Today News
  • Today 01:59

    Iran's dignity, independence result of martyrs, veterans’ devotion

    TEHRAN, Aug. 18 (MNA) – President Rouhani visited the families of three martyrs, Ali Akbar, Ali Asghar, and Mohammadreza Asghari Torkani and stressed that the country’s dignity and independence are the results of martyrs and veterans’ devotion.

  • Yesterday 17:15

    Iran urges US to be realistic about nuclear deal

    TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) – Iranian FM spokesman has dismissed the anti-Tehran remarks made by his American counterpart Heather Nauert, advising the US administration to be realistic about Iran’s role in the Middle East and the multilateral nuclear deal.

  • Yesterday 15:42

    By: Mahmoud Rahimi

    Cabinet qualification review in parl.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) – Iranian MPs held session on Thursday to review the qualification for vote of confidence for President Rouhani’s four new picks for second-term cabinet.

  • Yesterday 15:19

    CHP member:

    Iran, Turkey not to allow division of Iraq

    TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) – Calling the Kurdish independence referendum as the eye of the next hurricane in the region, a senior member of Peoples’ Democratic Party (CHP), Osman Faruk Logoglu, told MNA that Iran and Turkey won’t allow any efforts at partitioning Iraq.

  • Yesterday 14:40

    By: Fatemeh Abedi

    A view of daily life in rural Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) – A journey through the heart of Iran and capturing scenes from daily life in rural districts.

  • Yesterday 13:16

    Parl. reviews qualification of 4 other picks for Rouhani’s cabinet

    TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) – Iranian lawmakers debated on Thu.  the qualification for vote of confidence for President Rouhani’s four other picks for his second-term cabinet.

  • Yesterday 12:00

    Iran, Turkey urge against KRG referendum plan

    TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) – Iran and Turkey have urged against a decision by Iraqi Kurdistan Region to hold an independence referendum, saying the Region’s separation from Iraq would undermine security across the whole Middle East.

  • Yesterday 11:18

    Pres. Rouhani felicitates Indonesia on national day

    TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) – President Rouhani has forwarded a message of felicitation to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day on August 17.

  • Yesterday 10:34

    Iran, Turkey exchange views on regional issues

    TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) – Head of the Iranian Staff of Armed Forces Mohammad Bagheri held talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli on Wednesday evening in Ankara.

  • 2017-08-16 22:23

    Iran inaugurates 1st laser innovation center

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – The country’s first laser innovation center was inaugurated Tue. in Tehran in the presence of VP for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari and AEOI head Ali Akbar Salehi.

  • 2017-08-16 22:22

    EAEU to sign free trade deal with Iran this year

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – EEC chairman said a temporary agreement on establishing a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran may be signed in 2017.

  • 2017-08-16 22:21

    Syrian army kills terrorists in Deir Ezzor

    DEIR EZZOR, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Army and Armed Forces units, backed by the Syrian Air Force, carried out on Wednesday operations against gatherings and movements of ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor, killing many of them, including Saudi and Kuwaiti terrorists.

  • 2017-08-16 16:39

    Rouhani calls for closer ties with Austria, France, Serbia, Uruguay

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – In separate meetings with newly-appointed ambassadors of Austria, Serbia, Uruguay, and Iranian ambassador to Paris, President Hassan Rouhani called for expansion of cooperation with their respective countries.  

  • 2017-08-16 15:06

    FM spox:

    US report on religious freedom in Iran ‘false, biased, politicized’

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said the US State Department's annual report on international religious freedom is unrealistic, unfounded, and biased with certain political goals.

  • 2017-08-16 15:05

    Iran rebukes terrorist attacks in Nigeria

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Spokesperson of the Iranian foreign ministry, while denouncing terrorist incidents in Nigeria, said it was imperative to use all national, regional and global capacities to confront terrorism.

