• Holding joint exhibits can help nations promote peace: Iran tourism chief 2019-03-06 21:53

    Holding joint exhibits can help nations promote peace: Iran tourism chief

    TEHRAN – People of the world can realize that Iranians are kind, peaceful and [deeply] rooted in history by the means of joint exhibitions which makes nations more acquainted with each other, brings them closer and [consequently] advocates global peace, Iran tourism chief Ali-Asghar Mounesan said on Tuesday.

  • Farkhunda Zahra Naderi 2019-03-05 09:56

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'Ceasefire, trust-building key to effective peace process in Afghanistan'

    TEHRAN - The Afghan Taliban and U.S. officials have been engaged in hectic negotiations in many countries reportedly facilitated by the Pakistan government. Currently, the two sides are holding talks in Doha, with Taliban deputy chief Mullah Baradar also in participation.

  • Amurullah Saleh 2019-02-21 09:04

    Peace talks in absence of Afghan govt merely ‘intellectual exercise’

    TEHRAN - In recent months, hectic negotiations have taken place between the Afghan Taliban and U.S. officials, mostly in Qatar and UAE, while overstepping the Afghan government.

  • کمیسیون انتخابات افغانستان 2019-02-02 20:29

    Iran reiterates support for govt.-led Afghan peace talks  

    TEHRAN – Iran’s envoy to a meeting of the International Contact Group on Afghanistan has voiced Tehran’s support for the Afghan peace process.

  • dehqani 2018-12-17 21:30

    Interferences prevent stabilizing Mideast, Iran regrets

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Gholam-Hossein Dehqani said on Monday that interferences by extra-regional countries prevent a stabilization of the Middle East.

  • Foreign Ministry 2018-12-03 21:00

    Iran backs upcoming Yemeni-Yemeni talks in Stockholm

    The Iranian Foreign Ministry has offered the country’s support for the upcoming Yemen talks in Sweden, calling on all Yemeni sides to have a “constructive and responsible” engagement in the Stockholm talks with the goal of putting an end to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

  • Afghanistan 2018-11-10 22:57

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Taliban launch attacks on Hazara Shias in multiple Afghan provinces

    TEHRAN _ While the Afghan government and the Taliban resume ‘peace talks’ in Moscow, security situation continues to deteriorate in Afghanistan with the insurgent group upping the ante and launching a series of attacks in different parts of the country.

  • Iranian curator named peace ambassador to ICOM 2018-10-21 10:45

    Iranian curator named peace ambassador to ICOM

    TEHRAN – Sousan Nikzat, the curator of Ambassadors of Peace Mobile Museum, is named Iran’s peace ambassador to the International Council of Museums, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • jaberi 2018-10-14 20:37

    Jaberi Ansari: Massacre in Syria’s Idlib is Iran’s red line

    The potential massacre of civilians while trying to retake the last major stronghold of anti-government militants in Syria — namely Idlib Province — is a red line for Iran, says the Iranian chief negotiator in the peace process for Syria.

  • U.S. invaded Afghanistan 2018-09-24 23:45

    ‘17 years after U.S. invaded Afghanistan, problems remains endemic’

    TEHRAN - The staggering failures of the U.S. and its allies in war-ravaged Afghanistan have been documented by many global think tanks and written about by many seasoned regional observers.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-09-23 10:06

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Major blow to peace efforts: India cancels FM-level talks with Pakistan

    TEHRAN - The recent peace overtures between New Delhi and Islamabad, since the formation of new Pakistani government led by Imran Khan, had briefly rekindled hopes of peace and reconciliation between the two estranged neighbors. But the thaw didn’t last too long. The hopes have been dashed again.

  • Modi- Khan 2018-08-02 12:12

    Modi congratulates Khan, both discuss regional peace

    According to a statement issued by India’s Ministry of External Affairs, the two leaders discussed peace and stability in the region. Modi “reiterated his vision of peace and development in the entire neighborhood”, the statement said.

