Rasht, Iran Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rasht, Iran.

Results 1 - 20 of 52 in Rasht, Iran

  1. Iran: Another atrocity in EsfahanRead the original story

    46 min ago | Scoop

    On Friday night, October 24, the criminal gangs affiliated with the clerical regime attacked a 24-year-old woman and in an anti-human atrocity splashed acid on her face. This crime was committed at 8:10 pm at the 3-way intersection of Malek Shahr of Esfahan by three criminals riding motorcycles who had their faces covered.

    Comment?

  2. Iran plans to construct new line as part of circular railway around Caspian SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trend

    Currently, Iran is reviewing the issue of construction of a new rail line in order to lock up the railway ring around the Caspian Sea, Iran's Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development and CEO of Iranian Railways, Mohsen Pour Seyed Aghaei told Trend Oct.22. During the summit of the heads of Caspian Sea countries in Astrakhan, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to create a railway ring around the Caspian Sea.

    Comment?

  3. Iran: 13 Executions in One DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Scoop

    The henchmen of the clerical regime hanged 13 prisoners on Sunday October 19, 2014 in Ghezel-Hessar Karaj Prison, Tabriz Central Prison and Rasht Central Prison. Fardin Jaafarian, 18, was hanged in Tabriz prison.

    Comment?

  4. Four people hanged in Iran on drug related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 20 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Four men were hanged in Iran's northern Rasht city on Oct. 19, due to drug related charges, the official IRIB news agency reported. One of the hanged men was previously arrested for heroin possession, while another 46-year old man was arrested and charged for carrying and selling opium.

    Comment?

  5. Iranian artists gather at Tehran center to present ";Art for Humanity";Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Payvand News of Iran

    The exhibition "Art for Humanity" displaying works by 100 artists to help the United Nations World Food Program fight hunger in the world was inaugurated at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center on Friday. A number of Iranian cultural figures, foreign ambassadors and United Nations Resident Coordinator for Iran Gary Lewis attended the opening ceremony, the center has announced on its website.

    Comment?

  6. Artists gather at Tehran center to present "Art for Humanity"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Tehran Times

    A man gets some shots of the artworks on display in the exhibition "Art for Humanity" at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center on October 17, 2014. TEHRAN The exhibition "Art for Humanity" displaying works by 100 artists to help the United Nations World Food Program fight hunger in the world was inaugurated at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center on Friday.

    Comment?

  7. North-South project submitted to CIS Railway Transport Council's meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Trend

    The project for creation of the International North-South Transport Corridor will be mulled in Baku Oct. 21-22 at a meeting of the Railway Transport Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States , the Azerbaijan Railways Head Arif Asgarov said. He noted that the project is being regularly reviewed and discussed in a tripartite order, that is, among Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran.

    Comment?

  8. Russian navy ships berth in Iran, will visit Azerbaijan afterwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 13 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: A fleet of Russian warships berthed in the Caspian port of Anzali in Northern Iran, the Islamic Republic's IRNA news agency said Oct. 13. The fleet carrying massage of "peace and friendship" was welcomed by Iranian officials. Levan Jagarian, Russia's ambassador to Tehran, who attended the ceremony, called for boosting mutual ties between the two countries in various fields.

    Comment?

  9. Iranian artists to commemorate World Food DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Payvand News of Iran

    Over 100 Iranian artists will showcase their artworks in an exhibition at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center to commemorate World Food Day on October 16. The week-long exhibit has been arranged to help the United Nations World Food Program fight hunger among children in the famine stricken regions of the world, the director of the WFP Country Office in Iran, Negar Gerami, announced in a press conference held on Tuesday. "Over 800 million people are facing famine, while there is sufficient food for everyone in the world, and we aim to eradicate hunger in the world," she said.

    Comment?

