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  • Talal Atrissi Today 00:20

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Kuwait Emir always had fears of Saudi policies: Lebanese academic

    TEHRAN - Head of the Center for Political Studies at the University of Lebanon says that Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Sabah was always concerned about Saudi adventures in the region, fearing Riyadh may push other Arab countries into wars of attrition.

  • Biden-Trump Today 00:03

    By Amir Miri

    Why many political experts believe Biden is the next president 

    TEHRAN - In recent weeks some surveys show that Donald Trump, regardless of how much he is hated by some segments of the American society, he will win the November election. 

  • Nagorno-Karabakh Yesterday 17:35

    By Payman Yazdani

    New mechanism necessary to settle tensions in Karabakh

    TEHRAN– Due to the unwillingness or failure of the OSCE Minsk Group to settle conflicts between Armenia and Azerbaijan, forming a new mediation group by the countries' neighbors including Iran, Turkey, and Russia is necessary.

  • william beeman Yesterday 12:03

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Biden will definitely revisit the JCPOA if elected president, scholar says 

    “America has no soft power anywhere any longer,” says American Professor William Beeman

    TEHRAN - An American scholar, William Beeman, is quite sure that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will join the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) if he wins the November presidential elections. 

  • الكويت 2020-09-29 17:28

    Kuwait's Emir dies at 91

    Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, 91, has passed away.

  • Osman Faruk Loğoğlu 2020-09-28 11:28

    By Payman Yazdani

    Neither Biden nor Trump bodes well for Turkey

    TEHRAN – Faruk Logoglu says Biden has been consistently anti-Turkish throughout his political career and Trump doesn't see Turkey as an ally, so it is up to Turkey to review its outlook and policy toward the US.

  • Trump 2020/09/27

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    A bizarre election: American democracy at dead end

    U.S. election will be on the line this November, but what about the American democracy? Trump's policies and statements not only have dangerously made America's democratic health hang in the balance but also the country's integrity as a whole.

  • Saddam.jpg 2020-09-27 21:14

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Facing defeats, Saddam started using chemical arms against Iranians in 1983: expert  

    Saddam’s war against Iran “was a disaster” for Iraqis, says analyst

    TEHRAN - An Iraqi analyst says Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein started gassing Iranians at the start of the 1983 because he realized that his army was being defeated by Iranian military forces. 

  • abir bassam 2020/09/26

    By Abir Bassam

    American threats of assassinations: What follows?

    It seems that American President Donald Trump is greatly enjoying the game of power. He must have lost his balance as a credible businessman to becoming a genuine cowboy, raising his pistol, and shooting all around. His ego is becoming more inflated every day. This was bluntly expressed on the 16th of September in his interview on Fox News, bragging his decision to assassinate another state's president.

  • Najah Mohammad Ali 2020-09-26 20:48

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Saddam rewarded those who backed him against Iran by capturing Kuwait: Iraqi expert

    TEHRAN - Najah Mohammad Ali, an Iraqi analyst, says that Kuwait and Saudi Arabia took a very hostile position against Iran during Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran in the 1980s but Saddam rewarded them by capturing Kuwait.

  • Stefano 2020-09-22 22:00

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    EU unable to pursue independent policy toward Iran: Italian geopolitical analyst 

    “All the recent agreements signed on the Palestinians' skin must be read as anti-Iranian moves”

    TEHRAN - An Italian geopolitical analyst says since the European Union doesn't have an "autonomous army from U.S. control" it cannot pursue and independent foreign policy toward Iran and other important issues.

  • Edward C. Corrigan 2020-09-22 11:25

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    Terrorism by West and Israel considered ‘self-defense’, says Canadian lawyer

    “Palestinians, Arabs and Muslims are not allowed the right to resist foreign invaders which is a protected right under International law.”

    TEHRAN - Edward C. Corrigan, a Canadian analyst, and lawyer, says the acts of terrorism committed by the West and its ally Israel are justified as “self-defense”.  “Terrorism conducted by the West, and our ally Israel, is not considered terrorism but “self-defense,” Corrigan tells the Tehran Times.

  • Iran-China-Russia 2020-09-21 12:17

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    China, Russia next targets if U.S. wins in undermining Iran

    TEHRAN – Pointing to U.S. unlawful move to reimpose sanctions against Iran and importance of confronting its unilateralism, Cartalucci said China and Russia are next targets of the U.S. if it will be successful in undermining of Iran.

  • Jews 2020-09-21 11:43

    By Laurent Guyénot

    “New world order pledged to Jews” 80 years ago

    Most Zionist diplomacy takes place in secret, through corruption and blackmail (euphemistically called “lobbying”). But sometimes it is deemed appropriate that some statement be written down by some government representative in support of Zionism. The Goyim who write these statements may think them of little consequence, but Zionists know very well how to capitalize on them.

  • Dogan Belin 2020-09-20 23:14

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Israel's greatest fear is rapprochement between Ankara and Tehran: Turkish politician

    Dogan Bekin likens UAE-Bahrain normalization deals with Israel to ‘cotton thread’

    TEHRAN – Dogan Bekin, vice president of the New Welfare Party in Turkey, is of the opinion that Israel's greatest fear is a rapprochement between countries like Turkey and Iran as two regional powers.

