Posts Tagged ‘Tehran’

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

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Experts clean famed bas-relief in southern Tehran

TEHRAN – A team of cultural heritage experts has cleaned the well-known 19th-century bas-relief, which is carved on a rock face in Cheshmeh-Ali, southern Tehran. A restoration operation has been completed on the Qajar-era relief of Cheshmeh Ali, which had recently been damaged in an act of vandalism by an individual (or individuals), throwing hair […]

Tehran to host EAEU exclusive expo in mid-May

TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has said an exclusive exhibition of Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states’ economic capabilities is planned to be held in Tehran on May 17. According to Hamid Zadboum, the mentioned exhibition will be held if the coronavirus pandemic conditions get better in the country, the TPO […]

Tehran pushes back after Ukraine’s security chief accuses Iran of intentionally shooting down passenger plane

Iran has warned Kiev against making unsubstantiated claims about the downing of a Ukrainian airliner last year, after its security chief suggested Tehran had attacked the plane on purpose. Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a statement that it was regrettable that Ukrainian officials continue to make “vague political remarks” about the tragic incident.  […]

EU announces nuclear talks with Iran, U.S. next week, but Tehran rejects joint meeting

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Certain groups, countries unhappy over growing Tehran-Kabul ties, Zarif says

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that certain countries and groups are not happy about the growing ties between Iran and Afghanistan. Zarif made the remarks during a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar on the sidelines of the “Heart of Asia” conference on Afghanistan hosted by Dushanbe, Tajikistan. […]

How should Biden handle Tehran? These Iranian Americans have some radical ideas

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مركز ثقل العالم ينتقل شرقاً… وطهران مركز تقاطع التاريخ والجغرافيا The center of gravity of the world is moving east … and Tehran is the center of the intersection of history and geography

** Please scroll down for the English Machine translation ** محمد صادق الحسيني ثمّة حدث بنيويّ على مستوى العالم في طريقه للوقوع من شأنه تغيير شكل وجوهر خريطة التحالفات وموازين القوى العالميّة. وهو يؤسّس لمرحلة جديدة من التحوّلات والتحديات تتراجع فيها قوى فيما تصعد أخرى لتشكيل جغرافيا آخر الزمان أو ما يُسمّى لدى الأيديولوجيين جغرافياً عصر الظهور… قوى […]

British-Iranian woman back in Tehran court for fresh trial after 5 years in jail

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A trial to present fresh charges against a British-Iranian woman detained for five years in Iran convened Sunday, her supporters said, casting uncertainty over her future following her release from prison. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe appeared in court in Tehran to face new charges of spreading “propaganda against Iran,” wrote Tulip […]

Tehran, Islamabad moving towards expansion of trade

TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Hassan Abqari has said that Iran and Pakistan are working together to remove the obstacles in the way of expanding mutual trade. “Ways to address exchange and banking problems have been identified and pursued by the two countries’ governments,” Abqari who is also the Head […]

Biden navigates through Yemen hell, but solution lies in Riyadh and Tehran

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Israel says Iran is behind major oil spill, accusing Tehran of ‘environmental terrorism’

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Intl. railway exhibition underway in Tehran

TEHRAN – The eighth edition of Iran’s International Exhibition of Rail Transportation and Related Industries and Equipment (Rail Expo 2021) kicked off on Wednesday at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds. The opening ceremony of the four-day event was attended by the Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami and the Head of the Islamic Republic of […]

Housing price rises 78% in Tehran city in a month on year

TEHRAN- Housing price in Tehran city has risen 78.9 percent in the eleventh Iranian calendar month (January 20 – February 18), as compared to the same month of the past year, according to the latest report released by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI). The CBI’s report put the average price for one square meter […]

Tehran hosts conference on Iran-Syria trade opportunities

TEHRAN – Iran-Syria Joint Chamber of Commerce organized and held a conference on the business opportunities of the two countries in Tehran, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported on Monday. The conference was attended by senior officials from the two sides including the Head of Iran-Syria Joint Chamber […]

Tehran rejects Netanyahu’s accusations over explosion of vessel in Gulf of Oman and is ‘closely monitoring’ Israeli actions

Tehran has dismissed claims made by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran was behind an attack on an Israeli merchant ship in the Gulf of Oman last Thursday, adding that security in the region is just as important for Iran. “The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman are Iran’s immediate security areas,” Foreign Ministry […]

Housing rental rises 30% in Tehran in a month

TEHRAN- Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced that the rental price has increased 30.6 percent in Tehran city during the eleventh Iranian calendar month Bahman (January 19 – February 18), from its previous month. The CBI also stated that the housing rental in the capital city has risen 33.9 percent in the mentioned month, […]

