Europe

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  • People visit Shahdad, a touristic part of the UNESCO-registered Lut desert, in Iran’s Kerman province. 2019-11-03 20:13

    A wild, remote adventure to tour Iran’s giant dunes

    TEHRAN – Shahdad, a major part of the UNESCO-registered Lut desert, has long been a destination for adventurers, nature lovers, off-roaders and trekkers.

  • Qashqavi 2019-11-02 19:50

    Iranian envoy: Mogherini successor favors independent European foreign policy 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian ambassador to Spain has said that the newly-elected chief of the European Union’s foreign policy has proven in his past political records that he is against unilateralism, promising that the new chief is after independency of the bloc’s foreign policy approach. 

  • Hassan Rouhani 2019-09-27 20:16

    Europe showing no will or ability to save nuclear deal, the president says

    Iran must not be the only party loyal to JCPOA: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that the European countries have either been unable or shown no will to save the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Ayatollah Khamenei 2019-09-27 19:15

    Europeans not truthful and Iran must not pin hope on them: Ayatollah Khamenei

    Leader: Europeans have practically stayed committed to U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that the Europeans have failed to meet their nuclear commitments and Iran should not pin hope on them.

  • EU- U.S. 2019-08-31 11:39

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    The costs of European integration to the White House

    In one of his most recent statements, French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the end of US and Western hegemony in the international system. The remarks come as the EU and eurozone are also facing a severe crisis of leadership.

  • Paul Pillar 2019-08-31 11:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    Prospect for INSTEX is not good: Paul Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells that the Europeans still want to save the JCPOA. 

  • Iran needs not permission from other countries: minister 2019-08-27 23:21

    Iran needs not permission from other countries: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran does not need permission from other countries in order to make decisions, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Tuesday.

  • Ray Cook is seen in his Land Cruiser opposite the Tehran Times headquarters in downtown Tehran, August 19, 2019. 2019-08-23 19:35

     By Afshin Majlesi

    Traveler recommends potential tourists to visit Iran before a “big influx”

    Many tourism associates believe that Iran is still somewhat of a lesser-known destination for many avid globetrotters, saying the country, despite having enormous potentials, has a long way to go to occupy a dominant position in world tourism market.

  • Javad Zarif in Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) 2019-08-21 20:29

    By staff and agency

    Zarif: ‘Trump cannot expect to be unpredictable and expect Iran to be predictable’

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran may act “unpredictably” in response to the United States’ “unpredictable” policies under U.S. President Donald Trump, Reuters reported.

  • European bikers on way to Isfahan, Shiraz 2019-08-18 18:46

    European bikers on way to Isfahan, Shiraz

    TEHRAN – A group of European bikers arrived in Iran late on Saturday to follow their rally itinerary that includes Isfahan and Shiraz in heartland of the ancient country.

  • Ciara and Lennart in their camper van (Photo: Maryam Kamyab, July 29,  2019) 2019-08-02 20:13

    By Afshin Majlesi, Mehdi Sepahvand

    Belgian globetrotters share us their new perception of Iran

    TEHRAN – Last Monday, a Belgian couple, who are on an overland journey to China, paid a visit to The Tehran Times, where they let us share their views, experiences and feelings about Iran in a cozy chat with the daily.

  • Ghaderi 2019-08-02 12:51

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    How plans for restraining Iran backfired

    Iran’s active resistance and strategic patience have nullified all plans of western opponents to restrain Iran. In the latest meeting on Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the western countries stepped back from their previously harsh policies. It seems that Iran has been successful in restraining the west, as the remaining members of JCPOA Committee stopped talking about using the trigger mechanism.

  • U.S.-EU 2019-07-31 10:31

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Europe must feel threatened!

    U.S. President Donald Trump and  The U.S.National Security Adviser John Bolton continue to think about the breakup of the European Union and the collapse of the eurozone. Yet politicians like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron still think they can get into a political and economic equation with the US president! This dangerous and inaccurate look has caused European authorities to become more and more vulnerable to harm! Many analysts of international affairs have recently had a special focus on US-EU relations.

  • European Union 2019-07-21 14:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Europe's return to the twentieth century!

    The three countries of Britain, Germany and France are not in good shape: Berlin faces a crisis of leadership and there is no prospect of the end of the Angela Merkel Chancellery.

  • Europeans are all talk and no action, MP says 2019-07-20 20:24

    Europeans are all talk and no action, MP says

    TEHRAN – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has criticized European countries for failing to fulfil their obligations under the 2015 nuclear agreement, saying the Europeans are all talk and their inaction is unacceptable.

  • Lunar eclipse 2019 2019-07-19 12:19

    Lunar eclipse 2019: from Australia to UK, stargazers enjoy bright side of the moon

    Stargazers around the world have enjoyed a view of a global lunar eclipse, delighting people from Dehli to Dublin.

