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  • TEDPIX 2020-02-09 15:33

    TEDPIX, IFX advance on Sunday

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), rose 1,776 points to 454,618 on Sunday, IRNA reported.

  • Alighardashi 2020-02-09 15:29

    Alighardashi re-elected Iran’s Table Tennis Federation president

    TEHRAN – Mehrdad Alighardashi has been re-elected as president of Iran’s Table Tennis Federation on Saturday.

  • A pick into scientific status in Iran prior and beyond the Islamic Revolution 2020-02-09 14:59

    A pick into scientific status in Iran prior and beyond the Islamic Revolution

    An infographic contrasts Iran’s scientific status in a span before and after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, weighting literacy rate, the number of university students, physicians and so on in the years 1976 and 2016. The revolution toppled Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, a secular monarch allied with the West, and the Islamic Republic was established.

  • Iran-EAEU 2020-02-09 14:39

    Iran-EAEU trade surpasses $1b since implementing FTA

    TEHRAN- The value of trade between Iran and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)’s member states has exceeded $1 billion since the free trade agreement (FTA) between Iran and this union came into force in late October, according to an official with the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).

  • customs 2020-02-09 13:43

    ‘$12b of basic goods cleared in Iranian customs since Mar. 2019’

    TEHRAN – Some 21 million tons of imported basic goods worth $12 billion have been cleared from Iranian customs since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2019), IRIB reported, quoting an official with the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).

  • aluminum ingot 2020-02-09 13:42

    Monthly aluminum ingot production climbs 38% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Production of aluminum ingots in Iran rose 38 percent during the tenth Iranian calendar month of Dey (ended on January 20) compared to the same month of the previous year, IRNA reported.

  • agriculture 2020-02-09 13:42

    Annual agricultural production anticipated to rise 6m tons

    TEHRAN- Iran’s annual agricultural production is predicted to rise six million tons to 128 million tons in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 19, 2020), ILNA reported, quoting Mohammad-Ali Tahmasbi, the deputy agriculture minister for gardening affairs.

  • Iran-India 2020-02-09 13:41

    TCCIMA to host conference on Iran-India trade

    TEHRAN – Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) is going to hold an Iran-India trade conference on February 17, TCCIMA portal announced.

  • Foad Izadi 2020-02-09 13:24

    By Salman Parviz

    Prof: Iran does not consider Saudi Arabia as enemy

    Dr. Foad Izadi is an associate professor of American Studies for a doctorate program at the University of Tehran, Faculty of World Studies. Having studied in the U.S., he has a PhD in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University. After his studies in U.S. he returned to Iran in 2009 and started a teaching profession. During an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times in Qom he talked about regional geopolitical situation and Iran’s ties with neighboring countries. 

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2020-02-09 13:20

    Era of U.S. presence in region is over, says Velayati

    TEHRAN — Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said that the era of U.S. presence in Iraq and Syria has come to an end thanks to Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani’s blood.

  • shafeie 2020-02-09 12:45

    ‘Participation in regional treaties a major key for trade development’

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) underlined the active participation in regional treaties like the one with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) as an important step toward economic development and urged the government to place more importance on the issue.

  • polyethylene 2020-02-09 12:44

    Iranian companies ink deal for establishing polyethylene unit

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PRTC) signed a deal with Tabriz Petrochemical Company on Saturday, for providing technical knowledge, design package and basic engineering services for the construction of the country’s first high-density polyethylene (HDPE) unit.

  • railway 2020-02-09 12:44

    Railway projects worth $142m inaugurated across Iran

    TEHRAN - Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said 56 railway infrastructure and service projects were inaugurated across the country on Sunday, on the occasion of the “Ten-Day Dawn” which marks the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

  • Najaf bloody riot 2020-02-09 12:32

    By Ramin Hosseinabadian

    Najaf bloody riot instigated by infiltrators

    Late last week, the city of Najaf witnessed the emergence of a bloody riot. The Americans used their utmost efforts to exploit the incident to undermine the Iraqi government and nation.

  • Parachutists jump from Milad Tower 2020-02-09 11:04

    Parachutists jump from Milad Tower

    TEHRAN - A group of parachutists jumped from the Tehran’s 435-meter Milad Tower on Friday to mark the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. They displayed their skills and readiness by parachuting from the iconic tower. Milad Tower is the sixth-tallest tower and the 24th-tallest freestanding structure in the world.

