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  • Iranian actor Payman Maadi in an undated photo. 2022-01-08 18:23

    Iran’s Payman Maadi on Sundance Film Festival panel

    TEHRAN – Iranian actor Payman Maadi, the star of the Oscar-winning drama “A Separation”, has been selected as a member for a jury of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.

  • Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili. 2022-01-08 18:15

    Instagram removes Iranian culture minister’s account for publishing post on Gen. Soleimani

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance announced on Friday that Instagram has had his Instagram account “removed” for publishing a post on General Qassem Soleimani.

  • Gelareh Nazemi 2022-01-08 18:04

    Iran’s Nazemi nominated for world’s best futsal referee

    TEHRAN – Gelareh Nazemi from Iran has been nominated for the best referee in the world in 2021.

  • Persian handicrafts 2022-01-08 17:53

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    Handicrafts are a collection of products that are made by human hands. Humans use natural and indigenous raw materials found in every region to make these products by hand, and simple tools. Handicrafts are a combination of special features of the production area, which include: historical background, cultural features, geographical features, social habits, and traditional beliefs, indigenous and national aesthetic criteria.

  • Muttaqi 2022-01-08 17:50

    Acting Taliban FM arrives in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Acting Taliban Foreign Minister Mulavi Amir Khan Muttaqi arrived in Tehran late on Saturday. 

  • Elderly’s share of national budget up 5-fold 2022-01-08 17:16

    Elderly’s share of national budget up 5-fold

    TEHRAN – A total of 500 billion rials (about $1.8 million) has been proposed for the implementation of the National Document for the Elderly in the next year’s budget bill (March 2022-March 2023), which represents a fivefold increase.

  • $690m budget proposed for population growth 2022-01-08 17:14

    $690m budget proposed for population growth

    TEHRAN – The budget bill for the next year (March 21, 2022), has proposed 190 trillion rials (nearly $690 million) for childbearing and population growth, IRIB reported on Saturday.

  • Unemployment hits lowest rate in 25 years 2022-01-08 17:08

    Unemployment hits lowest rate in 25 years

    TEHRAN – According to the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), the unemployment rate for people aged 15 and above fell to 8.9 percent this fall (September 23-December 21, 2021), recording the lowest rate in 25 years.

  • Chalanchulan 2022-01-08 17:02

    Historical arch bridge in Lorestan being strengthened, reinforced

    TEHRAN –The historical bridge of Chalanchulan, an arch brick monument located in the western province of Lorestan, has undergone some rehabilitation works, the provincial tourism chief has announced.

  • Permanent handicrafts market 2022-01-08 17:01

    Permanent handicrafts market to open in Yazd

    TEHRAN – A permanent handicrafts marketplace will be launched in the historical texture of the UNESCO-listed Yazd, central Iran, Yazd’s deputy tourism chief has said.

  • crypto 2022-01-08 17:00

    Mechanism for using cryptocurrencies in foreign trade finalized

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has announced the finalization of a mechanism for using cryptocurrencies in foreign trade, Mehr News Agency reported.

  • electricity 2022-01-08 17:00

    Iran exporting 110MW of electricity to Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – Iran is currently exporting 110 megawatts (MW) of electricity to Afghanistan on a daily basis, Deputy Energy Minister for International Affairs Mohammad-Ali Farahnakian announced.

  • Solar 2022-01-08 17:00

    Solar farms generate over 50% of Iran’s renewable power

    TEHRAN – Solar power plants across Iran managed to generate 455.28 megawatts (MW) of electricity in the previous Iranian calendar month (November 22-December 21, 2021), accounting for 50.38 percent of the total electricity generated by renewable sources in the country.

  • Chang players depicted on a 6th-century Sasanian relief at Taq-e Bostan. 2022/01/08

    A birthplace of musical instruments

    TEHRAN - Narratives say the initiation of music in Iran dates back to the time of the mythical king, Jamshid. However, fragmentary documents from various periods, including rock-carved carvings, suggest millennia of musical practices in every corner of the ancient land.

  • dam 2022-01-08 17:00

    Water storage behind Iranian dams exceeds 19 bcm

    TEHRAN - Iranian Energy Ministry data indicates that currently 19.18 billion cubic meters (bcm) of water is stored behind the dams across Iran, indicating that 38 percent of the capacity of the country’s dams is full.

