Iranian pop singer and musician, Behnam Safavi, died at the age of 36 in Isfahan on Monday after a long period of struggling with brain tumor, IRNA reported.
Iran’s tourism industry assigned a high priority to attracting Chinese tourists, an Iranian tourism official said on Monday.
Coal concentrate production by two companies affiliated to the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) witnessed a 33 percent growth during March 21-April 20, 2019.
A permanent handicrafts exhibition is scheduled to be held in Vienna from September 2019, the deputy head of Iran Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (ICHTHO) announced on Monday.
Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek to extradite him from Britain, a potential setback to efforts by the US to put him on trial over a huge release of secret documents.
The secretary of Iran Aluminum Industries Syndicate Abolfazl Rezaei announced that despite US sanctions on Iran’s metal industry, the country will continue exporting aluminum to its neighbors.
Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte are leading in an early count of the Senate vote in what the Philippine leader sees as an affirmation of his three-year administration.
China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on a range of US goods, striking back in its trade war with Washington shortly after US President Donald Trump warned it not to retaliate.
Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies.
Iran hailed the unilateral withdrawal of Houthi forces from key ports of Yemen’s western province of Hodeida, once again reaffirming the Islamic Republic's support for the Stockholm agreement.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives have fallen to fifth place in an opinion poll ahead of the May 23 European parliamentary election as pressure grows for her to set a date for her own departure.
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Kawhi Leonard's buzzer-beater to beat the Philadelphia 76ers in game seven of the playoffs and send the Toronto Raptors to the NBA Conference finals has been described as a ‘movie moment’.
If reports coming out of Belgium are to be believed, former Belgium national team manager Marc Wilmots is close to becoming the new head coach of Iran.
Pep Guardiola was eulogized on Monday for his relentless hunger for success that propelled Manchester City to a second consecutive Premier League title after a titanic battle with Liverpool.
Iran’s Judiciary sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain, according to Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaeili.
Chinese researchers have developed a new technology to produce artemisinin, the top choice for malaria treatment, on a large scale.
The number of people in the UK dying from heart and circulatory diseases before the age of 75 is rising for the first time in 50 years, the British Heart Foundation has said.
More than 300 tiny pieces of human tissue from prisoners executed in Nazi-era in Berlin were buried on Monday.
Researchers at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) have found that cancer patients in New Mexico have lower chances of survival when compared to the rest of the nation, medicalxpress.com wrote.
An aide to Pope Francis shimmied down a Rome manhole in order to restore electricity for hundreds of homeless people living in an unused state-owned building.
Cho Min-kyong boasts an engineering degree from one of South Korea’s top universities, a school design award and a near-perfect score in her English proficiency test.
Great swathes of the Solar System should be preserved as official ‘space wilderness’ to protect planets, moons and other heavenly bodies from rampant mining and other forms of industrial exploitation, scientists said.
Facebook said on Sunday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European parliamentary election later this month.
A team of paleontologists from China, Britain and Russia recently discovered that the oxygen content changes of the atmosphere and ocean were key factors affecting the Cambrian evolutionary explosion of animals 540 million years ago.
Elon Musk just gave us the first look at his rocket company's bold plan to bring ultra-high-speed Internet to the entire world.
A United Nations climate change panel updated on Monday guidelines for governments to estimate greenhouse gas emissions so the most up-to-date scientific research is included.
The European Union fully supports the international nuclear accord with Iran and wants rival powers to avoid any further escalation over the issue, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday.
Plastic bags at least 40 years old have been found in mangroves near the Brisbane River in Australia as conservationists use the looming election to press Australia’s politicians to immediately ban single-use plastics.
British cosmetics company Body Shop has taken an initiative to protect the environment, people and critters as much as it can with the launch of its new Community Trade recycled plastic that will help to tackle plastic pollution and benefit the livings and planet.
Current European Union environmental principles should be formally translated into domestic law after Brexit, Scottish landowners say.
In yet another move to suppress voices backing Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro and his legitimate government, the US administration has turned off water supply to a group of anti-coup activists gathered at the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington in order to force them out of the diplomatic mission.
A United Nations (UN) report says Israeli forces destroyed at least 41 Palestinian-owned structures in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds and West Bank over the past two weeks alone.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed, after initial denial, that a number of commercial ships have been targeted by "sabotage" attack near its territorial waters.
