Friday , December 6 2019

Iran seize third successive win in VNL

Stellar performances from Milad Ebadipour and Morteza Sharifi inspired Iran past a gallant Germany in a FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) thriller on Sunday. With both teams out of finals contention, Iran edged Germany in a high-caliber affair 3-2 (25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 22-25, 15-11) to complete a sweep of their …

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“Kupal” cinematographer Majid Gorjian named best at Nigerian festival 

TEHRAN – Majid Gorjian has won the award for best cinematographer at the 3rd Realtime International Film Festival in Nigeria for his collaboration on Iranian director Kazem Mollai’s acclaimed drama “Kupal”, the organizers announced on Sunday.   Starring Levon Haftvan, who died of a heart attack in March 2018, the …

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Third-generation universities being promoted: minister

The Iranian science minister has said the country is promoting the third-generation universities, meaning entrepreneurship centers which transform science into technology and wealth. Mansour Gholami made the remarks in an interview with the Tehran Times on Sunday.  In most Iranian universities, we have already adopted an approach toward turning them …

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Turkey: U.S. sanctions against Iran ‘unacceptable’

TEHRAN – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavosoglu expressed his rejection of the decision of the United States to impose economic sanctions on Iran and affirmed that his country would not support them, Prensa Latina reported. Speaking to local media, the foreign minister considered these measures of pressure “unacceptable” and pointed …

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Iran will wear white kit against Portugal

SARANSK, Russia – Iran national football team, known as Team Melli, will wear white kit in the match against Portugal in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Iran will face Ronaldo-spirited Portugal on Monday at the Mordovia Arena. Carlos Queiroz’s side will advance through the group stage if they earn …

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Iranian cultural festival underway in Algeria

TEHRAN – An Iranian cultural festival opened at Ilm Center in the Algerian city of Blida on Saturday, Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization announced on Monday. The festival includes film screening programs, exhibitions of Persian handicrafts and live performances of Iranian folk music. Exhibitions of Persian cuisine, workshops on …

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Russia to finance €1.2b railway project in Iran

TEHRAN- The €1.2-billion project for electrification of Garmsar–Incheboron railway in Iran was officially inaugurated on Monday, IRIB reported. As reported, senior officials from Iran’s Transportation Ministry, the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI), and JSC Russian Railways attended the inauguration ceremony which was held through video conference in …

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Iranian startups to gather in INOTEX 2018

TEHRAN – The 7th International Innovation Technology Exhibition (INOTEX) will host 150 startups, 16 accelerators, 11 Venture Capital Firms and 100 knowledge-based companies. INOTEX 2018 will be held on the theme of smart city and smart life from July 5 to 7 at Tehran’s Goftegoo Park, INOTEX public relations announced …

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Russia, China back full implementation of Iran deal: Lavrov

TEHRAN – Moscow and Beijing are interested in preserving and fully implementing the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, on Friday. “The situation is complex, but, just like China …

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Iran say goodbye to 2018 World Cup

SARANSK, Russia – Iran national football team failed to advance to the 2018 World Cup next stage, however Team Melli wrote history by earning four points for the first time in the World Cup finals. Iran finished 1-1 with UEFA champions Portugal at the Mordovia Arena on Monday. Iran, who …

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