Tehran

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  • Tehran conference exploring “Iran in Transition” 2018-12-17 21:14

    Tehran conference exploring “Iran in Transition”

    TEHRAN – Political and social developments of Iran in the early 19th-century is being addressed in a two-day conference, which on Monday opened at the University of Tehran.

  • Tehran festival to mark Yalda, Christmas bonds 2018-12-17 21:01

    Tehran festival to mark Yalda, Christmas bonds

    TEHRAN – Yalda - the longest night of the year - and Christmas, as deeply-rooted-in-time celebrations, share common, cultural or historical links, which are set to be highlighted during a festival on December 20. 

  • Documentarian Hossein Torabi (2nd L) accepts his lifetime achievement award during the 12th Cinéma Vérité festival at Tehran’s Andisheh Hall on December 16, 2018. Festival organizers are also seen in 2018-12-17 18:43

    “Exodus” on return of Afghan migrants from Iran named best doc at Cinéma Vérité

    TEHRAN – “Exodus”, Bahman Kiarostami’s latest documentary that studies the return of undocumented Afghan migrants from Iran following the deep recession facing the country, was selected as best feature-length documentary in the international competition of the 12th Cinéma Vérité festival, the organizers announced on Sunday.

  • Earthquake risk high in 78% of cities in Iran, says IRCS   2018-12-16 21:08

    Earthquake risk high in 78% of cities in Iran, says IRCS  

    TEHRAN — There are 120 active faults in Iran and about 78 percent of cities nationwide are located in earthquake prone regions, director of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Rescue and Relief Organization, Morteza Salimi, said on Saturday. 

  • Renowned Pakistani singer Fareed Ayaz Abu Muhammad and sons performs a qawwali at Tehran’s Andisheh Hall on December 15, 2018. 2018-12-16 19:08

    Pakistani qawwali group performs in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – Renowned Pakistani singer Fareed Ayaz Abu Muhammad and sons performed a qawwali, a form of Muslim Sufi musical performance, at Tehran’s Andisheh Hall on Saturday.

  • Exhibit displaying Tehran archaeological discoveries 2018-12-15 21:42

    Exhibit displaying Tehran archaeological discoveries

    TEHRAN – An exhibition, featuring archaeological discoveries of ancient relics in Tehran, has opened its doors to the public at the National Museum of Iran.

  • This combination photo shows storyteller Ehteram Borumand (L) and children’s book writer Mostafa Rahmandust. 2018-12-15 18:26

    Tehran Intl. Storytelling Festival to honor Mostafa Rahmandust, Ehteram Borumand

    TEHRAN – Children’s book writer Mostafa Rahmandust and veteran storyteller Ehteram Borumand will be honored with lifetime achievement awards at the 21st International Storytelling Festival in Tehran. 

  • 25th international exhibition of printing, packing and related machinery 2018-12-14 22:22

    Tehran hosting intl. printing, packing expo

    TEHRAN – The 25th international exhibition of printing, packing and related machinery kicked off on Thursday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground.

  • Tehran museum to exhibit rare Quran manuscript 2018-12-13 07:17

    Tehran museum to exhibit rare Quran manuscript

    TEHRAN – A rare manuscript of the Holy Quran will be put on show for the public at the Reza Abbasi Museum in Tehran.

  • azari jahromi 2018-12-11 21:44

    Taking smart decisions important for having smart cities: minister

    TEHRAN – Taking smart decisions is as important as collecting and processing smart data for having smart cities, the information and communication technology minister said, IRNA reported.

  • Caspian Sea littoral states 2018-12-10 20:56

    Tehran hosting Caspian states’ meeting on maritime safety, security

    TEHRAN- The fourth meeting of Collaboration on Maritime Safety and Security in Caspian Sea kicked off in Tehran on Monday participated by the representatives from five littoral states, IRNA reported.

  • qassemi 2018-12-10 20:28

    Tehran says Saudi Arabia, UAE have monopolized PGCC

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday indirectly slammed Saudi Arabia and the UAE for turning the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council into a body to express their own views.

  • Spanish storyteller Flor Carnales Bastidas performs for schoolchildren in Montevideo, Uruguay in an undated photo. She is scheduled to give a performance during the 21st International Storytelling Fes 2018-12-10 18:33

    15 narrators to compete in Tehran Intl. Storytelling Festival

    TEHRAN – Fifteen storytellers from Iran and other countries will be performing in the international competition of the 21st International Storytelling Festival in Tehran, the organizers announced on Monday.

  • A poster for the “Reprise” exhibition at Kolahduzan Gallery.  2018-12-04 18:37

    Tehran gallery to open with “Reprise”

    TEHRAN – A gallery will be inaugurated in Tehran on Friday with an exhibit titled “Reprise”, which will showcase a collection of calligraphy works and paintings.

  • Pomegranate festival kicks off in Tehran 2018-12-03 22:47

    Pomegranate festival kicks off in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Yesterday, a major pomegranate festival, featuring various traditions from across the country, opened to the public at the Eshraq Cultural Center, northeast Tehran.

