• Tolerance historically practiced in Iran: Jewish lawmaker 

    Ali Kushki

    Tolerance historically practiced in Iran: Jewish lawmaker 

    Anti-Semitism, Zionism ‘identical twins’

    Exclusive – Not like in the Western world where it was belatedly introduced, tolerance has been practiced in the historically multicultural context of Iran, where the Jewish community have been living in peaceful coexistence with other populations for centuries, the Jewish community representative in Majlis (Parliament) says. 

  • Iran, Kyrgyzstan discuss development of railway ties

    Iran, Kyrgyzstan discuss development of railway ties

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi conferred on expansion of Iran-Kyrgyzstan railway ties in a meeting with the parliamentary delegation of Kyrgyzstan, led by Speaker Chynybai Tursunbekov, Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Gilles Jacob pays tribute to Abbas Kiarostami at Fajr festival 

    Gilles Jacob pays tribute to Abbas Kiarostami at Fajr festival 

    TEHRAN – Former president of the Cannes Film Festival Gilles Jacob has sent a message to a commemoration held for the legendary Iranian filmmaker to Abbas Kiarostami at the 35th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran.

  • Trump injected tougher anti-Iran words into nuclear deal letter

    Trump injected tougher anti-Iran words into nuclear deal letter

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump personally intervened to inject tougher anti-Iran language into a recent State Department letter to Congress that confirmed Iran has been honoring its commitments under the nuclear deal, an American official familiar with the matter has said.

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  • Annual minerals, mining exports exceed $7b

    TEHRAN- Iran’s minerals and mining industries exports exceeded $7 billion in the previous Iranian calendar year 1395 (March 2016-March 2017), according to the latest data released by the Customs Administration.

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