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Tuesday, 20 October 2015 04:08

Official: Iran to tender 15 mining projects

Iran’s Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Mehdi Karbasian says his country will tender 15 mining projects for development within the next four months, rolling out its massive sector for …
Iran has announced the jury members of the 7th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium.
Sunday, 11 October 2015 15:26

UNESCO registers two Persian literary works

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has registered two Iranian literary works on its Memory of the World Program.
Belarusian author Svetlana Aleksievich has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of life in the former Soviet Union, the Swedish Academy said Thursday.
Iran Nanotechnology Educational Laboratories Network held an educational workshop in Suzhou, China, to introduce the capable student laboratories and train the Chinese teachers.
Iranian Science Minister Mohammad Farhadi and his Japanese counterpart Hakubun Shimomura signed a first-ever agreement to promote scientific cooperation between the two countries.
Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei's book on 'Palestine' has become the latest nightmare of the Israeli Prime Minister, standing so high in Benjamin Netanyahu's long list of Iran-related phobias that he …
Two key UN agencies and some countries on Sunday joined Interpol to launch a major new initiative to enhance the protection of cultural heritage targeted by terrorists and illicit traffickers …
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has rejected a recent report by the United Nations (UN) on the situation of human rights in Iran, saying the report lacks “legal standing.”
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 14:14

‘Iran plans to stage missile drills soon’

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh announced Iran's plan to show its missile power in new wargames in the near future.
Iranian Science Minister Mohammad Farhadi and his Italian counterpart Stefania Giannini signed an agreement on the promotion of educational and scientific cooperation in Tehran on Sunday.
A Kurdish traditional ensemble will perform at Expo Milan 2015 representing another part of Iranian folkloric music.
Friday, 11 September 2015 15:07

Austria to help launch Iran tourism train

Iran has signed an agreement with an Austrian consortium to launch a special tourism train – the country’s first ever such project.   
Archeologists have recovered an ancient skeleton in southern Iran, claiming that it relates to thousands of years before.
Two new miniature paintings by world-renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian have been unveiled in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:46

Spain ministers due in Iran with big delegation

Three Spanish ministers will begin an official visit to Iran on Sunday along with a 70-member delegation, including representatives of major businesses such as global energy company Repsol.
The 28th Moscow International Book Fair has been opened in the Russian capital, with Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati in attendance.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced the country's plans to use optical cameras to increase control over bordering areas.
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:19

Iran launches first overseas farming plan

Iran has launched agricultural cultivation in Kazakhstan, marking its first farmland investment overseas as the country seeks to secure food supplies amid a lingering drought. 
Iran’s 17th Festival of Ritual and Traditional Plays has kicked off in the capital, Tehran, hosting troupes from across the country.