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  • ACD conference opens in Hamedan 2018-08-27 17:54

    ACD conference opens in Hamedan

    A photo collection depicts the opening ceremony of “Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Tourism Capital, 2018”.It is an international conference that brought together representatives from member states in Hamedan, an ancient city in western Iran. The ceremony was attended by Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, tourism chief Ali-Asghar Mounesan, ACD Secretary General Bundit Limschoon and invitees from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cambodia, Azerbaijan, Japan, Georgia, Vietnam, South Korea, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Spain.Tehran Times / Reza Zanganeh

  • Hamedan 2018 Tourism Capital 2018-08-27 17:28

    Asia Cooperation Dialogue meeting opens in Hamedan

    TEHRAN – Amid hopes to provide ample opportunities for development of tourism in Hamedan, the conference of Asia Cooperation Dialogue, titled “ACD Tourism Capital, 2018”, opened in this ancient city in western Iran on Monday.

  • Envoy: Iran paying huge price in drug fight 2018-08-27 13:34

    Envoy: Iran paying huge price in drug fight

    TEHRAN – Kazem Gharib Abadi, Iran’s representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, says Iran has been paying a huge price for the fight against drug trafficking, the main part of which is to prevent the transit of narcotics to other countries.

  • Japanese minister calls for close ties with Tehran 2018-08-27 13:32

    Japanese minister calls for close ties with Tehran

    TEHRAN – The Japanese minister of education, culture, sports, science and technology on Sunday described Tehran-Tokyo as “historical” and called for the development of bilateral relations in all fields.

  • F-5 fighter jet crashes in southern Iran 2018-08-27 13:32

    F-5 fighter jet crashes in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – An F-5 fighter jet operated by the Air Force crashed in the southern province of Khuzestan on Sunday afternoon, leaving the pilot dead.

  • Traffic-related deaths up 2.5% yr/yr 2018-08-27 09:57

    Traffic-related deaths up 2.5% yr/yr

    TEHRAN — Some 5,497 lost their lives in traffic-related accidents over the first 4 months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22) which indicates a 2.5-percent increase compared to the same period last year, Fars reported on Sunday.

  • A poster for the Iran-Ukraine Cultural Dialogue Days 2018-08-26 19:03

    Book City Institute to host Iran-Ukraine Cultural Dialogue Days

    TEHRAN – The Fereshteh branch of the Book City Institute in Tehran will be playing host the Iran-Ukraine Cultural Dialogue Days this week.

  • People visit the 31st Tehran International Book Fair at Imam Khomeini Mosalla on May 8, 2018. (IRNA/Fatemeh Behbudi) 2018-08-26 19:01

    Iranians spend 13 minutes a day reading: culture minister 

    TEHRAN – The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance has said that the average Iranian spends 13 minutes a day reading.

  • 4 killed in western Iran while trying to put out wildfire 2018-08-26 14:30

    4 killed in western Iran while trying to put out wildfire

    TEHRAN — Two rangers and two enviornmtal activists were killed while trying to extinguish the wildfire raging in forests in Marivan, western province of Kordestan, on Saturday.

  • Economy Minister Massoud Karbasian 2018-08-26 13:20

    Economy minister voted out over handling economy

    TEHRAN – Economy Minister Massoud Karbasian failed to secure the parliament’s vote of confidence on Sunday following an impeachment in the wake of skyrocketing prices in the country and devaluation of the local currency.

  • U.S. economic sanction affects European security 2018-08-26 10:50

    By Alireza Mohammadi

    U.S. economic sanction affects European security

    TEHRAN - The U.S. is pursuing its unilateral and oppressive sanctions against Russia, Iran, and more recently, Turkey, with specific and insidious objectives. These sanctions can have a number of significant economic consequences on the countries affected as well as the region.

  • Raghib Hussain 2018/08/26

    By: Raghib Hussain

    Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline only panacea to Pakistan's energy crisis

    TAHRAN - Last week, Imran Khan was sworn in as the new premier of Pakistan. In his first televised address to the nation, the cricketer-turned-politician outlined his vision for Pakistan and vowed to build the foundation of Naya Pakistan (New Pakistan), which was the dream of country's founding fathers Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Sir Mohammad Iqbal.

  • زلزله کرمانشاه 2018-08-26 09:55

    Magnitude-5.9 quake in western Iran: 3 dead, 243 injured

    TEHRAN — An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck the western city of Tazeh-Abad in Kermanshah province in the small hours on Sunday, claiming 3 lives and leaving 243 injured.

  • Iran’s human rights council criticizes Riyadh’s executions 2018-08-26 09:54

    Iran’s human rights council criticizes Riyadh’s executions

    TEHRAN – Iranian Judiciary’s High Council of Human Rights on Saturday voiced deep concern about a possible move by Saudi Arabia to execute five political activists, describing as “unacceptable” Riyadh’s policy to crack down on the “truth-seeking” activists.

