Iran

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  • 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

  • Govt. allots $3.5b to health sector: minister 2018-09-08 00:39

    Govt. allots $3.5b to health sector: minister

    TEHRAN — The Iranian government has allocated $3.5 billion to state-run centers in the health sector to control the adverse effects of currency fluctuations, Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi said on Thursday.

  • Kopet Dag in Shirvan county, northeastern North Khorasan province 2018-09-08 00:36

    ‘Local communities play a minor part in managing protected areas’

    TEHRAN — One of the main drawbacks associated with the management of protected areas in the country is that local communities play a minor part in preserving these areas, deputy environment chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate has said.

  • Photo depicts migratory birds in Hour-al Azim wetland taken in January 2017 (IRNA/ Mohammad Reza Khabbazan) 2018-09-08 00:34

    Hour al-Azim wetland wildfire threatens bird migration

    TEHRAN — Should the wildfire in Hour al-Azim wetland continues throughout autumn it would become a threat to bird migration in the area, head of Khuzestan province’s department of environment has said.

  • Leader: Enemy has waged media war to create anxiety, doubt in society 2018-09-07 23:21

    Leader: Enemy has waged media war to create anxiety, doubt in society

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday called on the Iranian nation and officials to refrain from creating an atmosphere of despair and disappointment and a sense of having reached a deadlock.

  • Two terror cells dismantled in western Iran 2018-09-07 23:20

    Two terror cells dismantled in western Iran

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Friday, the Intelligence Ministry announced that it had dismantled two terrorist cells in Kermanshah province, western Iran.

  • Iran's Leader receives Turkish, Russian presidents in Tehran 2018-09-07 23:18

    Russian, Turkish presidents meet Leader as they attend Tehran summit on Syria

    Ayatollah Khamenei says as in Syria Iran and Russia can ‘contain’ dangerous U.S.

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met separately on Friday with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran.

  • پوتین 2018-09-07 17:00

    Putin: Terrorists in Idlib acting provocatively to use chemical arms 

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin told a trilateral summit in Tehran that terrorists in the terrorist-held Syrian city of Idlib are engaged in preparing for provocative acts, involving chemical weapons.

  • Brahma Chellaney 2018-09-06 00:35

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Iran is critical to India’s energy strategy and broader geopolitical interests’

    TEHRAN - The unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal and renewal of economic sanctions has forced many countries to cut oil imports from Iran under the U.S. pressure. While some countries like China, Russia and Turkey have refused to buckle under the U.S. pressure, some countries like India are yet to take the final decision.

  • State handouts for 2,000 cochlear implants allocated 2018-09-05 23:18

    State handouts for 2,000 cochlear implants allocated

    TEHRAN — Free state handouts were allocated to Shafa charity foundation for treatment of hearing impairment and 2,000 cochlear implants by Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad Ejraiye Farmane Hazrate Emam, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Iranian traditional medicine can play a leading role in military medicine worldwide 2018-09-05 22:45

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Iranian traditional medicine can play a leading role in military medicine worldwide

    TEHRAN — Iranian traditional medicine can play a major part in military medicine worldwide, Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, an Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine researcher, said on Wednesday.

  • Charity event to support underprivileged students prior to school year 2018-09-05 22:42

    Charity event to support underprivileged students prior to school year

    TEHRAN — Charity event, designed to solicit contributions for underprivileged students, is scheduled to kick off on Thursday nationwide, prior to the upcoming school year (starting September 23), Mehr reported on Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • Afghan refugees 2018-09-05 21:29

    Iran needs more help to support Afghan refugees – UNHCR chief

    Iran continues to set a global example through its progressive and inclusive refugee policies, but the country needs more support hosting one of the largest refugee populations in the world, said UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi during a three-day visit.

  • ‘Inter-parliamentary meeting helping Iran-Russia ties’ 2018-09-05 09:39

    ‘Inter-parliamentary meeting helping Iran-Russia ties’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai said on Tuesday that the meetings between the parliament speakers of Iran and Russia have greatly contributed to the development of large-scale projects and provincial cooperation.

