Over 7k plant samples returned to Iran

Over 7k plant samples returned to Iran

Head of Iranian Biological Resource Center said Mon. that so far 7,200 plant samples that had been taken out of the country have returned home and are now being kept at the Center.

 
‘Wander About Me’ to vie at Bridges Intl. Filmfest.

‘Wander About Me’ to vie at Bridges Intl. Filmfest.

Iranian feature ‘Wander About Me’, directed by Ghazaleh Soltani will be screened at Bridges International Film Festival to be held October 12-18 in Greece.

 
Female skiing squad to attend training camp in Austria

Female skiing squad to attend training camp in Austria

Iran’s women’s alpine skiing team have departed for Austria in order to hold a one-month ski training program Hintertux campsite.

 
Iraqi Kurdistan defies world with independence vote

Iraqi Kurdistan defies world with independence vote

Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region is holding an independence referendum in the face of strong objections from the central government in Baghdad and in defiance of urgent calls from the international ...

 
Iran stands by Iraq sovereignty: President

Iran stands by Iraq sovereignty: President

Iran President has reasserted support for the Arab country’s sovereignty and integrity.

 
Ashura rising is a movement towards justice: religious cleric

Ashura rising is a movement towards justice: religious cleric

"The movement of Ashura occurred due to demands for justice and the fight against oppression," stressed Ayatollah Hoseyni-Bushehri.

 
‘Trump language on Muslims similar to Daesh’

‘Trump language on Muslims similar to Daesh’

US President Donald Trump’s language about Muslims is similar to the rhetoric adopted by the Daesh Takfiri tourist group, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

 
Iran closes airspace to Iraqi Kurdistan flights

Iran closes airspace to Iraqi Kurdistan flights

Iran has closed its airspace to all flights to and from the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq at the request of the country's federal government, Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) says....

 
‘Global arrogance aims to alter world geopolitical map’

‘Global arrogance aims to alter world geopolitical map’

A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has highlighted the significance of maintaining security across the region, warning of the global arrogance’s plots to alter the world’s ...

 
Jaberi Ansari meets Parliament’s foreign policy commission

Jaberi Ansari meets Parliament’s foreign policy commission

Iranian Deputy Foreign Jaberi Ansari went to Iran’s parliament on Sunday to discuss Syria’s developments and the referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan.

 
 
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Bahrain and Israel, a friendship rising in a sea of hostility

After decades of staunch opposition to Zionism and unfettered support for the Palestinian cause, tiny Bahrain appears on the cusp of becoming the first Gulf state to normalize relations with Israel, with one diplomatic source stating an official announcement could be made next year.

Only two sides stands as to Raqqa – US sitting on wrong one

As the foreign power providing fertile ground for SDF in the Raqqa war, the United States government and its senior officialls should know that the military operation cannot have high civilian death tolls, and so much forbearance or false equivalence.

Human brain evolves to work in multiple tongues

Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those who speak only one language missing out?

Glance at divine Islam in Puerto Rico

Since 1958, Puerto Rico island has been blessed with the crescent moon along with an initial Palestinian community as a consequence of the declaration of the occupying regime of Zionism, which are now growing side to side with Puerto Ricans and other communities like Pakistanis, Egyptians and others....

Modi’s historic visit reveals policy shift towards Israel

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a historical visit to Israel yesterday to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1992.

 
Al Azhar publishes “Daesh, state of darkness”

Top Egyptian academy has published book with the theme of Daesh terrorist group in an attempt to introduce the Takfiri (excommunication) group to the European countries.

“Islamophobia in Hollywood” published

Iranian author sets Islamophobia in the western cinema as the theme for his latest book brining the list of movies and features for anti-Islam movies in the filmmaking hub of the west.

Persian version of “An Introduction to Salafi Discourse” published

Persian translation of the book on Salafism has been released in Iran to focus on new religious sects including some of the most important organizations affiliated with Salafism in the modern time.

“Psychotherapy and Councelling with Islamic Approach” published

Iran’s Samt Publication has released book on application of Islamic approach in psychotherapy.

Translation of Al-Mizan Quran exegesis published in Turkey

A Turkish translation of volume 13 of the Al-Mizan Exegesis of the Holy Quran was published in Turkey.

 
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MSF warns against nearing “health disaster” in Rohingya refugee camps

  Bangladesh refugee camps for Rohingya Muslims are on the brink of a "public health disaster," Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned, saying filthy water and faeces flow through shanties bursting with Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar. Nearly 430,000 Rohingyas ...

Dayr al-Zawr reviving after Daesh withdrawal

  Traffic is still rare in Syria's Dayr al-Zawr due to a fuel shortage, but life has slowly returned to its markets since government forces broke the siege of the city. Russian-backed government forces on September 5 ended the Islamic State group's three-year siege of a government ...

Diplomacy be damned in the time of Trump

In early August 2017, a young Arab prince bursting with confidence strode onto the Washington diplomatic stage. Khalid bin Salman, younger brother of the all-powerful Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had just been appointed his country’s ambassador to the United States.

Refusing to be bargaining chips, Palestinians can forge unity government

The resistance group of Hamas has publicly agreed to all major demands by President Mahmoud Abbas for a reconciliation deal with Fatah, meant to lead to elections and a unity government.

Saudi Arabia rejects call for independent UN probe into Yemen

Saudi Arabia has insisted the time is not right for an independent international inquiry into the war in Yemen, despite growing evidence of human rights violations caused by the Saudi-led campaign against the Houthis.