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  • Inflation in rural areas Today 00:25

    Annual inflation rate stands at 9.3% in rural areas

    TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate in rural areas stood at 9.3 percent during the past Iranian calendar year of 1395 (which ended on March 20), Mehr news agency reported.

  • Iran oil to Belarus Yesterday 22:18

    Turkey’s import of Iranian oil more than doubled in Feb.

    TEHRAN- Turkey’s import of oil from Iran rose more than two times in February 2017 from February 2016, Tasnim news agency reported on Thursday.

  • Novak Yesterday 22:02

    Russia, Iran may launch oil-for-goods program in 2017 : Novak

    The Russia-Iran cooperation under the "oil-for-goods" program may start in 2017, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters on the sidelines of an international Arctic forum Wednesday.

  • qassemi Yesterday 21:35

    Iran invites GCC to recognize friends from enemies

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called upon the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council to “not mistake friends for enemies” in a statement released after a Wednesday Arab summit.

  • بسکتبال با ویلچر - تیم زیر 23 سال بسکتبال با ویلچر Yesterday 21:00

    Iran know opponents at U-23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship

    Iran learned fate at the 2017 Men’s Under-23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship (2017 U23WWBC).

  • AFC Futsal U-20 Championship Yesterday 20:53

    Iran discover rivals at AFC Futsal U-20 Championship

    Twenty-one AFC Futsal U-20 Championship Thailand 2017 hopefuls learned their opponents on Thursday when the official draw for the inaugural competition took place in the capital of Thailand.

  • National Museum of Iran Yesterday 20:05

    An Evening with National Museum of Iran held in Tehran

    TEHRAN – National Museum of Iran held “An Evening with National Museum of Iran” during a ceremony on Monday night.

  • تصادف Yesterday 19:47

    Road casualties drop by 7% in Noruz holidays: Traffic Police chief

    TEHRAN — Road casualties have decreased by seven percent since the beginning of the holidays (Mar. 15) in Iran compared to the same period last year, Traffic Police chief said on Wednesday.

  • ژنرال جوزف وتل Yesterday 19:38

    U.S. general makes military threats against Iran

    The United States should consider using “military means” against Iran, U.S. Army General Joseph Votel says, calling Tehran “the greatest long-term threat to stability” in the Middle East.

  • حضور سردار حسین دهقان وزیر دفاع در مراسم آغاز سال تحصیلی جدید در دبیرستان توحید Yesterday 19:25

    Iran calls on U.S. to stop harassment

    The Iranian defense minister on Thursday called on the United States to leave the Persian Gulf and stop harassment of Iran.

  • Tajikistan Ambassador to Iran Emomzoda Nematullo Yesterday 16:20

    By Ali Kushki

    Envoy talks about Noruz in Tajikistan

    TEHRAN – While New Year's Day in Tajikistan has been celebrated on January 1 nearly for the past hundred years, similar to other countries which secured independence from the Soviet Union, still Noruz has a matchless status throughout the history of Tajikistan.

  • The all-female Iranian ensemble Mahvar Yesterday 14:47

    Mahvar to give concert in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The all-female Iranian ensemble Mahvar is scheduled to give concert at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center on May 17.

  • Afshin Yadollahi Yesterday 14:11

    Wife of poet Afshin Yadollahi dies from car-crash injuries

    TEHRAN – Shabnam Rahmatian, the wife of poet Afshin Yadollahi, died on Thursday from injuries sustained in the car crash that resulted in the death of the poet earlier on March 15.

  • Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi Yesterday 13:51

    Iran could make reliable partner for EU: Tehran

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic of Iran is able to make a most reliable partner for the European Union in the Middle East region, its Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

  • Katya Yesterday 13:15

    By Katya Bohdan

    The unfathomable soul of Iran

    The very first time I travelled to Iran, I was absolutely amazed at how open and inclusive its community was, how safe the country was and how astonishingly beautiful. Sadly, it is blatantly misrepresented in most Western media, a tendency I would gladly counter as a journalist in the making.

  • Mousavian-Iran-.jpg Yesterday 12:53

    The GCC’s three options for dealing with Iran

    Anyone who follows international politics knows that the rivalry between Iran and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is bitter and has exacerbated the various conflicts raging across the Middle East.

