North Korea


  • Ali Larijani 2019-08-20 19:46

    Larijani praises North Korea’s vigilant decision toward U.S. unilateral demands

    TEHRAN - Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that North Korea has taken “vigilant decisions” against the U.S. unilateral demands.

  • Trump - Kim meeting at DMZ 2019-07-01 22:56

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    The messages hidden in a meeting

    The leaders of the United States and North Korea met at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) in the borders that divide North and South Korea. The meeting was about 50 minutes long. The two sides were inside North Korea’s borders only for the initial greetings and handshakes and after taking some pictures they had their talks inside the territory of South Korea.

  • The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visiting Russia last month. Yuri Kadobnov/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images 2019-05-04 12:47

    North Korea launches short-range projectiles, South says

    North Korea fired several short-range projectiles off its east coast on Saturday, in a move likely to raise tensions as denuclearization talks with the United States remain stalled.

  • zarif 2019-04-28 19:51

    Zarif to visit North Korea

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that he plans to visit North Korea without giving a date.

  • Hassan Rouhani, Donald Trump, and Kim Jong Un 2019-04-07 12:50

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Resolving the North Korea crisis through the Iran deal

    The second U.S.-North Korea summit in Vietnam failed to reach a nuclear deal despite hopes of a face-saving outcome. Still possible is an escalation of the crisis, which would have a disastrous outcome.

  • North Korea - U.S. 2019-03-15 15:23

    Pyongyang's senior diplomat tells Russia's Tass news agency that North Korea may rethink ban on missile tests.

    North Korea may suspend talks with 'gangster-like' US: Diplomat

    North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a ban on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, news reports from the North's capital have quoted a senior diplomat as saying.

  • Trump’s Talks With Kim Jong-un Collapse, and Both Sides Point Fingers 2019-03-01 15:18

    Trump’s Talks With Kim Jong-un Collapse, and Both Sides Point Fingers

    The United States and North Korea offered conflicting accounts and traded blame on Thursday after a second summit meeting between President Trump and the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, ended abruptly without any agreement on nuclear disarmament or easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Trump 2019-01-30 12:22

    Most Americans oppose Trump’s foreign policy, poll shows

    WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans disapprove of the way President Donald Trump is handling U.S. foreign policy and about half think the country’s global standing will deteriorate during the next year, according to new poll that highlighted the nation’s partisan divide on foreign issues.

  • ‘Iran, N. Korea see closer ties as remedy against U.S. sanctions’ 2018-12-12 20:33

    ‘Iran, N. Korea see closer ties as remedy against U.S. sanctions’

    TEHRAN – Head of the Iran-North Korea parliamentary friendship group on Wednesday underlined the importance of closer relations between Iran and North Korea to counter the effect of cruel sanctions the U.S. has imposed against the two countries.

  • Parliamentary team in Pyongyang to boost ties 2018-12-07 21:30

    Parliamentary team in Pyongyang to boost ties

    TEHRAN – Head of the Iran-North Korea parliamentary friendship group, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, has arrived in Pyongyang.

  • South Korean train travels to the North for joint railway inspection  2018-11-30 14:30

    South Korean train travels to the North for joint railway inspection 

    A South Korean train departed for North Korea on Friday for an 18-day joint railway inspection that the Koreas are conducting as part of efforts to modernize, and eventually reconnect, rail lines across their border.

  • North Korea tests ‘ultramodern tactical weapon’ 2018-11-16 13:32

    North Korea tests ‘ultramodern tactical weapon’: state media

    North Korea’s state media says the country’s leader Kim Jong-un has witnessed the test of an ultramodern tactical weapon in his first publicized visit to a weapons test site since the country’s test-launch of an ICBM last November.

  • Kim Jong Un 2018-10-09 15:33

    Where Will Kim Jong Un go next? U.S. and Russia both want to see North Korea's Supreme Leader

    North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un is in unprecedented demand as the United States and Russia launch bids for face-to-face meetings with the young ruler, whose recent peace initiative has won over leaders of the two countries.

  • UN 2018-09-30 14:44

    UN General Assembly 2018: The latest updates

    World leaders gathered in New York City on Saturday to take part in the fifth day of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

  • Trump 2018-09-12 10:28

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    Everything will return to normal after Trump's gone: professor

    TEHRAN - President Donald Trump has done a lot of questionable action since he was in office, including issues within the United States - changing members of the cabinet, advisers and dismissal of director - and issues outside the United States, including the systematic withdrawal of international treaties and economic and political tensions with its former allies.

