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  • پناهندگان ایران Yesterday 17:30

    Australia ready to help improve refugee situation in Iran

    TEHRAN – Australian Ambassador to Iran Lyndall Sachs has announced readiness to continue providing services to support refugees in Iran, ISNA reported.

  • 2,800 autistic students studying nationwide Yesterday 17:28

    2,800 autistic students studying nationwide

    TEHRAN – A total of 2,800 students with autism spectrum disorders are studying in 58 special schools across the country, Seyed Javad Hosseini, head of the Special Education Organization, has stated.

  • 22% of renewable water resources lost in 30 years Yesterday 17:12

    22% of renewable water resources lost in 30 years

    TEHRAN – Iran’s renewable water resources have decreased from 130 billion cubic meters to about 102 billion cubic meters in less than 30 years, showing a 22 percent decline, deputy minister of energy for water and wastewater, has said.

  • Tehran, Berlin universities to enhance health, academic co-op 2021-10-26 18:06

    Tehran, Berlin universities to enhance health, academic co-op

    TEHRAN – Tehran University of Medical Sciences and the Charité University of Berlin inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand cooperation in the field of education and health.

  • Thousands of migratory birds wintering in Mighan wetland 2021-10-26 18:05

    Thousands of migratory birds wintering in Mighan wetland

    TEHRAN – Mighan wetland in the central province of Markazi is hosting over 6,000 migratory birds which have come to spend the winter, Zohreh Mousavi, head of the provincial department of environment, has said.

  • Benefactors donate $98m to support deprived students 2021-10-26 17:31

    Benefactors donate $98m to support deprived students

    TEHRAN – People across the country have donated a sum of 4.1 trillion rials (around $98 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) for the financially struggling students through a charity event prior to the upcoming school year (starting September 23).

  • Travelers entering Iran should provide vaccination evidence 2021-10-25 17:42

    Travelers entering Iran should provide vaccination evidence

    TEHRAN – All passengers who come back to the country should provide evidence that they have received two doses of coronavirus vaccine, otherwise they have to undergo a PCR test, Health Ministry official Mohammad Mehdi Gooya has said.

  • Iran’s demographic indicators alarming 2021-10-25 17:40

    Demographic indicators at ‘alarming’ levels

    TEHRAN – Iran's demographic indicators demonstrate alarming records, as the population growth rate is about 0.6 percent, and it is predicted to reach zero in the next 10-15 years, and then record a negative growth rate, Saleh Ghasemi, a demographic researcher, has said.

  • 3 Asian countries top export destinations for Iranian nanoproducts 2021-10-25 17:38

    3 Asian countries top export destinations for Iranian nanoproducts

    TEHRAN – Among the 41 countries buying Iranian nanoproducts, three Asian countries, namely Iraq, Turkey, and Afghanistan, have the highest imports, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • UN continues to support Iran in fight against coronavirus 2021-10-24 18:06

    UN continues to support Iran in fight against coronavirus

    TEHRAN – The United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric has expressed readiness to continue support for Iran in the fight against the global pandemic.

  • Climate change impact on drought intensification 2021-10-24 18:04

    Climate change impact on drought intensification

    TEHRAN – Climate change is one of the most important problems in Iran that can exacerbate drought and water stress, so it is necessary to make serious plans at the national level to address the phenomena.

  • 500 international philanthropists participate in Mustafa Prize 2021-10-24 17:53

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    500 international philanthropists participate in Mustafa Prize

    TEHRAN – The Mustafa Prize has so far benefited from the participation of over 500 international charities, scholars, and philanthropists, Mehdi Saffarinia, director of Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation, said during the award ceremony, held at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Thursday.

  • خشکسالی 2021-10-20 17:33

    Drought, groundwater withdrawal pushing lands into ‘silent death’

    TEHRAN – Iran has been affected by groundwater deterioration and the plains have been torn apart in a crisis of drought and human negligence so that a silent creeping phenomenon called land subsidence is threatening the whole country.

  • Iran, Iraq to expand legal, judicial relations 2021-10-20 17:31

    Iran, Iraq to expand legal, judicial relations

    TEHRAN – A joint statement on the expansion of legal and judicial relations was signed by the Iranian Minister of Justice Amin Hossein Rahimi and his Iraqi counterpart Salar Abdul Sattar Mohammed.

  • Expats hold 10% share in funding schools built by benefactors 2021-10-20 17:28

    Expats hold 10% share in funding schools built by benefactors

    TEHRAN – Some 10 percent of schools constructed by benefactors across the country have been funded by Iranians living outside the country, Nasser Ghofli, the director of the School-Building Donors Association, has stated.

