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  • Nana Asma’u bint Usman bin Fodio Today 12:13

    By Yusuf Abdullahi

    Nana Asma’u bint Usman bin Fodio and her ‘Yan Taru’ socio-cultural group

    NIGERIA/ KATSINA - In the name of Allah who states “O men! We have created you all out of a male and a female, and have made you into nations and tribes so that you might come to know one another; verily, the noblest among you in the sight of Allah is the one who is deeply conscious of Him. Behold, He is all-knowing, all aware. Q49:13

  • Donald Trump and Narendra Modi in India on Monday. India has signed agreements with the US to enhance military co-operation and intelligence sharing. (Photo: AP) Today 11:01

    By Salman Parviz

    Trump’s India visit to counter China

    Oil and weapons deal amid sectarian riots

    U.S. President Donald J. Trump trip to India on February 24 for a two-day visit, came amid protests in New Delhi against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act which left 38 dead and many more wounded.

  • Disinfectant, face mask production lines launched Today 09:06

    Disinfectant, face mask production lines launched

    Production lines of disinfectants and face masks have been launched by the Ministry of Defense in a move to help curb the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, in the country. The lines are projected to produce 20,000 liters of disinfectants and 20,000 face masks on a daily basis.

  • Libya Today 09:01

    By Salman Parviz

    UN urge warring Libyan factions to negotiate

    Libya’s oil blockade loss surpasses $2b

    The UN’s Libya mission and world powers on Tuesday urged the country’s warring parties to engage in peace efforts, as doubts hung over talks set to start the next day in Geneva.

  • 13616.pdf - page 1 Today 01:01

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  • Sohrab Moradi Yesterday 23:21

    Sohrab Moradi snatches gold at West Asian C’ship

    TEHRAN – Sohrab Moradi seized a gold medal at the 96kg at the West Asian Weightlifting Championship in Dubai, the UAE.

  • Government Yesterday 21:02

    Iran's newest decisions to contain coronavirus 

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Ali Rabiei announced on Friday that Iran will face a rising number of patients diagnosed with coronavirus in the next two weeks and urged citizens to fully observe the Health Ministry advices to contain the spread of the disease.

  • ebtekar Yesterday 20:29

    Iran’s vice president among officials infected by coronavirus

    TEHRAN - Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran’s vice president for women’s affairs, has also been diagnosed with coronavirus

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال پارس جنوبی جم و پرسپولیس تهران Yesterday 20:06

    Pars Jounoubi edge Tractor: IPL

    TEHRAN – Struggling Pars Jonoubi football team defeated Tractor 1-0 in Iran Professional league (IPL) matchday 21 on Friday.

  • sanctions Yesterday 19:57

    Rights bodies’ silence over U.S. sanctions regretful: Iranian Judiciary 

    TEHRAN - Head of the Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights Ali Bagheri Kani  on Thursday called on the relevant human rights bodies no to keep mum on the U.S. “cruel sanctions” on the Iranian people.

  • Russian envoy Yesterday 19:57

    Iranians suffering due to U.S. ‘maximum pressure’ policy: Russian envoy

    TEHRAN — Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna has criticized the United States’ “maximum pressure” policy against Iran, saying such approach has brought about many negative outcomes, especially suffering of the Iranian people.

  • Yemen Yesterday 19:56

    Iran underscores peaceful settlement of conflict in Yemen

    TEHRAN- Iran’s deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs on Wednesday underscored Tehran’s long-held policy that a comprehensive Yemeni-Yemeni dialogue would be the best choice to put an immediate end to the crisis in Yemen.

  • “Shekarestan” Yesterday 18:07

    “Shekarestan” returns in Noruz with coronavirus concern

    TEHRAN – Masud Safavi, the producer of the popular Iranian animated series “Shekarestan”, has said that a selection of 15 episodes of the series will be dedicated to the new virus epidemic.

  • china Yesterday 18:05

    China sympathizes with Iran over coronavirus outbreak 

    TEHRAN - The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, in her Twitter account on Friday, sympathized with Iran over the outbreak of coronavirus and vowed Beijing’s more assistance to Tehran to overcome the disease.   

  • Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance Yesterday 18:04

    Iran extends cancelation of cultural events on coronavirus concern

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance has extended the cancelation of all art, cultural and cinematic events across the country for one more week amid growing concerns over the new coronavirus outbreak.

  • humanitarian Yesterday 18:04

    Swiss humanitarian channel for Iran finalized

    TEHRAN — The United States and Swiss governments have finalized the terms of a humanitarian trade agreement, which would allow companies to send food, medicine and other critical supplies to Iran.

