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  • فیلم کوتاه حواس 2017-06-24 14:59

    ‘Senses’ goes to Armenia’s FRESCO filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘Senses’ by Nahal Dashti has been selected to compete at the 4th FRESCO International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films in Armenia.

  • پوستر مسابقه ترامپیسم 2017-06-24 13:23

    Tehran to host intl. cartoon contest on Trump

    TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – Iran’s capital Tehran will organize an international cartoon contest on US President Trump with participation of over 500 cartoonists from 75 countries across the world.

  • نمایشگاه آثار طراحی گرافیک عباس کیارستمی 2017-06-23 19:57

    By: Shahboddin Ghayyoumi

    An exhibition of Kiarostami’s graphic works opened in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) – An exhibition of graphic designs of Abbas Kiarostami, the late Iranian director of international reputation was officially opened at Tehran’s Forum of Artists on Thursday in the afternoon.

  • دیدار جمعی از استادان، نخبگان  دانشگاه‌ها با رهبر انقلاب 2017-06-22 11:08

    Leader receives university professors, elites

    TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei hosted a group of university professors, academic elites and researchers on Wednesday evening.

  • دیدار جمعی از استادان، نخبگان  دانشگاه‌ها با رهبر انقلاب 2017-06-22 10:41

    Iran's Leader:

    UNESCO 2030 'a plot by arrogant powers to control nations'

    TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – The UNESCO 2030 agenda is part of the UN's “Sustainable Development Document" under which global powers attempt to control all nations in a flawed and improper move, Ayatollah Khamenei said Wednesday.

  • seminar 2017-06-22 02:09

    FAO hosts Intl. seminar on drought co-organized by Iran, Netherlands

    TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – Investing in preparedness and building the resilience of farmers is fundamental to facing situations of extreme drought, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

  • کارتون 2017-06-21 14:40

    Iranian cartoonist wins 2nd prize at Turkish contest

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – Iranian cartoonist Shahram Rezaei has won second prize at the 34th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition in Turkey.

  • زولبیا بامیه 2017-06-21 14:18

    By: Shahab Ghayoumi

    Sweet guests of Ramadan

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – Zulbia and Bamiyeh, popular sweets of Ramadan, are found in every home in Iran during the holy month and are made by deep-frying a mix of flour, yoghurt, sugar and rose water.

  • مستند نور سایه زندگی 2017-06-21 11:56

    ‘Light, Shadow, Life’ goes to Kazan filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – Iranian documentary ‘Light, Shadow, Life’ by Shahriar Pourseyedian has been selected to compete in the main contest of the 13th Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema in the Republic of Tatarstan.

  • پیام لاریجانی 2017-06-21 10:03

    Larijani condoles Portugal over wildfire tragedy

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker has forwarded a message of condolences to his Portuguese counterpart over the country's deadliest forest fires claiming the lives of at least 62 people on June 17.

  • UN SG 2017-06-20 23:54


    UN making effort to address conflict-related sexual violence causes

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – UN Secy. Gen. Antonio Guterres in his message on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June 2017, said the UN is making every effort to address the root causes of conflict-related sexual violence by using preventive diplomacy, fostering peace building and development, encouraging national action, and ending gender discrimination.

  • Paolo 2017-06-20 21:29

    Italian runner to run in Lut Deseret to record name in Guinness

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – An Italian runner plans to travel 80 kilometers in Lut Desert in a 70-degree day to record his name in the Guinness Book of Records.

  • دشت گل های بابونه در اردبیل 2017-06-20 17:53

    By: Mohammad Dashti

    Chamomile plain in Ardebil

    ARDEBIL, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Chamomile is a well-known medicinal plant species from the Asteraceae family often referred to as the "star among medicinal species". Ardebil province enjoys a beautiful nature full of plains of Chamomile flowers.

  • جشنواره فست پرتغال 2017-06-20 15:21

    Iran's shorts to vie at FEST

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Short movies of seven Iranian filmmakers will be featured at the 13th FEST New Directors New Films Festival in Portugal.

  • YEMEN 2017-06-20 13:15

    Over 1,100 Yemenis die of cholera outbreak since late April

    MOSCOW, Jun. 20 (MNA) – More than a thousand Yemenis have died of cholera since April 2017 amid the ongoing civil war in the country, the World Health Organization (WHO) in Yemen said Tuesday.

