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  • لندن Yesterday 14:18

    5 ways to fight plastic pollution in UK

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – This year has already seen a number of concrete steps to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom.

  • آلودگی هوای تهران 2018-02-07 11:44

    By: M.A. Saki

    We have been taken hostage by vehicles

    TEHRAN, Feb. 7 (MNA) – In the recent days the air pollution in some parts of Tehran has reached a dangerous level, ringing the alarm bells that something serious may happen.

  • حمیدرضا عراقی 2018-02-06 19:53

    By: Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran to become gas technical–engineering services exporter

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – Iran is planning to become an exporter of technical and engineering services in gas sector, National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Managing Director Hamidreza Araghi announced.

  • The List 2018-01-26 16:25

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    The living dead among us: Servati’s ‘The List of the Dead’ in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) – A loose adaptation of Tadeusz Różewicz's play, 'The List of the Dead' directed by Reza Servati is a psychological journey through loss, suffering, guilt, self-loathing, life and death, and the power of art, music and creation in reconciling with the fragmented self.

  • hamlet 2018-01-23 14:40

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Of bloodlust, psychosis and chaos: Rüping’s Hamlet in Tehran

    EHRAN, Jan. 23 (MNA) – Young, yet prolific, German director Christopher Rüping staged Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ Mon. night in Tehran, baring the bloody and psychotic side of the Elizabethan hero to the Iranian audience.  

  • Package 2018-01-22 14:11

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Breaking chain of hierarchy and routine in ‘Package’

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Theatergoers from Tehran gathered at Vahdat Hall on Sun. night to watch ‘Package’ directed by the Japanese choreographer Shusaku Takeuchi, as part of the competition section of 36th Fajr Theater Festival.

  • توکیو ژاپن 2018-01-21 19:18

    By: Marjan Golpira

    An Iranian native well-adjusted in Japanese world

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Koroush Gilani is an Iranian man who migrated to Japan in the 1990s. Over the years he has managed to fully integrate and adjust himself in to a completely different Asian culture, however, as is in such cases, assimilating to the culture of Japan has not been an easy task.

  • mephisto 2018-01-21 13:16

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    The dead and the damned: Delkhah’s stellar staging of Mann’s ‘Mephisto’ in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Iranian stage director Masoud Delkhah revived Mnouchkine’s adaptation of Klaus Mann’s famous novel ‘Mephisto’ in a four-hour performance that had the audience breathless and unblinking on the edge of their seats.

  • پنجمین روز از جشنواره وسیقی فجر 2018-01-15 16:15

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    AISO takes Iranian music lovers back to Baroque era

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – The Austro-Iranian Symphony Orchestra (AISO) performed baroque music to an almost full house Sun. on the fifth night of the 33rd Fajr Music Festival currently underway in Tehran.

  • Shahid Parvez Khan 2018-01-13 15:29

    By: Manijeh Rezapoor

    Fajr concertgoers thrilled by Parvez Khan’s raga improvisations

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – Shahid Parvez Khan, the Indian sitar player known for his raga improvisations, charmed the audience by the dance of his nimble fingers on his instrument during a Thursday night performance at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall. 

  • tanker 2018-01-10 15:50

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Renewing oil tankers fleet a 'must' for Iran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – The collision of an Iranian oil tanker with a Chinese freight vessel has been at the top of news headlines in many energy news agencies this week. This is the second incident of this kind involving an Iranian tanker, which begs for a modernization of Iran's oil tankers fleet.

  • مراسم عشای ربانی 2018-01-07 21:21

    By: Yasser Nazifi Gilavan

    Iranian Armenians celebrate birthday anniversary of Prophet Jesus

    TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (MNA) – Iranian Armenians celebrated the Eucharist on Friday evening and Saturday morning in churches across Iran to mark the birthday anniversary of Prophet Jesus Christ.

  • سال نو میلادی در کلیسای تارگمانچاس مقدس 2018-01-02 22:42

    By: Yasser Nazifi Gilavan

    Armenians wish prosperous New Year for fellow-Iranians

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – The following is the report recounting my visit to a church in Tehran where Iranian Armenians observed the rites of the Eve of the New Year.

  • wheat 2018-01-02 11:16

    By: Mahnaz Abdi

    Guaranteed price for wheat to elevate agriculture

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – Following the successful implementation of the plan for offering barley and corn in Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) at guaranteed price instead of the guaranteed purchase of these grains by the government, which brought satisfaction for both farmers and the government, Iran carried out this plan also for wheat.

