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  • British flag Today 12:10

    By Hamid Bayati

    Britain confused on policies toward Tehran: easing the tension or increasing them

    Britain has had a rough week after Iran seized British oil tanker in the strait of Hormoz. It seems that the British are confused what policy to adopt; first, British Secretary of State for Defense described the capture “hostile” and then, the British Foreign Secretary announced that they want to ease the tensions with Iran.  

  • British oil tanker Today 11:49

    Ways for Britain to deal with the seizure of its oil tanker by Iran

    An expert on international law in Tehran believes: “The seizure of the British oil tanker for failure to observe the Law of the Sea is perfectly legal and London must go to competent courts instead of political encounters.”

  • 13442.pdf - صفحه 1 Today 10:56

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  • Zarif - Zakaria Yesterday 23:44

    Zarif: Europeans should be concerned over failure to ‘assert’ themselves

    TEHRAN –  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that European countries’ failure to establish an effective financial channel to trade with Iran is a “source of concern” since “they have not been able to assert themselves” despite having a larger collective economy than the United States.

  • loans Yesterday 23:43

    Bank loans to economic sector rise 20% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iranian banking system offered nearly 13 quadrillion rials (over $309.5 billion) facilities to domestic economic sectors during the past Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018-March 20, 2019), to register a 20 percent raise in comparison with the year before, Central Bank of Iran (CBI) data showed.

  • smart meters Yesterday 23:42

    2nd phase of national smart metering program kicks off

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Power Generation and Distribution Company (known as TAVANIR) and the Iranian Electrical Power Equipment Manufacturing and Provision Company (SATKAB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for installing five million smart electricity meters.

  • Sajad Nikparast Yesterday 23:39

    Iranian para athletes win medals at Polish Open Grand Prix

    TEHRAN – Iranian sportspersons claimed four medal at the Bydgoszcz 2019 World Para Athletics Grand Prix.

  • IRENEX Yesterday 23:39

    IRENEX to hold 13th round of offering light crude oil on Tuesday

    TEHRAN- National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will offer two million barrels of light crude oil at Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • electricity projects Yesterday 23:30

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    A review on govt. plan to barter oil for dues to private sector

    TEHRAN – The regulatory body of the government has been recently preparing the draft for a bartering system which is set to settle the government dues to the private power plant owners and electricity contractors.

  • auto parts Yesterday 22:40

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Domestic manufacturing of imported auto parts to be strengthened

    TEHRAN- In mid-May, Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Rahmani issued a directive on “strengthening domestic manufacturing of imported auto parts”.

  • Iranian envoy urges Britain to contain hardline elements Yesterday 22:38

    Iranian envoy urges Britain to contain hardline elements

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad has called on the British government to contain those who want to escalate Tehran-London tensions.

  • Israel after heightening tensions in the region, MP warns Yesterday 22:30

    Israel after heightening tensions in the region, MP warns

    TEHRAN – The Zionist regime is after heightening tensions in the region by purchasing F-35 jets, spokesman for the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has warned.

  • Britain under pressure over Iran ties: Jack Straw Yesterday 22:22

    Jack Straw says Iranians have good cause to call Britain ‘cunning, colonial fox’

    Jack Straw, the former British foreign secretary, has written an article saying that Iranians have “good cause” to be “resentful” against Britain and call Britons the “cunning, colonial fox”.

  • male fertility Yesterday 22:06

    Setareh Jahandideh

    How trans fats affect male fertility? 

    TEHRAN- Dietary trans fatty acids can have negative effects on sperm quality, but how it happens? 

  • Tehran Municipality installs RVMs to contain plastic pollution Yesterday 21:52

    Tehran Municipality installs RVMs to contain plastic pollution

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality has installed 50 reverse vending machines (RVMs) across the capital to encourage the citizens to contain plastic pollution and promote waste segregation at source, YJC reported on Sunday.

  • MPs Yesterday 21:50

    Iranian MPs support seizure of British tanker

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian MPs issued a statement on Sunday expressing support for seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

  • Zarif Yesterday 21:47

    Zarif says U.S. extreme unilateral adventurism is most important global challenge

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that the U.S. “extreme unilateral adventurism” is the most important challenge which is undermining the rule of law at the international level.

