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  • trade 2022-01-10 14:44

    Q3 non-oil trade rises 25% year on year

    TEHRAN - The value of Iran’s non-oil trade rose 25 percent during the third quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (September 23-December 21, 2021) as compared to the same period of time in the past year, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.

  • TEDPIX down 2022-01-10 14:44

    TEDPIX drops 4,000 points on Monday

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), lost 4,180 points to 1.332 million on Monday.

  • ICCIMA 2022-01-10 14:37

    ICCIMA stresses need for maintaining industrial parks’ infrastructure

    TEHRAN – Members of the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Industries Committee have stressed the need for allocating a portion of the national budget for the next Iranian calendar year (starts on March 21) for maintaining the infrastructure in industrial parks across the country.

  • Mohsen Rezvani 2022-01-10 13:54

    Rezvani remains president of Iran swimming federation

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezvani was re-elected as president of Iran swimming federation on Monday for a four-year term till 2026.

  • Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace 2022-01-10 13:49

    By Sondoss Al Asaad

    Leading prisoner of conscience facing slow death in Bahrain 

    This week marks the 6th month of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace’s hunger-striking in protest of the treatment of the political prisoners at the notorious Central Jau Prison, where he is serving a life sentence over his peaceful role in Bahrain's 2011 pro-democracy uprising. Meanwhile, there is serious concern over his life; so what is Bahrain government waiting for to immediately release him?

  • SP 2022-01-10 13:45

    Development of South Pars phase 11 accelerating

    TEHRAN - The managing director of Petropars Company, which is in charge of developing phase 11 of Iran’s South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, has announced the implementation of two new contracts as of December 22, 2021, to accelerate the development of the mentioned phase, Shana reported.

  • Paul Poast 2022-01-10 12:54

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    A new deal will recognize current state of Iran's nuclear program: professor

    “Progress in Vienna talks, though limited, is promising”

    TEHRAN - An American academic says a new deal will have to be crafted in Vienna in which the recent developments in Iran’s nuclear program are “recognized”.

  • self-determination 2022-01-10 12:11

    By Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary


     IMAGINE yourself as a Kashmiri born in Srinagar on Jan 5, 1949. You are 73 years old, and have completed nearly every phase of your life. You took decisions on what to study, where to work, how to contribute, and preparing to retire. A full circle of life. But at every stage, you were reminded that you were not free, that you were under Indian occupation, a kind of colonial rule. That’s the story of every man and woman who lives in the Valley of Kashmir or the Jammu region. You feel helpless and angry.

  • UK first European country to pass 150,000 covid deaths  2022-01-10 12:04

    UK first European country to pass 150,000 covid deaths 

    TEHRAN- Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, more than 150,000 people have died in the UK; that according to government figures.

  • IME 2022-01-10 11:48

    Commodities worth over $696m traded at IME in a week

    TEHRAN- During the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday), 2.115 million tons of commodities worth 202 trillion rials (about $696.55 million) were traded at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).

  • Transit 2022-01-10 11:36

    Monthly transit of goods via Iran increases 53%

    TEHRAN- Transit of goods via Iran has risen 53 percent during the ninth month of the current Iranian calendar year (November 22-Decemebr 21, 2021), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, the spokesman of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.

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  • Kazakhstan's ambassador to Tehran Askhat Orazbay 2022-01-09 21:29

    Kazakhstan ambassador: We are defending our democracy

    TEHRAN — In an exclusive interview with Tehran Times on Sunday, Kazakhstan's ambassador to Tehran Askhat Orazbay said that the Kazakh government has immediately responded to the demands of the citizens, and the government has a “clear political will and a desire to resolve disputes through dialogue.”

  • Mokhber 2022-01-09 21:27

    New chapter has opened in Iran-Turkmenistan ties: VP

    TEHRAN — A new chapter has opened in the relations between Iran and Turkmenistan, Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber said in meeting on Sunday afternoon with Serdar Berdymukhamedov, the deputy prime minister of Turkmenistan.

  • Manouchehr Moradi 2022-01-09 21:27

    Ambassador: Iran has compensated Ukrainian plane victims in goodwill

    TEHRAN — In an interview with the Ukrainian UNN news agency, Manuchehr Moradi, Tehran’s ambassador to Ukraine, has said that Iran has shown its goodwill and paid 150,000 dollars as a compensation to each family who lost a loved one in the Ukrainian plane incident.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2022-01-09 21:26

    Iran FM discusses Afghanistan with Indian counterpart

    TEHRAN— Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian on Saturday exchanged views on the phone with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar over key issues, including the situation in Afghanistan.

