Iran

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  • An interior view of the Iranian parliament 2018-10-07 11:42

    Iranian parliament approves bill to combat financing of terrorism

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament on Sunday voted in favor of CFT, a legislation to combat financing of terrorism.

  • Martin Love 2018-10-07 10:24

    By Martin Love

    Those who temporarily are losing badly often do win

    By the time this column is printed it’s more than likely Brett Kavanaugh will have won a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, voted in by the slight majority of GOP senators in the U.S Congress… to the dismay and consternation of most all thoughtful Americans, including (notably) many hundreds of professors at law schools across the country.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-10-07 10:11

    Tehran strongly condemns terrorist attack in Turkey

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Saturday denounced a recent terrorist attack in Turkey’s southeastern province of Batman, expressed Tehran’s deepest sympathy to the Turkish nation and families of the lost and wounded soldiers, Mehr reported.

  • Hassan Ahmed Hassan 2018-10-07 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Idlib is no exception and its fate will be a defeat for terrorists

    The battle of Idlib is likely to be the final struggle towards the restoration of calm to Syria. How it will pan out and how the Syrian people see the struggle ahead is worth examination. Tehran Times sat with the head of the Political Department of the Syrian Army, Major General Hassan Ahmed Hassan, to discuss recent political developments in Syria and the future of Iranian-Syrian ties.

  • First permanent handicrafts exhibit opens in northern Iran 2018-10-07 08:30

    First permanent handicrafts exhibit opens in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – The first permanent handicrafts exhibit in northern Mazandaran province opened its doors to the public on Wednesday in Sari, the capital’s province.

  • masjedi 2018-10-07 08:30

    Diplomat: ‘Hidden hands’ at work to cause rift between Iran, Iraq

    TEHRAN - Iraj Masjedi, the Iranian ambassador to Baghdad, said on Saturday that “hidden hands” are at work to cause rift between Iran and Iraq.

  • Dollar 2018-10-06 22:00

    India mulls dumping dollar in oil trade with Iran, Russia, Venezuela

    TEHRAN - The Reserve Bank of India and Ministry of Finance have been tasked with exploring the viability of rupee and barter-based trade agreements with crude oil producing nations such as Russia, Iran and Venezuela, a report in Economic Times said, citing a government official familiar with the situation.

  • Iran, Afghanistan discuss refugee issues 2018-10-06 20:49

    Iran, Afghanistan discuss refugee issues

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs, Hossein Zolfaqari, has held talks with Afghan Minister of Refugees and Repatriations Hussain Alami Balkhi on the sidelines of the 69th session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme.

  • Samir Saran 2018-10-06 20:14

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘India-Pakistan relationship is held hostage by many structural impediments’

    TEHRAN - India and Pakistan, the two estranged neighbors, made some significant overtures since the formation of new government in Islamabad, which rekindled hopes of peaceniks in both the countries. But the parleys proved short-lived. The battle lines are drawn again as accusations and counter-accusations fly thick and fast. This week, the foreign ministers of the two countries took their war of words to the UN General Assembly.

  • tatar 2018-10-06 20:08

    President Minnikhanov: Tatarstan firm to cement ties with Iran’

    TEHRAN – Rustam Minnikhanov, the president of the Republic of Tatarstan, has said that he is determined to expand ties with Iran in various areas.

  • صبحگاه مشترک نیروهای مسلح در شهرستان مرزی بندر آستارا 2018-10-06 20:02

    Guards crush armed group on Afghan border

    TEHRAN – Iranian border guards on Thursday disbanded a three-member team of gunmen as they were trying to cross the country’s border with Afghanistan, local news outlets reported

  • Foreign travelers visit the ruins of the UNESCO-registered Persepolis in southern Iran.     2018-10-06 19:52

    Iran expecting 7m foreign travelers by yearend

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism chief on Wednesday estimated that international arrivals in the country will be reaching seven million during the current Iranian calendar year (to be ended on March 20, 2019).

  • Chuck Hagel 2018-10-06 15:50

    ‘It’s complete folly’ to threaten Iran out of Syria: ex-Pentagon chief

    Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday sharply criticized tough talk on Iran from senior Trump administration officials determined to ouster the forces backed by Tehran from Syria.

  • France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire 2018-10-06 12:35

    Iran row may lead to more European financial autonomy: French FinMin

    BERLIN - Sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States offer an opportunity for Europe to develop its own independent financial institutions, France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-10-06 09:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. sanctions on Iran can affect trade of humanitarian goods: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that it is certainly true that U.S. sanctions on Iran can affect the trade of humanitarian goods and the hostile licensing policy from the United States on civil aviation licenses is a complication.

