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  • FTZs Enjoy Positive Trade Balance in Past 2 Years 18 Apr 2021

    FTZs Enjoy Positive Trade Balance in Past 2 Years

    The Secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council Hamidreza Momeni said the trade balance of the country’s free and special economic zones has been positive in the past two years despite the negative balance of the country's foreign trade, IRNA reported.

IAEA confirms Iran has started 60-percent uranium enrichment 18 Apr 2021

IAEA confirms Iran has started 60-percent uranium enrichment

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has verified that Iran has started enriching uranium up to 60-percent purity level, a measure the Islamic Republic had promised to take following an Israeli act of nuclear terrorism against it.

How govt. can really support stock market? 18 Apr 2021

How govt. can really support stock market?

Unprecedented fluctuations in the Iranian stock market over the past few months have led shareholders, experts, and scholars to call for the government to increase its support for the market, some shareholders want the government to guarantee the return of their stocks, some believe providing infrastructure is the best way to help this market.

How govt. can really support stock market? 18 Apr 2021

How govt. can really support stock market?

Unprecedented fluctuations in the Iranian stock market over the past few months have led shareholders, experts, and scholars to call for the government to increase its support for the market, some shareholders want the government to guarantee the return of their stocks, some believe providing infrastructure is the best way to help this market.

61% surge in aluminum output for fiscal year to March 18 Apr 2021

61% surge in aluminum output for fiscal year to March

Iran’s aluminum production in the year to March rose 61% from the prior year to nearly half a million tons, according to a report by the country’s state-run metals and mining conglomerate IMIDRO.

IMF corrects estimate about Iran forex reserves: CBI 18 Apr 2021

IMF corrects estimate about Iran forex reserves: CBI

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has corrected its wrong estimate about the amount of Iran’s foreign exchange reserves in an official note sent to the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), says a CBI statement.

Iran reports 19.1% surge in annual car output 18 Apr 2021

Iran reports 19.1% surge in annual car output

Iran’s industries ministry (MIMT) says car output in the country rose by 19.1% in the calendar year to March 20 despite closures and reduced activity measures imposed at plants by automotive companies to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

FTZs Enjoy Positive Trade Balance in Past 2 Years 18 Apr 2021

FTZs Enjoy Positive Trade Balance in Past 2 Years

The Secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council Hamidreza Momeni said the trade balance of the country’s free and special economic zones has been positive in the past two years despite the negative balance of the country's foreign trade, IRNA reported.

Tehran housing market records an 85% annual growth 17 Apr 2021

Tehran housing market records an 85% annual growth

The housing market in Tehran was the second-highest returning market in Iran among the country’s four major markets in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20) with 85 percent annual growth, ISNA reported.

Iran’s national security depends on maintaining its territorial integrity 18 Apr 2021

Iran’s national security depends on maintaining its territorial integrity

Iranian President emphasized that the national security of Iran depends on the preservation of its territorial integrity and the preservation of its territorial integrity can be achieved only under the protection of Iran's national unity, and Iran's national unity can only be achieved through democracy.

Iran’s national security depends on maintaining its territorial integrity 18 Apr 2021

Iran’s national security depends on maintaining its territorial integrity

Iranian President emphasized that the national security of Iran depends on the preservation of its territorial integrity and the preservation of its territorial integrity can be achieved only under the protection of Iran's national unity, and Iran's national unity can only be achieved through democracy.

Iran underlines need for security stability in Balkans 18 Apr 2021

Iran underlines need for security stability in Balkans

In his meeting with the Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selaković, Iranian President Rouhani pointed to bilateral issues and international developments.

Iran identifies culprit behind Natanz sabotage act 18 Apr 2021

Iran identifies culprit behind Natanz sabotage act

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has identified the culprit behind the recent act of sabotage at its Natanz nuclear facility, who had fled the country before the attack.

Iran, Serbia to cooperation, international consultation 18 Apr 2021

Iran, Serbia to cooperation, international consultation

Iran and Serbia have signed a memorandum of understanding to improve bilateral cooperation and hold consultation on regional and international issues.

IAEA confirms Iran has started 60-percent uranium enrichment 18 Apr 2021

IAEA confirms Iran has started 60-percent uranium enrichment

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has verified that Iran has started enriching uranium up to 60-percent purity level, a measure the Islamic Republic had promised to take following an Israeli act of nuclear terrorism against it.

Only Removal of Sanctions Will Save Vienna Talks 18 Apr 2021

Only Removal of Sanctions Will Save Vienna Talks

An informed source tells Press TV that only the removal of all sanctions together against Iran will save the Vienna talks.

US lawmakers introduce bill to block Saudi Arabia’s pursuit of nukes 18 Apr 2021

US lawmakers introduce bill to block Saudi Arabia’s pursuit of nukes

A group of American lawmakers has put forward a draft legislation that seeks to prevent Saudi Arabia from acquiring nuclear weapons amid reports about suspected attempts by the kingdom to process uranium and move toward the development of atomic bombs.

US war on Afghanistan cost $2.26 trillion and still rising 18 Apr 2021

US war on Afghanistan cost $2.26 trillion and still rising

America’s nearly 20-year military occupation of Afghanistan has cost the country $2.26 trillion, a new study finds, further insisting that the costs will continue to accumulate even after the US total withdrawal from the war-ravaged country later this year, as pledged by Washington.

UK warships to sail for Black Sea in May as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise 18 Apr 2021

UK warships to sail for Black Sea in May as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise

The UK’s Navy warships will sail for the Black Sea next month amid rising tensions between Ukrainian and Russian forces, the Sunday Times newspaper reported, citing senior naval sources.

