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Turkey invests in 5-star hotel in Guilan

2018/01/21

PR Officer of Anzali Free Zone Organization, Amin Ofoghi, announced: “The Organization has signed an MoU worth 25 million euros with Turkey to invest in the construction of a

Pakistanis return to Iran by train

2018/01/20

After nearly twelve years, Iran and Pakistan have decided to get back on the railway tracks and begin running passenger trains between the two neighboring countries as from September 2018.

Visit the valley of love in Iran

2018/01/19

The valley of love is a natural attraction of Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province. Its nearest town is Shahr-e Kord at a distance of 110kms. Even its alluring name attracts visitors to the place. Iran’s longest river runs through the valley of love, where tourists can take part in rafting and fishing. Rice paddies and pomegranate orchards create a pristine landscape before your eyes. Rivers, waterfalls, and adjoining villages live in peace and harmony side by side, where sightseers can feel at ease and relax.  

Tokyo Gift Show displays Iran hand arts

2018/01/19

Iranian artisans will be participating at the Tokyo International Gift Show 2018 for the first time with their hand arts. The Tokyo Gift Show will take place in two consecutive weeks in Tokyo Bay. 

New artifacts on display in Takht-e Jamshid

2018/01/18

In the Iranian New Year Nowruz of 1397 HS [March 2018], thirty-one new objects from the Achaemenid period will go on display in the Takht-e Jamshid Museum. As reported by Khabar-e Jonub, there are currently around 270 Achaemenid objects at the expert Takht-e Jamshid Museum on display for the public; but, the Museum treasures around 5000 objects dating back to the Achaemenid, Sassanid, and Islamic periods.  

Yazd world sustainable city

2018/01/18

The World Energy Foundation has named the historic part of Yazd a Sustainable City, because it has been able to become compatible with its harsh environment and make optimum use of energy. Yazd City Mayor has announced: “The intelligent architecture of Yazd compatible with its nature led to its selection as a Sustainable City in the world.”  

Politics

Iran proposes Persian Gulf dialogue forum

2018/01/22

Iranian Prime Minister, Javad Zarif, writes in the Financial Times that the defeat of Isis has not just heralded the return of stability to large swaths of territory. It is also fanning fresh conflict and tension — including a concerted effort to revive the hysteria which has long obscured the reality of Iran’s foreign policy. 

Iran terms for visa cancellations

2018/01/22

The Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Iran has announced: “We will waiver visa requirements on two conditions. First, this has to be reciprocal, and second it has to be in Iran’s favor.”

PM of Iraqi Kurdistan meets with Rouhani

2018/01/21

The Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, has landed in Iran for a 2-day visit and has met with President Rouhani. At the meeting, Iran’s President said: “The IR of Iran always supports a unified Iraq”. He reiterated: “Defending the sovereignty and consolidated borders of the region is the duty of all the countries and ethnic groups living here. Undoubtedly, powers outside the region have not and never will be sympathetic to the people of this region.”  

Hassan Rouhani meets with five new ambassadors

2018/01/20

Today, Saturday, President Rouhani of Iran has accepted the credentials of the new  ambassadors from Cuba, Ghana, Cypress, and Poland. While receiving the credentials of Cuban Ambassador Alexis Vega, President Rouhani said: “The IR of Iran welcomes extended ties with the Cuban government. Following the revolutions in these two countries

Islamic countries suspend ties with Zionists

2018/01/18

The 13th Organization of Islamic Cooperation Conference has issued a statement to wrap up its work. The statement declares that, while the US insists on its wrongful decision to transfer its embassy to Quds, members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation who have political and economic ties with the Zionist regime will suspend these.

Iran ready for talks with Arab countries

2018/01/17

In the past few days, Iranian officials have given a new green light to Arab countries for talks. As reported by Persia Digest, despite criticizing Saudi Arabia’s ties with the US and Zionist regimes, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, at a meeting with visiting dignitaries for the 13th Organization of Islamic Cooperation Conference, emphasized: “We believe that Islamic unity holds a sensitive position in the world with many followers and capabilities. It can lead to the formation of a great, influential power. We have even told those who behave with animosity towards us that we are ready to respond in a brotherly manner, even if this is not their approach.”  

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Iranian saffron exports rise by 33%

2017/12/14

During the months of March to December 2017, over 160 tons of saffron worth more than USD 219MM and 270 was exported from Iran to various countries. This shows an increase of 33.33% in weight and 26.05% in value as compared to a similar period last year.

2nd Fajr Handicrafts Festival Opens

2017/12/14

The 2nd Fajr Handicrafts Festival was inaugurated at the Artists Forum yesterday by Bahman Namvar-Mothlagh, Deputy of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran.  

“Day of Disaster” eliminated, “Hamlet” staged

2017/12/14

Today, on the fifth day of the Fajr International Theater Festival, 38 stage and offstage plays are planned in the international category. Four of these will be performed on stage and five offstage from Germany, Belgium, Holland, Italy, and Azerbaijan.

Iran proposes Persian Gulf dialogue forum

2017/12/14

Iranian Prime Minister, Javad Zarif, writes in the Financial Times that the defeat of Isis has not just heralded the return of stability to large swaths of territory. It is also fanning fresh conflict and tension — including a concerted effort to revive the hysteria which has long obscured the reality of Iran’s foreign policy. 

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