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  • Amir Abdollahian Borrell 2021-12-03 21:42

    FM, Borrell hold talks on Vienna

    TEHRAN— Speaking to EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Friday morning, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said that Iran aims to end the sanctions violating the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Bagheri Kani 2021/12/03

    By Salman Parviz

    Removal of sanctions major reason for Iran’s signature on JCPOA

    Sanctions regimes impede investment and infrastructure development

    “Chabahar Port is not only a transit port, it is an investment opportunity,” the Iranian ambassador in India said in a recent interview with ThePrint, a Delhi-based online newspaper. 

  • Qaani 2021-12-03 21:41

    Top commander says U.S.' significant defeat is in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN- Referring to recent developments in the world, the IRGC Quds Force Commander Brigadier General Esmaeil Qaani stressed that the most significant defeat of the United States recently is the defeat in Afghanistan.

  • Mujahid 2021-12-03 21:40

    Taliban Foreign Ministry stresses border problems with Iran will not occur again

    TEHRAN— A spokesman for the Taliban Foreign Ministry has said after the incident with the Iranian border guards in Nimroz province of Afghanistan that the incident was managed and the Taliban officials are trying to prevent such incidents in the future.

  • Israeli President-PM-Mossad chief 2021-12-03 21:39

    Israeli sabotage takes new turn

    TEHRAN— As Iran presented two drafts of agreements to the Joint Commission and P4+1 in Vienna, prospects of reaching a possible agreement between all sides seem more within reach. However, feeling at risk, the Israelis are trying to jeopardize the Vienna talks by making provocative remarks and visits to the countries opposing the JCPOA in its entirety.

  • Vienna talks 2021-12-03 21:38

    European apathy toward Iranian proposals reveals much about Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – Over the course of the current round of Vienna talks, the word “serious” has turned into one of the most important points of contention between Iran and its Western negotiating partners. 

  • Iran FM 2021-12-03 21:38

    Iran, Japan FMs discuss bilateral, regional issues

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister has held a telephone conversation with his Japanese counterpart Yoshimasa Hayashi over bilateral ties and regional as well as international developments.

  • Vienna talks 2021-12-03 21:37

    Iran, negotiating partners hold ‘intensive’ talks in Vienna

    TEHRAN – Negotiators from Iran and the remaining parties to a 2015 nuclear deal held ‘intensive consultations and talks’ on Thursday at various levels, the Iranian foreign ministry said.

  • The Big Bang of Lebanon 2021/12/03

    By A. Bassam

    The Big Bang of Lebanon

    TEHRAN - During the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1989), the first time Lebanon suffered from the collapse of its Lira was when the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) departed the country in 1982, after the Israeli invasion. The Lebanese lira’s price fell from 3 to 3000 against the American dollar in one go. However, at that time no one felt that the Lebanese existence as an independent state was in jeopardy.

  • Inn, public bathhouse and mosque approved as national heritage 2021-12-03 21:26

    Inn, public bathhouse and mosque approved as national heritage

    TEHRAN – A selection of nine historical structures including an inn, a public bathhouse, and a mosque, all located in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province, have recently been added to the national heritage list.

  • A splendid folio of the Holy Quran; paper, colored and black-edged gold lettering © The Sarikhani Collection / C. Bruce 2021-12-03 21:25

    Berlin to host gorgeous show of Iranian arts  

    TEHRAN – Tomorrow, a vast collection of Iranian arts and culture will go on show at the National Museums of Berlin, to cast a rare light on 5,000 years of the history of the nation.

  • saffron tours 2021-12-03 21:25

    ‘Red gold’ magnetizes sightseers toward northeast Iranian farms  

    TEHRAN – During the past two months, Torbat-e Heydarieh and Zaveh county in northeastern Khorasan Razavi province hosted 12 saffron tours, a local tourism official has announced. 

  • Arg-e Bam 2021-12-03 21:24

    Ancient infants to go on show 

    TEHRAN – Bodies of ancient infants along with thousands of relics unearthed near a UNESCO-registered citadel in southern Iran will go on public display in near future.

  • Shams al-Saltaneh Caravanserai 2021-12-03 21:24

    Deserted caravanserai to turn into tourism complex

    TEHRAN – The Qajar-era (1789-1925) Shams al-Saltaneh Caravanserai in the city of Naragh, the central province of Markazi is planned to be ceded to the private sector to make the best use of the historical structure, a local tourism official has announced. 

