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  • ایگور کولاکوویچ 2017-04-17 17:47

    Kolakovic invites 20 players to Iran volleyball training camp

    Igor Kolakovic, head coach of the Iran men’s national volleyball team, has initially called 20 players to the camp in preparation for four major competitions including the World League, the Grand Champions Cup and the Asian Championship.

  • جودو- سعید ملایی 2017-04-17 17:25

    Iran judo federation set to hire Karen Balayan

    Iran Judo federation has reached an agreement with Armenian-Ukrainian judo coach Karen Balayan.

  • Shahdaie 2017-04-17 16:47

    Iran among few countries with all petchem feedstock types: NPC head

    ASSALUYEH- Iran is among the few countries which have all kinds of petrochemical feedstock, National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Managing Director Marziyeh Shahdaie stated on Sunday.

  • Christians mark Easter in Tehran  2017-04-17 14:51

    Christians mark Easter in Tehran 

    TEHRAN- Christians marked Easter in Saint Sarkis Cathedral in Tehran on Sunday.  Easter, or Resurrection Sunday is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans. Easter is a moveable feasts which do not fall on a fixed date. It has come to be the first Sunday after the ecclesiastical full moon that occurs on or soonest after March 21.Tehran Times / Mohammadreza Abbasi

  • ریچارد مورفی 2017-04-17 10:20

    By Hossein Amiri

    Murphy refutes idea Trump acted recklessly to alleged gas attack in Syria

    TEHRAN - Richard Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Damascus, rejects the view that Donald Trump reacted hastily and impulsively to alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib province on April 4.

  • kadkhodaei kadkhodaee 2017-04-17 09:22

    List of qualified presidential candidates to be announced in days

    TEHRAN – “List of presidential candidates will be announced in five days,” the Guardian Council spokesman said on Sunday, ISNA news agency reported.

  • وحیددستجردی 2017-04-17 09:21

    ‘Popular Front should agree on final candidate by May 10’

    TEHRAN – The Popular Front of Revolution Forces should agree on their final candidate by May 10, the group’s spokeswoman said in a press conference on Sunday where she explained their agenda during the election days.

  • 02br1 jannati.jpg 2017-04-17 09:21

    Jannati calls for electing the right candidate

    TEHRAN – The secretary of the Guardian Council said on Sunday that Iranians should take care to vote for the right candidate.

  • shamkhani 2017-04-17 08:48

    Bombardments won’t boost U.S. security, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani told the visiting Azeri Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov on Sunday that the U.S. can never boost its national security by bombarding other countries.

  • Persian squirrel 2017-04-17 08:45

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Why some species are kept in zoos?

    Many questions arise concerning keeping animals in the zoos around the world. Richard Primack B. Primack in the book of “A primer of conservation biology” page 200 of chapter 6 wrote: “Zoos, along with affiliated universities, government wildlife departments, and conservation organizations, presently maintain 500,000 terrestrial vertebrate individuals, representing almost 8000 species and subspecies of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians." But there are some protests here in Iran against the presence of species such as Persian squirrel, brown bear and also birds such as flamingos in the zoos. What is the reason for this?

  • Bannon 2017-04-17 05:37

    By Frank Bruni

    Steve Bannon was doomed

    If you’re any student of politics, you saw Steve Bannon on the cover of Time magazine in early February — “The Great Manipulator,” it called him — and knew to start the countdown then.

  • Philippine 2017-04-17 03:21

    By Richard Javad Heydarian

    Duterte is under pressure to end the Philippines-China honeymoon

    Since his ascent to presidency, Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly threatened to upend Philippine foreign policy. In stark contrast to his predecessor, Benigno Aquino III, he has as frequently lavished China with praise as he has lambasted America with verve and venom.

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  • rouhani 2017-04-16 21:39

    Rouhani says Iran seeking to achieve more progress

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the Iranians are seeking more “peace”, “progress”, “security” and “dignity”.

  • Visitors admire beauty of the vibrant, multi-colored flowers during a tulips festival at Chamran Park in Karaj on April 15, 2017. 2017-04-16 21:13

    Karaj festival boasts vibrant tapestry of tulips

    Visitors admire the beauty of vibrant, multi-colored flowers during a tulips festival at Chamran Park in Karaj on April 15, 2017.

