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  • Mohammad Javad Zarif Yesterday 20:48

    Zarif meets Indian foreign secretary, expresses concern over Kashmir

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale in Tehran on Sunday.

  • Baeidinejad Yesterday 20:47

    Iranian supertanker’s oil sold to private entity: official

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ambassador to the UK has said that his country’s decision to deliver oil to a private company in Syria by Adrian Darya-1 supertanker was in no contrast to an agreement to not sell the cargo to a country under European Union sanctions.

  • Ahmad Dastmalchian Yesterday 20:43

    Through seeking talks with Iran, Trump intends the region to recognize Israel: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN - Ahmad Dastmalchian, Iran’s former ambassador to Lebanon, has said that U.S. President Donald Trump’s objective in seeking talks with Iran is a recognition of the Zionist regime of Israel in the Middle East.

  • Odds stacked against Modi in India elections Yesterday 20:40

    India’s ruling BJP’s ideological allies advise Modi to ignore U.S., go for Iranian oil

    (FNA) - An ideological affiliate of India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has now come out and advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider New Delhi’s decision, to ignore U.S. demands not to purchase oil from Iran as it would represent a strategic setback for India.

  • ICOMOS to assess Iran’s cross-country railways for UNESCO tag Yesterday 20:36

    ICOMOS to assess Iran’s cross-country railways for UNESCO tag

    TEHRAN – A team of experts from the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is scheduled to visit Iran late September in order to assess Iran’s cross-country railways for a possible UNESCO registration.

  • 22 school bus lines set up in Tehran Yesterday 20:34

    22 school bus lines set up in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Twenty two lines for school buses have been established in the city of Tehran, aimed at providing students with transportation services to ensure that they can attend schools safely, Tehran bus operating company's managing director Peyman Sanandaji has said.

  • سعید عبدولی Yesterday 20:05

    Iran Greco-Roman wrestler Abdvali wins bronze at world championships

    TEHRAN – Saeid Abdvali from Iran claimed a bronze medal at the 2019 Wrestling World Championships (WWC) in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on Sunday.

  • Reformists won’t boycott upcoming parliamentary elections: MP Yesterday 18:25

    Reformists won’t boycott upcoming parliamentary elections: MP

    TEHRAN – MP Mostafa Kavakebian has said reformists would not boycott the upcoming parliamentary elections even if they see that their chances of victory is low.

  • Over 9,000 Tehrani children attend “The city I love” competition Yesterday 18:22

    Over 9,000 Tehrani children attend “The city I love” competition

    TEHRAN – Some 9,400 children in Tehran have participated in a painting contest called “The city I love” on issues related to life in the metropolis, including environment and green spaces, transportation and traffic, urban services, cultural and social issues, recreational facilities, sports, and entertainment.

  • A view of Katale-Khor cave in western Iran Yesterday 18:19

    Visit mysterious Katale-Khor in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran has many caves, some of which are unique and special. Situated in Zanjan province, Katale-Khor cave offers its visitors breathtaking scenes of natural crystals and rock formation.

  • A way forward for Iran  Yesterday 18:17

    By John L. Chapman

    A way forward for Iran 

     In a recent series of interviews from Tehran that included a detailed conversation with Iran’s world-beating Foreign Minister and JCPOA architect Javad Zarif, NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt had his most telling moment with Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, the Rouhani government’s 37-year old Minister of Information and Communications Technology (Minister Jahromi is the first Iranian government executive born after the 1979 Revolution). While discussing his belief in the power of social media and his own prolific use of Twitter, the millennial Mr. Jahromi admitted to Holt that the Tehran government was not as effective with modern communications or messaging as it needed to be in the interconnected 24/7 world, due to needless restrictions on the new-era social apps. 

  • U.S. bases, vessels within Iran’s reach: commander Yesterday 18:17

    U.S. bases, vessels within Iran’s reach: commander

    TEHRAN – U.S. military bases and vessels in the region are within the reach of Iranian missiles, says commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force.

  • Kadkhodaei: Seizure of Iran’s assets in Canada is an example of ‘economic terrorism’ Yesterday 18:15

    Kadkhodaei: Seizure of Iran’s assets in Canada is an example of ‘economic terrorism’

    TEHRAN – Abbasali Kadkhodaei, the spokesman for the Guardian Council, has described the recent move by Canada to sell $30 million worth of Iranian assets as a blatant example of “state-run economic terrorism.”

