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  •  Boris Johnson Today 13:12

    By Saeed Sobhani

    What is Johnson afraid of?

    TEHRAN _ The British Foreign Secretary's recent visit to our country is a matter of varying dimensions. The reality is that Boris Johnson is currently in a difficult position. He has been criticized by many British politicians such as Jeremy Corbin, the leader of the Labor Party in recent weeks. Even some Boris Johnson parties in the conservative party have advised him to resign from his position. Under these circumstances, the British Foreign Secretary has traveled to Iran to discuss the security prosecutors, nuclear accords and regional issues with our country's authorities. What is certain is that Britain is guilty of any of these cases. In other words, Boris Johnson must be held accountable for any charges against his government.

  • آنتونیو گوترش- کراپ شده Today 12:52

    Guterres: Stop the 'stupid war' in Yemen

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a renewed push to end the "stupid war" in Yemen, saying he hoped the Trump administration could pressure Saudi Arabia to ease the humanitarian crisis there, AFP reported.

  • Hanif Ghaffari Today 10:56

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Today's Europe at a Glance 

    TEHRAN _ Today, news about the developments in Germany has been heavily popularized by Western media. The failure of Angela Merkel to form a coalition with Greens, Social-Christians and Free Democrats has led to political turmoil in Germany and subsequently, in the European Union. Negotiations for the formation of a coalition government in Germany between the two traditional and rival parties in this country, the Social Democrats and the Christian Democrats, has resumed.

  • Naim Qassem Yesterday 10:46

    By Somayeh Khomarbaghi

    Disarmament of Hezbollah out of agenda in Lebanon: Naim Qassem

    TEHRAN- On the sidelines of the 31st International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, Sheikh Naim Qassem, the Deputy Secretary of Hezbollah told Mehr news correspondent that nobody in Lebanon talks about disarmament of Hezbollah in the current situation, adding Hariri’s return to power has improved the political stability in Lebanon.

  • Merkel Yesterday 10:32

    By Hossein Yari 

    Fatal political talks for Merkel

    TEHRAN _ Recently, European leaders called on two top German politicians, Merkel and Steinmeier, to formulate a coalition government as soon as possible. The lack of a strong government in Germany has worried the European Union. Social Democrats and Christian Democrats are now entering a new stage in the formation of a coalition government in Berlin. Although the Social-Democratic Party has somewhat retreated from its previous position, a strong government will not be established in Berlin even if a coalition government is formed between the two Social Democratic and Christian Democrats.

  • Nosratallah Tajik Yesterday 10:23

    By Payman Yazdani

    Ex-diplomat: Turkey and Egypt eyeing regional hegemony 

    TEHRAN _ Touching upon tensions between Ankara and Cairo Nosratallah Tajik says both Turkey and Egypt are seeking regional hegemony. 

  • Abedi Yesterday 09:53

    By sajad abedi

    Iran’s Nuclear Deal, failure for Arab diplomacy

    TEHRAN _ After the victory of the Islamic Revolution, the rulers of Hijaz, taking into account the strong opposition between the political and religious notion and their interests with the foundations of the Islamic Revolution, used all their financial and political capacities to support the terrorist cells and internal and external rioters.

  • شورای امنیت 2017-12-09 12:22

    European states: Trump’s on al-Quds ‘unhelpful’

    Britain, France, Germany, Sweden and Italy called on the United States on Friday to put forward detailed proposals for peace between Israel and the Palestinians and described as “unhelpful” a decision by President Donald Trump to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel’s capital, Reuters reported.

  • Trump 2017-12-09 09:52

    By Hossein Yari 

    Trump's Fear of future

    TEHRAN _ The president of the United States is extremely afraid of his political future. Donald Trump believes FBI is plotting to force him. While the FBI in the 2016 presidential election actually acted as the president of the country, Trump was elected. In recent days, many US citizens have been reporting on Russia's involvement in the presidential election last year. On the other hand, many American citizens believe that, if proven, the Trump should no longer be present at the White House. In any case, over the coming months, we will see a strong rapprochement between the US and the White House.

  •  Omid Shokri Kalehsar 2017-12-09 09:30

    By Payman Yazdani

    Iran could be an option for EU to diversify gas sources: expert

    TEHRAN _ Referring to Iran’s gas export barriers, Senior Energy Security Analyst, Omid Shokri Kalehsar believes Iran could be an option for EU to diversify its gas supplying sources. 

  • zarif 2017-12-06 22:46

    ‘Al-Quds will remain Arabic and Islamic,’ Zarif tells Trump

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made a tweet in Arabic language stating that “al-Quds (Jerusalem) will remain Arabic and Islamic”.

  • trump 2017-12-06 22:30

    Trump declares al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel’s capital

    President Donald Trump defied overwhelming global opposition by declaring U.S. recognition of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel and announced plans to relocate the U.S. embassy there.

  • سخنرانی ترامپ 2017-12-06 21:54

    By M.A. Saki

    Trump endorses Israeli occupation, invites violence

    In a speech on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump recognized al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel's capital and directed the State Department to begin the process of moving Washington’s embassy from Tel Aviv to the city.

  • Ghaderi 2017-12-06 21:39

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Trump’s al-Quds move: A fireball

    The United States President Donald Trump will recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel's capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of the U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests.

  • Hossein Askari 2017-12-05 10:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi Arabia has a weak army: Hossein Askari

    TEHRAN – A senior expert in Arab affairs who teaches international business at George Washington University is of the view that “But Saudi Arabia, with a weak army, sees Egypt and Jordan as source of military manpower.”

  • non-industrial drugs 2017-12-05 10:18

    By Payman Yazdani

    NATO responsibility toward rising drug production in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN _ International conference dubbed ‘Parliamentary Members vs. Drugs’ slated for Dec. 4, in the Russian capital city Moscow is being held. The main purpose of the conference is to discuss the roles of the parliaments in fight against drug.

