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  • Leishmaniasis 2019-02-16 21:30

    Setareh Jahandideh

    Iran participates in international project for treating Leishmaniasis

    TEHRAN- Tehran University of Medical Science is going to cooperate with world-renowned universities in an international project for treatment of Leishmaniasis with a newly-formulated oral medication. 

  • venezuela 2019-02-16 20:50

    By Negar Asadi & Javad Heirannia

    Ambassador: U.S. wants to make Venezuela another Syria or Libya

    TEHRAN - Venezuelan Ambassador to Tehran Carlos Antonio Alcala Cordones says the U.S. is seeking to create a situation similar to Syria and Libya in his country.

  • Adib-Moghaddam 2019-02-16 09:43

    By Javad Heirannia

    We have legitimate government voted into power by Venezuelan people: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “We have a legitimate government voted into power by the Venezuelan people and the supposed champions of democracy such as the United States, but also the so called liberal government of Justin Trudeau in Canada and the European Union call for “re-elections” and/or for Maduro to step down.”

  • Success in artificial insemination in Persian leopards may raise hopes for rare big cats: wildlife biologist  2019-02-13 11:50

    By Lachin Rezaian

    Success in artificial insemination in Persian leopards may raise hopes for rare big cats: wildlife biologist 

    TEHRAN — Mohammad Farhadinia, a post-doctoral research fellow at University of Oxford, said the new move to use artificial insemination to breed Persian leopards could raise hopes for conservation of big cats. 

  • Understanding Donald Trump and the White House: A few books 2019-02-13 10:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    Understanding Donald Trump and the White House: A few books

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017, regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

  • Mahsa Rouhi 2019-02-11 15:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘Iran's recent missile tests were not in material violation of UNSCR 2231’

    Mahsa Rouhi, associate of the Project on Managing the Atom and International Security Program at Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affair at Harvard University says Iran's recent missile tests were not in material violation of UNSCR 2231.

  • Professor Vendulka Kubalkova 2019-02-11 15:18

    By Javad Heirannia

     “International Political Theology” should be added to International Politics: Prof.Kubalkova

    TEHRAN - Professor Vendulka Kubalkova from University of Miami, says that many thinkers of modernity were theologians.

  • Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 2019-02-03 09:59

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘Not enough activity by the Iranian diplomatic missions abroad’

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that Iranian foreign policies after the revolution are a very good case study for a deeper understanding of IR, one that appreciates the impact of norms and ideas.

  • Energy Fintech in Iran: An expert view 2019-02-02 20:26

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Energy Fintech in Iran: An expert view

    Tehran Times once more welcomed Chris Cook, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Strategy, Resilience and Security Studies at University College London and a leading global expert in energy markets and financial technology, and Mahmood Khaghani, one of Iran's experienced and informed energy experts, to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Iran as the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution approaches.

  • Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group 2019-02-02 10:27

    By Javad Heirannia

    SPV is not a magic solution: Ali Vaez

    TEHRAN - Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group says that SPV is not a magic solution, and it may take a few months before its success can be truly assessed.

  •  ‘Warsaw Conference unlikely to result in any practical achievements’ 2019-02-02 10:16

    By Javad Heirannia

     ‘Warsaw Conference unlikely to result in any practical achievements’

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that the Trump administration has had to walk back from what it initially hoped to do with the Warsaw's Conference.

  • smart agriculture 2019-02-01 22:28

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Iranian smart agricultural meteorology yearns for maximum harvest yields

    A new wave of young farmers and entrepreneurs are revolutionizing the agriculture industry. The new generation is graduated, and aware of new techniques and wants to develop new products. New farmers can be more dynamic, take advantage of new technologies and open new markets.

  • Robert David Steele 2019-02-01 13:27

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. Director of National Intelligence: Iran, China, Russia Interfering with U.S. Elections.  Seriously?

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017, regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

  • Mark Fitzpatrick 2019-02-01 13:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    Warsaw Conference will not have any practical impact on Iran: Fitzpatrick

    TEHRAN - Mark Fitzpatrick, Associate Fellow of International Institute for Strategic Studies says that the name of the Warsaw's Conference had to be changed when it was clear that few EU states would participate in an event that was clearly identified as Iran bashing.

  • Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman 2019-02-01 12:40

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU committed to finalize SPV: Finaud

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, says that the position of the European Union and its Member States regarding support for full implementation of the JCPOA has been clearly reaffirmed on several occasions and will not be changed even if some EU countries participate in Warsaw's Conference.

