• Iran Cambodia 2020-11-11 17:34

    Asian qualifiers for World Cup to resume in March

    TEHRAN - The dates for the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 were approved by the AFC Competitions Committee at their third meeting for the 2019-2023 cycle, which was held online.

  • Soleimani 2020-11-04 18:04

    Iraqi parliament set to probe Soleimani assassination case

    TEHRAN — The Iraqi parliament is set to investigate next week, the case of the assassination of the "Commanders of Victory", namely top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), according to an Iraqi lawmaker.

  • Sheikh 2020-10-28 23:16

    U.S. plans new war to disintegrate Iraq, al-Kaabi warns

    We’ll cut the ground from under Americans: Iraqi resistance leader

    TEHRAN – Sheikh Akram al-Kaabi, the secretary general of Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, warned the United States on Tuesday against procrastinating the withdrawal of its forces from Iraq, saying resistance groups will resume their attacks on American targets if the White House fails to pull out the U.S. troops from Iraq as soon as possible. 

  • Ties 2020-10-13 21:51

    Strengthening ties despite pressures

    TEHRAN – From China through Russia to Iraq, Iran proactively takes measures to boost its economic ties with countries around the world as the United States doubles down on its renewed efforts to isolate Iran from the global financial system.

  • Hemmati 2020-10-12 21:35

    Iran, Iraq reach agreement to unblock Iranian assets

    TEHRAN – During his visit to Baghdad on Monday, Abdolnasser Hemmati, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), announced that he reached an agreement with the Iraqi authorities to unblock Iranian assets in Iraq. 

  • Hemmati 2020-10-12 14:26

    Iran’s central banker visits Baghdad, meets Iraqi counterpart

    TEHRAN – Abdolnasser Hemmati, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), visited Baghdad on Monday morning to resolve “complicated banking issues” between Iran and Iraq.

  • Anthony Tucker 2020/10/10

    By Anthony Tucker-Jones 

    West Asia’s a perfect storm

    Who could have predicted that Saddam Hussein’s attack on Iran back in 1980 would create a perfect storm that was to last for almost four decades? 

  • Ilam province exports over $1m of handicrafts to Iraq 2020-10-09 18:02

    Ilam province exports over $1m of handicrafts to Iraq

    TEHRAN - Various handicraft products worth around $1.1 million have been exported to Iraq through the Mehran border, western Ilam province, during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20).

  • Javani 2020-10-06 23:37

    Deployment of U.S. aircraft carriers to Persian Gulf reduces risk of war: IRGC general

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian general has said the deployment of U.S. aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf region decreases the chance of war between Iran and the U.S.

  • Arbaeen 2020-10-06 22:52

    Toward Hussein (AS)

    TEHRAN – Despite the travel restrictions imposed following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Iran and Iraq, the Iranian people made preparations to commemorate the Day of Arbaeen alongside their Iraqi coreligionists through online campaigns, a move that highlighted the deep impacts past years’ Arbaeen had on the people across the border.

  • Coronavirus: All Iran-Iraq flights called off until further notice 2020-10-04 21:27

    Coronavirus: All Iran-Iraq flights called off until further notice

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) has said that all flights of Iranian airlines and Iraqi Airways were canceled until further notice from Iran to Iraq and vice versa due to the spread of COVID-19.

  • Kadhimi 2020-10-04 15:40

    Iraq enjoys good ties with Iran, Arab countries: PM Kadhimi

    TEHRAN – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has said his country enjoys good relations with both Iran and Arab countries.

  • Pompeo 2020-09-30 11:43

    Pompeo on lifetime mission to upend regional stability

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is using everything in his power to advance policies that could result in nothing other than chaos and instability in a region already suffering from ill-considered policies and violence.

  • Rouhani 2020-09-29 17:57

    Rouhani receives credentials of eight new ambassadors

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday received credentials of the new ambassadors of eight countries to Tehran, namely Iraq, Denmark, Norway, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Oman and the Czech Republic.

  • U.S. 2020-09-28 21:33

    Without achievement: Go back home

    TEHRAN – Facing a fateful election with a troubled campaign, the Trump administration deepened the mistrust in the region while also endangering U.S. interests in West Asia.

