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  • Tehran Blasts Washington for Weaponizing Dollar 19 Oct 2021

    Tehran Blasts Washington for Weaponizing Dollar

    Foreign Minister spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the United States’ extraterrestrial sanctions proved to everyone, including Europeans, that it has weaponized dollar as a mass destruction weapon.

Iran-Kazakhstan Relations Being Revived 19 Oct 2021

Iran-Kazakhstan Relations Being Revived

Ambassador of Republic of Kazakhstan to Tehran Askhat Orazbay hopes by removal of the cruel sanctions, the economic ties between Iran and Kazakhstan would broaden, adding that recent visit of the 30-man Kazakh trade delegation to Tehran and signing the MoUs in the fields of exports, imports and logistics indicate the relations of the two countries are being revived in different fields.

Regulatory issues discussed at TCCIMA board meeting 19 Oct 2021

Regulatory issues discussed at TCCIMA board meeting

The 27th meeting of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) Board of Representatives was held on Tuesday in which major issues related to the rules and regulations affecting the country's business environment were addressed.

Regulatory issues discussed at TCCIMA board meeting 19 Oct 2021

Regulatory issues discussed at TCCIMA board meeting

The 27th meeting of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) Board of Representatives was held on Tuesday in which major issues related to the rules and regulations affecting the country's business environment were addressed.

PGPIC exports $2.4b of petrochemicals in H1 19 Oct 2021

PGPIC exports $2.4b of petrochemicals in H1

Iran's Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) exported about $2.4 billion worth of products during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), according to the head of the company.

Iran-Kazakhstan Relations Being Revived 19 Oct 2021

Iran-Kazakhstan Relations Being Revived

Ambassador of Republic of Kazakhstan to Tehran Askhat Orazbay hopes by removal of the cruel sanctions, the economic ties between Iran and Kazakhstan would broaden, adding that recent visit of the 30-man Kazakh trade delegation to Tehran and signing the MoUs in the fields of exports, imports and logistics indicate the relations of the two countries are being revived in different fields.

Iran, Saudi Arabia resume economic exchanges 18 Oct 2021

Iran, Saudi Arabia resume economic exchanges

After a 1.5-year hiatus, Iran and Saudi Arabia have resumed economic exchanges with the Islamic Republic exporting $39,000 worth of commodities to the Kingdom, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced on Monday.

Nearly 10m tons of steel ingots produced in 6 months 18 Oct 2021

Nearly 10m tons of steel ingots produced in 6 months

  Iran’s major steel producers have managed to produce over 9.901 million tons of steel ingots in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), registering a 12-percet decline year on year.

Iranian Company Constructing Yerevan-Tbilisi Transit Bridge 18 Oct 2021

Iranian Company Constructing Yerevan-Tbilisi Transit Bridge

Head of Iran-Armenia Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hervik Yarijanian says an Iranian company is constructing the Yerevan-Tbilisi transit bridge, reiterating that it can improve the pace of transit of goods from Armenia to other countries.

President Raisi meets Venezuelan FM 19 Oct 2021

President Raisi meets Venezuelan FM

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia on Monday afternoon. During the meeting, Raisi said Iran’s foreign policy is to expand relations with Latin American countries, especially Venezuela. He then went on to say that Venezuela is one of Iran’s top priorities in economic diplomacy.

President Raisi meets Venezuelan FM 19 Oct 2021

President Raisi meets Venezuelan FM

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia on Monday afternoon. During the meeting, Raisi said Iran’s foreign policy is to expand relations with Latin American countries, especially Venezuela. He then went on to say that Venezuela is one of Iran’s top priorities in economic diplomacy.

Iran embarks on military diplomacy 19 Oct 2021

Iran embarks on military diplomacy

In the latest sign of activating Iran’s new policy orientation, a senior Iranian general started a regional tour that included visits to two pivotal neighbors of the country in a bid to strengthen regional ties and dispel threats emanating from recent developments in the region.

Tehran Blasts Washington for Weaponizing Dollar 19 Oct 2021

Tehran Blasts Washington for Weaponizing Dollar

Foreign Minister spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the United States’ extraterrestrial sanctions proved to everyone, including Europeans, that it has weaponized dollar as a mass destruction weapon.