  • A view of Maranjab Desert in central Iran Yesterday 03:11

    By: Edalat Abedini

    Maranjab: Combination of desert, nature and history

    In addition to beaches, jungles, mountains and green areas, there are multiple and beautiful deserts in central parts of Iran. Beautiful Maranjab Desert is one of the most popular deserts of Iran that attracts many tourists from Iran and other countries every year.

  • Iran dairy Yesterday 01:33

    Dairy products export hits 850,000 tons in a year

    TEHRAN- Iran exported 850,000 tons of dairy products in the past Iranian calendar year (which ended on March 20), rising from the figure of 600,000 tons in its preceding year, Fars news agency reported on Wednesday quoting Deputy Agriculture Minister Hassan Rokni.

  • William O. Beeman - Cropper Yesterday 01:27

    By Javad Heirannia

    Bannon and Miller shape White House policy: anthropologist

    TEHRAN - Prof. William O. Beeman, head of the anthropology department at the State University of Minnesota, believes  that Donld Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon and senior policy advisor  Stephen Miller are “extremly dangerous ideologues” who control the White House.

  • trade balance Yesterday 01:16

    Iran's trade balance positive for 2nd consecutive year

    TEHRAN – Based on the latest data released by Iran's Customs Administration, the country's trade balance was reported positive for the second consecutive year.

  • oil Yesterday 01:08

    OPEC, non-OPEC deal could be further extended: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN - Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Tuesday the deal between OPEC and non-OPEC nations for cutting output could be further extended beyond June.

  • Iran Japan Yesterday 01:03

    Iran-Japan investment protection agreement to enter into force late-April

    TEHRAN – The embassy of Japan in Tehran announced that the agreement on mutual protection of investment between Iran and Japan will enter into force from April 26.

  • تویوتا داعش Yesterday 01:00

    ISIS releases video, threatening Iran

    TEHRAN - The Islamic State group threatened Iran for its role in the region’s conflicts, in a rare Farsi-language propaganda video released on Monday.

  • ebtekar Yesterday 00:56

    Iran’s environmental chief says won’t give up to pressures

    TEHRAN – As U.S. President Donald Trump signed a long-promised executive order on Tuesday to end the country’s climate change efforts and revive the coal industry, Iran’s environmental official Masoumeh Ebtekar pledged pressing ahead with plans to rebuild the country’s damaged environment.

  • Glsapoosh 2017-03-29 18:50

    Iran’s Golsapoosh crowned Eurasia Beach Soccer Cup champion

    Moghaevmate Golsapoosh again impressed the beach soccer world as they ran past Lokomotiv Moscow to secure the top spot in the table of the Eurasia Beach Soccer Cup.

  • A view of Bisotun bas-relief in Kermanshah Province, western Iran. It is associated with the Achaemenid king Darius I and bears three different cuneiform script languages. 2017-03-29 16:33

    Bisotun bears testimony to eloquent art scene of prehistoric Iran

    TEHRAN – Bisotun bas-relief bears exceptional testimony to the distinctive visual arts in prehistoric Iran. It is nested on an elevated limestone cliff of a mountain of the same name in Iran’s western Kermanshah Province.

  • Land of affection - Gilan 2017-03-29 16:32

    Iran, land of affection - Gilan

    Gilan province is located in northern Iran and is home to a collection of natural beauties with a rich culture. Tehran Times / Rama Mousavi

  • Nouruz in Snapshots 2017-03-29 16:31

    Noruz in Snapshot

    With Noruz - the Iranian New Year starting on March 21 - approaching, people buy goldfish which adorns haft-seen table, an arrangement of seven symbolic items all starting with the letter S in the Persian alphabet. According to the tradition, a goldfish in a bowl represents life.

  • FAO in Africa 2017-03-29 16:30

    Conflicts cause 30 million food insecure people in near East and North Africa: FAO

    TEHRAN - Food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North Africa have sharply deteriorated over the last five years, undermining the steady improvement achieved before 2010 when the prevalence of undernourishment, stunting, anemia and poverty were decreasing, a new FAO report said.

  • جنگ در یمن‎ 2017-03-29 16:25

    Insecurity, regional terrorism originate from Saudi radicalism: Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran has rejected accusations that it is imperiling the security of the Middle East, saying regional insecurity and terrorism originates from Saudi Arabia’s radicalism and extremism.