According to the latest ranking of the Liden Institute for Science and Technology this year, 22 percent of Iranian universities are among the world's top universities, deputy minister of science for international affairs said.
Iranian freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers were selected as the best athletes of their weight categories in the latest United World Wrestling (UWW) rankings thanks to the mix of prime hand-to-hand combat skills and complex tactics they exhibited in various high-status international tournaments over the past few months.
France’s ultra-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has highlighted themes such as immigration and national identity to excite her supporters at a Paris rally as she leads a tight race with her three top rivals.
US General Joseph Votel, the commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM), has secretly headed to Northern Syria to meet US-backed militant groups, two days after announcing that Washington was mulling more US boots on the ground in the Arab country.
Thirty-seven top US scientists, including some of the world’s leading experts in the fields of nuclear science and arms control, have written to President-elect Donald Trump, calling on him to abide by the nuclear agreement with Iran when he takes office on January 20.