•  A portico of the Jameh Mosque of Qazvin is seen behind scaffolding in an undated photo. 2020-04-07 18:59

    European expertise to help restore ancient mosque in Iran

    TEHRAN – Several European professionals have announced readiness to share expertise and offer advice for partially restoring Jameh Mosque of Qazvin, which is one of the oldest congregational mosques in Iran.

  • IranAir resumes flights to Europe after temporary halt over coronavirus 2020-03-11 19:28

    IranAir resumes flights to Europe after temporary halt over coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Iran’s flag carrier, IranAir on Wednesday resumed flights to European destinations following a temporary suspension over the outbreak of the coronavirus, according to sources.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-02-08 19:46

    By staff and agency

    Borrell says Europe must ensure Iran benefits from nuclear deal

    EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that Europe must ensure Iran’s benefits from the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, if it wants the deal to survive.

  • Larijani 2020-01-22 19:05

    Larijani: Activation of dispute mechanism has ramifications for Europe

    TEHRAN — Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has criticized the decision by the three European parties to the nuclear deal for triggering the dispute mechanism under the agreement, saying such move would have ramifications for them.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-01-22 14:07

    Europe’s policies only whet Trump’s appetite, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that the Europeans’ submissive policies toward the JCPOA have only whetted U.S. President Donald Trump’s appetite.

  •  An Iran Air Fokker F100 is seen on the runway at the Mehrabad International Airport in western Tehran. (Photo credit: Mohammadreza Zeinloo) 2020-01-13 19:38

    No changes in Iran Air’s flights to European countries except Sweden

    TEHRAN – There are no changes in Iran Air’s regular schedule for flights to European countries and vice versa, except the ones to Sweden, which have recently come to a halt.

  •  A scenic hillside village in Kordestan 2020-01-05 20:14

    Iraqi nationals top list of foreign tourist arrivals in Kordestan

    TEHRAN – Iraqi travelers constituted the largest source of foreign arrivals in the western Iranian province of Kordestan during the first three quarters of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019), compared to the same period last year, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • pezeshkian 2019-12-10 16:01

    Trusting scientists is best way to counter sanctions: deputy parliament speaker 

    TEHRAN - The vice speaker of the Iranian Parliament said on Tuesday that one of the best ways to overcome consequences of the U.S. sanctions is to rely on the country’s talents. 

  • People visit Shahdad, a touristic part of the UNESCO-registered Lut desert, in Iran’s Kerman province. 2019-11-03 20:13

    A wild, remote adventure to tour Iran’s giant dunes

    TEHRAN – Shahdad, a major part of the UNESCO-registered Lut desert, has long been a destination for adventurers, nature lovers, off-roaders and trekkers.

  • Qashqavi 2019-11-02 19:50

    Iranian envoy: Mogherini successor favors independent European foreign policy 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian ambassador to Spain has said that the newly-elected chief of the European Union’s foreign policy has proven in his past political records that he is against unilateralism, promising that the new chief is after independency of the bloc’s foreign policy approach. 

  • Hassan Rouhani 2019-09-27 20:16

    Europe showing no will or ability to save nuclear deal, the president says

    Iran must not be the only party loyal to JCPOA: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that the European countries have either been unable or shown no will to save the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Ayatollah Khamenei 2019-09-27 19:15

    Europeans not truthful and Iran must not pin hope on them: Ayatollah Khamenei

    Leader: Europeans have practically stayed committed to U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that the Europeans have failed to meet their nuclear commitments and Iran should not pin hope on them.

  • EU- U.S. 2019-08-31 11:39

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    The costs of European integration to the White House

    In one of his most recent statements, French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the end of US and Western hegemony in the international system. The remarks come as the EU and eurozone are also facing a severe crisis of leadership.

  • Paul Pillar 2019-08-31 11:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    Prospect for INSTEX is not good: Paul Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells that the Europeans still want to save the JCPOA. 

  • Iran needs not permission from other countries: minister 2019-08-27 23:21

    Iran needs not permission from other countries: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran does not need permission from other countries in order to make decisions, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Tuesday.

  • Ray Cook is seen in his Land Cruiser opposite the Tehran Times headquarters in downtown Tehran, August 19, 2019. 2019-08-23 19:35

     By Afshin Majlesi

    Traveler recommends potential tourists to visit Iran before a “big influx”

    Many tourism associates believe that Iran is still somewhat of a lesser-known destination for many avid globetrotters, saying the country, despite having enormous potentials, has a long way to go to occupy a dominant position in world tourism market.

  • Javad Zarif in Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) 2019-08-21 20:29

    By staff and agency

    Zarif: ‘Trump cannot expect to be unpredictable and expect Iran to be predictable’

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran may act “unpredictably” in response to the United States’ “unpredictable” policies under U.S. President Donald Trump, Reuters reported.

