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.
Chris Williams, an American basketball player who used to play in Iran’s Mahram Tehran, passed away on March 15 at the age of 36.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has denounced the obvious assault of the Zionist regime’s fighter jets on the Syrian territory, calling on the United Nations to condemn the Israeli invasion and do its utmost to prevent such violent crimes against peace and security.
Iran’s top military official says few countries worldwide possess the technology of developing long-range missiles with a target accuracy of less than 10 metres, adding at present, Iran is capable of producing and using such armaments.
In separate congratulatory messages to his counterparts in ten regional countries on the occasion of Nowruz, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani stressed the need for concerted action to combat common threats in the region and for cooperation on the basis of mutual respect.
Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization announced that the conditions for participation of Iranians in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage have been fulfilled following negotiations with Saudi officials after a hiatus in the wake of a diplomatic row with the kingdom.
Iran’s parliament speaker says the signature of a nuclear agreement between Tehran and the P5+1 group has led to a relative rise in foreign investment in the country.
On the occasion of the Persian New Year or Nowruz, Tehran has been decorated with large eggs, coloured by visual artists.
As parts of efforts to promote Tehran-Beijing cultural relations, Iran has been selected as the special guest of Beijing International Book Fair, which will be held in the Chinese capital from August 23 to 27.