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  • Malaysia 2018-02-14 17:14

    By MD Staff

    Malaysia’s Efforts in Improving Education: Lessons for Developing Countries

    Malaysia’s efforts to tackle education challenges, particularly through the establishment of a ‘delivery unit’ that tracks results, can help other countries seeking to improve implementation in the sector, says a new World Bank report.

  • peacekeepers 2018-02-14 17:10

    By Anant Mishra

    Assessing United Nation’s commitment to “resolve conflict”: The need to re-strategize Peacekeeping missions

    Numerous peacekeeping missions conducted by the UN “drastically” failed to “maintain peace and security” in the “conflict-rigged” regions.

  • Mosque Brussels 2018-02-14 17:06

    By Dr. James M. Dorsey

    Surrendering a Brussels mosque: A Saudi break with ultra-conservatism?

    Saudi Arabia, in an indication that it is serious about shaving off the sharp edges of its Sunni Muslim ultra-conservatism, has agreed to surrender control of the Great Mosque in Brussels.

  • Iraq reconstruction conference held in Kuwait 2018-02-14 15:31

    Iraq reconstruction conference held in Kuwait

    A three-day conference on reconstruction of Iraq kicked off on Monday in Kuwait with the participation of the UN secretary-general, the EU foreign policy chief, Kuwait’s emir, Iraq’s prime minister, as well as French and Iranian foreign ministers. Majid Asgaripour / Tehran Times

  • Bodies of three oil tanker crew 2018-02-14 12:31

    Bodies of three oil tanker crew

    The photo shows the bodies of three crew members of the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi which collided with a Chinese freight ship in East China coast on January 6. Bodies of three out of 32 crew members were found before the tanker sank on January 14. The tanker was carrying over 136,000 tons of gas condensates for South Korea.

  •  Hesam al-Dajani 2018-02-14 11:50

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Iran-Qatar strong ties, a threat to U.S., says professor al-Dajani

    TEHRAN - A professor of political science at al-Ummah University in Gaza believes that Washington, whose strategic interest is at stake in the broken ties between Qatar and three members of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, is making every effort to mend the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC)’s diplomatic spat.

  • مرکل 2018-02-14 11:34

    By Ali Alemi

    Merkel’s mojo waning in Germany

    TEHRAN - The German Chancellor has conceded much to its rival party in the formation of a coalition government with the Social Democratic Party. Undoubtedly, few will remember Merkel as a powerful politician in Germany and Europe she once was, and there have been many reports on this issue.

  • War between Iran, Israel is imminent: Arab analyst 2018-02-14 09:55

    War between Iran, Israel is imminent: Arab analyst

    TEHRAN – Almost all headlines in the Israeli media outlets suggest that the war between Iran and the Israeli regime is imminent, the editor-in-chief of the London-based electronic Arabic daily Rai-al-Youm has said.

  • Govt. spokesman rejects talks on Iran’s defense capabilities 2018-02-14 09:36

    Govt. spokesman rejects talks on Iran’s defense capabilities

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht on Tuesday reiterated Tehran’s policy not to negotiate with foreigners about its missile power, saying no country has the right to interfere in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic.

  • Samaneh Eftekhari 2018-02-14 09:31

    By Sadaf Abbassi

    “I never let disability stop me”: story of a successful young woman

    Professional identity has a huge impact on individual’s self-confidence, sense of satisfaction and creativity. Generally, it is very difficult for healthy and normal people to find a proper job and settle down. Now, imagine how this process will be challenging for a young woman with disability to shape her professional identity.

  • A gargoyle that has been damaged by acid rain 2018-02-14 09:25

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    And now comes the acid rain

    Rain is a sign of hope and life, especially in low precipitation regions like Iran, but in some instances it can be harmful both for humans and the environment. I’m not talking about floods, rather about the sneaking effects of air pollution on rain which have added another item to the long list of environmental threats: acid rain.

  • Yaran 2018-02-14 09:20

    Yaran oil field’s DPOP to be presented by Feb. 19: PEDEC

    TEHRAN - The managing director of Iran's Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) said the Delivery Program and Operation Plan (DPOP) for Yaran oil field will be prepared by the end of the current Iranian month of Bahman (February 19).

  • Baghdad 2018-02-14 09:09

    Permanent expo of Iranian products to be inaugurated in Baghdad soon

    TEHRAN- Iran is to inaugurate the permanent exhibition of its products in Iraqi capital in near future, Iranian ambassador to Iraq announced on the sidelines of opening an exclusive exhibition of Iranian products in Baghdad.

