| 2020 | January | 8

  • Saint Sarkis Cathedral holds praying ceremony upholding social distancing

    Christians living in Tehran held prayers and supplications ceremony at the Saint Sarkis Cathedral in the capital on Sunday while observing social distancing. Archbishop Sepuh Sarkisian addressed the event. Meanwhile, the St. Thomas Assyrian Church was sanitized for Christians to attend prayers. Following a decline in confirmed cases of coronavirus, Iran relaxed more of its…

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  • Iran’s cinemas, theaters, concert halls to resume operation on June 21

    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has given the green light for reopening of movie theaters and concert halls as of June 21 on the condition that they observe health guidelines. In a meeting of National Coronavirus Taskforce, he announced that cinemas and concert hall can resume operation as of the date provided that they use only…

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  • Shiraz to host 14th International Oil, Gas, Petrochemical Exhibition

      Shiraz The 14th International Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Exhibition will open in the southern Iranian city of Shirza, June 22, a local official said. Managing Director of Fars International Exhibitions Company Mahmoud Mousavi said in a news briefing on Sunday that the four-day event aimed at boosting production, supporting industries, attracting domestic and foreign…

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  • Iran seriously follows up its nationals’ release detained by US pressure

    Tehran Iran is frankly trying to close the case of Iranian nationals who have been involved in files opened by the United States within the framework of its maximum pressure policy against Iran, an official said on Monday. Deputy foreign minister for consular and Iranian expatriates’ affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari made the remarks while speaking…

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  • Official: Most of Urmia Lake revival plans to complete by year end

    Tabriz Head of Plan and Budget Organization of Iran Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said the revival project of Urmia Lake is planned to complete by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (to end March 20, 2021). He made the remarks while talking to IRNA upon arrival in capital city of East Azarbaijan province in…

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  • New park to promote digital economy projects

    Tehran A new park to be jointly launched by Iran’s Vice-President office for Science and Technology and Ministry of Information and Communications Technology will promote activities in digital economy areas. The new park called Pardis will be built in an area of 30 hectares. A memorandum of understanding on building the park was signed by…

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  • Iran, Japan scholars elaborate on personality, ideals of Imam Khomeini

    Tehran A specialized meeting in cyberspace entitled “Imam Khomeini’s personality and position” was held by the Cultural attache of Iranian Embassy in Japan on the occasion of the 31st demise anniversary of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic in Iran Imam Khomeini with the participation of about 100 Japanese researchers and enthusiasts. The meeting…

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  • New car bridge to connect Iran to Turkmenistan

    A new car bridge to become operational on Monday will connect Iran to Turkmenistan, Governor General of Khorasan Razavi Province Ali Reza Razm Hosseini said. The inauguration ceremony will be held online today with Razm Hosseini attending the office of Turkmenistan’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development. The new joint car bridge is located on…

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  • Opportunists seeking to sabotage Tehran-Kabul relations

    Kabul Opportunists in both Iran and Afghanistan have rolled up their sleeves to damage Tehran-Kabul under different pretexts. Recently, three illegal Afghan refugees were killed and four others wounded during a car accident in the central Iranian province of Yazd, the accident which went viral after being poisoned by some opportunists who are against cordial…

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