Terrorism

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  • General Soleimani 2021-03-16 22:05

    Man of the Year

    TEHRAN – As Iranians from all walks of life prepare to celebrate the end of the year, the Tehran Times takes the unprecedented step of introducing Man of the Year, hoping that such a move would continue in the future. 

  • Hijack 2021-03-05 17:18

    Iran’s IRGC foils hijack attempt on Ahvaz-Mashhad flight

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has declared it has thwarted a plot to hijack a plane en route from the southwestern city of Ahvaz to Mashhad in northeast Iran, according to Press TV.

  • Intelligence Service 2021-02-26 17:21

    Intelligence Ministry has thwarted assassination plan by terrorist group

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has declared that an assassination plot planned by a terrorist group was thwarted in northwestern Iran, according to Fars news agency.

  • syria 2021-02-26 16:32

    Zarif stresses Iran committed to back Syria in terror fight

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, has assured his Syrian counterpart that Tehran will keep supporting the Damascus government in the fight against terrorism in the efforts to guarantee security and stability across Syria.

  • Abir bassam 2021/02/02

    By Abir Bassam    

    Biden and the sweet legacy of Trump

    Many have written about the heavy legacy that Donald Trump has left for his successor Joe Biden. However, if we read well about the role the deep system plays in the U.S., it will be difficult to actually believe that. Trump, the clown, came for the purpose of rewriting the international agreements, which America had signed during Barak Obama’s presidency (2008- 2016).

  • iraq 2021/01/24

    By Azin Sahabi

    Baghdad explosions and the plausible new U.S. orders for the old wounds

    On Thursday morning, only a day after the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden, Baghdad witnessed twin suicide bombings in a busy market that killed 32 people and wounded more than 100 others. The attack took place in the same area in 2018 shortly after then-Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared victory over the terrorist group. As expected, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. 

  • Ghalibaf 2021-01-23 10:19

    Iran says terror acts aimed to provide pretext for foreign presence in Iraq

    Iranian parliament speaker sympathizes with Iraqis

    TEHRAN– Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the speaker of Iran’s Parliament, on Thursday denounced the terror attacks in Baghdad which killed and wounded a number of civilians.

  • Steven Sahiounie 2021-01-19 12:20

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    Today the Resistance is stronger than ever before: Syrian American analyst

    TEHRAN - Steven Sahiounie, a Syrian American award-winning journalist, tells the Tehran Times that although the U.S. and its regional allies “have pumped billions of dollars” in West Asia and have assassinated resistance leaders, the Axis of Resistance is stronger than ever before.

  • General Soleimani 2021-01-04 11:14

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Professor says General Soleimani’s legacy will be determined by his leadership in fighting ISIS

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute, commends Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani’s leadership in the war against terrorists, especially ISIS, in Iraq and Syria.

  • Richard Anderson Falk 2021-01-04 11:04

    Assassination of Gen. Soleimani ‘was a flagrant instance of state terrorism’: Richard Falk

    International law professor says Iran is “active both in struggle against non-state and state terrorism”

    TEHRAN – The assassination of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani by the United States in January 2020 “was a flagrant instance of state terrorism,” says Richard Anderson Falk, a professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University.

  • Patrick Lawrence 2021-01-03 20:54

    Soleimani played ‘vital role’ in fighting terrorism: American analyst

    TEHRAN – An American political analyst says Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani played a “vital” role in fighting against terrorism in the region, especially the Daesh (ISIS) terrorist group.

  • Najah Mohammad Ali 2021-01-03 10:55

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Soleimani is martyr of ‘Islamic unity’:  Iraqi analyst

    TEHRAN – An Iraqi analyst says that martyr General Soleimani succeeded to defeat Daesh through establishing unity between resistance groups and people in West Asia.

  • Chang Hua, Chinese Ambassador to Iran 2020-12-28 11:31

    By Chang Hua, Chinese Ambassador to Iran

    Joint response to terrorism under the new circumstances

    TEHRAN- Currently, the global fight against terrorism has made important progress. However, terrorist activities remain rampant, the breeding ground is yet to be eradicated. Frequent terrorist attacks around the world remind us that terrorism has never gone away. International counter-terrorism cooperation still has a long way to go and must be strengthened, not weakened. 

  • Fakhrizadeh 2020-12-25 17:03

    Assassination of Fakhrizadeh from the perspective of international law

    A virtual prior congress on international law concerning the armed conflict in the region with the theme of the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh from the viewpoint of international law was held on December 9 at the University of Qom. 

