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Earthquake jolts Larestan in Fars province

Earthquake jolts Larestan in Fars province

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 17:56:09 hours local time (14:26 hours GMT)and its epicenter was at 29.89 degrees latitude and 54.5 degrees longitude and in depth of 10 kilometers underground.There is no immediate report on the possible casualties …

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Iran sends aid convoy to Deir al-Zour

Iran sends aid convoy to Deir al-Zour

Ahmad al-Hosseini, who is in charge of Aid Supply and Public Assistance Organization ‘Jihad al-Bina’, said on Monday that the shipment comprised of 20 trucks carrying foodstuff, medicine, flour and clothing with a total weight of 1,000 tons.The aid supplies will be dispatched via land to be distributed among the …

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UNESCO to celebrate Int'l Peace Day in Tehran

UNESCO to celebrate Int'l Peace Day in Tehran

The event will be held at Tehran's Azadi Tower in cooperation with Roudaki Foundation, the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, and Day Sun Cultural Institute. Tehran’s iconic landmark will be lit up by video images related to the theme of peace. Day Sun Cultural Institute will produce the video mapping, …

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UN Envoy: Iran committed to protecting ozone layer

UN Envoy: Iran committed to protecting ozone layer

He made the remarks in a commemoration ceremony held for the 30th anniversary of Montreal Protocol and World Day of Ozone in the venue of Department of Environment.Lewis added that since 2012 the UN is cooperating with DoE in the direction to implement projects to protect ozone layer and reduce …

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Sirjan becomes world city of Rugs

Sirjan becomes world city of Rugs

He told IRNA that registration of a city or village has three phases; first a dossier prepares to be sent to the WCC, second assessors visit the nominee cities and third a voting process takes place to register globally a venue.Vafaei stressed that after considering the report of assessors who …

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Iran sympathizes with Cuba over hurricane Irma

Iran sympathizes with Cuba over hurricane Irma

In the message, Hashemi expressed sorrow over the losses caused by the hurricane, the Cuba's Prensa Latina reported. Besides expressing his solidarity with the Cuban people and government, the Iranian minister expressed sympathy with the victims' bereaved families and wished that those injured would fully recover soon.In another development, Research …

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First humanitarian aids consignment distributed in Rohingya camps

First humanitarian aids consignment distributed in Rohingya camps

He said the consignment was included 40 tons of medicine, food packages, tent, blanket and rugs.The total amount of the humanitarian aids for the Rohingya refugees is 160 tons, which will be dispatched in the upcoming days.Following attacks of the Myanmar Army against Rohingya Muslims in August 25, 2017 at …

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Iranian tourists to travel to Russia without visa

Iranian tourists to travel to Russia without visa

Levan Jagarian made the remarks Saturday in a meeting with Mazandaran governor general.Russian tourists will also be able to travel to Iran with no need to obtain visas.The visa waiver program in Russia is now effective for Turkey, Thailand and the UAE and it will soon take effect for the …

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Western Iran most important settlement area of Susa II

Western Iran most important settlement area of Susa II

The Public Relations Office of the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism quoted Mohsen Zainivand Head of the probing team in Tappeh Aqrab (Aqrab Hill) in Dehloran, Ilam Province, announcing this on Saturday as saying the ancient enclosure consists of two large and small bumps with a distance of …

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Head of Ahlul Bayt World Assembly confers with Georgian religious official

Head of Ahlul Bayt World Assembly confers with Georgian religious official

In a meeting in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, Iran's Ambassador to Georgia Javad Qavam Shahidi as well as Head of Georgian Muslim Agency and residing Muslim personalities in Georgia were present.Vashakmadze presented a report on the presence of different religions in Georgia and their freedom of activities.He pointed to the …

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