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  • Theresa May 2018-05-06 09:16

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    JCPOA and Britain's dangerous game

    TEHRAN - Theresa May British Prime Minister, who preferred not to comment on the nuclear accord with Iran in recent weeks, has suddenly become an active player in this equation! The announcement of the recent statement by the British PM's office on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) right after the apparent failure of Merkel and Macron in persuading Trump to remain as part of the nuclear deal, is subject to various considerations.

  • Parliamentarians’ hesitation to pass law on child abuse tramples on children’s right 2018-05-03 06:26

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Parliamentarians’ hesitation to pass law on child abuse tramples on children’s right

    Members of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) are wavering about the law against child abuse and this is definitely violating children’s right.

  • A view of a beach in Kish Island in the Persian Gulf 2018-04-29 19:39

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Persian Gulf National Day: Mind the marine environment

    TEHRAN — Persian Gulf National Day, April 30, is the best time to reevaluate the environmental properties and importance of this precious marine environment.

  • سفر محمد جواد ظریف وزیر خارجه ایران به مسکو 2018-04-28 22:14

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Moscow meeting: Dialogue versus militancy in Syria

    On Saturday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to Moscow for a one-day visit to meet with foreign ministers of Turkey and Russia on the current situation in Syria.

  • Alisadr Cave, a famous karst aquifer 2018-04-26 13:16

    Iran in pursuit of karst water resources

    TEHRAN – Iranian authorities are going to study some regions across the country which have high potentials for having karst aquifers and determine the possibility of exploiting such groundwater resources.

  • PMO 2018-04-24 20:36

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    PMO supporting private sector in ports development

    In a bid to bolster its foreign trade and also elevate its transit status, Iran has some projects underway to develop its ports which are located in north and south of the country.

  • Ghaderi 2018-04-24 09:25

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    The only way of Trump in Syria

    TEHRAN - About five years ago, when former U.S. President "Barack Obama" spoke of a military strike in Syria, "Zbigniew Brzezinski", the former U.S. national security adviser and one of the country's main foreign policy strategists, objected to the call of the White House. He noted that the United States lacks a proper strategy towards the Middle East and Syria. Military action should, if it is inevitable, take place within a more developed strategy.

  • Rise 2018-04-23 20:38

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iranian chambers of commerce stimulating entrepreneurship throughout country

    Entrepreneurship has come under the spotlight in many countries over the past decades and it has prompted the governments to adopt some new policies for promotion of entrepreneurship in their societies.

  • A woman is carrying a gallon of water on her head taken from a well located outside a village in the southwestern province of Kerman in May 2017. People in drought-stricken areas should sometimes walk a fairly long distance to obtain potable water for everyday use. (Photo by Vahid Abdi/Tehran Times) 2018/04/23

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Things are changing: "Wet gets wetter, dry gets drier"

    This is not new, our country is situated in an arid and semi-arid area, and we all know what it means: Iran is not normally defined as a wet country.

  • Mike Pompeo 2018-04-22 08:38

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Decoding Pompeo's words at U.S. Senate

    TEHRAN - The CIA Director "Mike Pompeo", who is nominee for Secretary of State, has recently mentioned meaningful words in his hearing at the Senate on Iran and the nuclear deal. In his words, he acknowledged that Iran was not after nuclear weapons even before the nuclear deal, nor will be in the future.

  • dollar 2018-04-21 19:45

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Currency rate policies & foreign trade

    Iranian government, as top officials have announced, is on the process of renovating its foreign currency system via managing domestic foreign currency market, reigning the currency rates, improving cooperation with exchange shops, and reinforcing exports.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2018/04/21

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Iranian traditional medicine: Eat a varied, well-balanced diet

    Over the previous articles the broad definition of the temperaments (Mizaj in Persian), their specifications, food and drinks producing the four humors, also called ‘Akhlat’ in Persian, in the body or formation of excessive amounts of the humors in the body leading to mal-temperament or Sou-e Mizaj, and most importantly healthy lifestyle tips suiting people with different temperaments were given.

  • cyberspace 2018-04-20 19:42

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Doors open in cyberspace, please come in!

    Have you ever tracked the amount of time you spend online? For me, it all started with installing a time-tracking app on my smartphone. It tracks minutes I spend on various sites or applications and the result was appalling! Logging 70 times in the messaging apps in less than two hours… and it was not very different for others when I asked them to install the application on their phones as well.