Know American-Israeli division of labor 18 Oct 2021

Know American-Israeli division of labor

In an unexpected move, the Israeli military has launched a “highly secret” intelligence and analysis base to “monitor” Iran's nuclear activities, Sputnik reported on Saturday, quoting the Walla news website.

Iran unveils new negotiation strategy 18 Oct 2021

Iran unveils new negotiation strategy

While the West is pressuring Iran for a return to the Vienna nuclear talks, the top Iranian diplomat unveiled a new strategy on the talks that could reset the whole negotiation process. 

Zionists and the Sleeping World 18 Oct 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

Zionists and the Sleeping World

It seems the Zionists feel immunity from any serious reaction from the international bodies and they continues boldly their crimes in different ways and the resistance front can be the only one which is determined to resists against these crimes and responds to them duely.

U.S. is stuck in post 9/11 power politics: analyst 19 Oct 2021

U.S. is stuck in post 9/11 power politics: analyst

American political analyst Martin Love says that the U.S. has been locked in the post 9/11 foreign policy. In contrast, Love says, China has preferred to focus on its economy and be away from wars.

Anger mounts after the sale of football club to Saudis 18 Oct 2021

Anger mounts after the sale of football club to Saudis

Since the English Premier League announced their approval of a Saudi Arabian bid to buy Newcastle United Football Club, a barrage of condemnation had been poured in by Human Rights groups who are furious with the takeover.

After Tayouneh tragedy, will Hezbollah restrain itself? 17 Oct 2021

After Tayouneh tragedy, will Hezbollah restrain itself?

When Hamlet, the Danish prince, discovered by chance that his father was killed by his uncle, he was confused and puzzled. Hamlet is the main character in one of Shakespeare’s plays, which was named after him. At that moment, the moment of truth, Hamlet changed and became a man with responsibilities. However, he was completely drained by the fact that his mother was involved in the conspiracy and she was married to his uncle, the killer.

16 Oct 2021

Saudis “serious” in talks with Iran

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has said the kingdom is “serious” about talks with Iran, signaling Riyadh’s desire to repair relations between the two sides following multiple offers by Iran to ease tensions with a number of initiatives that Tehran has publicly announced and presented the international arena.

What does a low Iraqi vote turnout mean? 13 Oct 2021

What does a low Iraqi vote turnout mean?

Iraq’s electoral commission has announced the preliminary turnout in Sunday’s parliamentary election at 41%. Some observers have said the number is a low turnout, while others say it’s a high turnout considering what country is going through.

Double standards on human rights are the norm, not the exception 12 Oct 2021

Double standards on human rights are the norm, not the exception

MENA Program Director at the International Crisis Group says that double standard on human rights has turned to a norm and no longer is an exception as great states in the world sponsor futile wars, especially in Yemen.

Some $4b allocated to support knowledge-based firms 18 Sep 2021

Some $4b allocated to support knowledge-based firms

The Innovation and Prosperity Fund affiliated with the Vice Presidency of Science and Technology has earmarked a sum of 170 trillion rials (nearly $4 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to support knowledge-based companies over the past 4 years.

Govt. supports 7,000 technological projects in 8 years 13 Sep 2021

Govt. supports 7,000 technological projects in 8 years

The Vice Presidency for Science and Technology has paved the way for research and production of technological products by supporting 7,000 projects.

Iran among upper-middle countries in readiness for frontier technologies 31 Aug 2021

Iran among upper-middle countries in readiness for frontier technologies

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report 2021 has placed Iran among upper-middle countries in terms of readiness for frontier technologies.

Over $125 million allocated to nanotechnology sector 29 Aug 2021

Over $125 million allocated to nanotechnology sector

As of the start of a national plan to develop the nanotechnology sector 15 years ago, more than 5,283 billion rials (about $125.7 million at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to nanotechnology projects, IRNA reported on Saturday.

Nine national macro technology projects inaugurated 04 Aug 2021

Nine national macro technology projects inaugurated

Nine national macro projects have come on stream with high technological complexity and strategic importance.

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.

