health, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

  • Photo collection portrays life in Hormuz Island Yesterday 14:32

    Photo collection portrays life in Hormuz Island

    A photo collection depicts daily life, native community and natural sceneries of the Iranian Hormuz Island, located in the Persian Gulf, April 22 2017. Hormuz witnessed a century of occupation by the Portuguese since 1514 in the course of its vibrant history. Ruins of their military fortresses, rich traditions and natural beauties, and hospitable residents are amongst tourist attractions of the island. Sprawled about 8km off the Iranian mainland on the Strait of Hormuz, the island is covered by sedimentary rock and layers of volcanic material on its surface. The famous Venetian traveler Marco Polo twice visited Hormuz.Tehran Times / Farhad Safari

  • محمدی گلپایگانی Yesterday 09:26

    Leader’s office chief highlights police role in elections

    TEHRAN – The director of the Supreme Leader’s office on Saturday highlighted the role of police during the election time, IRNA reported.

  • اسدالله بادامچیان Yesterday 09:25

    Badamchian: Raisi might step down in favor of Mirsalim

    TEHRAN – The deputy chairman of the central council of the Islamic Coalition Party has said Ebrahim Raisi might step down in favor of Mostafa Mirsalim in the presidential election.

  • نامزدهای انتخابات 96 Yesterday 09:23

    Lots to be drawn on presidential hopefuls’ TV programs

    TEHRAN – Lots will be drawn to decide the sequence in which presidential hopefuls present their programs on the national TV.

  • Culture Minister Reza Salehi-Amiri Yesterday 09:10

    Iran calls for Muslim unity to eradicate terrorism 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian culture minister has called for solidarity of Muslims to help uproot terrorism and extremism in the region.

  • تبلیغات انتخابات شوراها Yesterday 09:09

    96.5% of council candidates qualified

    TEHRAN – 96.5 percent of those who registered their names for candidacy in the council elections countrywide have been qualified, according to the head of central council for monitoring council election.

  •  A poster for the Persian Culture Week, which was held in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands from April 14 to 19, 2017. 2017-04-22 23:20

    Visitors highly welcome Iranian crafts exhibit in Netherlands

    TEHRAN – A recent exhibition of Iranian handicrafts at the Iran-Netherlands Trade and Cultural Center in Leiderdorp was highly welcomed by visitors, an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization said.

  • Resistance economy associated with to Iranian nation: Rahmani Fazli 2017-04-22 20:19

    Live airing of debates should be thoroughly studied: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran’s interior minister has said before casting live the presidential debates, all the aspects of the plan should be thoroughly considered.

  • Iran developing new attack helicopters: commander 2017-04-22 20:19

    Iran developing new attack helicopters: commander

    TEHRAN – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Airborne Unit has said that Iran is manufacturing homegrown attack helicopters equipped with state-of-the-art missile systems.

  • Trump doesn’t understand international relations, Iran’s Shamkhani says 2017-04-22 20:18

    Trump doesn’t understand international relations, Iran’s Shamkhani says

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian official has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s contradictory words, saying he “does not have a clear understanding of international relations.”

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) and his Kyrgyz counterpart Erlan Abdyldaev attend a joint press conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on April 19, 2017. 2017-04-22 19:12

    Kyrgyzstan to simplify visa process for Iranian visitors

    TEHRAN – Kyrgyzstan will simplify bureaucracy for Iranian visitors and business travelers in a bid to deepen bilateral ties, its foreign minister said on April 19.

  • Kaveh Madani 2017-04-22 13:22

    Iranian scientist receives ASCE's prestigious Huber Prize

    Dr. Kaveh Madani, Centre for Environmental Policy, will receive the Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

  • Authentic Turkmen traditions in northeast Iran 2017-04-22 11:29

    Authentic Turkmen traditions in northeast Iran

    Iranian Turkmen are an ethnic community living in Turkmen Sahra region which is located in northeastern Iran, mainly Golestan, North Khorasan, and Khorasan Razavi provinces.  Turkmen wedding ceremonies are flamboyant, eye-catching and filled with authentic traditional customs preserved and passed down from generation to generation.  The Turkmen consider marriage as an important social and economic dimension to their lives. They believe marriage and child bearing would make their families and tribes more powerful. The photos below depict a rainbow-like wedding ceremony held in Raz and Jargalan district, Taklah Quz village, North Khorasan province.Tehran Times / Omid Shekari

  • ryabkov 2017-04-22 10:12

    Russia hopes U.S. will realize Iran nuclear deal is viable

    TEHRAN - Moscow hopes Washington will realize that the Iran nuclear deal is viable after reviewing it, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS on Friday. 

  • Iran condemns terrorist attack in Paris 2017-04-21 19:38

    Iran condemns terrorist attack in Paris

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday offered his condolences to the French people over a terrorist incident that took place in central Paris, during which one police officer was killed and two others critically wounded.

  • Starless Dreams 2017-04-21 19:23

    “Starless Dreams” on screen at Ankara filmfest 

    TEHRAN – Iranian filmmakers Mehrdad Oskui’s acclaimed documentary “Starless Dreams” will go on screen at the 28th Ankara International Film Festival, which is currently underway in the Turkish capital.

  • مصباحی مقدم در دست خط 2017-04-20 11:44

    Clergy association to back a candidate after Guardian Council confirmations 

    TEHRAN – The Combatant Clergy Association will endorse a presidential candidate only after the qualification process by the Guardian Council has been completed and final candidates are known, the association’s spokesman said.

  • ابراهیم رئیسی 2017-04-20 11:44

    New group announces support for Raisi candidacy 

    TEHRAN – A group calling itself “the Popular Staff for Serving Nation” announced its formation on Wednesday and said it backs Ebrahim Raisi in the presidential election of May 19.

  • رئیسی 2017-04-20 11:27

    Raisi: President should be more vocal in anti-corruption fight 

    TEHRAN – The main principlist presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi, who currently is the custodian of the Mashhad Holy Shrine, said on Wednesday that more than anyone else the president as the head of the government should push for fight against corruption.

  • Resistance economy associated with to Iranian nation: Rahmani Fazli 2017-04-20 11:26

    Interior minister launches anti-electoral crime committee

    TEHRAN – The Interior Ministry has launched a special committee to deal with electoral crimes over the coming weeks, the interior minister said on Wednesday.

  • محسن رضایی قزوین 2017-04-20 11:14

    Rezaee: Runoff presidential election highly probable

    TEHRAN – The secretary of the Expediency Council said on Tuesday that it is highly probable that the presidential election go to a runoff, Fars reported.

  • A view of the UNESCO-registered Saint Thaddeus Monastery on the outskirts of Maku in northwast Iran. 2017-04-20 11:13

    Maku seeks World Heritage listing for historic sites

    TEHRAN – Maku, a northwestern Iranian city teemed with abundant historical places and natural beauties, keeps an eye on possible inscription of its sites on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2021.

  • A general view of Hasanabad-e Tall Kamin, an archaeological site on the outskirts of Marvdasht in southern Iran. 2017-04-20 11:13

    Iranian, German archeologists begin surveys in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian and German archeologists and researchers on Wednesday commenced research at Hasanabad-e Tall Kamin, a prehistoric site located on the outskirts of Marvdasht in the southern province of Fars.

  • Iranian fishermen standing on a trailer haul in a massive net on the Caspian Sea coast, April 18, 2017. 2017-04-20 11:11

    Fishing season wraps up in southern Caspian Sea

    Iranian fishermen standing on a trailer hauling a massive net on the Caspian Sea coast, April 18, 2017.

  • Leader calls for enthusiastic, healthy election 2017-04-19 21:18

    Leader calls for enthusiastic, healthy election

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday warned against plots by enemies to disrupt the results of the May 19 presidential election, calling for an enthusiastic and healthy election.