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  • ‘Closing industries rather than schools would tackle pollution’ 2018-11-03 20:13

    ‘Closing industries rather than schools would tackle pollution’

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) planned to halt industries and activities emitting the most pollutants to contributing to Tehran’s air pollution rather than closing schools, during the second half of the current year (September 2018- March, 2019), Tehran’s DOE chief has said.

  • Thespians perform a tazieh in Tehran’s Imam Hussein Square on October 17, 2016. (Mehr/Mohammad Mohsenifar)  2018-11-03 18:23

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    Tehran hosts tazieh performances

    TEHRAN – Two troupes are giving performances of tazieh (Iranian passion play) in Tehran.

  • A poster for Jean Genet’s “The Maids” on stage at Tehran’s Molavi Theater  2018-11-03 18:20

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    Jean Genet’s “Maids” at Tehran theater

    TEHRAN – Molavi Theater is hosting theatergoers in Tehran for French dramatist Jean Genet’s “The Maids”.

  • Asian Film Festival Barcelona 2018-11-03 18:16

    Iranian movies line up for Asian Film Festival Barcelona 

    TEHRAN – A lineup of Iranian movies has been selected to go on screen in different sections of the Asian Film Festival Barcelona underway in the Spanish city, the organizers have announced.

  • Mehrdad Oskui 2018-11-03 18:14

    Mehrdad Oskui on TISFF panel

    TEHRAN – Mehrdad Oskui, the Iranian director of acclaimed documentary films such as “Starless Dreams” and “Nose, Iranian Style”, has been selected as a jury member for the 35th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF).

  • “Blue Sky, Clean Earth” 2018-11-03 18:11

    “Blue Sky, Clean Earth” named “Outstanding Asian Film” at Beijing festival 

    TEHRAN – “Blue Sky, Clean Earth”, a short film by Iranian director Mahyar Mandegar, has won the Outstanding Asian Student Film Award at the 17th International Student Film and Video Festival of the Beijing Film Academy in China.

  • Mehran Ranjbar (L) and Farzin Mohaddes in a scene from “Steve Jobs” at Tehran’s Neauphle-le-Château Theater on October 18, 2018. (Tiwall/Parichehr Zhian)  2018-11-03 18:09

    Play features Steve Jobs’ questions on technology, modernity

    TEHRAN – A play on stage at Tehran’s Neauphle-le-Château Theater is posing the questions once posed by Apple Inc. co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs about people’s relation with technology and modernity.

  • erdogan 2018-11-03 16:01

    Turkey´s Erdogan says Khashoggi killing ordered by highest level of Saudi govt

    ANKARA:  The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the "highest levels" of the Saudi government, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in an op-ed piece published by the Washington Post on Friday.

  • کریم انصاریفرد 2018-11-03 15:47

    Iran’s Ansarifard joins Nottingham Forest

    TEHRAN - The City Ground side completed the signing of Iranian international forward Karim Ansarifard.

  • برانکو ایوانکوویچ 2018-11-03 15:25

    Branko Ivankovic hits out at referee after Persepolis defeat

    TEHRAN – Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic blasted Chinese referee Ma Ning and lamented a number of decisions in his team’s defeat against Kashima Antlers of Japan.

  • Supreme Leader receives students 2018-11-03 15:09

    Supreme Leader receives students

    TEHRAN- Thousands of students will met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday, ahead of the Students Day and the National Day of Fight against Global Arrogance.

  • Iranian Doctors 2018-11-03 15:05

    Why Persian Doctors? And why we prefer Iranian Doctors?

    According to IranianDoctor.org, a physician is the term given to an experienced specialist in medical science whose calling is aiding a human’s health in normal times, other times conserving it or the worst case, and rejuvenating it after deathly incidents.

  • zarif 2018-11-03 12:29

    Zarif underlines importance of ‘Blue Economy’ at D-8 ministerial summit

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined in a statement at the 18th Session of the D-8 Council of Ministers that cooperation among D-8 Member States towards developing blue economy has great potential for enhancing sustainable development and can strengthen economic growth and poverty reduction.

  • پرسپولیس و کاشیما 2018-11-03 12:14

    ACL Final: Persepolis fall short against Kashima

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Persepolis will be looking for a response next week against Kashima Antlers of Japan after they were beaten 2-0 on Saturday in the first leg of the AFC Champions League final.

  • The 18th session of the D8 Council of Foreign Ministers 2018-11-03 11:15

    D-8 Council of Foreign Ministers kicks off in Turkey

     The 18th session of the D8 Council of Foreign Ministers opened with the attendance of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Antalya, Turkey, on Saturday.

  • The first edition of the Asian Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom Championships 2018-11-03 10:41

    Asian Canoe Slalom held in Karaj

    TEHRAN - The first edition of the Asian Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom Championships took place in Karaj, Alborz province from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3.

  • 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. 

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan  2018-11-03 10:12

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Probing Erdogan’s threat against Kurds amid Khashoggi’s case

    TEHRAN - The east of Euphrates has the largest oil fields in terms of area and production. It is about one-third of Syria's land and is regarded as the food and economy source of Syria. It accounts for 90% of Syria's oil and gas revenues and more than half of Syria's wheat and cotton.

  •  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.

  • Saudi Arabia–United States 2018-11-03 09:29

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    West and Saudi's Petro Dollars

    TEHRAN - Although Western countries have condemned the murder of Jamal Khashoggi by Mohammad bin Salman, they are simultaneously trying to cover the unimaginable crime of the Saudis. 

  • 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.

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  • ‘Tehran-Baghdad ties not based on tribalism’ 2018-11-02 23:51

    ‘Tehran-Baghdad ties not based on tribalism’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to Iraq says Tehran-Baghdad relations are not based on tribalism, urging the two sides to act in the interest of their people and not that of the United States.

  • Thousands of students to meet Leader ahead of Students Day 2018-11-02 23:50

    Thousands of students to meet Leader ahead of Students Day

    TEHRAN – Thousands of students will meet with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ahead of the Students Day and the National Day of Fight against Global Arrogance.

  • U.S. envoy pushes for EU co-op on Iran sanctions 2018-11-02 23:48

    U.S. envoy pushes for EU co-op on Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN – U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell says he hopes “our European partners will join us in denying funds to … [Iran], and force them to come back to the table.”

  • Zarif in Turkey to attend D-8 ministerial summit 2018-11-02 23:46

    Zarif in Turkey to attend D-8 ministerial summit

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that later in the day Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif would leave Tehran for Turkey to attend a ministerial meeting of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation.

  • U.S. won’t reach political goals through sanctions: cleric 2018-11-02 23:23

    U.S. won’t reach political goals through sanctions: cleric

    TEHRAN – It is very unlikely that the United States will reach its economic goals by imposing sanctions against Iran, but most certainly it won’t reach its political goals by doing so, said Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Mohammadali Movahedi Kermani.

  • Doing Business 2019 (Training for Reform) 2018-11-02 23:22

    WB puts Iran’s ease of doing business ranking at 128

    TEHRAN- World Bank (WB), in a recent report titled Doing Business 2019 (Training for Reform), put Iran’s ease of doing business (EODB) ranking at 128 among 190 countries.

  • Iran India 2018-11-02 23:19

    Hindustan Petroleum may buy Iranian oil if India secures sanctions waiver

    State-run Indian refiner Hindustan Petroleum said it may resume buying Iranian oil if New Delhi secures a waiver from U.S. sanctions, its chairman M K Surana said on Thursday.