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  • President Raisi meets Venezuelan FM 2021-10-19 12:10

    President Raisi meets Venezuelan FM

    TEHRAN — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia on Monday afternoon. During the meeting, Raisi said Iran’s foreign policy is to expand relations with Latin American countries, especially Venezuela. He then went on to say that Venezuela is one of Iran’s top priorities in economic diplomacy.

  • Heads of three branches of govt. hold talks on economy 2021-10-18 11:17

    Heads of three branches of govt. hold talks on economy

    TEHRAN — The heads of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government consulted on the most pressing issues, including economic ones. The meeting, held on Saturday, was hosted by Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.

  • Tehran hosts intl. pharmaceuticals expo 2021-10-15 12:50

    Tehran hosts intl. pharmaceuticals expo

    The 6th international exhibition on pharmaceuticals and related industries was held at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Musalla on October 11-13.

  • Raisi: University is central point of change in society 2021-10-12 13:26

    Raisi: University is central point of change in society

    TEHRAN — Speaking at the official reopening of the new academic year in universities on Monday, Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi said university is the central point of creating change in society, and universities and scientific centers should serve as the government's think tank in creating change in society. He also said the country faces no stalemate. In another part of his speech, the president said no new view or theory should be taken for granted.

  • Archaeologists to unearth watermill in Hamedan (PHOTO: Pouria Pakizeh/ISNA) 2021-10-10 17:07

    Archaeologists to unearth watermill in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – A team of archaeologists has commenced work to unearth an ancient watermill in Hamedan, west-central Iran.

  • President Raisi meets locals in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2021-10-03 11:43

    President Raisi meets locals in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad

    TEHRAN — President Ebrahim Raisi visited Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province. It was his fifth provincial trip since he took office in early August. With his field trips and talking to the public, the president has won the hearts of masses. Meeting with locals and dignified persons and participating in the meeting of the administrative council in Yasouj, the provincial capital, were among the travel plans of the president.

  • Arbaeen draws crowds to Karbala 2021-09-29 12:08

    Arbaeen draws crowds to Karbala

    Hundreds of thousands of black-clad Muslim pilgrims thronged to the revered shrine city of Karbala in Iraq on Tuesday to observe a major religious ritual. The annual pilgrimage, known as Arbaeen, marks the end of a 40-day mourning period for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed (S), in the seventh century. At the time, Imam Hussein had revolted against the Damascus-based second Umayyad caliph, Yazid bin Muawiyah, moving from Madinah to outside Karbala in modern-day Iraq, where a battle took place.

  • Ayatollah Khamenei attends funeral prayer for Hassanzadeh Amoli 2021-09-27 20:38

    Ayatollah Khamenei attends funeral prayer for Hassanzadeh Amoli

    TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the Islamic funeral prayer for top religious and scientific figure Ayatollah Hassan Hassanzadeh Amoli on Sunday.

  • Nation mourns loss of ‘self-sacrificing’ student 2021-09-25 16:57

    Nation mourns loss of ‘self-sacrificing’ student

    TEHRAN – Iranians are plunged into deep sorrow over the loss of a self-sacrificing 15-year-old boy from southwestern Khuzestan province, who rushed into a burning building to save the lives of his neighbors.

  • تیم ملی فوتسال ایران و تیم ملی فوتسال ازبکستان 2021-09-24 20:01

    Iran beat Uzbekistan to advance to 2021 Futsal World Cup quarters

    TEHRAN – Iran defeated Uzbekistan 9-8 in a thrilling match at the Vilnius Arena in Lithuania on Friday to book a place at the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup quarter-finals.

  • IRGC keeps spark of Holy Defense memory alive 2021-09-24 14:51

    IRGC keeps spark of Holy Defense memory alive

    TEHRAN — The largest floating exercise of the Basij force of the IRGC Navy was held on Wednesday, September 22, in the general area of the blue shores of Bandar Abbas and the Strait of Hormuz on the occasion of Holy Defense Week. More than 1,000-speed gunboats were involved in the exercise at the presence of the IRGC Navy commander.

  • Iran president showers wartime veterans with praise 2021-09-21 19:12

    Iran president showers wartime veterans with praise

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi has participated in a ceremony held to commemorate the services rendered by wartime veterans, noting that praising veterans prevents “ignorance”. 

  • Leader meets Olympians, Paralympians 2021-09-18 17:53

    Leader meets Olympians, Paralympians

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met a number of Olympic and Paralympic athletes on Saturday.

