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  • تیم ملی فوتبال ایران و ازبکستان - اشکان دژاگه 2018-09-11 23:30

    Iran edge past Uzbekistan in friendly

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team defeated Uzbekistan 1-0 in a friendly match on Tuesday as part of preparation for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

  • baqeri 2018-09-11 20:51

    Iran will not sit silent if enemies continue hatching plots, General Baqeri warns

    Military chief: Missile attack on terrorists shows accuracy and strategy

    TEHRAN - Armed Forces Chief of Staff Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said on Tuesday that Iran’s armed forces will not sit silent if enemies continue hatching plots.

  • kharrazi 2018-09-11 20:50

    Tehran seeks ‘best relations’ with the world: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Monday that Tehran seeks best relations with the world and prioritizes neighbors in this respect.

  • Iran says seeks to avert disaster in Syria’s Idlib 2018-09-11 20:46

    Iran says seeks to avert disaster in Syria’s Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iran shares the United Nations’ concern about a potential humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s Idlib province and will seek to avert it, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, top aide to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, told reporters on Tuesday.

  • Jahangiri 2018-09-11 20:45

    Water, power projects worth $5.7b offered to private sector

    TEHRAN- Some 46 power and water projects at the value of 243 trillion rials (about $5.7 billion) were offered to the private sector during a ceremony attended by Iranian Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Tuesday.

  • FotoClubPro Arad 2018-09-11 19:08

    Iranian photographers win gold medals at Romania contest 

    TEHRAN – Iranian photographers Mohammad-Javad Sadri and Siavash Ejlali have won gold medals at the 7th International Photographic Art Salon, which is organized every year by the FotoClubPro Arad (FCPA) in Romania.

  • Iranian writer Reza Amirkhani in an undated photo (Mehr/Asghar Khamseh) 2018-09-11 19:06

    North Korea subject of Reza Amirkhani’s next book  

    TEHRAN – The bestselling writer Reza Amirkhani who is famous for novels such as “The Good Smell of Oil” and “Re He Sheen” is writing a travelogue of North Korea.

  • Iranian director Ali Shams in an undated photo (Tasnim/Reza Amirhassabi) 2018-09-11 19:04

    Iranian troupe to tour Europe with drama on migration 

    TEHRAN – An Iranian troupe is scheduled to tour Europe during October with a play on migration titled “The Mediterranean”.

  • Hour al-Azim still on fire, belching acrid smoke into Khuzestan sky 2018-09-11 17:33

    Hour al-Azim still on fire, belching acrid smoke into Khuzestan sky

    TEHRAN — It’s been over 65 days since Hour al-Azim wetland, a transboundary body of water shared between Iran and Iraq, has erupted in raging fire and now large amounts of acrid smoke is being spread in the cities of Abadan and Khorramshahr in southern parts of Khuzestan province.

  • next up 2018-09-11 17:04

    Iran to host Technology Investment Meeting of D-8

    TEHRAN – The Pardis Technology Park in Tehran will host Technology Investment Meeting (TIM) under the title of ‘Next Up’ on December 5 and 6.

  • سیدمحمد موسوی - والیبال 2018-09-11 15:08

    Iran to meet Puerto Rico at Volleyball World Championship opener

    TEHRAN - Iran and Puerto Rico will meet for the second consecutive editions of the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship in Bulgaria on Wednesday after meeting in Poland in 2014.

  • John Bolton 2018-09-11 14:26

    Palestinians say will stick to principles after U.S. decides to close PLO office in Washington

    The Palestinian Authority says it will not abandon its principles following the U.S. decision to close the Palestinian Liberation Organization's office in Washington, ABC News reported on Monday.

  • Rouhani-Putin- Erdogan 2018-09-11 14:18

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Why Iran prefers the Eastern bloc over The West

    As the military phase of the Syrian conflict reaches its final stages, the leaders of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in Tehran on September 9 and reiterated in a joint statement that a political solution to the Syrian conflict requires inclusive, free, and fair elections with the participation of all eligible Syrians under appropriate UN supervision. They further reaffirmed their determination to cooperate to eliminate the Islamic State, the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda, and associated groups in Syria.

  • زهرا نعمتی 2018-09-11 13:59

    Zahra Nemati to face China’s Wu Chunyan in greatest rivalry in Jakarta

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Zahra Nemati will face China’s Wu Chunyan as the greatest rivalry in the women’s individual recurve open in the Asian Para Games.

  • صلحی پور وزنه برداری معلولان 2018-09-11 13:48

    Iran’s Solhipour wins gold at Asia-Oceania Open Powerlifting C'ships

    TEHRAN – Hamed Solhipour claimed Iran’s first gold medal at the Asia-Oceania Open Powerlifting Championships on Tuesday.

  • António Guterres 2018-09-11 11:45

    U.N. Chief Warns of a Dangerous Tipping Point on Climate Change

    Warning of the risks of “runaway” global warming, the United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, on Monday called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster.

