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  • Mehdi Sepahvand 2018-02-21 11:39

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Zionist-Saudi hype set to overwhelm Iran's call for 'security networking'

    MOSCOW - The Iranian foreign minister took part in a Russian-hosted forum on regional security, the Valdai Discussion Club, on Monday, fast on the back of his attendance at the Munich Security Conference the day earlier.

  • Ghaderi 2018-02-20 12:39

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Some Europeans complicit in possible trashing of JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The Munich security conference has been shadowed by a paradoxical policy on the nuclear deal with Iran. The German Foreign Minister has only asked Trump to stay in the nuclear deal, and the French Foreign Minister has preferred to remain silent.

  • Iran’s oil industry 2018-02-18 20:12

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    West Karoun: fields with promise for Iran’s oil industry

    In the last few years, especially after the implementation of the nuclear deal (known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actions or JCPOA), Iran’s oil industry has been strongly focused on developing joint oil and gas fields, aiming to increase the seven-percent share of such fields in the country’s oil production.

  • Munich Security Conference 2018-02-18 09:34

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    From Davos to Munich 

    TEHRAN - The remarks made by European officials at the Munich Security Conference show that they are worried about the future of Europe (given America's policies). Undoubtedly, Donald Trump's presence at the top of the political and executive equations of the United States has exacerbated this concern.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-02-17 09:09

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    'Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People': time to retire

    U.S. teen confesses to mass shooting at Florida High School

    Again, another mass shooting, again a school, again a troubled teen, a racist, a white supremacist, a Bloods or Crips gangster, a refugee, a war veteran, a mad policeman, a terrorist from al-Qaeda, al-Nusra Front or from the ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant/Daesh) terrorist outfits … what difference does it make and again dead bodies lying on the ground in their blood. Who believes they were alive seconds ago. The story goes on and to my surprise it is having less effect than it used to have years ago. Why?

  •  Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron 2018-02-16 11:47

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Washington and Paris play doubles against Iran

    Existing evidence and documents suggest that Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, Presidents of the U.S. and France, have sought to redefine policy on the JCPOA.

  • نتانیاهو 2018-02-14 18:31

    By M.A. Saki

    Trump’s Jerusalem move has made Netanyahu more hot-headed

    The White House on Monday dismissed as “false” an assertion by Benjamin Netanyahu that the United States and Israel were discussing the possibility of Israel annexing settlements in the occupied West Bank.

  • Messy air pollution: transport sector largely at fault 2018/02/11

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Messy air pollution: transport sector largely at fault

    Air pollution is the bane of urban dwellers. The suffocating air which is hard to breathe has actually caused a great deal of discomfort for the citizens in big cities around the world and is linked with serious and adverse health effects on top of everything.

  • کره جنوبی و شمالی 2018-02-09 21:56

    By M.A. Saki

    Time ripe for Korean breakthrough

    TEHRAN - A unique opportunity has been created for deescalating tension on the Korean peninsula as Pyongyang on Friday sent a delegation - led by North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam - to Pyeongchang to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

  • air pollution 2018-02-07 11:36

    By M.A. saki

    We have been taken hostage by vehicles

    In the recent days the air pollution in some parts of Tehran has reached a dangerous level, ringing the alarm bells that something serious may happen. 

  • Persian Gulf 2018-02-07 09:30

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Javad Heirannia

    The security complex of Persian Gulf

    In accord with Barry Buzan’s understanding of Regional Security Complex, the Persian Gulf region is itself a security complex made up of friendship and enmity between nation states, communities, and individuals.

  • Tilapia farm in Ecuador (Photo by Aaron McNevin / WWF) 2018-02-05 09:49

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Possible environmental damages of tilapia farming

    The environmentalists’ concerns for tilapia farming is nothing new as the topic is being debated over the past few decades across the globe. However, the recent controversial decisions made regarding farming and importing tilapia in and to Iran has turned it into hot topic in Iran’s environmental circles.

  • ترزا می 2018-02-05 09:30

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    The dual on Downing Street

    TEHRAN - Brexit is still a hot topic for discussion in the United Kingdom (U.K) and as well other members of the European Union (EU).  Many political experts believe that Brexit talks are not going well, since there is no willingness on either side to carry out the results of the 2016 referendum in England. 

  • IPO 2018-02-03 20:01

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Companies management should be revised in privatization

    Downsizing the government has been an economic agenda of the countries with a centrally planned economy in the recent century. 

