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  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-10-11 21:26

    Iran FM underscores importance of Tehran-Baku ties

    Amir Abdollahian says he will travel to Baku and Yerevan at proper time

    TEHRAN - Stressing that what are highlighted in the media should not affect the atmosphere of Tehran-Baku relations, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said "as the Armenian Foreign Minister visited Tehran, there is a possibility that the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan will also pay a visit to Tehran."

  • Iran-Azerbaijan Ties 2021-10-11 21:26

    Why Azerbaijan needs to distance itself from Israel

    TEHRAN – In the latest sign of misplaced overconfidence, Azerbaijani officials have launched a barrage of criticism against Iran simply because it quietly and diplomatically protested an Azerbaijani decision to tax Iranian commercial trucks passing through an Azerbaijani road curve. 

  • Baqeri 2021-10-11 21:25

    Baqeri to visit Pakistan on Tuesday

    Iranian military chief will meet PM Imran Khan

    TEHRAN — Major General Mohammad Baqeri, Chief of the Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, is scheduled to pay an official visit to Pakistan on Tuesday at the invitation of Pakistan’s Army Commander General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

  • Special export support for knowledge-based firms 2021-10-11 20:30

    Special export support for knowledge-based firms

    TEHRAN – The Vice Presidency for Science and Technology will provide special support to facilitate export for knowledge-based companies with quality products over the next 6 months.

  • Iranian handicrafts: Ihrami 2021-10-11 20:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Ihrami

    TEHRAN - Ihrami is a kind of traditional fabric of Iran that is traditionally produced in the southwest Khuzestan province.

  • exhibition 2021-10-11 20:00

    Rare postal stamps on show at Tehran exhibit 

    TEHRAN –Some 45 historical and rare postal stamps are currently on show in an exhibition at Iran’s Research Institute for Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) in Tehran. 

  • local Ash 2021-10-11 19:30

    Indigenous food in Malayer made national heritage

    TEHRAN – The skills of making two kinds of local Ash, which are popular in the city of Malayer, west-central Hamedan province, have been added to the National Intangible Cultural Heritage list, Malayer’s tourism chief has announced. 

  • تیم والیبال فولاد سیرجان 2021-10-11 18:48

    Iran’s Foolad defeat Al Arabi at Asian Club Volleyball C’ship

    TEHRAN – Foolad Sirjan of Iran defeated Qatari side Al Arabi 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 25-18) in the 2021 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship on Monday.

  • What does a low Iraqi vote turnout mean? 2021-10-11 18:44

    What does a low Iraqi vote turnout mean?

    TEHRAN - Iraq’s electoral commission has announced the preliminary turnout in Sunday’s parliamentary election at 41%. Some observers have said the number is a low turnout, while others say it’s a high turnout considering what country is going through.

  • Yekta Jamali 2021-10-11 18:22

    Iranian woman Jamali makes history in Youth World Weightlifting Championships

    TEHRAN – Yekta Jamali of Iran made history in the 2021 Youth World Weightlifting Championships by winning a silver medal in the -81kg weight category in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

  • Front cover of the new Persian edition of Kamala Markandaya’s novel “Nectar in a Sieve”. 2021-10-11 18:18

    New Persian edition of “Nectar in a Sieve” published

    TEHRAN – Nashre Khub has released a new Persian edition of Indian novelist Kamala Markandaya’s book “Nectar in a Sieve”.

  • A poster for Tennessee Williams’ play “A Streetcar Named Desire” on stage at Mashayekhi Theater in Tehran. 2021-10-11 18:15

    Mashayekhi Theater next stop for “A Streetcar Named Desire”

    TEHRAN – Mashayekhi Theater hosted theatergoers on Monday evening with a performance of “A Streetcar Named Desire”, American playwright Tennessee Williams’ famous play which has been previously been staged at several other Tehran’s theaters.

  • An illustration by Farshid Shafiei is on view at Kanoon’s online exhibition of top works of the Biennial Illustration Bratislava.  2021-10-11 18:13

    Exhibition of BIB top illustrations celebrates National Children’s Week in Iran 

    TEHRAN – An online exhibition showcasing top works from several editions of the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) was launched on Sunday to celebrate National Children’s Week in Iran.

  • A scene from Arsalan Amiri’s acclaimed directorial debut “Zalava”. 2021-10-11 18:08

    Movies from Iran line up for Mostra-Sao Paulo festival

    TEHRAN – Ten movies from Iranian filmmakers will be screened in different sections of the 45th edition of the Mostra-Sao Paulo International Film Festival in Brazil.

