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  • Gaza Strip 2021-12-08 23:18

    Tensions in occupied Palestine may come back soon

    TEHRAN— The Israeli regime and Hamas signed a ceasefire agreement in May 2021 after the violent clashes ignited by the Israeli forces in Al-Aqsa Mosque and Sheikh Jarrah. Since then, the Israelis have been seemingly quiet. But this is not the case. They have been violating the ceasefire in stunned silence by the Western media outlets.

  • Zahra Ershadi 2021-12-08 23:18

    Diplomat warns against ‘dangerous’ acts of piracy targeting Iranian oil at sea

    TEHRAN - An Iranian diplomat to the UN issued a stern warning on Tuesday against acts of piracy targeting tankers carrying Iran’s oil at sea, urging the international community to condemn such “unlawful acts” that endanger freedom of navigation.

  • Qalibaf 2021-12-08 23:15

    Qalibaf attends Islamic parliamentary union summit

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf arrived in Istanbul late on Wednesday to participate at the meeting of the OIC parliamentary union.

  • Velayati-Mekdad 2021-12-08 23:15

    Advisor to Leader: What Assad has done is unique in its kind

    TEHRAN — Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad met on Tuesday with Ali Akbar Velayati, advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution on International Affairs, to discuss bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues.

  • MP 2021-12-08 23:14

    MP presents strategies to overcome water shortage

    TEHRAN - To overcome the water shortage in the country, a member of the Agriculture and Environment Committee of the Parliament has said it is necessary to transfer of water-intensive industries to water-rich areas, transfer seawater instead of transferring water from one region to another and to take water diplomacy seriously.

  • Elderly population in Iran snowballing 2021-12-08 22:00

    Elderly population in Iran snowballing

    TEHRAN – The elderly population in Iran is increasing rapidly as there were 7.46 million senior citizens in the [Iranian calendar] year 1395 (March 2015-March 2016), which has now reached 8.4 million.

  • daffodils 2021-12-08 21:30

    Nature lovers to mark daffodils in Semnan festival 

    TEHRAN – An open-air festival will bring together tens of nature lovers on Friday to mark daffodils, which symbolizes the eye in Iranian culture.

  • Vienna talks 2021-12-08 21:23

    Ill-advised Action of U.S. Casts Skepticism Over Vienna Talks

    TEHRAN – Informal meetings in Vienna between Iran and world powers have already kicked off, with the formal get-go of the Vienna talks scheduled to take place on Thursday.

  • Silver Bowl of Rashi 2021-12-08 20:30

    Sassanid silver bowl returned home after decades

    TEHRAN – Centuries-old Silver Bowl of Rashi has recently been returned to Rasht Archaeological Museum Gilan province after almost three decades, the provincial tourism chief has announced. 

  • protected area of Malusan 2021-12-08 20:00

    Natural properties in Hamedan made national heritage

    TEHRAN –A total of four natural properties across west-central Hamedan province have recently been inscribed on the national heritage list, the provincial tourism chief has announced. 

  • Meeting 2021-12-08 19:51

    Iran, Indonesia hold human rights talks

    TEHRAN - The seventh round of human rights talks between Iran and Indonesia hosted by the Islamic Republic was held virtually on Tuesday.

  • Meeting 2021-12-08 19:50

    Iran FM meets members of Parliament national security committee

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has received a delegation from the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee.

  • نشست سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2021-12-08 19:38

    Intensifying bans will fail to create leverage on Iran amid Vienna talks, Tehran tells U.S.

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Tuesday lambasted the U.S. for its fresh sanctions against a number of the Iranian officials and entities over allegations of human rights violations, suggesting that intensifying anti-Iran measures will fail to create leverage over Tehran amid talks in Vienna to lift sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

  • Hypostyle Zanjan mosque to undergo partial restoration 2021-12-08 19:30

    Hypostyle mosque to undergo partial restoration

    TEHRAN – A new round of restoration work is scheduled to commence on Chehel Sotoun Mosque, which is a hypostyle Islamic monument in Zanjan, west-central Iran.

