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Iran confiscates 61 percent of total world morphine

2019/06/14

The secretary general of Iran Drug Control Headquarters (IDCH) has said: “According to UN figures, 75 percent of world opium, 61 percent of morphine and 17 percent of heroin are discovered by Iran.”

Leader: I don't consider Trump worth sending a message

2019/06/13

Stressing that Iran won't negotiate with the US, Leader of the Islamic Revolution told visiting Japanese PM that he doesn't consider US President Trump worth sending a message.

Oil prices surge following two oil tanker strikes

2019/06/13

Strikes on two oil tankers in the Oman Sea have upped oil prices by USD 2.5.

Two oil tankers attacked in the Oman Sea

2019/06/13

Local sources in Oman have reported hearing two consecutive explosions in the Sea of Oman.

Rouhani: US economic terrorism must end for positive developments to happen

2019/06/12

President Rouhani said in a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the cause of all current tensions in the region is the US’ economic war against the Iranian nation.

Iranian MP: Zarif not aware of Abe Shinzo’s visit to Iran

2019/06/12

An influential Iranian MP, Ali Motahari, has said that Parliament and the Foreign Ministry have not been informed of recent diplomatic visits to Tehran, including that of the Japanese Prime Minister.

Tourism

A historic mansion in the former Iranian capital

2019/06/14

The Divankhaneh Mansion is one of the precious buildings constructed under the Zand Dynasty rule in the city of Shiraz near the Karimkhani Citadel.

Iran joins the club of countries with tourist trains

2019/06/12

Iran Railways is planning to start running its first standard tourist train next year and join the club of countries who operate these.

Iran’s 12BN dollar income from tourism

2019/06/12

The Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran has said: “Based on the announcement by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the tourism industry contributed USD 11.8BN to the GDP last year, and handicraft exports contributed USD 600MM.”

Top religious attraction of Iran

2019/06/07

Shah Cheragh Shrine is a sacred, religious monument in Shiraz, southern Iran. It is the burial place of Seyed Ahmad, brother of Imam Reza (AS), the 8th Shia Imam. It was built in the 6th century AH.

The remaining gate of the historic Iranian citadel

2019/06/06

Semnan Citadel Gate in northeastern Iran is one of the most famous monuments and a landmark of the city. With its stunning patterns and images, this structure attracts everyone's attention.

The historic watchtower of Shiraz

2019/06/05

The ‘Gahbaneh-ye Did’ or watchtower of Shiraz is an ancient structure built in provincial capital of Fars, southern Iran, under Deylamian rule.

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Iran wins 2019 ParaVolley Asia-Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships

2019/06/15

The Men’s ParaVolley Asia-Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships has been won by Iran’s team.

Red status of marriage and divorce in Iran

2019/06/15

Official figures in Iran show a sharp drop in the number of marriages and a sharp increase in the number of divorces over the past decade.

Azerbaijani citizens customers of Iranian goods

2019/06/15

The Astara border town in northwestern Iran is experiencing a rather busy time these days with its Azerbaijani customers crossing over to buy good quality bargains made in Iran.

Iran confiscates 61 percent of total world morphine

2019/06/14

The secretary general of Iran Drug Control Headquarters (IDCH) has said: “According to UN figures, 75 percent of world opium, 61 percent of morphine and 17 percent of heroin are discovered by Iran.”

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