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  • exports 2021-01-13 12:08

    Annual export to Afghanistan expected to reach $5b in next calendar year

    TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s annual export to Afghanistan is anticipated to hit $5 billion in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2021-March 2022), the head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) stated.

  • Mark Fitzpatrick 2021-01-13 12:05

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Any pre-condition will complicate return to JCPOA: Fitzpatrick

    TEHRAN – A group of experts on non-proliferation and diplomacy penned a letter to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, calling for an immediate return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Munir A Saeed 2021/01/13

    By Munir A. Saeed 

    No ETs here, only Americans 

    Recently I dug out an old document I wanted to read again. I fished it out from under a pile of other old material I had printed and saved. Perhaps for posterity.

  • washing machine 2021-01-13 11:57

    Washing machine manufacturing rises 59%

    TEHRAN- Manufacturing of washing machines in Iran has increased 59.1 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-December 20, 2020), compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to the data released by Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry.

  • cellphone 2021-01-13 11:35

    Cellphone price falls 12-20% in recent days

    TEHRAN- The price of cellphones has dropped 12-20 percent in Iran in recent days, the spokesman of the Iranian Association of Cellphone, Tablet and Accessories Importers announced on Wednesday.

  • aluminum ingot 2021-01-13 10:26

    Aluminum ingot output climbs 51%

    TEHRAN- Production of the aluminum ingot in Iran rose 51.2 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-December 20, 2020) compared to the same period of time in the past year.

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  • EU 2021-01-12 21:48

    EU reaffirms support for JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, issued a declaration on Monday on behalf of the EU’s position regarding the Iran nuclear deal expressing support for the agreement.

  • Ulyanov 2021-01-12 21:40

    All participants should focus on resolving JCPOA problems, Russia says

    TEHRAN - A senior Russian diplomat has called on all parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal to focus on resolving the deal’s problems instead of creating new ones.

  • Sanctions 2021-01-12 21:36

    U.S. should lift sanctions before rejoining JCPOA

    The final say

    TEHRAN – Iran has not benefited from the 2015 nuclear deal and that it is not in a rush to get the United States to return to the nuclear deal because if the U.S. is to return to the deal without lifting its sanctions, it is Washington, not Tehran, that will benefit from the deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • handmade rings 2021-01-12 21:34

    Qom named national city of handmade rings

    TEHRAN –Qom, Iran’s second holiest city after Mashhad, has recently been designated as the national city of handmade rings. 

  • Achaemenid 2021-01-12 21:33

    Police seize relics including spearheads, seals from dealers

    TEHRAN –Iranian authorities have confiscated 145 historical objects from two antique dealers in the town of Pakdasht, near Tehran. 

  • West Azarbaijan  2021-01-12 21:33

    Some $1.3m paid to support tourism businesses in West Azarbaijan 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian government has paid more than 57 billion rials (over $1.3 million at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) in loans to the tourism businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-December 20, 2020).

  • Magnificent Taq Kasra to be restored by Iranian budget, expertise 2021-01-12 21:32

    Magnificent Taq Kasra to be restored by Iranian budget, expertise

    TEHRAN – Iran is set to conduct an urgent restoration project on Taq Kasra, a Sassanid-era Persian masterpiece of architecture, which was collapsed partly in modern Iraq earlier this month.

  • Gilan province expects to meet rural employment goals by fostering tribe tourism 2021-01-12 21:31

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Gilan province expects to meet rural employment goals by fostering tribe tourism

    TEHRAN – Gilan authorities expect to maximize sustainable employment of rural households by the means of expanding tribe tourism across the northern Iranian province.

  • Varamin designated national city of glassware 2021-01-12 21:30

    Varamin designated national city of glassware

    TEHRAN – Varamin, which is home to many modern and traditional glassblowing workshops in southeast Tehran, has been designated the national city of glassware by Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts.

  • Khanzadi 2021-01-12 21:29

    New warship joins Iranian Navy in Sea of Oman

    TEHRAN- A new homegrown helicopter carrier and a missile-launching warship were delivered on Tuesday to the Iranian Navy’s fleet in the Sea of Oman.