  • Alamian brothers 2020-02-09 01:13

    Alamian brothers win ITTF Challenge Spanish Open

    TEHRAN – Iranian brothers Nima and Noshad Alamian claimed a gold medal at the 2020 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open in Granada on Saturday.

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  • heads of three branches 2020-02-08 19:53

    Structural reform of budget feature at Rouhani-Larijani-Raeisi meeting

    TEHRAN – The Supreme Council of Economic Coordination held a meeting on Saturday at the presence of President Hassan Rouhani, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani and Judiciary Chief Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi. A structural reform of the budget was the main subject of the session.

  • Donald Trump 2020-02-08 19:50

    By staff and agency

    Iraqi officials say ISIS, not Iran, behind rocket attack that Trump used to justify Soleimani assassination

    In a “bombshell” revelation that calls into question one of the Trump administration’s stated justificiations for assassinating Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani—a move that nearly sparked a region-wide military conflict—Iraqi intelligence officials told the New York Times that they believe ISIS, not an Iran-linked popular forces, was likely responsible for the Dec. 27 rocket attack that killed an American contractor at an air base near Kirkuk, Iraq, Common Dreams reported on Friday.

  • terror victims 2020-02-08 19:48

    Iranian families lost members in terror fight to sue U.S. leaders

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian families who have lost loved ones in the fight against terrorists in Iraq and Syria have lodged complaints against the current and former U.S. officials for creating the ISIL terrorist group, a lawyer representing the General Soleimani case announced on Saturday.

  • فوتسال بانوان 2020-02-08 19:48

    Iran B come third at SAT International Futsal C’ship

    Tehran - Iran B futsal team finished in third place at the SAT International Futsal Championship Hat Yai Thailand 2020 after a 2-1 defeat against Thailand A team on Saturday.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-02-08 19:46

    By staff and agency

    Borrell says Europe must ensure Iran benefits from nuclear deal

    EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that Europe must ensure Iran’s benefits from the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, if it wants the deal to survive.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-02-08 19:46

    Zarif meets UN special envoy for Syria

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Saturday with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen in Tehran.

  • Kazem Jalali 2020-02-08 19:42

    Regional situation entails Iran-Russia cooperation: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Iran’s new ambassador to Russia, Kazem Jalali, said on Saturday that regional situation necessitates continuation of Iran-Russia cooperation.

  • Ali Rahbari 2020-02-08 19:06

    Rahbari says Naxos Records will submit “World without War” for 2021 Grammy Awards

    TEHRAN – Composer Ali Rahbari said on Saturday that Naxos Records, a Hong Kong-based German record label specializing in classical music, plans to submit his “World without War” for the 2021 Grammy Awards.

  • Tehran book fair 2020-02-08 19:00

    Tehran fair to display Turkish translations of Persian books 

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of Turkish translations of a number of books by Iranian writers will be placed on display at the 33rd Tehran International Book Fair during April.

  • The Soldier 2020-02-08 18:59

    City Theater Complex hosts “The Soldier” on military life of Martyr Soleimani

    TEHRAN – “The Soldier”, a play on the military life of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, was performed in the courtyard of Tehran’s City Theater Complex on Thursday.

  • Faramarz Qaribian 2020-02-08 18:55

    Faramarz Qaribian bids farewell to acting with “Exodus”

    TEHRAN – Faramarz Qaribian, the 78-year-old star of such acclaimed movies “The Deer” and “Beautiful City”, bowed out on Friday from his 50-year acting career, saying that he has done his final performance in the Iranian cinema with director Ebrahim Hatamikia’s peasant protest movie “Exodus”.

  • Director Ebrahim Hatamikia attends a press conference after the premiere of his movie “Exodus” during the 38th Fajr Film Festival at Tehran’s Mellat Cineplex on February 7, 2020. (ISNA/Hadi Zand) 2020-02-08 18:50

    Critics’ remarks draw ire of protest film “Exodus” director Hatamikia  

    TEHRAN – Comments by critics and journalists about “Exodus” provoked the anger of its director, Ebrahim Hatamikia, during a press conference organized in Tehran Friday evening after the premiere of the movie.

  • “Exodus” 2020-02-08 18:46

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    Hatamikia’s “Exodus”, a political statement 

    TEHRAN – Prominent director Ebrahim Hatamikia’s latest movie “Exodus” is not only a film but also a political statement about President Hassan Rouhani’s government.