• دیدار تیم ملی فوتبال ایران و کره جنوبی 2017-12-06 02:03

    By Masoud Hossein

    Iran should be thankful for World Cup draw

    Iranian coach Carlos Queiroz says that regardless of group the team is in during the 2018 World Cup, the competition is a serious opportunity for Team Melli to improve their competitiveness.

  •  Catalonia 2017-11-29 11:18

    By Hossein Yari 

    The crisis continues in Catalonia

    TEHRAN _ In 2006, when some residents of Catalonia called for the autonomy of this state in a broad referendum, some separatist groups became active in the region. This activity was very limited because many of Catalans believed that, despite being autonomous, there was no place for a claim for independence from Spain. However, over time, we witnessed the intensification of the economic crisis in Catalonia, on the one hand, and the increase in the activities of the separatists on the other. The Catalonia's rising debt to the central government (which now accounts for nearly € 42 billion) has been the result of the inaction of the authorities of the central government of Madrid.

  • Kerman to host Spanish-speaking tour operators 2017-11-12 08:54

    Kerman to host Spanish-speaking tour operators

    TEHRAN – Kerman province’s tourism body is about to embark on a familiarization tour for several Spanish-language tour operators to experience the southern Iranian region, CTHN reported.

  • پرورش اندام 2017-11-06 18:16

    Iran crowned champions at IFBB World Bodybuilding

    Mohsen Samadi sealed Iran’s place atop the final medal standings at the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) World Bodybuilding Championships after winning the regular overall title.

  • Catalonia 2017-11-05 11:41

    By Saeed Sobhani 

    The continuation of the crisis in Catalonia

    TEHRAN _ Spain, and in particular the state of Catalonia, remain turbulent. After the declaration of independence from Catalonia by the parliament of this state, we are seeing a lot of tensions in this area. The central government of Spain now controls Catalonia.

  • کاتالونیا / شادی مردم پس از رأی استقلال 2017-10-29 14:27

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Catalonia, the new crisis center in Europe

    TEHRAN _ The European Union, and Spain in particular, are having difficult days. The declaration of independence in Catalonia will mean the start of a crisis in Spain and the European Union. Accordingly, other independent currents in Europe may also be influenced by what is happening in Catalonia.

  • England U-17 2017-10-28 23:09

    FIFA U-17 World Cup: England crowned champions

    Manchester City starlet Phil Foden scored twice as England came from behind to crush Spain 5-2 in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup final on Saturday.

  • تیم فوتبال نوجوانان ایران 2017-10-22 17:27

    Spain ease past Iran in U-17 World Cup quarters

    Spain eased their way into the semi-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after defeating Iran 3-1 in Kochi on Sunday.

  • تیم فوتبال نوجوانان ایران 2017-10-17 17:21

    Iran reach FIFA U-17 World Cup quarters

    Iran defeated Mexico 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-finals.

  • Iran says supports united, democratic Spain 2017-10-14 10:23

    Iran says supports united, democratic Spain

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Thursday voiced Iran’s support for a united, integrated and democratic Spain, urging people in Catalonia to pursue their demands through peaceful and legal ways.

  • Foreign tourists spectate Muharram rituals in Iran 2017-10-05 15:02

    Foreign tourists spectate Muharram rituals in Iran

    TEHRAN – Clusters of foreign travelers witnessed rituals of Tasua and Ashura – the ninth and tenth days of the mourning month of Muharram - which were vividly observed by millions of people on Saturday and Sunday in various cities across Iran.

  • Zurab Pololikashvili (L front), newly-elected secretary-general of the UNWTO, hugs his predecessor Taleb Rifai, in Chengdu, China on Sept. 14, 2017. 2017-09-16 18:16

    Georgia’s Pololikashvili to steer UNWTO as next secretary-general

    TEHRAN – Zurab Pololikashvili, the current ambassador of Georgia to Spain, has been elected as the forthcoming secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

  •  Iranian director Asghar Farhadi 2017-08-22 18:47

    Asghar Farhadi begins shooting new film in Spain

    TEHRAN – The Iranian two-time Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi started the shooting of his new film titled “Everybody Knows” in the Spanish capital of Madrid on Monday.

