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Video shows Iranian man burning Israeli flag, which then sets him on fire

A video being shared on social media appears to show a man in Iran holding a giant Israeli flag that he has set ablaze, before the flames burn him. The man can then be seen scurrying away with his clothes on fire, as a group of people holding up Palestinian flags move away from him. […]

Iraqi protesters reportedly set Iranian consulate on fire amid fury over assassination of activist (VIDEOS)

Protesters have set the Iraqi city of Karbala ablaze following the killing of prominent activist Ihab al-Wazni. The demonstrators have accused Iran-backed militias of his assassination. A prominent anti-government activist, Al-Wazni has been a vocal critic of Iranian influence in Iraq. He survived an attempted assassination during violent anti-government protests in 2019, but was slain […]

“The Shadow of the Wind” comes to Iranian bookstores

“The Shadow of the Wind” comes to Iranian bookstores – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A Persian translation of Spanish writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s bestselling novel “Shadow of the Wind”, translated by Ali Sanavi, has arrived in Iranian bookstores. The book has been published by Nimaj, a publishing house based in Tehran. Sanavi has previously rendered works […]

US convicts Iranian national of illegally shipping military items to Iran

An Iranian national has been convicted by a US federal jury for violating trade embargos and illegally exporting sensitive military items to Iran, the US Justice Department announced in a statement on Friday. Mehrdad Ansari, 39, is an Iranian citizen but is also a resident of Germany and the United Arab Emirates.  According to the […]

Iranian police bust gang of illegal excavators

TEHRAN – A gang of illegal diggers has been arrested by the Iranian police in Arsanjan of Fars province.  Four illegal diggers, who were trying to unearth relics in a historical site near Gohardan Mountains, north of the city, were detained in this regard, said Mohammadreza Bahmaninejad, a senior police official in charge of protecting […]

“Klara and the Sun” comes to Iranian bookstores

“Klara and the Sun” comes to Iranian bookstores – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – “Klara and the Sun” by Kazuo Ishiguro, the British novelist of Japanese origin and Nobel Laureate in Literature in 2017, has recently been published in Persian. Shiva Maqanlu is the translator of the book published by Nimaj, whose original version was published on […]

New York Frieze Viewing Room hangs works by Iranian artists

New York Frieze Viewing Room hangs works by Iranian artists – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Frieze Viewing Room, an ambitious new digital initiative that has been launched with an online edition of Frieze New York, is showcasing a collection of works by Iranian artists in its annual exhibit for galleries from across the world. Works by […]

Iranian Film Festival Australia unveils official lineup

Iranian Film Festival Australia unveils official lineup – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Eleven films in various genres will be screened at the Iranian Film Festival Australia as the organizers of the 10th edition of the event have announced its official lineup. Ida Panahandeh’s latest drama “Titi” will open this year’s festival, which will take place from […]

Iranian cultural centers launch green film festival  

Iranian cultural centers launch green film festival   – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Three Iranian cultural centers have teamed up to organize an international film festival to promote environmental issues and sustainable development. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Earth Film Festival, established by the Green Civilization NGO, Ordibeheshte Oudlajan Art and Cultural Complex and […]

Iranian ‘Supreme Leader’ Khamenei Delivers ‘Quds Day’ Rant Against Israel

Iran’s ‘Supreme Leader’ Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (c) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pray near the coffin of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, head of the terrorist Quds Force, who was killed in an air strike at Baghdad International Airport in Jan. 2020. Photo: Official President’s website / Handout via Reuters. Iran’s so-called “Supreme Leader,” Ayatollah […]

At Tehran garage, Iranian woman breaks taboos in the male-dominated auto industry

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Dollar sinks against Iranian rial on hopes of deal in Vienna

TEHRAN — The US dollar has hit a new low against the Iranian currency rial mainly on unconfirmed reports suggesting that Iran and major powers would reach a deal in the Austrian capital to revive an international deal on the country’s nuclear program, Press TV reported. The dollar closed at 222,700 against the rial on […]

Iranian Alternative to the Suez Canal

With the recent blockage of the Suez Canal by the container ship Ever Given, many countries are already actively involved in the search and discussion of a possible future alternative to this maritime transport route connecting Europe and Asia. For instance, Russia proposed the Northern Sea Route, and Israel recalled the idea of the Ben-Gurion […]

Israel prepares for Iranian cyberattack on Quds Day. But here’s the real threat

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Iranian Academy of Arts to organize webinar on art and Ramadan

TEHRAN – The Iranian Academy of Arts plans to organize a webinar Tuesday to discuss the connections between Iranian arts and rituals with the holy month of Ramadan. The webinar named “Ramadan in the Mirror of Iranian Arts and Rituals” will be held with a focus on music, the academy announced on Monday. Houshang Javid, […]

