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  • Ten Iranian Women in Ten Frames 2017-05-15 19:07

    Paintings by Iranian artist on display at Moscow center

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of paintings by Iranian artist Mehdi Asadi is currently on display at the Gaidarovets Cultural Center in Moscow.

  • The Descendants 2017-05-15 19:05

    “The Descendants” honored at Longleaf Film Festival

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Yaser Talebi’s short film “The Descendants” has won the Yonder Award at the Longleaf Film Festival in Raleigh in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

  • هندبال ساحلی قهرمانی آسیا تایلند 2017-05-15 19:05

    Iran advance to World Beach Handball Championship

    Iran defeated Vietnam in the sixth edition of the Asian Beach Handball Championship third-place match on Monday.

  • O Iran 2017-05-15 19:03

    “O Iran” added to national heritage list

    TEHRAN – “O Iran”, a song that was the national anthem in the early years after the victory of the 1979 Islamic revolution, has been registered on the National Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

  • Iran’s Sadi Foundation 2017-05-15 19:00

    Iran unveils strategic plan for Persian learning  

    TEHRAN –Iran’s Sadi Foundation, a Tehran-based organization that promotes the Persian language abroad, unveiled a strategic plan for Persian learning during a ceremony on Monday.

  • Genti Tavanxhiu 2017-05-15 18:59

    Albanian artist Genti Tavanxhiu finishes first at Tehran sculpture symposium

    TEHRAN – Albanian artist Genti Tavanxhiu has won the first prize at the 8th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium for his 280cm-high limestone sculpture “Fragile”.

  • Sunny, a seven-story cruise ship, makes its maiden voyage from Kish to Qeshm, two resort islands in the Persian Gulf, May 14, 2017. 2017-05-15 18:18

    Southern coasts to tap Iran maritime tourism potential

    TEHRAN – Iran aims to take advantage of southern coasts to make the best use of its maritime tourism potential by means of developing hospitality infrastructures, diversifying sea routes, and drawing private sector investors.

  • ناصر گیوه چی 2017-05-15 17:37

    Iran’s Olympic silver medal winner Givehchi dies at 85

    Nasser Givehchi, who claimed a silver medal at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, died at the age of 86 at his home in Tehran, Iran on Monday.

  • Iran starts construction of National Ion Therapy Center 2017-05-15 16:12

    Iran starts construction of National Ion Therapy Center

    TEHRAN – Top Iranian officials, including nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, attended a ceremony in Alborz province to start construction of Iran National Ion Therapy Center on May 15, 2017. Tehran Times / Ali Kushki

  • Kermanshah, a cradle of civilization 2017-05-15 15:49

    Kermanshah, a cradle of civilization

    A photo collection depicts several natural landscapes, historical places, tourism attractions and museums that are scattered across Kermanshah and its surroundings in western Iran, May 12, 2017. The city is a cradle of civilization due to its antiquity, rich culture and Neolithic sites that yielded rich collections of stone tools and fossil bones. Proximity to the Achaemanid and Sassanid bas-relief carvings of Bisotun and Taq-e-Bustan is amongst other tourist drawcards for the city.Tehran Times/ Leila Qodrat-Elahifard

  • Raisi, Qalibaf 2017-05-15 15:24

    Tehran mayor Ghalibaf withdraws candidacy in Iran’s presidential race

    TEHRAN – On Monday, Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf withdrew his presidential candidacy in favor of Ebrahim Raisi.

  • Iran u23 volleyball team 2017-05-15 14:43

    Iran earn second win at Asian Women’s U23 Volleyball Championship

    Iran earned their second successive win at the Asian Women’s U23 Volleyball Championship on Monday.

  • سروش رفیعی - پرسپولیس و سپاهان 2017-05-15 10:50

    Persepolis midfielder Rafiei on Heidenheim’s radar: report

    Persepolis iconic midfielder Soroush Rafiei has been linked with a summer move to Heidenheim.

  • Paul-Pillar.jpg 2017-05-15 10:05

    There is high turnout in healthy democracy: ex-CIA analyst 

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, says generally people vote massively in a “healthy democracy”.  

