• 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.

  • oman 2018-05-05 19:49

    Iran, Oman to hold joint naval drill

    TEHRAN – Iran and Oman plan to hold joint search and rescue operations in the Persian Gulf in upcoming days.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-05-05 11:53

    By Javad Heirannia

    Presented documents by Netanyahu hadn't new information: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “The documents presented by PM Netanyahu do not appear to provide any new information about Iran’s past nuclear weapons program.”

  • ‘America will be slapped hard if it acts against us’ 2018-05-05 03:39

    ‘America will be slapped hard if it acts against us’

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani, Tehran’s interim Friday Prayer preacher, has said that Iran is not afraid of the United States and should Washington decides to take military action against Iran, it will be slapped hard.

  • U.S. lawmaker: Trump may continue Iran deal 2018-05-05 01:20

    U.S. lawmaker: Trump may continue Iran deal

    TEHRAN – Mark Meadows, a U.S. lawmaker and a close ally to President Donald Trump, said on Thursday that he expects the Trump administration will keep compliance with the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, at least in the short run.

  • MSC chief calls for ‘crisis summit’ if U.S. kills JCPOA 2018-05-04 20:39

    MSC chief calls for ‘crisis summit’ if U.S. kills JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The chairman of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has called on the 5+1 group and the EU to hold a “crisis summit” in case the U.S. withdraws from the 2015 nuclear deal, IRNA reported.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2018-05-04 14:59

    Zarif: There is Only One Way Forward, and It's U.S. Compliance; Not Appeasement

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the U.S. will have to accept responsibility for consequences of violating the 2015 nuclear deal. He said on Thursday in a video posted on his YouTube page.

  • leader 2018-04-30 19:04

    Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S. Treasury ‘economic war room’

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that the U.S. Treasury Department is “economic war room” against Iran.

  • br4 2018-04-28 19:56

    U.S. owns cache of viral pathogens: Iran Veterinary Organization

    TEHRAN – The Iran Veterinary Organization Chief Alireza Refiepour said on Saturday that the U.S. owns a cache of viral pathogens that mostly cause livestock diseases.

  • Trump 2018-04-28 10:20

    Author: A’zam Vosughi

    Iran-West strategic struggle over Syria: patience and intelligence, caution and provocation

    TEHRAN - Given the current situation of the United States and Europe, western countries will not engage themselves into a war which would cost them overburdening expenses. So far, involvement of these countries in conflicts in western Asia has been through proxies and provision of military equipment.

  • shamkhani 2018-04-27 19:03

    Iran’s top security official urges Asian states to fight terrorism

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Friday that it is necessary that Asian countries join hands to fight terrorism.

  • Syria 2018-04-25 11:00

    By Eric Zuesse

    U.S.: No restitution to Syria

    On April 22nd, an anonymous U.S. “Senior Administration Official” told a press conference in Toronto, that the only possible circumstance under which the U.S. Government will agree to pay anything for the harms (bombings of infrastructure etc.) it’s doing to Syria, would be if Syria will agree to cede, to U.S. control, a portion of its land:

  • Rouhani 2018-04-24 20:34

    Honor nuclear deal or face ‘grave consequences’, Rouhani warns

    TEHRAN – If anyone seeks to betray the nuclear deal, they should know that they cannot escape its “grave consequences”, President Hassan Rouhani of Iran warned on Tuesday in an open reference to U.S. President Donald Trump who has repeatedly threatened to destroy the international agreement. 

  • General Jafari denounces U.S. Syria raid as ‘cheap’ 2018-04-24 03:32

    General Jafari denounces U.S. Syria raid as ‘cheap’

    TEHRAN – Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the missile attack of the trilateral coalition comprising the U.S., Britain and France against Syria was “cheap” and “disgraceful”.

  • سردار علی فدوی 2018-04-23 19:47

    IRGC: U.S. unaware of Iran’s naval power

    TEHRAN - Real Admiral Ali Fadavi, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy, has said that the U.S. is not fully aware of Iran’s naval power.

  • Martin Love  2018-04-23 09:52

    By Martin Love

    U.S. seductions are dangerous balderdash

    An American journo can’t be unaware of protests in Iran against some aspects of the status quo. However much this may be falsely and crudely amplified in broadcasts via the usual channels such as Twitter by unhappy Iranians outside Iran I don’t know, but it is hard to not see some commentary and even videos of this.

