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Iran’s President Wears Sporty Outfit on Casual Hike

Iran’s President Wears Sporty Outfit on Casual Hike

Photos have been published of the Iranian president hiking in the mountains outside Tehran while wearing a baseball cap instead of his turban.
Over 12 Killed in Attack on Russian Base in Chechnya

Over 12 Killed in Attack on Russian Base in Chechnya

An attack by Chechen militants against a Russian military base has claimed the lives of more than 12 people.
IRGC General Soleimani Visits First VP’s Family on Nowruz

IRGC General Soleimani Visits First VP’s Family on Nowruz

Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, has paid a visit to the house of Es’haq Jahangiri, the Iranian first vice-president,to meet his mother who has lost two sons in the Iraqi imposed war.
Tourists from 180 Countries Can Obtain Iran Visa on Arrival

Tourists from 180 Countries Can Obtain Iran Visa on Arrival

A senior Iranian official saysthe Islamic Republic issues visa for nationals from 180 countries upon their arrival at the Iranian airports.
US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Firms Working with Iran

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Firms Working with Iran

The United States has imposed sanctions on 30 foreign companies or individuals for alleged transfer of‘sensitive technology’to Iran for its missile program, the State Department said on Friday.
Iran Slams UN for Renewing Human Rights Rapporteur's Mandate

Iran Slams UN for Renewing Human Rights Rapporteur’s Mandate

Iran has condemned as “selective and spiteful” the UN Human Rights Council's resolution to renew the mandate of the UN special rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic, saying it was a politically-motivated move by a few countries abusing UN mechanisms.
Iran's President to Visit Russia on Monday

Iran’s President to Visit Russia on Monday

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to set off for Moscow at the official invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Legendary Land of Exquisite Attractions-2

Iran: Legendary Land of Exquisite Attractions

Foreign tourists describe Iran as a country of unique historical monuments, excellent cuisine and hospitable people.
Women to Run for Iran Local Elections

MP Urges Competent Women to Run for Iran Local Elections

An Iranian lawmaker called on competent women to run for Iran’s City and Village Councils elections due to be held in May across the country.
Iran Transfer Water to Arid Areas

Iran Working on Landmark Project to Transfer Water to Arid Areas

Iran says it is implementing a landmark project to divert water from the Gulf of Oman to its central plateau – a project that could not only address the country’s surging water crisis but could also help push ahead relevant economic plans in host regions.
Women’s Central Position in Iran’s Parliament

Women’s Central Position in Iran’s Parliament

Women have had a central role in the present term of the Iranian Parliament as shown by an interesting photo featuring the portraits of all the lawmakers, recently posted on the legislative body’s Telegram channel.
Iran Beats Qatar to Move A Step Closer to World Cup Finals

Iran Beats Qatar to Move A Step Closer to World Cup Finals

Team Melli (The Iranian national football team) took vital step towards Russia with World Cup qualifying win over Qatar on Thursday.
Iranian FM Calls for Global Efforts to End Growing Threat of Extremism

Iranian FM Calls for Global Efforts to End Growing Threat of Extremism

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the international community to join the WAVE (World Against Violence and Extremism) and put an end to the suffering of children in Syria and Yemen.
Iran Strongly Denounces Terrorist Attack

Iran Strongly Denounces London Terrorist Attack

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack in the British capital, London, saying that today terrorism knows no borders and geography.

Turning Iranophobia into Iranophilia

Foreign tourists visiting Iran describe Iranian people as very hospitable, kind and caring, and term the country the land of peace.
Ayatollah Khamenei speech

Enemies Using Economic Pressure to Achieve Goals: Iran Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the issue of economy is a priority for Iran, adding that the enemies seek to undermine the trust of the Iranian nation in the Islamic establishment through mounting economic pressure.
Leader Names New Year as Year of “Economy of Resistance: Production, Employment"

Leader Names New Year as Year of “Economy of Resistance: Production, Employment”

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Monday afternoon congratulated the Iranian nation on Nowruz, the New Persian Year celebration, and named the new Iranian calendar year as “Year of Economy of Resistance: Production and Employment".
New Year, time for creating more jobs for young people: Iran president

New Year, Time for Creating More Jobs for Young People: Iran President

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the new Iranian year is a time to create new jobs for the country’s youths, adding that what the country achieved in the past year in terms of curbing inflation and creating jobs has been unprecedented in the past 25 years.
Ayatollah Khamenei: ‘Housekeeping Involves Bringing Up Cosmos’ Most Majestic Product’

Ayatollah Khamenei: ‘Housekeeping Involves Bringing Up Cosmos’ Most Majestic Product’  

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has slammed efforts by some people who try to damage or lower womenfolk’s high status by reiterating and boasting West’s flawed and empty comments on Islam’s attitude towards women.
Iranian People Preparing for Nowruz (27)

Iranian People Preparing for Nowruz

As we approach the end of winter and the beginning of the new season, Iranian people are preparing themselves to welcome Nowruz and celebrate the Persian New Year.