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  • Trump Today 04:47

    By Bernard-Henri Lévy

    Awakening from the Trump nightmare

    The American people can escape from the ordeal of Donald Trump’s presidency in one of three ways. But if and when they do is an irreducibly political question, not one that hinges on legal possibilities.

  • Turkey Today 03:15

    By Simon A Waldman

    Why Turkey needs Europe more than Europe needs Turkey

    Following the ghastly attack in Manchester on 22 May, it is unsurprising that terrorism topped the agenda at last week’s NATO summit as the alliance pledged to join the anti-Islamic State (ISIL) coalition.

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  • POGC Yesterday 21:21

    Ground laid for South Pars phase 11 implementation: POGC head

    TEHRAN- The ground is laid for the implementation of phase 11 of developing South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf), Mohammad Meshkinfam, the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing the gas field, told Tasnim.

  • West should heed Iran’s security concerns: UK envoy Yesterday 19:54

    West should heed Iran’s security concerns: UK envoy

    TEHRAN – The British Trade Envoy to Iran, Norman Lamont, has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s treatment of Iran, saying “no attention is paid to the insecurity of Iran while the West goes on pouring arms to the enemies of Iran, a country that has been invaded by its Arab neighbors.”

  • Mousavian Yesterday 19:51

    Saudi Arabia not ready to engage with Iran: former diplomat

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian nuclear negotiator Seyed Hossein Mousavian has said that unlike some regional countries such as Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, Saudi Arabia is not ready to engage with Iran.

  • russia Yesterday 19:51

    Russian ambassador: Iran not a threat to region

    TEHRAN – Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan has dismissed claims by the Saudi kingdom that Iran is a threat to regional countries, noting even Iran has been seeking to reach out to Arab countries including Saudi Arabia.

  • Rouhani Yesterday 19:48

    Iranian reelected president and the Qatari emir emphasize stronger ties

    Qatar leans toward Iran, further irking UAE, S.Arabia  

    TEHRAN – In a telephone call with Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Iranian reelected President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran and neighboring Arab states can mend strained ties through “strong will”, challenging U.S. President Trump’s call on the nations to “isolate Iran”. 

  • CBI Yesterday 19:03

    Iran's non-oil GDP growth stands at 4.6% in autumn

    TEHRAN - The latest report released by the Central Bank of Iran shows the country’s non-oil gross domestic product grew by 4.6 percent during the autumn last year.

  • the Fish and I Yesterday 18:07

    “The Fish and I” honored at Italy’s SorsiCorti festival

    TEHRAN – “The Fish and I”, an acclaimed short movie by Iranian director Babak Habibifar, won the New Visions Award of the 11th edition of the SorsiCorti Short Film Festival, which was held in Palermo, Italy from May 12 to 20.

  • Cold Breath Yesterday 18:06

    “Cold Breath” crowned best at U.S. festival

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Abbas Raziji’s “Cold Breath” won the best film award at the Second Ridgefield Independent Film Festival (RIFF), which was held in the state of Connecticut in the U.S. from May 19 to 21.

  • Sapienza University Yesterday 18:05

    Sapienza University displays paintings by Iranian artists 

    TEHRAN – Paintings by 19 Iranian female artists on the themes of Persian literature and musical instruments were exhibited at the Museum of Classical Art of the Sapienza University in Rome.

  • Cannes Yesterday 18:02

    “A Man of Integrity” wins Cannes Un Certain Regard prize 

    TEHRAN – Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasulof’s “A Man of Integrity” won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard category at the 70th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.

  • Rafat Sarraf Yesterday 18:01

    Octogenarian Rafat Sarraf finds pain relief in painting 

    TEHRAN – Paintings full of passion for life by the 86-year-old, self-taught artist Rafat Sarraf have been put on exhibit in Tehran’s Golestan Gallery.

  • Javad Bakhtiari Yesterday 17:59

    Javad Bakhtiari hopes Iran’s diplomats mimic Korean envoy’s artistic lead 

    TEHRAN – Calligrapher and painter Javad Bakhtiari hopes that Iranian ambassadors will emulate the successful experience of the South Korean envoy in organizing art shows at his official residence in Tehran.