  • مرحوم رضا مقدسی 2018-02-03 08:27

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Moghaddasi remains in our hearts as an ethical journalist 

    Reza Moghaddasi, the former director of the Tehran Times and Mehr news agency, didn’t just have high morals and values as a manager, he was also an ethical journalist.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-01-30 09:31

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Europe a bundle of contradictions on JCPOA

    Der Spiegel has recently published important news announced by diplomatic circles in Brussels. It said that Germany, France and Britain are aiming to impose new sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. Diplomatic circles have told Der Spiegel that some Western powers intend to deal with Iran's alleged policy of “destabilizing the region”, as if the West hasn’t already up ended entire nations!

  • Europe 2018-01-29 11:20

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe's return to twentieth century 

    TEHRAN - During the World Economic Summit in Davos, the Chancellor of Germany and the President of France both gave a significant warning about the return of nationalism and populism to Europe. This warning has been sent in a time when Far-Right movements in Europe have been able to gain unbelievable power and even seek to conquer a majority of parliaments and form governments.

  • Ghaderi 2018-01-28 11:05

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Lady diplomat puts on a new show to grab attention

    TEHRAN - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations continues to spew forth inflammatory rhetoric against Iran.

  • Trump 2018-01-27 08:41

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    America’s weak domestic policy is a reflection on U.S. foreign policy

    TEHRAN - U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived at the Davos Summit in Switzerland to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) with other world leaders such as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron. 

  • مالباختگان موسسات مالی و اعتباری 2018-01-26 12:41

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Targeting Iran’s security: A new phase in soft war 

    Iran saw some surprising events for a week starting 28 December when protests broke out in Mashhad, northeastern Iran. A group of people in the city lost their money as a result of the collapse of unlicensed credit and finance institutions in recent years and gathered at the Shohada square, criticizing Iranian state economic performance. 

  • immigration crisis 2018-01-23 10:01

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Austria-Germany dispute over immigration crisis

    TEHRAN - The differences between the two countries of Germany and Austria over the immigration crisis have entered a new phase. This difference was evident during the recent visit of the Chancellor of Germany, "Angela Merkel" and the Austrian Chancellor "Sebastian Kurz".

  • industry 2018-01-23 09:11

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Industrial units to receive more support

    on January 10, Iranian parliament (Majlis) approved the bill on industrial support and prevention of closing factories.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-01-21 08:35

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Why Is Paris insisting on imposing Missile Limits on Iran?

    TEHRAN - In last September and during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, extensive talks were held between U.S., British and French officials over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • PM 2.5, particulate matter map 2018-01-20 09:53

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Air pollution; not this again

    You wake up in the morning and set for another working day. You may take a quick shower, have a breakfast, get dressed and head out.

  • A view of Tehran with excellent air quality on November 24, 2016  (Photo by IRNA/Mohammad Babaei) 2018-01-17 20:47

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    No painless solution to air pollution

    In a press conference held in Tehran’s Pardisan Park on Saturday, environment officials commented on the newly enacted clean air law and unveiled the slogan for this year’s national clean air day: “Clean Air Law, the Law of Breath.”

  • دونالد ترامپ 2018-01-17 10:22

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Why did Trump insult Africans?

    TEHRAN - The President of the United States ridiculed African-American immigrants in his vicious statements, insulting them in the worst way possible.

  • Ghaderi 2018-01-16 10:24

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Trump and riddle of JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Although some news agencies have viewed the U.S. president stance on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) positively, the fact is Washington has long been breaching the nuclear deal. 

  • بنزین 2018-01-15 12:03

    By M.A. Saki

    Subsidized petrol detrimental to economy, citizens’ health  

    Certain officials, both in successive parliaments and administrations, have been injecting such a belief among the public that as if cheap petrol is like water for fish.

  • لیگ قهرمانان آسیا 2018-01-13 19:56

    Saudi Arabia, the UAE mix politics with sports

    There is "no justification" for direct government intervention in the governance of the game, but it seems Saudi Arabia and the UAE are adamant to reaffirm their stance which is NOT playing in Iran and Qatar.

  • دیدار ترامپ و پوتین در ویتنام‎ 2018-01-13 09:52

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. look at Russian elections

    TEHRAN - Russia's national election is being held while the United States is trying to interfere in its internal affairs. In other words, the Russian authorities have repeatedly warned the United States about Russia's internal affairs. Recently Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned U.S. officials about this. However, American politicians seem to try to continue their intervention against Vladimir Putin. The ambitious goal of U.S. officials is to weaken Russia's power in the international system.