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  • Parnaz Talebi 2016-08-28 17:14

    Nojeh airbase; climax of Iran-Russia defense cooperation

    Deploying Iran’s airbase by Russia Air Force to attack terrorist positions in Syria has been proved highly controversial, however, it indicates the close ties Iran and Russia hold countering terrorism in the region.

  • گری لوییس، نماینده دفتر توسعه ملل متحد در ایران 2016-08-19 21:20

    By Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator in Iran

    We are succeeding in our path to reaching “One Humanity”

    In today’s world of regional conflict and disaster, more than 130 million people are dependent on humanitarian assistance simply in order to survive.

  • abdi 2016-08-17 09:23

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran-Qatar gas race and lack of unitization

    Many oil fields and gas reserves extend from one country to another beneath their common boundary in such a way that the deposit can be extracted, wholly or partially, by one side or the other.

  • روزبه علی آبادی 2016-08-15 17:22

    By Roozbeh Aliabadi 

    Iran and Russia: The emergence of a new connectivity alliance 

    Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan’s trilateral summit to further strengthen cooperation in economy, energy and transport fields will be a step in the right direction to enhance connectivity, thus making the broader region more stable and secure.  

  • Putin Erdogan 2016-08-12 21:26

    By Mehdi Sepahvand, Tehran Times journalist

    Middle East to become more legitimate as Turkey moves closer to Iran

    TEHRAN – In a drastic turnabout, Ankara has recently grown more friendly toward Iran and its superpower buddy Russia, a move which seems likely to help make the Middle East a more legitimate entity on the global stage of power.

  • لاسجردی 2016-08-08 14:19

    By Hassan Lasjerdi, Tehran Times editor-in-chief

    Journalism and the prospects ahead

    Today is named Journalist’s Day in Iran. The designation followed the killing of an Iranian journalist in 1998 by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

  • IMG_1734_1.jpg 2016-08-01 21:47

    By Parvin Telli

    A tour to the heart of Persian Gulf

    Meeting people who had decided to stand on their own feet

    PERSIAN GULF WATERS - I am not sure but I think it was in 2010 when international sanctions imposed on Iran were taking their toll and big oil companies had already packed their bags.

  • متین مسلم 2016-07-20 10:29

    By: Matin Moslem

    Turkey: Balancing coup attempt against anti-coup reaction

    Not as president but as representative of an ideology, this time President Recep Tayyip Erdogan escaped narrowly a military coup fed by Turkish nationalism, military men, Pan-Turkism, and Ataturkism. However, I insist to say only “this time.” 

  • علی کوشکی 2016-07-13 22:03

    By Ali Kushki

    JCPOA anniversary, American pragmatism philosophy, and Tehran’s post-deal grievances

    Last year on July 14, Iran and the six world powers - the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany - ironed out protracted dispute over Tehran’s nuclear program which they claimed mounted a threat to the world.

  • علی کوشکی 2016/07/10

    President Rouhani in the making 

    Nearly two years after Hassan Rouhani took office as president in 2013, he delivered one key presidential campaign promise when Tehran struck a deal with the West, under which Iran agreed to roll back its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of economic sanctions.

  • لاسجردی 2016-07-02 12:18

    By Hassan lasjerdi

    Eternality of International Quds Day

    Ever since the late Imam Khomeini named the last Friday of Ramadan as International Duds Day in 1980, the day is marked annually more impressively worldwide.

  • لاسجردی 2016-06-30 15:13

    by: hasan lasjerdi

    American-styled Human Rights Week and the post-revolution Iran

    In post-revolution Iran, “June 26 to July 3” has earned a designation as the American-styled Human Rights Week.

  • IMG_8733 (2).JPG 2016-06-18 20:16

    By Ali Kushki

    The Big Bang Theory and Iran’s banking row

    By Ali Kushki

    Enough is enough! That’s what Iran and six global powers reached at after being at a decade-long standstill over Tehran’s nuclear agenda, thrashing out a deal which exchanged limits on the country’s nuclear program for sanctions reliefs.

  • لاسجردی 2016-06-18 11:26

    By Hassan Lasjerdi

    Is a new plot against Iraq being hatched?

    As Iraqi forces along Popular Mobilization Forces also known as al-Hashd al-Shaabi are engaged in fierce clash with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Daesh) terrorist group and have so far been able to deal major blows to the ruthless terrorist outfit, there seems to be some plots taking place in the war shattered state. 

  • لاسجردی 2016-06-10 20:23

    By Hassan Lasjerdi

    To Ban Ki-moon

    Last month, the Saudi-led coalition was put on a blacklist over its role in the deaths of children in Yemen. The UN report, which annually shames the worst perpetrators, put the blame on the coalition for 60 percent of 1,953 children recorded as killed or maimed in the conflict in 2015.

  • لاسجردی 2016-05-31 10:02

    By Hassan Lasjerdi

    Fighting back irrationality with toleration 

    Tehran and Riyadh failed to clinch a deal on making arrangements favored by the two sides for Iranians to perform this year’s hajj.