• This combination photo shows posters for the movies selected to compete in the Iranian Film Festival of Chantilly. 2021-06-08 18:49

    Chantilly Iranian film festival unveils lineup

    TEHRAN – Seven feature-length movies will be screened at the first edition of the Iranian Film Festival of Chantilly in France as the organizers have announced the official lineup.

  • Merkel Biden 2021-06-01 19:49

    This terrible, horrible, no good very bad alliance

    Big brother is watching you

    TEHRAN – Last year in February, the world was shocked when it came to light that the CIA used Swiss-made encryption machines to spy on governments all over the world for more than half a century. The machines were produced by an ostensibly Swiss company and were sold to more than 120 countries well into the 21st century.

  • Iran extends ban on passenger flights due to coronavirus surge 2021-04-28 21:37

    Iran extends ban on passenger flights due to coronavirus surge

    TEHRAN – Iran has extended travel restrictions on flights to and from 15 countries due to a surge in the coronavirus disease, according to Iran Civil Aviation.

  • flights 2021-04-14 17:26

    Iran suspends flights to and from France

    TEHRAN –All flights to and from France have been suspended due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the spokesman of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) has announced.

  • French, German archaeologists expected to resume excavations in northeast Iran 2021-04-10 18:53

    French, German archaeologists expected to resume excavations in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – The tourism chief of Iran’s North Khorasan has announced plans to resume several excavations across the northeastern province using the expertise of archaeological teams from France and Germany.

  • Chinese diplomat 2021-04-07 21:43

    Chinese diplomat urges U.S. to lift all illegal sanctions against Iran

    TEHRAN - A Chinese envoy on Tuesday urged the United States to lift all illegal sanctions against Iran and its "long-arm jurisdiction" against third-party entities and individuals, including those from China, CGTN reported.

  • Rouhani 2021-03-03 19:11

    Iran, France presidents hold telephone conversation on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by phone with his French counterpart Emanuel Macron late on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues including the situation around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • پارلمان فرانسه 2021-02-17 18:19

    Lower house of French parliament approves anti-Islam bill

    The lower house of the French parliament has approved a controversial bill that it says is aimed at curbing “Islamist separatism” but that has raised concerns about targeting religious freedom and stigmatizing Muslims.

  • Top Iranian archaeologist, Firouz Bagherzadeh, dies at 90 2021-02-06 18:30

    Top Iranian archaeologist, Firouz Bagherzadeh, dies at 90

    TEHRAN – Iranian archaeologist Firouz Bagherzadeh, who was former director of the Archaeological Center of Iran and a specialist in Islamic art, has died aged 90.

  • Macron 2021-02-05 17:29

    Macron seeks to add Israel and Saudi Arabia to negotiation with Iran

    TEHRAN – French President Emmanuel Macron has praised the U.S. decision to engage with Iran and said Saudi Arabia and Israel must ultimately be involved in the negotiation with Iran, according to Reuters.

  • Zarif 2021-01-27 22:19

    Iran rejects French call for Iran to firstly comply with JCPOA before U.S. return

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif has responded to a French call that Iran should reverse its nuclear measures before the U.S. returns to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers.

  • Jean-Yves Le Drian 2021-01-23 10:16

    France uses the opportunity in new U.S. administration to pressure Iran

    TEHRAN - On Thursday, Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French foreign minister, demanded Iran to immediately return to its commitments under the nuclear deal to restrict Tehran’s nuclear program.

  • Iran, France preparing to expand museum cooperation 2021-01-13 18:46

    Iran, France preparing to expand museum cooperation

    TEHRAN – Iran and France are preparing to widen museum cooperation in various areas including joint online exhibits.

  • جنگنده فرانسوی 2021-01-06 22:46

    More than 20 at Mali wedding ceremony killed in France air strike

    More than 20 people, including children, were killed in air strikes during a wedding ceremony in a remote desert area of central Mali on Sunday, a health worker with knowledge of the attack said on Tuesday.

  • Delfi 2020-12-27 19:44

    Europe suffered greatest damage from Trump’s Iran deal exit: ex-envoy

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian ambassador to France has said the European countries suffered the greatest damage from the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iranian plateau gave birth to writing: French archaeologist 2020-12-11 18:12

    Iranian plateau gave birth to writing: French archaeologist

    TEHRAN – New studies suggest the Iranian plateau was the birthplace of writing, predating Mesopotamia widely known as the cradle of the cuneiform writing, French archaeologist Francois Desset has said.

