Today News
  • PGPIC 2021-10-18 12:32

    PGPIC exports $2.4b of petrochemicals in H1

    TEHRAN - Iran's Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) exported about $2.4 billion worth of products during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), according to the head of the company.

  • copper cathode 2021-10-18 10:42

    Copper cathode output stands at over 143,000 tons in H1

    TEHRAN- Iran produced 143,328 tons of copper cathode in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), IRNA reported. As reported, the figure shows two percent growth as compared to the copper cathode output in the first six months of the previous year.

  • Amir Abdollahian Austria 2021-10-17 22:13

    Top Iranian diplomats discuss JCPOA with Austrian official

    TEHRAN — Secretary-General of the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peter Launsky, who was in Tehran for the fifth round of political talks with Iran, met with Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian as well as Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Bagheri.

  • shattered Israeli flag 2021-10-17 22:12

    Know American-Israeli division of labor

    TEHRAN — In an unexpected move, the Israeli military has launched a “highly secret” intelligence and analysis base to “monitor” Iran's nuclear activities, Sputnik reported on Saturday, quoting the Walla news website.

  • Nezamoddin Mousavi 2021-10-17 22:09

    FM to name commercial attachés to enhance economic diplomacy

    TEHRAN — The spokesman for the presiding board of the Iranian Parliament announced on Sunday that Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian will soon appoint 35 commercial attachés in line with efforts to promote economic diplomacy.

  • Sino-U.S. military rivalry going on 2021-10-17 19:00

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Sino-U.S. military rivalry going on: Pakistani researcher

    TEHRAN - A researcher at Pakistan’s Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies says that U.S. recent activities in the Asia-Pacific region suggest that a military rivalry with China is already underway.

  • Anger mounts after the sale of football club to Saudis 2021-10-17 18:57

    Anger mounts after the sale of football club to Saudis

    TEHRAN - Since the English Premier League announced their approval of a Saudi Arabian bid to buy Newcastle United Football Club, a barrage of condemnation had been poured in by Human Rights groups who are furious with the takeover.

  • Qeshm’s tourist arrivals up 20 percent y/y 2021-10-17 18:52

    Qeshm’s tourist arrivals up 20 percent y/y

    TEHRAN – Qeshm Island recorded over 2.8 million visitors during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).

  • Iranian director Farnush Samadi attends a press conference after a screening of her debut film “180º Rule” during the 39th Fajr Film Festival in Tehran on February 6, 2021. (IRNA/Marzieh Musavi) 2021-10-17 18:38

    Farnush Samadi on panel of Valladolid film festival

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Farnush Samadi has been selected as a member of the Meeting Point jury at the SEMINCI – Valladolid International Film Festival in Spain.

  • This combination photo shows the front covers of the Iranian books that won BIB Plaques at the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava.  2021-10-17 18:36

    Iranian artists honored at Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava 

    TEHRAN – The Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) in Czech has honored Iranian artists Ghazal Fathollahi and Mohammad Barrangi Fashtami with BIB Plaques.

  • This combination photo shows the front covers of the Persian books picked for the White Ravens Catalogue 2021. 2021-10-17 18:26

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet 

    Five books by Iranian writers embellish White Ravens Catalogue

    TEHRAN – Munich’s prestigious International Youth Library (Internationale Jugendbibliothek, IJB) has selected five books by Iranian writers for its 35th edition of the White Ravens Catalogue.

  • Amir Abdollahian Nigeria 2021-10-17 18:16

    Nigerien FM congratulates Amir Abdollahian

    TEHRAN - Nigerien Foreign Minister Hassoumi Massaoudou has congratulated Iran’s top diplomat Hossein Amir Abdollahian on his appointment to the post, the Iranian foreign ministry said.

  • Khorasan Razavi 2021-10-17 18:13

    Tourism projects to create 11,000 jobs in Khorasan Razavi

    TEHRAN – Over 11,000 job opportunities are estimated to be generated by implementing 245 tourism-related projects across the northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, the deputy provincial tourism chief has announced. 

  • Sari 2021-10-17 18:11

    Mazandaran holds potential to become intl. tourist destination

    TEHRAN – The northern province of Mazandaran has considerable potential to attract vacationers from around the world and become an international tourist destination.

  • Some 65% of students vaccinated against COVID-19 2021-10-17 17:58

    Some 65% of students vaccinated against COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Around sixty-five percent of Iranian students aging 12-18 have so far received coronavirus vaccine, Azam Goodarzi, head of the health office of the Ministry of Education, has announced.

