Iran’s Sanda Defends Title at World Wushu Championships
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iran’s Sanda team defended its title at the World Wushu Championships held in Shanghai, China.
Senior Official Rejects Reports of U.S. Cyber Attacks
TEHRAN(Basirat): Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali on Monday rejected as baseless claims that the U.S. had recently mounted several cyber attacks against the Islamic Republic.
Official: Sanctions on Iran’s Petrochemical Industry A Total Failure
TEHRAN(Basirat): Head of Iran’s most profitable petrochemical plant said foreign sanctions on the country’s petrochemical industry have ended in complete failure.
Saffron Output to Exceed 400 Tons in Iran
TEHRAN(Basirat): Medicinal Plants Project Manager of the Iranian Agriculture Ministry Hussain Zainali said on Sunday that Iranian farmers will produce a sum of 430 tons of saffron in the current fiscal year (March 20, 2019-March 20, 2020.
Secondary Circuit of Arak Heavy Water Reactor to Come on Stream: Iranian Official
TEHRAN(Basirat): The secondary circuit of Iran’s Arak heavy water reactor will become operational within the next two weeks, a special assistant to head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced.
Iranian Scientists Invent Smart Uniform for Soldiers, Climbers
TEHRAN(Basirat): A team of Iranian researchers has designed and manufactured smart uniforms for soldiers and professional mountain climbers which can monitor their vital signs and detect radioactive and landmines with their sensors.
Serious Measures Required to Reverse Deforestation in Iran
TEHRAN(Basirat): Around ten percent of Iran’s total land area is covered by forests, which according to the latest figures amounts to 14 million hectares, mostly in the north, on or near the coast of the Caspian Sea, which has a heavy rainfall.
Barberry Harvest in South Khorassan Province
TEHRAN(Basirat): Farmers in Iran’s Eastern province of South Khorassan have started harvesting barberry. The product is widely used as a food additive with lots of benefits. South Khorassan accounts for the lion’s share of barberry production both nationwide and worldwide. More than 98% of Iran’s barberry is produced in South Khorassan.
Lasting security, peace in Persian Gulf secured by participation of regional countries
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed the need for restoring peace and stability to the region, including the Persian Gulf and providing freedom and security of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, and said that Iran's decisive policy is based accordingly.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iran and Italy are mulling over the possibilities of launching a direct shipping route between Chabahar port in southeastern Iran, and Venice in northern Italy, Press TV reported citing the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran (PMO).
President Rouhani to visit Armenia
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani will travel to Yerevan on Monday upon the official invitation of the Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan.
Deputy FM Araghchi delivers speech at ECO ministerial summit
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, Seyyed Abbas Araghchi has delivered a speech at the ministerial meeting of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) held in New York on the sidelines of the 74th meeting of the UN General Assembly.