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Gas shortage grips Iran amid freezing temperature, more consumption

WANA (JAN 14) – Several Iranian regions are gripped by natural gas shortage as temperature has dropped, consumption has increased to a level that the National Gas Company is unable to meet all the demands.   The situation forced the officials in provinces such as Tehran, Zanjan, North Khorasan and East Azerbaijan to close governmental […]

Iranian-British Ali-Reza Akbari executed on espionage charges

WANA (JAN 14) – Former Deputy Defense Minister Ali-Reza Akbari, an Iranian-British national was hanged in Tehran today on various charges including espionage for MI6 and involvement in the assassination of a late Iranian nuclear scientist.   The Mizan News Agency affiliated to Iran’s Judiciary Branch wrote: “Ali-Reza Akbari, who was sentenced to death on […]

Iran’s officials censure Swedish court of appeal regarding Nouri

WANA (JAN 13) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry and Judiciary officials have censured a Swedish court of appeal toward ex-official Hamid Nouri sentenced to life imprisonment for contribution to the 1988 executions of political prisoners in Iran.   The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan’ani lamented over the surprising and unanticipated behavior and […]

President Ebrahim Raisi, Yazd province- Jan,13, 2022 - President office / WANA News Agency

Raisi: America has solved the problem of which country so far?!

WANA (JAN 13) – The most important parts of the speech of the President of Iran, Ebrahim Raeesi, to the people of Yazd province:   Western countries have solved the problem of which country and nation so far that they want to solve our problems! They (Americans and Westerners) have been thinking about their own […]

It will be a disgrace to embargo the IRGC by England

WANA (JAN 13) – The temporary preacher of the Friday prayer in Tehran, Ayatollah Ahmed Khatami, called the British House of Commons resolution that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is a terrorist the peak of their enmity with the Iranian people and said: “The police force, Basij, army and the IRGC are the protectors of […]

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi speaks while presenting the Iranian New Year budget during the parliament session in Tehran, Iran, January 11, 2023. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency)

President Raisi submits budget bill 1402 to parliament

WANA (JAN 11) – Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi submitted the budget bill for the Iranian year of 1402 (begins on March 21) to the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) or Parliament on Wednesday.   Raisi handed over the bill in an open session of the presiding board of the Majlis said that the government was benefitted […]

Demonstration against insulting

WANA (JAN 11) – Following the insult of the French Charlie Hebdo magazine to Iran’s top officials in the form of cartoons, different social classes in Iran are reacting with anger to this act of the French. These days, rallies are held in front of the French embassy in Iran. Today, a number of students […]

Faezeh Hashemi, centre-left, sitting next to Fariba Kamalabadi, centre-right. Social Media / WANA News Agency

Ex-president’s daughter Faezeh Hashemi sentenced to a five-year prison term

WANA (JAN 10)  – A political activist Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani, daughter of the former Iranian president has been sentenced to a five-year prison term for what called her role in fomenting the recent protests in Iran.   A women’s rights activist, reformist and former journalist and lawmaker, Fa’ezeh Hashemi is the daughter of the late […]

Demonstrators burn a French flag during a protest to condemn the French magazine Charlie Hebdo for republishing cartoons insulting Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in front of the French Embassy in Tehran, Iran, January 8, 2023. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency)

Tehran’s Pro-government protesters condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoons, French administration

WANA (JAN 8) – Earlier, Iranian seminary teachers and students called for a gathering in front of the French Embassy in Tehran on Sunday to protest against the recent act of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo which published “insulting” cartoons of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.   Meanwhile, Iran’s government […]

Ukrainian flight tragedy, questions remained after 3 years

WANA (JAN 8) – Three years after Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Tehran, there are still unanswered questions about the tragic incident.   Based on an analysis, more than the issue of the plane’s downing and the victims who perished in the sad event […]

Iranian missile systems are seen during the IRGC ground forces military drill in the Aras area, eastern Azerbaijan province, Iran, October 17, 2022. IRGC/WANA (West Asia News Agency)

Meaningful installation of banners in front of the embassies of America’s military allies in Tehran

WANA (JAN 8) – Simultaneously with the 8th of January and the anniversary of the missile attack on the American base in Ain al-Assad, meaningful banners have been installed in front of the embassies of America’s military allies in Tehran. The Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has repeatedly stated that the attack on Ain […]

The Citroën Dyane, produced in Iran under the name Jian was a popular economic car - Social Media / WANA News Agency

Nostalgic Iranian car Jian still has its own fans

WANA (JAN 8) – The Citroën Dyane, produced in Iran under the name Jian was a popular economic car which many Iranians feel nostalgia for as their memories have been entangled with this vehicle.   Dyane was an economy family car produced by the French automaker Citroën from 1967 to 1983. The Dyane’s design remained […]

