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  • Yesterday 19:44

    Messi's face match hopes to see him in person

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – Reza Parastesh who closely resembles famous Leo Messi, sat on the table with Mehr News correspondents to share his experiences and feeling on being a person who is called Messi’s ‘face match’.

  • Yesterday 17:36

    By: Ramin Saffari

    Funeral of martyred soldiers in Mirjaveh

    MASHHAD, Apr. 28 (MNA) – The funeral ceremony of 6 border guards martyred in a cross-border terrorist attack by Takfiri militants in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, was held in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province, on Friday.

  • Yesterday 17:33

    Iran 2017 presidential candidates offer economic plans on 1st live debate

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – The first debate among the six candidates of the 12th Iranian presidential election was aired live on state television on Friday and the candidates offered their plans for the next government.

  • Yesterday 17:14

    Finland vows to back expansion of EU coop. with Iran

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – In a meeting with Iranian deputy FM Takht-Ravanchi in Helsinki, Finnish Secretary of Foreign Affairs Peter Stenlund stressed his country’s resolve to back efforts for expansion of EU cooperation with Iran.

  • Yesterday 15:00

    Tel Aviv blind to outcomes of playing with fire in Syria

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – Palestine Intifada Conference Secretary General Hossein Amir-Abdollahian condemned Zionist regime's military attack to Syria.

  • Yesterday 14:39

    35th Fajr filmfest. announces winners

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – Winners of the 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) were announced last night, with 'The Home' from Iran snatching Golden Simorgh for Best Film in main competition section.

  • Yesterday 13:20

    France condoles with Iran on martyrdom of border guards

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – French Foreign Ministry condemned the terrorist attack on the border between Iran and Pakisitan which claimed the lives of nine Iranian border guards.

  • Yesterday 13:13

    Rouhani tasks Security Council, FM to pursue Mirjaveh attack

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s President Rouhani has tasked Supreme National Security Council and Ministry of Foreign Affairs with following up on the Wed. terrorist attack at Mirjaveh in Sistan and Baluchestan province which killed 10 Iranian border guards.

  • Yesterday 11:46

    By: Mohammad Moheimany

    35th Fajr Intl. Filmfest wraps up

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – The closing ceremony for the 35th Fajr International Film Festival, attended by Iranian cinema managers, cineastes, political figures, national and international special guests, was held in Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Thursday.

  • Yesterday 11:36

    Rouhani calls on Pakistan to prosecute terrorists to save ties

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – President Rouhani called on Pakistani PM to persecute perpetrators of the terrorist attack that killed 10 Iranian border guards at Mirjaveh in order to preserve the friendly ties between the two countries.

  • Yesterday 11:33

    Iran summons Pakistan's amb. over border terrorist attack

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – Iran has summoned the Pakistani ambassador and demanded immediate steps to stop attacks by “terrorists and rebels” that sparked deadly clashes on the countries’ border.

  • 2017-04-27 18:59

    By: Abuotaleb Nadri

    Golestan Natl. Park hosts Swedish birdwaching group

    GORGAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – A birdwaching group from Sweden has started their research on wildlife of Golestan National Park.

  • 2017-04-27 18:17

    Syrian army expands control in al-maqaber area in Deir Ezzor

    DEIR EZZOR, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Syrian Army and Armed Force Units achieved a new advancement in their continued operations against positions of ISIS terrorists in the southern part of Deir Ezzor City.

  • 2017-04-27 16:47

    Iran Def. Min., senior Lankan official meet in Moscow

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan held talks with Additional Secretary to the Sri Lanka Ministry of Defense Sarath Kumara on Thursday in Moscow.

  • 2017-04-27 16:11

    By: Ramin Saffari

    Women affairs ministers of Islamic countries meet in Mashhad

    MASHHAD, Apr. 27 (MNA) – “Specialized Summit of Women Affairs Ministers from Islamic countries” kicked off on Thursday in Mashahd having Iranian minister Shahindokht Molverdi in attendance.

  • 2017-04-27 15:46

    FM spokesman expresses sorrow over martyrdom of border guards

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi extended his condolences over death of Iranian border guards martyred in a recent clash with terrorists in an Iran southeastern region.

  • 2017-04-27 15:12


    Islamic identity 'an obstacle for enemies infiltration'

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei underlined that all should try to embed the Holy Quran's teachings in public discourse of nations.

  • 2017-04-27 14:56

    Zarif extend condolence over martyrdom of border guards

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – FM Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic's diplomatic apparatus would spare no efforts to punish the evil terrorists in a recent clash in the county’s southeastern region by using all available diplomatic channels.

  • 2017-04-27 14:08


    US' meddling in Syria to bear no fruit

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said here on Thursday that terrorism is passing through borders like a dangerous virus.

  • 2017-04-27 12:57

    Trilateral meeting in Moscow adresses Syrian crisis

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – The defense ministers of Iran, Russia and Syria attended a trilateral meeting to coordinate efforts against terrorism in Moscow late Wednesday.

  • 2017-04-27 12:41

    By: Saeid Goli

    Shamkhani, Putin’s special envoy meet in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Iran’s Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani met and conferred with Putin’s special envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev on Thursday in Tehran.

  • 2017-04-27 12:23

    Leader receives attendees of Quran competitions

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received attendees of 34th International Quran Competitions on Thursday.

  • 2017-04-27 12:16

    Iranian, Brazilian defense ministers meet after 40 years

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan held talks with his Brazilian counterpart Raul Belens Jungmann Pinto on issues of mutual interests as well as the regional and global developments.

  • 2017-04-27 11:49

    FM spox:

    Violating sovereignty of states leads to instability

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi condemned Turkey’s Turkey’s aerial invasion to Iraq’s Sinjar calling the act a violation of international law.

  • 2017-04-27 11:21

    Deputy FM:

    No limitation for expansion of Tehran-Warsaw all-out ties

    TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (MNA) – Visiting Iran's deputy foreign minister for Europe and American Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi said Tehran sets no limitations to the expansion of all-out ties with Warsaw.

  • 2017-04-27 11:03

    By: Saki, Riazi

    Intl. Fajr Filmfest. on 6th day

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Tehran is hosting 35th Fajr International Film Festival as country's the most important cinematic event.

  • 2017-04-27 10:31

    Zarif stresses coop. on fighting terrorism, extremism

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the need to collaborate on combating terrorism and extremism calling them global threats.

  • 2017-04-27 10:10

    Huge blast erupts in Damascus Airport area, reasons unknown

    MOSCOW, Apr. 27 (MNA) – A huge blast has rocked the area near Damascus International Airport, local media reported.

  • 2017-04-26 19:46

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Kedi: Where cats become characters

    TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (MNA) – 35th Fajr International Film Festival brought a real treat to all cat lovers in Tehran. Kedi, directed by Ceyda Torun, is a magical journey through streets of Istanbul from the unique viewpoint of cats.

  • 2017-04-26 18:41


    Terrorism main danger in the world, Syria on top of countries facing it

    MOSCOW, Apr. 26 (MNA) – Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stressed that international terrorism remains the main danger which is facing the world and that Syria is on top of the countries which are fighting the ISIL terrorist organization.