  • Front cover of the Persian translation of Lori Gottlieb’s book “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone”. 2021-12-08 18:27

    “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone” at Iranian bookstores

    TEHRAN – New York Times best-selling author Lori Gottlieb’s book “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed” has recently been published in Persian.

  • A poster for the play “God of Carnage”, which is on stage at Tehran’s Mehregan Theater. 2021-12-08 18:25

    “God of Carnage” rules at Tehran theater

    TEHRAN – An Iranian troupe is performing the black comedy “God of Carnage” by French playwright Yasmina Reza at Tehran’s Mehregan Theater.

  • Maryam Moqaddam acts in a scene from “Ballad of a White Cow” directed by Behtash Sanaeiha and her. 2021-12-08 18:23

    Palm Springs festival 2022 picks films from Iran

    TEHRAN – Three movies by Iranian filmmakers will be screened at the 33rd Palm Springs International Film Festival.

  • This combination photo shows puppet show director Peter Schumann and writer Nina Malíková. 2021-12-08 18:20

    Peter Schumann, Nina Malíková win Jalal Sattari Awards

    TEHRAN – German-American puppet show director Peter Schumann, Czech writer Nina Malíková and Iranian writer Jamshid Malekpur were honored with the Jalal Sattari Awards in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • Iran plans overseas cultivation in Brazil, Russia 2021-12-08 18:03

    Iran plans overseas cultivation in Brazil, Russia

    TEHRAN – Iran plans to grow crops in Brazil and Russia to secure a stable supply amid sanctions and currency restrictions.

  • Japan holds webinars on arid land agriculture in Iran 2021-12-08 18:02

    Japan holds webinars on arid land agriculture in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Iran office in collaboration with Tottori University Arid Land Research Center (ALRC), held 5 series of webinars with the theme of “Research and Development on Arid Land Agriculture in Iran and Japan” for the Ministry of Agriculture in Iran.

  • Smart restriction plan aims to contain pandemic 2021-12-08 17:53

    Smart restriction plan aims to contain pandemic

    TEHRAN – A national plan on COVID-19 restrictions will be operational in five stages, the first phase will kick off on Sunday, Hossein Qasemi, member of the committee of the National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control, has said.

  • Alborz Caravanserai 2021-12-08 17:48

    Qajar-era caravanserai restored to hay-day state

    TEHRAN – The second phase of a restoration project on the Qajar-era (1789-1925) Alborz Caravanserai in the central province of Qom, has come to an end, the deputy provincial tourism chief has announced. 

  • Turquoise-coated arts on show at Tehran exhibit 2021-12-08 17:47

    Turquoise-coated arts on show at Tehran exhibit

    TEHRAN – Sets of turquoise-coated arts have been put on show at the headquarters of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts in Tehran.

  • Tens of tourism farms to open to public in central Iran 2021-12-08 17:46

    Tens of tourism farms to open to public in central Iran

    TEHRAN - Tens of tourism farms are becoming ready to open doors to the public in Markazi province, the deputy tourism chief said on Wednesday.

  • New chancellor in the office 2021-12-08 17:45

    New chancellor in the office

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  • Stock 2021-12-08 16:47

    TEDPIX jumps over 11,340 points on Wednesday

    TEHRAN - TEDPIX, the main index of the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), jumped 11,349 points to 1.349 million on Wednesday.

  • steel 2021-12-08 16:46

    Exports of steel products grow 14%

    TEHRAN – Iran exported about $4.5 billion worth of steel products including ingots, profiles, and sheets in the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21), registering a 14-percent rise year on year.

  • PMO 2021-12-08 16:46

    PMO condemns U.S. restrictions on Iran’s maritime activities

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has condemned the U.S. restrictions imposed on the Islamic Republic’s maritime transportation activities, the PMO portal reported.

  • electricity 2021-12-08 16:46

    Iran ready to sync power grid with Azerbaijan, Russia

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Ali-Akbar Mehrabian has expressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness for joining the country’s electricity network to those of Azerbaijan and Russia, IRNA reported.