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  • اولین دوره مسابقات قایق های چوبی (هوری) در اسکله جنگل حرای سهیلی قشم 2017-03-12 14:45


    Houri boat tournament in Qeshm

    QESHM, Mar. 12 (MNA) – The first tournament of wooden boats called Houri, was held in Mangrove forests of Qeshm in Hormozgan province, attended by artists and those interested in nature, tourism, culture and indigenous traditions.

  • اردوی کشتی 2017-03-12 14:27

    Junior wrestlers to vie at Azerbaijani cup

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – National Iranian junior freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling teams will take part in the 2017 Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation Cup to convene in Baku.

  • رونمایی از تانک پیشرفته بومی کرار توسط وزیر دفاع 2017-03-12 14:06

    Karrar Tank unveiled by Def. Min.

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan unveiled the domestically-manufactured battle tank dubbed Karrar (Striker) in a ceremony in Tehran on Sunday.

  • وزارت خارجه 2017-03-12 13:27

    Foreign Ministry warns nationals on visit to Turkey

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – he Iranian Foreign Ministry has issued a warning statement, urging Iranians to avoid unnecessary trips to Turkey during Nowruz holidays.

  • Railway 2017-03-12 12:58

    Iran transits 950k tons of commodities through rail

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Railway official Hossein Ashouri has reported on displacement of 950,000 tons of goods through rail transit in the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year (began March 20, 2016).

  • رحیم پور 2017-03-12 12:18

    Tehran, Seoul stress deepening bilateral ties

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Iranian and South Korean officials highly regarded the deepening of ties and taking advantage of opportunities during the post-sanctions era.

  • مناظر طبیعی بامیان افغانستان 2017-03-12 11:58

    By: Jafar Rahimi

    Landscapes of Bamiyan, Afghanistan

    BAMIYAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Despite the influx of intruders and the spread of violence in the Afghanistan, the city of Bamiyan enjoys a natural charm to attract foreign tourists with stunning and impressive natural images reflecting the untouched mountain scenery, deep valleys rich in natural resources with the ancient treasure hidden in their hearts and a nation unparalleled in hospitality.

  • fiff 2017-03-12 11:36

    35th FIFF to pay tribute to late director Abbas Kiarostami

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – The organizers of the 35th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) will pay tribute to the highly-acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, who died in July 2016.

  • تیم اسکی - کوهنوردی ایران 2017-03-12 11:20

    Ski mountaineers collect 6 medals in Asian Cup

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Iranian representatives managed to secure six medals in the 2017 Asian Cup Ski Mountaineering Competition in South Korea.

  • تانک کرار 2017-03-12 11:09

    Iran unveils highly-advanced Karrar Tank

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Iran’s first highly-advanced domestically-manufactured tank called ‘Karrar’ has been unveiled on Sunday in the presence of Defense Minister.

  • سازه های آبی شوشتر 2017-03-12 11:06

    By: Masoud Moghaddam

    Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

    SHUSHTAR, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, dating back to Darius the Great in the 5th century B.C., is a combination of irrigation canals and tunnels still in use for providing water for the city.

  • نفت گاز پتروشیمی 2017-03-12 10:29

    7 new petchem projects to come on stream

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – An NPC official, while pointing to operation of six new petrochemical projects in the present Iranian year, said seven more plans will be inaugurated in the coming year (to begin March 21).

  • صید ماهی کیلکا در دریای خزر 2017-03-12 10:13

    By: Siamak Sedighi

    Kilka fishing in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Kilka is the Russian name to cultriventris fish which is a member of the herring family, Clupeidae, and a brackish to fresh water fish native to the Black, Azov and northern Caspian Seas and nearby lakes and rivers. It is rich in protein, vitamins and calcium.

  • دیدار علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی با آیت الله سید کاظم نور مفیدی نماینده ولی فقیه در استان گلستان 2017-03-12 09:55

    Larijani hails Iranian team for 2017 AFC Beach Soccer championship

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated Iranian men's national beach soccer team for winning the trophy at the 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship in Malaysia after defeating the UAE.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-03-12 09:40

    FM Spox:

    US ill-conceived policies root cause of tensions in region

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry dismissed the head of the US Central Command’s biased and anti-Iran remarks, saying Washington's wrong policies are the root causes of instability and tensions in the region.

