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  • ECO 2017-03-15 16:08

    By: Maryam Azish

    Call for closer cooperation among ECO members

    TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Iran has always done its best to reinforce Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) as its top priority and is seeking to boost cooperation among the organization’s member states.

  • علی اف 2017-03-14 11:13

    By: Maryam Azish

    Bright future ahead of Tehran-Baku relations

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – The Islamic Republic of Iran has always attached great importance to the expansion of relations with its neighbors, Azerbaijan Republic in particular.

  • Palestine conference 2017-03-13 15:28

    By: Mina Ahmadi

    Muslim unity key to Palestine issue solution

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – The annual event, dubbed the 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada (Uprising) held in solidarity with the people of Palestine wrapped up in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Feb 22.

  • علی طیب نیا وزیر امور اقتصاد و دارایی 2017-03-12 18:54

    By: Samad Habibi, Mahboubeh Fakouri

    Minister provides solutions, laments ‘lack of will in implementation’

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Ali Tayyebnia, a University of Tehran professor of Economics, has addressed a meeting with heated speech on woes and hazards of an economic system largely infested by neglect and mismanagement.

  • Iran-Indonesia 2017-03-07 12:02

    By: Mina Ahmadi

    Iran, Indonesia mull expanding ties 

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – As two developing Muslim countries, Iran and Indonesia have always enjoyed many commonalities. 

  • کراپ‌شده - گرد و غبار 2017-03-06 16:46

    High-profile session addresses environmental pollution

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – How would high-profile session succeed in effectively addressing pressing issues of airborne particles which have jeopardized the daily life of people in Khuzestan and other provinces in varying degrees?

  • کنفرانس امنیتی مونیخ 2017-03-02 10:39

    By: Maryam Azish

    Zarif’s Munich Security Confab presence positive step

    TEHRAN, Mar. 02 (MNA) – Iranian FM Zarif took part in Munich Security Conference in Germany where he addressed the prestigious event and negotiated with world senior officials on the sidelines of gathering.

  • sony 2017-02-28 21:46

    2 Iranians honored by 2017 Sony World Photography Awards  

    TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (MNA) – Two Iranian photographers have been honored in the world’s largest photography competition – 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.

  • oil 2017-02-28 19:11

    By Mina Ahmadi

    Iran regaining OPEC’s market share

    TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (MNA) – The recent reports indicate that the Islamic Republic of Iran has already been able to escalate its oil exports to levels that existed before sanctions were imposed on the country in 2011. 

  • مراسم استقبال رسمی از نخست وزیر سوئد 2017-02-19 13:20

    By: Maryam Azish

    New chapter of ties between Iran-Sweden

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – Iran and the Scandinavian countries, Sweden in particular, have always enjoyed cordial relations and the officials of the two countries are keen on broadening relations in all arenas.

  • فولاد 2017-02-18 11:34

    By: Mohammad Hossein Azari

    Iran’s steel market in ‘New Normal’ era

    TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (MNA) – Steel industry of Iran, en route to realizing 55 million tons of output by the year 2025, is faced with abundance of ups and downs which require careful planning.

  • Mahdavian 2017-02-11 20:00

    Political drama ‘Midday Event’ named best at Fajr Film Festival

    TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (MNA) – ‘The Midday Event,’ a political drama that features the terrorist atrocity of the MEK Organization in Iran of the 1980s, has been crowned best at the 35th Fajr Film Festival.

  • Astana talks 2017-02-11 16:06

    By Mina Ahmadi

    Syria peace talks in Astana

    TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (MNA) – The negotiations between Syrian government and the opposition groups started with the attendance of 7 delegations including Iran, Russia and Turkey on Jan. 23 in Astana.

  • south pars 2017-02-07 09:23

    By: M. H. Azari, M. Zaman Khani

    Iran in catbird seat thanks to US-Qatar gas rivalry

    TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (MNA) – The uplift in America’s LNG exports has tightened restrictions against Qatar as the world’s largest exporter of the product thus giving Iran the upper hand in gas recovery from South Pars joint field.

  • حادثه پلاسکو از آغاز تا پایان 2017-02-02 10:44

    By: Maryam Azish

    Global sympathy bright side of Plasco tragedy

    TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (MNA) – Nine days after the tragic collapse of Plasco Trade Center in downtown Tehran, the rubble removal operation in the building came to an end on Jan 27.

  • exports 2017-01-30 11:47

    By: M.H. Azari, N. Ghadam Ahari

    Iran makes leap to seize fresh export markets

    TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (MNA) – Iran is after bolstering trade ties with European countries as evidenced by the steep rise in share of EU states in the country’s foreign trade.

