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  • oil-exports Yesterday 16:08

    Pertamina to develop 2 oilfields in Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Indonesian state-owned corporation Pertamina has voiced readiness to expand two Iranian oil fields, Abteimour and Mansouri.

  • FAO Yesterday 14:52


    World facing worst food crisis in 70 year

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery and resilience of conflict-affected countries.

  • oil layer Yesterday 14:08

    Iran deploys 2mn barrels of SPOL crude to East Asia

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Iran’s Ministry of Petroleum announced that four crude consignments recovered from South Pars Oil Layer (SPOL) with an overall volume of two million barrels have been shipped to East Asian markets.

  • پنجمین روز جلسه رای اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی کابینه دوازدهم Yesterday 13:25

    Rouhani’s 16 picks win vote of confidence

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – After 8 intensive sessions of Parl. debates on Pres. Rouhani’s picks for his second-term cabinet, lawmakers gave a vote of confidence to 16 out of 17 candidates for ministry positions.

  • دهکده تارها و پودها Yesterday 13:05

    By: Fatemeh Abedi

    Ruin, village of warps and woofs

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Ruin, a village located in North Khorasan province, is home to women who still pursue the traditional arts and crafts of their ancestors, weaving, which began about 400 years ago and is one of the sources of income for the village. About 120 women weavers are currently actively engaged in this industry in Ruin.

  • پنجمین روز جلسه رای اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی کابینه دوازدهم Yesterday 12:19

    Ahead of confidence vote session;

    Rouhani urges speeding up cabinet formation

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Iran’s President Rouhani while stressing the need for starting his administration as soon as possible, voiced hope that all his 17 picks for second-term cabinet would win Parl.’s confidence vote today.

  • Volleyball Yesterday 12:12

    Young volleyball players beat Italy in U19 World C’ship

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Iran opened the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boy’s U19 World Championship on Saturday with a decisive win over Italy.

  • پوستر تنها میان طالبان Yesterday 11:56

    ‘Alone among the Taliban’ goes to Spanish filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Iranian documentary ‘Alone among the Taliban’ directed by Mohsen Eslamzadeh, has been accepted into the official program of the 12th Marbella Intl. Film Festival in Spain.

  • حسن رکنی Yesterday 11:24

    Iran’s annual dairy output to hit 10mn tons

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian agriculture minister estimated that the country’s dairy production will exceed ten million tons in the present Iranian calendar year (to end March 21, 2018).

  • نخستین المپیاد ورزش های آبی، ساحلی در بابلسر Yesterday 10:55

    By: Majid Nikjoo

    1st Coast-Water Sports Olympiad in Babolsar

    BABOLSAR, Aug. 20 (MNA) – The first Coast-Water Sports Olympiad was held at Babolsar beach, attended by athletes from different disciplines.

  • پنجمین روز جلسه رای اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی کابینه دوازدهم Yesterday 10:20

    By: Mohammadreza Abbasi

    5th day of debate session on Rouhani's cabinet picks

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – On the 5th day to debate vote of confidence for President Rouhani’s picks for cabinet, the lawmakers are commenting in favor or against two remaining nominees on Sunday.

  • تیم ملی بسکتبال ایران Yesterday 09:37

    Iran secures spot at FIBA Asia Cup finals

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Iranian basketballers breezed past South Korea to set up a date with Australian rivals in the final showdown of 2017 FIBA Asia Cup underway Lebanon.

  • انیمیشن مراسم پرده برداری Yesterday 09:18

    ‘Unveiling Ceremony’ goes to Italy’s Cyborg filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Iranian animated piece ‘Unveiling Ceremony’ directed by Mehdi Boustani has been accepted in the official screening program of 10th Cyborg Film Festival in Italy.

  • نشاء برنج در شهرستان کارون Yesterday 08:38

    Iran to launch agricultural cultivation in Uruguay

    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian agriculture minister, while pointing to imports of rice from Uruguay, said Iran had made an overseas farming plan for cultivating rice in the South American country.

  • محسن رضایی 2017-08-19 16:56

    US plotted 1953 coup, like those against Morsi, Erdogan: Rezaei

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran's Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said the United States devoured Britain's legacy, with the slogan of liberation and with a victorious and conqueror face.

