Salman Parviz


  • Russia-Ukraine 2022-03-09 11:33

    By Salman Parviz

    Russian forces widen offensive on Ukraine

    TEHRAN -- Following the sequence of events before the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, it was clear that trouble was brewing in the region.

  • Iran-China 2020-08-05 17:07

    By Salman Parviz

    Foreign media reactions on Sino-Iran partnership

    Leader’s Eid message to U.S. system

    TEHRAN- As the strategic Iran-China 25-year partnership moves from a leaked 18-page document in Farsi towards a full and final agreement, the deal has been a topic of debate and closely watched by foreign media analysts.

  • Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (C) with Britain's former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (R), France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (L), Germany Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (2nd L) at the EU headquarters in Brussels on May 15, 2018. (Photo: YVES HERMAN/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES) 2020-07-29 19:20

    By Salman Parviz

    INSTEX: Europe’s fragile muscle flexing

    Trump isolating U.S. over JCPOA & Iran arms embargo extension

    After months of delay the E3 group of Germany, France, and UK finally set up a company called Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) in January 2019. With headquarters in Paris, the company was supposed to enable non-U.S. dollar and non-SWIFT barter trade between the European Union and Iran in defiance of U.S. sanctions.

  • The powership Raif Bey docks in a shipyard in Yalova’s Altinova district, Turkey, June 16, 2020. Turkey plans to send the floating generators to supply power to western Libya.  (Photo: AFP) 2020-07-25 14:29

    By Salman Parviz

    Egypt, Turkey on clash course over Libya

    Imminent battle over the key city of Sirte; Ankara, Moscow seek lasting cease-fire

    TEHRAN- In a sign of hope for peace and stability in Libya, early July Turkey announced its banks and companies’ plans for an assessment trip within two weeks to rebuild post-war Libya and secure its energy infrastructure.

  • The number of home sales in Tehran stood at 11,046 during the third month of the current Iranian year (May 21-June 20), indicating an increase of 80.3% compared with the same month of last year, but a decline of 4.5% compared with the preceding month. (Photo: EghtesadOnline) 2020/06/30

    By Salman Parviz

    Despite economic fallout Tehran real estate market flourishes

    Statistical Center of Iran reports soaring prices

    For thousands of years, houses with secluded gardens and courtyards have been a cornerstone of Iranian architecture, where a garden or a big terrace was common. I grew up in one of these houses near Mehrabad Airport. In the evenings there was plenty of time for youngsters to play football in the streets where traffic was almost non-existent and air was fresh.

  • Tehran Times 2020-05-05 11:39

    By Salman Parviz

    Educational passage through Tehran Times

    Transition to digital media revolution

    The first message over a telegraph line was sent in 1844 by inventor Samuel F.B. Morse from Washington to Baltimore: “What hath God wrought?”

  • oil price 2020/04/13

    By Salman Parviz

    Why impact of low oil prices on Iran is ‘minimal’?

    Global oil prices have been hit with double whammy by the spat between Russia and Saudi Arabia in mid-March over output cuts and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.