• Iran Bahrain 2021-02-17 17:23

    By Masoud Hossein

    Hosting World Cup qualifiers a necessity for Iran

    TEHRAN - Iran football federation has officially submitted the request to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to host the 2022 World Cup qualifiers matches in Group C. There is any other way for the federation to host the competition since the new fixture is more difficult for Iran than it seems.

  • Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim 2021-02-15 12:43

    10th anniversary of Bahrain uprising marked

    The tenth anniversary of the pro-democracy movement of the Bahrainis against the despotic al-Khalifa regime was marked at the shrine city of Qom on Saturday night. The ceremony was addressed by Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, the leader of the movement. The uprising against the ruling family were a series of demonstrations that started in February 2011. The protests were peaceful but they were suppressed violently. Even Saudi Arabia sent military forces to the tiny island state to crack down on the demonstrators.

  • تظاهرات در بحرین3 2021-02-13 20:19

    Bahraini protesters stage rallies nationwide on eve of uprising anniversary

    Bahrainis have staged demonstrations across the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the popular uprising against the Al Khalifah regime, and its heavy-handed crackdown on pro-democracy campaigners.

  • Indonesia 2021/01/09

    Will the Deal of Century include Indonesia?

    Over the past half a century, presidents of the United States have regularly assured American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) at annual meetings of Washington’s commitment to the Zionist regime’s values. To that effect, efforts to help the Zionist regime reach sustainable security constitute a principled policy of Washington.

  • Mustafa Akhwand 2021-01-02 18:03

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    West turns blind eye on human rights violation when it contradicts Saudi interest: activist 

    TEHRAN – The executive director at Shia Rights Watch says that Western countries neglect violation of human rights in West Asia when it is against their allies such as Saudi Arabia.

  • FM 2020-11-18 17:22

    Iran lambasts Bahrain FM for traveling to Israel

    TEHRAN - Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the special aide to the speaker of the Iranian Parliament on international affairs, has strongly condemned Bahrain for a visit by the country’s foreign minister to Tel Aviv, saying the leader of Bahrain “will share destiny with the Zionist pigs.”

  • خلیفه بن سلمان 2020-11-11 13:01

    Bahrain’s long-serving PM dies

    Bahrain’s long-serving Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has died, the state media reported. He was 84.

  • 2020-10-18 22:49

    95% of Bahrainis against normalization deal with Israel: Opposition tells UN

    Bahrain’s largest opposition group calls on the United Nations to intervene in the kingdom’s unbridled push to deepen its relations with the Israeli regime, saying the move falls short of the general population’s consent.

  • Abdollahian 2020-10-17 17:40

    Al-Jubeir predicted defeat of Houthis in three weeks: advisor

    TEHRAN — A senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian Parliament speaker has said that Saudi Arabia thought it could defeat the Houthis in Yemen in just three weeks but has failed to reach its goal in nearly six years.

  • Netanyahu 2020-10-02 23:48

    Mossad chief’s visit to Bahrain stokes fears of disintegration

    Israel plotting to partition Saudi Arabia: Iran

    TEHRAN – following the visit by a senior Israeli intelligence official to Bahrain, Iranian officials and analysts expressed concerns over Israel’s secret plots to disintegrate larger countries in the region, including Saudi Arabia.

  • Ebrahim Madhoun 2020-09-20 23:13

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Bahraini regime’s function is to serve Western powers’ interests: Bahraini activist

    TEHRAN – A Bahraini political activist says the Bahraini regime’s function is to serve the interests of Western powers in the region.

  • railway 2020-09-19 13:44

    RAI offering support packages for investors in railway sector

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known also as RAI, is offering support packages to investors in various railway projects to encourage more investment in this area, RAI Head Saeed Rasouli has said.

  • Nader Entessar 2020-09-18 14:31

    By Payman Yazdani

    UAE, Bahrain seeking ties with Tel Aviv to ensure US support

    TEHRAN– A renowned university professor and political analyst believes that the rulers of the UAE and Bahrain consider relations with the Israeli regime as a guarantee for the United States’ long-lasting support for their regimes.

  • U.S. 2020-09-16 21:01

    Arab normalization deals with Israel will not last long

    TEHRAN – While the White House portrays the normalization deals between some Arab states and Israel as “the dawn of a new Middle East [West Asia]”, an expert on West Asia tells the Tehran Times that the normalization deals are doomed to fail.

  • Yahia Alhadid 2020-09-16 21:00

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Riyadh pushed Bahrain, UAE to normalize ties with Israel: human right defender

    TEHRAN – A human rights defender, Yahya Alhadid, predicts that Saudi Arabia will join the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to declare a normalization of ties with the Israeli regime, noting that Riyadh had nodded and backed normalization of ties with Israel by the UAE and Bahrain.

