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  • U.S. sanctions five top Venezuela officials close to Maduro Today 12:16

    U.S. sanctions five top Venezuela officials close to Maduro

    Washington — The Trump administration issued economic sanctions Friday against five top Venezuelan military and intelligence officials who are helping the country's embattled leftist leader cling to power. 

  • Warsaw circus: in the name of peace but in interest of terrorists Today 11:54

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian 

    Warsaw circus: in the name of peace but in interest of terrorists

    TEHRAN - In his speech at the beginning of the Warsaw Summit, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz put forward a statement against the Islamic Republic of Iran and claimed that they want “stabilization of the region” and expressed concerns over Iran's activities.

  • Three main messages of the Warsaw Summit Today 11:14

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Three main messages of the Warsaw Summit

    TEHRAN - The Warsaw Summit had come to an end without mentioning Iran's name in the final statement of the summit, and that was despite the attempts made by American officials and anti-Iran groups to introduce Iran as the destabilizer of peace and security in the region.

  • Adib-Moghaddam Today 09:43

    By Javad Heirannia

    We have legitimate government voted into power by Venezuelan people: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “We have a legitimate government voted into power by the Venezuelan people and the supposed champions of democracy such as the United States, but also the so called liberal government of Justin Trudeau in Canada and the European Union call for “re-elections” and/or for Maduro to step down.”

  • گفتگو با سفیر کوبا Yesterday 21:21

    Cuba expresses its condolence to Iran on terrorist attack

    On behalf of the Government and the Cuban people, I extend the deepest condolences to the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, extended to the families of the deceased and wounded, for the abhorrent terrorist attack that took place on the night of February 13 at the Province of Sitán - Baluchistan.

  • Venezuela and Cuba Yesterday 14:46

    Statement by the Revolutionary Government of Cuba:

    It is imperative to halt the imperialist military adventure against Venezuela

    The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba condemns the escalation of pressures and actions of the U.S. government in preparation for a military adventure under the guise of “humanitarian intervention” in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and calls on the international community to mobilize in order to prevent its consummation.

  • Arab world outraged by humiliation at Warsaw Conference Yesterday 14:28

    Arab world outraged by humiliation at Warsaw Conference

    The Warsaw Conference, organized by the U.S. in the Polish capital on February 13-14, has outraged observers in the Arab world who believe their leaders attended the conference merely as “extras” in a pre-planned scenario for normalization of Israeli-Arab ties.

  • Former Afghan President Sibghatullah Mojaddedi passes away 2019-02-13 22:59

    Former Afghan President Sibghatullah Mojaddedi passes away

    An Afghan militant commander who fought the Soviets and rose to become the country’s first president after the Red Army retreated has died aged 93, his family said Tuesday.

  • Endless crises in the capitalist system 2019-02-13 22:45

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Endless crises in the capitalist system

    TEHRAN - The economic crisis in the United States and the European Union continues fact is that the capitalist system is unable to solve the economic crisis. The presence of Donald Trump at the head of the political and economic equation of the United States has accelerated the process. Holding sessions such as Group 20 and Group 7 has practically no benefit in this regard.

  • U.S. troops 2019-02-13 22:40

    ‘U.S. pullout won’t create power vacuum in Afghanistan’

    TEHRAN - Assuaging the concerns of Afghan officials regarding the withdrawal of U.S. forces, Russia has said it won’t create a power vacuum in the war-ravaged country.

  • oil 2019-02-13 22:39

    Amid U.S. sanctions, Venezuela turns to India for oil exports

    TEHRAN - With the political tensions between Venezuela and the U.S. escalating rapidly, the country has shifted focus towards India to keep its oil exports running.

  • Imran Khan 2019-02-13 22:39

    Pakistan PM sees silver lining in dark clouds of flailing economy

    TEHRAN - Despite critics painting a grim picture of Pakistan's flailing economy and ringing alarm bells, Prime Minister Imran Khan is optimistic and sees a bright future for his country.

  • India-Pakistan 2019-02-13 22:08

    ‘India, Pakistan youth can be ambassadors of peace’

    TEHRAN _ In a bid to bring the youth of India and Pakistan closer and remove the trust deficit, Pakistan’s envoy to India has started outreach efforts and engagement with the youth.

  • China militairy 2019-02-13 22:03

    China to strengthen military training and enhance combat readiness

    TEHRAN - Amid political and diplomatic tensions with the U.S. and its allies, China is stepping up efforts to strengthen the military training and combat readiness of its national armed forces.

  • India-China 2019-02-13 22:01

    India, China leading global greening effort: NASA

    TEHRAN - India and China, the two fastest growing economies of the world, are also leading the global greening effort, contrary to the general perception worldwide, according to a latest NASA report.

