• oil 2020-09-23 19:38

    Iran helps Venezuela export its oil: Bloomberg

    TEHRAN – An Iranian supertanker, which has delivered a cargo of oil condensate to Venezuela last week in defiance of U.S. sanctions, is now loading Venezuelan oil to export it, Bloomberg reported.

  • An undated photo of Ra’is Ali Delvari, a hero of the anti-colonial struggle in southern Iran, surrounded by his comrades.  2020-09-02 20:14

    By Afshin Majlesi

    On the occasion of national day against British colonialism

    Shahrivar 12th (which falls on Sept. 2 this year) marks the national day against British colonialism in Iran, remembering the martyrdom anniversary of Ra’is Ali Delvari, the great hero of the anti-colonial struggle in southern Iran.

  • Shamkhani 2020-08-09 19:23

    Iran will overcome challenges through solidarity, resistance: official

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said on Sunday that Iran will overcome the existing challenges by doubling down on national solidarity and active resistance.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan speaks in an undated photo. 2020-08-05 13:22

    Corona is a reality but it cannot stop traveling, tourism minister says

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism minister on Tuesday said that it is true that the coronavirus pandemic is a [bitter] reality but it cannot bring traveling to a complete standstill.

  • syria.jpg 2020-08-02 21:13

    By staff & agencies

    U.S. signed deal with Kurdish-led rebels to steal Syria’s oil

    Syria’s foreign ministry said on Sunday that an American oil company had signed an agreement with Kurdish-led rebels who control northeastern oilfields in what it described as an illegal deal aimed at “stealing” Syria’s crude.

  • Visit 17th-century museum-like factory in Isfahan 2020-07-10 22:23

    Visit 17th-century museum-like factory in Isfahan

    TEHRAN – “Assarkhane” is a Persian word equivalent to a traditional oil-extracting factory where special mills are/were used to grind stuff such as stones, turmeric, and pepper. There were many Assarkhanes operational in every corner of Iran in the time of yore.

  • Euphorbia tirucalli 2020-07-01 17:55

    Weird but true: rare tree capable of producing oil in Iran

    TEHRAN – Euphorbia tirucalli, a rare tree growing well in dry regions of Sistan-Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran is capable of producing 10 to 50 barrels of oil per hectare.

  • Mediterranean 2020-04-15 00:19

    Experts urge maritime boundary agreement in Eastern Mediterranean to prevent possible war 

    The Eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, whose energy resources and geopolitical importance can't be ignored, should be regarded internationally to prevent the sea's littoral states from engaging in any possible dispute over maritime boundary delimitation, geopolitical experts urged, noting that a comprehensive agreement can act as a precautionary measure to block way on a new probable bloody crisis in the region. 

  • Donald Trump and Narendra Modi in India on Monday. India has signed agreements with the US to enhance military co-operation and intelligence sharing. (Photo: AP) 2020-02-29 11:01

    By Salman Parviz

    Trump’s India visit to counter China

    Oil and weapons deal amid sectarian riots

    U.S. President Donald J. Trump trip to India on February 24 for a two-day visit, came amid protests in New Delhi against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act which left 38 dead and many more wounded.

  • oil 2020-02-19 15:45

    ‘Oil Ministry determined to upgrade oil sector standards’

    TEHRAN- Iran’s deputy oil minister for engineering, research, and technology affairs said Oil Ministry is taking serious measures for improving standards in the oil industry, Shana reported on Tuesday.

  • PEDEC 2020-02-19 15:43

    PEDEC to use skid-mounted facilities to accelerate projects

    TEHRAN - Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) inked an agreement with the Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research (ACECR) for cooperation in designing and constructing a skid-mounted processing unit to be used in South Azadegan oil field’s development project.

  • Trump 2020-01-27 11:23

    * By Mohammad Ghaderi

    The U.S. thirst for oil

    The Americans, including Trump, claim that they are standing next to the nations and defend human rights and the freedom of nations.

  • File photo shows Chinese citizens in Tehran with Borj-e Azadi “Azadi Tower” in the background 2019-12-04 22:20

    By Palash Ghosh

    Iran tourism: Sector may get huge boost from China in defiance of U.S. sanctions

    Despite the imposition of U.S. sanctions on various sectors of its economy, Iran is enjoying something of a boom in its tourism industry – with China possibly preparing to play a big role.

  • Donald Trump 2019-11-16 10:23

    *By Mohammad Ghaderi

    When the U.S. smells out oil in Lebanon: New destination for oil robbery

    A review of the protests and political upheavals in Lebanon coupled with a pretension by officials in Washington that the U.S. is concerned about the situation in Lebanon send important messages.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2019-10-14 20:14

    Turkish move against Syria ‘unacceptable’

    Rouhani says separating budget from oil requires ‘precise surgery’

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that separating budget from oil revenues requires a “precise surgery”.