  • چهارمین روز جلسه بررسی رای اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی کابینه دوازدهم 2017-08-19 14:55

    Parliament's debates on Rouhani's picks continues for 4th day

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – The 4th day of Parliament’s open-floor debates for confidence votes to three of President Rouhani's picks was held on Saturday.

  • الکساندر نواک 2017-08-19 14:18

    Iran may start oil supplies to Russia within month

    IZMIR, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Moscow and Tehran may shortly agree upon conditions for sale of 100,000 oil barrels per day, according to the Russian energy minister.

  • canned food 2017-08-19 14:00

    Iranian-American nanosensor detects canned food toxics in 20s

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – A research team from Sahand University of Technology, Iran, in close collaboration with Tennessee University, USA, designed and manufactured a biological nanosensor capable of detecting the hazardous substances in canned foods with enhanced precision in just twenty seconds.

  • جشنواره بالن ها دربجنورد 2017-08-19 13:47

    By: Maryam Davarnia

    Balloon Festival in Bojnourd

    BOJNOURD, Aug. 19 (MNA) – The Balloon Festival was held in Bojnourd, South Khorasan province, on Friday night, in support of the children of Al-Fu'ah and Kafriya in Syria.

  • نفت گاز علی کاردر 2017-08-19 12:58

    Japan’s largest oil firm eager to invest in Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – NIOC managing director said INPEX Corporation of Japan has voiced readiness to partake in development of Azadegan oil field in southwest Iran.

  • Volleyball 2017-08-19 12:27

    Iran opens U23 World C’ship with loss

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Young Iranian volleyball players suffered a loss in the face of Argentinian rivals in their opening encounter at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship in Egypt.

  • چهارمین روز جلسه بررسی رای اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی کابینه دوازدهم 2017-08-19 12:02

    By: Mehran Riazi

    4th day of Parl. debate on Rouhani cabinet picks

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – ِOn the 4th day to debate vote of confidence for President Rouhani’s picks for cabinet, the lawmakers are commenting in favor or against seven other nominees on Saturday.

  • شهید حججی 2017-08-19 11:39

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi

    Iranian martyr’s message to world

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Mohsen Hojaji, Iranian defender of holy shrines, was martyred by ISIL forces on early August in Syria.

  • تخت سلیمان ، یادگاری به قدمت 3000 ساله 2017-08-19 10:48

    By: Aryan Nasrollahi

    Takht-e Soleymān, 3000-year-old relic

    TAKAB, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Located in a mountainous area of northwestern Iran and 42 kilometers north of the village of Takab, Takht-e Suleiman (the Throne of Solomon) is one of the most interesting and enigmatic sacred sites in Iran.

  • پرچم ایران و سوریه 2017-08-19 10:26

    Iran, Syria open HQ for developing ties

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – A headquarters was established for development of cooperation between Iran and Syria during a visit of ICCIMA deputy head to the Arab country.

  • جشنواره پرده ابریشم 2017-08-19 10:11

    3 Iranian films to vie at Silk Screen filmfest. in US

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival held in Pennsylvania, US, will showcase three feature films by Iranian directors including ‘Kupal’, ‘Lantouri’, and ‘Inversion’.

  • ظریف 2017-08-19 09:15

    Terrorism in name of race, religion 'plain terror'

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Iran's foreign minister condemned US president's dual approach to terrorism regarding the tragic incidents happened in Charlottesville and Barcelona.

  • خوشرو 2017-08-19 08:16


    US positions against Iran exacerbate regional instability

    TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iran to UN Gholamali Khoshroo has responded to Nikki Haley's provocative statement on Iran and the JCPOA.

  • آرامگاه بوعلی سینا 2017-08-18 19:26

    Mausoleum of Avicenna in Hamedan

    HAMEDAN, Aug. 18 (MNA) – The Mausoleum of Avicenna is a complex located in Hamadan province, Iran. Dedicated to the Iranian polymath Avicenna, the complex includes a library, a small museum, and a spindle-shaped tower inspired by the Ziyarid-era Kavus Tower.

  • محسن رضایی 2017-08-18 19:25

    Mohsen Rezaei

    'West should avoid dual policies in fight against terrorism'

    TEHRAN, Aug. 18 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran's Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei asked the West to avoid dual policies in the fight against terrorism.