• Candidates 2021-06-30 20:29

    Iran, U.S. presidential elections compared

    Post-election: Iran vs. U.S.

    TEHRAN – In a remarkable sign of unity and harmony, all former election rivals met with the Iranian president-elect to express readiness to cooperate with the new government in advancing the interests of the country, a move that stood in stark contrast to what happened in the United States during its November election.

  • Iranian handicrafts: Chalangari 2021-06-30 20:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Chalangari

    TEHRAN - Chilan is a Persian word used to describe the tools and objects made from Iron such as chains, small rings, horse bridle, saddle, and many other light-weighted objects.

  • UN 2021-06-30 19:35

    UN chief urges U.S. to lift all sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the United States to remove all sanctions on Iran as agreed under a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers in 2015. 

  • Raisi 2021-06-30 18:38

    President-elect writes to Leader, asking permission to quit Judiciary

    TEHRAN — In a letter addressed to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei released on Wednesday, President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi sought permission to quit as the head of the Judiciary and concentrate on forming his government.

  • A view of Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan, central Iran 2021-06-30 18:26

    7 beautiful mosques for your must-visit list in Iran

    TEHRAN – Picturesque domes, minarets, vibrant colors, intricate tilework, and welcoming atmosphere are inseparable elements of mosques in every corner of Iran.

  • ارمنستان 2021-06-30 17:06

    Armenia welcomes setting up joint technology park with Iran

    TEHRAN – Armenia has welcomed the idea of establishing a joint technology park with Iran as a step to help Iranian-made products find their way to the Eurasian market.

  • coronavirus vaccine 2021-06-30 17:04

    Second Iranian coronavirus vaccine gets emergency use license

    TEHRAN - The Pastu Covac vaccine, developed by the Pasteur Institute of Iran, has received an emergency use license, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Wednesday.

  • Zafar Iqbal Yousafzai 2021-06-30 16:11

    By Mohammad Mazhari 

    Taliban accommodating all ethnic groups:  analyst

    TEHRAN – A member of an Islamabad-based think tank believes that the “Taliban are accommodating all ethnic groups” as it looks forward to seize the power in Kabul.

  • کنکور 2021-06-30 12:29

    Second year into pandemic: national university entrance exam kicks off

    TEHRAN – As the COVID-19 pandemic still poses a serious challenge, Iran’s national university entrance exam (Konkur) started on Wednesday under health protocols and will run through July 3.

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2021-06-29 21:33

    Iran slams UN for not including Israel, S. Arabia in child-killing blacklist

    TEHRAN — Iran on Monday severely criticized the United Nations for failing to include Israel and Saudi Arabia in its blacklist of parties violating minors’ rights during conflicts, calling on the world body to adopt a non-discriminatory approach in naming and shaming child-killer regimes.

  • Rabiei 2021-06-29 21:32

    Iran renews support for Afghanistan, urges peaceful solutions to settle conflicts

    TEHRAN — Speaking at his weekly press briefing on Tuesday morning, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei assured the Afghan government and people that the Islamic Republic will always stand by them.

  • Taherian-Atmar 2021-06-29 21:32

    Iran continues efforts to broker peace in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN — The Iranian officials have repeatedly emphasized that the Afghanistan crisis must be settled through intra-Afghan talks. The Tehran Times examines efforts by the Iranian diplomats to broker dialogue between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

  • بهداشتی 2021-06-29 19:30

    Iran is a role model for primary health care: WHO

    TEHRAN - Ahmed al-Mandhari, the World Health Organization director for Eastern Mediterranean Region, has said the Islamic Republic of Iran is a role model for primary health care.

  • المپیاد 2021-06-29 18:09

    Iranian students shine at International Olympiad in Informatics

    TEHRAN – The national team of Iran won one gold and three silver medals at the 33rd International Olympiad in Informatics, which was held virtually from 19 to 25 June in Singapore.

