Some of Those behind Terror Attack on Iranian Border Guards Identified: MP
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The vice-chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said the country’s security forces have identified some of those behind a recent deadly terrorist attack near the Pakistani border that killed nine Iranian border guards.
Iran Presidential Candidates Attend Campaign Meetings (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Candidates racing for the Iranian presidency joined their supporters at campaign meetings with less than three weeks before the election.
Iran’s Capacity to Produce Renewable Energy to Reach 7,500MW in Coming Years
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said the country’s capacity to produce electricity from renewable energy resources would hit 7,500 megawatts in the next few years.
Notorious Drug Dealer Captured in Iran with Huge Opium Haul
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian police forces in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan arrested a professional narcotics trafficker with more than 1.5 tons of opium after an exchange of fire in a car chase.
Iran Presidential Candidates Appear in Live Showdown
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Six candidates racing for the Iranian presidency took part in the first round of nationally televised debates on Friday evening that saw moments of serious debates between Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri.
Iran’s Police Chief: Attack on Border Guards Will Not Go Unanswered
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari reminded the “adversaries” on Friday that a recent fatal attack on border guards at the country’s joint border with Pakistan will not go unanswered.
Iranian Minister Questions Pakistan’s Commitment to Border Security Deals
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli expressed deep sorrow over the deaths of 10 border guards in a terrorist attack launched from inside Pakistan and said Tehran will pursue the issue and Islamabad’s commitment to its security border deals.
FM Offers Condolences over Martyrdom of Iranian Border Guards
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s foreign minister condoled with the families of border guards killed in a cross-border terrorist attack by Takfiri militants in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, pledging that the foreign ministry will pursue the case through diplomatic channels.
Haul of Smuggled Precious Gemstones Seized in Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s intelligence forces have confiscated a haul of smuggled gemstones, including diamonds and rubies, weighing more than 6 kilograms, an official announced.
Ayatollah Khamenei Grants Clemency to 593 Iranian Prisoners
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Monday pardoned or commuted prison terms of 593 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.
Iran Exports of Knowledge-Based Products Reach $500mln in 3 Years: Minister
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi said the country has exported more than $500 million worth of knowledge-based products over the past three years.
5th Laboratory Equipment, Chemicals Expo Opens in Tehran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 5th Laboratory Equipment and Chemicals Exhibition (Iran Lab 2017) started its work in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday.
Iran Presidential Candidate Says Creation of Jobs Top Priority
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Mayor of Tehran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf who is running for president held a meeting with a group of lawmakers in parliament on Monday to unveil his economic plans, particularly for tackling unemployment and creating jobs.
Iran’s Mashhad to Host First Summit of Islamic World Mayors
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad is planned to host the First Summit of Mayors of the Islamic World in coming days, the head of Mashhad Municipality’s Public Relations Department announced.
Iran Police Geared Up for Election: Commander
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari highlighted the high degree of his forces’ preparedness to ensure the security of the upcoming presidential election, slated for May 19.
Iran’s Police Chief Stresses Upgrading Equipment to Combat Smuggling
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari highlighted the importance of his forces’ efforts to combat smuggling and said the first priority in this area is to supply and upgrade the police equipment at points of entry and exit.
Fajr Int’l Film Festival Kicks Off in Tehran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 35th edition of the Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) opened in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Friday with many cultural figures as well as guests from across the world in attendance.
Senior Iranian Cleric Raisi Officially Starts Presidential Campaign
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, the chief custodian of the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, on Friday officially started his campaign for the forthcoming presidential election slated for May.
Iran Releases List of Candidates Qualified to Run for President
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Interior Ministry released the final list of candidates, who were approved by the Guardian Council (GC) to run in May’s presidential election.
Iran President Orders Reconstruction in Flood-Hit Areas to Start Swiftly
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he has ordered the rebuilding of destroyed houses in areas hit by recent floods in northwest of the country to start without delay.