Beirut

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  • abir bassam 2020/09/18

    By Abir Bassam

    Lebanon boiling over its harbor hot tin

    What is being cooked in Beirut's harbor? It seems that there are urgent needs to keep Lebanon on guard.  The country is barely picking itself up after the blast on the 4th of August. Now, it is going through another dilemma as the fire burst on the 10th of September. The two major accidents suggest that the time has not yet come for Beirut to write its closure. 

  • Front cover of Iranian prisoner of war Mehdi Tahanian’s memoir “All My Life at Thirteen”. 2020-08-18 18:47

    Lebanese publisher buys rights to Iranian POW Mehdi Tahanian’s memoir 

    TEHRAN – Dar al-Hadarah, a Beirut-based publishing house, has recently purchased rights to the memoir of Iranian prisoner of war Mehdi Tahanian.

  • 2006 war 2020-08-14 21:53

    By Saeed Kh. Mavadat

    14 years after 33 days of war

    Lebanon celebrates war anniv. amid pressure to disarm Hezbollah

    TEHRAN - This year’s 14th of August marks the 14th anniversary of the July War between the Lebanese Hezbollah movement and Israel in 2006, which led to Israel withdrawing its troops from southern Lebanese territories.

  • Zarif 2020-08-14 18:06

    Only Lebanese entitled to decide their fate, says Zarif

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that only the Lebanese people and their representatives are entitled to decide their country’s future in the aftermath of the August 4 massive explosion in Beirut.

  • zarif 2020-08-14 09:49

    Zarif arrives in Beirut

    TEHRAN- Foreign Minister Mohammd Javad Zarif arrived in Beirut late on Thursday for talks with senior Lebanese officials.

  • Baha Hallal 2020-08-12 18:30

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Opportunities still exist to rebuild Lebanon: retired general 

    TEHRAN - A retired Lebanese brigadier general says there is still the opportunity to make the required reforms to restore confidence and ability in Lebanon by learning from mistakes and rise again from the ashes.

  • abir bassam 2020/08/11

    By Abir Bassam

    Beirut explosion: Hezbollah should not fall into the trap twice

    Hezbollah should be cautious not to fall into the as it is is facing the difficult challenges after Beirut blast: The call for the government to resign, the call for disarming, and accusing it.

  • Beirut 2020/08/10

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Ulterior motives in attacks on Lebanese ministries

    While Lebanon as a crisis-ridden country needs unity more than ever these days to get out of this complex and sensitive situation, some sides make every effort to obstruct the path to tranquility in the country.

  • Mohammad Jalal Firouznia 2020-08-09 15:43

    Iran to participate in reconstructing damaged parts in Beirut: diplomat

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Jalal Firouznia, Tehran’s ambassador to Lebanon, has said that Iran plans to play an active role in reconstructing parts of the Lebanese capital Beirut devastated by a huge explosion.

  • Iran sets up field hospital in Beirut 2020-08-09 14:33

    Iran sets up field hospital in Beirut

    Iran has dispatched two shipments of humanitarian aid to Beirut following devastating explosions in the Lebanese capital, the Mehr news agency correspondent from Beirut reported. The consignments include food and medical supplies, and field hospitals for treatment of the injured.

  • Vaezi 2020-08-08 17:27

    Iran to stand by Lebanese people, government: Vaezi

    TEHRAN – Iran's presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi has underscored Iran’s support for Lebanon, saying Tehran is standing by the Lebanese people and government through their hardships.

  • Beirut 2020-08-05 23:21

    Beirut tragedy must not be exploited

    Inside the efforts to exploit Beirut tragedy

    TEHRAN- While Hezbollah and its allies in the Lebanese government are badly affected by the Beirut massive explosion, some Saudi- and U.S.-affiliated media outlets spread rumors about Hezbollah’s alleged role in the explosion. An analyst tells the Tehran Times that Saudi Arabia is exploiting the deadly blast to mobilize the public against Hezbollah.

  • IRCS 2020-08-05 19:01

    Lebanon hails IRCS for humanitarian aid

    TEHRAN — Head of the Lebanese Red Cross George Kataneh has thanked the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for its immediate readiness to provide humanitarian assistance to the victims of the massive explosion in the port of Beirut.

  • Rouhani 2020-08-05 11:16

    Iran ready to send medical consignment and treat the injured, president says

    Rouhani expresses grief over massive Beirut explosion

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani has expressed his deepest condolences to the Lebanese government and people over the Tuesday explosion in Beirut, saying Iran is ready to offer medical aid.

  • انفجار بیروت/ چهارم اگوست 2020 2020-08-05 01:19

    Massive explosion in Beirut kills at least 100, injures 4,000

    Two huge blasts at Beirut port that devastated entire neighborhoods of the city have killed more than 100 people and injured over 4,000, the Lebanese Red Cross said on Wednesday.

  • LEbanon 2020-08-04 21:17

    Huge blast rocks Lebanese capital

    A massive explosion in a warehouse house has shaken the Lebanese capital of Beirut.

  • Laya Joneidi 2020-07-24 16:07

    Iran says to take legal action against U.S. over passenger plane harassment

    Presidential aide for legal affairs says harassment of Iranian passenger plane violates international law

    TEHRAN – Tehran says it is investigating the details of the Thursday night’s harassment of a Beirut-bound Mahan Air flight by the U.S. warplanes, warning the U.S. against any further escalation.

  • Mahan 2020-07-24 12:15

    U.S. warplanes harass Iranian airliner, put lives in danger

    TEHRAN– Two U.S. warplanes have conducted dangerous and aggressive maneuvering closed to an Iranian airliner, putting lives of tens of civilian passengers on board in danger.

  • Iranian handicrafts on show in Beirut 2018-12-22 20:28

    Iranian handicrafts on show in Beirut

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of Iranian handicrafts has opened its doors to the public in Beirut, Lebanon.

  • Iranian handicrafts to go on show in Beirut 2018-11-29 02:03

    Iranian handicrafts to go on show in Beirut

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body is going to launch a handicrafts exhibit in Beirut in late Iranian calendar month of Azar (mid-December).

  • This combination photo shows stills from Iranian movies “The Emperor of Hell”, “The Lost Strait”, “The Midday Event”, and “The Underwater Cypress”. 2018-11-16 18:19

    Resistance festival to screen films in Beirut

    TEHRAN – The 15th International Resistance Film Festival (IRFF) plans to screen movies in Beirut in a 4-day program titled “Resistance Film Week”, the organizers announced on Friday.