Iran

  • Beautiful Iran (18) – Photos of Khoy

    Feb 25, 2017 09:45

    Khoy is a city in West Azarbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 200,985. Khoy is biggest city in the Azarbaijan region that is not capital of Province.

  • Iran’s Oscar-winning director names proxies to Academy Awards

    Feb 25, 2017 09:43

    Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi, says two prominent Iranian Americans will be representing him and his film The Salesman at the upcoming Oscars ceremony.

  • Beautiful Iran (17) – Photos of Qom

    Feb 25, 2017 09:42

    Qom also spelled as Ghom, is the eighth largest city in Iran. It lies 125 kilometers or 78 miles by road southwest of Tehran and is the capital of Qom Province. At the 2011 census its population was 1,074,036 (957,496 at the 2006 census, in 241,827 families). It is situated on the banks of the Qom River.

  • Beautiful Iran (16) – Photos of Maragheh

    Feb 25, 2017 09:40

    Maragheh is a city East Azarbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 163,859, in 47,982 families.

  • Iran holds second round of Hajj talks with Saudi Arabia

    Feb 25, 2017 08:30

    An Iranian delegation, which is currently in Saudi Arabia for talks on the potential resumption of Hajj pilgrimages by Iranians, has held a second meeting with Saudi Arabian Pilgrimage Minister Mohammed Bentin.

  • Zarif expresses dismay at Turkish belligerence

    Feb 25, 2017 06:53

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed dismay at the recent “improper” remarks by Turkish officials against the Islamic Republic.

  • Iran complying with nuclear agreement, IAEA reaffirms

    Feb 24, 2017 20:04

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again confirmed that Iran has lived up to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement it signed with the P5+1 group of countries.

  • Iran's envoy to UN takes over chairmanship of G-77 Vienna Chapter

    Feb 24, 2017 20:04

    The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna, Reza Najafi, has assumed the chairmanship of the Vienna Chapter of Group of 77 for 2017.

  • BASF in talks with Iran over oil investment

    Feb 24, 2017 18:10

    Germany's BASF, the country’s largest producer of chemicals, says it is in talks with Iran over possible investments in the Iranian oil industry.