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  • rouhani Yesterday 19:21

    Iranians will make economic war planners regretful: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that the Iranian people will make those in the United States who have waged an “economic war” against Iran “regretful”.

  • abe Yesterday 19:19

    By staff and agency

    Shinzo Abe considering visit to Iran

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June.

  • Irfan Buz Yesterday 19:12

    Irfan Buz nominated to take charge of Tractor Sazi: report

    TEHRAN – Turkish football coach Irfan Buz has been reportedly nominated for Tractor Sazi coach, milliyet reported.

  • What’s in Tehran art galleries Yesterday 18:25

    What’s in Tehran art galleries

    * An exhibition of paintings by Shaqayeq Suzankar is underway at Saless Gallery. 

  • Zlin Film Festival Yesterday 18:22

    Zlin festival picks Iranian films

    TEHRAN – A lineup of eight Iranian films are competing in various sections of the 59th Zlin Film Festival, which opened in the Czech city on Friday. 

  • Front cover of “Arab World’s Poetry”. Yesterday 18:21

    Anthology of Arabic poetry published in Persian

    TEHRAN – A selection of Arabic poetry by writers from Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Algeria and Syria has been published in Persian in a single book named “Arab World’s Poetry”.

  • Iraqi journalist Noor in a scene from “Women with Gunpowder Earrings”. Yesterday 18:18

    Journeyman takes intl. distribution on “Women with Gunpowder Earrings”

    TEHRAN – The ArtHouse Cinematheque, an international sales agent, announced on Thursday that Journeyman Pictures, one of the world’s leading distributors of captivating and original documentary films, has acquired international rights to Iranian filmmaker Reza Farahmand’s acclaimed “Women with Gunpowder Earrings”.

  • An art enthusiast visits “Khorramshahr + 30” at Tehran’s Farmanfarma Gallery on May 17, 2019. (Honaronline) Yesterday 18:14

    Art exhibit on Khorramshahr underway at Tehran gallery 

    TEHRAN – A multimedia exhibition featuring a historical and abstract account of what has happened in the southwestern Iranian city of Khorramshahr over the past 38 years is underway at Tehran’s Farmanfarma Gallery.

  • ظریف Yesterday 14:22

    Pakistan offers to be mediator between U.S. and Iran

    Pakistan has said it is ready to mediate between Washington and Tehran as Iran’s foreign minister arrived for talks in Islamabad amid growing tensions in the Middle East.

  • بورس نفت Yesterday 10:45

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    From Bazaar to Bourse

    On 20th May 2019, the Shana news agency reported that NIOC on the instructions of the Ministry of Petroleum will undertake, pursuant to the current Iranian year budget law, a sales programme of six million barrels per month of Iranian Light and Heavy Crude Oil and Iranian gas condensates on the IRENEX exchange platform. These sales will be priced in US dollars against UK Brent/BFOE (BWave) and Dubai US $ price benchmarks. I am unaware of any reason why this programme should be any more successful than the last, but it is possible that potential buyers have been discreetly found who are willing and able to buy this material.

  • Farshad Ahmadzadeh Yesterday 05:48

    Ahmadzadeh parts ways with Slask Wroclaw

    TEHRAN – Iranian midfielder Farshad Ahmadzadeh has parted company with Polish football club Slask Wroclaw, reported.

  • حسین کیهانی - دو و میدانی 2019-05-23 13:43

    Iranian athlete Keyhani tests positive for doping

    TEHRAN - Asian Games steeplechase champion Hossein Keyhani has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for EPO.

  • Iran & US 2019-05-23 08:34

    By Martin Love

    Iran, whatever it further suffers, is going to win in the longer term

    TEHRAN - To whom is Donald Trump answering? Ignorance at bottom. There is almost nothing he has not upset. He is like the proverbial bull in the world shop of china. But first, imagine. Imagine for example that Barack Obama had gotten a third term in the White House and carried on as President as he had during his second term.

  • US & China 2019-05-23 07:55

    By Maryam Khormaee

    Power balance in the Pacific: An analysis of naval race between U.S. and China

    TEHRAN - The United States Navy ships have sailed through Taiwan Strait seven times since July 2018. The most recent time they passed through this narrow, yet strategic strait was in April.