  • Siro-A 2017-01-25 21:50

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Japanese dance group ‘Siro-A’ lights up Iranian stage at 35th FITF

    TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) – The video projection dance group ‘Siro-A’ from Japan turned the theater stage in Tehran into a magical disco venue of optical illusions and techno music at the 35th Fajr International theater Festival.

  • مشاهد دو قلاده پلنگ در منطقه شکار ممنوع پرور مهدیشهر 2017-01-25 13:36

    Oshtornakouh; a safe refuge for Persian Leopard

    KHORRAMABAD, Jan. 25 (MNA) – Oshtorankouh or Sanowbaran, a part of Zagros massifs with breath-taking scenery is home to valuable large cat Persian Leopard and other wildlife species.

  • UN chief 2017-01-25 10:52

    By: Mina Ahmadi

    Challenges of new UN chief

    TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) – Antonio Guterres was recently handed over the helm of the United Nations as one of the toughest diplomatic jobs in the world while the world community, in the face of many challenges today, hope the new chief of the global body to settle world problems more properly.

  • tourism 2017-01-24 18:49

    Iran’s irresistible rise as tourist destination

    TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (MNA) – Iran is proving to be an increasingly popular destination with air travelers, experiencing growing passenger numbers from around the world.

  • عملیات امداد و نجات ساختمان پلاسکو 2017-01-23 11:54

    By: Marjan Golpira

    Plasco still in smoke with bodies trapped

    TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (MNA) – Just three days after the collapse of one of the most iconic buildings in Tehran, Plasco, smoke is still rising from the building and filling the air in the downtown area of the city.

  • selfa 2017-01-22 15:33

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Iraqi theater scene wading steadfastly through hardships

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – The international section of the 35th edition of Fajr International Theater Festival opened with a two-man performance from Iraq on Saturday, January 21, in Tehran.

  • هفتمین روز سی و دومین جشنواره موسیقی فجر در تالار وحدت و رودکی 2017-01-21 13:01

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Iran, Italy join hands in reviving Beethoven on stage

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – The 7th night of 32nd Fajr Music Festival was devoted to joint performance of Tehran Symphony Orchestra and the Puccini Festival Orchestra from Italy, under the baton of maestros Shahrdad Rohani and Paolo Olmi.

  • Economy 2017-01-21 11:59

    By: Maryam Azish

    Bright prospects for Iranian economy

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Following the removal of unjust sanctions as part of a nuclear agreement with the six major world powers, which had negatively affected economy over the past decade, Iran's economy is on a flourishing trend these days.

  • ششمین روز سی و دومین جشنواره موسیقی فجر در تالار وحدت 2017-01-20 11:00

    By: Lachin Rezaian

    Fado star Zambujo displays pronounced show at Fajr Music Fest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 20 (MNA) – Antonio Zambujo, an internationally acclaimed Portuguese guitarist and singer of fado with his quintet gave an appreciable performance at the 32nd Fajr International Music Festival at Vahdat Hall on Wednesday.

  • پنجمین روز سی و دومین جشنواره موسیقی فجر در تالار وحدت 2017-01-17 23:47

    By: Lachin Rezaian

    Flamenco giant 'Duquende' gets terrific applause at Fajr Music Fest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – On Tuesday, the 32nd Fajr International Music Festival hosted a Spanish Flamenco group starring Duquende, one of the most valued Flamenco singers, Diego Del Morao, one of the guitarists on the national scene of the moment and Israel Suarez, known as El Piraña, one of the best percussionists in the world.

  • Rial & Dollar 2017-01-17 21:42

    By: Mina Ahmadi

    Ups and downs of value of Iranian rial

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Over the past several weeks, dollar rate registered fluctuation with gain to the rials, Iranian national currency.

  • باران هادیزاده 2017-01-17 12:56

    By: Marjan Golpira

    Female motorcycle racer takes the road less travelled

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Up at the crack of dawn Baran Hadizadeh starts her day of motocross practice, a routine she goes for three times a week.

  • عکس تزئینی جشنواره فیلم فجر 2017-01-15 16:34

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi, Niusha Rouzban

    Women to take center stage at 35th Fajr Film Festival

    THERAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – Iran is getting ready to host the 35th edition of its most prestigious cultural event in February, this time showcasing works by women filmmakers and women’s issues more than ever before.

  • نفت گاز 2017-01-15 12:59

    By: Mohammad Hossein Azari

    Two sides of Tehran-Washington oil ties

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – On the eve of Donald Trump’s presidency, potential fluctuations in oil prices reveal two sides to coin of Tehran-Washington oil relations one depicting support of higher crude prices by both countries.