  • اعتراض‌های سراسری در فرانسه علیه قانون جدید حمایت از پلیس 2020-12-06 11:20

    Violence erupts in new Paris protest against security law

    Violence erupted in Paris for the second consecutive weekend at a mass protest against a new security law and police brutality, as demonstrators clashed with police, set alight vehicles and smashed shop windows.

  • wrestling 2020-12-02 15:32

    Wrestling teams invited to Henri Deglane Grand Prix

    TEHRAN – Iranian freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling teams have been invited to the 47th edition of the Grand Prix de France Henri Deglane.

  • "The March of Freedoms" faced violence 2020-12-01 16:22

    "The March of Freedoms" faced violence

    "The March of Freedoms" in France saw thousands decry police brutality, following the release of footage showing officers beating and racially abusing a Black man.

  • Ghazi Honainah 2020-11-14 10:58

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Macron wants to identify himself with the American Zionism: Lebanese cleric

    TEHRAN – Shaikh Ghazi Honainah, a member of the leadership of the Islamic Action Front in Lebanon, believes that the motive that drove the French president to back the sacrilegious cartoons against the Prophet of Islam by the Charlie Hebdo magazine is that he wants to “identify himself with the American Zionism.” 

  • Andrew Korybko 2020-11-06 12:15

    Macron provoking Muslims to distract from his many domestic challenges, says American analyst

    TEHRAN - Andrew Korybko, an American geopolitical analyst based in Moscow, tells the Tehran Times that the Emmanuel Macron government's Islamophobic policies, which hypocritically masquerade as defending the freedom of expression, provoke discord and intend to distract minds from his domestic problems.

  • Rodney Shakespeare 2020-10-31 11:49

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    British professor calls Macron a ‘juvenile boy’ who has just heard of ‘free expression’ 

    Rodney Shakespeare, a British professor and co-founder of the Global Justice Movement, tells the Tehran Times that French President Emanuel Macron is just like "a pimply, juvenile boy" who has heard of the phrase "free expression" and is trying to hide French involvement in "precipitating terrorist attacks".

  • Macron 2020-10-31 11:48

    By Abir Bassam

    France playing the new victim of 9/11

    The course of events has taken a violent and strange path in France. The caricatures of Prophet Muhammad were not published and republished in vain. 

  • Hypocrisy par excellence 2020-10-31 11:38

    Hypocrisy par excellence

    TEHRAN – As French President Emanuel Macron intensifies his politically motivated efforts to stigmatize Muslims, especially the French Muslim population, analysts turn the spotlight on the West’s duplicity in its dealings with the idea of freedom of expression.

  • تظاهرات ضد فرانسوی 2020-10-30 20:41

     By staff & agencies

    Anti-France protests spread globally

    Anger is growing in Muslim nations against French President Emmanuel Macron - with new protests in Bangladesh, Iran and Pakistan. This comes after Macron promised to crack down on what he calls "radical Islam" and defended the right to mock religion.

  • I Love Muhammad 2020-10-30 17:04

    Photo: Fatemeh Aali

    I Love Muhammad

    In recent days, with the ugly actions and rude words of the French president in support of the French newspaper's malicious act, a wave of hatred and disgust has arisen against Emmanuel Macron and France in the Islamic world, and some countries have called for sanctions against this country.

  • Zahra Guillaume 2020-10-30 15:57

    By Morteza Rahmani

    Macron under foreign influence: French journalist

    TEHRAN– Reacting to the recent anti-Islam comments of Emanuel Macron, a French journalist said the president is following the interests of some foreign powers, instead of his own nation.

  • Deniz Caner 2020-10-30 15:47

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Macron using irritant comments to mask his failed policies

    TEHRAN– Deniz Caner believes that Macron uses provocative comments to mask his mismanagement in the country and the government's unsuccessful economic and social policies.

  • Zarif 2020-10-30 13:33

    Zarif condemns Nice attack, urges sanity

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the Thursday terrorist attack in the French city of Nice that killed at least three citizens, saying this “vicious cycle” which is result of hate speech “must be replaced by reason and sanity”

  • ماکرون اردوغان 2020-10-28 18:43

    Turkey condemns Charlie Hebdo over Erdogan cartoon

    The rift between Muslim nations and France is growing after French President Emmanuel Macron said earlier this month that Islam was a religion in “crisis”.