• Intelligence Service 2021-02-26 17:21

    Intelligence Ministry has thwarted assassination plan by terrorist group

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has declared that an assassination plot planned by a terrorist group was thwarted in northwestern Iran, according to Fars news agency.

  • The elderly, war-disabled getting COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-26 17:14

    The elderly, war-disabled getting COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – The vaccination against COVID-19 of the elderly and the disabled war veterans being kept in nursing homes across Iran began on Thursday, ISNA reported.

  • syria 2021-02-26 16:32

    Zarif stresses Iran committed to back Syria in terror fight

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, has assured his Syrian counterpart that Tehran will keep supporting the Damascus government in the fight against terrorism in the efforts to guarantee security and stability across Syria.

  • China 2021-02-23 23:09

    U.S. return to JCPOA only way out of nuclear impasse, China says

    TEHRAN – China’s Foreign Ministry has said that the United States’ return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is the only way out of the standoff over Iran’s nuclear issue.

  • Iran-South Korea ties 2021-02-23 23:07

    Iran, South Korea close to unlocking frozen assets

    TEHRAN – After months of a bitter dispute over Iranian assets frozen in South Korean banks due to the United States sanctions, Tehran and Seoul seem to be inching towards an agreement on unblocking the assets.

  • Biden JCPOA 2021-02-23 21:05

    Ex-Israeli generals, Mossad spymasters urge Biden's return to Iran deal

    A group of former top officials from Israel’s Atomic Energy Commission, the IDF and the Mossad sent a letter on Monday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressing support for a U.S. return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, the Jerusalem Post reported on Tuesday.

  • Iran to develop tourism infrastructure in Hendurabi Island 2021-02-23 20:30

    Iran to develop tourism infrastructure in Hendurabi Island

    TEHRAN - Iran will be developing tourism infrastructure in Hendurabi Island, which is situated west of the touristic Kish Island in the Persian Gulf.

  • A scene from the puppet show “No Place for Garbage”. 2021-02-23 18:46

    Green puppet show warns about global garbage crisis

    TEHRAN – Iranian playwright and director Nasrin Khanjari plans to stage a puppet show warning about the garbage crisis around the world.

  • Additional Protocol 2021-02-23 18:40

    Iran halts implementation of Additional Protocol

    TEHRAN – Iran has stopped the voluntary implementation of the Additional Protocol to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as the United States failed to lift the sanctions it imposed on Iran during the Trump administration.

  • Biden 2021-02-23 18:24

    Biden’s Iran policy is a variation of Bolton’s ‘Libya Model’: Responsible Statecraft

    TEHRAN - Something is going very wrong with Joe Biden’s approach towards Iran. Unless he corrects the path, Biden risks losing a vital deal and putting the two nations back on a course towards war — at precisely the time he intends to focus on the multiple domestic crises facing America, according to Responsible Statecraft.

  • ElBaradei 2021-02-23 18:23

    Negotiation with Iran and Turkey is essential: Mohamed ElBaradei

    TEHRAN - Former Egyptian Vice-President Mohamed ElBaradei demands Arab countries to forge a regional security system capable of urgently addressing complex relations with Turkey and Iran, according to Anadolu Agency.

  • A view of the touristic Nasir ol-Molk Mosque in downtown Shiraz 2021-02-23 18:22

    Virus causes $5.2 billion damage to Iran’s tourism, minister says

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism industry has suffered a loss of some 220 trillion rials (about $5.2 billion at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister said on Tuesday.

  • General Ghaani 2021-02-23 17:10

    Quds Force chief: U.S. only understands language of force

    ‘U.S. would back off from issuing threats if it were governed by a wise ruling system’

    TEHRAN - Brigadier General Esmaeil Qaani, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Quds Force, says Iran has learned how to deal with the U.S., which only understands the language of force.

  • Iran Talks 2021-02-23 17:01

    Nonproliferation experts urge immediate talks between Iran and 5+1

    TEHRAN - Nonproliferation experts are calling on the European Union, the United States, and Iran to immediately begin technical talks on the steps necessary to restore compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1, according to a press release by Arms Control Association.

  • Hezam alassad 2021-02-23 13:08

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Biden admin not serious to stop war in Yemen: Yemeni politician

    TEHRAN - A senior member of the political office of the Yemeni Ansarullah says the new Biden administration is not serious to put an end to the Saudi-led war on Yemen or halt the siege on the impoverished Yemeni people. 