  • Jahangiri urges Europe to press U.S. to lift cruel sanctions 2019-07-16 19:25

    Jahangiri urges Europe to press U.S. to lift cruel sanctions

    TEHRAN – Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Tuesday urged Europe to put pressure on the United States to remove its anti-Iran “cruel sanctions” instead of holding futile meetings and mounting pressure on Tehran to salvage the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Boris Johnson 2019-07-16 12:42

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Boris Johnson and the mystery of leaving Europe

    TEHRAN-Boris Johnson has become a controversial politician in Britain in recent days. Many UK analysts believe that Boris Johnson himself does not know exactly what he wants to do with the EU's exit plan! Johnson's contradictory statements and stances have strengthened this trend. In any case, even if Johnson is present at the head of the British political and administrative equations, it would seem that we are witnessing a more complicated political situation in this country. Here are some of the latest analyzes and news on Boris Johnson:

  • Europeans ‘are not honoring’ JCPOA commitments: envoy 2019-07-10 20:03

    Europeans ‘are not honoring’ JCPOA commitments: envoy

    TEHRAN – European powers “are not honoring their commitments” under the 2015 nuclear deal, says Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations.

  • Ex-Foreign Ministry official says it’s ‘impossible’ to continue co-op with Europe 2019-06-30 22:20

    Ex-Foreign Ministry official says it’s ‘impossible’ to continue co-op with Europe

    TEHRAN – A former Foreign Ministry spokesman has criticized European countries’ inaction to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal, saying continuing the current situation with Europe is “impossible” and “unreasonable”.

  • Europe unable to secure Iran’s nuclear deal interests: ex-envoy 2019-06-22 19:11

    Europe unable to secure Iran’s nuclear deal interests: ex-envoy

    TEHRAN – Iran’s former ambassador to Norway believes Europe cannot secure Iran’s interests from the 2015 nuclear deal, saying that European countries’ power is restricted to opening a channel for Iran to import foodstuff and pharmaceuticals.

  • Top MP advises Europe to take Iran’s ultimatum seriously 2019-06-19 18:08

    Top MP advises Europe to take Iran’s ultimatum seriously

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker on Wednesday advised European parties to the 2015 nuclear pact, also known as the JCPOA, to take Tehran’s 60-day ultimatum seriously.

  • کمالوندی 2019-06-19 17:42

    Iran says to scale back nuclear commitments to create balance

    TEHRAN - Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said that if the Europeans refuse to uphold Iran’s rights under the 2015 nuclear deal, Tehran will continue to scale back its commitments to “create a balance”.

  • lavrov 2019-06-11 19:36

    Some Western states want Iran to violate nuclear deal, Russian FM says

    Lavrov: Keeping JCPOA alive largely dependent on Europe

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that some Western partners want Iran to make a mistake and declare steps which will be in breach of the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Europe unwilling to pay the price to save JCPOA: MP 2019-05-19 19:47

    Europe unwilling to pay the price to save JCPOA: MP

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis Nuclear Committee Mojtaba Zonnour said on Sunday that while European countries are capable of preserving the Iran nuclear agreement, they are not willing to pay the price for saving it.

  • Merkel: EU wants to avoid escalation of Iran dispute 2019-05-10 19:45

    Merkel: EU wants to avoid escalation of Iran dispute

    TEHRAN – The European Union wants to avoid an escalation in the dispute about Iran’s nuclear program, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.

  • Iran-EU 2019-05-08 11:32

    By Mohammad Homaeifar

    The message Iran should have for Europe

    TEHRAN - Once again, a new scheme has been devised to curb Iran missile activity. This time the top officials of Germany, Britain, and France, led by Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Secretary of State, have started a dangerous game. 

  • Ex-envoy criticizes Europe for failing to protect ties with Iran 2019-05-06 20:57

    Ex-envoy criticizes Europe for failing to protect ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – Abdolreza Faraji-Rad, Iran’s former ambassador to Norway, has criticized European countries for failing to fully fulfil their obligations with regard to protecting their trade ties with Iran, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • Iran cannot pin hopes on its Europe ties: expert 2019-04-29 21:07

    Iran cannot pin hopes on its Europe ties: expert

    TEHRAN – An expert on international affairs believes that Iran cannot be hopeful about the future of its relations with Europe.

  • Why U.S. neo-conservatives are trying to block Europe from BRI benefits 2019-04-29 11:19

    By John Ross

    Why U.S. neo-conservatives are trying to block Europe from BRI benefits

    This is an important year for Europe as economic slowdown is likely - the IMF projects EU growth will fall to 1.6 percent in 2019. Regarding major external influences which can improve or worsen this situation, the US will also slow, the IMF projecting a decline in growth from 2.9 to 2.3 percent, while China's growth is expected to be far higher at 6.0-6.5 percent.