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  • qassemi Yesterday 20:47

    Iran condemns terrorist attack in London

    TEHRAN – Iran has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in London while criticizing what it called European countries’ “double standards” on combating terrorism.

  • The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Yesterday 05:12

    Enemies try to achieve goals by dealing economic blows to Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addressed a huge crowd of pilgrims of the eighth Shia Imam, Imam Reza (PBUH), in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad on Tuesday, which marked the first day of Iranian New Year.

  • فرانک والتر اشتاین مایر 2017-03-21 21:51

    Germany’s Steinmeier congratulates Rouhani on Noruz

    TEHRAN - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on Noruz, Iran’s ancient festive which marks the beginning of the New Year in the country.

  • Zarif's Instagram 2017-03-21 21:28

    Zarif joins Instagram, wishes a happy New Year

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made his debut on the social media platform on Tuesday morning, after faring well in Tweeter and Facebook.   

  • 02br3 ahmadinejad.jpg 2017-03-21 19:48

    Ahmadinejad formally endorses protege for president

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad formally endorsed Hamid Baghaei for president on Monday, underlining that he felt called upon to announce support for the “revolutionary, righteous” candidate.

  • محمد جواد ظریف وزیر خارجه ایران 2017-03-21 11:35

    Zarif: Iran will resume nuclear work with ‘greater’ speed if U.S. violates deal

    ISFAHAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned late on Monday that if the United States continues reneging on its commitments under the nuclear deal to the extent that Iran sees the keeping of the deal not in conformity with its national interests the Islamic Republic will resume its nuclear activities with “even greater” speed.

  • پیام نوروزی حضرت آیت الله خامنه‌ای رهبر معظم انقلاب اسلامی 2017-03-20 14:22

    Leader names New Year as year of 'Economy of resistance, production, job creation'

    TEHRAN - In a video on Monday, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei laid emphasis on the current economic situation of the country, calling the new Iranian year as the year of "Economy of resistance, production, and job creation."

  • No get-together between Zarif, Tillerson in Germany, spokesman 2017-03-20 12:02

    Zarif congratulates fellow Iranians on Noruz

    TEHRAN – In a message hours before Noruz, Iran’s national festive, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wished all Iranians across the world a happy New Year.

  • Egyptian diplomat in Tehran meets Zarif 2017-03-20 11:44

    Tehran-Cairo détente hopes dented with Egypt's accusations 

    TEHRAN - Hopes for a thaw in stalled decades-long stalled relations between Egypt and Iran were dented after Egyptian Foreign Ministry accused Tehran of meddling in domestic affairs of Middle East countries. 

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-03-19 21:30

     Trump election was the most important event in 1395: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “the most important event in the world” in the Iranian calendar year 1395, which ends on March 20, “was the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States."

  • Trump wings 2017-03-19 21:18

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Trump's ISIS challenge

    During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump declared that destroying ISIS would be his top foreign policy priority. He signaled his seriousness about meeting this campaign promise shortly after inauguration day, ordering the Pentagon to develop a plan to more aggressively confront the group.

  • دیدار جمعی از مداحان و ذاکران اهل بیت(ع) با رهبر معظم انقلاب در سالروز ولادت حضرت فاطمه زهرا(س) 2017-03-19 19:55

    Western views degrade women’s true status: Ayatollah Khamenei

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with a group of religious eulogizers and cantors on Sunday, which marked the auspicious birth anniversary of Hadhrat Fatemeh Zahra (PBUH), the daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).

  • heavy water 2017-03-18 18:28

    Iran questions need to ship out excess heavy water

    TEHRAN – Iran has said it doesn’t need to ship its excess heavy water to abroad if its stock exceeds a limit set by its nuclear deal with major powers.

  • Iran Foreign ministry central building 2017-03-18 17:01

    Iran: Israeli aggression against Syria boosts Takfiri-Zionist terrorists

    TEHRAN – Iran called on Saturday the recent Israeli airstrike against targets in the Syrian territory an indication that the “bloodsucking” regime shares interests with “Takfiri-Zionist terrorists” in the Syrian battlefield.

  • الكعبة 2017-03-17 22:06

    Iran says its pilgrims attend Hajj this year, Riyadh confirms

    TEHRAN – Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia after a one-year absence, what seen as a rare promising spot in stalled relations between the two regional rivals.

