Culture
 
“Iran tourism not influenced by imposed Sanctions’

“Iran tourism not influenced by imposed Sanctions’

"A new restriction imposed on Iranian hotels following the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal will have no considerable impact on the tourism industry of the country," Head of Iranian Hoteliers’ ...

 
Iftar meal at holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS)

Iftar meal at holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS)

Holy month of Ramadan is a month marked by fasting, prayers, Qur’an recitation and family (sometimes collective) iftar meals. Either as an act of charity or merely as a kindness to those who fast ...

 
Hundreds of Israeli settlers raid al-Aqsa Mosque

Hundreds of Israeli settlers raid al-Aqsa Mosque

Nearly 300 Israeli settlers have raided al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem al-Quds as Israeli forces and settlers frequently attack Palestinians in the occupied lands.

 
Turkey seeking to draw more foreign students says Erdogan

Turkey seeking to draw more foreign students says Erdogan

Turkey’s president on Saturday said the nation aims to attract around 350,000 foreign students, up from the current 115,000, making it one of the world’s top five destinations for study abroad.

 
Turkey aims to rank among top 5 global destinations for int’l students: Erdoğan

Turkey aims to rank among top 5 global destinations for int’l students: Erdoğan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressed the 11th annual international student gathering hosted by Turkey’s Federation of International Student Associations (UDEF) on Saturday.

 
Washington government corrupted by Israeli money, diaspora

Washington government corrupted by Israeli money, diaspora

Amid much controversy over US President Donald Trump's embassy relocation decision, American participant to international conference in the Iranian city of Mashhad stresses the different aspects of Palestinian ...

 
Dash Akol wins Best Animation award at LIFF 2018

Dash Akol wins Best Animation award at LIFF 2018

‘Dash Akol’ directed by Hajar Mehrani won Best Animation award at the 15th annual London Independent Film Festival (LIFF 2018) in Britain.

 
Tabriz to play host to Asian Snooker Men

Tabriz to play host to Asian Snooker Men's Champ. 2018

"Islamic Republic is going to play host to the 34th edition of Asian Snooker Men's Championship, which is slated to be staged next month," President of the Bowling & Billiard Federation of the Islamic ...

 
France’s Annecy Int’l festival to show four Iranian animations

France’s Annecy Int’l festival to show four Iranian animations

Four Iranian animations will be screened at 58th round of Annecy International Animated Film Festival which is to begin in mid June.

 
Iran’s short "Limit" to compete at Sunscreen filmfest.

Iran’s short "Limit" to compete at Sunscreen filmfest.

Iranian short named "Limit" by Javad Daraei has been accepted into the competition program of the 13th edition of Annual Sunscreen Film Festival in the US.

 

'The Home' is to be screened in Copenhagen

Directed and produced by by Asghar Yousefi-Nejad, 'The Home' (Ev) will be screened in Danish capital city of Copenhagen during a festival of Iranian films at Denmark’s Film Institute.

 
Two Chinese universities to include Persian language to syllabus

Two Chinese universities to include Persian language to syllabus

Persian and Urdu languages will be included in the syllabus at two Chinese universities from summer semester. According to an official document which published recently, the two Chinese universities ...

 
Iran

Iran's karate wins gold in 2018 USA Open

Iranian karate practitioner has featured impressive athletic skills during the 2018 USA Open & Junior International Cup, and ranked first at the end of the international tournament.

 
Movies from 5 continents to compete at Fajr 2018

Movies from 5 continents to compete at Fajr 2018

The 36th Fajr International Film Festival will host A-list guests and representatives from five continents, according to Mahsa Fariba, who is in charge of managing the inter-festival affairs of this year’s ...

 
Farhadi

Farhadi's movie to open Cannes 2018

The 2018 Cannes Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s Spanish-language drama 'Everybody Knows' on May 8.

 
Turkey grants scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students

Turkey grants scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students

Turkey has granted scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students, a senior representative of a Turkish education institution told Anadolu Agency.

 
Netanyahu urges bill be passed to prevent Muslim call for prayers

Netanyahu urges bill be passed to prevent Muslim call for prayers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday asked the chairman of the government coalition to push the “Muezzen Bill”, which outlaws the Muslim call for prayer – athan, to get Knesset approval,...

 
Al-Aqsa guards stops Israelis from stealing ancient monuments in occupied Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa guards stops Israelis from stealing ancient monuments in occupied Jerusalem

UN Staff members of the Israel Antiquities Authority attempted on Monday to steal an ancient stone inside Al-Aqsa Mosque, the media official at the Department of Islamic Waqf (Endowment) in Jerusalem ...

