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  • Israel 2021-11-27 21:21

    Israeli bluff

    TEHRAN – Iran’s chief negotiator arrived in Vienna on Saturday, two days before the official date for resuming the much-awaited Vienna talks. concurrently, Israel doubled down on hostile rhetoric.

  • rally 2021-11-27 20:45

    Classic, vintage cars stage rally in Mashhad 

    TEHRAN – On Friday, tens of classic and vintage cars staged a rally in Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi province, which hosted a conference of Iranian and Iraqi tourism activists, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said. 

  • Zahra Sheidaei 2021-11-27 20:05

    Iranian women win three medals at World Taekwondo Women's Open

    TEHRAN – Iranian women taekwondo players claimed three medals at the first edition of the World Taekwondo Women's Open Championships in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Tourist complexes 2021-11-27 20:00

    Tourist complexes under construction in Ardabil

    TEHRAN – Three tourist complexes are currently under construction across the northwestern province of Ardabil, the provincial tourism chief has announced. 

  • Bojnurd people celebrate cuisine in gastronomy festival 2021-11-27 19:00

    Bojnurd people celebrate cuisine in gastronomy festival

    TEHRAN – On Friday, tens of Bojnurd citizens celebrated local cuisine in an outdoor gastronomy festival.

  • Saba Salimi 2021-11-27 18:56

    Woman football player Salimi hits out at Jordan’s FA

    TEHRAN - Saba SalimiI, the Iranian woman football player, believes that the Jordan football federation's doubt over an Iranian players' gender was a matter of dirty game and artificial controversy.

  • Front Cover of the Persian translation of “Russia’s Return to the Middle East: Building Sandcastles?”.  2021-11-27 18:35

    “Russia’s Return to the Middle East” published in Persian

    TEHRAN – “Russia’s Return to the Middle East: Building Sandcastles?” by Nicu Popescu and Stanislav Secrieru has been published in Persian.

  • A scene from “I Don’t Feel at Home Anywhere Anymore” by Viv Li. 2021-11-27 18:34

    Cinéma Vérité announces shorts lineup for intl. competition  

    TEHRAN – The Cinéma Vérité festival has announced a lineup of shorts from overseas filmmakers participating in the 15th edition of the major Iranian international festival for documentary films.

  • Art enthusiasts visit an exhibition of paintings by Luka Brase at the ECO Cultural Institute in Tehran. 2021-11-27 18:31

    Slovakian artist Luka Brase showcases works at ECO Cultural Institute

    TEHRAN – The ECO Cultural Institute in Tehran is showcasing paintings by Slovakian graphic and visual artist Luka Brase.

  • Curator Ivet Tajaryan (L) briefs Matenadaran director Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan (2nd L) and Iranian diplomats on an exhibition of the Qajar-era artworks at the Matenadaran in Yerevan, Armenia.  2021-11-27 18:28

    Qajar art exhibit celebrates 30 years of political relations between Iran, Armenia

    TEHRAN – An exhibition displaying artworks from the Qajar period (1789-1925) in Yerevan is celebrating the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Armenia.

  • sea trips 2021-11-27 18:16

    Qeshm registers one million sea trips in two months

    TEHRAN – More than one million maritime trips from and to the island of Qeshm in the Persian Gulf have been recorded in the past two months, a local official has announced. 

  • Visa waiver for land travelers demanded by Iraqi tour operators 2021-11-27 18:15

    Visa waiver for land travelers demanded by Iraqi tour operators

    TEHRAN – Several Iraqi travel insiders and tour operators have requested Iran to waive visa requirements for Iraqi nationals who want to enter the Islamic Republic via land borders.

  • Eight war memorials, elements, properties approved as national heritage 2021-11-27 18:14

    Eight war memorials, elements, properties approved as national heritage

    TEHRAN - A selection of eight memorials, elements, and properties involving the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, which is marked as “Sacred Defense” in the Islamic Republic, has recently been added to the national heritage list.

  • Mehdi sobhani 2021-11-27 18:07

    Iran-Syria cooperation continues at highest level: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Syria Mehdi Sobhani has spoken about the strategic relationship that has brought Iran together with Syria since the victory of the Islamic revolution in Iran, pointing to the mutual support that the two countries have provided to each other at different stages of the life of this relationship, and the economic war they are fighting with courage against Washington's sanctions.

  • Safari ECO 2021-11-27 18:06

    Iran deputy FM meets Turkmenistan officials

    TEHRAN - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mahdi Safari, who is in Ashgabat to attend the preliminary session of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit, held discussions with Turkmenistan's Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Foreign Minister Rashid Muradov and the chairman of Turkmenistan's Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Dovran Khudayberdiev.

  • Eslami 2021-11-27 18:04

    Israel must first see its true size before threatening Iran: nuclear chief

    TEHRAN — Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said the Zionist regime must first take a look at its geographical size before threatening to take military action against Iran’s nuclear facilities.

  • Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah 2021-11-27 18:03

    Hezbollah Chief dismisses Australian designation

    TEHRAN - In a speech, the Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah has touched on recent measures taken by several western countries against resistance movements in West Asia saying they have been placed under “some Western country’s terrorism lists, this involves resistance movements in Lebanon, Palestine Yemen, Iraq. Sometimes it’s their factions, their leaders and sometimes the entire movement itself is placed on their terrorism list. This path will continue, as we said previously, it will continue. With regards to us in Lebanon, this certainly is related to regional developments and the upcoming parliamentary election.”

  • Palestinians condemn Morocco-Israel security cooperation agreement 2021-11-27 18:02

    Palestinians condemn Morocco-Israel security cooperation agreement

    TEHRAN - The Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) today condemned the recently signed agreement between Israel and Morocco that lays the foundation for security cooperation, intelligence sharing, and future arms sales.

  • Ambassador Rahim Hayat Qureshi 2021/11/27

    By Rahim Hayat Qureshi

    ECO, Into the Future Together

    TEHRAN - In 1964, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey came together and formed the Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD). It was a visionary initiative as the regional economic groupings were not in fashion. At a time, when the world was bereft of global and regional vision and shared solutions, RCD called for effective multilateralism at the regional level and played its part as a pivotal coordinating Organization. The idea was to convert historical affinity and brotherhood among the three countries into a well-defined multilateral platform. It was envisioned that the primary focus would be on promotion of economy through trade and connectivity as well as further strengthening of the cultural bonds. Over the past four decades, ECO’s voice in regional affairs has attained distinct significance.

  • Admiral Shahram Irani 2021-11-27 17:57

    Admiral says Iran's Navy capable to offer advanced technology

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Navy commander has said now the Islamic Republic has the capability to provide highly advanced technology in building submarines as well as heavy and light destroyers in different classes.

  • Earthquake drill to be held nationwide 2021-11-27 17:41

    Earthquake drill to be held nationwide

    TEHRAN – The 23rd earthquake drill, aiming at preparing for unexpected natural disasters and practicing personal protective actions, will be performed at schools across the country on Monday, IRNA reported.

  • Iran takes measures to block Omicron strain 2021-11-27 17:35

    Iran takes measures to block Omicron strain

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Health Ministry has adopted new regulations to prevent the new variant of coronavirus, called B.1.1.529, or Omicron, from entering the country.

  • Less freshwater inflow into Persian Gulf threats mangrove forests 2021-11-27 17:33

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Less freshwater inflow into Persian Gulf threatens mangrove forests

    TEHRAN – Mangrove forests grow in parts of the Persian Gulf where freshwater enters the saltwater of the sea and a unique ecosystem is created, but for several years due to reduced freshwater inflow, the unbalance between salinity and freshwater has been a threat to the ecosystem.

  • TEDPIX down 2021-11-27 16:43

    TEDPIX drops 27,400 points on Saturday

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), lost 27,441 points to 1.366 million on Saturday (the first day of Iranian calendar week).

  • Mohammad Reza Ghaebi 2021-11-27 16:15

    Iran firm on constructive cooperation with IAEA based on CSA: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Tehran is resolute on continuing constructive cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in line with its commitments under the Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement (CSA), acting head of Iran’s mission in the Vienna-based IAEA said on Friday.

  • loading 2021-11-27 16:09

    42m tons of goods loaded, unloaded at ports in 3 months

    TEHRAN – Some 42 million tons of commodities have been loaded and unloaded at Iranian ports in the three-month period since the new government administration took office in August, IRNA reported.

  • elevator 2021-11-27 16:08

    Tehran hosting intl. elevators, escalators exhibition

    TEHRAN - The 10th International Exhibition of Elevators, Escalators, Conveyors, Components and Accessories kicked off at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Friday, IRNA reported.

  • oil 2021-11-27 16:08

    Oil Ministry to define mega projects to use capacities of domestic equipment builders

    TEHRAN – Head of the Iranian Petroleum Industries Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPIEMA) has said the Oil Ministry is going to define new mega projects in which equipment manufactured by the country’s oil equipment builders will be used, Shana reported.

  • TCCIMA 2021-11-27 15:58

    TCCIMA hosts meeting with TPO head to explore export issues

    TEHRAN - Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) hosted a meeting with the head of the Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) on Saturday to discuss the issues faced by the country’s exporters.

  • Hassan Yazdani 2021-11-27 15:42

    Taylor gave me motivation to win gold: Yazdani

    TEHRAN - Hassan “The Greatest” Yazdani headed into the Oslo World Championships with revenge on his mind. He lost to career rival David Taylor (USA) in three consecutive matches – including once in August via a last-second takedown in the Tokyo Olympic finals, however he says the American gave him inspiration to win the gold medal.