  • Prosecutor: Election troublemakers would be ‘slapped’ 2017-05-15 09:39

    Prosecutor: Election troublemakers would be ‘slapped’

    TEHRAN – Iran's Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri has warned against possible troublemakers in the upcoming presidential election, saying anyone who tries to disrupt the country’s security will “definitely be slapped”.

  • No rally in favor of candidates allowed: Tehran governor 2017-05-15 09:39

    No rally in favor of candidates allowed: Tehran governor

    TEHRAN – Governor of Tehran Province Hossein Hashemi has said that holding rallies in favor of a presidential candidate is forbidden, Mehr news agency reported.

  • Raisi: Candidates should have plans to resolve problems 2017-05-15 09:37

    Raisi: Candidates should have plans to resolve problems

    TEHRAN – Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi has said all presidential candidates who wish to win the upcoming election should have plans for resolving the country’s problems, IRNA reported.

  • Saffron-exports 2017-05-15 09:28

    Iran’s annual saffron exports up 60% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iran’s weight of saffron exports during the last Iranian calendar year (March 2016-March 2017) rose 60 percent compared to that of the previous year, according to Gholamreza Miri, the vice chairman of National Iranian Saffron Council.

  • Rail-expo 2017-05-15 09:27

    Intl. railway expo to kick off in Tehran

    TEHRAN - The 5th International Exhibition of Rail Transportation, Related Industries and Equipment of Iran (RAILEXPO 2017) will open today at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

  • Behrouz Beik Alizadeh 2017-05-15 09:27

    Beik Alizadeh appointed Iran’s new OPEC envoy

    TEHRAN- Behrouz Beik Alizadeh was appointed as Iran’s new representative at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Shana reported on Sunday.

  • Car 2017-05-15 09:25

    Car production up 20% in a month

    TEHRAN- Iranian carmakers manufactured 68,074 vehicles in the first month of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-April 22) with 20 percent rise compared to the same month in the previous year, IRIB reported on Sunday.

  • Qalibaf adamant to stay in the race 2017-05-15 09:24

    Qalibaf adamant to stay in the race

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, a presidential candidate, has asserted that he will not be pressured into withdrawing his bid the presidential post.

  • Rouhani urges more freedom for political groups 2017-05-15 09:23

    Rouhani urges more freedom for political groups

    TEHRAN – Presidential hopeful and incumbent Hassan Rouhani has warned against alienation of any political faction by another, saying Iranians chose unity in the previous presidential election.

  • Iran inaugurates 46th nature school 2017-05-15 09:22

    Iran inaugurates 46th nature school

    TEHRAN — The 46th nature school across Iran was inaugurated in the city of Sanandaj, western province of Kordestan, on Saturday.

  • ranger 2017-05-15 09:22

    Dept. of Environment seeking legal immunity for rangers

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) is seeking immunity from criminal prosecution for rangers within the framework of a bill proposed to the cabinet in January.

  • Termeh, a wolf kept in captivity in Pardisan park 2017/05/15

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Wolves’ precarious future in Iran

    Over the last two weeks, two children from Zanjan Province were attacked by wolves. On 13 May one of these wolves was shot dead. This is the sad story of wolves in Iran. Wherever wolves come into contact with people, the animals are regarded as dangerous pests who will- given the chance- kill people and livestock. They are poisoned, trapped and shot not only for their conviction, but also for human fear.

  • Hossein Sheikholeslam 2017-05-15 09:16

    High voter turnout will strengthen Iranian diplomacy: advisor

    TEHRAN - Hossein Sheikholeslam, an advisor to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said that high turnout in the presidential elections on Friday will strengthen Iran’s diplomacy at the international scene.

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  • جودو- سعید ملایی 2017-05-15 00:18

    Iranian athletes collect two more gold medals at Baku 2017

    Saeid Mollaei and Sajjad Ganjzadeh claimed two gold medals for Iran at the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku on Sunday.

  • Economy 2017-05-14 20:43

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Rouhani’s economic legacy

    The presidential election is scheduled for Friday in Iran. If the incumbent president Hassan Rouhani loses the bid for re-election, the next president will take office in less than three months. In that case, what economic achievements will the next president inherit from Rouhani?