• علیرضا جهانبخش 2020-05-02 18:28

    It’s time to support Skocic: Jahanbakhsh

    TEHRAN – Alireza Jahanbakhsh says that they must support Dragan Skocic since Iran national football team is in sensitive situation.

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال گل گهر سیرجان و استقلال تهران 2020-05-02 13:35

    Farrokh Hessabi

    To hold, or not to hold IPL, that is the question

    TEHRAN - While the Iranian football chiefs are still considering how to conclude football leagues’ season, most of the experts believe that continuing the matches are the best way possible.

  • Mauro Berruto 2020-05-01 18:00

    Interview by Masoud Hossein

    Berruto: Olympics medal achievable for Iran

    TEHRAN – Ex-Italy volleyball coach Mauro Berruto believes that Iran National Team have a chance of winning an Olympic Games medal depending on how they prepare for the Games.

  • Coronavirus and global workforce at risk 2020-05-01 10:54

    COVID-19 puts half of global workforce at risk: ILO

    TEHRAN- The COVID-19 pandemic has put 1.6 billion jobs, equaling nearly half of the global workforce, at risk of losing their livelihoods, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

  • Radosevic 2020-04-29 14:27

    Radosevic makes his case for being No. 1 at Persepolis

    TEHRAN- Bozidar Radosevic is adamant that he will be Persepolis’s No. 1 football team goalkeeper next season.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-04-29 10:41

    Zarif discusses Afghan developments with Abdullah, Ghani

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held separate phone conversations with Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah to discuss the latest developments in Afghanistan.

  • کیت 2020-04-28 16:55

    Iran donates 20,000 COVID-19 diagnostic kits to Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – Iran has provided 20,000 coronavirus diagnostic kits to be sent to Afghanistan in a bid to help the neighboring country in the fight against the pandemic.

  • Majid jalali 2020-04-27 19:15

    No way but to resume the league: Majid Jalali

    TEHRAN - Majid Jalali, head coach of Gol Gohar Sirjan Football Club, believes that there is no other way but to resume the Iran Professional League (IPL) matches.

  • File photo depicts an Iranian family wearing protective masks to prevent contracting a coronavirus, as they stand at Grand Bazaar in Tehran, February 20, 2020. (Credit: West Asia News Agency) 2020-04-26 20:00

    “Words Alone Will Not Save Jobs”: UNWTO calls for action to support tourism recovery

    Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary general of the UNITED Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), has urged member states to increase pressure on world leaders to take decisive action to safeguard the millions of jobs under threat as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNWTO said in press release on Friday. 

  • تمرین تیم ملی فوتبال ایران 2020-04-26 18:15

    FFIRI not able to receive FIFA financial support due to sanctions

    TEHRAN - The Iranian football federation is trying to find a solution for receiving the financial assistance from FIFA due to sanctions against the country’s banking system.

  • Covid-19 2020-04-26 17:54

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    Industrial, Production Sectors to Boom on Kish Island in Current Year Named after ‘Surge in Production’

    Industrial and production sectors will boom on Kish Island in the current year [started March 21, 2020] named after ‘surge in production’ by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution.

  • Qassemi 2020-04-25 17:11

    Ramadan an opportunity to renew solidarity: ambassador

    TEHRAN — Iran’s ambassador to France has congratulated Muslims on the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, saying Ramadan is an opportunity to renew friendship and solidarity.

  • Ursula Papandrea 2020-04-25 16:38

    Interview by Masoud Hossein

    Exclusive: IWF acting president Papandrea lauds Iranians

    TEHRAN – International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) acting president Ursula Papandrea says the Iranian women lifters have risen faster than even expected and she is very happy for them.

  • Amir Haj Rezaei 2020-04-24 18:28

    Corruption in football more terrible than coronavirus: analyst

    TEHRAN - Amir Haj Rezaei, one of the country's most respected football analysts, believes that the coronavirus crisis has taught people a lot of lessons about life.

  • online exhibit 2020-04-24 18:19

    Qom photojournalists reflect battle with COVID-19 in online exhibit 

    TEHRAN – Photojournalists in Qom, where the first cases of the COVID-19 infection in two Iranian men were reported in February, have launched an online photo exhibition to highlight efforts made by doctors, medical staff, military organizations and people in fighting the new virus.

