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  • دونالد ترامپ 2017-01-18 21:15

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Trump’s foreign policy:  Redefining friends and adversaries 

    As the Trump transition team prepares to move into the White House, several major issues occupy the minds of the European leaders, none more important than the future of the U.S.-NATO relations; the U.S.-Russia relations and their implications for the overall Western world’s relations with Russia; and the future of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

  • علی کوشکی 2017-01-16 12:37

    By Ali Kushki

    Nuclear deal showed diplomacy prevails

    For one year now, the world has been reveling in the ease brought about by the historic, UN-endorsed nuclear accord between Iran and the five veto-holding powers of the U.S., China, Russia, England, France, plus Germany.

  • هاشمی رفسنجانی 2017-01-11 14:37

    By: Ali Kushki  

    Rafsanjani and his political legacy 

  • لاسجردی 2017-01-02 10:51

    By Hassan Lasjerdi

    What purposes are Walid al-Muallem seeking in Tehran?

    TEHRAN - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem along with Syrian security services chief Ali Mamlouk, who is also a special security adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, visited Tehran on Saturday. 

  • Middle East 2016-12-24 14:46

    By Ali Kushki & Yaser Nadarpour

    Along the soft underbelly of the Middle East

    Over the past two centuries, the Middle East has been at the center of tensions thought to have been primarily ignited and fuelled by international actors.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2016-12-22 15:46

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Alarming appointees: Trump and his Islamophobic ideologues

    “This is a holy war. This is essentially the Constitution versus the Quran on every level.”

  • Pak Ayeen 2016-12-17 11:53

    By Mohsen Pak Ayeen

    Netanyahu’s visit to Baku doomed to fail

    Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Baku is doomed to fail. The trip can only temporarily provide news stories for Israeli media outlets so that they can carry out a plan to end the regime’s isolation. The regime is so hated across the world that it cannot end its isolation and earn respect by one or two trips to Muslim countries.

  • OPEC.jpg 2016-12-12 03:23

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    OPEC deal: Touchstone of non-OPEC commitment

    On December 10, non-OPEC oil producers joined hands with OPEC in a collaborative effort to rebalance the overflowed oil market.

  • Iran Sanctions Act 2016-12-05 18:00

    By Hamid Reza Gholamzadeh

    ISA real threat to JCPOA

    TEHRAN - On Thursday December 1, The US Senate unanimously voted for an extension of Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), which was supposed to end by the end of current year, for more ten years until end of 2026. The motion was passed likewise on November 15 with 419 representatives voting for and only 1 Republican voting Nay for it.

  • Naghavi 2016-12-05 13:22

    By Abolghasem Naghavi

    Arbaeen: Practice of justice and equality 

    TEHRAN - During Arbaeen, 40 days after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), people with flags and banners of Ashura in hand make the Arbaeen march from various cities to Karbala, where the shrine of Imam Hussein is located.

  • OPEC meeting 2016-12-02 19:36

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    OPEC deal: Iran turns the tables on Saudis

    After months of talks and rounds of meetings, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) finally sealed a deal on November 30 for a production cut, marking a turning point in the organization’s history.

  • trump 2016-11-16 11:42

    By M.A. Saki

    Divided American society and the anxious world 

    TEHRAN - President-elect Donald Trump divided the American society through hate remarks during the campaign speeches.

  • Hossein Derakhshan 2016-11-12 16:21

    By Hossein Derakhshan

    Text vs. World Trumps

    Decline of text in favour of videos means more Trumps and Berlusconis around the world. How can we save our democracies?

  • Ali Kushki 2016-11-11 19:55

    By Ali Kushki 

    A critical thought into 22nd press exhibition in Tehran 

    TEHRAN - The 22nd International Press Exhibition wrapped up on Friday in Tehran, the largest annual press festival in Iran with a miscellany of media from dailies and periodicals through news agencies to tabloids in attendance.

  • Ali Kushki 2016-11-01 21:44

    By Ali Kushki

    Foreign Ministry’s 3rd quarterly report on JCPOA and one key point 

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Ministry released on Monday its third quarterly report on BARJAM (the Farsi acronym for the nuclear deal), providing details on the implementation of the pact over the past three months. 