  • Bolton is obsessed with Iran: French official 2018-10-05 21:32

    Bolton is obsessed with Iran: French official

    TEHRAN – “Bolton is obsessed with Iran, and everything else plays second fiddle,” said one senior official from France, whose president, Emmanuel Macron, pleaded unsuccessfully with Trump to remain in the Iran nuclear deal during an April visit to the White House, Reuters reported.

  • Novak 2018-10-05 21:26

    Moscow wants further cooperation with Iran: Novak

    Moscow is interested in continuing cooperation with Iran, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday.

  • ‘Road crashes, main cause of death among teenagers aged 15-17’ 2018-10-05 21:21

    ‘Road crashes, main cause of death among teenagers aged 15-17’

    TEHRAN — The leading cause of death among teenagers aged 15 to 17 is traffic-related accidents, Iran’s Emergency Medical Services director Pir Hossein Kulivand has said.

  • Rehabilitation center for persons with disabilities inaugurated in Sarpol-e Zahab 2018-10-05 21:14

    Rehabilitation center for persons with disabilities inaugurated in Sarpol-e Zahab

    TEHRAN — A rehabilitation center was inaugurated on Thursday for persons with disabilities in the western city of Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah province, ISNA reported on Friday.

  • Photo depicts courtyard, arched arcades and tiled dome of the Jameh Mosque of Saveh in central Iran, October 4, 2018. 2018-10-05 21:13

    Jameh Mosque of Saveh: A museum of Islamic architecture

    Photo depicts courtyard, arched arcades and tiled dome of the Jameh Mosque of Saveh in central Iran, October 4, 2018.

  • Washington: Iran can use Russia-U.S. deconfliction line in Syria 2018-10-05 20:05

    Washington: Iran can use Russia-U.S. deconfliction line in Syria

    TEHRAN – The United States is urging Iran to use the U.S.-Russia deconfliction line in case of possible airstrikes in Syria, unlike a recent Iranian strike, which came with no warning, U.S. Central Command Commander General Joseph Votel said in a press briefing on Thursday.

  • Keyvan Mazda 2018-10-05 16:36

    Prominent Iranian-French spinal surgeon Mazda passes away

    TEHRAN — The world-renowned Iranian-French pediatric spinal surgeon professor Keyvan Mazda, who was a philanthropic and famous for performing successful complicated surgeries, passed away on Wednesday. He was 69.

  • U.S. has desperately failed in its anti-Iran bid, Rouhani says 2018-10-04 09:34

    U.S. has desperately failed in its anti-Iran bid, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the U.S. is seeking to undermine Iran’s “independence” and “democracy”, yet Washington has “desperately failed in its anti-Iran bid.”

  • Terrorists to face Iran’s next retaliatory move soon: Hatami 2018-10-04 09:33

    Terrorists to face Iran’s next retaliatory move soon: Hatami

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday hailed a recent missile attack by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Daesh positions inside Syria, saying the terrorists will soon face Iran’s next retaliatory move, Mehr reported.

  • Iran, allies agree to end terror in Idlib: Zarif 2018-10-03 22:00

    Zarif: Iran can’t ‘start all over again’ with U.S.

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran cannot “start all over again” with the United States to renegotiate a new deal after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Large parts of Ardebil province are green and forested. 2018-10-03 21:30

    Foreign arrivals in Ardebil province up 53% in H1

    TEHRAN – The number of international tourists visiting Iran’s Ardebil province rose sharply by 53 percent in the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • New ministers to be named next week 2018-10-03 20:42

    New ministers to be named next week

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi told reporters on Wednesday that the Rouhani administration will introduce its new ministers to the parliament next week.

  • India-India 2018-10-03 18:06

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Indian govt ‘red-flags’ visit of Iranian clerics to Kashmir: Report

    TEHRAN - In a startling development, the government of India is reportedly monitoring the speeches delivered by religious leaders at mosques and congregations in Kashmir.

  • Left to right, a combination photo shows scenes from “Bomb, a Love Story”, “Breath”, “Mary Magdalene”, “The Portrait” and “Yomeddine”. (APSA) 2018-10-03 17:22

    “Bomb, A Love Story” nominated for APSA Best Original Score Award

    TEHRAN – The music for Iranian actor-director Peyman Maadi’s “Bomb, a Love Story” by the celebrated Greek composer Eléni Karaïndrou was nominated for Best Original Score Award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the organizers announced on Wednesday.

  • zarif 2018-10-03 16:13

    Zarif: ICJ ruling is a ‘victory for rule of law’

    TEHRAN- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in which it has ordered the U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran is a “victory for rule of law”.