This week’s edition of Iran Today looks at the tragic collapse the Plasco high-rise in Tehran last month.
“The Charter of Citizens’ Rights,” outlined by the administration of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, is to guarantee freedom of speech, protests, fair trials, and privacy.
Thirty eight years have passed since the people of Iran took to the streets and brought about the Islamic Revolution of 1979.
Imam Khomeini, the leader of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, was an influential political figure who brought about a sea change to the world.
This edition of Iran Today looks at Iran's upcoming presidential and city and village councils elections.
On Sunday, January 8, the news broke that Iran’s Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani had died of a heart attack.
The 2016 Intl. Elecomp Exhibition in Tehran provided proof of the major growth in Information Technology in Iran.
From new startups to discovering renewable energies and robotic techs, Iran has been one of the leading countries and 2016 was not an exception.
Among the highlights of politics in 2016 were a US-Iran naval incident, the implementation of the JCPOA, and Iranian parliamentary elections.
The US Congress earlier extended the so-called Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another 10 years. The extension is considered by many Iranians as a violation of the JCPOA.
Unity Week, designated by Imam Khomeini, is commemorated among Muslims every year as a time of unity between the world’s Shias and Sunnis.
Organ donations by the bereft of brain-dead patients have seen an outstanding rise in during the recent years.
Iran’s transit potentials have been limited due to sanctions. However, in the post-sanctions era, Iran has made attempts to tap its potentials in this area.
What implications will the election of Donald Trump have for world politics?
Despite all the obstructions by the US, Iran has managed to make significant breakthroughs in the aerospace industry since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
President Rouhani reshuffles his cabinet eight months ahead of Iranian presidential elections.
On November 4, 1979, two weeks after Shah had been allowed to enter the United States, a group of students took over the US embassy in Iran.
This year, it has embarked on an online census for the first time, expecting to set a record of 30%.
Iran is turning to renewable energy forms in order to avoid the side effects of generating power in traditional ways.
Shia Muslims venerate Imam Hussein in religious ceremonies marking his martyrdom anniversary on the Day of Ashura.
Family is of paramount importance in Islam and Islamic states. There are numerous Islamic teachings regarding the rearing of children and the appropriate behavior toward wives.
Saudi Arabia has made a lot of attempts to push Iran to the corner and remove it from regional equations, while giving financial support to terrorists.
Following a rapid growth of internet use in Iran, people started to trust online shops, slowly though, inasmuch as nearly 95% of orders in the country are online.
Riyadh failed to guarantee the security of Iranian pilgrims during this year’s Hajj, hindering their participation in the rituals.
Iran's new oil contracts have presented foreign investors with enticing conditions; however, there are many voices of criticism who are asking for amendments in the contracts.
On the occasion of the Iranian Govt. Week, this program examines the Rouhani administration's achievements in tackling foreign and domestic economic woes.
Iran has made major breakthroughs in many scientific areas such as nano-technology, biotechnology, stem cell, genetic engineering, aerospace sciences and medicine.
Official figures show Iranian exports have risen following the implementation of a nuclear deal struck between Iran and six world powers.
Small-scale enterprises make up the major part of every advanced economy in the world, and Iran, likewise, has embarked on supporting them.
After three years of stagnation in Iran’s housing market, it is picking up; though slowly.
The MKO terrorist organization who had a record of assassinating around 12000 high ranking Iranian officials is supported by Saudi Arabia.
In the US State Department's so-called annual report on terrorism, Iran sits atop as a supporter of terrorism because of backing Hezbollah.
Iranian plateau is replete cultural heritage and historical monuments. These architectural remnants date back somewhere between an average 200 years.
Watch a report on the extent to which both sides of the Iranian nuclear deal have actually managed to fulfill their own set of obligations.
Iranians are a people sitting atop underground resources from petroleum to minerals. Mines come in a close second after gas and oil in Iran.
In early 1979 Iranians finally ceased the 25 centuries of monarchic rule and instituted a novel manner of governance instead; a democracy predicated on religion.
Following the tragic human crush that happened during Hajj rituals, Saudi Arabia resorted to certain pretexts to block Iranians from this year’s Hajj.
Recently there's been a cloud of doubt hovering over the true application of Islamic principles and precepts in Iran's banking sector.
The US Supreme Court has issued a verdict that Iran must pay $2 b to relatives of Americans killed in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia.
International Competitions on the Holy Qur'an is annually held in Iran and bring together many non-Muslim European and Asian nations.
In the post-JCPOA era Iran is increasingly feeling the need to tap into other markets other than western markets, in a bid to develop its industries.
On April 29, Iranians went to the polls in the second of parliamentary elections to determine the fate of 68 undecided seats in the legislative chamber.
Saudi Arabia used its financial leverage over a number of OIC member states to make sure the summit condemns Iran and Hezbollah.