  • Nanotechnology services market grew by 130% 2021-10-17 17:56

    Nanotechnology services market grew by 130%

    TEHRAN – Iran's nanotechnology products are generally classified into three groups of goods, services, and equipment, and the service sector has grown by nearly 130 percent over the past year (March 2020-March 2021), Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • raisi 2021-10-17 17:53

    Raisi set to visit Ardabil in line with provincial trips

    TEHRAN - Vice President for Executive Affairs Solat Mortazavi announced on Sunday that President Ebrahim Raisi will start a tour Ardabil Province in the middle of the week.

  • Bill on protection of Caspian Sea biodiversity approved 2021-10-17 17:48

    Bill on protection of Caspian Sea biodiversity approved

    TEHRAN – The Majlis (Iranian Parliament) has approved the draft Protocol for the Conservation of Biodiversity, annexed to the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea.

  • تیم فوتبال پرسپولیس و تیم فوتبال الهلال 2021-10-17 16:45

    By Masoud Hossein

    Persepolis far from their own style against Al Hilal

    TEHRAN – Persepolis suffered a 3-0 loss against Al Hilal in the 2021 AFC Champions League quarters and fell far short of expectations.

  • trade 2021-10-17 15:43

    Iran’s H1 trade with neighbors rises 52% yr/yr

    TEHRAN - The value of Iran’s non-oil trade with its 15 neighbors reached $22.588 billion in the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22) to register a 52 percent rise year on year, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.

  • ICM 2021-10-17 14:21

    SEO hosting 13th virtual intl. forum on Islamic capital markets

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) is hosting the 13th Virtual International Forum on Islamic Capital Markets (ICM) during October 17-18, IRIB reported.

  • steel ingot 2021-10-17 12:56

    Nearly 10m tons of steel ingots produced in 6 months

    TEHRAN - Iran’s major steel producers have managed to produce over 9.901 million tons of steel ingots in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), registering a 12-percet decline year on year.

  • بازی تیم فوتبال پرسپولیس و الهلال عربستان - مهدی ترابی - یحیی گل محمدی 2021-10-17 00:37

    Al Hilal deserved to beat us: Golmohammadi

    TEHRAN – Persepolis football team head coach Yahya Golmohammadi says that Al Hilal deserved to defeat them.

  • بازی تیم فوتبال پرسپولیس و الهلال عربستان - میلاد سرلک 2021-10-16 23:40

    Persepolis come short against Al Hilal in 2021 ACL quarters

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Persepolis football team suffered a heavy 3-0 defeat against Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia in the 2021 AFC Champions League quarterfinals Saturday night.

  • Baqeri Pakistan 2021-10-16 19:06

    Iran, Pakistan to hold joint naval drill

    TEHRAN — Expressing confidence over the results of his visit to Pakistan and emphasizing the common ground between the two neighbors on various issues, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said that both sides agreed to expand intelligence sharing as well as holding a joint naval drill in the future.

  • U.S. to lift ban on vaccinated travelers from Iran, other countries 2021-10-16 19:03

    U.S. to lift ban on vaccinated travelers from Iran, other countries

    TEHRAN – The United States is set to lift its COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated visitors from Iran and several other countries, putting an end to historic restrictions that had barred much of the world from entering the country for as long as 21 months.

  • Shahram Hassannejad 2021-10-16 19:02

    Commander: Indigenousness is biggest advantage of Iranian drones

    TEHRAN — The biggest advantage of Iran's drones is that the armed forces use completely indigenous technology in manufacturing, using, and overhauling them, the commander of Hazrat Vali-e-Asr UAV Group of the Army Ground Forces has said.

  • محمود افشار دوست 2021-10-16 18:57

    Interview by Farrokh Hesabi

    Foolad Sirjan’s success predictable: Afshardoust

    TEHRAN - Member of Iran Volleyball Federation's board of directors, Mahmoud Afshardoust, believes that Foolad Sirjan's success in the 2021 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship was predictable but valuable.

  • After Tayouneh, Hezbollah: Will it restrain itself? Or will it compel himself? 2021-10-16 18:53

    By A. Bassam

    After Tayouneh crime, will Hezbollah restrain itself? 

    TEHRAN - When Hamlet, the Danish prince, discovered by chance that his father was killed by his uncle, he was confused and puzzled. Hamlet is the main character in one of Shakespeare’s plays, which was named after him. At that moment, the moment of truth, Hamlet changed and became a man with responsibilities. However, he was completely drained by the fact that his mother was involved in the conspiracy and she was married to his uncle, the killer.

  • Ashkan Rahgozar 2021-10-16 18:53

    Ashkan Rahgozar selected for Thessaloniki Animation Festival jury

    TEHRAN – Ashkan Rahgozar, director of the acclaimed Iranian movie “The Last Fiction”, has been selected as a member of the jury at the 7th Thessaloniki Animation Festival in Greece.