• market 2017-12-31 22:13

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Official statistical figures vs. Iranians’ economic conditions

    According to the latest report released by the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), in the first half of the current fiscal year (March 21-September 22), the country’s economy grew by 5.6 percent, while the figure, without taking into account oil production, stood at 6 percent, compared to last year's corresponding period. The state-run body also put the inflation rate for the 12-month period ended on the last day of the ninth Iranian calendar month of Azar (December 21) at 8 percent, compared to the same period in the preceding year.

  • Veteran animator Mahin Javaherian kisses an award she received for her lifetime achievements during the 9th Iran Independent Animation Celebration at Eyvane Shams Hall in Tehran on September 11, 2017. 2017-09-12 18:52

    Iranian animation celebration held with laments on recession 

    TEHRAN – The Ninth Iran Independent Animation Celebration was organized on Monday night in Tehran while laments on unemployment and recession in the field of animation dominated the gala.