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Iran Could Increase Its Share in Global Date Market

A Danish manager said Iran could increase its share in the global market by exporting dates and nuts, it was announced on Monday May 6.

Deputy Petroleum Minister Calls for Change in Oil Export Route

Deputy Petroleum Minister and Managing Director of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company Abbas Kazemi called for a change in the oil transfer route in order to facilitate export.

Rezaei: IRGC Attempting to Free Iranian Diplomats Kidnapped in Lebanon

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is involved in security and intelligence activities to free four Iranian diplomats who were kidnapped in Lebanon in 1982, the Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said.

Most Iranians Want Constructive International Relationships

A majority of Iranians want to have constructive relations between Iran and the international community, Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Sunday May 5.

Commander Highlights Iranian Air Defence Capabilities

Commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defence Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili highlighted the Army’s air defence capabilities, saying the country’s integrated air defence network is protecting 3,700 sensitive sites inside and outside the borders.

Wrestlers Triumph in Beach World Championship

Iran’s national beach wrestling team won four gold medals to top the 2016 Beach Wrestling World Championship in Croatia.

Iran to Spare No Effort in Helping Regional States Settle Conflicts

In a May 5 meeting with Armenian FM Edward Nalbandian, President Rouhani stressed Iran’s determination in helping with the peaceful settlement of regional conflicts.

Iran to Spare No Effort in Helping Regional States Settle Conflicts

In a May 5 meeting with Armenian FM Edward Nalbandian, President Rouhani stressed Iran’s determination in helping with the peaceful settlement of regional conflicts.

Iran to Set Up Offshore Bank in Kish Island: Report

Iran plans to open an offshore bank in the southern island of Kish “within a month” in a bid to facilitate its trade transactions and process international payments, a report said.

Tehran Hosts International Handicrafts Exhibition

The 26th National Exhibition and Fifth International Exhibition of Handicrafts took place from May 25-29 in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Complex (Mosalla). The...

Tayyebnia and Seif Positive about Growth Rates and Inflation

IFP: Economic Minister Ali Tayyebnia and Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif both addressed the 26th Annual Conference on Monetary and...

Gov’t Spokesman Congratulates Farhadi and Hosseini on Cannes Awards

Spokesman for the Iranian Administration Mohammad Baqer Nobakht referred to the recent awards given to Iranian artists in Cannes Film Festival as a source of pride for the Iranian nation, and extended his congratulations on the international success.

Shahrdari Tabriz Named Best Cycling Team in Asia

Iranian Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Continental cycling team Shahrdari Tabriz has been named the top team in Asia, thanks to superb performances at the recently concluded 31st Tour of Iran (Azarbaijan).

Iranian Police Seize Huge Haul of Drugs in Southeastern Province

Iranian anti-narcotics police have managed to seize 910 kilograms of opium in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Saturday.

India Clears Part of Iran Oil Dues ahead of Modi’s Visit

According to a report carried by the Business Standard, Indian refiners cleared part of their $6.5 billion debt to Iran in euros through Turkey's...

New Zealand FM Calls for Closer Tehran-Wellington Ties

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully stressed the need for promotion of bilateral relations between the Oceanian country and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

“Iranian Women Do Not Give Up Easily”: Tech Girl Roxanne Varza

31-year-old Roxanne Varza placed 6th in Business Insider’s Top 30 Women under 30 in Tech back in 2013. She is trilingual, and holds degrees...

Iranian Zoologist Discovers Unexpected Species of Rare Intertidal Spiders

In a recent study by Iranian Alireza Zamani, Russian Yuri M. Marusik and American James W. Berry, arachnologists, a new species of intertidal spider...

USA Torpedoing JCPOA Would Reaffirm Iran’s Distrust

Seyyed Hossein Mousavian, a former member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team, discussed the future of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, particularly given certain moves by non-Iranian sides, which have raised mistrust between Iran and the West.

Environmental Pollutants Conference Kicks Off in Tehran

The first international conference on environmental pollutants sampling and monitoring kicked off in Tehran on Sunday May 1.

Park Guen-hye Hopes for New Chapter Between Seoul and Tehran

South Korea’s president arrives in Tehran today on a three-day visit aimed at boosting mutual ties, becoming the first South Korean president to visit...

Iran Rolls Out Red Carpet for World-Class Auteurs

The 34th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) hosts acclaimed film directors from around the world. Well-known Hong Kong director Andrew Lau and Russian director Alexander Sokurov are among the attendees of the 34th FIFF, which began in Tehran on April 20. This is the second year in which the festival's international section has been held independently from its domestic counterpart. 50 countries are set to participate in the festival.

Soil Erosion Costs Iran $56bn Annually: Official

Soil erosion in Iran is so intense that it is costing the country $56 billion every year, says Mohammad Darvish, an official at the Department of Environment. On average, soil erosion in Iran is three times greater than other Asian countries, and it is one of the highest in the world, Darvish tells the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview.

Netherlands Consultants Assist in Saving Energy and Environment

Farhad Sharif, the deputy of international affairs, met Marten C. van den Berg, the vice minister for foreign trade of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, and Susanna Terstal, the ambassador. 11 April 2016 ICCIMA – A group of Dutch companies came to Iran Chamber of Commerce to meet their Iranian counterparts for collaborations in the fields of agriculture, energy, oil and healthcare services. They were accompanied by the vice minister for foreign trade of the Netherlands.

Iranian Inventor Makes Robot for Deep Wells

Morteza Shirmohammadi is a young inventor who has received several top awards, registering 22 inventions. The 35-year-old inventor has invented a robot for forge welding and pipe cutting. Now, Shirmohammadi is involved in research to generate renewable energy. In an interview with Iran Daily, Shirmohammadi spoke about his inventions. Excerpts follow:

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