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  • جشنواره فیلم کوتاه صربستان 2017-09-04 15:33

    Serbia’s SHORT FORM fest. to screen 8 Iranian titles

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Eight Iranian films have been accepted into various competition sections of the 4th International Short Film Festival “SHORT FORM” in Serbia.

  • نمایشگاه کتاب مسکو 2017-09-04 00:57

    Iran to attend 2017 Moscow Book Exhibition

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Iran will attend the 30th edition of Moscow International Book Exhibition in Russia.

  • انیمیشن لایت سایت 2017-09-04 00:52

    'Light Sight' animation wins 3 intl. awards

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Iranian animated piece ‘Light Sight’ directed by Moslem Tabatabaee has won three international awards from film festivals in India, Italy and US.

  • جشن کانون ملی منتقدان تئاتر ایران 2017-09-03 09:38

    By: Behnam Tofighi

    Annual celebration of Association of Theatre Critics

    TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) – Annual celebration of Iranian Association of Theatre Critics was held Sat. at Iranshahr Theater.

  • محمدجواد  ظریف 2017-09-03 09:17

    Iran FM offers condolences over deaths of elite schoolgirls

    TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed sympathy for the deaths of several female high-school students who lost their lives in a tragic bus crash in southern Iran.

  • جشنواره فیلم کوتاه میامی 2017-09-03 08:34

    9 Iranian short films to vie at Miami Short Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) – Nine Iranian short films will compete in the 16th Miami Short Film Festival which will be held in November 2017 in Florida, US.

  • پیشخدمت 2017-09-02 23:43

    ‘The Servant’ scoops FRESCO’s Best Animation certificate

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iranian short animated piece ‘The Servant’ directed by Farnoush Abedi has received Best Animation Film certificate of the 4th FRESCO International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films in Armenia.

  • فیلم سینمایی علی اسکویی 2017-09-02 16:04

    Iran, S Korea sign contract on 1st intl. film co-production

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iran and South Korea have signed a contract for an international co-production of a motion picture for the very first time.

  • کلیسای تادئوس و بارتوقیمئوس مقدس 2017-09-02 11:51

    By: Zhouana and Zhenia Abdian

    Saint Thaddeus Church

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Saint Thaddeus Church is the first Armenian and Christian church in Tehran located in Molavi Street. The church was built in 1808 by ten Armenian families who came to Tehran on the order of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar from Jolfa of Isfahan to do glass works for royal palaces.

  • مالیخولیا 2017-09-02 10:49

    ‘Melancholia’ wins Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers award

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iranian feature ‘Melancholia’ directed by Morteza Atashzamzam has won the Union of Bulgarian Film Makers award at the 25th International Film Festival "Love is Folly" in Bulgarian city of Varna.

  • اقامه نماز عید قربان در مرکز اسلامی انگلیس 2017-09-02 09:09

    Muslims observe al-Adha recitations in Islamic Center of England

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Muslims residing in the British capital of London gathered at Islamic Center of England, a Shi'a Islamic religious and cultural building servicing members of the Muslim community, to perform prayers of Eid al-Adha, an Islamic festival to commemorate willingness of Abraham to follow God's command to sacrifice his son.

  • اقامه نماز عید قربان در حرم مطهر رضوی 2017-09-01 16:39

    Muslims perform Eid al-Adha prayers across Iran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – On Friday morning and in various mosques across the country, Iranians organized special prayers to celebrate Eid al-Adha as a major Muslim holiday celebrated worldwide each year.

  • مسعود ردایی 2017-09-01 15:42

    ‘Malaria’ wins 2 awards at 10th IFF East&West

    TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – Parviz Shahbazi and Masoud Radaei’s co-direction ‘Malaria’ won 2 awards at the 10th International Film Festival “East&West” in Orenburg of Russia.

  • مراسم دعای عرفه در همدان 2017-09-01 13:00

    By: Iman Hamikhah

    Arafeh rituals held in Hamadan

    HAMEDAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – Iranians in Hamadan city said prayers and recitations on the occasion of the most important ritual of Hajj when Muslims gather at Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia where Prophet Muhammad made his last speech.

  • مراسم دعای عرفه در مسجد مقدس جمکران 2017-09-01 11:54

    By: Mohammad Khodabakhsh

    Jamkaran Mosque hosts Muslims celebrating Eid al-Adha

    QOM, Sep. 01 (MNA) – A great many of Iranians gathered in Jamkaran Mosque in Qom Friday morning to celebrate celebrating Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) and pay tribute to Prophet Ibrahim’s submission to the divine order of sacrificing his son.

