Culture
  • Tehran Marks Ties with Tokyo: Book on Iranian Japanology Published
    14:05 - Jun 12 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Culture and Relations Organization of Iran (ICRO) released a new book on the history of Japanese studies in Iran, a day before the historic visit of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Tehran, to mark 90 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
  • Iran, Tajikistan to Broaden Cultural Interactions
    17:48 - Jun 07 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Dushanbe Mohammad Taqi Saberi and Tajikistan’s Culture Minister Shamsiddin Orumbekov, in a Friday meeting in the Central Asian country’s capital city, exchanged views on ways to broaden cooperation between the two countries, and vowed to boost bilateral cultural ties.
  • Women Across World Wear Hijab to Fight Islamophobia
    15:05 - Jun 02 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of women are wearing a hijab during the Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan to raise awareness about the head covering and educate people on fighting Islamophobia, according to the founder of the World Hijab Day Organization.
  • Iran, Georgia Review Expanding Academic Cooperation
    19:03 - May 17 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran and Tbilisi studied avenues to broaden bilateral relations in academic and scientific fields, between the two countries' universities.
  • National Day of Ferdowsi Marked in Iran
    16:30 - May 15 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranians on Wednesday commemorated the national day of Ferdowsi, a highly revered 10th-century Persian poet who created Shahnameh, the national epic of Iran.
  • Tehran, Rome to Deepen Cultural Cooperation
    16:20 - May 13 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and Italy will expand cultural cooperation based on exchanges and interactions at Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) and Turin International Book Fair.
  • 10 Islamic Countries Participating at Tehran’s Int’l Quran Exhibition
    17:09 - May 12 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Ten Islamic countries are welcoming visitors in their pavilions at the 27th edition of International Quran Exhibition underway in Tehran.
  • Iran, China Agree to Develop Cooperation in Publishing Books
    17:27 - Apr 26 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCY) and Peace Publishing House of China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday to further develop cooperation in areas of joint production and publication of books and cultural products.
  • Iran, Austria Eyeing to Broaden Academic Ties
    16:47 - Mar 29 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Austria Ebadollah Molayee and Managing Director of Austria's OeAD Agency Jakob Calice underlined the need for widening of academic relations between the two sides.
  • Iran’s Foreign Ministry Felicitates Zoroaster’s Birthday
    21:40 - Mar 27 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi in a statement congratulated the birthday of Zoroaster, the prophet of ancient Persia whose followers still practice the faith in Iran.
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UK: Police Forces Fail to Recruit More Black Officers Despite Government Pledge

TEHRAN (FNA)- Police forces are failing to increase their low numbers of black officers, despite a promise that a big recruitment drive would finally tackle the much-criticised shortfall.
Portland Riot Declared as Fire Burns in Police Union Offices

TEHRAN (FNA)- A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the city that had hoped for calm after federal agents withdrew more than a week ago.
Top Security Official: Iran to Overcome Challenges through Active Resistance, National Solidarity

TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani announced on Sunday that western pressures cannot dissuade Iran from pursuing its main policies, saying that the country will resolve problems through active resistance and national solidarity.
Iran Sends 95 Tons of Aid to Lebanon, Vows to Continue Assistance

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has dispatched 95 tons of aid to Beirut, Head of Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Karim Hemmati said on Sunday, adding that another 60-ton cargo will also be sent to the Lebanese capital soon.
Terrorist Behind Recent Sound Bomb Blast in Southeastern Iran Arrested by IRGC

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Quds Base arrested the main perpetrator of a recent sound bomb explosion in the city of Zahedan in the Southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.
Iran Voices Readiness to Boost Exports with Turkey

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of Iran-Turkey Joint Chamber of Commerce Mehrdad Sa'adat said that the country is trying to compensate four-month export gap with neighboring Turkey which happened as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Senior Mufti: Most Iraqi Shiites, Sunnis Ready to Fight for Expelling US

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi Sunni Mufti said an overwhelming majority in his country's both Shiite and Sunni populations are prepared for jihad (religious war of defense) to force the US pull out its military forces from the Muslim state.
Pentagon Claims Moving US Toops ‘Closer to Russia’s Border’ Necessary to Ensure ‘Collective Security’

TEHRAN (FNA)- Criticisms of the US troop reduction in Germany are unwarranted, Defense Secretary Mark Esper stated, claiming that many of these forces are simply being relocated further East in order to serve as a more effective "deterrent" against Russia.
Official: Iranian Pharmaceutical Firm Producing Anti-Coronavirus Drug

TEHRAN (FNA)- A giant pharmaceutical company in Northern Iran has started mass-production of Remdesivir - a drug believed to be of help in fighting the coronavirus, an official said on Sunday.
Official Underlines Iranian Experts' Capability to Repair Heavy Aircraft

TEHRAN (FNA)- New Head of Iran Civil Aviation Organization Touraj Dehqani Zanganeh announced that the country's specialists have gained the know-how and capability to repair and overhaul heavy airplanes.
Lebanon's President Rejects Calls for International Probe in Beirut Incident

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lebanon's President Michel Aoun stated that demands for an international investigation into the deadly blast at the port of Beirut aimed at "wasting time".
Former Chief Scientific Adviser Warns UK Will Go Back into Lockdown Next Month When Schools Open

TEHRAN (FNA)- Britain could be hit with another full lockdown unless Prime Minister Boris Johnson sorts out the country's test and trace "disaster", a former top government advisor warned.
Iran Reports 163 New Coronavirus Deaths, over 280,000 Recoveries

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Sunday that 2,020 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 163 patients have passed away since yesterday.
Nearly 4.5 Tons of Narcotics Seized in Iran in 2 Operations

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian police confiscated over 4 tons of illicit drugs in two successful operations in the Southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan this week, Anti-narcotics Police Chief of Iran's Law Enforcement Forces Colonel Majid Karimi said.
Former General Warns UK Army Is Not Big Enough for War

TEHRAN (FNA)- The size of the Army may be too small for war, a former general warned.