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  • آب 2021-03-14 16:46

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Giving new life to central Iranian plateau

    TEHRAN - The national plan for transferring water from the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman to seven provinces situated in the semi-arid central plateau will be completed by 2025, aiming to save underground water resources while flourishing industries and agriculture in the region.

  • Free medical services for people aged over 65 2021-03-13 17:24

    Free medical services for people aged over 65

    TEHRAN – Patients over the age of 65 can receive free inpatient services in state-run hospitals across the country, the IRIB news agency reported on Saturday.

  • UNDP praises Iran for refugee support 2021-03-13 17:24

    UNDP praises Iran for refugee support

    TEHRAN – Iran has always been praised by the world for being committed to global policies in providing financial assistance and support to vulnerable groups and refugees, Claudio Providas, United Nations Development Program representative to Iran said.

  • National subway train unveiled 2021-03-13 17:24

    National subway train developed despite sanctions

    TEHRAN – The first domestically manufactured subway train was unveiled during a ceremony on Saturday, with 85 percent of the parts developed and made inside the country, despite sanctions on the domestic industry, ISNA reported.

  • روستا 2021-03-12 17:42

    Rural development projects create 262,000 jobs in 3 years

    TEHRAN – Development projects implemented over the past three years have created more than 262,000 job opportunities in rural areas, Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari has said.

  • کرونا 2021-03-12 17:02

    IRCS to tighten COVID-19 control across borders

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will launch a program this week aiming to take strict measures for curbing coronavirus across border areas of the country.

  • پناهندگان 2021-03-12 16:59

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    More refugees in Iran under insurance coverage

    TEHRAN – The number of refugees covered by social insurance services has increased by 20 percent in Iran, as 120,000 foreign nationals will be under the insurance coverage.

  • مواد مخدر 2021-03-12 16:58

    Iranian police seize $3b of smuggled goods, currency

    TEHRAN – Smuggled goods and currency worth 126 trillion rials (nearly $3 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) have been discovered across the country over the past eleven months, Mohammad Reza Moghimi, the police chief, has announced.

  • خشکسالی 2021-03-12 16:56

    National document drafted for water management, environment protection

    TEHRAN – A national document for preserving water resources, managing drought, and soil erosion, and protecting the environment has been drafted by the vice president’s office for science and technology.

  • Angels of Sacred Defense 2021-03-09 22:34

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Angels of Sacred Defense

    Leader lauds women’s sacrifice during eight-year war

    TEHRAN – Iranian women played a remarkable role in the eight-year war against Iraq in the 1980s, known as the Sacred Defense. Undoubtedly, women martyrs, disabled, and prisoners of war - whose number is estimated at 17,000- are at the peak of national honor.

  • ویزیت بیماران محروم توسط گروه های جهادی در مشهد 2021-03-09 18:54

    Physician sentenced to visiting 500 patients free of charge

    TEHRAN – A physician who had been indicted for his default on his profession in the city of Zanjan was sentenced to pay fines and visit 500 patients free of charge in deprived areas.

  • Tehran hosts meeting on environmental conventions 2021-03-09 18:07

    Tehran hosts meeting on environmental conventions

    TEHRAN – The first technical cooperation committee meeting of the Basel, Stockholm, and Rotterdam Conventions regional center was held in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • an opportunity to commemorate female victims of terrorism 2021-03-09 18:07

    Women's Day: an opportunity to commemorate female victims of terrorism

    The Second Meeting of "Empowerment of Women Victims of Terrorism; the Necessity for Future of Human" was held at Allameh Tabatabai University in-person and via webinar on Monday, paying tribute to women victims of terrorism.

  • Hamrah Aval 2021-03-09 15:24

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    Hamrah-e Aval Digital Platforms Monitoring Center Inaugurated

    Hamrah-e Aval (Mobile Company of Iran, MCI)’s Digital Platforms Monitoring Center was inaugurated in the presence of Secretary of Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace Abolhassan Firouzabadi.

  • UN appreciates Iran’s ‘leading role’ in fight against AIDS 2021-03-08 18:57

    UN appreciates Iran’s ‘leading role’ in fight against AIDS

    TEHRAN – The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has praised Iran’s leading role in the fight against the virus.

