• اتحادیه اروپا 2018-04-16 21:23

    EU fails to agree new Iran sanctions as Trump deadline nears

    The European Union failed to agree new sanctions against Iran on Monday amid Italy’s opposition and fears that punishing Tehran for its missile program and regional role would not stop U.S. President Donald Trump from abandoning a separate nuclear deal.

  • پرچمدار المپیک زمستانی 2018-02-09 13:49

    Four Iranian athletes to receive Samsung phones

    Organizers for the Winter Olympics said they will hand free Samsung smartphones to four Iranian athletes without the condition of returning them, amid looming anti-Samsung sentiment in Tehran.

  • araqchi 2018-01-30 20:40

    Lifting sanctions was not chief aim of nuclear talks, top Iranian diplomat says

    TEHRAN – Protecting Iran’s “inalienable nuclear right” and not lifting sanctions was the chief purpose of Iran’s negotiations with great powers, a top Iranian chief diplomat has said.

  • 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!

  • Iran talk flags 2018-01-20 20:09

    Germany weighs new sanctions against Iran: report

    Germany is lobbying among European allies to agree new sanctions against Iran in an attempt to prevent U.S. President Donald Trump from terminating an international deal curbing Tehran’s nuclear program, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday.

  • Farhang-Jahanpour.jpg 2018-01-14 09:55

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA not prohibit development of ballistic missiles by Iran: Professor

    TEHRAN - Professor Farhang Jahanpour, part-time tutor on the Middle East in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford, tells the Tehran Times that “It should be remembered that a greater part of the statement released by President Trump is for domestic consumption, and also it is a face-saving formula to persuade his base that he has remained firm in his decision.”

  • Frank N. von Hippel 2018-01-14 09:34

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump demand limits on Iran enrichment program is unrealistic: ex-White House official

    TEHRAN - A former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says “I think that the EU position is that Iran would not accept indefinite limits on its enrichment program and that Trump’s demand is therefore unrealistic.” 

  • Hossein Askari 2018-01-14 09:10

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump wants to destroy Iran’s ability to defend itself against aggressors: Professor

    TEHRAN – A senior expert in Arab affairs who teaches international business at George Washington University is of the view that Trump in reality “wants to destroy Iran’s ability to defend itself against aggressors from the region and farther afield.”

  • peek 2018-01-02 19:54

    By staff and agency

    U.S. assesses sanctions on those who counter riots in Iran

    Andrew Peek, the deputy assistant secretary of state for Iraq and Iran, has said that the U.S. assesses sanctions on those who counter the riots in Iran.

  • Journalists express support for IRGC 2017-11-21 22:13

    U.S. Treasury slaps sanctions on ‘IRGC-linked’ entities

    In yet another hostile measure against Tehran, the U.S. has slapped sanctions on several individuals and companies for their alleged links with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

  • An old man is standing on the ruins of his house devastated by the powerful quake in Kermanshah. 2017-11-19 20:25

    U.S. sanctions against Iran block donations to quake victims

    Anonymous benefactor donates $2.5m for quake-hit Kermanshah

    TEHRAN — An anonymous benefactor has donated 100 billion rials (nearly $2.5 million) to earthquake-stricken province of Kermanshah, head of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation said on Thursday.

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-11-16 11:29

    Iran, U.S. have issued $60b rulings against each other: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, announced on Wednesday that Iran and the United States have each issued court rulings against the opposite party for a sum of $60 billion.

  • Sanctioning Iran would be ‘interesting’: U.S. official 2017-11-14 20:12

    Sanctioning Iran would be ‘interesting’: U.S. official

    Any move by the European Union to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program would be “interesting and helpful”, a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

  • 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.

  • آرم سپاه پاسداران 2017-10-31 20:38

    U.S. poses sanctions on Revolution Guards

    The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday announced the expansion of sanctions on Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, which were imposed on October 13.

  •  Patrick Pouyanne 2017-10-18 19:28

    Total sticks with Iran deal if U.S. imposes sanctions: CEO

    TEHRAN - Total Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said his company will go ahead with Iran deal if the United States decides to impose unilateral sanctions on Teheran.

  • 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.

  • Lawmaker vows firm response to new U.S. sanctions 2017-09-16 10:26

    Lawmaker vows firm response to new U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee will make a firm response to Washington’s recent sanctions against Iran, committee chairman Alaeddin Boroujerdi has said, IRIB reported on Friday.

  • An Apple store in central Tehran. Apple has no official presence in Iran but as Iran’s telecommunications minister says it holds 11 percent share of the country’s cellphone market 2017-08-25 18:18

    Legal action against Apple on agenda: Iran’s telecom minister

    TEHRAN – Iran’s telecommunications minister has said the country will legally pursue a recent decision by Apple for removing Iranian apps from its App Store.