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  • Caspian Sea Summit 2018-08-12 16:56

    Iran, four other states sign Caspian Sea legal regime

    On Sunday, the presidents of Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan met in the small Kazakh coastal city of Aktau to sign a legal convention on the Caspian Sea.

  • Caspian Sea Iranian 2018-08-12 16:53

    Littoral states ban presence of foreign forces in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the five countries bordering the Caspian Sea have agreed to keep the sea out of the reach of foreign military forces.

  • زلاتکو دالیچ 2018-08-12 16:03

    Zlatko Dalic refuses Iran’s offer: report

    TEHRAN - Zlatko Dalic has refused Iran’s offer to take charge of Team Melli, sport.novi.ba reported.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2018-08-12 15:33

    By Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    How Turkey sees the crisis with the U.S.

    Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.

  • وحید امیری 2018-08-12 15:08

    Vahid Amiri out for three weeks

    TEHRAN – Trabzonspor’s new signing Vahid Amiri has been sidelined for three weeks with knee injury.

  • MPs to meet Leader on Wednesday 2018-08-12 14:12

    Leader agrees to special courts on financial crimes

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday agreed to a request by the judiciary chief to set up special courts to swiftly deal with financial crimes.

  • Polo competition held in Tabriz 2018-08-12 12:24

    Polo competition held in Tabriz

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Polo competition was held in Tabriz, the capital of the northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan, on Friday.

  • در این جنایت وحشیانه که صبح پنجشنبه رخ داد اتوبوس حامل دانش آموزان یمنی در ضحیان واقع در استان مرزی صعده هدف حمله جنگنده های سعودی قرار گرفت که براثر آن بیش از 40 دانش آموز بی گناه شهید و بیش از 50 تن دیگر زخمی شدند. منابع پزشکی از احتمال افزایش تعداد شهدای این جنایت خبر دادند. 2018-08-12 12:12

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    When dollar means more than lives of Yemeni children

    The Saudi regime has committed yet another war crime in Yemen and this one is particularly horrendous.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-08-12 11:35

    By Javad Heirannia

    Arab NATO is exchanging security by economic and financial issues: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “At least since the mid1970s, there has been a tacit cooperation among Persian Gulf Arab states and the West, including America.”

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-08-12 11:28

    By Javad Heirannia

    Members of Arab NATO have conflicting interests: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that the countries that are said to become a part of this new "Arab NATO" have conflicting interests.

  • Khan 2018-08-12 11:12

    Indian envoy calls on Khan, discuss bilateral ties

    TEHRAN - In a significant gesture, India’s High Commissioner to Islamabad Ajay Bisara on Friday called on Pakistan’s prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan. During the meeting, the two sides discussed a range of issues, focusing on prospects of the India-Pakistan relationship.

  • Mohseni-Bandpei named acting labor minister 2018-08-12 11:11

    Mohseni-Bandpei named acting labor minister

    TEHRAN – In a decree on Saturday, President Rouhani appointed Deputy Labor Minister Anoushirvan Mohseni-Bandpei as acting labor minister, ILNA reported.

  • Chabahar 2018-08-12 11:11

    India, Afghanistan discuss Chabahar Port’s role in bolstering trade, economic ties

    TEHRAN - The first phase of the Chabahar Port was inaugurated in December last year, which has opened a new strategic transit route between India, Iran and Afghanistan. While there are still some unresolved issues related to the development of the port, which is situated in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchistan province, it is expected to make headway soon.

  • Abid Hussain 2018/08/12

    Dr. Abid Hussain

    An open letter to the brave people of Iran from Kashmir

    TEHRAN -This letter is addressed to the brave people of Iran and comes from Kashmir – a place known as ‘Iran e Sagheer’ (little Iran). Your country is again going through a difficult phase because of the draconian economic sanctions imposed by the ‘Big Satan’. You have been here before and you not only managed to survive but emerged stronger. As your outspoken Foreign Minister recently tweeted, you have been around for millennia and seen fall of empires, including your own, which lasted more than the life of some countries.

  • Bangladesh 2018-08-12 11:08

    Bangladesh govt under fire as student protests grow

    TEHRAN - With student protests against the lack of road safety measures in Bangladesh growing, the government led by Sheikh Hasina is increasingly finding itself in troubled waters. The government has been criticized by rights activists across the world for using force to quell the protests.

  • Takfiri 2018-08-12 11:00

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Takfiri groups can’t establish strategic presence in Kashmir but they have a small sympathetic base’

    TEHRAN -The shadowy forces of takfirism pose the biggest danger to Islam and Muslims today. They are hell-bent on destroying the fabric of Islam and sow seeds of discord among Muslims. Groups like ISIS, Taliban, Al-Qaeda are products of this very ideology that breeds on hatred for ‘others’. This wave of neo-Salafism and takfirism has reached Kashmir as well, and is increasingly threatening to tarnish the rich syncretic Sufi culture of Kashmir.

  • Military attaches from 28 countries visit Lashgari Air Base 2018-08-12 10:54

    Military attaches from 28 countries visit Lashgari Air Base

    TEHRAN – A group of 40 military attaches from 28 countries paid an official visit to the Air Force’s Shahid Lashgari Air Base in Mehrabad on Saturday morning.

  • Pakistan 2018-08-12 10:52

    U.S. cuts Pakistani officers from training programs

    TEHRAN - An indication of growing strains between Islamabad and Washington, the U.S. government has reportedly started cutting Pakistani officers from training and educational programs that were a key aspect of Pakistan-U.S. bilateral relations for more than a decade, according to media reports.

  • India 2018-08-12 10:51

    New political alliance in J&K on cards

    TEHRAN - Almost two months after the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir abruptly broke up; a new political alliance is on cards to end the governor’s rule in the troubled Indian state, according to reports.

  • Tehran set to host 30th national crafts exhibit in August 2018-08-12 10:39

    Tehran set to host 30th national crafts exhibit in August

    TEHRAN – Craftspeople from every corner of Iran will promote skills in the 30th National Crafts Exhibition, which will open at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground on August 25 and will run until August 31.

  • Iran’s Samqavor village a hub of woodcarving 2018-08-12 09:25

    Iran’s Samqavor village a hub of woodcarving

    TEHRAN – Diligent craftspeople in Samqavor village, central Iran, make an average 88,000 square meters of woodcarved surfaces per annum, turning it to a hub of such expertise. 

  • Gao Feng 2018-08-12 09:23

    Iran-China trade up 10% in 6 months on year

    TEHRAN- The value of trade between Iran and China rose 10.1 percent during the first half of 2018 and stood at $17 billion, Gao Feng, the spokesman for China’s Ministry of Commerce, told IRNA on Saturday.

  • Ioseb Chakhvashvili 2018-08-12 09:21

    Georgian ambassador calls for win-win trade with Iran

    TEHRAN – Georgia’s ambassador in Tehran said his country is eager for a win-win trade with Iran, given the existing capacity to expand the economic cooperation between the two countries, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • SME Iran 2018 2018-08-12 09:18

    SME Iran 2018 to showcase capabilities of Iranian industries

    TEHRAN –Over 1200 Iranian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are going to gather today at SME Iran 2018 exhibition to showcase their latest achievements and capabilities, Shata reported on Saturday.

  • Steel 2018-08-12 09:17

    Iran rises 2 places to become world’s 11th top steel producer: WSA

    TEHRAN- According to the latest report released by the World Steel Association (WSA), Iran was ranked the 11th among the world’s largest crude steel producers in the first half of 2018, IRIB reported.

  • Cryptocurrency 2018-08-12 09:16

    Infrastructure provided for trading cryptocurrency in stock exchange

    TEHRAN- Required infrastructure is provided for trading cryptocurrency in Iran’s stock exchange, Head of Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) Shapour Mohammadi told IRNA on Saturday.

  • MP 2018-08-12 09:15

    No longer intl. consensus exists against Iran, says MP

    TEHRAN - Ali Najafi Khoshroudi, the spokesman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has shrugged off the renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran, contrary to the past there is no consensus against Iran.

  • Iran to be guest of honor at Chinese cultural expo  2018-08-12 09:13

    Iran to be guest of honor at Chinese cultural expo 

    TEHRAN - Iran has been designated as a guest of honor for the 9th Western China Cultural Industries Expo, which will be held in the city of Xi’an from September 7 to 10, CHTN reported. 

  •  Ancient pottery kiln unearthed in Rey 2018-08-12 09:12

     Ancient pottery kiln unearthed in Rey

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently unearthed an ancient pottery kiln near Tepe Bahram in Moqimabad village of Rey, southern Tehran.

  • Fresco paintings and interior architecture of Isfahan’s Chehel Sotoun pavilion never fail to amaze its international visitors. 2018-08-12 09:11

    Foreigners astonished by Iran’s failure to introduce tourist attractions

    TEHRAN – International travelers visiting Iran are confounded why Iran is appearing so weak in introducing its historical and natural attractions, the director of Iran’s center of the International Council of Museums (ICOM-Iran) has said.