• international conference on Shia school of thought 2021-07-05 18:15

    Mashhad hosts intl. Shia scholars

    TEHRAN – An international conference on Shia school of thought was held in the holy city of Mashhad on Sunday.

  • کرونا 2021-07-05 15:07

    Unprecedented migration of Afghans triggers new wave of COVID-19 in SE Iran: MP

    TEHRAN- An unprecedented and illegal migration of Afghan people to the province of Sistan-Baluchestan, southeastern Iran, has triggered a new wave of coronavirus in the country, MP Esmaeil Hossein-Zehi said on Monday.

  • MFA 2021-07-04 21:23

    Iran urges UN to legally pursue case of abducted diplomats

    TEHRAN — On the 39th anniversary of the kidnapping of Iranian diplomats in Lebanon by armed groups aligned with the Zionist regime, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement urging the United Nations to pursue legal actions on the matter.

  • Afghanistan 2021-07-04 21:13

    Afghanistan is burning while Biden thinks of Fourth of July

    TEHRAN — After 20 years U.S. troops are leaving Afghanistan without even achieving any success. This marks a historic defeat for the U.S. and its coalition.

  • Al Kadhimi 2021-07-04 21:12

    Iraq vows to pay debts to Iran for imported energy

    TEHRAN — The Iraqi prime minister, while emphasizing Iraq's commitments to pay its debts for the import of electricity and gas from Iran, stated that Iran has not failed to export electricity and gas to Iraq.

  • Asif Shuja 2021-07-04 19:33

    By Ali A. Jenabzadeh

    Researcher predicts U.S. will recognize Iran as regional power 

    TEHRAN – A senior research fellow at the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore says that Iran is going to be a regional power that is likely to be recognized by the U.S.

  • General 2021-07-04 19:20

    U.S. seeks disintegration of Iran, Syria and Iraq: IRGC general 

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian general has said that the United States seeks to disintegrate a number of countries in the region but the Iranian Leader’s directions have prevented it from achieving its goal. 

  • MPs 2021-07-04 19:20

    Iran supports intra-Afghan talks: senior MP

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker has voiced support for the intra-Afghan peace talks, saying Tehran would stand by the Afghan people.

  • Gorgan-based Kazakh people attend a screening of the documentary “Wot Bassey” about their customs in Iran in the northeastern Iranian city of Gorgan on July 3, 2021.  2021-07-04 18:25

    Doc “Wot Bassey” delves into customs of Kazakhs in Iran 

    TEHRAN – Iranian filmmaker Mahsa Taheri has directed a documentary entitled “Wot Bassey” (“Patriarch”) that spotlights the customs of the people of Kazakh origin living in the northeastern Iranian province of Golestan.

  • Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand 2021-07-04 15:15

    By Nader Farimani

    Iran has done all its duties on Ukrainian plane crash: deputy FM

    TEHRAN – In an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand has elaborated on a range of issues concerning the Ukrainian place crash in Iran.

  • Jahromi-Raisi 2021-07-03 21:44

    Cabinet members brief President-elect Raisi

    TEHRAN — In runup to transition of power from President Hassan Rouhani to President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Saturday the ministers of defense, agriculture, communications, the head of the Planning and Budget Organization and the governor of the central bank met separately with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi in his office on Saturday.

  • Wang 2021-07-03 21:41

    China’s Wang calls on U.S. to rejoin JCPOA

    TEHRAN - China’s foreign minister has underlined the need for the United States to make an earlier decision to return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. 

  • U.S.S Vinecennes 2021-07-03 21:41

    290 died in 1988; thousands are now dying due to sanctions

    TEHRAN — July 3 is a day of sorrow for Iranians as the United States “accidentally” shot down a commercial Iran Air jet with the flight number 655.

  • Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Faisal bin Farhan 2021-07-03 21:40

    Saudi Arabia cherishes dialogue opportunity with Iran

    TEHRAN — Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Faisal Ben Farhan has spoken about Iran and Palestine in an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica published on Saturday.

  • Parviz Esmaeili 2021-07-03 21:40

    Iranian diplomat: Iran’s foreign policy will not change

    TEHRAN — In an interview with IRNA news agency published on Saturday, Iranian Ambassador to Croatia Parviz Esmaeili said that the foreign policy framework of the Islamic Republic of Iran will remain unchanged. He also said that Iran has had fewer coronavirus casualties compared to the rest of the world.

  • Footage 2021-07-03 20:51

    Iran pulls the plug on IAEA cameras

    TEHRAN – In what appeared to be a bid to accelerate the process of reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has decided to cut off the UN nuclear watchdog’s access to images and video footages taken by cameras installed inside Iranian nuclear facilities. 