  • Ali Bagheri-Kani 2020-12-04 19:55

    Tehran censures double standard in dealing with terrorism

    TEHRAN — Tehran has called on the UN and its Human Rights Council to stop their selective approach toward human rights issues and condemn the recent assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh as an act of terrorism.

  • Ghalibaf 2020-12-01 18:13

    Ghalibaf urges world to break silence against terrorist acts

    TEHRAN — Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has urged the international community to break its silence over the assassination of Iran’s senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, saying silence in the face of terrorist acts threatens peace and security in the region.

  • ringleader 2020-11-13 20:09

    Ringleader of the group behind Ahvaz terror attack arrested

    TEHRAN – Iran’s intelligence forces have arrested the ringleader of a separatist militant group behind the 2018 deadly terror attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Press TV reported.

  • Iran 2020-11-03 22:36

    Iran condemns terrorist attack in Austria

    TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, condemned on Tuesday the terrorist attack in Austria, expressing sympathy with the families of the victims of the attack.

  • Zarif 2020-10-30 13:33

    Zarif condemns Nice attack, urges sanity

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the Thursday terrorist attack in the French city of Nice that killed at least three citizens, saying this “vicious cycle” which is result of hate speech “must be replaced by reason and sanity”

  • U.S. troops in Afghanistan 2020-09-12 00:21

    9/11 attacks and U.S. ‘selective’ war on terrorism

    TEHRAN – The September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S. marked a turning point in the U.S. foreign policy toward West Asia, where the U.S. waged several wars to allegedly fight terrorism. However, analysts tell the Tehran Times the U.S. did little to combat terrorism and its wars on terror have been selective at best.

  • WAR 2020-09-11 01:17

    9/11 nineteen years later: U.S. ‘endless’ wars continue unabated

    TEHRAN – The September 11 attacks on the U.S. marked a turning point in the U.S. foreign policy toward Central and West Asia and opened the way for neo-conservatives in Washington to wage “endless” wars against countries in the region, according to a West Asia expert.

  • Habilian 2020-09-10 20:33

    Human rights NGO releases first annual report on terrorism in Iran

    TEHRAN - Habilian Association, an Iranian Human Rights NGO conducting studies on terror victims in Iran, has released its first annual report on terrorism in Iran.

  • Charlie Hebdo 2020-09-04 18:55

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Charlie Hebdo and the making of terrorists

    TEHRAN — In a reckless, provocative move, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday republished the same cartoons about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that prompted a deadly attack on the magazine in 2015.

  • victims 2020-07-25 18:11

    Victims of terror slam Iran International for promoting terror cult

    TEHRAN — Iranian victims of terrorism and their families have written a letter to the Judiciary and the Foreign Ministry calling for legal proceedings against the management of the Iran International TV.

  • Gholamhossein Dehghani 2020-07-01 17:51

    Envoy terms Saudi Arabia as ‘central bank of terrorism’

    TEHRAN — Iranian Ambassador to Belgium Gholamhossein Dehghani has called Saudi Arabia as the “central bank of terrorism” and the main sponsor of extremism in the region and beyond, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Abbas Mousavi 2020-06-26 16:41

    Iran cites economic and medical terrorism against Iranians as examples of U.S. terrorist measures

    Tehran categorically rejects U.S. report on terrorism

    TEHRAN — Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has said the United States, as the world’s most infamous terrorist regime, is in no position to judge other countries.

  • Mousavi 2020-05-15 16:58

    U.S. ‘not a good yardstick’ for measuring anti-terror efforts: Tehran

    TEHRAN — The United States is not a good yardstick for measuring anti-terrorism efforts, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has said, hinting at Washington’s history of founding, funding and arming different terrorist groups.

  • Majid Takh-Ravanchi 2020-04-19 19:44

    U.S. distracting world attention from its economic terrorism: Iranian envoy

    TEHRAN — The United States is trying to distract world attention from its economic terrorism waged against the people of Iran, says Tehran’s ambassador to the United Nations.

  • Zarif 2020-02-25 18:58

    Zarif: Coronavirus, like terrorism, knows no bounds

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said like other viruses, including terrorism, coronavirus knows no borders, calling for more regional cooperation to combat it.

  • Noam Chomsky 2020-01-12 19:18

    Soleimani assassination is at least international terrorism, says Chomsky

    TEHRAN — Renowned American scholar Noam Chomsky believes the assassination of Iran’s top general Qassem Soleimani is at least an act of international terrorism.