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  • Leader receives Iranian hero athlete Alireza Karimi Yesterday 16:40

    Leader receives Iranian hero athlete Alireza Karimi

    Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei received Alireza Karimi, honorable Iranian athlete who refused to wrestle a Zionist rival, and his family on Sunday. Leader offered his ring to him, praising the self-sacrifice and dignity of the young champion. khamenei.ir / leader.ir

  • Salehi meets British foreign secretary in Tehran Yesterday 15:08

    Salehi meets British foreign secretary in Tehran

    On December 10, British foreign secretary Boris Johnson met with  Iran's top nuclear official Ali Akbar Salehi.  Boris Johnson started his tour of Iran on December 9. In the first day of his visit he held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council. Tehran Times / Mohammadreza Abbasi

  • Iran's Larijani meets Boris Johnson Yesterday 09:40

    Iran's Larijani meets Boris Johnson

    Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Tehran on December 9,2017. Tehran Times/ Mohsen Norouzifard

  • Zarif receives Biritsh counterpart in Tehran 2017-12-09 17:33

    Zarif receives British counterpart in Tehran

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Tehran on December 9,2017. Tehran Times/ Majid Asgaripour

  • Iran, Hungary explore expansion of economic ties 2017-12-03 16:45

    Iran, Hungary explore expansion of economic ties

    Iranian Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Masoud Karbasian and Hungarian Minister of National Economy Mihály Varga met in Tehran on Sunday to discuss the ways for boosting economic cooperation between the two countries.Tehran Times / Majid Haghdoust

  • Mustafa Prize winners awarded 2017-12-03 15:15

    Mustafa Prize winners awarded

    The 2017 Mustafa Prize, marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), was held at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Sunday to acknowledge the great works of Muslim scientists across the world. Tehran Times / Maryam Kamyab

  • ‘Jashn-e Nafas’ promoting organ donation held in Tehran  2017-12-02 13:59

    ‘Jashn-e Nafas’ promoting organ donation held in Tehran 

    ‘Jashn-e Nafas’ (literally meaning breath festival), aiming at promoting organ donation and commemorating the brain dead patients who donated their organs to save lives was held in Tehran Milad Tower on December 1, 2017.  The attendees are comprising, officials, celebrities, families of donors holding the pictures of their loved ones who donated their organs and those who received an organ.

  • Commanders and officials of the Naval Forces meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2017-11-28 15:28

    Commanders and officials of the Naval Forces meet with Ayatollah Khamenei

    Commanders and officials of The Islamic Republic of Iran's Naval Forces met with the Commander-in Chief of the armed forces, Ayatollah Khamenei, on November 28, 2017.

  • Basij commanders and forces meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2017-11-22 13:24

    Basij commanders and forces meet with Ayatollah Khamenei

    Ahead of National Week of Mobilized Forces (Basij), a group of Basiji commanders and members, from around the country, met with Ayatollah Khamenei on Wednesday, November 22, 2107. Photo: khamenei.ir

  • Leader pays a visit to earthquake-stricken areas 2017-11-20 11:45

    Leader pays a visit to earthquake-stricken areas

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei traveled to Kermanshah Province this morning, Monday November 20, 201 to meet with the grieved people of the earthquake-stricken areas. khamenei.ir/leader.ir

  • Kermanshah quake: tragedy, altruism, hope 2017-11-14 16:03

    Kermanshah quake: tragedy, altruism, hope

    The quake-hit city of Kermanshah is now the stage of inextricably mixed tragic, altruistic and hopeful scenes. The magnitude 7.3 temblor jolted Kermanshah late on Sunday, leaving 430 dead and more than 7,500 injured. On Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani travelled to the quake-stricken areas making a promise to rebuild the city. All rescue and relief forces along with military personnel and volunteers have joined hands to help the victims. While tragic scenes of people mourning the loss of their beloved family members are heartbreaking the incessant work of relief forces to help people still raise hope. One of the happiest moments, amid the immense sorrow of loss, was the birth of little baby girl Ava on Tuesday morning. / Tehran Times, Majid Asgaripour, Mohammadreza Abbasi, Mohammad Khodabakhsh

