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  • use of targeted tumor-penetrating nanoparticles (TPNs) and adjuvant pretreatment with pulsed focused ultrasound (pFUS), could potentially have an impact on the clinical outcome for patients treating t 2018-09-04 16:37

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Cancer treatment startups provide great opportunities for better interaction with patients: Iranian researcher

    The young Iranian U.S.-based academic Ali Mohammadabadi who is studying on the thermal and mechanical evaluation of Focused Ultrasound systems in cancer treatment and enhanced chemotherapeutic drugs delivery at the University of Maryland, believes that startups in the field of cancer treatment provide opportunities to better interact with and educate people in terms of new cancer detection techniques, care coordination platforms, smartphone-assisted medications, and also the treatment of cancers.

  • A painting by the French architect Pascal Coste, who visited Isfahan in c. 1840, depicts the main courtyard and two iwans of the Imam Mosque. 2018-09-04 10:10

    Imam Mosque: Elegant, iconic and visually stunning

    With its perfect proportions and iconic blue-tiled mosaics, the Imam Mosque forms an elegant, visually stunning historical monument, which stands tall at the southern side of a massive square of the same name; the UNESCO-registered Imam Square of Isfahan in central Iran.

  • vendor 2018-09-04 09:03

    Cooperative company for women vendors to be formed

    TEHRAN – A cooperative company is to be formed in order to organize activities of female vendors, Seyed Hamid Kalantari, deputy minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare, said here on Sunday.

  • Iranian airline starts Tehran-Kazan direct flight 2018-09-03 17:49

    Iranian airline starts Tehran-Kazan direct flight

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ATA Airlines on Sunday launched the first direct flight connecting Tehran to Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. 

  • Alistair Burt (L) shakes hands with Jebrael Nokandeh at the National Museum of Iran on September 1, 2018. 2018-09-03 17:47

     Britain seeking to boost museum cooperation with Iran

    TEHRAN -A high-ranking British delegation visited the National Museum of Iran in Tehran on Saturday, seeking to step up bilateral contacts in museum spheres. 

  • Great concerns as bulldozers tearing down forest for building roads 2018-09-03 08:53

    Great concerns as bulldozers tearing down forest for building roads

    TEHRAN – Long stretches of roads being under construction in Savadkuh forest, northern province of Mazandaran, has raised great concerns due to causing severe environmental impacts and posing serious threat to the life of region’s rare biodiversity, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • ایران و کره جنوبی 2018-09-03 08:46

    Iran, South Korea join hands to develop startup business

    TERHAN – Iran and South Korea to expand cooperation in the field of startup business in the future, IRIB reported on Saturday.

  • e-commerce 2018-09-03 08:44

    $26.5b spent on online shopping in calendar year: report

    TEHRAN – People in Iran spent 1,110 trillion rials (about $26.5 billion) on online shopping during the previous Iranian calendar year 1396 (ended on March 20, 2018), the E-Commerce Development Center of Iran said in a recently published report.

  • Khane-Irani tries to build empathy for simple folk styles of decoration in modern homes. 2018-09-01 17:41

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Feel “Iranian homes” in the hands of artisans

    A walk around the 30th National Crafts Exhibition

    In the Information Age when smartphones and social media are ubiquitous, people may sense a cozier atmosphere while connected to the Mother Nature.

  • $2.7b allocated to job creation in rural areas 2018-09-01 17:29

    $2.7b allocated to job creation in rural areas

    TEHRAN – A total fund of 120 trillion rials (nearly $2.7 billion) has been earmarked for granting job creation loans to the people in rural areas nationwide, labor ministry’s caretaker has said.

  • Taqi Noorbakhsh, head of Iran’s Social Security Organization (R), and Joachim Broer, head of International Social Security Association, are signing an MOU on insurance related fields 2018-09-01 17:24

    Iran, Germany sign MOU to enhance insurance co-op

    TEHRAN – A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the Social Security Organization of Iran and the deutsche gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV) (the social accident insurance of Germany) to expand cooperation on various insurance related fields.

  • IASP 2018 World Conference 2018-09-01 09:01

    IASP 2018 World Conference to highlight innovation ecosystem

    TEHRAN -- Fostering innovation ecosystems will be in the limelight at the 35th World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation, which is organized by the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP).

  • Water solicitation for drought-ridden Sistan-Baluchestan to ease water stress 2018-09-01 08:51

    Water solicitation for drought-ridden Sistan-Baluchestan to ease water stress

    TEHRAN — With Hamoun wetland drained of water and the rainless sky in southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan many are in dire need of drinking water.

  • ‘We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat, so we have to ensure their safety’ 2018-08-31 15:45

    ‘We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat, so we have to ensure their safety’

    TEHRAN — “We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat and the least we could do is to ensure their safety,” Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of aquatic wildlife and biodiversity office at the Department of Environment has said.