  • 2017-08-16 14:52

    Boroujerdi felicitates anniversary of 33-day war victory

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – In a messages to Hezbollah chief Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tue., senior Iranian MP congratulated the 11th anniversary of Lebanon’s victory in a 2006 war waged by Israeli regime.

  • 2017-08-16 14:43

    Iran-Hollywood co-production '1st Born' casts Val Kilmer

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – American actor Val Kilmer has signed on to star in '1st Born', a comedy from Iranian director Ali Atshani and the first joint production between Iran and Hollywood.

  • 2017-08-16 14:43

    Japan to assist Iran in water management

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Head of JICA’s office in Iran said it was essential to implement upstream management projects in Karun Dam given the significance of Karun river in southwest Iran.

  • 2017-08-16 14:38

    Parl. continues 2nd session of debates on Rouhani cabinet picks

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – ِDuring the second session to debate vote of confidence for President Rouhani’s picks for cabinet, the lawmakers commented in favor or against five other nominees on Wednesday.

  • 2017-08-16 11:42

    Prominent Iranian wrestlers en route to Paris

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Iran’s leading freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers will depart Tehran for Paris to participate in 2017 Wrestling World Championships.

  • 2017-08-16 10:46

    Hezbollah popularity in Muslim world provokes wrath of Israeli regime

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Iran’s security chief Ali Shamkhani deemed the role of Hezbollah significant in defeating Takfiri terrorists in Syria, hailing the Resistance Movement’s efforts in undermining extremist and terrorist activities in Lebanon.

  • 2017-08-16 10:42

    Syrian army establishes full control over new areas in Salamiyeh

    HAMA, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Syrian Army and Armed Forces units, in cooperation with supporting forces, established full control over Jeb al-Mazarea Hill overlooking Salba village east of Salamiyeh city in Hama province, as well as the supply route leading to the village after carrying out.

  • 2017-08-16 10:04

    Turkish Pres. Erdoğan to visit Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and Turkey mulled over bilateral and regional issues in the wake of a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Iran.

  • 2017-08-16 09:10

    Larijani congratulates Lebanon on anniv. of 33-day war victory

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – In a messages to Hezbollah chief Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tue., Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated the 11th anniversary of Lebanon’s victory in a 2006 war waged by Israeli regime.

  • 2017-08-16 09:07

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Iran’s Parl. debates on Rouhani’s cabinet picks

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Iran’s Parliament started Tue. open-floor debates on President Hassan Rouhani’s nominees for ministerial posts, who need the legislature’s vote of confidence to serve in the new cabinet.

  • 2017-08-16 00:18

    Turkish scholar:

    Iran, Turkey need coop. for tackling common threats

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Lecturer at Marmara University Institute for Middle East Studies Dr. Bilgehan Alagoz, pointing to the General Bagheri’s visit to Turkey emphasized on the necessity of cooperation between Tehran and Ankara to tackle common threats.

  • 2017-08-15 23:41

    Yemen faces largest cholera epidemic in world

    MOSCOW, Aug. 15 (MNA) – According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of suspected cholera cases in war-ravaged Yemen has reached half a million since the start of the ongoing civil war in 2015 between the internationally-recognized Yemeni government and a collection of rebels led by the Shiite Houthis.

  • 2017-08-15 23:41

    Deputy oil min.:

    Ukraine paves path for Iran's petchem exports to Europe

    TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) – NPC head said Ukraine could prepare grounds for direct export of Iranian petrochemicals to Europe given its vicinity to European markets.

  • 2017-08-15 20:52

    Parl. debates Rouhani’s picks for 3 ministries

    TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) – Iranian lawmakers in Tue. session of parliament held open-floor debates for confidence votes to three of President Rouhani’s picks for ministries of Education, ICT, and Intelligence.

  • 2017-08-15 15:25

    By: Mohammad Dashti

    Qatar vs Iran highlights

    ARDEBIL, Aug. 15 (MNA) – The Iranian volleyball squad defeated Qatar 3-0 in the fourth and final match at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship qualifier competitions.