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Iranian Intl. Press Exhibition closed

Iranian Intl. Press Exhibition closed

The closing ceremony of the 22nd Iranian International Press and News Agencies Annual Exhibition was held on Friday.

 
Rouhani visits 22nd Press Exhibition

Rouhani visits 22nd Press Exhibition

President Hasan Rouhani visited the 22nd Press Exhibition held in capital city of Tehran visiting various stands.

 
22nd Iranian  intl.  press exhibition opens in Tehran

22nd Iranian intl. press exhibition opens in Tehran

The 22nd Iranian international press exhibition opened in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla.

 

'Officials should ease purchase of books'

Supreme Leader's representative in East Azerbaijan province urged government and officials to promote the culture of reading books in society.

 

'Iran supports political stability in Burundi'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran supports political stability in Burundi, expressing Tehran’s readiness to improve its relations with the African country.

 
Iranians bid farewell to Kiarostami

Iranians bid farewell to Kiarostami

Thousands of Iranians have attended a ceremony to bid farewell to the internationally-acclaimed Iranian filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami, who passed away in Paris last week.

 
Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami passes away

Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami passes away

Internationally-acclaimed Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami has passed away in France where he had been receiving treatment for cancer.

 
UNESCO chief welcomes push to liberate ancient Syrian city of Palmyra

UNESCO chief welcomes push to liberate ancient Syrian city of Palmyra

Director General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova has hailed Syrian forces’ recent recapture of parts of the ancient city of Palmyra.

 

'Nowruz manifestation of world peace'

An Iranian vice-president hailed Nowruz -the celebratory period that marks the beginning of the solar year as well as the new Iranian year- as a clear manifestation of favoring peace in the world.

 

'Iran should become a regional air hub'

Iran should use its competitive air capacity as a great source of wealth and become a regional air hub, Minister of Roads and Urban Development said here Thursday.

 
Iran optimistic on Syria developments

Iran optimistic on Syria developments

The Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs says developments are moving on the right track in Syria after a ceasefire deal came into effect.

 
Qom hosts “Dangers of Takfirism in the Contemporary World” Conf.

Qom hosts “Dangers of Takfirism in the Contemporary World” Conf.

“We are hopeful that the excellent way of life of the Messenger of God becomes an exemplar for all the Muslims and the focus of the ambition of all the Muslim scholars and thinkers of the world,” the ...

 
Islam is not against permissible Music

Ayatollah Araki:

Islam is not against permissible Music

Secretary General of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought peaking at the Music Festival of Prophet of Kindness, said Islam is not against permissible music adding that coming forward ...

 
Iranians celebrate Yalda Night

Iranians celebrate Yalda Night

Iranians are preparing to celebrate Yalda Night, an ancient cultural festival marking the arrival of winter and the longest night of the year.

 
Iran opens 15th intl. electricity expo

Iran opens 15th intl. electricity expo

Iran has launched the 15th edition of its International Electricity Exhibition, which is attended by representatives of hundreds of Iranian and foreign companies active in the field of power generation....

 
Leader visits family of Martyr General Hamadani  

Leader visits family of Martyr General Hamadani  

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met the family of the IRGC war veteran Brigadier General Hossein Hamadani who was martyred in Syria at their place of residence.

 
UN peacekeepers to protect world heritage sites against raids

UN peacekeepers to protect world heritage sites against raids

The United Nations is to dispatch peacekeepers in order to protect world cultural heritage sites from militant attacks.

 
Leader congratulates Iran’s women futsal team

Leader congratulates Iran’s women futsal team

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a message extended his congratulations to the country’s women futsal team on their recent title in AFC Women’s Futsal Championship....

 
‘Muhammad’ to represent Iran in Oscars

‘Muhammad’ to represent Iran in Oscars

The movie “Muhammad: The Messenger of God” by Iranian director Majid Majidi has been chosen for the 88th edition of the Oscars.

 
Moscow opens biggest mosque in Europe

Moscow opens biggest mosque in Europe

Russian President attended the opening ceremony of the biggest mosque in Europe a day before Eid al Adha.

 
Iran to hold Mexican history exhibition

Iran to hold Mexican history exhibition

The National Museum of Iran is planning to hold an exhibition to introduce Mexican art and civilization to Iranian history lovers.

 
Cleric stresses necessity of cultural programs for migrants

Cleric stresses necessity of cultural programs for migrants

Top Shia cleric hailed Islamic republic of Iran as the most hospitable country towards migrants stressing the necessity of cultural programs for them.

 
Iran unveils new Farshchian paintings

Iran unveils new Farshchian paintings

Two new miniature paintings by world-renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian have been unveiled in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

 
2015 Moscow book fair opens in Russia

2015 Moscow book fair opens in Russia

The 28th Moscow International Book Fair has been opened in the Russian capital, with Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati in attendance.

 
2015 Moscow book fair opens in Russia

2015 Moscow book fair opens in Russia

The 28th Moscow International Book Fair has been opened in the Russian capital, with Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati in attendance.

 
40 countries to partake in Iran 100-second filmfest

40 countries to partake in Iran 100-second filmfest

Director of international committee of the 10th 100-Second Films Festival said 40 countries so far have requested to participate in this film event.

 
Dutch PM invited to attend GECF Summit

Dutch PM invited to attend GECF Summit

Iranian president's special envoy on Friday submitted Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, a message from President Rouhani, who invited Dutch Prime Minister to attend the 3rd Gas Exporting ...

 
Movie “Muhammad (PBUH)” Aimed at Introducing Accurate Image of Islam

Movie “Muhammad (PBUH)” Aimed at Introducing Accurate Image of Islam

Prominent Iranian filmmaker Majid Majid said his movie “Muhammad (PBUH)” was produced with the aim of presenting an accurate picture of Islam.

 
Halal Media Certificate unveiled during IRTVU Congress

Halal Media Certificate unveiled during IRTVU Congress

The Halal Media Certificate was unveiled in a ceremony on the sidelines of the Islamic Radios and TVs Union (IRTVU) congress in Tehran.

 
Iran Cultural Center Opens in Iraq

Iran Cultural Center Opens in Iraq

Iran inaugurated a cultural center in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, an Iranian attaché announced on Friday.

 
 
Gaza on Gaza, an art exhibition in theLondon
 
Gaza on Gaza is an exhibition of work by Palestinian artists in response to the lives devastated by the last year's conflict.
 
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