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  • Matthew Bunn 2018-05-08 14:51

    By Javad Heirannia

    Pull out of JCPOA serious mistake for security of U.S.: Matthew Bunn

    TEHRAN - Matthew Bunn, a specialist in nuclear security at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, believes that “There is still a chance that President Trump will decide to stay in the deal for a time, but it is more probable than not that he will pull out of the agreement and reimpose U.S. nuclear sanctions.”

  • Paul-Pillar.jpg 2018-05-06 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    Netanyahu relying on confusion and ignorance about JCPOA: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “Netanyahu is relying on confusion and ignorance about the JCPOA.”

  • Frank N. von Hippel 2018-04-30 09:56

    By Javad Heirannia

    Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula is step-by-step process: ex-White House official

    TEHRAN – Professor Frank N. von Hippel, former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says that it will have to be a long step-by-step process to denuclearization Korean Peninsula including other agreements that accomplish mutual confidence building.

  • Korean ambassador 2018-04-29 09:24

    By Mohammad Homaeifar

    Iran much bigger country than you think, Korean ambassador tells Iranians

    ‘Iran is one of the strategic countries shaping the world’s politics.’

    TEHRAN - In an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times, South Korea’s outgoing ambassador says, “One thing I would like to tell my fellow Iranians is that Iranians shall know that Iran is a much bigger country than you think.”

  • Kristina Radej, the Slovenian ambassador to Tehran 2018-04-26 07:24

    Slovenia doing its best to keep JCPOA ‘alive’: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Kristina Radej, the Slovenian ambassador to Tehran, says Slovenia along with European Union are doing their “best” to keep the nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA, “alive”.

  • Hanna Slak 2018-04-25 19:01

    By Manijeh Rezapoor

    Slovenian director Hanna Slak promotes “The Miner” at Fajr 

    TEHRAN – Slovenian filmmaker Hanna Slak is currently in Tehran to promote her latest movie “The Miner” (“Rudar”) at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival.

  •  Mehdi Zare 2018-04-24 16:13

    Seismologist blames accumulated seismic energy for frequent quakes in Iran

    TEHRAN - A renowned Iranian seismologist says the frequent jolts across Iran over the past few months are the result of a compensation for the “accumulated seismic energy” in the form of natural consecutive seismic events.

  • Entessar 2018-04-10 09:26

    By Payman Yazdani

    Pompeo, Bolton to present challenge to Iran's foreign policy: Entessar

    TEHRAN - Professor Entessar is of this opinion that the Pompeo-Bolton team will present the most significant challenge to Iran's foreign policy in more than 30 years.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-04-09 10:40

    By Payman Yazdani

    Prof. Zonis: Trump’s tariff policy global effect to be less than expected

    TEHRAN - Professor Marvin Zonis believes that due to many tariff exceptions to be offered to other countries by Trump administration the overall effect of his decision on global economy will be less than expected.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-04-04 11:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA future is very limited: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “Bolton and Pompeo are both much more hawkish.”

  • Stephen Lendman 2018-04-03 09:45

    By Javad Heirannia

    Bolton wants JCPOA abandoned: Lendman

    TEHRAN- U.S. columnist Stephen Lendman says that “Bolton wants the JCPOA abandoned, I believe a key reason why he was appointed.” 

  • Stefan Scholz,Vienna’s ambassador to Tehran 2018-04-02 15:15

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Noruz festivities signify peace and cheerful togetherness

    The gentle spring breeze reminds us of the green, blooming and refreshing first season of the year and of course Noruz holidays.

  • Robert David Steele 2018-03-26 20:46

    By Javad Heirannia

    Former CIA Officer Evaluates Changes In Trump’s National Security Team

    TEHRAN, Mar. 26 (MNA) –Robert David Steele, the former CIA clandestine operations officer, tells “John Bolton, apart from being a corrupt and very stupid man in the pockets of the Zionists, is now — according to Larry Flynt — an alledged swinger, rapist, and pedophile.”

  •  Yadavaran oilfield 2018-03-18 18:24

    Bitter experience of Chinese investor with Iranian contractor

    Recently Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation (known as Sinopec) which is the main contractor in developing Iran’s Yadavaran oilfield (shared with Iraq in Iran’s southwestern region of Karoun) has claimed that an Iranian company caused them several hundred millions of dollars of financial damage under two EPCC contracts.

  • Peter Maurer, president of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). 2018-03-16 10:07

    We have intensified our relations with Iran: ICRC president

    TEHRAN — “Over years we have intensified our relations and cooperation with Iran,” says Peter Maurer, president of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

  • Hossein Askari 2018-03-13 10:32

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. - EU trade war will weaken liberal values: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, strongly believes that “rising tide of nationalism or the right is a threat to EU institutions and its architecture but this will not erode EU’s trade policies as a bloc.”