  • Maliki 2020-09-15 18:35

    Former Iraqi PM meets top Iranian officials

    TEHRAN — Former Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, has traveled to Iran to discuss regional and bilateral topics with top Iranian officials.

  • Bahrain 2020-09-15 18:35

    By Mehdi Azizi

    Bahrain’s normalization deal: mission of godfather’s pawns

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia, the godfather, has sent off its insignificant pawns to play the chess game of "normalization of relations with Israel" first to test the waters for its own normalization of relations with the regime.

  • Zarif 2020-09-14 20:39

    Zarif dismisses Arab normalization deals with Israel as election photo op

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Donald Trump, wading through a reelection year with a troubled campaign, “desperately” needed a photo op with certain Arab rulers to boost his reelection chances.

  • MBZ 2020-09-14 20:37

    How U.S.-led Iranophobic propaganda contributed to Arab normalization deals with Israel

    TEHRAN – In the wake of normalization deals between some Arab states and Israel, former and current U.S. officials sought to put the deals in the broader context of confronting Iran’s influence in the region, a move seen by some experts as an attempt to propagate Iranophobia across the Arab world.

  • Mahmoud al-Rabiei 2020-09-14 20:36

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Persian Gulf states' hypocrisy is being revealed: Iraqi politician

    TEHRAN – The spokesman of the al-Sadeghoun movement in Iraq says that the normalization of ties between some Arab countries with Israel has revealed these regimes' hypocrisy.

  • Khaled 2020/09/14

    By Khalid Qaddoumi

    Normalization between some Arab governments and ‘Israel’: Facts and figures 

    The term itself says that something is not "normal". It needs to be normalized, or something that was a taboo is converted into permissible. This is the situation of the relations between Arabs and "Israel" since the Palestinians' catastrophe (Nakba) in 1948 when the "Israeli" occupation started. Hence, no doubt this topic is controversial and paradoxical.

  • Mohsen Rezaee 2020-09-13 19:08

    Bahraini rulers seek to gain legitimacy from the devil: Mohsen Rezaee

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaee has said that the “illegitimate” regime of Bahrain seeks to gain legitimacy from Zionism which is the most devil enemy of Islam.

  • Bahrain-Israel 2020-09-13 19:08

    Normalization with Israel aimed to implement ‘deal of century’: professor

    TEHRAN – Bahrain and the UAE’s move to normalize ties with Israel is a step to implement the U.S.-brokered plan of the “deal of the century”, says the director of the West Asian Studies Group at the International Association of Muslim University Professors.

  • IRGC 2020-09-13 14:15

    IRGC: Israel-Bahrain détente will refresh Muslim resolve to repel cancerous Israeli tumor

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Saturday strongly condemned the normalization of ties between Bahrain and Israel, saying the Bahraini regime should await a harsh revenge from the country’s freedom-seekers and its Muslim people.

  • Bahrain - Israel 2020-09-13 13:57

    By M.A. Saki

    Rewarding a war criminal

    Bahrain has agreed to fully normalize relations with Israel. It was announced by U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, September 11.

  • Bahrain 2020-09-12 21:58

    Bahrain normalization deal stokes fears of political exploitation in Israel and U.S.

    TEHRAN – In a highly expected move, Bahrain and Israel agreed to normalize relations and exchange embassies. A West Asia expert tells the Tehran Times that the normalization deal is meant to serve internal interests in Israel, Bahrain, and the U.S.

  • Iranian Foreign Ministry 2020-09-12 11:39

    Iran strongly condemns Bahrain-Israel deal

    Iran calls Bahrain’s move to establish ties with Israel ‘disgraceful and humiliating’ 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned in the strongest terms a U.S.-brokered deal between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Israel, saying the Palestinian people and Muslims around the world “will never accept” the normalization of ties with Israel.

  • Iran Hong Kong 2020-08-12 14:54

    Asian World Cup qualifiers postponed

    TEHRAN - All Asian qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup scheduled this year were postponed to 2021 on Wednesday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Hossein Abdi 2020-07-26 19:24

    U16 coach Abdi satisfied with his team’s preparation

    TEHRAN – The head coach of Iran U16 national football team, Hossein Abdi, hopes that his team will move forward step by step in the difficult condition caused by coronavirus pandemic, with maximum support from the Iranian football authorities.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2020-07-14 18:04

    Advisor denounces human rights violation in Bahrain

    TEHRAN — Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian Parliament speaker, has strongly condemned the systematic violation of human rights in Bahrain.