Iran

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  • Older persons to form 20% of Iran’s population by 2050: expert 2018-09-30 22:02

    Older persons to form 20% of Iran’s population by 2050: expert

    TEHRAN — An Iranian demography expert has predicted that by the year 2050 older persons will make up 20 percent of the country’s population, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • Director Farzin Nobarani (L) and actor Shabnam Eskandari pose after being honored at the 15th Teatralny Kufar International Student and Youth Theater Festival in Minsk, Belarus on September 28, 2018. 2018-09-30 17:57

    “Momma Yerma” wins awards at Belarus Teatralny Kufar festival

    TEHRAN – “Momma Yerma” from Iran has won two awards at the 15th Teatralny Kufar International Student and Youth Theater Festival in Minsk, Belarus on Friday.

  • UN 2018-09-30 14:44

    UN General Assembly 2018: The latest updates

    World leaders gathered in New York City on Saturday to take part in the fifth day of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

  • 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.

  • Rouhani expected to reshuffle cabinet, name young ministers 2018-09-30 01:30

    Rouhani expected to reshuffle cabinet, name young ministers

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has called on the parliament to stop impeaching some ministers and give his administration time to reshuffle his cabinet and name younger ministers, the Hamshahri newspaper reported on Saturday.

  • Putin 2018-09-30 01:00

    Putin to visit India next week

    TEHRAN - Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to visit India on October 4-5 for the 19th India-Russia annual bilateral summit, Indian government officially announced on Friday.

  • Max Blumenthal 2018-09-29 22:08

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Trump is accelerating the decline of American empire’

    TEHRAN - U.S. President Donald Trump’s bombastic speech at the United Nations General Assembly session last week has reignited the debate over the U.S. government’s flawed foreign policy ambitions and Trump administration’s desire to expand American hegemony. Many seasoned political observers have denounced Trump’s myopic vision and policy of bullying, especially in the context of Iran.

  • People visit Ghoori Ghaleh water cave, one of many tourist attractions in western Iranian province of Kermanshah, September 28, 2018. 2018-09-29 21:51

    A walk into Iran’s gigantic water cave 

    People visit Ghoori Ghaleh, a scenic water cave stretched in western Iranian province of Kermanshah, September 28, 2018.

  • Handmade kilims on display at Carpet Museum of Iran 2018-09-29 21:49

    Hand-woven carpet exports jump 10% in 4 months

    TEHRAN – Iran’s export of hand-woven carpets increased 10 percent in terms of value during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 21-July 22, 2018), from a year earlier, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Zarif 2018-09-29 21:41

    Zarif: U.S. 'obsession' with Iran is backfiring everywhere

    The Donald Trump administration's “obsession” with Iran is backfiring throughout the region, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Al-Monitor in an exclusive interview Friday evening.

  • U.S., allies seeking to destabilize Iran: advisor 2018-09-29 19:35

    U.S., allies seeking to destabilize Iran: advisor

    TEHRAN – Yadollah Javani, advisor to the Supreme Leader's representative at the IRGC, has warned that the U.S., Israel and their allies in the region are hatching plots to foment insecurity and instability in Iran.

  • By refuting U.S. claims, Iran says condemns attack on diplomats and diplomatic missions 2018-09-29 19:21

    By refuting U.S. claims, Iran says condemns attack on diplomats and diplomatic missions

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that Iran censures any attack on diplomats and diplomatic missions anywhere in the world, the Foreign Ministry website reported.

  • 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.

  • President Rouhani held amicable talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in New York on Wednesday.  Rouhani praised the friendly and brotherly relations between Iran and Malaysia and called for deepening ties in line with the interests of the two nations. 2018-09-28 22:38

    Rouhani meets world leaders in New York

    TEHRAN – During his visit to New York, President Hassan Rouhani met with a number of top world leaders and discussed a range of issues including bilateral relations and the nuclear deal Iran and six world powers struck in 2015.

  • Zarif attends Qatar-International Crisis Group forum 2018-09-28 22:33

    Zarif attends Qatar-International Crisis Group forum

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday attended a joint Qatar-International Crisis Group forum on the challenges facing the Middle East.

