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  • The Servant 2017-03-21 14:12

    Iranian “Servant” to compete in Arizona film festival

    TEHRAN -- Iranian director Farnush Abedi’s “The Servant” will go on screen at the 26th Arizona International Film Festival, which will be held in Tucson from April 19 to 30. 

  • The ceremony of 60 new medicines unveil 2017-03-21 12:12

    Rouhani opens production line for 60 new medicines

    President Rouhani opened the production line for 60 new medicines in the Razak Pharmaceutical Company in the early hours of the new Iranian year 1396.

  • محمد جواد ظریف وزیر خارجه ایران 2017-03-21 11:35

    Zarif: Iran will resume nuclear work with ‘greater’ speed if U.S. violates deal

    ISFAHAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned late on Monday that if the United States continues reneging on its commitments under the nuclear deal to the extent that Iran sees the keeping of the deal not in conformity with its national interests the Islamic Republic will resume its nuclear activities with “even greater” speed.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2017-03-21 11:15

    President at the ceremony of unveiling 60 new medicines:

    Gov’t path to decrease social issues correct

    TEHRAN - Referring to the Supreme Leader’s naming of the new year as the year of “Resistive Economy; Production and Employment”, he stressed more efforts for boosting production and increasing employment.

  • Hassan Rouhani talking phone 2017-03-21 11:07

    President congratulates new year to Supreme Leader

    TEHRAN - President Rouhani spoke with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei by phone and congratulated him on the advent of year 1396.

  • Inflation 2017-03-21 00:32

    Inflation rate in urban areas stands at 6.8%

    TEHRAN -The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate in the urban areas for the 12-month period ended in Esfand, the last month of the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), hit 6.8 percent, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • South Pars oil layer 2017-03-21 00:22

    Iran starts oil recovery from South Pars oil layer

    TEHRAN- Iran started pumping oil from the oil layer of South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf), on Sunday, Gholam-Reza Manouchehri, the deputy managing director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for engineering and development affairs, announced.

  • Turkmen nomads take part in a wedding ceremony in northern Iran. The upper part of Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO-inscribed tower, is seen in the foreground. 2017-03-20 23:17

    Noruz in snapshot

    Turkmen nomads take part in a wedding ceremony in northern Iran. The upper part of Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO-inscribed tower, is seen in the foreground.

  • Rouhani meets with French FM 2017-03-20 23:14

    President in a message to heads of 11 countries congratulating Nowruz:

    Peace, unity in ancient Nowruz region moderate nations’ demand

    TEHRAN - President Rouhani sent separate messages to heads of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India and Uzbekistan and congratulated them on the advent of Nowruz.

  • President Hassan Rouhani - Cropper 2017-03-20 18:25

    We must stand together to have honourable Iran: Rouhani

    TEHRAN - President Rouhani congratulated the advent of the new Iranian year, 1936, to the Iranian nation and described government’s achievements in harnessing inflation and bringing economic growth and employment in year 1395 as unparalleled.

  • Ayatollah Abolqasem Kashani, Dr Mohammad Mosadeq 2017-03-20 15:11

    Without religious scholars nationalization of oil wouldn't progress: Ayatollah Khamenei

    How were the movement for nationalization of oil industry and the Islamic Revolution different?

  • پیام نوروزی حضرت آیت الله خامنه‌ای رهبر معظم انقلاب اسلامی 2017-03-20 14:22

    Leader names New Year as year of 'Economy of resistance, production, job creation'

    TEHRAN - In a video on Monday, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei laid emphasis on the current economic situation of the country, calling the new Iranian year as the year of "Economy of resistance, production, and job creation."

  • Shohreh Ghanbari 2017-03-20 12:07

    By Manijeh Rezapoor

    Haji Firuz depicted down in Shohreh Ghanbari’s new collection

    TEHRAN – Painter Shohreh Ghanbari’s new collection “Haji Firuz” shows the venerable harbinger of Noruz in a gloomy mood despite the philosophy of the occasion.

  • No get-together between Zarif, Tillerson in Germany, spokesman 2017-03-20 12:02

    Zarif congratulates fellow Iranians on Noruz

    TEHRAN – In a message hours before Noruz, Iran’s national festive, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wished all Iranians across the world a happy New Year.

