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  • کلیله و دمنه 2017-08-08 15:44

    ‘Kelileh & Demneh’ wins Special Jury Award at Eurasia Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) – Iranian animated piece ‘Kelileh & Demneh’, directed by Alireza Tavakoli, has won Special Jury Award at the Children’s Fest section of 2017 Eurasia International Film Festival in Kazakhstan.

  • انیمیشن 2017-08-08 12:02

    3 Iranian shorts to vie at UK’s Encounters filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) – An Iranian animated piece with two other short films will compete with other titles from across the world at the 23rd Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival in UK.

  • ماه گرفتگی در تهران 2017-08-08 09:21

    By: Hamikhah, Rahimi

    Partial lunar eclipse across Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) – A partial lunar eclipse occurred on Tuesday night, at 1722 GMT (21:52:55 Tehran time), and was visible across the country as well as Tehran.

  • اختتامیه جشنواره فیلم شهر 2017-08-06 10:12

    6th Intl. Urban filmfest. names winners

    TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) – The 6th International Urban Film Festival hosted by Tehran has announced winners in the international competition category.

  • اختتامیه جشنواره فیلم شهر 2017-08-06 09:43

    By: Mohammad Mohaimeny

    6th Intl. Urban Filmfest. wraps up on Sat.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) – The 6th edition of the International Urban Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday, with the commemoration of winners in Milad Tower.

  • بازسازی پل تاریخی آق‌قلا 2017-08-04 12:35

    By: Raheleh Hesari

    800-old bridge reconstructed in Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – The historic bridge of Aqqala, the only bridge of Iran with brick ornaments, was designed and built in the Safavid dynasty era. The 800-old bridge was damaged 6 years ago after an unprecedented flood hit the northern city of Aqqala in Golestan province of Iran.

  • کنسرت شهرام و حافظ ناظری 2017-08-04 10:27

    By: Mohammad Moheimany

    Nazeris perform on Ferdowsi's Shahnameh

    TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – The renowned Iranian vocalist Shahram Nazeri and his son Hafez performed compositions based on Ferdowsi's Shahnameh, named 'Persian Song', in Tehran on Thursday.

  • نخستین جشنواره عرضه و طبخ غذاهای دریایی در انزلی 2017-08-03 15:31

    By: Hossein Shams Nosrati

    1st seafood festival in Anzali

    ANZALI, Aug. 03 (MNA) – The festival of seafood supplies and cooking was held for the first time in Gilan province to introduce healthy foods, especially fish.

  • آیین تجلیل از پاکبانان نمونه کشوری در قم‎ 2017-08-01 14:10

    By: Mehdi Bakhshi

    Ceremony honors forest rangers

    QOM, Aug. 01 (MNA) – Top forest rangers of Iran were honored during a ceremony on the occasion of National Day of Forest Rangers on Tuesday. The event was attended by Head of Iran Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar.

  • انیمیشن رهایی از بهشت 2017-08-01 09:45

    ‘Release from Heaven’ wins Best Animation at SICAF

    TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) – Iranian animated piece ‘Release from Heaven’ by Ali Noori Oskouei has scooped the Grand Prize for Best Animation category at SICAF film festival in South Korea.

  • روتوش 2017-08-01 08:32

    Traverse City Filmfest. awards Iran's ‘Retouch’

    TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) – Iranian short film Retouch, directed by Kaveh Mazaheri and produced by Iranian Young Cinema Society, was awarded as the Best Short Film at Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival.

  • مراسم بدرقه حجاج 2017-07-31 17:16

    By: Mahmoud Rahimi

    Farewell ceremony of Hajj pilgrims

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – Farewell ceremony of Hajj pilgrims was held on Monday, in Imam Khomeini International Airport, in the presence of Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri. This is the first group of pilgrims flied for Hajj in Saudi Arabia since the kingdom ruptured diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic in 2016.

  • فیلم فرزندان 2017-07-31 13:28

    'The Descendants' to vie at 3 intl. festivals

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – Iranian drama film 'The Descendants', directed by Yasser Talebi and produced by Mitra Rouhi Manesh, will be featured at three international film festivals.

  • آیین افتتاح ششمین جشنواره فیلم شهر 2017-07-31 11:38

    By: Masoud Saki

    6th Intl. Urban Filmfest. kicks off on Sun.

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – The 6th edition of the International Urban Film Festival kicked off in Iranian Art Museum Garden on Sunday.

  • دومین جشنواره اسب اصیل بومی فلات ایران در سیرجان 2017-07-31 09:51

    By: Ismail Khourtan

    Native horse of Iranian Plateau

    SIRJAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – The second festival of native horse of Iranian Plateau was held on Saturday in Sirjan, Kerman province.

  • fao forest 2017-07-31 08:48

    FAO introduces new guidelines on monitoring forest resources

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – FAO has developed new guidelines aimed at helping countries develop strong National Forest Monitoring Systems, which are key to measure progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • نشست خبری ششمین جشنواره بین المللی فیلم شهر 2017-07-30 14:13

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    6th Intl. Urban Filmfest. holds presser

    TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) – The press conference of the 6th edition of the International Urban Film Festival was held in Mellat Cinema Complex on Saturday.

  • دیدار  مسئولان و دست‌اندرکاران حج با رهبر معظم انقلاب 2017-07-30 12:39

    Leader receives Hajj officials

    TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) – The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a group of Hajj officials and pilgrims on Sunday.

  • film 2017-07-30 12:12

    ‘A Letter to the President’ goes to Locarno filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) – ‘A Letter to the President’ directed by Roya Sadat has been accepted into the screening program of 70th Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland.

  • یادم تو رو فراموش 2017-07-29 16:05

    ‘Wishbone’ goes to Berlin Intl. Filmmaker Festival  

    TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) – Iranian flick 'Wishbone' directed by Ali Atshani has been accepted into the Berlin International Filmmaker Festival 2017 hosted by Germany.

  • انعکاس / تصاویر ثبت شده از زندگی روزمره و محیط پیرامون . 2017-07-29 14:17

    By: Milad Raf'at

    A view of daily life in Iran – 69

    TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) – A journey through the heart of Iran and capturing scenes from daily life.

  • کنسرت ارکستر ملی در ساری 2017-07-28 14:23

    By: Amirali Razzaghi

    National Orchestra performs in Sari

    TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) – The National Orchestra of Iran performed a repertoire of classic Iranian songs under the baton of music director and conductor, Fereydoun Shahbazian, and with the vocal of Mohammad Esfahani, in the capital city of Iran’s Mazandaran province, Sari, on Thursday.

  • Flower Strewing at Razavi Holy Shrine 2017-07-27 19:00

    By: Masoud Nouzari

    Flower strewing at Razavi Holy Shrine

    TEHRAN, Jul. 27 (MNA) – Concurrent with the birthday anniversary of Fatima Masumeh, the sister of the eighth Imam Reza, hundreds of Iranians gathered at Razavi Holy Shrine in Mashhad to pay tribute to the Lady of Benevolence. Hazrat Masumeh's shrine in Qom is considered one of the most significant Shi'i shrines in Iran.

  • کنسرت پرواز همای به رهبری انریکو جرولا 2017-07-27 15:25

    By: Mohammad Khodabakhsh

    Iran-Italy joint music performance in Tehan

    TEHRAN, Jul. 27 (MNA) – Italian maestro Enrico Gerola had a performance in Niavaran Cultural Complex in Tehran accompanied by Iranian singer Parvaz Homay and members of his ensemble Mastan.

  • razavi shrine 2017-07-27 11:44

    Greek teacher converts to Islam in Razavi Holy Shrine

    TEHRAN, Jul. 27 (MNA) – Coincident with the birthday of Hazrat Masoumeh, the sister of the eighth Imam Reza, a Greek teacher converted to Islam in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad, Iran.

  • اجتماع مدافعان حرم اقصی‎ 2017-07-27 10:22

    By: Behnam Toghifi

    Iranians protest over Al-Aqsa Mosque desecration

    TEHRAN, Jul. 27 (MNA) – A group of students who defend Palestinians' rights gathered in front of the University of Tehran on Tuesday to protest the recent Zionist military attacks on Al-Aqsa Mosque.

  • جشن نوروز صياد 2017-07-26 12:35

    By: Asghar Besharati

    Nowruz-e Sayyad day in Qeshm

    QESHM, Jul. 26 (MNA) – Annually on July 19 in Selakh rural district of Qeshm Island, fishermen celebrate Nowruz-e Sayyad day, meaning the Fisher’s New Year, which is one of the oldest Iranian traditions.

  • فیلم کوپال 2017-07-25 13:48

    Two Iranian movies win Best Film awards at ARFF

    TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – Environmental feature film ‘Kupal’ was awarded as the Best Feature Film at the 3rd Around International Film Festival (ARFF) in Amsterdam.

  • گسترش وبا در یمن 2017-07-25 13:45

    Red Cross:

    Yemen cholera deaths expected to double by end of year

    MOSCOW, Jul. 25 (MNA) – The forecast for Yemen’s cholera epidemic looks grim, as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warns that by the end of 2017 the number of cholera cases will double, reaching 600,000.

  • زندگی روزمره در مناطق جنگی سوریه 2017-07-24 11:50


    6.9mn Syrians still uncertain about next meal

    TEHRAN, Jul. 24 (MNA) – Food security in parts of Syria is slightly better than the same time last year due to an improved security situation and enhanced access to humanitarian assistance, but the overall situation remains far worse than before the war, two UN agencies warned.