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  • Merkel: Trump’s nuclear deal exit causes ‘shift in German-American ties’ 2018-06-23 10:22

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Merkel lost the game!

    TEHRAN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel attacked Iran's regional policy in his most recent statement. This is while the German government is one of the main supporters of the terrorist and takfiri groups in the West Asian region.

  • Ghaderi 2018-06-21 11:33

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    A Contemplation on Washington-Beijing Trade War

    The decision of the Trump's government to start its research on the devastating effects of China's measures on the American economy has led to a sharp reaction by the new generation of Beijing Communists. It is clear to everyone that Donald Trump and his companions at the White House have challenged the "open doors" policy of Mao's sons.

  • Shahrdad Rohani conducts a selection of musicians from the Tehran Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra during a concert at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory on 17, 2018. (Honaronline) 2018-06-20 19:56

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    Iran’s Russian concerts, carrying coals to Newcastle

    An ensemble composed of musicians from the Tehran Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra put on two concerts last Thursday and Sunday in Saint Petersburg, Moscow and Kazan.

  • Trump Macron Merkel 2018-06-20 10:34

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. and European Troika's bargain over JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The U.S.-EU conflict over the United States announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU has entered a new phase. The tariffs, which took effect from Friday, will end a two-month exemption for the U.S. allies. Accordingly, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission said:

  • U.S.-Europe 2018-06-19 11:39

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The Trade War Is Intensified between U.S. and Europe

    TEHRAN - Donald Trump, President of the United States, continues to pursue his protectionist policies in international trade. This has led to concern and frustration among the U.S. European partners.

  • OPEC 2018-06-18 18:06

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    OPEC’s big test: A choice between right and wrong

    As the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) prepares to meet later this week in Vienna, tension is rising among some of the cartel’s biggest members on what is said to be one of OPEC’s biggest decisions since its establishment.

  • SCO 2018-06-18 10:27

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran at SCO: Role, achievements, and goals

    Nearly a month after the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), leaders from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met in Qingdao, China, to set the roadmap for the future.

  • Trump - Kim Jong Un 2018-06-14 15:29

    By Nima Chitsaz

    Kim-Trump summit: From fire and fury to beef short ribs, sweet and sour crispy pork, and braised codfish

    After months of escalating tensions between arch foes North Korea and the United States, finally the presidents of the two countries met at the Capella Hotel in Singapore's Sentosa Island.

  • macron 2018-06-13 10:54

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Be careful Mr. Macron!

    TEHRAN - Emmanuel Macron, the weak and incapable president of France, continues to play his direct role to the benefits of the United States and the Zionist Regime. During his recent press conference with Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister the Quds occupying regime, Macron expressed his concerns over Iran's regional activities.

  •  G7 summit in Canada 2018-06-12 12:39

    By M.A. Saki

    It’s essential to protect world order from U.S. harm

    In a speech at the Iranian Foreign Ministry Institute for Political and International Studies in November 2013, former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer said the United States is the only power which can guarantee a certain order in the world.

  • Benjamin Netanyahu 2018-06-12 11:00

    By Abdulhamid Bayati

    A wolf That wants to be sheep!

    TEHRAN - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who traveled to Europe last week, to persuade the EU leaders to exert pressure on Iran, has all of the sudden become worried about the dearth of water in Iran.

  • U.S.-EU 2018-06-10 11:53

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Two politicians and three cases

    In her latest remarks, the German Chancellor stressed on the serious disagreements existing between Europe and Washington on the imposition of tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Europe to the United States.

  • U.S.- EU 2018-06-09 12:00

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S.-adopted tactics to contain EU as ‘regionalism model’

    In the early 20th century when the Europeans were busy with their frustrating internal differences and conflicts, the Americans managed to rise as a global hegemon. Long standing conflicts in Europe which resulted in the Europeans weakness is one of the key reasons that paved the way for the U.S. political, economic and military rise as a global power and its domination on Europe.

  • Sexual misconduct in school gives rise to #MeToo among Iranians: good or bad? 2018-06-02 20:22

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Sexual misconduct in school gives rise to #MeToo among Iranians: good or bad?

    Following a schoolmaster’s sexual misconduct at a private school in western Tehran some Iranians started using the #MeToo on twitter since Wednesday evening, sharing their experiences of harassment and assault.

