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  • 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.

  • Hossein Askari 2017-03-26 15:32

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump may seek military adventure to consolidate his presidency: professor

    TEHRAN - Hossein Askari, a professor of international business at George Washington University, says Donald Trump may be seeking a military adventure in the Middle East region to “consolidate his presidency”.

  • Bastien Dubois 2017-03-22 11:12

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    “Faces from Places” director eager to visit Iran during Noruz

    TEHRAN -- Bastien Dubois, the French director of the 2013 animated TV series “Faces from Places”, one of whose episodes centers on Noruz, has said that he is eager to visit Iran during the ancient celebration of the New Year beginning on the first day of spring.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2017-03-14 14:28

     By Javad Heirannia

    Iran well advised to forge closer ties with EU: scholar 

    TEHRAN - Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, a professor of global thought and comparative philosophies, believes that Iran must reinforce its relations with the European Union in view of the fact that “Iran and Europe have had a common bond throughout history.”

  • John Limbert 2017-03-12 11:28

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran has no intention to recreate Persian Empire: John Limbert

    TEHRAN - John Limbert, the former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Iran, dismisses the view that Iran intends to revive the Persian Empire.

  • Robert R. Bianchi 2017-03-11 15:51

    By Javad Heirannia

    China assumed globalization leadership in 1395: Robert Bianchi

    TEHRAN – Professor Robert R. Bianchi, Professor of Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), believes that China appeared the frontrunner to “assume the leadership of globalization” in the year 1395, the Persian calendar year falling between March 2016 and March 2017). 

  • Michel Setboun 2017-03-04 10:06

    By Zahra Sadat Khezry

    Setboun: Islamic revolution made me professional photojournalist

    TEHRAN - Michel Setboun is one of the most renowned photojournalists of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, shooting over 45,000 photos. 

  • Charles Taliaferro 2017-03-03 11:41

    By Jalal Heirannia

    Trump’s policies hyperbolic, emotional, alarming:  philosopher 

    TEHRAN – Charles Taliaferro, a professor of philosophy at St. Olaf College, says Donald Trump’s policies are hyperbolic, emotional,  and alarming. 

  • پل پیلار رئیس سابق بخش تحلیل عملیات سازمان اطلاعات مرکزی آمریکا (سیا) و عضو شورای اطلاعات ملی آمریکا 2017-02-28 13:15

    British thinking about Iran won’t primarily be affected by U.S.: security expert

    TEHRAN – A senior fellow at the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University and at the Brookings Institution says "official British thinking about relations with Iran will not primarily be affected by the U.S. administration."

  • Danish minister of taxation 2017-02-20 20:17

    By Marjan Golpira

    Post-sanction Iran a much more interesting market for Danish companies: minister

    TEHRAN – Karsten Lauritzen, a member of the Danish Parliament for the Venstre and Tax Minister of Denmark, sat with the Tehran Times last week for an exclusive interview in which he expressed his country’s wish to invest more in Iran. “After easing of sanctions, Iran has become a much more interesting market for Danish companies.”

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2017-02-15 11:55

    By Payman Yazdani

    Europe is well advised to care for its own security: expert

    TEHRAN - A leading scholar believes that NATO is “outdated” and suggests that Europe should care about its own security, especially as Donald Trump, whom he described as “unreliable”, has taken the helm at the White House.

  • Hermidas Bavand 2017-02-14 10:04

    By Mehdi Sepahvand, Katya Bohdan, Ali Kushki 

    Iran should not put all eggs in one basket: professor 

    ‘Iran paying dearly for opposing Israel’

    TEHRAN – Iran should not put all its eggs in one basket and it is necessary to establish “good ties” with all countries, says Davoud Hermidas Bavand, a politics professor at the University of Tehran. 

  • Tim Anderson 2017-02-13 10:01

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Mideast policies show Trump doesn’t run Washington: Tim Anderson

    TEHRAN - Professor Tim Anderson, a senior lecturer in political economy at the University of Sydney and the author of The Dirty War on Syria, says following Donald Trump’s inauguration, it quickly became apparent that his words must be taken “with a grain of salt” and that he does not run Washington.

  • ریچارد مورفی 2017-02-10 18:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    It’s strictly unclear that Trump would seek review of JCPOA: Richard Murphy

    Murphy says allies would not join U.S. if Trump abrogates nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN - Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says allies would not join the United States if the Trump administration rescinds the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, Germany, and the European Union.

  • sadria 2017-02-04 10:15

    By Negar Asadi

    Trump’s policies show decline of U.S. hegemony: scholar

    TEHRAN - A prominent scholar says adoption of policies such as visa ban for certain countries by U.S. President Donald Trump indicates the fact that the hegemony of the U.S. is declining.