  • دمشق 2017-03-12 09:05

    Syria urges UN to condemn twin terror attack in Damascus

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Syrian authorities urge the UN Secretary General and UN Security Council to condemn the deadly twin terror attack in Syrian capital of Damascus, an address to the organization issued by the Syrian Foreign Ministry said Saturday.

  • turkey, eu 2017-03-12 08:40

    Brussels partially freezes EU integration funding for Ankara

    MOSCOW, Mar. 12 (MNA) – The European Union puts on hold some of the EU integration funding for Turkey, European Neighborhood Policy EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn said.

  • سازمان ملل 2017-03-11 21:39

    UNSG report highlights measures on combating sexual exploitation, abuse

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres released his report on Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: A New Approach for consideration by the General Assembly on Thursday, March 9 2017.

  • China US relations 2017-03-11 20:29

    Chinese minister:

    China-US trade war brings nothing but harm  

    BEIJING, Mar. 11 (MNA) – A trade war between China and US is not in line with the interests of the two countries and will bring nothing but harm, China's Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said Saturday.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-03-11 20:28

    FM spokesman condemns Damascus terrorist attack

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has strongly condemned Takfirist suicide attack on a group of pilgrims mainly from Iraq.

  • مسابقات سوارکاری استان قزوین 2017-03-11 19:40

    Equestrian competitions in Qazvin

    QAZVIN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Equestrian Championship was held in Qazvin province on Friday and the champions of the tournament were classified in different age classes.

  • fiff 2017-03-11 19:28

    35th FIFF to screen 12 films in Eastern Vista

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – 12 foreign films have been selected to vie at the Panorama of Films from Asian and Islamic Countries competition section in the 35th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran.

  • ivory 2017-03-11 19:24

    Tehran-Abidjan mull over boosting economic ties

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to Ivory Coast Mansour Shakibmehr pointed to the two countries’ capacities for elevating bilateral ties in the economic and political arenas.

  • انفجار اتوبوس های حامل زوار در دمشق 2017-03-11 16:50

    33 people killed in Damascus twin blasts

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 11 (MNA) –33 civilians were killed and more than 100 others were injured in the two terrorist bombings that took place Saturday afternoon in Bab Mousalla area in Damascus city, a source at Damascus Police Command told SANA.

  • محمد جواد ظریف 2017-03-11 16:24


    Iranians should be treated with ‘language of respect’

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has called for a high turnout of the nation in upcoming elections in May to display their confidence in the Establishment.

  • ارتش سوریه 2017-03-11 16:03

    Syrian army destroys ISIL gatherings in Deir Ezzor

    DEIR EZZOR, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Syrian army units ,backed by the army air force, destroyed ISIL gatherings, positions and boats in Deir Ezzor city.

  • جمعه بازار شاهرود 2017-03-11 16:02

    By: Mohammad Hossein Abedi

    Shahroud Friday Market

    SHAHROUD, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Traders from across Iran lay out their stalls in Shahroud, Semnan province, to sell whatever they can, on the eve of Iranian new year. It’s a lively, social scene, where you can find almost anything, from fruits, nuts, and chocolate to watches, mirrors, fish, and the colored chicks.

  • pakistan 2017-03-11 15:44

    Pakistani embassy:

    Military missions to Tehran improve defense ties

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Pakistan’s embassy has highlighted visits by Pakistan Navy Mission and a delegation of War College to Iran as improving mutual ties further.

  • انفجار اتوبوس های حامل زوار در دمشق2 2017-03-11 15:15

    A number of civilians killed, injured in terrorist attack in Damascus

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Two explosive devices on Saturday went off in Bab Mousalla area in Damascus, a source at Damascus Police Command told SANA.

  • فیلم مزار شریف 2017-03-11 15:09

    'Mazar Sharif' wins Best Film Award at Phoenix Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Hassan Barzideh’s feature film ‘Mazar Sharif’ won the Best Film Award at Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne.