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  • Europe Leaders 2018-10-28 17:21

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    The EU's purposeful delay in implementing the SPV

    TEHRAN - Reuters has recently reported that a new European Union mechanism to facilitate payments for Iranian exports should be legally in place by Nov. 4, when the next phase of U.S. sanctions hit, but will not be operational until early next year, three diplomats said.

  • Yusuf bin Alawi-Benjamin Netanyahu 2018-10-28 09:50

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Warning to Oman: don’t ruin your future by forgetting history

    TEHRAN - After Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to Muscat which was aimed at causing conflict between Islamic countries and white-washing Palestinians’ genocide in Gaza Strip, Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi attended Manama Dialogue security summit in Bahrain and made a speech. 

  • Riyadh's childish narrative of Khashoggi’s demise 2018-10-26 22:20

    By M.A. Saki

    Khashoggi scandal: Insult to wisdom of the entire world

    The murder of Jamal Khashoggi has proven an extremely huge scandal for the tribal al-Saud family. Probably, worse than the savage murder was repeated denials of the act and contradictory explanations about it.

  • Ghaderi 2018-10-24 09:00

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Britain's Tricks over Brexit

    TEHRAN - The Brexit has long been a complicated puzzle in the political and economic equations of Europe and London. The talks between London and Brussels over British exit from the European Union have been halted. On the other hand, we are witnessing widespread protests against the withdrawal of Britain from the European Union (protests raised in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).

  • Jamal Khashooggi and Turkish President Erdogan 2018-10-23 10:36

    By Payman Yazdani

    Erdogan’s multiple goals in Khashoggi case

    TEHRAN - Disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul created a wave of reactions against Saudi young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s suppressive policies. Despite early denials, worldwide reactions finally forced the Saudi rulers to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman policies in the country’s consulate.

  • Angela Merkel 2018-10-22 09:46

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Germany and the puzzle of JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The current dispute raised between senior German officials over Iran nuclear deal can be analyzed in different dimensions As reported by Handensblatt, the German business newspaper, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas recently mentioned that Europe and the U.S.

  • police chief of southern Afghan province of Kandahar General Abdul Raziq Achakzai 2018-10-21 11:11

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Top Afghan commander’s killing raises questions

    The formidable, flamboyant, maverick police chief of southern Afghan province of Kandahar General Abdul Raziq Achakzai was gunned down in a shootout inside the provincial governor’s office on Thursday, along with the governor and intelligence chief. The ‘insider attack’, which wiped out the provincial leadership, was carried out by the governor’s bodyguard and claimed by the Taliban, which shows Taliban infiltration of police and army in the war-ravaged country.

  • Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) 2018-10-20 10:29

    By Abdulhamid Bayati

    U.S. air force; competing with rivals or creating a new weapons market

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump has once again stressed the need for formation of U.S. space force, reasoning that Russia and China are pioneers in the area. 

  • IRENEX 2018-10-19 22:38

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Debate over offering crude oil at IRENEX to tackle sanctions

    The issue of offering crude oil in the stock market of Iran dates back to the Iranian calendar year of 1379 (March 2000-March 2001). Since then it has come on the table several times but was never materialized.

  • Nikki Haley 2018-10-19 12:01

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Nikki Haley left the UN

    TEHRAN - Nikki Haley has resigned as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and will leave her post in January. Since Trump’s first weeks in office, the White House has been plagued with high-profile departures of people who are fired or resign, often after being stung by scandal or caught up in some controversy: National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, FBI Director James Comey and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, to name a few.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-10-17 10:15

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Wait and contemplate for a second

    TEHRAN – Like it or not, the story of liberal democracy in the West has often been unjust and inhumane. You haven’t made a mistake if you call it “no human rights.”

  • Macron 2018-10-16 09:29

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Terror business in Macron’s style; Riyadh pretending to fight terrorism

    TEHRAN - In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, French President Emmanuel Macron said: “It is incorrect to state that Saudi Arabia is important economically to France in any area. With Saudi Arabia and the UAE, we have a cooperative relationship based on the whole truth and clarity, but it’s a strategic tie. The fight against terrorism goes hand in hand with these two countries.”.

  • بسکتبال با ویلچر بازی های پارا آسیایی 2018-10-15 19:52

    Iranian para athletes beyond expectations

    TEHRAN – Ahead of the 2018 Asian Para Games, the National Paralympic Committee’s officials said Iran would participate in the Games to defend its fourth place in Incheon but the sportspersons performed beyond the expectations.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-15 12:35

    By M.A. Saki

    Khashoggi case may awaken world to dangers of MBS

    Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of the al-Saud family, vanished on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

  • Trump 2018-10-14 11:10

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Trump; the Symbol of America's Isolation in the World

    TEHRAN - The president of the United States, who came to power in 2016 with the slogan of "Reviving Washington's Power", has become the messenger of failure and defeat of his country in the West Asian region and in the international system. The U.S. numerous military and political defeats in countries such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon were so outstanding that there's no way Trump can brag about his achievements in the region.

  • U.S.-China relations worsens 2018-10-13 09:52

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S.-China relations worsens

    TEHRAN – U.S.-China relations worsened during Trump's presidency. Of course, there were disagreements between Beijing and Washington over both security and cyber-crimes during the presidency of Barack Obama, but the emergence of trade and economic disputes in bilateral relations should be analyzed "beyond a simple controversy". 