  • Iran-U.S. 2021-02-23 13:04

    By Azin Sahabi

    There should be no miscalculation

    As both Iran and the U.S. have declared their inclination to come back into full compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal - JCPOA - under certain conditions, it seems that the UK, France, and Germany (E3), are setting policies to act wisely in future talks.

  • قائد الثورة خلال اجتماعه بأعضاء مجلس الخبراء 2021-02-22 21:01

    Ayatollah Khamenei says Parliament's nuclear law must be implemented

    TEHRAN- In a meeting with the members of Iran’s Assembly of Experts on Monday, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said the nuclear law passed by the Parliament concerning the removal of sanctions must be exactly implemented, according to Fars news agency.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 2021-02-22 21:01

    With military and diplomatic options off the table, Israel faces impasse

    Israeli dead end

    TEHRAN – Israel is in limbo, pure and simple. It faces an Iran bent on making economic or nuclear progress. And the Israelis seem to have accepted these brute facts.

  • Israel Regime 2021-02-22 20:57

    Israeli PM consults cabinet rivals on Iran

    TEHRAN - Benjamin Netanyahu, the Zionist regime’s prime minister, met cabinet rivals on Monday for their first discussion of Israeli strategy against the Iranian nuclear program since U.S. President Joe Biden took office pledging to pursue diplomacy with Tehran, according to the Reuters news agency.

  • غانمی 2021-02-22 19:07

    Zarif warns Israeli attack on Iran will be suicidal

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister warned Israel against any attack on Iran, saying that such a move would amount to “committing suicide.”

  • Assembly of Experts says resistance will continue with or without JCPOA 2021-02-22 18:46

    Assembly of Experts says resistance will continue with or without JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The Assembly of Experts says the Iranian nation’s resistance will remain unaffected, no matter whether the U.S. rejoins 2015 nuclear agreement or not.

  • Iran closes Iraq border points to contain UK mutant coronavirus 2021-02-22 17:50

    Iran closes Iraq border points to contain UK mutant coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Iran has closed five crossing points with Iraq to prevent the spread of the UK variant of coronavirus, ISNA reported.

  • Iran proposes creating intl. fund for climate change 2021-02-22 17:49

    Iran proposes creating intl. fund for climate change

    TEHRAN – Iran has proposed setting up an international fund to tackle climate change and taxing all countries in proportion to their share of environmental pollution, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Iran Russia 2021/02/22

    By Mohammad Hadi Shamkhani

    Why there is no news of extending 20-year agreement between Iran and Russia

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed in August that Iran is willing to extend the 20-year agreement with Russia. The 20-year agreement ends in March 2021. 

  • Rafael Grossi 2021-02-22 16:46

    Grossi, White House eager to avoid suggestion limits on inspectors in Iran was creating a crisis

    TEHRAN - The new limits to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to the Iranian nuclear sites will be lighter than the Iran’s Parliament wanted, giving Western nations three months to assess if they can revive the 2015 nuclear agreement, according to the New York Times.

  • Stanislav Mitrakhovich 2021-02-22 16:38

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Idea of nuclear-weapon-free zones is unlikely: Russian expert

    THRAN - A Russian expert believes the idea of nuclear-weapon-free zones in West Asia is not practical due to the level of trust between nations and separate political groups.

  • Rahami 2021-02-22 10:35

    Mohsen Rahami says plans to run for president

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rahami, a reformist law expert, has announced he plans to contest the June presidential elections.

  • Iran-Russia 2021-02-21 21:07

    Iran, Russia working on strategic deal

    Foreign Ministry spokesman tells Tehran Times: Iran and Russia have placed long-term cooperation on agenda

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russian authorities have begun working on drafting a new long-term cooperation document that would replace a decades-long treaty between the two countries, the Tehran Times can reveal.

  • Grossi 2021-02-21 18:15

    IAEA chief holds talks in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Grossi held talks with Iranian officials to discuss the latest issues related to the cooperation between Iran and the UN body.

  • Iran’s remarkable biodiversity museum 2021-02-21 18:10

    Iran’s remarkable biodiversity museum

    TEHRAN – The richest and most important biodiversity museum of Iran has been set up in the Department of Environment (DOE), which exhibits extinct native species such as Persian lion and Caspian tiger, as well as rare species of Asiatic cheetah, mugger crocodile, bustard, grouse, and Asian black bear.