30 September 2014 18:08
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will soon supply the Lebanese army with necessary military equipment to help the nation deal with the threats it is facing.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani, who is in Lebanon to hold talks on defense cooperation, made the announcement following a meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Tamam Salam...
28 September 2014 15:01
Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day during a ceremony held in Tehran, Press TV has reported.
Many Iranian tourism representatives and several government officials attended the gala held on September 27.
Some individuals and institutions were honored at the event for their outstanding contributions to Iran’s tourism industry.
According to International Civil Aviation Organization, Iran has the...
28 September 2014 14:57
Hundreds of American protesters, angered by Israel’s recent deadly assault on the Gaza Strip, gathered at the Port of Oakland to block an Israeli ship from unloading its cargo.
Workers with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) refused to unload the Zim Shanghai as about 200 activists picketed outside several of the port’s gates on Saturday morning.
The cargo ship is...
25 September 2014 22:33
UK police say they have arrested nine men, reportedly including a Muslim preacher, in a London raid, accusing them of involvement in suspected terror acts.
The Thursday announcement by British police came as part of what Scotland Yard described as “an ongoing investigation into Islamist-related terrorism,” without elaborating.
The police officials, however, noted that the police raids on Thursday “are not in...
24 September 2014 19:27
Millions of Muslims from around the world have gathered to perform this year’s Hajj ritual in Holy Lands.
Less than two weeks ahead of the Hajj ritual in Mecca, many Muslims have already arrived in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca to take part in the world Muslims’ largest annual gathering.
Before arriving in Mecca, the pilgrims perform certain rituals in order...
20 September 2014 12:17
High consumption of palmitic acid, which accounts for 44 percent of palm oil, will increase blood cholesterol and trigger cardiovascular diseases, said the head of Nutrition and Food Research Institute of Iran.
Iran to totally ban palm oil use
Dr. Majid Haji-Faraji added that a huge portion of imported palm oil is consumed in the production sector, wrote 'Iran Daily' in its...
17 September 2014 8:54
The United Nations’ human rights office has urged Yemeni officials to probe the recent killing of protesters in the country’s capital, Sana’a.
On Tuesday, Rupert Colville, the spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, called for an “independent, prompt and effective investigation” into the recent killing of 9 protesters in the capital.
“As Yemen faces various internal challenges, it is...
16 September 2014 8:27
Prominent, Well-known Sunni Cleric Hizbullah HAKVERDI (Hilmi KOCAASLAN) Wished Quick Recovery For The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Sayyed Imam Ali Khamenei.
BIISMIHI TEALA (In the name of Allah)
We wish quick and lasting recovery from Rabbal Alamin (Lord of the Worlds), Malek al-Yevmiddin (The only owner of the day of Recompense), Halık al-Ard Ve's-semavat (the creator of the World...
15 September 2014 22:53
The 16th Iran’s cinema celebration has closed the year’s programs with honoring the winners of its different categories.
A number of cinema officials and many cineastes attended the awards ceremony held in Tehran’s Milad Tower on September 13.
While the winners of several categories had received their awards three days ago, the other winners were honored during the closing ceremony yesterday.
15 September 2014 18:53
Top cleric spotlights role of women in Islamic society
Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi has met with group of women employees of the municipal government of Tehran, where he discussed cultural activities in the Iranian capital.
Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi praised the role of Muslim family, saying: “You must give women their rights as stated in Islamic teachings. The lofty status of women is described...
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