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  • 5-star hotel being built in Tehran 2019-01-14 22:39

    5-star hotel being built in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A five-star hotel is being constructed in western Tehran, which will add 752 beds to the hospitality sector of the Iranian capital.

  • girls' schools 2019-01-14 22:38

    Girls’ schools to be equipped with sports halls

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Education has developed a plan to build small sports halls in girls’ schools, Deputy Education Minister Rezvan Hakimzadeh said here on Saturday.

  • People visit the ruins of Rayen Castle in Kerman province 2019-01-14 22:34

    Discover Rayen on the margins of Iranian desert

    TEHRAN - Under the glare of blazing sun and on the margins of a harsh desert lies the ancient city of Rayen.

  • Afrouz Bahrami 2019-01-14 21:15

    Export guarantee issuance up 62% in 9 months on year

    TEHRAN – The issuance of export guarantees in the country increased by 62 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2018) compared to the figure for last year’s same period, IRIB reported on Monday quoting head of Export Guarantee Fund of Iran (EGFI).

  • Hydroelectric power plants 2019-01-14 21:14

    Hydroelectric power plants’ capacity to hit 10,500 GWh by March 20

    TEHRAN- Electricity generation capacity of the hydroelectric power plants in the country will reach 10,500 gigawatt hours (GWh) by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), the director of Iran’s Hydroelectric Power Plants Management Center announced.

  • oil imports 2019-01-14 21:12

    India’s monthly oil imports from Iran up 9.4% in Dec.

    TEHRAN- India imported 302,000 barrel per day (bpd) of oil from Iran in December 2018, an increase of 9.4 percent from November, ship tracking data reviewed by Reuters showed.

  • Iran to continue advisory role in Syria: general 2019-01-14 21:11

    Iran to continue advisory role in Syria: general

    TEHRAN – Hassan Firouzabadi, the former chief of the Iranian armed forces, said on Monday that Iran will keep its military advisors in Syria to help Damascus in the war against terrorism.

  • Rouhani to visit Iraq in March 2019-01-14 21:10

    Rouhani to visit Iraq in March

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit Iraq on March 11, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Sunday night.

  • Iran says still honoring nuclear deal 2019-01-14 21:08

    Iran says still honoring nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Tehran says its move to design a modern process for 20-percent uranium enrichment does not run against its compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially known as the JCPOA in its English abbreviation and BARJAM in Persian.

  • IRENEX 2019-01-14 21:06

    3rd round of offering oil at IRENEX on Jan. 21

    TEHRAN-National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will offer one million barrels of light crude oil at Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) for the third time on January 21, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • falahat 2019-01-14 20:59

    Iran talked to Taliban to foil plot by Daesh backers: MP

    TEHRAN - Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said that Iran held talks with Taliban to foil plots by Daesh supports in Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) meets with Saudi Crown Price Mohammed bin Salman at the Royal Court in Riyadh on January 14, 2019. (Photo by AFP) 2019-01-14 20:59

    Pompeo in Mideast to corner Iran but Tehran not cowed

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been touring the Middle East to rally support against Iran, but Tehran is not impressed.

  • 5th Mental Health International Exhibition of Photography 2019-01-14 18:52

    FIAP execs on mental health photography exhibit jury

    TEHRAN – Riccardo Busi, the president of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), and his assistant, Freddy Van Gilbergen, are among the jury members of the 5th Mental Health International Exhibition of Photography, the organizers announced on Monday. 

  • New Look 2019-01-14 18:51

    Fajr Film Festival announces jury for New Look section

    TEHRAN – The organizers of the 37th Fajr Film Festival announced the jury for the New Look section on Monday.

  • An art aficionado visits an exhibition of paintings by Reza Alizadeh named “Bubble” at the Sayeh Gallery on January 14, 2019. (Honaronline/Sharareh Samei)   2019-01-14 18:48

    University teacher laments inadequacy in academic art books

    TEHRAN – University teacher Bijan Ghonchepur has said that academic art books lack efficiency and that appropriate programs are needed to raise academic standards at Iranian art universities.

  • Art, Peace and Sustainable Development 2019-01-14 18:44

    Tehran conference to discuss effects of art, peace on sustainable development

    TEHRAN – The effects of art and peace on sustainable development will be discussed during a conference, which will open at the Qasr Museum Garden in Tehran on Thursday. 