  • Iran committed to intl. counter-narcotics goals 2021-03-08 18:56

    Iran committed to intl. counter-narcotics goals

    TEHRAN – Despite the difficult conditions caused by the global pandemic, Iran managed to discover 1,200 tons of narcotics in 2020, an increase of 41 percent compared to 2019, showing Iran’s adherence to international obligations, Eskandar Momeni, the director of headquarters for the fight against narcotics, said.

  • 2,400 CBR centers inaugurated nationwide 2021-03-08 18:26

    2,400 CBR centers inaugurated nationwide

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated 2,400 community-based rehabilitation (CBR) centers across the country through a video conference on Monday.

  • Major afforestation project inaugurated in Tehran 2021-03-07 17:50

    Major afforestation project inaugurated in Tehran

    TEHRAN – An afforestation project across one thousand hectares area of land around the city of Tehran was inaugurated on Sunday, IRNA reported.

  • Education Ministry plans to promote tourism, preserve cultural heritage 2021-03-07 17:49

    Education Ministry plans to promote tourism, preserve cultural heritage

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Education plans to develop students’ skills in the field of tourism and help them preserve cultural heritage.

  • Iranian universities improve in QS rankings 2021-03-07 17:47

    Iranian universities improve in QS rankings

    TEHRAN – Iranian universities have advanced in 17 subject areas of 2021 QS rankings, Mohammad-Javad Dehghani, head of Islamic World Science Citation Database, has announced.

  • Fake negative tests of Iraqis spreading mutant COVID-19 in Iran 2021-03-06 17:36

    Fake negative tests of Iraqis spreading mutant COVID-19 in Iran

    TEHRAN – Fake negative COVID-19 test certificates of Iraqi passengers is the major cause of UK variant spread in Iran, Masoud Mardani, member of the scientific committee of the National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control has said.

  • Barekat Charity Foundation 2021-03-06 17:22

    Charity foundation opens 100 eco-schools, 350 mosques

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, inaugurated 100 nature-friendly schools, 350 mosques, and cultural centers across the country on Saturday.

  • Unique trees of Iran: important plant genetic resources 2021-03-06 17:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Unique trees of Iran: important plant genetic resources

    TEHRAN – Trees are one of the most important plant genetic resources, in addition to the indescribable beauty they give to natural landscapes. Iran is also rich with different species of trees, but the oldest of which are cypress and sycamore.

  • کاشت دو نهال توسط رهبر معظم انقلاب 2021-03-05 15:41

    Ayatollah Khamenei urges all to prevent ‘great blight’ to environment

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday warned against “the great blight” to the ongoing process of environmental degradation, urging both people and officials to resist natural resource destruction.

  • جنگل 2021-03-05 15:22

    Half a million Hyrcanian saplings being planted in Mazandaran

    TEHRAN – On the occasion of National Tree Planting Day, some half a million saplings endemic to Hyrcanian forests are being planted across the northern province of Mazandaran, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • مترو 2021-03-05 15:22

    Tehran Subway expands stations

    TEHRAN - The total number of Tehran Subway stations increased to 132 by inaugurating two stations in line 7 of the underground transport system on Thursday.

  • کوواکس 2021-03-05 15:21

    Iran to begin COVAX COVID-19 vaccination in weeks

    TEHRAN – Iran will start the first phase of vaccinating prioritized groups against coronavirus using COVAX Facility vaccines as the country is projected to receive one million doses of the vaccine in the next two weeks.

  • ATU to host first meeting of ECO university chancellors 2021-03-03 17:38

    ATU to host first meeting of ECO university chancellors

    TEHRAN – The first meeting of the university chancellors of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) region will be held in Tehran’s Allameh Tabatabai University (ATU) on Thursday.

  • Made in prison: inmates holding handicrafts exhibition 2021-03-03 17:34

    Made in prison: inmates holding handicrafts exhibition

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of handicrafts produced by prisoners across the country kicked off in Tehran on Wednesday, IRNA reported.

  • Importing Iranian medicine ‘a priority’: Syrian health minister 2021-03-03 17:08

    Importing Iranian medicine ‘a priority’: Syrian health minister

    TEHRAN – Syrian Minister of Health Hassan Al-Fabash has said that the import of Iranian medicine is one of the priorities of his country’s medical system.