Iran’s Defence Spending in Spotlight: Teeny Budget Compared with Rivals’

The Iranian government’s latest bill for state budget has been a hot topic in political and media circles in recent days. The bill, presented to the parliament by President Hassan Rouhani late last month, allocates over 4,700 trillion rials for the fiscal year that will start on March 21.

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Story of Iranian Sherlock Holmes Published in Collection of World Detective...

Story of Iran’s first detective novel has been published in a collection of detective stories compiled by American author Christopher Richmond.

Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

‘Israel Collapsing Due to Its Tyranny against Palestinians’

Iran’s vice president says the reason behind the imminent collapse of the Israeli regime is its tyranny and atrocities against Palestinian people.

Former Drug Addicts Cook Gourmet Food

Some 15 men and women, who managed to give up drug addiction, have celebrated their feat by taking orders for food in a ceremony called “A Bite of Kindness.”

Iran’s Historic City of Masuleh Turns White by Heavy Snow

Heavy snow has blown the historic city of Masuleh in northern Iran turning it completely white and creating a mesmerising perspective.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Denies Ties to Afghan Arrested in Germany for Spying

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected the recent allegations made by some German media against Tehran regarding the arrest of a person who they claimed was spying for Iran.
Ali Larijani

Iran Parliament Speaker Denounces US Arrest of Press TV Anchor

Iran’s parliament speaker has criticised the US arrest of the Iran-based journalist Marzieh Hashemi, describing it as yet another proof that Washington does not hold real respect for human rights and sees it a tool for pressurising independent states.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on January 20

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, January 20, 2019, and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iranian Researcher Produces Nano-Capsules from Cheese Extract

Iranian Researcher Produces Nano-Capsules from Cheese Extract

A researcher at Tehran University has produced Nano-capsules containing curcumin by using proteins in cheese extract. This product can be used in producing extra-useful beverages from cheese and turmeric extracts.

‘EU Justifications for Delaying SPV Not Acceptable’

The Head of Iran's Foreign Policy Strategic Council Kamal Kharrazi blames the European Union for its repeated delays in implementing a financial mechanism to keep trade ties with Iran despite the US sanctions and said the Islamic Republic cannot accept that Europeans’ justification that they remain incapable of supporting their firms to defy the US sanctions and keep their operations in the country.

‘Details of Diplomatic Meeting Between Araqchi, Europeans Released’

A closed-door meeting in Tehran between Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and senior diplomats from six European nations has seen the latter failing to convey their message, an Iranian outlet said, citing unknown sources.

Iran Offers Sympathy for Victims of Mexico Pipeline Blast

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has sympathized with the Mexican government and nation over the heart-clinching incident in a fuel pipeline blast in the Latin country which left tens of people dead, injured and unaccounted for.