  • Miqan Wetland in Arak Yesterday 17:02

    Wetlands restoration law declared

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani has declared the wetlands restoration law, passed by the Majlis (the Iranian parliament) on April 19, the Department of Environment official website reported on Sunday.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017/05/28

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Theater of the absurd: Trump’s speech before the Riyadh Summit

    “Iran—fresh from real elections—attacked by @POTUS in that bastion of democracy & moderation. Foreign Policy or simply milking KSA of $480B?” —Iran’s Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif

  • 86-year-old art phenom showcases works at Golestan Gallery Yesterday 14:26

    86-year-old art phenom showcases works at Golestan Gallery

    This collection features the 86-year-old Iranian painter Rafat Sarraf at her home in Tehran and people visiting an exhibition of her works at Tehran’s Golestan Gallery on May 26, 2017. Sarraf discovered her talent for painting two years ago when she began to create paintings to relieve the pain that comes from a respiratory allergy.Tehran Times/Mohammad Khodabakhsh

  • nano Yesterday 12:36

    Iran ranks fifth in nanotechnology articles

    TEHRAN – Iran currently ranks fifth in producing articles related to nanotechnology, according to StatNano, a website that monitors nanotechnology developments in the world.

  • off-road Yesterday 12:10

    Intl. off-road competition held in Qazvin

    The second edition of the international off-road competition was held in Qazvin, located in 150 km northwest of Tehran, Capital of Iran.

  • Bennett Johnston Yesterday 12:06

    By Javad Heirannia

    No alternative for JCPOA: former senator

    TEHRAN – Bennett Johnston, a former Democratic senator and current chairman of the American Iranian council, is of the opinion that there is not “alternative” for the nuclear deal - officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – either for the U.S. and Iran.

  • tilapia fish Yesterday 12:04

    FAO issues alert over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish

    Though not a human health risk, Tilapia Lake Virus as a highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia that threats one of the world's most important fish for human consumption, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned.

  • 02-AK1 Nobakht.jpg Yesterday 10:38

    Government believes in cyberspace: spokesman

    TEHRAN – The cabinet spokesman has said the government strongly believes in cyberspace as a freedom-friendly tool.

  • aref Yesterday 10:36

    ‘Hope faction adamant in keeping two members at Majlis presiding board’ 

    TEHRAN – The leader of the reform parliamentary group Hope has said the faction has a red line for the upcoming Majlis presiding board election.

  • Majlis Yesterday 10:35

    Majlis to elect new presiding board on Wednesday

    TEHRAN – The Majlis is set to hold a session on Wednesday to elect a new presiding board, according to the incumbent presiding board’s spokesman.

  • Jaafari Yesterday 10:33

    Baghdad not getting involved in Trump’s anti-Iran policies: Iraqi FM

    TEHRAN – Commenting on U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-Iran propaganda campaign in the Middle East, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Baghdad will not get involved in the anti-Tehran policies adopted by the new U.S. administration.

  • torkan Yesterday 10:31

    Next cabinet will be younger: presidential advisor

    TEHRAN – A senior advisor to President Hassan Rouhani has said the next administration will be younger than the incumbent.

  • Non-oil export Yesterday 09:42

    Iran plans for 25% increase in non-oil exports

    TEHRAN- Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Mohammadreza Nematzadeh announced that the country plans to increase its annual non-oil exports by 25 percent by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Hojjati Yesterday 09:41

    Tehran, Yerevan confer on boosting agro ties

    TEHRAN- In a meeting between Iranian Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati and Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan in Yerevan, the two sides discussed expansion of increasing partnership in trading agricultural products, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.

  • World Health Assembly Yesterday 09:38

    Iran introduces achievements in health sector to 70th World Health Assembly

    TEHRAN — Iran has introduced its latest and inventive achievements in the health sector to the seventieth World Health Assembly 2017, which is being held in Geneva on May 22-31.