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Iranian director Asghar Farhadi to direct film in Spanish language

05/26/16

Film critic and review magazine ‘Variety’ has reported that Asghar Farhadi will be joined by famous Hollywood stars in his Spanish language new predicted film. The report on Wednesday said, “Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who just won two awards at Cannes for his Tehran-set drama ‘The Salesman’ (Forushande), is resetting his untitled Spanish-language movie with […]

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Dutch company to join Iran in oil terminal renovation

05/26/16

Seyed Pirouz Mousavi, Head of Iran Oil Terminals Company (IOTC), has said that the company will cooperate with a Dutch oil company to renew oil terminals and facilities, adding, “The harboring of forging oil tankers has almost doubled in Iran’s terminals in the times post-JCPOA; we have broken the record of daily exports recently. Removal […]

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Iranian volleyball players edge pass Spain in friendly

05/26/16

The national Iranian men’s U20 volleyball team lined up against their Spanish counterparts in a friendly match on Wednesday and won the event straight-set, 28-26, 25-18 and 28-26. Iran’s head coach Behrouz Ataei initially sent out Ali Ramezani, Mohammad Rasouli, Amir Hossein Esfandiyar Mohammad Kazem Ghaffari, Ali Yousefpour, Bijan Barati, and Mirbabak Mousavi. Rasoul Aghcheli, […]

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Iran’s Bam Citadel to open to public after 13 years

05/26/16

The world’s largest adobe building has only recently been finding its past glory after reconstruction of its most beautiful part which is planned to be opened to interested public.         Built around 500 BC, Bam Citadel was hit by the earthquake. In the process of construction, different academicians and experts participated in […]

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Good blessing to have Iran known by world through its cinema

05/26/16

Following Iran’s triumph at 69th Cannes film festival, Hojatollah Ayoubi expressed his satisfaction that Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ allowed the world to know Iran through its cinema. Iran’s Head of Cinema Organization Hojatollah Ayoubi, who had attended this year’s Cannes Film Festival, expressed his congratulations to the Iranian nation over the triumph of Iran’s cinema at […]

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Iran improves Nano ranking to 6th; exceeding Japan

05/25/16

Head of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), Saeid Sarkar, while noting the presence of over 28,000 nanotechnology experts in Iran, said that the country’s scientific ranking has improved this year to 6th by exceeding Japan, which now places Iran after China, US, India, S Korea and Germany. He made the announcement during the festival of […]

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5 Iranian films among winners of India’s 16 International Film Festival

05/25/16

The five Iranian films participating in the 16 International Film Festival (16IFF) all managed to win awards at the Indian film event. The 16th International Film Festival (16IFF) organized by Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) granted awards to 65 films from 19 countries, among which were five Iranian titles.         The Iranian […]

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S Korean GS welcomes cooperation with Iran in South Pars

05/25/16

A South Korean company has signed a deal to return to South Pars gas projects after it had cancelled a former agreement with NIOC. The head of Industrial Projects Management of Iran (IPMI), Hamidreza Jalali, told reporters on Tuesday that the deal had been signed with GS in management, operation, and financing of the projects; […]

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Iran unveils domestic “Iodofolic” tablet as pregnancy supplement

05/25/16

“Iodofolic” medicine as an essential pregnancy supplement reached mass production in Iran for the first time and was unveiled by researchers and experts of Iranian pharmaceutical industry. International studies reveal that administration of iodine tablets along with folic acid during pregnancy and breastfeeding can prevent the potential damage caused by deficiency of these two elements […]

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Iranian acclaimed filmmaker Asghar Farhadi shines in Cannes

05/25/16

Asghar Farhadi’s latest flick, ‘The Salesman’ won the Best Screenplay and Best Actor award for Shahab Hosseini in the 69th edition of Cannes Film Festival. Following his triumph of ‘A Separation’ in winning the 84th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012, Iranian acclaimed filmmaker Asghar Farhadi once again struck gold with his […]

