• Edward C. Corrigan 2020-12-02 11:33

    By Mohammad Ali Saki

    G20 interests override Saudi rights violations: Canadian lawyer

    TEHRAN - Edward C. Corrigan, a Canadian analyst, and the lawyer believes that Baroness Kennedy’s report about the condition of women's rights activists is a critical step in revealing “human rights violations and suppression of dissent” in Saudi Arabia. 

  • stephen Lendman 2020/11/30

    By Stephen Lendman

    Saudi Arabia’s abominable human rights record

    Like the U.S., Israel, and other rogue states, the Saudis operate by their own rules in flagrant violation of international laws, norms, and standards. It’s the world’s head-chopping/public whippings capital. Anyone can be targeted for exercising free expression, human rights activism, or other forms of dissent against despotic rule.

  • A traditional rustic cottage in Gilan province, northern Iran. 2020-10-02 19:15

    By Afshin Majlesi

    What are the opportunities for rural tourism in Iran?

    Dotted with tens of thousands of ancient villages, rural tourism perfectly suits the trend of many inbound and even domestic vacationers who are seeking unique natural experiences, unspoiled landscapes, stay in authentic accommodation, and feel local lifestyles.

  • A poster for the conference “Women’s Place in Iranian-Islamic Civilization” 2019-12-02 19:02

    Tehran conference to explore women’s role in Iranian-Islamic civilization

    TEHRAN – A conference titled “Women’s Place in Iranian-Islamic Civilization” will be held in Tehran on February 24 and 25, 2020, aiming to discuss women’s duties throughout the Iranian history. 

  • Cancer 2019-10-11 11:15

    ‘Every 40 minutes a woman develops breast cancer in Iran’

    TEHRAN – Every 40 minutes, a woman in Iran is diagnosed with breast cancer, indicating a sharp rise in prevalence of the disease, founder of a national campaign for fighting breast cancer has said.

  • WWSF awards Iran’s Azizi for women's creativity in rural life 2018-11-13 10:57

    WWSF awards Iran’s Azizi for women's creativity in rural life

    TEHRAN – Women's World Summit Foundation (WWSF) granted the 2018 international prize for women's creativity in rural life to Iran’s Ziba Azizi for her tireless leadership for the education of students in rural areas, especially girls, WWSF website reported.

  • Cultural heritage body seeks to support craftswomen 2018-09-02 18:56

    Cultural heritage body seeks to support craftswomen

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has provided low-interest loans in a bid to support craftswomen who dominate the occupation.

  • A view of the historical Arg-e Rayen in Kerman province 2018-07-26 09:50

    Arg-e Rayen to host gastronomy, handicrafts festival

    TEHRAN – A festival on traditional dishes and handicrafts opens today at Arg-e Rayen, a historical adobe citadel in the southeastern province of Kerman.