• Seyyedeh Fatemeh Hosseini 2018-10-16 20:14

    ‘Iran’s sovereignty over islands nonnegotiable’

    TEHRAN – A member of parliament says Iran’s sovereignty over the three islands of Greater, Lesser Tunbs and Abu Musa in the Persian Gulf is unnegotiable, refuting unfounded remarks by an Emirati MP.

  • Macron 2018-10-16 09:29

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    Terror business in Macron’s style; Riyadh pretending to fight terrorism

    TEHRAN - In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, French President Emmanuel Macron said: “It is incorrect to state that Saudi Arabia is important economically to France in any area. With Saudi Arabia and the UAE, we have a cooperative relationship based on the whole truth and clarity, but it’s a strategic tie. The fight against terrorism goes hand in hand with these two countries.”.

  • ریچارد مورفی 2018-10-03 09:48

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    Resolving Qatar crisis is not easy: Murphy

    TEHRAN - Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says “Washington has strong interests in keeping good relations both with Saudi Arabia and Qatar.”

  • qassemi 2018-10-02 08:12

    UAE and Bahrain are undermining their ‘legitimacy’ by ‘blindly’ following ‘dictated policies’, Iran laments 

    Tehran dismisses as ‘worthless’ claims of interference in UAE, Bahrain 

    TEHRAN – Claims that Iran interferes in the internal affairs of the UAE and Bahrain are “baseless”, “worthless”, and “illusory”, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said late on Sunday.

  • Hossein Salami 2018-09-28 15:03

    IRGC warns UAE, Saudis to ‘stop malice’

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps on Friday warned the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia against venturing to create insecurity in Iran, advising them to “stop malice and conspiracy” against Iran.

  •  Anthony Cartalucci 2018-09-26 14:29

    By Payman Yazdani

    Ahvaz attack is example of U.S., Saudi, UAE efforts to bring violence inside Iran: Geopolitical expert

    TEHRAN - Referring to Ahvaz terrorist attack Anthony Cartalucci the West, Saudi Arabia and UAE have admitted interest in bringing armed violence to within Iranians borders, with Ahvaz being a crystal clear example of this interest materializing.

  • انتصار 2018-09-25 11:09

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S., Israel, Saudi and UAE want to “Syrianize” Iran: Prof. Entessar

    TEHRAN - Commenting on Ahvaz attack Prof. Entessar says U.S., Israel, Saudi Arabia and UAE’s principal goal is to create chaos in Iran to disintegrate the country.

  • Iranian Foreign Ministry 2018-09-23 14:52

    Iran summons UAE envoy over parade attack comments

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned the United Arab Emirates’ charge d'affaires to Tehran over comments made by an unnamed UAE official about the terrorist attack on a military parade in Ahvaz.

  • Tehran says pursuing attack against fishing boat 2018-09-08 21:19

    Tehran says pursuing attack against fishing boat

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that Tehran is following up on the report of an attack against an Iranian fishing boat by the UAE coastguards.

  • Iran never opposed talks with S. Arabia and UAE: Zarif aide 2018-08-28 21:07

    Iran never opposed talks with S. Arabia and UAE: Zarif aide

    TEHRAN – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a top aide to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, says Iran has never opposed the idea of engaging in dialogue with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), urging the two Arab states to follow the path of diplomacy instead of warmongering.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-08-12 11:35

    By Javad Heirannia

    Arab NATO is exchanging security by economic and financial issues: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “At least since the mid1970s, there has been a tacit cooperation among Persian Gulf Arab states and the West, including America.”

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-08-12 11:28

    By Javad Heirannia

    Members of Arab NATO have conflicting interests: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that the countries that are said to become a part of this new "Arab NATO" have conflicting interests.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-08-08 12:48

    By Javad Heirannia

    Security problems in Middle East are not clear situations: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The security problems in the Middle East in which Iran is involved are not clear situations, in which there is one aggressor and one victim.”