  • Zanganeh 2019-10-04 20:30

    Zanganeh calls on regional countries to view Iran as their friend

    TEHRAN – Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has said the enemy of Persian Gulf countries is not one of the region’s countries but it comes from outside the region, pointing to the United States.

  • Foreign Ministry 2019-09-24 19:33

    Iran calls European trio accusations ‘provocative’ and ‘very destructive’

    TEHRAN – Accusations by Britain, France and Germany - known as E3- that Iran was involved in the attacks on the Saudi Aramco oil facilities are “provocative” and “very destructive”, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said in a strongly-worded statement on Tuesday.

  • Martin Love 2019-09-20 22:34

    By Martin Love

    Absolution from crimes by deflection and deceit is never successful

    NORTH CAROLINA - Vladimir Putin appears far and away smarter than any major Western “leader”, especially Donald Trump and Mike Pompeo. Ansarullah appears to have attacked the Abqaiq oil processing plant in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia with drones or something, or claims it did. Maybe they fired off missiles of some sort that had adopted Iranian technology. It’s a mystery, but whatever and whoever hit the plant, and it wasn’t the homemade firecracker rockets that fly out of the Gaza Strip to land in some farm field around Sederot inside “Israel”, whatever this “country” without defined borders really is geographically (it’s never been reliably determined).

  • Australia fleet 2019-08-21 20:38

    Australia joins naval mission in Strait of Hormuz

    TEHRAN - Australia has joined Great Britain and Bahrain in signing onto a U.S.-led maritime security mission that the U.S. claimed is aimed at protecting international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, but Tehran believes the real reason for it is to threaten its interests in the Persian Gulf.

  • NZ Def Min 2019-08-21 20:00

    New Zealand says has no boats to send to Strait of Hormuz

    TEHRAN – New Zealand's defense minister says while no formal request for assistance was made, Britain approached New Zealand about whether it had any capacity to help.

  • Zarif Hunt 2019-07-14 19:29

    Zarif to Hunt: ‘Iran will keep exporting oil under any circumstances’

    TEHRAN - In a telephone conversation with his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt on Saturday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted that the oil sanctions against Iran by the U.S. are illegal and that “the Islamic Republic of Iran will keep exporting oil under any circumstances.”

  • Abe/Rouhani 2019-06-12 11:13

    By Chris Cook

    A Low Carbon Enlightenment

    In the first of two articles on energy strategy (Tehran Times 10th June 2019) I observed how the US implemented a physical energy strategy of Energy Dominance in the 18 months to 1st January 2019. The strategic US aim is to control global oil and gas markets by exporting almost unlimited Molecules of US Freedom of shale oil and associated natural gas.

  • رحیم صفوی 2019-06-02 19:23

    Oil to surpass $100 if first bullet fired in Persian Gulf: Rahim Safavi

    TEHRAN – Oil prices will jump beyond $100 a barrel if the first bullet in fired in the Persian Gulf, a top military aide to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, warning that the U.S. military vessels in the Persian Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles.

  • پهباد یمن 2019-05-14 19:48

    Saudi Arabia says oil facilities outside Riyadh attacked

    Saudi halts pumping on major oil pipeline

    TEHRAN- Saudi Arabia said armed drones had struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday. 

  • عباس عراقچی 2019-05-01 20:27

    Senior diplomat warns nuclear deal may fall apart any moment

    Araqchi says Iran’s patience running thin

    TEHRAN – Warning that Iran’s “patience is running thin”, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi warned on Tuesday that the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, may fall apart “at any moment” as the U.S. has endangered the agreement by withdrawing from it and reimposing sanctions on Iran.

  • South Korea oil 2019-04-28 22:23

    Foreign Policy: Trump’s ‘hollow triumph’ on Iran will come at exceedingly high cost

    In a commentary on its website on April 26, the Foreign Policy said Donald Trump’s new Iran sanctions will hurt the United States in the long term.

  • Putin reiterates support for Iran deal 2019-04-27 23:01

    Russia won't immediately raise oil output after Iran waivers end

    Russia will not immediately raise oil output after the United States ends sanctions waivers for buyers of Iranian crude in May, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday.

  • Mevlut Cavusoglu 2019-04-22 22:18

    Turkey says U.S. move to end sanctions waivers on Iran oil threatens ‘regional peace’

    TEHRAN – A few hours after the United States announced that it will not extend sanctions waivers for buyers of the Iranian oil, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said this action will threaten “regional peace and stability”.

  • Beijing vows to defend business amid U.S.' reported plans to end Iran oil waivers 2019-04-22 17:04

    Beijing vows to defend business amid U.S.' reported plans to end Iran oil waivers

     Beijing stands against the United States’ unilateral restrictions against Iran and will take every effort to defend interests of national companies doing legal business with the Islamic republic, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Monday, commenting on Washington’s reported plans to scrap oil sanctions waivers.

  • hatami 2019-03-13 21:07

    Iran will respond firmly to any act against oil shipment: Hatami

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Amir Hatami warned on Wednesday that Iran will respond firmly to any action against its oil shipment.