• Belt & Road 2018-11-15 11:03

    Pakistan, China urge Afghanistan to join CPEC, Belt & Road Initiative

    TEHRAN _ Pakistan and China have urged neighboring country Afghanistan to join the Belt & Road Initiative as well as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), according to reports.

  • India-China 2018-11-13 09:55

    ‘India, China key global players’

    TEHRAN _Despite many contentious issues between them, India’s Defense Minister Nirmala Sithraman regards India and China as key players who are in the center-stage of all global developments.

  • India-China 2018-11-11 09:52

    India worried over China trade deficit

    TEHRAN _India has voiced its concern to Beijing over the large trade deficit that has skyrocketed to over USD 51 billion, and underlined the need to boost bilateral trade in various sectors to bring down the deficit.

  • belt and road initiative (bri) summit 2018-11-11 09:10

    By M.A. Saki

    Belt and Road Initiative: Contribution by All, Benefits for All

    BOAO/BEIJING, China -- The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the new Silk Road, is a master plan proposed by President Xi Jinping of China in 2013.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-11-10 09:50

    By Javad Heirannia

    Reimposing sanctions on Iran is not in U.S. national interests: ex-senior CIA official

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that obviously with the U.S. administration reneging on the JCPOA, Iran is not getting much of the economic benefit it expected when it negotiated the agreement.  

  • Kelsey Davenport, Director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association 2018-11-10 09:00

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran only isolates Washington: Davenport

    TEHRAN - Kelsey Davenport, Director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association says that “Trump’s decision to violate the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions only isolates Washington, undermines U.S. credibility, and risks damaging the utility of sanctions down the road.”

  • Pakistan-China 2018-11-06 07:46

    ‘CPEC vital link for China, Pakistan’

    TEHRAN -The ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would serve as a vital link for the two countries to the Middle East and Central Asian Republics and open fresh investment avenues, new markets and vistas, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-11-05 11:07

    By Javad Heirannia

    New sanctions on Iran will not fulfill U.S. national interest: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that U.S. new sanctions on Iran will not fulfill U.S. national interest in long term

  • Ambassador: China to continue cooperation with Iran 2018-11-04 20:15

    Ambassador: China to continue co-op with Iran

    TEHRAN – Chinese Ambassador to Tehran Pang Sen on Sunday stressed China’s firm decision to confront new U.S. sanctions against Iran, saying his country will continue cooperation with the Islamic Republic despite U.S. pressure, IRNA reported.

  • تیم فوتبال دانشجویان ایران 2018-11-04 15:54

    Iran advance to AUSF Football Cup quarters

    TEHRAN – Iran booked a place at quarter-finals of the AUSF (Asian University Sports Federation) Football Cup.

  • Turkey eying national currencies in trade with Iran, China, Russia 2018-11-03 21:36

    Turkey eying national currencies in trade with Iran, China, Russia

    TEHRAN – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that his country plans to engage in trade with Iran, China and Russia using national currencies to be able to stand against economic threats.

  • Chinese ambassador to Iran Pang Sen 2018-10-31 08:58

    By Pang Sen Chinese Ambassador to Tehran

    Uphold multilateralism and promote common prosperity

    TEHRAN - Since the international financial crisis in 2008, the world has been undergoing major changes. A noticeable and worrying phenomenon is the resurgence of unilateralism, populism, protectionism, and isolationism. Voices against globalization is gathering momentum. Some countries have turned more inward-looking. Regional integration has slowed down and suffered setbacks.

  • the 2018 Media Cooperation Forum on Belt and Road Media Forum 2018-10-31 00:01

    By M.A. Saki

    One Belt One Road seeks prosperity for all

    BOAO, HAINAN PROVINCE, CHINA -- The Chinese People's Daily hosted the 2018 Media Cooperation Forum on Belt and Road Media Forum on Oct. 29-30 in the city of Boao, Hainan Province. Over 200 people, including journalists and entrepreneurs, participated in the conference.

  • Travelers visit Naqsh-e Rostam, a massive Achaemenid-era necropolis, which is situated near Persepolis, southern Iran. 2018-10-27 18:58

    WTTC ranks Iran’s tourism 20th among 185 in 2011-17

    TEHRAN – Iran’s budding travel sector has come 20th in the latest World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) report that has ranked performance of 185 countries over 2011-17.

  • تیم فوتبال دانشجویان 2018-10-27 14:16

    Iran to participate at Asian University Football Championship

    TEHRAN - The University of Applied Science and Technology (UAST) will represent Iran at the Asian University Football Championship.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang after their joint press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, October 26, 2018. 2018-10-26 16:54

    Japan, China ties at ‘historic turning point’ as Abe is in Beijing

    China has welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a rare trip to the country, where the two regional powers are due to sign a number of deals amid deepening trade dispute with the United States.

