Iran

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  • File photo: Foreign travelers browse handicrafts at a Tehran crafts exhibit. 2019-06-15 19:04

    Suitcase trade exports of handicrafts fetches Iran $99m in year

    TEHRAN – Iran earned some $99 million from exporting handicrafts via suitcase trade (allowed for customs-free and tax-free transfer) during the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), the deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, said on Monday, CHTN reported.

  • Donald Trump 2019-06-15 11:31

    By Saeed Sobhani

    The probability of defeat of Trump in the upcoming presidential election

    Controversial president in deadlock!

    Recent polls in the United States show that Donald Trump's defeat in presidential elections next year is likely. These polls are published while Trump in the field of foreign policy is extremely confused and incapacitated. He has practically lost the game against Iran, China, and Venezuela.

  • white house 2019-06-15 10:27

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    The White House promotional campaign against Iran is defeated

    The United States Secretary of State, who is one of the symbols of assassination, violence, killing and disregard for international law, has accused the Islamic Republic of Iran of recent attacks in the Oman Sea. This charge comes from Mike Pompeo to Iran, the nature of the Trump government has long been outlined for the world's public opinion!

  • ‘Dam construction in Afghanistan will possibly leave Hamoun wetland dried’  2019-06-14 23:49

    ‘Dam construction in Afghanistan will possibly leave Hamoun wetland dried’ 

    TEHRAN — Dam construction projects on Helmand River in Afghanistan can possibly result in total dryness of Hamoun wetland in the future, southeastern Iran, deputy environment chief Masoud Tajrishi has said.

  • Relief foundation invests $155m in setting up solar plants nationwide  2019-06-14 23:48

    Relief foundation invests $155m in setting up solar plants nationwide 

    TEHRAN — Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has made an investment of 6.5 trillion rials (nearly $155 million) last year (March 2018-March 2019) in setting up solar plants for the underprivileged families under its assistance, the foundation’s director has said.

  • IMO director among members of WMO's Executive Council  2019-06-14 23:47

    IMO director among members of WMO's Executive Council 

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Meteorological Organization (IMO) director Sahar Tajbakhsh was elected as one of the members of the World Meteorological Congress Executive Council, IMO announced in a press release. 

  • explosion of oil tanker in the Sea of Oman 2019-06-14 20:40

    Iran calls suspicious nature of attacks on oil tankers ‘alarming’

    TEHRAN – Tehran on Friday categorically rejected accusations by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday morning.

  • Japanese prime minister visits National Museum of Iran 2019-06-14 19:45

    Japanese prime minister visits National Museum of Iran

    TEHRAN – During his landmark visit to Iran, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe toured the National Museum of Iran on Thursday.

  • Meybod hosting regional handicrafts exhibit 2019-06-14 19:35

    Meybod hosting regional handicrafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Meybod, which is a world city of handicrafts, is hosting a crafts exhibition in which craftspeople from ten provinces are participating.

  • Pahlavi regime opposed freedom, religion: Ahmad Khatami 2019-06-14 19:29

    Trump knows he cannot fight Iran: cleric

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump knows that he cannot “fight” Iran, interim Friday prayer leader Ahmad Khatami told worshippers in Tehran.

  • Iran, Austria explore ways to expand tourism ties 2019-06-14 19:26

    Iran, Austria explore ways to expand tourism ties

    TEHRAN – Delegations of Iranian and Australian officials as well as experts exchanged views on how to broaden tourism ties in a three-day meeting held in Vienna.

  • A combination photo shows front covers of four books Nardeban published in Persian to teach young children how to resist uncomfortable touches. 2019-06-14 18:26

    Books on child abuse prevention published in Persian

    TEHRAN – Four books to teach young children how to resist uncomfortable touching have been published in Persian, Iranian publisher Nardeban announced on Thursday.

  • Photographs show how life goes on in Iran’s Uraman village 2019-06-14 16:15

    By Maryam Rezaei

    Photographs show how life goes on in Iran’s Uraman village

    Photos offer a glimpse of everyday life in Uraman village of Iran’s Kurdistan province. The village is characterized by a juicy history and a scenic mountainous nature. People in the area are somewhat self-sufficient in making their needed goods. Their important sources of income derives from making various handicrafts, animal breeding, agriculture and working as porters importing goods from neighboring Iraq. The people of Uraman have a great tendency towards music and traditional dances that come from their cheerful and joyful temper. They are also hospitable, sympathetic, intimate yet very hardworking.