  • “The Recess” by Navid Nikkhah-Azad. 2021-07-03 18:56

    River Film Festival screening 20 shorts from Iran

    TEHRAN – Twenty short movies by Iranian filmmakers have been selected to be screened at the 15th River Film Festival, which opened in the Italian city of Padova last Thursday.

  • Iranian cultural attache Hossein Divsalar (3rd L) and Japanese artist visit the Iran-Japan Cultural Exchange Exhibition in Tokyo on July 1, 2021. 2021-07-03 18:53

    Tokyo exhibit showcase Japanese artists’ paintings on Iran 

    TEHRAN – Paintings by eight professional Japanese artists inspired by cultural attractions in Iran were showcased in an exhibition that opened in Tokyo on Friday.

  • Hossein Askari 2021-07-03 17:47

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    It is in China’s long-term interest to confront U.S. sanctions: GWU professor

    Professor Hossein Askari says Iran could be a potential game-changer if it adopts and pursues sound policies

    TEHRAN – A professor from the George Washington University says that it is in China’s long-term interest to blunt U.S. sanctions, which have become a weapon in its foreign policy.

  • Ravanchi 2021-07-03 17:29

    Iran rejects involvement in attacks on American facilities in Iraq

    TEHRAN - In a letter to the president of the Security Council, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations stated that Iran has not been directly or indirectly involved in any attacks on U.S. personnel or facilities in Iraq, Fars News reported. 

  • Three endgame scenarios loom large over Vienna talks 2021-07-02 19:59

    Three endgame scenarios loom large over Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – After six rounds of intensive talks to possibly revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, negotiations in Vienna have reached a key point that could lead to three possible scenarios ranging from a full revival of the original deal to a complete halt to talks, the Tehran Times can reveal. 

  • Mottaki 2021-07-02 19:41

    'Mr. Raisi has almost a clear understanding of Iran’s foreign policy'

    Ex-FM Mottaki says Saudi Arabia tricked U.S. into Yemen war

    TEHRAN — In an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times, former Iranian foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki says Saudi Arabia deceived the United States into the war against Yemen in 2015.

  • Raisi 2021-07-02 19:35

    Raisi launches website for people to suggest capable managers

    TEHRAN — In an unprecedented move, President-elect Ebrahim Raisi’s office launched a website called “Companions of Raisi,” asking people to submit names and numbers of people whom they assume have the caliber to be future managers and ministers of his future administration.

  • MP 2021-07-02 19:34

    Iran needs ‘young and revolutionary’ managers: MP

    TEHRAN- A member of the Iranian Parliament’s Clergy Faction has underlined Iran’s need for having young and devoted managers to get rid of the current economic challenges facing the country. 

  • South Caucasus 2021-07-02 19:33

    Iran voices support for regional initiative on South Caucasus

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan has expressed Iran’s support for a regional initiative aiming to foster cooperation among stakeholders in the South Caucasus.

  • Ejei 2021-07-02 19:32

    Who Iran’s new Judiciary chief is

    TEHRAN — On Thursday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei as the new Judiciary chief. Ezhe’i has been working in the Judiciary for 37 years. He has held numerous key positions in the Judiciary.

  • Kazem Jalali 2021-07-02 19:32

    Iran, Russia emphasize consultations on cyberspace, international security

    TEHRAN — Kazem Jalali, the Iranian ambassador to Moscow, met with Andrey Krutskikh, the Russian president's special envoy for information security.

  • “This Side, Other Side” by Iranian director Lida Fazli. 2021-07-02 18:57

    Iran’s “This Side, Other Side” honored at Neum Animated Film Festival

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Lida Fazli’s acclaimed short movie “This Side, Other Side” won the award for best movie in the category of 2D and 3D animation at the Neum Animated Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the organizers announced on Thursday.

  • Takht 2021-06-30 22:12

    Takht-Ravanchi slams U.S., EU for testing Iran’s strategic patience

    TEHRAN — Speaking at the meeting at the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to hear the 11th report on the implementation of the Resolution 2231, Tehran’s permanent representative to the UN Majid Takht-Ravanchi said Iran has paid a heavy price to fulfil its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2021-06-30 20:30

    Tehran says ready to aid UN to confront cyberattacks

    TEHRAN — Iran’s ambassador to the UN on Tuesday warned against an alarming trend of systematic accusations by certain states against others by launching cyberattacks, calling for action to restrain states from resorting to threat or use of force within or through the cyberspace environment.