Tehran

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  • Tehran, Bishkek agree to ease visa rules, resume direct flights Today 18:52

    Tehran, Bishkek agree to ease visa rules, resume direct flights

    TEHRAN – Iran and Kyrgyzstan have agreed to facilitate visa issuance and resume direct flights by the end of the current Iranian month of Azar (Dec. 21), YJC quoted Iran’s deputy transport minister Shahram Adamnejad as saying on Wednesday.

  • آلودگی هوا 2019-12-04 21:12

    By M.A. Saki

    Air pollution and the war of wills 

    TEHRAN - With the arrival of cold season air pollution spreads its shadow over cities, especially big ones.

  • Tehran welcomes Showing results for Beijing's initiative to revive glory of ancient Silk Road 2019-12-01 18:39

    Tehran welcomes Beijing's initiative to revive glory of ancient Silk Road

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan has said Iran backs China’s initiative for reviving the glory of ancient Silk Road, which existed for thousands of years, passing through many different empires, kingdoms, reigns and societies throughout history.

  • Tehran, Beijing hold enormous potential for tourism co-op: minister 2019-11-30 19:22

    Tehran, Beijing hold enormous potential for tourism co-op: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan on Thursday called for tapping into Iran-China tourism capacity, which he referred to it as “enormous”, Fars reported on Friday. 

  • Art enthusiasts visit the 10 Days with Iranian Photographers’ exhibition at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran on November 29, 2019. (NIPS/Reza Zakeri)    2019-11-30 18:16

    New projects on display during 10 Days with Iranian Photographers

    TEHRAN – The eighth edition of the 10 Days with Iranian Photographers, an exhibition that presents some of the latest projects by young photographers from around the country, opened at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran on Friday.

  • “The Forbidden Strings” by Hassan Nuri. 2019-11-30 18:09

    Cinéma Vérité unveils national lineup

    TEHRAN – The 13th Cinéma Vérité, Iran’s major international documentary film festival, announced its lineup for the national competition on Saturday.

  • آلودگی هوا - سیدجلال حسینی و شجاع خلیل زاده 2019-11-29 17:37

    Tehran’s football matches postponed as air pollution soars

    TEHRAN - Two football matches in Iran Professional League were postponed after the Iranian capital was cloaked in dangerously high levels of air pollution.

  • Azari Jahromi 2019-11-26 18:50

    MPs urge ICT minister to fully restore Tehran’s internet access

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian lawmakers have called on Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi to restore Tehran’s access to the internet through mobile data networks.

  • More Russian travelers getting interested in Iran: ATOR 2019-11-25 19:16

    More Russian travelers getting interested in Iran: ATOR

    TEHRAN – Iran, as an open-air museum of cultural heritage, is steadily attracting the attention of more Russians, Maya Lomidze, president of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), has said.

  • File photo showing a Tehran-Istanbul train sign 2019-11-25 19:15

    Turkish arrivals in Iran rising

    TEHRAN - Iran’s deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri has said the number of Turkish arrivals in Iran has increased by 35 percent over the past year.

  • French choreographer Annette Leday in an undated photo. 2019-11-25 18:10

    Annette Leday to hold workshop on Kathakali in Tehran  

    TEHRAN – French choreographer Annette Leday is scheduled to hold an 11-day workshop on Kathakali dance-theater in Tehran during January 2020.

  • خروش انقلابی مردم پایتخت در حمایت از امنیت ، آرامش و اقتدار کشور 2019-11-25 15:44

    Tehraners rally against rioters and those who provoked unrest in Iran

    Large numbers of people took to the streets in Tehran to express their disgust to acts of violence that followed a rise in gasoline prices on November 15. In the midst of peaceful protests against hike in gasoline price, which is still heavily subsidized, rioters took the opportunity to commit acts of violence. Certain countries, including the United States which through its illegal sanctions against Iran has caused economic problems for the Iranians, provoked unrest and chaos in Iran. In addition, the MKO cult group and monarchists incited unrest in Iran.

  • People stage rally in Tehran to condemn violent acts 2019-11-25 15:07

    People stage rally in Tehran to condemn violent acts

    TEHRAN – People poured into Tehran’s main streets in very large numbers on Monday afternoon to show their allegiance to the Islamic Republic system and deplore rioters who misused the peaceful protests against an increase in gas price to commit acts of violence.

  • Israel - France 2019-11-25 13:38

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Paris seeking to hide support for terror in Syria through accusations

    The French government urged Iran on Wednesday to refrain from destabilizing actions in Syria.

  • Kazakh ambassador to Tehran Askhat Orazbay speaks in an undated photo. 2019-11-24 20:44

    Kazakhstan considering to ease visa rules for Iranians

    TEHRAN - Kazakhstan is considering to ease visa rules for Iranian traders and travelers as of the next spring, Kazakh ambassador to Tehran Askhat Orazbay has said.

  • fencing 2019-11-24 17:45

    FIE Junior World Cup held in Tehran

    TEHRAN - FIE Sabre Men's Junior World Cup was held in Tehran, capital of Iran.

