Iran

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  • Ruined Alamut castle in Qazvin province 2018-11-04 02:00

    Centuries-old water supply system found in Alamut castle

    TEHRAN - A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently discovered a water supply network, dating back to 795 years ago, used to supply water to the famed Alamut castle in Qazvin province.

  • Turkey eying national currencies in trade with Iran, China, Russia 2018-11-03 21:36

    Turkey eying national currencies in trade with Iran, China, Russia

    TEHRAN – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that his country plans to engage in trade with Iran, China and Russia using national currencies to be able to stand against economic threats.

  • New travel book details destinations in Iran 2018-11-03 21:34

    New travel book details destinations in Iran

    TEHRAN – A book entitled “Iran Travel Guide”, which details hundreds of destinations in Iran, has recently been published in Tehran.

  • Prehistoric relics, petroglyphs discovered in northwest Iran 2018-11-03 21:17

    Prehistoric relics, petroglyphs discovered in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Archaeologist have detected new traces of prehistoric relics and petroglyphs around Meshginshahr County, northwest Iran.

  • Hamedan takes on appearance of the “capital of Asian tourism in 2018” 2018-11-03 20:45

    UNWTO elects new affiliate members from Iran

    TEHRAN –The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has elected Hamedan Municipality and Kish Free Trade Zone as its latest affiliate members from Iran. 

  • Tens of foreign tourists spectate Arbaeen rituals in Yazd 2018-11-03 20:25

    Tens of foreign tourists spectate Arbaeen rituals in Yazd

    TEHRAN – Tens of international tourists on October 30 spectated Arbaeen rituals in Iran’s central Yazd province.

  • Adult vaccination coverage in Iran is low: academic 2018-11-03 10:14

    Adult vaccination coverage in Iran is low: academic 

    TEHRAN — Adult vaccination in Iran is overlooked and that’s while many severe infections which put the health system to considerable expenses annually can be easily avoided by vaccination, a faculty member at Tehran University of Medical Science’s board of trustees has said.

  • Will the lonely Siberian crane ‘Omid’ come back to Iran this year?  2018-11-03 10:13

    Will the lonely Siberian crane ‘Omid’ come back to Iran this year? 

    TEHRAN — With the onset of the cold season the environment lovers are looking up at the sky anxiously waiting for the last remaining western Siberian crane called ‘Omid’ to come back to his winter home, in Fereydunkenar, northern province of Mazandaran, once again. 

  •  Omid Shokri Kalehsar 2018-11-03 10:01

    By Omid Shokri Kalehsar

    Iran’s joint oil fields could resolve regional tensions

    It is common for oil and gas fields to be joint-owned by two or more countries, which often presents various challenges. There is a particular fervour over the need to focus on extracting from such fields, with international energy companies often invited to vie for generous extraction contracts.

  • Rouhani + letter 2018-11-03 09:20

    By Hassan Rouhani

    Europe should work with Iran to counter U.S. unilateralism

    The world faces a myriad of challenges, including economic issues, social crises, the predicament of refugees, xenophobia, terrorism and extremism.

  • Hamid Baidinejad 2018-11-02 21:36

    Iran’s UK ambassador: It is impossible to renegotiate nuclear deal

    Speaking at the famous Oxford Union debating society, Iran’s ambassador to the UK has revealed the extensive efforts made by European nations to counter anti-Iran U.S. sanctions.

  • Republican hawks pressing Trump for harder approach on Iran 2018-11-02 21:24

    Republican hawks pressing Trump for harder approach on Iran

    TEHRAN – U.S. Republican hawks are planning to introduce legislation later this month that would force President Trump to take a harder approach to Iran, out of fear that the president is "going soft" on Tehran, Politico’s Eliana Johnson reported on Friday.

  • Manama summit 2018-11-02 13:25

    By Farzad Farhadi

    Manama’s dangerous assembly; Trump’s plot against Iran with the Arab NATO

    TEHRAN - A security summit about formation of the Arab NATO, the Middle East Strategic Alliance (Mesa), ended on Sunday in Bahrain’s capital. Earlier last month, there was a summit on the Arab NATO in Kuwait, an initiative pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump to confront Iran in terms of political, economy and military affairs. However, the Manama summit took place in a much more serious way than was held in Kuwait as Secretary of Defense James Mattis personally led the summit.  

  • Tehran condoles with Afghanistan over chopper crash 2018-10-31 20:57

    Tehran condoles with Afghanistan over chopper crash

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has voiced regret over the deadly crash of an army helicopter in Western Afghanistan, which claimed the lives of all crew members and passengers including several military and government officials.

  • Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari’s H1 wool felt exports up 116%   2018-10-31 20:50

    Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari’s H1 wool felt exports up 116%  

    TEHRAN – Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province’s wool felt exports grew by 116 percent in first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), provincial tourism chief has said.

  • qassemi 2018-10-31 20:26

    Denmark uses allegation to push for fresh anti-Iran sanctions

    Tehran rejects Denmark's claim about thwarted assassination plot

    TEHRAN – Iran has "strongly" dismissed the claim made by Danish intelligence chief Finn Borch Andersen that an Iranian intelligence service had tried to carry out a plot to assassinate an Iranian Arab opposition figure on Denmark's soil.

  • qassemi 2018-10-31 20:23

    Iran not ready to pay for world’s expediency unaided: Qassemi 

    TEHRAN - In an interview with ISNA, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that Iran has complied with the JCPOA to date, but the country requires the cooperation of other signatories to the deal in the face of the U.S.’s unjust obstruction of the agreements. 

  • بن سلمان 2018-10-31 20:04

    Channel supported MKO, al-Ahwaziya terrorists

    UK-based anti-Iran TV channel linked to MBS: Guardian

    A UK-based anti-Iran TV station is being funded through a secretive offshore entity and a company whose director is a Saudi Arabian businessman with close links to the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Guardian said on Wednesday.

  •  Omid Shokri Kalehsar 2018-10-31 09:27

    By Omid Shokri Kalehsar

    Iran’s regional electricity hub plan

    Despite its huge oil and gas reserves, Iran has been unable to play an important role in regional and international energy market. The limitations placed on its industry, the high growth of annual domestic consumption, and the general disruptions caused to oil exports have all caused consternation among policymakers, especially in the absence of a broad, multi-tiered strategy.

  • ‘Mechanism to save Iran-EU financial ties underway’ 2018-10-31 08:28

    ‘Mechanism to save Iran-EU financial ties underway’

    TEHRAN – A spokesperson with the European Union (EU) says a special financial mechanism aimed to save Iran-EU financial transactions is in the process of implementation.

  • MP: Europeans determined to work with Iran 2018-10-31 08:26

    MP: Europeans determined to work with Iran

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee says the Europeans have shown great determination to cooperate with Iran, but their ability to do so is still in question.

  • ظریف 2018-10-30 20:59

    Istanbul trio conclude summit with joint statement

    At the end of the Sixth Trilateral Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey, the foreign ministers of these countries issued a joint statement. The full text of the statement follows as reported by the Iranian Foreign Ministry website.

  • zarif 2018-10-30 20:56

    ‘Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan hold common stance on region’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan have common stance on regional issues and are determined to cooperate.

  • $35m allotted to cooling, heating systems in underprivileged schools 2018-10-30 20:40

    $35m allotted to cooling, heating systems in underprivileged schools

    TEHRAN — The government has allocated some 1.5 trillion rials (nearly $35 million) for equipping schools in underprivileged areas with cooling and heating systems, director of schools renovation, development and equipment organization has said.

  • Motor vehicle fatality rate up by 1.7% in H1 2018-10-30 20:34

    Motor vehicle fatality rate up by 1.7% in H1

    TEHRAN — Road traffic accidents death rate in Iran increased by 1.7 percent over the first half of the current [Iranian calendar] year starting on March 21, compared to the corresponding period last year, IRIB reported on Monday.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview with CBS news website 2018-10-30 14:06

    “U.S. support for Saudi Arabia, Israel emboldened them for atrocity”

    Zarif: U.S. sanctions will not work

    TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that although U.S. sanctions on Tehran hurt, they will not work.

  • Osteoporosis at alarming level of 30% in Iran 2018-10-29 11:59

    Osteoporosis at alarming level of 30% in Iran

    TEHRAN - The prevalence rate of Osteoporosis is at alarming level as 30% of Iranians have the disease, said Baqer Larijani, deputy health minister who doubles as director general of the Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute.

  • WHO recognizes Iran as ‘good example’ of healthcare services 2018-10-29 07:37

    WHO recognizes Iran as ‘good example’ of healthcare services

    TEHRAN — The World Health Organization (WHO) director general has appreciated Iran’s efforts in primary healthcare and healthcare reform plan, recognizing Iran as a good example of carrying out proper primary healthcare projects, ISNA reported.

  • ‘No serious military threat against Iran’ 2018-10-28 21:10

    ‘No serious military threat against Iran’

    TEHRAN – The commander of the Passive Defense Organization said on Sunday that no serious military threat against the Islamic Republic exists at the moment, Fars reported.

  • Putin: Syrian crisis won’t be resolved without Iran 2018-10-28 21:02

    Putin: Syrian crisis won’t be resolved without Iran

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that in the absence of Iran, it is not possible to resolve the Syrian crisis, IRNA reported.