  • Defense chief says Iran-Iraq ties unaffected by 'mischievous meddling' 2018-04-23 02:17

    Defense chief says Iran-Iraq ties unaffected by 'mischievous meddling'

    TEHRAN – The defense minister says Iran’s relations with Iraq are so deep and strong that they will not be affected by “mischievous interventions” by other parties.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-22 19:45

    Tehran calls U.S. human rights report ‘biased’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected on Saturday the U.S. State Department report about human rights situation in Iran as “biased” and “politically motivated”.

  • baeedinejad 2018-04-22 19:43

    Iranian diplomat says unilateral U.S.-led attacks on Syria are worrisome

    Iran’s Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad has said that the U.S.-led attacks on Syria are worrisome and go against the UN Charter.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-04-22 10:34

    By Javad Heirannia

    Substantial part of the "pain" of sanctions was being applied on Iranian people: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “Iranian government is composed of Iranian people and that, by virtue of applying sanctions and pain, we were influencing them as well. And that answer is largely true, in my view.”

  • Angela Merkel and Trump 2018-04-20 12:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Berlin and Washington consult over the JCPOA

    TEHRAN - "Angela Merkel", Chancellor of Germany, is to travel to the United States and visit Donald Trump, the controversial President of the U.S. The visit takes place at a time when the economic disputes between Washington and the United States have reached its pick because of the U.S. government announcement of imposing tariffs on the imported steel and aluminum. Furthermore, Merkel intends to negotiate with Trump trying to convince him to remain as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-19 12:14

    Tehran: JCPOA monitoring body to respond to U.S. measures

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday that the nuclear deal monitoring body will respond to any U.S. measures aimed at destroying the nuclear agreement, also called the JCPOA.

  • statement 2018-04-18 19:48

    U.S., UK enjoying ‘blood business’ in Yemen: Iran

    TEHRAN - The Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations issued a statement on Wednesday saying that the U.S. and UK are now enjoying a “blood business” in Yemen.

  • Mazhar Hussain 2018-04-18 12:31

    By Mazhar Hussain

    Why Americans in Pakistan have license to kill?

    ISLAMABAD - Last week, a 22-year-old Pakistani man was killed by an American diplomat in Islamabad. It was a cold-blooded murder but since the victim was a Pakistani and the perpetrator was an American, it did not draw anger or outrage outside Pakistan.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-04-18 10:00

    By Javad Heirannia

    Attack on Syria didn't have a basis in international law: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that the attack on Syria was “neither in self-defense nor authorized by the United Nations Security Council, it did not have a basis in international law.

  • Mahmood Monshipouri 2018-04-18 09:51

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Military Strikes against Syria

    The U.S. surgical attacks—coordinated with France and Britain—against chemical facilities in Syria on Saturday April 13, 2018, in response to the alleged chemical weapons attacks in rebel-held Douma, fell far-short of achieving a broader goal based on a coherent strategy to deal with the Syrian civil war.

  • U.S. presidents 2018-04-18 09:11

    The gang of criminals

    TEHRAN- This is a special report by the Tehran Times of the 58 wars launched by the 20 U.S. presidents since 1900. Since World War II, the U.S. has killed an estimated 23 million people worldwide.

  • Alexander Azadegan 2018-04-17 10:36

    By Maryam Khormaei

    Iran can't count on Europe: professor

    TEHRAN - Alexander Azadegan, professor of global management and international political economy from South California University says “Iran can’t count on Europe.”

  • syria 2018-04-17 10:21

    By Eric Zuesse

    What Just Happened?

    What happened right after the second direct U.S.-missiles invasion of Syria, which had occurred on the night of April 13th, could turn out to have momentous implications — far bigger than the attacks themselves.

  • Ghaderi 2018-04-17 08:43

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    Plan of U.S. and Europe for JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Evidences suggest that the United States is likely to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran. The appointment of "John Bolton" as the U.S. National Security Advisor and "Mike Pompeo" as Trump's Secretary of State, have sent certain signals to those following the JCPOA news.