  • شبه جزیره کریمه 2016-10-28 21:07

    By Ali Kushki 

    Does Tehran say yes to Crimea proposal? 

    At no point of time have relations between Tehran and Moscow been so close. More than anything else, this political proximity has been strengthened by Russia’s role in the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. 

  • َنس.jpg 2016-10-19 09:06

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Oil market: From high hopes to high prices

    Although reaching a consensus among members of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries used to seem surprising majorly due to the row between Iran and Saudi Arabia over output freeze, for the first time in eight years members of the organization agreed in the Algiers meeting on September 28 to cut output to 32.5-33 million barrels per day (bpd) from the current level of around 33.24 million bpd.

  • تلاش برای آزادسازی موصل‎ 2016-10-18 11:44

    By Parnaz Talebi

    Zero hour starts for Mosul: ‘victory time’

    TEHRAN - Mosul operation, launched on early hours of Monday October 17, would be a turning point in history of combat against ISIL.

  • 02sp1 palm oil photo.jpg 2016/10/07

    By Mehdi Sepahvand 

    An oily smile for Iran: Rouhani re-lifts palm oil sluicegate 

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday arrived at Malaysia to discuss “restoration of mutual relations” with that country’s Prime Minister Najib Razak.

  • شیمون پرز 2016-10-02 09:41

    By Hassan Lasjerdi

    Peres: A war criminal or a peace dove

    Shimon Peres has died with a legacy of destruction. Palestinians recall him as a criminal who has blood on his hands.

  • Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi 2016-10-01 09:40

    By Mehdi Sepahvand, Ali Kushki 

    Aleppo-educated Rumi, Messiah missing to an extremist world

    September 30 was the birth anniversary of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, Persian poet and Sufi master born in 1207, and the Rumi Day named in his honor as a globally acclaimed poet.

  • ief15-1040x400.jpg 2016-09-28 10:14

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Algiers meeting outcome hanging in the balance

    Senior officials, corporate executives, representatives of international institutions and experts from all around the world along with major oil producers have come together in Algiers to attend the 15th International Energy Forum (IEF) from Sept. 26-28.

  • Hajj Pilgrims 2016-09-26 16:31

    Firsthand witness says how 2015 Hajj turned tragic

    There were hundreds but thousands of corpses piled up on top of each other in the sizzling, scorching heat of the Mina.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2016-09-25 13:16

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    The Sacred Defense: 8 years of U.S.-backed war on Iran

    “For many Iranians, these events reminded them how defenseless they were against foreign aggression, a position that forced Iran to build up a powerful military and defense system.”

  • A reply to Asharq Al-Awsat  2016-09-17 22:11

    By Ali Kushki 

    A reply to Asharq Al-Awsat 

    TEHRAN - Very little is off limits when it comes to the world of politics, particularly when the category of politicians we are talking about come from Saudi Arabia.  The caliphate’s propaganda machine, fed by “tainted petrodollars,” has been slinging mud at its rivals no matter if they are right. 

  • موزه ملی 2016-09-15 19:15

    Under tourists’ eyes: National Museum of Iran

    The National Museum of Iran is somewhat chock-full of priceless relics that represent various eras of the country’s rich history.

  • نفت 2016-09-14 14:41

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran and the oil freeze enigma

    Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are due to meet in Algeria on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum (IEF) on September 26-28 to continue the revival of talks on a global deal to freeze oil output levels.

  • حوادث یازده سپتامبر 2016-09-12 11:41

    By Hassan Lasjerdi, Tehran Times editor-in-chief

    What happened to 9/11?

    Did the House of Saud get off scot-free from 9/11?

    TEHRAN - U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday honored the nearly 3,000 victims of the September 11 attacks.

  • 01sp1 farhadi 600.jpg 2016/09/05

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    A revolutionary Farhadi screened in the straightforward ‘The Salesman’

    Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” is being screened in Iran and keeps to attract many lovers of the Oscar-winning filmmaker.

  • 08 cycling.jpg 2016-08-29 18:27

    By Marjohn Sheikhi

    Controversy of female cyclists in Iran

    Women in Iran are still not sure if cycling in public for their daily commute is legal or conforms to Sharia law. Now with more and more people wanting to join the environmental campaign ‘Tuesdays without Cars’, the question has once again taken center stage in media outlets and daily conversations.