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  • Mikhail Mamonov 2019-06-24 22:49

    By Setareh Behroozi

    We are in Iran for cooperation, not to sign memorandums: Russian official

    TEHRAN-- The Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Mamonov, said that Russian working groups are in Iran for cooperation not just to sign memorandums.

  • Iran, Malaysia discuss enhanced co-op in job creation, insurance 2019-06-22 18:11

    Iran, Malaysia discuss enhanced co-op in job creation, insurance

    TEHRAN – The cooperatives, labor and social welfare minister of Iran, Mohammad Shariatmadari, and the human resources minister of Malaysia, M. Kula Segaran s/o V. Murugeson, discussed enhanced cooperation in the fields of employment, job generation and insurance.

  • Dr. Luciano Zaccara 2019-06-16 11:16

    By Payman Yazdani

    Intel. Community reluctant to accept U.S. hypothesis aiming to boost its military presence in ME: Zaccara

    Referring to hasty US accusations against Iran after the suspicious attacks on oil tankers in Oman Sea, Qatar University research assistant says international community is reluctant to accept US hypothesis aiming to boost its military presence in the Middle East.

  • mustafa prize 2019-06-12 20:20

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Nominees for Mustafa Prize 2019 being assessed by final jury

    TEHRAN -- The nominees for the 3rd Mustafa (PBUH) Prize 2019 are being assessed by the seven-member final jury, the head of the event’s executive working group Seyyed Ali Omrani told the Tehran Times at the 8th International Innovation and Technology Exhibition (INOTEX 2019) on Wednesday.

  • Marios Piperides 2019-06-12 18:53

    By Manijeh Rezapoor

    Iranian cinema straightforward in story, deep in concept: Marios Piperides

    TEHRAN – Cypriot director and producer Marios Piperides says Iranian films are very simple in their stories and deep in concepts.

  • Pastori Gianluca 2019-06-11 12:32

    By Payman Yazdani

    Abe not to be able to achieve any real breakthrough: Italian expert

    TEHRAN - Dr. Pastori Gianluca says that Shinzo Abe will not be able to achieve any real breakthrough in tensions between Iran and the U.S.

  • Marvin Zonis 2019-06-10 12:51

    By Payman Yazdani

    Abe sought to become Trump’s primary ally in Asia: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Professor of international political economy in the University of Chicago believes that Shinzo Abe has sought to become Trump’s primary ally in Asia and if the Prime Minister could facilitate some kind of breakthrough with Iran, it would further cement the relationship between Japan and the U.S.

  • nader-entessar.jpg 2019-06-10 12:44

    By Payman Yazdani

    Tehran should not have high expectation from Abe’s visit: prof.

    TEHRAN - Professor of the University of South Alabama in the U.S. believes that Tehran should not have high expectations from the Japanese Prime Minister's visit to Iran.

  • Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov (right) and IFP News journalist Abas Aslani (left) 2019-06-04 10:38

    Russia Urges Summit of Leaders on JCPOA

    Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov proposed the idea of a meeting at the level of political leaders for talks about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and the arrangements for the necessary measures in regard to the accord at the current circumstances.

  • Sina Azodi  Princeton University 2019-06-03 12:55

    By Javad Heirannia

    War with Iran is not Trump priority: expert

    TEHRAN - Research Assistant at Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security, says war with Iran is not only Trump priority, but he is personally against it.

  • Alireza Ahmadi Middle East analyst 2019-06-03 12:39

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump was witness war in Iraq destroyed Bush’s Presidency: expert

    TEHRAN - Alireza Ahmadi, a New York-based Middle East analyst says “Donald Trump was witness to how the war in Iraq destroyed George Bush’s Presidency. He adds “During the campaign he railed against “dumb” Iraq war and the arrogant elites who pushed for it.

  • Modjtaba Sadria 2019-05-27 20:00

    By Negar Asadi

    Scholar says Iran’s independence is a challenge to U.S.

    TEHRAN - Modjtaba Sadria, a prominent scholar, says that Iran’s independence is a serious challenge to unipolarism of the U.S.

  • Kristina Radej, Slovenian ambassador to Iran 2019-05-22 16:37

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou  

    All the buzz about bees

    TEHRAN — Bees are very important for food security, preventing from hunger, and preserving the diverse ecosystem, and are indispensable to economic, social and, environmental issues.

  • Corals bleaching, choking in Persian Gulf 2019/05/21

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Corals bleaching, choking in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN — Worldwide corals are either bleaching or choking and eventually dying and the Persian Gulf is not an exception, but what are the main threats and how is it possible to counter the threats?

  • Albert Bininachvili 2019-05-21 11:04

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. decision to drive Iran’s oil export to zero biggest supply risk to global energy markets: Prof. Bininachvili

    TEHRAN - Commenting on Saudi Arabia and UAE capabilities to make up for any shortfalls in energy supply, Dr. Albert Bininachvili says the U.S. decision to drive Iran’s oil export to zero is the biggest risk to global energy markets.