  • Top U.S. senator hails anti-Iran terrorist group 2017-04-16 21:12

    Top U.S. senator hails anti-Iran terrorist group

    TEHRAN – U.S. Senator John McCain has lauded the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO or MEK), describing it as “an example to everyone in the world that is struggling for freedom.”

  • Arak reactor 2017-04-16 19:50

    By Ali Kushki

    Iran forges deal with China to redesign Arak reactor  

    TEHRAN – Iran has hashed out price differences with China to receive counselling on redesigning its only heavy water nuclear reactor, signing a deal on the project with the Chinese side, Iranian Foreign Ministry has said in a written briefing to parliament. 

  • Rouhani 2017-04-16 19:44

    Iran inaugurates mega energy projects worth $20b

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani officially inaugurated 10 major oil, gas, and petrochemical projects worth $20 billion in the southern energy-rich Assalouyeh region on Sunday.

  • اسحاق جهانگیری معاون اول رئیس جمهور 2017-04-16 19:34

    ‘Rafsanjani suggested Jahangiri presidential candidacy’ 

    TEHRAN – First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri registered for presidential candidacy upon a suggestion by the late Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a member of the board of directors of reformists’ supreme election council has said.

  • clean air 2017-04-16 19:12

    Clean air bill: Responsible bodies assigned to combat pollution

    TEHRAN — Following the approval of general outlines of the clean air bill on October 23, 2016, Majlis (the parliament) has tasked responsible organizations and executive bodies with combating and eliminating air pollution.

  • Voices from Chernobyl 2017-04-16 18:40

    Tehran meeting to review “Voices from Chernobyl”

    TEHRAN – A Persian translation of Belarusian Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich’s “Voices from Chernobyl” by Shahram Hemmatzadeh will be reviewed during a session at Tehran’s Shahid Beheshti University on Monday.

  • anti-war stories 2017-04-16 18:37

    “Ilya’s Pigeons” coos German anti-war stories for Persian readers 

    TEHRAN – A Persian translation of German writer Hans Bender’s “Ilya’s Pigeons”, a book containing 18 anti-war short stories, has recently been published in Iran.

  • Ascribed Achievements 2017-04-16 18:36

    Iranian animations to compete in Annecy festival

    TEHRAN – Two Iranian animated films will be competing in the 56th Annecy International Animation Film Festival, which will run in the French city from June 12 to 17.

  • Partyzant 2017-04-16 18:33

    Polish rock duo Partyzant to perform in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – Polish rock duo Partyzant is scheduled to perform concerts in Tehran on April 28 and 29.

  • Fajr film festival 2017-04-16 18:31

    Fajr festival to introduce book on foreign film screenings in Iran

    TEHRAN – A book discussing advantages and disadvantages of screening foreign films to Iran’s national cinema will be introduced during a ceremony at the 35th Fajr International Film Festival on April 23. 

  • International Quran Competition 2017-04-16 18:30

    Reciters from 83 countries to take part in Tehran Quran competition

    TEHRAN – Reciters and memorizers from 83 countries will be taking part in the 34th International Quran Competition, which will open at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla on April 19, State Endowment and Charity Affairs Organization director Hojjatoleslam Ali Mohammadi said during a press conference on Sunday.

  • تست دوپینگ 2017-04-16 18:30

    Three Iranians face four-year anti-doping violation ban

    Iran National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO) has confirmed that three sportsmen have been suspended from all sport for four years following the anti-doping rule violation.

  • Foua 2017-04-16 16:22

    Death Toll Reaches 118 in Terrorist Attack on Syria Evacuees

    DAMASCUS – The death toll in a terrorist attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two government-held towns in the country’s Idlib province has risen to at least 118.

  • سفر حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور به مازندران 2017-04-16 10:05

    Reformists meet with Rouhani over presidential campaign

    TEHRAN – A number of reformist figures met with President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday morning to know about his views about presidential race, Tasnim reported, without giving their names.

  • محمد هاشمی 2017-04-16 10:05

    Rafsanjani’s brother registers for candidacy

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Hashemi, brother to the late ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, on Saturday registered his name for candidacy in the May presidential election.