International News

  • Persepolis will not accept AFC decision: General Manager

    Persepolis will not accept AFC decision: General Manager

    Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA – Persepolis General Manager Mohammad Hassan Ansarifard said that The Persepolis Football team and its fans will not be in any way burdened by the AFC's decision to play in a third country.

  • Russia warns the EU troika not to take action against JCPOA

    Russia warns the EU troika not to take action against JCPOA

    Moscow, Jan 18, IRNA – Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna said on Saturday that Moscow has warned the EU troika -- France, Germany and UK over consequences of launching a dispute settlement mechanism of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Tehran's Reza Abbasi Museum; Islamic Arts Treasury

    Tehran's Reza Abbasi Museum; Islamic Arts Treasury

    Reza Abbasi Museum opened in Tehran in 1977 and was named Reza Abbasi in memory of the famous painter from the city of Kashan. Reza Abbasi Museum can be considered as one of the richest historical-cultural collections in Iran so that it was, in fact, a small sample of National Museum of Iran. The treasure-trove of collections from the second millennium B.C. to the beginning of the 20th century and Qajar era. Approximately 50,000 items are kept in this museum. The building has three stories that the visitor movement has been planned to start from the third floor downward. Tehran, Iran, January 18, 2020. IRNA/Asghar Khamseh.

  • Iranian envoy comments on reason for Ukrainian airplane crash

    Iranian envoy comments on reason for Ukrainian airplane crash

    Madrid, Jan 15, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador to Spain Hassan Qashqavi in a press conference with Spanish media said that if the war atmosphere had not been prevalent after the brutal assassination of Lieutenant General Soleimani, the Ukrainian plane would have never have crashed.

  • Iranians residing in China sympathize  with families of plane crash victims

    Iranians residing in China sympathize with families of plane crash victims

    Beijing, Jan 15, IRNA - A special ceremony was held here by Iranians residing in China in commemoration of the victims of a Ukranie Airlines flight which crashed near the Iranian capital Jan 8, claiming lives of all aboard.

  • UN calls for JCPOA preservation

    UN calls for JCPOA preservation

    Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA - The United Nations urged the signers of JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) to spare no effort to maintain this agreement.

  • Iranian feature film shines in India's "Intl' Fest. of 5 Continents"

    Iranian feature film shines in India's "Intl' Fest. of 5 Continents"

    IRNA - Iranian feature film ‘Truck’ directed by Kambuzia Partovi, was widely welcomed in India's "Intl' Film Festival of 5 Continents".

  • Meeting of Isfahan Governor and Bishop of the Armenians of Isfahan

    Meeting of Isfahan Governor and Bishop of the Armenians of Isfahan

    Isfahan Governor Abbas Rezaei met with Bishop Sepian Kashchian, the Bishop (religious leader) of the Armenians of Isfahan and southern Iran, at Vank Cathedral in Isfahan on Tuesday to mark the beginning of the New Year. Isfahan, Iran, January 14, 2019. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Syrian defense minister in Tehran for talks with Iranian Def Min

    Syrian defense minister in Tehran for talks with Iranian Def Min

    Syrian Defense Minister Ali Abdullah Ayyoub on Monday heading a Syrian delegation, held a meeting with Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami. Syria conferred top championship emblem on Martyr Soleimani. Tehran, Iran, January 14, 2019. IRNA/Defence Ministry.

  • Pres. Rouhani calls for all-out expansion of Tehran-Muscat ties

    Pres. Rouhani calls for all-out expansion of Tehran-Muscat ties

    Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA –In a congratulatory message addressed to the New Sultan of Oman Haitham Bin Tariq Al Said, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday expressed the hope to witness expansion of all-out relations between the two countries during his tenure.