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  • Composer Majid Entezami accepts the Rasul Award during the 16th Resistance International Film Festival at the Sacred Defense Museum on September 27, 2020. (Fars/Mehdi Marizad)  2020-09-28 18:01

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    “The Survivor” tops at Resistance filmfest, composer Majid Entezami receives first Rasul Award 

    TEHRAN – “The Survivor”, late Iranian director Seifollah Daad’s 1995 drama on the Palestine issue, was named best film at the Resistance International Film Festival on Sunday as the event’s first Rasul Award went to composer Majid Entezami.

  • Iran attends UNIATF meeting on COVID-19, NCDs 2020-09-28 18:00

    Iran attends UNIATF meeting on COVID-19, NCDs

    TEHRAN – Iran participated in a meeting of the United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (UNIATF) which was held on Sunday with the aim of examining the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the world.

  • Over 3,800 inmates of unintentional crimes released 2020-09-28 17:57

    Over 3,800 inmates of unintentional crimes released

    TEHRAN – Some 3,809 inmates of involuntary crimes have been freed over the first six months of this year (March 21-September 22), according to the report published by the Blood Money Organization.

  • Over 200 programs to be held during Tehran week 2020-09-28 17:49

    Over 200 programs to be held during Tehran week

    TEHRAN – On the occasion of Tehran Week, October 3-9, more than 200 cultural programs and virtual seminars will be held in the capital with the theme of “School of Tehran”.

  • Zarif 2020-09-28 17:47

    Zarif slams American rulers as ‘cowards and savages’

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described American rulers as “cowards” and “savages” over the January 3 assassination of Iran’s top anti-terror general Qassem Soleimani.

  • Iranian students improve status at International Mathematical Olympiad 2020-09-28 16:40

    Iranian students improve status at International Mathematical Olympiad

    TEHRAN – The team of Iranian students won six colorful medals at the 61st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO 2020), putting the country at 18th place with five steps rise compared to the past year.

  • Relief foundation generates 70% more jobs year on year 2020-09-28 16:38

    Relief foundation generates 70% more jobs year on year

    TEHRAN – Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation created 53,000 jobs for the deprived over the first six months of this year (March 21-September 22), showing more than 70 percent rise compared to the same period last year.

  • Zarif 2020-09-28 15:51

    Zarif urges Azeri-Armenian talks amid clashes

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged Azerbaijan and Armenia to exercise restraint, after a fresh round of clashes between the two neighboring countries.

  • Alireza Sabahifard 2020-09-28 15:50

    General says Iran able to target any flying object in the region

    TEHRAN — Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard, commander of Iran's Air Defense Force, has said Iran observes the sky in the region in addition to its own airspace, stating that his forces can detect and target any flying object in the region.

  • top exporters 2020-09-28 15:26

    TPO to announce Iran’s top exporters of year

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has finished the process of evaluating the country’s top exporting companies in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19) and 50 top companies, as well as six excellent ones, have been selected, TPO Head Hamid Zadboum announced.

  • Khatibzadeh 2020-09-28 15:19

    Iran won’t negotiate with U.S.: spokesman

    TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, rebuffed on Monday reports that Iran was secretly negotiating with U.S. officials in Oman, saying Tehran did not and will not negotiate with Washington.

  • qatar 2020-09-28 15:00

    Iran, Qatar discuss joining power grids through sea

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian and Qatari Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi held an online meeting to discuss joining the two countries' electricity networks via sea, Iran’s Energy Ministry portal (Paven) reported on Monday.

  • inflation rate 2020-09-28 14:24

    Inflation rate of 22% targeted

    TEHRAN- The budget plan for the next Iranian calendar year (starts on March 21, 2021) instructed to the executive bodies has targeted an inflation rate of 22 percent.

  • Army holds military exercise in Fars province 2020-09-28 14:22

    Photo: Amin Berenjkar

    Army holds military exercise in Fars province

    The Iranian Army on Monday held Samen-ul-A'emeh-99 military drills in Siyakh Darengun District in the southern province of Fars on the occasion of the anniversary of the end of Abadan siege.