  • Indian Ambassador to Iran Saurabh Kumar 2017-01-29 09:57

    By Salman Parviz

    India-Iran energy co-op in the pipeline

    TEHRAN – Marking India’s 68th Republic Day a flag-hoisting ceremony was held at the embassy on Thursday. It was followed by a speech by Ambassador Saurabh Kumar. After the ceremonies the Indian envoy talked with the Tehran Times about India-Iran relations.

  • Stephen Lendman 2017-01-24 13:41

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump will look fool if he pulls out of international nuclear deal: Lendman 

    ‘Trump can’t have better relations with Russia by antagonizing China and Iran’

    TEHRAN- U.S. columnist Stephen Lendman says the new U.S. President Donald Trump will look stupid if he withdraws from the nuclear deal because it is an “international treaty”.

  • Photo by Ada Natoli 2017-01-22 18:49

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Dolphins, the most appreciated marine mammals in Persian Gulf

    The dolphins are highly social, intelligent animals. They form close, cooperative “friendships” with each other, and some individuals will even seek out human contact.

  • James Charles Slattery 2017-01-22 13:11

    By Javad Heirannia

    Ex-Congressman sees no major foreign policy shift under Trump

    TEHRAN - Former U.S. Congressman James Charles Slattery says he remains hopeful that there will be no serious changes in U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, who officially took power on Friday.

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-01-18 21:19

    By Javad Heirannia

    I don’t believe Trump will scuttle JCPOA:  Georgetown professor

    TEHRAN – Georgetown University Professor Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter says she does not believe Donald Trump is seeking to abrogate the nuclear deal signed between Iran, great powers, and the European Union.

  • Trump-Putin 2017-01-04 14:39

    By Fateme Mohammadipour

    Trump-Putin honeymoon would not last long: expert

    TEHRAN – Professor Simon Reich of Rutgers University is of the opinion that the Trump-Putin honeymoon would not last long, predicting that Trump’s overture toward Putin would probably find the fate of the Obama administration’s “reset" policy with Russia.

  • Sadegh Roushani 2016-12-27 19:06

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    Expatriate designer Sadegh Roushani plans Iran image remake

    Australia-based Iranian designer Sadegh Roushani plans to use fashion to remake Iran’s image in the world.

  • abdollahian 2016-12-26 21:16

    Advisor urges Islamic countries to support UN settlement vote

    TEHRAN - Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, special aide to the Majlis speaker on international affairs, said on Monday the Islamic countries should support the recently approved UN resolution on Israel’s settlement activities.

  • Kohei Sato, the chief of JICA office in Iran 2016-12-25 08:47

    By Negar Asadi & Ali Kushki 

    ‘Japan seeking to transfer knowledge, experience to Iran’

    TEHRAN - The Japan International Cooperation Agency is seeking to transfer knowledge and experience to the Iranians, Kohei Sato, the chief of JICA office in Iran, has said. 

  • Masoud Zamani 2016-12-24 13:41

    By: M.A. Saki & Ali Kushki 

    Abrogating nuclear deal ‘politically costly’ for Trump: expert

    TEHRAN – Although President-elect Donald Trump can intensify concerns over the future of an international deal between Iran and six world powers, including the U.S., in one way or another, it would be politically “costly” for him to abrogate the pact, Masoud Zamani, an international law expert and academic, told the Tehran Times.

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال ذوب آهن و پرسپولیس 2016-12-21 18:30

    Zob Ahan reaches Hazfi Cup semi-final

    Zob Ahan football team has reached Iran’s Hazfi Cup last four after beating Gostaresh Foolad 2-0 in Tabriz on Wednesday.

  • John Limbert 2016-12-21 17:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    Limbert: Trump can’s do much if unilaterally abandons nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - John Limbert, the former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Iran, believes that the new administration of Donald Trump cannot do much against Iran even if it unilaterally decides to withdraw from the international Iran nuclear deal.

  • Gautam Adhikari 2016-12-20 14:05

    By M.A. Saki 

    Global stability rests substantially on China-U.S. ties: expert

    TEHRAN - Gautam Adhikari, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington DC, tells the Tehran Times that the future global security primarily lies in close interaction between Beijing and Washington. 

  • Charles Taliaferro 2016-12-19 14:09

    By Jalal Heirannia

    Religious people must not allow violence in name of religion:  philosopher 

    TEHRAN – Charles Taliaferro, a professor of philosophy at St. Olaf College, says religious-minded people must not allow their faith to nurture violence. 

  • narges ashtari 2016-12-14 17:43

    By Parnaz Talebi & Marjan Golpira

    Authorities in India’s Rayagada extract money in the name of the poor: Narges Ashtari

    Philanthropist Narges Kalbasi Ashtari, whose story has made headlines internationally and nationally these days, tells the Mehr news agency how the authorities in the Rayagada District benefit from the poverty that the local NGOs portray to the outside world.