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  • Anarchists target Iranian embassy in Athens 2018-09-17 13:09

    Anarchists target Iranian embassy in Athens

    TEHRAN – Members of an anarchist group in Athens on Monday attacked the Iranian embassy in Athens, the Greek Reporter online news portal said.

  • محمود خاقانی 2018-09-17 12:37

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    EU, Iran clearing the way for business and trade

    The news that Germany, France & UK are actively considering a “Clearing House” to facilitate Iran's global commerce is probably the most important development in financial & energy markets for many years.

  • A view from Telecom Innovation 2017 2018-09-17 11:50

    Tehran to host Telecom Innovation 2018

    TEHRAN -- The 19th International Exhibition of Telecommunications, Information Technology, known as Telecom Innovation 2018, will be held from October 3 to 6 at the Tehran International Permanent Fairground.

  • knowledge-based products 2018-09-17 11:49

    Neighbors prioritized for exporting knowledge-based ICT products

    TEHRAN – Four neighboring countries of Iraq, Afghanistan, Oman and Turkey were given priority for knowledge-based product marketing of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) products and services, the Secretary General of the Information Technology Organization of Iran (ITO) announced, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • Hans Ucko 2018-09-17 11:14

    Hans Ucko: Silence replaces the right to peace in the contemporary world

    TEHRAN - The Islamic World Peace Forum (IWPF) take a Virtual Roundtable about 21 September 2018 International Day of Peace by scholar Dr. Hans Ucko.

  • Trump 2018-09-17 10:58

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Intensification of disputes in the White House

    TEHRAN - Disputes between U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis have increased. Many media sources in the U.S. are reporting the probable dismissal of Trump's Secretary of Defense in the coming days. Meanwhile, after the presence of people such as John Bolton and Mike Pumpeo at the White House, Mattises' power in the U.S. Department of Defense actually dropped.

  • Welfare Organization to cover costs of genetic testing 2018-09-17 00:23

    Welfare Organization to cover genetic testing costs

    TEHRAN – The cost of genetic testing for families having a child with birth defects or couples at risk, will be fully covered by the Welfare Organization, Fatemeh Abbasi an official with the Organization has said.

  • Sand and dust storm in Zabol, Sistan-Balouchestan province 2018-09-16 22:07

    Hamoun dryness, a tragedy for southwestern Iran

    TEHRAN — Hamoun wetland dryness, caused by long-term drought and low precipitation, is the major reason behind problems in southwestern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Zia-al-din Shoaei, former head of national working group for combatting sand and dust storms has said.

  • Medical herbs 2018-09-16 22:04

    Medical herbs to fetch Iran $1.5b annually: official

    TEHRAN – Iran is expected to export $1.5 billion worth of medical herbs each year by March 2021, ISNA reported quoting an official with the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • Vienna prison 2018-09-16 21:48

    Austria: Six men, Iranian included, attempt suicide in face of deportation

    TEHRAN - Six men who were scheduled to be deported from Austria were brought to local hospitals in critical condition late on Friday night after apparently setting fire to their cells in a Vienna detention center. 

  • Exports 2018-09-16 21:44

    Exports of steel products up 5%

    TEHRAN- Iran exported over 3.107 million tons of steel products during the five-month period from March 21 to July 21, an increase of five percent from the same time span last year.

  • embassy 2018-09-16 21:35

    MP calls on Iran’s Foreign Ministry to summon French ambassador

    TEHRAN - Iranian lawmaker Mohammad Dehqan, who is a member to Iran-France parliamentary friendship group, has called on the Iranian Foreign Ministry to summon French ambassador to Tehran.

  • Iran-Turkey 2018-09-16 21:27

    Turkey proposes setting up joint bank with Iran

    TEHRAN – Turkey has proposed establishing a joint bank with Iran for facilitating trade between the two countries, IRNA reported citing an article published in the Turkish newspaper “Dünya”.

  • 2 electric bus lines in Tehran to begin operation 2018-09-16 21:23

    2 electric bus lines in Tehran to begin operation

    TEHRAN — Two electric bus lines will become operational in Tehran in near future, Tehran bus operating company’s director general Peyman Sanandaji has said.

  • وینفرد شفر 2018-09-16 21:01

    We won’t give up, we’ll keep fighting: Winfried Schaefer

    TEHRAN – Esteghlal coach Winfried Schaefer is refusing to give up the ghost in their AFC Champions League quarter-final against Qatar’s Al Sadd despite suffering a 3-1 defeat in the first leg.

