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.
Int’l Quran Competition to Open in Iran Tomorrow
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 34th International Holy Quran Competition will open in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Wednesday with the participation of dozens of Quran reciters and memorizers from various countries.
Turkey to Attend Iran’s Int’l Fajr Film Festival
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Six movies from Turkey will be screened in the international section of Fajr Film Festival in Tehran.
First Advanced X-Ray Machine Being Installed at Iranian Customs: Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran plans to inaugurate a modern, high-tech x-ray machine that can rapidly scan and inspect container trucks at Shahid Rajaee port in the southern city of Bandar Abbas, an official announced on Tuesday.
Iranian Parliament Urges Int'l Cooperation for Tackling Dust Pollution
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian lawmakers on Sunday approved a bill obliging the administration to address the issue of dust pollution across the country and calling for regional and international cooperation for tackling the problem.
President Presses for Increased Relief Aid for Iran’s Flood-Stricken Regions
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued an order on Saturday for immediate emergency efforts to help victims of the flashfloods that have paralyzed parts of the country’s northwestern regions.
Leader Underlines Prompt Action in Aiding People in Flood-Hit Areas
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei asked relevant authorities to take urgent actions in providing assistance for people in Iranian provinces hit by the recent devastating flooding.