  • Rouhollah Rostami 2021-12-03 19:14

    Tbilisi 2021: Iran’s Rouhollah Rostami seizes silver

    TEHRAN – Rouhollah Rostami of Iran won a silver medal at the 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships on Friday.

  • * Negar Gallery is currently playing host to an exhibition of sculptures by Amir-Shahrokh Faryusefi. 2021-12-03 18:52

    What’s in Tehran art galleries

    * Negar Gallery is currently playing host to an exhibition of sculptures by Amir-Shahrokh Faryusefi.

  • Front cover of the Persian translation of Fernando Aramburu’s novel “Homeland”. 2021-12-03 18:50

    Spanish writer Fernando Aramburu’s novel “Homeland” published in Persian

    TEHRAN – Spanish writer Fernando Aramburu’s internationally acclaimed novel “Homeland” has been published in Persian.

  • A Persian painting from the Divan of Hafez (1655-60 - The Sarikhani Collection, London). 2021-12-03 18:48

    Manuscripts carrying paintings of ancient Persian gardens on view at Berlin State Museum

    TEHRAN – Persian illuminated manuscripts containing paintings of ancient Iranian gardens are on display in an exhibition at the Berlin State Museum.

  • This combination photo shows the front covers of the books honored at the 2nd edition of the Seyyed Ali Andarzgu Literary Awards. 2021-12-03 18:46

    Winners of 2nd Seyyed Ali Andarzgu Literary Awards honored

    TEHRAN – Winners of the 2nd edition of the Seyyed Ali Andarzgu Literary Awards were announced last week.

  • Tehran derby 2021-12-03 18:04

    By Farrokh Hesabi

    Tehran derby, an opportunity to rise for giants

    TEHRAN - Saturday’s Iran Professional League (IPL) matchday includes Tehran derby at Azadi Stadium, with giants Esteghlal and Persepolis doing battle.

  • Iran has not stopped issuing tourist visas: official 2021-12-03 17:58

    Iran has not stopped issuing tourist visas: official

    TEHRAN – By the emergence of a highly contagious Omicron variant, Iran has not stopped issuing tourist visas, which it resumed on October 23 following 19 months of suspension to curb the virus.

  • lighthouse final 16 mehr 2021-12-03 17:49

    Tehran Times' LightHouse IV:

    Britain seeks 'urgent' talks with Europe to tackle Channel migrant crisis

  • Frank Von Hippel 2021-12-03 17:25

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    A failure of Vienna talks unacceptable: ex-White House official

    TEHRAN - Frank Von Hippel, who was responsible for national security issues in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy from 1993 to 1994, warns that a failure of the Vienna talks is not acceptable.

  • Rights groups demand Yemen war probe 2021-12-03 17:24

    Rights groups demand Yemen war probe

    THERAN - Sixty human rights organizations are demanding that the United Nations General Assembly establish a fresh committee comprising of independent experts to seriously probe potential war crimes committed during the war on Yemen. The rights groups are calling for a body to "investigate and publicly report on the most serious violations and abuses of international law committed.” They also want the evidence to be preserved for possible prosecution of the perpetrators of any crimes in the future.

  • Iran ranks 13th worldwide in artificial intelligence 2021-12-03 17:22

    Iran ranks 13th worldwide in artificial intelligence

    TEHRAN – Iran is in 13th place among the top countries in artificial intelligence by the total number of publications, according to the Nature Index database.

  • Fighting for rights of the disabled in post-COVID era 2021-12-03 17:20

    Fighting for rights of the disabled in post-COVID era

    TEHRAN – On December 3, the International Day of Persons with disabilities is marked considering the challenges, barriers, and opportunities in the context of a global pandemic. The 2021 theme is fighting for rights in the post-COVID era.

  • export 2021-12-03 16:24

    Commodities worth over $2b exported from Maku free zone in H1

    TEHRAN- As announced by the managing director of Maku Free Trade Zone Organization, commodities valued at $2.030 billion were exported from the Maku FTZ, in Iran’s northwestern province of West Azarbaijan, during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22).

  • copper 2021-12-03 16:24

    Over 700,000 tons of copper concentrate produced in 7 months

    TEHRAN- Iran produced 712,685 tons of copper concentrate in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22), which was one percent more than the output in the same period of time in the past year.

  • syria 2021-12-03 15:10

    Iran allocates budget to promote exports to Syria

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has said the country has allocated a special budget of $50 million to support the Iranian export companies active in the Syrian market, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • oil 2021-12-03 15:10

    Oil sales jump drastically year on year: minister

    TEHRAN - Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji has said the country’s oil sales in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) have increased drastically compared to the previous year, Shana reported.