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  • Basem Naim 2020-12-02 12:02

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Israeli blockade hindering COVID-19 fight in Gaza: ex-Palestinian health minister 

    TEHRAN – The former Palestinian health minister says the Israeli blockade against the Gaza Strip for more than fourteen years has affected all aspects of life in the coastal strip including health, educational, social and humanitarian aspects, especially as the enclave is facing the Coronavirus pandemic. 

  • Edward C. Corrigan 2020-12-02 11:33

    By Mohammad Ali Saki

    G20 interests override Saudi rights violations: Canadian lawyer

    TEHRAN - Edward C. Corrigan, a Canadian analyst, and the lawyer believes that Baroness Kennedy’s report about the condition of women's rights activists is a critical step in revealing “human rights violations and suppression of dissent” in Saudi Arabia. 

  • جنگ یمن 2020-12-01 23:23

    UN says 233,000 killed in Yemen war in last 6 years

    The UN Tuesday said the conflict in Yemen has claimed 233,000 lives over the last six years.

  • جنگنده اف 35 آمریکا 2020-12-01 18:03

    Dozens of human rights groups denounce U.S. arms sales to UAE

    29 human rights groups and arms control organizations have denounced the U.S. arms sales to the United Arab Emirates, asking the Congress to block the mega deal.

  • علی فاهم تحلیل‌گر عراقی 2020-12-01 13:17

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Yemenis have become source of pride and inspiration for Arabs: Iraqi analyst

    TEHRAN – An Iraqi political analyst describes Yemeni fighters as “a source of pride and inspiration for Arabs and Muslims” due to their resistance against the Saudi-led war.

  • Bilgehan Alagoz 2020-11-30 14:46

    By Payman Yazdani​

    Turkish expert: Biden to revive neo-cons interventionist policy in region

    TEHRAN – Dr. Bilgehan Alagoz believes names like Blinken and Sullivan remind the George W. Bush era, adding Biden team's approach toward the Middle East will be more interventionism rather than diplomacy.

  • Hamid Rizq 2020-11-30 13:08

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Tel Aviv concerned that Yemeni missiles target Israel: Yemeni analyst

    TEHRAN – A Yemeni analyst says that the missile strike on Aramco by Yemenis is meant to send a signal that Ansarullah can hit targets inside Israel.  Hamid Rizq, a Yemeni journalist and analyst based in Lebanon, tells the Tehran Times that Tel Aviv considers the Saudi-led aggression on Yemen a “preemptive war”.

  • Richard Falk 2020-11-30 11:34

    By M.A. Saki

    Professor Falk: Fakhrizadeh assassination ‘is an outrageous act of state terrorism’

    “We should keep in mind that Pompeo is a devout member of the Christian evangelist movement that has been fanatically pro-Israeli and pro-Trump”

    TEHRAN – Richard Anderson Falk, an American professor of international law at Princeton University, says the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh “is an outrageous act of state terrorism”.

  • stephen Lendman 2020/11/30

    By Stephen Lendman

    Saudi Arabia’s abominable human rights record

    Like the U.S., Israel, and other rogue states, the Saudis operate by their own rules in flagrant violation of international laws, norms, and standards. It’s the world’s head-chopping/public whippings capital. Anyone can be targeted for exercising free expression, human rights activism, or other forms of dissent against despotic rule.

  • Qassem Akhzarati 2020-11-29 12:34

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Afghans are cynic about the U.S. policies in their country: analyst

    TEHRAN – An Afghan analyst says that the United States failed to establish peace and stability in Afghanistan after two decades of devastating war, which made the people “cynic about the U.S. policies in their country.”

  • Yemen 2020-11-29 12:32

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Saudis will pay high price for genocidal war on Yemen: analyst

    TEHRAN – A political analyst says Saudi Arabia is well aware that it is paying a high price for its genocide in Yemen. 

  • ترامپ و بایدن 2020/11/28

    By Tehran Times' correspondent from Washington

    Celebrating Thanksgiving 2020

    On November 26th, many millions of American families tried to maintain a semblance of normalcy and tradition by observing the holiday commonly known as Thanksgiving. Various versions of the “first Thanksgiving” story continue to be taught in popular culture all over the U.S., with varying degrees of accuracy—mostly very little.

  • نظامیان انگلیسی 2020-11-28 13:52

    UK secretly deployed British troops to defend Saudi Arabian oil fields

    The British government has deployed troops to defend oil fields in Saudi Arabia without telling parliament or the public.

  • ترامپ 2020-11-27 13:04

    Trump says he will leave office if Biden electoral win certified

    Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if the Electoral College certifies Joe Biden as the winner of the November 3 presidential election, the closest the United States president has come to conceding the contest.

  • china-US 2020/11/27

    By Chris Ogden

    Implications of the U.S. election on U.S.-China relations

    The last four years have been one of the most tumultuous periods in modern China-U.S. relations. U.S. President Donald Trump has been the critical catalyst of this upheaval as he has oscillated between presenting China as a valued partner in international affairs, to it being a pariah that needs to be ever more constrained.

