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  • presidential election 2017-05-17 19:05

    By Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    Iranian presidential candidates comment on cultural issues   

    TEHRAN – The second round of the three presidential debates broadcast from the state-run Iranian television was dedicated to cultural issues.

  • An undated photo shows foreign travelers at Tavasolian eco-lodge in Natanz, Ishafan province 2017-05-17 18:06

    Tourism body pushes for quality as eco-lodges thriving across Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization is stepping up efforts to improve the quality of countrywide eco-lodges that have been on the rise over the past couple of years.

  • A group of people from various backgrounds meets Ayatollah Khamenei 2017-05-17 17:17

    A group of people from various backgrounds meets Ayatollah Khamenei

    TEHRAN - Ahead of the presidential and Islamic city council elections, a group of people from various backgrounds met with Ayatollah Khamenei this morning, May 17, 2017.

  • بازدید محمد باقر نوبخت سخنگوی دولت از روند اجرایی پروژه مترو اهواز 2017-05-17 15:15

    By Marjan Golpira

    Tehran says primary sanctions not in Iran’s interest

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Tuesday that sanctions are not to any nation’s advantage as President Rouhani promised in the last presidential debate on May 12 to remove the primary sanctions against Iran if he is reelected president.

  • Mirsalim 2017-05-17 15:15

    Economic system needs improvement: Mirsalim

    TEHRAN – Presidential candidate Mostafa Mirsalim has said there are ails in different sectors of Iran’s economic system, which need to be treated for the economy to thrive.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2017-05-17 15:15

    ‘Rouhani, you are miles away from revolution days’

    TEHRAN – A member of the Supreme Cultural Revolution Council in an open letter to President Hassan Rouhani, who is currently candidate in the May 19 election, chastised him and urged him to redo his deeds and “apologize to the nation”.

  • روحاني 2017-05-17 15:15

    Rouhani says channeled resources to domestic producers

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday traveled to Zanjan as a presidential candidate in the May 19 election, where he talked to his fans about his contributions to economy.

  • Raisi: Candidates should have plans to resolve problems 2017-05-17 15:15

    Raisi: We know the way out of unemployment

    TEHRAN – “We know the way out of unemployment,” presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi told his fans at Tehran’s Imam Khomeyni Musalla on Tuesday.

  • یخ های قطبی شکننده‎ 2017-05-17 15:12

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Global warming: The disturbing physics behind the “Chinese hoax”

    “It remains unfortunate that the opinions of a handful of contrarians should be given the same weight in the press and the popular media as the studied conclusions of thousands of scientists.” —Astrophysicist Richard D. Schwartz

  • Hassan Rouhani talks with commuters in a subway in Tehran to encourage people to use public transport to control air pollution 2017/05/17

    By Ali Mirchi and Kaveh Madani

    Will Iran's next president care enough to put the environment first?

    Four years ago one of the candidates in Iran’s presidential election made himself popular by promising to save Lake Urmia, one of the world’s largest saltwater lakes that was on the cusp of disappearing. Now, President Hassan Rouhani proudly recounts that promise, citing Urmia’s current state as an environmental success story made possible by prudent decision-making. Recent intense rainfalls and subsequent floods have come to Rouhani’s help, earning Urmia a spot on the catalogue of the accomplishments of his administration.

  • مسعود سلطانی فر 2017-05-17 11:21

    Iran will enter race for 2023 AFC Asian Cup: Masoud Soltanifar

    Iranian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar says that they are ready to enter the race to host the 2023 Asian Cup.

  • Iran U20 futsal 2017-05-17 11:17

    Iran defeat Mongolia at AFC U-20 Futsal Championship opener

    A stirring first half display helped the Islamic Republic of Iran seal a comfortable 6-0 Group D win over Mongolia on Wednesday to announce their arrival at the inaugural AFC U-20 Futsal Championship in some style.

  • Persepolis flag 2017-05-17 11:01

    Persepolis FC flag to be raised in North Pole

    The flag of Persepolis Football Club, Iran Professional League champion, will be raised in the North Pole for the first time in the world.

  • جهانگیری 2017-05-17 08:34

    Future government to have no red lines: Jahangiri

    TEHRAN – Presidential candidate Eshaq Jahangiri has said the future government will “surely be anti-corruption and have no red line.”

