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  • Japan Yesterday 11:15

    By Kamran Azimi 

    Japanese government's disregard for American occupation!

    TEHRAN - Undoubtedly, the presence of U.S. troops in Japan, as the Japanese citizens are opposed to this issue, is a kind of occupation by Washington. Unfortunately, the government of Japan not only does not respect the wishes of its citizens, but also provides the ground for the continuation of this occupation.

  • Khalifa Haftar 2019-04-21 14:58

    By Giancarlo Elia Valori

    Khalifa Haftar’s military advance

    Khalifa Haftar’s military advance-started in Jufra on April 4 last –  passed from the South, namely Fezzan, and partly from  Central Libya, starting from the Westernmost point of the area of influence already gained by Haftar in the last military advances.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump 2019-04-21 14:44

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    The dark fate of Trump in Yemen

    TEHRAN - The crimes of the United States are continuing in Yemen. These crimes began under President Barack Obama and Democrats in power, and continue to this day (during the Trump presidency). Recent events that took place at the U.S. Congress show that Washington plans to continue killing innocent people in Yemen and create a famine in the country.

  • Scholars, students gather in Qom for Mahdism conference 2019-04-20 18:52

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Scholars, students gather in Qom for Mahdism conference

    QOM - The two-day 15th International Conference on the Mahdaviat Doctrine kicked off in Qom on Thursday with many eminent personalities from various fields in attendance.

  • Robert David Steele 2019-04-19 14:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    Notre Dame False Flag Event

    Did Satanist Macron Burn the Heart of Humanity to Save Himself and the Deep State?

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, photographed during a meeting in Pyongyang. 2019-04-18 19:46

    North Korea: If US wants to talk, put someone 'more mature' than Pompeo in charge

    North Korea's Foreign Ministry has issued a stinging rebuke of United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, hours after the country claimed to have tested a new tactical weapon.

  • Adel Abdul Mahdi 2019-04-17 23:23

    PM Abdul-Mahdi rejects U.S. claim about IRGC role in Iraqi economy

    Iraq has resolutely refuted a recent US claim that Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) plays a part in the Arab country’s economic affairs, saying Washington is lying about the role of the elite military force, which in fact helped the Baghdad government defeat the terror group Daesh.

  • Peru's former president Alan Garcia 2019-04-17 23:14

    By Mitra Taj and Marco Aquino

    Peru's ex-president Garcia dies after shooting himself to avoid arrest

    Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on Wednesday.

  • Angela Merkel 2019-04-17 12:06

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Merkel worried about European parliamentary elections

    TEHRAN - German Chancellor is worried about the failure of traditional European parties in the parliamentary elections. If parties such as the German Democratic Christian Party fail in the European parliamentary elections, there will be a good opportunity for nationalist parties!

  • Mahathir Mohamed 2019-04-17 11:57

    By Murray Hunter

    Lost Malaysian hopes and the Pakatan catch 22

    ASIA  SENTINEL - It took the Malaysian opposition more than a generation to topple the Barisan Nasional government, led by the now-discredited United Malays National Organization. Throughout mosques, coffee shops and markets in Malaysia, there has been an atmosphere of hope and anticipation by many for change that goes all the way back to when Mahathir Mohamed dismissed Anwar Ibrahim as deputy prime minister back in 1998 and jailed him in a trial regarded universally as trumped up.

  • Trump seeks to destroy the EU 2019-04-16 11:19

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Trump seeks to destroy the EU

    TEHRAN - During the 2016 presidential race, the President of the United States officially and explicitly supported the withdrawal of Britain from the European Union. However, Trump is currently worried about how London is leaving Europe! Trump has repeatedly blamed the British prime minister for failing to conclude appropriate agreements with Europe. The issue is how the British government has become a passive player in the world.

  • U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan  2019-04-16 11:02

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

     World slams ICC’s decision to not investigate U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan 

    In a stark reminder of how the U.S. military industrial complex puts pressure on international watchdog bodies to toe its line, International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected a request to initiate investigation into U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan.

  • Intra-Afghan summit 2019-04-16 10:29

    Suspense and uncertainty hang over intra-Afghan summit in Qatar

    After a lot of hullabaloo, there seems to be a tepid response from the Afghan government to the forthcoming meeting with the Taliban scheduled on April 19-20 in Qatar.

  • Huge Fire Breaks Out in Paris' Famous Notre Dame 2019-04-15 23:40

    Huge fire breaks out in Paris' Famous Notre Dame

    A massive fire broke out on April 15, 2019, at Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most visited landmarks in the world. Police said the fire is possibly linked to a renovation project that was underway at the church's spire.

  • خاویر سولانا 2019-04-15 20:46

    Europe urged to reject U.S. Middle East plan if it is unfair to Palestinians

    High-ranking former European politicians have condemned the Trump administration’s one-sided Israel-Palestine policy and called in a letter for Europe to reject any U.S. Middle East peace plan unless it is fair to Palestinians.

