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  • Pakistan invites Rouhani to ECO meeting 2017-03-17 12:32

    Parliament speaker: Better Pakistan-Iran ties to serve regional peace

    TEHRAN – The speaker of Pakistan National Assembly has stressed that stronger relations between Iran and Pakistan would serve regional peace.

  • Arg Cineplex 2017-03-17 12:32

    New multiplex opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A new multiplex opened in northern Tehran on Thursday with screening Saeid Soheili’s comedy “Guidance Patrol 2”.

  • Iran-South Korea 2017-03-17 12:07

    South Korea’s oil imports from Iran up 54% in Feb

    TEHRAN- South Korea has imported 427,800 barrels per day (bpd) of oil from Iran in February 2017, a 54 percent rise from February 2016, according to the data released by the country’s customs administration.

  • Dariush Mehrjui 2017-03-17 10:49

    New novel by filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui released 

    TEHRAN – “I Am a Victim”, a new novel by filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui, has recently been released.

  • ارتش عراق 2017-03-17 00:39

    Region would collapse short of Iran: Iraqi envoy

    TEHRAN - Iraqi ambassador to Tehran Rajeh Saber Abboud al-Mousavi stressed in comments on Thursday that the whole region would fall without backing from Iran.

  • مدرسه کودکان کار افغانستانی 2017-03-17 00:11

    UN hails Iran for embracing refugees

    TEHRAN – The United Nations on Thursday hailed Iran’s generous hosting of millions of violence-stricken asylum seekers and refugees, particularly those from neighboring Afghanistan.

  • نیروی دریایی ایران 2017-03-16 23:49

    Iran to robust presence in international waters: Navy chief  

    TEHRAN – Iran’s navy has announced it will reinforce presence in international waters in the future thanks to its improving capabilities, its commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Wednesday.

  •  refugee children at a classroom in Iran 2017-03-16 23:04

    UN hails Iran for keeping doors open to refugees

    The United Nations has praised Iran for generously hosting millions of violence-stricken asylum seekers and refugees, particularly those from neighboring Afghanistan.

  • loan 2017-03-16 17:12

    Banks loans witness 37% rise in 11 months

    TEHRAN- Iranian banking system offered 4.77 trillion rials (about $126.4 million) of facilities to domestic economic sectors during the first 11 months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2016- February 18, 2017), showing 37.1 percent increase compared to the same period in the previous year, IRNA reported.

  • Rouhani 2017-03-16 17:06

    Ansari: Rouhani to win in first round

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani’s deputy for legal affairs has said Rouhani will be the winner of the upcoming presidential election in the very first round.

  • gary lewis, lake urmia 2017/03/16

    By Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative

    Lake Urmia comes back to life slowly but surely

    Life has returned to the dying Salt Lake in North-West Iran. The effort to restore what had been broken is succeeding.

  • Mehdi Sanaie 2017-03-16 11:29

    Iranian-Russian trade may reach $10b in 3 years

    The volume of bilateral trade between Iran and Russia may reach $10 billion in three years, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei said Tuesday.

  • Wagons 2017-03-16 11:28

    59 new wagons join Tehran subway network

    TEHRAN- Some 59 new wagons, made in Iran, joined Tehran subway network on Wednesday, IRNA reported. According to Maziyar Hosseini, an official in Tehran Municipality, two of the new wagons are double-decker.

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  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Angela Merkel 2017-03-15 22:10

    By Mohammad Hashemi

    Reasons behind Turkey-EU diplomatic spat?

    Turkey’s relations with the European Union may have taken a fatal blow this month, after attempts by Turkish ministers to hold political campaign rallies for April 16 crucial referendum have been blocked in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

  • National Museum of Iran Director Jebreil Nokandeh (L) and Shanghai Museum Director Yang Zhigang ink copies of an agreement in Tehran on March 12. 2017-03-15 21:54

    Tehran, Shanghai heritage museums set to broaden ties

    TEHRAN – Directors of the National Museum of Iran and the Shanghai Museum are set to widen ties in various spheres, as cultural interactions between the two countries are deeply rooted in time.

