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  • United State 2020-01-05 12:16

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Red Line Crossed: U.S. assassination of Qasem Soleimani

    “Shahid Soleimani is the international face of the resistance and all who have a heart-felt connection to the resistance seek his blood revenge.” —Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei

  • Iranian commander Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani and the deputy chief of Iraq's PMF Abu Mahdi al-Muhandi 2020-01-05 11:59

    By Batool Subeiti

    America shoots itself in the foot

    LONDON - Following the U.S. President’s approval of the assassination of Iran’s top general, head of IRGC Quds Force Qassem Soleimani, the U.S. bombed a car carrying him in early Friday morning, shortly after he arrived at Iraq’s Baghdad airport. The strike also killed Iraqi militia commander, deputy chief of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and at least 6 other people who were with them.

  • Qasem Soleimani 2020-01-04 10:23

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    We are all Soleimani today

    TEHRAN - Last year, while felicitating him with the country’s highest honor, the Supreme Leader Sayed Ali Khamenei wished martyrdom for his brave soldier, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force. On the blessed night of Friday, the wish came true and the ‘living martyr’ bade us adieu.

  • Iran-Russia 2019-12-30 13:55

    By Robert David Steele

    Russia deepens support of Iran on financial matters

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), contributes regularly to Tehran Times. This headline came to my attention today:

  • Malaysia Islamic Summit 2019-12-30 10:11

    BY Quayyum Raja

    A noble idea by Malaysia Islamic Summit

    KASHMIR - I am a very happy man today. Four years ago, I had published a book titled: “An Islamic Approach to Diplomacy & Human Rights.” In it, I described how the Prophet (PBUH) conducted diplomacy and defined Human Rights. I had concluded that the Islamic world was in crisis because it deviated from the basic idea of Islamic Justice and compromised its noble principles.

  • General: Iran, Russia, China to hold naval drills soon 2019-12-30 09:51

    By Maryam Khormaei

    The secret of tripartite drills: U.S. loses its influence in the region

    With launching unprecedented drills alongside two world powers, Tehran has shown that it can overcome the efforts that aim to isolate Iran and push regional calculations into a new phase by resorting to the option of coalition.

  • New Iraqi election law 2019-12-29 10:14

    By Ramin Hossein abadian

    New Iraqi election law: Mechanisms that have changed

    After lots of arguments, the Iraqi parliament finally approved the new electoral law. Iraqi parliamentarians approved all the articles of the new election law on Tuesday by holding a meeting.

  • Algeria's powerful Army Chief Major- General Ahmed Gaid Salah 2019-12-28 08:45

    By Hana Saada

    Algeria mourns its man of honour Gaid Salah, Army Chief of Stuff

    ALGERIA - Algeria mourns one of its defenders and great men. Algeria's powerful Army Chief Major- General Ahmed Gaid Salah, one of the last veterans of the 1954-62 independence war against the French colonization, passed away, on Monday, of a heart attack, announced the Algerian presidency of the Republic in a statement.

  • Iran's naval drill 'show of strength' to U.S. 2019-12-28 08:38

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Iran's naval drill 'show of strength' to U.S.

    TEHRAN - Iran is preparing to hold a joint naval exercise with China and Russia in the Indian Ocean, the first of its kind since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

  • Chris Cook 2019-12-25 15:47

    By Chris Cook

    From Nuclear to NewClear

    In the course of many visits to Iran over the years I have come to realise that no country is the subject of such fascination and mistrust in Iran as the United Kingdom. So my friends at 'Tehran Times' are interested to hear my thoughts in relation to Anglo-Iranian relations following the recent UK election. 

  • Mohammad Ashraf Ghani 2019-12-24 10:45

    By Javad Heirannia

    The result of Afghan presidential election: Future possibilities and challenges

  • Behind-the-scenes of the dangerous UAE projects in Iraq 2019-12-22 14:23

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Behind-the-scenes of the dangerous UAE projects in Iraq

    Al-Mayadeen TV recently reported that the remarks by Izzat al-Shabandar have revealed the truth about the Israeli plan in Iraq, which is to be carried out with the involvement of the United Arab Emirates.

  • Donald Trump 2019-12-21 10:27

    By Martin Love

    If it had a soul, America may have lost it

    NORTH CAROLINA - So, Donald Trump has been impeached. So what, one must say, aside from the fact that he is only the third President to have ever been so stained by the U.S. House of Representatives (exactly along party lines), which will no doubt drive him to even more error because of his vast, narcissistic nature.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2019-12-18 11:04

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Costs by inexperienced crown prince for Saudi Arabia

    As the influence of Crown Prince Mohamad bin Salman on Saudi Arabia’s decision-making bodies has been increasing, the country has taken an aggressive foreign policy approach.

  • Iran- Algeria 2019-12-17 12:05

    By Hana Saada

    Iran eyes strong ties with Algeria under new president Tebboune

    ALGERIA - The Iranian Foreign Ministry expressed congratulations on the successful holding of the crucial presidential election in Algeria, voicing hope that the newly-elected president would chart a new era for the Iranian-Algerian deeply-rooted ties.

  • Boris Johnson 2019-12-16 11:16

    By Martin Love

    Boris Johnson: An unhealthy choice anywhere

    NORTH CAROLINA - British voters know not what they did in elevating the Tories to their biggest victory in decades, and in defeating the Labor party and eliminating a humble, good man – Jeremy Corbyn – from a further role in politics. The voters know not what they did focusing far too much on demands that the country leave the EU, which the winner, Boris Johnson, has pledged to execute early in 2020 while at the same time Labor waffled amid suggestions of holding another referendum on Brexit.