  • Sanchi 2018-02-14 08:54

    Oil spill from Sanchi reaches lowest amount: NITC

    TEHRAN- Oil spill from the sunken Iranian oil tanker Sanchi has reached the lowest amount, Mohsen Bahrami, the spokesman of National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) for the emergency committee on incident, announced.

  • کارخانه تولید آهن اسفنجی فولاد میانه 2018-02-14 08:41

    CBI grants $6.4b of facilities to SMEs since last March

    TEHRAN- The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has given 300 trillion rials (about $6.4 billion) of facilities to domestic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as of the beginning of the present Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017), IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  •  Iran’s foreign policy genuinely independent: ambassador 2018-02-14 08:12

    Iran’s foreign policy genuinely independent: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Alireza Jahangiri, has said that independence and countering colonial powers were among top ideals of the Islamic Revolution, emphasizing that the country’s foreign policy is genuinely independent.

  • West used lizards to spy on Iran's nuclear program: ex-military chief 2018-02-14 07:35

    West used lizards to spy on Iran's nuclear program: ex-military chief

    TEHRAN – Hassan Firouzabadi, the former chief of the Iranian armed forces, has said that Western countries had used lizards and chameleons to spy on Iran’s nuclear program.

  • Downing of F-16 fighter questions Israeli might: diplomat 2018-02-14 07:06

    Downing of F-16 fighter questions Israeli might: diplomat

    TEHRAN – The military capability of the Zionist regime is once again being questioned with the downing of its fighter by Syria, a Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday.

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  • استقلال تهران و الریان قطر 2018-02-13 21:21

    Iran’s Esteghlal and Al Rayyan of Qatar share spoils in ACL

    TEHRAN - Esteghlal football team of Iran left it late before salvaging a 2-2 draw against Al Rayyan in Group D of the AFC Champions League at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha on Tuesday.

  • Negar Gerami, WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran (R), and Chinese Ambassador to Iran Pang Sen 2018-02-13 21:12

    China helps provide food assistance for refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN — China made a contribution of $1 million here on Tuesday to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to provide food assistance for the refugees in Iran.

  • غلظت گرد و غبار هوای اهواز 12 برابر حد مجاز 2018-02-13 21:05

    PM 2.5 level ‘beyond hazardous’ in southwestern Iran

    TEHRAN — The recent sand and dust storms have increased the PM 2.5 fine particles concentration to a ‘beyond hazardous’ level in the southwestern city of Ahwaz, Khuzestan province, on Tuesday.

  • Trump boosts missile defense spending to counter so-called ‘Iran threat’ 2018-02-13 21:03

    Trump boosts missile defense spending to counter so-called ‘Iran threat’

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s $686 billion defense request for the coming fiscal year would propel the Navy toward a new goal of 355 ships, restore major funding for a Boeing Co. fighter jet favored by the president and boost missile defense spending to counter what his administration calls threats from North Korea and Iran.

  • Kavous Seyed Emami 2018-02-13 21:00

    The need to clarify speculations about death of environmentalist

    TEHRAN — Following the death of Kavous Seyed Emami, an environmentalist, in prison on February 10, the hashtag #freeIranianConservationist has gone viral in social media in Iran.

  • Rastad 2018-02-13 20:59

    Containerization in need of investments

    TEHRAN- Iran owns 229 container ships, which contributes to 1.1 percent of the global capacity, but containerization is in dire need of attracting investments, Mohammad Rastad, head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (IPO), stated.

  • Pascal Felten 2018-02-13 20:57

    Renault’s investment in Iran to hit €800m

    TEHRAN – French automaker Renault is going to expand activities in Iran, boosting its total investments in the country to €800 million, IRNA reported quoting the company’s director for MENA region.

  • heavy crude price 2018-02-13 20:57

    Iran’s heavy crude price jumps 8.2% in January

    TEHRAN- According to OPEC’s latest monthly report published on February 12, Iran’s heavy oil price reached $65.85 in January, an increase of $4.98 or 8.2 percent from $60.87 in December.

  • Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi 2018-02-13 20:56

    Aboutorabi Fard named Tehran Friday prayer leader

    TEHRAN – In a decree on Tuesday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard as an interim Friday prayer leader of Tehran.

  • Members of Council of Islamic Propagation meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2018-02-13 20:50

    Ayatollah Khamenei pardons, commutes sentences of 565 inmates

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday pardoned or commuted prison terms of 565 convicts sentenced in courts across the country.

  • U.S. seeks to build military base near Iraq border with Iran 2018-02-13 20:46

    U.S. seeks to build military base near Iraq border with Iran: Lebanese daily

    TEHRAN – In an article published by the Lebanese Al Akhbar daily on Tuesday, the writer is of the opinion that the U.S. is seeking to build a military base in Iraq near the border with Iran.