• Myanmar 2021/02/08

    By Mohammad Javdan 

    Coup in Myanmar: Nothing has changed 

    Military men, the undisputed rulers of the less developed countries in Southeast Asia

    Last week a military coup happened in Myanmar. The military junta arrested all government leaders after months of dispute with the government over approval or disapproval of the November 2020 elections.

  • Coup in Myanmar 2021-02-06 22:41

    By Mohammad Javdan

    Coup in Myanmar: Nothing has changed 

    Military men, the undisputed rulers of the less developed countries in Southeast Asia

    TEHRAN- Last week a military coup happened in Myanmar. The military junta arrested all government leaders after months of dispute with the government over approval or disapproval of the November 2020 elections.

  • کودتای نظامی در میانمار 2021-02-01 20:19

    Myanmar military seizes power, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

    Myanmar’s military seized power on Monday in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party in early morning raids.

  • Rohingya oppose relocation to an island 2019-03-17 10:07

    Rohingya oppose relocation to an island

    TEHRAN - The issue over the repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh has become more complicated with Rohingya protesting the Bangladeshi government’s move to relocate them to a remote island.

  • rouhani 2019-03-09 20:36

    Chabahar port has turned into symbol of cooperation between Iran and India

    Rouhani receives credentials of six ambassadors

    TEHRAN – On Saturday President Hassan Rouhani received credentials of the new ambassadors of Burkina Faso, Myanmar, Congo, Malta, India and Iraq.

  • ICC team in Bangladesh to meet Rohingyas 2019-03-06 22:07

    ICC team in Bangladesh to meet Rohingyas

    TEHRAN - A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is expected to arrive in Bangladesh on Wednesday to gather information on atrocities committed against Rohingya refugees by the Myanmar military.

  • Bangladesh-Myanmar 2019-01-10 11:59

    Myanmar wants to 'work closely' with Bangladesh

    TEHRAN - Myanmar President Win Myint has expressed his interest in working closely with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to address the common challenges of both countries.

  • Myanmar 2019-01-07 23:22

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    After incarceration, Saudi deports ‘handcuffed’ Rohingya to Bangladesh

    TEHRAN - Driven from their homeland in Rakhine state of Myanmar by the ultranationalist Buddhist monks actively backed by the country’s military forces, Rohingya Muslims have been rendered homeless.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 2018-12-31 21:45

    Hasina retains power in Bangladesh

    TEHRAN - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has retained power with a landslide victory in general elections that were marred by incidents of violence and allegations of rigging.

  • Nay San Lwin 2018/12/16

    By: Nay San Lwin

    Forcible repatriation of Rohingya dangerous

    TEHRAN - Just a little more than a year ago, at least ten thousand Rohingya were killed in northern Rakhine state, at least 350 villages were burnt to the ground. As a result, about 750,000 had to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.

  • Shafiur Rehman 2018-12-10 21:22

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Genocide is slow strangulation of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine’

    The heart-rending stories of Rohingya refugees continue to pour out from the refugee camps of Bangladesh, where they live in impoverished condition, and from Rakhine state, where they face incarceration. The repatriation plan has been shelved following calls by the international aid organizations that the timing was not feasible for their return.

  • Rohingya 2018-12-06 01:30

    Fleeing Rohingya detained in Malaysia

    TEHRAN - With Rohingya Muslims attempting to flee Myanmar to escape persecution, a boat carrying 20 men believed to be Rohingyas landed on Indonesia's Sumatra Island on Tuesday, according to reports.

  • Rohingya 2018-11-29 02:35

    Fleeing Rohingya sent back to Rakhine

    TEHRAN _Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims were forcibly sent back to Myanmar's volatile Rakhine state after being detained at sea while heading to Malaysia, country’s police said on Wednesday.

  • Myanmmar 2018-11-15 10:57

    Despite global outcry, Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh to begin this week

    TEHRAN _ With the long-planned repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh set to begin this week, international aid groups have warned that deportation, given current conditions in Myanmar, cannot possibly be voluntary, safe and dignified.

  • Rohingya 2018-11-11 10:12

    ‘Time not ripe for Rohingya repatriation’

    TEHRAN _ Bangladesh and Myanmar should shelve plans of repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Rakhine State as they face a “high risk of persecution”, a top United Nations' human rights investigator has warned.

