Today News
  • 2017-10-02 18:13

    Five police officers killed in Damascus blast

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) - Fifteen people died during an explosion not far from central Damascus, as Sputnik correspondent said.

  • 2017-10-02 17:58

    FM Zarif hails Iran’s banking ties with Oman

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) –Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is visiting Omani capital city of Muscat told the media, before his meeting with Oman’s Sultan Qaboos, that Iran and Oman are enjoying good banking relations.

  • 2017-10-02 16:35

    Vietnam eyes exporting rice, shrimp to Iran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Vietnam intends to export rice and shrimp to Iran, and has voiced readiness to purchase fish powder, bone powder and meat from Iran.

  • 2017-10-02 16:33

    Iranian Wushu fighters shine at 14th WWC in Russia

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Mansourian and Hashemi, the Sanda competitors of Iran’s National Team of Wushu, won their quarter-final and semi-final events respectively at the 14th World Wushu Championships underway in Russia.

  • 2017-10-02 15:52

    Iranian official:

    One-third of Iran's Iraqi exports goes to KRG

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Iranian head of Iran-Iraq joint chamber of commerce said that one-third of the country’s overall exports to Iraq has been set apart for the Kurdistan region.

  • 2017-10-02 14:39

    3rd phase of Heydar Karrar drill kicks off

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – The third phase of Heydar Karrar military drills kicked off in the presence of quick reaction force, artillery and drones in the western borders of the country.

  • 2017-10-02 14:18

    Leader attends 5th night of mourning for Imam Hussein

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei attended the 5th night of mourning processions on the martyrdom of third Shia Imam at Imam Khomeini Husseinia in Tehran, where officials and thousands of people also took part.

  • 2017-10-02 13:47

    Roberto Berliner to attend Brazilian Film Week in Iran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Brazilian Film Week will kick off on October 7 and runs through October 13. The event will take place with the presence of Brazilian director Roberto Berliner in the three cities of Tehran, Shiraz and Isfahan.

  • 2017-10-02 13:45

    AUT wins 1st place in intl. Chem-E-Car competition

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – A team from Amir Kabir University of Technology, won 1st place in design competition in the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering and Chem-E-Car competition.

  • 2017-10-02 13:44

    Iran, Turkey to step up military coop. 

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Army Chief Maj. Gen. Bagheri, while stressing Iran-Turkey’s common stance toward KRG independence referendum, said the two countries will increase military cooperation by staging joint drills.  

  • 2017-10-02 13:20

    20 dead in Las Vegas shooting

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – More than 20 people were killed and at least 100 others wounded during a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas city late Sunday night.

  • 2017-10-02 12:47

    Jahangiri greets Chinese PM on National Day

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Iranian first VP Es’hagh Jahangiri has forwarded a message of congratulations to Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the founding of the East Asian country.

  • 2017-10-02 11:38

    ‘The Iron Dream’ goes to Cyprus’ Travel filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Iranian short documentary ‘The Iron Dream’ by Yasser Talebi has been accepted into the screening program of the 1st edition of Travel FilmFest international film festival in Cyprus.

  • 2017-10-02 11:01

    Iranian director joins jury panel in Slemani Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Iranian director Reza Darmishian will join jury panel at the competitive category of short films in the 2nd edition of Slemani International Film Festival in Iraq Kurdistan.

  • 2017-10-02 10:31

    By: Berenjkar, Bakhshi, Asgarpour, Talaei

    Millions mark Ashura across Iran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Million Iranians on Sun. observed Ashura, the culmination of a 10-day annual mourning period in the lunar month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and 72 of his companions in 680 AD.

  • 2017-10-02 10:25

    New humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Deir Ezzor city

    DEIR EZZOR, Oct. 02 (MNA) – A 6-truck humanitarian aid convoy provided by the Monastery of Mar Yakub (St James) the Mutilated arrived in the city of Deir Ezzor on Sunday.

  • 2017-10-02 10:12

    'Malaria' wins Best Film at San Francisco Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – ‘Malaria’, a feature film directed by Parviz Shahbazi won 3 awards in the 10th Iranian Film Festival (IFF) taking place in San Francisco.

  • 2017-10-02 09:53

    At least 12 civilians killed in new US-led coalition attack in Deir Ezzor

    DEIR EZZOR, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Twelve civilians were killed as the US-led coalition bombarded once again citizens’ houses in the countryside of Deir Ezzor.

  • 2017-10-02 09:52

    China to send 6 freight trains from Yinchuan to Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Iran and China have reached initial agreement for dispatch of six freight trains linking Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and Iran’s capital Tehran, by end of 2017.

  • 2017-10-02 09:27

    Turkish army chief arrives in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – The Chief of the General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces Hulusi Akar arrived in Mehrabad Airport, where he was greeted by Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Bagheri.

  • 2017-10-02 09:06

    FM Zarif departs for Oman, Qatar

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Iranian FM Zarif has left Tehran for Oman's capital Muscat and will follow it up with a visit to Qatar as part of his two-nation tour to Persian Gulf littoral states aimed at holding talks with senior officials on regional developments.

  • 2017-10-02 08:59

    Iran slams terror attacks in France, Canada

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi condemned the terrorist attacks in the French city of Marseilles, and Canada's Edmonton, in which a number of people were killed and injured. 

  • 2017-10-02 08:52

    By: Maryam Azish

    Iran regaining oil market

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Iran, on average, shipped 2.15 million barrels of crude oil and about 500,000 barrels of gas condensate in the first eight months of 2017. Its record export of 2.3 million barrels per day was registered in February.

  • 2017-10-02 08:49

    Catalan vote for independence from Spain

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) –Authorities in Catalonia are claiming that 90 percent of those who voted in the independence referendum are opting to break away from Madrid.

  • 2017-10-02 08:12

    Erdogan to discuss response to KRG with Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Turkish President will discuss with Tehran joint response to the Iraqi Kurdish region's independence referendum.

  • 2017-10-01 18:59

    Erdogan's visit to Tehran very important due to regional developments

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – The Head of Iran-Turkey Parliamentary Friendship Group Ahmad Alireza Beigi highly regarded Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Tehran, due to the developments in the region, saying that the visit could help make closer the positions of the two countries in different fields.

  • 2017-10-01 18:15

    Ta'sua ritual held at Fatima Masumeh Shrine

    QOM, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Shia Muslims marked Ta'sua at the Shrine of Fatima Masumeh, the eve of the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (PBUH), by holding mourning rituals. The occasion falls on the ninth day on the lunar month of Muharram, 30 Sep., this year.

  • 2017-10-01 16:32

    By: Mahmoud Khakbaz

    Ashura mourning ritual in Kish Island

    KISH ISLAND, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Iranian mourners in Kish Island gather around to mark Ashura, the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS).

  • 2017-10-01 14:57

    Mourning ritual in Islamic Center of England

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Shia Muslims in London mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS) in Persian, Urdu and English languages, in the Islamic Center of England.

  • 2017-10-01 14:51

    Ta'sua mourning at Imam Khomeini Husseinieh

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Ta'sua night of mourning for the anniversary of the battle of Karabala was held at Imam Khomeini Husseinia in Tehran where the officials and thousands of public attended the processions in Ayatollah Khamenei’s presence.