  • Farhad Morsali Pavarsi 2019-12-15 15:36

    *By Farhad Morsali Pavarsi

    A Key to Success: Financial Inclusion, Literacy, Capability or Investor Education?

    TEHRAN- These days, many people and entities are talking about or doing something about enhancing "financial literacy", but few are seen touching upon, as much as they do on financial literacy, other pertinent and perfectly-correlated concepts, i.e, financial inclusion, financial capabilities, and investor education (current and potential).

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2019-12-15 14:34

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    As the Islamophobia index increases: On being Muslim in America

    “I think the real question is not whether America is afraid of Islam (and its adherents) but whether Muslims should be afraid of the US and Americans especially in this post-9 /11 world.” —Attorney Diana Mae Cabili

  • Abdelmadjid Tebboune 2019-12-14 10:35

    By Hana Saada

    Ex-PM Tebboune wins race to succeed deposed Bouteflika 

    ALGERIA - After two decades of Abdelaziz Bouteflika rule, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a former prime minister, has been elected Algeria’s new president, after a crucial vote the authorities hope will serve as a way-out to the political deadlock the Algerian nation has been going through since the outbreak of the fierce pro-democracy popular protests in February, toppling his long-time predecessor Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

  • Former leaders Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal were both given lengthy jail terms on Tuesday [Reuters] 2019-12-11 10:54

    By Hana Saada

    Algeria’s landmark televised trial: Court convicts, imprisons 2 ex-PMs, ministers, tycoons for corruption

    ALGERIA - For the second time since Algeria’s pro-democracy mass protests, following the first trial with long prison terms handed to former spy chiefs, leftist political party SG, and the brother of the ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, over charges of plotting against the state and undermining the army, senior political officials and oligarchs, including two former Algerian prime ministers, went on live trial on groundbreaking corruption charges in the most high-profile act of transparency and accountability.

  • Shaykh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan 2019-12-11 10:15

    * By Mohammad Ghaderi

    UAE, a virus threatening Iraq

    The United Arab Emirates is the name of a country that did not exist until 1971 and its geographical area was known as “the Trucial States”.

  • Iran’s missile program 2019-12-10 11:21

    By Javad Heirannia

    Is Iran’s missile program inconsistent with Resolution 2231?

    France, Britain, and Germany sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on December 4 in which they claimed that some of Iran’s ballistic missile activities are inconsistent with the UN Security Council Resolution 2231.

  • Adel Abdul Mahdi 2019-12-09 12:04

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Finding a replacement for Adel Abdul Mahdi

    Under the Iraqi constitution, the president must ask the grand coalition in the parliament to nominate a new candidate, which usually takes some time.

  • Effects of U.S. sanctions on Iranian citizens' health security 2019-12-08 13:56

    By Hamed Khani

    Effects of U.S. sanctions on Iranian citizens' health security

    1. Problem statement Sanctions are one of the punitive measures in international relations that have a lot of meanings. Sanction can be defined as cutting or restricting business and political ties as punitive action by one or more governments against a country that has violated international law. 

  • Post-modern slavery 2019-12-08 10:47

    By Azadeh Abbaszadeh

    Post-modern slavery: fetal chromosomal slavery

    Just think about it. Several years ago, right here on Earth, people were sold at auctions and forcibly employed in fields and mines. Many were chained to prevent fleeing, and whipping was the most common punishment for their smallest mistakes. All of these were only because of the color of their skin, just because they were black.

  • Pakistan-Iran border 2019-12-07 11:42

    By Quayyum Raja

    My observations and experience in Iran

    KASHMIR - The cost of an air ticket from Lahore to Mashad was around 38000 rupees in March 2019, but as soon as Imran Khan came into power in Pakistan, the price of the same ticket jumped up to 70 000. I did not want to pay so much money. So, I decided to go by road. Everyone who heard of it warned me that the journey by road from Pakistan to Iran was very dangerous.

  • Mahshahr 2019-12-06 11:13

    The truth about the incident in Mahshahr

    TEHRAN: What happened during the recent incidents in Mahshahr is distorted and widely circulated in the opposition media outlets. The incident represents some important points that can be examined from several aspects.

  • Strait of Hormuz 2019-12-04 11:08

    By Maryam Khormaei

    Why Germany turned its back on parallel coalitions in Strait of Hormuz

    Germany recently announced it will not join the French-led mission in the Strait of Hormuz. This is while, not long ago, Berlin’s lack of support for Paris’s position on “the brain death of NATO” became a hot issue.

  • Mohsen Zanganeh 2019-12-03 10:01

    By Mohsen Zanganeh

    Failed attempt of engineering a ‘crisis’ in Iran 

    TEHRAN - For over a year now, the Islamic Republic of Iran has been grappling with severe economic crisis following the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. from the 2015 nuclear deal and re-imposition of crippling economic sanctions. The failure of the European Union to uphold its commitments under the deal have made matters worse.

  • Algeria 2019-12-02 13:16

    By Hana Saada

    "No to foreign interference": Algerians dissipating disaccord in face of European Parliament’s resolution

    ALGERIA - Algeria, "free and sovereign "in its decisions, accepts no interference or diktat and submits to no bargaining whoever the parties," this is how responded Algeria’s lieutenant general, chief of Staff of the People's National Army, to the non-binding resolution, adopted by the European Parliament, on Thursday, November 28, 2019 on the so-called the grim reality of human rights in Algeria, calling on the North African country to put an end to the criminalization of dissent, arbitrary arrests, and violations of minority rights.