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Tehran meeting: A roadmap for prosperous Afghanistan

Foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighbors and Russia concluded the second meeting on Afghanistan, underlining the need for an inclusive government in the war-torn country that would protect the rights of all ethno religious groups. The neighboring countries of Afghanistan have succeeded in building a consensus on how to deal with the unrecognized authorities of the...

Iran sets new rules to resume foreign tourist arrivals

Iranian officials have announced new rules for foreign tourists interested in visiting the country, CHTN reported on Monday. As of October 23, direct and indirect entry and exit of nationals of Iran and other countries (both groups and individuals) from/to air and land borders are no longer restricted by presenting a valid vaccination card and...

President Rayeesi Calls for Muslims Unity

Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi called on Muslim nations to strengthen their unity and establish stronger relations, and said that they should not allow enemies to deceive them through sowing seeds of discord. The Iranian president made the remarks speaking at the opening ceremony of the 35th International Conference on Islamic Unity in Tehran on...

Iran to Establish Nano technology lab in Kenya

Thursday, October 21, 2021 The Ambassador, Islamic Republic of Iran-Kenya, Dr. Jafar Barmaki met with the Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi (UoN), Prof. Stephen Kiama, the Vice-Chancellor, JKUAT, Prof. Victoria Ngumi and representatives from Kenyatta (KU) and Pan African Universities to discuss the...

What did Imam Khomeini mean by Islamic unity?

The late founder of Iran’s Islamic Revolution is perceived to be a pioneer of Muslim unity in the contemporary history. But what did he exactly mean by Muslim unity? Some scholars believe Imam Khomeini revived Islam and the revolution triggered a new wave of Islamic awakening thought the Muslim world. But what was Imam Khomeini’s...

Culinary, handicrafts exhibit underway at Jameh Mosque of Saveh

The 12th-century Jameh Mosque of Saveh is hosting an exhibition of a wide variety of local dishes as well as traditional arts and handicrafts, Saveh’s tourism chief has announced. The exhibition that displays artworks by over 50 crafters in the fields of leatherworks, woodcarving, pottery, and carpet, aims to promote cohesion between artists and encourage...

October 12; Day of commemoration of Hafez-e Shirazi

Hafez-e Shirazi, a famous poet of the 8th century AH, symbolizes the Iranian identity, historical, and cultural memory. He is also one of the most influential poets globally, and the Divan of Hafez is known to everyone in the world. Hafez-e Shirazi’s poems have been translated into various languages in Europe, and the name of this...

‘Needlework’ A Common Craft in Iran’s Balouchistan

Balouchistan embroideries are the most exquisite samples of handicrafts in Iran. These needleworks are locally called “Suchan Duzi”. There are many documents that prove this embroidery existed from the early years of Islamic era in this tribe and flourished during the Timurid and Safavid dynasty. Suchan Duzi is most commonly used as a decoration of...

Iran, Kenya explore avenues of mutual economic co-op

  Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) hosted a meeting with a Kenyan trade delegation on Thursday to explore ways for expanding economic cooperation between the two countries, especially in the agricultural sector. The meeting was attended by ICCIMA Deputy Head for International Affair Mohammadreza Karbasi and Governor of Kenya’s Bomet state...

Tehran improves rank among world’s innovative cities

Tehran has advanced by two steps among the most innovative cities in the world, according to the report of the Global Innovation Index 2021. The capital of Iran is ranked 41, surpassing cities such as Istanbul, Vienna, Barcelona, and Berlin. The 2021 edition of the Global Innovation Index presents the latest global innovation ranking of...