  • Ebrahim Madhoun 2020-09-20 23:13

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Bahraini regime’s function is to serve Western powers’ interests: Bahraini activist

    TEHRAN – A Bahraini political activist says the Bahraini regime’s function is to serve the interests of Western powers in the region.

  • Vladimir Ivanov 2020-09-18 23:18

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S. sanctions bring Moscow, Beijing, and Tehran together: Russian academic

    TEHRAN - An associate professor in the Department of Comparative Politics at Russia’s RUDN University believes that the United States' sanctions are one of the factors that bring Iran, Russia, and China together.

  • abir bassam 2020/09/18

    By Abir Bassam

    Lebanon boiling over its harbor hot tin

    What is being cooked in Beirut's harbor? It seems that there are urgent needs to keep Lebanon on guard.  The country is barely picking itself up after the blast on the 4th of August. Now, it is going through another dilemma as the fire burst on the 10th of September. The two major accidents suggest that the time has not yet come for Beirut to write its closure. 

  • Carlos Antonio Alcala Cordones 2020-09-18 14:41

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Iran-Venezuela ties offering anti-unilateralism model: envoy

    TEHRAN – Stating that the hegemony of the US is over, Venezuela's Ambassador to Tehran told Mehr News Agency that the Iran-Venezuela relations are conveying a message to other countries that they can counter the unilateralism too.

  • Nader Entessar 2020-09-18 14:31

    By Payman Yazdani

    UAE, Bahrain seeking ties with Tel Aviv to ensure US support

    TEHRAN– A renowned university professor and political analyst believes that the rulers of the UAE and Bahrain consider relations with the Israeli regime as a guarantee for the United States’ long-lasting support for their regimes.

  • Yahia Alhadid 2020-09-16 21:00

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Riyadh pushed Bahrain, UAE to normalize ties with Israel: human right defender

    TEHRAN – A human rights defender, Yahya Alhadid, predicts that Saudi Arabia will join the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to declare a normalization of ties with the Israeli regime, noting that Riyadh had nodded and backed normalization of ties with Israel by the UAE and Bahrain.

  • Thanasi 2020-09-16 20:59

    By Reza Moshfegh

    MEK commanders treat members like serfs: Albanian journalist

    TEHRAN - An Albanian journalist reveals that MEK commanders treat their members as “serfs and as robots”.

  • Zafar Iqbal Yousafzai 2020-09-16 00:46

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Negotiations with Taliban proved U.S. policy in Afghanistan has badly failed: Pakistani analyst

    “Trump will pressure the Afghan government to make a deal before the U.S. Presidential elections”

    TEHRAN – A Pakistani political analyst says U.S. military campaign against the Taliban in Afghanistan “has badly failed”.

  • Bahrain 2020-09-15 18:35

    By Mehdi Azizi

    Bahrain’s normalization deal: mission of godfather’s pawns

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia, the godfather, has sent off its insignificant pawns to play the chess game of "normalization of relations with Israel" first to test the waters for its own normalization of relations with the regime.

  • Alexey Khlebnikov 2020-09-14 20:38

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    China, Russia, and Iran have their say in the region: Russian analyst

    TEHRAN – The naval exercise in 2019 carried jointly by Iran, Russia and China in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman sent a clear message to the U.S and its allies in the Persian Gulf region that these three countries “have their own policies in the region,” says a Russian expert on the Middle East at the Russian International Affairs Council.

  • Mahmoud al-Rabiei 2020-09-14 20:36

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Persian Gulf states' hypocrisy is being revealed: Iraqi politician

    TEHRAN – The spokesman of the al-Sadeghoun movement in Iraq says that the normalization of ties between some Arab countries with Israel has revealed these regimes' hypocrisy.

  • Macron 2020-09-14 16:05

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Paris wishes to revive its colonial past: Turkish researcher

    TEHRAN - Dogacan Basharan, a Turkish researcher, says France wants to play a key role in the events evolving in the eastern Mediterranean by filling the gap left in the region now that the U.S. is leaving the region.

  • Khaled 2020/09/14

    By Khalid Qaddoumi

    Normalization between some Arab governments and ‘Israel’: Facts and figures 

    The term itself says that something is not "normal". It needs to be normalized, or something that was a taboo is converted into permissible. This is the situation of the relations between Arabs and "Israel" since the Palestinians' catastrophe (Nakba) in 1948 when the "Israeli" occupation started. Hence, no doubt this topic is controversial and paradoxical.

  • Yoshihide Suga 2020-09-14 12:03

    Japan to vote on Shinzo Abe successor, Yoshihide Suga widely expected to be winner

    Japan's governing party is set to vote Monday on a new leader to succeed Shinzo Abe, the winner is widely expected to be 71-year-old Yoshihide Suga who serves as chief cabinet secretary in the current administration.

  • Laurent Guyénot 2020-09-12 21:57

    By Laurent Guyénot

    9/11 was a false flag operation planned by Zionist agents: French anthropologist

    TEHRAN - Laurent Guyénot, a French author and anthropologist, tells the Tehran Times that 9/11 was “a false flag” and a “network of super-sayanim closely connected” to the Zionists.