TEHRAN -- One of the privileges of the Islamic Republic, which is derived from the Shia mode of thought, is that it lacks the extremist thinking which has sprung up in today’s world in the form of Takfiri movements, Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said in an exclusive interview with the Jomhouri Eslami newspaper published on Sunday.
Iran’s 10-month pistachio exports rise 80% y/y
TEHRAN, YJC. – Iran exported $1.4 billion of pistachio in the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2014- January 20, 2015), an 80 percent rise from $780 million in the same period last year.
TEHRAN – Over 100 Iranian economists have undersigned a statement, urging the government to focus on policies of the resistance economy, which has been instructed by the Supreme Leader.
Radiation drills held in Bushehr - IN PHOTOS
TEHRAN, YJC. Radiation drills were held in the nuclear city of Bushehr by Iran's Passive Defense Organization.
Iranian, Italian FMs meet - IN PHOTOS
TEHRAN, YJC. Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Saturday arrived in Tehran for talks with senior Iranian officials.
Bibi’s speech at US congress to benefit Iran
Tehran, YJC. Iranian politician says that a speech which Netanyahu is going to deliver to the US congress is doomed to benefit Iran.
Tehran, YJC. Iranian official says he is satisfied with increased investment in various sectors, saying that foreign and domestic investors are seeking to carve out more niche positions in the country's commercial market.
Iran can impose sanctions on West: MP
Tehran, YJC. Iranian MP said the Supreme Leader’s comments indicates the country’s capacity in the sense that 'we are not powerless to give a response to west’ sanctions.'
Tehran, YJC. Iran and Iraq’s Kurdistan have signed an MoU to export gas and gasoline to the semi-autonomous region.
Tehran, YJC. Iran's oil export to Japan in January 2015 hit 192,000 barrels per day (bpd), showing a 34 percent increase compared to the month before, according to data released by Japanese authorities.
Persian folktale: Amu Noruz and Naneh Sarma
Noruz, the Iranian New Year Celebration, is one of the most ancient Iranian traditions. There are some folk tales associated with this event including the love story of Amoo Noruz and Naneh Sarma.