Middle East


  • Yahya Rahim Safavi 2018-06-25 20:43

    Military advisor: Iran has practical plan for any trans-regional threats

    TEHRAN - Today's threats to Iran are from trans-regional sides to each of which the country has a practical plan to respond, a senior Iranian military advisor said on Sunday evening.

  • Merkel: Trump’s nuclear deal exit causes ‘shift in German-American ties’ 2018-06-23 10:22

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Merkel lost the game!

    TEHRAN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel attacked Iran's regional policy in his most recent statement. This is while the German government is one of the main supporters of the terrorist and takfiri groups in the West Asian region.

  • Reza Mirabian 2018-06-22 21:14

    ‘Iran adamant supporter of talks on Yemen crisis’

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian Ambassador to Kuwait Reza Mirabian says the Islamic Republic has been strongly supporting political talks to settle the Yemen conflict, criticizing Riyadh for military involvement in Yemen.

  • All 80 nuclear warheads in Mideast owned by Israel: Zarif 2018-06-19 19:58

    All 80 nuclear warheads in Mideast owned by Israel: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Referring to recent statistics released by a Stockholm-based research institute, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said all proven nuclear warheads stationed in the Middle East are entirely owned by the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • macron 2018-06-13 10:54

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Be careful Mr. Macron!

    TEHRAN - Emmanuel Macron, the weak and incapable president of France, continues to play his direct role to the benefits of the United States and the Zionist Regime. During his recent press conference with Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister the Quds occupying regime, Macron expressed his concerns over Iran's regional activities.

  • Mousavian 2018-06-12 22:28

    Mousavian says Iran feels threatened by export of Wahhabism

    Ex-senior diplomat proposes three steps to settle Mideast crises

    Hossein Mousavian, former Iranian diplomat and a current Princeton University researcher, has elaborated on root causes of crises and instability in the Middle East.

  • khoshroo 2018-06-12 22:15

    Tehran says U.S. policies have left Mideast in ‘total chaos’

    Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, has said that the failed policies of the U.S. have left the Middle East region in total chaos.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2018-06-11 12:47

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Reflections on Quds Day: After 12 years has anything really changed?

    “One must ask if Israel’s unilateral withdrawal from Gaza is really a step in the direction of peace in the Middle East. Has anything really changed?” — Yuram Abdullah Weiler , June, 2006

  • Kushner 2018/05/29

    By Steven A. Cook

    Middle Eastern monarchs look at the Trumps and see themselves

    Almost 20 years ago when I was a graduate student living in Cairo, I published an article in a Washington-based journal called Middle East Insight. The magazine had a solid reputation, with a knack for scoring interviews with important people. A few years later, Middle East Insight disappeared. When I heard the news, I figured the magazine was too niche for an expanding media environment, shrugged my shoulders, and went on with life.

  • Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah 2018-05-26 10:46

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Hezbollah's rising power is fomenting panic among the Zionists

    TEHRAN - For a long time, the threats of the Zionist regime have intensified against the resistance axis in the Mideast, especially against Hezbollah in Lebanon.

  • Trump and Bin salman 2018-05-09 10:42

    By Martin Love

    Summer 2018: a bit of fear and loathing are natural

    A bit of fear and a bunch of loathing mark the days of intelligent people anywhere, and I’m hearing this from Iranian friends in Iran and in the US. It seems that this summer may be like no other in recent memory: either good sense and rationality will somehow prevail, or the world, and particularly the Middle East, will be plunged into some sort of all or nothing conflict to tie up loose ends of US and Zionist and Saudi imperialism.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-04-14 11:27

    By Javad Heirannia

    Islamic Republic of Iran changed the laws of psychology of nationalism: prof.

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes “no philosopher or social scientists can disregard the importance of Iran as an analytical object.”

  • Bilgehan Alagoz 2018-04-11 10:26

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump pressure not to affect Tehran-Ankara security cooperation: expert

    TEHRAN - Lecturer at Marmara University Institute for Middle East Studies Dr. Bilgehan Alagoz, says, the U.S. pressure would have a negative impact on the economic relations but would not affect bilateral relations in the area of security.

  • Martin Love 2018-04-06 12:31

    By Martin Love

    Psychopaths seem to have gathered of late

    A message from a friend this week, writing: “Martin, perhaps you are one of the few Americans who can actually broadcast to the Iranians that we, the mass of the people here in the U.S., do not see them as enemies.”

  • Leader 2018-04-02 20:36

    Leader urges nation to support domestic production

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called on the entire Iranian nation to dedicate their efforts to promoting domestic production in line with resistance economy.

  • سخنرانی مقام معظم رهبری در اجتماع زائران و مجاوران حرم مطهر رضوی 2018-03-22 09:21

    Leader underlines Iran's peace campaign

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei defended Iran’s influential role in the region, saying that the Islamic Republic has made an essential contribution in defeating Takfiri terrorists.