Since Iran is a gas and oil superpower, it has an enormous potential in the plastics industry to be tapped.
A review on what Iran and P5+1 countries agreed and their obligations.
Following the lifting of the sanctions, Iran’s untapped potential for investment is now open to foreign investment.
Robotics was first introduced in Iran less than 30 years ago but since then Iran has made considerable progress in this area.
Iran is a country with high potential in tourism industry and since the JCPOA it’s geared up to make its mark in the industry.
This edition of Iran Today addresses Iran’s stock market and the investment opportunities it provides.
The international World Trade Organization governs trade among countries. Iran applied for WTO membership in 1996 but has faced US opposition.
On February 26, 2016 millions of Iranians went to the ballot boxes to elect their candidates for the country’s parliament and the Assembly of Experts.
The Iranian people will cast ballots on Friday to elect the 5th Experts Assembly and the 10th parliament.
Life is based on energy and this energy comes from the burning of fossil fuels which, as a result, causes global warming.
On February 11, 1979, the Iranian monarchy was overthrown after months of public unrest.
One great way to deal with bumper to bumper traffic is the fast expanding subway system in Tehran and some other megacities.
On February 26, Iranians will elect 88 jurisprudential experts out of more than 800 prospective candidates for the 5th Assembly of Experts.
Officials from Iran and the P5+1 met Saturday evening, January 16, 2016 and told the world deal was now in effect.
On January 2nd Riyadh announced the beheading of Sheikh Nimr which led to severance of diplomatic ties with Tehran.
Iran has two elections ahead and is registering candidates for the Assembly of Experts and the Parliament.
In this program we review Iran’s economic and scientific activities during 2015.
A host of national and international events marked a hectic year for Iran in 2015.
On February 19, 2014, and after consulting with the Expediency Council, Ayatollah Khamenei announced the general policies of what’s come be known as Resistive Economy.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei wrote an open letter following a terrorist attack in Paris, addressing the youth of Europe and North America.
The new format of Iranian oil and gas contracts has finally and officially been revealed.
Iran is at the forefront of fighting against terrorist groups such as Daesh and the Al-Nusra in Iraq and Syria.
The 21st Iranian International Press and News Agencies’ Annual Exhibition has just wound up in Tehran.
November 4 marks Student Day in Iran, also designated as National Day of Fight against Global Arrogance.
Following an agreement between Tehran and 6 world powers, a growing concern is voiced by four ministers on the country’s state of economy and finances.
Iran is an ideal destination for immigrants because there are no tribal clashes happening in it and because it enjoys high security.
The ratification of the JCPOA was followed by both agreements and disagreements in Iran.
When it comes to stem cell research and certain bio-engineering fields of investigation, Iran enjoys cutting-edge technology.
On September 24 , 2015, Millions turn out to mourn the crushing to death of Iranian and other Haj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.
The agreement that was reached between Iran and the P5+1 on July 14 has produced both proponents and opponents.
Iran’s defense capabilities
The automotive industry in Iran has a 50-year-old history and people say they’ve had enough of the ever-rising prices and the lack improvement in quality
One of the major concerns for the Iranian economy in recent years has been the vast influx of goods imported via illicit channels.
On August 23, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond traveled to Iran to reopen the UK embassy in Tehran and to meet a number of Iranian officials.
In the aftermath of Iran's nuclear deal with the P5+1, Tehran has prioritized good ties with its neighboring countries.
In This section of Iran Today, you are going to watch how Shia communities are dwelling and how they face the extremism by ISIL (Daesh).
In recent decades, there’s been an increase in the tendency towards democracy as the best system of government, highlighting the importance of political parties or groups that can represent certain views.
In a fast-paced and ever-changing world, no country can achieve economic development without careful planning and thinking forward. Iran has a long record in economic planning: Blueprints known as “five-year plans” that define the country’s medium-term goals.
The drought in south East Asia has taken its toll on Iranian wetlands and lagoons.
In this edition of Iran today, we will have political experts break down the nuclear deal for us, and find out how it’s gone down with different countries.
In this edition of Iran Today we’ll be talking about certain difficulties the “Iran talks” have been experiencing, especially as put forward by Israel and Saudi Arabia.
In this addition of Iran Today, we will be discussing the long-standing mistrust between Iran and the US.
In this edition of Iran Today, we’ll take a look at Ramadan, the holiest of Muslim months when the Sacred book, the Qur'an, takes center stage.
This edition of Iran Today examines the latest developments in the nuclear talks between Iran and the six world powers.
In this edition of Iran Today, we will take a look at Iran’s Red Crescent Society and tell you about its programs and activities.
In this episode of Iran Today, we covered the latest developments in Iran's railway industry and its future projects.
In this edition of Iran Today, we will review the 32nd International Quran Competition in Tehran.
Iran held the 20th International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition on May 6 for a 4-day period.