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First International Conference on Urban Economy held in Tehran

05/25/16

The First International Conference on Urban Economy was held in the presence of researchers, students and experts in the conference hall of Shahr Bank on May 19, 2016 in Tehran, focusing on resistance economy. The conference covered a range of topics including economy of smart city, economy of urban tourism, economy of urban infrastructures, economic […]

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Iranian cyclists improve world and Asia rankings

05/25/16

The latest monthly ranking of United Cycling International of cyclists has good news for Iranian cyclist, as they climb up in both world and Asian rankings. The ranking is provided by United Cycling International on monthly basis where scores of cyclists in different cycling events are calculated to provide a final ranking in the given […]

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Petropars and Shell confer over oil investments

05/24/16

Petropars managing director has announced about launching of the negotiations with Anglo-Dutch Shell Oil Company over conducting Studies for investment in oil projects. Mohammad Javad Shams (the managing director) pointed to the talks with foreign oil firms to make joint investments under the new generation of Iranian Petroleum Contracts (IPC) saying, “So far, Petropars has […]

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Recombinant drugs production unit opened in Tehran

05/22/16

A recombinant drugs production unit was opened at the Pharmaceutical Development Center of Tehran University of Medical Sciences on Saturday in the presence of First VP Es’hagh Jahangiri. During the ceremony, the Minister of Health Hassan Hashemi as well as a number of senior managers of Food and Drug Administration, a recombinant drugs production unit […]

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National runner landed 3rd in World Challenge

05/22/16

Iran’s Olympian runner Hassan Taftian has managed to bag bronze medal of IAAF World Challenge in Czech Republic. On May 20, 2016, Czech Republic hosted the 55th Ostrava Golden Spike as part of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Challenge where Usain Bold, the fastest man in the world, won the title and Iran’s […]

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Iranian researchers identify 45 oil-eating bacteria

05/21/16

Iranian researchers have identified 45 different oil-eating microscopic life forms that thrive in salt lakes and other high-salt environments in Iran. Mohammad Ali Amouzegar, a faculty member at the University of Tehran, told Mehr News correspondent that the study on microscopic life forms in high-salt environments in Iran have led to the discovery of 45 […]

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Tehran Symphony Orchestra won accolade in Shanghai

05/21/16

Tehran Symphony Orchestra (TSO) performed at Shanghai Spring International Music Festival which was highly admired by the audience on Wednesday. The TSO performed a two-part program under two conductors, Farhad Fakhreddini and Nasir Heydarian. The first part which included a repertory of Persian music pieces was conducted by Farhad Fakhreddini. ‘Avecina,’ ‘Shourafarin,’ ‘Tarabangiz,’ ‘Chaharmezrab e […]

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Iran INOTEX 2016 to feature S Korean tech products

05/21/16

Director of the 5th International Innovation and Technology Exhibition (INOTEX2016) Hamid Reza Amirinia said, “INOTEX 2016 is a national action to promote hi-tech products and knowledge-based wealth creation instrument which seeks to contribute Resistance Economy policies as well. Beginning in 4th edition of the event, INOTEX assumed an international approach to provide Iranian tech companies […]

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Iranian feature film well received at Cannes Film Festival Market

05/21/16

The Iranian feature film ‘My Brother, Khosrow’ was well received at the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival market. The movie narrates the story of two brothers, one of whom suffers bipolar disorder and stays at his brother’s house for a while.         The story is around the annotations and events happening for […]

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Iranian cyclist atop Tour of Iran 2016

05/21/16

Iranian cyclists retained the top spot at the end of the fifth stage of the 31st edition of Tour of Iran (Azarbaijan). On Tuesday, Ghader Mizbani of Shahrdari Tabriz cycling team rode a distance of 180 kilometers from Sareyn in Ardabil Province to the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz clicking 5:16.38 and snatched the gold […]

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Iran and Pakistan sealed MoU on Zahedan-Quetta train

05/20/16

Iran and Pakistan inked an MoU aiming to develop trade relations via Quetta-Zahedan railroad. In a ceremony in presence of Iranian and Pakistani officials, Director general of Southeast Railways Seyed Mostafa Davoudi, who has travelled to Quetta as the provincial capital of Baluchistan in Pakistan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) over Quetta-Zahedan train which […]

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Iranian National snooker team in UAE

05/18/16

Iran’s national snooker team attends the 2016 Asian Team Event & 5th 6-Red Championship to be held in Abu Dhabi. The 4th Asian Team Event & 5th 6-Red Championship will be held in Abu Dhabi of UAE from 18th to 26th May 2016 while the Iranian squad will take part in the continental sportive event […]

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Iranian director won young talent ‘Women in Motion’ Award

05/18/16

Iranian writer and director Ida Panahandeh alongside two other young directors received this year’s award for young talents last night on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival. On May 15th, during Cannes ‘Presidential Dinner’, Geena Davis and the Susan Sarandon presented ‘Women in Motion’ Award to the Iranian director and writer Ida Panahandeh, along […]

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Iran able to become exportable scientific collection

05/18/16

Iran’s vice-president for Iran’s VP for Science and Technology said that Iran is capable of turning into an exportable scientific collection in area of special knowledge-based products. Vice-President for Scientific and Technology Affairs, Sorena Sattari said, “The incumbent government attaches great importance to this area and seeks to strengthen mechanisms for cooperation with major countries […]

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Iran to export 90k tons fisheries

05/18/16

Isa Golshahi, Iran Fisheries Organization’s director general for quality improvement, processing and development of fisheries market, if the banking system provides the industry with the required liquidity in due time, it would be possible to boost production of shrimp. “However, given the current circumstances, we expect the amount of shrimp production to remain at the […]

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United World Wrestling delegates for Shiraz World Cup announced

05/18/16

Representatives of the United World Wrestling have been named for Greco-Roman World Cup to be held on May 19-20, 2016 in Shiraz and Iran will be hosted by the Iran Wrestling Federation while the competition will be supervised by United World Wrestling (UWW) delegates Kim Ik Jong and Dulat Turlikhanov. Moreover, the annual meeting of […]

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Iranian film ‘Oblivion Season’ selected for Arts & Cinema Corner

05/17/16

Iranian film ‘Oblivion Season’ directed by Abbas Rafei has been selected to screen at the 2016 Arts and Cinema Corner, a special feature of the Women Deliver 2016 Global Conference to be held in Denmark. The film will be enjoying its 57th international screening at the 2016 Arts and Cinema Corner which is a special […]

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‘Paladin and the Sufi’s Cloak’ won Taiwan documentary film festival

05/17/16

A long Iranian documentary ‘Paladin and Sufi’s Cloak’ directed by Arash Naghib Lahouti, has won the Grand Prix of Asian section of Taiwan International Documentary Festival. The 10th edition of the event held May 6-13, 2016 in Taipei capital of Taiwan, where ‘Paladin and Sufi’s Cloak,’ a product of Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC), […]

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Iranian referees will judge at Asian handball tourney

05/17/16

Iran’s referee couple, comprising Mehdi Tavakoli and Saeid Valadkhanian, will judge at Asian Men’s Junior Handball Championship to be held from 22 July to 1 August, 2016 in Amman of Jordan. Following a successful attendance at a referee training course held by Asian Handball Federation Playing Rules and Referees Commission (AHF/PRC), the two Iranian referees […]

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Iranian Sabre team placed 9th at Villa de Madrid

05/17/16

Iran’s national sabre fencing team landed ninth in team competitions of Spain’s Senior World Cup with three wins and one loss. Competing at team section of the 34th Senior World Cup Men’s Sabre Individual and Team dubbed as ‘Villa de Madrid’, the Iranian squad struck an off draw in the table of 32 before conceding […]