  • ‘Not recognizing sign language a challenge for people with hearing loss’ 2018-09-28 21:42

    ‘Not recognizing sign language a challenge for people with hearing loss’

    TEHRAN — One of the greatest challenges facing people with hearing loss is the fact that sign language is not recognized as an official language in Iran, head of Iran Society of Deaf People Family has said.

  • Iraqi FM urges Arab states to dialogue with Iran 2018-09-28 20:36

    Iraqi FM urges Arab states to dialogue with Iran

    TEHRAN – Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Iraq’s foreign minister, said on Friday the world has no option but to start negotiation with Iran to resolve regional disputes.

  • Mogherini 2018-09-28 11:58

    EU's Mogherini eyes Iran SPV for trade 'before November'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Wednesday a so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) under consideration to facilitate trade with Iran could be in place “before November.”

  • 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!

  • Trump 2018/09/26

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    How Trump became laughing stock at UN

    TEHRAN - U.S. President Donald Trump took the podium of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday and delivered a bombastic speech that drew mocking laugher from the world leaders. In his characteristic foolhardy manner, Trump rejected the ideology of globalism and denounced multilateralism, forgetting that he was speaking from the stage of the global body that endorses both globalism and multilateralism. But, we can expect that from the man with foot-in-mouth syndrome.

  • Rouhani 2018-09-26 22:50

    "Iran unconcerned if U.S. suffers in Syria"

    Not honoring U.S. sanctions a 'legal obligation' for all countries: Iran’s Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says it is a “legal obligation” for all countries to bypass U.S. sanctions against Iran.

  • Charity foundation inaugurates 110 schools in underprivileged areas 2018-09-26 21:49

    Charity foundation inaugurates 110 schools in underprivileged areas

    TEHRAN — Barekat Charity Foundation inaugurated 110 schools in underprivileged areas nationwide on Wednesday, IRNA news agency reported.

  • Nouri Shahroudi, the Iranian ambassador to Oman, in an undated photo 2018-09-26 20:31

    Iran approves visa-free travel for Omani nationals

    TEHRAN – The Iranian ambassador to Amman on Sunday said that the country has approved a visa waiver program for Omani nationals, IRNA reported.

  • Bill to protect rangers to come before parliament 2018-09-26 20:28

    Bill to protect rangers to come before parliament

    TEHRAN — A bill to uphold the rights of rangers will come before the Majlis [Iranian parliament], Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • مکرون 2018-09-26 20:27

    France's Macron urges 'dialogue and multilateralism' on Iran

    French President Emmanuel Macron has called for "dialogue and multilateralism" on Iran, shortly after his American counterpart promised hard-hitting sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

  • Mogherini 2018-09-26 20:20

    Mogherini: Iran should benefit from ‘legitimate’ economic relations 

    The European Union foreign policy chief has stressed that Iran should benefit from its “legitimate” economic relations with the world. 

  • Zarif calls for immediate cessation of new nuclear arms race 2018-09-26 20:17

    Zarif calls for immediate cessation to new nuclear arms race

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday called for an immediate cessation of “new nuclear arms race” in the world and elimination of all nuclear weapons, Tasnim reported.

  • 110 members of National Trust Party resign 2018-09-26 20:10

    110 members of National Trust Party resign

    TEHRAN – 110 members of the National Trust Party submitted their resignation to the party’s secretary general on Wednesday, two days before it holds a congress.

  • Iranian Army unveils homegrown military gears 2018-09-26 20:03

    Iranian Army unveils homegrown military gears

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Army Ground Force on Wednesday unveiled a number of homegrown, state-of-the-art military gears, including a jamming device that can be installed on drones.

  • “The Fox” by Sadeq Javadi Nikjeh.  2018-09-26 17:52

    Iran’s “Fox” named best at Varna filmfest 

    TEHRAN – “The Fox” by Iranian director Sadeq Javadi Nikjeh has been crowned best short film at the Varna World Festival of Animated Film, which was held in the Bulgarian capital last week.