  • Expert: Trump’s better nuclear deal is an ‘illusion’ 2018-09-11 09:53

    Expert: Trump’s better nuclear deal is an ‘illusion’

    Kelsey Davenport says Trump is bent on fulfilling ‘irresponsible’ campaign promise on the nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – President Donald Trump is doing his utmost to fulfill his “irresponsible” campaign promise on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, irrespective of situation and outcomes, the director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association has said, IRNA said on Monday.

  • Federica Mogherini 2018-09-11 09:22

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Mogherini is happy, why not!

    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is now satisfied over Iran's commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). As it was recently reported by Xinhua, Mogherini said that Tehran complies with all its nuclear related commitments and that is a "good news", when EU is still working on preserving the Iranian nuclear deal.

  • Pakistan-China 2018-09-10 22:43

    Pakistan PM says China is cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy

    TEHRAN - The new all-weather allies, Pakistan and China, took another big leap to strengthen their bilateral ties during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's first official visit to Islamabad since the formation of new government in Pakistan.

  • Jan Achakzai 2018-09-10 22:37

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘With declining U.S. influence and ascending Chinese power, a new EuroAsia is emerging’

    TEHRAN - The new government in Pakistan led by Imran Khan faces challenges on multiple fronts, in combating corruption, rebuilding institutions, fighting extremism and reshaping foreign policy. Khan has in first few weeks reaffirmed his commitment to bring economic reforms on domestic front, and bolster ties with neighboring countries, notably India, China and Iran. His government has charted a new course for itself, in which Pakistan will be less dependent on U.S.

  • illiteracy 2018-09-10 22:12

    Literacy gap between women and men decreasing in Iran

    TEHRAN – Literacy gap between women and men is decreasing in Iran, reaching to 12 percent compared to 40 percent three decades ago.

  • Agricultural Committee Chairman of TCCIMA Kaveh Zargaran (2nd L) speaking in Black Sea Grain and Oilseeds Conference in Moscow 2018-09-10 20:58

    ‘No need for wheat import by next year’

    TEHRAN- Iran has been self-reliance in wheat production over the past three years and there is also no need for importing the grain by the next year, Kaveh Zargaran, the chairman of the Agricultural Committee at the Tehran Chamber of Commerce Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA), announced.

  • Stock league 2018-09-10 20:51

    Winners of 2nd ‘League of Stock Market Stars’ announced

    TEHRAN- The top teams in the second ‘League of Stock Market Stars’ of Iran were announced in a ceremony on Sunday, IRIB reported.

  • women and national production 2018-09-10 20:48

    Tehran hosting 13th women and national production expo

    TEHRAN – The thirteenth exhibition of women and national production kicked off here on September 6.

  • Iran, Mongolia 2018-09-10 20:46

    Iran, Mongolia discuss expansion of trade ties

    TEHRAN – Mojtaba Khosrotaj, the head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), met with Mongolian Deputy Foreign Minister Battsetseg Batmunkh in Tehran on Sunday to discuss ways of expanding trade ties, the portal of TPO reported.

  • یوکیا آمانو 2018-09-10 20:37

    IAEA reaffirms Iran’s compliance to nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday renewed its assurances that the Islamic Republic of Iran stays compliant to the 2015 nuclear deal - aka Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – that is backed the UN Security Council Resolution 2231. 

  • Araqchi Ryabkov 2018-09-10 20:33

    Tehran, Moscow confer on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – In a meeting in Tehran on Monday, high-ranking Iranian and Russian officials discussed issues related to the 2015 nuclear deal and ways to keep the internationally-backed agreement alive.

  • Arghavaneh 2018-09-10 18:41

    Iranian ensemble Arghavaneh honored at Bulgaria World Folk festival

    TEHRAN – The Iranian ensemble Arghavaneh has won the bronze award at the World Folk, an international folk music championship, which took place in the Bulgarian city of Burgas.

  • Director Ebrahim Hatamikia and a Hashd al-Shaabi Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis pose in an undated photo. (Fars) 2018-09-10 18:39

    “Damascus Time” director Hatamikia meets Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Iraq

    TEHRAN – “Damascus Time” director Ebrahim Hatamikia met Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a high-ranking commander of the Popular Mobilization Units – Hashd al-Shaabi, in Iraq and both sat to watch the movie about the Daesh terrorists, the Persian service of MNA reported on Monday.

  • Comedy actor Reza Attran accepts the Mehrgiah for the Leading Figure of the Year during the Cinema Cinema Academy Awards at Tehran’s Enqelab Hotel on September 9, 2018. (Fars/Armin Karami) 2018-09-10 18:35

    Iranian Oscars born as Cinema Cinema Academy launches annual awards

    TEHRAN – The Cinema Cinema Academy, Iran’s first private film academy based in Tehran, has launched the Mehrgiah annual awards, which can be considered to be the Iranian equivalent of the Oscars.