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  • By Seyed Amin Saneey Mehri 2018-04-07 10:53

    By Seyed Amin Saneey Mehri

    Noruz, manifestation of culture of peace, friendship among societies

    Regardless of the fact that Noruz (Iranian New Year falling on March 21) has its origins in the ancient Persia (Iran), nowadays it is respected and celebrated in many countries, and is considered as a symbol of peace and friendship.

  • Pakistan embassy shows solidarity with Kashmiris 2018-04-07 10:49

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Pakistan embassy shows solidarity with Kashmiris

    TEHRAN – The embassy of Pakistan in Tehran hosted a ceremony on Friday to express unity with the Kashmiri people who have long been struggling for self-determination.

  • Kaiser's mountain newt among 25th edition of UN endangered species stamps 2018-03-13 20:36

    Kaiser's mountain newt among 25th edition of UN endangered species stamps

    TEHRAN — Kaiser's mountain newt, also known as Lorestan mountain newt, was among the 25th edition of the United Nations endangered species stamps unveiled on March 2.

  • Nikki Haley 2018-02-27 19:47

    Iran sees failure of opponents at UN

    TEHRAN – The United States and United Kingdom, backed by a whole gamut of other allies, failed on Monday to pass a resolution at the UN Security Council which sought to legitimize accusations that Iran is responsible for arming Houthis in Yemen.

  • qassemi 2018-02-26 18:21

    Iran slams Britain for ‘dishonest’ behavior at UN

    TEHRAN – The British-drafted resolution against Iran at the UN Security Council over the Yemen conflict would be helping the “aggressors”, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday, slamming the British government for its “dishonest” behavior.

  • UN expected to vote on Iran for alleged arms violation 2018-02-26 08:34

    UN expected to vote on Iran for alleged arms violation

    TEHRAN – The UN Security Council is expected to vote on Monday on a British-drafted resolution that would condemn Iran for allegedly violating a UN arms embargo against Yemen.

  • khoshroo 2018-02-21 19:16

    Iran’s UN envoy calls nuclear deal example of patient diplomacy’

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ambassador to the UN said on Tuesday that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is an example of “patient diplomacy”.

  • Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi is delivering a speech in WHO headquarters in Geneva in June 2017./ Photo by IRNA 2018-02-17 19:44

    Iran health minister appointed WHO commissioner on NCDs

    TEHRAN — Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi has recently been appointed as the World Health Organization’s commissioner for Independent Global High-level Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

  • khoshroo 2018-02-14 19:41

    It’s greatly important to observe peacekeeping principles, Iranian diplomat tells UN

    Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, has said it is “highly important” that the United Nations “observe the purposes and principles of peacekeeping” operations.

  • human rights 2018-02-12 20:21

    Tehran says seeking co-op with UN on human rights

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Javad Larijani, secretary of the High Council for Human Rights Mohammad in Iran, has said that Iran is seeking close cooperation with the United Nations on issues related to human rights.

  • Jahangir, UN special rapporteur on Iran, dies 2018-02-12 09:32

    Jahangir, UN special rapporteur on Iran, dies

    Asma Jahangir, the chair of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, has died of a heart attack, her daughter Muneeze Jahangir said.

  • UN 2018-02-07 19:35

    Iran: U.S. regards UN Security Council as ‘toolbox’

    TEHRAN - The Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN said on Tuesday that the Trump administration is using the UN Security Council as a “toolbox”.

  • Kashmir Solidarity Day marked in Pakistan embassy in Tehran 2018-02-05 19:14

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Kashmir Solidarity Day marked in Pakistan embassy in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The embassy of Pakistan in Tehran observed Kashmir Solidarity Day on Monday to express unity with the Kashmiri people who have long been struggling for self-determination in northern India.

  • Ex-consultant to Iran’s UN mission gets three months prison 2018-02-04 09:36

    Ex-consultant to Iran’s UN mission gets three months prison

    TEHRAN – A former consultant to Iran’s mission to the United Nations was sentenced to three months in prison on Friday for evading taxes by concealing his income and helping family and friends make money transfers that violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Reuters reported.

  • habib 2018-02-02 21:34

    Iran says sanctions violate right to progress

    TEHRAN – Es’haq Al-e-Habib, the Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN, has said that economic sanctions are impediment to sustainable development and violate the people’s right to progress.

  • Produced and gone straight to waste 2018-01-26 10:22

    Produced and gone straight to waste

    TEHRAN — According to the United Nations the current world population of 7.3 billion is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100 and the question is how to produce sufficient food for everyone?

  • آنتونیو گوترش- کراپ شده 2018-01-19 18:15

    UN chief warns against endangering nuclear deal

    Antonio Guterres, the United Nations secretary general, is urging nations not to damage Iran's 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers because of concerns they may have with Iran's nonnuclear military activities.

  • Iran always in my heart: Gary Lewis 2018-01-14 10:28

    Iran always in my heart: Gary Lewis

    TEHRAN – Gary Lewis, the outgoing UN ambassador to Iran, has said that Iran will always be “in my heart and I was very much impressed by the great Iranian civilization in the past five years living and working there.” 

  • 2016 E-Government Development Index provided by the UN; the greener a country is the more advanced they are in implementing e-government 2018/01/05

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    E-government promotes empowerment and inclusion in society

    Electronic government (or e-government) is the application of information and communication technology (ICT) to government functions and procedures with the purpose of increasing efficiency, transparency and citizen participation.

  • Dialogue best way to overcome challenges, Lewis says of Iran protests 2018-01-04 14:16

    Dialogue best way to overcome challenges, Lewis says of Iran protests

    TEHRAN – Gary Lewis, the UN resident coordinator in Iran, on Wednesday reiterated President Rouhani’s comments on recent protests, saying Iranian citizens must have the right to voice their concerns.

  • UN mission 2018-01-03 19:49

    Iran likens Haley’s sympathy for protestors to ‘crocodile tears’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s UN mission has released a statement likening U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s expression of sympathy for protestors in Iran to “disgusting crocodile tears”.

  • Sand and dust storm in Ahwaz, Khuzestan province 2017-12-25 09:29

    ‘UNGA draft resolution turns combating SDS into a global issue’

    TEHRAN — The adoption of a draft on combating sand and dust storms (SDS) in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) will turn it into a global issue which can garner international support to tackle its detrimental effects, the Iranian ambassador to the UN said.

  • Tehran urges dialogue to confront violent extremism 2017-12-22 21:09

    Tehran urges dialogue to confront violent extremism

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo said on Wednesday that dialogue, moderation and tolerance are the most effective antidotes to violent extremism, urging the international community to provide effective measures to fight extremism.

  • Tehran to pursue U.S. missile claims through UN 2017-12-21 10:43

    Tehran to pursue U.S. missile claims through UN

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that Iran will file a formal complaint against the United States at the UN Security Council over the Yemen missile accusations, IRNA reported.

  • UN 2017-12-20 20:34

    By staff and agency

    EU: nuclear deal is achievement of multilateral diplomacy

    Joanne Adamson, the EU ambassador to the UN, said on Tuesday that the 2015 nuclear deal is “achievement of multilateral diplomacy.”

  • Veto of UN resolution displays U.S. isolation: ambassador 2017-12-20 07:27

    Veto of UN resolution displays U.S. isolation: ambassador

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to London, Hamid Baeidinejad, on Tuesday censured Washington’s veto of a UN Security Council resolution aimed at withdrawing recognition of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel by Donald Trump, saying the United States exhibited “unforgettable isolation” by the move.

  • iran 2017-12-16 20:52

    By staff and agency

    Iran calls U.S. complicit in Yemen calamity

    Iran’s permanent mission to the UN has said since Saudi Arabia relies heavily on the Trump administration’s help in its war on Yemen, Washington is a complicit in the sufferings of the Yemeni people.

  • Andy Storey 2017-12-13 10:31

    By Vahid Pourtajrishi

     EU welcomes decline of U.S. global hegemony: expert

    TEHRAN _ Andy Storey, the professor of Politics and International Relations of Dublin University believes that Trump's recklessness may inadvertantly preciptate a faster decline of the U.S. than would otherwise have occurred, and possibly a desire on the part of European elites to create, for example, an independent military capacity.

  • Kaveh Madani 2017-12-10 09:29

    Intl. environmental co-op must be fair, not hampered by sanctions, politicization

    TEHRAN — We strongly believe in the fact that environmental problems are trans-boundary and trans-generational, and need to be solved through effective international cooperation mechanisms that are fair and not hampered by economic sanctions and politicization, Iranian environment official Kaveh Madani has said.

  • غلامعلی خوش رو 2017-12-09 12:45

    Iran’s UN ambassador: U.S. al-Quds move legitimizes occupation

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Friday that Donald Trump’s recognition of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel amounts to legitimizing occupation, IRNA reported.