  • 27% rainfall shortage compared to long-term average 2018-08-29 09:14

    27% rainfall shortage compared to long-term average

    TEHRAN — The precipitation rate in Iran has dropped by 27 percent over the past eleven months (September 23, 2017 to August 21, 2018), compared to its long-term average, head of the national center for drought and crisis management, affiliated to the meteorological center, has said.

  • Changing the school year schedule: hopes and concerns 2018-08-29 08:50

    Changing the school year schedule: hopes and concerns

    TEHRAN — For many Iranian students the beginning of the school year also called Aval-e Mehr (literally meaning the first day of the seventh Iranian calendar month of Mehr), which falls on September 23, is a nostalgic memory which is about to change.

  • Fisheries Organization categorically denies Chinese ships fishing in Iran’s territorial waters 2018-08-28 16:55

    Fisheries Organization categorically denies Chinese ships fishing in Iran’s territorial waters

    TEHRAN — Over the past few weeks there has been a heated debate over claims that Chinese ships are fishing in Iran’s territorial waters. The claims have been categorically denied by Iran’s Fisheries Organization.

  • food tour 2018-08-27 23:59

    By Naghmeh Mizanian

    Women’s culinary, an attempt for entrepreneurship

    TEHRAN -- The idea came up from a road trip Matin took with a group of Spaniards around Iran.

  • Air ticket prices still high: tourism chief  2018-08-27 22:01

    Air ticket prices still high: tourism chief 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism chief has said that ticket prices for domestic flights are still steep, warning that it could inflict damage to the tourism industry. 

  • Hamedan 2018 Tourism Capital 2018-08-27 17:28

    Asia Cooperation Dialogue meeting opens in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – Amid hopes to provide ample opportunities for development of tourism in Hamedan, the conference of Asia Cooperation Dialogue, titled “ACD Tourism Capital, 2018”, opened in this ancient city in western Iran on Monday.

  • GITEX 2018 2018-08-27 09:31

    Iranian knowledge-based companies to attend GITEX 2018

    TEHRAN – Iranian knowledge-based companies will attend the [Persian] Gulf Information Technology Exhibition, which will be held from October 16 to 18 at the Dubai World Trade Center, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • Foreign Ministry to follow up on Hour al-Azim wetland wildfire 2018-08-27 09:31

    Foreign Ministry to follow up on Hour al-Azim wetland wildfire

    TEHRAN – While wildfire has been hitting the Iraqi part of Hour al-Azim, a transboundary body of water shared between Iran and Iraq, since July 2, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has entrusted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to pursue negotiations on fire operations, chief of Khuzestan province’s department of environment has said.

  • national IT award 2018-08-26 17:03

    Iran to hold IT award ceremony

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and Technology, known as Irandoc, will hold the fourth IT award ceremony in November.

  • 4 killed in western Iran while trying to put out wildfire 2018-08-26 14:30

    4 killed in western Iran while trying to put out wildfire

    TEHRAN — Two rangers and two enviornmtal activists were killed while trying to extinguish the wildfire raging in forests in Marivan, western province of Kordestan, on Saturday.

  • زلزله کرمانشاه 2018-08-26 09:55

    Magnitude-5.9 quake in western Iran: 3 dead, 243 injured

    TEHRAN — An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck the western city of Tazeh-Abad in Kermanshah province in the small hours on Sunday, claiming 3 lives and leaving 243 injured.

  • Excessive use of renewable water in southeastern Iran worrisome 2018-08-26 09:39

    Excessive use of renewable water in southeastern Iran worrisome

    TEHRAN – Excessive withdrawal of renewable water, equaling 123 percent of the current volume, in the southeastern province of Kerman, has raised great concerns while posing a serious threat to the life of residents and region’s biodiversity.

  • Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran, Negar Gerami 2018-08-26 09:29

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Global community should help Iran address refugee issues: S. Korean envoy

    Korea contributes $2.2m to WFP to support 30,000 Afghan refugees living in Iran

    TEHRAN — The issue of refugees in Iran is not the problem of a certain country, so definitely they need the assistance from the global community, ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun, said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • A poster for the 27th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition 2018-08-25 22:37

    Major handmade carpet expo opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN - The 27th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition opened its doors to the public on Saturday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

  • Lufthansa, Austrian and Turkish airlines continue flying to Tehran 2018-08-25 21:50

    Lufthansa, Austrian and Turkish airlines continue flying to Tehran

    TEHRAN – Lufthansa, Austrian and Turkish airlines along with several other international carriers have no plan yet to halt flying to Iran as news broke that three European airliners are to suspend services to the country.

  • Some 63,000 houses built for the underprivileged in 5 years: official 2018-08-25 09:03

    Some 63,000 houses built for the underprivileged in 5 years: official

    TEHRAN – The administration of President Hassan Rouhani has provided some 63,000 residential units since it took office in August 2013 for financially struggling families under coverage of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation and the Welfare Organization, Anoushirvan Mohseni-Bandpey, labor ministry’s caretaker, has said.