| 2020 | January

  • FM Zarif: Time for a world against racism

    Tehran – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message while referring to the recent protests against Trump administration said that the world should not hesitate to wage a war against racism and racist regimes. The remarks by the Iranian foreign minister came in reactin to the increasing protests in the US against the…

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  • Iran says Islamic system has become influential int’l player

    Tehran – Newly-elected Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Mohmmad Baqer Qalibaf said on Sunday that the Islamic system as an important power in the region has become an influential player in the international community. Islamic system has strategically become stronger, Qalibaf said in his speech to the Majlis formal session this morning. Talking of the existing problems,…

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  • Flamingos back to Urmia Lake

    Tehran – Director of Ajabshir Department of Environment Hamid Peighami said on Sunday that flamingos have returned to the shores of Ghobadloo five years after the revitalization of Urmia Lake. In an interview with IRNA, Peighami said that the approximate population of flamingos in Urmia Lake and Ghobadloo beach is around 20.000. Flamingos of the…

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  • 2.3 MT Travertine extracted in Mahallat, Iran

    Khomein 2.3 million tons of travertine stone was extracted from quarries in Mahallat city of Markazi proivince, Iran last year, according to the head of the city’s Industry, Mine and Trade bureau. Reza Maleki told IRNA on Sunday that 60 percent of travertine produced in the country was extracted from Mahallat mines, which worth 7,000…

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  • IRGC, Army send helicopters to contain fire in Zagros mountain range

    Tehran Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Army have dispatched their helicopters to Zagros long mountain range in northwestern Iran to contain forest fire. The helicopters have been sent to the scene after the firm order issued by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to extinguish fire in forests of Bushehr, south of Iran, and Khuzestan,…

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  • Six 7,000-year-old artifacts unearthed in Central Iran: Alborz

    Karaj – The head of the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute announced on Sunday that with discovery of six 7,000-year-old pottery vessels over the past few days in Moshe Lan hill, Ismail Abad village on suburbs of Savojbolagh city of Alborz province, the situation of the ancient area will be examined. The ancient site…

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  • Hossein Mirkhani, celebrated Iranian calligrapher

    Tehran Seyyed Hossein Mirkhani, a distinguished personality and contemporary Persian calligrapher could revive the writing style with his individual innovations, so that he became an example for the next generations. Developments in recent centuries like lithography, movable type and emergence of computers paved the way for the Persian calligraphy style to start its gradual eclipse;…

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  • Report puts Iran’s foreign trade value at above $9bn in two months

    Tehran The value of Iran’s foreign trade over the first two months of the Iranian calendar year (started on March 20, 2020) stood at $9.3 billion, according to the latest statistics released by the country’s Customs Administration. The report suggests that Iran exported some $4.3 billion of commodities and imported some $5 billion of goods…

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  • Official: 63 more Iranians die from coronavirus over past 24 hours

    Head of Iran’s Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Sunday that 63 more coronavirus deaths were reported over the past 24 hours in Iran, bringing the total to 7,797. He said that, during the past 24 hours, 2,516 new cases had been detected and 515 of them were hospitalized. Jahanpour added that…

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