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  • Tehranis must save 1,540MW of electricity in summer to prevent blackouts 15 May 2021

    Tehranis must save 1,540MW of electricity in summer to prevent blackouts

    Managing Director of Tehran Electricity Distribution Company said Iran's Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (known as Tavanir) has allocated 7,253 megawatts (MW) of electricity for Tehran province during summer, so considering the current consumption level Tehrani households must save 1,540 MW in summer to prevent blackouts.

NPC’s plan for diversifying petchem products underway 15 May 2021

NPC’s plan for diversifying petchem products underway

Managing director of National Petrochemical Company (NPC) said the company is seriously pursuing a plan for diversifying the product basket of the country’s petrochemical industry by implementing new projects in the downstream sector.

Subsidy reform plan allocates $7.6b to support domestic production 15 May 2021

Subsidy reform plan allocates $7.6b to support domestic production

Managing Director of Iranian Organization of Targeted Subsidies has said that 320 trillion rials (about $7.61 billion) of the revenues earned from the government’s subsidy reform plan has been allocated for supporting domestic production in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21).

Subsidy reform plan allocates $7.6b to support domestic production 15 May 2021

Subsidy reform plan allocates $7.6b to support domestic production

Managing Director of Iranian Organization of Targeted Subsidies has said that 320 trillion rials (about $7.61 billion) of the revenues earned from the government’s subsidy reform plan has been allocated for supporting domestic production in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21).

Cryptocurrency issues discussed at ICCIMA meeting 15 May 2021

Cryptocurrency issues discussed at ICCIMA meeting

The Macroeconomic Committee of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (ICCIMA) hosted a meeting on Saturday to discuss the issues related to the exchange of cryptocurrencies in the country.

Development projects worth $1.47b inaugurated in free trade, special economic zones 15 May 2021

Development projects worth $1.47b inaugurated in free trade, special economic zones

President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated numerous projects valued at 62 trillion rials (about $1.47 billion) in the free trade and special economic zones of five different provinces across the country in an online event.

NPC’s plan for diversifying petchem products underway 15 May 2021

NPC’s plan for diversifying petchem products underway

Managing director of National Petrochemical Company (NPC) said the company is seriously pursuing a plan for diversifying the product basket of the country’s petrochemical industry by implementing new projects in the downstream sector.

Iran to invest $5.3b in Afghanistan’s transport, infrastructure projects 15 May 2021

Iran to invest $5.3b in Afghanistan’s transport, infrastructure projects

Iran has reached a primary agreement with Afghanistan to invest $5.3 billion in the country’s transportation and infrastructure projects, an official with the Iranian Transport and Urban Development Ministry announced.

Tehranis must save 1,540MW of electricity in summer to prevent blackouts 15 May 2021

Tehranis must save 1,540MW of electricity in summer to prevent blackouts

Managing Director of Tehran Electricity Distribution Company said Iran's Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (known as Tavanir) has allocated 7,253 megawatts (MW) of electricity for Tehran province during summer, so considering the current consumption level Tehrani households must save 1,540 MW in summer to prevent blackouts.

Leader: Future administration must be optimistic, capable and faithful 15 May 2021

Leader: Future administration must be optimistic, capable and faithful

Addressing students virtually on Tuesday, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised the nation to participate in the June presidential elections enthusiastically to boost confidence of the next administration.

Leader: Future administration must be optimistic, capable and faithful 15 May 2021

Leader: Future administration must be optimistic, capable and faithful

Addressing students virtually on Tuesday, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised the nation to participate in the June presidential elections enthusiastically to boost confidence of the next administration.

Investigating disasters caused by Yemen War 15 May 2021

Investigating disasters caused by Yemen War

The fourth pre-session of an international conference on international law and armed conflict in the region, entitled "Yemen War and Role of International Law on Armed Conflicts", was held virtually at Qom University.

Civil war breaks out in Israel 15 May 2021

Civil war breaks out in Israel

In the latest blow to the Israeli myth of co-existence with Palestinians, a mob of extremist Jews attacked, and in some cases lynched, defenseless Palestinians living inside Israel, a move that prompted some Israeli leaders to warn of a civil war.

Rouhani calls on Muslim countries to defend Palestine 15 May 2021

Rouhani calls on Muslim countries to defend Palestine

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged Muslim countries to support the Palestinian people in the face of Israeli aggression. 

