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  • Fakhrizadeh’s funeral held in Mashhad Yesterday 18:27

    Fakhrizadeh’s funeral held in Mashhad

    TEHRAN — The body of senior Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh arrived in the northeastern city of Mashhad on Saturday night for a funeral procession, Tasnim reported.

  • Demonstrators seek revenge for Fakhrizadeh assassination Yesterday 13:47

    Demonstrators seek revenge for Fakhrizadeh assassination

    People from different walks of life gathered in front of the Imam Khomeini house in Qom on Saturday strongly protesting the assassination of prominent scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

  • Parviz Purhosseini 2020-11-27 18:08

    Actor Parviz Purhosseini dies of COVID-19

    TEHRAN -- Veteran stage and screen actor Parviz Purhosseini died of COVID-19 at the age of 79 at Tehran’s Firuzgar Hospital on Friday morning, his son Purang has confirmed.

  • Training camp of Iran national canoeing team 2020-11-27 12:11

    Canoeing training camp starts in Bandar Anzali

    TEHRAN – Training camp of Iran national canoeing team started in the northern city of Bandar Anzali on Tuesday.

  • Kambuzia Partovi in an undated photo (Tasnim/Hamed Malekpur)  MMS/YAW 2020-11-24 18:02

    Director Kambuzia Partovi passes away of COVID-19  

    TEHRAN – Iranian screenwriter and filmmaker Kambuzia Partovi died of COVID-19 at Tehran’s Day Hospital on Tuesday. He was 65.

  • Traffic restriction aims to curb COVID-19 2020-11-24 10:57

    Traffic restriction aims to curb COVID-19

    The National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control has issued a directive, banning private vehicles from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. in cities which are on high alert in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus.

  • Changiz Jalilvand 2020-11-22 18:28

    Iranian voice actor Changiz Jalilvand dies of COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Changiz Jalilvand, the Iranian voice actor who lent his voice to Marlon Brando and Paul Newman in many acclaimed movies dubbed for Persian audiences, died of COVID-19 in a Tehran hospital on Sunday. 

  • Home-to-home COVID-19 screening conducted 2020-11-21 11:49

    Home-to-home COVID-19 screening conducted

    On Thursday, a group of charitable foundations carried out a home-to-home screening plan in a southern Tehran neighborhood to identify people who may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms.

  • Iran among top five producers of COVID-19 rapid antigen-detection kits 2020-11-17 17:15

    Iran among top five producers of COVID-19 rapid antigen-detection kits

    TEHRAN – Iran is one of the top five manufacturers of coronavirus antigen-based rapid detection kits in the world.

  • Remdesivir production line comes on stream 2020-11-17 14:32

    Remdesivir production line comes on stream

    A pharmaceutical plant in northern Gilan province is producing remdesivir, a drug which is given to hospitalized patients with COVID-19.

  • Blood donation in the time of corona 2020-11-15 12:04

    Blood donation in the time of corona

    Iranian People all over the country are donating blood as the coronavirus pandemic has slashed the number of donors by around 20 percent over the past eight months. Studies show that the plasma driven from recovered patients can be used in the treatment of COVID-19 with the help of the patient's immune system. The best time for plasma donation is at least 14 and preferably 28 days after recovery, and donors should age 18 to 60 years.

  • Former Bolivian President Evo Morales 2020-11-14 11:08

    Morales victoriously returns from exile

    Tens of thousands of jubilant followers in Bolivia have welcomed Evo Morales back to the coca-growing region from which he fled into exile exactly a year ago.

  • Mahmoud Yavari 2020-11-10 13:08

    Ex-Iran football coach Mahmoud Yavari dies

    TEHRAN – Former Iran national football team head coach Mahmoud Yavari passed away at the age of 81 on Tuesday.

  • Earth-colored houses, one on top of another, like giant Lego blocks! 2020-11-09 21:03

    Earth-colored houses, one on top of another, like giant Lego blocks!

    Photo depicts the atmospheric village of Shilandar, which its earth-colored houses are constructed one on top of another like giant Lego blocks! The village is situated in Taham rural district of Zanjan province, west-central Iran.

  • Rough hands, wool fibers and the traditional art of felt  2020-11-09 10:12

    Rough hands, wool fibers and the traditional art of felt 

    An Iranian crafter (not pictured) rubs his rough hands against the wool fibers which are gradually being turned into a piece of felt in his workshop in Ramsar, northern Iran, November 6, 2020.   

