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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-04-14 12:44

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘IRGC has always been target of American and regional states animosity’

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The designation of IRGC as a terrorist organization by the Trump administration is another step in Washington's policy of incrementally increasing pressure on Iran in the hope of forcing it to negotiate, and in the process agree to change some aspects of its foreign policy, notably those vis a vis the Arab-Israeli conflict.”

  • 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. 

  • Nader Entessar 2019-04-12 13:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    Naming IRGC terrorist group will contribute to regional tensions: Entessar

    TEHRAN - Nader Entessar, Professor Emeritus of Political Science from University of South Alabama says that the neocon and regime change operatives in Trump's foreign policy circles have been advocating this policy for many months now. 

  • 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.”

  • 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.”

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-04-08 11:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    America will strengthen its presence in the Persian Gulf: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “there is no way Oman can balance relations with Iran and the U.S.”

  • Olli Heinonen 2019-04-07 10:31

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi has not really demonstrated nuclear transparency: Heinonen

    TEHRAN - Olli Heinonen, the former deputy director general for safeguards at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), tells the Tehran Times that Saudi Arabia has not really demonstrated nuclear transparency, by concluding and ratifying, for example, the IAEA Additional Protocol.

  • Richard W. Murphy 2019-04-07 10:06

    By Javad Heirannia

    Oman has intent to maintain mutually beneficial relations with Iran: Murphy

    TEHRAN - Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says the “Oman has long displayed skill in balancing its relationships in the area. Its leadership has not forgotten the help it received from Iran in confronting the domestic challenge to the Sultan's regime during the time of the Shah.”

  • Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 2019-04-07 09:56

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘People of the region yearn for democracy, human rights and social equality’

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “The people of the region yearn for democracy, human rights and social equality.”

  • Karun River, in southwestern city of Ahvaz, is filled following recent rainfalls in the region 2019-04-05 19:49

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Will recent floods ease Iran’s water bankruptcy?

    TEHRAN— Since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year on March 21 some provinces across the country, in northern, northeastern, western and southwestern Iran were hit hard by devastating floods incurring a dramatic loss.

  • Robert David Steele 2019-03-20 11:33

    Zionist Provocation to Disarm US White Nationalists and Start World War III?

    New Zealand False Flag Event

    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.

  • An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam 2019-03-13 11:15

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam

    Quran had taught me to be a critical thinker: Laleh Bakhtiar

    TEHRAN — Laleh Bakhtiar, an Iranian-American Islamic scholar, is the first woman to present a critical translation of the Quran in any language.

  • Omid Shokri 2019-03-10 11:27

    By Payman Yazdani

    Iran is losing regional and world gas market: Energy expert

    TEHRAN - Touching upon the necessity of Iran’s more active foreign and energy diplomacy to keep and increase its share in regional and world gas market, Omid Shokri believes Iran is even losing Turkey’s gas market.

  • Robert David Steele 2019-03-06 11:07

    By Javad Heirannia

    Is Zionism in the USA over?

    One former spy & counterintelligence officer says yes

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017, regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

  • Richard Anderson Falk 2019-03-05 11:07

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iranian revolutionary experience had effective leadership: Falk

    TEHRAN - Richard Anderson Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University, says “Iranian revolutionary experience had effective leadership and a clear vision of what it was for and against.”

  • Farkhunda Zahra Naderi 2019-03-05 09:56

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'Ceasefire, trust-building key to effective peace process in Afghanistan'

    TEHRAN - The Afghan Taliban and U.S. officials have been engaged in hectic negotiations in many countries reportedly facilitated by the Pakistan government. Currently, the two sides are holding talks in Doha, with Taliban deputy chief Mullah Baradar also in participation.

  • Assad’s visit to Tehran sign of unwavering Syrian-Iran ties: expert 2019-03-03 11:45

    By Payman Yazdani

    Assad’s visit to Tehran sign of unwavering Syrian-Iran ties: expert

    TEHRAN - Touching upon Iran’s important role in Syrian victory over Washington’s destructive proxy war, Anthony Cartalucci says Assad’s visit to Tehran is a sign of unwavering Syrian-Iran ties.

  • Robert David Steele 2019-02-25 12:30

    Is it Trump, or King Jared who is providing Saudi Arabia with nuclear capabilities?

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017, regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

  •  Filip Kovacevic 2019-02-25 09:46

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump’s policy toward Saudi to be subverted by Clintonites: Kovacevic

    TEHRAN - Prof. Kovacevic says Tump administrations policy toward Saudi Arabia will eventually be subverted by the Clintonites who would prefer a regime change in Saudi Arabia.

  • نادر انتصار 2019-02-24 10:49

    By Payman Yazdani

    ‘Transferring nuclear tech to Saudi is most destabilizing development’

    TEHRAN - Touching upon Trump’s attempt to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, Prof. Entessar says this is the most destabilizing and dangerous development that will embolden Takfiri extremists.

  • Hossein Askari 2019-02-24 10:35

    By Javad Heirannia

    Kushner is behind sending sensitive U.S. nuclear tech to Saudi: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that the origin of the initiative of the sending sensitive U.S. nuclear technology “was General Flynn, the disgraced first National Security Advisor to Donald Trump. But now I think that MBS has followed up on this with Jared Kushner.” 

  • Marvin Zonis 2019-02-23 12:10

    By Payman Yazdani

    Stronger SA likely to spread its extremist ideology : Zonis

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the consequences of selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, Marvin Zonis says stronger Saudi Arabia will likely spread its extremist ideology.

  • Laleh Bakhtiar 2019-02-20 20:55

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    An odyssey of Iranian-American Islamic scholar Laleh Bakhtiar 

    TEHRAN — Laleh Bakhtiar is an Iranian-American Muslim author, translator and clinical psychologist. She is also the first American woman to present a critical translation of holy Quran in English. 

  • Robert Hunter 2019-02-18 12:07

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. did not reach to its goal on Iran in Warsaw meeting: Robert Hunter

    TEHRAN – Robert E. Hunter, the former U.S. ambassador to NATO, says INSTEX is a political signal to the Trump administration.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-02-18 11:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    Warsaw meeting did not achieve its goal: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The Warsaw meeting did not achieve its goal.”

  • Adib-Moghaddam 2019-02-18 10:24

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. will never tolerate independent countries: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the U.S. policy towards Venezuela, Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam says This has been the aim of successive U.S. governments to roll back the Boliviarian revolution that is the paradigm of independence for Latin America.