President Hassan Rouhani of Iran says the United States should know that peace with Iran will be the mother of all peace while war with the country will be the mother of all wars.
Protection for dolphins and seabirds will be weaker under UK government plans for Brexit than if Britain stayed in the EU, according to a new analysis by environmental groups.
Two consecutive mild and moderate earthquakes jolted southern Iran on Sunday morning.
The cows were silent on a recent July morning at Mill-King dairy farm in McGregor, Texas. They stood under shade trees, digesting their breakfast, while cicadas buzzed in the branches overhead.
Poring through four decades of satellite data, climate scientists have concluded for the first time that humans are pushing seasonal temperatures out of balance – shifting what one researcher called the very ‘march of the seasons themselves’.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned world economic leaders that a recent wave of trade tariffs would significantly harm global growth, a day after US President Donald Trump threatened a major escalation in a dispute with China.
While there is no known cure for colon cancer, scientists believe diet soda can help reduce the recurrence of the disease, according to a new report.
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail expressed support for the nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers.
What about exploring pictures just by moving around? Lots of 11-year-olds would find this a great idea, especially if the alternative was a homework assignment on French verbs.
Have you ever felt rushed during a doctor’s visit? Most physicians don’t give their patients adequate time to explain the reason for their visit, according to a new study.
The torso is more intuitive — and more precise — than joysticks for piloting drones, both simulated and real, said scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).
The first flying car? Yes, we agree. The kind of image we associate with an animated movie or new video game.
A recent study has started to investigate the link between sensitivity to better tastes and the risk of cancer.
The Second International Biopharma Festival — currently receiving submissions on pharmaceutical biotechnology and related topics — will be held at Tehran International Exhibition Center on December 21-24.
Run a mile in the heat of the summer and you may get a sense of what some people with excessive sweating deal with every day.
Two types of antibodies from the blood of Ebola survivors protected animals against strains of the virus that cause deadly infections in people, researchers report.
Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said that Islamic Republic of Iran has the most startups in the Middle East (ME) region in the field of biotechnology and stem cells.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani might offer the Taliban militant group another ceasefire during next month’s Eid holiday, a government spokesman says, after the Afghan leader reached a truce with Taliban insurgents last month.
Modern slavery is a reality in Britain and migrants are being increasingly recruited to low-paid jobs to propel the British economy, an analyst says,
Saudi authorities have arrested a university lecturer as part of an ongoing crackdown against Muslim preachers and intellectuals led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Egypt has condemned as racist a law recently adopted by Israeli parliament that declares the occupying entity “the nation-state of the Jewish people,” warning that the legislation undermines peace efforts in the region.
The most damaging scandal of Emmanuel Macron's presidency deepened on Saturday, with his interior minister due to face a grilling in parliament over his response to a top security aide of Macron caught on video beating up a young man at a Paris protest in May.
International legal experts say Myanmar has violated its obligations to the United Nations child rights convention as the unprecedented crackdown mounted by the government of the Southeast Asian nation against the minority Rohingya Muslims has led to an exodus of hundreds of thousands of people from the persecuted community.
Reimposing sanctions aimed at Iran's crude oil exports could prove harder than some members of the Trump administration apparently believe, speakers suggested at a July 18 Atlantic Council discussion.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi denounced Israeli Parliament for adopting a law which recognizes Jewish supremacy over Palestinians.
A cease-fire announced by Hamas largely held Saturday after a wave of deadly strikes across the Palestinian enclave sparked by the death of an Israeli soldier shot near the fence.
An official with Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization blamed the pilot and co-pilot for the February crash of an ATR passenger plane that killed 66 people in southwestern Iran.
Colombian former FARC guerrillas took their seats in Congress on Friday as part of an agreement that ended five decades of war, and outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos urged the nation to protect the nascent peace and put an end to violence.
South Pars Gas Complex (SPGC) processed 39 billion cubic meters of natural gas to the national gas distribution network in the three months to June 21.
Iranian holding company MAPNA Group voiced readiness to take over a project to develop the country’s South Pars gas field after French energy giant Total canceled its contract in fear of the US looming sanctions.
Four years after his death in California's Paradise City, personal belongings, movie memorabilia and art work belong to Robin Williams are to be auctioned in New York.
The Syrian Army and allied forces made advances in the southwest that bring it closer to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as terrorists boarded buses for northern Syria, state television and other sources said.
