• Matthew Bunn 2018-09-26 13:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU want to continue economic cooperation with Iran: Bunn

    TEHRAN - Matthew Bunn, a specialist in nuclear security at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, believes that “Trump administration's wrong-headed decision to reimpose U.S. sanctions is likely to have a big impact on many companies' decisions on investment and trade with Iran.”

  • Land subsidence a dire threat to Tehran 2018-09-26 09:57

    Land subsidence a dire threat to Tehran

    TEHRAN — Depletion of groundwater resources and pumping water excessively out of the ground at a faster rate that is replenished over the long-term have led to land subsidence and constitute a serious threat to Tehran.

  • Parham Janfeshan 2018-09-26 09:33

    By Parham Janfeshan

    World Tourism Day reminder about importance of preserving history of a nation

    TEHRAN — Speaking of Iranian history, the first thing that comes to the mind is Cultural Heritage. This social phenomenon is a heritage from far back in the past and can determine a nation’s history and civilization.

  • Iran can join UNTOC with reservation right 2018-09-26 08:32

    Iran can join UNTOC with reservation right

    TEHRAN – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that Iran can join the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) using a reservation under the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT).

  • Maximum pressure on Iran risks regional escalation: Germany 2018-09-25 19:52

    Maximum pressure on Iran risks regional escalation: Germany

    TEHRAN – The United States’ strategy of applying maximum pressure on Iran will not work alone and carries the risk of a regional escalation, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said.

  • IRGC: Enemies strategically mistaken about Iranian nation 2018-09-25 19:41

    IRGC: Enemies strategically mistaken about Iranian nation

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) said on Tuesday that Iran’s enemies have made a strategic mistake with regard to the Iranian nation, which has unified the nation against foreign threats.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-09-25 14:02

    By Javad Heirannia

    Next election is a referendum for Trump: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “No doubt other participants in the coming Security Council meeting--and not just Iran, which needs to be given an opportunity to speak--will raise the point that the United States under Trump has been in violation of an agreement that became enshrined in a Security Council resolution that passed by a unanimous vote.”

  • Rouhani 2018-09-25 13:24

    Rouhani: ‘If Trump wants to talk to Iran, he first should return to nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran would only talk to U.S. President Donald Trump if his administration proved its trustworthiness and reversed its decision on the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Javad Zarif - Federica Mogherini 2018-09-25 12:25

    EU and Iran agree on new payment system to skirt U.S. sanctions

    In a major snub to the United States, the European Union (EU) has decided to set up a new mechanism to enable legal trade with Iran without encountering U.S. sanctions. 

  • Bennett Johnston 2018-09-25 12:01

    By Javad Heirannia

    Mattis leaving will not change U.S. approach toward Iran: former Senator

    TEHRAN – Bennett Johnston, an American politician in the Democratic Party and lobbyist who represented Louisiana in the United States Senate is the opinion that “Mattis is very well regarded by both democrats and republicans, so to fire him would be an unpopular thing and would probably be harmful to republicans in the midterm elections.”

  • Pakistan first to condemn Ahvaz attack: consulate 2018-09-25 00:05

    Pakistan first to condemn Ahvaz attack: consulate

    TEHRAN – Pakistan was the first country which condemned the Ahvaz terrorist attack and Pakistan’s Ambassador Riffat Masood was also the first foreign diplomatic representative in Iran who shared the grief with brotherly Islamic country of Iran, Pakistan’s consulate in Mashhad has said in a statement.

  • Mudasir Sheikh 2018/09/24

    By Mudasir Sheikh

    U.S. losing its technological and economic might

    TEHRAN - According to Alibaba group co-founder Jack Ma, U.S. has spent $14.2 trillion on 13 wars during the past 30 years. Bloomberg recently reported that the U.S. spending will exceed its revenues by $804 billion in the fiscal year through September and till 2020. U.S. budget deficit is estimated to surpass $1 trillion and country’s debt has already crossed $21 trillion mark.

  • A view of Shahdad District within Iran’s UNESCO-registered Lut Desert 2018-09-24 23:37

    Hottest place on earth: Iran to hold ultramarathon to promote tourism

    TEHRAN – A number of national and international runners will compete in the 3rd Iranian Silk Road Ultramarathon to be held across Iran’s UNESCO-registered Lut Desert, known as one of the hottest places on earth.

  • کمیسیون اروپا 2018-09-24 23:36

    European powers back Iran deal ahead of UN summit

    TEHRAN – A number of European leaders have expressed support for the 2015 nuclear deal ahead of the United Nations General Assembly.

