• A general view of Hasanabad-e Tall Kamin, an archaeological site on the outskirts of Marvdasht in southern Iran. 2017-04-20 11:13

    Iranian, German archeologists begin surveys in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian and German archeologists and researchers on Wednesday commenced research at Hasanabad-e Tall Kamin, a prehistoric site located on the outskirts of Marvdasht in the southern province of Fars.

  • conference on Iranian stucco revetment 2017-04-18 19:05

     University of Kashan to host conference on Iranian stucco revetment

    TEHRAN – Stucco revetment in Iranian architecture of the Islamic era will be discussed at the University of Kashan during a two-day conference, which is scheduled to open on Saturday.

  • The exhibition “Iran. Ancient Culture Between Water and Desert” in Bonn’s Bundeskunsthalle museum shows a muscular hero wrestling with two leopards. 2017-04-18 10:38

    ‘Bronze-Age Iranian relics epitomize divine beings doing superhuman things’

    TEHRAN – A senior German archaeologist has said Bronze Age Iranian relics, which are currently on show in Bonn, demonstrate conquer of the nature’s wild forces by the means of crafting divine beings doing superhuman things.

  • Turkey 2017-04-15 06:08

    By Elmira Bayrasli

    Is it too late for Turkey’s democracy?

    Turkish democracy is on life support. On April 16, Turks will vote on 18 amendments to their country’s Constitution, including whether to abolish the office of the prime minister and transfer its powers to the president.

  • َA poster for “Iran, Ancient Culture between Water and Desert” exhibit in Bonn, Germany 2017-04-13 02:52

    Prehistoric Iran, Persian Garden under spotlight at German museum

    TEHRAN – Separate exhibitions on Iran’s prehistoric cultural heritage and Persian Garden open to the public today at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany -- Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland – in Bonn.

  • Iranian group 2017-04-12 18:55

    Iranian group to give concert in Germany

    TEHRAN – A group of Iranian musicians will come together at Kleiner Konzertsaal im Gasteig in Munich, Germany to perform pieces from Iranian traditional music on May 14.

  • France 2017-04-12 08:45

    The French election: Change is the only certainty

    In less than two weeks’ time, France will go to the polls.

  • May- Merkel 2017-04-10 23:40

    By Martin Kettle

    Forget the waffle of ‘global’ Britain – and learn to hug Germany close

    At the end of last week I sat in the spacious and splendidly restored country home of a former prime minister of Prussia, some 50 kilometers from the German-Polish border, and listened to two speeches in English. The first was given by Philip Hammond. The second, a couple of hours later, was given by Boris Johnson. Both professed undying friendship, respect and regard for Germany. Johnson even paraded a hitherto concealed family connection with the city of Stuttgart.

  • Stockholm attack 2017-04-09 02:27

    By Adam Taylor 

    It’s nearly impossible to stop terrorists from using trucks as weapons

    Nice, Berlin, London and now Stockholm. Over the past year, terrorist attacks using vehicles have become a sad fact of life in Europe.

  • world war i 2017-04-06 04:02

    By Richard W. Rahn

    Thoughtless actions that provoke terrible consequences

    April 6 marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I — a war that claimed the lives of about 38 million people.

  • Macron 2017-04-03 08:34

    By Dominique Moisi

    France’s extraordinary election

    Sixty years after the signing of the Treaty of Rome, France is poised to hold an election that could make or break the European Union.

  • FDI 2017-04-01 21:31

    Iran ratifies attraction of over $12b of foreign investments in post-sanction era

    TEHRAN- According to the latest report of Iranian Finance Ministry, the country approved attraction of $12.48 billion of foreign investments as of the implementation of its nuclear deal with the world powers in January 2016, Mehr news agency reported on Saturday.

  • فرانک والتر اشتاین مایر 2017-03-21 21:51

    Germany’s Steinmeier congratulates Rouhani on Noruz

    TEHRAN - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on Noruz, Iran’s ancient festive which marks the beginning of the New Year in the country.

  • Salam Mumbai 2017-03-18 18:10

    European premiere of “Salam Mumbai” set for March 31 

    TEHRAN – Iranian filmmaker Qorban Mohammadpur’s melodrama “Salam Mumbai” will have its European premiere at several German cities on March 31.