  • دیدار مهمانان خارجی با حسن روحانی 2017-08-31 19:32

    Pres. Rouhani felicitates Muslim leaders on Eid al-Adha

    TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has felicitated leaders of Muslim countries on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, which marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage on Sep. 1.

  • جشنواره فیلم های سان فرانسیسکو 2017-08-30 15:41

    11 Iranian short films to vie at San Francisco festival

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – 11 short films will represent Iran in the 10th Iranian Film Festival which would take place in San Francisco, US.

  • حادثه پلاسکو از آغاز تا پایان 2017-08-30 11:54

    Parl. report finds 7 guilty in Plasco collapse

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – A parliament report on the Jan. 19 collapse of an ageing high-rise in downtown Tehran has found seven entities responsible for the tragic incident in which 16 firefighters lost their lives trying to contain the flames.

  • south korea 2017-08-29 13:39

    ‘Korea, Close-up’ invites Iranians to learn more about Korean culture

    TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) – A week-long exhibition and workshop of South Korea, called “Korea, Close-up”, has been organized by Korean Embassy in cooperation with Art and Cultural Organization of Tehran Municipality in September.

  • روتوش 2017-08-29 12:06

    ‘Retouch’ to vie at 3 intl. festivals

    TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) – The short film ‘Retouch’ directed by Kave Mazaheri will be screened in three international film festivals in September.

  • فیلم آبجی 2017-08-29 10:22

    ‘Abji’ wins Best Award at US festival

    TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Iranian film 'Abji' (The Sis), directed by Marjan Ashrafizadeh, won the Best Film Award at the 13th edition of the Action On Film International Film Festival in the USA.

  • پاکسازی ساحل شهر واجارگاه 2017-08-28 21:14

    Beach cleaners pay tribute to Mandela

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – environmentalist activists who cleaned a coast in north of Iran marked their contribution to nature as a tribute to late South Africa’s hero, Nelson Mandela.

  • نشست همگرایی منطقه جنوب غرب آسیا 2017-08-28 16:41

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Convergence meeting of SW Asian region

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – The convergence meeting of the Southwest Asian region was held Monday morning with the participation of the Red Crescent Society president, ambassadors from participating countries and international humanitarian organizations in Tehran.

  • ویرانه های بافت تاریخی ایزدخواست 2017-08-28 13:05

    By: Milad Raf'at

    Ruins of historical texture of Izadkhvast

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – The Complex of Izadkhast is located in the Fars province, roughly 135 km south of Isfahan. The complex consists of Izadkhvast Castle, a caravansary, and a Safavid-period bridge. The castle structure is of particular interest due to the different architectural styles incorporated into the construction of the building, including Sassanid and Qajar periods.

  • باستان شناسی 2017-08-27 19:33

    Pottery inscription unearthed in SE Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) – Public Affairs Department at Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute reported a major discovery in southeastern Iran.

  • فیلم کوپال 2017-08-27 16:17

    'Kupal' to vie at Arizona Underground Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) – Kazem Mollaie’s debut feature 'Kupal', as the only Asian representative, will compete with works from Britain, Canada, Spain, Palestine and the United States at the Arizona Underground Film Festival.

  • آماده شدن برای طوفان هاروی‎ 2017-08-27 11:45

    VIDEO: Harvey Hurricane claims 2 lives in Texas

    TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) – Harvey Hurricane in Texas, the strongest to hit the US in 13 years, has so far claimed two victims. The National Hurricane Center has warned of ‘catastrophic flooding’ over the next few days.

  • آئین تودیع و معارفه وزیر فرهنگ و ارشاد 2017-08-27 08:46

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Send-off reception for Iran’s culture min.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (MNA) – Seyyed Reza Salehi Amiri, the former Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, bid farewell to a host of cultural figures convened at Roudaki Hall of Tehran where his successor Seyyed Abbas Salehi was received.

  • فیلم رفتن 2017-08-26 21:03

    'Parting' to vie in Australia, Sweden

    TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (MNA) – 'Parting', the first film of Navid Mahmoudi as a director, is to vie at the 8th Afghan Film Festival of Stockholm and the 5th Persian Film Festival of Sydney.

  • Syria 2017-08-26 12:50

    UNICEF warns on devastating impact of Syrian Conflict

    NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (MNA) - The United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF) showed its dismay because of the impact of the conflict in Syria in children.