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  • Cyclists getting ready in Kish Island 2022-01-19 17:48

    Cyclists getting ready in Kish Island

    TEHRAN – Iranian cyclists are getting ready for the upcoming events in Kish Island in the Persian Gulf.

  • 50 nanotechnology products unveiled 2022-01-17 17:54

    50 nanotechnology products unveiled

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of nanotechnology achievements, unveiling over 50 new products, kicked off on Monday at Tehran Permanent International Fairground.

  • Two unknown martyrs buried in courtyard of Interior Ministry 2022-01-17 11:12

    Two unknown martyrs buried in courtyard of Interior Ministry

    TEHRAN - Two unknown martyrs of the Sacred Defense were buried in the courtyard of the Interior Ministry on Sunday. A number of the families of martyrs, Tehran Friday prayer leader Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabi-Fard and Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi participated in the funeral procession.

  • “Daughter of Iran” director crowned best at Ammar Popular Film Festival 2022-01-15 18:01

    “Daughter of Iran” director crowned best at Ammar Popular Film Festival

    TEHRAN – Seyyed Jalal Dehqani was picked as best director at the 12th Ammar Popular Film Festival for his drama “Daughter of Iran”, the organizers announced on Friday evening.

  • Iran marks martyrdom anniversary of nuclear scientist 2022-01-15 12:43

    Iran marks martyrdom anniversary of nuclear scientist

    TEHRAN – The father of martyred nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan is seen in a ceremony held on Wednesday to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary.

  • Iran beach volleyball league kicks off 2022-01-12 10:47

    Iran beach volleyball league kicks off

    TEHRAN – The second edition of Iran’s Beach Volleyball League started on Sunday in Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan Province.

  • Iran’s rowing league held at Azadi Lake 2022-01-10 18:37

    Iran’s rowing league held at Azadi Lake

    TEHRAN – The first round of the 7th edition of the Iran rowing league was held on Sunday in Tehran’s Azadi Lake.

  • FM meets leaders of monotheistic religions, minority MPs 2022-01-09 10:57

    FM meets leaders of monotheistic religions, minority MPs

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian met on Saturday with the leaders of monotheistic religions and sects, as well as the representatives of religious minorities in the parliament.

  • Funeral 2022-01-07 23:01

    Funeral ceremony held for 150 unknown martyrs

    TEHRAN — A funeral procession was held for 150 anonymous martyrs of the Sacred Defense in Tehran. A large crowd attended the funeral.

  • Iraqis remember anti-terrorism martyrs 2022-01-04 11:31

    Iraqis remember anti-terrorism martyrs

    TEHRAN — Tens of thousands of Iraqis held a commemoration ceremony for anti-terrorism martyrs Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Baghdad airport on Sunday. As popular commanders, General Soleimani and al-Muhandis were impressively commemorated in the past days. There have been countless commemoration ceremonies to remember these two anti-terrorism heroes.

  • Saint Sarkis Cathedral hosts New Year’s celebration 2022-01-02 15:19

    Saint Sarkis Cathedral hosts New Year’s celebration

    Christians in Tehran gathered at the Saint Sarkis Cathedral on Friday night, celebrating the New Year in the presence of Bishop Sibo Sarkisian.

  • Women players donate dolls 2021-12-31 13:36

    Women players donate dolls

    TEHRAN - Iranian women football players shared their joy with the children in need.

  • Christmas celebrations 2021-12-28 17:45

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran hosting Christmas celebrations for centuries

    TEHRAN – Christmas has been celebrated for centuries in a country where 97 percent of its population is Muslim.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-12-27 22:04

    Iran FM: Co-op with neighbors, promoting economic diplomacy form cornerstones of foreign policy

    TEHRAN — Speaking at the fifth session of the history of foreign relations held at the Foreign Ministry building on Monday, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian pointed out that the Ebrahim Raisi administration believes in the promotion of economic diplomacy and cooperation with neighbors as the two pillars of Iran’s foreign policy.

  • Academic achievements on display in Tehran 2021-12-27 11:45

    Academic achievements on display in Tehran

    Majlis Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf (3rd R) pays a visit to an exhibition of achievements and capabilities by the Academic Center for Education, Culture, and Research (Jahad-e Daneshgahi) which opened at Tehran’s Goftogoo Park on Sunday.