  • Land of affection - Esfahan 2017-03-20 11:45

    Land of affection - Esfahan

    Esfahan is Iran’s top tourist destination for good reason. Its profusion of tree-lined boulevards, Persian gardens and important Islamic buildings gives it a visual appeal unmatched by any other Iranian city, and the many artisans working here underpin its reputation as a living museum of traditional culture. Walking through the historic bazaar, over the picturesque bridges and across the Unesco-listed central square are sure to be highlights of a holiday.Tehran Times / Abbas Pustinduz

  • Egyptian diplomat in Tehran meets Zarif 2017-03-20 11:44

    Tehran-Cairo détente hopes dented with Egypt's accusations 

    TEHRAN - Hopes for a thaw in stalled decades-long stalled relations between Egypt and Iran were dented after Egyptian Foreign Ministry accused Tehran of meddling in domestic affairs of Middle East countries. 

  • Iranians, wearing red clothes and black make-up, as a symbol of the Iranian New Year, called Haji Firuz, sing and dance in a street, hoping to earn money from passers-by in northern Tehran  .(Photo: V 2017-03-20 11:42

    Noruz in snapshot

    Iranians, wearing red clothes and black make-up, as a symbol of the Iranian New Year, called Haji Firuz, sing and dance in a street, hoping to earn money from passers-by in northern Tehran .(Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP)

  • A view general of Tehran with snow-clad Alborz mountain range in the background 2017-03-20 11:41

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Time to see another face of Tehran during Noruz

    TEHRAN – Noruz, the ancient, national festive of the Iranians, is the right time for those who have been for long fancying being in Tehran.

  • تیم ملی فوتبال ایران - تیم ملی فوتبال عراق - ضرغام اسماعیل - اشکان دژاگه 2017-03-20 01:26

    Ashkan Dejagah left out of Iran squad for World Cup qualifiers

    Table-topping Islamic Republic of Iran have announced their squad for their upcoming FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Qatar and China.

  • ایگور کولاکوویچ سرمربی تیم ملی والیبال ایران 2017-03-20 01:02

    Kolakovic ready to blood new faces in pursuit of glory

    New Iran coach Igor Kolakovic has warned Iran’s senior players that they have no guarantee of a place in his team with the twin challenge of the 2017 FIVB World League and Asian Championship coming up this year.

  • سونامی دیر 2017-03-20 00:21

    Giant waves kill 1, injure 18 in southern Iran: official

    TEHRAN – Eighteen people were wounded on Sunday after a natural phenomenon called "Seiche" hit the Iranian port city of Dayyer in South, a provincial official said.

  • 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."

  • Trump wings 2017-03-19 21:18

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Trump's ISIS challenge

    During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump declared that destroying ISIS would be his top foreign policy priority. He signaled his seriousness about meeting this campaign promise shortly after inauguration day, ordering the Pentagon to develop a plan to more aggressively confront the group.

  • دیدار جمعی از مداحان و ذاکران اهل بیت(ع) با رهبر معظم انقلاب در سالروز ولادت حضرت فاطمه زهرا(س) 2017-03-19 19:55

    Western views degrade women’s true status: Ayatollah Khamenei

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with a group of religious eulogizers and cantors on Sunday, which marked the auspicious birth anniversary of Hadhrat Fatemeh Zahra (PBUH), the daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).

  • دیدار جمعی از مداحان و ذاکران اهل بیت(ع) با رهبر معظم انقلاب در سالروز ولادت حضرت فاطمه زهرا(س) 2017-03-19 19:52

    A group of religious eulogizers meets leader

    Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met with a number of panegyrists honoring the Holy Prophet's (s.w.a.) household, this morning, on the occasion of Fatemeh Zahra (SA) birthday anniversary.

  • Photo exhibition 2017-03-19 16:41

    Photo exhibition underway at Film Museum of Iran 

    TEHRAN – Photos from some movies competed in the 35th Fajr International Film Festival during February are on display in an exhibition at the Film Museum of Iran in Tehran.

  • Ashraf Borujerdi 2017-03-19 16:37

    New director appointed to Iran’s national library

    TEHRAN -- President Hassan Rouhani has appointed Ashraf Borujerdi the new director of the National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI). 

  • Green sprouts are sold in small clay containers at a market in Tehran for Noruz, the Persian New Year 2017-03-19 13:18

    Noruz in snapshot

    Green sprouts are sold in small clay containers at a market in Tehran for Noruz, the Persian New Year

  • International Criminal Court 2017-03-19 13:17

    200 Afghan prisoners in Iran repatriated

    TEHRAN – An Iranian judicial official in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi on Wednesday said that at least 200 Afghan prisoners were transferred from Iranian jails to their country to continue prison terms in their homeland.

  • Interior Ministry election office starts work 2017-03-19 13:15

    Ex-IRIB chief to run for president

    TEHRAN – A former head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) announced on Wednesday that he would seek the presidency in the May election.