  • اغتشاشات 2018-01-01 14:04

    Attempt to hijack nation’s voice

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Tehran Times daily printed on Monday morning a report on the latest events in some cities of Iran, recounting the real dynamics behind the story.

  • traffic 2018-01-01 11:33

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Tangled web of air pollution in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Air pollution, the recurring nightmare of Tehraners from which there is no waking, is a complicated saga of the busy capital of Iran.

  • market 2018-01-01 10:43

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Official statistical figures vs. Iranians’ economic conditions

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – According to the latest report released by the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), in the first half of the current fiscal year (March 21-September 22), the country’s economy grew by 5.6%, while the figure, without taking into account oil production, stood at 6%, compared to last year's corresponding period.

  • car imports 2017-12-27 11:18

    By: Mahnaz Abdi

    Government not determined on new car-import regulations

    TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (MNA) – In late June, the Iranian government shut down the online auto import registration system saying that the import regulations are being revised.

  • flowers 2017-12-25 21:05

    Muslims gift Roses to Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Christmas Eve

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – Young Muslim girls offer hundreds of roses to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Healthcare staff on Christmas Eve.

  • London Muslims 2017-12-25 20:19

    Biography of Prophet Muhammad told through Poetry

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – Muslims from all sects and from all around the world share the same prophet ad those residing in London share their happiness with the birth anniversary of the holy man.

  • سال نو میلادی در کلیسا سرکیس مقدس 2017-12-25 11:22

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    How Christmas is celebrated in Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – You will be surprised, or you won’t, depending on how much you know of Iran (and from reliable sources, too, which okay, it now does sound like a real challenge), but Christmas is celebrated in Iran.

  • شب یلدا 2017-12-20 22:06

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    What we talk about when we talk about Yalda Night 

    TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (MNA) – While people from many countries across the world are currently getting ready for Christmas, people in Iran are looking forward to another kind of festivity: Yalda Night.

  • جیمز ماتیس و دونالد ترامپ 2017-12-19 09:52

    Trump reversal in new US national Security strategy threatens China, Russi

    TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) –US President Donald Trump’s new National Security Strategy that he unveiled on Monday abandons the rhetoric of constructive cooperation for a policy of rivalry and potential confrontation with Russia and China, analysts told.

  • 3 2017-12-18 10:09

    By Maryam Azish

    Bright future ahead of Iran tourism

    TEHRAN, Dec 18 (MNA) –A 2017 report by World Travel and Tourism Council also indicated promising improvements in the country’s tourism industry.

  • چابهار 3 2017-12-17 16:10

    By Maryam Azish

    Chabahar Port new opportunity for boosting regional ties

    TEHRAN, Dec. 17 (MNA) –The fresh enlargement in Chabahar would made the port a cost efficient and crucial transit destination for modern container ships carrying cargo along the International North-South Transit Corridor.

  • Olafur Arnalds 2017-12-09 14:40

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Icelandic Ólafur Arnalds performs live in downtown Tehran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (MNA) – Overcoming a distance of almost 6000km and five years of negotiations finally brought the Icelandic BAFTA-winning multi-instrumentalist composer Ólafur Arnalds to sold-out, jam-packed shows in Tehran.

  • اردبیل 2017-12-06 09:59

    By: Mina Ahmadi

    Ardebil tourist attractions

    TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – Ardabil province is situated in a mountainous region whose altitude averages 3,000 meters above sea level. It is very cold in winter and mild in summer. The city of Ardabil is usually recorded as one of the coldest cities of the country in winter.

  • کرمان 2017-12-05 09:12

    By: Mina Ahmadi

    Kerman province land of natural wonders

    TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (MNA) – After a lapse of 5,000 years since the departure of dwarfs from the city, a large swathe of this prehistoric region lies buried and the migration of Shahdad’s dwarfs remains clouded in mystery.

  • دادگاه عالی آمریکا 2017-12-05 07:50

    US Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump's travel ban

    TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (MNA) – The US Supreme Court on Monday allowed full enforcement of the latest version of the Trump administration’s travel ban.

  • پتروشیمی 2017-12-04 08:57

    By: Maryam Azish

    Foreign companies eyes petchem investments in Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) – Iran's outstanding investment security and advantages in petrochemical sector including abundant feedstock supply and skilled domestic labor entice foreign investors into considering serious presence in the OPEC member's petrochemical sector.