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  • Ron Jacobs 2016-09-21 10:11

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    ‘Activists say war not a moral answer to inequalities in the world’ 

    TEHRAN - International Day of Peace is observed annually on September 21. On the occasion, the Tehran Times conducted an interview with Ron Jacobs, author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies, to discuss the antiwar activities of Catonsville Nine, the late Father Daniel Berrigan, and other peace-loving activists.

  • Interview-Bricmont.jpg 2016-09-18 09:50

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Analyst: West’s military intervention in Mideast is ideologically driven

    Jean Bricmont says Washington justifies wars by ‘human rights ideology’

    TEHRAN - Tehran Times has conducted an interview with Jean Bricmont, author of Humanitarian Imperialism, to discuss the “humanitarian wars” of the United States.

  • رابرت بیانچی 2016-09-17 15:27

    By M.A. Saki

    Iran one of handful of states vital for success of Silk Road: SISU professor

    TEHRAN – A professor of Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) tells the Tehran Times that “Iran is one of a handful of countries that are indispensable to making the new Silk Road a success.” 

  • Nicholas Onuf 2016-09-14 13:55

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. global political leadership has declined: Professor Onuf

    TEHRAN – Professor Nicholas Onuf, a primary figure among constructivists in international relations, tells the Tehran Times that the United States’ political leadership has been declining. 

  • Silk Road.jpg 2016-09-12 11:53

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran is a ‘vital link’ on Silk Road: expert

    TEHRAN - Gautam Adhikari, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington DC, tells the Tehran Times that Iran is “a vital link” on Chia’s new Silk Road initiative, also known as  “One Belt, One Road” program.

  • فرهنگ جهان ‎پور 2016-09-06 22:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    Old alliances falling apart and new ones being formed: professor

    TEHRAN - Farhang Jahanpour, a former senior research fellow at Harvard University, believes that certain regional and global powers are using terrorism as a tool to achieve their “geopolitical goals”.

  • علی کفاشیان 2016-09-04 09:40

    By Shervin Gilani

    Kafashian declares Iran’s categorical support of the Islamic World’s first FIFA World Cup

    The excitement of Iran’s opening match in the final round of the AFC World Cup qualifiers for Russia 2018 overshadowed an equally important off the field event.

  • MA.Denmark.jpg 2016-09-03 09:25

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Sanctions removal offers huge untapped potential for Denmark–Iran trade: Danny Annan

    Lifting of sanctions has created a huge untapped potential for trade between Denmark and Iran, Danish Ambassador to Tehran Danny Annan told the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview on Tuesday.

  • 02-Vietnam.jpg 2016-09-02 19:56

    By: Ali Kushki

    Sovereignty and territorial integrity is sacred for every nation

    Annually, Vietnam marks its National Day on September 2nd. On the occasion, the Tehran Times has held an interview with Vietnamese ambassador to Iran Nguyen Hong Thach, asking a number of questions on internal and external issues, including relations between Iran and Vietnam.

  • FLSmidth 2016-08-31 10:19

    By Mahnaz Abdi 

    FLSmidth considers Iran one of its most important markets

    Per Mejnert Kristensen, the president of cement division of Denmark’s FLSmidth Company, told the Tehran Times that his company considers Iran as one of its most important markets.


    Fateme Mohammadipour

    No big change of tack in Turkish foreign policy after coup

    Mike Hollingsworth, instructor at the University of South Alabama, believes Fethullah Gülen's issue "is unlikely to have a significant effect on Turkish-American relations since the countries are strong allies and the United States and NATO fully support Turkey."

  • 12 interview (3).JPG 2016-08-30 17:38

    NCDs account for 70% of diseases, 38m deaths globally

    Iran a role model for curbing non-communicable diseases

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    TEHRAN — Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for 38 million deaths per annum worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its January 2015 report. This has become worrying for many countries and urged international health agencies and bodies to take immediate measures to tackle this growing problem.

  • ویلیام بیمن 2016-08-29 10:36

    By Javad Heirannia

    Turkey-NATO ties damaged if Russia uses Incirlik to attack NATO nations: William Beeman

    TEHRAN - Prof. William O. Beeman, head of the anthropology department at the State University of Minnesota, believes “Turkey's partnership with NATO would only be harmed if Russia were a threat to the NATO nations, for example, if Russia used the Turkish base to launch an attack on an Eastern European nation.”