  • زندان 2021-06-29 18:07

    Vocational plan aims to create jobs for 100,000 inmates

    TEHRAN – The Prisons and Security and Corrective Measures Organization has prepared a plan, aiming to create jobs for around 100,000 inmates in the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21.

  • عشایر 2021-06-29 18:07

    Tribespeople to be vaccinated against coronavirus in four months

    TEHRAN – All the tribespeople aged above 18 will be vaccinated against coronavirus by the end of the eighth calendar month Aban (November 21), deputy health minister Alireza Raisi said.

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  • Zarif 2021-06-28 21:03

    Zarif commemorates victims of Sardasht chemical bombardment

    TEHRAN — In a message on Monday morning, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif commemorated the 34th anniversary of the horrendous chemical weapons attack by Saddam Hussein’s regime on the Iranian city of Sardasht.

  • Leader 2021-06-28 21:03

    Leader hails Iran election, takes jab at U.S. political bickering during presidential race

    TEHRAN— Speaking on the 40th anniversary of martyrdom Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Beheshti, which is marked as Judiciary Week, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with Judiciary chief Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi and other high-profile Judiciary officials.

  • Iran allies 2021-06-28 21:01

    Why the U.S. targeted Iran allies ahead of nuclear talks

    TEHRAN – In what appeared to be a concerted campaign of turning up the heat ahead of the potentially last round of nuclear talks in Vienna, the United States initiated a series of targeted measures against Iran possibly to pressure it into giving more concessions in the thorny issues that the negotiating parties have so far failed to make headway on. 

  • Iranian handicrafts: Firuzehkubi 2021-06-28 20:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Firuzehkubi

    TEHRAN - One of the most popular handicrafts of Iran, which is both decorative and applicable, is ‘Firuzehkubi’ or turquoise inlaying.

  • Vienna talks 2021-06-28 18:53

    JCPOA alive because of Iran: spokesman

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has credited the Islamic Republic with keeping the 2015 nuclear deal alive despite continued U.S. violation of its commitments.

  • Taliban 2021-06-28 18:45

    Iran says Taliban doesn’t represent entire Afghanistan but should be part of solution

    TEHRAN – Iran on Monday said the Taliban represent only part of Afghanistan and not the entire country not now and not in the future.

  • A poster for the Iran Cultural Month opened at the Japan International Cooperation Agency in Tokyo on June 27, 2021.  2021-06-28 18:41

    Iranian cultural festival opens in Tokyo 

    TEHRAN – Iran is organizing a cultural festival in Tokyo, which opened at the Japan International Cooperation Agency on Monday.

  • Spox 2021-06-28 18:36

    U.S. destabilizes region by attacking Iraqi, Syrian groups: Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has reacted to U.S. attacks against Resistance groups in Iraq and Syria, calling the attacks a step in the wrong direction. 

  • Paddy fields in Isfahan 2021-06-28 17:31

    Paddy fields in Isfahan

    TEHRAN – A man is preparing rice seedlings for transplantation in a paddy field in Isfahan, central Iran. Planting rice seedlings starts every year in mid-May and lasts until mid-July in the province.

  • مواد 2021-06-28 17:04

    Netherlands praises Iran’s efforts to combat narcotics

    TEHRAN – The Netherlands has lauded Iran for its activities to deal with the trafficking of narcotics, expressing readiness to share knowledge and expertise with Iran in this regard.

  • رصدخانه 2021-06-28 17:03

    Iranian National Observatory inaugurated

    TEHRAN – The Iranian National Observatory (INO), which is said to kick off a big movement in the area of astronomy in the country, was inaugurated near the city of Kashan, central Isfahan province, on Monday.

  • swear in 2021-06-28 16:47

    President-elect Raisi will be sworn in on August 5

    TEHRAN – Ebrahim Raisi will be sworn in as president in parliament on August 5, Majlis presiding board spokesman Seyyed Nezamodin Mousavi told IRNA on Monday.

  • خطيب زادة 2021-06-28 11:36

    No decision yet on extending monitoring agreement with IAEA: Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that still no decision has been taken to extend or not to extend a monitoring deal with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).