  • Trump 2019-06-14 13:40

    By Martin Love

    Nothing is so dangerous as a wounded beast backed into a corner by itself…

    NORTH CAROLINA - Trump’s foreign policy slant in the past year has gone so far off the rails touting the demands of right-wing Zionists and their supporters both in Israel and the U.S. that the U.S. is rarely seen as anything but a dangerous, rogue element across the world stirring up enmity and harm.

  • United States 2019-06-14 13:34

    ‘A war with Iran not in our strategic interest’: U.S. military 

    The United States has “no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East”, the U.S. military said on Thursday.

  • Shinzo Abe 2019-06-14 13:15

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    The equation is clear, mediation has no meaning!

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Tehran can be viewed from a variety of dimensions. The trip comes at a time when the United States has formally withdrawn from the nuclear deal with Iran, and the three European countries, Germany, Britain and France, have not taken any steps in maintaining the Babe over the past year.

  • Rouhani, Xi meet in Bishkek 2019-06-14 12:38

    Xi says China will promote steady ties with Iran

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iran’s president on Friday that China will promote steady development of ties with Iran no matter how the situation changes, Chinese state media said.

  • Seyyed Abbas Mousavi 2019-06-14 12:10

    Iran warns U.S. over blame game through 'suspicious' attacks

    Iran has warned the US to stop playing a blame game through "suspicious" attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East, describing the American behavior as "worrying". 

  • World Blood Donor Day 2019: save lives by donating blood regularly 2019-06-14 11:40

    World Blood Donor Day 2019: save lives by donating blood regularly

    On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day 2019, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari emphasized that everyone in the world had the right to access safe blood transfusion, when and where it was needed. Access to safe blood and blood products is essential for universal health coverage (UHC) and a key component of effective health systems.

  • Zarif NBC 2019-06-12 23:54

    Zarif: Iranians facing economic war and hate propaganda by U.S.

    TEHRAN – In a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Wednesday, Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United States not only has started an “economic war” against Iran it has also launched a “daily hate propaganda” against the Islamic Republic.

  • Abe - Rouhani 2019-06-12 23:25

    Abe: Japan will use its “utmost effort” to reduce tension in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who visited Tehran on Wednesday afternoon said he will use his country’s “utmost effort” to deescalate tension in the Persian Gulf and the wider Middle East region.

  • Rouhani Abe 2019-06-12 22:00

    Abe’s high-profile visit to Tehran

    TEHRAN – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Tehran on Wednesday afternoon for talks with top Iranian leaders.  

  • Fossilized plants recently discovered in northwest Iran 2019-06-12 21:14

    Millennia-old plant fossils discovered in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Millennia-old fossil remains of various plants have recently been discovered in Meshkin Shahr county, northwest Iran, CHTN reported on Wednesday.

  • Tourism contributes $11.8b to Iran’s GDP: Mounesan 2019-06-12 19:48

    Tourism contributes $11.8b to Iran’s GDP: Mounesan

    TEHRAN – Iran’s earnings from tourism contributed $11.8b to its gross domestic product (GDP) in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), Tourism Chief Ali-Asghar Mounesan said on Tuesday.

  • عباس عراقچی 2019-06-12 19:22

    Araqchi: Security in Persian Gulf is an ‘integrated and indivisible concept’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says security in the Persian Gulf is an “integrated and indivisible” concept.

  • Abe/Rouhani 2019-06-12 16:48

    Japan’s Abe arrives in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo arrived in Tehran on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Subatan highlands, a heaven for hikers, nature lovers and off-road adventurers 2019-06-12 14:53

    Subatan highlands, a heaven for hikers, nature lovers and off-road adventurers

    TEHRAN – Subatan highlands, popularly known as a “heaven” in northwestern Iran, is also a heaven for trekking, hiking and adventurous backpacking trips. It’s also an amazing off-road destination.

  • abe 2019-06-12 11:35

    Abe says Japan seeks to play a role for regional peace

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he wants to have candid talks with the Iranian leadership to secure stability in the Middle East, in a high-stakes attempt to act as a mediator between Iran and the United States.

  • Abe/Rouhani 2019-06-12 11:13

    By Chris Cook

    A Low Carbon Enlightenment

    In the first of two articles on energy strategy (Tehran Times 10th June 2019) I observed how the US implemented a physical energy strategy of Energy Dominance in the 18 months to 1st January 2019. The strategic US aim is to control global oil and gas markets by exporting almost unlimited Molecules of US Freedom of shale oil and associated natural gas.

  • Nizar Zakka  2019-06-11 19:54

    Iran frees Lebanese-American prisoner Nizar Zakka 

    TEHRAN – A diplomat with the Lebanese embassy in Tehran has confirmed the release of Lebanese-American national Nizar Zakka from a prison in Iran and his extradition to Beirut.