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Telecom 2017 Opening
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Telecom 2017 Opening

The 18th International Telecommunication and Information Technology Exhibition (Telecom) has opened by Iran's Minister of IT and Communications, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, as Iran's largest telecommunications event with the presence of operators, domestic and foreign companies, manufacturers and business owners in the fields of systems, equipment, and telecommunication services.  

Qualitative growth of science in Iran
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Qualitative growth of science in Iran

Science is growing quantitatively and qualitatively in Iran. This can be summarized in four indices, including the share of science diplomacy (ISI), Iran's share of the world's top 1% articles, the number of its top universities in the world according to the Leiden Ranking System, and the number of international conferences held here.

In memoriam
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In memoriam

Maryam Mirzakhani was born in Tehran on 3 May 1977. She climbed the ladder of success from an early age by attending the Tehran Farzanegan School for exceptional talents, and carried on by being the first Iranian girl to take part in international mathematical Olympiads.

Biruni the ‘eternal master’ of sciences
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Biruni the ‘eternal master’ of sciences

Throughout centuries Iran has been home to many great scholars. You may have heard the name of influential figures such as Abu-Rayhan Biruni (aka Al-Biruni). The Iranian Mathematician and Astrologer who calculated the earth’s radius with high precision, and invented a density-meter to measure the density of different matters.

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Cooking Tour for Persian dishes

2017/08/16

Two young girls by the names of Shirin Tahanan and Matin Lashkari are the initiators of a delicious cooking tour in Tehran. Shirin cooks and Matin organizes the tour.  

New find in Persepolis

2017/08/20

The newly discovered gates in Persepolis will soon be turned into a museum site once all the protective and safety measures have been completed.

Iran, US should opt long term relations

2017/10/22

In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.

Americans still travel to Iran

2017/08/19

The tour operators’ association chief in Iran denied claims by the US State Department that Iran has stopped issuing visas for American citizens.

The high price US will pay

2017/09/19

On Monday 18 September, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour conducted an exclusive interview with President Rouhani who is attending the UN General Assembly in New York.

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‘Todos lo saben’ in Spain

2017/08/15

The two-time Oscar winning director Asghar Farhadi’s latest film to be screened in 2018 has been named ‘Todos lo saben’, starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. He will start shooting in Spain in September.    

Nader Mashayekhi conducts for MS

2017/09/17

Nader Mashayekhi is a veteran conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra. He conducted the Inter-Orchestra in Tehran last night for the benefit of MS sufferers, also creating memorable moments by playing several improvised pieces with the orchestra.  

Iranian researcher proves Einstein black hole theory

2017/08/14

A team of German, Czech, and Iranian astronomers and scholars succeeded in calculating the gravity of one of the largest black holes in the Milky Way.  

Main clients of Iranian handicrafts

2017/09/03

The Deputy for Handicrafts and Traditional Arts at the Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization named the countries of Iraq, Afghanistan, and the neighboring countries to the north of Iran as the regular customers of hand art in Iran.

Brazil eager to join Iran oil projects

2017/09/06

Brazil's Minister of mines and Energy Fernando Coelho Filho says Brazilian companies are technically ready to develop projects in Iran's oil and gaz sector .