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  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/24

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Iranian traditional medicine prioritizes health maintenance over treatment

    Overlooking Iranian traditional medicine, the most ancient medicine in the world, both nationwide and worldwide is what has deprived the country not only from introducing its primeval medical advances but its rich culture to the world.

  • Chinese-Ambassador.jpg 2017/05/22

    By H.E. PANG Sen, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Iran

    The Silk Road: Glorious Past and Even Brighter Future

    Over 2,000 years ago, an official delegation sent by the Chinese Emperor arrived in this piece of land after an arduous long journey. The road he travelled was the original ancient Silk Road and ever since then, the two civilizations of China and Persia had been interlinked with each other.

  • Hassan Rouhani talks with commuters in a subway in Tehran to encourage people to use public transport to control air pollution 2017/05/17

    By Ali Mirchi and Kaveh Madani

    Will Iran's next president care enough to put the environment first?

    Four years ago one of the candidates in Iran’s presidential election made himself popular by promising to save Lake Urmia, one of the world’s largest saltwater lakes that was on the cusp of disappearing. Now, President Hassan Rouhani proudly recounts that promise, citing Urmia’s current state as an environmental success story made possible by prudent decision-making. Recent intense rainfalls and subsequent floods have come to Rouhani’s help, earning Urmia a spot on the catalogue of the accomplishments of his administration.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017-05-17 08:31

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Temperaments determine your lifestyle

    The Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine emphatically gives prominence to each individual’s temperament - or to use the Persian equivalent ‘Mizaj’- as a determining and key factor in deciding one’s lifestyle.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/10

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Traditional medicine expounds on temperaments: Phlegmatic or melancholic

    TEHRAN — As explained in the previous articles each individual has a distinguishing temperament- or as well-known in the Persian term ‘Mizaj’- based on which people display distinctive physical and behavioral characteristics.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2017-05-03 21:40

    By M.A. Saki

    Is Saudi crown prince in his own senses?

    Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, on Tuesday claimed that Iran is following an “extremist ideology” and seeking to take over the Muslim world.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/03

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Sanguine or choleric: Iranian traditional medicine defines

    In the Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine the excess or lack of body fluids (called “humors”) including blood, yellow bile, black bile, and phlegm define four temperaments (Mizaj) of “sanguine”, “choleric”, “melancholic” and “phlegmatic” respectively.

  • Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine 2017/04/25

    By Mehdi Mirghazanfari Physiologist & traditional medicine specialist

    Correspond to your temperament, traditional medicine underlines

    TEHRAN — The Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine (hereafter called traditional medicine) specialists have classified everything comprising all objects, materials, states and even events by their Mizaj (temperament) with regard to kinetic energy (warmness) and fluidity (humidity).

  • Jose Graziano da Silva 2017-04-23 21:22

    By José Graziano da Silva, FAO director general

    Building resilient rural livelihoods is key to helping Yemen

    People in Yemen are currently suffering from the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.

  • محمود منشی پوری 2017/04/22

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Turkey and its constitutional referendum: Looking ahead

    The recent referendum in Turkey has dramatically expanded the powers of President RecepTayyip Erdogan, pushing the Turkish people and its domestic politics toward a choice between serving as a democratic model for the rest of the Muslim world or defending their nation by prioritizing security (in the face of the most talked-about terrorist threat—ISIS—within its porous borders) and its economic stakes (worsened by the Syrian refugee crisis) over its democratic ideals in a region that is growing on the whole more authoritarian.

  • Hassan Lasjerdi 2017-04-09 10:28

    By: Hassan Lasjerdi

    Trump’s dreams for the Levant land 

    TEHRAN - The Friday U.S. missile attack on the Shayrat airfield in Syria can mark the beginning of a different political-security era in the burning Middle East.

  • Charles Taliaferro 2017-03-31 10:01

    By Jalal Heirannia

    U.S. caught in very dangerous climate of fractious disagreement: philosopher

    TEHRAN – American philosopher Charles Taliaferro who specializes in philosophy of religion says the United States is “in a very dangerous political climate of fractious disagreement and diminishing respect for those of different viewpoints.”

  • Engin Firat 2017-03-22 11:34

    By: Engin Firat

    Iran Professional League: Lessons to Learn 

    This Season in Iran is going to end after 6 Matches, but if there will be not a Miracle, then Persepolis will be the next Champion. 

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-03-19 21:30

     Trump election was the most important event in 1395: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “the most important event in the world” in the Iranian calendar year 1395, which ends on March 20, “was the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States."

  • Hossein_Askari 2017-03-17 13:01

    By Hossein Askari, Contributor Professor of Business and International Affairs at George Washington University

    Trump’s ‘Beautiful’ Deals with Arabs Will Boomerang

    President Trump has said time and again that he would bring his deal-making talents, which he claims to be second to none, to his new job as president of the United States.

  • Hossein Askari 2017-03-14 02:21

    By Hossein Askari, Contributor Professor of Business and International Affairs at George Washington University

    King Salman: Relinquish Guardianship of Islam’s Holy Sites!

    Mecca and Medina, situated in Western Saudi Arabia, are Islam’s two holiest sites. The region is the birthplace of Islam and of the Prophet Mohammad. Every Muslim is required to make a pilgrimage (during Hajj) to Mecca at least once in a lifetime, if he or she is physically and financially able to do so. During Hajj, all Muslims, be they kings or paupers, are equal, each person wearing two simple white sheets with nothing to distinguish between ruler and subject and rich and poor.