• Zarif says Iran is a reliable friend of Kurds

    Zarif says Iran is a reliable friend of Kurds

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that he held “fruitful” talks with Kurdish officials in Erbil and said Iran is a reliable friend of Kurds.

  • Renewables capacity up 96% in 9 months on year

    Renewables capacity up 96% in 9 months on year

    TEHRAN- The capacity of generating electricity from renewable sources in Iran has increase 96 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2018) from the same time span in the past year, IRIB reported on Wednesday citing energy ministry's news portal (known as Paven).

  • Iran’s satellite launch not against intl. law: Russian diplomat

    Iran’s satellite launch not against intl. law: Russian diplomat

    TEHRAN - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday that Iran’s action in launching satellite is not against international law.

  • Tobacco use in Iran up sevenfold in decade

    Tobacco use in Iran up sevenfold in decade

    TEHRAN- Tobacco use in Iran has increased by seven times over the past decade, growing from 2,000 tons to 15,000 tons, said Tehran University of Medical Science vice chancellor for social affairs.