Truck carrying opium seized by Iran's police

Truck carrying opium seized by Iran's police

Tehran, Aug 19, IRNA – A truck carrying 170 kilograms of opium was seized by Iran's police and four drug traffickers were detained.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 03:34
Zoroastrian feast held in archeological site

Zoroastrian feast held in archeological site

Mahabad, Aug 19, IRNA – The Zoroastrian Gahanbar feast was held in Takht-e Soleymān, AKA Azar Goshnasp (meaning, the Fire of the Warrior Kings) located in Takab, West Azerbaijan, NW Iran.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 02:17
Iranian artists in Hungarian Handicrafts Festival

Iranian artists in Hungarian Handicrafts Festival

Belgrade, Aug 19, IRNA – The 31st Hungarian Handicrafts Festival opened at Buda Castle in Budapest on Friday with artists of nine foreign countries including Iran in attendance.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 08:25
IRNA chief urges media to produce proper information

IRNA chief urges media to produce proper information

Sanandaj, Aug 17, IRNA – Production of the proper information is the paramount need of the media if the goal is to reach the highest level of effectiveness, chief of Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) said in western city of Iran.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 01:44
Fleeing Azeri driver arrested in Baku for killing Iranian driver

Fleeing Azeri driver arrested in Baku for killing Iranian driver

Baku, Aug 17, IRNA – State Traffic Police Department of Baku in Azerbaijan Republic announced on Thursday that the drunk fleeing driver behind killing of Iranian national has been arrested.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:06
Rare Parthian clay works samples identified in western Iran

Rare Parthian clay works samples identified in western Iran

Tehran, Aug 16, IRNA - Works and remains from the Neolithic, Copper and Stone, and Bronze Age eras up to the second millennium BC as well as rare samples of clay works in the Parthian era were identified in Kermanshah province in Western Iran.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:46
Red Crescent volunteer organization with 2mn members

Red Crescent volunteer organization with 2mn members

Mashad, Aug 15, IRNA – Head of the Red Crescent Volunteer Organization Reza Andam said on Tuesday that 2 million Iranian citizens are members of the organization.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 08:16
Ancient works, monuments identified in  southwestern Iran

Ancient works, monuments identified in southwestern Iran

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – The archeological explorations in the central part of the city of Ben, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province resulted in identifying 93 ancient works and monuments from the Copper to Stone up to the Qajar and Pahlavi eras.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 01:40
Construction of first Iranian university in Iraq launched

Construction of first Iranian university in Iraq launched

Baghdad, Aug 14, IRNA – The project to build first Iranian university in Iraq named ‘Al-Mustafa Al-Amin’ was launched in a ceremony in Kadhemein on Monday attended by Iran’s ambassador to Iraq and the country’s deputy minister of science, technology and research.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 12:37
Quake jolts central Iran

Quake jolts central Iran

Jeirouft, Aug 14, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale jolted Menojan city in mid-south province of Kerman on Monday afternoon.

Monday, August 14, 2017 06:11
Iranian student grabs silver in S. Korean Olympiad

Iranian student grabs silver in S. Korean Olympiad

Bandar Abbas, Aug 14, IRNA – Iranian student Mobina Vatankhah received silver medal in the 2nd Korea International Youth Olympiad, education official said.

Monday, August 14, 2017 06:08
UNIC: UNESCO holds Int'l Youth Day in Tehran

UNIC: UNESCO holds Int'l Youth Day in Tehran

Tehran, Aug 14, IRNA - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) together with UN-affiliated bodies in Tehran held International Youth Day in the country, United Nations Information Centre reported.

Monday, August 14, 2017 05:04
Persian Gulf Univ. among most effective in world

Persian Gulf Univ. among most effective in world

Bushehr, Aug 14, IRNA – The Persian Gulf (Khaleej Fars) University Public Relations Office announced on Monday that the university has been named among the 31 most effective universities in marine engineering in the world.

Monday, August 14, 2017 03:21
Iranian hostages in Istanbul freed

Iranian hostages in Istanbul freed

Ankara, Aug 14, IRNA – Two Iranians and three other people taken hostage by Afghan nationals in Istanbul, Turkey were liberated by Interpol and Turkish security police.

Monday, August 14, 2017 02:25
Iranian pilgrims stranded for 42 hours in northeast of Iran

Iranian pilgrims stranded for 42 hours in northeast of Iran

Birjand, Aug 14, IRNA – Delay in a flight belonging to the Iraqi Airways has left the Iranian pilgrims in Birjand, northeast of Iran, stranded for 42 hours at the airport, a provincial official announced here on Monday.

Monday, August 14, 2017 02:08

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