• Michael Waltz 2019-11-02 15:46

    Republican congressman: ISIS escaping detention camps as Trump betrays Syrian Kurds

    Representative Michael Waltz, a Republican sitting on the House Armed Services Committee, says he is very concerned because ISIS militants and leaders who have been fleeing detention camps guarded by Syrian Kurds just because Donald Trump paved the ground for Turkey to attack Kurds in northern Syria. Waltz says since Kurds have to defend themselves against Turkey they cannot keep watch on ISIS.

  • Al-Baghdadi 2019-10-30 09:14

    By Javad Heiran-Nia

    Al-Baghdadi dies for the fourth time? Fake raid? Have Zionists lied to Trump again?

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), regularly answers questions from the Tehran Times.

  • ISIS 2019-10-19 14:03

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Turkey and the time bomb in Syria

    The Turkish attack on northern Syria has provided conditions for ISIS militants held in camps in the region to escape and revitalize themselves.

  •  Rick Sterling is a  journalist and member of the Syria solidarity movement 2019-09-03 11:50

    By Damir Nazarov

    U.S. prefer to maintain  ISIS against Syria: Rick Sterling

     Rick Sterling is a  journalist and member of the Syria solidarity movement.Below is the full text of the interview.

  • Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 2019-05-20 10:54

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Capturing Al-Baghdadi: West new pretext to plunder Libya oil 

    TEHRAN - These days we see many news on media about ISIS activities all around Libya. However, such news can take on a new meaning, if we look at them in light of recent unrest in Tripoli. 

  • Zarif: Targeting IRGC won’t revive ISIS and Nusra 2019-04-12 20:04

    Zarif: Targeting IRGC won’t revive ISIS and Nusra

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that targeting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) won’t revive ISIS and al-Nusra terrorist groups.

  • 13 Malaysians who joined ISIS want to return 2019-03-13 21:58

    13 Malaysians who joined ISIS want to return

    TEHRAN - A group of 13 Malaysians who had joined the ISIS to fight in Syria are now making desperate attempts to return to their country.

  • Damir Nazarov 2019-03-11 10:36

    By Damir Nazarov 

    Zionism is disturbed by the pro-Iranian Iraq

    WEST SIBERIA/ TYUMEN - At the beginning of February 2019, military intelligence of the Zionist colony (Aman) stated that allegedly "the Islamic Republic of Iran is creating military bases in Iraq." At the same time, the local newspaper "Jerusalem Post" writes that “the desire to block Iran’s ground route to Syria and Lebanon changes Iraq into the arena of a possible attack on the part of Israel.”

  • Four decades of Iranian revolution 2019-02-12 09:58

    By Asif Durrani

    Four decades of Iranian revolution

    ISLAMABAD - Iran is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution amidst the worst kind of American sanctions. It is a nation under stress economically; considered an interventionist state by its GCC neighbours and their allies; and is in a state of undeclared war with Israel. Being the champion of Shia Islam, the country is deeply involved in Iraq and Syria where Daesh/ISIS have played havoc forcing millions of Iraqis and Syrians to flee their countries.

  • Canadian women emerge from ISIS's crumbling caliphate 2019-02-11 00:27

    Canadian women emerge from ISIS's crumbling caliphate

    Her face covered by a black veil, with just a slit for her eyes, Dura looks like dozens of other black-clad women clustered on blankets with their children, all former subjects of ISIS's crumbling caliphate in Syria.

  • Asif Durrani 2019-02-05 10:40

    By Asif Durrani

    U.S. withdrawal and fears of uncertainties in Afghanistan

    Ashraf Ghani’s government is visibly upset over the proposed understanding between the U.S. Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban about the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for Taliban’s assurances that Afghan territory would not be available to Al-Qaida or ISIS. President Ghani has reportedly written a letter to President Trump pleading to review his decision of hasty drawdown. He has also appealed to the international community not to repeat mistakes of the past which culminated into a disaster for the world and Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Caught Helping ISIS Commanders Escape from Taliban Prison in Afghanistan 2019-01-28 17:00

    U.S. Caught Helping ISIS Commanders Escape from Taliban Prison in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – A large number of prisoners, all of them senior members of Daesh (also ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group, broke out of a Taliban prison in northwest Afghanistan after US troops helped them escape through a covert operation. 

  • Syria 2019-01-21 10:44

    By Farzad Farhadi 

    Tiger’s claws in terrorists’ nest; the battle of north Syria is coming soon

    TEHRAN - The Syrian army succeeded in striking a blow at the Takfiri group in their occupied territories and did away with the ISIS. Now, it is time to get rid of other terrorists, including Al-Nusra Front or Jabhat al-Nusra in the province of Idlib in northern Syria as the Syrian Armed Forces are seeking to wrap up the terrorist's chapter in Syria.

  • We’re battling ISIS for Russia and Iran, Trump claims 2019-01-20 22:41

    We’re battling ISIS for Russia and Iran, Trump claims

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump defended on Saturday his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, claiming that the American forces are killing ISIS for Russia and Iran “that are not necessarily in agreement with us.”

