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Human Rights a Threadbare Pretext Against Iran 29 Nov 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

Human Rights a Threadbare Pretext Against Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran since 1979 and its foundation has faced a repeated accusation by the West and it has always been accused of violating the human rights while the Western countries are the real violators of the human rights in the world and even in their own territories.

Non-oil trade rises 40% in 8 months yr/yr 29 Nov 2021

Non-oil trade rises 40% in 8 months yr/yr

The value of Iran’s non-oil trade rose 40 percent during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.

Non-oil trade rises 40% in 8 months yr/yr 29 Nov 2021

Non-oil trade rises 40% in 8 months yr/yr

The value of Iran’s non-oil trade rose 40 percent during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.

Cooperation, Economic Partnership With Neighbors, Top Priority 29 Nov 2021

Cooperation, Economic Partnership With Neighbors, Top Priority

The Islamic Republic of Iran attaches special priority to economic cooperation and partnership with Asian countries, especially its neighbors in South Asia, West Asia, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Iran’s President says.

42m tons of goods loaded, unloaded at ports in 3 months 28 Nov 2021

42m tons of goods loaded, unloaded at ports in 3 months

  Some 42 million tons of commodities have been loaded and unloaded at Iranian ports in the three-month period since the new government administration took office in August, IRNA reported.

Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan ink trilateral MOU on railway co-op 28 Nov 2021

Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan ink trilateral MOU on railway co-op

Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan have signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MOU) on railway cooperation, the portal of the Iranian Transport and Urban Development Ministry reported on Saturday.

Iran-ECO trade grows over 48% in 7 months yr/yr 27 Nov 2021

Iran-ECO trade grows over 48% in 7 months yr/yr

Iran’s trade with the members of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) exceeded $9.233 billion in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22) to register a 48.5 percent increase year on year, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said.

Iran Needs No Permit to Produce Advanced Centrifuges 27 Nov 2021

Iran Needs No Permit to Produce Advanced Centrifuges

The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has said Tehran does not need permission from anyone when it comes to producing advanced centrifuges as he lamented that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is under the influence of the US and its Western allies.

U.S. faces a diminishing range of choices in Vienna 29 Nov 2021

U.S. faces a diminishing range of choices in Vienna

  After long months of patience, diplomats from Iran and world powers will reconvene in Vienna again on Monday to redress the situation resulting from the 2018 U.S. withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear agreement.

Human Rights a Threadbare Pretext Against Iran 29 Nov 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

Human Rights a Threadbare Pretext Against Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran since 1979 and its foundation has faced a repeated accusation by the West and it has always been accused of violating the human rights while the Western countries are the real violators of the human rights in the world and even in their own territories.

Chairmanship of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) passed to the Republic of Uzbekistan 28 Nov 2021

Chairmanship of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) passed to the Republic of Uzbekistan

On November 28, 2021, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part in the fifteenth summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), which was held in the city of Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Amir Abdollahian says Iran is serious about Vienna talks as he elaborates on his 100-day in office 28 Nov 2021

Amir Abdollahian says Iran is serious about Vienna talks as he elaborates on his 100-day in office

  The Foreign Ministry posted a video on its website according to which Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian elaborated on his 100 days in office as foreign minister.

Israel must first see its true size before threatening Iran: nuclear chief 28 Nov 2021

Israel must first see its true size before threatening Iran: nuclear chief

Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said the Zionist regime must first take a look at its geographical size before threatening to take military action against Iran’s nuclear facilities.

Iran Navy to Unveil Modern Maritime Equipment Soon 28 Nov 2021

Iran Navy to Unveil Modern Maritime Equipment Soon

Iran’s navy force will unveil its most modern maritime equipment in the very near future in line with meeting the domestic demands and thwarting the threats against the country, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said.

Hezbollah Chief dismisses Australian designation 28 Nov 2021

Hezbollah Chief dismisses Australian designation

In a speech, the Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah has touched on recent measures taken by several western countries against resistance movements in West Asia saying they have been placed under “some Western country’s terrorism lists, this involves resistance movements in Lebanon, Palestine Yemen, Iraq. Sometimes it’s their factions, their leaders and sometimes the entire movement itself is placed on their terrorism list. This path will continue, as we said previously, it will continue. With regards to us in Lebanon, this certainly is related to regional developments and the upcoming parliamentary election.”

Blame game after asylum seekers perish at sea 27 Nov 2021

Blame game after asylum seekers perish at sea

Soon after at least 27 people, including a number of pregnant women and three children drowned to death trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy; instead of focusing on the root cause of this problem, British and French leaders have traded accusations on who is to blame for what is the deadliest incident since the current migration crisis to Europe began.

Disturbing Discovery, native dead American kids identified 24 Nov 2021

Disturbing Discovery, native dead American kids identified

The Nebraska Commission in Indian Affairs says researchers have identified more than 100 Indigenous children who died at a notorious government-run boarding school in the Midwestern U.S. state of Nebraska. The search for the remains of the children is ongoing.

Iran is only Asian power that can help China to balance U.S. influence in West Asia 22 Nov 2021

Iran is only Asian power that can help China to balance U.S. influence in West Asia

A professor of political science at Beni Suef University says Iran is the only Asian player that can help China to contain the U.S. in West Asia.