  • Bahman 22nd 2019/02/13

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Marching with proud and resilient Iranians

    TEHRAN _ Monday morning I had the honor and privilege of joining millions of brave and resilient Iranians as they marched through the streets of Tehran to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

  • Former Air Force intelligence officer charged with spying for Iran and revealing defense secrets 2019-02-13 21:27

    Former Air Force intelligence officer charged with spying for Iran and revealing defense secrets

    Federal prosecutors revealed charges on Wednesday that a former Air Force intelligence officer had revealed defense secrets and the identity of at least one U.S. intelligence officer to the Iranian government.

  • International Court of Justice (ICJ) 2019-02-13 15:57

    ICJ set to rule on Iran's $2bn assets frozen by U.S.

    On Wednesday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is set to decide reach a verdict on a bid by Iran to recover $2bn assets frozen by the U.S., Al Jazeera reported.

  • Poland’s foreign minister, Jacek Czaputowicz, left, greets U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in Warsaw. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters 2019-02-13 15:11

    European powers to present cool front at Warsaw summit

    Key European powers will offer only limited participation in a high-profile Trump administration summit on the Middle East starting on Wednesday, reflecting their growing anger over unilateral U.S. policymaking on Iran and Syria.

  • European Union 2019-02-13 13:45

    Europe Facing Radical Change 

    Europe is in transition, a phrase we’ve heard repeatedly in recent years. The decline of the power of the traditional parties (conservative and social democrats) in United Europe and the increase of the votes of the parties and the nationalist and anti-Euro groups, and beyond that, confusion over European Union (EU) in confronting the current political and social phenomena, are all considered signs of the transition.

  • Respect warranted for at least two bright Americans 2019-02-13 11:11

    By Martin Love

    Respect warranted for at least two bright Americans

    NORTH CAROLINA - One does not normally equate a person (who is retired now from decades in the CIA) as one with sound views and good instincts about the challenges to the world of a government that has been making – to put it simply – stupid moves and continues its errant ways under Donald Trump. But one such person is Philip Giraldi who writes articles outside the mainstream media about what he sees that is slowly destroying U.S. credibility worldwide.

  • Donald Trump and Nicholas Maduro 2019-02-13 10:46

    By Heshmatollah Rahnama

    Humanitarian aid, a sham for more attacks and pressure on Venezuela 

    TEHRAN - It is clear that self-declared President of Venezuela Juan Guaido is a written U.S. scenario for the Venezuelans to comfort their sufferings from the economic crisis. The root cause of the economic hardship, ironically, is the U.S. financial sanctions on Venezuela and its humanitarian aid is the key to solve the problems of Venezuela as Guaido Marques puts it. 

  • Understanding Donald Trump and the White House: A few books 2019-02-13 10:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    Understanding Donald Trump and the White House: A few books

    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.

  • Pompeo 2019-02-12 16:54

    U.S. Pledges to Fight Russia, China for Influence in NATO's East

    The U.S will fight to regain influence in NATO’s eastern flank, particularly in countries such as Hungary where the government’s spotty record on democracy led to a freeze in relations that allowed Russia and China to extend their sway, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2019-02-12 10:07

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    The Islamic Revolution at 40: Acknowledging the women

    "This victory has come to us first and foremost because of the women rather than the men." —Imam Khomeini, 23 Farvardin 1358 (12 April 1979).

  • Four decades of Iranian revolution 2019-02-12 09:58

    By Asif Durrani

    Four decades of Iranian revolution

    ISLAMABAD - Iran is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution amidst the worst kind of American sanctions. It is a nation under stress economically; considered an interventionist state by its GCC neighbours and their allies; and is in a state of undeclared war with Israel. Being the champion of Shia Islam, the country is deeply involved in Iraq and Syria where Daesh/ISIS have played havoc forcing millions of Iraqis and Syrians to flee their countries.

  • The great message of Iranians on Bahman 22 2019-02-12 09:49

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    The great message of Iranians on Bahman 22

    TEHRAN - The widespread presence of the Iranian people on the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution is a further victory for the country. Donald Trump, the president of the United States and his entourage in the White House, especially those in the last months, particularly John Bolton and Mike Pompeo,  have been struggling to make a difference between the nation and the government of Iran. However, the widespread presence of the Iranian nation has thwarted these actions.

  • 4 Decades after the Islamic Revolution: What are the reasons behind its Steadfastness? 2019-02-12 09:45

    By Sondoos Alasaad

    4 Decades after the Islamic Revolution: What are the reasons behind its Steadfastness?

    BEIRUT - Four decades ago, this month, the Iranian people changed the history of their homeland. They all stood firmly to smash the Imperialist hegemony and its Shah Puppet regime. Since then, Iran has witnessed a fundamental change in its diplomatic and political stance.

  • Ghani 2019-02-11 23:52

    'Taliban can open office in Kabul': Ghani

    TEHRAN - With the Taliban directly engaging with the U.S. and regional countries, Afghan government led by Ashraf Ghani has been completely sidelined. But, President Ghani has not given up. He says he is ready to pay the ultimate sacrifice for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

  • Modi 2019-02-11 23:51

    China protests Modi’s visit to Arunachal

    TEHRAN - Bringing India-China border dispute again in spotlight, China this week protested the visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.