  • Palestinian ambassador 2022-01-09 21:26

    Salam al-Zawawi is named as Palestine's new ambassador to Tehran

    Palestinian ambassador in Iran bids farewell after four decades

    TEHRAN - The Palestinian Ambassador to Tehran, Salah al-Zawawi, has bidden farewell to Iran, bringing to close four decades of his diplomatic mission in the Islamic Republic, according to Press TV.

  • Leader 2022-01-09 21:26

    Leader sheds light on U.S. hostility toward Iran

    TEHRAN – In his televised speech on Sunday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei delved into the raison d'être of the U.S. hostile, aggressive stance toward the Islamic Republic of Iran, offering a clear-eyed glimpse of the current state of play between Tehran and Washington.

  • earthenware jugs 2022-01-09 21:00

    Police seize Iron Age, Islamic-era jugs from smuggler

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently confiscated four earthenware jugs from a smuggler in the city of Miandoab, northwestern West Azarbaijan province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has said.

  • castles 2022-01-09 20:00

    Historical castles, mansions in Isfahan made national heritage 

    TEHRAN –A total of 10 aging structures and historical properties, which are scattered across Isfahan province, have recently been inscribed on the national heritage list. 

  • Cover of the Persian edition of “Chomskyan Linguistics and Its Competitors” by Pius ten Hacken. 2022-01-09 18:40

    “Chomskyan Linguistics” comes to Iranian bookstores

    TEHRAN – “Chomskyan Linguistics and Its Competitors” by Pius ten Hacken of the University of Innsbruck has been published in Persian.

  • Front cover of the Persian edition of Pascal Mercier’s novel “The Weight of Words”. 2022-01-09 18:38

    “The Weight of Words” appears in Persian

    TEHRAN – Swiss writer Pascal Mercier’s novel “The Weight of Words” has been published in Persian by the Iranian publisher Ofoq.

  • Front cover of the Japanese edition of “Qalishuyan” written by Ali Bolukbashi. 2022-01-09 18:31

    Book on Iranian carpet washing ritual published in Japanese in Tokyo

    TEHRAN – A book on Qalishuyan, the ritual of washing a carpet in the Iranian town of Mashhad-e Ardahal, has been published in Japanese in Tokyo.

  • Mahnaz Rudsaz and Mansur Sufi perform “Lilith” at the Sayeh Hall of Tehran’s City Theater Complex on December 22, 2021. (Tiwall) 2022-01-09 18:28

    Story of love lost represents collapse of European solidarity on stage in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – A play on stage in Tehran about a story of love lost represents the collapse of integration within Europe.

  • Tourism projects 2022-01-09 18:12

    Tourism projects worth $4.1m inaugurated in Ardabil

    TEHRAN –A total of 10 tourism-related projects, worth 1.2 trillion rials ($4.1 million) have been implemented across the northwestern Ardabil province during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2021), the provincial tourism chief has announced. 

  • rock-carved inscription 2022-01-09 18:02

    Centuries-old inscription discovered near Istakhr ancient city

    TEHRAN –A Sassanid-era (224–651) rock-carved inscription has recently been discovered near the ancient city of Istakhr, in Marvdasht plain, which is home to the UNESCO-registered sites of Persepolis and Pasargadae as well as tens of other magnificent structures, in southern Fars province.

  • What it’s like to meet 5000-year-old tree 2022-01-09 17:55

    By Afshin Majlesi

    What it’s like to meet 5000-year-old tree

    TEHRAN – At the age of almost five millennia, Sarv-e Abarkuh is a solid, tall tree still covering itself with glory, reaching 25 meters in height, 11.5 meters in width of its trunk, and 18 meters in circumference.

  • گیاهان دارویی 2022-01-09 17:48

    Six innovation centers to promote medicinal plants

    TEHRAN – The Vice Presidency for Science and Technology has created six innovation centers to develop the supply chain of medicinal plants in the country.

  • کرونا اومیکرون 2022-01-09 17:48

    Omicron could peak in Iran in coming weeks, expert warns

    TEHRAN – The secretary of the National Scientific Committee of Coronavirus has warned that the Omicron-fueled surge in COVID-19 cases is likely to peak in the country in the coming weeks.

  • مقالات نانو 2022-01-09 17:47

    Iran leads the world in priority given to nano-sciences

    TEHRAN - The ratio of nano-articles to the total number of articles published in Iran is the highest in the world, highlighting the amount of attention and priority given to nano-sciences in the country.