  • Dipesh Chakrabarty 2019-04-15 11:34

    By Rooholamin Saeidi

    A conscious fight against colonial rule: Dipesh Chakrabarty

    TEHRAN - Dipesh Chakrabarty holds a BSc (physics honors) degree from Presidency College, University of Calcutta, a postgraduate Diploma in management (considered equivalent to MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a PhD (history) from the Australian National University. He is currently the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College. He is the faculty director, University of Chicago Center in Delhi, a faculty fellow of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory, an associate of the Department of English, and by courtesy, a faculty member in the Law School.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2019-04-15 11:20

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    A nightmare for the French president

    TEHRAN - Although the popularity of Emmanuel Macron has risen over the past month, rising to over 30%! But this popularity is not enough for his party’s victory in the European parliamentary elections. On the other hand, many analysts believe that if the current trend continues, Macro will fail in the presidential election of 2022.

  • Arjun Appadurai 2019-04-15 10:41

    By Rooholamin Saeidi

    I am optimistic about the future of resistance and emancipation: Arjun Appadurai

    TEHRAN - Dr. Appadurai is a prominent contemporary social-cultural anthropologist, having formerly served as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at The New School in NYC. He has held various professorial chairs and visiting appointments at some of top institutions in the United States and Europe. In addition, he has served on several scholarly and advisory bodies in the United States, Latin America, Europe and India.

  • Laila Jafari 2019-04-14 12:36

    By Abdul Wahid Haidari

    Afghan women have been victims of war and should be part of peace process: expert

    KABUL - In past several weeks, hectic negotiations have taken place between the Taliban and U.S. to find a solution to Afghan war that has now stretched into its 18th year. But the Afghan government has been sidelined. Women in Afghanistan have also complained about lack of representation in the ongoing talks. 

  • Odds stacked against Modi in India elections 2019-04-14 12:23

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Odds stacked against Modi in India elections

    After the political razzmatazz of many weeks, general election is finally underway in India, ballyhooed as the ‘largest democratic exercise in the world’. 

  • After another deadly attack, Pakistani Hazara community demands security 2019-04-14 12:10

    By Ruhollah Ghasemian

    After another deadly attack, Pakistani Hazara community demands security

    TEHRAN - The persecution of minority ethnic Hazara community continues in Pakistan with another heinous attack claiming many precious lives, including women and children.

  • What is the common purpose of London and Brussels? 2019-04-13 10:46

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    What is the common purpose of London and Brussels?

    TEHRAN - Britain's departure from the European Union is still unknown! Many analysts believe that extending the British government's deadline to leave the EU complicates the existing situation.

  • Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 2019-04-12 13:09

    Oman is important nodal point in Iran's strategic orbit: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN-Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “Oman is certainly an important nodal point in Iran's strategic orbit.”

  • Sheikh Zakzaky 2019-04-12 12:49

    By Abdulmumin Giwa

    Revelation: Why Buhari is illegally detaining Sheikh Zakzaky

    NIGERIA / ZARIA KADUNA - The revered leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) has been in illegal detention under the Muhammadu Buhari regime since its inception.

  • Biden worries about rising Sanders' votes 2019-04-12 12:44

    By Hanif Ghafari 

    Biden worries about rising Sanders' votes

    Former Vice President Joe Biden has not yet made his final decision to run for the presidency of the year 2020. However, polls among Democrat supporters suggest Biden has a good relationship with other party candidates. Biden's main concern, however, is for Barney Sanders. One that could prevent Biden from attending the final presidential election.

  • Trump 2019-04-10 10:51

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Trump's political death in Florida

    TEHRAN - Florida Residents' opposition to Donald Trump's re-election as president of the United States is the worst possible news for him. In the 2016 presidential elections, Trump won the rival Democratic Party in states like Florida, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan.

  • Richard Nephew 2019-04-10 10:16

    By Javad Heirannia

    Naming IRGC as a terrorist group undermine chances of U.S. returning to JCPOA: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that naming IRGC as a foreign terrorist group “was intended to increase the pressure on the IRGC and the Iranian government by adding economic pressure.”

  • Hossein Askari 2019-04-10 10:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran well respond by naming CENTCOM as terrorist organization: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Iran might well respond by naming the U.S. Central Command as a terrorist organization operating in the Persian Gulf and in the greater Middle East, the Navy Seals, the CIA and on and on.”

  • Hands off Venezuela! 2019-04-09 12:04

    By Christopher Helali

    Hands off Venezuela!

    MASSACHUSETTS - “Leftists think a revolution is like a Disney movie,” María Fernanda Barreto explained over a drink. “There are stars, fireworks, and everyone lives happily ever after. That is not at all the case. A revolution always has failures. That does not mean that we won’t be critical, learn and keep improving.” 

  • Damir Nazarov 2019-04-09 11:54

    By Damir Nazarov

    Syria's future need to Islamic system

    WEST SIBERIA/ TYUMEN - Let me present my personal view of the reorganization of secular Syria to the Islamic course of development and consolidation of state ideology based on Islamic values.