  • Kaswa village 2020-11-08 11:40

    The winter of Kaswa village

    Kaswa is a village in Khalajistan, 80 km from Qom. It is located in the foothills of the west of the city and these days, with the early cooling of the weather in the mountainous areas, it has also taken on a beautiful autumn face. This village, with its suitable water resources, feeds the river that flows to the villages of Nevis and Qahan downstream.

  • Duathlon competition 2020-11-04 18:57

    Duathlon competition held in Tabriz

    TEHRAN - Duathlon competition was held in Tabriz, the capital of East Azarbaijan province, on Tuesday.

  • Last stage of air drills in central Iran 2020-11-03 12:31

    Last stage of air drills in central Iran

    TEHRAN — The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) held the last stage of large-scale drills in central Iran on Tuesday to showcase its military power, using RF-4 military jets with advanced homegrown cameras.

  • Air sports 2020-11-01 11:41

    Air sports in Yazd

    TEHRAN – Autumn is the best season for Paragliding in the city of Yazd in central of Iran, and the sportspersons have gathered in the city for the air sport.

  • Try to conjure up a picture of life in the past 2020-10-28 23:22

    Try to conjure up a picture of life in the past

    Photo depicts a mudbrick gate inside a 19th-century architectural complex, which is situated in a desert oasis in Isfahan province, central Iran, October 27, 2020.

  • Iranian Highliners find balance 2020-10-28 18:50

    Iranian Highliners find balance

    TEHRAN – A highlining event was held in Anjedan Village, east of Arak, Markazi Province from Oct. 23 to 25.

  • Farmers harvesting ‘red gold’ in northeast Iran  2020-10-27 11:46

    Farmers harvesting ‘red gold’ in northeast Iran 

    Photo depicts a farmer is pouring the newly-picked flowers of saffron crocus, commonly known as the red gold, into a sack in northeastern North Khorasan province, October 26, 2020. 

  • Iran launches large-scale electronic aerial drills 2020-10-21 18:15

    Iran launches large-scale electronic aerial drills

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Armed Forces have launched large-scale aerial drills involving electronic warfare units and featuring the country’s domestically-built air defense systems and equipment, Press TV reported.

  • Gandoman Wetland, a top birdwatching spot 2020-10-21 12:35

    Photo: Pantea Nikzad

    Gandoman Wetland, a top birdwatching spot

    Located in the southwestern Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province, Gandoman Wetland is one of the top ten destinations for birdwatching lovers, especially in spring and autumn.

  • ‘Blood-red ruby’ being harvested in Hooraman 2020-10-20 09:39

    ‘Blood-red ruby’ being harvested in Hooraman

    A farmer in Hooraman, western Kordestan province, shows pomegranates he has just harvested, October 18. Pomegranate, which is dubbed ‘blood-red ruby’, is native to the region and it is expected that five thousand tons of the crop will be harvested this year. Locals process pomegranates into paste, while using peels for producing dyes and medicine.

  • Mourners hold "Khotbeh Khani" ritual in Mashhad 2020-10-18 11:32

    Mourners hold "Khotbeh Khani" ritual in Mashhad

    A traditional ritual dubbed "Khotbeh Khani" was held at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad on Friday evening to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the eighth Shia Imam. Khotbeh Khani (mourning plus eulogy while carrying candles) ceremony is held every year at the courtyards and porticos of the holy shrine.

  • Funeral held in Sari for five martyrs of Syrian war 2020-10-17 15:50

    Funeral held in Sari for five martyrs of Syrian war

    TEHRAN – A funeral procession was held on Wednesday for five martyrs who lost their lives in the Syrian village of Khan Tuman while defending the people of Syria against Takfiri terrorists.

  • Film expert Akbar Alemi in an undated photo. (ISNA/Hamid Amlashi) 2020-10-13 18:45

    Top film expert Akbar Alemi dies of COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Veteran Iranian film scholar Akbar Alemi died of COVID-19 on Tuesday morning. He was 75.

  • National plan for Kashan as capital of Nahj-ul-Balaghah launched 2020-10-13 11:58

    National plan for Kashan as capital of Nahj-ul-Balaghah launched

    TEHRAN – National plan for Kashan as the capital of the Nahj-ul-Balaghah of Imam Ali (AS) was launched during a special meeting on Monday.

  • Motocross race in Isfahan 2020-10-12 12:15

    Motocross race in Isfahan

    TEHRAN - On the occasion of Physical Education Week, motocross race was held in Isfahan, central Iran.