  • Rohingya 2018-10-07 08:28

    India’s decision to deport Rohingya men slammed by rights groups

    TEHRAN - Indian government’s controversial decision to deport seven Rohingya men, backed by the country’s apex court, has drawn sharp and widespread criticism from rights groups and activists.

  • Guterres 2018-10-03 18:07

    UN chief urges India to put pressure on Myanmar to resolve Rohingya crisis

    TEHRAN - Voicing serious concern over the plight of Rohingya refugees living in the ramshackle camps in Bangladesh under appalling conditions, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has urged India to put pressure on Myanmar and support Bangladesh.

  • Rohigya 2018-09-26 23:49

    Rohingyas with disabilities face perils

    TEHRN - The overcrowded, hilly, and rain-soaked camps for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are precarious for everyone, but especially for people with disabilities, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

  • Rohingya 2018-09-23 09:57

    ICC probe into Rohingya issue in progress

    TEHRAN - The probe into the atrocities unleashed on Rohingya Muslims by the Myanmar state, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations, is currently being probed by the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has been tasked with investigating crimes against humanity.

  • Rohingya 2018-09-09 06:45

    Myanmar welcomes repatriation plan of Rohingya

    TEHRAN - After facing blistering criticism and outrage from across the world, Myanmar has welcomed the Bangladeshi government’s plan to begin the long-delayed process of repatriating Rohingya refugees back to their homeland.

  • Rohingya 2018-09-04 10:46

    Bangladesh PM blasts Myanmar military for anti-Rohingya propaganda

    TEHRAN - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has blasted the Myanmar regime for spreading disinformation about Rohingya Muslims presently stationed in Bangladesh’s refugee camps.

  • زلاتکو کرانچار 2018-08-18 15:22

    Iran not underestimating Myanmar: Zlatko Kranjcar

    TEHRAN – Iran U23 football coach Zlatko Kranjcar insisted that they will not underestimate Myanmar in the 2018 Asian Games.

  • Myanmar 2018-08-16 13:20

    No progress in repatriation of Rohingya refugees

    TEHRAN - The Bangladesh government officials who were in Myanmar to resolve the crisis related to Rohingya refugees have returned without making any significant progress, according to media reports.

  • Myanmar 2018-08-05 10:51

    Bangladesh FM to visit Myanmar for repatriation of Rohingyas

    TEHRAN - Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali is scheduled to visit Myanmar on August 9 to oversee preparations being made for the safe repatriation of Rohingya refugees.

  • Myanmar 2018-07-26 10:27

    UNSC urges Myanmar to create conditions for repatriation of Rohingya refugees

    TEHRAN - United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has urged Myanmar government to step up efforts to create feasible conditions for the safe and early repatriation of Rohingya refugees back to their country.

  • Nay San Lwin 2018-07-20 13:24

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    “Rohingyas lived in open-air prison in Myanmar and now live in impoverished conditions in Bangladesh”

    Nay San Lwin is the media coordinator for Free Rohingya Coalition, the global network of Rohingya activists. In an interview with Tehran Times, he talks about the challenges facing Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and possibilities of their repatriation.

  • Nawaz Sharif 2018-07-08 11:47

    Deposed Pakistan premier’s 10-year jail term evokes mixed response

    TEHRAN - After months of intense speculation, the fate of deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was sealed on Friday by the accountability court in Islamabad.

  • Nur Mohammed 2018-07-05 13:17

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    “Countries pretending to be ‘helping’ Rohingya refugees have diplomatic ties with Myanmar”

    Nur Mohammed is a Bangladeshi political analyst, human rights activist, associated with International Council for Diplomacy and Justice (ICDJ).He actively campaigns for Rohingya refugees.

  • Kashmir 2018/07/03

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Understanding Iran’s traditional position on Kashmir

    Almost two months ago, the Supreme Leader of Iran, during a meeting with top government functionaries and foreign emissaries, spoke of myriad problems facing the Muslim world and emphasized the importance of resisting against the arrogant, oppressive powers. He referred to conflict-marred states like Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Palestine, Myanmar and Kashmir.

  • Myanmmar 2018-07-01 15:19

    UN chief heads to Bangladesh to review problems facing Rohingya refugees

    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is visiting Bangladesh this weekend to take stock of the problems facing nearly one million Rohingya refugees, according to a statement issued by the UN.