  • Iran, India trade ties on strong footing 2019-01-10 11:46

    Raisina Dialogue: 'Ensuring zero tolerance towards terrorism need of hour'

    TEHRAN - Asserting that no country is immune to the “existential threat” of terrorism, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said the need of hour is to ensure zero tolerance towards terrorism and those using it as an “instrument of convenience”.

  • Ahmad Salkida 2019/01/07

    By Ahmad Salkida

    Why troops are losing ground to ISWAP

    ABUJA - In the few days leading to the eclipse on 2018, reports from the warfront in North East Nigeria provoked huge concerns, fiercely stirring panic within communities in and around Maiduguri, Borno state. Governor Kashim Shettima, within this period, quickly called an emergency security meeting to receive briefs from different security commands in the state. At the Executive chambers of the Government House, Maiduguri, the seat of power in the state, the situation was grim and faces drawn.

  • Kashmir 2019-01-05 23:08

    Waving of ISIS flag in Kashmir’s biggest mosque sparks protest, condemnation

    TEHRAN - Days after some masked men barged inside the biggest mosque in Indian-controlled-Kashmir and unfurled the flag of ISIS on the pulpit of the mosque, a protest was held on Friday across the valley.

  • Trump 2019-01-04 20:31

    By staff and agency

    Trump: Iran can do what it wants in Syria 

    Following his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran “can do what they want” in Syria.

  • Katrina Ritz 2018-12-30 15:54

    By Marjan Golpira

    The many challenges of assisting those affected by war

    TEHRAN - Katrina Ritz, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Iraq, describes the situation on the ground in Iraq “stable” but in need of much assistance.

  • Najdat Anzour 2018-12-30 09:45

    By Mohammad Fatemizadeh

    Pentagon and CIA are against Trump / Reasons of U.S. withdrawal from Syria:  Anzour

    After Donald Trump said he would withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria, the Turkish military operation against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria has been postponed. Currently, the main cast in Syria is assessing the position of their forces to continue fighting the remaining ISIS presence after the departure of the U.S.

  • YPG fighters 2018-12-29 16:05

    Pentagon mulls allowing Kurdish militias to keep weapons after U.S. withdrawal from Syria

    The Pentagon is considering allowing Kurdish fighters to keep their US-supplied weapons after American forces withdraw from northern Syria, breaking a promise it had made to Turkey, a media report reveals.

  • Trump 2018-12-19 20:29

    U.S. prepares to fully pull out troops from Syria

    Donald Trump has tweeted that ISIS has been defeated as White House announced that the US has started pulling out its troops from Syria.

  • Trump 2018/12/03

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    U.S. propaganda war against Iran doomed to fail

    TEHRAN _ At a time when the Trump administration is facing backlash at home over its military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen and disgraceful defeat in Afghanistan after 18 years of war, spin doctors in Washington are looking for convenient scapegoats to escape accountability.

  • Dr. Altaf Hussain 2018/11/30

    By Dr. Altaf Hussain

    Understanding essence of Islam key to fostering unity

    TEHRAN_ We are fully aware of the dangers and challenges facing the Islamic world today. Evil influences not only threaten its unity, distort its identity, tarnish its tenets but brutally attack the very message of Islam.

  • Islamic unity 2018/11/26

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Iran, a torch-bearer of Islamic unity

    TEHRAN _ At a time when many countries in the Muslim world have brazenly become facilitators and enablers of America’s neo-imperialism, helping to advance its political and economic hegemony, there is one country that clearly and categorically says ‘no’ to Washington and its allies.

  • Rohingya 2018/10/10

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Global media and Muslims: Selective coverage, selective outrage

    TEHRAN -“If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? William Shakespeare’s lines in The Merchant of Venice hold true today.

  • Max Blumenthal 2018-09-29 22:08

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Trump is accelerating the decline of American empire’

    TEHRAN - U.S. President Donald Trump’s bombastic speech at the United Nations General Assembly session last week has reignited the debate over the U.S. government’s flawed foreign policy ambitions and Trump administration’s desire to expand American hegemony. Many seasoned political observers have denounced Trump’s myopic vision and policy of bullying, especially in the context of Iran.

  • ISIS 2018-09-23 09:56

    ‘India third largest victim of terrorism’

    TEHRAN - For second year on trot, India has emerged as the third largest victim of terror attacks across the world after Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a study report. CPI-Maoists, which carried out 53 percent of the total attacks in India this year, is the fourth deadliest terror group after ISIS, Taliban and Al-Shabaab, says the report by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism.

  • ISIS 2018-08-28 10:04

    ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in air raid

    TEHRAN - The leader of ISIS in Afghanistan was killed in air strikes in eastern Nangarhar province, the fourth head of the terrorist group to be killed since it gained foothold in the country almost four years ago.

  • ISIS 2018-08-26 10:21

    Who delivers weapons to ISIS, asks Russia

    TEHRAN - The debate over who helps militants in Afghanistan has again come alive. Russia has noticed unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to the Taliban and ISIS fighters in northern Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a press briefing on Thursday.