  • Armed forces under Leader’s command: general 2018-08-26 09:53

    Armed forces under Leader’s command: general

    TEHRAN – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri said on Saturday that under the Islamic Republic’s constitution, the armed forces are under the command of Leader of the Islamic Revolution.

  • MBS urged Assad to cut ties with Iran, Hezbollah: Lebanese MP 2018-08-26 09:49

    MBS urged Assad to cut ties with Iran, Hezbollah: Lebanese MP

    TEHRAN – A Lebanese lawmaker affiliated to Hezbollah says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has recently offered Syrian President Bashar al-Assad huge sums of money for the reconstruction of his war-torn country provided that Damascus severs ties with Tehran and Lebanon’s Hezbollah, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran, Negar Gerami 2018-08-26 09:29

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Global community should help Iran address refugee issues: S. Korean envoy

    Korea contributes $2.2m to WFP to support 30,000 Afghan refugees living in Iran

    TEHRAN — The issue of refugees in Iran is not the problem of a certain country, so definitely they need the assistance from the global community, ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun, said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • Ghaderi 2018-08-26 09:15

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    European troika with France's basic role keeps to buy time

    The European Commission recently adopted a first package of €18 million for projects in support of sustainable economic and social development in the Islamic Republic of Iran, including €8 million assistance to the private sector.

  • پیام ظریف 2018-08-25 22:41

    Iran awaiting European guarantees on oil sales, banking: Zarif

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said “We are still waiting for Europe to take action on the sale of Iranian oil and the preservation of banking channels,” according to ISNA.

  • Azerbaijani tourist arrivals in Iran up 31.2% in Jan.-Oct. 2018-08-25 22:38

    Azerbaijani tourist arrivals in Iran up 31.2% in Jan.-Oct.

    TEHRAN – Over 600 thousand Azerbaijani nationals visited Iran during the first seven months of the year, increasing 31.2 percent from a year ago, IRNA reported.

  • irgc 2018-08-25 22:33

    Iran will have a lasting presence in region: IRGC

    TEHRAN - Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Deputy Commander for Political Affairs Brigadier General Yadollah Javani has said that the era of the U.S. in the region has come to an end and it is Iran who will have a lasting presence in the region.

  • rouhani 2018-08-25 22:02

    United Iran will get past problems, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the country will pass through problems with unity and resistance.

  • Iran exports nuclear medicine to 14 countries: AEOI spokesman 2018-08-25 11:31

    Iran exports nuclear medicine to 14 countries: AEOI spokesman

    TEHRAN – Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said that Iran exports nuclear medicine to 14 countries, including two European states.

  • Russia says respects Iran’s presence in Syria 2018-08-25 11:27

    Russia says respects Iran’s presence in Syria

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday that his country treats Iran’s steps to furnish its own security and activities with great respect, “specifically in Syria at the invitation of this country’s legitimate government.”

  • UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria 2018-08-25 11:25

    UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria

    TEHRAN – UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited Iran, Russia and Turkey to negotiations on Syria’s Constitutional Committee, a UN spokeswoman said on Friday. 

  • Munafiqeen 2018-08-25 10:18

    By Ali Rajabi

    Shameful history of the Munafiqeen

    From claiming responsibility for assassination of 17,000 Iranians to threatening to assassinate General Soleimani

    TEHRAN - “Our mission was to attack the buses and set them on fire. The unit I was responsible for carried out four operations. One of these buses got blocked on the street. Our armed men poured gasoline all over the bus, lit it with passengers still inside and quickly escaped the scene.”

  • Kazempour 2018-08-24 22:28

    ‘U.S. using SPR means Iranian oil cannot be replaced by others'

    TEHRAN – Iran’s OPEC governor said a U.S. sale of crude stockpiles from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) shows that other producers can’t raise output enough to replace Iranian crude, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.

  • qassemi 2018-08-24 22:19

    ‘EU’s 18 million euro aid not related to package to save nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Thursday that the European Union’s 18 million euro aid for Iran has nothing to do with a package supposed to be offered to save the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Nakanishi 2018-08-24 22:15

    Japan to strengthen trade ties with Iran: Keidanren chairman

    TEHRAN- Hiroaki Nakanishi, the chairman of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation), voiced his country’s readiness for boosting trade ties with Iran, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • پرچم ایران و اتحادیه اروپا 2018-08-24 22:07

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Never humiliate an Iranian!

    Over the past days we heard news about the European Union’s 18million euro aid to Iran (the JCPOA). The EU in an announcement said this was part of a greater package of 50 million euros. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini explained: “This new package will widen economic and sectoral relations in areas that are of direct benefit to our citizens.”