  • Sugar beet 2020-09-28 13:44

    Nearly 60,000 tons of sugar beet harvested since late March

    TEHRAN- Nearly 60,000 tons of sugar beet has been harvested in Iran since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), according to an official with the Agriculture Ministry.

  • تیم فوتبال پرسپولیس 2020-09-28 12:19

    2020 ACL (West) Quarters: Persepolis to meet Pakhtakor

    TEHRAN - Iran's Persepolis football club will meet Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan in the 2020 AFC Champions League (West) quarter-finals in the west region.

  • shafeie 2020-09-28 11:58

    ‘Govt. should facilitate private companies listing on stock exchange’

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) called on the government to further facilitate the listing of private companies on the country’s stock exchange to help them attract the necessary capital for their development.

  • Iran-Turkey 2020-09-28 11:33

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s share in Turkey’s future gas market

    TEHRAN – Iran, for long, has been one of the most important energy suppliers to Turkey, and the two countries already have a 25-year gas supply contract.

  • Osman Faruk Loğoğlu 2020-09-28 11:28

    By Payman Yazdani

    Neither Biden nor Trump bodes well for Turkey

    TEHRAN – Faruk Logoglu says Biden has been consistently anti-Turkish throughout his political career and Trump doesn't see Turkey as an ally, so it is up to Turkey to review its outlook and policy toward the US.

  • cage culture 2020-09-28 10:37

    Cage culture plans supported by Agriculture Ministry

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Agriculture Minister Kazem Khavazi said that his ministry supports the cage culture plans, IRNA reported.

  • IFB 2020-09-28 09:38

    IFX climbs 167% in six months on year

    TEHRAN- IFX, the main index of Iran’s over-the-counter (OTC) market, known as Iran Fara Bourse (IFB), rose 167 percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), compared to the same period of time in the past year.

  • یحیی گل محمدی 2020-09-28 01:39

    Persepolis deserved to win against Al Sadd: Golmohammadi

    TEHRAN – Persepolis coach Yahya Golmohammadi says that they deserved to defeat Qatar’s Al Sadd in the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16.

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  • General 2020-09-28 00:00

    Military official says Iran able to thwart any threat

    TEHRAN – A top military official said on Sunday that Iran is able to immediately respond to any threat.

  • Trump 2020/09/27

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    A bizarre election: American democracy at dead end

    U.S. election will be on the line this November, but what about the American democracy? Trump's policies and statements not only have dangerously made America's democratic health hang in the balance but also the country's integrity as a whole.

  • Abu Rayhan Biruni Research Festival to be held focusing on COVID-19 2020-09-27 23:59

    Abu Rayhan Biruni Research Festival to be held focusing on COVID-19

    TEHRAN – The 21st Abu Rayhan Biruni Research Festival will be held virtually on December 22, with a theme of “Coronavirus defeat in the shadow of research”.

  • Ready for a time travel? Just cross the threshold of Zaman Museum in Tehran 2020-09-27 23:56

    Ready for a time travel? Just cross the threshold of Zaman Museum in Tehran

    TEHRAN – In lots of places, “time” is just a self-evident concept people designed, and the universe really does not verify that seconds, minutes, or hours really exist. A day on earth is directly measured by the stances of the Sun.

  • Zarif 2020-09-27 21:24

    Iran’s Zarif offers help to end Nagorno-Karabakh violence

    TEHRAN – In a bid to calm tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Iran on Sunday expressed its readiness to help the two countries resolve their differences through dialogue.

  • Ukraine 2020-09-27 21:23

    Iran offers condolences over Ukraine plane crash

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Sunday night, Iran offered condolences to Ukraine over a military plane crash that killed 26 people.

  • Tangsiri 2020-09-27 21:21

    Enemies can do nothing: IRGC navy commander

    TEHRAN – A top general with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said on Sunday that the enemies of Iran failed to inflict damage on the resistance of the Iranian people during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s and they will once again fail to harm the Iranian people.