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Envoy praises Russian Iranologist for spreading Persian language


Moscow, Oct 12, IRNA - Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei hailed the efforts of Russian scriptologist Mohammad Nouri Osmanov for spreading the Persian language and its learning in Russia.

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Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA – Head of Iran's Emergency Medical Services Pir-Hossein Kolivand said on Thursday that following the collapse of the Plasco Trade Center many firefighters are feared dead.
Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA – Plasco Trade Center, one of the biggest in the Iranian capital, collapsed on Thursday following a big fire firefighters could hardly consume.
YARAT Contemporary Art Space invites you to enjoy ERROR performance on January 27.
YARAT Contemporary Art Space is delighted to invite everyone to the screening of a new film on January 24.
Mr. Galifianakis returns in “Baskets,” as nutty as ever. Mr. Pratt joins his wife, Anna Faris, on “Mom.” And BET reminisces about the Obama era.
Virginia has executed a man convicted of killing two young girls and their parents, one of whom was a during a New Year's Day home invasion more than
The former business manager for Alanis Morissette admitted embezzling more than $7 million from the singer and other celebrities and agreed to plead
Historians discuss and debate the president’s use of the bully pulpit as a history lectern.
Set in a women’s prison, this production is the third and last installment of the director Phyllida Lloyd’s series of Shakespeare plays for Donmar Warehouse.
Writers and books that Mr. Obama mentioned in his interview about literature with the Times’s chief book critic, Michiko Kakutani.
A seven-person group show at Detroit Artists Market examines the differing ways artists can find inspiration in nature.        
A national animal welfare group filed a complaint with Manitoba authorities after a video surfaced online showing a dog being forced into churning wa
His latest successes — which include a pair of No. 1 hits on the Billboard Latin songs chart — have come as part of reggaeton’s second global wave.
That was a personal commission, says renowned North Korean sculptor Ro Ik Hwa, pointing to a bust of A.Q. Khan, the Pakistani scientist the U.S. denounced as the world’s greatest nuclear proliferator.
Mr. Schur’s acclaimed comedy, in which human existence is a video game, and the afterlife depends on your score, wraps up its first season on Thursday.
The collection, compiled Jack V. Lunzer, is known as the Valmadonna Trust Library and is considered the greatest private library of Jewish manuscripts.
The president invited in artists and sought others out, from novelists to rappers to musicians to actors.
New York City Ballet opened its six-week season with three works by this choreographer, in a program called “Balanchine Short Stories.”
Lisa Wade, a sociologist at Occidental College, has written a study depicting students’ sex lives as a mix of carnality and pervasive disappointment.
Current and former Rockettes find themselves in a new spotlight as they take sides over the inauguration, breaking with the solidarity that defines the troupe.
Humor and the breaking of the fourth wall helped; and, as Ryan Reynolds said, “It’s like a weird odyssey that grew out of some kind of vision board.”
Mr. Gray’s 1996 film, a study of female bonding in the face of racial injustice, comes to the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn.
The playwright David Ives delivers an adaptation of the Pierre Corneille comedy.
A wild and woolly drama on WGN America about a clan in Appalachia threatened by the outside world begins its second season.
American Football plays Terminal 5 and The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die is at Brooklyn Bazaar.
These instruments will stretch beyond their vocal qualities when the Atlantic Reed Consort plays at Weill Recital Hall, and the Rushes Ensemble Comes to National Sawdust.
The soon-to-open “Fast Forward: Painting From the 1980s” includes not only stars like Julian Schnabel and David Salle but also less famous figures.
Run the Jewels and The Times put together a list of 10 songs that say something about the time they were created — and the discontent of today.
"Will & Grace" is making a comeback.
Mr. Peck unveils “The Times Are Racing” as part of New York City Ballet’s New Combinations program.
After a decade behind the scenes, Ms. Hemby has released a new album, “Puxico,” titled after her grandfather’s hometown, Puxico, Mo.
In TV, everything old can be new again, as NBC is officially reviving influential, hit comedy Will & Grace. The network's first new series order for
The chant is on a new track, called “Tiny Hands,” the singer created for the women’s march in Washington after Donald Trump’s inauguration.
The late legendary Montreal musician Leonard Cohen will provide inspiration for more than a dozen visual artists and musicians as part of a special e

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