Zarif turns down Reformist appeals to run for president 12 May 2021

Zarif turns down Reformist appeals to run for president

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, has announced he will not be running for president in the June 18 election, officially turning down a major appeal by the Reformist camp and potentially reshaping the race.

Resumption of Protocol implementation ‘predicated on sanctions lifting’ 12 May 2021

Resumption of Protocol implementation ‘predicated on sanctions lifting’

Iran’s chief negotiator says Tehran’s resumption ofthe voluntary implementation of the Additional Protocol allowing short-notice inspections of the country’s nuclear sites is “predicated” on the verifiable lifting of sanctions.

Erdogan calls on international community to give Israel ‘strong’ lesson 12 May 2021

Erdogan calls on international community to give Israel ‘strong’ lesson

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced Israel’s attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem al-Quds and the besieged Gaza Strip, calling on the international community to give Israel a “strong” lesson.

Taliban seize key district on outskirts of Afghan capital 12 May 2021

Taliban seize key district on outskirts of Afghan capital

The Taliban militant group has captured a key district in Afghanistan’s central province of Wardak, despite the announcement of a three-day ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971 12 May 2021

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971

British soldiers unjustifiably shot or used disproportionate force in the deaths of nine of the 10 innocent people killed in a 1971 incident in Belfast that sparked an upsurge of violence during Northern Ireland's "Troubles," a judge-led inquiry found.

Muslim states urge end to crimes in Gaza 12 May 2021

Muslim states urge end to crimes in Gaza

Israel's ongoing crimes against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, have drawn strong condemnations from around the globe, as the regime in Tel Aviv has been conducting the heaviest strikes on Gazans since the 2014 war.

Russia expels Romanian diplomat in tit-for-tat move 12 May 2021

Russia expels Romanian diplomat in tit-for-tat move

Russia has expelled the Romanian assistance military attaché in Moscow in a tit-for-tat measure after Romania declared a Russian diplomat persona non grata late last month, the Russian Foreign Ministry has announced.

Senior Iraqi cleric calls on world nations to support Palestinians against Israeli aggression 12 May 2021

Senior Iraqi cleric calls on world nations to support Palestinians against Israeli aggression

Iraq’s top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has reiterated support for the spirited and firm resistance of Palestinians against the Israeli regime’s occupation, calling on freedom-loving nations worldwide to support the people in the face of Tel Aviv’s violent crackdown in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds and bloody airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.

French watchdog warns of US big tech’s sway over payment services 29 Apr 2021

French watchdog warns of US big tech’s sway over payment services

Digital payment services developed by US tech giants such as Apple (AAPL.O) and Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) risk reinforcing their market power by giving them greater sway over consumers' data, France's antitrust authority said on Thursday.

Iran to produce nanotechnology products in other countries 20 Apr 2021

Iran to produce nanotechnology products in other countries

Secretary of Nanotechnology Development Headquarters said that joint-venture investment with other countries will lead to more export of nanotechnology products.

Iran to join national crypto owners 10 Apr 2021

Iran to join national crypto owners

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) is to permit imports of goods into the country via domestically mined cryptocurrencies (rial-based ones); i.e., Iran will soon join the club of national cryptocurrency owners

Translate Online Subtitles 06 Apr 2021

Translate Online Subtitles

The use of video is increasing, and their entertaining aspect is expected to generate income in the field of work and education.

Nanotechnology increasing pace of development 04 Apr 2021

Nanotechnology increasing pace of development

Nanotechnology’s trend of development is growing in Iran, as the number of nano products and equipment developed in the previous [Iranian calendar] year (March 20) increased to 750, compared with 647 a year before.

Iran unveils another COVID-19 vaccine, Fakhra 16 Mar 2021

Iran unveils another COVID-19 vaccine, Fakhra

Phase one of a clinical trial for another Iranian COVID-19 vaccine, Fakhra - named after the martyred nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh - kicked off, with his son receiving the first dose.

People over 75 being vaccinated against coronavirus 15 May 2021

People over 75 being vaccinated against coronavirus

Coronavirus vaccination started for people aged 75 or above on Saturday, Alireza Raeisi, the deputy health minister, has announced.

