Posts Tagged ‘Tehran’

Vast permanent center for handicrafts to be inaugurated near Tehran  

TEHRAN – A massive permanent center for the craftsmanship and trade of handicrafts is being constructed in Alborz province, northcentral Iran. The establishment of a permanent marketplace and exhibition of handicrafts is underway in Alborz since the province is home to many artists and craftspeople from various ethnic minorities, provincial tourism chief Freydoum Mohammadi said […]

Tehran Intl. Short Film Festival announces intl. jury 

TEHRAN – Members of the jury for the international competition the 37th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) were announced on Friday. Filmmaker Behnam Behzadi from Iran, documentarian Lia Beltrami from Italy and Busan International Program Manager Kyeong-yeon Kim are the members of the jury. Behzadi is a director, screenwriter and editor. He is a […]

Gaza cultural week opens in Tehran

TEHRAN – The Gaza Symbol of Resistance Cultural Week opened at the Iranian Art Museum Garden in Tehran on Thursday. A large number of artworks are on view in an exhibition during the cultural week, which has been organized by the Sarv Culture Center and Melal Cultural Centers with contributions from some Iranian organizations supporting […]

Pompeo ‘revealed’ Iran’s ties to Al-Qaida, but Tehran poses graver threats to the U.S.

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Tehran Hits Back After Pompeo Makes Claims About Al Qaeda

Above photo:  Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Reuters / Khalid al-Mousily. ‘Warmongering lies.’ America’s “declassifications” of information about Iran are “fictitious,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has tweeted. It followed US State Secretary Mike Pompeo accusing Iran, without proof, of harboring Al-Qaeda’s base. “Mr. ‘we lie, cheat, steal’ is pathetically ending his disastrous career […]

‘Warmongering lies’: Tehran hits back after Pompeo claims Al-Qaeda terrorists set up new base in Iran

America’s “declassifications” of information about Iran are “fictitious,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has tweeted. It followed US State Secretary Mike Pompeo accusing Iran, without proof, of harboring Al-Qaeda’s base. “Mr. ‘we lie, cheat, steal’ is pathetically ending his disastrous career with more warmongering lies,” Zarif wrote in a fiery message in the wake of Pompeo’s […]

‘Our people won’t be a testing device’: Tehran bans trials of foreign vaccines on Iranians

Tehran has rejected attempts by foreign companies to test their coronavirus vaccines on Iranians, President Hassan Rouhani said, adding that the country will purchase safe immunization for its population.   “Foreign companies wanted to give us vaccines so they would be tested on the Iranian people. But the health ministry prevented it,” Rouhani told state TV, […]

Tehran in talks with Seoul over using frozen money to buy COVID-19 vaccines: Korean official

TEHRAN — Seoul and Tehran have been in talks over the use of Iran’s frozen money in South Korea under U.S. sanctions to purchase COVID-19 vaccines from a global procurement mechanism, a South Korean Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday. According to Yonhap news agency, the official said the U.S. has given the green light […]

KRG rep. in Tehran says Gen. Soleimani helped Kurdistan to fight Daesh

TEHRAN – Describing Iran’s role in the fight against terrorism as “vital” and effective”, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) representative in Tehran says that Major General Qassem Soleimani helped the Iraqi Kurdistan by sending weapons and military advisers to defeat Daesh, also called Daesh in its Arabic acronym. “Martyr Qassem Soleimani not only helped in […]

‘Tehran’ Actress and Singer Liraz Charhi on Her Music and the ‘Rage’ of Missing Iran

The cover of Liraz Charhi’s new album ‘Zaan.’ Photo: Screenshot. Israeli-Iranian actress and singer Liraz Charhi discussed in an interview published on Friday how her dual heritage and the frustration of not being able to visit her parent’s home country has influenced her music. “I grew up in Israel and the complexity of my family […]

‘Tehran’ Star Liraz Charhi Performs Favorite Iranian Song for Virtual Event

Liraz Charhi performing at the Iranian American Jewish Federation (IAJF) 2020 Virtual Gala, Dec. 6, 2020. Photo: Screenshot. Iranian-Israeli singer and actress Liraz Charhi, who stars in the thriller series “Tehran,” talked about relating to her on-screen character, her dual heritage and why she chose to sing in Farsi at a virtual event on Sunday […]

Tehran urges Europe to prove goodwill by fulfilling JCPOA commitments

TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has called on European parties to the Iran nuclear deal to prove their goodwill by fulfilling their commitments under the 2015 deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). “A new opportunity has been created to continue the previous correct path,” Khatibzadeh said in an […]