  • Myriads of migratory birds flying over Gilan province 2021-10-11 17:59

    Myriads of migratory birds flying over Gilan province

    TEHRAN – With the onset of the cold season, wetlands in the northern province of Gilan are hosting thousands of migratory birds, Saeed Shahand, head of the provincial department of environment, has said.

  • Coronavirus vaccination in Iran progressing well: WHO 2021-10-11 17:47

    Coronavirus vaccination in Iran progressing well: WHO

    TEHRAN – World Health Organization (WHO) representative to Iran Jaffar Hussain has said that the process of vaccination against coronavirus in Iran is progressing well.

  • Communication managers serve as ambassadors of urban diplomacy 2021-10-11 17:45

    By Sepehr Pashaei Khameneh

    Communication managers serve as ambassadors of urban diplomacy

    Currently, cities have a vital role to play in worldwide relations including politics, social issues, culture, and economics, and their governance has evolved significantly from its conventional form in recent decades, ushering in a new phase of the system of government.

  • Pharmaceutical import decreases by 91% 2021-10-11 17:43

    Pharmaceutical import decreases by 91%

    TEHRAN – The import of pharmaceuticals has declined in Iran by 91 percent, which shows the capability of the country’s pharmaceutical industry, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Food and Drug Administration, said on Monday.

  • Zoroastrian Towers of Silence: abandoned, enigmatic but touristic 2021-10-11 17:20

    Zoroastrian Towers of Silence: abandoned, enigmatic but touristic

    TEHRAN - The enigmatic Zoroastrian Towers of Silence are set on two lonely, barren hilltops on the southern outskirts of Yazd in central Iran.

  • North Khorasan’s tourism 2021-10-11 17:19

    Private sector invests $523 m in North Khorasan’s tourism

    TEHRAN – The private sector has invested 22 trillion rials (some $523 million at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) in the tourism sector of the northeastern province of North Khorasan during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).

  • nabkha 2021-10-11 17:14

    'World’s largest' nabkha discovered in UNESCO-tagged Lut Desert

    TEHRAN – The "world’s largest" nabkha (coppice dune) has recently been discovered within the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert in the barren heartland of Iran, the director of the World Heritage site has announced. 

  • Skocic 2021-10-11 16:37

    Iran motivated to play South Korea: Skocic

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team coach Dragan Skocic says that they are motivated to play South Korea.

  • TEDPIX up 2021-10-11 16:32

    TEDPIX gains 1,800 points on Monday

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) gained 1,869 points to 1,457 million on Monday.

  • gas 2021-10-11 16:26

    NIGC stores 4bcm of gas in preparation for cold season

    TEHRAN – Head of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Dispatching Department has said the company has managed to store four billion cubic meters of natural gas in the country’s Sarajeh and Shourijeh storages to be fully prepared for sustainable gas supply during the cold season.

  • mehrabian 2021-10-11 15:38

    Industry Ministry inks MOU with Energy Ministry to build 10,000MW of power plants

    TEHRAN – Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry has inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Energy Ministry for constructing 10,000 megawatts (MW) capacity of power plants across the country.

  • oji 2021-10-11 15:09

    Iran planning to fund oil projects using crude, condensate bartering

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji has said the ministry is taking the necessary measures for bartering crude oil and gas condensate with raw materials, equipment or investment to complete the oil industry’s semi-finished projects.

  • capital market 2021-10-11 14:57

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Capital market boom, a golden opportunity to finance enterprises

    TEHRAN- Financing in Iran has been traditionally the responsibility of the banking system.

  • mine 2021-10-11 14:36

    670 idle mines revived since late March 2019

    TEHRAN - The director of the Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade Ministry’s plan for reviving and developing small mines has said over 670 idle mines have been revived in the country since the launch of the program in late March 2019 until September 22, 2021.

  • expo 2021-10-11 14:36

    Intl. poultry, livestock expo underway in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s 20th International Exhibition of Poultry, Livestock and Related Industries (IRANPLEX 2021) kicked off at the Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds on Sunday, IRIB reported.

  • IME 2021-10-11 10:51

    Commodities worth $400m traded at IME in a week

    TEHRAN- During the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday), 1.606 million tons of commodities worth $399 million was traded at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).