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  • Defense, agriculture ministries join hands to protect environment 2021-02-13 17:34

    Defense, agriculture ministries join hands to protect environment

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Agriculture signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to expand cooperation in the field of environmental protection, IRIB reported on Saturday.

  • Iran may face new wave of COVID-19, Rouhani warns 2021-02-13 17:33

    Iran may face new wave of COVID-19, Rouhani warns

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani emphasized the necessity for people to follow health protocols, as a new wave of coronavirus may hit the country within the next two months.

  • واکسن 2021-02-12 16:51

    Indian, Chinese coronavirus vaccines awaiting Iran's approval

    TEHRAN – The Food and Drug Organization of Iran is weighing up importing India’s Bharat Biotech and China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines in a bid to boost the country’s drive against the disease.

  • تولد 2021-02-12 16:46

    Birth rate in Iran declines by 5% in 6 months on year

    TEHRAN – The number of births registered in Iran during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2020) shows a decrease of five percent compared to the same period last year.

  • مهاجران 2021-02-12 16:39

    Even ‘illegal migrants’ in Iran will get COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – All foreign nationals residing in Iran, even those who are undocumented, will be included in the program for vaccination against the coronavirus, Health Ministry’s spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour has said.

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  • امضا 2021-02-10 15:06

    Tehran, Moscow sign MOU to enhance pharmaceutical cooperation

    TEHRAN – Representatives of Iranian and Russian health ministries signed a memorandum of understanding in Moscow on Wednesday to enhance cooperation in the pharmaceutical sector, especially the production of medicines and vaccines.

  • گیاهان دارویی 2021-02-10 12:46

    Encyclopedia of Iranian herbs, medicinal plants unveiled

    TEHRAN – An encyclopedia of herbs and medicinal plants endemic to Iran was unveiled in a ceremony on Wednesday.

  • واحد مسکونی 2021-02-10 11:39

    Welfare Organization to provide 16,000 houses for the underprivileged

    TEHRAN – The Welfare Organization will construct some 16,000 houses by the end of the current Iranian calendar year for the underprivileged families under the coverage of the organization.

  • آغاز تزریق واکسن کرونا در قزوین 2021-02-10 10:48

    Iran hopes to be among first countries to complete COVID-19 vaccination

    TEHRAN – Vaccination of the whole population against the coronavirus will be completed in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2021-March 2022) and it is hoped that Iran will be one of the first countries in this regard, the Food and Drug Organization’s spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour has said.

  • تکنولوژی 2021-02-08 18:21

    Iranian tech delegation aims to promote products in Armenia

    TEHRAN – A delegation comprising representatives of 40 Iranian knowledge-based companies are scheduled to visit Armenia with the aim of promoting their technological products and expand the market in the neighboring country.

  • Over 5,800 projects to be inaugurated in rural areas 2021-02-08 18:12

    Over 5,800 projects to be inaugurated in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Iran's Municipalities and Rural Administration Organization will inaugurate 5,811 development projects in rural areas during Ten-Day Fajr celebrations (January 31-February 10, marking the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution).

  • One million documented foreign nationals residing in Iran 2021-02-08 18:11

    One million documented foreign nationals residing in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran is hosting to some one million documented foreign nationals, and perhaps another one million are illegally living in the country, deputy minister of interior has stated.

  • واکسن 2021-02-07 17:13

    ‘Iran, Russia have high potential for medical co-op’

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russia have high potential for cooperation in the field of medicine and vaccines, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Iranian Food and Drug Administration, has said.

  • IRCS develops services significantly after Islamic Revolution 2021-02-07 17:12

    IRCS develops services significantly after Islamic Revolution

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is one of the most effective and credible international relief organizations, having the largest number of young volunteers, providing medical care in several countries, and producing pharmaceutical products, medical and relief equipment.

  • Khwarizmi Intl. Award announces winners 2021-02-07 17:10

    Khwarizmi Intl. Award announces winners

    TEHRAN — The 34th Khwarizmi International Award ceremony was held in Tehran on Sunday, appreciating winners for their scientific achievements, IRIB reported.

