University Professor: Detention of Press TV Anchor Sign of US Hypocrisy

TEHRAN - A teaching associate in political science at Howard University said that detention of Press TV news anchor Marzieh Hashemi by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) indicates the US government's hypocritical approach towards human rights and democracy. [+Video]

Iran, Serbia to Expand Sports Cooperation

TEHRAN - Tehran and Belgrade will increase their mutual cooperation on sports, specially in the field of basketball, with joint programs of coach training and further interactions between the national and club teams of the two countries.

Iran Disbands Silver Smuggling Gang

TEHRAN - The Iranian Intelligence Ministry announced on Sunday that it has dismantled a 9-strong band of smugglers in the Northeastern province of East Azerbaijan.

Marzieh Hashemi Behind Bars in Fourth Deadliest Country for Journalists

TEHRAN - African-American Marzieh Hashemi was arrested by the FBI last week without charges and has been treated badly. Mrs. Hashemi, aka Melanie Franklin, originally born to a Protestant family in New Orleans who goes back and forth to the US to visit family had traveled to the US to…

Analysts: Bolton, Pompeo behind Arrest of Marzieh Hashemi

TEHRAN - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US National Security Advisor John Bolton are those who have ordered arresting Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, say commentators.

Dhaka Int’l Festival Awards 2 Iranian Films

TEHRAN - The 17th edition Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) wrapped up on Friday, awarding 'Dressage' and 'The Return', two Iranian films, respectively for Best Director and Best Short Film.

Top 10 tourist attractions of Khorasan

Tehran (ISNA) - Khorasan is a vast historical area in the north east of Iran. Due to the geographical location and common borders with neighbor countries, it has a variety of cultures and tourist attractions. Khorasan is rich in history, art, and natural sceneries, attracting many domestic and foreign tourists…
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