  • ‘Wildfire losses increase 90-fold in Tehran’ Yesterday 21:41

    ‘Wildfire losses increase 90-fold in Tehran’

    TEHRAN – Wildfire incurred losses to the capital’s protected areas during the first three months of this year (started on March 21), which was 90 times more than the same period last year, commander of Tehran province environment protection unit has said.

  • Two IRGC soldiers killed in terror attack in Sistan-Balouchestan Yesterday 21:37

    Two IRGC soldiers killed in terror attack in Sistan-Balouchestan

    TEHRAN – Two Iranian soldiers have been killed in an armed clash between the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force and a group of terrorists in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balouchestan.

  • IME Yesterday 21:08

    Commodities worth $642m traded at IME in a week

    TEHRAN- During weekdays ending up to July 18, while 589,761 million tons (MT) of commodities worth over $642 million were traded at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), the trading volume and value experienced a growth of 46 percent and 37 percent, respectively.

  • Persian leopards’ natural reproduction turned unsuccessful Yesterday 21:06

    Persian leopards’ natural reproduction turned unsuccessful

    TEHRAN – A Persian leopard couple’s hormonal interventions to mate naturally at Tehran Zoological Garden for conservation purposes has turned out to be unsuccessful, YJC reported on Saturday.

  • Bolton Ship Yesterday 21:05

    ‘The Bolton gambit succeeded and Britain stumbled into an American trap’

    Britain blindly dances to Bolton’s war drums against Iran: Guardian

    TEHRAN - In a commentary published on its website on Saturday, the Guardian said John Bolton, a notorious Iran hawk, has succeeded to lure Britain into a dangerous trap to punish Iran by deceiving London to capture a tanker carrying the Iranian oil in Gibraltar, which Iran responded in kind.

  • British oil tanker escorted by warship: IRGC spokesman Yesterday 20:42

    British oil tanker escorted by warship: IRGC spokesman

    TEHRAN – Iran seized the British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz despite the “resistance and interference” of a British warship which had been escorting it, the spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Saturday.

  • A general view of Lake Ovan Yesterday 20:38

    Lake Ovan: A charming destination for eco-tourists

    TEHRAN – Lake Ovan, locally called Daryacheh-ye Ovan, is a small alpine resort situated in Alamut region, Qazvin province.

  • Iranian crafter practices toreutics art of Seljuk era Yesterday 20:21

    Iranian crafter practices toreutics art of Seljuk era

    TEHRAN – Amir-Reza Seyyedi is among Iranian crafters who are making efforts to revive ancient Iranian skills and arts. He has just completed a lavishly embossed plate using the same techniques that were practiced during the Seljuk-era (1037–1194).

  • Parthian-era citadel to undergo restoration Yesterday 20:14

    Parthian-era citadel to undergo restoration

    TEHRAN – The crumbling Narin citadel, which is said to date from the time of Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 CE), is about to undergo renovation set to last two months and cost 910 million rials (about $22,000), CHTN reported on Sunday. 

  • Kharrazi Yesterday 20:13

    Liberation of Palestine is a great ideal of Iran, Kharrazi reiterates

    Iran-Hamas relations growing: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, chairman of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Sunday that liberation of Palestine, especially the noble Quds, is among the greatest causes of Iran.

  • italy Yesterday 20:05

    ‘Italy still eager for trade with Iran’

    TEHRAN - Chairman of Iran-Italy Joint Chamber of Commerce Ahmad Pourfallah has said that despite the U.S. sanctions Italian companies are still willing to engage in trade with Iran, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • TSE Yesterday 20:02

    TSE plans to launch prime market

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) plans to launch a new market named “prime market” in which the price range for the shares increase, TSE Head Ali Sahraei announced.

  • Larijani Yesterday 20:01

    IRGC responds to British piracy: Larijani

    TEHRAN - Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) responded to piracy by Britain by seizing a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday night.