  • Western Iran magnitude 7.3 quake leaves at least 220 dead, thousands injured 2017-11-13 11:47

    Western Iran magnitude 7.3 quake leaves at least 348 dead, thousands injured

    A magnitude 7.3 earthquake which rocked western province of Kermanshah left at least 348 dead and 4050 injured. The epicenter of the earthquake was Azgaleh near to the Iraq border. The quake struck at a depth of 11 kilometers and tremors were felt both in other Iranian provinces as well as regional countries.

  • Badab-e Surt, a vibrant destination for nature lovers 2017-11-05 15:05

    Badab-e Surt, a vibrant destination for nature lovers

    A photo collection depicts views of Badab-e Surt, a scenic destination for eco-travelers and nature lovers in northern Iran, November 3, 2017.  Badab-e Surt bargains its visitors with a striking panorama of rust-colored travertine terraces adjacent to the towering Alborz mountain range. Its trodden, limestone formations have been shaped over the span of thousands years by the flowing and cooling of water from hot mineral springs. Badab-e Surt is situated 95 kilometers south of the city of Sari, the capital of Mazandaran Province, to be more exact it lies some 7 kilometers westward of Orost village. Tehran Times/ Amir Ali Razzaghi

  • Iranians commemorate U.S. embassy takeover 2017-11-04 14:53

    Iranians commemorate U.S. embassy takeover

    On November 4, Iranians took to the streets across the country to mark the anniversary of the takeover of the American embassy in Tehran 38 years ago.

  • Tony Cragg 2017-11-03 18:29

    Tony Cragg exhibition at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

    Representatives of international press media visit an exhibition by British sculptor Tony Cragg at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art on November 2, 2017. Photo: Mehdi Sepahvand/ Tehran Times

  • Thousands of students meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2017-11-03 17:49

    Thousands of students meet with Ayatollah Khamenei

    On the eve of the National Day in the Fight Against Global Arrogance, thousands of students from all over the nation met with Ayatollah Khamenei, on Thursday morning, November 2, 2017. The National Day in the Fight Against Global Arrogance is celebrated every year, on the anniversary of the November 4th take over of the U.S. embassy in Tehran 1979

  • Ayatollah Khamenei meets Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev 2017-11-01 21:59

    Ayatollah Khamenei meets Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei held separate meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev, the president of the Republic of Azerbaijan on November 1, 2017.

  • Chief Commander of Armed Forces attends, talks at Army Cadets Graduation ceremony 2017-10-25 15:31

    Chief Commander of Armed Forces attends, talks at Army Cadets Graduation ceremony

    The joint graduation, inauguration, and epaulet granting ceremony, for cadets of Islamic Republic of Iran's Army Academies, was held this morning (Wednesday) with Ayatollah Khamenei--the Commander-in-Chief of armed forces— in attendance, at Imam Ali Officers Academy.

  • Organizers of Congress Commemorating Ayatollah Mustafa Khomeini meet with Leader 2017-10-22 20:27

    Organizers of Congress Commemorating Ayatollah Mustafa Khomeini meet with Leader

    Officials and organizers of the Congress in Commemoration of Ayatollah Sayyid Mustafa Khomeini's Scholarly and Revolutionary Works met with Ayatollah Khamenei, on October 22, 2017.

  • Joint Iranian- Armenian cultural heritage expo in Tehran 2017-10-18 21:36

    Joint Iranian- Armenian cultural heritage expo in Tehran 

    Top Iranian and Armenian cultural officials and figures cut the ribbon on a joint exhibition of historical relics at the National Museum of Iran on October 17, 2017. Titled “Armenia and Iran: Memory of The Land”, the event running through January 17, 2018. Photo: Iman Hamikhah / Tehran Times.

