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  Last Update:  04 March 2015 10:34  GMT                                      Volume. 12221

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Majlis obliges govt. to cut cash subsidies to the rich

TEHRAN - Parliament has tasked the government of Hassan Rouhani to cut cash subsidies to wealthy and well-paid Iranian citizens in the next Iranian...

Iran and U.S. hold more technical nuclear talks

Political Desk - Wednesday, 04 March 2015

TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, the director of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, and U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz held expert talks on Iran’s...

Iran discusses regional issues, nuclear negotiations with Arab diplomats

Political Desk - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic’s “principled policy” is to promote cooperation and deepen ties with regional countries, Iran’s deputy foreign minister...

Construction possible despite sanctions: Rafsanjani

Political Desk - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

TEHRAN -- Iran's Expediency Council chairman says even with sanctions in place, much can be done to develop the country. According to Mehr news...

Russia, Iran sign new agreement on Bushehr power plant

Political Desk - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Russia and Iran signed an agreement on Monday to supply services to the Bushehr nuclear power plant, the head of Rosenergoatom said. According to...

Iran’s cement output hits 61m tons in 11 months

Economic Desk - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Iran produced 61 million tons of cement in the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 21, 2014), , the ILNA news agency...

Caviar exports can equal 12.6% of Iran’s oil income: official

Economic Desk - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

RASHT- Iran can earn an income equal to 12.6 percent of its annual crude oil revenue by producing 100 tons of farmed caviar per year, according to Iran’s...

Iranian girl honored at Polish art biennial

Art Desk - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

TEHRAN -- Nine-year-old Iranian girl Zahra Safari has won a top prize at the 19th International Biennial of Children’s and Young People’s Graphic Art held in Torun,...


Tehran animation festival announces international lineup

Art Desk - Wednesday, 04 March 2015

TEHRAN – A selection of 19 animated movies from international directors are scheduled to go on screen in the international section of the 9th Tehran International...


AFC Champions League: Persepolis beats Bunyodkor

Sport Desk - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Iran’s Persepolis football team defeated Uzbekistani giant Bunyodkor in Group A of the AFC Champions League (ACL) on Tuesday. Persepolis captain Mohammad Nouri...

Naft Tehran held by Al-Ain in ACL

Sport Desk - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Naft Tehran football team failed to defeat Al-Ain of the UAE in Group B of the AFC Champions League (ACL) in its home match. On Tuesday, the Iranian football team...

Iraq begins assault on ISIL strongholds north of Baghdad

By staff & agencies - Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Iraq’s armed forces, backed by Shia volunteer, have attacked the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (IISIL) terrorist...

Iran and 5+1 resume talks

TehranTimes - Monday, 02 March 2015

TEHRAN – Iran and the 5+1 group (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) resumed nuclear talks...