  • banks 2022-01-08 17:00

    CBI defines new programs to curb liquidity growth

    TEHRAN - Director-General of Money and Credit Operations at Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has outlined the bank’s new programs for monitoring the activities of banks in order to prevent liquidity growth in the country, Mehr News Agency reported.

  • export 2022-01-08 17:00

    Govt. paying $134m of loans to export companies

    TEHRAN – Head of Commercial Services Department at Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Ehsan Ghamari has announced the allocation of 40 trillion rials (about $134.6 million) for supporting export companies as part of the government’s Non-Oil Export Support Package for the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20).

  • Kirkuk 2022-01-08 16:59

    Kirkuk to host exclusive exhibition of Iranian products

    TEHRAN - An exclusive exhibition of Iranian products is planned to be held in Iraq’s Kirkuk region in early March, the portal of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) reported.

  • stock 2022-01-08 16:59

    TEDPIX loses 751 points on Saturday

    TEHRAN - TEDPIX, the main index of the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), lost 751 points to 1.362 million on Saturday.

  • Iran declares those killed aboard Ukrainian plane as martyr 2022-01-08 16:53

    Iran declares those killed aboard Ukrainian plane as martyr

  • Iran handball 2022-01-08 14:06

    Iran handball suffer two losses in Spain’s tournament

    TEHRAN – Iran national handball team lost to Spain and Poland in the international tournament of Spain.

  • Tehran derby 2022-01-08 13:02

    By Farrokh Hesabi

    Iranian football clubs are hurt by mismanagement

    TEHRAN - Top Iranian teams Esteghlal, Persepolis, and Gol Gohar, have been barred from the 2022 Asian Champions League for failing to meet entry requirements. An absolute disgrace for Iranian football, which once again proved the weakness in management in the country's favored sport.

  • حسین ثوری 2022-01-08 12:17

    Thori elected as president of Iran boxing federation

    TEHRAN – Hossein Thori has been re-elected as president of Iran boxing federation on Saturday for a four-year term till 2026.

  • Hojjatoleslam Ahmad Hossein Sharifi 2022-01-08 11:10

    By Hojjatoleslam Ahmad Hossein Sharifi

    A few words in praise of prominent thinker

    TEHRAN- Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi was not only an objective model of Islamic ethics in terms of individual and social life, but also he is also scientifically considered one of the greatest moral and ethical theorists in the Islamic world.

  • Sheikh Abbas Ali Shameli 2022-01-08 11:09

    By Samaneh Nourizadeh

    Ayatollah Mesbah’s solutions for bringing Islamic Humanities into daily life

    TEHRAN – Sheikh Abbas Ali Shameli, who is one of Ayatollah Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi’s students and has received his Ph.D. in Culture and Values in Education from McGill University in Canada, throws light on his teacher’s activities out of Iran.

  • Mesbah Yazdi 2022-01-08 09:58

    By Seyed Abdolmajid Shakoori

    A great teacher

    “Teacher” is a holy term taken from the features of God, the Almighty, who said in the Holy Quran Surah Al-Alaq verse 5 that “… taught man what he did not know”. 

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  • Ahmad Sharifzadeh, the filmmaker who produced the documentary. 2022-01-07 23:16

    By Mohammad Mahdi Ebrahimi Nasr

    Looking at life of Ayatollah Mesbah from a different POV

    TEHRAN – The Iranian filmmaker says during the production of his documentary about Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi, it was like he knew something is happening which must remain in minds of the people.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2022-01-07 23:14

    Iranian, Norwegian FMs consult on Afghanistan, Vienna talks

    TEHRAN— In a telephone conversation on Thursday evening, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his Norwegian counterpart Anniken Huitfeldt discussed ties, regional and international issues as well as the ongoing nuclear deal talks in Vienna.

  • Foreign Ministry 2022-01-07 23:12

    Iran declares those killed aboard Ukrainian plane as martyr

    Iranian Foreign Ministry: We are ready to negotiate on Ukrainian plane incident

    TEHRAN — On Friday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry released a statement announcing that the Islamic Republic is ready to negotiate with the countries that lost nationals in the tragic Ukrainian passenger plane accident near Tehran on January 8, 2020.