  • Arab worlds 2017-12-05 10:11

    By Sajad Abedi

    Iran’s Strategic policies toward Arab worlds

    TEHRAN _ Iran's relations with Arab countries have long been subject to change, tension, crisis, even war. Prior to the victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, relations with Arab countries, especially their neighbors and, in particular, Iraq, were based on threat indicators. Iran was directly in the US-led Western-style camp and was part of the Western alliance system against the Soviet Union in the division of the Cold War, while Iraq in the East Camp Was led by the Soviet Union. Iran was at that time a regional mission that was counterbalanced by the expansion of the Soviet Union's influence to the south, in contrast to Iraq, advocating the expansion of Soviet influence in the region.

  • علی عبدالله صالح 2017-12-04 16:21

    Yemen’s ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed: Interior Ministry

    The radio station of Yemen’s Houthi-controlled Interior Ministry said on Monday that the group’s rival, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh had been killed, but there has been no independent confirmation of his death.

  • Simbar 2017-12-04 10:32

    By Reza Simbar

    Saudi Petro-terrorism Serving U.S. Policies

    TEHRAN _ The unreasonable and unwise racism of Riyadh in the region has shown itself in Saudi Arabia's foreign policy. This has also had a direct impact on Saudi Arabia's speeches and decisions in the field of international and regional affairs. In this regard, we are faced with a term called Petro Terrorism. Saudi petro-terrorism means using the regime's petrodollars to support various terrorist groups, which are mainly used to fight and restrain Iran and anti-Zionist movements in the region.

  • Daryl Kimball 2017-12-04 10:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. should respect its nuclear sanctions relief commitments: Kimball

    TEHRAN - Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association in Washington, is the opinion that “all parties must continue to respect their JCPOA commitments.”

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-12-04 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Common Concern of the White House and Riyadh

    TEHRAN _ In recent days, American and Saudi authorities have common security concerns. The defeat of notorious terrorists of ISIS has hit Washington and Riyadh hard. However, the issue is not limited to the military and regional dimension. Part of the issue is the Takfiri thinking with the support of the United States and the Saudi family behind it.

  • cruise missile 2017-12-03 13:47

    Yemen's Houthis say fired missile at UAE nuclear reactor

    The Houthi rebel group in Yemen said on Sunday it fired a cruise missile towards a nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, according to i24news.tv.

  • Social Democrat Party 2017-12-03 10:33

    By Saeed Sobhani 

    Social Democrat Party Terms for Merkel

    TEHRAN _ Merkel has still failed to form a coalition government in Germany. The Social-Democratic Party has laid the groundwork for a coalition government against the Christian Democrats. Certainly, Merkel can not fulfill most of these conditions. On the other hand, the disputes between the two traditional German parties remain strong on various issues of domestic politics and foreign policy.

  • Angela Merkel 2017-12-03 10:09

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Merkel's Farewell to her time of power

    TEHRAN _ The Christian Democratic Party of Germany has begun negotiations to form a coalition government with its rival party, the Social Democrats. Many analysts and experts in European affairs agree that the re-emergence of a coalition between rival and traditional German parties will reduce the political power of Angela Merkel in the coming years. Particularly now that both parties disagree on issues such as the asylum seekers' crisis and the way of this country's presence in NATO.

  • White House 2017-12-02 12:07

    By Ali Alemi

    New security pressures on the White House

    TEHRAN _ Investigations on Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election in the United States continue. Trump government officials believe that the investigation is going to strike at the current U.S. government and that U.S. security officials have no other goal. However, in the coming months, it seems that a new controversy in the American political and security environment will be created by raising issues in this regard. It is noteworthy that U.S. security agencies took advantage of Trump in the 2016 US presidential election campaign, and provided maneuvering over controversy over Hillary Clinton's controversial emails to defeat democrats in the election.

  • اردوغان 2017-12-02 10:34

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Why Is Erdogan Angry?

    TEHRAN _ Recent statements by Turkish government officials against Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian government have again made the stark confrontation between Ankara and Damascus public. This conflict has lasted for years between the two neighboring countries. The support of Erdogan and members of the AKP from ISIS and the al-Nusra Front in Syria over the past years is not something that can be ignored. Turkish government authorities who have made a major and strategic mistake in protecting Takfiri terrorism in Syria, continue to make the same mistake in confronting the Syrian crisis. Recent remarks by the Turkish PM indicate Ankara is still not going to correct its misplaced approach toward Damascus.

  • Mark Fitzpatrick 2017-12-02 10:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    Amano's position is different from Nikki Haley: Fitzpatrick

    TEHRAN - Mark Fitzpatrick, director of the non-proliferation program at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), says that “Amano's position remains different from that of Amb Haley.  She wants the IAEA to seek access to military sites whether or not there is any reason for suspicion.”

  • Trump 2017-12-02 06:46

    Bullies never respect sycophants

    Stop the state visit. Britain should not allow the U.S. president’s racism to be dressed up in pageantry

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-12-02 05:37

    By Sarah Leah Whitson

    When elites get a taste of their own medicine

    In late 2006, I traveled to Saudi Arabia on behalf of Human Rights Watch to discuss human rights with Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, then the assistant interior minister for security affairs. He explained to me the merits of his country’s project to rehabilitate extremists by detaining several thousand Saudis until religious leaders declared them reformed.

  • Madeleine K. Albright 2017-12-02 04:24

    By Madeleine K. Albright

    The national security emergency we’re not talking about

    America’s diplomatic professionals have issued a dire warning about the crisis facing the State Department: Scores of top diplomats, including some of our highest-ranked career Foreign Service officers, have left the agency at “a dizzying speed” over the past 10 months.