Iran

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  • Nader Entessar 2019-05-12 10:51

    By Payman Yazdani

    Reducing JCPOA commitments Iran’s appropriate long-overdue decision: prof. 

    TEHRAN - Professor of political science describes Iran’s decision to reduce its JCPOA commitments as an appropriate response that clear signals Iran's patience with Europe's nonperformance of its obligations under the JCPOA is wearing thin.

  • Merkel-Trump 2019-05-11 23:52

    Trump's Iran Escalation Poses a Threat for Germany

    The U.S. under Donald Trump is exacerbating tensions with Iran, leading many to fear war may be just around the corner. Any military conflict would have dire consequences for Europe, but the Americans remain undeterred.

  • Iran to establish ecomuseum dedicated to nomadic people 2019-05-11 23:05

    Iran to establish ecomuseum dedicated to nomadic people

    TEHRAN – Tourism officials of Iran’s southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province plan to establish an ecomuseum dedicated to the province’s nomadic people and their everyday life.

  • شانزدهمین سالگرد شهادت «سید محمد باقر حکیم» 2019-05-11 23:01

    Maliki says coercive measures against Iran violates international law 

    Hakim, Malki reprimand U.S. moves against Iran

    TEHRAN - Ammar al-Hakim, the Iraqi Shia cleric and leader of the National Wisdom Movement, has urged the Iraqi government to adopt what he described as a responsible position to prevent a “tragedy” and act as mediator between the two countries.

  • Parham Janfeshan speaks in an undated photo 2019-05-11 23:00

    32 historical sites temporarily ceded to private investors

    TEHRAN – A total of 32 Iranian historical places and monuments have been temporarily ceded to the private sector as of October-November 2017, Mehr reported.

  • trump 2019-05-11 20:04

    Trump leaves telephone number for Iran to call

    TEHRAN – Hoping that Tehran will contact U.S. President Donald Trump, the White House has contacted Swiss authorities to share a telephone number with Iran.

  • Ex-lawmaker rejects idea of referendum on FATF 2019-05-11 19:52

    Ex-lawmaker rejects idea of referendum on FATF

    TEHRAN – Former senior lawmaker Mohammad Reza Bahonar has rejected the notion of putting to a referendum accession to the FATF, saying such decisions should be decided by the country’s diplomatic body.

  • javani 2019-05-11 19:44

    IRGC commander: U.S. does not dare to wage a war on Iran 

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior official at the Islamic Revolution Guards Cops (IRGC) says the United States does not dare to wage a war on Iran despite its recent deployment of an aircraft carrier and bombers in the Persian Gulf.

  • Marchers back nuclear decision  2019-05-11 09:25

    Marchers back nuclear decision 

    TEHRAN – Iranians held nationwide rallies to express support for the decision by Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) to suspend implementation of some of Iran’s commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, in response to the United States’ withdrawal from the deal and a failure by the Europe to compensate for U.S. exit and reimposition of sanctions.

  • World Migratory Bird Day: habitat destruction posing threats to the species 2019-05-10 22:00

    World Migratory Bird Day: habitat destruction posing threats to the species

    TEHRAN — Unsustainable development leading to habitat destruction is one of the major threats to migratory birds, Masoud Hosseini, an official with Iran’s Department of Environment has said.

  • Asiatic lion in Eram Zoo 2019-05-10 21:59

    No plans for reintroduction of Asiatic lion: DOE official

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) has no specific plans for reintroduction of Asiatic lion into the wild for the time being, Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of the wildlife conservation and management at the DOE, has said.

  • Flood in Golestan province 2019-05-10 21:58

    Post-flood repair to finish by end of spring: interior minister

    TEHRAN — Repair to the flood-hit houses will be finished by the end of the spring, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Thursday.

  • Majid Takht-e Ravanchi 2019-05-10 21:54

    Takht-Ravanchi says ‘window of diplomacy’ not closed to save JCPOA

    Iran says can’t trust Trump who acts recklessly 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi has said that there is still a “window of diplomacy” to save the Iran nuclear deal, aka the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iraq won’t be part of anti-Iran sanctions: Iraqi PM 2019-05-10 21:52

    Iraq won’t be part of anti-Iran sanctions: Iraqi PM

    TEHRAN – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Thursday that his country will never be a part of the U.S. sanctions against neighboring Iran.

  • Iran-oman flag 2019-05-10 20:16

    Envoy: Oman ready to mediate between Iran, U.S.

    Oman’s ambassador to Washington has said his country is ready to mediate between Iran and the U.S. for solving tensions.