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Iran unveils 3 ICT projects on World Communications Day

05/17/16

Concurrent with World Communications Day, Iran unveiled three projects including traffic exchange center of National Information Network and national portal of smart government services. The ceremony marking World Communications Day with the slogan “ICT Entrepreneurship for Social Impact” was held on Sunday morning in Tehran with the presence of Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information […]

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Iran foot-volley team reached Asian Championship final

05/17/16

Iran’s national men’s foot-volley team has reached final round of the 3rd Asian Foot-volley Championship in Thailand setting up a date with the hosts. On Sunday morning, Iran’s B squad, comprised of Jamil Kor and Abdulati Nazari, opened the game against Australian rivals in a convincing fashion, picking up most of the points at the […]

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Spain’s Huesca film festival hosts Iranian short film ‘Hasti’

05/17/16

‘Hasti’ directed by Kamal Parnak made its way to the competition section of the 44th edition of Huesca International Film Festival in Spain. Festival Huesca is one of the oldest short film festivals in Spain. It showcases a selection of the best Latin American and international movies. The winners in the main categories are qualified […]

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Malaysia’s AirAsia X Company to resume flights to Iran

05/17/16

Malaysia’s AirAsia X Company has announced about the plan to resume flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tehran after a four-year hiatus. Benyamin Ismail, AirAsia X CEO, reported on the resumption of direct flights to Tehran from Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok saying, “over the past four years, the Malaysian airline had expanded its short- and long-range […]

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Iranian film ‘Track 143’ opens Iran’s Film Week at Azerbaijan

05/15/16

Iran’s Film Week kicked off in the Republic of Azerbaijan on Sunday with the screening of Narges Abyar’s acclaimed film, ‘Track 143’. Narges Abyar, the director, and Gelareh Abbasi, one of the actresses of ‘Track 143’, were present as special guests in the opening ceremony of Iran’s Film Week in Azerbaijan. Head of Culture and […]

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LG International and Tehran signed deal to cooperate in developing EVs

05/15/16

LG International Corporation, the trading arm of South Korea’s LG Group, said that it has signed a tentative deal with the Iranian government to cooperate in developing electric vehicles and establishing necessary infrastructure. Under the deal, LG International will work with local companies to develop electric vehicles and build charging stations. They also agreed to […]

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Iran and Japan to make deal on water mgmt.

05/15/16

Iran’s deputy energy minister said about joining cooperation with Japanese firms which can bring success to domestic water projects. Iranian Deputy Minister of Energy Sattar Mahmoudi said, “Iran possesses the most educated human resources, consulting engineering firms and construction contractors, natural resources as well as investment security compared to neighboring states have all created a […]

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Iranian fencers among top 64 at Spanish tourney

05/15/16

Iran’s national sabre fencing team, comprising Mojtaba Abedini, Ali Pakdaman, Mohammad Rahbari and Farzad Baher Arasbaran, is competing at the 34th Senior World Cup Men’s Sabre Individual and Team dubbed as ‘Villa de Madrid’ which kicked off on May 13, 2016. The first two days of the event are devoted to Individual competitions with participation […]

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Bangladeshi delegation calls for cooperation with Iran’s AUT

05/15/16

Malek Naderi of Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT) announced about visiting of Bangladeshi high-ranking delegation to the Iranian university. Naderi noted that the delegation included representatives of the Parliament of Bangladesh and the Chamber of Commerce. “Given that there is no university of technology in Bangladesh, the two sides discussed to set up a university […]

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Iran’s 5th Green International Film Festival launches with screening ‘Terra’

05/15/16

The opening ceremony of the 5th Green International Film Festival was held with the screening of Yann Arthus Bertrand’s ‘Terra’. According to the Public Relations of 5th Green International Film Festival, ‘Terra’, directed by Yann Arthus Bertrand and Michael Pitiot, was screened on Friday during the opening ceremony of the film festival. ‘Terra’ is a […]

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