Thursday, January 20, 2022



Heavy snow, flooding block dozens of roads across Iran

The director of Iran's Roads Management Center says 45 roads in several provinces are currently closed due to floods, blizzards and lack of safety.

Iranian pres. meets head of Russian muftis in Moscow

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has held talks over different issues including the threats posed by the Takfiri groups, with head of the Council of Russian Muftis Ravil Einoddin in Moscow.

Heavy rain, snow strike dozens of provinces across Iran

Extreme weather conditions have wreaked havoc on several provinces across Iran.

Daily Covid-19 fatalities in Iran remain near record lows

The number of fatalities from the coronavirus remains near record lows in Iran but infections are gradually increasing.

FIFA chief to visit Iran; Infantino top meet President Raisi

The director of Iran’s Football Federation says he and his colleagues have made arrangements for a meeting between Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and FIFA President Giovanni Vincenzo Infantino during his upcoming visit to Iran.

Tehran mayor, Thai envoy discuss cooperation on urban services

Mayor of Tehran Alireza Zakani has held talks with Thailand’s ambassador to Iran Worawoot Pongprapapant on cooperation between the two countries on urban services.

2k women to watch Iran FIFA qualifiers in stadiums

Iranian football officials have decided to allow two-thousand women to go to a Tehran’s stadium to watch the FIFA world cup qualifiers against Iraq and the United Arab Emirates.

Covid cases rising in Iran; deaths still low

The number of Covid cases in Iran is exhibiting an upward trend though the death tally remains low.

Swan Flying Symphony

Every year, with decreasing temperatures in the northern Caspian Sea and parts of Siberia, migratory swans with a small population begin to migrate to low latitudes.

Iran gets delivery of AstraZeneca vaccines from Spain

Iran has taken delivery of a batch of AstraZeneca vaccines against COVID-19 donated by Spain to speed up its efforts toward increasing the protection of Afghan refugees against the infectious disease.

Iran’s Fars Province: Heavy snow blocks roads to ski resort

In Iran’s southwestern province of Fars, heavy snowfalls have blocked roads leading to the Pouladkaf Ski Resort in Sepidan County.

Iranian airliner in emergency landing at Sabzevar airport

An Iranian airliner en route from Tehran to Mashhad has made an emergency landing at Sabzevar International Airport.

Iranian interior minister: Classes must be held on in-person basis

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said the presence of students in schools is not optional and all of them are required to attend classes.

Covid deaths hit new low in Iran: 18 killed

Iran’s Health Ministry on Tuesday said 18 people died of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. That’s a new low in fatalities caused by the Coronavirus in Iran.

Number of Covid cases surge in Iran

Iranian Health Ministry figures on Monday showed that 20 more people died of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. The deaths push the total fatalities from the disease in Iran to 132,095.

Funeral procession held for former Iranian volleyball and wrestling icon

People hold a funeral ceremony for the former head of Iran’s Volleyball and Wrestling Federations Mohamamdreza Yazdani Khorram.

‘Iranian-Australian SpikoGen booster to increase antibodies by 25 times’

The main researcher of the Iranian-Australian SpikoGen vaccine project says its booster will increase antibodies fighting the coronavirus by more than 25 times.

Experts warn of new wave of Covid in Iran

A member of the scientist committee of Iran’s National Task Force for Fighting the Coronavirus has said the country is in a new wave of Covid.

Iran footballer Taremi second-best striker in Portuguese league

Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi was selected as the second-best striker in the first half of the Portuguese league after the striker of the Benfica football team.

Iran unveils over 55 nano products

More than 50 Iranian nanotechnology products were unveiled during the opening ceremony of an exhibition in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday.

Villages being evacuated in southern Iran amid flooding

Torrential rains in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan have triggered mass evacuations, especially in the Minab area.

Rains bring joy as dams in Iran’s drought-hit Hormozagan fill up

Recent downpours have filled up the dams in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan, hardly hit by a severe drought, soothing concerns at least for a year over water shortages and brining joy to locals.

Iran’s NW city of Ardabil covered in snow again

Ardabil is getting a heavy snowfall, the second of its kind this winter, with reports of slowed traffic across the northwestern Iranian city.

Covid kills more in Iran; Omicron cases rising

Covid-19 has killed 31 more people in Iran. That’s according to figures released by Iran’s Health Ministry on Sunday.

Social maladies should be tackled: Iranian official

A senior Iranian official has called for redoubled efforts to tackle social maladies in the country.

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