  • ISRAELI JET 2017-03-17 18:00

    Syria shoots down Israeli warplane

    Syria said it shot down an Israeli war plane and struck another Friday after four of the aircraft violated Syrian airspace. However, Israel dismissed the reports that any of its jets were hit.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2017-03-17 17:49

    Iran to Riyadh: ‘Big mistake’ to think security is ‘buyable’

    TEHRAN – Reacting to the recent meetings between U.S. and Saudi officials, Iran’s Foreign Ministry lambasted Riyadh on Friday for acting under the illusion that security is a “buyable” luxury, saying it is committing a “big mistake” in prompting foreign intervention in the Middle East.  

  • مرزبازرگان 2017-03-17 15:54

    Envoy hopes for smooth transport at border checkpoint with Turkey

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Turkey  Mohammad Ebrahim Teherian expressed hope on Friday that the trasport flow in the Gurbulak-Bazargan border crossing gets smoother.

  • ارتش عراق 2017-03-17 00:39

    Region would collapse short of Iran: Iraqi envoy

    TEHRAN - Iraqi ambassador to Tehran Rajeh Saber Abboud al-Mousavi stressed in comments on Thursday that the whole region would fall without backing from Iran.

  • مدرسه کودکان کار افغانستانی 2017-03-17 00:11

    UN hails Iran for embracing refugees

    TEHRAN – The United Nations on Thursday hailed Iran’s generous hosting of millions of violence-stricken asylum seekers and refugees, particularly those from neighboring Afghanistan.

  • نیروی دریایی ایران 2017-03-16 23:49

    Iran to robust presence in international waters: Navy chief  

    TEHRAN – Iran’s navy has announced it will reinforce presence in international waters in the future thanks to its improving capabilities, its commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Wednesday.

  • Construction begins on Iran's Bushehr-2 Nuclear Power Plant: Rosatom 2017-03-15 21:48

    Construction begins on Iran's Bushehr-2 Nuclear Power Plant: Rosatom

    TEHRAN – Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom said on Wednesday that construction and installation work has formally begun on the site of Busher-2 Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Iran.

  • ظریف 2017-03-15 21:47

    Zarif calls on Turkey to act more ‘seriously’ in region

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Turkey to pursue a more realistic approach to regional developments, emphasizing that “self-restraint” is an integral part of neighborhood.

  • حسن روحانی 2017-03-15 21:41

    Rouhani touts economic gains  

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani highlighted gains in Iran’s economy on Wednesday, pointing out in particular how his administration has been shoring up economic growth without too much help from oil revenues.

  • ASTANA 2017-03-15 21:00

    Iran seals its status as truce guarantor in Syria

    TEHRAN - Iran has officially become a country guaranteeing the truce in Syria, along with Russia and Turkey, Head of the Russian delegation and Presidential Envoy for Syrian settlement Alexander Lavrentyev said on Wednesday in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

  • 02br1 tekin.jpg 2017-03-14 21:28

    Iran’s caution on Turkey travel a blow to ties: Ankara envoy

    TEHRAN – The Turkish Ambassador to Iran, Riza Hakan Tekin, has accused Tehran of launching what he called “smear campaigns” against Turkey, stressing it will negatively influence bilateral ties between the neighboring countries.  

  • Siamak Moresedgh 2017-03-14 19:52

    Jewish lawmaker calls Netanyahu a ‘psychic vampire’

    TEHRAN – The Jewish representative in Iran’s parliament scolded the Israeli regime on Tuesday for pursuing what he called “fascist ideas,” branding its Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “psychic vampire.”

  • ظریف 2017-03-14 12:35

    Zarif says Ahmadinejad’s letter to Trump out of ‘diplomatic etiquette’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has implicitly chided former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for writing a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, saying it was out of “diplomatic” etiquette.

  • Two Iranian warships enter Gulf of Aden 2017-03-13 20:53

    Two Iranian warships enter Gulf of Aden

    TEHRAN – Iranian Navy has announced that two of its warships have entered the Gulf of Aden in recent days, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • نشست خبری علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-03-13 20:50

    Larijani says Iran’s general strategy is to have good relations with Islamic countries

    ‘Turkey expected to act prudently’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday that Tehran expects the Turkish government to be considerate in making comments and adopting stances.