• Rodney Shakespeare Today 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 Today 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. 

  • Zarif Yesterday 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”

  • Rouhani 2020-10-28 18:01

    Insulting Prophet Mohammad is an insult to all Muslims: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday denounced the republication of a cartoon in a French satirical newspaper featuring the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), saying that insulting the Prophet is an insult to all Muslims.

  • Ahmet T. Kuru 2020-10-27 15:49

    By Javad Heirannia 

    Islam perfectly compatible with development: San Diego State University professor

    TEHRAN – Ahmet T. Kuru, professor of political science at San Diego State University, says Islam was historically perfectly compatible with development, and contemporary problems are created by class relations, rather than Islam.

  • Macron 2020-10-26 23:49

    ‘Boycott French products’ launched over Macron’s Islam comments

    Several Arab trade associations have announced a boycott of French products, in response to recent comments made by President Emmanuel Macron on Islam.

  • Macron 2020-10-26 12:46

    Macron’s Islamophobic campaign stokes fears of political exploitation

    TEHRAN – As French President Emanuel Macron intensifies his anti-Muslim campaign, leaders and analysts in the Muslim world turn the spotlight on the French president’s goal of inciting hatred against Muslims.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan attends a press conference during his visit to the Tehran Times, and Mehr news agency in downtown Tehran, October 3, 2020. 2020-10-06 22:49

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran is not what you think: how media image of a country differs from reality

    You can find, through the web or in person, countless travelers, who had developed mixed feelings about Iran prior to their arrivals ….. attitudes, stereotypes, and perceptions that totally being changed when excursions to the Islamic Republic starts.

  • Iran’s first museum of psychiatry to open in Tehran 2020-09-30 18:52

    Iran’s first museum of psychiatry to open in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The first museum of psychiatry in the country will be officially inaugurated in Tehran’s Roozbeh Hospital next week.

  • Edward C. Corrigan 2020-09-22 11:25

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    Terrorism by West and Israel considered ‘self-defense’, says Canadian lawyer

    “Palestinians, Arabs and Muslims are not allowed the right to resist foreign invaders which is a protected right under International law.”

    TEHRAN - Edward C. Corrigan, a Canadian analyst, and lawyer, says the acts of terrorism committed by the West and its ally Israel are justified as “self-defense”.  “Terrorism conducted by the West, and our ally Israel, is not considered terrorism but “self-defense,” Corrigan tells the Tehran Times.

  • Tehraners protest French magazine for resurfaced insult toward Muslims 2020-09-11 18:20

    Tehraners protest French magazine for resurfaced insult toward Muslims

    TEHRAN — People of all walks of life gathered in Tehran’s Imam Hussein Square on Thursday to protest the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s reprinting of insulting cartoons of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) as well as desecration of the Quran in Sweden.

  • اقا 2020-09-08 12:11

    Leader denounces Charlie Hebdo for insulting Islam, Muslims 

    TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has condemned the republication of cartoons insulting the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the move once again exposed the enmity of the political, cultural centers of the Western world toward Islam.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • Archaeological survey to offer new glimpses of troglodytic architecture in northern Iran 2020-06-14 19:28

    Archaeological survey to offer new glimpses of troglodytic architecture in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has started work on troglodyte shelters in a northern Iranian region, believing that they are still giving up long-buried secrets.

  • Happy Ramadan 2020-04-25 10:37

    Happy Ramadan

    The holy month of Ramadan begins today in Iran. Fasting during Ramadan – which is one of the five pillars of Islam – is a way to learn patience and break bad habits, as well as an opportunity to become closer to God.

  • A view of the Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili in Ardebil, northwest Iran 2019-12-25 19:18

    New cultural occasions added to Iran’s calendar of events

    TEHRAN – Three cultural occasions were officially added to Iran’s national calendar of events on Tuesday.

  • The future of Islam and Muslims 2019-11-26 10:55

    By Quayyum Raja

    The future of Islam and Muslims

    KASHMIR - Islam is a universal faith. Anyone from anywhere at any time can embrace Islam and has been doing so ever since the dawn of Islam. Therefore, the future of Islam is bright, but the future of the current Muslim states looks very bleak.

