• Alisadr 2020-04-20 22:00

    Coronavirus causes $1.5m loss to Iran’s top tourism site

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Alisadr water cave, a top destination for domestic and foreign sightseers, researches, history buffs, and day-trippers, has taken 70 billion rials (about $1.5 million) hit from the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) over the last two months. 

  • Sadi National Day: constantly hectic mausoleum records unprecedented lockdown 2020-04-20 19:55

    Sadi National Day: constantly hectic mausoleum records unprecedented lockdown

    TEHRAN – Photos depict mausoleum of Sheikh Muslih od-Din Sadi Shirazi, known by his pen name Sadi, being deserted amid COVID-19 pandemic on April 20, which marks the national day of the 13th-century Iranian poet.

  • Mahdavikia 2020-04-20 19:48

    Mahdavikia reveals reason why he didn't join Tottenham

    TEHRAN- Former Iran winger Mehdi Mahdavikia has revealed that he had offer from Tottenham Hotspur in the prime of his career and fell into a deep depression after the transfer failed.

  • new Iranian game 2020-04-20 18:59

    COVID-19 turns into topic of new Iranian game  

    TEHRAN – Iranian game designer Keivan Malekmohammadi is working on a new android game with COVID-19 as its main topic.

  • Amir-Hushang Aqamiri 2020-04-20 18:46

    Aqamiri institute to raise funds for healthcare staff, patients battling COVID-19

    TEHRAN – The Aqamiri Illumination Art Institute has launched a campaign to raise funds for the healthcare staff and patients battling with the COVID-19 in the country.

  •  Kish Island 2020-04-20 11:41

     Kish Island, a Unique Role Model for Passing Coronavirus Crisis

    Forgiving claims and rental fee of trade and service centers as well as cooperation of public and private sectors for passing coronavirus crisis on Kish Island can be considered as a unique and unparalleled role model for other parts of the country.

  • Komeil Ghasemi 2020-04-20 00:40

    Takhti is my role model: Komeil Ghasemi

    TEHRAN – Olympic gold medal winner Komeil Ghasemi says Iran’s legendary wrestler Gholamreza Takhti is his role model.

  • How Iran could curb COVID-19 despite sanctions, restrictions? 2020-04-19 18:54

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    How Iran could curb COVID-19 despite sanctions, restrictions?

    TEHRAN – Since the first case of coronavirus was identified in Iran, the country has taken extensive measures to curb the spread of the disease, so that daily death toll has been declining over the past few days, unlike some other countries around the world which are still grappling with high casualties and infection.

  • Mausoleum of Persian poet Sheikh Muslih od-Din Sadi Shirazi, Shiraz. (Tehran Times/Amin Berenjkar) 2020-04-19 18:52

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet 

    Lessons on humanity from Persian literature 

    All of Iran’s celebrations this year to mark Sadi Day on April 20 will be organized online due to the COVID-19 disaster. 

  • Alireza karimi 2020-04-19 14:44

    Alireza Karimi undergoes knee surgery

    TEHRAN – Iranian wrestler Alireza Karimi Machiani underwent successful knee surgery on Sunday.

  • ذوالفقارنسب 2020-04-19 11:56

    By Farrokh Hesabi

    Expert predicts long-term effects of coronavirus on Iran’s football

    TEHRAN - Bijan Zolfagharnasab, head of Iran Football Coaches Association (IFCA), believes that the pandemic coronavirus crisis could bring long term consequences for the Iranian football.

  • The post-coronavirus world order 2020-04-19 09:48

    By Mahmood Monshipouri, professor at San Francisco State University

    The post-coronavirus world order

    At the earlier stages of the struggle against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, governments across the globe are still in a reaction mode and politicians are making decisions as they go.  

  • رونمایی 2020-04-18 19:08

    Iran unveils high-tech products to fight COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Six Iranian-made products in the field of diagnosis, screening and fighting coronavirus were unveiled on Saturday in the presence of Sourena Sattari, Vice President for Science and Technology.

  • Morteza Mehrzad 2020-04-18 19:04

    Stay at home and read a book: Morteza Mehrzad

    TEHRAN – Iran sitting volleyball player Morteza Mehrzad has urged people to "stay at home and save lives".

  • “Mass Production” 2020-04-18 18:36

    Iranian painter’s “Mass Production” produced 8 years ago resembles image of COVID-19

    TEHRAN – “Mass Production”, a painting done by Iranian artist Tara Behbahani for display at the Fifth Beijing International Art Biennale in 2012, surprisingly enough looks closely similar to the novel coronavirus image.

  • stadium 2020-04-18 16:19

    Iran football league still in limbo

    TEHRAN – Sports Medicine Federation of Islamic Republic Iran (SMFIRI) announced that it will make a decision on whether Iran Professional League (IPL) will resume its 2019-20 season on May 4.