Bill on protection of Caspian Sea biodiversity approved 18 Oct 2021

Bill on protection of Caspian Sea biodiversity approved

The Majlis (Iranian Parliament) has approved the draft Protocol for the Conservation of Biodiversity, annexed to the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea.

COVID-19 increases tuberculosis deaths in Iran 17 Oct 2021

COVID-19 increases tuberculosis deaths in Iran

The incidence and mortality of tuberculosis (TB) has increased due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mohammad Mehdi Gooya, head of the diseases management center of the Ministry of Health, said on Saturday.

Iran ranks 4th worldwide in traditional medicine citation 16 Oct 2021

Iran ranks 4th worldwide in traditional medicine citation

Iran has ranked fourth for publication of articles in the field of traditional medicine and medicinal plants in the world, ISNA quoted Nafiseh Hosseini, a Health Ministry official, as saying on Friday.

Nasal dose of COV Pars reduces virus transmission by 90% 13 Oct 2021

Nasal dose of COV Pars reduces virus transmission by 90%

  The inhaled dose of COV Pars vaccine reduces the transmission of delta and alpha coronavirus variants by up to 90 percent, Ali Es’haqi, head of Razi Vaccine and Serum Institute, has said.

Pharmaceutical import decreases by 91% 12 Oct 2021

Pharmaceutical import decreases by 91%

The import of pharmaceuticals has declined in Iran by 91 percent, which shows the capability of the country’s pharmaceutical industry, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Food and Drug Administration, said on Monday.

783 nanoproducts developed in 6 months 11 Oct 2021

783 nanoproducts developed in 6 months

A total of 783 nanoproducts and equipment have been developed in the country and received nanoscale certificates over the first six months of the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 21-September 21), according to the Nanotechnology Initiative Council.

Artist Ruholamin portrays arrival of Hazrat Masumeh (SA) in Qom 19 Oct 2021

Artist Ruholamin portrays arrival of Hazrat Masumeh (SA) in Qom

Hassan Ruholamin, an Iranian artist whose paintings mostly revolve around stories from the history of Islam, has portrayed in his new artwork the arrival of Hazrat Masumeh (SA) in Qom.

Ashkan Rahgozar selected for Thessaloniki Animation Festival jury 17 Oct 2021

Ashkan Rahgozar selected for Thessaloniki Animation Festival jury

Ashkan Rahgozar, director of the acclaimed Iranian movie “The Last Fiction”, has been selected as a member of the jury at the 7th Thessaloniki Animation Festival in Greece.

“Yadoo” crowned best at Isfahan children’s film festival 16 Oct 2021

“Yadoo” crowned best at Isfahan children’s film festival

The acclaimed Iranian drama “Yadoo” was picked as best film at the 34th edition of the Isfahan International Film Festival for Children and Youth.

2021 Mustafa Prize Laureates Announced 14 Oct 2021

2021 Mustafa Prize Laureates Announced

The laureates of the 4th edition of the Mustafa (PBUH) Prize were announced during a press conference on Tuesday.

Exhibition of BIB top illustrations celebrates National Children’s Week in Iran 12 Oct 2021

Exhibition of BIB top illustrations celebrates National Children’s Week in Iran

An online exhibition showcasing top works from several editions of the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) was launched on Sunday to celebrate National Children’s Week in Iran.

“The Badger” wins awards at Global Nonviolent Film Festival 09 Oct 2021

“The Badger” wins awards at Global Nonviolent Film Festival

Iranian drama “The Badger” has scored another success by winning awards in the best film and best screenplay categories at the Global Nonviolent Film Festival in Hollywood, California.

Persepolis far from their own style against Al Hilal 17 Oct 2021

Persepolis far from their own style against Al Hilal

Persepolis suffered a 3-0 loss against Al Hilal in the 2021 AFC Champions League quarters and fell far short of expectations.

Iran to mark 14th National Paralympic Day 12 Oct 2021

Iran to mark 14th National Paralympic Day

Iran’s National Paralympic Committee (NPC) will mark the 14th National Paralympic Day on Oct. 16.

