View All
  • SDSs shut down offices, schools in southeastern Iran 2018-11-04 03:00

    SDSs shut down offices, schools in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Severe sand and dust storms (SDSs) hitting the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, has led to the closure of offices and schools in five cities on Saturday, head of Sistan-Baluchestan disaster mitigation and management organization has announced.

  • Ruined Alamut castle in Qazvin province 2018-11-04 02:00

    Centuries-old water supply system found in Alamut castle

    TEHRAN - A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently discovered a water supply network, dating back to 795 years ago, used to supply water to the famed Alamut castle in Qazvin province.

  • ‘Salt particles raising from Lake Urmia contained by 80%’ 2018-11-04 01:30

    ‘Salt particles raising from Lake Urmia contained by 80%’

    TEHRAN – Salt particles raising from the catchment basin of Lake Urmia has been contained by nearly 80 percent, Farhad Sarkhosh, head of the provincial department for the Lake Urmia restoration program at West Azarbaijan has said.

  • New travel book details destinations in Iran 2018-11-03 21:34

    New travel book details destinations in Iran

    TEHRAN – A book entitled “Iran Travel Guide”, which details hundreds of destinations in Iran, has recently been published in Tehran.

  • Prehistoric relics, petroglyphs discovered in northwest Iran 2018-11-03 21:17

    Prehistoric relics, petroglyphs discovered in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Archaeologist have detected new traces of prehistoric relics and petroglyphs around Meshginshahr County, northwest Iran.

  • The Basic and Clinical Neuroscience Congress 2018 2018-11-03 21:15

    Iranian, world neuroscience experts to convene in Tehran

    TEHRAN — The Basic and Clinical Neuroscience Congress 2018, as the largest convention of neuroscience experts in the country, will be held on December 12-14 in Tehran, Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Hamedan takes on appearance of the “capital of Asian tourism in 2018” 2018-11-03 20:45

    UNWTO elects new affiliate members from Iran

    TEHRAN –The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has elected Hamedan Municipality and Kish Free Trade Zone as its latest affiliate members from Iran. 

  • Tens of foreign tourists spectate Arbaeen rituals in Yazd 2018-11-03 20:25

    Tens of foreign tourists spectate Arbaeen rituals in Yazd

    TEHRAN – Tens of international tourists on October 30 spectated Arbaeen rituals in Iran’s central Yazd province.

  • ‘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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Rinotex 2018 2018-11-02 23:16

    Rinotex offers technological products by Iranian entrepreneurs

    TEHRAN -- The 6th Rab’e Rashidi Innovation and Technology Exhibition (Rinotex 2018) offers 136 technological needs met by startups and knowledge-based companies, the executive director of the event Ali Jahangiri announced, jamaran.ir reported.

  • دستکاری ژنتیک 2018-11-02 23:11

    National genome editing symposium to highlight CRISPR

    TEHRAN – The second national genome editing symposium will be held on November 28 at the Iran’s National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology with the focus on CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats), Mehr reported.

  • ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (PP-18) 2018-11-02 21:27

    Iran set to expand intl. telecom co-op at PP-18

    Information and Communication Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi discussed on Thursday expansion of cooperation in the field of telecommunication with his counterparts during the Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (PP-18), which was held from October 29 to November 1 in Dubai, UAE.

  • Intl. Day of Mathematics to honor late Iranian mathematician Mirzakhani 2018-11-02 12:18

    Intl. Day of Mathematics to honor late Iranian mathematician Mirzakhani

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has declared March 14 as the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) to pay tribute to late Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani and some other female scientists.

  • Run-down areas account for 5% of Tehran 2018-11-02 12:17

    Run-down areas account for 5% of Tehran: expert

    TEHRAN – Rundown areas constitute some 5 percent of the total areas in the capital, according to the statistics published in the Iranian calendar year of 1385 (March 2006-March 2007), head of the renovation of rundown areas organization affiliated to the Municipality has said.