  • European bikers on way to Isfahan, Shiraz 2019-08-18 18:46

    European bikers on way to Isfahan, Shiraz

    TEHRAN – A group of European bikers arrived in Iran late on Saturday to follow their rally itinerary that includes Isfahan and Shiraz in heartland of the ancient country.

  • Ciara and Lennart in their camper van (Photo: Maryam Kamyab, July 29,  2019) 2019-08-02 20:13

    By Afshin Majlesi, Mehdi Sepahvand

    Belgian globetrotters share us their new perception of Iran

    TEHRAN – Last Monday, a Belgian couple, who are on an overland journey to China, paid a visit to The Tehran Times, where they let us share their views, experiences and feelings about Iran in a cozy chat with the daily.

  • Ghaderi 2019-08-02 12:51

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    How plans for restraining Iran backfired

    Iran’s active resistance and strategic patience have nullified all plans of western opponents to restrain Iran. In the latest meeting on Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the western countries stepped back from their previously harsh policies. It seems that Iran has been successful in restraining the west, as the remaining members of JCPOA Committee stopped talking about using the trigger mechanism.

  • U.S.-EU 2019-07-31 10:31

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Europe must feel threatened!

    U.S. President Donald Trump and  The U.S.National Security Adviser John Bolton continue to think about the breakup of the European Union and the collapse of the eurozone. Yet politicians like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron still think they can get into a political and economic equation with the US president! This dangerous and inaccurate look has caused European authorities to become more and more vulnerable to harm! Many analysts of international affairs have recently had a special focus on US-EU relations.

  • European Union 2019-07-21 14:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Europe's return to the twentieth century!

    The three countries of Britain, Germany and France are not in good shape: Berlin faces a crisis of leadership and there is no prospect of the end of the Angela Merkel Chancellery.

  • Europeans are all talk and no action, MP says 2019-07-20 20:24

    Europeans are all talk and no action, MP says

    TEHRAN – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has criticized European countries for failing to fulfil their obligations under the 2015 nuclear agreement, saying the Europeans are all talk and their inaction is unacceptable.

  • Lunar eclipse 2019 2019-07-19 12:19

    Lunar eclipse 2019: from Australia to UK, stargazers enjoy bright side of the moon

    Stargazers around the world have enjoyed a view of a global lunar eclipse, delighting people from Dehli to Dublin.

  • Jahangiri urges Europe to press U.S. to lift cruel sanctions 2019-07-16 19:25

    Jahangiri urges Europe to press U.S. to lift cruel sanctions

    TEHRAN – Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Tuesday urged Europe to put pressure on the United States to remove its anti-Iran “cruel sanctions” instead of holding futile meetings and mounting pressure on Tehran to salvage the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Boris Johnson 2019-07-16 12:42

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Boris Johnson and the mystery of leaving Europe

    TEHRAN-Boris Johnson has become a controversial politician in Britain in recent days. Many UK analysts believe that Boris Johnson himself does not know exactly what he wants to do with the EU's exit plan! Johnson's contradictory statements and stances have strengthened this trend. In any case, even if Johnson is present at the head of the British political and administrative equations, it would seem that we are witnessing a more complicated political situation in this country. Here are some of the latest analyzes and news on Boris Johnson:

  • Europeans ‘are not honoring’ JCPOA commitments: envoy 2019-07-10 20:03

    Europeans ‘are not honoring’ JCPOA commitments: envoy

    TEHRAN – European powers “are not honoring their commitments” under the 2015 nuclear deal, says Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations.

  • Ex-Foreign Ministry official says it’s ‘impossible’ to continue co-op with Europe 2019-06-30 22:20

    Ex-Foreign Ministry official says it’s ‘impossible’ to continue co-op with Europe

    TEHRAN – A former Foreign Ministry spokesman has criticized European countries’ inaction to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal, saying continuing the current situation with Europe is “impossible” and “unreasonable”.

  • Europe unable to secure Iran’s nuclear deal interests: ex-envoy 2019-06-22 19:11

    Europe unable to secure Iran’s nuclear deal interests: ex-envoy

    TEHRAN – Iran’s former ambassador to Norway believes Europe cannot secure Iran’s interests from the 2015 nuclear deal, saying that European countries’ power is restricted to opening a channel for Iran to import foodstuff and pharmaceuticals.

  • Top MP advises Europe to take Iran’s ultimatum seriously 2019-06-19 18:08

    Top MP advises Europe to take Iran’s ultimatum seriously

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker on Wednesday advised European parties to the 2015 nuclear pact, also known as the JCPOA, to take Tehran’s 60-day ultimatum seriously.