  • netanyahu 2018-09-05 01:43

    Netanyahu: Arabs turn to Israel to fight post-nuclear deal Iran

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted on Monday that certain Arab states have turned to Israel to fight Iran after Tehran’s 2015 nuclear agreement with the 5+1 nations.  

  • cent 2018-09-05 01:39

    MP: Iran ready to mass produce centrifuges

    TEHRAN - MP Mojtaba Zonnour, who heads the nuclear committee in parliament, said on Tuesday that Iran is ready to mass produce IR4, IR5 and IR6 centrifuges.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-09-04 11:16

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU help to Iran is not serious: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Europe wants to keep Iran committed to JCPOA, and thus makes some vague promises, but it is not willing to give Iran serious help.”

  • Pakistan- Iran 2018-09-04 10:47

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Pakistan continues to rebuff U.S., supports Iran’s stand on JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Much to the chagrin of hawks in Washington and Riyadh, neighbors Iran and Pakistan have reaffirmed their commitment to bolster bilateral ties and open a new chapter in their relationship.

  • India-Iran 2018-09-04 10:45

    India prepared for fallout of U.S. sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN - Even as speculation is rife that India might not stop buying oil from Iran, according to a new report, New Delhi is fully prepared to deal with any fallout of the U.S. sanctions on Iran and has made necessary provisions for every scenario, a top government adviser was quoted saying by Indian news agency IANS.

  • Mudasir Sheikh 2018/09/04

    By: Mudasir Sheikh

    Iran’s key role in fight against America’s economic terrorism

    TEHRAN - The America’s economic terrorism against the Islamic Republic of Iran has assumed alarming proportions lately. But Iran stands unfazed. On August 20, 2018, Iran’s central bank-affiliated website took off U.S. dollar as a standard of measuring the average rate of Iran’s most tradable currencies. In February, Iran had switched from US dollar to Euro as the official reporting currency of the nation.

  • Parliamentary delegation to meet European officials 2018-09-04 10:30

    Parliamentary team to meet European officials

    TEHRAN – An Iranian parliamentary delegation has left Tehran for Europe to hold meetings with European parliamentary officials.

  • MPs visit Natanz nuclear facility 2018-09-04 10:30

    MPs visit Natanz nuclear facility

    TEHRAN – Members of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on Monday morning visited the Shahid Ahmadi Roshan Research Center at the Natanz nuclear facility.

  • 2018-09-04 10:29

    Rostami named head of Leader’s representatives at universities

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday appointed Mostafa Rostami as head of his representatives in universities.

  • ‘Iran is the only country fully committed to JCPOA’ 2018-09-04 10:24

    ‘Iran is the only country fully committed to JCPOA’

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said that Iran’s cooperative approach has had many benefits for European countries, underlining that Iran is the only country that is fully committed to its obligations under the nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA.

  • Bishop Davidian: Armenians enjoy full religious freedom in Iran 2018-09-03 22:10

    Bishop Davidian: Armenians enjoy full religious freedom in Iran

    TEHRAN – Reacting to claims by U.S. officials that there is no religious freedom in Iran, chief of Armenian Catholic diocese of Iran Bishop Sarkis Davidian said on Monday that the Armenians enjoy full religious freedom in Iran, emphasizing that such claims are “biased” and “baseless”.

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

    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.

  • Alistair Burt (L) shakes hands with Jebrael Nokandeh at the National Museum of Iran on September 1, 2018. 2018-09-03 17:47

     Britain seeking to boost museum cooperation with Iran

    TEHRAN -A high-ranking British delegation visited the National Museum of Iran in Tehran on Saturday, seeking to step up bilateral contacts in museum spheres. 

  • talent 2018-09-03 15:57

    By M.A. saki

    Can sanctions force Iran to capitalize on its talents?

    The reintroduction of illegal and unilateral sanctions against Iran by the Trump administration is frightening away major companies from the Iranian market.

  • Mike Pompeo and Brian Hook 2018-09-03 10:45

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Why Did the White House Form the "Iran Action Group"?

    Exactly sixty-five years ago, a CIA-backed coup toppled Mohammad Mosaddegh, Iran’s prime minister. The goal of the coup was to strengthen the West’s ally Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the creation of a new Iran Action Group to coordinate U.S. policy toward the Islamic Republic in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).