Iran

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  • Iran 2020-12-28 11:10

    Don’t play with the lion’s tail

    TEHRAN – In a highly provocative move, Israeli is reportedly sending a submarine to the Persian Gulf to allegedly deter Iran from taking revenge for the assassination of its top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. But this move may end up being a fatal mistake for Israel and its enablers.

  • Amouei 2020-12-27 19:44

    Arrival of Israeli submarine in Persian Gulf ‘act of aggression,’ Iran says

    TEHRAN – Iran will consider the arrival of an Israeli submarine to the Persian Gulf “an act of aggression” and that it will have the right to respond, a senior Iranian lawmaker says.

  • Ali Fahem 2020-12-27 12:11

    By Reza Moshfegh

    American embassy in Baghdad is a military, intelligence and espionage agency: Iraqi expert

    TEHRAN – An Iraqi analyst says that the American embassy in Baghdad functions as a military, intelligence, and espionage agency that supports adventurous actions against Iran on Iraqi soil. 

  • IRGC Navy Chief 2020-12-27 00:10

    IRGC Navy chief pays visit to Greater and Lesser Tunbs

    TEHRAN - Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri has paid a visit to Greater and Lesser Tunbs islands in the Persian Gulf to reiterate the preparedness of the IRGC Navy to protect Iran’s water borders and defend the interests of the country, the IRGC news website SepahNews reported.

  • Iran-Syria ties 2020-12-27 00:07

    Iran, Syria to establish joint bank, SWIFT to facilitate trade

    TEHRAN - Gol Mohammadi, a member of Iran’s headquarters of economic development with Iraq and Syria, said on Saturday that Iran is going to launch a joint bank and internal SWIFT system with Syria to facilitate bilateral trade.

  • Vaja 2020-12-27 00:06

    Intelligence Ministry rejects rumors against Afghan nationals in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has issued a statement rejecting that it has published warnings to Afghan nationals living in Iran.

  • Iran 2020-12-27 00:05

    Iran warns Israel against any aggression

    TEHRAN – In a stark warning to Israel, Tehran has said it will give a “strong and massive” response to any Israeli aggression against Iran’s national interests, according to Aljazeera.

  • Parliament 2020-12-26 23:58

    E3 forced to back down

    TEHRAN – The nuclear law passed by the Iranian Parliament has forced the West to change course on Iran in the nuclear issue, Abolfazl Amouei, the spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, says.

  • Tepe Yahya: a prehistorical source of information on economic exchange patterns 2020-12-26 23:47

    Tepe Yahya: a prehistorical source of information on economic exchange patterns

    TEHRAN - Tepe Yahya, an ancient hill in Dowlatabad, southeastern Iran, has yielded valuable information on the economic exchange patterns of the 3rd millennium BC.

  • Jiroft, Weight made of chlorite, ca. 3000 BC–ca. 2000 BC 2020-12-26 21:48

    Jiroft culture: a ‘missing link’ of the Bronze Age

    TEHRAN - Jiroft, a fertile plain situated in Iran’s Kerman province, is a splendid cradle of civilization, which dates from the Early Bronze Age (late 3rd millennium BC). Geological factors have led to it being overlooked for years by tourists and archeologists, who have generally been more interested in Mesopotamia some 1,000 km away.

  • Funeral for seven unknown martyrs  2020-12-26 13:23

    Funeral for seven unknown martyrs 

    The bodies of seven unknown martyrs were laid to rest in five areas in the city of Kerman. The soldiers, aged 16-25, had been martyred in the Muharram, Karbala, and Valfajr 8 operations during Saddam Hussein’s imposed war against Iran in the 1980s.Tehran Times / Mehdi Bakhshi

  • Trump 2020-12-25 21:26

    Trump may seek to distract attention by embarking on foreign adventure

    Side effect of defeat

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump, who still can’t get over his defeat in the United States presidential election, has once again issued fiery threats against Iran in response to what he called an Iranian rocket attack on the U.S. embassy in Iraq.

  • Spox 2020-12-25 21:23

    Russia calls for unconditional U.S. return to JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Russia has once again called on the United States to return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal without “any preconditions or extra demands,” Russian state news agency TASS reported.

  • Qatar 2022 World Cup a window of opportunity for Iran tourism, deputy minister says 2020-12-25 17:22

    Qatar 2022 World Cup a window of opportunity for Iran tourism, deputy minister says

    TEHRAN – Iran should take the advantage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which will be hosted by its neighbor Qatar, as an ample opportunity to encourage its tourism sector, deputy tourism minister has said.

