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  1. Rome museum displays Iran in photos by Italian touristsRead the original story

    Monday | Tehran Times

    The National Museum of Oriental Art in Rome is displaying a collection of photos taken by Italian tourists visiting Iran in an exhibition entitled "One Click from Iran". A total of 80 photos by 70 Italian tourists have been selected from among 1500 submissions for the exhibition, which opened on Friday, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Monday.


  2. Fiat in talks for car manufacturing in IranRead the original story

    Monday | Payvand News of Iran

    An Iranian car manufacturer is in talks with Italian automaker Fiat SpA to produce cars in Iran which is billed as the Middle East's biggest auto market, a minister says. "Fiat has announced its readiness for cooperation with the Iranian automaker and Iran has welcomed it," Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh said in Tehran Sunday on the sidelines of a joint trade forum.


  3. Iran, Hungary sign several documents on mutual co-opRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Today.Az

    Iran and Hungary signed eight memorandums of understanding on mutual cooperation, Iran's state IRINN TV reported Nov. 30. Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, heading a delegation of representatives of 95 firms arrived in Tehran Nov. 30 to discuss bilateral ties with senior Iranian officials including President Hassan Rouhani. The two sides signed documents for cooperation in various sectors including health, ICT, tourism, culture, science and education as well as investment promotion, double taxation avoidance and prevention of tax evasion on the sidelines of the meeting between Orban and Iran's first vice-president, Eshaq Jahangiri in Tehran's Saadabad Palace.


  4. Art news in briefRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 29 | Tehran Times

    The 1st Muhammad the Messenger of Peace Short Film Festival has received 173 screenplays from 72 writers from around the world, the organizers announced in a press release on Sunday. The festival was established by Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance to promote film productions on Islamic issues and the life of the Prophet of Islam in response to French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's action to publish vile cartoons insulting the Prophet Muhammad .


  5. How to travel through Iran by busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 29 |

    Somewhere to the east of Shiraz, we reach a village so tiny it's not even a dot on the map. No doubt its residents will regard the prospect of an unexpected visit from a busload of Westerners as the next best thing to a Martian invasion.


  6. Bahrain condemns Iranian interferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 28 | Al Bawaba

    Tensions have been high between the two countries for years. Here, Iranian riot policemen stand guard outside the Bahraini embassy in Tehran in 2011.


  7. Will Canada change its policy toward Iran?Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 28 | Tehran Times

    Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau defeated the incumbent Conservatives on the back of promises of change on Oct. 19, after nearly a decade long rule by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Among Trudeau's most significant campaign pledges on foreign policy was political re-engagement with countries such as Iran, which had seen deteriorating bilateral relations under Harper.


  8. Thailand, Iran target bilateral trade of $1.2 bn within 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Nation

    Thailand and Iran are aiming at boosting two-way trade to US$1.2 billion in three years, up from $300 million in 2014, after the Thai government sent its first mission there to form closer economic ties now that trade sanctions on that country have been lifted. After meeting with key economic ministries - Trade, Petroleum, Roads and Urban Development, and Industry - in Tehran, Deputy Commerce Minister Suvit Maesincee said the two countries had great opportunities to strengthen trade and investment, and cooperate in the tourism industry.


  9. Iran supreme leader urges to defend Iraq's integrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 24 By Khalid Kazimov Trend: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for safeguarding Iraq's integrity criticizing those who promote the separation strategy on Iraq. "Americans should not be allowed to dare speak about Iraq's separation," IRNA news agency quoted him as saying during the meeting with visiting Iraqi President Fuad Masum Nov. 24. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Muhammad Fuad Masum, arrived in Tehran Nov. 22 to attend the third summit of the leaders of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum .


  10. Kremlin: Putin, Khamenei Agree On SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Weekday Magazine

    Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei receives a copy of an ancient Koran as a gift manuscript from Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in Tehran on November 23. Visiting Iran for the first time since 2007, Russia's President Vladimir Putin has held talks with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran. Describing the November 23 meeting as "constructive," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow and Tehran were against "external attempts to dictate scenarios of political settlement in Syria."