  • oil 2017-03-15 21:53

    Iran’s oil output exceeds 3.8m bpd in February: OPEC

    TEHRAN – According to OPEC’s latest monthly report published on March 14, Iran’s oil output in February reached 3.814 million barrels per day (bpd), a 36,100-bpd rise compared to January.

  • Zanganeh 2017-03-15 21:52

    Azadegan oilfield’s tender to be held soon: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN - Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh announced on Tuesday that the process for holding a tender for the development of Azadegan oilfield has been started, Shana reported.

  • Iran to further boost defense capabilities 2017-03-15 21:50

    Iran to further boost defense capabilities

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan hailed on Wednesday Iran’s military achievements in the current Iranian year which will end on March 20, saying that the Islamic Republic will continue boosting its defensive capabilities, ISNA reported.

  • Construction begins on Iran's Bushehr-2 Nuclear Power Plant: Rosatom 2017-03-15 21:48

    Construction begins on Iran's Bushehr-2 Nuclear Power Plant: Rosatom

    TEHRAN – Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom said on Wednesday that construction and installation work has formally begun on the site of Busher-2 Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Iran.

  • ظریف 2017-03-15 21:47

    Zarif calls on Turkey to act more ‘seriously’ in region

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Turkey to pursue a more realistic approach to regional developments, emphasizing that “self-restraint” is an integral part of neighborhood.

  • حسن روحانی 2017-03-15 21:41

    Rouhani touts economic gains  

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani highlighted gains in Iran’s economy on Wednesday, pointing out in particular how his administration has been shoring up economic growth without too much help from oil revenues.

  • ASTANA 2017-03-15 21:00

    Iran seals its status as truce guarantor in Syria

    TEHRAN - Iran has officially become a country guaranteeing the truce in Syria, along with Russia and Turkey, Head of the Russian delegation and Presidential Envoy for Syrian settlement Alexander Lavrentyev said on Wednesday in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

  • TCCIMA 2017-03-15 19:36

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Post-sanction Iran hosts 200 foreign trade delegations

    Iran has hosted 200 trade delegations from foreign countries since implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in January 2016, Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) Chairman Masoud Khansari told the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview.

  • Aviation 2017-03-15 19:32

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Aviation industry ready to take off in 2017

    Iran for long has been an economic and tourism hub in the Middle East and considering its significant strategic and geographical position, it has always been at the center of attention for the countries all around the world.

  • Iran-Germany 2017-03-15 19:28

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran-Germany economic ties dramatically changed

    Germany’s economic ties with Iran have changed dramatically during the past 14 months, as of negotiations between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (Russia, China, the United States, France and Britain) plus Germany succeeded and the anti-Iranian sanctions were removed.

  • syria 2017-03-15 18:27

    Syrian Soldiers Ward off again ISIL's attacks in Deir Ezzur

    TEHRAN - The Syrian Army troops, backed up by the country's Air Force, repelled heavy attacks of the ISIL in the Southern and Southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzur city, inflicting heavy losses on the militants.

  • Sahifeh Sajjadieh 2017-03-15 18:24

    Sahifeh Sajjadieh published in Spanish

    TEHRAN – A Spanish version of Sahifeh Sajjadieh, a collection of prayers attributed to Imam Sajjad (AS), the fourth Imam of the Shia, has recently been published by Fatima Publications in Spain in collaboration with Iran’s Cultural Office in Madrid.

  • Starless Dreams 2017-03-15 18:22

    Iranian doc “Starless Dreams” to go on screen at CPH: DOX

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Mehrdad Oskui’s acclaimed documentary “Starless Dreams” will be screened in the Artists and Auteurs section of the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival – CPH: DOX, which will open today in the Danish capital. 

  • Noruz  2017-03-15 18:21

    Iran’s cultural offices in 31 countries to celebrate Noruz 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural offices in 31 countries are scheduled to observe Noruz, the celebration Persian New Year from March 20 to April 2.