• Asiatic Cheetah/ Photo by Ali Mohammadi 2017-12-03 20:20

    By Farnaz Heidari

    International Cheetah Day: Let’s save the fastest beauties

    Asiatic Cheetah which is considered to be a sleek and beautiful cat throughout history is the fastest land-animal that can accelerate from 0 to 96.6 km/h in under three seconds.

  • Amir-Reza Ranjbaran (L) and Sadaf Asgari act in a scene from “Disappearance”. 2017-12-03 18:19

    Singapore fest names “Disappearance” best film, honors star

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Ali Asgari’s acclaimed drama “Disappearance” was picked as best film as its star Sadaf Asgari received the award for best performance at the 28th edition of the Singapore International Film Festival on Saturday.

  • Iran, Hungary explore expansion of economic ties 2017-12-03 16:45

    Iran, Hungary explore expansion of economic ties

    Iranian Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Masoud Karbasian and Hungarian Minister of National Economy Mihály Varga met in Tehran on Sunday to discuss the ways for boosting economic cooperation between the two countries.Tehran Times / Majid Haghdoust

  • دونالد ترامپ 2017-12-03 12:07

    U.S. approach to JCPOA, part of internal process: expert

    Cindy Vestergaard, Director of Stimson’s Nuclear Safeguards Program believes “complementary access inspections to sites in Iran” is not beyond AP, but the US approach toward Iran is part of an internal US process.

  •  Levan Dzhagaryan, Moscow’s ambassador to Tehran 2017-12-03 09:49

    By Negar Asadi

    By war on Daesh Iran proved it’s against terrorism: Russian diplomat

    TEHRAN - Levan Dzhagaryan, Moscow’s ambassador to Tehran, says that defeat of Daesh in Syria and Iraq sent a “positive image” of Iran to the world and proved that the Islamic republic is against terrorism.

  • Iran picked as deputy chair of OPCW conference 2017-12-03 09:22

    Iran picked as deputy chair of OPCW conference

    TEHRAN – Iran was picked as the deputy chair of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons conference during the 22nd session of the OPCW forum.

  • General categorically rejects talks over missile defense capability 2017-12-03 09:15

    General categorically rejects talks over missile defense capability

    TEHRAN – A top spokesman of the Iranian Armed forces has strongly dismissed calls for negotiations on the country’s missile program, saying Iran has the right to be capable of defending itself against enemies.

  • Gholamreza Asghari 2017-12-03 09:06

    ‘Rational drug use committees’ planned in hospitals

    TEHRAN — In an attempt to regulate drug use, Iran’s Food and Drug Administration is planning on establishing ‘rational drug use committees’ in hospitals, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • جهانگیری 2017-12-02 19:58

    Enhanced Iran-SCO cooperation can boost global stability: VP

    Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has said enhanced interaction between Iran and member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) can play a leading role in strengthening regional and international peace and stability.

  • فدریکا موگرینی 2017-12-02 19:53

    EU’s Mogherini: Renegotiating Iran deal not possible

    Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign policy chief, has said the articles of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries are highly technical and there is no possibility of renegotiating the agreement — even partially.

  • Iranian historical relics on show at Kiev exhibit 2017-12-02 19:49

    Iranian historical relics on show at Kiev exhibit

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of Iranian historical relics opened its doors to the public at the Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Arts in Kiev, Ukraine on Thursday.

  • Shinzo Abe 2017-12-02 10:48

    By Hiroyasu Kobayashi Japan’s ambassador to Tehran 

    Toward expanding cordial relations between Japan and Iran 

    More than two years have passed since I started my mission in Iran in October 2015. I am pleased to see that Japan and Iran have a steady progress in expanding relations after overcoming a variety of difficulties.

  • Zarif: U.S. cannot push Iran out of Syria 2017-12-02 09:34

    Zarif: U.S. cannot push Iran out of Syria

    TEHRAN – U.S. efforts to push Iranian military advisers out of Syria will not succeed, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday, emphasizing that Iran’s presence in Syria is at the request of the Syrian government.

  • A crowd of people, attending the ‘13th breath festival’ in September 2016, are holding the pictures of their loved ones who donated their organs. (Photo by Mehdi Ja’fari/ IRNA) 2017-12-01 20:46

    Over 4m Iranians are organ donors; more awareness needed

    TEHRAN — Over four million people in Iran have been registered as organ donors, MP Ali Nobakht said on Friday, emphasizing the need to raise more awareness about importance of taking the philanthropic decision.

  •  Ismail Najjar 2017-12-01 20:41

    Tehran earthquake preparedness ‘woefully low, unacceptable’, official warns

    TEHRAN — Earthquake preparedness in the city of Tehran is woefully ‘low’ and ‘unacceptable’, Ismail Najjar, head of the state-run National Disaster Management Organization said on Thursday.

