• Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-13 11:48

    Apple watch worn by Saudi journalist may have transmitted evidence of his death, Turkish paper reports

    Missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have recorded his own death, a Turkish newspaper reported Saturday morning.

  • فرودگاه سیاتل 2018-10-11 16:52

    Iran’s five-month outbound tourism falls 11 percent

    TEHRAN – Iran’s outbound tourism fell 11 percent during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, a tourism official has said.

  • Official condemns PKK terror attack in Turkey 2018-10-09 21:30

    Official condemns PKK terror attack in Turkey

    TEHRAN – Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaghari has condemned the recent PKK terrorist attack in Turkey, which killed and wounded several military forces, IRNA reported.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-09 11:43

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi Arabia likely murdered “Jamal Khashoggi”: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Saudi Arabia likely murdered “Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi”.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-10-07 10:11

    Tehran strongly condemns terrorist attack in Turkey

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Saturday denounced a recent terrorist attack in Turkey’s southeastern province of Batman, expressed Tehran’s deepest sympathy to the Turkish nation and families of the lost and wounded soldiers, Mehr reported.

  • Hassan Ahmed Hassan 2018-10-07 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Idlib is no exception and its fate will be a defeat for terrorists

    The battle of Idlib is likely to be the final struggle towards the restoration of calm to Syria. How it will pan out and how the Syrian people see the struggle ahead is worth examination. Tehran Times sat with the head of the Political Department of the Syrian Army, Major General Hassan Ahmed Hassan, to discuss recent political developments in Syria and the future of Iranian-Syrian ties.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-07 08:26

    Missing Saudi journalist killed at consulate in Turkey: Sources

    Authorities in Turkey have indicated that Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist known for his criticism of then kingdom, could have been killed at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul where he went missing in on Tuesday.

  • UK PM Trade Envoy to Iran Lord Norman Lamont 2018-10-01 11:20

    By Marjohn Sheikhi

    U.S. running a real risk to international trading system: Lord Lamont

    TEHRAN– UK PM Trade Envoy to Iran Lord Norman Lamont said in an exclusive interview with Mehr News that U.S. President Trump’s extensive use of the sanctions regime is running a real risk to the international trading system.

  • بازدید سفیر ترکیه از خبرگزاری مهر 2018-09-25 17:59

    Turkey is against dominance of U.S. dollar: ambassador

    TEHRAN - Like certain other countries, Turkey also believes that the world should get rid of the dominance of U.S. dollar, Turkish Ambassador to Tehran Riza Hakan Tekin says.

  • Detail shows the Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble. 2018-09-24 23:13

    Ardebil travel potentials to be showcased at Van exhibit

    TEHRAN – A collection of historical objects, handicrafts as well as tourism potentials related to the northwestern Ardebil province will go on show at the Van Tourism and Travel Fair running in the Turkish city from September 28 to 30, CHTN reported.

  • Iran-Turkey 2018-09-16 21:27

    Turkey proposes setting up joint bank with Iran

    TEHRAN – Turkey has proposed establishing a joint bank with Iran for facilitating trade between the two countries, IRNA reported citing an article published in the Turkish newspaper “Dünya”.

  • Omid Shokri 2018-09-16 11:11

    By Payman Yazdani

    Turkey to continue buying gas from Iran despite U.S. sanctions: expert

    TEHRAN - Omid Shokri Kalehsar, a senior energy security analyst and PhD candidate in international relations, said in an exclusive interview with Mehr News Agency that Turkey is keen on buying natural gas from Iran with “reasonable price” in contrast to the price it pays for the gas imported from Russia and Azerbaijan.

  • Rouhani-Putin- Erdogan 2018-09-11 14:18

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Why Iran prefers the Eastern bloc over The West

    As the military phase of the Syrian conflict reaches its final stages, the leaders of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in Tehran on September 9 and reiterated in a joint statement that a political solution to the Syrian conflict requires inclusive, free, and fair elections with the participation of all eligible Syrians under appropriate UN supervision. They further reaffirmed their determination to cooperate to eliminate the Islamic State, the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda, and associated groups in Syria.

  • Abdolnaser Hemmati 2018-09-08 18:12

    Iran joins hand with Russia, Turkey to dump dollar in trade

    TEHRAN – Iran has discussed trade in national currencies with Russia and Turkey in order to reduce the impact of U.S. dollar on the three countries’ trade and economies, ILNA reported on Saturday quoting Central bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati.

