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  • Russia Helps Iran to Build 2 Nuclear Power Plants 12 Jun 2021

    Russia Helps Iran to Build 2 Nuclear Power Plants

    President Hassan Rouhani says Iran has started constructing two new nuclear power plants in cooperation with Russia, praising the close relations that the two sides have forged in various fields, especially defense, besides the energy sector.

What a Strange World 12 Jun 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

What a Strange World

After the Ukrainian passenger plane was shot down due to human error in Iran, some countries like Canada decided to take advantage of this mishap in favor of themselves to put pressure on the Islamic Republic of Iran in order to dictate their own so-called human rights principles.

4,800MW capacity of new power plants under construction in Iran 12 Jun 2021

4,800MW capacity of new power plants under construction in Iran

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said on Thursday that 12 power plants with a total capacity of 4,800 megawatts (MW) are currently under construction across the country, IRIB reported.

4,800MW capacity of new power plants under construction in Iran 12 Jun 2021

4,800MW capacity of new power plants under construction in Iran

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said on Thursday that 12 power plants with a total capacity of 4,800 megawatts (MW) are currently under construction across the country, IRIB reported.

TSE’s main index gains 3,000 points in a week 12 Jun 2021

TSE’s main index gains 3,000 points in a week

TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), rose 3,000 points, or less than one percent, in the past Iranian calendar week.

Tire output climbs 3% in 2 months on year 12 Jun 2021

Tire output climbs 3% in 2 months on year

Production of tires in Iran has risen three percent during the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21), compared to the same period of time in the past year.

Iran starts electricity import from Azerbaijan 12 Jun 2021

Iran starts electricity import from Azerbaijan

Iranian Energy Ministry's Spokesman for Electricity Industry Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi said that in order to reduce restrictions on electricity supply, electricity imports from Azerbaijan began on Thursday.

‘Selected president should have an understanding of capital market’ 12 Jun 2021

‘Selected president should have an understanding of capital market’

Regarding the capital market expectations from the future president, a board member of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) said the people's choice must have an understanding of the capital market and its place in the economy.

Iran, Azerbaijan ink MOU for constructing bridge over Astarachai 12 Jun 2021

Iran, Azerbaijan ink MOU for constructing bridge over Astarachai

Iran and the neighbor Azerbaijan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for cooperation in constructing a bridge over the Astarachai border river, IRNA reported.

Russia denies will provide Iran with satellite system 12 Jun 2021

Russia denies will provide Iran with satellite system

Russian leader Vladimir Putin refuted on Friday a U.S. media report that Moscow is preparing to transfer to Iran an advanced satellite system that will substantially boost its surveillance capabilities.

Russia denies will provide Iran with satellite system 12 Jun 2021

Russia denies will provide Iran with satellite system

Russian leader Vladimir Putin refuted on Friday a U.S. media report that Moscow is preparing to transfer to Iran an advanced satellite system that will substantially boost its surveillance capabilities.

Russia will provide Iran with cutting-edge satellite 12 Jun 2021

Russia will provide Iran with cutting-edge satellite

According to the Washington Post, Russia is planning to equip Iran with an advanced satellite that will allow it to track possible military targets across West Asia.

Iran’s envoy to UN: Maximum pressure still continues 12 Jun 2021

Iran’s envoy to UN: Maximum pressure still continues

Iran's UN envoy has disputed the United States' assertion of a strategic shift toward the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal, saying that Washington is still pursuing the so-called "maximum pressure" campaign against Tehran.

Iranian warship on Atlantic mission 12 Jun 2021

Iranian warship on Atlantic mission

An Iranian destroyer and support vessel are now sailing in the Atlantic Ocean on a rare mission far from Iran.

Iran should promote its films and music on global scale 12 Jun 2021

Iran should promote its films and music on global scale

Presidential candidate Saeed Jalili said on Thursday the future administration should view art as a path to success in other fields and actively seek to promote the country's films and music on a global scale.

