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  • Mohammad Motamedi 2019-03-13 18:49

    Vocalist Mohammad Motamedi offers low-priced concerts in Tehran

    TEHRAN -- Iranian vocalist Mohammad Motamedi is scheduled to give concerts with low price tickets in Tehran for families from all walks of life.

  • “The Prisoners” 2019-03-13 18:49

    Filmgoers to enjoy Noruz with new movies

    TEHRAN -- Seven Iranian films have been selected to premiere at Iranian theaters ahead of the Iranian New Year celebration, Noruz, which will begin on March 20, the Screening Council of the Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday.

  • Jame Jam Television Festival 2019-03-13 18:48

    Jame Jam Television Festival honors winners

    TEHRAN – The Jame Jam Television Festival, which is annually organized by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting to honor its top TV programs and films, honored winners during a ceremony at the IRIB International Conference Hall on Tuesday night.

  • Richard Rorty 2019-03-13 18:48

    “An Ethics for Today” at Iranian bookstores  

    TEHRAN – American philosopher Richard Rorty’s 2010 book “An Ethics for Today: Finding Common Ground Between Philosophy and Religion” has recently been published in Persian by Cheshmeh Publications in Tehran.

  • “Am I a Wolf?” 2019-03-13 18:47

    “Am I a Wolf?” to compete at Animafest Zagreb

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Amir-Hushang Moein’s short animation “Am I a Wolf?” will compete in the Animafest Zagreb, an international festival of animated films. 

  • “Wrong Way” 2019-03-13 18:46

    Iranian photographer wins Gold Medal at English contest 

    TEHRAN – Iranian photographer Hossein Zare has won the GPU Gold Medal for the best creative photo at the Bristol Salon, the organizers have announced. 

  • Alfred 2019-03-13 18:45

    “Alfred” to go on stage in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Hadi Amel plans to stage French playwright Pascal Nowacki’s “Alfred” at Tehran’s Iranshahr Hall on April 8.

  • استقلال تهران و تراکتورسازی - وینفرد شفر 2019-03-13 18:13

    Esteghlal not afraid of Al Hilal: Winfried Schaefer

    TEHRAN - Esteghlal coach Winfried Schaefer is satisfied with his team’s performance against Al Ain of the UAE in Matchday Two of the 2019 AFC Champions League and says they are not afraid of confronting Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia.

  • Tehran hosting colored-egg festival 2019-03-13 17:04

    Photo: Mohammad Mihani

    Tehran hosting colored-egg festival

    Citizens paint massive egg-shaped statues in an arts festival being held in several neighborhoods across Tehran, March 13, 2019. Tehran Municipality’s Beautification Organization sets up the event days before Noruz, the Iranian new year, starts. Iranians have long used painted eggs – symbolizing life and fertility – to decorate their Haft-Seen spreads, an arrangement of seven symbolic items all of which start with the letter ‘S’ in the Persian alphabet as a gesture to salute new year.  

  • سیستانی 2019-03-13 16:34

    Rouhani meets Grand Ayatollah Sistani in Najaf

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday met with Iraq’s top Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, in the holy city of Najaf on the last day of his historic visit to neighboring Iraq.

  • برانکو ایوانکوویچ 2019-03-13 15:55

    ACL: Persepolis coach Ivankovic optimistic despite losing to Al Sadd

    TEHRAN – Persepolis of Iran coach Branko Ivankovic looked optimistic about his side's chances to book a place in the 2019 AFC Champions League knockout stage despite losing to Al Sadd 1-0 on Tuesday.

  • حسین عبدی 2019-03-13 15:14

    Hossein Abdi appointed Iran U17 football team coach

    TEHRAN – Former Persepolis assistant coach Hossein Abdi has been appointed as new head coach of Iran U17 football team.

  • leader 2019-03-13 12:27

    Ayatollah Khamenei awards General Soleimani Order of Zolfaqar

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday awarded General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC Quds Force, the Order of Zolfaqar.

  • Imam Ali 2019-03-13 12:24

    Imam Ali (AS) 

    Take what the world gives you, and turn away from what it refuses you, and do not stoop to its favor. But if you do not wish to turn away from it, try not to seek it in vain.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2019-03-13 11:49

    By M.A. Saki

    Iranians and Iraqis are inseparable 

    The two nations of Iran and Iraq are bonded together by geography and more importantly religion, especially in the form of Shia Islam.