  • Director Morteza-Ali Abbas-Mirzai (Cinema Press/Amir-Hossein Ghazanfari). 2018-09-16 18:56

    “Isolation” director wins award at Salento festival 

    TEHRAN – Morteza-Ali Abbas-Mirzai has been selected as best director for his drama “Isolation” at the 15th Salento International Film Festival in the Italian town of Tricase.

  • Ali-Mohammad Radmanesh acts in a scene from “Golnesa”. 2018-09-16 18:54

    Iranian films honored at Kazan Muslim cinema festival

    TEHRAN – Iranian films “Golnesa” and “Saad’s Olive Tree” have won awards at the 14th Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema.

  • Sadi - A Traveler From the Town of Love 2018-09-16 18:51

    Play on Persian poet Sadi to go on stage in Vancouver

    TEHRAN – A play on Persian poet Sadi (C. 1213-1291), famous worldwide for his masterpieces Bustan (The Orchard) and Gulistan (The Rose Garden), will go on stage the Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver, Canada on September 22.

  • نبیل معلول - سرمربی تیم ملی فوتبال تونس 2018-09-16 17:15

    Al Duhail not afraid of anything: Nabil Maaloul

    TEHRAN – Al Duhail coach Nabil Maaloul says they have come to Tehran to fight for win and they are not afraid of anything.

  • برانکو ایوانکوویچ 2018-09-16 15:03

    We want to beat Al Duhail for our fans: Ivankovic

    TEHRAN – Branko Ivankovic praised his team’s fans, saying Persepolis players feel the enthusiasm with their fans against Al Duhail.

  • تیم ملی والیبال بانوان ایران 2018-09-16 13:22

    Iran start AVC Cup for Women on high note

    TEHRAN – Iran earned a remarkable 3-2 (23-25,25-17,19-25,25-23,15-6) victory over Kazakhstan in the opening match of the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for Women on Sunday.

  • A view of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in Isfahan 2018-09-16 10:17

    Isfahan to run guesthouse for patients with cancer

    TEHRAN – A guesthouse will be opened in the city of Isfahan to accommodate health tourists who are suffering from cancer, IRIB reported on Friday.

  • India-Pakistan 2018/09/16

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    U.S. is roadblock to peace between India, Pakistan

    TEHRAN - The inaugural 2+2 ministerial dialogue between India and the U.S. held in New Delhi last week has again threatened to jeopardize recent efforts made by New Delhi and Islamabad to bury the hatchet and open a new chapter in their bilateral ties. The joint statement issued at the summit has drawn sharp reaction from Islamabad, making it amply clear that the Americans don’t want India and Pakistan to be friends and they don’t want peace and stability to prevail in this region.

  • UN 2018-09-16 01:00

    CPEC violates India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, Indian envoy tells UN

    TEHRAN - China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is grabbing headlines for all the good and bad reasons. U.S. opposition to it is known to all and sundry because of the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing. Now India has also raised concerns over the ambitious project, asserting that it violates India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

  • retired 2018-09-16 00:25

    Time to say goodbye to retired managers

    TEHRAN – The plan to ban employment of the retired managers is scheduled to be implemented in two months.

  • Syed Mohammad Anis Kazmi 2018-09-16 00:16

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Islamic revolution in Iran paved new course for Muharram commemorations in Kashmir’

    We are again in the month of Muharram, the month in which blood triumphed over sword and truth prevailed over falsehood. In this month, the campaigners of truth and justice across the world reaffirm their pledge to the principles exemplified by Imam Hussain (as) and his companions in the desert plains of Karbala 1400 years ago.

  • kharrazi 2018-09-16 00:08

    Europe should safeguard Iran’s rights: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Saturday that Europe’s package to save the 2015 nuclear deal should safeguard Iran’s rights.

  • National Hepatitis B prevention plan to start next month 2018-09-15 23:55

    National Hepatitis B prevention plan to start next month

    TEHRAN – A national plan for the prevention of Hepatitis B transmission through blood transfusion, will be implemented by the beginning of [the Iranian calendar month of] Mehr (September 23) nationwide, Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization spokesman has said.

  • Tehran’s ambassador to Tokyo Morteza Rahmani-Movahed (L) stands by JATA President Tadashi Shimura on September 15, 2018. 2018-09-15 23:53

    Iran proposes having tourism exhibit in Japan

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s ambassador to Tokyo on Saturday proposed holding an exhibit of Iran’s handicrafts and tourism potential in Japan.

  • steel ingot output 2018-09-15 23:24

    5-month steel ingot output up 15% on year

    TEHRAN- Iran’s nine major steel companies produced over 7.85 million tons of steel ingots during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 21), up 15 percent from last year’s same period.