Tehran Times http://tehrantimes.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:59:02 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) ‘Recent expert-level nuclear talks were useful’ http://tehrantimes.com/politics/119033-recent-expert-level-nuclear-talks-were-useful-
TEHRAN – Hamid Baeedinejad, the head of the Iranian team of nuclear experts, has said the recent expert-level nuclear talks between Iran and the 5+1 group were “serious” and “explicit” and all participants regarded them as useful.
 
Nuclear experts from Iran and the 5+1 group (Russia, China, the United States, Britain, France, and Germany) held talks in Vienna on Wednesday and Thursday.
 
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]]> Political Desk Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:42:02 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/politics/119033-recent-expert-level-nuclear-talks-were-useful- Funeral procession held for Ayatollah Mahdavi Kani http://tehrantimes.com/politics/119031-funeral-procession-held-for-ayatollah-mahdavi-kani-
TEHRAN –
A funeral procession was held on Thursday for Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani, chairman of the Assembly of Experts who passed away in a hospital in Tehran on Tuesday.
 
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei led the funeral prayers for the ayatollah.
 
A large number of people from all walks of life as well as high-ranking... Read more

]]> Political Desk Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:14:55 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/politics/119031-funeral-procession-held-for-ayatollah-mahdavi-kani- FBI: U.S. girls may have tried to join ISIL http://tehrantimes.com/world/119029-fbi-us-girls-may-have-tried-to-join-isil Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said on Tuesday.
 
The girls — two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old friend — were reported missing after they skipped school on Friday, but the families had no indication of where they... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:34:40 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/world/119029-fbi-us-girls-may-have-tried-to-join-isil Saudi court sentences another 2 protesters to death http://tehrantimes.com/world/119028-saudi-court-sentences-another-2-protesters-to-death Saudi Arabia has once again sentenced more protesters to death, this time on charges of participating in anti-regime demonstrations and acting against the security codes of the kingdom.
 
A court in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday issued the death sentences for two protesters and a 12-year prison term for a third individual, the Saudi Press Agency reported without naming the accused, going on to clarify that the... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:29:32 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/world/119028-saudi-court-sentences-another-2-protesters-to-death Iran climbs up to the fourth in Asian Para Games medal standings http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119027-iran-climbs-up-to-the-fourth-in-asian-para-games-medal-standings
INCHEON, South Korea - Iran won six gold medals on the 4th day of the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon to move back to fourth spot in the overall medal standings.
 
Danial Souranian won a gold medal in the Men's Shot Put F35/36 with a throw of 12 meters and 44 centimeters. 
 
Iran’s discus thrower Sadegh Beit Sayah earned a... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:08:25 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119027-iran-climbs-up-to-the-fourth-in-asian-para-games-medal-standings IICAS representatives visit National Library and Archives of Iran http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119026-iicas-representatives-visit-national-library-and-archives-of-iran TEHRAN –Representatives from the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS) visited the National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) on Tuesday.
 
They arrived in Tehran earlier this week to take part in the Iran and the Silk Road Symposium, which was held yesterday at Tehran’s Center for International Research and Education.
 
They visited different sections of the library, including the sections for rare manuscripts,... Read more

]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:58:19 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119026-iicas-representatives-visit-national-library-and-archives-of-iran Lily Afshar’s new album released in Iran http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119025-lily-afshars-new-album-released-in-iran-
TEHRAN –
U.S-based Iranian guitarist Lily Afshar’s latest album “Bitter and Sweet”, featuring Vladislav Uspensky’s “Musical Sketches” on Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, has been released by Mahur Publications in Iran. 
 
The album was previously released in the United States and the UK under the title “Musica da Camera”.
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]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:55:49 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119025-lily-afshars-new-album-released-in-iran- Tehran to host South Korean cultural festival http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119024-tehran-to-host-south-korean-cultural-festival TEHRAN -- The embassy of South Korea in Tehran plans to organize a cultural festival from October 26 to 29.
 
Musical performances and a festival of Korean cuisine entitled “Yangom Project” have been arranged for the festival, South Korea Ambassador Sung Wung-yeub said in a press conference on Wednesday.
 
“The main theme of the festival is food and music, and I believe that food is... Read more

]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:54:15 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119024-tehran-to-host-south-korean-cultural-festival Iran-Kuwait cultural relations are expanding: Jannati http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119023-iran-kuwait-cultural-relations-are-expanding-jannati-
TEHRAN –
Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati, who is visiting Kuwait, says that the two countries have made significant progress in the cultural arena over the past few years.
 
Jannati made the remarks during a meeting he had with several cultural officials and university scholars of Kuwait, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Wednesday.
 
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]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:49:29 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119023-iran-kuwait-cultural-relations-are-expanding-jannati- UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mahtab Keramati asks people to see “The Snowman” http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119022-unicef-goodwill-ambassador-mahtab-keramati-asks-people-to-see-the-snowman TEHRAN -- Iranian actress Mahtab Keramati, who is the UNICEF goodwill ambassador, has asked the people of Zahedan in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan to go to see “The Snowman”, a play which is being performed at the Hadi Fazeli Hall of the city to raise funds for poor children in the province.
 
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]]> Art Desk Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:45:54 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119022-unicef-goodwill-ambassador-mahtab-keramati-asks-people-to-see-the-snowman