• UK protest Yesterday 21:40

    Iran’s Human Rights Council slams UK crackdown on climate protesters

    The top Iranian government watchdog on human rights has issued a statement condemning Britain’s ongoing crackdown on people protesting against its environment policies.

  • 13 Malaysians who joined ISIS want to return 2019-03-13 21:58

    13 Malaysians who joined ISIS want to return

    TEHRAN - A group of 13 Malaysians who had joined the ISIS to fight in Syria are now making desperate attempts to return to their country.

  • UK meddling in Nazanin Zaghari case backfired: MP 2019-03-10 21:03

    UK meddling in Nazanin Zaghari case backfired: MP

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee says the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could have been resolved if the British government had not interfered.

  • Hezbollah a national resistance not a terrorist organisation 2019-03-09 10:04

    By Sondoos Alasaad

    Hezbollah a national resistance not a terrorist organisation

    BEIRUT - The British government said on Monday it plans to ban all wings of the Lebanese Resistance, aka Hezbollah "due to its destabilising influence in the Middle East," classing it as a 'terrorist organisation.'

  • Envoy slams BBC Persian for legitimizing U.S. sanctions 2019-01-31 00:56

    Envoy slams BBC Persian for legitimizing U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad on Wednesday strongly criticized the BBC Persian for trying to “legitimize” U.S. sanctions against Iran through revealing the names of companies involved in circumventing the sanctions.

  • Zaghari’s husband offered visa to visit Iran, but declined: envoy 2019-01-18 23:24

    Zaghari’s husband offered visa to visit Iran, but declined: envoy

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s ambassador to the UK said on Thursday that Iran had offered Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband a visa to visit Iran but he did not use the opportunity.

  • Iran's vice president Jahangiri 2019-01-09 15:17

    Can EU make decisions independently of U.S., asks Iran's vice president Jahangiri

    Jahangiri: In reality, we haven’t seen any effective performance from the EU”

    Much depends on the position of the European Union. European leaders have committed to maintaining the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with or without Washington’s support. But Tehran accuses Europe of failing to match its words with concrete action.

  • UK - Saudi Arabia 2019-01-06 11:45

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia 

    TEHRAN - Britain is the second-largest exporter of arms to Saudi Arabia after the U.S., regardless of human rights violations of Saudi Arabia. After the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, UK military sales to Riyadh has not only declined, but surprisingly increased. 

  • Abbas Edalat: UK not involved in my release from Iran 2019-01-02 21:24

    Abbas Edalat: UK not involved in my release from Iran

    TEHRAN – Abbas Edalat, a British-Iranian citizen and a professor of computer sciences and mathematics at Imperial College London, has said the UK government was not involved in his release from Iran.

  • MBS 2019/01/01

    By Bruce Riedel

    Mohammed bin Salman's awful year

    Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has had a tumultuous 2018. He has gone from being hailed a revolutionary who would bring a Saudi Arab Spring to being censured unanimously by the U.S. Senate for the premeditated murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The 33-year-old crown prince is now increasingly regarded as a dangerous and reckless despot implicated in war crimes and mass starvation. The Congress and media are likely to be more hostile in 2019. It has been a stunning fall from grace.

  • Jeremy Corbyn 2018-12-25 09:53

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    Corbyn targeting the Brexit talks

    TEHRAN - Jeremy Corbyn, the British politician who has been serving as Leader of the Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015 in the UK, is now trying to provide the ground for his own victory and the Labor Party in the country's possible election in 2019. It seems that after his success in defeating figures such as Tony Blair, he has more incentives for pursuing his goals.

  • UN security council 2018-12-05 19:52

    Anti-Iran consensus fails at UN 

    TEHRAN – Attempts to bring the United Nations Security Council into a consensus against Iran’s missile tests failed to achieve the desired conclusion sought by the U.S., France and Britain.

  • No one in prison because of dual nationality 2018-12-03 22:28

    No one in prison because of dual nationality

    TEHRAN – No one is imprisoned in Iran just because of his or her dual nationality, Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Monday, stressing that the UK foreign secretary is in no position to warn the Islamic Republic over the issue.

  • The Travel Risk Map 2019 maps out security risks across the world (International SOS and Control Risks) 2018-11-26 22:33

    Travel Risk Map puts Iran among “insignificant risk” destinations

    TEHRAN - The 2019 Travel Risk Map, which shows the risk level around the world, has put Iran among countries with “insignificant risk” when it comes to security.

