• Syria Today 11:00

    By Eric Zuesse

    U.S.: No restitution to Syria

    On April 22nd, an anonymous U.S. “Senior Administration Official” told a press conference in Toronto, that the only possible circumstance under which the U.S. Government will agree to pay anything for the harms (bombings of infrastructure etc.) it’s doing to Syria, would be if Syria will agree to cede, to U.S. control, a portion of its land:

  • Rouhani Yesterday 20:34

    Honor nuclear deal or face ‘grave consequences’, Rouhani warns

    TEHRAN – If anyone seeks to betray the nuclear deal, they should know that they cannot escape its “grave consequences”, President Hassan Rouhani of Iran warned on Tuesday in an open reference to U.S. President Donald Trump who has repeatedly threatened to destroy the international agreement. 

  • General Jafari denounces U.S. Syria raid as ‘cheap’ Yesterday 03:32

    General Jafari denounces U.S. Syria raid as ‘cheap’

    TEHRAN – Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the missile attack of the trilateral coalition comprising the U.S., Britain and France against Syria was “cheap” and “disgraceful”.

  • سردار علی فدوی 2018-04-23 19:47

    IRGC: U.S. unaware of Iran’s naval power

    TEHRAN - Real Admiral Ali Fadavi, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy, has said that the U.S. is not fully aware of Iran’s naval power.

  • Martin Love  2018-04-23 09:52

    By Martin Love

    U.S. seductions are dangerous balderdash

    An American journo can’t be unaware of protests in Iran against some aspects of the status quo. However much this may be falsely and crudely amplified in broadcasts via the usual channels such as Twitter by unhappy Iranians outside Iran I don’t know, but it is hard to not see some commentary and even videos of this.

  • Defense chief says Iran-Iraq ties unaffected by 'mischievous meddling' 2018-04-23 02:17

    Defense chief says Iran-Iraq ties unaffected by 'mischievous meddling'

    TEHRAN – The defense minister says Iran’s relations with Iraq are so deep and strong that they will not be affected by “mischievous interventions” by other parties.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-22 19:45

    Tehran calls U.S. human rights report ‘biased’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected on Saturday the U.S. State Department report about human rights situation in Iran as “biased” and “politically motivated”.

  • baeedinejad 2018-04-22 19:43

    Iranian diplomat says unilateral U.S.-led attacks on Syria are worrisome

    Iran’s Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad has said that the U.S.-led attacks on Syria are worrisome and go against the UN Charter.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-04-22 10:34

    By Javad Heirannia

    Substantial part of the "pain" of sanctions was being applied on Iranian people: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “Iranian government is composed of Iranian people and that, by virtue of applying sanctions and pain, we were influencing them as well. And that answer is largely true, in my view.”

  • Angela Merkel and Trump 2018-04-20 12:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Berlin and Washington consult over the JCPOA

    TEHRAN - "Angela Merkel", Chancellor of Germany, is to travel to the United States and visit Donald Trump, the controversial President of the U.S. The visit takes place at a time when the economic disputes between Washington and the United States have reached its pick because of the U.S. government announcement of imposing tariffs on the imported steel and aluminum. Furthermore, Merkel intends to negotiate with Trump trying to convince him to remain as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-19 12:14

    Tehran: JCPOA monitoring body to respond to U.S. measures

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday that the nuclear deal monitoring body will respond to any U.S. measures aimed at destroying the nuclear agreement, also called the JCPOA.

  • statement 2018-04-18 19:48

    U.S., UK enjoying ‘blood business’ in Yemen: Iran

    TEHRAN - The Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations issued a statement on Wednesday saying that the U.S. and UK are now enjoying a “blood business” in Yemen.

  • Mazhar Hussain 2018-04-18 12:31

    By Mazhar Hussain

    Why Americans in Pakistan have license to kill?

    ISLAMABAD - Last week, a 22-year-old Pakistani man was killed by an American diplomat in Islamabad. It was a cold-blooded murder but since the victim was a Pakistani and the perpetrator was an American, it did not draw anger or outrage outside Pakistan.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-04-18 10:00

    By Javad Heirannia

    Attack on Syria didn't have a basis in international law: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that the attack on Syria was “neither in self-defense nor authorized by the United Nations Security Council, it did not have a basis in international law.

  • Mahmood Monshipouri 2018-04-18 09:51

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Military Strikes against Syria

    The U.S. surgical attacks—coordinated with France and Britain—against chemical facilities in Syria on Saturday April 13, 2018, in response to the alleged chemical weapons attacks in rebel-held Douma, fell far-short of achieving a broader goal based on a coherent strategy to deal with the Syrian civil war.

  • U.S. presidents 2018-04-18 09:11

    The gang of criminals

    TEHRAN- This is a special report by the Tehran Times of the 58 wars launched by the 20 U.S. presidents since 1900. Since World War II, the U.S. has killed an estimated 23 million people worldwide.

  • Alexander Azadegan 2018-04-17 10:36

    By Maryam Khormaei

    Iran can't count on Europe: professor

    TEHRAN - Alexander Azadegan, professor of global management and international political economy from South California University says “Iran can’t count on Europe.”

  • syria 2018-04-17 10:21

    By Eric Zuesse

    What Just Happened?

    What happened right after the second direct U.S.-missiles invasion of Syria, which had occurred on the night of April 13th, could turn out to have momentous implications — far bigger than the attacks themselves.

  • Ghaderi 2018-04-17 08:43

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    Plan of U.S. and Europe for JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Evidences suggest that the United States is likely to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran. The appointment of "John Bolton" as the U.S. National Security Advisor and "Mike Pompeo" as Trump's Secretary of State, have sent certain signals to those following the JCPOA news.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-16 20:05

    Tehran says Syria raid won’t impact foreign policy

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the recent aggression against Syria, which is considered “warmongering”, will not impact Iran’s foreign policy, noting that Tehran will continue to follow the same principles that it has being pursuing over the past decades.

  • Syria 2018-04-16 15:38

    By Zhou Dong-chen

    U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria and its consequences

    On April 14, 2018, the United States and its allies—Britain and France—launched precision strikes on Syria which is one fully-recognized sovereign state by the United Nations. For the sake of legitimacy of their “aggression”, France claimed that the attacks were purely aimed at the chemical depots, Britain stated that it was not about intervening in civil war. And the U. S. President made a formal address in which, he said that Syrian dictator Bashar runs the very terrible regime that used chemical weapons against his own people, “a crime of one monster” as described by him.

  • Stephen Lendman 2018-04-16 09:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    Attack on Syria violated international laws: Lendman

    TEHRAN – U.S. columnist Stephen Lendman says that “Overnight U.S., UK and French aggression on Syria had nothing to do with the alleged Douma chemical weapons (CW) incident that didn’t happen – and has everything to do with America’s imperial project, along with punishing Syria and Russia for defeating its aims in the country.”

  • MPs condemn trilateral airstrike against Syria 2018-04-16 07:19

    MPs condemn trilateral airstrike against Syria

    TEHRAN – In a joint statement, 239 Iranian lawmakers condemned the attack on Syria by the U.S., UK and France, saying the new plots of Western countries will end in failure.

  • ‘U.S., Israel, Saudi have set up anti-Iran alliance’ 2018-04-15 20:44

    ‘U.S., Israel, Saudi have set up anti-Iran alliance’

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian diplomat believes that the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States has paved the way for Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the U.S. to form an anti-Iran alliance

  • U.S. after preserving ‘lost dignity’ via Syria attack: MP 2018-04-15 09:52

    U.S. after preserving ‘lost dignity’ via Syria attack: MP

    TEHRAN – The chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission says the airstrike on Syria by the U.S. and its allies was aimed at defending Washington’s “lost dignity”.

  • Martin Love 2018-04-15 09:31

    By Martin Love

    Amid chaos, patience is the prime virtue...

    NORTH CAROLINA - Even if you have the best possible sources to try to figure out what’s happening and where it is going in the U.S., it’s virtually impossible to know exactly given the daily frantic, frenetic shifts of alleged action and policy.

  • U.S. moral bankruptcy on full display, Zarif says 2018-04-14 20:17

    U.S. moral bankruptcy on full display, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – U.S. moral bankruptcy on full display, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, pointing to Washington’s anti-Iran sanctions despite being aware that Tehran was not seeking nuclear weapons.

  • Muslim states’ ambassadors to Iran meet with Ayatollah Khamenei on Eid al-Mab’ath 2018-04-14 15:05

    Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S., UK, French leaders criminals

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced joint airstrikes by the U.S., UK and France on Syria as a “crime,” saying the leaders of the three countries are “criminals”.

  •  Filip Kovacevic 2018-04-14 12:16

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. wants to destabilize Syria and Challenge Astana talks: expert

    TEHRAN - Filip Kovacevic, professor of geopolitics is of the opinion that the U.S. is not going to leave Syria just tries to destabilize the country and challenge Astana talks.

  • وزارت خارجه 2018-04-14 11:51

    Iran condemns U.S. military attack on Syria strongly

    TEHRAN- In the wake of fresh attacks of U.S. and its allies to Syria early in the morning, Iranian Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the military attacks of three countries including U.S., UK and France on Syria and warned on the regional and trans-regional consequences of the attack.