• VIDEO: rare lunar eclipse in northern hemisphere skies

    VIDEO: rare lunar eclipse in northern hemisphere skies

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MAN) – An unusual set of circumstances combined in the early hours of Monday in the skies above the northern hemisphere, resulting in a phenomenon called a super blood wolf moon. A total lunar eclipse gave an apparent reddish color to the lunar surface – known as a blood moon. At the same time, the moon got slightly closer to Earth than normal and appeared bigger and brighter than usual – a phenomenon called a supermoon.

  • VIDEO: Highlights of Iran 2-0 Oman at AFC Asian Cup

    VIDEO: Highlights of Iran 2-0 Oman at AFC Asian Cup

    ABU DHABI, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Team Melli gained a 2-0 victory over the Reds in one of the round of 16 clashes of 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Iran will face China on Thursday at quarterfinal. Here you can see match highlights and goals.

  • VIDEO: Hundreds of Yellow Vests gather in Paris for 10th weekend

    VIDEO: Hundreds of Yellow Vests gather in Paris for 10th weekend

    TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) – Yellow Vest demonstrators have taken to the streets of the French capital Paris for the tenth consecutive weekend to protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s policies. The protests began in mid-November over higher fuel taxes, which were subsequently scrapped, and have since morphed into a broader demonstration against the government.

  • VIDEO: Huge pipeline explosion in central Mexico

    VIDEO: Huge pipeline explosion in central Mexico

    TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MAN) – A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 20 people and badly burning 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans, officials said. The footage shows flames shooting high into the air against a night sky and the pipeline ablaze. Screams could be heard.

  • Indians hold ceremonies to see off winter, welcome spring

    Indians hold ceremonies to see off winter, welcome spring

    TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MAN) – Indian farmers see off winter and welcome spring by jumping over the fire with their animals. Indians believe this will fertilize their trees as well as their animals.

  • VIDEO: Moment of explosion at Lyon university

    VIDEO: Moment of explosion at Lyon university

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – A massive explosion took place at a university building in Lyon, France. According to reports, the building on the La Doua campus in Villeurbanne, north of Lyon city center, is a science library. Police told Reuters work was being done on the roof and that a gas bottle exploded, starting the blaze.

  • VIDEO: First-ever plant sprout on Moon

    VIDEO: First-ever plant sprout on Moon

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – A Chinese rover which has become the first probe to land on the far side of the Moon has beamed back images that contain the first-ever plants to sprout in that area.

  • VIDEO: Iran vs. Iraq match highlights

    VIDEO: Iran vs. Iraq match highlights

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – The Iran men's national football team faced off its traditional rival Iraq on Wednesday for the top spot in Group D of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. The game ended with a 0-0 draw, while the Iranian side remained at the top of the Group D.

  • VIDEO: Wildfire sweeping through forests in Astara

    VIDEO: Wildfire sweeping through forests in Astara

    TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) – Starting on Tuesday night, the wildfire is spreading in forests of Astara, Gilan province, northern Iran. Warm winds are fanning the wildfire and efforts of different organs and people who are trying to contain the fire have proved ineffective up to now. No injuries or victims have been reported.

  • VIDEO: Italy’s Mount Etna erupts again

    VIDEO: Italy’s Mount Etna erupts again

    TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanos in Italy and Europe, was seen emitting volcanic ash from its Northeast Crater in Catania, Sicily, on Sunday. The footage shows plumes of ash rising above Etna's northern ski resort of Piano Provenzana.

  • VIDEO: Cargo plane crashes near Tehran with at least 10 on board

    VIDEO: Cargo plane crashes near Tehran with at least 10 on board

    TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MAN) – A Boeing 707 cargo plane outbound from Kyrgyzstan crashed minutes ago while making a wrong landing in an airport in Alborz province, near Tehran. The plane was reportedly carrying at least 10 crew members on board.

  • VIDEO: French police hit ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters with water cannon, tear gas

    VIDEO: French police hit ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters with water cannon, tear gas

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – French police clamped down on thousands of Yellow Vest protesters in Paris on Saturday, firing tear gas and water cannon at demonstrators angry at Emmanuel Macron and France's high taxes.

  • VIDEO: Highlights of Iran-Vietnam match at AFC Asian Cup

    VIDEO: Highlights of Iran-Vietnam match at AFC Asian Cup

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (MNA) – Team Melli beat the Golden Dragons 2-0 with Sardar Azmoun’s double and assured its spot in the tournament’s round of 16. Here are the match highlights.

  • VIDEO: 10th Tehran Auction

    VIDEO: 10th Tehran Auction

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (MNA) – On Fri., Parsian Azadi Hotel in northern part of the capital played host to the 10th Tehran Auction – a three-hour event during which 114 contemporary artworks by 105 Iranian artists went under the hammer, grossing 344,030,000,000 rials ($8,191,904).

  • VIDEO: Syrian Army repels Israeli air attack in Damascus

    VIDEO: Syrian Army repels Israeli air attack in Damascus

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (MNA) – A military source affirmed that the Syrian Air Defenses on Friday night intercepted hostile missiles launched by Israeli regime's warplanes and downed most of them, SANA reported. The aggression caused only material damage to one of the ammunition warehouses at Damascus International Airport. Here is footage of the moment when an Israeli missile was intercepted by Syrian forces. (Source: SANA)

  • VIDEO: Ashuradeh Island hosting birds passing through Caspian Sea

    VIDEO: Ashuradeh Island hosting birds passing through Caspian Sea

    ASHURADEH, Jan. 08 (MNA) – Ashuradeh Island, a narrow, long stretch of land in the extreme southeastern section of the Caspian Sea is hosting the winter migratory birds such as larus, black-winged stilts, Caspian terns, swans, ducks, flamingos, pelicans, and geese. As the only Iranian island in the Caspian Sea, Ashuradeh is under environmental protection and has a considerable wildlife population including breeding birds such as pheasants and black francolins.