Czechs expel 18 Russian embassy staff, accusing ‘intel officers’ of 2014 depot blast 18 Apr 2021

Czechs expel 18 Russian embassy staff, accusing ‘intel officers’ of 2014 depot blast

The Czech Republic has announced the expulsion of 18 staff from the Russian embassy alleging that Russian intelligence services were involved in an ammunition depot blast in 2014.

Beijing censures ‘too negative’ US policy toward China 17 Apr 2021

Beijing censures ‘too negative’ US policy toward China

A top Chinese diplomat has denounced as “too negative" the US policy toward his country, saying the administration in Washington is more focused on confrontation rather than cooperation with Beijing.

Israeli warplanes conduct fresh airstrikes against positions in besieged Gaza Strip 17 Apr 2021

Israeli warplanes conduct fresh airstrikes against positions in besieged Gaza Strip

Israeli warplanes have carried out a series of airstrikes against targets across the Gaza Strip as the Tel Aviv regime continues with its acts of aggression against the besieged Palestinian enclave.

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.

Energy Transition Could Cut Oil Prices By $10 Per Barrel 02 Mar 2021

Energy Transition Could Cut Oil Prices By $10 Per Barrel

The back-to-back downturns that exploration and production companies (E&Ps) have faced during the past decade have accelerated the energy transition.

Iranian COVID-19 vaccine undergoes clinical test 28 Feb 2021

Iranian COVID-19 vaccine undergoes clinical test

Razi Institute COV-Pars coronavirus vaccine which is the first injected-inhaled recombinant corona protein undergoes clinical test by two volunteers receiving the first dose.

Cuban coronavirus vaccine to start third clinical trial phase in Iran 18 Apr 2021

Cuban coronavirus vaccine to start third clinical trial phase in Iran

The Cuba-Iran Soberana-02 COVID-19 vaccine received a code of ethics to start the third phase of the clinical trial in Iran, according to the Ministry of Health.

$714m earmarked to create jobs for the underprivileged 18 Apr 2021

$714m earmarked to create jobs for the underprivileged

A total budget of 30 trillion rials (nearly $714 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to create 60,000 jobs for the underprivileged individuals covered by the Welfare Organization, IRNA reported on Saturday.

65% of nursing home residents vaccinated against COVID-19 18 Apr 2021

65% of nursing home residents vaccinated against COVID-19

Some 65 percent of the elderly being kept in nursing homes have received coronavirus vaccine, Mostafa Seraj, an official with Welfare Organization has said.

Iran to administer 1.4m coronavirus vaccine doses by Friday 18 Apr 2021

Iran to administer 1.4m coronavirus vaccine doses by Friday

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says approximately 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines will be administered in the country by Friday, in a bid to vaccinate high-risk groups.

Iranian universities hosting students from 133 countries 17 Apr 2021

Iranian universities hosting students from 133 countries

Students from 133 countries are currently studying in Iranian universities, Afshin Akhoundzadeh, head of the office for non-Iranian students at the Organization of Student Affairs said on Thursday.

Health projects worth $12.6m inaugurated 17 Apr 2021

Health projects worth $12.6m inaugurated

Some 29 health projects worth 530 billion rials (nearly $12.6 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) were inaugurated in Zanjan province on Thursday. The projects were inaugurated during a ceremony held through video conferencing with Health Minister Saeed Namaki in attendance.

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.

Art Dubai 2021 showcases artworks by Iranian artists 04 Apr 2021

Art Dubai 2021 showcases artworks by Iranian artists

Works by Iranian artists were showcased at Art Dubai 2021, which came to an end on Saturday.

Iranians celebrate birth anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH) 17 Mar 2021

Iranians celebrate birth anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH)

The third of Sha’ban month in the lunar calendar coincides with the birth anniversary of the Third Imam of Shia Muslims, Imam Hussein (PBUH) called “Guards’ Day” and people across the country celebrate this auspicious occasion magnificently.

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.

US war on Afghanistan cost $2.26 trillion and still rising 18 Apr 2021

US war on Afghanistan cost $2.26 trillion and still rising

America’s nearly 20-year military occupation of Afghanistan has cost the country $2.26 trillion, a new study finds, further insisting that the costs will continue to accumulate even after the US total withdrawal from the war-ravaged country later this year, as pledged by Washington.

US war on Afghanistan cost $2.26 trillion and still rising 18 Apr 2021

US war on Afghanistan cost $2.26 trillion and still rising

America’s nearly 20-year military occupation of Afghanistan has cost the country $2.26 trillion, a new study finds, further insisting that the costs will continue to accumulate even after the US total withdrawal from the war-ravaged country later this year, as pledged by Washington.

UK warships to sail for Black Sea in May as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise 18 Apr 2021

UK warships to sail for Black Sea in May as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise

The UK’s Navy warships will sail for the Black Sea next month amid rising tensions between Ukrainian and Russian forces, the Sunday Times newspaper reported, citing senior naval sources.

Norway to allow US to build military facilities on its soil 17 Apr 2021

Norway to allow US to build military facilities on its soil

Norway has signed an agreement with the US to build facilities on its airfields and a naval base amid growing tensions between the US-led military alliance and neighboring Russia.

Enemy dreams, objectives ending in failure against Iranians 14 Mar 2021

Enemy dreams, objectives ending in failure against Iranians

The chief commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) hailed the Iranian nation’s resistance through the past decades, which has led to the hampering of all enemy plots in different areas.

Constructing aircraft, sign of authority of Iran 08 Mar 2021

Constructing aircraft, sign of authority of Iran

Speaking in a funeral procession of the martyred pilot “Birjand Bey-Mohammadi”, held at Iran’s Army Air Force Command Headquarters on Monday.

Zionists threats, out of desperation 07 Mar 2021
Defense minister

Zionists threats, out of desperation

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami said on Sunday that the Zionists have had to build a wall around themselves and their occasional threats against Iran are out of desperation.