  • Turkey 2017-03-15 09:29

    By Maximilian Popp

    Netherlands dispute gives Turkey perfect election fodder

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it seemed, had run out of stories to tell. He had retold the legend of his rise from the very bottom of society to the political pinnacle, and of his energetic battle against his country's enemies, so often that his referendum campaign had long felt like a repeat of earlier elections.

  • German election 2017-03-08 15:36

    Seyed Mohammad Hashemi

    Germany’s September poll overshadowed by Trump, populism 

    CNN's Fareed Zakaria on his GPS program said in February that “a senior European leader who attended the Munich Security Conference last week (17-19 Feb.) observed that despite some reassuring words from senior American officials, many of us are convinced that the White House is trying to elect Le Pen in France and defeat Merkel in Germany. And there is heavy talk Stephen Bannon about weakening the European Union and destroying the established order.” 

  • Refugees 2017-03-08 03:22

    By Markus Feldenkirchen

    Refugee crisis prevents honest dealings with Turkey

    The fear that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might cancel the refugee deal and allow masses of migrants to make their way to Germany has shackled Angela Merkel's policies toward the autocratic leader. It's time to come up with a European solution that decreases our dependence on Turkey.

  • Europe 2017-03-07 01:46


    Fearing U.S. withdrawal, Europe considers its own nuclear deterrent

    An idea, once unthinkable, is gaining attention in European policy circles: a European Union nuclear weapons program.

  • An undated photo above depicts Zahra Ahmadipour who presides over Iran's Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization 2017-03-06 22:02

    Tourism chief to attend ITB Berlin, visit German officials

    TEHRAN – Zahra Ahmadipour, the director of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization, left Tehran for Germany on Monday to attend the opening ceremony of the Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB Berlin), which runs from March 8 to 12.

  • Sweden 2017-03-06 01:56

    By Janet Street Porter

    Sweden has introduced military conscription

    At the moment, too many working-class boys are underperforming, lacking in motivation, technical and social skills. In short, many are unemployable. It may be time for a radical solution

  • Amir-Reza Kuhestani 2017-03-04 18:57

    Iranian director to stage Wagner’s Tannhäuser in Germany

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Amir-Reza Kuhestani is scheduled to stage German composer Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.

  • shamkhani 2017-02-15 10:37

    Shamkhani congratulates German president 

    TEHRAN – The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council on Tuesday congratulated Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his election as Germany’s next president.

  • Zarif steinmeier 2017-02-13 20:52

    Zarif felicitates Steinmeier on presidency

    TEHRAN – Iran’s foreign minister has congratulated his former German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his new post as president of the Western European country.

  • ravanchi 2017-02-08 09:44

    Iran’s Takhtravanchi meets German partner

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy foreign minister for Europe and Americas on Tuesday met with his German counterpart in Berlin, the Iranian Foreign Ministry reported.

  • European Council 2017-02-08 09:35

    By Klaus Brinkbäumer

    Europe must defend itself against a dangerous president

    There are times in life that really do count. Times when a person's character is revealed, when the important is separated from the unimportant.

  • Rhineland 2017-02-06 21:41

    Germany’s Rhineland keen on boosting trade ties with Iran

    TEHRAN- A 20-member German trade delegation dispatched by the Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate attended a meeting in Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) on Sunday to negotiate with the Iranian counterparts.

  • Ted Malloch 2017-02-06 10:02

    By Patrick Wintour

    European leaders warily await Donald Trump's choice of ambassador

    Ted Malloch, the man currently running an expensive media campaign to persuade Donald Trump to nominate him as the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, knows that if he succeeds, it will be taken as a signal that Trump is willing to use his presidency to destroy the EU.

  • Donald Tusk 2017-02-02 12:21

    By Uri Friedman

    European leaders are now describing Trump as a threat

    The new administration has called into question “the last 70 years of American foreign policy,” Tusk says.

  • Fareed Zakaria 2017-02-01 04:13

    By Fareed Zakaria

    Trump to reverse 70 years of U.S. foreign policy

    In his first days in office, Donald Trump has begun to reverse the domestic policies of the previous eight years.

  • Trump 2017-01-23 11:52

    By Colbert I. King

    President Trump at the CIA was appalling

    As a State Department special agent assigned to the U.S. Embassy in West Germany during the Cold War, as one of three regional security officers responsible for personnel and physical security of U.S. diplomatic missions in West Germany, and West Berlin, I had the privilege of working closely with American intelligence services on critical and extremely sensitive issues.