  • Guterres thanks Muslims who ‘live by their faith’ as Ramadan approaches 2020-04-24 18:19

    Guterres thanks Muslims who ‘live by their faith’ as Ramadan approaches

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in a message appreciated Muslims who ‘live by their faith’ as activities during the holy month of Ramadan are affected by measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • قطر 2020-04-24 18:17

    Qatar delivers new packages of aid to Iran for coronavirus battle

    TEHRAN – A plane containing 15 tons of goods and medical supplies from the government of Qatar landed in Tehran on Friday to help the country combat the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Urban Rusnak 2020-04-24 15:42

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    COVID-19 enforcer of decade old tendencies: Rusnák

    TEHRAN – Dr. Urban Rusnák, Secretary-General of the Energy Charter Secretariat believes coronavirus outbreak is an accelerator of tendencies which have been present since last decade – the rise of nativism, the twilight of international institutions, strengthening of intercultural conflicts, widening of the income gap, and search for safe heaven by individuals and societies.

  • coronavirus 2020-04-24 11:34

    Iran ‘honored’ to cut corona deaths to a third amid sanctions 

    TEHRAN – The daily death toll and positive cases of coronavirus in Iran have dropped respectively to one third and 40 percent over the course of three weeks, which is a source of honor for the country amid the tough sanctions, Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said.

  • Iran practicing, learning corona-friendly lifestyle 2020-04-24 11:06

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran practicing, learning corona-friendly lifestyle

    TEHRAN – Two months since the first cases of Covid-19 were detected in Iran in mid-February, the Iranian nation is getting adapted to its new lifestyle under the toughest US sanctions.

  • A man takes photos of the historical Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan, central Iran. 2020-04-22 19:42

    By Afshin Majlesi

    How is COVID-19 affecting travel in Iran? Experts explain

    TEHRAN – As you are well aware, nearly all travel businesses have been disrupted worldwide in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Why corona lockdown did not bring Tehran cleaner air? 2020-04-22 19:41

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Why corona lockdown did not bring Tehran cleaner air?

    TEHRAN – Many cities around the world have enjoyed cleaner air since restrictive measures were applied due to the coronavirus outbreak. However, Tehran, being hit by nitrogen oxides (NOX) pollutants, has experienced less clean air days.

  • Iranian researchers warn of ‘Covi-Flu’ effect on global economy, sustainable development 2020-04-22 19:37

    Iranian researchers warn of ‘Covi-Flu’ effect on global economy, sustainable development

    TEHRAN – The dangers of co-infection of Covid-19 and influenza A “Covi-Flu” to the global economy and sustainable development is closer and more devastating than it might look, according to an essay by Iranian researchers published by British Medical Journal.

  • Indian ambassador 2020-04-22 18:14

    Ambassador lauds services to Indian nationals in Qom amid COVID-19

    TEHRAN - The Indian ambassador to Iran has lauded the performance of the Iranian Foreign Ministry as well as the local offices of the health and interior ministries for taking care of the Indian nationals in the shrine city of Qom.

  • Trump 2020-04-22 14:11

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Trump, coronavirus go hand in hand to make American crude valueless: energy expert

    TEHRAN – Monday, April 20, 2020, was a historic day for the oil market. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) closed below zero for the first time. Mehr news conducted an interview with the Iranian president of Vienna Energy Research Group, Fereydoun Barkeshli to know why US oil is worth less than nothing under President Trump and coronavirus pandemic.

  • Richard Anderson Falk 2020-04-22 13:37

    By Javad Heirannia

    Impossible to identify at this point what will be the post-Corona effects: Falk

    TEHRAN- Richard Anderson Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University says t is impossible to identify at this point what will be the post-Corona effects on global structures and fundamental characteristics.

  • U.S. oil 2020/04/21

    By Salman Parviz

    Historic fall in U.S. oil prices amid virus outbreak

    TEHRAN – When the capital city of Tehran partially emerged out of the shutdown on Saturday, we witnessed some traffic on the roads for the first time after almost a month, since the beginning of Nowruz holidays. President Hassan Rouhani has refused to implement 24-hour lockdowns seen in other Middle Eastern countries.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2020-04-21 17:26

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Armed groups in U.S. protest coronavirus shutdown

    In the not-so-united United States, conservative-backed protests against state-ordered quarantines have erupted in a number of cities. Seeing an opportunity to push his open America agenda, U.S. president Donald Trump has encouraged the anti-shutdown demonstrations, which have included armed groups among the participants who are clamoring for an end to the stay-at-home orders.  Many state governors, however, insist that opening for business too soon and without adequate testing would lead to a sharp jump in coronavirus infections.

  • Rouhani 2020-04-21 00:44

    Intervention of foreigners threatens regional peace, security: Rouhani

    TEHRAN– In a telephone conversation with Italian Prime Minister, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the intervention of foreigners especially the United States threatens the peace and security of the region.

  • Coronacracy in America 2020-04-21 00:30

    By Eshrat Mardi

    Coronacracy in America

    TEHRAN- On the first day of the emergence of the novel coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan, no one could have even imagined that the virus would hit the global economy, politics and social relations in the shortest time possible. Its repercussions have been so serious that the people around the globe have described the crisis as a milestone in human history.