  • Shamkhani 2018-03-17 09:08

    Iran source of security in Mideast: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran has proven to be a source of security and stability in the Middle East, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Thursday.

  • Talks needed with Iran to secure region: Qatar 2018-03-17 08:12

    Talks needed with Iran to secure region: Qatar

    TEHRAN – Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah has highlighted the need for talks with Iran to settle regional problems and safeguard the region.

  • Zarif: U.S. pumps over half of its arms exports into Mideast 2018-03-17 07:44

    Zarif: U.S. pumps over half of its arms exports into Mideast

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced the United States for taking advantage of the conflicts in the Middle East and flooding the region with arms, which end up in the hands of war criminals.

  • فرهنگ جهان پور 2018-03-12 11:28

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. won’t allow Saudi Arabia to have full cycle of uranium enrichment and reprocessing: Professor

    TEHRAN - Farhang Jahanpour, an adjunct professor in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford and a Middle East expert, says that when Iran had her nuclear dispute with the West, many people in the West, as well as many officials in the Persian Gulf littoral states, including Saudi Arabia, kept asking why despite her vast oil reserves Iran needed nuclear reactors.

  • دیدار رهبر انقلاب با مداحان 2018-03-09 19:53

    West misusing “gender equality”, the Leader says

    Iran’s regional policy none of U.S., Europe’s business

    TEHRAN - The Leader of the Islamic Revolution has deplored comments made by some Western officials, the Americans in particular, against Iran’s foreign policy in the Middle East, asserting that the issue is none of their business.

  • Europe 2018-03-02 20:12

    By Reuters and staff 

    Europeans engage with Iran on regional issues 

    European powers and Iran have started talks over Tehran’s role in the Middle East and will meet again this month in Italy as part of efforts to prove to U.S. President Donald Trump that they are meeting his concerns over the 2015 nuclear deal, according to Reuters.

  •  U.S. reviving terrorists in Mideast, North Africa: Shamkhani 2018-02-23 11:11

    U.S. reviving terrorists in Mideast, North Africa: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has warned that Washington is reviving terrorist groups in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • Diplomat says Iran’s proposal for regional dialogue still up for grabs 2018-02-13 09:23

    Diplomat says Iran’s proposal for regional dialogue still up for grabs

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador to Copenhagen, Morteza Moradi, said on Sunday that Tehran’s proposal for dialogue among Middle Eastern countries is still up for grabs, ILNA reported.

  • بازدید سردار حسین دهقان مشاور فرماندهی معظم کل قوا در حوزه صنایع دفاعی و پشتیبانی نیروهای مسلح از خبرگزاری مهر 2018-02-12 09:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Iran a big help in push to eliminate ISIL

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ex-defense minister says that Iran’s engagement in the fight against ISIL in the Middle East has been a wakeup call to the world about the menace of this and other terrorist groups.

  • Director Ebrahim Hatamikia flashes a victory sign as he poses during a photocall for “At Damascus Time” during the 36th Fajr Film Festival in Tehran on February 5, 2018. (FFF/Moein Baqeri) 2018-02-06 18:38

    “At Damascus Time” director wants Middle East to see his film 

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Ebrahim Hatamikia has said that he is eager to see “At Damascus Time”, his latest film on Daesh, screened in the Middle East.

  • فرهنگ جهانپور 2018-01-24 10:37

    By Javad Heirannia

    Everybody knows JCPOA was not bilateral agreement between Iran and U.S.: Professor

    TEHRAN - Professor Farhang Jahanpour, part-time tutor on the Middle East in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford, tells the Tehran Times that “President Trump’s recent speech on Iran was the most belligerent speech by any U.S. president about Iran since the Iranian revolution.”

  • Trump 2018/01/21

    By Robert Fisk

    Trump is helping to make the region a crueler place

    There really is no point any more in talking about Donald Trump or U.S. foreign policy. They do not exist.

  • U.S. and Middle East 2018-01-20 11:16

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. invests in creating unrests in Iran to its geopolitical interests: Geopolitical expert

    TEHRAN - Commenting on recent turbulences in Iran Anthony Cartalucci says the U.S. still believes investing in the protests can create some sort of positive geopolitical return for their policy of undermining and coercing Iran domestically, regionally and internationally. 

  •  Filip Kovacevic 2018-01-14 10:10

    By Payman Yazdani

    People support, strategic external partnership to push back U.S. threat against Iran: Kovacevic

    TEHRAN - Filip Kovacevic, professor of geopolitics, University of San Francisco believes the only way to thwart the U.S. threats against Iran’s Establishment is to meet the needs of people inside and having strategic external partnerships.