British, the Godfather of Zionists 22 Nov 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

British, the Godfather of Zionists

As long as the West supports vehemently the Zionists, this illegal and usurping regime will continue its crimes regardless of any resolution adopted by the United Nations against it because they are well aware that the U.N.’s resolution against them should not be taken seriously because of being toothless.

UAE-Israel Ties under the Spotlight amid Emirati Outreach to Iran 21 Nov 2021

UAE-Israel Ties under the Spotlight amid Emirati Outreach to Iran

The United Arab Emirates is again reaching out to Iran to defuse tensions, but this time it’s doing so under different circumstances in the region, where ever-changing dynamics necessitate new approaches.

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.

Vaccination of 4m Afghan refugees a great achievement for Iran: WHO 29 Nov 2021

Vaccination of 4m Afghan refugees a great achievement for Iran: WHO

Four million Afghan refugees in Iran, regardless of nationality and residency status, have received vaccination against COVID-19, which is a great achievement for Iran, World Health Organization (WHO) representative to Iran Jaffar Hussain, has said.

Iran takes measures to block Omicron strain 28 Nov 2021

Iran takes measures to block Omicron strain

  The Iranian Health Ministry has adopted new regulations to prevent the new variant of coronavirus, called B.1.1.529, or Omicron, from entering the country.

Protecting refugees is a human rights principle, Iran writes to UNHCR 25 Nov 2021

Protecting refugees is a human rights principle, Iran writes to UNHCR

The communications and constitution implementation department of the Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs in a letter to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees called for the protection of asylum seekers and refugees in accordance with human rights obligations.

Iran, Vietnam to expand technological cooperation 24 Nov 2021

Iran, Vietnam to expand technological cooperation

Iran and Vietnam will enhance scientific and technological cooperation, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

Iran outpaces Europe in first-dose COVID-19 vaccination 24 Nov 2021

Iran outpaces Europe in first-dose COVID-19 vaccination

The national average for the first dose vaccination of people over the age of 12 was 82 percent in Iran, while it was 64 percent in Europe, Mohammad Mehdi Gooya, head of the diseases management center of the Ministry of Health, said.

Kolivand appointed new head of IRCS 23 Nov 2021

Kolivand appointed new head of IRCS

President Ebrahim Raisi has appointed Pir-Hossein Kolivand as the new head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for four years, replacing Karim Hemmati.

Cinéma Vérité to review top films of Doclisboa festival 23 Nov 2021

Cinéma Vérité to review top films of Doclisboa festival

Movies acclaimed at various editions of Portugal’s Doclisboa International Film Festival will be reviewed in a special section at the 15th edition of Cinéma Vérité, Iran’s major international festival for documentary films.

Fajr national, international filmfests to reunite in 2022 27 Oct 2021

Fajr national, international filmfests to reunite in 2022

The Cinema Organization of Iran announced on Tuesday that the Fajr national and international film festivals will be combined again for 2022.

Book tracing Hafez influence on Goethe, Uecker introduced at Frankfurt fair 25 Oct 2021

Book tracing Hafez influence on Goethe, Uecker introduced at Frankfurt fair

A book studying Persian poet Hafez’s influence on German poet Goethe and his fellow artist Gunther Uecker 200 years later was introduced in a special session at the Frankfurt Book Fair on Saturday.

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.

Iran’s Eskandarzadeh wins gold at World Para Powerlifting Championships 28 Nov 2021

Iran’s Eskandarzadeh wins gold at World Para Powerlifting Championships

  Saeid Eskandarzadeh of Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships on Saturday.

Gianni Infantino to attend Iran’s match with Iraq 24 Nov 2021

Gianni Infantino to attend Iran’s match with Iraq

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will travel to Tehran on Jan. 27, 2022 to attend the match between Iran and Iraq in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Iran volleyball federation’s long-term plans revealed 21 Nov 2021

Iran volleyball federation’s long-term plans revealed

Mohammadreza Davarzani, head of Iran volleyball federation, has revealed the long-term plans of the federation until 2024 Olympic Games.

Wrestler Mehdizadeh gets four-year ban for positive test 16 Nov 2021

Wrestler Mehdizadeh gets four-year ban for positive test

  Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Behnam Mehdizadeh has been banned from the sport for four years after testing positive.

Ma Ning appointed referee for Syria vs Iran 14 Nov 2021

Ma Ning appointed referee for Syria vs Iran

Chinese referee Ma Ning has been chosen as the referee for Syria and Iran match in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Shahbakhsh becomes first Iranian boxer to win a world medal 06 Nov 2021

Shahbakhsh becomes first Iranian boxer to win a world medal

Iranian boxer Danial Shahbakhsh became the first Iranian boxer to win a medal in the World Boxing Championships.

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.

Superiority in the Sea 10 Nov 2021

By: Hamid Reza Naghashian
Superiority in the Sea

  Recent developments in the region and especially in the Sea of Oman and the Persian Gulf are signs of emergence of one of the strongest navies in the world which is the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Superiority in the Sea 10 Nov 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

Superiority in the Sea

  Recent developments in the region and especially in the Sea of Oman and the Persian Gulf are signs of emergence of one of the strongest navies in the world which is the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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.