  • Iranian writer Reza Amirkhani in an undated photo (Mehr/Asghar Khamseh) 2018-09-11 19:06

    North Korea subject of Reza Amirkhani’s next book  

    TEHRAN – The bestselling writer Reza Amirkhani who is famous for novels such as “The Good Smell of Oil” and “Re He Sheen” is writing a travelogue of North Korea.

  • تیم فوتبال امید ایران 2018-08-20 16:36

    Asian Games: Iran football advance to next round despite losing to Myanmar

    TEHRAN – Iran U23 football team advanced to the 2018 Asian Games Round of 16 despite losing to Myanmar 2-0 on Monday.

  • Pyongyang hails growing ties with Tehran amid U.S. pressure 2018-08-10 21:03

    Pyongyang hails growing ties with Tehran amid U.S. pressure

    TEHRAN – North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho on Thursday voiced his country’s satisfaction with the growing relations with Iran amid U.S. economic pressure on both countries, Press TV reported.

  • North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho -  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani 2018-08-08 16:54

    North Korean FM briefs Rouhani of Kim-Trump meeting

    U.S. is ‘unreliable’, Rouhani says in meeting with North Korean FM

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Wednesday that the U.S. is an “unreliable” country and cannot be trusted.

  • دیدار ظریف با وزیر خارجه کره شمالی 2018-08-07 21:31

    North Korea’s chief diplomat meets Zarif

    TEHRAN – North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Tuesday, according to the Foreign Ministry’s website.

  • Iran, North Korea FMs hold talks in Tehran 2018-08-07 16:38

    Iran, North Korea FMs hold talks in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong Ho met and held talks in Tehran on August 7, 2018.

  • Ri Yong Ho 2018-08-04 20:52

    North Korean FM to visit Tehran: KCNA

    TEHRAN - The North Korean minister of foreign affairs will conduct an official visit to Iran following his recent trip to Singapore, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Thursday.

  • North Korea and U.S. 2018-08-03 12:52

    By M.H. Goodarzi

    There is no dead end in politics

    TEHRAN - Less than a year ago, the political and verbal tensions between the United States and North Korea peaked. At that time, Pyongyang, with its nuclear and missile tests, made the smell of the war reach the U.S. allies in East Asia (Japan and South Korea), and it was possible at any moment that a mistake by the United States and its allies and North Korea would trigger a full-scale war on the Korean Peninsula. A war that, according to some experts, could trigger the beginning of World War III in view of a possible involvement of China and Russia.

  • Bennett Johnston 2018-07-11 11:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    I doubt U.S. - North Korea negotiation will affect JCPOA: former senator

    TEHRAN – Bennett Johnston, an American politician in the Democratic Party and lobbyist who represented Louisiana in the United States Senate is the opinion that “I doubt that North Korea will affect JCPOA. The negotiations with North Korea will likely take years.”

  • سفر پمپئو به کره شمالی 2018-07-07 21:21

    North Korea slams U.S. talks as 'regrettable' after Pompeo called them 'productive'

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo finished two days of talks with senior North Korean officials in Pyongyang on Saturday, telling reporters that the two countries agreed to continue discussions on denuclearization and the repatriation of the remains of Americans killed during the Korean War.

  • Visitors are seen in an exhibition of photos of North Korea at the Palestine Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran on July 2, 2018. (IRNA) 2018-07-03 18:12

    North Korea comes into focus at photo exhibit in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – An exhibition underway at Tehran’s Palestine Museum of Contemporary Art is displaying photos of ordinary life in North Korea and a collection of books from the country, which has come into the spotlight in the world nowadays for its decision to normalize relations with the U.S. and its allies.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-07-01 11:19

    By Javad Heirannia

    Unlikely North Korea dismantle its nuclear capacity: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “It is unlikely that North Korea would dismantle its nuclear capacity.”

  • Ex-minister predicts bleak future for U.S.-North Korea ties 2018-06-17 22:07

    Ex-minister predicts bleak future for U.S.-North Korea ties

    TEHRAN – Former Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi has highlighted the U.S. government’s lack of commitment to its international obligations and expressed pessimism about the future of a recent rapprochement between Washington and Pyongyang.

  • Financial Times 2018-06-16 19:14

    Financial Times: Iran has many enemies, notably Israel and Saudi Arabia

    In a June 14 commentary titled “Why does Donald Trump treat Iran differently to North Korea?” the Financial Times said “there is no consistency” in demands from Iran and North Korea by the Trump administration.

  • Trump - Kim Jong Un 2018-06-14 15:29

    By Nima Chitsaz

    Kim-Trump summit: From fire and fury to beef short ribs, sweet and sour crispy pork, and braised codfish

    After months of escalating tensions between arch foes North Korea and the United States, finally the presidents of the two countries met at the Capella Hotel in Singapore's Sentosa Island.