  • بخش ویژه کرونا در بیمارستان شهداء تجریش 2020-04-18 14:14

    COVID-19 in Iran: daily death toll drops sharply to 73

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Health Ministry reported that 73 coronavirus patients lost their lives in the country over the past 24 hours, a sharp decline compared with 89 deaths the day before.

  • تست ویروس کرونا 2020-04-18 12:40

    World Bank, Islamic Development Bank to help Iran in fighting COVID-19

    TEHRAN - The World Bank (WB) and the Islamic Development Bank will provide Iran with loans to support the country in fighting coronavirus. 

  • Martin Love 2020-04-18 09:08

    By M.A. Saki

    Trump ‘could not have been more wrong’ on coronavirus: analyst

    TEHRAN – American political analyst Martin Love believes that President Donald Trump has had a bad performance in handling the coronavirus crisis, saying, “He could not have been more wrong” on the pandemic.

  • New York 2020-04-18 00:10

    By Ali Akbar Janabzadeh

    Why New York?

    Unlike New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo who well-meaningly called the novel coronavirus “the great equalizer”, recent evidence proves COVID-19 is anything but an equalizer at least when it comes to race. 

  • A view of the UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh in Zanjan, west-central Iran. 2020-04-17 19:29

    Iran’s ‘Taj Mahal’ marks Intl. Day for Monuments and Sites amid virus concerns

    TEHRAN – As in previous years, the UNESCO-tagged Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh, sometimes referred to as Iran’s ‘Taj Mahal’, celebrated the International Day for Monuments and Sites, but this time, in an online program aimed to help stop transmission of the coronavirus, which is currently challenging the whole world.

  • تهران سئول 2020-04-17 19:23

    Tehran, Seoul do not leave each other alone in COVID-19 battle

    TEHRAN – Tehran mayor Pirouz Hanachi and Seoul mayor Park Won-soon shared their experiences on fighting coronavirus in an online meeting on Monday.

  • نیویورک 2020-04-17 19:05

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Why COVID-19 death toll is so high in New York?

    TEHRAN – New York City has been hit so hard by the coronavirus outbreak more than any other city and even some countries around the world, as the number of New Yorkers died of the virus surged to 14,000 on Friday, with a total of 222,000 confirmed cases.

  • Cuban Biotechnology develops 15 projects to face the pandemic 2020-04-17 18:27

    Cuban Biotechnology develops 15 projects to face the pandemic

    Cuban scientists are working on 15 biotechnological projects to deal with COVID-19 that encompass diagnosis and treatment, officials from the BioCubaFarma entity announced.

  • فعالیت طلاب جهادی در بیمارستان بقیه الله در روزهای کرونایی 2020-04-17 15:08

    Daily Covid-19 infections in Iran declines

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Health Ministry reported that 1,499 new patients were infected with the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, a notable decrease compared with 1,606 in the same period the day before.

  • Jahanpour 2020-04-16 15:01

    Coronavirus in Iran: daily death toll falls to 92

    TEHRAN- Death toll from coronavirus in Iran fell to 92 on Thursday from 97 a day earlier.

  • کولاکوویچ 2020-04-16 03:47

    Igor Kolakovic breaks silence on leaving Iran

    TEHRAN – Igor Kolakovic has broken silence over leaving Iran national volleyball team.

  • Bats have adapted to live with some deadly pathogens. 2020-04-15 22:32

    By Salman Parviz

    Theories on origins of COVID-19 disease

    WHO figure for April 13: 213 countries, 1,878,489 cases, 119,044 deaths

    There are many theories about the exact origins of the novel coronavirus, designated “nCoV-2019” by World Health Organization or commonly referred to as COVID-19 disease, also called SARS-CoV-2 because it is related to SARS pathogen. Theories about the missing link for transmission of the new coronavirus from bats to humans abound.

  • sanctions 2020-04-15 22:13

    By Yasir Ali Mirza

    Why sanctions on Iran must end

    Iran is among the worst-hit countries affected by the novel Coronavirus pandemic. As per the World Health Organization’s report, as of April 13, the COVID-19 confirmed cases have skyrocketed to 71, 686 and death toll to 4,474 marks. The situation is very grim in the country and the next few days are very crucial in fighting against the global pandemic. Its statistics are trailing behind the United States, Italy, China, Spain, Germany and France so far. It’s bearing the brunt of emergency health hazard coupled with crippling sanctions.

  • Ambassador Chegeni 2020-04-15 20:54

    Ambassador says Iran expects India, world to stand up against sanctions

    TEHRAN - The Iranian ambassador to New Delhi has said the Islamic Republic expects India and the rest of the international community to stand against the “unjust” U.S. sanctions that are hurting millions of Iranians amid the Covid-19 crisis.