  • Slattery 2016-08-27 10:49

    By Javad Heirannia

    Upcoming U.S. administration continues to back JCPOA: James Slattery

    TEHRAN – Ever since July 2015 when Iran and six world powers of the U.S., China, Russia, England, France, and Germany, reached an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, speculations have been around about the future of the pact now that the end of the Obama administration is nearing in January. 

  • HJ1..jpg 2016-08-24 18:43

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    JCPOA implementation unblocked oil, gas equipment: POGC head

    Southern Province of Bushehr, Assalouyeh- On the sidelines of a visit by reporters to phases 19, 20, and 21 of the massive South Pars gas field on the occasion of Iran’s Government Week (August 23-29), Managing Director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) Ali-Akbar Shabanpour told the Tehran Times that the implementation of the nuclear deal, known as JCPOA, in January, has played a pivotal role in releasing the frozen equipment needed in oil and gas industry and lubricating the development of undergoing South Pars projects.

  • barnett rubin 2016-08-23 12:27

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA meets national interest of U.S. and Iran: Barnett Rubin

    Allies will not support the U.S. if new sanctions enacted against Iran

    TEHRAN - Barnett Rubin is of the opinion that the nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), meets the “the national interest” of Iran and the United states.

  • شیرین هانتر 2016-08-20 11:39

    By Javad Heirannia

    Turkey likely to review ties with S. Arabia: Georgetown professor  

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that Turkey might “reconsider its relations with some Arab states, including Saudi Arabia” in the wake of the failed July 15 coup. 

  • Tehran Times interview with Russian ambassador 2016-08-16 09:42

    General Shirreff, Michael Morell should see psychotherapist: Russian diplomat

    By Negar Asadi and M.A. Saki

    TEHRAN - Moscow’s ambassador to Tehran says General Richard Shirreff, former NATO’s deputy supreme allied commander in Europe, and former CIA acting director Michael Morell should undergo psychotherapy for making startling remarks.

  • ریچارد 2016-08-13 09:44

    By Javad Heirannia

    Richard Nephew: ‘I do not believe the United States will violate the JCPOA’

    ‘Allies will seek reasons if U.S. violates nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that Washington would not violate the nuclear deal with Iran.

  • RM27.jpg 2016-08-10 19:09

    By Manijeh Rezapoor

    Music can help the world understand peace much better:  Damiano Giuranna

    TEHRAN –The Italian conductor of the World Youth Orchestra, Damiano Giuranna, has said that music can help the world understand peace and brotherhood much more.

  • Matthew Bunn 2016-08-10 10:10

    By Javad Heirannia

    Matthew Bunn: U.S. will be isolated if it violates JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Matthew Bunn, a specialist in nuclear security at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, believes that the U.S. will isolate itself it violates the terms of the international nuclear deal with Iran.

  • HJ1.jpg 2016-08-07 19:07

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Overseas investors allowed to buy 100% shares of Iranian petchem companies: NPC official

    BUSHEHR, Assalouyeh – Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) director for production control, Ali-Mohammad Bossaqzadeh, in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times elucidated Iranian petrochemical companies’ inclinations and needs to cooperate with foreigners.

  • محسن پاک آئین 2016-08-07 09:19

    'Rouhani-Putin-Aliyev meeting to set in motion regional convergence'

    By Ali Kushki 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Baku Mohsen Paka'ein asserts that the tripartite meeting between presidents of Iran, Russia, and Azerbaijan in Baku on August 8 will open a new chapter in regional cooperation between the three countries. 

  • گفتگو با رضا هاکان تکین سفیر ترکیه 2016-08-06 10:09

    All need to work together to bridge regional gaps: ambassador 

    TEHRAN – Two weeks after the July 15 coup, the Tehran Times sat face-to-face with Turkish ambassador to Tehran Riza Hakan Tekin to hear his remarks about a number of domestic and international issues. 

  • HJ1.2.jpg 2016-08-05 19:40

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Indigenized platform construction industry welcomes modern technology: POGC official

    PERSIAN GULF WATERS, Assalouyeh - Platform construction industry has thoroughly been indigenized in Iran but the need for transfer of modern technologies into some sectors still exists, the deputy managing director in off-shore section of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) told the Tehran Times on Tuesday.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2016-08-03 10:56

    By Javad Heirannia

    A united Europe will benefit Iran: expert 

    “Iran is embedded in Europe and Europe is in Iran,” Arshin Adib Moghaddam says

    TEHRAN – Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute refutes the idea by certain academics or mid-ranking officials in Iran that Brexit will favor Iran, saying, “Iran should be interested in a united Europe as a major factor in a multipolar global system.”