  • Anjireh caravanserai one step closer for being global 2021-09-14 18:50

    Anjireh caravanserai one step closer for being global

    TEHRAN – Photo depicts the ruins of Anjireh caravanserai which is estimated to date from the Ilkhanid era (1256–1353) situated in a barren desert in central Iran, September 14, 2021.

  • Fakhra vaccine enters third phase of human test 2021-09-13 17:16

    Fakhra vaccine enters third phase of human test

    TEHRAN – The third phase of the Fakhra vaccine’s human trial started on Monday by being administrated to 40,000 volunteers, IRIB reported.

  • Window to the past: gigantic underground city is chock-full of untold stories 2021-09-11 18:56

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Window to the past: gigantic underground city is chock-full of untold stories

    TEHRAN – A massive underground city, which was once a defensive refuge in ancient times, is getting ready for public visits in central Iran.

  • Para-athletes, a source of pride 2021-09-07 14:18

    Para-athletes, a source of pride

    Iranian athletes made everyone proud by winning 12 gold medals at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

  • Sareh Javanmardi 2021-09-05 19:27

    Javanmardi carries flag for Iran at Paralympics closing ceremony

    TEHRAN – Shooter Sareh Javanmardi carried flag for Iran in the 2020 Paralympic Games closing ceremony.

  • Asghar Azizi Aghdam 2021-09-04 17:46

    Azizi takes Iran’s 12th gold at Paralympics 2020

    TOKYO – Asghar Azizi Aghdam from Iran won the country’s 12th gold medal in the 2020 Paralympic Games on Saturday.

  • حامد امیری - پرتاب نیزه 2021-09-03 09:31

    Amiri wins Iran’s 10th gold at Paralympics 2020

    TOKYO – Javelin thrower Hamed Amiri won Iran’s 10th gold medal in the 2020 Paralympic Games on Friday.

  • Saeid Afrooz 2021-09-01 08:01

    Afrooz adds to Iran's Paralympics gold medal tally

    TEHRAN – Javelin thrower Saeid Afrooz gave Iran a gold medal on Day 8 of the 2020 Paralympic Games.

  • Hashemiyeh Motaghian 2021-08-31 17:57

    Motaghian takes gold at javelin: Paralympics 2020

    TOKYO – Hashemiyeh Motaghian made history by winning the first-ever gold medal in athletic in the Paralympic Games in the women’s section.

  • Amir Khosravani 2021-08-31 14:20

    Khosravani claims Iran’s fourth gold

    TOKYO – Amir Khosravani seized a gold medal in the men's long jump - T12 in the 2020 Paralympic Games on Monday.

  • Rouhollah Rostami 2021-08-28 15:10

    Tokyo 2020: Iran’s Rostami wins gold in powerlifting

    TOKYO – Iranian powerlifter Rouhollah Rostami claimed a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games on Saturday.

  • Archer Rahimi breaks Paralympic record 2021-08-27 15:30

    Archer Rahimi breaks Paralympic record

    TOKYO – Iranian archer Gholamreza Rahimi broke the Paralympic record in the men’s individual recurve on Friday in Tokyo 2020.

  • Islamic philosopher Mohammadreza Hakimi in an undated photo. 2021-08-23 18:41

    Top Islamic philosopher Mohammadreza Hakimi dies at 86 

    TEHRAN – Mohammadreza Hakimi, a top Islamic philosopher who was most famous for his studies on social justice and individual freedom in Islam, died of heart failure at a Tehran hospital on Sunday night. He was 86.

  • Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2021-08-22 12:03

    Japan FM Motegi holds talks with Zarif in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi held talks with outgoing Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday morning in Tehran.

  • Sala calls people to mourn tragedy of Ashura 2021-08-11 16:44

    Sala calls people to mourn tragedy of Ashura

    TEHRAN – Caretakers attend the ritual of Sala at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Imam of the Shia, in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad on August 9, 2021.

  • Zakani 2021-08-08 15:03

    Zakani elected as Tehran mayor

    TEHRAN — In the afternoon meeting of the Tehran City Council, Alireza Zakani was elected as the mayor of Tehran, winning the highest number of votes in the 21-member council.

  • Amirhossein Zare 2021-08-08 14:07

    Wrestler Zare takes bronze medal: Tokyo 2020

    TEHRAN – Amirhossein Zare from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the men's freestyle 125 kg of the 2020 Olympic Games on Friday.