  • Angela Merkel and Trump 2018-04-20 12:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Berlin and Washington consult over the JCPOA

    TEHRAN - "Angela Merkel", Chancellor of Germany, is to travel to the United States and visit Donald Trump, the controversial President of the U.S. The visit takes place at a time when the economic disputes between Washington and the United States have reached its pick because of the U.S. government announcement of imposing tariffs on the imported steel and aluminum. Furthermore, Merkel intends to negotiate with Trump trying to convince him to remain as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Ghaderi 2018-04-17 08:43

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    Plan of U.S. and Europe for JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Evidences suggest that the United States is likely to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran. The appointment of "John Bolton" as the U.S. National Security Advisor and "Mike Pompeo" as Trump's Secretary of State, have sent certain signals to those following the JCPOA news.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-04-15 08:53

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Washington’s biggest mistake in Syria

    TEHRAN - United States, UK and French air strikes in Syria has attracted the attention of many media outlets and analysts. The U.S., despite Trump’s claims, has carried out a limited attack on the Middle Eastern country, but its consequences will certainly affect Trump and his allies in the near future. The issue can be analyzed from various angles.

  •  oil industry 2018-04-11 19:40

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iranian oil industry’s achievements in past year

    TEHRAN – The Iranian oil industry witnessed several turning points passing through the previous Iranian calendar year (which ended on March 20), stabilization of the country’s oil output in the range of 4 million barrels per day (bpd), exporting a record 2.6 million barrels of oil and gas condensate per day, and reaching a record high in production from joint fields of South Pars and West Karoun, are among the most important developments in the oil industry during the past year.

  • U.S.-China 2018-04-09 10:58

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    A contemplation on the U.S.-China Trade War

    TEHRAN - The trade war raised between the United States and China has entered a new phase. In 2017, there existed a verbal conflict between Washington and Beijing, but now we are witnessing a perfect pragmatic dispute between the two countries.

  • foreign currency 2018-04-08 21:08

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Foreign currency jump rears ugly head in domestic production, exports

    The new Iranian year, which began on March 21, has been named by Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei as the year of “Support for Iranian Products”. In general, supporting national products is expected to improve the level of Iran’s exports, however, regarding the current conditions at domestic foreign exchange market, puts the idea under some disputations.

  • Gaza 2018-04-08 11:56

    By M.A Saki

    Palestinians butchered for crying injustice

    For a second consecutive Friday, on March 30 and April 6, Israeli forces used live ammunition, killing 31 and injuring about 3000 peaceful Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza.

  • Zagros oak forests 2018/04/08

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Zagros oak forests would cry out if they could!

    It seems that there is a race between fungal disease and human greed for destroying Zagros oak forests and no matter which one wins, we will be the loser.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2018/04/08

    By Seyyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari

    Celebrate World Health Day with tips from Iranian traditional medicine

    TEHRAN — World Health Day, April 7, is a universal health awareness day celebrated since 1950, which is intended to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health annually.

  • transportation 2018-04-07 20:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    A year with more private sector’s contribution to transportation

    Transportation development is one of the most significant necessities for economic growth and improvement of public welfare.

  • Ghaderi 2018-04-07 09:00

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Big mistake of EU against Washington

    TEHRAN - The EU is still confused! The U.S. government's actions in the field of foreign affairs and economics have not been accompanied by strong and strong reaction from the European Union.

  • ‘Telegram to be unblocked if it accepts Iran’s conditions’ 2018-04-06 21:18

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Telegram, time to 'left'?

    Telegram, the familiar blue icon on cellphones of most Iranians, is being turned into a challenge on the national level.

  • Hanif Ghaffari 2018-04-06 11:49

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Rand’s reverse analysis!

    TEHRAN - Reuters, in a recent report by “James Dobbins” and “Dalia Dassa kaye”, senior analysts at the Rand Institute, has highlighted some points regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). It’s mentioned in this report that:

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-04-04 12:09

    By M.A. Saki

    Saudi prince’s bombastic words do not worth attention

    Again, this time in an interview with the Atlantic published on April 2, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman made harsh remarks against Iran, calling Iran part of the “triangle of evil” along with al-Qaeda, ISIS and other terrorist groups.

  • Donald Trump and Mohammed bin Salman 2018-04-03 09:33

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's attachment to ISIL and right wing extremism: A conflict managed by Washington

    TEHRAN - The radical right-wing movement, with its racist and nationalistic approach, is now finding more and more power in Europe. The confrontation with multicultural societies in Europe and the United States is one of the main goals of the leaders of the right-extremist movements in the West.

  • Trump
2018-03-16 13:05

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Movement of the White House towards radicalism

    TEHRAN - The removal of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from power and the replacement of CIA chief Mike Pompeo will create new crises at the White House. In the domestic circles of the United States, Tillerson was considered one of the few symbols of political rationality in the Trump cabinet. However, Pompeo has always been a symbol of extremism in the political and security structures of the United States.

  • Trump and EU 2018-03-16 12:49

    By Mohammad Ghaderi and Javad Heiran-Nia

    Europe, Iran baffled by U.S. position on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) “the worst deal ever” for the U.S.