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  • Today 16:33

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Spring snow in Karaj

    KARAJ, Mar. 24 (MNA) – Spring snow whitened Karaj in Alborz province, on Friday morning.

  • Today 16:06

    Rouhani’s agenda in Moscow announced

    TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (MNA) – President Rouhani’s deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili, has discussed the President’s various points of discussions during his upcoming visit to Moscow.

  • Today 13:27

    By: Masoud Moghaddam

    Mahallati Flower Market in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (MNA) – Shahid Mahallati Flower Market is one of the major centers in Tehran for supplying and planting flowers.

  • Today 13:27

    Syria demands UNSC to assume role on fighting terrorism

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 24 (MNA) – Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry demanded the UN Security Council to assume its role in fighting terrorism and the criminal acts perpetrated by the armed terrorist groups around Damascus and all over the Syrian Arab Republic territories.

  • Today 12:24

    By: Mahdi Pedramkhoo

    Shadegan Wetland

    SHADEGAN, Mar. 24 (MNA) – Shadegan Wetland, which extends over 296,000 hectares, is covered by diverse vegetations that have made it a suitable habitat for migrating waterfowls from north Europe, Canada and Siberia in autumn and winter. It is one of the 18 wetlands listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

  • Today 12:24

    Hollande visits Iran’s stand at Paris Book Fair

    PARIS, Mar. 24 (MNA) – President of France, François Hollande, has visited Iran’s stand at Paris Book Fair on Fri., voicing keen interest in having a strong presence during Tehran’s Intl. Book Fair in May.

  • Today 11:59

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Nowruz tourists in Vakil Mosque of Shiraz

    SHIRAZ, Mar. 24 (MNA) – The Vakil Mosque is located in Shiraz, Fars province. It is a beautiful mosque built in mid 18th century by Karim Khan, Regent (Vakil) and the founder of Zand Dynasty.

  • Today 10:31

    Iran beats Qatar, boosts hopes for Russia 2018

    TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (MNA) – Iran edged out Qatar 0-1 on Thu. in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Doha, with Mehdi Taremi's second-half strike that boosted hopes for Iran’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification in Russia.

  • Today 09:55

    Iran observes Pakistan Natl. Day

    TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (MNA) – Pakistan's National Day was celebrated at the Pakistan House in an impressive ceremony attended by a large number of Pakistani community.

  • Today 09:53

    By: Laleh Khajouyi

    Rocky garden of Sirjan

    SIRJAN, Mar. 24 (MNA) – One of the tourist attractions of Sirjan in southern province of Kerman is the rocky garden where a deaf and dumb shepherd, Darvish Khan Esfandirpour, has planted trunks and hanged stones to them. The poor man created the garden around 60 years ago on a dry land of no water after he lost his farming land to the tyranny of the monarchy in 1950s, when the King of Iran introduced new land-ownership laws to “revolutionize” Iran’s agriculture. The new garden of him could never be confiscated.

  • Yesterday 20:05

    Syrian army kills scores of al-Nusra terrorists in Homs

    HOMS, Mar. 23 (MNA) – Syrian army units killed scores of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and the groups affiliated to it in the northern countryside of Homs central province.

  • Yesterday 18:41

    City Council Elections:

    Prospective candidates tripled, election committee says

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – Ali Asghar Ahmadi, the Head of the Election Committee of Iranian Interior Ministry, told the media that the number of people registering to earn candidacy in the 5th edition of the City and Villages Councils of Iran has tripled.

  • Yesterday 17:57

    Belarus receives 1st cargo of Iranian oil

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – Belarusian Company of Beloil Polska received a cargo of 600,000 barrels of Iranian crude oil at the port of Odessa in southern Ukraine.

  • Yesterday 17:15

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    Tehran City Council’s hopefuls registering for election

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – The HQ of Tehran Governorate is open to those hopeful to earn a seat in City and Village Councils of the county. The sixth election of City and Village Councils will be held simultaneously with the 12th election of Iran’s president on May.

