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  • Yesterday 23:31

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Border of solitude, photo exhibition of Myanmar tragedy

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) –A photography exhibition under the title of ‘the Border of Solitude’ was opened in Tehran on Monday. The shots taken by Bangladeshi photographer Nour al-Alam feature the misery of Burmese Muslims escaping their homeland for the fear of state run arsons, rape of women, and slaughter of men. He has taken the photos on the borderline of Bangladesh and Myanmar where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims cross the border in pursuit of a secure shelter from extremist Buddhists and Burmese army.

  • Yesterday 21:32

    VP extends greetings over Hungarian N Day

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) –In a letter issued by Iranian Veep  Jahangiri, the National Day of the Hungarian Republic has been felicitated to Premier Viktor Orbán and the government and nation of Hungary.

  • Yesterday 21:00

    Israel nuke arsenal threatening region, beyond: Iranian diplomat

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) –Al Habib, Deputy Permanent Representative of Iran to the UN criticized the anti-Iran propaganda of westerners for ignoring the nuclear arsenal of some countries in the world.

  • Yesterday 20:00

    The Head of Islamic Human Rights Commission:

    ‘British Shia tool against true Islam for political interests’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – A British based satellite TV station promotes a ritual (banned by Shia clerics) to be done during the processions of the Islamic Month of Muharram. The interview addresses various dimensions of the issue.

  • Yesterday 18:19

    US after interests in dividing ME: Zarif to Tillerson

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Tillerson’s anti-Iran remarks in Riyadh were responded by Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif who is currently visiting South African capital city of Pretoria.

  • Yesterday 17:35

    Iraqi Kurdish party calls on Barzani to resign

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – The Kurdish Movement for Change (Gorran) party on Sunday called on northern Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani and Vice President Kosrat Rasul to resign.

  • Yesterday 17:29

    N Korea sends open letter to West urging 'sharp vigilance' against Trump

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – North Korea has sent an unprecedented open letter to the West, urging “sharp vigilance” against the “heinous and reckless” administration of Donald Trump.

  • Yesterday 16:47

    Johnson backs Trump on N Korea but urges him to stay with JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Boris Johnson has backed Donald Trump's approach to the North Korean crisis - but urged the US president to stick to the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Yesterday 16:00

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    Tony Cragg's press conference in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – The press conference for 'Rocks and Roots' art gallery by German-British sculptor Tony Cragg was held Sun. at Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

  • Yesterday 15:22

    Iran, South Africa hold 13th Joint Commission in Pretoria

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – The 13th meeting of Iran-South Africa Joint Commission was held in the African state’s administrative capital of Pretoria on Monday, October 23.

  • Yesterday 15:14

    By: Mohammadreza Abbasi

    Commemoration of 40th martyrdom anniv. of Ayat. Mostafa Khomeini

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – The intl. commemoration of 40th martyrdom anniversary of Ayatollah Seyyed Mostafa Khomeini was held at Iran International Conference Center on Mon. in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani.

  • Yesterday 14:51


    Islamic unity to promote peace in crisis-stricken region

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Unity of the Islamic Ummah is effective in promoting peace among Muslims, ​​said head of Iranian-Jordanian parliamentary friendship group, pointing to the situation in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Bahrain, which are being attacked by Takfiris.

  • Yesterday 13:43

    IRGC Gen.:

    West’s claims rooted in its regional failure

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Commander Pakpour said the recent statement issued by three European countries on Iran's missile program was a result of their failure in hatching destructive plots inside the region.

  • Yesterday 13:35

    By: Mohammad Moheimany

    Closing ceremony of 34th Tehran intl. Short Film Festival

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – The 34th Tehran International Short Film Festival wrapped up on Sun. during which the winners received awards in various sections.

  • Yesterday 13:32

    FM Zarif:

    Pres. Rouhani to visit S Africa in few months

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Speaking at South Africa-Iran Business Forum in Pretoria on Mon., FM Zarif announced President Rouhani’s upcoming visit to South Africa in a few months.

  • Yesterday 13:03

    Tackling gender inequality, only way to preserve peace

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Unchecked inequality and failure to protect the rights of poorest women could undermine peace and world’s development goals, a recent UNFPA report warns.

  • Yesterday 12:42

    By: Majid Asgaripour

    Pakistani delegation visit Counter-Narcotics Police expo in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Iranian Counter-Narcotics Police Chief General Mohammad Massoud Zahedian gave a tour of the exhibition to his Pakistani counterpart Maj. Gen. Mussarat Nawaz Malik on Monday.

  • Yesterday 12:08

    Iranian photographer wins UNIC Tokyo Students Photo Contest

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Iranian photographer Kiarash Eghbali-Seresht has won the “Award of Recognition” of the Second Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Student Photo Contest organized by the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Tokyo and Sophia University in Japan.

  • Yesterday 11:32

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Trump’s threats prove Iran’s righteousness

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani stated Mon. Donald Trump’s threats against Iran indicates that the country’s government and its people have chosen the right path.

  • Yesterday 11:10

    Iran’s UN envoy:

    IAEA sole judge on Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Iran’s Permanent Representative to the UN Khoshroo in an interview with National Public Radio (NPR) of US said the International Atomic Energy Agency is the only eligible source to confirm Iran’s compliance with JCPOA.

  • Yesterday 10:47

    Iran to host 2nd Paytakht chess cup

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – The second edition of Paytakht Cup International Chess Festival will kick off on Tuesday in Tehran with participation of domestic and foreign chess players.

  • Yesterday 10:27

    IME trade volume grows by 17%

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – During weekdays ending up to 19 October, 604,409 MT of commodities worth over $281 million were traded in Iran Mercantile Exchange, showing a growth of 17% in trade volume.

  • 2017/10/23

    By: Seung-ho KIM

    55th anniv. of Korea-Iran diplomatic ties, new era of diversification, mutual understanding

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – 23rd October is the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Iran. Series of congratulatory events are lined up both in Tehran and Seoul until the end of this year, writes Korean Ambassador Seung-ho KIM on the occasion.

  • Yesterday 09:59


    Iran after comprehensive ties with BRICS

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran was after comprehensive ties with BRICS since it was an emerging economic group.

  • Yesterday 09:42

    FM Zarif:

    ISIL would have taken over region if not for Iran forces  

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Reacting to Rex Tillerson’s remarks on asking Iranian forces to exit Iraq, FM Zarif stressed Tehran’s role in fighting terrorism, saying ISIL would have taken over Syria and Iraq if it were not for Iran’s efforts.

  • Yesterday 09:26

    New parties may join Astana talks on Syria

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – New players may participate in the seventh international Astana meeting on Syria, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov told reporters on Monday.

  • Yesterday 09:22

    Pres. Rouhani felicitates Hungary on national day

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – President Rouhani has forwarded a message of felicitation to President János Áder of Hungary on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day on October 23.

  • Yesterday 09:05

    Iraq, Saudi Arabia to resolve differences

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Saudi Arabia and Iraq agreed to resolve differences and work together to boost trade on Sunday, after their leaders met for the first time since last June.

  • Yesterday 07:55

    JCPOA 'multilateral treaty', not bound to US: Expert

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Commenting on decertification of the JCPOA by President Trump, director of the A.W. Clausen Center for World Business at Carthage Dr. Cyr says the JCPOA is a multilateral accord not a bilateral one between Iran and US.

  • 2017-10-22 23:27

    Iranian FM Zarif arrives in S Africa’s Pretoria

    TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif who is heading a senior delegation of political and economic figures arrived in S African administrative capital city of Pretoria on Sunday.