  • A poster for the 2018 Tourism Expo Japan 2018-09-24 23:21

    Iran highlights tourism potentials, traditions at Tokyo fair

    TEHRAN – Iran participated in Tourism Expo Japan, which was held in Tokyo Big Site aka Tokyo International Exhibition Center from September 20 to 23.

  • JMMC 2018-09-24 23:05

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    OPEC defies Trump’s call for more oil, now what ?

    The 10th gathering of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) of OPEC and non-OPEC members on Sunday ended, as Iran insisted, without any direct decision on additional supply boost.

  • U.S. fully disrupting medicine supply to Iran 2018-09-24 20:04

    U.S. fully disrupting medicine supply to Iran

    TEHRAN – The United States has completely disrupted the supply of medicine to Iran despite claiming that its sanctions do not include medicine, Masoud Pezeshkian, the deputy speaker of the parliament, said on Monday.

  • A poster for “Paradise” by Ali Atshani. 2018-09-24 17:58

    Willi Fest finds Iran’s “Paradise”

    TEHRAN – “Paradise”, a comedy drama by Iranian filmmaker Ali Atshani will be competing in the Willi Fest, which will be held in New York City on September 28 and 29.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-09-24 11:52

    By Payman Yazdani

    Possible Democratic takeover of the House unlikely to change Trump’s Iran policy: Zonis

    TEHRAN - Professor of international political economy believes U.S. foreign policy is largely the prerogative on the President and his Secretary of State so possible Democratic takeover of the House is unlikely to change Trump’s policy towards Iran. 

  • Hatami: Terror act showed weakness of global arrogance 2018-09-24 00:53

    Hatami: Terror act showed weakness of global arrogance

    TEHRAN – The Saturday terrorist attack in Ahvaz once again showed the weakness of the global arrogance and the sovereignty of Iran in the world, Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Sunday.

  • شمع روشن کردن مردم برای همدردی با قربانیان حادثه تروریستی در اهواز 2018-09-23 22:37

    Countries denounce terrorist attack in Ahvaz

    TEHRAN – A number of countries have denounced or offered condolences over a terrorist attack which on Saturday targeted military personnel and civilians in Ahvaz, southwest Iran. 

  • Parliament committee reviews Iran lawsuits against U.S. 2018-09-23 20:22

    MPs member to security committee to visit terror-hit Ahvaz

    TEHRAN – The spokesman of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Sunday that a group comprising of MPs sitting on the committee are set to visit Ahvaz on Monday in order to examine the terror attack closely.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-09-23 20:21

    U.S. uses terrorism as a tool to advance policies: Iran’s Qassemi

    TEHRAN – Terrorism is a strategic tool for the United States to advance its foreign policies in the world, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Sunday, responding to an annual State Department report which named Iran “the leading state sponsor of terror.”

  • Car use increases by 40% in h2 in Tehran: deputy mayor 2018-09-23 18:04

    Car use increases by 40% in h2 in Tehran: deputy mayor

    TEHRAN — Car use surges in the second half of the year by 40 percent in the capital, Mohsen Pourseyyed Aqaei, deputy mayor of Tehran for traffic and transport affairs, has said.

  • In a symbolic gesture President Rouhani rang the bell at a girls’ high school in Tehran 2018-09-23 18:03

    Progress, resistance achieved via schools: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday underlined the importance of schools for the Iranian society, saying Iran’s progress and resistance was achieved through the schools.

  • Europe 2018-09-23 12:31

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe’s support of Iran’s JCPOA: Actions speak louder than words

    TEHRAN - Iran is calling for keeping the European countries in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action formally known as JCPOA, including Germany, to save it, without the participation of the United States. But the Germans are reluctant to continue to cooperate with Iran due to U.S. secondary sanctions.

  • Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Bagheri 2018-09-23 10:07

    Military chief: Armed forces more ready than ever to defend Iran

    TEHRAN - Armed Forces Chief of Staff Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said on Saturday that the armed forces “are ready more than ever” to defend the country.

  • Golestan Palace Museum 2018-09-23 00:05

    Museums to open doors for free on World Tourism Day

    TEHRAN — All museums across Iran will offer free entry on September 27, concurrent with World Tourism Day, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • امیر سیاری 2018-09-22 20:28

    ‘Iran helping 30 countries in area of security’ 

    TEHRAN - Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, the deputy army chief for coordination affairs, said on Saturday that Iran has been helping 30 countries in the area of regional security.

  • سردار سرلشگر رحیم صفوی 2018-09-22 20:27

    General urges U.S. to leave West Asia 

    TEHRAN - Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military adviser to the Leader, said on Saturday that Iran is seeking to establish security in the West Asia region and urged the U.S. to leave the region.