Iranian diplomats visit peace-themed calligraphy exhibition in Tehran
The exhibition is a valuable cultural initiative to promote peace and to counter war and violence, Abbas Araghchi, a deputy foreign minister, said.
Ijtihad in Islam amounts to principlist reformism
The chairman of the Expediency Council has said that the late Imam, the Supreme Leader and all those who care for the revolution have drawn on Islamic principles to highlight the role people play in elections.
Where does tourism stand in Iran’s Sixth Development Plan?
An Iranian official has said Iran needs to tap into the potential of international companies and use joint ventures in the post-sanctions era if it really seeks to revive its tourism sector.
An Iranian scientist with a UNESCO award under her belt
Along with honoring family obligations Iranian women can pursue their ambitions, be active on the social scene and climb up the scientific ladder, said Professor Soodabeh Davaran.
A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on August 31
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 11 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Kerman Bazaar; Historical Market in Southern Iran
Different sections of the ancient bazaar were constructed during the reign of different rulers of the city.
Asian urban officials go on a half-day tour of Tehran
The tour which started with a bus ride took the visitors to Tajrish where the biggest subway station in the Middle East is located.
Trash pileup lures bears to a campsite
A stack of waste in a mountainous area has lured a mother bear and her cubs to go there to collect food, but environmentalists are concerned about the health of the mammals.
Iran’s capital market is to absorb more foreign investment
An Iranian daily has taken a closer look at Iran’s capital market and its dire need for absorbing foreign investment in the post-sanctions era.
Windmill: Original Iranian Experience of Industrial Structure
The widespread availability of wind has made it possible for Iranians in desert areas to use the windmills.
Reactionaries and Westernized people waste Iran’s young talents
Mohsen Rezaei, the secretary of the Expediency Council, has said that Iran has mastered the nuclear knowhow and marched toward development thanks to the Supreme Leader’s prudence and guidelines.
Resalat daily urges reaction to Hammond comments
If the government feels committed to fulfilling the ideals of Imam Khomeini, President Rouhani should have criticized Hammond who said that Iran has shown a more nuanced approach toward Israel.
Women braver than men in bungee jumping
Unlike many men who go back on their decision to bungee jump, I have never seen a woman on a bungee-jumping platform back off, said a trainer in Tehran.
A Tehran cab with an exotic interior
Although I am not a famous person, sometimes the number of likes I get on my Facebook page equals those of celebrities, said the Tehran cabbie.
Society for Iranian Archeology denounces murder of Syrian archeologist
The Society for Iranian Archeology has expressed its deep sorrow for the loss of Khaled Asaad, a guardian of the common heritage of mankind.
An all-star match; Azadi Stadium to go orange on Friday
The greats of the world’s football will play against Iran’s soccer stars on Friday to raise money for MS patients.
Wealthy Arabs have made inroads into Malaysia
An IRNA report has said that wealthy Arabs use their money to make inroads to the Malaysian government and influence its regional policies.
A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on August 26
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Velvet riots, a Saudi plot brewing in Beirut and Baghdad
The Iranian parliament’s news agency has compared the unrest in Beirut with that of Baghdad, saying that Saudi Arabia which has been sidelined by the Iran nuclear deal has a hand in what the news agency calls “velvet riots” in the two Arab countries.
British Foreign Secretary publishes opinion piece in Iranian newspaper
What impressed me most during this visit was the hospitality of the Iranians, and their bravery in testing the new waters, said the British foreign secretary in the opinion piece.
We buy what the worst enemies of Tehran tell us
Stephen Kinzer, a Brown University lecturer, has said that the US Congress is likely to reject the Iran nuclear deal, but President Obama will veto its decision and this will help implement the deal.
Student Basij’s critical view of the British embassy reopening and JCPOA
A group of student Basij members have raised concern about the reopening of the British embassy and the text of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Iranian industry chief makes appealing offers to foreign investors at Expo Milano 2015
Nematzadeh said Iran stands ready to establish cooperation with foreigners in the fields of tourism and large- or small-scale production.
Reopening of the British embassy; two views, for and against
An Iranian MP has said that Iran should not limit itself; rather it is expected to seize the existing opportunities and upgrade ties with other nations.
The 2,500-plus-year-old town of Darabgerd in southern Iran
The salt dome of Darabgerd is now an unrivalled tourist attraction in Fars Province.