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  • Hamid Karzai 2017-11-11 09:05

    Karzai calls on regional countries to be vigilant against U.S. conspiracies 

    KABUL _ Regional countries should be vigilant against conspiracies of U.S. government which is seeking to spread sow of discord in the region. 

  • Salah Fahs 2017-11-07 09:15

    By Zahra Khezri

    Iran self-sufficiency rooted in sanctions: Amal Movement rep.

    Salah Fahs, the representative of the Lebanese Amal Movement in Tehran, believes that Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran in the 1980s - known as the imposed war - and the United States’ sanctions against Iran are the sources of Iran’s strength today in the region.

  • ‘Media should broaden outlook towards handicrafts’ 2017-11-05 08:21

    By Afshin Majlesi

    ‘Media should broaden outlook towards handicrafts’

    A senior official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization urges media to assume an extended role in promoting the “proper usage” of national handicrafts.

  • Gholamreza Asghari 2017-11-04 20:05

    ‘Food comes first’, says Iran’s FDA director

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assigns a high priority to food rather than drugs, said the newly appointed director of Food and Drug Administration.

  • Sattar Mahmoudi 2017-11-03 20:30

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran on verge of becoming electricity hub in region

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Sattar Mahmoudi said Iran aims to become an official power hub in the region as it is playing a crucial role in supplying electricity to its neighbors and beyond.

  • South Korean Ambassador Kim Seung-ho attends an interview with the Tehran Times at the 23rd Press Exhibition in Tehran on October 29, 2017. 2017-10-29 18:53

    By Manijeh Rezapoor

    Korean ambassador: home ready to host Iranian art exhibits

    TEHRAN – South Korean Ambassador Kim Seung-ho said on Sunday that he would eagerly welcome any offer from Iranian artists to showcase their works in exhibitions at his residence in Tehran.

  •  Ehsan Shariati 2017-10-25 10:03

    By Sara Faraji & Somaye Rezaei

    Shariati was intellectually open to all religious and ideological horizons

    The late Dr. Ali Shariati is one of the most significant and influential intellectuals of the contemporary era in Iran. Even though many summits and conferences are still being held on Ali Shariati, nowadays it seems that his legacy is not used to its fullest in the scientific and intellectual assemblies and only some of his quotes and sayings are mentioned in social contexts. 

  • Shen Dingli 2017-10-24 21:26

    By Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Trump has already upset allies: Chinese professor

    TEHRAN - A Chinese university professor believes that the Trump administration has already has “upset” Washington’s allies and set a “bad precedent” by withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement and the Trans Pacific Partnership.

  • Negar Gerami,WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran/ Photo by Majid Hamed Haqdoust, Tehran Times 2017-10-18 11:21

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    ‘WFP aims to ensure food security by innovative means’

    TEHRAN — The World Food Program (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Each year, WFP assists some 80 million people in around 80 countries.

  • UNHCR rep 2017-10-17 08:37

    By Marjan Golpira

    Iran set global precedent by opening refugees’ access to healthcare: UNHCR rep.

    TEHRAN - In his recent interview with the Tehran Times, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Tehran has praised Iran for providing very affordable healthcare services for refugees.

  • Volker Perthes 2017-10-16 20:10

    By Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Germany, EU have realized they must rely on themselves for security: SWP chief

    Volker Perthes says Germany does not try to personalize its foreign relations

    TEHRAN - Volker Perthes, director of the Berlin-based Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik - SWP), says Germany and other European Union members have realized that they must be more self-reliant to protect their security.

  • Paul Pillar 2017-10-10 21:21

    by Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Neither Trump nor Kim currently seeking war: ex-senior CIA official

    Paul Pillar says North Korea is unlikely ever to give up nuclear weapons as a deterrent against armed attack

    TEHRAN – A former senior U.S. intelligence official believes that neither U.S. President Donald Trump nor North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un are now looking for a war.

  • Thomas Berger 2017-10-08 09:55

    by Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Sanctions alone won't get North Korea to give up nuclear arms: Boston professor

    TEHRAN - A professor of international relations from Boston University believes that economic sanctions alone will not prompt North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program.

  • Abbas Ghorbanalibeik 2017-10-07 20:36

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Tehran-Mashhad railway electrification should be first priority

    Abbas Ghorbanalibeik, the first director in the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) appointed in 2006 to initiate railway electrification in the country, believes that the first electrification of railway line from Tehran to Mashhad should be conducted in Iran as soon as possible so that we can expand this system to the other lines after that.

  • Richard Nephew 2017-10-07 11:42

    By Javad Heirannia

    Likely Trump will decline to certify JCPOA: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “I think it is likely that Mr. Trump will decline to certify that the JCPOA is in the U.S. national security interest when he needs to next make that judgment (October 15).”

  • Mehdi Honardoost 2017-10-03 10:47

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran-Pakistan ties on rise but still below expectations: ambassador

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Tehran’s ambassador to Islamabad says ties between Iran and Pakistan are on the rise but still far behind the existing potentials.