  • Arab NATO 2018-08-06 12:44

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Iran today is a trans-regional power: Yemeni Expert

    TEHRAN - Recently, American and Arab sources have been reporting about U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to forge a new political and security coalition with some Persian Gulf states (Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain), Egypt and Jordan to counter Iran. The White House wants to strengthen collaboration with these countries in the field of missile defense, military training, counter-terrorism and other issues, such as supporting regional economic and diplomatic relations.

  • Saudi Arabia, the UAE footprint in Eritrea, Ethiopia rapprochement 2018-07-11 10:47

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Saudi Arabia, the UAE footprint in Eritrea, Ethiopia rapprochement

    TEHRAN - The reconciliation between Ethiopia and Eretria after 20 years is top news in the African continent.

  • uae 2018-07-04 21:55

    By staff and agencies

    UAE freezes accounts of nine Iranian individuals and entities

    The UAE Securities and Commodities Authority has ordered companies to identify and freeze the accounts and assets of nine Iranian individuals and entities.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-07-02 11:36

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. foreign policy is now for sale: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Mohammad bin Salman has very likely promised Jared Kushner billions of dollars if Trump delivers on a few things wanted by the Al-Sauds—a withdrawal from the JCPOA, the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran to collapse the Iranian economy, covert operations against the regime in Tehran, support for Saudi interventions in Yemen, Syria and anywhere else to confront Iran—all with the goal of regime change in Tehran.”

  • Mike Pompeo 2018-07-01 12:02

    By M.A. Saki

    Blaming Iran for the sufferings of Yemenis is laughable

    Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of states, claimed on June 28 that Iran is “prolonging suffering of the Yemeni people” by supporting Houthi rebels.

  • Al Hudaydah 2018-07-01 11:56

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Al Hudaydah: the last piece of UAE expansion aims in Yemen

    TEHRAN - Despite differences with Saudi Arabia over the past years regarding Yemen, the United Arab Emirates has still been cooperative with the Saudis in the war against the poorest Arab state.

  • Trump - Bin Salman 2018-06-27 09:07

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Aggressors are at peak of weakness in full-scale war against Yemen

    TEHRAN - The Saudi-led coalition has launched an extensive operation to occupy the important and strategic port of Al-Hudaydah in Yemen. In this operation, the UAE plays a very important role. One of the goals of the country's participation in the three-year invasion on Yemen was for the sake of dominating the Yemeni ports in order to resolve its geopolitical weakness.

  • Abu Dhabi 2018-06-26 14:12

    By Farzad Farhadi

    London alarmed by threats to UAE

    TEHRAN - The British Foreign Ministry has issued a statement warning of an attack on the UAE, calling on its citizens to be wary.

  • uae 2018-06-12 22:07

    By staff and agency

    Israel, UAE held secret meeting to sabotage nuclear deal: New Yorker

    The New Yorker’s Adam Entous published a report on Monday revealing that senior officials from United Arab Emirates and Israel met in Cyprus in line with attempts to kill the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Arab world 2018-05-21 11:33

    By M.A. Saki

    The spineless Arab world

    The Palestinian issue is mostly a humanitarian problem and all people around the world should sympathize with Palestinians who have been subjected to different kinds of injustice, humiliation, and even war crimes for very long years, yet inaction and submissiveness by the Arab world have made Israel and its new friends in the U.S. more adventurous and avaricious.

  •  Mehran Kamrava 2018-03-03 09:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi and UAE try to undermine Iran and Qatar wherever and whenever possible: Mehran Kamrava

    TEHRAN - Mehran Kamrava, a professor of the Middle East Studies in Georgetown University of Doha, tells the Tehran Times that Saudi Regime and the UAE try to undermine Iran (and Qatar) wherever and whenever possible.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-03-03 09:32

    By Javad Heirannia

    From defense perspective Sahel is not very important for Saudi: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “From a defense perspective the Sahel is not very important for Saudi Regime or the UAE.”