Adaptation of Macbeth to go on stage at Tehran theater

TEHRAN – Iranian director and writer Shadi Asadpur plans to stage an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s masterpiece Macbeth at Tehran’s Divare Chaharom Theater on March 7. The play entitled “Nightmares” centers on Macbeth’s incubi after killing King Duncan to accede to the throne. Lady Macbeth and Duncan are now his bad dreams, which do not […]

Busts of Khayyam, Nikola Tesla to be set up in Belgrade, Tehran 

TEHRAN – Busts of the Persian poet and mathematician Omar Khayyam Neshaburi and Serbian inventor Nikola Tesla will be set up in Belgrade and Tehran in the near future based on a mutual agreement negotiated between the mayors of the cities. In their virtual meeting held last week, Tehran Mayor Piruz Hanachi and Belgrade Mayor […]

Rouhani inaugurates major freeway near capital Tehran

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated a 158-kilometers-long freeway near capital Tehran through a virtual ceremony, IRNA reported. Implemented with a total investment of 70 trillion rials (about $1.66 billion), the freeway project called “Ghadir” connects Abyek city in Qazvin province to Varamin in southern Tehran after passing through the Alborz province. Over […]

“Our Man in Tehran” by Robert Wright published in Persian 

TEHRAN – A Persian translation of Robert Wright’s “Our Man in Tehran” has recently been published by Amirkabir Publications in Tehran.  “Our Man in Tehran: The True Story Behind the Secret Mission to Save Six Americans during the Iran Hostage Crisis and the Foreign Ambassador Who Worked with the CIA to Bring Them Home” has […]

Tehran hall to host theatergoers for Tennessee Williams’ “Glass Menagerie”

TEHRAN – A reading performance of American playwright Tennessee Williams’ memory play “The Glass Menagerie” will go on stage at Tehran’s Jamshid Mashayekhi Theater on Saturday. Romina Jahandideh will direct the play based on a Persian translation of the play by Hamid Samandarian, whose wife, Homa Rusta, staged it in 1972. Shaahin Alinejad, Mojdeh Mohajeri, […]

Tehran gallery to unveil new sculpture from Parviz Tanavoli’s Lion Series

TEHRAN – Hedayat Gallery in Tehran plans to unveil a new sculpture from world-renowned Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli’s Lion Series on Friday. A number of his other sculptures as well as a carpet featuring a design by the artist will also go on display, the gallery announced in a press release published on Tuesday. Photos and […]

Tehran tourism fair opens; activists hope for boom when corona vaccine is ever-present

TEHRAN – Tehran’s international tourism and handicrafts fair opened to the public on Tuesday in defiance of a government campaign to improve the hugely-battered travel sector in the face of the novel coronavirus. Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan and his deputies for tourism, and handicrafts were amongst attendees to the opening ceremony […]

Woody Allen’s “Death” at Tehran theater

TEHRAN – Woody Allen’s 1975 comedy play “Death” is on stage at Jamshid Mashyekhi Theater in Tehran. Alireza Ahmadi-Kheiri is directing the play based on a Persian translation by Shahram Zargar. “Death” is a comedic version of Eugène Ionesco’s 1959 play “The Killer”. His 1991 film “Shadows and Fog” was based on this play. The […]

Iranian Lawmakers Criticize Tehran’s Deal With IAEA on Snap Inspections

Iranian lawmakers attend the opening ceremony of Iran’s 11th parliament, practicing social distancing as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Tehran, Iran, May 27, 2020. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Iranian lawmakers protested on Monday against Tehran’s decision to permit “necessary” monitoring by the UB nuclear watchdog for up to three months, saying the […]

Iran spokesman says Tehran confident about lifting of US sanctions

Iran believes US sanctions will soon be lifted despite continuing “diplomatic wrangling” over reviving the nuclear deal, a government spokesman said on Saturday, signaling Tehran’s desire to end the impasse while not offering a new position. Iran and the United States have been at odds over who should take the first step to revive the […]

Iran Deal Part Two: Blinken Tells Europeans Biden Ready to Negotiate With Tehran

The United States is ready to begin negotiating with Iran in an attempt to reestablish the 2015 nuclear deal or something like it, Secretary of State Antony Blinken relayed to counterparts Thursday in a video conference call with (E3) — France, Germany, and the U.K. According to a report by Axios, the U.S. and the […]

Resilient economy conference held in Tehran

TEHRAN – The seventh annual conference of resilient economy was held in Tehran on Wednesday through video conference, IRIB reported. Held on the anniversary of the announcement of the general policies of Iran’s resistance economy, the mentioned conference aims to identify challenges and present policy solutions based on the resistance economy model. This year’s conference […]

EU has role in salvaging Iran deal, says Tehran UN envoy

Hopes that the Iran nuclear deal could be revived were buoyed after the election of Joe Biden as US president, his predecessor Donald Trump having pulled out of the accord in 2018. But the agreement remains shaky as Iran recently resumed uranium enrichment operations. Now Tehran’s envoy to the United Nations has told Euronews that […]

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