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April 14, 2019
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syrian Kurds repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Izadi group after freeing them during the final push against Daesh, a local official said.   The Syrian Kurdish fighters say they rescued some 300 Izadi women and children during the fight to take the militants’ last scrap of territory in eastern Syria....
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Two Iranian short films, ‘Frouzan’ by Mirabbas Kosravinezhad and ‘Oblivion’ by Fatemeh Mohammadi, have won awards at the 2nd Shahu International Film Festival in India.   Directed by Mirabbas Kosravinezhad, ‘Oblivion’ won the Special Jury Award at the second edition of Shahu International Film Festival in India. Another Iranian short, ‘Oblivion’ directed by Fatemeh Mohammadi,...
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A newly-wed couple from the city of Mianeh in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province has donated their wedding expenses to flood-stricken people. The young couple went to the Iranian Red Crescent Society’s Office in their city and donated their wedding money (over 350 USD) to their fellow countrymen. In addition, the couple asked their relatives to...
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s women’s futsal team will play friendly matches with Spain and Portugal, according to the team’s technical director Ali Ra’di. Iran will travel to Russia on May 4 and play Portugal one day later. Team Melli will meet host Russia on May 6 and play Spain on May 8, Ra’di said. “These...
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Laila Jafari is a prominent civil society and women’s rights activist in Afghanistan. She is also a member of High Peace Council (HPC), a government body constituted to facilitate peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. In an interview with Tehran Times, she talks about the ongoing peace negotiations, significance of women’s representation...
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Iran will host two regional workshops of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) on environmental problems and outer space treaty in the near future, the information and communication technology (ICT) minister announced, IRNA reported on Friday.   Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi met UNOOSA Director Simonetta Di Pippo and discussed further cooperation between...
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