Iran

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  • 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.

  • Law on auditing officials’ assets goes into force: Judiciary 2019-06-11 19:51

    Law on auditing officials’ assets goes into force: Judiciary

    TEHRAN – The law on auditing the assets of the authorities of the Islamic Republic has been passed and gone into force, Judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Esmaeili announced on Tuesday.

  • Thomas Erdbrink 2019-06-11 19:18

    Non-accreditation of NYT ‘man in Tehran’ older than paper claims: source

    TEHRAN – Tehran refused an accreditation to the New York Times’ Tehran bureau chief long before what the American paper claims, a source says.

  • Some 70,000 artisans, craftspeople live in Isfahan province 2019-06-11 19:01

    Some 70,000 artisans, craftspeople live in Isfahan province

    TEHRAN – Some 70,000 artisans and craftspeople have so far been identified across the central province of Isfahan. 

  • Elmar Nuraliyev 2019-06-11 18:52

    Basij thanks Ukrainian wrestler for T-shit display

    TEHRAN – The head of the Basij Organization has thanked Ukrainian wrestler Elmar Nuraliyev for displaying his T-shirt with a picture of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

  • zarif 2019-06-11 18:50

    Zarif praises Maas for his honesty

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister has lauded his German counterpart Heiko Maas for admitting that it is essential to make sure that Iran benefit from “economic dividends” of the nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA. 

  • Empty threats show enemies’ weakness: general 2019-06-11 18:49

    Empty threats show enemies’ weakness: general

    TEHRAN – Chief of the Iranian Army’s ground forces says the empty threats uttered by enemies show their “weakness” and “inability”.

  • amano 2019-06-11 18:48

    UN watchdog confirms Iran’s promised uranium enrichment hike

    TEHRAN - Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the UN's atomic watchdog has said, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was worried about increasing tension.

  • A poster for the European Film Week.  2019-06-11 18:47

    Shiraz European Film Week canceled

    TEHRAN – The European Film Week, which opened on Saturday simultaneously in eight Iranian cities, was canceled in Shiraz, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Pastori Gianluca 2019-06-11 12:32

    By Payman Yazdani

    Abe not to be able to achieve any real breakthrough: Italian expert

    TEHRAN - Dr. Pastori Gianluca says that Shinzo Abe will not be able to achieve any real breakthrough in tensions between Iran and the U.S.

  • German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-06-11 12:12

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Germany must respond to its approach

    TEHRAN - A recent German Foreign Minister's recent visit to Iran can be analyzed from a variety of dimensions. Undoubtedly, Berlin as one of the three European countries signing the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran is accused of being passive to the United States and even accepting the unacceptable demands of the government of Donald Trump in Washington.

  • Donald Trump 2019-06-11 11:44

    By Mohammad Mehdi Tehranchi

    Post-JCPOA talks and the Deal of Century: Two sides of the same coin

    TEHRAN - One year ago, U.S. abandoned its nuclear deal with Iran and imposed a wide range of sanctions on Iran. Furthermore, over the last year, U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Economic War Room, created by Donald Trump’s administration, adopted a series of strategies to impede Iran from exporting oil and transferring foreign exchange to other countries. 

  • FAO warns of another desert locust breakout in Iran 2019-06-10 21:20

    FAO warns of another desert locust breakout in Iran

    TEHRAN — In mid-May, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned of another desert locust breakout in mid-June in Iran if the current situation is not controlled.

  • Urban planning challenges: rehabilitation of rundown areas 2019-06-10 21:19

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Urban planning challenges: rehabilitation of rundown areas

    TEHRAN — Rundown areas in the Iranian capital, Tehran, are in a poor condition and rehabilitation of the neighborhoods, which are in a neglected state, is painfully slow.

  • Construction workers come across prehistorical cultural evidence in western Iran 2019-06-10 21:18

    Construction workers come across prehistorical cultural evidence in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Scraps of cultural evidence dating from 5th and 4th millennium BC have accidentally been discovered during a construction project in the western city of Azna, Lorestan province.

  • Ali Rostami, the CEO of Imam Khomeini International Airport 2019-06-10 21:05

    IKIA new terminal’s operational readiness tested

    TEHRAN – On Saturday, Imam Khomeini Intl. Airport (IKIA) officially concluded Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) in its newly-constructed Salam Terminal ahead of its inauguration in the near future.

  • Handicrafts exports up 3%, hit $289 million 2019-06-10 21:03

    Handicrafts exports up 3%, hit $289 million

    Tours to Iran’s world craft hubs in the pipeline

    TEHRAN - Iran’s handicrafts exports reached $289 million in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), showing three percent growth year on year, Pouya Mahmoudian, the deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, said on Monday, CHTN reported.

  • Iran to highlight tourist attractions at Erbil fair 2019-06-10 21:00

    Iran to highlight tourist attractions at Erbil fair

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian travel-associated businesses and tour operators will promote travel destinations, medical tourism, Persian handicrafts and indigenous traditions at Erbil Expo 2019.

  • Kharazmi University centennial celebration 2019-06-10 20:58

    By Hossein Alsanid

    Kharazmi University centennial celebration

    Universities all over the world are surely a reflection of the scientific and cultural progress, they are regarded as indicators of the peaceful civil life that consider teaching and learning as a sacred human message.

  • Germany helps support vulnerable afghan and Iraqi refugees in Iran 2019-06-10 20:38

    Germany helps support vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees in Iran

    The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed €2 million (US$2.2 million) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in support of 30,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees, most of them women and girls living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran.