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Tourism region in Iran struck by 6.1 earthquake

The region is known to visitors. An earthquake with magnitude 6.1 occurred 71km NNW of Torbat-e Jam, Iran at 06:09:12.05 UTC on Apr 5,...

Boeing signs first significant deal with Iranian airline under Trump regime

Boeing has signed a $3.4 billion deal with Iran's Aseman Airlines to supply 30 737 MAX aircraft to the carrier. It’s the first Boeing...

Second Iranian tour group arrives in Upper Egyptian city of Aswan

The second Iranian tour group to visit Egypt in decades arrived in the country on Friday, two months after the arrival of a first group that had raised the ire of ultra-conservative Sunni-Muslim Salaf

Magnitute 6.2 earthquake rocks southern Iran

Strong earthquake rocks Southern Iran.Preliminary Earthquake Report:Magnitude 6.2 Date-Time 11 May 2013 02:08:14 UTC11 May 2013 06:38:15 near epicenter

Czech tourists kidnapped in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan - Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped two women tourists from the Czech Republic in Pakistan’s insurgency-hit southwestern province of Balochistan, officials said.

Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project shall not be stopped

LAHORE, Pakistan - President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, while talking to the media at Lahore, reiterated that Pakistan will not stop the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline despite threats from the United

Ahmadinejad: Expansion of Tehran-Cairo tourism ties ensures “peace, security and brotherhood”

TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has underlined the significance of the enhancement of bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic and Egypt in all areas, particularly in the

Egypt’s tourism minister heading to Tehran “to restore tourism activity into...

CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt's tourism minister is heading to Tehran, the government said on Sunday, as Cairo tries to halt sliding visitor numbers and thaws relations with Iran after a 30-year freeze.

Iran to host international tourism expo

Iran is planning to mount the sixth edition of international exhibition for tourism, hospitality and investing opportunities in Kish Island.

Shanghai Cooperation Organization may include Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan in its...

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Pakistan is attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) that kicked off its 11th prime ministerial meeting in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek on Tuesday.

Iran produces first tourism 3D animation

The first tourism three-dimensional animation titled Travel to Iran1404 has been produced in the country’s historical city, Isfahan.

Iran to ban its tourists from visiting European Union countries

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's parliament plans to ban Iranian tourists from visiting European Union countries as a counter-measure for EU sanctions against the Islamic state, state media reported Wednesday.

European Union expands punishing sanctions on Iran

NEW YORK, NY - The 27-member state EU adopted today additional sanctions that step up the already punishing measures against Iran's banking and energy sectors.

All set for NAM in Tehran

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran is bringing surprises to regional experts.

Non-Aligned Movement summit to boost Iran’s tourism

TEHRAN, Iran - The 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit will provide a good opportunity for Iran to introduce its tourism potential and cultural heritage to NAM members during their stay in Tehran,

Post-earthquake rescue operations end in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - Rescue operations have ended in Iran after two strong earthquakes that killed at least 250 people, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Sunday.

Iran and Pakistan keep working on IPI gas pipeline project

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The Chairman of the Iranian parliament, Mr. Ali Larijani, in his meeting with the Senate Chairman of Pakistan, Mr.

Respect our culture and be our guest

PAKISTAN & IRAN (eTN) - When I was sitting in the departure lounge of Lahore Airport for my flight to Mashhad, Iran, I had a perception of a country that is barely surviving through economic stresses

Goa wants tourists from UAE and Iran

PANAJI, India - Encouraged by the increasing number of tourists to Goa from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iran, the tourism department has decided to participate in the Arabian Travel Mart to ta

Iran to turn Abu Musa Island into “model tourist resort”

TEHRAN – The Iranian cabinet votes to turn the Abu Musa Island into a ‘model tourist resort’, the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) director announced on Tuesday.

Israel puts out guide for Israeli tourists in Iran as a...

The Knesset Research and Information Center put out a guide on Monday of hot spots for Israeli tourists in Persia – otherwise known as Iran.

Iran cuts oil exports, gas prices may hit $5

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oil prices rose Monday after Iran cut exports to Britain and France, raising worries that higher gas prices may follow suit.

Iran targets 20 million foreign visitors by 2025

Iran aims to raise the number of foreign tourists to 20 million by 2025, as per the country’s 2025 vision.

New EU sanctions target sources of finance for Iranian nuclear program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Given the EU's serious and deepening concerns over the Iranian nuclear program, the Council today broadened the EU's restrictive measures against that country.

Old German “Air Force One” sold to Iranian carrier

The German government was embarrassed this weekend following revelations that an Iranian airline bypassed trade sanctions to acquire an aeroplane formerly used by Chancellors Helmut Kohl, Gerhard Schr

Qatar Air chief: We would love to operate in Iran

Qatar Airways, the second-biggest Arab carrier, plans to roll out new routes in Iran, CEO of the company announced.

UN human rights expert voices concern over Iran’s judicial abuses

The United Nations independent expert on the situation of human rights in Iran today voiced concern over alleged violations in the country’s judicial system, citing practices such as torture, cruel

UAE calls on Iran to take dispute over islands to UN...

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) today called on Iran to either enter into serious, direct talks over three islands which it says are an integral part of UAE territory or refer the issue to the United N

Iran threatens boycott of London Olympics over “Zion” logo

TEHRAN, Iran — The 2012 London Olympics logo is racist because it resembles the word “Zion”, says Iran, while warning of a possible boycott of the games.