  • Zaghari convicted in a competent court: Qassemi 2018-11-20 20:17

    Zaghari convicted in a competent court: Qassemi

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that the issue of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman, was brought up by the British side during UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s visit to Tehran, to which Tehran responded that her imprisonment is not political.

  • British, Iranian FMs set to meet in Tehran 2018-11-18 21:48

    British, Iranian FMs set to meet in Tehran

    TEHRAN – British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt is set to arrive in Tehran on Monday for talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • UK embassy welcomes FATF decision on Iran 2018-10-20 20:10

    UK embassy welcomes FATF decision on Iran

    TEHRAN – The British embassy in Tehran on Friday welcomed the Financial Action Task Force’s decision to give Iran more time to complete its Action Plan.

  • Trump 2018-10-15 11:53

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    'Trump will not be president forever'

    TEHRAN - Europeans are annoyed by Trump's hostility to traditional U.S. allies and his attacks on NATO, however, Trump will not be president forever.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-14 13:34

    Jamal Khashoggi: Labour attacks UK response as ‘too little, too late’ 

    Labour has launched a blistering attack on the government over its response to the presumed murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as pressure mounts on officials heading to Saudi Arabia for a conference.

  • Trump 2018-10-14 12:02

    Trump's UK visit cost police nearly $24 million

     U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to the UK in July cost police around £18 million ($23.8 million), police estimate.

  • UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt 2018-10-13 11:14

    UK preparing sanctions on Saudis over journalist disappearance: Report

    The British government has begun gathering a list of Saudi officials who could potentially come under sanctions over the disappearance of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, UK media report.

  • boroujerdi 2018-09-05 01:42

    Attack on embassies is wrong: MP

    TEHRAN - Alaeddin Boroujerdi, an Iranian lawmaker, has said that attack on foreign embassies is wrong.

  • UK minister hails ‘useful conversations’ with Iran’s Araqchi 2018-09-04 21:15

    UK minister hails ‘useful conversations’ with Iran’s Araqchi

    TEHRAN – Britain’s Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt said on Monday that he had “useful conversations” with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on the nuclear agreement and wider regional issues.

  • Alistair Burt 2018-09-04 09:21

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Payman Yazdani

    UK minister: We seek no covert operation in Iran, plan to build ties

    TEHRAN - UK’s Minister of State for the Middle East, Alistair Burt, in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times, reaffirms his country’s support to the 2015 nuclear deal following the U.S. unilateral withdrawal from the agreement, saying the UK, along with the European Union, are doing all they can to provide the mechanism by which they can continue trade transactions with Iran.

  • Alistair Burt (L) shakes hands with Jebrael Nokandeh at the National Museum of Iran on September 1, 2018. 2018-09-03 17:47

     Britain seeking to boost museum cooperation with Iran

    TEHRAN -A high-ranking British delegation visited the National Museum of Iran in Tehran on Saturday, seeking to step up bilateral contacts in museum spheres. 

  • Woody Johnson 2018-08-13 09:36

    U.S. tells UK to back Trump over Iran or face trade ‘consequences’

    The U.S. has told the UK to back President Donald Trump over his tough stance on Iran or face "serious trade consequences".

  • مجلس سنای آمریکا 2018-07-31 11:27

    Snobbish GOP letter warns Germany, France, UK against bypassing sanctions on Iran 

    U.S. senators from the Republican Party have sent a letter to the embassies of Germany, France, and the United Kingdom in the United States with a warning against any possible moves to circumvent the Trump administration’s sanctions against Iran, the news portal reported on Sunday.

  • Despite no desirable results, UK to almost double its troops in Afghanistan 2018-07-12 13:03

    Despite no desirable results, UK to almost double its troops in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - The UK government is all set to double its troops in war-torn Afghanistan following a request from U.S. President Donald Trump to augment NATO reinforcements in the wake of deteriorating security situation. The decision came a day before the NATO Summit in Belgium.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-07-07 10:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Does Europe decide on independence from U.S. finally?

    TEHRAN - The 4+1 Summit was launched in Vienna Friday to try to repair the damage done when the U.S. reneged on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

  • Nitasha Kaul 2018-07-01 09:17

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    “India’s energy needs would imply not giving up on close relations with Iran under U.S. pressure”

    Nitasha Kaul is a Kashmiri economist, poet, academic and novelist, based in the U.K. She teaches Politics and International Relation at the University of Westminster, London.