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  • New evidence puts man in southern Iran 35,000 years ago Today 07:30

    New evidence puts man in southern Iran 35,000 years ago

    TEHRAN - Radiocarbon tests and archaeological findings of unearthed objects in Rostaq, a rural district in the southern province of Fars, indicate humans inhabited the region at least 35,000 years ago, Tasnim reported on Tuesday.

  • نشست خبری مهندس باهنر در خبرگزاری مهر Today 06:26

    Criticizing Rouhani will backfire: principlist politician

    TEHRAN – The secretary general of the Front of Followers of the Line of Imam and Leadership believes electoral rivals should not unfairly criticize Hassan Rouhani because it will “backfire”.

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  • سعید منتظرالمهدی Yesterday 22:52

    Iran confirms terrorists killed its border guards

    TEHRAN – Iran has lost ten border guards in a terrorist attack which it said had been launched from inside the Pakistani territory.

  • Tourists from Hong Kong visit the Gate of All Nations at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis in southern Iran, February 11, 2016. (AFP Photo/Behrouz Mehri) Yesterday 20:52

    Foreign tourist arrivals fetch Iran $32b in four years

    TEHRAN – Foreign tourists have spent some $32 billion in Iran over the past four years, said an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization.

  • Mineral-exports Yesterday 20:51

    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.

  • Akhundi Yesterday 20:51

    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.

  • JCPOA Joint Commission insists on full implementation of nuclear deal Yesterday 20:50

    JCPOA Joint Commission insists on full implementation of nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – All participants at a meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in Vienna on Tuesday promised continued adherence to the nuclear deal and stressed the need to ensure its full and effective implementation, European External Action Service said in a statement on Tuesday.

  •  Iran denounces Turkish air raid on Iraq Yesterday 20:49

    Iran denounces Turkish air raid on Iraq

    TEHRAN – Iran has denounced a series of attacks carried out by Turkish warplanes in northwestern Iraq as a violation of the Arab country’s sovereignty.

  • Trump injected tougher anti-Iran words into nuclear deal letter Yesterday 20:49

    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.

  • javad Torkabadi Yesterday 20:46

    Iran appoints new Syrian ambassador after hiatus  

    TEHRAN – Iran has appointed a new ambassador to Syria after a seven-month hiatus, ending speculation over the sensitive post. 

  • dehghan Yesterday 20:44

    Ali Kushki

    U.S. reviving global fascism through commercialized security 

    TEHRAN – Addressing the Moscow security conference on Wednesday, Iran’s Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said Washington is pursuing a new version of “global fascism” in the post-Cold War era to hold its grip on the international order through “commercialization of security.” 

  • Siamak Moreh Sedgh Yesterday 19:50

    Iranian Jews not attracted by Zionist propaganda: Jewish lawmaker

    Exclusive – After every revolution, immigration rate is high. Of course, part of Iranian Jews immigrated. But two points are important here. First, most of them went to the U.S. and UK. It shows that the Zionism propaganda cannot attract Iranian Jews, the Jewish community representative in Majlis (Parliament) Siamak Moreh Sedgh says.

  • فوتبال ساحلی Yesterday 18:29

    Iran’s group in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup is not easy

    Iran’s group in 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Nassau, Bahamas is manageable, but by no means easy.

  • قایقرانی روئینگ Yesterday 18:25

    Nicolae Gioga starts his work as Iran rowing head coach

    Nicolae Gioga from Romania has started his work as head coach of Iranian rowing teams, Gholamreza Amini, president of Iran Canoeing, Rowing and Sailing Federation, said.

  • CCTV Yesterday 18:18

    CCTV officials visit IRIB 

    TEHRAN – A delegation of the China Central Television (CCTV) headed by Deputy Director of the China CCTV News Center Yang Hua, has visited the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).

  • Fajr International Film Festival Yesterday 18:17

    Four students shortlisted for Fajr’s Talent Campus

    TEHRAN – Four students have been selected to compete in the final stage of the screenwriting workshops held at the Talent Campus during the 35th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran.

  • Sadi Foundation, University of Belgrade sign MOU Yesterday 18:17

    Sadi Foundation, University of Belgrade sign MOU

    TEHRAN – The Sadi Foundation, a Tehran-based organization that promotes the Persian language abroad, and the University of Belgrade have inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Tehran.

  • Tehran Contemporary Music Festival Yesterday 18:15

    Tehran Intl. Contemporary Music Festival kicks off 

    TEHRAN -- The 2nd Tehran International Contemporary Music Festival opened on Wednesday.

  • Valladolid International Film Festival director Javier Angulo Yesterday 18:13

    Fajr offers chance to see latest films from Asian cinema: Javier Angulo

    TEHRAN – Valladolid International Film Festival director Javier Angulo has said that the Fajr International Film Festival provides a good opportunity for everybody to see a miscellany of latest films from Iran and other Asian nations.

  • Gilles Jacob Yesterday 18:10

    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.

  • Swedish film expert Astrid Hallenstvedt Yesterday 18:08

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    Swedish film expert lauds organization of Fajr festival

    TEHRAN – Swedish film expert Astrid Hallenstvedt has praised the organization of the 35th Fajr International Film Festival.

  • dust storm Yesterday 17:32

    Tehran to host UN summit on dust storms

    TEHRAN — The United Nation will hold a summit on sand and dust storms in the fourth Iranian calendar month of Tir (June 22-July 22), environment chief Masoumeh Ebtekar said.

  •  سفر سید ابراهیم رئیسی به بیرجند Yesterday 14:49

    Raisi visits South Khorasan, to head to Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN -- Ebrahim Raisi, one of the six presidential candidates of Iran, on Tuesday morning took a trip to South Khorasan Province, Fars reported.

  • رای گیری جوانان و دانشجویان جبهه مردمی انقلاب اسلامی Yesterday 14:49

    Registering for presidency sign of freedom: ex-minister

    TEHRAN -- Former health minister Kamran Baqeri Lankarani has said the chance to sign up for presidential candidacy is a sign of freedom in Iran.

  • صندوق رای Yesterday 14:48

    Iranians to cast vote in 101 countries 

    TEHRAN – Preparations have been made for Iranian nationals in 101 countries to cast their vote in the May presidential elections, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • سفر حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور به استان قزوین Yesterday 14:48

    Rouhani appoints campaign director, protests debate timing

    TEHRAN -- President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday appointed Morteza Haji, a member of the reformists policy-making council, as director of his presidential campaign, Mehr reported.

  • Sadeq Amoli Larijani Yesterday 14:48

    Judiciary chief: Candidates should avoid false promises

    TEHRAN -- Iran’s judiciary chief has said that the presidential election candidates should avoid making false promises to people.

  • Mashhad Yesterday 11:45

    Prophet’s first revelation celebrated

    Thousands of Iranians gathered in the religious city of Mashhad in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) on Monday to celebrate Eid al-Mab’ath, the anniversary of the day Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) received his first revelation and was chosen as Allah’s final messenger. The revered occasion, which falls on the 27th of the month of Rajab on the Islamic lunar calendar, is a public holiday in Iran. Many head to holy cities and sites, including Mashhad and Qom, to participate in religious festivities.

  • Siamak Moreh Sedgh Yesterday 09:59

    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.