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Mehr News
Mehr News
About 8 hours ago

Culture min., Cinema Organization head send messages to TISFF

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s Minister of Culture Abbas Salehi and Head of Cinema Organization of Iran Hossein Entezami sent separate messages to the 37th edition of the Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF).
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 9 hours ago

Lebanon Prosecutor Questions Central Bank Head at Swiss Request

Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh answered questions from Lebanon’s public prosecutor on Thursday based on a request from Swiss investigators looking into allegations of money laundering and embezzlement linked to the bank. Salameh said in a statement he had told Public Prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat that he stood “ready to answer any questions” and no financial transfers had been made from central bank accounts. The Swiss attorney general’s office has not said ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 10 hours ago

Speaker Berri Contacts Iraqi PM, Condemns Baghdad Twin Terrorist Blasts

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Thursday contacted by phone Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, condoling him and condemning the twin suicide bombing that hit Baghdad earlier today and claimed dozens of martyrs and wounded. In the same context, Speaker Berri contacted Sayyed Ali al-Sistani's representative in Lebanon, Hamed al-Khafaf, denouncing the terrorist attack. A double suicide attack in the Iraqi capital Baghdad claimed the lives of at least 32 people and left ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 11 hours ago

Loyalty to Resistance Bloc: Ongoing Crisis in Lebanon Necessitates Government Formation

The Loyalty to Resistance parliamentary bloc stressed on Thursday that the ongoing crisis in Lebanon necessitates the creation of the new government which can administer the public affairs. In a statement issued after its periodic meeting, the bloc urged all the residents in Lebanon to abide by the anti-coronavirus measures in order to curb the spread of the pandemic, hailing the cooperation between the ministry of health and the parliament to manage ...
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Press TV
Press TV
About 11 hours ago

Basic goods imports exceed 4 mln tons in 10 months: Iran’s GTC

Iran’s Government Trading Company (GTC) says the country imported over four million metric tons of basic goods in the 10 months to late January despite pandemic-related restrictions imposed at borders and difficulties facing the country in settling trade payments. Amir Talebi, a deputy head of the GTC, said on Thursday that a total of 194 ships carrying basic goods, including foods, staples, medicine and animal feed, had docked at Iranian ports in ...
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Press TV
Press TV
About 11 hours ago

Israel threatens to cut ties with Biden if he returns to JCPOA

A new report cites a 'very senior Israeli official' as saying that the occupying regime would start snubbing the US if it reentered a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers that was ditched by the previous American administration. 'If Biden adopts [former US president, Barack] Obama’s plan, we will have nothing to talk about with him,' the regime’s Channel 12 reported on Wednesday, citing the unnamed official. Although the channel ...
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Press TV
Press TV
About 11 hours ago

Iranian airliner names its planes after renowned dignitaries

Yusef Jalali Press TV, Mashhad This plane belongs to the Iran Air Tour airliner. From now on, it has a name: Miremad Hasani. Miremad is perhaps the most important figure in the history of Persian calligraphy. The measure comes as part of an initiative to name 10 jets after outstanding dignitaries in the history of art, literature and science in Iran. The move took effect following an agreement signed between the Iranian ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 12 hours ago

Lebanon Records 4594 Coronavirus Cases with 67 Related Deaths during Past 24 Hours

The Lebanese ministry of public health issued on Thursday its daily report in which it announced 4594 new coronavirus cases, 4579 of them for locals and 15 among the arrivals, raising total to 269241. The report added that 21115 PCR tests were conducted during the past 24 hours, adding that the number of cases of recovery from the coronavirus rose to 158828. According to the report, 67 new coronavirus-related death cases were ...
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Mehr News
Mehr News
About 13 hours ago

India hopes for more Iran, Venezuela oil exports

TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – India is hoping to diversify its sources of crude by purchasing Iranian and Venezuelan oil as the tenure of hawkish Donald Trump in the White House has ended.
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