  • Jon R. Taylor 2020-11-27 12:56

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    China, Russia have interest in improving Iran’s economy, military: Texas University professor 

    TEHRAN – Describing Iran’s relationship with China and Russia as “partnership” rather than “alliance”, an American professor says that both China and Russia share an interest in improving Iran’s economic capacities and opposing U.S. policies against Iran.

  • Hazem Qassem 2020-11-25 12:10

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Hamas advises Saudi Arabia not to stand at Israel’s side 

    Normalization agreements with Israel were a “free gift for Israel to continue its aggression against the Palestinian people,” says Hamas spokesman

    TEHRAN – Hamas spokesman says that the normalization of ties with Israel harms the leadership in countries that support this process, calling on Saudi Arabia not to stand on the enemies’ side.

  • Trump Biden 2020/11/25

    By Martin Love

    Does Biden have the wisdom to be better than Trump? …

    Biden will be better. Biden will be better, goes the mantra not just among most Democrats in the U.S., but among any person who manages to generate a reasonable thought and perspective about world and national U.S. affairs. To be a U.S. citizen these days with half a brain is like riding a dangerous roller coaster and gripping a safety bar with white knuckles, and the same can probably be said for decent souls anywhere in the world, including Iranians.

  • Aramco rocket attack 2020-11-24 12:40

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Aramco rocket attack coincides secret talks in S. Arabia

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia was surprised when Jedda’s ARAMCO distribution facilities were hit by rockets of Houthis on Monday morning a while after Pompeo, Netanyahu, and MBS were holding secret talks in the country.

  • موشک یمن 2020-11-24 10:58

    Yemeni missile targets Saudi Aramco facility in Jeddah

    Yemeni forces have launched a missile attack on a distribution station operated by the Saudi Aramco oil company in the city of Jeddah.

  • Syria 2020/11/24

    By Abir Bassam

    Syria: The complicated scene

    It is a dirty war that has been going on in Syria, Libya, and Yemen. Almost nine and a half tragic years have passed. The three countries were subjected to all kinds of terror and brutally destroyed. Actually, what has been going on is a world war! All weapons were used and tested and many countries were involved.

  • Sari Bashi 2020-11-23 10:56

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Canada, U.S. have ‘selective’ approach toward human rights: lawyer

    TEHRAN – A human rights lawyer says the U.S. and Canada follow double standards toward human rights, noting that they “support human rights selectively”.

  • دیدار پمپئو با نماینده طالبان 2020-11-22 20:14

    ISIL attack hits Afghan capital as Pompeo joins peace talks

    Mortar shells slammed into a residential area of Afghanistan's capital and killed eight people Saturday, hours before outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held what are likely his last meetings with the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators trying to hammer out a peace deal.

  • المقداد 2020-11-22 19:06

    Faisal Mekdad appointed new Syrian foreign minister

    Faisal Mekdad has been appointed as Syrian new foreign minister, the country's presidential office announced on Sunday.

  • Jubeir 2020-11-22 13:33

    By M.A. Saki

    One wonders why S. Arabia is so envious of Iran

    TEHRAN - Tribal leaders in Riyadh have gone to the extreme in their envy of Iran.

  • Kennedy 2020-11-22 00:00

    Israel is behind serial assassinations of Kennedy brothers: Laurent Guyenot

    “Israel has lodged itself like a parasite in all of America's power structures”

    TEHRAN - Laurent Guyenot, who has co-authored a new documentary on Israel’s role in the assassinations of both John and Robert Kennedy, tells the Tehran Times that the “true American Deep State” is Israel, which had a crucial role in the assassinations of the Kennedy brothers.

  • انفجار کابل 2020-11-21 19:05

    23 rockets hit Afghan capital, 8 civilians killed

    A rocket barrage slammed into the heavily fortified Green Zone in Kabul, Afghanistan, where many embassies and international firms are based, killing at least eight civilians and wounding dozens more on Saturday.

  • Shireen Hunter 2020-11-21 11:52

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Trump sending message to EU, opponents via threating Iran

    TEHRAN – Commenting on recent psychological warfare against Iran, Shireen Hunter says Trump might be sending a message to his opponents and EU about increasing costs of his removal from power.

  • civil war 2020/11/21

    By Sonja van den Ende  

    The U.S. is on the brink of a civil war

    The President of the U.S. is just a puppet of the deep-state

    The U.S. election is far from over, even though, the Western MSM (regular media) was quick to announce that Joe Biden won the election. President Trump promised his voters, that he will fight until it becomes clear, that according to him a massive ‘fraud’ has been conducted by the Democrats and therefore, as he, Trump, calls it the deep-state, will not recognize the outcome.

  • Jim W. Dean 2020-11-20 21:12

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    Trump will continue political civil war to maintain his relevance: analyst 

    TEHRAN - Jim W. Dean, the managing editor of Veterans Today, tells the Tehran Times that Donald Trump is going to continue the American political civil war to maintain his relevance, and also to help protect himself from prosecution.