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  • electricity projects 2019-07-21 23:30

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    A review on govt. plan to barter oil for dues to private sector

    TEHRAN – The regulatory body of the government has been recently preparing the draft for a bartering system which is set to settle the government dues to the private power plant owners and electricity contractors.

  • European Union 2019-07-21 14:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Europe's return to the twentieth century!

    The three countries of Britain, Germany and France are not in good shape: Berlin faces a crisis of leadership and there is no prospect of the end of the Angela Merkel Chancellery.

  • ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi gives five to an entrepreneur during his visit to ELECOMP 2019 on Thursday 2019-07-21 14:25

    By Setareh Behroozi

    ‘Better Future’ lies in prosperity of startups

    TEHRAN -- With the slogan of ‘Better Future’, the 25th edition of Iran International Exhibition of Electronics, Computer & E-commerce (ELECOMP 2019) is currently underway at Tehran Permanent International Fairground.

  • forex market 2019-07-19 19:18

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Forex market stabilized, rial soaring

    Forex market in Iran has been experiencing many ups and downs after the U.S. withdrew from Iran’s nuclear deal (known as JCPOA) in May 2018.

  • Trump Pompeo Bolton 2019-07-17 22:21

    Hanif Ghaffari

    The rule of Anarchism in Washington

    The United States is not in a decent position. Donald Trump's political management has led to the creation of a kind of pomegranate in the country. The presence of people like John Bolton at the White House has strengthened this trend.

  • Navid Mohammadzadeh (L) and Parinaz Izadyar act in scene from “The Warden”. 2019-07-17 18:54

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    “The Warden” in search of justice

    Young Iranian director Nima Javidi’s second film “The Warden”, also known as “The Indian”, is currently on screens at Iranian theaters, five years after the release of his debut movie “Melbourne”. 

  • Travelers pose for a photo during their visits to the atmospheric Nasir al-Molk Mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran. 2019-07-16 19:20

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran travel sector: Ups and downs since U.S. reimposed sanctions

    TEHRAN – Last November, the Trump administration reinstated sanctions on Iran, mainly the ones that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, in order to batter Iran’s economy, however, according to official data, they have so far failed to lessen foreign arrivals to the Islamic Republic.

  • IME 2019-07-15 20:20

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IME strengthening link between agricultural, financial markets

    TEHRAN- Expanding the links between financial markets and commodity markets and strengthening the existing links between these markets is an approach Iran’s capital market has taken in recent years which has resulted in significant achievements in both commodity and exchange transactions in the country.

  • oil 2019-07-14 19:47

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s ‘oil for execution’ plan: old ideas in a new wrapping

    TEHRAN – This week Iranian Oil Ministry is going to officially start a new plan that is aimed to be a new way for selling oil and tackling the pressures imposed by U.S. sanctions on the country’s oil industry.

  • Ports 2019-07-12 16:45

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Ports’ vital role in combatting sanctions

    While Iran is combatting the U.S. unilateral sanctions on its economy, the country’s ports as the major gates of exports and imports play some significant role in this combat. This role makes all-out support to ports and more development of them serious and vital.

  • FIVB 2019-07-10 17:22

    Do-nothing strategy, the FIVB’s best strategy

    TEHRAN – The U.S. authorities violated the rules after they detained Iranian volleyball team at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, however the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) chose to do nothing but saying sorry to the Iranians.

  • People visit the 17th-century Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, one of the masterpieces of Iranian architecture in Isfahan. 2019-07-09 20:36

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Is Iran safe for Americans to visit?

    TEHRAN – The matter of security in Iran is essentially considered as a complex question for any U.S. citizen willing to visit the Islamic Republic.

  • Tax 2019-07-08 20:22

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Sanctions, an opportunity to benefit from tax potential

    Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. unilaterally from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the world’s major powers (known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA) in last May and re-imposed sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2019-07-08 12:45

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    UAE evil plots against neighboring countries and the Arab world 

    TEHRAN - United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the name of a country that didn’t exist before 1971 when the area was called Emirates of Motesalehe or the Emirates of the Coast of Oman. 

  • Iran-INSTEX 2019-07-07 20:58

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    EU may be a sweet-talker, but it’s full of empty promises

    It was more than a year ago when U.S. President Donald Trump formally pulled the United States out of the nuclear deal that was struck between Iran and world powers in July 2015.