The United States Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt says President Donald Trump’s announcement of the controversial proposal for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, dubbed “Deal of the Century,” has been postponed by at least a week over a host of issues.
Authorities in Sri Lanka have arrested a Saudi-educated preacher over links with the suspected mastermind of bombings last month, throwing a spotlight on the role of Salafi-Wahhabi terrorism in South Asia.
President Donald Trump has warned China that it should either sign a trade deal with the United States now or face a "far worse" agreement in the future.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises.
Thousands of Poles have marched on the US Embassy in Warsaw to protest American pressure on Poland to compensate Jews whose families allegedly lost property during World War II.
The Syrian army has taken targets belonging to the Takfiri Jabhat Fateh al-Sham terrorist group in the country’s east under heavy retaliatory fire for another day.
Clashes between members of two Sudanese tribes in an eastern town have left seven people dead and 22 wounded over the past two days, a local official told AFP Sunday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to meet Turkmenistan officials for consultations on bilateral ties and regional issues in Ashgabad.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described the US president’s passing phone number as an empty offer for talks similar to previous ones proposed by his national security advisor.
US President Donald Trump warned China that it should strike a trade deal with the United States now, otherwise an agreement would be "far worse for them if it has to be negotiated in my second term."
Iran’s Parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill on Sunday to grant citizenship right to children born to an Iranian mother and foreign father.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC’s April supply dropped to 30.23 million barrels per day, mbd, showing a four-year low.
Largest Iranian-made fiberglass cargo vessel, capable of carrying 1,300 tons of cargo, was exported, said Director General of Ports and Maritime Organization of Hormuzgan Province Morad Afifipour on Sunday.
Iranian textile exports rose over six percent in value and 26 percent in weight during the last Iranian year (ended March 20), an official said on Sunday.
The case of Shiraz handicrafts globalization is being prepared to be sent to the World Council of Handicrafts, said deputy director of Handicrafts’ Export Office at Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.
The 27th edition of the International Qur’an Exhibition is a great opportunity to know about the Qur’anic activities of participating countries and consider the Qur’an as the basis for social communications.
Iran will remain self-sufficient in wheat production to meet domestic demand during the current Iranian year (ending March 20, 2020), Iranian Deputy Agriculture Minister Esmaeil Esfandiari said on Sunday.
A member of the Iranian Parliament said the US was unable to prevent the export of petrochemicals from Iran to global markets.
Fifty two African refugees forced their way into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco on Sunday by climbing over a towering border fence, Spanish authorities said.
Voters in north India lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the second-to-last round of a seven-phase general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi facing a diverse group of opposition parties seeking to deny him a second term.
US Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt said President Donald Trump’s announcement of the controversial proposal for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, dubbed “deal of the century,” has been postponed by at least a week over a host of issues.
An attack on a luxury hotel in the southwestern city of Gwadar was a bid to "sabotage prosperity", Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday, as police confirmed all the attackers had been killed.
Manny Pacquiao will challenge Keith Thurman for his WBA (Super) welterweight title on July 20.
The Syrian army took targets belonging to the Takfiri Jabhat Fateh al-Sham terrorist group in the country’s east under heavy retaliatory fire for another day.
NBA superstar LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will be coached next season by Frank Vogel, a former coach at Indiana and Orlando, with Jason Kidd as an assistant, media reports said Saturday.
Paulo Andre Camilo de Oliveira powered Brazil to victory in the men’s 4x100m event at the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan, on Sunday as the South Americans finished ahead of a strong US quartet and world champion Britain.
Rafael Nadal heads into the final fortnight of the countdown to the French Open facing uncertainty after crashing out in his bid for a sixth title at the Madrid Open.
Iran and the Turin International Book Fair discussed the expansion of cultural cooperation.
The United Nations said Sunday that the Houthis’ withdrawal from Yemen’s key Red Sea ports was proceeding as planned, after the government accused the fighters of faking the pullout.
A total number of 15 historical objects from the National Museum of Iran were moved to the National Museum of China to attend the Asian Civilizations exhibition.
Authorities in Sri Lanka arrested a Saudi-educated preacher over links with the suspected mastermind of bombings last month, throwing a spotlight on the role of Salafi-Wahhabi terrorism in South Asia.