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  • تلاش برای آزادسازی موصل‎ 2016-10-18 11:44

    By Parnaz Talebi

    Zero hour starts for Mosul: ‘victory time’

    TEHRAN - Mosul operation, launched on early hours of Monday October 17, would be a turning point in history of combat against ISIL.

  • 02sp1 palm oil photo.jpg 2016/10/07

    By Mehdi Sepahvand 

    An oily smile for Iran: Rouhani re-lifts palm oil sluicegate 

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday arrived at Malaysia to discuss “restoration of mutual relations” with that country’s Prime Minister Najib Razak.

  • شیمون پرز 2016-10-02 09:41

    By Hassan Lasjerdi

    Peres: A war criminal or a peace dove

    Shimon Peres has died with a legacy of destruction. Palestinians recall him as a criminal who has blood on his hands.

  • Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi 2016-10-01 09:40

    By Mehdi Sepahvand, Ali Kushki 

    Aleppo-educated Rumi, Messiah missing to an extremist world

    September 30 was the birth anniversary of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, Persian poet and Sufi master born in 1207, and the Rumi Day named in his honor as a globally acclaimed poet.

  • ief15-1040x400.jpg 2016-09-28 10:14

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Algiers meeting outcome hanging in the balance

    Senior officials, corporate executives, representatives of international institutions and experts from all around the world along with major oil producers have come together in Algiers to attend the 15th International Energy Forum (IEF) from Sept. 26-28.

  • Hajj Pilgrims 2016-09-26 16:31

    Firsthand witness says how 2015 Hajj turned tragic

    There were hundreds but thousands of corpses piled up on top of each other in the sizzling, scorching heat of the Mina.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2016-09-25 13:16

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    The Sacred Defense: 8 years of U.S.-backed war on Iran

    “For many Iranians, these events reminded them how defenseless they were against foreign aggression, a position that forced Iran to build up a powerful military and defense system.”

  • A reply to Asharq Al-Awsat  2016-09-17 22:11

    By Ali Kushki 

    A reply to Asharq Al-Awsat 

    TEHRAN - Very little is off limits when it comes to the world of politics, particularly when the category of politicians we are talking about come from Saudi Arabia.  The caliphate’s propaganda machine, fed by “tainted petrodollars,” has been slinging mud at its rivals no matter if they are right. 

  • موزه ملی 2016-09-15 19:15

    Under tourists’ eyes: National Museum of Iran

    The National Museum of Iran is somewhat chock-full of priceless relics that represent various eras of the country’s rich history.

  • نفت 2016-09-14 14:41

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran and the oil freeze enigma

    Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are due to meet in Algeria on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum (IEF) on September 26-28 to continue the revival of talks on a global deal to freeze oil output levels.

  • حوادث یازده سپتامبر 2016-09-12 11:41

    By Hassan Lasjerdi, Tehran Times editor-in-chief

    What happened to 9/11?

    Did the House of Saud get off scot-free from 9/11?

    TEHRAN - U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday honored the nearly 3,000 victims of the September 11 attacks.

  • 01sp1 farhadi 600.jpg 2016/09/05

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    A revolutionary Farhadi screened in the straightforward ‘The Salesman’

    Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” is being screened in Iran and keeps to attract many lovers of the Oscar-winning filmmaker.

  • 08 cycling.jpg 2016-08-29 18:27

    By Marjohn Sheikhi

    Controversy of female cyclists in Iran

    Women in Iran are still not sure if cycling in public for their daily commute is legal or conforms to Sharia law. Now with more and more people wanting to join the environmental campaign ‘Tuesdays without Cars’, the question has once again taken center stage in media outlets and daily conversations.

  • Parnaz Talebi 2016-08-28 17:14

    Nojeh airbase; climax of Iran-Russia defense cooperation

    Deploying Iran’s airbase by Russia Air Force to attack terrorist positions in Syria has been proved highly controversial, however, it indicates the close ties Iran and Russia hold countering terrorism in the region.

  • گری لوییس، نماینده دفتر توسعه ملل متحد در ایران 2016-08-19 21:20

    By Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator in Iran

    We are succeeding in our path to reaching “One Humanity”

    In today’s world of regional conflict and disaster, more than 130 million people are dependent on humanitarian assistance simply in order to survive.

  • abdi 2016-08-17 09:23

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran-Qatar gas race and lack of unitization

    Many oil fields and gas reserves extend from one country to another beneath their common boundary in such a way that the deposit can be extracted, wholly or partially, by one side or the other.

  • روزبه علی آبادی 2016-08-15 17:22

    By Roozbeh Aliabadi 

    Iran and Russia: The emergence of a new connectivity alliance 

    Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan’s trilateral summit to further strengthen cooperation in economy, energy and transport fields will be a step in the right direction to enhance connectivity, thus making the broader region more stable and secure.  

  • Putin Erdogan 2016-08-12 21:26

    By Mehdi Sepahvand, Tehran Times journalist

    Middle East to become more legitimate as Turkey moves closer to Iran

    TEHRAN – In a drastic turnabout, Ankara has recently grown more friendly toward Iran and its superpower buddy Russia, a move which seems likely to help make the Middle East a more legitimate entity on the global stage of power.

  • لاسجردی 2016-08-08 14:19

    By Hassan Lasjerdi, Tehran Times editor-in-chief

    Journalism and the prospects ahead

    Today is named Journalist’s Day in Iran. The designation followed the killing of an Iranian journalist in 1998 by the Taliban in Afghanistan.