  • 4 natural sceneries nominated for inclusion in DOE list as national nature monuments, wildlife refuges 2018-11-02 12:16

    New nature monuments, wildlife refuges nominated for inclusion in DOE list

    TEHRAN – Four natural sceneries in northwestern province of Hamedan are nominated for possible inclusion in Department of Environment (DOE) list as national nature monuments and wildlife refuges, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • A newly recovered limestone relief, which depicts an Achaemenid-era Persian guard, is on show at the National Museum of Iran on October 7, 2018. 2018-10-31 20:56

    Recovered Achaemenid relief reaches Mashhad

    TEHRAN – A newly recovered Achaemenid-era (550-330 BC) bas-relief, which President Hassan Rouhani brought it back from the U.S. on September 27, has been delivered to Mashhad’s Khorasan Great Museum for a loan exhibit.

  • Tehran workshop to survey Persian carpet history 2018-10-31 20:54

    Tehran workshop to survey Persian carpet history

    TEHRAN – The history of handwoven Persian carpets and rugs will be reviewed in an educational workshop to be held at the Carpet Museum of Iran from November 5 to December 31.

  • Comprehensive rehab centers to be launched nationwide 2018-10-31 20:53

    Comprehensive rehab centers to be launched nationwide

    TEHRAN – Comprehensive rehabilitation centers will be inaugurated in all provinces of the country by the Iranian calendar month of Bahman (January 21-February 19), an official with the Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has said.

  • Ancient sword, coins, ornaments recovered in southeast Iran 2018-10-31 20:51

    Ancient sword, coins, ornaments recovered in southeast Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian police have recently confiscated a sword, coins, personal ornamentations among other historical relics from two smugglers in southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, ILNA reported.

  • Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari’s H1 wool felt exports up 116%   2018-10-31 20:50

    Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari’s H1 wool felt exports up 116%  

    TEHRAN – Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province’s wool felt exports grew by 116 percent in first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Iranian handicrafts awarded with WCC Seal of Excellence 2018-10-31 20:36

    Iranian handicrafts awarded with WCC Seal of Excellence

    TEHRAN – A total of 50 Iranian handiwork objects have recently received Seal of Excellence for Handicrafts by assessors from the World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region (WCC-APR), Mehr reported.

  • DOE chief Isa Kalantari in a meeting with UNDP representative Ugochi Daniels 2018-10-31 20:10

    DOE chief demands UN to cooperate on negotiating Hamoun water right

    TEHRAN — Over a meeting held in Tehran on Wednesday with the UN resident coordinator and UNDP representative Ugochi Daniels, Issa Kalantari, chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE), emphasized the need for negotiating with Afghanistan to discuss Hamoun Lake water right.

  • startups 2018-10-30 21:09

    Startups being supported on development track: official

    TEHRAN -- The vice presidency for science and technology paves the way for startups with providing support and approving laws, the head of management development department of the vice presidency for science and technology Alireza Daliri said, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • Arbaeen 2018-10-30 20:41

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Arbaeen trek, a march towards unanimity

    Once again pilgrims of different colors, race and religions set off on a long, peaceful march to show the world the overwhelming love they have for the third Shia Imam and all the virtues he stood for.

  • $35m allotted to cooling, heating systems in underprivileged schools 2018-10-30 20:40

    $35m allotted to cooling, heating systems in underprivileged schools

    TEHRAN — The government has allocated some 1.5 trillion rials (nearly $35 million) for equipping schools in underprivileged areas with cooling and heating systems, director of schools renovation, development and equipment organization has said.

  • Iran Science and Technology Museum 2018-10-30 20:34

    Tehran to host CIMUSET annual conference in 2020

    TEHRAN – Iran Science and Technology Museum will play host to the 48th annual conference and meeting of the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Science and Technology (CIMUSET) in 2020, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Motor vehicle fatality rate up by 1.7% in H1 2018-10-30 20:34

    Motor vehicle fatality rate up by 1.7% in H1

    TEHRAN — Road traffic accidents death rate in Iran increased by 1.7 percent over the first half of the current [Iranian calendar] year starting on March 21, compared to the corresponding period last year, IRIB reported on Monday.