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Month: October 2021
Global energy shortages as we head out of pandemic

TEHRAN – Unprecedented global energy crisis has suffocated nations like Lebanon and brought about the prospect of a long, cold, and crazy winter for many European countries. On the one hand, oil-rich nations like Iran and Venezuela have been sanctioned from exporting crude and developing their infrastructure; on the other, nations like Lebanon have been […]

TEDPIX drops 18,000 points on Saturday

TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), lost 18,226 points to 1.375 million on Saturday (the first day of Iranian calendar week). As reported, over 5.335 billion securities worth 36.58 trillion rials (about $870.95 million) were traded at the TSE. The first market’s index lost 18,203 points, and the second market’s index […]

James Fritz’s “Parliament Square” appears in Persian 

TEHRAN – A Persian translation of James Fritz’s 2015 play “Parliament Square” has been published in Persian. Translated by Hossein Jamali and Mehrangiz Qahramani, the book has been published by Nimaj. How far would you go for what you believe in? Kat gets up one morning, leaves her family behind and travels to London to […]

Knowledge-based firms serve to protect environment

TEHRAN – Innovation of knowledge-based and creative companies serves to preserve and protect the environment, Sourena Sattari, vice president for science and technology, has said. The role of knowledge-based firms in the development of environmentally friendly technologies has proven its effectiveness, and fortunately, most of the national macro-projects supported by the Vice Presidency for Science […]

TSE’s main index drops 3% in a week

TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), lost 43,000 points, or three percent, to 1.393 million in the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday). During the past week, the indices of Isfahan Refining Company, National Iranian Copper Industries Company, Mobarakeh Steel Company, Iran Khodro, and Sabzevar Pars Steel Complex, and Arian […]

Iran beat Lebanon at 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification

TEHRAN – Iran earned their second win in a row at the 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification, beating Lebanon 2-0 on Thursday. Mehdi Limouchi scored the first goal just five minutes into the goal and Mial Kor was on target in the added time. Mehdi Mahdavikia’s boys had started the campaign with a 4-0 […]

Former Iran athlete Baghbanbashi passes away

TEHRAN – Former Iran long-distance runner Ali Baghbanbashi died on Thursday. He died at the age of 97. Baghbanbashi was given the honor of lighting the cauldron at the Opening Ceremony of the 1974 Asian Games. He was the first Iranian to win a medal at the athletic in Asian Games. The long-distance runner competed […]

Off-the-beaten-path destinations: Gonbad-e Aali

TEHRAN – Built at the summit of a small desert hill, Gonbad-e Aali, which is a mudbrick domed tomb tower, is located three kilometers to the east of Abarkuh, along the road that leads to Yazd in the central Iranian plateau. The patron for this monument is Firuzan, a member of the local Firuzanid dynasty […]

Iranian handicrafts: mat weaving

Hasir Bafi, or mat weaving, is one of the oldest fields of handicrafts in the Iranian plateau. It is not known when and where this craft was first invented. But archeologists have discovered traces of mat weavings on plaster pieces that belong to six thousand years ago. The oldest piece of Hasir in Iran belongs […]

New Persian translation of “The Day of the Locust” comes to bookstores

TEHRAN – A new Persian translation of American author by Nathanael West’s 1939 novel “The Day of the Locust” has been published. Ali Kahrobai is the translator of the book published by Now. A few weeks ago, Mahi, another Tehran-based publisher, released a Persian rendition of the book by Farid Dabir-Moqaddam. “The Day of the […]

Ali-Akbar Safaei appointed PMO’s new head

TEHRAN – Ali-Akbar Safaei has been appointed as the new managing director of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), the PMO portal announced. Transport and Urban Development Minister Rostam Qassemi appointed Safaei to the position replacing Mohammad Rastad. Safaei holds a bachelor’s degree in ports and shipping, a master’s degree in marine science from Malmo […]

Taliban must assure neighbors there won’t be threat from Afghanistan: Iran FM

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Wednesday that it is necessary that the current Taliban rulers in Afghanistan give assurances that there will be no threat against countries neighboring Afghanistan. “It is necessary that the Taliban adopt a friendly approach toward its neighbors and take necessary measures that give assurances that […]

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