  • Academic elites and students meet's Ayatollah Khamenei 2017-10-18 20:53

    Academic elites and students meet's Ayatollah Khamenei

    TEHRAN - A group of outstanding university students and Olympiad winners met Ayatollah Khamenei on October 18, 2017.

  • FM Zarif  receives new ambassadors of Finland, Sri Lanka, Philippines 2017-10-16 10:37

    FM Zarif receives new ambassadors of Finland, Sri Lanka, Philippines

    New ambassadors of Finland, Sri Lanka and the Philippines submitted copies of their credentials to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in separate meetings in Tehran on October 15, 2017.

  • Daily life of women in Margoon, southwest Iran 2017-10-14 17:53

    Daily life of women in Margoon, southwest Iran

    A photo collection depicts some women who are natives of Margoon region in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, southwestern Iran. The collection also features moments of their modest daily lives, traditional personal ornaments, colorful handcrafted attire that are usually embellished with embroideries. Tehran Times/ Mehri Jamshidi

  • Zarif receives Tanzanian counterpart in Tehran 2017-10-11 21:46

    Zarif receives Tanzanian counterpart in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Tanzanian counterpart Augustine Mahiga in Tehran on October 11, 2017. Tehran Times / Maryam Kamyab 

  • Ayatollah Khamenei attends a Muharram mourning ceremony on the night of Ashura 2017-10-01 17:25

    Ayatollah Khamenei attends Muharram mourning ceremony

    The night of Ashura mourning ceremony was held on Sept. 30 at the Imam Khomeini Hussainiyeh with Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in attendance. Photo: khamenei.ir

  • Hojaji’s funeral procession held in Tehran  2017-09-27 14:22

    Hojaji’s funeral procession held in Tehran 

    TEHRAN- A huge funeral procession to pay tribute to the Iranian military adviser Mohsen Hojaji who was beheaded by the Daesh (ISIS) terrorist group in Syria last month was held in Tehran on September 27,2017. Tehran Times / Mohammad Mohaimeny

  • Ayatollah Khamenei pays tribute to Martyr Mohsen Hojaji 2017-09-27 13:53

    Ayatollah Khamenei pays tribute to Martyr Mohsen Hojaji

    A few hours before the funeral ceremony for Martyr Mohsen Hojaji, who was killed by ISIS in Syria, Ayatollah Khamenei attended the noble martyr's body to recite Fatiha for him and ask God to elevate his status. Photo: khamenei.ir

  • Indian envoy visits Tehran Times & Mehr News Agency 2017-09-25 15:41

    Indian envoy visits Tehran Times & Mehr News Agency

    On Monday, Indian Ambassador to Iran Saurabh Kumar paid a call on the Tehran Times newspaper and Mehr News Agency. The Indian envoy pleasantly replied to questions raised by some news desks at the agency and discussed various schemes in expansion of ties and bonds between Tehran and New Delhi through the media. Tehran Times / Maryam Kamyab

  • Iran's Armed Forces hold massive parades 2017-09-22 16:01

    Iran's Armed Forces hold massive parades

    TEHRAN - Various divisions of Iranian armed forces, including regular army forces and IRGC units, started nationwide parades in Tehran and other cities across the country on Friday morning to mark the Sacred Defense Week. Annually, Iran stages massive parades on the first day of the week, which nomrally falls on September 22, to mark the anniversary of Iraq’s eight-year war on Iran (1980-1988). Tehran Times/ Majid Haghdoust

  • Ayatollah Khamenei attend graduation ceremony at Police Academy 2017-09-17 19:08

    Ayatollah Khamenei attends graduation ceremony at Police Academy

    Ahead of National Week of Holy Defense, a graduation ceremony that included granting ranks and epaulets was held for Iran's Police Academy students, the Commander-in-Chief of Iran's Armed Forces--Ayatollah Khamenei--was in attendance on 17 September 2017.