Iran Paying Special Attention to Regional Tourism 12 May 2021

Iran Paying Special Attention to Regional Tourism

Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan said Iran pays special attention to regional tourism because it helps develop relations.

Registration of Presidential Hopefuls Officially Starts 12 May 2021

Registration of Presidential Hopefuls Officially Starts

Iranian election officials begun registering individuals hoping to contest the presidential vote slated for June 18, officially starting an electoral process that will climax on Election Day and end after all ballots have been counted.

ICRC ready to support Iran’s IRCS for vaccinating refugees 11 May 2021

ICRC ready to support Iran’s IRCS for vaccinating refugees

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is ready to support the Iranian Red Crescent Society for vaccinating refugees living in the country against the coronavirus.

Iran to likely receive 10m doses of COVID-19 vaccine by early June 11 May 2021

Iran to likely receive 10m doses of COVID-19 vaccine by early June

Iran will receive about 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine by early June if the supply process goes on according to schedule, Sadeq Tabrizi, a health ministry official, said on Monday.

Smuggled goods worth $70m confiscated 10 May 2021

Smuggled goods worth $70m confiscated

Some 2.9 trillion rials (nearly $70 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) worth of smuggled goods have been seized across the country.

Episode 2 of “Hands in Earth” Launched at the Italian Embassy 02 May 2021

Episode 2 of “Hands in Earth” Launched at the Italian Embassy

The Italian Embassy in Tehran launched on Friday, at the residence of Ambassador Giuseppe Perrone, the second episode, by the title "Hands in Earth", of the video series "From Tehran to Rome. A Journey through Art ", featuring Iranian artist Mohsen Vaziri Moghaddam, leading representative of the movement of contemporary abstract art.

National Army Day Marked With Unveiling New Achievements 19 Apr 2021

National Army Day Marked With Unveiling New Achievements

Iran marked its National Army Day by parading the latest military achievements, including home-grown air defense systems, inside selected military bases across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Iran to Start 2nd Phase of Coronavirus Vaccination in May 15 Apr 2021

Iran to Start 2nd Phase of Coronavirus Vaccination in May

Iranian Deputy Health Minister Alireza Rayeesi said that the second phase of public vaccination against COVID-19 in Iran will start early in May.

Egypt’s newly found ancient city 11 Apr 2021

Egypt’s newly found ancient city

It will take archaeologists at least 10 years to fully excavate the recently discovered ancient city in modern Egypt's eastern Luxor Governorate.

World health day 2021 commemorated in Iran 07 Apr 2021

World health day 2021 commemorated in Iran

The World Health Day 2021 was commemorated jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) on Wednesday, April 7 in Tehran.

Iran Develops National Covid Vaccine in Spring 06 Apr 2021

Iran Develops National Covid Vaccine in Spring

ranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Monday that the country’s home-made coronavirus vaccine will be ready for mass-production and distribution late in spring, noting that none of the officials, including Supreme Leader, has received a vaccine jab.

Sport not a ring of hatred 14 Apr 2021

Sport not a ring of hatred

In a brief note, President of Iran National Olympic Committee Seyed Reza Salehi Amiri highlights the important role of sport as a tool to expand peace and friendship.

Sport not a ring of hatred 14 Apr 2021

Sport not a ring of hatred

In a brief note, President of Iran National Olympic Committee Seyed Reza Salehi Amiri highlights the important role of sport as a tool to expand peace and friendship.

Persepolis aim to reach ACL final: Golmohammadi 13 Apr 2021

Persepolis aim to reach ACL final: Golmohammadi

Persepolis football team head coach Yahya Golmohammadi says that they will be aiming to qualify for the AFC Champions League for the third time.

Iran has secured 58 spots for Tokyo 2020 so far 12 Apr 2021

Iran has secured 58 spots for Tokyo 2020 so far

A total of 58 Olympic berths have been secured by Iranian athletes in 12 sports so far, and there are still more spots to grab for the country at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Iran files lawsuit against AFC at CAS 08 Apr 2021

Iran files lawsuit against AFC at CAS

Iranian football federation says it has lodged a complaint against AFC for choosing Bahrain as the host country of World Cup and AFC Asian Cup qualifying matches.

eight power lifters to be sent to Tbilisi 2021 world cup 04 Apr 2021

eight power lifters to be sent to Tbilisi 2021 world cup

Iran will send eight athletes to the 2021 Para Power lifting World Cup.