  • Richard Swinburne 2019-01-30 10:26

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    ‘The most influential intolerant governments of the 20th century were atheist’

    TEHRAN - Over centuries, existence of God has attracted attention of philosophers and has as well formed a diverse family of arguments extending from some feature of morality or the moral life to the existence of God, usually understood as a morally good creator of the universe. It has such a key role in human thought that opposing debates and arguments have been continuing until now.

  • Nader Entessar 2019-01-23 09:57

    By Payman Yazdani

    SPV does not have requisite mechanism to overcome U.S. opposition: Entessar 

    TEHRAN - Nader Entessar, professor emeritus of political science from university of South Alabama still insists that the SPV is a hollow shell and does not have the requisite mechanism to overcome U.S. opposition.

  • Robert David Steele 2019-01-23 09:18

    By Javad Heirannia

    Who is winning in USA? Trump or Pelosi? Was a coup averted? What is next?

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017, regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

  • start-up 2019-01-22 21:42

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Leave car keys on hook! Iranian startup helps you enjoy urban journeys

    Being a pedestrian in Tehran is not an easy job at all. You are surrounded by highways and that makes you feel helpless when you want to walk around the city or having a commuting trip. In a metropolis like Tehran it can be annoying not to use your personal vehicle for transportation. Either you do not know about the directions or about the bus and subway programs. But what if you want to be a responsible citizen and care about clean air? An Iranian startup has you covered.

  • maria saeedi 2019-01-21 20:26

    By Naghmeh Mizanian

    Iranian female entrepreneur returns from U.S. to empower rural women

    TEHRAN – “If I am an Iranian what I have done for my country? Not considering the duties of the government, what is my responsibility toward my country?” asks Maria Saeedi, an Iranian craftswoman.

  • Hossein Askari 2019-01-21 10:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Religion is not in conflict with IR theory: Prof.Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “I agree wholeheartedly that religion is not in conflict with international relations theory.”

  • Professor Kevin Richards 2019-01-20 11:04

    By Javad Heirannia

    Religion is not necessarily in conflict with modernity: Kevin Richards

    TEHRAN - Professor Kevin Richards, chair of Liberal Arts Department at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, tells the Tehran Times that “I would agree with the larger premise that religion is not necessarily in conflict with modernity.”

  • Poland's President Andrzej Duda and U.S President Donald Trump a 2019-01-20 10:42

    By Payman Yazdani

    Poland is weak and submissive enough to host U.S.’ aggression against Iran and Russia: expert

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the U.S. isolation and differences with its heavy weight European allies on Middle East, Anthony Cartalucci says that poland is the only weak and submissive european nation which is forced to host American’s aggrasion against Iran and Russia.

  • Pastori 2019-01-18 13:08

    By Payman Yazdani

    EU failure to implement SPV could worsen current situation: Italian expert

    TEHRAN - Dr. Pastori Gianluca says U.S. secondary sanctions are jeopardizing the JCPOA and the EU failure to offer a meaningful implementation of the SPV could only worsen this state of things.

  • Nader Entessar 2019-01-18 12:53

    By Mohammad Ghaderi& Javad Heirannia

    Lack of any documentary evidence of Russian penetration in U.S. electoral system: Entessar

    TEHRAN - Nader Entessar, professor emeritus of political science from university of South Alabama says that “I agree with the notion that the US hegemony as a global superpower has been, and will continue to be, challenged by developments in the international arena.”

  • Hossein Askari 2019-01-16 09:19

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Javad Heirannia

    Russia interfered in U.S. elections to get Trump elected: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Trump has had business dealings with the Russians for many years. They have helped him.

  • Robert David Steele 2019-01-14 10:13

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Javad Heirannia

    Trump will be re-elected/ Zionists not Russians are the enemy/ Kushner must go: Steele

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017(1), answered questions about Trump’s national security team in March 2018(2).

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-01-13 15:30

    By Javad Heirannia

    Not all EU members favor SPV: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “It was clear from the beginning that establishing a special and separate channel for commercial dealings between Iran and Europe would not be easy.”

  • Richard Nephew 2019-01-06 10:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    I do not think SPV covering wide areas of trade: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “I do think that there will be something called the SPV eventually created that facilitates trade between Europe and Iran, but I do not think it will be the same sort of SPV that was announced in September, covering wide areas of trade.”

  • Katrina Ritz 2018-12-30 15:54

    By Marjan Golpira

    The many challenges of assisting those affected by war

    TEHRAN - Katrina Ritz, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Iraq, describes the situation on the ground in Iraq “stable” but in need of much assistance.