• Hamid Baeidinejad 2018-01-08 19:48

    Iranian envoy urges former prince to clarify suicides in his family 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to London has said that Reza Pahlavi, the son of former king Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, must manage his own family affairs and answer questions about suicides in his family, instead of working against the Islamic Republic.

  • Turkish actress Nurgul Yesilçay acts in a scene from “Beautiful Jinn” by Iranian director Bairam Fazli. 2018-01-08 18:44

    “Beautiful Jinn” to premiere in Iran, Turkey in late July

    TEHRAN – The Iranian producer Mehrdad Farid has said that his comedy drama “Beautiful Jinn” will premiere in Iran and Turkey at the same time in late July.

  • Child abuse 2018-01-08 09:02

    Disregarding child abuse heightens social vulnerability

    TEHRAN — Child abuse or child maltreatment, includes neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation and emotional abuse which would seriously harm a child or increase risks of serious harm to a child that could result in injury or death.

  • road accident 2018-01-08 09:02

    Traffic police identify accident-prone areas

    TEHRAN — Iran’s road traffic police have identified some 1,500 accident-prone areas across the country, ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.

  • The red and dark red regions indicated on the map are suffering from severe and extreme drought spells. 2018-01-08 09:01

    96% of Iran experiencing prolonged drought: official

    TEHRAN – Nearly 96 percent of Iran’s total area is suffering from different levels of prolonged drought, the director for drought and crisis management department of Iran’s Meteorological Organization said.

  • Tehran Municipality developing waste management comprehensive plan 2018-01-08 09:00

    Tehran Municipality developing waste management comprehensive plan

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality is developing a comprehensive plan for waste management which is due to be unveiled in autumn, chief of Tehran’s department of environment has said.

  • Ghaderi 2018-01-07 09:20

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    What is Nikki Haley looking for?

    TEHRAN - During her presence in the United Nations, the United States representative at the UN has started a full-blown opposition to the Iranian nation.

  • Ahmad Sadeqi 2018-01-07 09:12

    20 projects proposed to earthquake-proof Tehran

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s Municipality has proposed 20 prioritized projects which are believed to strengthen the metropolis against a possible massive earthquake.

  • Tehran 2018-01-07 09:11

    Tehran urban management intent on better livability

    TEHRAN — Tehran, being the capital city of Iran for 230 years, is now a metropolis facing continuing, formidable challenges specially over the four past decades.

  • An interior design that revolves around ‘Iranian Home’ as its theme. 2018-01-07 08:45

    Midex to highlight ‘Iranian Home’

    TEHRAN - “Iranian Home”, an approach offering advantages of traditional handicrafts in modern homes, will come under spotlight at the 8th International Exhibition of Midex that revolves around interior and landscape designs.

  • Foreign travelers pose for a photo during their stay at Arg-e Radkan, a traditional inn in Radkan Village, Khorasan Razavi province. 2018-01-06 20:04

    Iran allocates $600m to develop rural crafts, tourism

    TEHRAN – The Iranian administration has approved a bill allocating 24 trillion rials (some $600 million) to empowering rural areas and small towns in arenas of handicraft-associated jobs, ecotourism and hospitality industry.

  • Photo of a woman planting rice seeds in a paddy field in northern Iran 2018-01-06 20:00

    Iran to host intl. course on GAP for women farmers

    TEHRAN – An international training course on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for women farmers will open today in the city of Damghan.

  • Cinema Organization of Iran director Mohammad-Mehdi Heidarian speaks with a Tehran Times journalist during an interview at his office in Tehran on November 26, 2017. (Tehran Times/Maryam Kamyab) 2018-01-06 17:52

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    Iran seeks extension to film co-production plans overseas    

    TEHRAN – The Cinema Organization of Iran (COI), where the major policies for Iranian cinema are made, is working on special plans to extend the country’s overseas collaboration on film production.

  • شورای امنیت 2018-01-06 13:01

    UN Security Council rebuffs the U.S. over Iran protests

    The United Nations Security Council rebuffed the United States to use the protests in Iran as an excuse to undermine the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Martin Love 2018-01-06 12:09

    By Martin Love

    Wealth moving from West to East

    CALIFORNAI - Protest and turmoil. Social or political or economic or all three. Some turmoil has been happening in Iran of late.