  • Yesterday 16:55

    Syrian army regains control of Maghazel area in eastern Damascus

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 23 (MNA) – The Syrian army reestablished on Thursday control over the Maghazel industrial area in eastern Damascus after several days of intense fighting against terrorists, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

  • Yesterday 15:40

    Rouhani to arrive in Moscow on Mon.: Kremlin

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – A statement issued by Kremlin's press service recounted that President Rouhani of Iran will arrive in Moscow late on Monday and will meet his Russsian counterpart early on Tuesday at Kremlin.

  • Yesterday 14:59

    Tatar president greets Rouhani on Nowruz

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – In a message of congratulations, President Rustam Minnikhanov of Tatarstan offered greetings to the people, president, and officials of Iran on the occasion of the new Iranian year.

  • Yesterday 14:02

    Foreign Ministry condemns London terror attack

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – The Spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi condemned the act of terror and violence in London and voiced sympathies with the bereaved families.

  • Yesterday 12:42

    Economy min. writes to Leader:

    last year economy promises hope

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – Iranian Economy Minister Ali Tayebnia wrote a letter to Iran’s Leader and recounted the success garnered by the government to practice the policies of Resistance Economy.

  • Yesterday 12:16

    VIDEO: “Iran’s cultural diversity very interesting”

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – In an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times, Finnish Ambassador to Iran Harri Kämäräinen spoke about his beautiful experiences in Iran.

  • Yesterday 11:01

    FM Zarif:

    Growing violence, extremism common threat to all

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif twitted a message on Wednesday evening to emphasize the need of establishing peace in the world.

  • Yesterday 09:34

    Syrian army foils al-Nusra attempts in Damascus

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 23 (MNA) – Syrian Army and Armed Forces units repelled attempts by terrorist groups to break the siege imposed on terrorists trapped in the textiles factories north of Jobar at the eastern outskirts of Damascus city.

  • 2017-03-22 16:49

    Armenian Pre. sends Iran New Year’s greeting

    TEHRAN, Mar. 22 (MNA) – President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has sent Ayatollah Khamenei and President Rouhani New Year's salutations.

  • 2017/03/22

    By: Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Trump's ISIS challenge

    TEHRAN, Mar. 22 (MNA) – Donald Trump has announced plans to host a 68-nation summit on countering ISIL at the end of March, while Iran and Russia, which form the most effective regional coalition fighting the group, have not been invited.

  • 2017-03-22 12:58

    Pres. letter to Leader;

    Conditions ready for expanding job-creating investment

    TEHRAN, Mar. 22 (MNA) – In a letter to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iranian President assured the Leader that the current stability and prosperity in the country’s economy has provided the best condition for expansion of job-creating investment.

  • 2017-03-22 11:32

    ISIL killed, left hundreds of bodies at site near Mosul in 2014-2015

    MOSCOW, Mar. 22 (MNA) – ISIL executed possibly hundreds of detainees between 2014 and 2015, leaving the bodies in a sinkhole eight kilometers (about 5 miles) from western Mosul, a city in Iraq, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday in its press release.

  • 2017-03-22 11:18

    Leader addresses Iranians in Nowruz speech

    MASHHAD, Mar. 22 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addressed a large crowd of Iranian pilgrims at Imam Reza holy shrine in Mashhad on the occasion of Nowruz.

  • 2017-03-22 10:42

    UN envoy:

    No travel ban can stop Nowruz message of peace

    TEHRAN, Mar. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s permanent representative envoy to the UN Khoshroo hailed the advent of Nowruz as the culture of peace, moderation and friendship at the time when all those values are threatened by extremism and hostility around the world.

  • 2017-03-22 09:32

    ‘Islamic Thought in the Quran’ now available in English

    TEHRAN, Mar. 22 (MNA) – English translation of the book by Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei entitled ‘Islamic Thought in the Quran’ has been released.

  • 2017-03-21 19:25

    Syrian army repels terrorist attack in Damascus

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 21 (MNA) – The Syrian Arab army has repelled an attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and other terrorist groups on Maghazel al-Naseej area , north to Jobar neighborhood in Damascus.