  • Iran to set up drugstore for rare disease patients 2019-05-10 20:10

    Iran to set up drugstore for rare disease patients

    TEHRAN — People suffering from rare diseases usually have problems finding their medications and it is planned to set up a drug store for them, CEO of Rare Diseases Foundation of Iran has said.

  • A scene from Iranian director Soheil Beiraqi’s debut film “Cold Sweat”. 2019-05-10 18:23

    Sydney Film Festival picks Iran’s “Cold Sweat”

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Soheil Beiraqi’s debut film “Cold Sweat” will be competing in the Sydney Film Festival, which will take place in the Australian city from June 5 to 16.

  • کیوان خسروی 2019-05-10 18:19

    Khosravi says Iran's next steps may include exit from the JCPOA

    Security official: Iran to follow policy on nuclear deal ‘step by step’

    TEHRAN - Keyvan Khosravi, the spokesman for Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, has said that Iran will follow the path it has adopted toward the 2015 nuclear deal “step by step”.

  • Foreign Minister Zarif 2019-05-10 15:56

    Zarif criticizes EU for rejecting ultimatum on JCPOA 

    Zarif to EU: Uphold your obligations instead of asking Iran to unilaterally honor JCPOA 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday criticized the European Union for their reaction to Tehran’s ultimatum on preserving the nuclear deal, aka Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Rudkhan Castle, marvelous stronghold on peak of mountain 2019-05-09 00:59

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Rudkhan Castle, marvelous stronghold on peak of mountain

    TEHRAN - Rudkhan Castle is a brick and stone medieval castle in Iran. It is 30 km away from the city of Fuman and just nearby its hiking starting point, lays the village of Rudkhan. To reach the castle, there are hundreds of stairs to climb and that is one of the reasons this castle is also known as “The Thousand Step Castle”.

  • Japan says will use friendly ties with Iran to resolve issues 2019-05-08 19:54

    Japan says will use friendly ties with Iran to resolve issues

    TEHRAN – Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday that his country will use its friendly ties with Iran to resolve the problems after Iran announced it would stop implementing some parts of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear accord.

  • Kaldar cave 2019-05-08 19:47

    Iran’s cave offers new glimpses of Paleolithic life

    TEHRAN – In one of significant archaeological finds of Iran’s Lorestan province, Kaldar cave has yielded further evidence for its Paleolithic residents.

  • IP gas pipeline 2019-05-08 19:29

    Pakistan determined to complete IP pipeline, PM Khan says

    TEHRAN – Pakistan is determined on completing the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline known as IP pipeline which is aimed to send Iranian gas to Pakistan, IRNA reported, quoting Prime Minister Imran Khan as saying on Tuesday.

  • ظریف و لاوروف 2019-05-08 19:25

    Zarif bears Rouhani’s message to Moscow

    Lavrov blames U.S. ‘irresponsible’ acts for ‘unacceptable situation’ surrounding JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday delivered a letter by President Hassan Rouhani, which was addressed at Russian President Vladimir Putin, to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

  • zarif 2019-05-08 14:33

    Zarif: There is “narrowing window” to prevent nuclear deal to collapse

    TEHRAN – In a post on his Twitter page on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal that they have “a narrowing window” to prevent the agreement from falling apart.

  • Iran-EU 2019-05-08 11:32

    By Mohammad Homaeifar

    The message Iran should have for Europe

    TEHRAN - Once again, a new scheme has been devised to curb Iran missile activity. This time the top officials of Germany, Britain, and France, led by Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Secretary of State, have started a dangerous game. 

  • Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) issued a statement  to JCPOA Parties 2019-05-08 10:57

    Iran stops implementing some parts of nuclear deal from May 8

    Iran sets deadline for remaining JCPOA parties

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) issued a statement on Wednesday announcing that Iran will stop implementing some parts of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-05-08 10:36

    Iran not leaving JCPOA, Zarif stresses

    TEHRAN– Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the country is not leaving the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, adding that the JCPOA preserves the right for Iran to “diminish its commitments” in case of violation by other parties.

  • JCPOA 2019-05-08 10:05

    Iran notifies JCPOA partners of decision to suspend some commitments

    Iran informs the five remaining signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal of a decision to suspend the implementation of some of its commitments under the multinational agreement, a year after the US unilaterally abandoned the international document.

  • Restoration commences on Iran’s flood-hit Sassanid bridge   2019-05-07 22:57

    Restoration commences on Iran’s flood-hit Sassanid bridge  

    TEHRAN – Restoration work has commenced on Kashkan Bridge, a ruined Sassanid era (224–651) monument in western Iran, which further suffered from flooding in March.