  • Idlib 2018-09-08 10:28

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Tripartite summit in Tehran; Idlib operation and the end of terrorist crisis in Syria

    Tehran hosted a tripartite summit with the presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran on September 7, 2018. According to many observers, the summit result can determine the fate of Idlib in the northwest of Syria.

  • Press conference of Tehran Trilateral Summit on Syria 2018-09-08 09:30

    Press conference of Tehran Trilateral Summit on Syria

    TEHRAN– Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey gathered here on Friday to discuss the latest developments in Syria. Tehran Times/ Majid Asgaripour

  • Araghchi 2018-09-05 21:35

    Tehran says terrorists transferring chemical weapons to Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that there is evidence that terrorists in Syria have transferred chemical weapons to Idlib.

  • رؤسای جمهور ایران، روسیه، ترکیه 2018-09-03 22:07

    By Mehdi Sepahvand - Head of Political Desk

    Iranian, Russian, Turkish presidents to meet on Syria in Tehran Friday

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will discuss various issues related to the Syrian crisis in a summit in Tehran on Friday. The topics of discussion will include provocations with the alleged use of chemical weapons, a Putin adviser said.

  • U.S. economic sanction affects European security 2018-08-26 10:50

    By Alireza Mohammadi

    U.S. economic sanction affects European security

    TEHRAN - The U.S. is pursuing its unilateral and oppressive sanctions against Russia, Iran, and more recently, Turkey, with specific and insidious objectives. These sanctions can have a number of significant economic consequences on the countries affected as well as the region.

  • UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria 2018-08-25 11:25

    UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria

    TEHRAN – UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited Iran, Russia and Turkey to negotiations on Syria’s Constitutional Committee, a UN spokeswoman said on Friday. 

  • qassemi 2018-08-21 08:36

    Iran says U.S. ‘action group’ is psychological warfare

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department is a “psychological warfare” which will yield no result.

  • Martin Love 2018-08-19 11:43

    By Martin Love

    Can U.S. government do without friends in long run? No

    Iran’s neighbor, Turkey, with a population almost as large as Iran’s is suffering some of the same economic problems that Iran is suffering: a currency that has fallen precipitously against the “almighty” U.S. dollar, much higher inflation, and in Turkey’s case debt rating downgrades by the likes of the debt rating agencies (those with the most clout based in the U.S.), calls for the Turkish authorities to bend over to Western financial authorities and institutions, to borrow money from the IMF and well, you know, lose gobs of their sovereignty.

  • Yurkey-U.S. 2018-08-16 13:18

    Pakistan’s Khan supports Turkey against U.S.

    TEHRAN - In a direct rebuke to the Donald Trump administration, Pakistan’s Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan has thrown his weight behind Turkey, which is currently experiencing rocky relations with Washington.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2018-08-12 15:33

    By Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    How Turkey sees the crisis with the U.S.

    Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.

  • ظریف 2018-08-11 20:49

    Zarif: Trump’s jubilation over Turkish economic hardship ‘shameful’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday described U.S. President Donald Trump’s jubilation over economic hardship in Turkey as “shameful”.

  • قربانعلی تاری 2018-08-11 19:44

    Iran’s first goalkeeper Taari passes away

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team first goalkeeper Ghorban Ali Taari passed away at the age of 93 on Friday.

  • Turkey says ready to beef up border security with Iran 2018-08-11 10:24

    Turkey says ready to beef up border security with Iran

    TEHRAN – Turkey’s Gendarmerie Commander General Arif Cetin said on Friday that the forces under his command are ready for more security cooperation with Iranian border guards, Mehr reported.

  • Vaezi delivers Rouhani’s message to Erdogan 2018-08-10 21:05

    Vaezi delivers Rouhani’s message to Erdogan

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi who made a visit to Ankara on Thursday submitted a message from President Hassan Rouhani to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • Turkey 2018-08-09 10:12

    Turkey sticks with Iranian gas despite U.S. sanctions, energy minister says

    TEHRAN - Turkey’s energy minister said on Wednesday that his country will continue to buy natural gas from Iran despite U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported.

  • ظریف 2018-08-04 09:35

    Zarif: Sanctions on Turkish ministers sign of U.S. 'extortion in lieu of statecraft'

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lambasted Washington for using sanctions - this time against Turkey - as a tool to pressure other countries.