  • Ambassador calls for unity among Muslims 2019-11-16 17:11

    Ambassador calls for unity among Muslims

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to Athens has highlighted the importance of unity among all Muslims, saying unity is the focus of Quranic teachings and Islam.

  • Unity Conference 2019-11-15 19:03

    Sunni scholar: The overall policy of Iran is to boost the Sunni-Shia unity

    Intl. Islamic Unity Conference starts in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The International Islamic Unity Conference kicked off in Tehran on Thursday, with President Hassan Rouhani delivering the opening remarks aimed to unify the Islamic world.

  • Iran ranks 6th in Halal travel revenues 2019-11-02 19:37

    Iran ranks 6th in Halal travel revenues

    TEHRAN – Fetching $8 billion, Iran is ranked 6th in terms of Halal travel revenues based on the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19.

  • Iraq a source of pride for Arab world, Islam: Velayati 2019-08-06 17:34

    Iraq a source of pride for Arab world, Islam: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said neighboring Iraq is a source of pride for the Arab world and Islam.

  • Leader’s representative visits slaughterhouse in Brazil 2019-05-05 23:09

    Leader’s representative visits slaughterhouse in Brazil

    TEHRAN – Hojatoleslam Reza Taqavi, the Leader’s representative in the Agriculture Ministry, has visited the biggest slaughterhouse of the JBS company in Brazil’s Campo Grande.

  • Why Catholic mom implores girls to ditch leggings? 2019-04-09 09:17

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Why Catholic mom implores girls to ditch leggings?

    Maryann White’s plea to girls not to wear leggings provoke backlash as modest dressing is losing its meaning

    TEHRAN — In a letter published in the University of Notre Dame’s student newspaper “The Observer” on March 25 a catholic mom, Maryann White, begged female students to stop wearing leggings which sparked inevitable backlash, but why the concept of modest dressing is lost on so many in recent decades?

  • Trump 2019-04-06 11:17

    By Martin Love

    Pity any nation that has veered from the moral messages of Islam or Christianity

    NORTH CAROLINA - Lawrence Ferlinghetti, 99, and apparently still alive, is an American poet and publisher of books who got his start as an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina, where he majored in journalism and went on to a notable career as both a writer and painter.

  • Christchurch carnage must silence the breed of Islam-bashers 2019/03/17

    Dr. Abid Hussain

    Christchurch carnage must silence the breed of Islam-bashers

    TEHRAN - Daoud Nabi was the first victim of the Christchurch mosque shootings on Friday. He was standing at the door when the terrorist barged inside Masjid Al Noor mosque brandishing his semi-automatic weapon.

  • Islamic Revolution 2019/02/04

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Imam’s triumphant return and Islamic Revolution

    One day in Paris, during Imam Khomeini's exile, there was an important phone call from Tehran. It was Dr. Syed Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti on the line, Imam’s close aide and the martyr of Haft Tir tragedy.

  • Iran’s Islamic Revolution: The real Islamic alternative 2019-02-04 10:43

    By Kevin Barrett

    Iran’s Islamic Revolution: The real Islamic alternative

    “Islam was and is not only a viable option, but is the only alternative to an Occident that is increasingly troubled by social and ideological crises.” – Murad Hoffman

  • Prof. Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi 2018-12-27 09:49

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'Making Tehran Geneva of Muslim world panacea to problems’

    TEHRAN - At a time when the forces of Takfirism have become menacingly stronger across the world, bringing bad name to Islam and Muslims, it has become extremely important for the liberal, educated Muslims to stand up and retune the discourse around Islam in the light of holy scriptures.

  • Professor Dahiru Yahya 2018-12-25 11:07

    Islam is at stake in Northern Nigeria

    Professor Dahiru Yahya delivered a speech at the Conference on Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria in which he called on the international community to demand accountability from the Nigerian Federal Government for atrocities it has committed in Nigeria.

  • Gulbuddin Hekmatyar 2018/12/10

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Truth about Hekmatyar's anti-Iran tirade

    It’s no secret that the Saudi regime has been investing millions in its no-holds-barred propaganda war against the Islamic Republic of Iran. The custodians of Islam’s holiest shrines have not only managed to crush the voices critical of the regime’s policies, but have been carrying out a systematic misinformation campaign against Iran through run-of-the-mill media outlets bankrolled by Riyadh.