  • Philanthropists supported 28,000 orphans, underprivileged children 2019-05-23 07:42

    Philanthropists support 28,000 orphans, deprived children

    TEHRAN – Iranian benefactors have made cash and kind contributions from the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan (starting on May 6) to help 28,000 children who are either orphaned or whose parents are financially struggling, deputy director of Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has announced.

  • ‘Vast vegetation cover increases wildfire risk during summer’ 2019-05-23 07:40

    ‘Vast vegetation cover increases wildfire risk during summer’

    TEHRAN – Given that heavy rainfall saturated the country over the past few months, plant and vegetation cover has been expanded which seems to be vulnerable to temperature rise, so wildfire risk increases during this summer (starting on May 22), said Tehran’s department of environment deputy director for technical affairs.

  • Donald Trump & Theresa May 2019-05-23 07:31

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    A totally Americanized England at full display!

    TEHRAN - British Secretary of State for Defense Penny Mordaunt recently described Iran activities in the region as “causing tension”, adding that London will be supporting Washington. British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has also announced that the United States will respond to any activity that threatens its “interests” in the region.

  • Ghani 2019-05-23 07:23

    By Abdul Wahid Haidari

    Afghan politicians call for interim govt; ask Ghani to step down

    KABUL - There is a palpable buzz in Afghanistan these days about the forthcoming presidential election, with people and politicians discussing, debating and speculating the future of their war-torn country.

  • مارک ویلموتس 2019-05-23 01:13

    Marc Wilmots officially named Iran coach

    TEHRAN - Former Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has been officially named as new head coach of Iran national football team.

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  • دیدار دانشجویان با رهبر انقلاب 2019-05-22 23:29

    Ayatollah Khamenei: I had cautioned about JCPOA

    TEHRAN – In a meeting with university students on Wednesday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he had warned about the fate of the JCPOA, the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • World's intelligent hunters in a race for survival in Iran 2019-05-22 19:53

    World's intelligent hunters in a race for survival in Iran

    TEHRAN – Foxes, the intelligent hunters who avoid humans, having a limited range in Iran, are endangered due to human encroachment on their habitats and the lack of safety, said Jalil Imani, a biodiversity and ecosystems management expert.

  • Honey bee 2019-05-22 19:46

    Iran third largest honey producer in the world: FAO

    TEHRAN— Iran, as one of the leading countries in honey industry, has a long-established tradition on bee keeping and during recent years could successfully increase its annual production of honey and is now the third largest honey producer in the world, Gerold Bödeker, FAO Representative to the Islamic Republic of Iran has said.

  • PBO 2019-05-22 19:36

    ‘Near $13b paid for development projects in a year’

    TEHRAN - Head of Iran Planning and Budget Organization (PBO) Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said the government paid 543.99 trillion rials (about $12.952 billion) for the country’s development projects in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2019).

  • Forex market 2019-05-22 19:34

    ‘Integrated forex market to be launched in a month’

    TEHRAN- The chairman of the Economic Committee of Majlis announced that an integrated forex market will be launched in the country by the end of current Iranian calendar month of Khordad (June 21), IRNA reported.

  • digital economy 2019-05-22 19:34

    Digital economy development park to be established in Arak

    TEHRAN – A digital economy development park will be established in Arak, the capital of Markazi Province, in the near future, the head of the provincial office of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Ladan Mahdavi, announced, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Children account for 13% of road fatalities 2019-05-22 19:33

    Children aged 10 and below account for 13% of road fatalities

    TEHRAN – Some 13 percent of all casualties of road traffic accidents in the country are children aged 10 or younger, Traffic Police Chief Seyed Kamal Hadianfar has said.

  • Tehran exhibit hosts retrospective of veteran locksmith 2019-05-22 19:32

    Tehran exhibit hosts retrospective of veteran locksmith

    TEHRAN – Tens of traditional-looking locks by Hossein Shams were exhibited at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran as a retrospective of the 71-year-old Iranian locksmith.

  • Salt harvesting; a way of survival for Lake Urmia 2019-05-22 19:30

    Salt harvesting; a way of survival for Lake Urmia

    TEHRAN – The results of recent studies showed that salts encrusted the Lake Urmia’s bed are required to be extracted to prevent from reduction of water level and becoming a salt flat, deputy chief of the Department of Environment (DOE), Masoud Tajrishi, has said.

  • senior care 2019-05-22 19:28

    First startup weekend on senior care to be held

    TEHRAN – The Nursing Organization of Iran plans to hold the first startup weekend on senior care, ISNA reported on Wednesday.