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  • Seyyed Mohammad Kermani 2017-04-22 19:19

    Iranian reciter wins award at Tunisian Quran competition

    TEHRAN – Iranian reciter Seyyed Mohammad Kermani won second prize at the 15th Tunisia’s International Quran Memorization, Recitation and Psalmody Competition, which was held from April 17 to 21.

  • Masih Mirhosseini 2017-04-22 19:17

    Residence of S. Korean ambassador hangs works by painter Masih Mirhosseini

    TEHRAN – The official residence of the South Korean ambassador in Tehran is displaying works by Iranian painter Masih Mirhosseini in an exhibition.

  • A poster for “Tickets” directed by Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Loach and Ermanno Olmi in 2005 2017-04-22 19:13

    Colleagues to share memories of Abbas Kiarostami

    TEHRAN – A number Abbas Kiarostami’s colleagues in “Tickets” and “Like Someone in Love” is scheduled to share memories of their collaboration with the world-renowned Iranian filmmaker during a program at the 35th Fajr International Film Festival today.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) and his Kyrgyz counterpart Erlan Abdyldaev attend a joint press conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on April 19, 2017. 2017-04-22 19:12

    Kyrgyzstan to simplify visa process for Iranian visitors

    TEHRAN – Kyrgyzstan will simplify bureaucracy for Iranian visitors and business travelers in a bid to deepen bilateral ties, its foreign minister said on April 19.

  • Gonul Donmez-Colin 2017-04-22 19:08

    By Manijeh Rezapoor 

    Scholar Gonul Donmez-Colin praises Iran film diversity 

    TEHRAN – Film critic and author Gonul Donmez-Colin who specializes in the cinemas of the Middle East and Central Asia complimented Iranian cinema on its growing diversity over the past few years.

  • A poster for the Ancient Civilizations Forum 2017-04-22 18:52

    Iran to join ancient civilizations forum in Athens

    TEHRAN – An international forum on ancient civilizations will be held in Athens on April 24, with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif representing Iran amongst counterparts from nine other countries.

  •  Photo shows a collection of Iranian potteries that are meticulously inlaid with enamel 2017-04-22 18:10

    Annual handicraft exports at $237m: tourism chief

    TEHRAN – Iran exported $237 million of handicrafts in the past Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20, IRNA quoted the head of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization as saying.

  • بیژن زرنگار 2017-04-22 15:58

    Iran fencing veteran Bijan Zarnegar dies

    Former Iran fencer Bijan Zarnegar died of gastrointestinal cancer at the age of 78 on Friday.

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال پرسپولیس و الهلال 2017-04-22 14:38

    Persepolis to face Al Hilal without three key players

    Iran’s Persepolis have a difficult task against Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia because their three key players are absent for the crucial match.

  • محمود منشی پوری 2017/04/22

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Turkey and its constitutional referendum: Looking ahead

    The recent referendum in Turkey has dramatically expanded the powers of President RecepTayyip Erdogan, pushing the Turkish people and its domestic politics toward a choice between serving as a democratic model for the rest of the Muslim world or defending their nation by prioritizing security (in the face of the most talked-about terrorist threat—ISIS—within its porous borders) and its economic stakes (worsened by the Syrian refugee crisis) over its democratic ideals in a region that is growing on the whole more authoritarian.

  • Kaveh Madani 2017-04-22 13:22

    Iranian scientist receives ASCE's prestigious Huber Prize

    Dr. Kaveh Madani, Centre for Environmental Policy, will receive the Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

  • Fajr Intl. Film Festival opens in Tehran 2017-04-22 11:46

    Fajr Intl. Film Festival opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN - The 35th Fajr International Film Festival opened at Tehran’s Charsu Cineplex on April 21, 2017. The festival will run until April 28. Tehran Times / Mehran Riazi

  • Authentic Turkmen traditions in northeast Iran 2017-04-22 11:29

    Authentic Turkmen traditions in northeast Iran

    Iranian Turkmen are an ethnic community living in Turkmen Sahra region which is located in northeastern Iran, mainly Golestan, North Khorasan, and Khorasan Razavi provinces.  Turkmen wedding ceremonies are flamboyant, eye-catching and filled with authentic traditional customs preserved and passed down from generation to generation.  The Turkmen consider marriage as an important social and economic dimension to their lives. They believe marriage and child bearing would make their families and tribes more powerful. The photos below depict a rainbow-like wedding ceremony held in Raz and Jargalan district, Taklah Quz village, North Khorasan province.Tehran Times / Omid Shekari

  • ryabkov 2017-04-22 10:12

    Russia hopes U.S. will realize Iran nuclear deal is viable

    TEHRAN - Moscow hopes Washington will realize that the Iran nuclear deal is viable after reviewing it, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS on Friday. 

