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.
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.
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).
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani will travel to Yerevan on Monday upon the official invitation of the Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan.
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.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his presence at the UN General Assembly and the meetings with world leaders helped break the atmosphere of anti-Iranian accusations and refuted the allegation that Tehran has been involved in recent attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Tehran's provisional Friday Prayers leader Hojjatoleslam Kazzem Seddiqi blasted the international bodies which claim support for human rights for keeping mum about the dire situation of detained Nigerian cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
TEHRAN(Basirat):In the seventh annual reunion of Russia’s muslims in Moscow on Monday, a senior advisor to the Iranian Supreme Leader took part
TEHRAN(Basirat): The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force on Monday received four military helicopters made in Iran.
TEHRAN(Basirat): The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps displays a number of intruding American and British drones captured for violating Iran's airspace, in an exhibition in Tehran on September 21, 2019. (Photo by Tasnim news agency)
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described the US plan to create a so-called security coalition in the Persian Gulf as a new plot to “plunder” the region and said the Islamic Republic will not allow the strategic body of water to be used as a tool to create insecurity.