What a Strange World 12 Jun 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

What a Strange World

After the Ukrainian passenger plane was shot down due to human error in Iran, some countries like Canada decided to take advantage of this mishap in favor of themselves to put pressure on the Islamic Republic of Iran in order to dictate their own so-called human rights principles.

Oman embarks on new Yemen diplomacy 07 Jun 2021

Oman embarks on new Yemen diplomacy

In a rare public visit, a high-ranking Omani delegation from the Royal Office arrived in Sanaa Saturday to renew diplomatic efforts aimed at bringing peace to war-torn Yemen after international efforts in that regard failed to bridge the gap between the warring sides in Yemen. 

Hezbollah chiefs discussed plan for liberation 01 Jun 2021

Hezbollah chiefs discussed plan for liberation

Leaders of Hamas and Hezbollah resistance movements, Ismail Haniyeh and Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, met in Lebanon last year to draw up a plan for the liberation of the Israeli occupied territories, a Lebanese paper reports. 

Turkish FM’s remarks on Greece Muslims 31 May 2021

Turkish FM’s remarks on Greece Muslims

Greece has reacted furiously to remarks by Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu describing the Muslim minority community in northern Greece as Turkish who were denied full civic rights.

UN official in Gaza regrets remarks, says no justification for Israeli killing of civilians 31 May 2021

UN official in Gaza regrets remarks, says no justification for Israeli killing of civilians

A United Nations official in Gaza has tendered an apology for his remarks that the recent Israeli airstrikes on the besieged strip appeared to have been carried out with “sophistication” and “precision”.

US ‘increasingly alarmed’ by drone attacks from Iraqi resistance groups 30 May 2021

US ‘increasingly alarmed’ by drone attacks from Iraqi resistance groups

US military officials are “increasingly alarmed” by drone attacks from anti-terror resistance groups in Iraq, which are posing a growing threat to American military bases and diplomatic facilities in the Arab country, according to a report.

‘Hands off Ethiopia’: Protesters slam US meddling in mass rally 30 May 2021

‘Hands off Ethiopia’: Protesters slam US meddling in mass rally

Ethiopians have staged a huge rally to protest Washington's imposed restrictions on aid to the country over the Tigray conflict.

Iran Launches ‘Simorgh’ Supercomputer, 2nd One in the Pipeline 17 May 2021

Iran Launches ‘Simorgh’ Supercomputer, 2nd One in the Pipeline

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says the country will name its next homegrown supercomputer after Maryam Mirzakhani, the late Iranian math genius.

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.

Cabinet approves bill on protection of animals 12 Jun 2021

Cabinet approves bill on protection of animals

A long-awaited bill on protection of animals which had been proposed over 5 years ago was finally approved by the cabinet of ministers, IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

Over 180 forest reserves identified in a year 12 Jun 2021

Over 180 forest reserves identified in a year

Some 182 forest reserves with an area of 410,000 hectares were identified and registered across the country over the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2020-March 2021), according to a recent report by the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization.

Iranian universities advance in QS Rankings 10 Jun 2021

Iranian universities advance in QS Rankings

All six Iranian universities have improved their positions among the world’s top 1300 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2022.

Environmental stamps exhibition underway in Tehran 10 Jun 2021

Environmental stamps exhibition underway in Tehran

The Department of Environment opened a stamp exhibition titled ‘half a century of Iran's ecosystem protection’ in Tehran on Monday to mark the occasion of World Environment Day.

Fakhra vaccine begins second human trial 10 Jun 2021

Fakhra vaccine begins second human trial

The second phase of the Fakhra vaccine’s human trial started on Wednesday by being administrated to 500 volunteers.

Iran, Denmark discuss enhanced co-op on geoscience 09 Jun 2021

Iran, Denmark discuss enhanced co-op on geoscience

Alireza Shahidi, the head of Geological Survey and Mineral Explorations of Iran (GSI), and Flemming Larsen, the director of Geological Survey of Denmark (GEUS), emphasized the need to enhance cooperation on geoscience, high-tech, and satellite technologies.

Iran, China sign MOU on cinema 10 Jun 2021

Iran, China sign MOU on cinema

The Cinema Organization of Iran (COI) announced on Wednesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Film Bureau to expand relations in the film industry.

