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  • Roots 2021-03-03 18:34

    Paintings by Iranian-Armenian artists on view at Tehran gallery  

    TEHRAN – Javid Gallery in Tehran is currently playing host to an exhibition of paintings by a group of Iranian-Armenian artists.

  • TCCIMA honors exemplary entrepreneurs 2021-03-02 14:57

    TCCIMA honors exemplary entrepreneurs

    TEHRAN- Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) awarded Amin al-Zarb badge of entrepreneurship to exemplary entrepreneurs of the country in a ceremony on Tuesday.

  • Armed Forces receive overhauled aircraft 2021-03-02 10:16

    Armed Forces receive overhauled aircraft

    In a ceremony attended by Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, 9 military planes, 10 helicopters, and dozens of engines overhauled in the Aviation Industry Organization run by the Ministry of Defense, were delivered to the Armed Forces on Monday.

  • Rapid COVID-19 testing in Ahvaz as virus roars back 2021-02-28 18:08

    Rapid COVID-19 testing in Ahvaz as virus roars back

    TEHRAN – A COVID-19 rapid testing program is being implemented across the city of Ahvaz, southwestern Khuzestan province, as a new wave of the virus has pushed the city into a high-risk red zone.

  • ‘Martyrs of health’ honored 2021-02-28 11:38

    ‘Martyrs of health’ honored

    TEHRAN – A ceremony was held in Tehran on Saturday to honor 100 healthcare workers who lost their lives in the fight against coronavirus.

  • The elderly, war-disabled getting COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-26 17:14

    The elderly, war-disabled getting COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – The vaccination against COVID-19 of the elderly and the disabled war veterans being kept in nursing homes across Iran began on Thursday, ISNA reported.

  • Assembly of Experts says resistance will continue with or without JCPOA 2021-02-22 18:46

    Assembly of Experts says resistance will continue with or without JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The Assembly of Experts says the Iranian nation’s resistance will remain unaffected, no matter whether the U.S. rejoins 2015 nuclear agreement or not.

  • Archery competition 2021-02-21 18:28

    Archery competition held in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The 11th edition of Iran’s Archery Premiere League was held in Tehran, capital of Iran on Friday.

  • Iran’s remarkable biodiversity museum 2021-02-21 18:10

    Iran’s remarkable biodiversity museum

    TEHRAN – The richest and most important biodiversity museum of Iran has been set up in the Department of Environment (DOE), which exhibits extinct native species such as Persian lion and Caspian tiger, as well as rare species of Asiatic cheetah, mugger crocodile, bustard, grouse, and Asian black bear.

  • Coronavirus: Carpet Museum of Iran reopens to visitors 2021-02-17 21:15

    Coronavirus: Carpet Museum of Iran reopens to visitors

    TEHRAN - After months of closure due to coronavirus, the Carpet Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran once again opened its doors to visitors on Wednesday.

  • Abdollah Movahed 2021-02-16 14:38

    Iran Olympic, Paralympic champions’ busts unveiled

    TEHRAN – The busts of six Iranian Olympic and Paralympic champions were unveiled on Tuesday at the Hall of Fame in Tehran.

  • Qatari, Iranian FMs hold talks in Tehran 2021-02-15 21:54

    Qatari, Iranian FMs hold talks in Tehran

    TEHRAN - Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Monday afternoon. 

  • Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim 2021-02-15 12:43

    10th anniversary of Bahrain uprising marked

    The tenth anniversary of the pro-democracy movement of the Bahrainis against the despotic al-Khalifa regime was marked at the shrine city of Qom on Saturday night. The ceremony was addressed by Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, the leader of the movement. The uprising against the ruling family were a series of demonstrations that started in February 2011. The protests were peaceful but they were suppressed violently. Even Saudi Arabia sent military forces to the tiny island state to crack down on the demonstrators.

  • Off-road race in Qazvin 2021-02-13 18:04

    Off-road race in Qazvin

    TEHRAN – Some 45 drivers from nine province came together in Qazvin to participate at the off-road race.

  • Iran Plast expo running in Tehran 2021-02-07 12:35

    Iran Plast expo running in Tehran

    TEHRAN - The 14th International Exhibition of Plastic, Rubber, Machinery, and Equipment (IRAN PLAST) of Iran was opened at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground on Sunday, Shana reported.

  • Cemetery of martyrs of divine religions flowered 2021-02-06 11:43

    Cemetery of martyrs of divine religions flowered

    Concurrent with the arrival of the 42 anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, the cemetery of Chaldeans in which the martyrs of divine religions are laid to rest were flowered. The flowering was done with observation of health protocols in view of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, February 4. The soldiers buried in the cemetery were mostly martyred during Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran in the 1980s. It also includes those killed during the struggle against the despotic Pahlavi regime.

