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  • Persian Gulf Cooperation Council and its internal crises 2020-05-29 18:57

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Persian Gulf Cooperation Council and its internal crises

    The Persian Gulf Cooperation Council nowadays, instead of focusing on ‘cooperation’, has turned into a hotbed of tension among Arab countries.

  • جوزف بورل 2020-05-26 18:44

    Borrell: End of U.S.-led system before our eyes

    The European Union is acknowledging the “end of an American-led system” in favor of China, suggesting that Europe should take an independent stance.

  • Donald Trump 2020-05-26 11:46

    Has Wall Street Stolen $100 Trillion from the American Public? Will Donald Trump Get It Back?

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

  • Martin Love 2020-05-25 16:42

    By Martin Love

    The U.S. movement from prosperity to utter decay…

    Very few people in the West nowadays know or have heard of British General Sir John Glubb, but it is probable that some educated people in the Middle East know the name, and particularly in Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon. Glubb (1897-1986) was a soldier, author, and even a scholar of sorts who from 1939, until he was dismissed by King Hussein of Jordan in 1956, led and trained the famed “Arab Legion” as its commanding officer.

  • Richard Anderson Falk 2020-05-21 19:17

    By M.A. Saki

    The Oslo process was a trap from which the Palestinians never escaped: ex-UN Special Rapporteur for Palestine

    TEHRAN- Richard Anderson Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and former UN Special Rapporteur for Palestine, says “the Oslo process was a trap from which the Palestinians never escaped”.

  • International Quds Day 2020-05-21 16:44

    By Mohammad Hossein Niknam

    A Zionism-free world on strategic agenda of International Quds Day

    The decades-old crisis surrounding Palestine is universal. The crisis has not only imposed its negative impacts on the Palestinian geographical territory and the West Asian region, it has also badly affected the entire Islamic world and other world nations.

  • Ahmed Al-Mudallal is the leader of the Islamic Jihad movement in Palestine 2020-05-21 15:32

    By Ahmed Al-Mudallal

    The battle for Quds will not stop

    The Palestinian people will not forget their lands from which they were expelled by the Zionists in 1948. This happened after the occupiers committed massacres against Palestinian inhabitants.

  • Doha: Workers inside the Lusail Stadium in December. The stadium is under construction for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, scheduled to be held in Doha, Qatar. (Photo: Kai Faffenbach/Reuters) 2020-05-19 12:25

    By Salman Parviz

    PGCC migrant labor camps Covid-19 hotspots

    Impoverished migrant workers desperate, unable to return home

    The two things the six Persian Gulf Co-operation Council (PGCC) member countries rely most on are revenue from oil/gas exports and foreign workers, both have been hit hard due to Covid-19 outbreak. 

  • President of the Council for the National Interest Alison Weir 2020-05-19 11:40

    By Payman Yazdani

    US forced by Zionism lobby to assist in establishing Israel despite its will

    TEHRAN– In an interview with Mehr News agency, American thinker Alison Weir said that despite the US officials and nation will, the US was forced to assist in establishing Israel due to pressure of the Zionism lobby.

  • Afghan 2020-05-19 10:56

    COVID-19 as a common foe has united political rivals in Afghanistan!

    Regardless of its inevitable negative impacts on the people's lives and the country's economy, the novel coronavirus outbreak has forced political rivals in Kabul to see the glass as full-half to reach a power-sharing agreement and even try to cooperate more than ever with Talban group to end decades long dispute and take practical steps towards restoration of sustainable peace and tranquility across the war-hit country.

  • Lybia 2020-05-18 17:48

    By Salman Parviz

    Prospects of normalization grim in Libya

    Common understanding among foreign actors needed

    TEHRAN_ Analysts say that Libya is one of the most important crisis to watch for in 2020 because of the involvement of Russia and Turkey. More importantly, the plight of the Libyans after almost 10 years of civil war cannot be ignored.

  • Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan 2020-05-18 10:47

    By Payman Yazdani & Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Russian amb. rejects reports on Iran, Turkey, Russia agreement on removal of Assad

    TEHRAN – Rejecting some reports on Iran, Russia, and Turkey's agreement to remove Syrian President from the power, Russian ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan told Mehr News Agency that the future of President Assad and Syria will be decided by Syrian people through free transparent elections, not by us.

  • PLO 2020-05-18 10:32

    The PLO has woken up from a deep sleep, but a little late!

    Most of the Palestinian people, activists and political groups and even the Israeli officials and military have not taken seriously the announcement made by the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) that the organization is resolved to cancel all agreements with Tel Aviv due to the latter's plan to continue annexing large part of the West Bank as the PLO has not quitted any deal with Israel even when the Tel Aviv forces violated the Palestinians' inevitable rights.

  • Refugee 2020-05-18 10:31

    How Palestinian refugees' status has been gradually downgraded by certain Arab countries!

    The Palestinian refugees, residing in certain Arab countries in the West Asia, have in recent years faced irresponsible approach adopted by the hosting governments under different pretexts, including civil war, a situation that has assisted officials in Tel Aviv to intensify plots in the international scenes to undermine urgent attention to plight of the Palestinians.  

  • Saudis 2020-05-18 10:29

    9/11 victims' family members still awaiting more FBI reports shedding light on hijackers' ties with Saudi officials  

    Approximately 19 years after September 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington, the family members of the victims as well as the American public opinion do not know how much evidence exists to connect the Saudi government with the crime, expecting the relevant security bodies, including the FBI, to be brave enough to disclose ties between the hijackers and the Saudi official. 

  • Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi wearing the uniform of Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) during a visit to the resistance group's command center in Baghdad on May 16, 2020. 2020-05-17 12:51

    Iraqi premier wears Hashd al-Sha’abi uniform in significant visit to its command center

    The newly-elected prime minister of Iraq has visited the command center of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) in Baghdad, wearing their uniform and calling the counter-terrorism forces a source of honor for the Iraqi nation.

  • Ratcliffe 2020-05-17 11:50

    United States needs a brave independent Director of National Intelligence to speak truth to power!

    Appointing a new Director of the National Intelligence (DNI), who should supervise a sum of 16 American intelligence agencies, seems to be one of the main concerns of the anti-war activists in the United States as the country once declared a bloody war against Iraq only based on intelligence whose producers later failed to provide reliable documents.   

  • Africa 2020-05-17 11:49

    Western media's dual-track approach towards Ebola in Africa, COVID-19 in US is regretful!

    Frankly saying, the Western media's performance in covering news related to Ebola epidemic in Africa was regretful as they were maximizing the consequences of the disease in African nations, but later while facing the novel coronavirus outbreak in the US and in the European countries, the same outlets tried to minimize the impacts, a move that should be dealt with as a form of double-standard journalism.    

  • AtomicWar 2020-05-16 11:19

    Experts necessitate elimination of all nuclear weapons

    Deployment of nearly 15,000 nuclear weapons in certain countries, unreliable safety system in nuclear sites, possibility of cyber attacks on the sites and emotionally unstable rulers' threats have altogether necessitated the elimination of entire nuclear arms across the world if the humankind still intends to live on the earth, experts warned.

  • westbank 2020-05-16 11:17

    Israeli-US policy towards Palestine pays no attention to international law, UN authority

    Israel's insistence on occupying more Palestinian lands in the West Bank as well as the US-planned Deal of the Century have jointly paved the way for the land theft without paying any attention to international law, world public opinion and the UN-approved Fourth Geneva Convention's details. 

  • Efforts by the world’s top oil producers to cut supplies and boost prices are being overshadowed by concerns that fresh outbreaks of the coronavirus could lead to further economic losses. (Photo: Richard Carson/Reuters) 2020-05-15 13:10

    By Salman Parviz

    Saudis react to economic squeeze

    Saudi Arabia and the UAE introduced the five percent Value Added Tax (VAT) in January of 2018, a first for the Persian Gulf region which had long prided itself on its tax-free, cradle-to-grave welfare system. On the same day, Saudi Arabia announced a petrol price hike of 127 percent. Measures were taken to boost revenues, cut spending, and lowering the ballooning budget deficits.

  • Firas Al Najim 2020-05-15 11:51

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Zionist regime coming close to its end: human rights activist

    TEHRAN – A human rights activist believes that the Zionist regime is coming close to its final day as the world is becoming more aware of the nature of the regime.  

  • Nasser Abu Sharif 2020-05-13 23:13

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Imam Khomeini viewed the right path move toward Quds: Islamic Jihad representative 

    Glorifying the International Quds Day, initiated by the founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini in 1979, is an annual event held on the last Friday of Ramadan to express support for the Palestinians and oppose Zionism and Israel. Quds Day is a unique form of a wide-aware campaign against the Israeli occupation of Palestine.  

  • مهدی عزیزی 2020-05-13 22:57

    By Mehdi Azizi

    72 years of misery: History and identity cannot be built like settlements

    TEHRAN – Palestinian will always remember May 14, 1948, which they refer to as Nakba Day (Day of Misery).

  • Libya 2020-05-13 12:22

    Libyans stuck in a bloody civil war since 2011! Who is guilty?

    It is approximately a decade that people in Libya have been deeply suffering from occupation, civil war, terrorism, massacre, explosions, insecurity and instability, causing the African nation to come to the conclusion that those who ousted dictator Moammar Khadafy knew well that it was easier for them to blow up a nation than create a stable peace.     

  • Jobless 2020-05-13 12:20

    How COVID-19 economic consequences unearthing deep-rooted unemployment in the West

    Joblessness, which has always been one of the main concerns for the US and the European countries, has now become more threatening in the Western nations which face the economic impacts of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

  • Ashraf  Ghani, Abdullah Abdullah 2020-05-12 14:15

    Ashraf  Ghani, Abdullah Abdullah reach power-sharing deal: source

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, his political rival, have reached a deal to form a unity government, a source in the presidential palace said on Monday.

  • expansionism 2020-05-12 12:50

    Expansionism, the main core of Netanyahu-Gantz unity government

    Approval of a unity government between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz by the Israeli lawmakers on May 7 proved that how common viewpoint on occupying more Palestinian lands can unite political rivals in Tel Aviv.

  • US forces 2020-05-12 12:46

    A glimpse at U.S.-Saudi recent relations, particularly crude market coordination, military cooperation

    The U.S. President Donald Trump's intention to scale down military presence in Saudi Arabia as well as the argument between Washington and Riyadh over crude oil production and exports should be dealt with in details to realize more realities behind the curtain, a foreign policy analyst suggested.

  • Liberty 2020-05-11 14:21

    Why American leaders ignore Israeli forces' attack on U.S. Navy in 1967?

    The American leaders, who tried to reject the Israeli forces' assault on the U.S.S. Liberty technical research ship sailing in the international waters in the Eastern Mediterranean in June 1967 as an act of war against Washington, only proved that they preferred Tel Aviv's interests to their own people.