  • Alexis Bandrich Vega, Havana’s ambassador to Tehran 2018-03-12 10:53

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Trump knows nothing about Cuba: ambassador

    TEHRAN - Alexis Bandrich Vega, Havana’s ambassador to Tehran, believes that U.S. President Donald Trump is ignorant of the realities in Cuba.

  • Mohammad Hassan Khalil 2018-03-11 10:55

    By Jalal Heirannia

    New Atheist writers tend to misread and misrepresent Islamic sources: Michigan Professor

    TEHRAN - Professor Mohammad Hassan Khalil, Director of the Muslim Studies Program of Michigan State University says new Atheist writers also tend to misread and misrepresent Islamic sources.

  • Ecuadorian ambassador Germán Alejandro Ortega Almeida is holding binoculars and watching birds in a wildlife refuge in Gilan province with Kaveh Madani deputy chief of environment standing next to him 2018-03-10 09:37

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    No waste: Want a change? start with yourself

    Seeing garbage strewn around is a common scene for many of us while walking down the street to get to work or even during holidays when we are trying to spend a day out in the nature picnicking by the riverside.

  • Swiss roamer roams the world in his ‘Land Roamer’ 2018-03-06 11:01

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Swiss roamer roams the world in his ‘Land Roamer’

    TEHRAN – As a Tehran Times correspondent, I was about to enter the office late last week when I bumped into an imposing camper-truck parked across from the bureau. It was plastered with phrases and vivid sets of drawings and pictures.

  • نادر انتصار 2018-03-05 09:54

    By Payman Yazdani

    Entessar: EU too subservient to U.S. to challenge Washington

    TEHRAN - Prof. Nader Entessar is of the opinion that the newly revealed documents of the U.S. State Department indicate the Trump administration has had some success in bridging the gap between the publicly stated positions of the US and Europe about the fate of the JCPOA.

  • Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz 2018-03-02 20:47

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Europeans following Austria in doing green projects in Iran: envoy

    Not a single day passes without hearing a worrying news coming in of lasting, and sometimes irreversible damages to the environment worldwide. Air pollution in megacities, plastic pollution in oceans, rapid loss of plant and animal species, climate change, and water scarcity are a few instances which inflict considerable and serious harms both on the planet and human lives.

  • Stefan Scholz,Vienna’s ambassador to Tehran 2018-02-28 10:55

    By M.A. Saki

    Austria has strong stake in preserving JCPOA: ambassador

    TEHRAN - Stefan Scholz,Vienna’s ambassador to Tehran, believes that the 2015 nuclear deal will continue to stand even in the most unwanted event that the United States withdraws from it, provided that Iran continues to fulfill its obligations, thus enabling European countries to follow suit.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-02-26 09:34

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran-Saudi conflict not a zero-sum game: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes “This is a part of a new strategy to deepen the perception that Saudi Arabia and the UAE are actively fighting against terrorism and to signal to Europe (and the United States) that they are doing what they can to that end”.

  • نشست خبری عباس عراقچی 2018-02-24 09:19

    Iranian diplomat says missiles are matter of ‘national security’

    Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said Tehran will not compromise on its missile defense program, noting missiles are necessary to guard the country against possible foreign aggression.

  • دیدار دبیر کل دی 8 و خداحافظی سفیر آفریقای جنوبی با آقای محمد جواد ظریف وزیر امور خارجه 2018-02-21 19:04

    Iran-proposed security architecture taken seriously: Zarif

    MUNICH – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said his proposal for a new security architecture in the Persian Gulf region has been taken seriously “by serious people”.

  • بازدید سردار حسین دهقان مشاور فرماندهی معظم کل قوا در حوزه صنایع دفاعی و پشتیبانی نیروهای مسلح از خبرگزاری مهر 2018-02-12 09:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Iran a big help in push to eliminate ISIL

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ex-defense minister says that Iran’s engagement in the fight against ISIL in the Middle East has been a wakeup call to the world about the menace of this and other terrorist groups.

  • سردار حسین دهقان 2018-02-11 11:32

    By Mohammad Ghaderi 

    Ex-defense minister: Revolution inspired anti-colonialists

    Iran's revolution inspired many anti-colonialists: says Iran’s ex-defense minister 

    TEHRAN - Iran’s former defense minister believes that the Islamic Revolution in Iran has inspired many anti-colonial states worldwide. 

  • Bahram Qassemi 2018-02-07 19:49

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    U.S. presence in other states ‘a recipe for disaster’: Qassemi

    TEHRAN – The military presence of the United States in any country across the globe has almost always proven “a recipe for disaster”, leading to catastrophic consequences for different regions and the world, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says.

  • CHHTO Deputy Director Mohammad-Hassan Talebian 2018-02-04 08:26

    By Afshin Majlesi

    ‘Reconstruction of heritage museums atop agenda’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has assigned a high priority to reconstruct its affiliated museums that are deemed as timeworn or vulnerable to massive quakes.