Designs by Iranian architects nominated for ADEX Awards

TEHRAN – Projects named Pardis Khaneh and Kabootar Khaneh designed and set up by Iranian architect Nima and Sina Keivani at Keivani Architects have received nominations at the Award for Design Excellence – ADEX Awards in the United States. ADEX stands for Awards for Design Excellence and is the largest and most prestigious awards program […]

Iranian movies pulled from London Global Kurdish Film Festival over separatism policy

TEHRAN – Three Iranian movies were withdrawn from the 12th Global Kurdish Film Festival in London on Monday over its alleged policy of promoting separatism. In statements published by the Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC) and Mohsen Sakha, the producers of “Sky Sun, Tile Sun” and “Children of the Night” and “Car Wash”, said […]

British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to one year in prison for ‘propaganda’ against Iran – lawyer

British-Iranian journalist and aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been handed a further one-year jail term after she was found guilty of propaganda activities against Iran, her lawyer has said. The charity worker has also been banned from leaving Iran for one year, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani told the Emtedad news website on Monday. Kermani said […]

Iran Sentences British-Iranian Aid Worker to One Year in Jail, Lawyer Says

Richard Ratcliffe, husband of British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and their daughter Gabriella protest outside the Iranian Embassy in London, Britain March 8, 2021 An Iranian Revolutionary court has sentenced British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to a one-year jail term and she is banned from leaving the country for a year, her lawyer told a […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to additional year in Iranian jail

British Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was on Monday sentenced to an additional year in prison for “spreading propaganda against the system”. Zaghari-Ratcliffe has already served a five-year prison sentence in Iran for spying, charges her family and employer, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, has always denied. Her lawyer Hojjat Kermani said her second charge was over […]

Iranian fuel tanker attacked by drone, Israel suspected

An Iranian tanker was reportedly attacked off the Syrian coast on Saturday, according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. It was unclear what had happened, as Iran media was slow to report details. However, the Syrian state media did quote an oil ministry member as saying a fire took place on “what was […]

Drone hits Iranian tanker near Syria, reports say

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‘DRONE ATTACK’ leaves Iranian tanker ablaze off Syrian coast – reports

A suspected drone attack left an oil tanker ablaze off the coast of Syria, the country’s state media said. The tanker was reportedly of Iranian origin. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze, which threatened one of the vessel’s tanks, the Syrian Arab news agency reported on Saturday. Also on rt.com Iran exports 500,000 barrels of oil […]

“Dream about Sohrab”, “Walnut Tree” join Iranian lineup at Moscow film festival

TEHRAN – Iranian movies “Dream about Sohrab” and “Walnut Tree” have been selected for the Films around the World section of the 43rd edition of the Moscow International Film Festival, which is currently underway in the Russian capital. “Dream about Sohrab” by Ali Qavitan traces the mysticism and philosophy in the poetry of Sohrab Sepehri […]

Iranian-made “Sputnik V” to be available by mid-June

TEHRAN – Iran will release jointly-produced Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine by the end of spring (June 21), Kianoush Jahanpour, head of the Information Center of the Ministry of Health, has announced. A shipment of cell bank for the production of the “Sputnik V” vaccine delivered to Iran today, and the production process will start soon […]

Iranian Women’s Rights Activists Condemn Iran’s Election to UN Women’s Rights Commission

Iranian women watch the practice session of Iran’s national soccer team from behind the railings as they banned from entering the stadium at Azadi (freedom) sport complex in Tehran, Iran May 21, 2006. Photo: REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl. Iranian women’s rights activists condemned the election of Iran on Tuesday to the United Nations Commission on the Status […]

Iranian media: ‘Missile to Dimona is message to Israel: the sensitive areas are not immune’

Browse > Home / News / Iranian media: ‘Missile to Dimona is message to Israel: the sensitive areas are not immune’ April 22, 2021 by Baruch Yedid – TPS Read on for article Iranian and Arab media and commentators claimed on Thursday following the surface-to-air missile that was fired from Syria to Israel’s southern Negev […]

The Iranian Nuclear Program and the Current International Agenda

Iran began enriching 60 percent uranium at its plant in Natanz a few days after the explosion that occurred at the facility – something for which Tehran legitimately laid the blame on Israel. “Our response to the anger of our enemies,” stressed President Hassan Rouhani, “is to replace the damaged centrifuges with more advanced ones, […]

Bulgarian companies eager for entering Iranian market

TEHRAN – Bulgaria’s Ambassador to Tehran Nikolina Kuneva in a meeting with the Head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mining and Agriculture (TCCIMA) Masoud Khansari said her country’s companies are eager for cooperation with their Iranian counterparts. In the meeting held on Monday at the place of TCCIMA, the two sides stressed the need […]

Russian Navy To Guard Iranian Oil Supplies To Syria Under Strategic Agreement – Report

South Front  17.04.2021  A Russian Navy assault team from the Russian Federation ship Severromorsk land by helicopter on the deck of the Italian Ship San Marco, the NATO flag ship to Operation Ocean Shield, during a NATO-Russia counter piracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden. Russia, Iran and Syria have established a joint operation room […]

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