• AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 2021-06-24 15:38

    Iran know rivals at AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 Qualifiers

    TEHRAN – Iran learned their opponents at the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 in the draw for the Qualifiers held at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday.

  • دانش بنیان 2021-02-16 17:40

    D-8 event promoting Iranian startups

    TEHRAN – Twenty Iranian startups are showcasing their achievements at the 3rd Technology Investment Meeting (TIM 2021) of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation which started in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • A scene from Shahram Mokri’s drama “Careless Crime”.  MMS/YAW 2021-01-24 18:56

    “Carless Crime”, “Sunless Shadows”, “Tirishko” collect awards at Dhaka festival  

    TEHRAN – Iranian movies “Carless Crime”, “Sunless Shadows” and “Tirishko” have won awards at the 19th Dhaka International Film Festival in Bangladesh.

  • Jalal Al-e Ahmad 2021-01-13 18:56

    Persian writer Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s stories published in Bangladesh 

    TEHRAN – A book containing 10 stories by the renowned Iranian novelist and short story writer Jalal Al-e Ahmad has recently been published in the Bengali language in Bangladesh, the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) has announced. 

  • Initiative brings taste of Yalda to embassies 2019-12-22 01:00

    Initiative brings taste of Yalda to embassies

    TEHRAN – Some foreign envoys and diplomats got stunned on Saturday evening when they unexpectedly received a taste of Yalda, sharing the joy of ancient festivity with millions of Iranians.

  • Tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan addresses the 4th Yalda Commemoration at the Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex in northern Tehran, December 19, 2019. 2019-12-21 18:24

    Yalda is a beautiful manifestation of Iran’s cultural heritage: tourism minister

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism minister has said that Yalda Night is a beautiful manifestation of Iran’s intangible cultural heritage.

  • Gousal Azam Sarker 2019-10-23 18:47

    Iran-Bangladesh direct flight to be launched soon: envoy

    TEHRAN – Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Tehran Gousal Azam Sarker has said a direct flight line will be launched between the two countries in the near future.

  • دیدار ظریف و نخست وزیر بنگلادش 2019-09-04 19:49

    Zarif holds high-profile meetings in Bangladesh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who traveled to Bangladesh on Tuesday, sat down for talks with the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday to discuss issues of mutual interest, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency.

  • Bolivia 2019-08-18 20:48

    Multiple ambassadors submit credentials to Rouhani

    TEHRAN – In separate meetings on Sunday, President Hassan Rouhani received the credentials of the new ambassadors of Afghanistan, Italy, Bangladesh and Bolivia to Iran.

  • Zarif 2019-08-05 17:42

    Australia, Bangladesh, UNICEF envoys meet with Zarif

    TEHRAN – Australia’s ambassador to Iran, new ambassador of Bangladesh and new representative of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in Iran met separately with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday.

  • اولین تمرین تیم ملی فوتبال ایران با سرمربی گری مارک ویلموتس 2019-07-29 15:00

    Iran, Bangladesh friendly called off

    TEHRAN – The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has changed its mind to play a FIFA friendly against Iran.

  • تیم ملی فوتبال ایران و کره جنوبی - امید ابراهیمی 2019-07-23 18:46

    Iran plan to play Bangladesh in friendly

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team are going to arrange a friendly match with Bangladesh in Doha, Qatar.

  • Mohammad Fili (L) and Amir-Hossein Seddiq act in a scene from “Nirvana”. 2019-07-20 18:10

    Iran, Bangladesh team up for thriller “Nirvana” 

    TEHRAN – Iran and Bangladesh are co-producing a thriller named “Nirvana” set in Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey, a public relations team announced on Saturday.

  • Bangladeshi education minister Dipu Moni (L) and vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari 2019-05-03 15:26

    Bangladesh seeks to boost sci-tech cooperation with Iran

    TEHRAN -- Iran has a great capacity in the field of knowledge-based economy and Dhaka is ready to boost scientific and technological cooperation with Iran, the Bangladeshi education minister Dipu Moni said, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Rohingya oppose relocation to an island 2019-03-17 10:07

    Rohingya oppose relocation to an island

    TEHRAN - The issue over the repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh has become more complicated with Rohingya protesting the Bangladeshi government’s move to relocate them to a remote island.