  • 70% of hospitals in Iran dilapidated: official 2018-01-06 10:01

    70% of hospitals in Iran dilapidated: official

    TEHRAN — Some 70 percent of the hospitals in Iran are old and in bad condition, an official with civil engineering affairs department of the Ministry of Health has said.

  • Tehran air pollution 2018-01-06 09:58

    Tehraners consume 12m liters of gasoline per day

    TEHRAN — Citizens of the capital consume some 12 million liters of gasoline each day, chief of Tehran department of environment Mohammad Hossein Bazgir has said.

  • Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, is an ancient a military fortress situated in northern province of Gilan which is now a tourist destination especially during new year or summer holid 2018/01/06

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Redefining public holidays, weekends: how efficient is that?

    The notion of “too many public and unofficial holidays” in Iran has always been a matter of controversy among lawmakers and decision making bodies in the country but despite all the arguments no decisive action has been actually taken so far.

  • U.S. and UK  military 2018-01-06 09:45

    By Sajad Abedi

    The Thinking of U.S. and UK in signing of military action

    TEHRAN - The rising strength of the Revolutionary Guards has made Western thinkers feel scared about this power. The fears of aggression are among the American and European politicians who are not willing to accept the power of popular institutions in independent countries.

  • Baghdad 2018-01-05 20:07

    Iraqi capital to host Iran’s exclusive expo in mid-Feb.

    TEHRAN- Iran will hold its exclusive trade and industrial exhibition from February 12 to 15 in Baghdad, Iran’s commercial attaché to Iraq announced, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2018-01-05 12:29

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Protests in Iran: Co-opting the people’s expression of religious democracy

    “The most important instance of freedom is to be able to choose one’s own destiny.” —Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

  • Making paper from stone projected 2018-01-05 09:59

    Making paper from stone projected

    TEHRAN - Iran Stone Association is planning to carry out a project to manufacture paper from stone waste, ISNA quoted the secretary of Iran Stone Association as saying on Wednesday.

  • 2016 E-Government Development Index provided by the UN; the greener a country is the more advanced they are in implementing e-government 2018/01/05

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    E-government promotes empowerment and inclusion in society

    Electronic government (or e-government) is the application of information and communication technology (ICT) to government functions and procedures with the purpose of increasing efficiency, transparency and citizen participation.

  • Cheetah cub saved from smugglers cannot return to wild 2018-01-05 09:56

    Cheetah cub saved from smugglers cannot return to wild

    TEHRAN – Asiatic cheetah that was saved from an animal-trafficking gang in Tehran on December 26, 2017, cannot return to the wild at least for now, Iman Memarian, the chief veterinarian of Pardisan Rehabilitation Center said.

  • Rioters are stooges of Iran’s enemies: Velayati 2018-01-04 07:48

    Rioters are stooges of Iran’s enemies: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Tuesday denounced the rioters setting fire to Iran’s flag in the recent unrest as the stooges of the enemies.

  • Iran’s heritage museums host 1 million more visitors 2018-01-04 07:34

    Iran’s heritage museums host 1 million more visitors

    TEHRAN - Heritage museums across Iran attracted one million more visitors over the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2017) in comparison to the same period last year.

  • Iranians rally to condemn riots 2018-01-03 19:54

    Iranians rally to condemn riots

    TEHRAN – Iranian people took to the streets in several cities on Wednesday to condemn the recent wave of deadly violence in some cities, and to voice their full support for the Islamic Republic system.

  • Mevlut Cavusoglu 2018-01-03 19:53

    Israel, U.S. back Iran riots: Turkish FM

    The Turkish foreign minister has said Israel and the U.S. are the only countries supporting riots in Iran, Anadolu reported.

  • Foreign nationals look at blue-tiled mosaics of Imam Mosque, a Safavid-era monument in Isfahan, central Iran. 2018-01-03 19:51

    ‘Virtual tour operators’ to get off the ground

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has unveiled a campaign to enroll eligible students and graduates in all fields of study as ‘virtual tour operators’.

  • Iran calls on Trump to put house in order 2018-01-03 11:27

    Iran calls on Trump to put house in order

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has slammed the U.S. President Donald Trump for his rude comments, saying he should address his own country’s problems instead of interfering in other countries.