  • People visit Stars Valley in Qeshm Island 2019-11-23 21:24

    Get the most out of a visit to Iran

    TEHRAN - It’s nice to visit must-see attractions, as much as you can, while traversing a country. When people start planning their travels to Iran, they mostly think of big cities such as Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, and Shiraz or ancient sights such as Persepolis or Jame Mosque of Isfahan.

  • Poet Fatemeh Nanizad (R) receives an award for “Hi Commander”, her joint collection with Saeid Haddadian, during the first edition of the Martyr Hossein Hamedani Awards at Sureh Hall in Tehran on Nove 2019-11-19 17:50

    Books on war against Daesh honored in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Books on the warriors who fought against the terrorist group Daesh were honored with the newly established Martyr Hossein Hamedani Awards at the Art Bureau in Tehran on Monday evening.

  • A sample of Italian cuisine 2019-11-18 21:29

    Explore tastes of Italy in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The Extraordinary Italian Taste Week opened during a special ceremony at the Ketab Elahieh (a cultural complex and bookstore) in northern Tehran on Sunday, opening an opportunity for enthusiasts and foodies to explore another tastes of Italy in the Iranian capital.

  • Tehran-Rome co-op gains momentum following Islamic Revolution, Italian envoy says 2019-11-17 19:47

    Tehran-Rome co-op gains momentum following Islamic Revolution, Italian envoy says

    TEHRAN – Decades of Tehran-Rome collaboration in the arenas of archaeology and cultural heritage has gained momentum following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Italian Ambassador to Iran Giuseppe Perrone said on Sunday.

  • Reading Promoters Award 2019-11-17 18:25

    Iranian reading promoters honored

    TEHRAN – Winners of the 6th edition of the Reading Promoters Awards were announced during a ceremony at the House of Humanities Thinkers in Tehran on Saturday. 

  • snow 2019-11-17 11:43

    Tehraners welcome first autumn snow

    The first snow of autumn blanketed the streets of Tehran on Saturday. People, surprised by the snowfall, went to parks and highlands to have some fun and play snow games. Snow began falling at the start of the morning rush hour and continued through the day. Some schools in northern part of the city were closed in the afternoon.

  • Tehran’s ambassador to Moscow, Mehdi Sanaei (4th R) and a number of Russian officials pose for a photo after they unveiled a bust of Ferdowsi, one of the most celebrated Persian poets, in Vladikavkaz, the capital of the Republic of North Ossetia–Alania, Russia, November 11, 2019. 2019-11-13 19:59

    Bust of Ferdowsi now graces university in Russia

    TEHRAN – A bust of Ferdowsi, one of the most celebrated Persian poets, has recently been installed at the North Ossetian State University, which is one of the largest public institutions in the south of Russia, IRNA reported.

  • Tens of Russian guests tour Qazvin historical sites 2019-11-13 11:36

    Tens of Russian guests tour Qazvin historical sites

    TEHRAN – Some 70 Russian artists, literati and diplomats on Monday toured historical sites in Qazvin as part of programs in line with holding Russia's cultural week in Iran.

  • Iranian deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri (sitting on the right side) and Federico Sommaruga, Switzerland Tourism’s director of emerging markets and special projects, sign copies of an MOU in the European country, November 9, 2019. 2019-11-11 20:44

    Tehran, Bern ink MOU on tourism co-op

    TEHRAN – Iran and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to expand cooperation in the tourism sector, CHTN reported.

  • Traditional Russian textiles on show at Tehran exhibit 2019-11-11 18:11

    Traditional Russian textiles on show at Tehran exhibit

    TEHRAN – On Monday, an exhibition of traditional Russian textiles, including handwoven needlework and embroideries, opened to the public at the Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex in northern Tehran.

  • IranAir to resume flights to Rome after ban on rival airline 2019-11-09 19:28

    IranAir to resume flights to Rome after ban on rival airline

    TEHRAN – Iran’s flag carrier Homa, known internationally as IranAir, is scheduled to resume flights to the Italian capital Rome after rival airline Mahan Air was banned from the European country’s airspace, Press TV reported.

  • St. Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square, Moscow, Russia. 2019-11-04 18:10

    Iran to host Russian Cultural Days

    TEHRAN – The Iranian cities of Tehran and Qazvin will be playing host to the Russian Cultural Days, which will open on November 9.

  • Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri (L) shakes hands with Kyrgyz Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev during his visit to Bishkek, November 1, 2019. 2019-11-03 18:42

    Tehran ready to relax visa policy for Kyrgyz tourists

    TEHRAN – Iran is ready to ease visa regulations for Kyrgyzstani nationals in a bid to boost tourism, First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri has said.

  • Korean artists Kwak Suk-son, surrounded by guests, does a painting at the opening ceremony of a joint exhibition by Korean and Iranian artists at the South Korean ambassador residence in Tehran on Nov 2019-11-03 18:42

    By Manijeh Rezapoor

    Korean, Iranian artists unite for Tehran exhibit

    TEHRAN – A joint exhibition of Korean and Iranian art highlighting beautiful Korean landscapes and the revered art of Persian calligraphy opened at the residence of the South Korean ambassador in Tehran on Saturday.