FFIRI releases statement on choosing Bahrain as Group C host 16 Mar 2021

FFIRI releases statement on choosing Bahrain as Group C host

The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has released a statement on choosing Bahrain as host of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Group C.

Niaraki: Domestic production of industrial equipment saves Iran over $3.5b in a year 12 Apr 2021

Niaraki: Domestic production of industrial equipment saves Iran over $3.5b in a year

Relying on domestic production has saved Iran $3.5 billion during the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), Iran's Deputy Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Mehdi Sadeqi Niaraki announced.

Niaraki: Domestic production of industrial equipment saves Iran over $3.5b in a year 12 Apr 2021

Niaraki: Domestic production of industrial equipment saves Iran over $3.5b in a year

Relying on domestic production has saved Iran $3.5 billion during the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), Iran's Deputy Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Mehdi Sadeqi Niaraki announced.

Travel Ban Placed to 39 Countries as COVID-19 Death Toll Soars 12 Apr 2021

Travel Ban Placed to 39 Countries as COVID-19 Death Toll Soars

Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami said on Sunday that Iran placed travel ban on 39 countries amid the fourth wave of coronavirus pandemic in Iran.

First Home-Made Metro Carriage Unveiled 10 Apr 2021

First Home-Made Metro Carriage Unveiled

Iran unveiled its first home-grown subway car on Thursday during a ceremony in the capital city of Tehran attended by President Hassan Rouhani through video-conferencing.

Iran Develops National Covid Vaccine in Spring 06 Apr 2021

Iran Develops National Covid Vaccine in Spring

ranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Monday that the country’s home-made coronavirus vaccine will be ready for mass-production and distribution late in spring, noting that none of the officials, including Supreme Leader, has received a vaccine jab.

long-term investment in Iran stock market 05 Apr 2021

long-term investment in Iran stock market

Market analysts and experts suggest investors to focus more on long-term investment in the Iranian stock market and to invest through intermediary tools like exchange-traded funds to prevent possible losses in the current Iranian calendar year.

100% discount to low-consuming subscribers 05 Apr 2021

100% discount to low-consuming subscribers

As announced by the managing director of Iran’s Power Generation and Distribution Company (TAVANIR), seven million subscribers have received 100-percent discount on their electricity bills in the framework of the “Power of Hope” program.

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971 12 May 2021

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971

British soldiers unjustifiably shot or used disproportionate force in the deaths of nine of the 10 innocent people killed in a 1971 incident in Belfast that sparked an upsurge of violence during Northern Ireland's "Troubles," a judge-led inquiry found.

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971 12 May 2021

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971

British soldiers unjustifiably shot or used disproportionate force in the deaths of nine of the 10 innocent people killed in a 1971 incident in Belfast that sparked an upsurge of violence during Northern Ireland's "Troubles," a judge-led inquiry found.

Next major war very different from Middle East conflicts 01 May 2021

Next major war very different from Middle East conflicts

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says the United States should prepare for a potential future conflict starkly different from “the old wars” that have consumed the Pentagon for the past two decades.

US warship movements in Black Sea 28 Apr 2021

US warship movements in Black Sea

Russia has expressed alarm about the presence of a US warship in the Black Sea while its naval forces were conducting military drills in the area, declaring that it was monitoring the actions of US Coast Guard Patrol Cutter Hamilton.

US deploys 2 more bombers to Qatar to stand by for Afghanistan ops 27 Apr 2021

US deploys 2 more bombers to Qatar to stand by for Afghanistan ops

The United States has dispatched two additional bombers to Qatar to carry out airstrikes in Afghanistan if needed, as the Pentagon and NATO begin a complete troop withdrawal from the Asian country in earnest in the coming days.

Defense chief warns enemies about Iran’s military power 26 Apr 2021

Defense chief warns enemies about Iran’s military power

Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami sounds a strong warning aimed at Iran’s enemies, including the United States and Israel, about the power that is wielded by the country’s military forces.

Iranian Army unveils homemade turbojet engine, new radar 25 Apr 2021

Iranian Army unveils homemade turbojet engine, new radar

The Iranian Army Ground Force has unveiled seven domestically-developed high-tech military achievements, including air defense systems, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and electronic warfare devices.