  •  Hanif Ghafari 2017-08-20 10:22

    By Hanif Ghafari, political analyst

    Fresh waves of terror attacks in Europe

    TEHRAN- The recent terror attacks in Spain and Finland have reignited security concerns in Europe. In the wake of the Paris terrorist assaults in 2015, the scope of such attacks in Europe was thought to be restricted to one or two countries.

  • An external view of the UNESCO-inscribed Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran 2017-08-07 19:37

    Intl. officials surprised to see Golestan Palace

    TEHRAN – Senior officials from sixteen countries visited the UNESCO-inscribed Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran, expressing surprise at the architectural and artistic masterpieces of the historic complex.

  • President Rouhani 2017-08-06 20:42

    Rouhani calls for expansion of economic ties with Spain

    TEHRAN – President Rouhani said on Sunday that since the July 2015 nuclear agreement went into effect, the necessary conditions have been provided for expansion of economic ties between Iran and European countries including Spain, IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Spain 2017-08-02 19:34

    Iranian trade delegation to visit Spain in late Sept.

    TEHRAN – Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) plans to dispatch a trade delegation to Spain 24-28 September, ICCIMA portal reported.

  • An undated photo depicts a Mahan Air passenger jet taking off from Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport over the city skyline. 2017-06-24 18:16

    Iranian airlines expand intl. flights to spur tourism growth

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Mahan Air and Zagros Airlines have recently launched new direct flights to Spain and Russia respectively in a bid to accelerate the pace of tourism growth in the country.

  • Survival 2017-05-22 18:46

    “Survival” to go on screen at Spain’s Rural FilmFest

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Masud Hatami’s “Survival” will compete in the short film section of the 5th Rural FilmFest, which will be held in Ciudad Real, Spain from August 1 to 5.

  • An undated picture released by Fars news agency shows a clergyman offering cookies to foreign travelers in the 17th-centuy Imam Mosque of Isfahan. 2017-05-20 17:04

    Iran lures more travelers from Spain

    TEHRAN – The visit of Spaniards to Iran has raised by more than double over the past four years, an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts organization says.

  • Iran-Spain 2017-05-17 19:27

    Tehran, Madrid sign MOU on railway co-op

    TEHRAN – Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR) and Spain’s Administrator of Railway Infrastructures (known as Adif) signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday for railway cooperation, IRNA reported.

  • Georgian Ambassador to Spain Zurab Pololikashvili delivers a speech in an undated photo 2017-05-14 09:26

    UNWTO nominates Zurab Pololikashvili as next director

    TEHRAN – Zurab Pololikashvili, the ambassador of Georgia in Spain, has been nominated to direct the United Nations World Tourism Organization for a four-year period starting in January 2018.

  • UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai addresses the 105th UNWTO Executive Council in Madrid, Spain on May 12, 2017. 2017-05-13 18:44

    Spain willing to invest in Iran’s tourism infrastructure

    TEHRAN – Spain is willing to invest in tourism and hospitality infrastructures across Iran, IRNA quoted Matilde Pastora Asian Gonzalez, Secretary of State for Tourism of Spain, as saying on Friday.

  • Iranian tourism official Mohammadreza Pouyandeh (L) shakes hands with Spanish Paradores official Juan Carlos Sanchez Gavez in Tehran on May 1, 2017. Spanish Ambassador Eduardo Lopez Busquets is seen i 2017-05-05 12:22

    Spanish company to put extra sparkle to Iranian heritage sites

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Revitalization and Utilization Fund for Historical Places has inked a memorandum of understanding with the Spanish hospitality company Paradores in a bid to refurbish some historical structures across Iran and repurpose them into lodging facilities.