  • ICC team in Bangladesh to meet Rohingyas 2019-03-06 22:07

    ICC team in Bangladesh to meet Rohingyas

    TEHRAN - A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is expected to arrive in Bangladesh on Wednesday to gather information on atrocities committed against Rohingya refugees by the Myanmar military.

  • Bangladesh 2019-02-07 01:32

    Bangladesh seeks India’s help to resolve Rohingya crisis

    TEHRAN _ Bangladesh will seek more Indian support to resolve the Rohingya crisis as foreign minister AK Abdul Momen visits New Delhi on Wednesday in his maiden overseas tour since his party retained power in the controversial elections late last year.

  • Pinaki Bhattacharya 2019-01-12 22:09

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Level of mass-rigging in Bangladesh polls unprecedented in history of the country’

    TEHRAN - Last week, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina retained power with a landslide victory in general elections that were marred by incidents of violence and allegations of rigging.

  • Myanmar 2019-01-07 23:22

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    After incarceration, Saudi deports ‘handcuffed’ Rohingya to Bangladesh

    TEHRAN - Driven from their homeland in Rakhine state of Myanmar by the ultranationalist Buddhist monks actively backed by the country’s military forces, Rohingya Muslims have been rendered homeless.

  • Bangladesh 2019-01-06 11:50

    UN calls for probe into Bangladesh poll violence

    TEHRAN - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladesh authorities “to carry out prompt, independent, impartial and effective investigations” into alleged acts of violence and human rights violations related to last week’s general elections.

  • South Asia 2018-12-31 21:46

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi


    TEHRAN - The year gone by was shaped by many significant events in South Asia. There was drama, there was intrigue, there was betrayal, there was brutality, and there was a healing touch too.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 2018-12-31 21:45

    Hasina retains power in Bangladesh

    TEHRAN - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has retained power with a landslide victory in general elections that were marred by incidents of violence and allegations of rigging.

  • Bangladesh 2018-12-27 09:54

    Opposition activists arrested in Bangladesh

    TEHRAN - Ahead of the bitterly contested general elections in Bangladesh, the Sheikh Hasina government has reportedly arrested more than 10,500 opposition activists.

  • Bangladesh 2018-12-19 19:57

    Security beefed up for Bangladesh polls

    TEHRAN - Ahead of general election in Bangladesh, more than 20,000 paramilitary forces have been deployed across the country to prevent incidents of violence.

  • Prof. Nasir uddin 2018-12-18 09:33

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Rohingya refugees want to go back home but with safety and dignity’

    TEHRAN - Prof. Nasir uddin is a cultural anthropologist based in Bangladesh, and professor of anthropology at Chittagong University. He has been working with Rohingya people in the borderland of Bangladesh and Myanmar for more than two decades and has written on the Rohingya refugee situation extensively in the form of both academic and popular pieces. His forthcoming ethnography is named The Rohingyas: A Case of Subhuman (Oxford University Press, 2019).

  • Nay San Lwin 2018/12/16

    By: Nay San Lwin

    Forcible repatriation of Rohingya dangerous

    TEHRAN - Just a little more than a year ago, at least ten thousand Rohingya were killed in northern Rakhine state, at least 350 villages were burnt to the ground. As a result, about 750,000 had to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.

  • bangladesh 2018-12-13 11:31

    Violence mars Bangladesh poll campaign

    TEHRAN - The campaigning for elections in Bangladesh has kicked off on a sad note with scores injured in political rallies across the country.

  • Shafiur Rehman 2018-12-10 21:22

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Genocide is slow strangulation of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine’

    The heart-rending stories of Rohingya refugees continue to pour out from the refugee camps of Bangladesh, where they live in impoverished condition, and from Rakhine state, where they face incarceration. The repatriation plan has been shelved following calls by the international aid organizations that the timing was not feasible for their return.

  • Rohingya 2018-12-06 01:30

    Fleeing Rohingya detained in Malaysia

    TEHRAN - With Rohingya Muslims attempting to flee Myanmar to escape persecution, a boat carrying 20 men believed to be Rohingyas landed on Indonesia's Sumatra Island on Tuesday, according to reports.

  • Bangladesh 2018-11-22 08:08

    Bangladeshi activist released from jail

    TEHRAN _ Shahidul Alam, an award-winning photographer and activist in Bangladesh, has been released on bail after spending more than 100 days in jail. The 63-year old's arrest had drawn widespread condemnation from rights bodies and activists across the world.