  • گفتگوی تلویزیونی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی 2018-12-02 20:50

    Tehran set to host anti-terror conference 

    TEHRAN – Tehran is set to host a conference of six regional countries on ways to combat the threat of terrorism and coordinate counterterrorism efforts.

  • Some 1m Azeris visit Iranian province in 8 months 2018-12-01 22:42

    Some 1m Azeris visit Iranian province in 8 months

    TEHRAN – Around 950,000 Azerbaijani nationals arrived in Iran’s northwestern Ardebil province during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21.

  • Yu Jang Hian 2018-12-01 19:59

    Ambassador says Tehran, Seoul to expand ties

    TEHRAN - In an interview with IRNA published on Saturday, South Korea’s ambassador to Iran Ryu Jeong-Hyun said that South Korean companies will continue their partnership with Iranian sides, and that economic and commercial cooperation between the two countries will expand.

  • A rainy day in Tehran 2018-12-01 00:16

    Scrapping clunker cars, heavy-duty vehicles key measure to ease air pollution

    TEHRAN — In combatting air pollution, the key measure is to scrap clunker cars and heavy-duty vehicles, Masoud Zandi, head of the national center for air quality and climate change affiliated with the Department of Environment, has said. 

  • This combination photo shows filmmakers Ebrahim Hatamikia (L), Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian (C) and Narges Abyar 2018-11-27 18:39

    Iran’s Sacred Defense cinema celebrated at Resistance festival 

    TEHRAN – Films on the Iran-Iraq 1980-1988 war, which is called “Sacred Defense” in Iran, and those filmmakers active in this field were honored during the opening ceremony of the 15th International Resistance Film Festival (IRFF) at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Monday evening.

  • Islamic unity conference 2018-11-27 10:18

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    From Palestine to Rohingya – talking points at Islamic unity conference

    TEHRAN _ During the three-day International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran this week, many brainstorming discussions were held as part of various commissions on some of the most pressing and significant issues facing the Muslim world today.

  • 14 days of clean air quality for Tehran  2018-11-26 12:24

    14 days of clean air quality for Tehran 

    TEHRAN — Tehraners have breathed clean air for 14 days over the current year (Starting on March 21), Fars news agency reported on Sunday.

  • روحانی وحدت اسلامی 2018-11-25 19:31

    Rouhani calls on Muslim nations to join hands against U.S. bullying 

    TEHRAN - On Saturday, in his address to the 32nd edition of the International Islamic Unity Conference opening in Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani decried the U.S. for its bullying policy and for treating the countries in the Middle East like slaves.  

  • Golestan Palace to exhibit historical documents and rugs 2018-11-22 08:49

    Golestan Palace to exhibit historical documents and rugs

    TEHRAN – A select of historical documents, photographs and handwoven rugs will go on display today at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran.

  • Travelers visit the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran 2018-11-22 08:10

    Tehran ranks 2nd tourism market place in Mideast, Africa: WTTC

    TEHRAN – Tehran is ranked second after Dubai in terms of tourism market size and share of the country’s GDP from the span of 2007-2017, according to the latest World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) report published in October.

  • Italian composer Federico Albanese. 2018-11-20 19:02

    Italian musician Federico Albanese to gig in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Italian composer Federico Albanese who is famous for minimalistic piano melodies, string arrangements and electronica is scheduled to give a performance in Tehran on December 7.

  • Farrukh K Pitafi 2018-11-19 22:22

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'Popular sentiment in Pakistan remains sympathetic to Tehran'

    TEHRAN - Imran Khan led government in Pakistan has been in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to tide over an economic crisis. It has also approached its allies China and Saudi Arabia for funds, which has however raised a few eyebrows at home. It remains to be seen whether Khan will be able to resuscitate the flailing economy without compromising on country’s independent foreign policy and whether he will be able to strike a delicate balance in relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran.

  • hunt - shamkhani 2018-11-19 21:15

    Iran has made due decisions to return to pre-JCPOA status: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, announced on Monday Iran has made due decisions to return to the pre-JCPOA status.

  • Saudi Arabia 2018/11/17

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Pakistan PM’s Saudi affair likely to backfire

    TEHRAN - Pakistan’s relations with Saudi Arabia flourished during the previous government headed by Nawaz Sharif, primarily due to his personal business interests in the Kingdom and friendly association with members of the Saudi royal family. Despite the criticism at home, Sharif never missed an opportunity to eulogize the Saudi rulers and support their wrongs.

  • Basement of a shop in Tehran grand bazaar where pieces of prehistorical pottery were unearthed in 2014. 2018-11-17 20:29

    Evidence may push back history of Tehran by 6,600 years

    TEHRAN – Recent archeological studies has shed new light on the history of Tehran that may go down in time some 6,600 years more than previously thought, ISNA reported on Saturday.