  • An undated photo depicts Iran’s pavilion at the International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin, Germany. Yesterday 18:03

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Virus worries forces cancelation of travel fairs

    TEHRAN – Dozens of travel fairs and conferences have so far been postponed worldwide due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, disrupting deals worth billions of dollars.

  • Kiarostami Yesterday 18:02

    India’s Alliance to acquire Abbas Kiarostami’s film collection 

    TEHRAN -- India’s Alliance Media & Entertainment plans to acquire a collection of works by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami from France’s MK2 Films for distribution in the country.

  • Mousavi Yesterday 18:02

    Tehran says eyeing developments in Syria’s Idlib

    TEHRAN — Tehran has reacted to the recent developments in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, saying it is fully monitoring the recent developments in that area.

  • Iranian couple wearing protective masks to prevent contracting a coronavirus walk at Grand Bazaar in Tehran, Iran February 20, 2020. Photo credit: WANA (West Asia News Agency) Yesterday 18:00

    COVID-19 to cost world tourism no less than $22 billion: WTTC

    TEHRAN – The global outbreak of the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19, will cost world tourism at least $22 billion owing to a drop in spending by Chinese tourists, World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Director said on Thursday.

  • Sparrow and The Cotton Seed Yesterday 17:59

    Iranian animations to hit silver screens in France

    TEHRAN – Restored versions of three Iranian animated movies will go on screen in France’s theaters on March 25, the Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA), which is the producer of the animations, announced on Friday. 

  • Shahab Hosseini Yesterday 17:58

    Iranian actor Shahab Hosseini receives France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor

    TEHRAN – Shahab Hosseini, the star of Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning movies “A Separation” and “The Salesman”, received France’s Chevalier of the Legion of Honor (Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur) medal on Thursday. 

  • Malakeh Ranjbar Yesterday 17:57

    Veteran actress Malakeh Ranjbar dies at 81

    TEHRAN – The veteran stage and screen actress Malakeh Ranjbar, who was famous for her role in the popular comedy TV series “Under the Sky of the City”, died at a Tehran hospital on Thursday. She was 81. 

  • FIFA Yesterday 17:31

    FIFA orders FFIRI to postpone elections

    TEHRAN - FIFA has sent a letter to the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) emphasizing that the FFIRI General Assembly, scheduled for 15 March 2020, to hold the FFIRI elections, should be postponed.

  • کیانوش جهانپور Yesterday 17:26

    Iran to produce COVID-19 diagnostic kits next week

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Defense Ministry will produce diagnostic kits for the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, by the next week, Kianoush Jahanpour, head of the Iranian health ministry’s public relations department, has said.

  • وزیر Yesterday 17:24

    Coronavirus won’t stop education: minister

    TEHRAN – Education Minister Mohsen Hajimirzaei has said that the closure of school in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak will not stop education in the country.

  • UAE Yesterday 16:53

    Iran-UAE flight permit will be issued soon 

    TEHRAN- The Iranian Foreign Ministry is paving the way for the Iranian nationals residing in the UAE to return home from Dubai or Abu Dhabi. 

  • U.S. Yesterday 16:41

    By Martin Love

    America is not immune

    NORTH CAROLINA - One of the more absurd claims is the assertion by a kook rabbi in Israel (where there are many of the same ilk) that the coronavirus (Covid 19) that is sweeping across the world won’t halt creating its trail of devastation and dislocation until the so-called “third temple” is built in East Jerusalem, presumably atop the rubble of a destroyed al-Aqsa mosque and the Qubba al-Sakra. This rabbi, one Aryeh Lipo, a “religious studies” teacher who is a Likudist, apparently gave a lesson on the Haram esh-Sharif with a bunch of other unwelcome Zionists saying a “third temple” is a powerful cure for the coronavirus pandemic which now even Iran is struggling to corral and eliminate.

  • Coronavirus Yesterday 16:33

    By Mehdi Garshacbi

    How did the coronavirus disrupt the balance of oil market?

    TEHRAN - Crude oil prices remained low as the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 that emerged in China continues to spread worldwide while keeping pressure on global oil demand.

  • Agel Salah Yesterday 16:20

    By Damir Nazarov

    The war will have an impact on the course of the Israeli elections: Agel Salah

    We talked to the Professor Agel Salah about the latest issues in the Palestine occupied territories and the conflicts between the Zionist regime and the resistance groups, as follows: