•  U.S. reviving terrorists in Mideast, North Africa: Shamkhani Today 11:11

    U.S. reviving terrorists in Mideast, North Africa: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has warned that Washington is reviving terrorist groups in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • Syria 2018-02-21 09:43

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. multifaceted objectives in Syria

    TEHRAN - Just weeks after failure of the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria, the United States announced that it is going to create a security belt from Erbil to the Mediterranean under the pretext of “preventing the return of ISIL.”

  • People of East Azerbaijan Province meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2018-02-18 19:51

    West wants to deprive Iran of missile power and then bully it, Ayatollah Khamenei warns

    Leader: Iran against WMDs but promotes defense power

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Iran considers nuclear bomb and other weapons of mass destruction as religiously banned, but does anything necessary to increase its defense capability.

  • سردار صفوی 2018-02-18 12:18

    Russia, U.S. compete in Syria: military advisor

    TEHRAN – Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military adviser to the Leader, said on Saturday that Syria and Iraq have been the scene of geostrategic competitions between the U.S. and Russia.

  • دیدار رئیس دانشگاه ملی استرالیا با علی اکبر ولایتی 2018-02-17 19:55

    Velayati: U.S. trying to create ‘new Middle East’ to break up nations

    TEHRAN – The United States has been seeking to broaden division among Islamic states and create a “new Middle East” in order to break up regional states, says Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-02-17 09:09

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    'Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People': time to retire

    U.S. teen confesses to mass shooting at Florida High School

    Again, another mass shooting, again a school, again a troubled teen, a racist, a white supremacist, a Bloods or Crips gangster, a refugee, a war veteran, a mad policeman, a terrorist from al-Qaeda, al-Nusra Front or from the ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant/Daesh) terrorist outfits … what difference does it make and again dead bodies lying on the ground in their blood. Who believes they were alive seconds ago. The story goes on and to my surprise it is having less effect than it used to have years ago. Why?

  • Iraq occupation  2018-02-16 12:19

    By Yosra Bakhakh

    U.S. clinging tight to Iraq occupation 

    It has been almost 15 years since the US invaded Iraq and overthrew Saddam Hussein, falsely claiming he had WMD. While Iraq has defeated ISIS, also known as Daesh, Washington is still seeking excuses to prolong its stay in Iraq.

  • Javani 2018-02-16 12:03

    By Yadollah Javani

    "U.S. sees own interests as benchmark for good, evil"

    TEHRAN - A political analyst has blasted the U.S.’ double-standard policies towards Iran, saying the White House regards its own interests as a barometer of good and evil. Political commentator Yadollah Javani has, in an article published on the Persian-language Basirat news website, weighed in on Washington's double standards vis-à-vis Iran and Iranian people. The full text of the analytical piece follows.

  •  Hesam al-Dajani 2018-02-14 11:50

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Iran-Qatar strong ties, a threat to U.S., says professor al-Dajani

    TEHRAN - A professor of political science at al-Ummah University in Gaza believes that Washington, whose strategic interest is at stake in the broken ties between Qatar and three members of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, is making every effort to mend the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC)’s diplomatic spat.

  • Trump boosts missile defense spending to counter so-called ‘Iran threat’ 2018-02-13 21:03

    Trump boosts missile defense spending to counter so-called ‘Iran threat’

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s $686 billion defense request for the coming fiscal year would propel the Navy toward a new goal of 355 ships, restore major funding for a Boeing Co. fighter jet favored by the president and boost missile defense spending to counter what his administration calls threats from North Korea and Iran.

  • U.S. seeks to build military base near Iraq border with Iran 2018-02-13 20:46

    U.S. seeks to build military base near Iraq border with Iran: Lebanese daily

    TEHRAN – In an article published by the Lebanese Al Akhbar daily on Tuesday, the writer is of the opinion that the U.S. is seeking to build a military base in Iraq near the border with Iran.

  • Frank N. von Hippel 2018-02-13 10:40

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran is very different from North Korea: ex-White House official

    TEHRAN – Professor Frank N. von Hippel, former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says “Iran has been very helpful in unilaterally limiting the range of its ballistic missiles to 2000 kilometers.” 

  • Robert David Steele 2018-02-13 09:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    Zionists control U.S. national security policy: ex-CIA officer

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, the former CIA clandestine operations officer, tells the Tehran Times that the U.S. “new nuclear doctrine is about borrowing and spending hundreds of billions of dollars that will go into the pockets of the one percent.”

  • President Rouhani to visit Baku late March 2018-02-12 10:27

    U.S. exit from JCPOA will be ‘big strategic mistake’: Rouhani

    TEHRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States will make a "big strategic mistake" if it decides to pull out of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Hackers from U.S., UK targeted Iranian media websites: ICT Ministry 2018-02-12 09:43

    Hackers from U.S., UK targeted Iranian media websites: ICT Ministry

    TEHRAN – On Sunday the Information and Communications Technology Ministry issued a report on the Saturday night cyber-attacks against several Iranian media outlets, saying the websites were attacked from the United States and Britain.

  • بازدید سردار حسین دهقان مشاور فرماندهی معظم کل قوا در حوزه صنایع دفاعی و پشتیبانی نیروهای مسلح از خبرگزاری مهر 2018-02-12 09:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Iran a big help in push to eliminate ISIL

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ex-defense minister says that Iran’s engagement in the fight against ISIL in the Middle East has been a wakeup call to the world about the menace of this and other terrorist groups.

  • سردار حسین دهقان 2018-02-11 11:32

    By Mohammad Ghaderi 

    Ex-defense minister: Revolution inspired anti-colonialists

    Iran's revolution inspired many anti-colonialists: says Iran’s ex-defense minister 

    TEHRAN - Iran’s former defense minister believes that the Islamic Revolution in Iran has inspired many anti-colonial states worldwide. 

  • کاظم صدیقی امام جمعه موقت تهران 2018-02-10 07:31

    U.S. repeatedly slapped in the face by Iranians: cleric

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Kazem Sediqqi, the interim Friday Prayer preacher of Tehran, said that the United States has been repeatedly slapped in the face by the Iranian nation, pointing to Washington’s failures in the Middle East.

  • Air Force commanders meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2018-02-09 19:56

    People have complaints about corruption, discrimination, Leader says

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that the people have complaints about corruption and discrimination, urging three branches to counter corruption.

  • Martin Love 2018/02/08

    By Martin Love

    Woe to leaders mired in the "credibility trap"

    What’s really going on in the U.S.? Why is there internal political and social turmoil and division? Why are groups and so-called leaders at each other’s throats and why is the general populace so apparently discontented?

  • Bahram Qassemi 2018-02-07 19:49

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    U.S. presence in other states ‘a recipe for disaster’: Qassemi

    TEHRAN – The military presence of the United States in any country across the globe has almost always proven “a recipe for disaster”, leading to catastrophic consequences for different regions and the world, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says.

  • UN 2018-02-07 19:35

    Iran: U.S. regards UN Security Council as ‘toolbox’

    TEHRAN - The Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN said on Tuesday that the Trump administration is using the UN Security Council as a “toolbox”.

  • U.S. transferring Daesh militants to Afghanistan: general 2018-02-07 10:58

    U.S. transferring Daesh militants to Afghanistan: general

    TEHRAN – Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces said on Tuesday that the United States is relocating Daesh militants to Afghanistan now that the group has been defeated in Iraq and Syria.

  • نشست خبری حسن روحانی رئیس‌جمهور 2018-02-06 20:16

    Rouhani says U.S. ruined opportunity for further talks with Iran

    TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani says by “failing to seize the JCPOA atmosphere”, the United States missed the chance of improving its ties with Tehran, noting that if Washington had shown some commitment to the nuclear deal, talks on other issues would have been possible.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-02-06 19:06

    Mistrust between Iran, U.S. soared after JCPOA: spokesman

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that the wall of mistrust between Iran and the U.S. has grown taller in the aftermath of the historic 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • نادر انتصار 2018-02-06 09:48

    EU, U.S. working secretly to weaken Iran domestically, regionally: Entessar

    Professor Nader Entessar from South Alabama University says he does not trust many of the public statements of the Europeans about their full commitment to the JCPOA.

  • hatami 2018-02-04 20:00

    Iran’s defense minister says U.S. trying to transfer Daesh to Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Sunday that the U.S. is seeking to transfer Daesh militants to Afghanistan to justify its own presence in the Central Asian country.

  • Boroujerdi 2018-02-04 09:35

    U.S. accusations just a ‘ridiculous show’: MP

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker says accusations by the U.S. that Iran provides Yemen’s Houthi fighters with ballistic missiles are just a “political and ridiculous show”.

  • U.S. to lose international trust if it exits nuclear deal: former ambassador 2018-02-03 20:00

    U.S. to lose international trust if it exits nuclear deal: former ambassador

    TEHRAN – Former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen Gerald M. Feierstein says a U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal would lead to a loss of international confidence in Washington, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Iran will keep boosting defense capabilities: military chief 2018-02-03 08:16

    Iran will keep boosting defense capabilities: military chief

    TEHRAN – Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Hossein Baqeri on Thursday condemned any foreign interference in the country’s missile program, stressing the military will keep boosting deterrence power.