  • Iranian women Paralympians’ busts unveiled 2021-02-03 18:30

    Iranian women Paralympians’ busts unveiled

    TEHRAN – Busts of four Iranian women Paralympic medal winners were unveiled on Wednesday at the Sports Federation for the Disabled headquarters in Tehran.

  • Judicial officials visit Imam Khomeini shrine to renew loyalty to ideals of Islamic Revolution 2021-02-03 14:24

    Judicial officials visit Imam Khomeini shrine to renew loyalty to ideals of Islamic Revolution

    Top judicial officials, including top judge Ebrahim Raisi, visited the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, to renew their allegiance to the ideals of the Islamic Revolution. The visit took place as Iran is celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. This year’s celebrations started on January 31 and will last until February 10.

  • Intl. Festival of Tribes Culture wraps up in northern Iran 2021-02-01 21:33

    Intl. Festival of Tribes Culture wraps up in northern Iran

    A nomad ensemble performs during the closing ceremony of the 14th International Festival of Tribes Culture in Gorgan, the capital of Iran’s northern province of Golestan, on January 31, 2021.

  • Leader 2021-01-31 14:56

    Leader visits Imam Khomeini shrine as Islamic Revolution marking 42nd anniversary

    TEHRAN – Concurrent with the start of “the 10-Day Dawn” and on the eve of the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei visited the shrine of Imam Khomeini and the martyrs’ cemetery on Sunday.

  • Para skiers compete in Dizin 2021-01-30 01:07

    By Masoud Hossein

    Iranian Para skier Sadegh Kalhor eyes sixth Paralympics

    TEHRAN – Sadegh Kalhor is poised to book a place at the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing, China. The 42-year-old Para skier has already participated in the Games five times.

  • 39th Fajr International Theater Festival 2021-01-27 18:54

    Fajr theater festival to honor four stage elites with lifetime achievement awards

    TEHRAN – Four Iranian theater elites will be honored with lifetime achievement awards at the 39th Fajr International Theater Festival this year, the director of the festival has said.

  • Tehran’s Azadi Tower on Monday night to celebrate the First Raqs-e Qalam International Exhibition of the Silk Road Calligraphy now underway in the capital. 2021-01-26 18:42

    Iranian artists set up video mapping to observe Silk Road calligraphy exhibit

    TEHRAN – Iranian artists projected examples of Persian calligraphy on Tehran’s Azadi Tower on Monday night to celebrate the First Raqs-e Qalam International Exhibition of the Silk Road Calligraphy now underway in the capital.

  • Paragliding in Iran 2021-01-26 16:00

    Paragliding in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian paragliders flew over Shahr-e Kord in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Southwest of Iran.

  • TEHRAN – The 12th edition of the Woodwork Exhibition is currently underway at Tehran’s Niavaran Culture Center. 2021-01-24 18:45

    Exhibition of woodworks underway at Tehran center 

    TEHRAN – The 12th edition of the Woodwork Exhibition is currently underway at Tehran’s Niavaran Culture Center.

  • Army officials brief media on drills 2021-01-24 11:56

    Army officials brief media on drills

    Army officials including Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi, the commander-in-chief of the Army, and Ground Force Commander Kiomars Heidari held a press conference on Saturday, briefing reporters about the details of the military exercise that the Ground Force held along the Makran coasts. The press briefing was held at the site of the drill codenamed Eghtedar 99 (Authority 99). The Ground Force tested new indigenous electro-optic system in real combat conditions against mock enemy targets during the war game.

  • The Gaza Symbol of Resistance Cultural Week opened at the Iranian Art Museum Garden in Tehran on Thursday. 2021-01-22 18:34

    Gaza cultural week opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The Gaza Symbol of Resistance Cultural Week opened at the Iranian Art Museum Garden in Tehran on Thursday.

  • Army tests new electro-optic system 2021-01-20 21:54

    Army tests new electro-optic system

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Army Ground Force on Wednesday tested new indigenous electro-optic system in real combat conditions against mock enemy targets.

  • Two unknown martyrs laid to rest 2021-01-20 17:13

    Two unknown martyrs laid to rest

    The bodies of two unknown martyrs were laid to rest at Fatemieh mosque during a ceremony in Tehran on Saturday night. The soldiers, aged 18-23, had been martyred in the southern battlefronts during Saddam Hussein’s imposed war against Iran in the 1980s. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony was held with the observation of health protocols. Tehran Times / Heidar Rezaei

  • Imam Reza shrine hosts mourners of Prophet’s daughter 2021-01-18 10:15

    Imam Reza shrine hosts mourners of Prophet’s daughter

    TEHRAN - Pilgrims commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra (SA), the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), at the holy shrine of Imam Reza in the city of Mashhad on Saturday night. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony was held under strict health protocols.