Reza Mirkarimi ‘Today’ to represent Iran at Academy Awards 2015

Iran has introduced Reza Mirkarimi’s Today as its contender at Foreign Language Film Award category of the 87th Academy Award.

Homage to Shahriar is tribute to literature

September 18 has been named the ‘Day of Persian poetry and literature’ as it is the death anniversary of the legendary Iranian poet Shahriar.

Iran working on plans to export agro products to Russia via Azerbaijan

Iranian Agricultural Jihad Minister Mahmoud Hojjati in a meeting with Azeri Industry and Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev on Wednesday called on Baku to cooperate with Tehran in transiting its agricultural exports to Russia.

FM impressed by ‘Salvation’ expo

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited a visual arts exhibition titled ‘Salvation’ prior to his departing Tehran for New York.

Farabi mulling Oscars choice

Farabi Cinema Foundation has chosen ten movies as an early step to select the Iranian choice for the 87th Academy Awards.

Khayyam Quatrains at Moscow int’l book fair

Russian translation of Omar Khayyam’s quatrains (Rubaiyat) was unveiled in Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF) last week. Khayyam, the renowned Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer lived between 1048 and 1131 AD.

Iranian Notables, Sources of Global Honor (16)

The renowned and acclaimed Iranian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, geographer, and historian, Abu Jafar Mohammad ibn Mousa Kharazmi lived during the Abbasid era. His actual date of birth and death is not known. He was born in the city of Kharazm prior to 185 AH. This city is located in the …

One ton of narcotics seized in Sistan-Baluchestan province

Over one ton of narcotics were confiscated during two separate operations in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan Province on Thursday, said commander of provincial police.