  • thanks to the increase in spring rainfalls 2019-03-13 11:22

    Job creation plans launched for knowledge-based companies

    TEHRAN – The vice presidency for science and technology has launched job creation plans for knowledge-based companies in the field of water management, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • space-based technology 2019-03-13 11:21

    Space-based startups to compete at ICT festival

    TEHRAN – For the first time, startups providing space-based technologies and services, will compete at the 8th Information and Communication Technology (ICT) festival, which will be held on May 17.

  • Biotechnology 2019-03-13 11:20

    Startup accelerators can promote biotechnology achievements: official

    TEHRAN – Startup accelerators can promote biotechnology achievements in Iran, Mostafa Qanei, secretary of biotech development center (BioDC) at science and technology vice-presidency said, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam 2019-03-13 11:15

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam

    Quran had taught me to be a critical thinker: Laleh Bakhtiar

    TEHRAN — Laleh Bakhtiar, an Iranian-American Islamic scholar, is the first woman to present a critical translation of the Quran in any language.

  • A wild theory about Trump is a sign of natural despair and desperation 2019-03-13 11:14

    By Martin Love

    A wild theory about Trump is a sign of natural despair and desperation

    NORTH CAROLINA - Donald Trump is more than halfway through his first term and (insha’a Allah) last term as U.S. President and by most sane accounts he’s been a looming disaster so far -- a disaster that remains mostly prospective because of things already done and decided and which await some kind of unpleasant denouement.

  • Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-03-13 10:12

    Zarif: Another vestige of Saddam war removed

    Iran and Iraq stress commitment to the 1975 Algiers Treaty 

    TEHRAN – Iran and Iraq issued a joint statement on Tuesday stressing commitment to the 1975 Algiers Treaty which delineates the border river between Iran and Iraq. 

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  • $2.8b government aid paid to quake-stricken Kermanshah 2019-03-12 22:01

    $2.8b government aid paid to quake-stricken Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – The government has so far spent 120 trillion rials (about $2.8 billion) to make up for the damages caused by earthquake in the western province of Kermanshah, Esmaeil Najjar, head of the National Disaster Management Organization has said.

  • 500,000 Afghan nationals studying in Iranian schools 2019-03-12 21:59

    500,000 Afghan nationals studying in Iranian schools

    TEHRAN – Currently, about 500,000 Afghan students are studying in Iranian schools free of charge, secretary general of the national commission on children’s rights has announced.

  • Job facilitation loans for the underprivileged up by 3-fold 2019-03-12 21:58

    Job creation loans for the underprivileged up by 3-fold

    TEHRAN – A total budget of 60 trillion rials (nearly $1.5 billion) has been allocated for job creation of financially struggling individual for the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21), which has increased by 3 times the current year’s budget of 20 trillion rials (about $480 million), Mehr reported on Tuesday.

  • Navy’s 60th flotilla docks at Port Sultan Qaboos 2019-03-12 21:58

    Navy’s 60th flotilla docks at Port Sultan Qaboos

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Navy’s 60th flotilla docked at Port Sultan Qaboos in Muscat, Oman, on Saturday and was expected to leave the port on Tuesday, Mehr reported.

  • U.S. to regret Iran sanctions, general predicts 2019-03-12 21:57

    U.S. to regret Iran sanctions, general predicts

    TEHRAN – Washington will regret its sanctions against Iran as the embargoes only strengthen the Islamic Republic, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Deputy Coordinator Ali Fadavi said on Tuesday. 

  • Iran-Iraq ties don’t concern others: Tehran to Washington 2019-03-12 21:57

    Iran-Iraq ties don’t concern others: Tehran to Washington

    TEHRAN – Tehran has responded to the meddlesome comments by U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook, saying ties between Iran and Iraq is based on good neighborliness and strategic relations and do not concern others.

  • CITES seeking to ban rare spider-tailed horned viper trade 2019-03-12 21:57

    CITES seeking to ban rare spider-tailed horned viper trade

    TEHRAN – The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has proposed to ban illegal trade of spider-tailed horned viper, a unique species of viper endemic to western Iran being pushed toward extinction through poaching, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Apple 2019-03-12 21:55

    Some 350,000 iPhones turned off in Iran in past five days: minister

    TEHRAN -- About 70,000 iPhones were turned off in Iran per day during the past five days, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced, Mehr reported on Tuesday.