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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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.  

New Books Developed for Visually Challenged Children

Visually challenged children are being trained to illustrate the books they themselves read.

Works of Art Fetch Over $3m at Tehran Auction

Items at an auction in the Iranian capital, Tehran, have sold for a record of over three million USD.
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UK Intervention Not to Accelerate Zaghari’s Release: Iran Envoy

The Iranian Ambassador to the UK says interventions by the British government in the case of an Iranian-British dual national prisoned in Iran for espionage will not do any good.

Iran’s Yazd Home to World’s Third Tourist Library

The only fixed tourist library of the world that dates back to 250 years ago, is located at the heart of the Iranian central city of Yazd.

Iran’s Payam Satellite Fails to Be Put in Orbit: Minister

Iran says a technical problem prevented the successful launch of its new satellite into the orbit.

Tehran Censures US Official’s Anti-Iran Statements

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has denounced the recent anti-Iran and war-mongering remarks by the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his visit to the UAE saying that Washington should take lessons from the defeat of its numerous war-mongering policies in the region over the past several decades.

Iran, Iraq Discuss Regional Issues

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iraqi President Barham Salih have discussed regional issues and the ways to develop collaborations in this regard.

Iran’s Darbandsar Ski Resort Hosts Thousands of Athletes

Darbandsar Ski Resort is one of the most equipped ski resorts in Iran which has been hosting international ski championships in recent years.

Iraqi Religious Minorities Call for Deepening Ties with Iran

Iraq’s religious and social institutions have stressed their eagerness to maintain and deepen friendly and close ties with the Islamic Republic.

Iran, Iraq Explore Avenues of Strengthening Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi have exchanged views on enhancing bilateral ties.

Daffodil Festival Underway in Iran’s Behbahan Province

The city of Behbahan in the east of Iran’s Khuzestan Province is known for its ancient Daffodil gardens in Iran.
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