Tehran censures double standard in dealing with terrorism

TEHRAN — Tehran has called on the UN and its Human Rights Council to stop their selective approach toward human rights issues and condemn the recent assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh as an act of terrorism. Inaction over this terrorist and criminal act and failure to highlight it in the relevant UN […]

Biden: ‘Hard to Tell’ How Killing of Iranian Scientist Will Affect Dealing With Tehran

US President-elect Joe Biden announces his national security nominees and appointees, at his transition headquarters, in Wilmington, Delaware, Nov. 24, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Joshua Roberts. i24News – US President-elect Joe Biden stressed Thursday night it would be “hard to tell” to what extent the killing of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh will complicate his dealing […]

Martyred nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh laid to rest in Tehran mosque 

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Assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist sparks a blame game in Tehran

Killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh prompts accusations of lax security and incompetence Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh (right) during a meeting with the Iranian supreme leader in Tehran (AFP) By Rohollah Faghihi in Tehran Published date: 28 November 2020 15:54 UTC It was around 4:30pm in Tehran that reports emerged about the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a top nuclear scientist, by […]

The father of Iran’s nuclear weapons program assassinated near Tehran

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Prominent Iranian physicist assassinated near Tehran

Friday, 27 November 2020 2:08 PM  [ Last Update: Friday, 27 November 2020 9:10 PM ] A file photo of martyred Iranian physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Prominent Iranian physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated in a terrorist attack near the capital Tehran. The Fars news agency reported that he had been targeted on Friday in a multi-pronged attack involving at least […]

Who is Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the Iranian scientist killed in an attack near Tehran?

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Israel assassinated senior al-Qaida figure in Tehran three months ago – report

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Iran says UN arms embargo on Tehran has ended

TEHRAN, Iran — A longstanding UN embargo on arms sales to and from Iran expired early Sunday in line with a 2015 landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian foreign ministry said. “As of today, all restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities and financial services to and from the Islamic Republic of Iran … are […]

Iran reimposes restrictive virus measures in Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Saturday reimposed measures in Tehran province to contain the novel coronavirus, state TV reported, shutting public spaces and cancelling events days after confirming another record number of cases. The measures went into force on Saturday and were set to last a week, the broadcaster said, citing an order by the […]

‘Tehran’ on Apple TV+ gets a big thumbs-up – but don’t compare it to ‘Fauda’

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In Tehran, Swiss foreign minister holds ‘fruitful’ talks on peace, rights

Switzerland’s Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said he had “fruitful” talks on Monday with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif regarding “peace, economic development and human rights.” The Swiss embassy in Tehran handles US interests in Iran, since ties were cut in the aftermath of the 1979 Islamic revolution. Cassis is expected to meet President Hassan […]

Iraqi PM’s visit opp to realize Tehran-Baghdad interests: Haider al-Abadi

MNA – Former Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi described Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s visit to Iran as a good opportunity to develop relations with Iran and to establish peace and security in the region. The Head of Iraq’s Al-Nasr Coalition Haider al-Abadi said that Iraq must balance its international relations and avoid any conflicts, because tensions […]

Tehran ready to deepen economic, business ties with Belarus

president.ir- President described Tehran-Minsk relations developing and stressed that all potentials and opportunities must be taken advantage of for deepening relations in all fields. Speaking with the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday in China, President Hassan Rouhani said: “Belarus has always been a friend country for Iran and Tehran is ready to deepen […]

Tough measures launched in Tehran to counter US violation of Iran deal

June 5, The Iran Project – On Monday (June 4) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to make preparations for enrichment of uranium up to a level of 190,000SWU without any delay. Addressing a ceremony held at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in south […]

Photos: People in Tehran observe Night of Decree

ISNA | Peyman Yazdani: Tehrani people observed Night of Decree in the 19th night of Holy Month of Ramadan.   Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/06/04/photos-people-in-tehran-observe-night-of-decree/ 00 Hits: 1

Tehran, Islamabad eye increased economic ties

MNA – In a meeting between Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mahdi Honardoost and Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Sadiq Sanjrani on Saturday, the two officials stressed the need to boost bilateral cooperation in the economic realm. Iran and Pakistan relations regarding security and defense has boosted in recent years, Sanjrani said, IRNA reported. He […]

Tehran hosts conference on Leader’s stances on JCPOA

Tasnim – A conference titled “Lasting Experience” was held in Tehran to study Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei’s stances on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. The Islamic Revolution Institute organized the conference in Tehran on Wednesday morning. Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior […]

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