• U.S. oil 2020-04-21 21:50

    By Salman Parviz

    Historic fall in U.S. oil prices amid virus outbreak

    TEHRAN – When the capital city of Tehran partially emerged out of the shutdown on Saturday, we witnessed some traffic on the roads for the first time after almost a month, since the beginning of Nowruz holidays. President Hassan Rouhani has refused to implement 24-hour lockdowns seen in other Middle Eastern countries.

  • Italy extends visa for Iranians up to 60 days 2020-03-13 18:44

    Italy extends visa for Iranians up to 60 days

    TEHRAN – The Italian government has agreed to significantly extend short-term visas for visiting Iranians, saying they will have “no problem” to stay up to 60 days more after their visa expiration dates, Tehran’s embassy in Rome has said, IRNA reported.

  • People visit a majestic capital of a column from Persepolis, the ceremonial capital city of the Persian Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550-330 BC), at the National Museum of Iran. 2020-03-10 19:47

    Tehran’s major museums open during Noruz despite corona fear

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s major museums and historical places will be open during Noruz (Iranian new year holidays, starting March 21) despite the outbreak of coronavirus.

  • An undated photo depicts Iran’s pavilion at the International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin, Germany. 2020-02-28 18:03

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Virus worries forces cancelation of travel fairs

    TEHRAN – Dozens of travel fairs and conferences have so far been postponed worldwide due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, disrupting deals worth billions of dollars.

  • Iran museums, historical sites shut down amid fears of virus outbreak 2020-02-23 20:57

    Iran museums, historical sites shut down amid fears of virus outbreak

    TEHRAN – Iran has temporarily closed cultural heritage museums and historical sites in 15 provinces in a preventive measure amid fears of coronavirus outbreak.

  • Shaykh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan 2019-12-11 10:15

    * By Mohammad Ghaderi

    UAE, a virus threatening Iraq

    The United Arab Emirates is the name of a country that did not exist until 1971 and its geographical area was known as “the Trucial States”.

  • HIV 2018-12-04 09:52

    20,000 new HIV cases in Pakistan annually

    TEHRAN _ In an alarming development, Pakistan is registering approximately 20,000 new HIV cases annually, the highest rate among all countries in the region, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Crimean-Congo fever death toll increases to 10 2018-05-30 20:21

    Crimean-Congo fever death toll increases to 10

    TEHRAN – The Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) has put 10 individuals to death in Iran since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), Fars reported on Wednesday.

  • Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever 2017-06-11 10:00

    Iran to impose stronger measures against Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

    TEHRAN — The Veterinary Organization is adopting stronger measures against Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCFH) in five provinces of Sistan-Baluchestan, Hormozgan, Kermanshah, Isfahan and Mazandaran.

  • HIV bus 2016-11-05 09:22

    Buses in Tehran to offer free of charge HIV counselling, testing

    TEHRAN — Buses which provide the citizens with free of charge HIV counselling and testing services will be stationed in eastern, western, and central Tehran as of November 21, ISNA news agency reported.