Actress Niki Karimi spurns jury invite over Shanghai festival pandemic restrictions 08 Jun 2021

Actress Niki Karimi spurns jury invite over Shanghai festival pandemic restrictions

Iranian actress-director Niki Karimi has declined an invitation to join the jury of the main competition of the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) over the organizers’ COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control measures for the jury members.

Italian Embassy Hosts 3rd Episode of Video Series on Fine Arts 07 Jun 2021

Italian Embassy Hosts 3rd Episode of Video Series on Fine Arts

The residence of the Italian Ambassador in Tehran, Giuseppe Perrone, s hosted on June 3 the screening of the third episode of the video-series "From Tehran to Rome. A Journey through Art ", featuring the life and work of Iranian contemporary master Khosrow Khorshidi.

Cologne Visions of Iran spotlights shorts by women filmmakers 30 May 2021

Cologne Visions of Iran spotlights shorts by women filmmakers

Visions of Iran – Iranian Film Festival Cologne has put the spotlight in its 2021 edition on short movies on women’s stories by female filmmakers.

Iranian Film Festival Zurich unveils official lineup 19 May 2021

Iranian Film Festival Zurich unveils official lineup

Fifteen filmmakers will be competing in the Iranian Film Festival Zurich, as the organizers have announced the official lineup.

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.

Vladimir Alekno trusts youth players 07 Jun 2021

Vladimir Alekno trusts youth players

After two defeats against Japan and Russia, the Iranian volleyball team won four matches in a row with a very talented bunch of young players.

Vladimir Alekno trusts youth players 07 Jun 2021

Vladimir Alekno trusts youth players

After two defeats against Japan and Russia, the Iranian volleyball team won four matches in a row with a very talented bunch of young players.

Iran discover fate at 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup 02 Jun 2021

Iran discover fate at 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup

Iran discovered their fate at the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Iranian women to make history at FIBA 3×3 24 May 2021

Iranian women to make history at FIBA 3×3

Iran’s women’s team want to make history in the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament but they have a difficult task ahead since a total of 20 teams vying for just three spots.

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.

Uzbekistan stimulates the development of “green” energy 03 Jun 2021

Uzbekistan stimulates the development of “green” energy

On May 30, 2021, in the city of Seoul, South Korea via videoconference was held the Second International Summit "Partnership for Green Growth and Global Goals – 2030" (P4G).

Uzbekistan stimulates the development of “green” energy 03 Jun 2021

Uzbekistan stimulates the development of “green” energy

On May 30, 2021, in the city of Seoul, South Korea via videoconference was held the Second International Summit "Partnership for Green Growth and Global Goals – 2030" (P4G).

President Orders Launching $1.3b National Projects 22 May 2021

President Orders Launching $1.3b National Projects

In a video conference on Thursday, President Hassan Rouhani ordered launching of Oil Ministry’s petrochemical national projects worth 1,304 million dollars.

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.

US ‘increasingly alarmed’ by drone attacks from Iraqi resistance groups 30 May 2021

US ‘increasingly alarmed’ by drone attacks from Iraqi resistance groups

US military officials are “increasingly alarmed” by drone attacks from anti-terror resistance groups in Iraq, which are posing a growing threat to American military bases and diplomatic facilities in the Arab country, according to a report.

US ‘increasingly alarmed’ by drone attacks from Iraqi resistance groups 30 May 2021

US ‘increasingly alarmed’ by drone attacks from Iraqi resistance groups

US military officials are “increasingly alarmed” by drone attacks from anti-terror resistance groups in Iraq, which are posing a growing threat to American military bases and diplomatic facilities in the Arab country, according to a report.

Serial Military Progresses Continue 23 May 2021

Serial Military Progresses Continue

Iran before the Islamic Revolution and even during the eight-year-Iraqi imposed war was one of the major purchasers of arms from other countries mostly Western and sometimes Russian but it has not turned into a major producers of different light and heavy weapons and it can also export its products to other countries.

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.