  • U.S. sanctions hurting Iran’s ‘butterfly kids’: UN experts 2021-10-20 17:23

    U.S. sanctions hurting Iran’s ‘butterfly kids’: UN experts

    TEHRAN – Over-compliance with United States-imposed sanctions against Iran is harming the right to health, and people with rare skin disease are among those affected, many of them children, experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Tuesday.

  • Iranians grant more humanitarian aid to Afghans 2021-10-19 18:13

    Iranians grant more humanitarian aid to Afghans

    TEHRAN – A new shipment of humanitarian aid weighing 25 tons has been delivered by Iran to the people of Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • IRCS seeks assistance from ICRC to deal with drought 2021-10-19 18:11

    IRCS seeks assistance from IFRC to deal with drought

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has asked the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to help in dealing with the drought in the southeastern part of the country.

  • اسکندر مومنی 2021-10-19 18:08

    ‘Azerbaijan should respect Iran’s drug control efforts’

    TEHRAN – The Iranian director of headquarters for the fight against narcotics, Eskandar Momeni, has urged Azerbaijani officials to respect the public opinion and its people and to see the position of Iran in the fight against narcotics trafficking.

  • Life expectancy reaches 75 years for Iranian women 2021-10-18 17:47

    Life expectancy reaches 75 years for Iranian women

    TEHRAN – Women's life expectancy has increased from 51 years in 1978 (before the 1979 Islamic Revolution) to 75 years, Ensieh Khazali, Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs, has announced.

  • Over 5,000 ID cards issued for children born to Iranian women, foreign men 2021-10-18 17:45

    Over 5,000 ID cards issued for children born to Iranian women, foreign men

    TEHRAN – Iranian identity cards have so far been issued to over 5,000 children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers, Mehdi Mahmoudian, deputy minister of interior for foreign citizens and immigrants, said on Monday.

  • 39 Iranian universities in ISC 2020 subject ranking 2021-10-18 17:40

    39 Iranian universities in ISC 2020 subject ranking

    TEHRAN – A total of 39 universities from Iran have been placed in the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC 2020) ranking in various subject areas, ISC head Mohammad Javad Dehghani has said.

  • Some 65% of students vaccinated against COVID-19 2021-10-17 17:58

    Some 65% of students vaccinated against COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Around sixty-five percent of Iranian students aging 12-18 have so far received coronavirus vaccine, Azam Goodarzi, head of the health office of the Ministry of Education, has announced.

  • Nanotechnology services market grew by 130% 2021-10-17 17:56

    Nanotechnology services market grew by 130%

    TEHRAN – Iran's nanotechnology products are generally classified into three groups of goods, services, and equipment, and the service sector has grown by nearly 130 percent over the past year (March 2020-March 2021), Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • Bill on protection of Caspian Sea biodiversity approved 2021-10-17 17:48

    Bill on protection of Caspian Sea biodiversity approved

    TEHRAN – The Majlis (Iranian Parliament) has approved the draft Protocol for the Conservation of Biodiversity, annexed to the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea.

  • Tehran taxi fleet to add 10,000 new vehicles 2021-10-16 18:19

    Tehran taxi fleet to add 10,000 new vehicles

    TEHRAN – About 10,000 new taxis will replace clunker ones in the Tehran transport fleet by the end of the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 20, 2022), Seyed Mojtaba Shafiei, deputy Tehran mayor for transportation and traffic, has said.

  • National women’s health week highlights COVID fight 2021-10-16 18:17

    National women’s health week highlights COVID fight

    TEHRAN – The national women's health week (October 14-20) is being held in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic and with a theme of "Women, Health Management, COVID-19 fight".

  • COVID-19 increases tuberculosis deaths in Iran 2021-10-16 18:16

    COVID-19 increases tuberculosis deaths in Iran

    TEHRAN – The incidence and mortality of tuberculosis (TB) has increased due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mohammad Mehdi Gooya, head of the diseases management center of the Ministry of Health, said on Saturday.

  • Germany ready to help support refugees in Iran: envoy 2021-10-15 17:58

    Germany ready to help support refugees in Iran: envoy

    TEHRAN – German Ambassador to Iran Hans Odo Motzel has expressed readiness to help solve the problems of refugees by expanding cooperation with international organizations, appreciating Iran for the services provided to refugees.

  • Iran ranks 4th worldwide in traditional medicine citation 2021-10-15 17:52

    Iran ranks 4th worldwide in traditional medicine citation

    TEHRAN – Iran has ranked fourth for publication of articles in the field of traditional medicine and medicinal plants in the world, ISNA quoted Nafiseh Hosseini, a Health Ministry official, as saying on Friday.