 
Iran to attend Pakistan

Iran to attend Pakistan's Book Fair

Islamic Republic of Iran is to attend Pakistan’s four-day National Book Fair.

 
Iranian author nominated for Hans Christian Andersen award

Iranian author nominated for Hans Christian Andersen award

Prominent Iranian author Farhad Hassanzadeh has been nominated for world award of Hans Christian Andersen Award underway in international book fair underway in the children's book fair in Italy.

 
Once overlooked, 2,500-year old coffin may offer clues into ancient Egypt

Once overlooked, 2,500-year old coffin may offer clues into ancient Egypt

Australian academics could help unlock mysteries around ancient Egypt after discovering that a 2,500-year old coffin might contain the remains of a prestigious mummy.

 
Trump poses threat to Iran’s resurgent rug trade

Trump poses threat to Iran’s resurgent rug trade

Iran’s carpet sales continued to rise last year which also saw the country reclaim much of the market share it had lost during years of intensified sanctions, especially in the US.

 
Naghsh ensemble concert at Fajr Music Festival

Naghsh ensemble concert at Fajr Music Festival

Naghsh Ensemble was one of the music bands and ensembles which performed at the 33rd edition of Fajr International Festival of Music in Tehran in January and here we are going to have a short introduction ...

 
Iranian firm awarded at NY Fest. Intl. TV & Film Awards

Iranian firm awarded at NY Fest. Intl. TV & Film Awards

Iranian Pakshoo Industrial Group, for the first time in the history of Iran’s advertising industry, has won two awards at 2018 New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films competition.

 
 
New representative of the Leader in IRGC introduced 2 (photo)  

New representative of the Leader in IRGC introduced 2 (photo)  

Ceremony to farewell the former representative of Supreme Leader in Islamic Republic Guards Corps (IRGC) and introduce the new representative was held attended by religious dignitaries and army luminaries....

 
Iranian fencers clinch 9 medals in ASEAN tournament

Iranian fencers clinch 9 medals in ASEAN tournament

Iranian fencers have delivered great displays of physical skills and agility at the 2018 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) University Fencing Championship in Malaysia, and collected nine ...

 
Iranian artists to attend Artankara 2018

Iranian artists to attend Artankara 2018

Artworks of five Iranian artists will take part in the international contemporary art fair ‘Artankara’ in Turkish capital Ankara on March 15-18.

 
‘Bystander’ attends Oregon filmfest.

‘Bystander’ attends Oregon filmfest.

Iranian short animation ‘Bystander’ directed by Sheyda Kashi has been accepted into the main competition section of the 1st Oregon Cinema Arts Film Festival in US.

 
Iran museum showcases Louvre artworks

Iran museum showcases Louvre artworks

Journalists flooded Iran’s National Museum for the arrival of more than 50 artworks from the Louvre -- the first major show by a western museum in the country.

 
 
Article
Book
Human brain evolves to work in multiple tongues

Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those who speak only one language missing out?

 
Book “On Unity and Islamic Proximity” released

The constant concern and subject for all activities at major Iranian Islamic unity center, World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, has published new book on Islamic proximity.

“Daily Lives of Muslims” revealed

Prominent Turkish author has written a new book on the lives of Muslims in line with correcting the tarnished image of Muslims amid the spread of Islamophobia in the world.

“Shia Imams and Islamic Unity” published

Publication at Iran’s University of Religions and Denominations has published book on efforts by Shia Imams for cooperation and sympathy among Muslims and also strategies for realization of the objectives as well as threats against the objective.

Al Azhar publishes “Daesh, state of darkness”

Top Egyptian academy has published book with the theme of Daesh terrorist group in an attempt to introduce the Takfiri (excommunication) group to the European countries.

“Psychotherapy and Councelling with Islamic Approach” published

Iran’s Samt Publication has released book on application of Islamic approach in psychotherapy.

 
Report
Dayr al-Zawr reviving after Daesh withdrawal

  Traffic is still rare in Syria's Dayr al-Zawr due to a fuel shortage, but life has slowly returned to its markets since government forces broke the siege of the city. Russian-backed government forces on September 5 ended the Islamic State group's three-year siege of a government ...

 
Article
 
Gaza on Gaza, an art exhibition in theLondon
 
Gaza on Gaza is an exhibition of work by Palestinian artists in response to the lives devastated by the last year's conflict.
 
May  2018
Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31