Kermanshah; One Year after Devastating Earthquake

The 2017 deadly quake that rocked Kermanshah province in western Iran and killed over 600 was one of the most powerful earthquakes in the country over the past fifty years.

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Celebrities Help Quake-Hit People of Kermanshah Cope with Tragedy

One year has passed since a deadly quake jolted the western province of Kermanshah in Iran, leaving over 600 people dead. From the early minutes after the tragic quake, many Iranians including celebrities rushed to the affected areas, offering help to their quake-hit fellowmen.

Iran Bans Advertisement of Harmful Products

Iran has banned running advertisements for three dozen products, including Olivier salad, carbonated beverages, potato chips, and all types of frying oil and cream cheeses that are considered to be harmful according to the health ministry.

Iran Supports UN Initiative for Afghanistan Peace: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic throws its weight behind the United Nations’ efforts to bring back security and stability to the war-torn Afghanistan.

Iran FM, UK Foreign Secretary Meet in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday met his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt and his entourage in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Daraee Weaving: A 1,000-Year-Old Persian Handicraft

Daraee is a very old Persian handicraft which used to be woven in the central Iranian city of Yazd, but is dying out nowadays.

Iran Taps US Military Personnel’s Communications: Navy Chief

The Iranian Navy Commander says the presence of US vessels in the Persian Gulf is constantly monitored by Iranian forces, and all their conversations are tapped.

Iran Hosts International Storytelling Festival

The 21st edition of an international storytelling festival was recently held in several Iranian provinces, including Khorasan Razavi in the northeast, with the main goal of preserving the traditional art.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on November 19

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, November 19, 2018, and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Yemen’s Houthis Say Ready for Ceasefire

Yemen’s Ansarullah movement says it is ready for truce if the Saudi-led coalition would be after a real ceasefire after waging a devastating war on the innocent people of Yemen for 3.5 years.

Iran, UN Discuss Humanitarian Catastrophe in Yemen

Senior Advisor to Iran’s Foreign Minister in Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and the UN’s Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Partnerships in the Middle East and Central Asia Rashid Khalikov have discussed the Yemen Crisis in Tehran.

Iran Sympathises with Iraq over Tikrit Terrorist Attack

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has expressed sympathy over a deadly attack in the Iraqi city of Tikrit which killed and injured over 20 people.

Vintage Car Show Held in Iran’s Isfahan

An exhibition of vintage cars was recently held in the city of Isfahan in central Iran, attracting a huge number of visitors and tourists in a rainy weekend day.