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  • Iran had its own independent writing system 4,400 years ago: study 2020-12-25 17:20

    Iran had its own independent writing system 4,400 years ago: study

    TEHRAN – A recent study, conducted by a French archaeologist and his Iranian fellow, shows that the Iranian plateau had its own independent writing system at least 4,400 years ago.

  • Webinar to discuss landscape conservation around Pasargadae 2020-12-09 04:00

    Webinar to discuss landscape conservation around Pasargadae

    TEHRAN – An online seminar will be discussing today the latest developments in the conservation of sceneries encircling the UNESCO-registered Pasargadae in southern Iran.

  • Iran eyes drawing more travelers from France: deputy tourism minister 2020-09-14 20:30

    Iran eyes drawing more travelers from France: deputy tourism minister

    TEHRAN – Iran eyes to attract more travelers from France as it has long been imprinted on the minds of French people particularly those interested in historical and ancient destinations, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri said on Sunday.

  • French archaeologist Geneviève Dollfus, famed for extensive Iranian studies, dies at 82 2020-09-02 20:26

    French archaeologist Geneviève Dollfus, famed for extensive Iranian studies, dies at 82

    TEHRAN - French archaeologist Geneviève Dollfus, who conducted extensive excavations in southwest Iran, has died aged 82.

  • Excavation sheds new light on mysterious capital of Medes in Ecbatana 2020-06-30 19:10

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Excavation sheds new light on mysterious capital of Medes in Ecbatana

    TEHRAN – Archaeologists have unearthed new cultural relics and architectural vestiges that sheds a new light on the mysterious capital of Medes, which is widely believed to be in Ecbatana, an ancient city on the site of which stands the modern city of Hamadan in west-central Iran.

  • Italian tourism group visiting Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan 2019-12-31 21:09

    Italian tourism group visiting Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN - A group of seventeen Italian sightseers have commenced an excursion across the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, which is amongst Iran’s lesser-known destinations.

  • A view of the UNESCO-registered Shahr-e-Soukhteh (Burnt City) in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan province 2019-12-08 18:42

    French, British sightseers visiting Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – A group of ten French and British sightseers have commenced a ten-day tour across Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province.

  • Foreign travelers take photos of the 19th-century Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, in Shiraz, southern Iran. 2019-12-06 18:48

    French nationals top list of foreign tourist arrivals in Fars

    TEHRAN - French nationals composed the largest source of foreign arrivals in the southern Iranian Fars province during the first two months of autumn, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Cluster of French motorcyclists traversing Iran 2019-10-06 19:44

    Cluster of French motorcyclists traversing Iran

    TEHRAN - A 55-member group of French motorcyclists entered the country via the northwestern Bazargan border on Saturday on an itinerary that goes to the southern city of Shiraz.

  • Ayatollah Khamenei 2019-08-17 20:14

    Official website of Ayatollah Khamenei to launch three new languages

    TEHRAN – The official website of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei plans to launch three new languages of Russian, French and Spanish on Monday.

  • Emmanuel Macron- Donald Trump 2019-01-27 10:36

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    French performance in favor of Trump

    TEHRAN - There is no end to the French direct play on Trump's ground! In their latest speeches against Iran's missile program, the Elysee Palace authorities have called for the immediate stop of Iran's ballistic missile testing, and this is the same position they were taking during the past two years.

  • Arab Spring 2018-12-30 10:36

    By Farzad Farhadi

    The Arab Spring, 8 years on; from Bouazizi self-immolation to Bread Revolution

    TEHRAN - Protests have arisen in Sudan, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Lebanon and Jordan this year. This coincides with the eighth anniversary of the Arab Spring revolutions that began in Tunisia on December 17, 2010, leading to the collapse of the ruling regimes in some Arab countries, in particular Egypt.

  • The President of the French National Rally political party, Marin Le Pen 2018-12-14 12:14

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Le Pen's under-plot for the French President

    TEHRAN - The President of the French National Rally political party, Marin Le Pen, is trying to take little stances on the new protests in her country. Some French politicians have accused her of interfering in the recent protests in favor of the French National Rally. Meanwhile, many analysts believe that, ultimately, the outcome of Macron's removal from power will be the presence of far-right nationalists (led by Le Pen) at the Elysees Palace.