  • جشنواره فیلم «سانتاکروز» 2017-06-19 23:10

    Santa Cruz Filmfest. hosts Iranian shorts

    TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Two Iranian short movies will go on screen at Santa Cruz Film Festival in Argentina.

  • غرق شدن کشتی دنا در اسکله کیش 2017-06-18 22:05

    By: Mahmoud Khakbaz

    Denna Cruise Ship sinks in Kish Island

    KISH ISLAND, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Denna Cruise Ship sank at 4 am today in Kish Island. It is not yet clear what caused the incident. Denna, made by Australia, has 3 separate floors and has a capacity of 250 people.

  • سام کلانتری 2017-06-18 21:43

    Iranian Filmfest. in Paris will screen 2 Iranian documentaries

    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Documentary film 'The Mannequins of Hassan Khan Castle', directed by Sam Kalantari, will go on screen at the 5th Iranian Film Festival in Paris.

  • مراسم احیای شب بیست و سوم ماه رمضان در گلزار شهدای کرمان 2017-06-18 15:54

    Night of Decree across Iran

    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Iranians honored Ramdan's third Night of Decree or Laylat al-Qadr in holy shrines and mosques staying awake, praying and worshipping.

  • children filmfest 2017-06-18 13:28

    Children filmfest. names intl. animated movies lineup

    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – The 30th edition of International Film Festival for Children and Young scheduled for late June has announced international Animated Movies lineup.

  • پشت صحنه فیلم بادیگارد 2017-06-17 22:52

    'Bodyguard' to vie at Austria's Viennale

    TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Ebrahim Hatamikia’s feature movie ‘Bodyguard’ was admitted at the competition section of Vienna International Film Festival.

  • urban film festival 2017-06-17 22:49

    Last days for film submission to Urban Intl. Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) – The sixth edition of Urban International Film Festival hosted by Tehran has extended deadline for film submission to June 21.

  • Abbas Kiarostami 2017-06-17 15:44

    Vagrant Filmfest. to host 'Abbas Kiarostami'

    TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Experimental-documentary film 'Abbas Kiarostami', directed by Midia Kiasat, will go on screen at Vagrant Film Festival 2017 in Belarus.

  • مراسم احیای شب بیست و یکم ماه مبارک رمضان در مرکز اسلامی هامبورگ 2017-06-17 15:16

    Night of Decree observed in Hamburg Islamic Center

    TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Hamburg Islamic Center hosted a ceremony on the second Night of Decree, attended by a large number of Muslims, believers and Ahlul Bayt lovers from different nationalities.

  • فیلم مخمصه 2017-06-17 13:07

    ‘Plight’ goes to Berlin Flash filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘Plight’ written and directed by Mohammadreza Khavari will be screened in the short competition section of Berlin Flash Film Festival, Germany.

  • اختتامیه بیست و پنجمین نمایشگاه بین المللی قرآن کریم 2017-06-17 10:39

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Intl. Quran Exhibition wraps up

    TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) – The 25th International Quran Exhibition, which is held during the holy month of Ramadan every year, came to an end at Imam Khomeini Mosalla on Friday.

  • ضیافت افطاری رییس جمهور با اصحاب رسانه 2017-06-16 19:52

    By: Majid Asgaripour

    Pres. Rouhani hosts journalists at Iftar banquet

    TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran attended an Iftar banquet with the media people on Thursday in the evening.

  • مراسم احیای شب بیست و یکم ماه رمضان در حرم حضرت معصومه (س) 2017-06-16 19:05

    By: Mehdi Almasi

    Night of Decree observed at Hazrat Masoumeh shrine

    TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) – Prayers convened at mosques, shrines, and holy venue across the world to do the rituals of Night of Decree. Hazrat Masoumeh holy shrine in Qom was one of the venues packed with prayers at Thursday night.

  • آتش سوزی برج پامچال دریاچه‌چیتگر 2017-06-15 11:43

    Fire put out at high-rise apartment in western Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) – Firefighters managed to put out fire at a 20-storey building near Chitgar Lake, northwestern Tehran early Thursday.

  • آتش سوزی برج پامچال دریاچه‌چیتگر 2017-06-15 11:03

    By: Mohammad Mohaimani

    Minor fire contained in Tehran residential tower

    TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) – A minor fire was reported early Thursday in Pamchal building in west of Tehran, which was contained by firefighter immediately without any casualties.