• Pompeo Yesterday 11:43

    Pompeo on lifetime mission to upend regional stability

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is using everything in his power to advance policies that could result in nothing other than chaos and instability in a region already suffering from ill-considered policies and violence.

  • Iranian composer Fardin Khalatbari (L) and Lebanese maestro Andre AlHaj attend a meeting at Tehran’s Radaki Hall on September 22, 2020 to unveil the music video “Restless for Balqis”. (ILNA/Alireza Ra 2020-09-22 18:00

    Iran sympathizes with Lebanon in music video “Restless for Balqis”

    TEHRAN – Iran expressed its sympathy with Lebanon on last month’s disastrous blast in Beirut by a music video named “Restless for Balqis”.

  • abir bassam 2020/09/18

    By Abir Bassam

    Lebanon boiling over its harbor hot tin

    What is being cooked in Beirut's harbor? It seems that there are urgent needs to keep Lebanon on guard.  The country is barely picking itself up after the blast on the 4th of August. Now, it is going through another dilemma as the fire burst on the 10th of September. The two major accidents suggest that the time has not yet come for Beirut to write its closure. 

  • Seyed Reza Sadr al-Hosseini 2020-09-09 13:23

    Macron's regional moves on behalf of U.S., Zionist regime

    TEHRAN –Warning about suspicious French President's moves in the region, Sadr al Hosseini didn't reject the possibility of Zionist backed efforts to pave the way for construction of an energy pipeline from Iraq to Occupied Land.

  • Ghassan Javad 2020-09-05 23:16

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Analyst expects Hezbollah to play a constructive role in Gov. formation

    TEHRAN – Ghassan Javad, a Lebanese analyst, expects Hezbollah to contribute constructively information of a new government in Lebanon based on "the resistance's understanding of the Lebanese reality and necessity of Lebanese consensus."

  • abir bassam 2020/09/05

    By Abir Bassam

    The hypothetical compromise: The end of 10 years of war in West Asia

    On my way back from the south to Beirut two months ago, Elea crossroad in Saida was closed. As I took the long [S] turn to be able to reach Beirut road again, I came across the Lebanese Army.

  • Faysal Abdelsater 2020-09-01 23:58

    By Mohamamd mazhari

    The process for naming Mostafa Adib as PM carries great weight: Lebanese analyst

    TEHRAN – Faysal Abdelsater, a Lebanese analyst, is of the opinion that the steps for naming Mostafa Adib as a man who will head the Lebanese government carries an important message as "it has the endorsement of considerable majority in the Lebanese parliament."

  • Sadr 2020-08-30 17:05

    Tehran says making efforts to find out about Imam Musa al-Sadr

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Foreign Ministry has paid tribute to Imam Musa al-Sadr on the anniversary of his disappearance, saying Tehran has been making international efforts for four decades to find out the truth about the top Shia cleric Imam Musa al-Sadr.

  • Maher al-Khatib 2020-08-22 00:02

    By Mohammad Mazhari

     Special Tribunal for Lebanon failed to provide evidence for its claims: Lebanese analyst

    TEHRAN - After 15 years of work, on August 19, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon handed down its verdict on the Hariri assassination charges. 

  • Ali Yahya 2020-08-20 00:17

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Beirut blast caused social solidarity: Lebanese expert

    TEHRAN – The Beirut blast on August 4 not only caused human and financial losses but also raised doubts about the time of the incident and its location.

  • abir bassam 2020/08/20

    By Abir Bassam

    International Tribune: A non-closed chapter

    Fifteen years, the Lebanese people have been waiting for fifteen years for the alleged justice that should be brought by the International Tribune. The tribune was commissioned to investigate the assassination of the Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri.

  • دادگاه لاهه حریری 2020-08-18 17:51

    Hariri tribunal: Hezbollah, Syria had no link with 2005 blast

    A UN-backed tribunal says it has not been able to establish any link between a 2005 blast in Beirut that killed Lebanon’s former prime minister Rafiq Hariri and the Hezbollah resistance movement or the Syrian government.

  • Amin Hoteit 2020-08-18 10:25

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    UAE has shown it is a base for Israel: Lebanese strategist 

    TEHRAN – A Lebanese strategic analyst is of the view that the UAE has proven to be a base for the Zionist regime to protect Israel's interests in the region.

  • Hezbollah 2020-08-17 23:07

    By Batool Subeiti

    Hezbollah between resistance and anti-corruption crusade 

    Who are the Hezbollah party?

    Hezbollah is a military and political party that was established in Lebanon during the early 1980s, subsequent to Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in 1982, as there was a need for a resistance movement that made its focal goal the liberation of Lebanon from Israeli occupation.

  • Lebanese Health Minister lauded Iran for humanitarian aid 2020-08-16 18:28

    Lebanese health minister lauds Iran for humanitarian aid

    TEHRAN – Lebanese Minister of Health Hamad Hassan hailed humanitarian aid provided by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) after the recent explosion in Beirut.