  11. Nigeria: Buhari Arrives Tehran GECF SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived in Tehran, Iran, to participate in the Gas Exporting Countries Forum summit to start today. The President was received at the Mehrabad International Airport by the Iranian Deputy President, Mr Shariat Madri, around 4.44 p.m. Nigerian time.


  12. Russia's Putin in Iran for talks set to focus on SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Daily Journal

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin is visiting Tehran for talks with the Iranian leadership expected to focus on the Syrian crisis. Moscow and Tehran have been the key backers of Syrian President Bashar Assad throughout his nation's civil war.


  13. Russia-Iran deals to go up by $3-4 bln in 3 years - Deputy PM RogozinRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | Avia.Ru

    The volume of deals between Russia and Iran may grow by $3-4 bln within 3 years, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Monday. "3-4 billion dollars," he said when answering the question on potential growth of transactions volume between the 2 countries.


  14. Iran, Turkmenistan intend to boost bilateral trade, says RouhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Trend

    Iran and Turkmenistan have decided to boost their bilateral trade to $60 billion within a ten-year period, the Islamic Republic's president Hassan Rouhani said. He made the remarks during a press conference on the sidelines of a meeting with his visiting Turkmen counterpart, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Tehran Nov. 22, the State IRINN TV reported.


  15. The stunning paradox of Iran's war on drugs: How it actually makes America look worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Salon

    Situated between Afghanistan's extensive poppy fields and eager Western markets, Iran has an extensive history of domestic opium, alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use dating back centuries. In recent decades, heroin has become more popular.


  16. Bookworms pack into Tehran bookstores for reading campaignRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | Tehran Times

    Major bookstores opened early across Tehran on Thursday to host readers for Ketabgardi , a reading campaign launched by Tehran City Council member Ahmad Masjed-Jamei during the last year's Iran Book Week. Masjed-Jamei, National Library and Archives of Iran Director Seyyed Reza Salehi-Amiri, Farabi Cinema Foundation Managing Director Alireza Tabesh and a number of other officials attended meetings at bookstores Mehregan, Larestan, Gooya, Saless and Shabaviz where maestro Loris Tjeknavorian also joined the group.


  17. Turkish maestro chosen as 'principal guest conductor' for Iranian symphony orchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish conductor Erol ErdinA has given his first concert with the Tehran Symphony Orchestra as the "principal guest conductor," after the orchestra's world renowned Iranian conductor, Alexander Rahbari, called on him to conduct the orchestra four times and lead a masterclass. Rahbari, who lived outside of Iran for forty years and returned to Iran to reopen the Tehran Symphony Orchestra in May after four years of closure, chose ErdinA to give four concerts in the 2015-2016 season, head a masterclass of future conductors and accompany them on their world tour.


  18. 4 nations letting in only war-fleersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | NWAonline

    Most nations along Europe's refugee corridor shut their borders Thursday to those not arriving from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq, leaving thousands of migrants stranded at Balkan border crossings. Migrants and refugees walk toward the border with Serbia while a migrant who was not allowed to cross into Serbia sleeps on t... The overnight decision triggered the domino effect that asylum seekers and European nations had feared, given the number of people fleeing to Europe this year, and reflected new worries about militants infiltrating the flood of refugees.


  19. 11:47 President Berdymuhamedov to attend Gas Exporting Countries Summit in TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | AkiPress

    President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov will travel to Tehran to attend the Gas Exporting Countries Forum as a guest of honor, reports IRNA. The Presidents of Bolivia, Equatorial Guinea, Iraq, Russia, and Venezuela have confirmed their participation in the event.


  20. Japan's "Warm Spell" wins grand prix at Tehran Intl. Short Film FestivalRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Tehran Times

    "A Warm Spell" by Japanese filmmaker Toshimichi Saito won the grand prix at the international section of the 32nd Tehran International Short Film Festival on Tuesday. The short film spotlights a windy winter day in the Japanese countryside, where people gather to attend a funeral ceremony, during which they recover a sense of connection between brothers, strangers, the bereaved and the deceased.