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  • Hemmati 2018-10-20 21:26

    ‘Pumping foreign currency into secondary market to be accelerated’

    TEHRAN- “Within the next few weeks, the procedure of injecting non-oil exports revenues into the foreign exchange secondary market will be lubricated to supply the required forex sources for imports,” the Public Relations Department of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) quoted the bank’s Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati as saying on Saturday.

  • Trade in National Currencies' Challenges and Opportunities 2018-10-20 21:24

    Meeting on trade in national currencies held in Ankara

    TEHRAN- The meeting on Trade in National Currencies' Challenges and Opportunities started work with the attendance of Iran, Turkey, Russia and India at the Center for Iranian Studies in Ankara on Friday, IRNA reported.

  • seoul 2018-10-20 21:16

    Diplomat says has plans to strengthen Tehran-Seoul ties

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to South Korea Saeed Badamchi Shabestari said on Saturday that he has plans to expand ties with Seoul.

  • Iranian students come in first in World Mathematics Championships Qualifier 2018-10-20 21:02

    Iranian students come in first in World Mathematics Championships Qualifier

    TEHRAN — Iranian students secured the first place in in World Mathematics Championships Qualifier, Tehran math home director Mustafa Noori told IRNA’s office in London on Saturday.

  • An interior view of the Jameh Mosque of Hamedan in central Iran 2018-10-20 21:00

    ISCARSAH team of experts to explore monuments across Iran

    TEHRAN – A select of 13 historical monuments across Iran will be investigated by a delegation of international experts affiliated with the International Scientific Committee on the Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage (ISCARSAH), CHTN reported.

  • cft 2018-10-20 20:56

    Expediency Council studies CFT

    TEHRAN – On Saturday, Iran’s Expediency Council started deliberations on the bill to join the CFT, a legislation to combat financing of terrorism.

  • UK embassy welcomes FATF decision on Iran 2018-10-20 20:10

    UK embassy welcomes FATF decision on Iran

    TEHRAN – The British embassy in Tehran on Friday welcomed the Financial Action Task Force’s decision to give Iran more time to complete its Action Plan.

  • Iranian passport ranks 98th in Henley Passport Index 201 2018-10-20 20:08

    Iranian passport ranks 98th in Henley Passport Index 2018

    TEHRAN - Henley & Partners, a London-based residence and citizenship planning firm, has ranked Iran 98th in terms of visa-free travel among all countries in the world, according to its updated Passport Index data for 2018.

  • اروپا آسیا 2018-10-20 20:06

    Asia-Europe leaders support JCPOA, decry return of sanctions 

    TEHRAN – Late on Friday, the political leaders attending the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) reaffirmed their "collective support" for a multilateral nuclear agreement Iran signed with major world powers in 2015, saying the lifting of sanctions against Tehran is an essential part of the deal.

  • Head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) Masoud Khansari (L) and Mahmoud Hamsho, the secretary general of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce attending the Iran-Syria business forum in Tehran on Saturday 2018-10-20 20:02

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Private sector from Iran, Syria light the flame

    Economic co-op MOU signed between Tehran, Damascus

    TEHRAN – Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) and the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Saturday addressing issues regarding long-term cooperation.

  • baqeri 2018-10-20 19:56

    Iranian military chief urges Pakistan to immediately arrest kidnappers

    TEHRAN - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri has urged Pakistan to take immediate action to arrest terrorists who kidnapped more than 10 Iranian border guards last week.

  • fatf 2018-10-20 19:47

    Iran urges FATF to focus on technical reports

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) should focus on technical reports and avoid any political motivations.

  • Flood stricken families receiving govt. handouts 2018-10-20 18:39

    Flood stricken families receiving govt. handouts

    TEHRAN – The government is providing 20 million rials (nearly $470) handout to each of the families who suffered financial loss by flood in Mazandaran province, northern part of the country, the province’s governor general has said.

  • ولاپان 2018-10-20 18:30

    Iran football federation sends condolences over the death of Peter Velappan

    TEHRAN - The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has expressed condolences over the death of Peter Velappan, former Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary.

  • Arbaeen rituals 2018-10-20 18:14

    Mcgill University displays photos of Arbaeen rituals

    TEHRAN -- Mcgill University in Montreal has hosted an exhibition of photos, putting a spotlight on the religious ritual of Arbaeen, which is observed at the end of the 40-day mourning period following the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his loyal companions on Ashura.

