Tehran Times http://www.tehrantimes.com/ Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:31:48 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) All Iranians insured for the first time: health minister http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119834-all-iranians-insured-for-the-first-time-health-minister
TEHRAN - Health Minister Seyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi announced on Friday that for the first time in the history of Iran, the current government has managed to provide health insurance for all the people, IRNA reported.
 
As it was promised by President Hassan Rouhani prior to the presidential election in 2013, the current government has insured 7,200,000 people, the minister told a gathering of... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:23:32 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119834-all-iranians-insured-for-the-first-time-health-minister Italy says Iran plays important role in regional stability http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119833-italy-says-iran-plays-important-role-in-regional-stability
TEHRAN - Laura Boldrini, the president of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy, has said that Iran plays an important role in the stability of the Mideast region and campaign against extremist groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
 
Boldrini made the remarks in a meeting with head of Iran’s Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar in Rome on... Read more

]]> Political Desk Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:20:40 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119833-italy-says-iran-plays-important-role-in-regional-stability Iran’s ambassador to Riyadh meets Saudi prince http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119832-irans-ambassador-to-riyadh-meets-saudi-prince-
TEHRAN - Hossein Sadeqi, the Iranian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, met with Prince Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud, the emir of Riyadh, Mehr news agency reported on Friday.
 
Various issues including ways to expand ties were discussed in the meeting.
 
Sadeqi stated that Iran prioritizes improvement of ties with neighboring countries and highlighted the importance of taking steps... Read more

]]> Political Desk Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:19:04 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119832-irans-ambassador-to-riyadh-meets-saudi-prince- U.S. will be the loser if nuclear talks fail: Leader http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119830-us-will-be-the-loser-if-nuclear-talks-fail-leader
TEHRAN - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that it is the United States and not Iran which will be the loser if the nuclear talks do not reach fruition. 
 
It is the U.S. government that is in need of a nuclear agreement, the Leader told a gathering of senior officials of Basij (volunteer) forces in... Read more

]]> Political Desk Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:15:14 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119830-us-will-be-the-loser-if-nuclear-talks-fail-leader Ex-negotiator says France should revise its Iran approach http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119829--ex-negotiator-says-france-should-revise-its-iran-approach-
TEHRAN A former Iranian nuclear negotiator has slammed France for its “hostile” approach toward Iran, saying Paris should revise its policy toward Iran’s nuclear program.
 
Hossein Mousavian made the remarks in a gathering of French media, IRNA reported on Thursday.
 
While France has established “strategic” relationship with the countries that have developed atomic bombs, it is exerting pressure... Read more

]]> Political Desk Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:12:44 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119829--ex-negotiator-says-france-should-revise-its-iran-approach- Jews from all over Iran gather in Yazd for rituals http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119828-jews-from-all-over-iran-gather-in-yazd-for-rituals
Thousands of Jewish families from all over Iran have convened in the central Iranian city of Yazd to perform a special pilgrimage, Press TV reports.
 
The Jewish families gathered at the Molla Agha Baba Synagogue, built more than a hundred years ago, to perform their prayers early in the morning on November 20. They shed tears and prayed for their wishes to come... Read more

]]> Political Desk Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:09:26 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/119828-jews-from-all-over-iran-gather-in-yazd-for-rituals Time to end violence against women http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119827-time-to-end-violence-against-women TEHRAN - Violence against women must stop, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said on Tuesday in a statement on the occasion of the International Day to End Violence Against Women.
 
 “It knows no geographic, socio-economic or cultural boundaries,” Ban stated. 
 
“Worldwide, one in three women will suffer physical or sexual violence at some point in her life, from rape and domestic... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:07:32 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119827-time-to-end-violence-against-women Drop in crime rate over past year http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119826-drop-in-crime-rate-over-past-year
TEHRAN Iran’s Police Chief said on Wednesday that crime rate has been dropping in Iran since last year, the IRNA news agency reported.
 
Esmail Ahmadi-Moghaddam, who was making the remarks on the sidelines of a conference in Gilan Province, said the rate of robbery increased during last Iranian year (ending March 20, 2014).
 
However, this rate began to... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:06:14 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119826-drop-in-crime-rate-over-past-year Questions to evaluate how successful you are http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119825-questions-to-evaluate-how-successful-you-are One day I was thinking to myself that how are the people who strive to achieve a personal life success every single day?!!! Then I read some statistics and came to know if a person can answer these 4 questions they would find themselves on their way to become successful in life. Here are the questions:
 
1) Do you read daily? The first statistic that I read was... Read more

]]> By Rosita Hashemi Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:05:10 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119825-questions-to-evaluate-how-successful-you-are Iran, Italy sign MOU for environment protection http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119824-iran-italy-sign-mou-for-environment-protection- TEHRAN – Iran and Italy signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday in Rome for protection of environment.
 
The MOU was signed by Massoumeh Ebtekar, the director of Iran’s Department of Environment, and Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti. 
 
Ebtekar said Iran and Italy can cooperate in reducing air pollution, efficient use of energy, and other fields related to the protection of environment.
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