• macron may merkel 2018-10-20 10:37

    By Saeed Sobhani

    What Is Europe's Strategy on the JCPOA?

    TEHRAN - The disputes over the "future of the nuclear deal" are still ongoing. The analysis of this conflict is not so easy, considering the remarkable relations between Washington and Europe. In other words, Western officials look at the nuclear deal not as an "independent legal variable", but as a "dependent political variable".

  • Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) 2018-10-20 10:29

    By Abdulhamid Bayati

    U.S. air force; competing with rivals or creating a new weapons market

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump has once again stressed the need for formation of U.S. space force, reasoning that Russia and China are pioneers in the area. 

  • ‘Russia continuing Iran co-up after U.S. JCPOA exit’ 2018-10-20 09:04

    ‘Russia continuing Iran co-up after U.S. JCPOA exit’

    TEHRAN – The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has stressed his country’s determination to maintain cooperation with Iran in the aftermath of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and restoration of sanctions, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Moscow hosts Iran-Russia-India summit 2018-10-19 22:44

    Moscow hosts Iran-Russia-India summit

    TEHRAN – The Russkiy Mir Foundation held a trilateral summit between the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russian Federation and India in Moscow on Friday. The summit will continue on Saturday.

  • putin 2018-10-19 19:02

    Russia cannot force Iran out of Syria: Putin

    TEHRAN - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia cannot force Iran to end its presence in Syria and rejected U.S. and Israeli calls for Moscow to persuade Iran to pull its military forces out of Syria.

  • Pakistan military 2018-10-18 09:03

    Pakistan, Russia to hold joint military exercises

    TEHRAN - The Pakistani and Russian militaries will conduct a joint military exercise, termed Friendship 2018, involving over 200 troops from both countries in Pakistan’s northern highlands from October 21 to November 4, the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced in a statement on Tuesday.

  • power grids 2018-10-18 08:40

    Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan hold meeting on synchronizing power grids

    TEHRAN- A trilateral taskforce between Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan on synchronizing the power grids of the three countries held its first meeting in Russia, IRIB reported on Tuesday.

  • Luxury rail travelers on excursion across Iran 2018-10-15 22:29

    Luxury rail travelers on excursion across Iran

    TEHRAN – Tens of international travelers, boarding a Golden Eagle Luxury Train, have commenced their exploration of many of Iranian remarkable sites and scenic landscapes.

  • Jeffrey Lefebvre 2018-10-15 12:22

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    S-300 restricts Israel air superiority in Syria: Lefebvre

    TEHRAN - If the S 300 high-level missile is delivered to Syria, Could limit air superiority Israel.

  • Richard D. Kauzlarich 2018-10-15 11:03

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    Deployment of S 300 in Syria is Russia's least costly measure against Israel: ex-U.S. ambassador

    TEHRAN - Russians make the least costly reprisal against Israel with deployment of S 300 system in Syria.

  • Haddad-Adel pushes for academic co-op with Russia 2018-10-15 00:30

    Haddad-Adel pushes for academic co-op with Russia

    TEHRAN – Universities and students can expand scientific, political, and religious relations by putting aside religious disagreements, the head of the Persian Language Academy has said, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • India-Russia 2018-10-11 16:54

    After India-Russia defense deal, Pakistan to import drones from China

    TEHRAN - In a new development that military observers believe can potentially lead to arms race in the region and lead to more tensions between the two estranged nuclear-armed neighbors – India and Pakistan – China is likely to export drones to Pakistan.

  • Kim Jong Un 2018-10-09 15:33

    Where Will Kim Jong Un go next? U.S. and Russia both want to see North Korea's Supreme Leader

    North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un is in unprecedented demand as the United States and Russia launch bids for face-to-face meetings with the young ruler, whose recent peace initiative has won over leaders of the two countries.

  • Russian economy 2018-10-09 12:40

    Russia wants to ditch U.S. dollar in trade with European partners

    The Russian Ministry of Finance said on Monday it may shift to the use of local currencies with European trade partners. The move will be part of the so-called de-dollarization of the Russian economy.

  • zarif 2018-10-08 19:24

    Zarif, Lavrov discuss energy cooperation

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discuss energy cooperation in a phone conversation on Monday.

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin prior to their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, October 5. The two nations' strategic relationship dates back to the Cold War and both leaders were keen to assert their identity as global economic power swings to the East. 2018-10-08 15:33

    India Will Buy Weapons from Russia and Oil from Iran, Ignoring U.S. Warnings

    India was set to enter lucrative bids for Russian weapons and Iranian oil, despite warnings and potential sanctions from Washington.

  • Hassan Ahmed Hassan 2018-10-07 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Idlib is no exception and its fate will be a defeat for terrorists

    The battle of Idlib is likely to be the final struggle towards the restoration of calm to Syria. How it will pan out and how the Syrian people see the struggle ahead is worth examination. Tehran Times sat with the head of the Political Department of the Syrian Army, Major General Hassan Ahmed Hassan, to discuss recent political developments in Syria and the future of Iranian-Syrian ties.

  • U.S.-Russia 2018-10-07 09:23

    ‘U.S.-Russia war moving to Afghanistan’

    TEHRAN - Noting that the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia were moving toward Afghanistan, Afghanistan’s deputy foreign minister said it could have “negative repercussions” for the war-torn country.

  • India-Russia 2018-10-07 09:04

    India, Russia condemn cross-border terrorism

    TEHRAN - India and Russia condemn cross-border terrorism and sanctuaries to terrorists, calling for a “decisive” response to the menace of international terrorism without any “double standards”.

  • Dollar 2018-10-06 22:00

    India mulls dumping dollar in oil trade with Iran, Russia, Venezuela

    TEHRAN - The Reserve Bank of India and Ministry of Finance have been tasked with exploring the viability of rupee and barter-based trade agreements with crude oil producing nations such as Russia, Iran and Venezuela, a report in Economic Times said, citing a government official familiar with the situation.

  • Maj. Gen. Igor Kirillov, the head of the Russian military’s radiation, biological and chemical protection troops speaks during a briefing in the Russian Defense Ministry’s headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. 2018-10-06 12:24

    Russia claims U.S. running secret bio weapons lab in Georgia

    MOSCOW — Russia’s Defense Ministry said Thursday that the United States appeared to be running a clandestine biological weapons lab in the country of Georgia, allegedly flouting international conventions and posing a direct security threat to Russia — allegations the Pentagon angrily rejected.

  • Najdat Anzour 2018-10-06 09:59

    By Mohammad Fatemizadeh 

    Delivery of S-300 to Syria prevents Israel from assisting terrorists: Anzour 

    TEHRAN - Russia’s Ilyushin-20 military aircraft was shot down in western Syria with Russian S-200 by Syrian air defense forces and all 15 crew of the plane were killed.

  • Novak 2018-10-05 21:26

    Moscow wants further cooperation with Iran: Novak

    Moscow is interested in continuing cooperation with Iran, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday.

  • Washington: Iran can use Russia-U.S. deconfliction line in Syria 2018-10-05 20:05

    Washington: Iran can use Russia-U.S. deconfliction line in Syria

    TEHRAN – The United States is urging Iran to use the U.S.-Russia deconfliction line in case of possible airstrikes in Syria, unlike a recent Iranian strike, which came with no warning, U.S. Central Command Commander General Joseph Votel said in a press briefing on Thursday.

  • S-400 missile system 2018-10-03 11:40

    President Putin to oversee the sale of air defence systems during his visit to India this week, Kremlin official says.

    Russia and India 'set to sign $5bn S-400 missile deal'

    Russia and India are set to sign a deal worth more than five billion dollars on the delivery of Russian S-400 missile systems to New Delhi, according to the Kremlin. 

  • گفتگو با سفیر کوبا 2018-10-03 08:45

    By Maryam Khormaei

    Cuban ambassador: The U.S. strategy is to provoke disappointment through economic hardship

    In an exclusive interview, Mr. Alexis Bandrich Vega Cuban ambassador to Iran discussed a host of issues with Tehran Times and Mehr News correspondent including the U.S. policy towards Cuba, the reason behind the popularity and even recent failure of some socialist governments as well as Tehran- Havana bilateral relations.

  • اس 300 2018-10-02 15:27

    By Somayeh Khomarbaqi

    S-300 missiles may help usher in the demise of U.S. unipolarity

    TEHRAN – Russia’s Ilyushin-20 military aircraft was shot down in western Syria with a Russian S-200 missile by Syrian air defense forces and all 15 crew of the plane were killed. Russia blamed Tel Aviv after authorities figured out what had happened. The Zionists didn’t know the consequences for their action. After the incident, Russia was determined to provide Damascus with the S-300 air defense missile.

  • Kallol Bhattacherjee 2018-10-01 17:37

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Putin’s India visit will test Modi’s idea of ‘strategic autonomy’ for India’

    TEHRAN - Russian President Vladmir Putin will be visiting India next week (October 4-5) to attend the 19th India-Russia summit with focus on advancing bilateral ties between the two countries. New Delhi is hoping to build on the momentum of the successful summit held in Sochi in May this year and follow up on the ambitious defence deals.

  • UK PM Trade Envoy to Iran Lord Norman Lamont 2018-10-01 11:20

    By Marjohn Sheikhi

    U.S. running a real risk to international trading system: Lord Lamont

    TEHRAN– UK PM Trade Envoy to Iran Lord Norman Lamont said in an exclusive interview with Mehr News that U.S. President Trump’s extensive use of the sanctions regime is running a real risk to the international trading system.

  • UN 2018-09-30 14:44

    UN General Assembly 2018: The latest updates

    World leaders gathered in New York City on Saturday to take part in the fifth day of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).