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Gas shortage grips Iran amid freezing temperature, more consumption

WANA (JAN 14) – Several Iranian regions are gripped by natural gas shortage as temperature has dropped, consumption has increased to a level that the National Gas Company is unable to meet all the demands.   The situation forced the officials in provinces such as Tehran, Zanjan, North Khorasan and East Azerbaijan to close governmental […]

Iranian-British Ali-Reza Akbari executed on espionage charges

WANA (JAN 14) – Former Deputy Defense Minister Ali-Reza Akbari, an Iranian-British national was hanged in Tehran today on various charges including espionage for MI6 and involvement in the assassination of a late Iranian nuclear scientist.   The Mizan News Agency affiliated to Iran’s Judiciary Branch wrote: “Ali-Reza Akbari, who was sentenced to death on […]

Iran’s officials censure Swedish court of appeal regarding Nouri

WANA (JAN 13) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry and Judiciary officials have censured a Swedish court of appeal toward ex-official Hamid Nouri sentenced to life imprisonment for contribution to the 1988 executions of political prisoners in Iran.   The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan’ani lamented over the surprising and unanticipated behavior and […]

President Ebrahim Raisi, Yazd province- Jan,13, 2022 - President office / WANA News Agency

Raisi: America has solved the problem of which country so far?!

WANA (JAN 13) – The most important parts of the speech of the President of Iran, Ebrahim Raeesi, to the people of Yazd province:   Western countries have solved the problem of which country and nation so far that they want to solve our problems! They (Americans and Westerners) have been thinking about their own […]

It will be a disgrace to embargo the IRGC by England

WANA (JAN 13) – The temporary preacher of the Friday prayer in Tehran, Ayatollah Ahmed Khatami, called the British House of Commons resolution that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is a terrorist the peak of their enmity with the Iranian people and said: “The police force, Basij, army and the IRGC are the protectors of […]

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi speaks while presenting the Iranian New Year budget during the parliament session in Tehran, Iran, January 11, 2023. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency)

President Raisi submits budget bill 1402 to parliament

WANA (JAN 11) – Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi submitted the budget bill for the Iranian year of 1402 (begins on March 21) to the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) or Parliament on Wednesday.   Raisi handed over the bill in an open session of the presiding board of the Majlis said that the government was benefitted […]

Demonstration against insulting

WANA (JAN 11) – Following the insult of the French Charlie Hebdo magazine to Iran’s top officials in the form of cartoons, different social classes in Iran are reacting with anger to this act of the French. These days, rallies are held in front of the French embassy in Iran. Today, a number of students […]

Faezeh Hashemi, centre-left, sitting next to Fariba Kamalabadi, centre-right. Social Media / WANA News Agency

Ex-president’s daughter Faezeh Hashemi sentenced to a five-year prison term

WANA (JAN 10)  – A political activist Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani, daughter of the former Iranian president has been sentenced to a five-year prison term for what called her role in fomenting the recent protests in Iran.   A women’s rights activist, reformist and former journalist and lawmaker, Fa’ezeh Hashemi is the daughter of the late […]

Demonstrators burn a French flag during a protest to condemn the French magazine Charlie Hebdo for republishing cartoons insulting Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in front of the French Embassy in Tehran, Iran, January 8, 2023. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency)

Tehran’s Pro-government protesters condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoons, French administration

WANA (JAN 8) – Earlier, Iranian seminary teachers and students called for a gathering in front of the French Embassy in Tehran on Sunday to protest against the recent act of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo which published “insulting” cartoons of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.   Meanwhile, Iran’s government […]

Ukrainian flight tragedy, questions remained after 3 years

WANA (JAN 8) – Three years after Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Tehran, there are still unanswered questions about the tragic incident.   Based on an analysis, more than the issue of the plane’s downing and the victims who perished in the sad event […]

Iranian missile systems are seen during the IRGC ground forces military drill in the Aras area, eastern Azerbaijan province, Iran, October 17, 2022. IRGC/WANA (West Asia News Agency)

Meaningful installation of banners in front of the embassies of America’s military allies in Tehran

WANA (JAN 8) – Simultaneously with the 8th of January and the anniversary of the missile attack on the American base in Ain al-Assad, meaningful banners have been installed in front of the embassies of America’s military allies in Tehran. The Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has repeatedly stated that the attack on Ain […]

The Citroën Dyane, produced in Iran under the name Jian was a popular economic car - Social Media / WANA News Agency

Nostalgic Iranian car Jian still has its own fans

WANA (JAN 8) – The Citroën Dyane, produced in Iran under the name Jian was a popular economic car which many Iranians feel nostalgia for as their memories have been entangled with this vehicle.   Dyane was an economy family car produced by the French automaker Citroën from 1967 to 1983. The Dyane’s design remained […]

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