• satellite 2020-04-25 10:30

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Widespread media coverage of IRGC’s satellite launch

    The latest achievement of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has been reflected in international media outlets and received widespread media coverage.

  • Anna Karsten (born 1988 in Warsaw) is a travel blogger, traveler, and social media personality. She and her writing and photography have been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, CNN, National Geographic and Travel Channel. 2020-03-02 18:45

    By Anna Karsten

    Is it safe to travel to Iran as a solo female traveler?

    Before I started reading more into Iran, all I heard about this country were stories about its politics. In the media, Iran seemed like a place where no one would ever want to visit. Can you imagine solo female travel in Iran?

  • Ecuador’s ambassador to Tehran, German Alejandro Ortega Almeida, talks to an interviewer (unpictured) during his visit to the 13th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition running from February 12 to 15, 2020. 2020-02-17 19:57

    I love Iranians, their unique culture: Ecuador’s ambassador

    TEHRAN - German Alejandro Ortega Almeida, Ecuador’s ambassador to Tehran, has said he loves Iranians and their unique culture after three years of stay in the country and visiting places at its every corner.

  • Travelers look at the polychrome dome of the Jameh Mosque of Yazd (Masjid-e-Jameh Yazd) in and undated photo. Soaring above the ancient UNESCO-tagged city, the mosque is graced with a lavishly decorated entrance portal (which is one of the highest in Iran), flanked by two raised minarets. Exquisite mosaics and tilework, intricate stucco and mirrorwork along with masterpieces of Persian calligraphy are amongst charms of the 12th-century structure to name a few. 2019-12-25 19:19

    Iran’s civilization, history deserve to be seen, Italian tourism expert says

    TEHRAN – A senior Italian tourism expert who has recently embarked on some tours across Iran believes that a gap exists between reality in Iran and the media image of the country worldwide, emphasizing that the country’s civilization and history deserve to be seen.

  • Media help alter mental image of travelers towards Sistan-Baluchestan 2019-12-21 18:26

    Media help alter mental image of travelers towards Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – Media have helped change the mental image of people towards Sistan-Baluchestan province, which was being shunned by many potential foreign and domestic travelers.

  • A poster for the conference “Women’s Place in Iranian-Islamic Civilization” 2019-12-02 19:02

    Tehran conference to explore women’s role in Iranian-Islamic civilization

    TEHRAN – A conference titled “Women’s Place in Iranian-Islamic Civilization” will be held in Tehran on February 24 and 25, 2020, aiming to discuss women’s duties throughout the Iranian history. 

  • Travelers enjoy a vista of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran. 2019-11-19 19:30

    Foreign travelers not deterred by Iranophobia: tourism official

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism minister on Monday said that anti-Iranian sentiment or Iranophobia, which has long been forged and spread by some Western governments and media, has not prevented foreign travelers from visiting the country.

  • Despite media bias, Western people have right to authentic information on Arbaeen 2019-10-19 20:53

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Despite media bias, Western people have right to authentic information on Arbaeen

    Mass media outlets, including news agencies, radio, television, the Internet and mobile platforms, have undoubtedly become the primary source of information for the majority of, if not all, individuals in modern societies.

  • Remains of the weapons which Saudi government says were used to attack an Aramco oil facility, are displayed during a news conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September 18, 2019. 2019/09/23

    By Alireza Hashemi

    Reuters seems frustrated U.S. not striking Iran for Aramco attacks

    The corporate media is having the false accusations repeated until the need for Iran attack becomes consensus reality in the west.

  • Ciara and Lennart in their camper van (Photo: Maryam Kamyab, July 29,  2019) 2019-08-02 20:13

    By Afshin Majlesi, Mehdi Sepahvand

    Belgian globetrotters share us their new perception of Iran

    TEHRAN – Last Monday, a Belgian couple, who are on an overland journey to China, paid a visit to The Tehran Times, where they let us share their views, experiences and feelings about Iran in a cozy chat with the daily.

  • Netanyahu 2019/03/09

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Netanyahu’s political honeymoon over

    TEHRAN _With just a month to go until general elections in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu’s legal troubles have compounded, making his re-election bid difficult.

  • India’s war-crazy TV media stoops to new low 2019/03/06

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    India’s war-crazy TV media stoops to new low

    TEHRAN - Truth is the first casualty of war, said Greek playwright Aeschylus. The phrase has been interminably used to explain and contextualize the gross misrepresentation of facts in the event of war.

  • media 2018-12-10 21:07

    ‘Social presence of Iranian women, victim of Western censorship’

    TEHRAN – The active presence of Iranian women in foreign media has been victimized by the West’s censorship, Kobra Aqazari, Iranian representative in the First Ever Global Women in Media Conference, held in Karachi, Pakistan said on Monday.

  • India flood 2018-08-18 17:37

    More than 300 killed in south India floods

    TEHRAN -In what has been described as the worst flood situation in over 100 years, at least 324 people have been killed in flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The situation has become extremely grim with death toll mounting since Thursday.

  • دونالد ترامپ 2017-11-28 10:48

    By Saeed Sobhani 

    Trump fight continues with the media

    TEHRAN _ U.S. President Donald Trump's struggle with the media continues. There was a controversy over the 2016 U.S. presidential election race. However, many American media now believe that the presence of Tramp at the top of the political and administrative equations of America has led to many crises in the White House and the world. On the other hand, Tramp not only has not done anything to improve his relationship with the American and Western media, but he often attacks Western media in his messages.

  • ‘Media should broaden outlook towards handicrafts’ 2017-11-05 08:21

    By Afshin Majlesi

    ‘Media should broaden outlook towards handicrafts’

    A senior official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization urges media to assume an extended role in promoting the “proper usage” of national handicrafts.

  • A cluster of foreign tourists pose for a photo during their visit to the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad. Women are clad in chadors, a shapeless gown that cov 2017-09-09 20:27

    Iran experiencing significant boom in Western tourist arrivals

    TEHRAN – Emerging from years of strict economic sanctions and an image tarnished by certain media outlets, Iran is now experiencing significant boom in Western tourist arrivals as the country harbors a rich cultural heritage and history and maybe above all being home to many hospitable people.

  • Bannon 2017-04-17 05:37

    By Frank Bruni

    Steve Bannon was doomed

    If you’re any student of politics, you saw Steve Bannon on the cover of Time magazine in early February — “The Great Manipulator,” it called him — and knew to start the countdown then.

  •  A Westerner couple pose for a photo at the enormous historical Imam Square in Isfahan on November 9, 2016. The sixth-story Safavid-era Ali Qapu Palace in also seen in the background. 2017-03-06 18:31

    World media put spotlight on Iran as tourist hub

    TEHRAN - Following a landmark nuclear deal Tehran and world powers clinched in 2015, Iran is repeatedly named as a hot travel destination by a circle of international media outlets in terms of its rich history, picturesque sceneries, traditions, cuisine and hospitable people.

  • Iran-Afghanistan 2017-01-09 21:28

    Iran, Afghanistan should form media ties: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to Afghanistan has proposed that the two countries initiate a media cooperation, Mehr reported.

  • Iran, Azerbaijan 2016-11-11 18:00

    Iran, Azerbaijan sign MOU on media co-op

    TEHRAN – A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between Iran and Azerbaijan to extend media cooperation.