  • Ayatollah Sistani 2020-09-28 21:16

    Zarif appreciates role of Ayatollah Sistani in Iraqi politics

    TEHRAN – In a tweet on Monday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid tribute to a grand Iraqi religious leader, after a distinguished Iranian journalist criticized the figure.

  • Shamkhani 2020-09-27 16:25

    Iran calls on Iraq to pursue Soleimani assassination case

    TEHRAN — Iran has called on Iraq to pursue the case of U.S. assassination of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), in the Iraqi soil.

  • Rouhani 2020-09-26 21:21

    Rouhani underscores U.S. withdrawal from Iraq

    TEHRAN – During a meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, President Hassan Rouhani underlined the need for the withdrawal U.S. forces from the region.

  • Bagheri 2020-09-21 18:10

    We won’t let Sacred Defense get distorted, says military chief

    TEHRAN — Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri has said the Islamic Republic is determined to preserve the history of the Sacred Defense (Iran-Iraq war) and defend it against any misrepresentation and distortion.

  • Iran honors over one million war veterans 2020-09-21 18:07

    Iran honors over one million war veterans

    TEHRAN — Iran on Monday held a ceremony to honor more than one million war veterans during the eight years of the Sacred Defense.

  • Khatibzadeh 2020-09-18 12:20

    Tehran slams attack on British diplomatic vehicles in Baghdad

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has denounced a roadside bombing that targeted a British diplomatic convoy in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.

  • Maliki 2020-09-15 18:35

    Former Iraqi PM meets top Iranian officials

    TEHRAN — Former Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, has traveled to Iran to discuss regional and bilateral topics with top Iranian officials.

  • The 9/11 lie and how it benefited U.S.  2020-09-11 12:25

    By Mehdi Azizi

    The 9/11 lie and how it benefited U.S. 

    TEHRAN- Today, almost everyone has come to believe that what happened on September 11 was a planned and fabricated incident aimed at pursuing certain important objectives.

  • Alghurabi1 2020-09-10 17:54

    By Siamak Daneshpajooh

    U.S. exploited 9/11 attacks to occupy Iraq and Afghanistan: Iraqi expert

    TEHRAN – The U.S. plans to invade Iraq and Afghanistan gained stream immediately after the September 11, 2001 attacks on civilian and military targets in the United States. An Iraqi expert tells the Tehran Times that the Americans “exploited” the attacks to occupy Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Seyed Reza Sadr al-Hosseini 2020-09-09 13:23

    Macron's regional moves on behalf of U.S., Zionist regime

    TEHRAN –Warning about suspicious French President's moves in the region, Sadr al Hosseini didn't reject the possibility of Zionist backed efforts to pave the way for construction of an energy pipeline from Iraq to Occupied Land.

  • Iraj Masjedi 2020-09-07 18:40

    Iraq not to allow foreign pilgrims for Arbaeen: ambassador

    TEHRAN - Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi has said that Iraq will not allow foreign pilgrims to visit the country for the Arbaeen ceremony.

  • Hossein Zolfaghari 2020-09-02 00:04

    No foreign pilgrim will be allowed to visit Iraq for Arbaeen

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaghari said on Tuesday that Iraq will not allow any foreign pilgrims to visit the country for Arbaeen due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Tehran-Sulaymaniyah flights resumed after six-month halt 2020-08-30 18:26

    Tehran-Sulaymaniyah flights resumed after six-month halt

    The service started again on August 30 by Mahan Air, a Tehran-based private airline. According to the flight schedule, the once-per-week service takes off on Sundays at 23:00 local time [from the Imam Khomeini International Airport based on permission issued by Iran Civil Aviation Organization] and it leaves the Sulaymaniyah International Airport for Tehran on 23:00 of the same day.

  • Donald Trump, Mustafa al-Kadhimi 2020-08-23 14:37

    Kadhimi tells Trump: Iraq will not let U.S. take any action against Iran from Iraqi soil: source

    TEHRAN – An Iraqi source has said that Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has candidly told U.S. President Donald Trump that his country will not let the United States to take any actions against Iran or any other neighboring country from the Iraqi soil.

  • Mustafa al-Kadhimi 2020-08-18 18:59

    By staff and agency

    Iraqi PM: We do not play the role of postman between Iran and U.S.

    Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has said that Iraq does not play the role of postman between Iran and the United States.