Venice Film Festival 2024 to feature strong Iranian presence

The 2024 Venice Film Festival is set to showcase a robust Iranian presence, with several Iranian films and filmmakers participating in various sections.

Iran constructing wall to fortify border with Afghanistan

Iran is pushing a project to construct a wall in its northeastern border with Afghanistan to step up security amid illegal entry and drug trafficking, an official with the Iranian Army said on Tuesday.

Palestinian groups, including, Hamas, Fatah, agree to achieve ‘comprehensive national unity’ under PLO

14 Palestinian groups, including Hamas and Fatah, have agreed in the Chinese capital of Beijing to achieve "a comprehensive national unity" under the umbrella of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).

Japan says ready to help revive JCPOA; Iran ‘ready for any talks’

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has expressed his country’s readiness to help resuscitate Iran’s nuclear deal with the West following the US unilateral withdrawal from the accord in 2018.

IRGC says seized foreign tanker smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf

The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy announced it has confiscated a tanker with the flag of Togo carrying a huge amount of smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf waters.

Prominent Iranian actor Saeed Rad dies at 79

Veteran Iranian actor and playwright Saeed Rad passed away on Monday after a bout of illness, his daughter confirmed media reports.

Official: Joint Iran-Saudi economic commission to be held soon

Iran’s deputy foreign minister for economic diplomacy says Saudi Arabia is keen on boosting economic cooperation with Iran, adding a joint commission will be held within three months.

Inauguration of Iran-China freight train

The Iran-China dual-load freight train was officially inaugurated at the Aprin Rail Dry Port near Tehran.

Ranchers in northern Iran move to summer resorts in mountains

As the weather gets hot in summer, cattle herders and ranchers in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran move to the resorts in higher altitudes.

Iran dismisses reports oil tankers involved in collision near Singapore carrying Iranian crude

The Iranian Oil Ministry in a statement on Saturday rejected reports that a large oil tanker that collided with a supertanker and caught fire off Singapore's coast was carrying Iranian crude oil.

Official: Dengue fever under control in Iran, 150 contracted

The number of people affected by dengue fever, which is common in tropical and subtropical climates, has remained 150 across Iran during the past weeks, according to the latest update by the Health Ministry on Saturday.

Iran: Opposition to Palestine statehood revealed Apartheid nature of Israel 

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says the Israeli parliament's opposition to the creation of an independent Palestinian state has revealed the apartheid nature of the regime to the world.  

Largest Taziyeh performed in Iran’s southern village

Iranian Taziyeh performers, who enact the events of Karbala and the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam, and his 72 companions, have staged the largest of its kind in southern Iran.

Iranian president-elect and Saudi crown prince hold phone conversation

Iranian President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman have held a telephone conversation over bilateral issues and underlined the importance of expanding cooperation between Tehran and Riyadh.

Atomic chief: Iran establishes three more irradiation centers

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says three more irradiation sites were inaugurated last month in Iran and three more are underway this month in line with the policy of establishing a link between the peaceful nuclear technology and people’s daily life.

Russia says concerned about regional conflict spillover, Israel invasion of Lebanon

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, whose country has taken over the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council, voiced Moscow's concern about the potential expansion of the regional conflict including Israel's invasion of Lebanon.

Iran Denies CNN allegations about involvement in Trump Assassination Attempt

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman denied an allegation by CNN regarding Iran's involvement in the recent attempted assassination against former US President Donald Trump.

Everywhere in Gaza is ‘a potential killing zone’: UN head

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the ongoing situation in the Gaza Strip, warning that "nowhere is safe" in the besieged enclave.

Iranian acting FM meets UNGA president, talks Palestine

Iran’s Acting Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri, in a meeting with the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)’s President Dennis Francis, called for more efforts on the part of the world body to stop Israel's crimes in Gaza.

Iran’s Pezeshkian: My administration will continue supporting Palestinians

Iran's President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian says Tehran’s support for Palestine will continue in the incoming Iranian administration.

Republic of Azerbaijan reopens embassy in Tehran

The Republic of Azerbaijan reopened its embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on Monday after it shut the premises over a year ago.

Iran’s beach volleyball team clinch Tianjin Asian Tour title

Iran's National Beach Volleyball Team One, comprising Abbas Pourasgari and Alireza Aghajani, faced off against Thailand and secured a 2-0 victory to clinch the tournament title in China.

Iranian youths’ ‘sacrificial effort’ save country from nationwide blackout

A leak in a turbine condenser knocked a power plan in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz offline and caused power outage in large parts of the Khuzestan province that is experiencing an average temperate of nearly 50 degrees Celsius.

Iran condemns Argentina accusations over bombing of Jewish center

Tehran has condemned as unfounded allegations leveled by Argentine officials that Iranian nationals had been involved in the bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in the 1990s.

Iranian Intelligence Ministry says it has dealt heavy blows to terrorists 

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says its anti-terrorism unit has hit Takfiri terrorists directly 79 times from May 21, 2024 to July 5, 2024.

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