• Jafari Yesterday 10:55

    Israel will vanish if it starts new war: IRGC chief

    TEHRAN – The commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Wednesday that Iran does not recognize the Zionist regime as a threat anymore, warning “the smallest mistake they make will be their last one.”

  • Larijani urges dialogue to resolve regional problems Yesterday 07:02

    Larijani urges dialogue to resolve regional problems

    TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called for dialogue among regional countries to resolve problems, warning against Washington and Tel Aviv’s plots to create crises in the region.

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-11-22 10:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudis are treating Hariri with scorn and like a lackey: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “It is quite obvious that Hariri has resigned because of Saudi Pressure. Hariri, like his father Rafiq, is close to Saudi Arabia, and the family made their fortune there.”

  • Nasser Abu Sharif 2017-11-19 12:06

    By Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Israel is unbridled regime: Islamic Jihad rep.

    TEHRAN - Representative of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Tehran says “the Zionist regime is formed on the basis of a violation of human rights backed by the world's greatest powers.”

  •  Riyadh begged Tel Aviv to bomb Lebanon: Rouhani 2017-11-15 20:26

    Riyadh begged Tel Aviv to bomb Lebanon: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has slammed Riyadh’s interference in Lebanon, saying it is “shameful” for a Muslim country to “beg” the Israeli regime to carry out military strikes against the Lebanese nation.

  • Mahmoud Abbas 2017-11-14 04:26

    By Mahmoud Abbas

    Britain must atone for the Balfour declaration – and 100 years of suffering

    Many British people will not know of Sir Arthur James Balfour, an early 20th century foreign secretary. For 12 million Palestinians, his name is all too familiar. On the 100th anniversary of the Balfour declaration, the British government should take the opportunity to make things right.

  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets outgoing Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh on November 6 2017-11-12 20:30

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Mossad failed theory against Hezbollah

    The House of Saud regime, its King and absolute monarch Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and its inexperienced Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman who is also known as MBS, are making headlines more often than they used to.

  • Peter Woodard Galbraith 2017-11-05 20:00

    By Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Trump confused about geography and national security strategy: ex-senator

    Peter Woodard Galbraith, a former Democratic senator from Windham County, says Donald Trump is confused about geography as he is about security strategy. In declaring in his new Iran strategy on October 13, Trump used the phrase “Arabian Gulf” rather than “Persian Gulf”.

  • IRGC chief: Riyadh, Washington, Tel Aviv trying to justify Yemen war 2017-11-02 10:35

    IRGC chief: Riyadh, Washington, Tel Aviv trying to justify Yemen war

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and the Zionist regime are trying to justify the war against Yemen by making false claims, IRGC Commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said on Tuesday.

  • Leader urges different methods in fight against Israel 2017-11-01 20:41

    Leader urges different methods in fight against Israel

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has described the battle against the Zionist regime of Israel as a “sacred” one, suggesting ways to diversify the continued campaign against Tel Aviv.

  • Army, IRGC hand in hand until hegemonic system falls apart: Iran Army chief 2017-10-27 13:25

    Army, IRGC hand in hand until hegemonic system falls apart: Iran Army chief

    TEHRAN – The Army and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) will work hand in hand until the “foundations of the hegemonic system collapse and the life of the Zionist regime comes to an end,” the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army said on Wednesday.

  • 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.

  • saki 2017-10-18 11:25

    Only two countries accused of war crimes back Trump Iran policy

    Only Israel and Saudi Arabia, which have both been accused of committing war crimes, have welcomed Donald Trump’s decertification of the nuclear deal and his insulting language against Iran.

  • Iran to re-block Waze due to its Israeli background 2017-10-10 09:37

    Iran to re-block Waze due to its Israeli background

    TEHRAN – Abdolsamad Khorramabadi, secretary of the Iranian cyberspace watchdog, said on Monday that the ministry of communications and information technology is working to once again block access to Waze, a GPS-based geographical navigation application.

  •  Kurds carry Israeli and Kurdish flags to show their support for the upcoming September 25th independence referendum in Erbil, Iraq September 22, 2017 © Azad Lashkari / Reuters 2017-10-02 08:16

    ‘Iraqi Kurdistan referendum is tantamount to boosting Daesh, Israel’

    TEHRAN - Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker, said on Saturday that the Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum is tantamount to strengthening Daesh, the Tel-Aviv regime, new regional anarchism, and instability.

  • Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2017-10-01 16:44

    Zarif: Nuclear renegotiation is a ‘myth’

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday essentially ruled out renegotiating or launching follow-up talks to a landmark nuclear accord that President Donald Trump is threatening to dismantle, saying rewriting the multilateral pact is a “myth”.

  • علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-09-10 21:03

    Crimes against Rohingya Muslims are an Israeli plot: top advisor

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, on Sunday slammed the ongoing brutal crackdown on the Rohingya in Myanmar, saying the Muslim community is suffering from organized crimes orchestrated by the Israeli regime.

  • سناتور جان مک کین 2017-08-08 15:06

    By Javad Heirannia

    McCain: U.S. has been strengthening Israel and Arabs against Iran 

    TEHRAN - John McCain, the Republic senator from Arizona, says since the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979 the United States has been seeking to “contain” Iran for what he calls Tehran’s “threatening actions and malign influence”.

  • Intl. Informatics Olympiad 2017-08-07 09:12

    Iran dismisses Israeli claim on Intl. Informatics Olympiad

    TEHRAN — In response to an Israeli tweet claiming winning four medals at the 29th International Informatics Olympiad (IOI 2017) in Tehran, the event’s spokesman dismissed claims of awarding any medals to Israeli contestants.

  • zarif 2017-08-02 09:40

    Zarif hopes Muslims unity against Israel

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Has expressed hope that the emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the recent developments at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound would lead to Muslim unity against the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • Olli Heinonen 2017-07-24 12:09

    By Javad Heirannia

    Olli Heinonen: No strong will to create WMD-free Middle East 

    TEHRAN - Olli Heinonen, the former deputy director general for safeguards at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), tells the Tehran Times that there is no strong will among Middle East countries to push for a “weapons of mass destruction free zone”.

  • موسويان 2017-07-16 14:50

    Understanding Iranian threat perceptions

    A pervasive perception in US policy circles and among US allies is that Iran seeks hegemony in the Middle East. Israel and other regional states often claim that Iran wishes to "revive the Persian Empire." While such claims would be dismissed as farcical by any Iranian official, it is important to note that such sentiment lies at the root of the current standoff between Iran, its regional rivals and the United States.

  • saki 2017-07-11 20:41

    By M.A. Saki

    Indian PM not expected to give credit to Netanyahu

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel was something that friends and of lovers of India had not really expected. It was painful.

  • Iraq 2017-07-02 08:36

    By: Amir A. Amirshekari

    Iraqi Kurdistan independence is illegal

    On 8 June 2017, Masoud Barzani the president of Iraqi Kurdistan called for a referendum for independence of the region on 25 September 2017.

  • 02br2 yjc motahari50.jpg 2017-06-24 10:00

    Arabs should consider Israel, not Iran, as enemy: senior MP

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy parliament speaker has called on Arab states to realize that their real enemy is the Zionist regime of Israel and not Iran.

  • Iran Foreign ministry central building 2017-06-22 11:52

    Iran says Israel is scourge of tensions, crises in West Asia

    The Iranian Foreign Ministry says the Israeli regime is the main source of tensions and crises in West Asia.

  • Iran urges massive rallies on International Quds Day 2017-06-21 19:53

    Iran urges massive rallies on International Quds Day

    TEHRAN – Iranian officials have called on people from across the world to participate in the International Quds Day rallies which are held annually on the last Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Qatar 2017-06-19 10:56

    By Robert Fisk

    Did Trump denounce Qatar as a ‘sponsor of terrorism’ due to failed business deals?

    What on earth made President Donald Trump identify Qatar – with its longstanding relationship with the U.S. and host to 10,000 American military personnel on the biggest airbase in the Middle East – as a “funder of terrorism”?

  • سردار باقری 2017-06-11 20:31

    Military chief pledges ‘unforgettable lesson’ to terrorists after Tehran attack

    TEHRAN – The head of the Iranian armed forces pledged a “new, unforgettable” blow to terrorists and their backers, warning them not to “even nurture and repeat the mistake” in their minds. 

  • Israel unhappy over Iran’s presence in ‘de-escalation zones’: source 2017-05-13 21:16

    Israel unhappy over Iran’s presence in ‘de-escalation zones’: source

    TEHRAN – Speaking with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not object to “de-escalation zones” arrangement in Syria but voiced opposition against Iran’s presence in those areas.