  • Paul Pillar 2019-05-18 12:43

    By Javad Heirannia

    Future of the JCPOA does not look good: Paul Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells that the future of the JCPOA does not look good. 

  • ‘Women and children have suffered the most in devastating floods of Iran’ 2019-05-13 21:18

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Women and children have suffered the most in devastating floods of Iran’

    TEHRAN - Iran was recently hit by devastating floods, which claimed more than 70 lives and left trails of destruction in many parts of the country. Some of the worst hit provinces include Golestan, Khuzestan, and Lorestan. In the absence of international assistance due to the U.S. sanctions, many Iranian organisations have come forward to provide help and assistance to flood victims. 

  • Mehran Kamrava 2019-05-13 12:19

    By Javad Heirannia

    60 day ultimatum is indication that Tehran’s patience is running thin: Mehran Kamrava

    TEHRAN - Mehran Kamrava, a professor of the Middle East Studies in Georgetown University of Doha, tells the Tehran Times that “Clearly, the status quo of where JCPOA is today has become untenable. Today Iran is the only party that is living up to the terms of the agreement. The U.S. pulled out a year ago, and the EU has done very little of what the agreement obligates it to do.”

  • Robert David Steele 2019-05-13 11:10

     By Javad Heirannia

    'Counterintelligence failure by CIA and NSA in Venezuela'

    An opportunity for Donald Trump to reform U.S. Intelligence

    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.

  • Richard Nephew 2019-05-12 12:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    Reducing Iran's commitments is the result of Trump's operations: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that I can understand why Iran is preparing to halt its implementation of these key parts of the JCPOA and “do not deny at all the responsibility that the Trump Administration bears in this matter.”

  • Nader Entessar 2019-05-12 10:51

    By Payman Yazdani

    Reducing JCPOA commitments Iran’s appropriate long-overdue decision: prof. 

    TEHRAN - Professor of political science describes Iran’s decision to reduce its JCPOA commitments as an appropriate response that clear signals Iran's patience with Europe's nonperformance of its obligations under the JCPOA is wearing thin.

  •  Omid Shokri Kalehsar 2019-05-11 10:49

    By Payman Yazdani

    Even massive inspections not to prevent the sale of Iran’s oil: energy expert

    TEHRAN - Visiting Research Scholar in the CESP Omid Shokri believes that even with massive inspections the U.S. will not be able to drive Iran’s oil export to zero.

  • Fabio Petito 2019-05-08 11:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    “I am not in favour of a religious theory of international relations”

    TEHRAN - Dr. Fabio Petito, senior lecturer in International Relations at department of International Relations of University of Sussex says the ‘rejection’ of religion seems to be inscribed in the genetic code of the discipline of International Relations (IR). 

  • Erik Ringmar 2019-05-08 11:23

    By Javad Heirannia

    Whole framework of IR theory is positivistic: Ringmar

    TEHRAN - Erik Ringmar, a Professor of department of political science and International Relations of Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, Turkey says “Religious issues and conflicts have not been much theorized about among scholars of international relations. Sometimes these issues come up as a matter of the force of “ideas” as opposed to power politics or economic factors.”

  • Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group 2019-05-07 10:35

    By Javad Heirannia    

    Iran's oil exports are unlikely to reach zero: Ali Vaez

    TEHRAN - Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group says that “The U.S. is clearly trying to push Iran to walk away from the nuclear deal. The new nuclear restrictions are aimed at pushing other JCPOA signatories to join Washington in violating the deal.”

  • Marvin Zonis 2019-05-04 10:17

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump’s decision on IRGC has nothing to do with international law: prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Professor of international political economy in the University of Chicago believes Trump’s move against the IRGC is based on the advice of his evangelical supporters and hardline advisers.

  • Osman Faruk Loğoğlu 2019-05-01 10:38

    By Payman Yazdani

    Impossible to drive Iran’s oil export to zero: Turkish politician

    TEHRAN - Condemning the U.S. move to force Turkey to buy oil from Saudi Arabia and UAE instead of Iran, Faruk logoglu says the U.S. move is flagrant violation of international law and his sovereign right of nations to trade freely.

  • Saudi would be different if it faced consequences for its actions: expert 2019-05-01 10:03

    By Payman Yazdani

    Saudi would be different if it faced consequences for its actions: expert

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the reasons behind violation of human rights by Saudis, Anthony Cartalucci says the U.S. doesn't base its ties with other nations on human rights, but rather obedience and utility which Riyadh has both in abundance.

  • Sixth day of 32nd Tehran International Book Fair 2019-04-30 18:09

    Photo: Babak Borzouyeh

    Sixth day of 32nd Tehran International Book Fair

    The 32nd edition of Tehran International Book Fair kicked off on April 24 and will run for ten days at the Grand Mosalla of Tehran.

  • Peter Haas 2019-04-30 11:32

    By Javad Heirannia

    Theorizing about religion been one of the core areas inquiry in IR: Peter Haas

    TEHRAN - Peter M. Haas, a professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst says that the crux of the argument about secular and religious states in IR is still seen as the conflict between animating pressures on people:  religious, post religious, secular.