  • macron may merkel 2018-10-20 10:37

    By Saeed Sobhani

    What Is Europe's Strategy on the JCPOA?

    TEHRAN - The disputes over the "future of the nuclear deal" are still ongoing. The analysis of this conflict is not so easy, considering the remarkable relations between Washington and Europe. In other words, Western officials look at the nuclear deal not as an "independent legal variable", but as a "dependent political variable".

  • Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) 2018-10-20 10:29

    By Abdulhamid Bayati

    U.S. air force; competing with rivals or creating a new weapons market

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump has once again stressed the need for formation of U.S. space force, reasoning that Russia and China are pioneers in the area. 

  • esalination equipment 2018-10-19 18:42

    China inks deal in Iran for co-manufacturing desalination equipment

    TEHRAN - Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and Chinese ZSM Company signed a deal for cooperation in manufacturing high-tech reverse osmosis water desalination equipment and machinery and also for transferring the technical know-how into Iran.

  • Pakistan military 2018-10-18 09:03

    Pakistan, Russia to hold joint military exercises

    TEHRAN - The Pakistani and Russian militaries will conduct a joint military exercise, termed Friendship 2018, involving over 200 troops from both countries in Pakistan’s northern highlands from October 21 to November 4, the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced in a statement on Tuesday.

  • India and China team up to train Afghan diplomats 2018-10-15 22:42

    In a first, India and China team up to train Afghan diplomats

    TEHRAN - For all the major regional players, strategic presence in Afghanistan has a deep significance for host of reasons. It is considered as a laboratory for testing each other’s power and influence in the region.

  • gharib 2018-10-13 22:21

    Iranian, Chinese diplomats hold talks

    TEHRAN - Kazem Gharib Abadi, Iran’s representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, and Ambassador Wang Qun, China’s permanent representative to the UN (Vienna), held a meeting on Friday discussing expansion of relations.

  • China-Pakistan 2018-10-13 22:12

    ‘CPEC imposing no burden on Pakistan’

    TEHRAN -Dismissing reports in Western media as “incorrect”, based on “distorted facts and one-sided opinion”, Pakistan has said that it opted for Chinese investment under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) due to the favorable financing arrangements.

  • India-Russia 2018-10-11 16:54

    After India-Russia defense deal, Pakistan to import drones from China

    TEHRAN - In a new development that military observers believe can potentially lead to arms race in the region and lead to more tensions between the two estranged nuclear-armed neighbors – India and Pakistan – China is likely to export drones to Pakistan.

  • qassemi 2018-10-09 18:48

    Iran names ambassadors to China, India

    TEHRAN - Without giving their names, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that Iran’s new ambassadors to China and New Delhi have been appointed.

  • Maj. Gen. Igor Kirillov, the head of the Russian military’s radiation, biological and chemical protection troops speaks during a briefing in the Russian Defense Ministry’s headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. 2018-10-06 12:24

    Russia claims U.S. running secret bio weapons lab in Georgia

    MOSCOW — Russia’s Defense Ministry said Thursday that the United States appeared to be running a clandestine biological weapons lab in the country of Georgia, allegedly flouting international conventions and posing a direct security threat to Russia — allegations the Pentagon angrily rejected.

  • گفتگو با سفیر کوبا 2018-10-03 08:45

    By Maryam Khormaei

    Cuban ambassador: The U.S. strategy is to provoke disappointment through economic hardship

    In an exclusive interview, Mr. Alexis Bandrich Vega Cuban ambassador to Iran discussed a host of issues with Tehran Times and Mehr News correspondent including the U.S. policy towards Cuba, the reason behind the popularity and even recent failure of some socialist governments as well as Tehran- Havana bilateral relations.

  • Chian 2018-10-01 23:30

    China open to changes in BRI projects

    TEHRAN - China has expressed its openness to the changes proposed by the new government in Islamabad and “will definitely follow their agenda” to work out a roadmap for BRI projects based on “mutual consultation”, Chinese envoy to Pakistan Ambassador Yao Jing said on Sunday.

  • Pakistan-China 2018-09-29 23:46

    Pakistan committed to completing CPEC

    TEHRAN -Hailing relations with China as the corner stone of Pakistan's foreign policies, a senior Pakistani government official said the country is committed to completing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and will support China over issues of its core interests.

  • china-India 2018-09-26 23:55

    India, China military exchanges grow

    TEHRAN - The military exchanges between the two regional giants and economic powers India and China have grown rapidly following this year’s meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Wuhan, Indian envoy to China said.