Iranian woman Jamali makes history in Youth World Weightlifting Championships 11 Oct 2021

Iranian woman Jamali makes history in Youth World Weightlifting Championships

Yekta Jamali of Iran made history in the 2021 Youth World Weightlifting Championships by winning a silver medal in the -81kg weight category in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

S. Korea midfielder Chang-hoon misses Iran match 03 Oct 2021

S. Korea midfielder Chang-hoon misses Iran match

South Korea key midfielder Kwon Chang-hoon will be absent in the match against Iran due to the foot injury.

Zahra Ghanbari hails women’s football team’s success 02 Oct 2021

Zahra Ghanbari hails women’s football team’s success

  Iranian women's national football team passed a complex challenge in the Asian Cup qualifiers because they win two challenging games, according to Zahra Ghanbari, the striker and one of the team's two captains.

Goodray Joins One Championship 29 Sep 2021

Goodray Joins One Championship

The famous Iranian Venum training camp fighter in the middleweight, Reza Goodary, by signing a one-year contract joined the One Championship.

Domestic production of 2 catalysts saves Iran’s petchem sector $70m 12 Sep 2021

Domestic production of 2 catalysts saves Iran’s petchem sector $70m

Iranian experts succeeded in indigenizing the knowledge for the production of two catalysts used in the petrochemical sector, which saves this sector $70 million.

Iran Can Hit $900k Cruise Missiles at a Cost of Only $10 02 Sep 2021

Iran Can Hit $900k Cruise Missiles at a Cost of Only $10

  A senior Iranian commander has praised the Air Defense Force’s achievements over the past years, saying the country, a pioneer in the technology of directed energy, is today capable of targeting micro air vehicles (MAVs) that violate its airspace.

Production by major automakers exceeds 345,000 30 Aug 2021

Production by major automakers exceeds 345,000

Three major Iranian carmakers, namely Iran Khodro Company (IKCO), SAIPA Group, and Pars Khodro, manufactured 345,392 vehicles during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), the data released by Codal website showed.

Promoting domestic production in industry, mining sectors seriously pursued 29 Aug 2021

Promoting domestic production in industry, mining sectors seriously pursued

Developing domestic production and cutting reliance on external sources for meeting the country’s needs have become one of the main priorities of the Iranian government over the past few years, and especially since the re-imposition of the U.S. sanctions in 2018.

Domestic contractors able to construct 1m housing units per year 07 Aug 2021

Domestic contractors able to construct 1m housing units per year

Deputy Head of Iran’s Mass Construction Association Iraj Rahbar has said the country’s contractors are capable of constructing one million housing units a year if the necessary funding and land is provided, IRNA reported.

Manufacturing of 32 major industrial, mining products rises 20 Jun 2021

Manufacturing of 32 major industrial, mining products rises

The production of 32 major mining and industrial products has increased in 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, according to the Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry data.

Army to test four new military equipment 02 Oct 2021

Army to test four new military equipment

On the sidelines of a military drill in northwest Iran on Friday morning, commander of the Army Ground Force Kioumars Heydari said that Iran will test four new weaponries in the drill.

Army to test four new military equipment 02 Oct 2021

Army to test four new military equipment

On the sidelines of a military drill in northwest Iran on Friday morning, commander of the Army Ground Force Kioumars Heydari said that Iran will test four new weaponries in the drill.

Iraqi Kurdistan ’s inaction over Kurdish militants angers Iran 08 Sep 2021

Iraqi Kurdistan ’s inaction over Kurdish militants angers Iran

In the latest indication that Iraqi Kurdistan’s regional government has not sufficiently heeded Iran’s earlier warnings over the activism of dissident groups, a senior Iranian general starkly warned the Iraqi Kurdish authorities to rein in the activities of these groups. 

IRGC Plans to Enhance Missile Power 05 Sep 2021

IRGC Plans to Enhance Missile Power

Head of the Aerospace Division of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the force has plans to boost cooperation with the Defense Ministry to enhance its missile power in the new administration.

Iranian military warns against fabricating stories, says won’t allow military engagement in peripher 08 Aug 2021

Iranian military warns against fabricating stories, says won’t allow military engagement in peripher

A senior spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces General Staff on Saturday dismissed as untrue statements by the United States about a suspicious incident for an Israeli-operated tanker in the Sea of Oman, warning the enemy that Iran will not allow any military engagement in its periphery.

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.