  • Hassan Irlou's memorial 2021-12-22 14:24

    Funeral ceremony held for Iranian ambassador

    TEHRAN — On Tuesday afternoon, Iranian Foreign Ministry held a commemoration ceremony for the deceased Iranian ambassador to Yemen, Hassan Irlou. Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, as well as officials from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corp (IRGC), attended the ceremony. Irlou was diagnosed with COVID-19 a few days ago. However, he was transferred to Iran on Saturday after much delay by the Saudis who control the airport in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital.

  • When a river flows through scorching desert 2021-12-15 18:46

    When a river flows through scorching desert

    Situated in the heart of Iranian plateau, the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert conjures up scenes of barrenness, scorching heat, and thirsty landscape.  But there is something that surprises every visitor; the existence of a wide river flowing through the desert.

  • the 20th Traditional and Ritual Theater Festival 2021-12-13 18:12

    Iran’s top ritual, traditional plays of the year honored 

    TEHRAN – Top performances of the 20th Traditional and Ritual Theater Festival were honored on Sunday evening at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.

  • Boosting ties with neighbors is strategic for Iran: president 2021-12-12 12:01

    Boosting ties with neighbors is strategic for Iran: president

    TEHRAN – President Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi has underlined the need to boost Iran’s ties with neighbors, describing such a move as strategic. 

  • Iran wrestling 2021-12-10 19:08

    Sanaye Mazandaran claim Iranian wrestling league title

    TEHRAN - Sanaye Mazandaran freestyle team won the 2021 Iranian Premier Wrestling League on Friday.

  • Saffron harvest in Khuzestan 2021-12-10 14:15

    Saffron harvest in Khuzestan

    A young girl is picking saffron flowers in a rural district in southwestern Khuzestan province, December 7. Iranian saffron is known as the “red gold”. Every year, the saffron harvest season begins in early November. Major saffron producers of Iran are located on the east side of the country. The country exported $60 million of saffron during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22).

  • Raisi-Mekdad 2021-12-06 21:44

    Syrian FM meets top Iranian officials, vows to strengthen ties with Tehran

    TEHRAN — Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad visited Tehran on Monday to meet his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian as well as President Ebrahim Raisi.

  • Leader praises martyrs, says nation should increase unity 2021-12-04 14:58

    Leader praises martyrs, says nation should increase unity

    TEHRAN— In a meeting held on November 21 to commemorate the martyrs of Ilam province, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei praised the martyrs of the Sacred Defense, saying, “The Iranian nation should increase its unity, solidarity, motivation and efforts when it hears the martyrs’ message.”

  • Mehdi Taremi 2021-11-30 13:22

    Taremi shortlisted for FIFA Puskas Award 2021

    TEHRAN – Iranian forward Mehdi Taremi has been shortlisted for the FIFA Puskas Award 2021.

  • 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships 2021-11-28 09:22

    Iran runners-up at 2021 Asian Beach Volleyball C’ships

    TEHRAN – Iran lost to Australia in the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships final on Saturday.

  • Iran outpaces Europe in first-dose COVID-19 vaccination 2021-11-23 17:59

    Iran outpaces Europe in first-dose COVID-19 vaccination

    TEHRAN – The national average for the first dose vaccination of people over the age of 12 was 82 percent in Iran, while it was 64 percent in Europe, Mohammad Mehdi Gooya, head of the diseases management center of the Ministry of Health, said.

  • SP 2021-11-21 13:31

    South Pars condensate loading capacity rises

    TEHRAN – Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) has put a new single point mooring (SPM) into operation at phase 19 of South Pars gas field to increase the condensate loading capacity of the giant field, an official with the company announced.

  • CISM Wrestling Championship opening ceremony held 2021-11-21 12:19

    CISM Wrestling Championship opening ceremony held

    TEHRAN – The opening ceremony of the 5th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship was held in Tehran’s Azadi Hall on Saturday.

  • House of late illustrious poet now open to public   2021-11-14 21:30

    House of late illustrious poet now open to public  

    Wax figures of contemporary Iranian literary figures Nima Yushij, Sohrab Sepehri, Simin Daneshvar, and Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (from R to L) have been put on show at the newly-restored house of Yushij in northern Tehran, November 13, 2021.

  • 180-million-year-old fossil donated to Iran museum 2021-11-13 21:10

    180-million-year-old fossil donated to Iran museum

    TEHRAN – A fossilized piece of an extinct marine animal, estimated to date more than 180 million years, has recently been donated to a major museum in northeastern Iran.