Tehran Times http://www.tehrantimes.com/ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:51:39 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) Negotiating team stepping up efforts for upcoming N-talks: Zarif http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/122694-negotiating-team-stepping-up-efforts-for-upcoming-n-talks-zarif
On the sidelines of the funeral procession for President’s mother, Zarif and other present officials have given their remarks on the latest state of Iran’s nuclear negotiations with 5+1.
 
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters the negotiating team persists on the elimination of all sanctions, and would make maximum efforts for the next round of talks in Lausanne.
 
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi... Read more

]]> Political Desk Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:22:31 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/122694-negotiating-team-stepping-up-efforts-for-upcoming-n-talks-zarif Two Iranian Reporters Among Germanwings Crash Victims http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/122692-two-iranian-reporters-among-germanwings-crash-victims
Two Iranian nationals, were among those on board the doomed Germanwings flight that ploughed into an Alpine mountainside on Tuesday.
 
The Iranian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Milad Hojjatoleslami, Tasnim News Agency's sports correspondent, and Hossein Javadi, a reporter with Iran's Vatan-e Emruz Daily, were among the victims of the crash.
 
They had travelled to Barcelona to cover the Sunday match between Spain's Real Madrid C.F. and FC Barcelona. They then left the... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:56:03 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/122692-two-iranian-reporters-among-germanwings-crash-victims Two Iranian Reporters Among Germanwings Crash Victims http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/122693-two-iranian-reporters-among-germanwings-crash-victims
Two Iranian nationals, were among those on board the doomed Germanwings flight that ploughed into an Alpine mountainside on Tuesday.
 
The Iranian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Milad Hojjatoleslami, Tasnim News Agency's sports correspondent, and Hossein Javadi, a reporter with Iran's Vatan-e Emruz Daily, were among the victims of the crash.
 
They had travelled to Barcelona to cover the Sunday match between Spain's Real Madrid C.F. and FC Barcelona. They then left the... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:56:03 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/122693-two-iranian-reporters-among-germanwings-crash-victims N. Chief: Only Win-Win Solution Can Resolve Iran-West Standoff http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/122690-n-chief-only-win-win-solution-can-resolve-iran-west-standoff
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi voiced pleasure in the good progress made in the last round of the nuclear talks between Iran and the six major world powers in Switzerland, and said Tehran is after a win-win agreement.
 
Salehi told reporters in Tehran on Wednesday that the negotiations had made good progress, and that the Iranian negotiating team would make... Read more

]]> Political Desk Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:46:44 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/122690-n-chief-only-win-win-solution-can-resolve-iran-west-standoff Supreme Leader: All should help the government http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/122687-supreme-leader-all-should-help-the-government

“All should demonstrate consensus and help the government, especially when the country is facing important issues and significant challenges,” Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said in an annual address in the northeastern city of Mashhad on the first day of the new Iranian year on Saturday.
 
The US is the one that really... Read more

]]> Political Desk Sat, 21 Mar 2015 21:02:52 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/politics/122687-supreme-leader-all-should-help-the-government Actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya donates her ‘dearest award’ to homeless people http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122685-actress-fatemeh-motamed-arya-donates-her-dearest-award-to-homeless-people
TEHRAN Fatemeh Motamed-Arya said on Tuesday that she will join in the Eighth Seen: Sarpanah, a charity auction which has been organized by some Iranian cineastes to raise funds for the construction of shelters for homeless people in the country.
 
In a press release published on some Persian news websites, Motamed-Arya added that she will donate the Crystal Simorgh for best actress that she... Read more

]]> Art Desk Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:24:18 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122685-actress-fatemeh-motamed-arya-donates-her-dearest-award-to-homeless-people Artists from 12 countries team up to celebrate Noruz in Berlin http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122684-artists-from-12-countries-team-up-to-celebrate-noruz-in-berlin
TEHRAN – Artists from twelve countries will come together at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on March 21 to celebrate Noruz, the Iranian New Year festival.
 
The artists are from Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan, India, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Iraq, all of which observe Noruz as a national celebration.
 
A large number of diplomats and officials of the countries... Read more

]]> Art Desk Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:22:50 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122684-artists-from-12-countries-team-up-to-celebrate-noruz-in-berlin Kahbod wins first prize at Azerbaijani festival http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122683-kahbod-wins-first-prize-at-azerbaijani-festival-  
TEHRAN – The Iranian ensemble Kahbod has won the first prize at the 4th International Mugham Festival, which is currently underway in Baku, Azerbaijan.
 
Vahid Taaj, singer of the ensemble, was also named best vocalist at the festival, Persian media reported on Wednesday.
 
The ensemble features Isa Shokri on daf, Hamid Khansari on oud, Shima Bolukifar on kamancheh, Sepehr Lajevardi on tar and Marjan Mehraban... Read more

]]> Art Desk Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:22:04 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122683-kahbod-wins-first-prize-at-azerbaijani-festival- Sadabad complex to host festival of Iranian nomads during Noruz holidays http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122682-sadabad-complex-to-host-festival-of-iranian-nomads-during-noruz-holidays
TEHRAN – Nomads from various regions of Iran will gather in Tehran’s Sadabad Cultural Historical Complex to celebrate Noruz, the Iranian New Year, with a series of exhibits and live music performances during the holiday, which will begin on March 21. 
 
Handicrafts from different Iranian regions including Lorestan, Kordestan and Khorasan will go on display in several exhibits at the complex, director of the complex... Read more

]]> Art Desk Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:17:09 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122682-sadabad-complex-to-host-festival-of-iranian-nomads-during-noruz-holidays Art news in brief http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122681-art-news-in-brief Serbian town hosts Iranian film festival
TEHRAN -- Prokuplje, a town located in the southern part of Serbia, is playing host to a festival of Iranian films, which opened on Tuesday.
 
The three-day festival is screening a lineup of acclaimed films, including “The Kingdom of Solomon” directed by Shahriar Bahrani, “Here without Me” by Bahram Tavakkolo, and “Superstar” by Tamineh Milani.
 
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]]> Art Desk Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:04:59 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/122681-art-news-in-brief