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Persian Language Training Center in Armenia
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Persian Language Training Center in Armenia

The Persian Language Training Center in Armenia was opened by Iranian Ambassador to Armenia, Seyed Kazem Sajjadi, at the 110 School in Yerevan. At the opening ceremony, the Iranian Ambassador said: “Expanding ties between Iran and Armenia, increased travel to Armenian by Iranians, and the use of the Persian language for business in Armenia has increased the importance of learning Persian by twofold.”  

“Starless dreams” in 24 French cinema theaters
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“Starless dreams” in 24 French cinema theaters

“Starless dreams”, a feature documentary by Mehrdad Oskuei, has been screened in 24 cinema theaters in France during the documentary film month. Every year, Le Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée or CNC (the National Centre for Cinema and the Moving Image) screens French and foreign documentaries during the documentary film month throughout France.  

“Helmsman” wins Indian Smile (SIFFCY)
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“Helmsman” wins Indian Smile (SIFFCY)

Iranian narrative feature “Helmsman” has won the Best Director Award at the 14th Smile International Film Festival for Children & Youth (SIFFCY) in India. “Helmsman” directed by Majid Esmaeili Parsa was lined up for the international category of the Youth Festival. The director, together with the producer Javad Gholizadeh, received their awards at the closing ceremony on Friday night, 15 December 2017, in Delhi.

Unesco visits Kermanshah ruins
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Unesco visits Kermanshah ruins

Unesco has dispatched its experts to Kermanshah Province in Iran to visit the historic sites of this province following the massive earthquake that struck Iran in November 2017 and assess the damages caused by the quake so that Iran can benefit from the financial and technical assistance of this organization.  

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Devoted farmer hospitalized

2017/11/28

Rizali Khajavi, known as the devoted farmer to most of us, has been hospitalized for kidney failure. Azbar-Ali Hajavi, nicknamed Rizali Khajavi, has been in our school books for decades now. He came to be known as the devoted farmer in our elementary literature books throughout Iran.  

Baghcheban father of the deaf

2017/11/25

Jabbar Baghcheban is known as the father of the deaf and hard-of-hearing in Iran. He is the founder of the first school for the deaf in Iran, which he established in the city of Tabriz and called it “Baghche-ye Atfal” [The children’s garden], and thus became known as “Bagcheban” [gardener]. He passed away in 1966.  

Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran needs good ties with the East and West

2018/11/04

 A university professor in the UK believes: “Iran must have closer ties with Europe for its economic development. But its security can be provided mostly by China and Russia. This requires a little subtlety in the ‘Neither East, Nor West’ slogan.”

Australian cultural attaché: Aussies happy with Iran trip

2018/10/06

Australian cultural attaché and second in rank, Hamish Leslie Reisen, has said that Australians are not very familiar with Iran and its tourist attractions, adding: “Planning cultural programs is one of the best incentives for Australians to travel to Iran; because, the image they have of Iran is impacted by the global news coverage. Good news from Iran will surely attract their attention, especially about cultural links between the two countries.”

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Iran to develop small-scale gold mines

2018/11/19

Iran Minerals Production and Supply Company, a subsidiary of state-owned Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization, announced through the country’s public broadcaster that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with industry group Iran Mine House and a private company with the idea of developing six small-scale gold and copper mines.

Rouhani: Iran not to bow to any power

2018/11/19

We will keep independent and won't succumb to the US or any other power, said Iran President Hassan Rouhani on Monday.

Zarif, Hunt discuss bilateral ties in Tehran

2018/11/19

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Monday, conferring on bilateral ties as well as regional issues.

The Northern Railroad (photos)

2018/11/19

The northern railroad was built during the reign of Reza Shah Pahlavi in 1939.The 382-km long Iranian northern Railway begins from Garmsar Station in Semnan province.

Iran: Europe's SPV progress slow

2018/11/19

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi criticized the rate of the European Union's progress towards the enactment of mechanisms to keep a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic alive.