  • production 2019-07-06 20:28

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    ‘Productive Financing’, CBI’s new plan for supporting production units

    Like the other economic bodies of the country, Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has defined supporting production as its major plan in the current Iranian calendar year, which is named the Year of Pickup in Production, and in this regard CBI Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati has several times stressed that supporting production units to flourish production is the priority of the country’s banking system in current year.

  • African Continent 2019-07-06 15:49

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    A conspiracy that will fail

    TEHRAN- While based on evidence the U.S. and its allies have a direct and significant role in creating chronic security crises in Africa, Western media outlets, in coordination with U.S .intelligence agencies, plan to bring accusations against Iran. Such a policy is being followed by the Daily Telegraph as well.

  • United Kingdom 2019-07-06 11:06

    By Mohammad Ghaderi 

    Seizing Grace 1 tanker: An outright theft with no legal justification

    TEHRAN - Seizing the oil tanker Grace 1 is a new event that has heated up the tension between Iran and the United States, but it can also be related to the current disagreements between United Kingdom and the European Union. 

  • Grace 1 2019-07-05 20:07

    British envoy in Tehran summoned over “illegal” tanker seizure

    Piracy in Gibraltar

    TEHRAN – An Iranian oil tanker was seized by Gibraltar police, aided by a detachment of British Royal Marines, on Thursday.

  • لیگ برتر فوتبال ایران 2019-07-04 13:12

    By Masoud Hossein

    Iranian clubs forced to meet adequate standards

    TEHRAN - Iran football federation considers shutting down the Iran Professional League over lack of adequate standard.

  • Does economic growth worth degrading the environment? 2019-07-03 19:42

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Does economic growth worth degrading the environment?

    TEHRAN – Although environmental consequences of economic growth bring about numerous reactions of economists and environmentalists, there is still doubt that environment protection rules and regulations hinder economic growth, or future development has dire consequences on the environment which does not worth it.

  • Worldwide Armenians to reunion at St. Thaddeus 2019-07-03 19:38

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Worldwide Armenians to reunite at St. Thaddeus

    TEHRAN – Hundreds of Christian worshippers are getting prepared to head for St. Thaddeus to observe a religious ceremony passed down from generation to generation.

  • Trump - Kim meeting at DMZ 2019-07-01 22:56

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    The messages hidden in a meeting

    The leaders of the United States and North Korea met at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) in the borders that divide North and South Korea. The meeting was about 50 minutes long. The two sides were inside North Korea’s borders only for the initial greetings and handshakes and after taking some pictures they had their talks inside the territory of South Korea.

  • OPEC 2019-07-01 19:38

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    INSTEX, OPEC meeting and oil market

    TEHRAN – In the past few days, oil traders around the world have been eyeing three major events closely in order to catch a glance at the direction in which the oil prices would be heading.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2019-07-01 11:52

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The deception game of Elysee Palace

    News released secretly from the recent G20 summit in Japan shows that US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron have made deals on Iran. Of course, this is not so much new! American and French officials have long been interacting with each other. In particular, the U.S. and French foreign ministers have had a lot of contacts in this regard.

  • Riyadh and Washington’s abject failure at G20 summit 2019-06-29 19:41

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Riyadh and Washington’s abject failure at G20 summit

    TEHRAN – The meeting between the president of the United States of America and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince on the sidelines of the G20 summit demonstrated Riyadh and Washington’s failure to provoke hostility toward Iran.

  • Mike Pompeo 2019-06-29 13:53

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Why Pompeo is travelling to Middle East? 

    TEHRAN - American Secretary of States Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday that he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) to discuss the issues of western Asia. 

  • Mike Pompeo, United States Secretary of State 2019-06-26 12:03

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    Pompeo knows the real meaning of “disinformation”

    TEHRAN - Mike Pompeo, United States Secretary of State has turned into a symbol of the failure of U.S. foreign policy and in particular, that of Trump’s administration. 

  • cryptocurrency 2019-06-25 21:01

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s cryptocurrency energy crisis: the issue and solutions

    These days with the summer heat arriving in Iran, once again the issue of electricity consumption and balancing the country’s power supply and demand has come under spotlight.

  • US spy drone 2019-06-25 20:55

    By Farhad Daneshvar

    U.S. sanctions on Iran kill off faint hopes of diplomatic solution 

    The latest U.S. sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the announcement on plans to sanction Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have apparently been interpreted as President Donald Trump’s bad will by many in Iran.