  • سفر محمدباقر قالیباف به رشت 2017-05-17 08:34

    JAMNA thanks Qalibaf for quitting race in favor Raisi

    TEHRAN – The Popular Front of Islamic Revolution Forces, aka JAMNA, in an announcement on Tuesday thanked Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf for stepping down from the presidential race in favor of Ebrahim Raisi, Mehr reported.

  • Iran-India 2017-05-17 08:34

    Tehran, New Delhi discuss co-op in oil, gas sectors

    TEHRAN – Iran and India discussed cooperation in oil and gas projects especially Iran’s Farzad B gas field which Indian ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) seeks to develop, Shana reported on Tuesday.

  • Iran-Zimbabwe 2017-05-17 08:33

    Tehran, Harare explore new avenues for trade

    TEHRAN – Zimbabwe’s Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha and Iranian Ambassador to Harare Ahmad Erfanian met on Monday to discuss ways of developing economic and trade relations between the two countries.

  • khosrotaj 2017-05-17 08:33

    Iran’s post-sanctions export markets nearly double

    TEHRAN - After the implementation of nuclear deal in January 2016, the number of countries which import Iranian goods increased to 15 from the eight destinations before the deal, ILNA reported on Tuesday quoting a trade official.

  • dehqan 2017-05-17 08:32

    Iranian general says high turnout will deter enemies

    TEHRAN - General Hossein Dehqan, the Iranian defense minister, said on Tuesday that massive participation in the presidential elections on Friday will act as a deterrence in the face of threats by the enemies.

  • Kerry, security experts team up to defend Iran deal from Trump 2017-05-17 08:31

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Kerry, security experts team up to defend Iran deal from Trump

    TEHRAN – Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry along with other top security experts have come to defend the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the JCPOA, from the country’s hardline President Donald Trump.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017-05-17 08:31

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Temperaments determine your lifestyle

    The Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine emphatically gives prominence to each individual’s temperament - or to use the Persian equivalent ‘Mizaj’- as a determining and key factor in deciding one’s lifestyle.

  • stone hunting 2017-05-17 08:30

    Colorful Iran: Stone hunting in Gilan

    Stone hunting is a ritual in the northern province of Gilan to make the water flow in shallow rivers.

  • left to say 2017-05-17 08:29

    LEFT TO SAY: To the man with harmonica at subway station exit

    Dear Sir, Just imagine a day when you are on the subway’s escalator to reach the street to go to your office and suddenly you hear an ear-catching sound of harmonica. Great! The sound lightens your mood for a working day!

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  • FT 2017-05-16 20:56

    U.S. to extend Iran sanctions relief: Financial Times

    Donald Trump’s administration is likely to uphold its part of the historic nuclear deal with Iran this week and extend sanctions’ relief, people close to the issue have told the Financial Times.

  • Sean Spicer 2017-05-16 20:52

    By Ali Kushki

    White House ‘open’ to working with Russia, Iran on Syria 

    TEHRAN – Indicating a possible shift in U.S. policy on the war in Syria, the White House announced on Monday it is “open” to team up with Russia and Iran on a solution to end the crisis in Syria. 

  • دیدارهای امروز محمدجواد ظریف 2017-05-16 20:47

    Iran's Zarif says talks to lift non-nuclear sanctions possible

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said it is possible to hold talk with the U.S. on removing the non-nuclear sanctions, however Washington must first prove its commitment to the nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Es'haq Jahangiri 2017-05-16 19:29

    Iran’s VP quits presidential race in favor of Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Presidential candidate Es’haq Jahangiri on Tuesday withdrew his candidacy and endorsed incumbent President Hassan Rouhani who is seeking a second term, ISNA reported.

  • ATR 2017-05-16 19:11

    4 ATR airplanes to arrive in Tehran tomorrow

    TEHRAN- The first four of the passenger jets, 72-600 turboprop aircraft, purchased from the European plane maker ATR, will land in Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport on Wednesday, Iranian Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan told IRNA on Tuesday.

  • cooking 2017-05-16 19:10

    By Setareh Behroozi

    From Garlic to Onion: All about Iranian-style cooking

    Undoubtedly, the Iranian-style cooking and Persian cuisine is one of the attractions for those who visit Iran.