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  • Trump - Kim Jong Un 2018-06-14 15:29

    By Nima Chitsaz

    Kim-Trump summit: From fire and fury to beef short ribs, sweet and sour crispy pork, and braised codfish

    After months of escalating tensions between arch foes North Korea and the United States, finally the presidents of the two countries met at the Capella Hotel in Singapore's Sentosa Island.

  • macron 2018-06-13 10:54

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Be careful Mr. Macron!

    TEHRAN - Emmanuel Macron, the weak and incapable president of France, continues to play his direct role to the benefits of the United States and the Zionist Regime. During his recent press conference with Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister the Quds occupying regime, Macron expressed his concerns over Iran's regional activities.

  •  G7 summit in Canada 2018-06-12 12:39

    By M.A. Saki

    It’s essential to protect world order from U.S. harm

    In a speech at the Iranian Foreign Ministry Institute for Political and International Studies in November 2013, former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer said the United States is the only power which can guarantee a certain order in the world.

  • Benjamin Netanyahu 2018-06-12 11:00

    By Abdulhamid Bayati

    A wolf That wants to be sheep!

    TEHRAN - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who traveled to Europe last week, to persuade the EU leaders to exert pressure on Iran, has all of the sudden become worried about the dearth of water in Iran.

  • U.S.-EU 2018-06-10 11:53

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Two politicians and three cases

    In her latest remarks, the German Chancellor stressed on the serious disagreements existing between Europe and Washington on the imposition of tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Europe to the United States.

  • U.S.- EU 2018-06-09 12:00

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S.-adopted tactics to contain EU as ‘regionalism model’

    In the early 20th century when the Europeans were busy with their frustrating internal differences and conflicts, the Americans managed to rise as a global hegemon. Long standing conflicts in Europe which resulted in the Europeans weakness is one of the key reasons that paved the way for the U.S. political, economic and military rise as a global power and its domination on Europe.

  • Sexual misconduct in school gives rise to #MeToo among Iranians: good or bad? 2018-06-02 20:22

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Sexual misconduct in school gives rise to #MeToo among Iranians: good or bad?

    Following a schoolmaster’s sexual misconduct at a private school in western Tehran some Iranians started using the #MeToo on twitter since Wednesday evening, sharing their experiences of harassment and assault.

  • fintech in iran 2018/06/02

    Fintech in Iran: Challenges and opportunities

    Especially millennial - people born between approximately the early 80s and late 90s - and the following generations prefer quick and easy banking services over walking to a branch, appointments with bank consultants and lengthy processes setting up accounts or putting together a portfolio.

  • Europe 2018-05-30 10:17

    Mohammad Ghaderi

    Is Europe really struggling to maintain JCPOA?

    The equations which affect the nuclear agreement are getting more and more complicated. Many analysts of the international affairs have predicted that, regarding the direct influence of the United States and U.S. Treasury orders and decisions on European companies, European authorities can’t practically provide necessary guarantees for the continuation of the nuclear deal.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-05-26 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Pompeo's special mission and shadow of U.S. secret diplomacy over Europe

    TEHRAN - Intense negotiations between the U.S. and Europe over the Iran nuclear deal are ongoing.

  • Khaghani-Cook 2018-05-22 21:31

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Gas first – energy for peace

    When history is written, then President Trump's decision on 8th May to abandon the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement with Iran may well be seen as a historic turning point.

  • Parham Janfeshan in an undated photo   2018-05-22 11:19

    By Parham Janfeshan

    Role of museums in improving efficiency of historical buildings

    The International Museum Day, May 18, is an important event and a reminder of the 5th statement of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) general assembly, approved on May 28, 1977 in Moscow.

  • Iran-EU 2018-05-21 20:17

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s European trade partners’ supportive steps to tackle U.S. sanctions

    On May 8, Donald Trump officially pulled the United States out of Iran’s nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA, which was implemented in January 2016.

  • Arab world 2018-05-21 11:33

    The spineless Arab world

    The Palestinian issue is mostly a humanitarian problem and all people around the world should sympathize with Palestinians who have been subjected to different kinds of injustice, humiliation, and even war crimes for very long years, yet inaction and submissiveness by the Arab world have made Israel and its new friends in the U.S. more adventurous and avaricious.