  10. Iranian artists to commemorate World Food DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN Over 100 Iranian artists will showcased their artworks in an exhibition at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center to commemorate World Food Day on October 16. The week-long exhibit has been arranged to help the United Nations World Food Program fight hunger among children in the famine stricken regions of the world, the director of the WFP Country Office in Iran, Negar Gerami, announced in a press conference held on Tuesday. "Over 800 million people are facing famine, while there is sufficient food for everyone in the world, and we aim to eradicate hunger in the world," she said.

    Comment?

  11. Release of untreated sewage called a ";catastrophe";: Iran's DOE ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Payvand News of Iran

    Massoumeh Ebtekar, the head of Iran's Department of the Environment, has announced serious concern over the release of untreated city and town sewage into rivers in some parts of the country, referring to it as an environmental catastrophe. In a report in the Sharvand Daily on Monday October 6, Massoumeh Ebtekar said the Department of the Environment is firmly pursuing strict implementation of the ban on releasing untreated sewage into rivers, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Power.

    Comment?

  12. Azerbaijan, Iran reach new level of customs cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Trend

    Commissioning of the Qazvin-Rasht-Astara Astara railway, which is part of the "North-South" international transport corridor, will lead to the intensification of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Iran, said the head of the Customs Service of Iran Masoud Karbasian Sept.30 at a meeting in Baku with the Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan Aydin Aliyev. "Cooperation between customs of Azerbaijan and Iran is at a good level, and the two heads of state have a will for the expansion of bilateral relations in this sphere.

    Comment?

  13. Gilan province plays important role in Azerbaijan-Iran relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Trend

    Iran's Gilan Province plays an important role in the relations between Azerbaijan and Iran, Azerbaijani Consul General in Tabriz Ali Alizadeh said. He made the remarks at a meeting with the Gilan Province Governor Mohamed Ali Najafi, Azerbaijan's diplomatic mission told Trend Sept.

    Comment?

  14. Essays On The History Of The Karabakh Khanate - 1Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Groong

    One of the most powerful khanates in the Caucasus was born amidst the chaos of war and interchanging dynasties. The Safavid state was weakened by raids of Uzbek khans that the Persian forces were unable to hold back, as well as dynastic rulers with talent - Abbas II , Suleiman and Hussein .

    Comment?

  15. Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway to be commissioned in early 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Trend

    The Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway, which is an integral part of the "North-South" international transport corridor, will be commissioned in early 2015, executive engineer of the railway construction project Farhad Kafi told Azerbaijani reporters who visited the Iranian province of Gilan. "The total length of the Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway is 205 kilometers, while the Anzali-Astara section - 164 kilometers," he said.

    Comment?

  16. Iran starts building Mideast largest oncology center in RashtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran started construction of the Middle East's largest oncology research center in a ceremony attended by a distinguished Iranian neurosurgeon and medical scientist professor Majid Samii in Rasht City, northern Iran. The center which takes two years to be built will be constructed inside a Medical Sciences University in the city and under supervision of professor Samii.

    Comment?

  17. Tehran offers helping hand to BakuRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | Groong

    Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Sept 2 2014 Tehran offers helping hand to Baku 2 September 2014 - 7:02pm Rapprochement became possible with the course of openness and pacifism of Hassan Rouhani By Yuri Glushkov exclusively for Vestnik Kavkaza Improving Azerbaijani-Iranian relations are an overt tendency of the current political season in the South ... (more)

    Comment?

  18. Armenia at crossroadsRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Groong

    Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Aug 28 2014 Armenia at crossroads 28 August 2014 - 10:58am By Victoria Panfilova, a Nezavisimaya Gazeta columnist, exclusively for Vestnik Kavkaza Iran and Armenia are two countries in some form of a blockade.

    Comment?

  19. Iran - Human Rights: Three prisoners hanged in northern city of RashtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | NCR Iran

    The Iranian regime's judiciary in a northern province has declared that three men were hanged on Saturday in the main prison in the city of Rasht.

    Comment?

  20. FILM: Burning QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Artforum Intl.

    FRENHOFER, C'EST MOI , Paul Cezanne was said to have said about the principle character in Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu , a short story by Honore de Balzac from the year 1831.

    Comment?