  • Khashoggi 2018-10-12 10:46

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Saudi Arabia looking horrific given the Khashoggi affair

    TEHRAN - Saudi Arabia has seen large-scale domestic developments since King Salman came to power, and then along came Mohammad bin Salman with his radical views. Since then there has been slaughter and arrests and imprisonment of dissident opponents. Riyadh rulers don’t tolerate the slightest criticisms. 

  • Trump 2018-10-12 10:11

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's Strategic weakness in west Asia

    TEHRAN - In his recent remarks, Donald Trump said that if he wasn't at top of the U.S. political and executive equations, Iran would capture the Middle East (West Asia)! This is while Islamic Republic of Iran created stability in the West Asian region, and besides, has stood against the long-term, medium-term, and short-term and destructive goals of the United States and its allies in the region.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-09 11:14

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    The new unbearable crime of the Saudis

    TEHRAN - Turkish officials speaking to The Washington Post and Reuters on Saturday said that prominent Saudi journalist-turned-critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul this week.

  • Ghaderi 2018-10-08 12:35

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    The relation between Ahvaz terrorist attack and the White House

    The martyrdom of some of our compatriots in the Ahvaz terrorist attack hurt the hearts of all Iranians. The crimes committed by the United States, its western allies, and its Arab pieces in Ahvaz can be analyzed from different dimensions. What's important in this regard is "finding the origin of this attack," and putting together the puzzle pieces that are set by the United States of America.

  • برانکو ایوانکوویچ 2018-10-06 20:21

    Ivankovic, a true dedicated coach to football

    Persepolis took a massive step towards the 2018 AFC Champions League final after defeating Al Sadd of Qatar 1-0 in the first leg of the semifinals. It came as no surprise to us, however, as Branko Ivankovic has built his team the right way.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2018-10-06 09:37

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Macron's Anti-Iran Mission

    French President Emmanuel Macron continues to play an invisible, but uninterrupted game on the U.S. ground. In August 2017, an agreement was reached between the presidents of France and the United States on "changing the content of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action". The changes were supposed to cover the four controversial issues (the removal of so-called Sunset clauses, inspection of Iranian military sites, the inclusion of Iran's missile capability in the JCPOA and limiting Iran's power in the region).

  • forex market 2018-10-05 20:44

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Reactions to rial rally

    Simultaneous with the decrease in foreign exchange rates and regain of rial, commencing as of Monday evening, other markets including gold, mobile phone and auto have shown a green light to the prices decline.

  • Al Gore - Obama 2018-10-03 09:25

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    From Obama to Al Gore: The Democrats are Taking Stance against Trump

    TEHRAN - Overcoming the current president of the United States has turned to the main goal of the Democrats in the United States. American Democrats who have been isolated in the last two years, and lost the White House, the House of Representatives, the Senate, and many governorates, are now planning to win the Congress elections. On the other hand, the public dissatisfaction raised over the performance of the U.S. President has given hope to the Democrats for winning the midterm elections.

  • Putin’s S-300 winging to Syria: Tel Aviv’s nightmare 2018-10-01 10:52

    By Hamid Bayati

    Putin’s S-300 winging to Syria: Tel Aviv’s nightmare

    TEHRAN - A Russian Ilyushin-20 military aircraft with 15 servicemen on board was brought down on September 17 by Syrian anti-aircraft S-200 air defense system in northwestern Syria. Moscow blamed Tel Aviv for the incident, and the Zionist authorities fought to cast blame elsewhere.

  • Trump - Macron 2018-09-30 10:13

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Washington's Isolation and Dual Game of Paris

    The United Nations General Assembly's meeting in New York uncovered Washington's isolation in the international system even more than before. The unilateralism of the United States and its illegal approach towards international agreements (e.g. its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) were criticized by our president at the UN.

  • A fireman searching through the debris of the Plasco building (Photo by Majid Asgaripour/Tehran Times) 2018-09-29 17:29

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    National firefighter day: time to show gratitude

    TEHRAN — September 29, is the national firefighter day in Iran and is a chance to pay homage to the firemen who devote their lives to the protection of life and property.

  • Trump Macron 2018-09-29 13:05

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Macron and Trump: From controversy to bargain

    French President Emmanuel Macron has recently had lots of ups and downs! On the one hand, he had secret dealings with Trump's government over current issues in the region (especially over Syria and Iran), and on the other hand, he is trying to enter international equations as an independent leader.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-09-28 07:40

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Macron tries to complete Trump's project

    The Elysee Palace continues its direct play on the U.S. ground. The evidences suggest that French President, Emmanuel Macron, is once again planning to get involved in a "predetermined game" over bringing up the issue of making a "complementary agreement" regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action at the United Nations General Assembly, and then ask Washington to return to the nuclear deal if Iran agrees to restrain its missile and regional capabilities!

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-09-26 14:39

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    From defeat in Yemen to turmoil of the Saudi court

    TEHRAN - Over the past few days, whispers were heard about the "vague future" of Bin Salman, the young Saudi prince, in regional and international sources. The fact is that Bin Salman is extremely afraid of his political future, because there is no guarantee that his physical or political removal will not come true in the near future.