Sebastian Vettel surged to pole for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday as Lewis Hamilton suffered a setback when his Mercedes broke down to leave him at the back of the grid.
A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine state resigned, telling AFP on Saturday that the Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed board risks becoming "part of the problem" in a conflict that forced some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump are taking up the cause of an imprisoned far-right, anti-Muslim figure in the UK, raising fears that extreme right-wing movements and Islamophobia will be revived in Britain.
Britain's Tom Bosworth opened the London Diamond League meeting in style with a world outdoor best performance in the 3,000m walk on Saturday.
Iran’s police plan to equip cruisers with a new smart system in the future, chief of the Iranian Prevention Police General Mohammad Sharafi said.
Israeli artillery units have targeted a position of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement in the Gaza Strip only hours after it was announced that the Tel Aviv regime had reached a truce with Palestinian factions in the besieged coastal enclave.
Working moms in Japan accounted for 70.8 percent of all mothers in 2017, breaking the 70 percent line for the first time, according to Japan’s Labor Ministry.
National Library and Archives of Iran along with four other libraries were named runners-up at IFLA (The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) Green Library Award 2018.
They know the skyscrapers of Manhattan better than this small village in rural Mexico, but these 18 children are here to meet their extended families and learn about the world their parents left behind.
Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of still birth, congenital malformations, low birth-weight and respiratory illnesses.
US President Donald Trump’s latest attacks on China and the European Union will shape the discourse on global trade conflicts and competitive devaluation as Group of 20 finance ministers meet in Buenos Aires this weekend.
China is keen to foster cultural relations with Iran concurrent with political and economic cooperation, a Chinese cultural official said on Saturday.
A study published in the journal Cell Death and Disease showed that the mice developed with wrinkled skin and visible hair loss could be restored by turning off a gene, lending a clue for potential therapy against aging.
Extreme sea level rise could swamp Internet cabling and hubs by 2033 — and coastal cities like New York, Seattle and Miami are at greatest risk. Christopher Intagliata reported.
What are the most aggressive chemical products for the environment? What areas of the planet have more pollutants? Can we detect toxic products which are hard to identify? How can we protect biodiversity and natural ecosystems better? Degradation of the environment and natural resources, the loss of biodiversity, impacts on health and the crises on food safety are some of the effects of chemical products being thrown into the environment due human activity.
In 1885, two years after a massive eruption of the Indonesian volcano Krakatoa, scientists added a new type of cloud to the cloud atlas. All of the ash and water vapor spewed into the atmosphere created mesmerizing sunsets and other effects around the world, including the new noctilucent clouds — extremely high, wispy clouds that are only visible in far northern latitudes.
Under warmer conditions, plants can take up more carbon dioxide by using carbon more efficiently for growth, shows a new study.
Ordinary sound waves — small oscillations of density — can propagate through all fluids, causing the molecules in the fluid to compress at regular intervals. Now physicists have theoretically shown that in one-dimensional quantum fluids not one, but two types of sound waves can propagate.
Forty-nine years ago this Friday, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the Moon. That day, they also became the first people to harvest samples from another celestial body and bring them back to Earth.
A paper published in the Journal of Medical Imaging — "DeepLesion: Automated mining of large-scale lesion annotations and universal lesion detection with deep learning," — announced the open availability of the largest CT lesion-image database accessible to the public.
How big a threat to the world economy are the trade conflicts between the US and its principal trading partners, not only China, but also traditional allies? The answer is it depends on how bad the protectionism becomes and how dire the results would be. But it makes sense to worry: the risks are quite big.
Wildfires in the Arctic Circle, drought-stricken farmers and a spike in hospital treatment for sunburn: an unusually long heatwave this summer has northern Europe in its grip.
Government borrowing in the April-to-June period fell to its lowest level since 2007, official figures show.
The increased risk of cancer in people with diabetes is higher for women than men, a new study finds.
A ‘dangerous complacency’ in the response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, according to a report.
A broken bone in older age may increase your risk of death for the next 10 years, researchers say.
Japan's core consumer prices increased in June from a year earlier owing to rising costs for energy, the government said in a report on Friday.
Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys a structure known as the ‘myelin sheath’, whose integrity is indispensable for the brain and spinal cord to function properly.