  • fintech in iran 2018/06/02

    Fintech in Iran: Challenges and opportunities

    Especially millennial - people born between approximately the early 80s and late 90s - and the following generations prefer quick and easy banking services over walking to a branch, appointments with bank consultants and lengthy processes setting up accounts or putting together a portfolio.

  • Europe 2018-05-30 10:17

    Mohammad Ghaderi

    Is Europe really struggling to maintain JCPOA?

    The equations which affect the nuclear agreement are getting more and more complicated. Many analysts of the international affairs have predicted that, regarding the direct influence of the United States and U.S. Treasury orders and decisions on European companies, European authorities can’t practically provide necessary guarantees for the continuation of the nuclear deal.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-05-26 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Pompeo's special mission and shadow of U.S. secret diplomacy over Europe

    TEHRAN - Intense negotiations between the U.S. and Europe over the Iran nuclear deal are ongoing.

  • Khaghani-Cook 2018-05-22 21:31

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Gas first – energy for peace

    When history is written, then President Trump's decision on 8th May to abandon the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement with Iran may well be seen as a historic turning point.

  • Parham Janfeshan in an undated photo   2018-05-22 11:19

    By Parham Janfeshan

    Role of museums in improving efficiency of historical buildings

    The International Museum Day, May 18, is an important event and a reminder of the 5th statement of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) general assembly, approved on May 28, 1977 in Moscow.

  • Iran-EU 2018-05-21 20:17

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s European trade partners’ supportive steps to tackle U.S. sanctions

    On May 8, Donald Trump officially pulled the United States out of Iran’s nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA, which was implemented in January 2016.

  • Arab world 2018-05-21 11:33

    By M.A. Saki

    The spineless Arab world

    The Palestinian issue is mostly a humanitarian problem and all people around the world should sympathize with Palestinians who have been subjected to different kinds of injustice, humiliation, and even war crimes for very long years, yet inaction and submissiveness by the Arab world have made Israel and its new friends in the U.S. more adventurous and avaricious.

  • A school boy in Tehran is wearing a face mask to protect himself against air pollution 2018-05-21 11:05

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    The challenge of setting a school start date

    TEHRAN — While the current school year is still underway and students are preparing themselves for final exams Education Ministry is dealing with a not very new issue: altering school calendar for the next school year.

  • Iran’s oil 2018-05-20 20:15

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s oil market after U.S. nuclear deal exit

    Near two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump declared his decision on withdrawing from Iran’s nuclear deal, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), oil traders around the world are still following a “wait and see” strategy toward the consequences of Trump’s decision for Iran’s oil exports and market in general.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif signs the Paris Agreement on climate change during a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York, April 22, 2016. (AFP) 2018-05-20 10:23

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Is Iran pulling out of Paris Agreement?

    TEHRAN — While the cabinet of ministers and the Majlis (parliament) have approved the Paris Climate Agreement, the Guardian Council, that constitutionally holds veto power over all legislations approved by the Majlis, has not ratified the deal.

  • federica mogherini 2018-05-19 09:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Europe failed in its first test of preserving JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The nuclear agreement equations are getting more and more complicated. Many analysts of the international affairs have predicted that, regarding the direct influence of the United States and U.S. Treasury orders and decisions on European companies, European authorities can’t provide necessary guarantees for the continuation of the nuclear deal in action.

  • world telecommunication day 2018-05-18 11:32

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Artificial Intelligence, everyday everywhere

    May 17 marks the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day with the theme of enabling the positive use of ‘Artificial Intelligence for All’.

  • Mohammad bin Salman, Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump 2018-05-15 10:07

    There can be no peace at cost of Iran’s security

    The vicious alliance between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (commonly known as MBS), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump against Iran has become more evident more than ever.

  • Ghaderi 2018-05-15 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    U.S. and European Troika Bargaining over JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Germany's Foreign Minister,” Heiko Mass”, in his most recent statement, mentioned that the United States' withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, has led to the poisoning of transatlantic relations, and damaged the transatlantic relations in the long-term perspective.

  • Europe 2018-05-12 09:33

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    EU's poor record in JCPOA

    The European troika's still insisting on having negotiations over a second or complementary agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-05-11 12:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Decoding Johnson's statements against Iran

    On 5 march 1945, after the end of World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his controversial speech at Westminster University.