  • Ghaderi 2018-11-29 11:35

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    France' unrestful days with Macron

    TEHRAN - French President Emmanuel Macron is going through hard times! On the one hand, Macron's popularity with the French citizens has drastically fallen during recent months, and the continuation of public protests in different cities of France, has created a difficult situation for the young French president.

  • India 2018/06/26

    India mulls rupee payment for Iran’s oil, to avoid U.S. sanctions

    In a bid to avoid American economic sanctions on Iran, India is planning to revive a rupee trade mechanism to settle part of its oil payments to Iran, according to Indian government sources.

  • Christophe Eck, a senior partner at GIDE 2018-05-19 12:38

    French law firm to stay in Iran whatever fate of JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Christophe Eck, a senior partner at GIDE, says that the French law firm will remain active in Iran regardless of Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-04-18 10:00

    By Javad Heirannia

    Attack on Syria didn't have a basis in international law: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that the attack on Syria was “neither in self-defense nor authorized by the United Nations Security Council, it did not have a basis in international law.

  • Mahmood Monshipouri 2018-04-18 09:51

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Military Strikes against Syria

    The U.S. surgical attacks—coordinated with France and Britain—against chemical facilities in Syria on Saturday April 13, 2018, in response to the alleged chemical weapons attacks in rebel-held Douma, fell far-short of achieving a broader goal based on a coherent strategy to deal with the Syrian civil war.

  • Syria 2018-04-16 15:38

    By Zhou Dong-chen

    U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria and its consequences

    On April 14, 2018, the United States and its allies—Britain and France—launched precision strikes on Syria which is one fully-recognized sovereign state by the United Nations. For the sake of legitimacy of their “aggression”, France claimed that the attacks were purely aimed at the chemical depots, Britain stated that it was not about intervening in civil war. And the U. S. President made a formal address in which, he said that Syrian dictator Bashar runs the very terrible regime that used chemical weapons against his own people, “a crime of one monster” as described by him.

  • Stephen Lendman 2018-04-16 09:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    Attack on Syria violated international laws: Lendman

    TEHRAN – U.S. columnist Stephen Lendman says that “Overnight U.S., UK and French aggression on Syria had nothing to do with the alleged Douma chemical weapons (CW) incident that didn’t happen – and has everything to do with America’s imperial project, along with punishing Syria and Russia for defeating its aims in the country.”

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-04-15 08:53

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Washington’s biggest mistake in Syria

    TEHRAN - United States, UK and French air strikes in Syria has attracted the attention of many media outlets and analysts. The U.S., despite Trump’s claims, has carried out a limited attack on the Middle Eastern country, but its consequences will certainly affect Trump and his allies in the near future. The issue can be analyzed from various angles.

  • Trump Macron Merkel 2018-04-11 09:26

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Merkel facing the joint game of Trump and Macron

    TEHRAN - Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, is to travel to the United States and visit Donald Trump, the controversial President of the U.S.

  • جنگ یمن 2018-04-01 19:01

    U.S., UK, French arms sales to Saudi coalition ‘devastating’ Yemeni lives: Amnesty International

    The “irresponsible arms flows” by the U.S., UK, France and other European countries to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen has inflicted “enormous harm to Yemeni civilians,” Amnesty International said Friday.

  • ماکرون 2018-02-05 09:44

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    French approach to JCPOA is paradoxical

    TEHRAN - Conservative French leaders along with their American counterparts are lining up to make new demands on the Iran nuclear deal. Not to be outdone by the irrational mandates of Donald Trump, French President Emanuel Macron is now calling for amendments to the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Iran 2018-01-16 03:14

    By Raad Hadi Jabareh

    French recognition of Iran’s Quds Force roles

    French President Emmanuel Macron has chosen the right time to make a telephone call to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as the first Western leader to do so since demonstrations and violence broke out in Tehran and several other Iranian cities.