Iran hosts Occupy Wall Street poster exhibition

Iran has held a poster exhibition to mark the 4th anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement in the US.

Iran opposes Berlin orchestra's performance with Israeli conductor

The Iranian culture ministry voiced opposition to the presence and performance of the Berlin orchestra in Iran as long as it is conducted by Israeli-Argentinian Daniel Barenboim.

Land of Light (49)

Dear listeners, welcome to the 49th weekly episode of the series Land of Light. As a reminder, it was said last week that when Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny), brought home to his faithful monotheist wife, Khadija (Peace be upon her), the tidings of the …

Iraq’s Cultural Center in Tehran to screen film about 8-year war on Iran

The Iraqi Cultural Center in Tehran is set to screen for the first time a film about the eight-year war imposed by the regime of former Iraqi dictator Saddam on the Islamic Republic of Iran in the 1980s.

Iran eyes Japan’s help for bullet trains

A senior official says Iran is interested in the Japanese technology for establishing high-speed rail in order to expand its intercity transportation. 

Commemoration of master physician Zakaria Razi

Every year on the 5th of the Iranian month of Shahrivar, the Islamic Republic of Iran commemorates the master physician, polymath and multi-sided Iranian-Islamic genius Mohammad bin Zakariya Raazi. He was born in 251 AH, corresponding to 854 AD in the city Rayy, which is today a southern suburb of …

Iranian police seize 4.7 tons of illicit drugs in West Azerbaijan Province

Iran’s anti-narcotic police forces in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan managed to seize 4,700 kilograms of illicit drugs over the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21 – August 22), a provincial police chief announced.

Iran billed ‘most lucrative’ hospitality market

Hotel groups in the Persian Gulf Arab states are seeking to boost their portfolios in Iran as they see the country emerging as the most lucrative hospitality development market.