When it comes to being fit, are genes or lifestyle — nature or nurture — more important? Researchers at San Francisco State University, CSU Fullerton and Cal Poly, Pomona removed the nature part of the equation by studying a pair of identical 52-year-old twins who had taken radically different fitness paths over three decades.
British police and intelligence agencies are using children as spies in covert operations against terrorists, gangs and drug dealers, a new UK parliamentary report has revealed.
A court in Iraq has handed down life terms to seven Iraqi nationals over membership in the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group and involvement in acts of terror across the war-ravaged Arab country.
US President Donald Trump has expressed readiness to intensify his trade war with China by imposing tariffs on all $500 billion of imports from the world's second largest economy.
China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have discussed strengthening bilateral ties during a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and top UAE officials on the second day of his visit to Abu Dhabi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it is "good for all" that US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin seek to hold new talks following the two leaders' meeting in the Finnish capital of Helsinki earlier this week.
At least 14 people have been killed in an air raid in Chardara district near the northern Afghan city of Kunduz after an anti-Taliban operation which involved US airstrikes.
US President Donald Trump said in an interview released Friday he is willing to hit all Chinese goods imported to the US with tariffs if necessary.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says an estimated 750,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Syrian returned to their homes in the first half of the current year, adding that the figure equals the amount for all of last year.
A South Korean court sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of government funds and interfering in a 2016 parliamentary election.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused Russia of trying to undermine Western democracies for decades and said it will continue for the foreseeable future, citing the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election as an example.
Iran and Russia are working to establish a stock market corridor for investors in the two countries to access each other's capital markets, disclosed the chairman of the Central Securities Depository of Iran (CSDI).
European economic powerhouses Germany, France and the UK have reportedly notified Tehran that they seek to open direct banking channels with the Islamic Republic, in what would be the first practical step to sustain the 2015 nuclear deal and sidestep the US, which has unilaterally withdrawn from the accord.
Iran will sign a cooperation treaty with Southeast Asia at an upcoming meeting of ASEAN, a Singaporean diplomat said.
Iran-Afghanistan railway line will be inaugurated by March 20, 2019, an Iranian official announced on Thursday.
Pakistan’s election authorities granted broad judicial powers to the powerful military at polling stations during next week’s general election, a rare move that has fanned concern among political parties and human rights groups.
Russia can be transit point for international goods to Iran
Iran has started operations to help neighboring Iraq to extinguish a fire in the Iraqi part of Hoor al-Azim lagoon, which has been spreading over the past two weeks, an Iranian official said on Friday.
President Donald Trump instructed his national security advisor to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Washington later this year, the White House said Thursday.
Turkey and the Netherlands have agreed to normalize relations following a severing of bilateral ties in a 2017 diplomatic row.
French President Emmanuel Macron fired the head of his personal security detail on Friday but faced criticism for failing to act sooner, after video was released showing the man posing as a police officer and beating a protester while off duty in May.
The organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics unveiled domestic ticket prices for the Games on Friday ranging from less than $18 up to $2,760, the top rate for a place at the opening ceremony.
Anthony Joshua knows that Alexander Povetkin has knockout power – and identified the key punch to be wary of.
The British government warned it is “sleepwalking into a nightmare” as new figures show murder, robbery and stabbings increasing sharply in England and Wales.
Myanmar’s military systematically planned a genocidal campaign to rid the country of Rohingya Muslims, according to a report released by the advocacy group Fortify Rights based on testimony from 254 survivors, officials and workers over a 21-month period.
Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the last fortnight you can't have failed to notice the world's most marketable footballer has swapped Madrid for Turin.
Iran drew plaudits for its performances at the World Cup, and one of the country’s biggest clubs, Persepolis, is looking to end the nation's AFC Champions League drought.
Neymar dismissed rumors of a Paris Saint-Germain exit as the Brazil star reaffirmed his commitment to the French champion.
Neanderthal man knew how to make a fire by striking stone to create sparks, researchers said after analyzing several tools found at sites in France dating from 50,000 years ago.
Iranian short film 'It Rains Slowly', by Saeed Nejati, is to be screened at the ninth edition of Seoul Metro International Subway Film Festival.
Uganda’s president has banned motorcycle drivers from wearing hoodies in an attempt to tackle rising crime rates in the country.
An exhibition titled 'Manifestation of Iranian Art at Imam Reza's (PBUH)' opened on July 20 by the Iranian Cultural Center at Cantabria library in Madrid, Spain.