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Red gold harvest in South Khorasan (Photo)  <img src="/images/picture_icon.gif" width="16" height="13" border="0" align="top">
30 Oct 2017 15:58

Red gold harvest in South Khorasan (Photo)  

The harvest process of Saffron, the most expensive and sought after spice in the world commonly known as red gold, began in South Khorasan province.

 
Uramanat Villages (Photo)  <img src="/images/picture_icon.gif" width="16" height="13" border="0" align="top">
30 Oct 2017 15:58

Uramanat Villages (Photo)  

The Uramanat Villages are located in the mountainous Kurdistan Province of Iran. The villages are unique in terms of architecture, lifestyle, and agricultural methodology. Villages are integrated with nature by incorporating steep-slope agriculture.

 
8 Iranian shorts to be screened in German Filmfest.
30 Oct 2017 15:57

8 Iranian shorts to be screened in German Filmfest.

Some 8 Iranian short films will go on screen in Germany’s Exground Film Festival.

 
Iran, Austria to team up on automotive parts production
30 Oct 2017 15:35

Iran, Austria to team up on automotive parts production

"Iran has inked a deal with Austria on joint cooperation on development of automotive parts technology," pointed out executive secretary of the Supreme Council for Science, Research and Technology (ATF).

 
War-hit city of Marawi  (Photo)  <img src="/images/picture_icon.gif" width="16" height="13" border="0" align="top">
30 Oct 2017 15:35

War-hit city of Marawi (Photo)  

Destruction of Marawi City (Located in Philippine) in war with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group

 
Hate crimes targeting mosques in the United Kingdom
30 Oct 2017 15:35

Hate crimes targeting mosques in the United Kingdom

Hate crimes targeting mosques in the U.K. have doubled in the past year, results of an investigation indicated on Monday.

 
Denmark set to ban the burqa
30 Oct 2017 13:30

Denmark set to ban the burqa

Denmark set to become the next European country to restrict the burqa and the niqab, worn by some Muslim women after most parties in the Danish parliament backed some sort of ban on facial coverings.

 
First hybrid solar plant comes on stream in Sari
30 Oct 2017 13:29

First hybrid solar plant comes on stream in Sari

The first hybrid solar power plant with a production capacity of 3 KW became operational in Mazandaran province.

 
Report reveals increase in anti-Muslim sentiment across Germany
30 Oct 2017 13:29

Report reveals increase in anti-Muslim sentiment across Germany

A recent report by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) has revealed rising anti-Muslim sentiments across Germany in the fields of education, the media, law, and the internet.

 
UAE apologises for athlete who refused to shake hands with Israeli competitor
30 Oct 2017 13:29

UAE apologises for athlete who refused to shake hands with Israeli competitor

Top UAE judo officials issued an apology to Israeli on Sunday after a competitor refused to shake hands with his Israeli counterpart earlier this week.

 
Protestors storm Kurdish parliament to
30 Oct 2017 13:28

Protestors storm Kurdish parliament to 'protest Barzani's departure'

Protesters stormed the Kurdish parliament building in Iraqi Kurdistan's capital Erbil on Sunday, to protest at a decision by Masoud Barzani to step down as president.

 
Foreign Minister of Bahrain Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in Manama, Bahrain on 30 July 2017
30 Oct 2017 13:27

Bahrain foreign minister calls for freezing Qatar out of GCC

Bahrain will not attend the upcoming GCC summit if Qatar does not change its stand, and the right step to preserve the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is to freeze Qatar’s membership, Bahrain’s foreign minister said on Twitter on Sunday

 
President of Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (IKRG) Masoud Barzani
30 Oct 2017 13:27

Kurdish leader Barzani resigns

Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani said he would give up his position as president on 1 November, after an independence referendum he championed backfired and triggered a regional crisis.

 
Qatar
30 Oct 2017 13:26

Qatar emir accuses blockade countries of seeking 'regime change'

Qatar's emir in an interview airing on Sunday accused Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies of seeking to topple his government with its nearly five-month-old political and economic embargo of the tiny Persian Gulf state.

 
Upgraded Sayyad-3 air-defence missiles on display during an inauguration of a production line at an undisclosed location in Iran on 22 July 2017
30 Oct 2017 13:25

Rouhani says Iran will continue to produce missiles

Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defence and does not consider that a violation of international accords, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in a speech broadcast on state television.

 
Excess flammable gasses burning from flares at Havana oil field, west of Iraqi city of Kirkuk
30 Oct 2017 13:24

Iraq boosts southern ports oil export

Iraq has increased oil export capacity from its southern ports by 900,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 4.6 million bpd after adding a new floating terminal in the Gulf, Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said in a ministry statement.

 
Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb of Al-Azhar
30 Oct 2017 13:23

Egypt court orders ban of 'anti-Islam' TV broadcast

An Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that a television programme deemed contrary to Islamic law should not be broadcast, following a request from the country's highest institution of Sunni Islam.

 
Steve Bannon says Trump
30 Oct 2017 13:22

Steve Bannon says Trump's Saudi visit started Qatar crisis

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Monday credited US President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia for the blockade against Qatar and changes within the kingdom itself.

 
"British ISIS fighters must be killed": UK Minister
30 Oct 2017 13:21

"British ISIS fighters must be killed": UK Minister

"The only way to deal with British Isis fighter in Syria is 'in almost every case to kill them," pointed out the minister for international development.

 
Victory for Bahraini activists as they end hunger strike over better prison conditions
30 Oct 2017 13:21

Victory for Bahraini activists as they end hunger strike over better prison conditions

A group of detainees at a Bahraini women's detention centre ended a six-day hunger strike on Sunday after negotiating better prison conditions with authorities, a rights group said.

 
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