  • LPG 2017-04-22 09:19

    Iran, India sign LPG deal for first time

    TEHRAN – Iran has signed a deal for selling liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to India, IRNA reported quoting a gas official as saying.

  • پالایشگاه نفت کرمانشاه 2017-04-22 09:19

    Italy’s Saras cleared oil debt with Iran in Q1

    Italian oil refiner Saras cleared in the first quarter of this year the debt it owed Iran for oil bought before sanctions were imposed, general manager Dario Scaffardi said.

  • مراسم بهره برداری از پروژه های شهری شهرداری منطقه 2 با حضور محمد باقر قالیباف شهردار تهران 2017-04-22 09:18

    Presidential hopeful says fixing problems viable in four-year term

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the incumbent Tehran mayor and one of the six qualified presidential hopefuls, said he would overcome problems if he wins the May 19 presidential vote. 

  • زاکانی 2017-04-22 09:17

    Disqualified presidential candidates say respect Guardian Council decision 

    TEHRAN – Alireza Zakani and Hamidreza Hajibabaei who were disqualified by the Guardian Council to run for the May presidential election, issued separate announcements on Friday saying they will respect the decision and abide by law.

  • Iran Beauty and clean 2017-04-22 09:16

    Over 400 companies to attend Iran Beauty & Clean Exhibition

    TEHRAN- Some 427 Iranian and foreign companies will take part in the 24th International Exhibition of Detergent, Cleanser, Hygienic, Cellulose Products & Related Machinery of Iran (Iran Beauty & Clean) from April 24 to 29, IRNA reported.

  • ستاد انتخابات 2017-04-22 08:42

    Decision not to broadcast presidential debates live to be reconsidered 

    TEHRAN - The Interior Ministry's election headquarters has announced that it will reconsider decision not to broadcast presidential debates live.

  • محمدعلی موحدی کرمانی امام جمعه موقت تهران 2017-04-22 08:41

    Cleric calls on nation to show sensitivity to presidential election 

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s interim Friday prayer preacher Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani called on the Iranian nation to show more sensitivity toward the May 19 presidential election which he called “a difficult exam.” 

  • Trump- Kim 2017-04-22 05:36

    By John Nilsson-Wright

    Kim and Trump have more in common than they think

    Calculated ambiguity and coercive diplomacy appear to be at the heart of U.S. President Donald Trump’s approach to dealing with North Korea. As a candidate, Trump seemed to revel in keeping his opponents guessing — for example when he announced his “secret plan” for dealing with the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIL).

  • May 2017-04-22 03:37

    There’s a lot riding on Britain’s snap elections

    British Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to hold early elections in June, reversing what had been a firm public position, surely reflects her recognition that Britain’s exit from the European Union will be far more complicated and painful than voters were promised when they supported it in a referendum last year.

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  • Shafeie 2017-04-21 20:12

    Tehran, Hanoi able to reach $2b trade: ICCIMA head

    TEHRAN- Iran and Vietnam can increase the value of their bilateral trade up to $2 billion, Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Gholam-Hossein Shafeie said addressing an Iran-Vietnam trade forum held in Hanoi on Thursday.

  • zarif 2017-04-21 20:06

    Zarif advises Tillerson to learn from past

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson to take lessons from the failure of former U.S. officials’ hostile policies against Iran.

  • Iran condemns terrorist attack in Paris 2017-04-21 19:38

    Iran condemns terrorist attack in Paris

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday offered his condolences to the French people over a terrorist incident that took place in central Paris, during which one police officer was killed and two others critically wounded.

  • 34th International Quran Competition 2017-04-21 19:28

    Intl. Quran Competition opens in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – The 34th International Quran Competition opened at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla during a special ceremony on Wednesday evening.

  • What’s in Tehran art galleries 2017-04-21 19:26

    What’s in Tehran art galleries

    A collection of paintings by Farzaneh Faraji is on display in an exhibition at Sayeh Gallery.

  • Starless Dreams 2017-04-21 19:23

    “Starless Dreams” on screen at Ankara filmfest 

    TEHRAN – Iranian filmmakers Mehrdad Oskui’s acclaimed documentary “Starless Dreams” will go on screen at the 28th Ankara International Film Festival, which is currently underway in the Turkish capital.