  • A school boy in Tehran is wearing a face mask to protect himself against air pollution 2018-05-21 11:05

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    The challenge of setting a school start date

    TEHRAN — While the current school year is still underway and students are preparing themselves for final exams Education Ministry is dealing with a not very new issue: altering school calendar for the next school year.

  • Iran’s oil 2018-05-20 20:15

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s oil market after U.S. nuclear deal exit

    Near two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump declared his decision on withdrawing from Iran’s nuclear deal, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), oil traders around the world are still following a “wait and see” strategy toward the consequences of Trump’s decision for Iran’s oil exports and market in general.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif signs the Paris Agreement on climate change during a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York, April 22, 2016. (AFP) 2018-05-20 10:23

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Is Iran pulling out of Paris Agreement?

    TEHRAN — While the cabinet of ministers and the Majlis (parliament) have approved the Paris Climate Agreement, the Guardian Council, that constitutionally holds veto power over all legislations approved by the Majlis, has not ratified the deal.

  • federica mogherini 2018-05-19 09:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Europe failed in its first test of preserving JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The nuclear agreement equations are getting more and more complicated. Many analysts of the international affairs have predicted that, regarding the direct influence of the United States and U.S. Treasury orders and decisions on European companies, European authorities can’t provide necessary guarantees for the continuation of the nuclear deal in action.

  • world telecommunication day 2018-05-18 11:32

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Artificial Intelligence, everyday everywhere

    May 17 marks the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day with the theme of enabling the positive use of ‘Artificial Intelligence for All’.

  • Mohammad bin Salman, Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump 2018-05-15 10:07

    There can be no peace at cost of Iran’s security

    The vicious alliance between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (commonly known as MBS), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump against Iran has become more evident more than ever.

  • Ghaderi 2018-05-15 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    U.S. and European Troika Bargaining over JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Germany's Foreign Minister,” Heiko Mass”, in his most recent statement, mentioned that the United States' withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, has led to the poisoning of transatlantic relations, and damaged the transatlantic relations in the long-term perspective.

  • Europe 2018-05-12 09:33

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    EU's poor record in JCPOA

    The European troika's still insisting on having negotiations over a second or complementary agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-05-11 12:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Decoding Johnson's statements against Iran

    On 5 march 1945, after the end of World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his controversial speech at Westminster University.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2018/05/09

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Importance of humors: Formation, nutrition, organ regeneration

    Iranian traditional medicine is a holistic medicine which is based on individual differences and a determinant basic concept known as Mizaj (temperament). This is the main difference between the traditional medicine practiced for hundreds of years in Iran and other medicines.

  • Salt mining in Lake Urmia: Opportunity vs. threat 2018-05-09 20:12

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Salt mining in Lake Urmia: Opportunity vs. threat

    The dryness of Lake Urmia in recent decades has revealed great salt reserves in its bed. Estimations for the amount of salt in the lake varies from 6 to 10 billion tons. That’s certainly a great potential for mining and has already tempted some individuals to extract some salt, however, there are different views on salt mining in the region.

  • e-publishing 2018-05-09 10:25

    By Setareh Behroozi

    E-publishing: Technology between lines

    For me, book reading is always associated with scent of papers, flipping through pages and holding books in my hand. However, reading lags caused by busy daily life makes me think twice about my book reading habit

  • Pertamina 2018-05-08 21:34

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Indonesia’s Pertamina considers Iran a priority in region

    TEHRAN - Indonesia’s state-run oil and gas company Pertamina sees cooperation with Iran as a priority for its activities in the region, Junizar Harman Dipodiwirjo, a field manager at Pertamina, said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • Trump 2018-05-08 13:26

    By M.A. Saki

    Trump has ruined U.S. credibility with or without nuclear deal

    Donald Trump is to decide today whether to keep the United States in the multilateral nuclear accord, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Theresa May 2018-05-06 09:16

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    JCPOA and Britain's dangerous game

    TEHRAN - Theresa May British Prime Minister, who preferred not to comment on the nuclear accord with Iran in recent weeks, has suddenly become an active player in this equation! The announcement of the recent statement by the British PM's office on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) right after the apparent failure of Merkel and Macron in persuading Trump to remain as part of the nuclear deal, is subject to various considerations.

  • Parliamentarians’ hesitation to pass law on child abuse tramples on children’s right 2018-05-03 06:26

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Parliamentarians’ hesitation to pass law on child abuse tramples on children’s right

    Members of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) are wavering about the law against child abuse and this is definitely violating children’s right.