  • a ceremony for planting trees as a sign of friendship and peace with diplomatic delegations in attendance 2018-03-10 09:39

    Countries cannot overcome environmental challenges independently: Zarif

    TEHRAN — Environmental issues are global challenges and no single country can manage to overcome them independently, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday.

  • ican 2017-10-08 09:56

    By Rick Noack

    The Nobel Peace Prize for an anti-nuclear-weapons group probably won’t please the U.S.

    The decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) appeared like a logical step at a time when fears of nuclear conflicts dominate the political agenda. And yet, the organization's track record also indicates how long the path toward a nuclear weapons-free world will be.

  • jcpoa 2017-10-07 20:06

    By Ali Kushki

    Nuclear deal signatories in litmus test, lessons for North Korea

    U.S. President Donald Trump railed against the Iran nuclear deal as he recently made his maiden speech to the United Nations, calling it an "embarrassment" to his country, the likes of which he said had never been seen before. Trump also threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea, hitting an unprecedented level of political brinkmanship with the country.

  • Peace festival 2017-09-19 19:37

    By Hamid Gholamzadeh

    World peace festival kicked off in Republic of Korea

    A Culture of Peace was envisioned at a Peace Festival at the 3rd Annual Commemoration of the WARP Summit.

  • peace 2017-09-18 19:22

    Tehran hosts “women, the architects of peace” congress

    TEHRAN – An international congress with the theme of “women, the architects of peace” was held here on Sunday on the occasion of the World Peace Day, which is annually marked on September 21.

  • palestine 2017-06-20 09:44

    By Uri Savir

    Abbas eyes Merkel as Plan B if Trump fails on Mideast peace

    A senior Palestinian minister close to President Mahmoud Abbas told Al-Monitor that the Palestinian leadership is ready to seriously engage with the Trump administration on moving ahead with plans for a regional deal for Palestinian-Israeli peace.

  • Palestine 2017-01-26 20:39

    By Hanan Ashrawi

    Trump and the world must decide: justice or occupation

    The reaction to possible U.S. embassy move is a test of the world's commitment to peace.

  • dehghani 2016-11-20 17:59

    By staff and agency

    Iran expresses support for Afghan-led peace process

    Gholam Hossein Dehghani, Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the UN, said on Friday that Tehran backs any Afghan-led peace process and welcomes peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

  • 12 in focus (2).jpg 2016-10-01 17:45

    Picture of the day

    On the occasion of the International Children’s Day Tehrani children gathered in Maryam Park on Friday and draw paintings with the central theme of peace. (Tehran Times/ Masoud Saki)

  • 10 - AFM29.jpg 2016-09-28 17:52

    Tehran hosting Children, Peace and Cultural Heritage Festival

    TEHRAN – Concurrent with the World Tourism Day on September 27, the Children, Peace and Cultural Heritage Festival opened its doors to the public at Park-e Shahr, literally City Park, located in the heart of Tehran.

  • خوشرو 2016-09-03 09:40

    By staff and agency

    Iran calls for global commitment to establish peace

    Iran’s Ambassador to the UN Gholam Ali Khoshroo said on Thursday that a genuine global commitment is required to establish peace.

  • Oslo Forum Network of Mediators convenes 2016-06-15 12:01

    Oslo Forum Network of Mediators convenes

    The 13th annual meeting of Oslo Forum Network of Mediators opened on June 15 with the participation of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, and Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende. The two-day event convenes senior conflict mediators, high level decision makers and key peace process actors to share their experiences, identify challenges and reflect on mediation practice./ IRNA. Hamidreza Mirdamadi

  • First Symposium of Iran-Japan on Women, Peace and Sustainable Development 2016-05-09 15:57

    First Symposium of Iran-Japan on Women, Peace and Sustainable Development

    TEHRAN- The first Symposium of Iran-Japan on Women, Peace and Sustainable Development was held in Tehran on Monday. The chairperson of the Japanese Foundation for Encouragement of Social Contribution (FESCO) Akie Abe, the Iranian vice president for women and family affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi, and the head of Iran’s Department of Environment Ma’soumeh Ebtekar participated in the event which was held in the Institute for Political and International Studies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.