  • IRENEX Yesterday 18:13

    IRENEX to hold 15th round of offering light crude oil on Tuesday

    TEHRAN- National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will offer two million barrels of light crude oil at the international ring of Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • Shahriar Yesterday 18:12

    Literati to commemorate Shahriar in Tabriz, Tehran 

    TEHRAN – Literati will gather in Tehran and Tabriz to commemorate Iranian poet Mohammad-Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (1906-1988), who wrote under the pseudonym Shahriar.

  • “Castle of Dreams” Yesterday 18:10

    Vancouver festival picks Iranian films

    TEHRAN – Five Iranian films will go on screen in various sections of the Vancouver International Film Festival in Canada. 

  • GDP Yesterday 18:09

    Iran ranks 27th among world’s biggest economies: WB

    TEHRAN – Having a 0.53 percent share of the global economy, Iran holds the 27th place in the list of world’s top economies, according to the World Bank (WB).

  • “Romantic Imperative: Concept of Early German Romanticism” Yesterday 18:09

    Tehran’s Book City to review C. Beiser’s studies on German Romanticism

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s Book City Institute will organize a session on Tuesday to review German scholar Frederick C. Beiser’s book “The Romantic Imperative: The Concept of Early German Romanticism”.

  • Steel Yesterday 18:08

    Monthly steel exports up 37% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Crude steel exports by Iran’s major steel producers during the fifth Iranian calendar month of Mordad (July 23-August 22) rose 37 percent compared to the same month in the previous year, IRIB reported citing the data released by Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).

  • “Armed Lullaby” Yesterday 18:07

    Tehran short film festival unveils intl. lineup

    TEHRAN – A lineup of 50 movies from 25 countries will go on screen in various sections of the international competition of the 36th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF), the organizers announced on Sunday. 

  • Aramco Yesterday 18:07

    Drone strikes disrupt almost half of Saudi oil capacity

    Drone attacks claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck two key oil installations inside Saudi Arabia on Saturday, damaging facilities that process the vast majority of the country’s crude output and raising the risk of a disruption in world oil supplies.

  • Hassan Fat’hi Yesterday 18:06

    Iran, Turkey to produce movie on Rumi, Shams 

    TEHRAN – Iran and Turkey will collaborate on a joint film project, which will focus on the lives of the Persian poet and mystic Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi and Shams-i Tabrizi, the wandering sage who later became the mentor of Rumi in the 13th century CE.

  • Hawkish U.S. senator urges attack on Iranian oil refineries Yesterday 18:04

    Hawkish U.S. senator urges attack on Iranian oil refineries

    TEHRAN – Hawkish American Senator Lindsey Graham has urged the U.S. leaders to consider an attack on Iranian oil refineries in response to new attacks on Saudi oil refineries.

  • Rouhani felicitates Nicaragua on Independence Day Yesterday 18:03

    Rouhani felicitates Nicaragua on Independence Day

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has offered his congratulations to the Nicaraguan people and government over the country’s Independence Day.

  • A scene from Ahmadreza Darvish’s movie “Hussein, Who Said No”. Yesterday 18:02

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    Controversial movie “Hussein, Who Said No” illegally uploaded on YouTube, Facebook, EarthLink

    TEHRAN – The Arabic version of “Hussein, Who Said No”, Iranian director Ahmadreza Darvish’s controversial movie about the uprising of Imam Hussein (AS) against the Umayyad dynasty in 680 CE, has illegally been uploaded on YouTube, Facebook and EarthLink. 

  • Iran Iraq Yesterday 18:02

    Iran to hold exclusive expo of products in Sulaymaniyah in late Dec.

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) will hold an exclusive exhibit of Iranian products in Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan from December 24 to 28, TPO portal published.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif Yesterday 17:52

    U.S. maximum pressure has turned into ‘maximum deceit’: Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the United States’ failed policy of maximum pressure on Iran has turned into “maximum deceit”.

  • E-commerce Yesterday 17:16

    E-Commerce Development Center to launch electronic signature next month

    TEHRAN- E-Commerce Development Center of Iran will launch electronic signature system for order registration process in the next Iranian calendar month (starts on September 23), the chairman of the center announced in a press conference held at the place of the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade on Sunday.

  • Meshkinfam Yesterday 17:15

    ‘All remaining South Pars platforms to be installed by March 2020’

    TEHRAN – Head of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing Iran’s South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, said all the remaining platforms of the field will be installed by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2020).

  • Italian envoy visits Tehran Times, Mehr headquarters Yesterday 16:55

    Photo: Mohammadreza Abbasi

    Italian envoy visits Tehran Times, Mehr headquarters

    Italian Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran Giuseppe Perrone on Sunday morning paid a visit to the headquarters of the Tehran Times and Mehr news agency.