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  •  مراسم سنتی نوروز خوانی در گرگان Yesterday 20:18

    By: Yasser Nazifi

    Folklore rituals of Nowruz Eve in Gilan Province of Iran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 19 (MNA) – In Iranian northern Province of Gilan, the locals have a set of traditions and rituals to mark the beginning of spring which is the start of new year according to Iranian calendar.

  • women in science award 2018-03-17 18:35

    Science parks set the scene for economic growth

    TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – The number of science and technology parks is growing annually worldwide and they are paving the way for economic growth as well as technology development. As the number of science and technology parks are increasing in Iran the country is also on its way to development.

  • bahrain 2018-03-17 13:48

    VIDEO: 'Revoking Nationality in Bahrain'

    TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – A short film on "Revoking Nationality in Bahrain" was displayed in the event Statelessness and Revocation of Citizenship in PGCC on Friday in Geneva. Bahrain is guilty of have revoking the citizenship of hundreds of people as part of the ruling Al Khalifa regime’s oppressive measures.

  • taghrib 2018-03-13 17:55

    Sadat congregation uniting Shia and Sunni Muslims

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – First congregation of Sadat (the descendents of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)), was held in the Iranian capital city of Tehran to convene Sadat in a meeting. Mohseneh E’jaz a 23-year-old Sadat from Austria, in an interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA), stressed the encouraging aspect of the meeting for both Shia and Sunni Muslims. He called for appropriate notification of the event to let the world know about it and speed up the spread of the idea.

  • zarif 2018-02-13 21:19

    FM Zarif says Iran committed to Iraq progress, stability

    TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (MNA) – Upon his arrival at Kuwait City to attend the Kuwait International Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif answered the questions posed by the media.

  • برف و کولاک 2018-01-28 14:08

    On snow storm, teams come to stuck drivers’ rescue

    TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) – Many rescue teams, including members of Red Crescent Society of Iran, police, emergency and ambulance personnel, road keepers of roads and urban development ministry rush to the rescue of the drivers stuck in snow storm in roads and routes of Qazvin Province.

  • snow 2018-01-28 13:26

    VIDEO: A snowy day in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) – After an almost dry Autumn and dwindling hopes for snow in the second month of Winter in Tehran, the capital city was finally enveloped in white this morning. The snow prompted school closure, which brought many young people outdoors for snowball fights.

  • حمیدرضا نوربخش 2018-01-21 20:29

    By: Yasser Nazifi Gilavan

    Director says 2018 Fajr Music Festival better than past editions

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Hamidreza Nourbakhsh, the Director of the 33rd edition of Fajr International Festival of Music told us in an interview that the 2018 edition covered a more diverse repertoire of genres and the performances were of high quality.

  • MNA 2018-01-16 16:09

    VIDEO: MNA, Tehran Times' message on philosophy for St. Olaf College

    TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) – St. Olaf College in US commemorated World Philosophy Day on Nov. 16 by streaming a recorded message from Mohammad Ghaderi (chief editor of Tehran Times newspaper) and Javad Heiran-Nia (Head of international desk of Mehr News Agency). Here is the full video of both speeches about philosophy and peace.

  • AISO 2018-01-15 16:48

    VIDEO: AISO Symphony Orchestra performance in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – The Austro-Iranian Symphony Orchestra (AISO) performed Baroque music at Vahdat Hall in Tehran on Sunday on the fifth night of the 33rd Fajr Music Festival.

  • zakzaky 2018-01-13 20:12

    VIDEO: 1st Zakzaky interview after 2 years in prison

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – After International call upon Nigerian government to pay heed to the critical health condition of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Muslims in Nigeria , who is in prison for two years with no trial and legal prosecution, the regime allows the cleric to meet with his own doctors.

  • sanchi 2018-01-13 10:43

    Footage of Sanchi rescue operations

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – The footage released by China's CGTN on Sat. morning shows search and rescue operations for the missing Iranian crew members on board of an ablaze oil tanker. Two more bodies were found on deck, and the vessel's 'black box' was retrieved. The cause of collision is still under investigation as the search for the remaining members continues.

  • مراسم عشای ربانی 2018-01-09 21:58

    By: Yasser Nazifi Gilavan

    Birthday of Prophet Jesus celebrated at Iranian cathedral

    TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (MNA) – On Friday afternoon, all orthodox churches of Iran held a ceremony marking the birthday anniversary of Prophet Jesus Christ. In Tehran we filmed the event at Saint Sarkis Cathedral. The venue belongs to Iranian Armenians who form the Christian majority in Iran.