  • “The Golden Foot” by Noruz Abbasi from the Rezwan Animation Studio. 2019-01-14 18:43

    Iranian studio makes native version of “Ganbare, Kickers!”

    TEHRAN – The Rezwan Animation Studio based in Tehran has produced an Iranian version of the popular Japanese animated series “Ganbare, Kickers!”.

  • Maria Dotsenko (2nd R), director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Tehran, cuts the ribbon to launch an exhibition of photos and documents on Iran-UN relations at the Shahid Avini Com 2019-01-14 18:37

    Kermanshah exhibit explores history of ties between UN, Iran

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of photos and documents featuring major events occurring over 73 years of relations between Iran and the United Nations opened on Monday at a complex in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah. 

  • سقوط هواپیما در فرودگاه فتح 2019-01-14 17:04

    Team Melli members send condolences over Iran plane crash

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team players and coaching staff offered condolences over Monday's plane crash in Karaj, province of Alborz.

  • سعید ملایی - جودو 2019-01-14 16:45

    Iran’s Saeid Mollaei joins Hamburger Judo Team

    TEHRAN – Iranian judo practitioner Saeid Mollaei has joined Hamburger Judo Team.

  • Top researchers, centers honored at  Razi festival 2019-01-14 16:22

    Top researchers, centers honored at Razi festival

    The 24th edition of Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences was held on Monday at the venue of Ministry of Health and Medical Education. First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri, vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari and health ministry caretaker Saeed Namaki attended the event during which, top researchers, institutions and research centers and journals were honored. Mohammadreza Abbasi / Tehran Times

  • Rouhani 2019-01-14 15:54

    Rouhani says Iran to launch Payam satellite soon

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Monday that the Payam satellite will soon be launched into space with an altitude of 600 kilometers.

  • Ravshan Irmatov 2019-01-14 15:53

    Ravshan Irmatov to take charge of Iran, Iraq match

    TEHRAN – Uzbek referee Ravshan Irmatov will officiate the match between Iran and Iraq in Group D of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

  • Abdul-Mahdi - Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-01-14 12:17

    PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi says Iraq seeking strong ties with Iran

    Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has underlined that his country is determined to strengthen relations with neighboring Iran.

  • Imam Ali 2019-01-14 11:36

    Imam Ali (AS)

    If you gain a blessing, do not refuse it by cool and poor thanks.

  • Polish cemetery in Tehran 2019-01-14 11:11

    Polish cemetery in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has condemned Poland’s act of hosting a U.S.-led anti-Iran summit, reminding the Polish government of Iran’s hospitality to Polish refugees during WWII.

  • Al-Hudaydah 2019-01-14 10:49

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Saudi-led coalition escalates attacks on Yemen, repeatedly violates al-Hudaydah truce

    TEHRAN - White over a month has passed since the cease-fire agreement in Stockholm over Yemen, the aggressive Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia against the Yemeni continues to violate the cease-fire, especially in al-Hudaydah. This is despite the fact that the Yemeni resistance groups have not violated the ceasefire.

  • Greek’s anger flaring up  2019-01-14 10:29

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Greece’s anger flaring up 

    TEHRAN - As predicted, despite the adoption of austerity policies for 11 years, Greece is still one of the most austerity-stricken countries in the EU. Although Greece was supposed to emerge from the bailout by 2012, and step towards economic prosperity, heavy debts prevented the realization of this process. The European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund loaned Greece a total of €289bn ($330bn) in three programs, in 2010, 2012 and 2015.

  • Boeing 707 cargo plane crashes near Tehran  2019-01-14 10:22

    Boeing 707 cargo plane crashes near Tehran, claims 16 lives 

    TEHRAN — A Boeing 707 cargo plane, with 17 people on board, crashed in Safadasht, near Tehran, on Monday morning, leaving 16 dead and one injured , the ISNA news agency reported. 

  • Robert David Steele 2019-01-14 10:13

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Javad Heirannia

    Trump will be re-elected/ Zionists not Russians are the enemy/ Kushner must go: Steele

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017(1), answered questions about Trump’s national security team in March 2018(2).