  • Iran had its own independent writing system 4,400 years ago: study 2020-12-25 17:20

    Iran had its own independent writing system 4,400 years ago: study

    TEHRAN – A recent study, conducted by a French archaeologist and his Iranian fellow, shows that the Iranian plateau had its own independent writing system at least 4,400 years ago.

  • Project to support ecotourism, local communities in Gwadar Bay 2020-12-23 19:42

    Project to support ecotourism, local communities in Gwadar Bay

    TEHRAN – A new initiative seeks to expand ecotourism and consequently to empower local communities across Gwadar Bay, which is home to wetlands and pristine natural landscapes.

  • Hejazi Special Award held in Tehran 2020-12-23 14:07

    Hejazi Special Award held in Tehran

    The ceremony of the second edition of late Nasser Hejazi Special Award, the famous goalkeeper of Esteghlal and Iran national team and former football coach, as well as the commemoration of the late Mansour Pourheidari and Jafar Kashani in recognition of morality and humanity, was held on Monday evening at the Afshar House in Tehran.

  • moataz al-Qurashi 2020-12-23 12:20

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Yemen experiencing worst health catastrophe: Yemeni diplomat

    TEHRAN – A Yemeni diplomat says that his country is facing the “worst health catastrophe” as a result of the Saudi-Emirate siege. 

  • Ashok Swain 2020-12-23 11:59

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S. role in West Asia has never been constructive: Indian professor

    TEHRAN – An Indian academic says that Washington has never played a “constructive” role in the West Asia region.

  • Yi 2020-12-22 21:12

    China makes new proposal to save JCPOA at high-level meeting

    TEHRAN – China has made a new proposal to revive the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers while underlining that the United States' withdrawal from the nuclear deal is the root cause of problems.

  • FM 2020-12-22 20:54

    U.S. should return to JCPOA without preconditions: Russia

    TEHRAN - The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the United States should avoid setting preconditions for its return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • JCPOA 2020-12-22 20:53

    It’s Iran, not the U.S. that should set preconditions

    TEHRAN – During the recent high-level meeting of the parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), it was underlined that the United States should not set any preconditions for its return to the 2015 nuclear deal. But some participants missed the point and forgot that the U.S. is not in a position to put forward preconditions for its return.

  • Discover Iran’s valley of the jinn! 2020-12-22 20:50

    Discover Iran’s valley of the jinn!

    TEHRAN - Kal- e Jeni (“canyon of jinn”) is still unexplored by many potential travelers and adventurers who may not even know such a wonderful attraction exists on Earth!

  • Urmia University’s campus to be turned into garden museum 2020-12-22 20:49

    Urmia University’s campus to be turned into garden museum

    TEHRAN – The Urmia University plans to turn its historical campus into a garden museum, president of the northwestern Iranian university has said.

  • German archaeologist Wolfram Kleiss, famed for intensive Iranian studies, dies at 90 2020-12-22 20:49

    German archaeologist Wolfram Kleiss, famed for intensive Iranian studies, dies at 90

    TEHRAN – German archaeologist Wolfram Kleiss, who directed plenty of accomplished archaeological explorations in Iran during the 1970s and 1980s, has recently died aged 90.

  • We love human rights when we can Kick China, Iran's, says MEP 2020-12-22 12:35

    We love human rights when we can Kick China, Iran's, says MEP

    Mick Wallace a member of the European Parliament has railed against European countries for their hypocrisy when dealing with human rights issues after the European Parliament has adopted a resolution to impose sanctions on the officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran for allegedly violating human rights.

  • khatibzadeh 2020-12-21 23:00

    Iran says Canada misusing the grief of Ukraine plane victims  

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday lashed out at Canada for misusing the unfortunate downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane on January 8 near Tehran, saying the Ottawa government “is trading” with the grief of the bereaved families.

  • Mohib 2020-12-21 23:00

    Afghan national security advisor to visit Iran on Tuesday

    TEHRAN – Afghanistan’s National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib plans to visit Iran on Tuesday at the invitation of Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani.

  • Deputy PM 2020-12-21 22:59

    Azerbaijan’s deputy PM due in Tehran on Wednesday

    TEHRAN – Azerbaijan’s deputy prime minister is expected to arrive in the Iranian capital on Wednesday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

  • Coronavirus: world tourist arrivals fall by more than 70% 2020-12-21 22:56

    Coronavirus: world tourist arrivals fall by more than 70%

    TEHRAN – World tourist arrivals fell by 72% over the first ten months of the year, according to data compiled by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).