Friday , December 6 2019

International Cheetah Day: running fast toward extinction

TEHRAN – Asiatic cheetah, the planet’s fastest mammal, are facing extinction as their population has dramatically shrank to less than 7,000 in the world over the past few years, with a small remaining population in Iran. Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) have long, slender bodies covered with unique black spots scattered across …

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Wilmots denies amicable agreement with Iran

TEHRAN – Belgian coach Marc Wilmots confirmed he has terminated his contract with the Iranian federation, but he denied a resolution had been reached. The ex-Ivory coast coach has left his role as coach of the Iran national team, just seven months after replacing Carlos Queiroz at the helm of …

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Let’s mind the soil as it truly matters

Soil is an essential natural resource for sustaining life on Earth. It is a core component of land resources, agricultural development and ecological sustainability that constitutes the basis for the preservation and advancement of human life on this planet. Soil is one of nature’s most complex ecosystems, contains a great …

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IIDCYA introduces books for visually impaired people

TEHRAN – Iran’s Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) has published a selection of 22 books by Iranian children’s authors for visually impaired people. The collection was introduced during a ceremony at the IIDCYA art and cultural center in Fadak Park on Tuesday, IIDCYA announced in …

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Zarif condemns medicine embargo on Iran 

TEHRAN- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that those countries which seemingly support the 2015 nuclear deal are unfortunately preventing exports of medicines for special patients in Iran.  “As the issue is necessary and important, I am telling to the Europeans another time that Iran does not expect …

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Tehran, Tashkent discuss enhanced tourism, cultural heritage co-op

TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan and Uzbekistan’s ambassador in Tehran Bakhodir Abdullaev exchanged views to strengthen mutual ties in the arenas of tourism, cultural heritage, and handicrafts. In a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday, Mounesan invited Uzbekistan to attend Tehran International Tourism Exhibition, which is scheduled to be …

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