  • Lebanon 2020-08-15 16:18

    Lebanon must now counter hybrid war 

    August 14 marks the 14th anniversary of the start of the 33-day Israeli war on Lebanon in which the Hezbollah resistance movement succeeded in dealing a great blow to the Zionist regime's army. Hezbollah aborted any move by the Israeli army in the war, which surprised military analysts.

  • 2006 war 2020-08-14 21:53

    By Saeed Kh. Mavadat

    14 years after 33 days of war

    Lebanon celebrates war anniv. amid pressure to disarm Hezbollah

    TEHRAN - This year’s 14th of August marks the 14th anniversary of the July War between the Lebanese Hezbollah movement and Israel in 2006, which led to Israel withdrawing its troops from southern Lebanese territories.

  • Zarif 2020-08-14 18:06

    Only Lebanese entitled to decide their fate, says Zarif

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that only the Lebanese people and their representatives are entitled to decide their country’s future in the aftermath of the August 4 massive explosion in Beirut.

  • Zarif 2020-08-14 16:53

    Zarif felicitates Lebanon on anniversary of 33-Day War victory

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has sent separate messages to his Lebanese counterpart and secretary-general of the Hezbollah movement to congratulate them on the anniversary of the country’s victory in its 33-day war against the Israeli aggressors.

  • Zonnour 2020-08-14 16:39

    MP urges France not to meddle in Lebanese affairs

    TEHRAN — The chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has strongly criticized France for interfering in Lebanon’s domestic affairs, saying neither France nor any other country is entitled to interfere in Lebanon’s domestic affairs and undermine the country’s political legitimacy.

  • Beirut blast 2020-08-12 23:30

    By Saeed K. Mavadat

    Beirut blast revives debate over international trusteeship system in Lebanon

    TEHRAN - In the wake of the massive explosion at the Beirut port, which devastated parts of the Lebanese capital and left hundreds of thousands of Beirut residents homeless, Lebanese politicians and experts dangle the prospect of Lebanon being placed under international trusteeship.

  • Hassan Rouhani, Emmanuel Macron 2020-08-12 23:28

    Rouhani, Macron hold phone talks on Lebanon

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani and French President Emmanuel Macron have held a telephone conversation discussing the situation in Lebanon, Alireza Moezi, Rouhani’s deputy head of communications, said in a tweet on Wednesday.

  • Baha Hallal 2020-08-12 18:30

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Opportunities still exist to rebuild Lebanon: retired general 

    TEHRAN - A retired Lebanese brigadier general says there is still the opportunity to make the required reforms to restore confidence and ability in Lebanon by learning from mistakes and rise again from the ashes.

  • Lebanon 2020-08-12 10:57

    By Mehdi Shojaeian

    Lebanese are punished for backing resistance movement

    The corruption and issues that we face today in Lebanon are consequences of a 30-year legacy inherited by Hassan Diab’s government. The problems in Lebanon, especially the massive explosion at Beirut's port on August 4, all are rooted in one thing and that is that the U.S., Israel, and Saudi Arabia are venting their anger against the Lebanese nation who endorsed the resistance movements in Lebanon and Iraq.

  • abir bassam 2020/08/11

    By Abir Bassam

    Beirut explosion: Hezbollah should not fall into the trap twice

    Hezbollah should be cautious not to fall into the as it is is facing the difficult challenges after Beirut blast: The call for the government to resign, the call for disarming, and accusing it.

  • Lebanon 2020-08-10 22:32

    Inside the West’s last gambit in Lebanon

    TEHRAN - As Lebanon plunges into a politico-economic turmoil in the aftermath of a massive explosion at Beirut port, the West scrambles to make a last-ditch effort to disarm the Hezbollah movement, a former diplomat who served in Lebanon told the Tehran Times.

  • Hassan Diab 2020-08-10 22:17

    Lebanon PM announces resignation amid uproar over Beirut blast

    TEHRAN - Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced the resignation of the country’s government on Monday evening amid heightened political tensions over the last week’s massive explosion at Beirut port.

  • Beirut 2020/08/10

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Ulterior motives in attacks on Lebanese ministries

    While Lebanon as a crisis-ridden country needs unity more than ever these days to get out of this complex and sensitive situation, some sides make every effort to obstruct the path to tranquility in the country.

  • Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-08-09 18:36

    Zarif signs memorial notebook for victims of Beirut explosion

    Iran ready to help rebuild ruined places in Beirut

    TEHRAN – On Saturday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited the Lebanese embassy in Tehran to sign a notebook in memory of the victims of a massive explosion in Beirut port which left at least 150 people dead and 5,000 injured.

  • Lebanese man, daughter shot dead in Tehran 2020-08-09 18:10

    Lebanese man, daughter shot dead in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A Lebanese man and his daughter were shot and killed in northern Tehran by an unknown assailant on Friday, the Mehr news agency reported.