  • Fajr Festival of Visual Arts 2021-01-12 18:47

    Fajr art festival to honor COVID-19 photographers 

    TEHRAN – The Fajr Festival of Visual Arts will be honoring the photographers who were active during the pandemic, were tested positive with CVODI-19, or died of COVID-19.

  • Iranian Cinema Festival of Chantilly 2021-01-12 18:45

    Iranian Cinema Festival of Chantilly postponed to November 2021 

    TEHRAN – The first edition of the Iranian Cinema Festival of Chantilly, which was scheduled in March, has been postponed to a later time in November, the organizers have announced.

  • Cover of the book “Great Commander” published by Alhoda International Cultural, Artistic and Publishing Institute. 2021-01-12 18:43

    Iraqi cultural figures portray Martyr Soleimani as great commander in new book  

    TEHRAN – Several Iraqi cultural figures have represented Martyr Qassem Soleimani as a great commander in a book recently published in Tehran.

  • Tehran International Book Fair 2021-01-12 18:42

    80 foreign publishers to attend Tehran Intl. Book Fair

    TEHRAN – 80 foreign publishers will be attending the Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF), which, will go online from January 20 to 25.

  • This combination photo shows a statue of Ferdowsi and a teahouse painting depicting a story from his Shahnameh.  2021-01-12 18:40

    Iranian literati to Western scholars: Don’t consider Ferdowsi’s poetry medieval

    TEHRAN – Iranian literati have said that the Persian poet Abulqasem Ferdowsi and his epic masterpiece the Shahnameh (The Book of Kings) should not be considered medieval as some Western scholars pursue.

  • استقلال و گل گهر - میلیچ 2021-01-12 18:36

    Esteghlal defender Hrvoje Milic leaves Iran

    TEHRAN – Esteghlal football team defender Hrvoje Milic left Tehran early Tuesday in protest of his lack of playing time.

  • Front cover the Persian translation of Ronen Bergman’s book “Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations”. 2021-01-12 18:31

    Book on Israel’s targeted assassinations comes to Iranian bookstores

    TEHRAN – A book by Ronen Bergman, a military analyst and former journalist and writer with the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, on the history of the Zionist regime’s targeted assassinations across the world, has recently been published in Persian.

  • Ali Rabiei 2021-01-12 18:03

    Iran: Renegotiating the JCPOA is out of question

    TEHRAN – Ali Rabiei, the spokesperson for the Rouhani government, asserted on Tuesday that a renegotiation of the 2015 nuclear deal is “impossible”, stressing that the fulfilment of commitments, and no talks, is the only path forward.

  • Special budget allocated to protect biosphere reserves 2021-01-12 17:53

    Special budget allocated to protect biosphere reserves

    TEHRAN – Two biosphere reserves, namely Golestan and Dena, will receive special funds in the national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20), IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Relief foundation creates 210,000 jobs for the deprived 2021-01-12 17:51

    Relief foundation creates 210,000 jobs for the deprived

    TEHRAN – Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation created 210,000 direct and indirect jobs for the deprived since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2020), IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • شهرخودرو_نفت مسجد سلیمان 2021-01-12 17:50

    Naft Masjed Solyman join IPL top seven

    TEHRAN – Naft Masjed Soleyman joined Iran Professional League favorites after defeating Shahr Khodro in Matchday 11 of the competition on Tuesday.

  • Operation Headquarters come to contain coronavirus 2021-01-12 17:49

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Operation Headquarters come to contain coronavirus

    TEHRAN – With the high prevalence of the pandemic in late October 2020, the Operation Headquarters for Coronavirus Control was established, which led to significant control of the disease in the country, as the number of high-risk “red” cities reduced from over 160 to 7.

  • Iranian coronavirus vaccine enters second stage of human trial 2021-01-12 17:47

    Iranian coronavirus vaccine enters second stage of human trial

    TEHRAN – The second dose of the Iranian coronavirus vaccine was injected into three volunteers, who were tested for the first time two weeks ago, IRNA reported on Tuesday.