  • تست انسانی واکسن ایرانی کرونا 2021-02-07 12:33

    Two Arab countries order to buy Iranian COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – Pharmaceutical companies from two Arab countries have officially put in a request for buying the Iranian-made COVIRAN BAREKAT vaccine.

  • Relief Foundation to inaugurate over 9,000 houses for the deprived 2021-02-06 17:21

    Relief Foundation to inaugurate over 9,000 houses for the deprived

    TEHRAN –Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation will provide 9,305 housing units to the deprived families during Ten-Day Fajr celebrations (January 31-February 10, marking the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution).

  • مدرسه 2021-02-06 17:20

    Education budget up by 72.5%

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Education will receive a budget of 1.1 quadrillion rials (nearly $26 billion) as proposed in the national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20), an increase of 72.5 percent compared to the current year.

  • Iran to start mass vaccination against coronavirus this week 2021-02-06 17:19

    Iran to start mass vaccination against coronavirus this week

    TEHRAN – Mass vaccination against COVID-19 will begin this week, with the priority given to medical staff, the elderly, and people with underlying diseases, President Hassan Rouhani announced on Saturday.

  • 10-year plan being developed to counter SDS hotspots 2021-02-05 17:34

    10-year plan being developed to counter SDS hotspots

    TEHRAN – A 10-year national plan is being prepared to deal with internal sand and dust storm (SDS) hotspots, in which the task of all related bodies is specified, Ali Mohammad Tahmasebi, head of the national working group for SDS mitigation, has said.

  • Companies from 21 countries to attend TIM 2021 2021-02-05 17:33

    Companies from 21 countries to attend TIM 2021

    TEHRAN – Forty foreign investment companies from 21 countries will attend the 3rd Technology Investment Meeting (TIM 2021) of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation which will be held on February 16-17 in Tehran.

  • نوآوری 2021-02-05 15:37

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Global Innovation Index puts Iran 4th in West Asia

    TEHRAN – Iran has ranked 60th in the world and 4th in West Asia in the 2021 Global Innovation Index which analyzes dozens of criteria using seven equally weighted metrics, including research and development spending, manufacturing capability, and concentration of high-tech public companies.

  • هوشمند 2021-02-05 15:31

    Smart monitoring in Golestan National Park at final stage

    TEHRAN – A project for smart monitoring of Golestan National Park, which started in 2019, is near completion and is scheduled to come on stream by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20).

  • اسپوتنیک 2021-02-05 15:26

    Iran imports Sputnik V vaccine, AstraZeneca on agenda

    TEHRAN – The first consignment of Sputnik V, the Russian-made vaccine for the coronavirus, was imported on Thursday.

  • بیکاری 2021-02-03 18:11

    Jobless rate drops by 1.2% in autumn yr/yr

    TEHRAN - The unemployment rate in Iran stood at 9.4 percent in autumn, a 1.2 percent decrease compared to 10.6 percent the same season last year, deputy interior minister Babak Dinparast said on Wednesday, IRIB reported.

  • واکسن 2021-02-03 18:10

    Iran has capacity to export homegrown COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – There is a diversity of coronavirus vaccine being produced in Iran, so that the country has the capacity to export part of the products, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Food and Drug Administration, said on Wednesday.

  • مرجان 2021-02-03 18:10

    90% of Chabahar coral reefs are dying: official

    TEHRAN – Up to 90 percent of coral reefs in Chabahar waters along the Sea of Oman have been bleached and are dying, an official with the Department of Environment has said.

  • اصفهان 2021-02-03 09:33

    Iran names candidate for Child-Friendly Cities Initiative

    TEHRAN – The city of Isfahan has been awarded the Child-Friendly City candidacy logo, representing Iran in the Child-Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI).

  • Helmand water right to be provided after 48-year pursuit 2021-02-02 17:24

    Helmand water right to be provided after 48-year pursuit

    TEHRAN – Iran and Afghanistan have finally signed an agreement on water right of Helmand River after forty-eight years of pursuit and dispute, IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.