• iran 2017-12-16 20:52

    By staff and agency

    Iran calls U.S. complicit in Yemen calamity

    Iran’s permanent mission to the UN has said since Saudi Arabia relies heavily on the Trump administration’s help in its war on Yemen, Washington is a complicit in the sufferings of the Yemeni people.

  • Andy Storey 2017-12-13 10:31

    By Vahid Pourtajrishi

     EU welcomes decline of U.S. global hegemony: expert

    TEHRAN _ Andy Storey, the professor of Politics and International Relations of Dublin University believes that Trump's recklessness may inadvertantly preciptate a faster decline of the U.S. than would otherwise have occurred, and possibly a desire on the part of European elites to create, for example, an independent military capacity.

  • Kaveh Madani 2017-12-10 09:29

    Intl. environmental co-op must be fair, not hampered by sanctions, politicization

    TEHRAN — We strongly believe in the fact that environmental problems are trans-boundary and trans-generational, and need to be solved through effective international cooperation mechanisms that are fair and not hampered by economic sanctions and politicization, Iranian environment official Kaveh Madani has said.

  • غلامعلی خوش رو 2017-12-09 12:45

    Iran’s UN ambassador: U.S. al-Quds move legitimizes occupation

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Friday that Donald Trump’s recognition of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel amounts to legitimizing occupation, IRNA reported.

  • China makes contributions to WFP Iran to support afghan and Iraqi refugees 2017-11-29 07:21

    China makes contributions to WFP Iran to support afghan and Iraqi refugees

    TEHRAN – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) welcomes China’s contribution to provide food assistance to Afghan and Iraqi refugees and promote education for refugee girls residing in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Iran, Russia, Turkey send Sochi statement to UN 2017-11-26 12:24

    Iran, Russia, Turkey send Sochi statement to UN

    TEHRAN – Iran, Russian and Turkey, as the three guarantors of the Syrian peace talks, have sent a letter to the United Nations secretary general and the president of the UN Security Council demanding that the final statement of their presidents in Sochi be registered as a UN Security Council document.

  • zarif 2017-11-21 09:13

    Zarif reiterates cooperation with UN on Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday reiterated Tehran’s support for peace and stability in Afghanistan, saying Tehran is ready to cooperate with the United Nations to help meet the needs of Afghanistan.

  • un 2017-11-19 20:14

    Takfiri ideology is Saudi born, Iran insists

    An Iranian diplomat to the United Nation on Friday insisted on Tehran’s long-held belief that Takfiri ideologies are Saudi born that cannot be underestimated.

  • un 2017-11-16 11:09

    ‘Saudi partnership in fight on terrorism is mockery of humanity’

    Saudis kill more children in Yemen than terrorists, Iran says

    Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the UN has said that Saudi Arabia is killing more children in Yemen than “Al-Qaeda, ISIS and Nusrah put together around the globe”.

  • Mahmoud Abbas 2017-11-14 04:26

    By Mahmoud Abbas

    Britain must atone for the Balfour declaration – and 100 years of suffering

    Many British people will not know of Sir Arthur James Balfour, an early 20th century foreign secretary. For 12 million Palestinians, his name is all too familiar. On the 100th anniversary of the Balfour declaration, the British government should take the opportunity to make things right.

  • سازمان ملل 2017-10-29 13:52

    UN ratifies Iran-proposed nuclear disarmament resolution

    Despite obstruction by the U.S. and its allies, the United Nations on Saturday approved a non-binding resolution proposed by Iran for nuclear disarmament.

  • Negar Gerami,WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran/ Photo by Majid Hamed Haqdoust, Tehran Times 2017-10-18 11:21

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    ‘WFP aims to ensure food security by innovative means’

    TEHRAN — The World Food Program (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Each year, WFP assists some 80 million people in around 80 countries.

  • Khoshrou 2017-10-11 09:09

    ‘Iran to respond appropriately to any violation of nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN – The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations said on Tuesday that Tehran would respond appropriately to any violation of the nuclear deal, ISNA reported.

  • The elderly gather, play group games 2017-10-07 18:10

    The elderly gather, play group games

    TEHRAN — A crowd of senior Tehrani citizens gathered together, walked in groups and played group games at Tehran Theater Complex on Friday.