  • A poster for the Japanese cultural festival in Iran 2017-12-01 18:25

    Iran to host Japanese cultural festival

    TEHRAN – Two Iranian cities of Tehran and Kashan will be playing host to a Japanese cultural festival, which will open today at Tehran’s Arasbaran Cultural Center.

  • Iran’s missile 2017-12-01 11:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    West missile policy against Iran

    TEHRAN _ Over the last few weeks, we have been witnessing the West making media and political tensions over Iran’s missile capabilities. This has been soared when ISIS came to an end in Iraq and Syria which means a great failure for the West. In a controversial speech delivered by Donald Trump as saying, Iran’s missile program as one of the pre conditions of the agreement should be on the table If the nuclear deal is due to remain. On the other hand, Macron the France president has expressed his concerns over Iran growing missile capabilities and called for a consensus to negotiate this issue. 

  • Frank N. von Hippel 2017-12-01 11:35

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump Administration trying to reduce benefits of JCPOA to Iran: ex-WH official

    TEHRAN - A former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says “Since the IAEA has been finding Iran in compliance with the JCPOA at its declared nuclear sites, the only option open to opponents to the JCPOA is to raise the possibility of non-compliance at other sites.”

  •  An old woman is walking in the ruins of her house destructed by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake which hit Kerman on December 1.(Photo by Rahim Bani Asad Azad/ ISNA) 2017-12-01 09:49

    Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN — A powerful quake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Hejdak, a village in southeastern Iran, near the city of Kerman on Friday.

  • Gasoline quality test period slashed to a week 2017-11-30 19:02

    Gasoline quality test period slashed to a week

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) has decreased the period of gasoline quality checks in eight metropolises from three months to a week.

  • Tehran denounces killing of Iranian-American man by U.S. police 2017-11-30 18:09

    Tehran denounces killing of Iranian-American man by U.S. police

    TEHRAN – Iran's High Council for Human Rights released a statement on Wednesday condemning the U.S. government for police brutality that led to the death of an American-born citizen of Iranian heritage.

  • Over 36,000 Iranians living with HIV 2017-11-30 15:52

    Over 36,000 Iranians living with HIV: Health official

    TEHRAN — As per the latest statistics published by Iran’s Ministry of Health, 36,039 individuals were suffering from HIV in the country until late June, a health official has said.

  • Zarrab pleads guilty to role in bypassing Iran sanctions 2017-11-30 14:17

    Zarrab pleads guilty to role in bypassing Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN – A Turkish-Iranian gold trader pleaded guilty on Oct. 26 to all seven counts against him, including move to violate the United States sanctions against Iran, newly unsealed court records show.

  • Nationwide earthquake maneuver performed 2017-11-30 11:28

    Nationwide earthquake maneuver performed

    TEHRAN — The 19th nationwide earthquake maneuver, aiming to maintain preparedness to deal with the unpredictable incident, was conducted in schools across Iran on Wednesday.

  • Iran voices concerns over Sheikh Qassim’s health condition 2017-11-30 11:10

    Iran voices concerns over Sheikh Qassim’s health condition

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has voiced concerns over the health condition of distinguished pro-democracy cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, saying the Bahraini government is responsible for the consequences of any delay in his treatment.

  • Riyadh’s anti-Iran moves intended to cover up failures: Rouhani 2017-11-29 20:11

    Riyadh’s anti-Iran moves intended to cover up failures: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia presents Iran as an enemy because it wants to “cover up its failures” in the region.

  • kerry 2017-11-29 20:10

    Former U.S. diplomat: Netanyahu was 'genuinely agitating toward action' against Iran

    Israel, Egypt pushed U.S. to bomb Iran before nuclear deal, Kerry says

    Former American Secretary of State John Kerry has said both Israel and Egypt pushed the United States to “bomb Iran” before the 2015 nuclear deal was struck.

  • رونمایی از دست آوردهای دفاعی ارتش 2017-11-29 20:10

    Naval achievements unveiled 

    TEHRAN – During a ceremony attended by Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi on Wednesday the Navy unveiled several new systems, equipment, and projects. 

  • A view of the Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site 2017-11-29 19:52

    Tabriz: An open-air museum of history, architecture

    TEHRAN - Soaked in history and dotted with splendid vibrant historical sites, Tabriz is one of top tourist destinations in Iran, drawing hundreds of thousands of foreign and domestic travelers each year. 

  • بازدید سفیر آلمان از خبرگزاری مهر 2017-11-29 09:07

    Exclusive Interview

    Non-nuclear concerns should not undermine JCPOA: German ambassador

    TEHRAN – Germany will continue to make it clear that concerns about nonnuclear issues should not be used as pretext to jeopardize the Iran deal, aka the JCPOA, Germany’s ambassador to Tehran says in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.