  • آیت الله خامنه ای 2018-01-09 20:37

    Armenians happy with Leader’s New Year Eve visit

    TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (MNA) – Herand Avidsian and Balasan Boughousian are the parents of the martyred Armenian Armen Avidsian who was killed during the Saddam’s war against Iran (1980-88). The Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei paid an unexpected visit to the family on the eve of the New Year.

  • fighter jet 2018-01-09 09:44

    VIDEO: Yemeni forces shoot down Saudi F-15 jet over Sana'a

    TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (MNA) – Yemen has released video saying it shows the exact moment they shot down Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S while flying over the capital Sana'a.

  • تجمع و راهپیمایی مردمی در اعتراض به آشوب های اخیر در کرج 2018-01-04 09:28

    Iranians in Hamedan chant against rioters

    TEHRAN, Jan. 04 (MNA) – People in Iranian western city of Hamedan hit the streets to stage huge rallies in support of the Establishment. They chanted slogans like “thanks, thanks, the police force.” “We offer the blood in our veins to our leader,” was another popular chant.

  • سال نو میلادی در کلیسای تارگمانچاس مقدس 2018-01-02 14:53

    By: Yasser Nazifi Gilavan

    Armenians celebrate New Year in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Armenians hold the Holy Communion rite late on December 31, into early hours of the New Year. In this video file you can see an excerpt of the ceremony filmed at Surp Targmanchats Church in Vahidiyeh of Tehran. According to unofficial accounts, more than 30000 Armenians live in Tehran now.

  • کنسرت گروه موسیقی شیلر 2017-12-13 11:33

    VIDEO: Schiller live in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – German electronic band Schiller led by Christopher von Deylen is currently performing sold-out live shows for the Iranian audience at the Interior Ministry Auditorium. This is the band's first time in Tehran.

  • جان مرشایمر 2017-12-11 18:44

    Prof. Mearsheimer says Obama deeply involved in ME changes

    TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – Professor John Mearsheimer, a former Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, who has postulated offensive realism theory answers the question posed by Mehr News Agency correspondent asking him why US government under Barak Obama was passive in the Middle East while Trump’s administration is deeply involved in containing emerging powers in the region.

  • assad putin 2017-12-11 16:07

    Putin meets Assad in Syria

    TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – In a surprise visit to Russian military base in Syria, President Putin of Russia met his Syrian counterpart Assad and ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria.

  • Ólafur Arnalds 2017-12-09 14:40

    VIDEO: Ólafur Arnalds live in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (MNA) – Icelandic BAFTA-winning multi-instrumentalist composer Ólafur Arnalds, who is well-known with the Iranian music lovers, performed live to a jam-packed music hall in Tehran on December 8, 2017.

  • sohrab moradi 2017-12-04 09:18

    VIDEO: Watch Sohrab Moradi set 2 new world records

    TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) – The 2016 Rio Olympic Champion Sohrab Moradi won the Men’s 94kg weight category at the 2017 Weightlifting World Championships, setting new World Records in the clean & jerk (233kg) and total (417kg). He broke his own World Record in the Total by 4kg.

  • ظریف 2017-11-30 18:14

    VIDEO: Zarif, Mogherini hold talks in Rome

    ROME, Nov. 30 (MNA) – Iran's FM Javad Zarif and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini held talks on various bilateral and regional issues during his one-stay visit to Italy. Zarif is in Rome to take part in the third international Med Dialogues conference.

  • کاوش‌های باستان‌شناسی در میدان امام خمینی(ره)  همدان 2017-11-29 13:53

    VIDEO: Construction work unearths antiques in Hamedan

    HAMEDAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) – Construction work on Imam Khomeini Sq. in historical city of Hamedan has unearthed a number of antique objects believed to belong to the Median period (between 800 BC and 700 BC).

  • st. olaf college 2017-11-22 12:03

    VIDEO: St. Olaf College in US sends greetings to Iran

    TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) – St. Olaf College in US commemorated World Philosophy Day on Nov. 16 by streaming a recorded message from Mohammad Ghaderi (chief editor of Tehran Times newspaper) and Javad Heiran-Nia (Head of international desk of Mehr News Agency). The students sent greetings to Iran in the name of the love of wisdom and expressed a desire for friendship between the Iranian and American people.