  • VIDEO: Iran-Yemen match at AFC Asian Cup

    VIDEO: Iran-Yemen match at AFC Asian Cup

    TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) – Team Melli started its campaign in AFC Asian Cup with a 5-0 victory over Yemen in a match held on Monday at Abu Dhabi's Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium. Here are the highlights and five-star performance of Team Melli.

  • VIDEO: Pottenstein's spectacular festival of light and fire

    VIDEO: Pottenstein's spectacular festival of light and fire

    TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (MNA) – A thousand mountainside fires encircled the German town of Pottenstein on Sunday, creating a Lord of the Rings-like scene. At least 10,000 people attended the fire festival, which occurs every year on January 6th.

  • VIDEO: Foldimate, laundry folding robot

    VIDEO: Foldimate, laundry folding robot

    TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (MNA) – At the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 unveiled FoldiMate, a robot that folds your laundry for you.

  • VIDEO: Thousands of Serbians stage anti-govt. protests in Belgrade

    VIDEO: Thousands of Serbians stage anti-govt. protests in Belgrade

    TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (MNA) – Tens of thousands of Serbian people took to the streets of Belgrade for the fifth week running on Saturday to protest against the government of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.

  • VIDEO: Ice and snow festival dazzles tourists in China’s Harbin

    VIDEO: Ice and snow festival dazzles tourists in China’s Harbin

    TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (MNA) – The 35th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival dazzled tourists as fireworks and illuminations lit up the night sky of Harbin on Saturday.

  • VIDEO: 'Yellow Vest' protests continues in Paris for eighth week

    VIDEO: 'Yellow Vest' protests continues in Paris for eighth week

    TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) – ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters are demonstrating for the eighth week in a row in Paris on January 5. Starting in mid-November to protest high diesel taxes, the movement has now morphed into a broader campaign against government policies and rising living costs.

  • VIDEO: Wooden bridge collapses in Russia, injures 13

    VIDEO: Wooden bridge collapses in Russia, injures 13

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – A wooden pedestrian bridge came crashing down in Moscow's iconic Gorky Park moments after the stroke of midnight on January 1, 2019. 13 individuals suffered injuries of moderate severity which were not life-threatening, Sputnik reported.

  • VIDEO: Romanians parade in bear skins to bring luck

    VIDEO: Romanians parade in bear skins to bring luck

    TEHRAN, Dec. 31 (MNA) – In an old tradition to mark the end of the year, people of Comanesti, in the eastern part of Romania, dressed up in genuine bearskins and paraded through the streets. According to myths, if a bear enters somebody's house it will bring luck, health and welfare.

  • Avalanche hits a village in Far East Russia

    Avalanche hits a village in Far East Russia

    TEHRAN, Dec. 30 (MNA) – A total of 11 people were trapped under an avalanche in the Russian Far Eastern settlement of Mnogovershinny on Saturday, according to TASS.

  • VIDEO: French police attack journalist amid Yellow Vest protests

    VIDEO: French police attack journalist amid Yellow Vest protests

    TEHRAN, Dec. 30 (MNA) – A video is going viral showing French police threatening and aiming a flash-ball device at journalist Simon Louvet to push him away during a Yellow Vest protest in Rouen on Saturday. During the protest, the police forces and demonstrators faced off and clashed with one another.

  • VIDEO: Congress empty as US government shutdown persists

    VIDEO: Congress empty as US government shutdown persists

    TEHRAN, Dec. 29 (MNA) – Congress halls appear empty amid US federal shutdown. The shutdown will extend into next week when the Senate is set to adjourn. President Trump has threatened to “entirely” block US-Mexico border over the $5 billion border wall funding issue. Building a wall on the US-Mexico border was one of Trump's key promises throughout his presidential campaign. (Source: AFP)

  • VIDEO: multipurpose tool helps survive avalanche

    VIDEO: multipurpose tool helps survive avalanche

    TEHRAN, Dec. 29 (MNA) –Advenate, a UK-based company, has developed an avalanche shovel that includes a probe in its handle and a light, compact emergency shelter in its blade. The shovel links together with the probe and two ski poles, pitching a personal bivy sack capable of surviving cold high-alpine nights.

  • VIDEO: My best friend is a 178kg tiger

    VIDEO: My best friend is a 178kg tiger

    TEHRAN, Dec. 29 (MNA) – Abdullah Sholeh of Malang, Indonesia is an student who has become best friend and a full-time nanny to a tiger. Mulan's owner, Noer Muhammad Sholeh, 51, asked Abdullah to take care of the tiger when it was a 3-month-old cub at Dilem Village, Kepanjen District, Malang, East Java.

  • VIDEO: Violent eruptions of ‘Anak Krakatoa’ volcano in Indonesia

    VIDEO: Violent eruptions of ‘Anak Krakatoa’ volcano in Indonesia

    TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (MNA) – Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau has been erupting since June and its eruption on Saturday created a tsunami which hit Sunda Strait claiming at least 430 lives and leaving more than 1500 others injured. Here is a video of the volcano’s eruptions in recent days.