  • “The Book of Light” 2018-10-20 18:14

    Book City Institute to review “The Book of Light”

    TEHRAN -- Tehran’s Book City Institute plans to review an Italian version of “The Book of Light”, a book which includes facts and sayings of the 9th century Persian Sufi Bayazid Bastami in a session set for October 23.

  • “Robinson and Crusoe” 2018-10-20 18:14

    Alireza Kushk-Jalali to restage “Robinson and Crusoe” in Tehran

    TEHRAN -- The Iranian theater troupe Ayna led by German-based Iranian director Alireza Kushk-Jalali will perform “Robinson and Crusoe,” a play written by Italian playwrights Nina Dintrona and Giacomo Ravicio, in Tehran.

  • kupal 2018-10-20 18:13

    Three Iranian films win awards at BangkokThai

    TEHRAN – Three Iranian films have won awards at the 4th BangkokThai International Film Festival, held in Bangkok, Thailand, the organizers have announced.

  • “No Date, No Signature” 2018-10-20 18:13

    “No Date, No Signature” to go on screen at Asian World Film Festival

    TEHRAN – “No Date, No Signature”, Iran’s submission to the 91st Academy Awards in the best foreign language film category, will go on screen at the Fourth Annual Asian World Film Festival, the organizers have announced.

  • محمود معزی پور 2018-10-20 17:12

    Former wrestling coach Moezzipour passes away

    TEHRAN – Former Iran freestyle wrestler and wrestling coach Mahmoud Moezzipour passed away on Saturday.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-20 16:59

    Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed but claims he died in 'fistfight' 

    Turkish official says investigators will know fate of journalist’s body ‘before long’

    Turkish investigators are likely to find out what happened to the body of Jamal Khashoggi before long, a senior official said on Saturday, after Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time that the journalist had been killed in its Istanbul consulate.

  • مونا آشفته و مهسا صابری 2018-10-20 14:23

    Iranian duo Saberi, Ashofteh join Balıkesir DSİ

    TEHRAN – Iranian international volleyball players Mahsa Saberi and Mona Ashofteh have signed contract with Turkish club Balıkesir DSİ.

  • macron may merkel 2018-10-20 10:37

    By Saeed Sobhani

    What Is Europe's Strategy on the JCPOA?

    TEHRAN - The disputes over the "future of the nuclear deal" are still ongoing. The analysis of this conflict is not so easy, considering the remarkable relations between Washington and Europe. In other words, Western officials look at the nuclear deal not as an "independent legal variable", but as a "dependent political variable".

  • Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) 2018-10-20 10:29

    By Abdulhamid Bayati

    U.S. air force; competing with rivals or creating a new weapons market

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump has once again stressed the need for formation of U.S. space force, reasoning that Russia and China are pioneers in the area. 

  • U.S. is the killer of 66 Iranian kids: envoy 2018-10-20 10:13

    U.S. is the killer of 66 Iranian kids: envoy

    TEHRAN – Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, said on Thursday that the U.S. killed 66 Iranian kids in 1988 when it shot down an Iranian passenger flight, hence it cannot act as the loving mother of Iranian children.

  • U.S. sanctions violate two ICJ orders, Zarif warns 2018-10-20 10:13

    U.S. sanctions violate two ICJ orders, Zarif warns

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the latest U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic violate two International Court of Justice (ICJ) orders.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-20 10:12

    By Javad Heirannia

     For Why Trump is Attacking Iran as he Defends MBS: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Trump has to invent something for defending MBS and King Salman to his evangelical base and the millions of other Americans who get their news from Fox.

  • Tehran to play host to Asia-Pacific Regional Conference addressing rapid population ageing 2018-10-20 09:29

    Tehran to play host to Asia-Pacific Regional Conference addressing rapid population ageing

    Population ageing is one of the major demographic transitions globally, especially in the Asia and Pacific as one of the most populated areas in the world. The speed and scope of population ageing as well as its profound implications for socio-economic development, call for immediate action at different levels particularly at the level of policy formulation and planning.

  • Cleric likens joining FATF to going to the gallows 2018-10-20 09:18

    Cleric likens joining FATF to going to the gallows

    TEHRAN – Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami has criticized the notion of joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), comparing it with going to the gallows.

  • ‘Russia continuing Iran co-up after U.S. JCPOA exit’ 2018-10-20 09:04

    ‘Russia continuing Iran co-up after U.S. JCPOA exit’

    TEHRAN – The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has stressed his country’s determination to maintain cooperation with Iran in the aftermath of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and restoration of sanctions, IRNA reported on Friday.