  • Gary Lewis (L) and Isa Kalantari 2017-10-03 20:13

    Iran, UN underline need for increased environmental co-op

    TEHRAN — The UN resident coordinator and UNDP representative in Iran met with the chief of Iran’s Department of Environment, emphasizing the importance of greater environmental cooperation between Iran and the United Nations.

  • Adnan Tabatabai 2017-09-25 21:37

    by Zahra Khezri

    P4+1, EU would try to do their best to keep JCPOA alive: CARPO chief

    Approving Iran as being non-compliant is U.S. difficult task

  • Peace festival 2017-09-19 19:37

    By Hamid Gholamzadeh

    World peace festival kicked off in Republic of Korea

    A Culture of Peace was envisioned at a Peace Festival at the 3rd Annual Commemoration of the WARP Summit.

  • peace 2017-09-18 19:22

    Tehran hosts “women, the architects of peace” congress

    TEHRAN – An international congress with the theme of “women, the architects of peace” was held here on Sunday on the occasion of the World Peace Day, which is annually marked on September 21.

  • Isa Kalantari (L) and Gary Lewis 2017-09-17 20:13

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Iran marks Intl. Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer

    TEHRAN — Iran marked on Sunday the United Nations’ International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer commemorating the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 1987.

  • No plan for Zarif-Tillerson meeting in UN, Iran says 2017-09-15 20:08

    No plan for Zarif-Tillerson meeting in UN, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Thursday that there will be no meeting between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his American counterpart Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York, ISNA reported.

  • UN special in Iran to discuss Syrian crisis 2017-08-28 10:23

    UN special in Iran to discuss Syrian crisis

    TEHRAN – United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, was set to visit Tehran to discuss the Syrian crisis with top Iranian officials, Press TV reported.

  • North Korea 2017-08-22 04:04

    By Lee Jong-Wha

    Planning for Korean reunification

    The long-simmering North Korean nuclear crisis has reached a near boiling point. Last month, the Hermit Kingdom launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of hitting major U.S. cities.

  • Stephane Dujarric 2017-08-16 21:11

    We need to preserve nuclear deal: UN 

    Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the UN secretary general, told reporters on Tuesday that it is necessary to preserve the Iran nuclear agreement, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iran renews call to end Yemen crisis 2017-08-12 20:00

    Iran renews call to end Yemen crisis

    TEHRAN – On Saturday, Iran renewed its call for steps to end the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

  • North Korea 2017-08-09 19:31

    By Jennifer Lind

    Will Trump's hardball tactics work on China and North Korea?

    As North Korea develops an intercontinental nuclear capability, President Donald Trump has veered from forbearance to frustration regarding China's role.

  • Kaveh Madani and Shirin Hakim 2017/08/08

    By Kaveh Madani and Shirin Hakim

    Trump’s new world order inadvertently making our planet great again

    As the U.S. pulls out of the Paris agreement, environmental governance might transform to deliver commitments

    Arguably one of the most unexpected events since the onset of the Trump administration’s unconventional policy reform is the United States backing out of the Paris Climate Agreement, severing alliances with world leaders tackling climate change.

  • Libya 2017-08-07 06:39

    The UN’s listening tour in Libya

    To piece this country back together and end its role in terrorism and migration to Europe, the United Nations has sent an envoy to listen to Libyans who want to reconcile.

  • Matthew Bunn 2017-07-30 10:40

    By M.A. Saki

    Nuclear security expert doubts UN treaty can lead to disarmament 

    TEHRAN – 122 countries at the UN voted last July in a favor of a treaty that bans nuclear bombs, a move that a specialist in nuclear security believes would not work.

  • سازمان بنادر و دریانوردی 2017-07-13 15:44

    UN maritime agency praises Iran activities

    TEHRAN – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has appreciated Iran’s efforts and its participation in the international body’s activities, ILNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Erik Solheim is giving a speech to a conference in Khuzestan on the sideline of a visit to Hour-al-Azim wetland on Tuesday. 2017-07-05 18:32

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    UN ready to settle environmental disputes with best available knowledge: UNEP chief

    TEHRAN — The United Nations is ready to provide scientific solutions to resolve environmental disputes among governments, executive director of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Erik Solheim said on Monday.