• بزرگداشت شهید حججی در قم 2017-08-19 13:39

    ‘Hojaji showed revolution’s third generation still fervent’

    TEHRAN – The bravery of Mohsen Hojaji, who was brutally beheaded by Daesh recently in Syria, has proven that the third generation of the Islamic Revolution is still fervent, the Friday prayer leader of Tehran told worshippers.

  • Iraq 2017-08-15 10:36

    Iraq's Turkmen areas become battlefield in Kurdish referendum debate

    The Iraqi Turkmen Front, the largest political party representing the minority Turkmen ethnic group, has reiterated its objection to the Kurdistan referendum scheduled for Sept. 25.

  • شهید محسن حججی 2017-08-11 20:40

    ISIS beheads Iranian serviceman in Syria

    TEHRAN – Daesh (ISIS) takfiri terrorists have beheaded an Iranian military adviser in Syria, two days after capturing him near the Iraqi border.

  • Actor Jamshid Mashayekhi (Mehr/Masud Saki) 2017-08-11 17:06

    Actor Jamshid Mashayekhi calls on artists to condemn massacre of Afghan villagers  

    TEHRAN – Veteran Iranian actor Jamshid Mashayekhi has called on artists to condemn the ISIS-Taliban massacre of the Afghan villagers in the northern province of Sar-e Pul last Sunday.

  • حمله موشکی سپاه 2017-07-22 11:50

    By Vahid Pourtajrishi

    Iran’s missile attack on ISIS is game changer: Indian analyst 

    ‘U.S. playing pretentious game in Syria’

    TEHRAN - Bhakti M. Desai, an Indian international relations analyst, is of the opinion that Iran’s missile attack on ISIS strongholds in Syria on June 18 was a “historic game changer”.

  • Iraq 2017-07-17 10:11

    Amid the rubble of Mosul, Iraqi reconciliation

    In contrast to ISIS’s rule over the city, Iraq’s government has already shown a path to reconcile Iraqis, especially its minority Sunnis.

  • Gunmen attack Iran’s parliament 2017-07-07 20:27

    Iran nabs 21 Daesh operatives in Mashhad

    TEHRAN – An Iranian Judiciary official confirmed on Thursday that security forces have arrested 21 Daesh (ISIS) members in the northwestern city of Mashhad, foiling their plans to carry out several terror attacks in Iran.

  • Erik Solheim is giving a speech to a conference in Khuzestan on the sideline of a visit to Hour-al-Azim wetland on Tuesday. 2017-07-05 18:32

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    UN ready to settle environmental disputes with best available knowledge: UNEP chief

    TEHRAN — The United Nations is ready to provide scientific solutions to resolve environmental disputes among governments, executive director of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Erik Solheim said on Monday.

  • Ataturk Dam 2017-07-04 19:20

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Iran holds Turkey partly accountable for dust storms; Turkey denies

    TEHRAN — Sand and dust storms (SDS) usually occur when strong winds lift large amounts of sand and dust from bare, dry soil into the atmosphere.

  • Afhganistan 2017-07-04 09:55

    By Amitai Etzioni

    Time to say goodbye to Afghanistan

    The window during which President Donald Trump can extricate U.S. forces from the mess in Afghanistan and blame his predecessors for the calamity is rapidly closing.

  • Mosul 2017-07-03 03:17

    Urban warfare, then and now

    A few weeks ago, the Atlantic Monthly Press released Mark Bowden’s excellent book, Hue 1968, A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam.

  • Iraqi embassador 2017-06-21 14:13

    by Zahra Khezri

    Iran’s support for Iraq is support for intl. community: ambassador

    TEHRAN - In an exclusive interview with The Tehran Times, Baghdad’s ambassador to Tehran says the Iraqi government appreciates Iran’s stance on the region, noting that the Islamic Republic’s help to Iraq in the fight against Daesh is in fact support for the international community.

  • Zarif calls on former firebrand MP to apologize for false claims 2017-06-19 19:16

    Syria notified of missile operation, Iran says

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the Syrian government was “informed” of the missile attacks at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria.

  • حمله موشکی سپاه به تروریست های تکفیری در دیروالزور 2017-06-19 11:27

    Iran fires missiles at ISIS in Syria for Tehran attacks  

    TEHRAN – Late on Sunday Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps fired six missiles into eastern Syria, targeting Islamic State strongholds in retaliation for the recent ISIS-claimed terrorist attacks in Tehran.

  • Army chief says Iran will hunt down ISIS ‘wild dogs’ 2017-06-19 10:23

    Army chief says Iran will hunt down ISIS ‘wild dogs’

    TEHRAN – The commander of Iran’s Army has said that terrorists will not dare to approach Iran’s borders, noting that the army will crush them if they do so, ISNA reported.

  • شمخانی 2017-06-18 19:57

    U.S. extremism, ISIS ‘two sides of the same coin’, Iran says of Tillerson remarks 

    TEHRAN - Reacting to recent anti-Iran remarks by the U.S. chief diplomat, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said American extremists and Islamic State are “two sides of the same coin”.  

  • سید محمود علوی وزیر اطلاعات 2017-06-11 18:09

    Iran: Mastermind of Tehran terror attacks killed 

    TEHRAN – Just three days after a deadly assault in the capital Tehran, Iran said its security forces killed on Saturday the mastermind of the attacks outside Iran, its intelligence minister said in a live program.  

  • terrorists 2017-06-08 14:41

    Tehran terrorist attackers identified, photos released (+18)

    TEHRAN – On Thursday, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry released photos of terrorist attackers in Tehran, saying they were linked to an ISIS ringleader killed last year in western province of Kermanshah.

  • Trump 2017-06-08 11:38

    Trump reaction to Tehran ISIS attacks 'repugnant', Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that US President Donald Trump’s reaction to murderous attacks in Tehran was “repugnant” as Iranians were hit by U.S. clients.

  • 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.

  • تویوتا داعش 2017-03-30 01:00

    ISIS releases video, threatening Iran

    TEHRAN - The Islamic State group threatened Iran for its role in the region’s conflicts, in a rare Farsi-language propaganda video released on Monday.

  • داعش اعدام 2017-03-25 10:23

    Russian troops killed in ISIS-claimed attack on Chechen base

    TEHRAN - Six Russian soldiers were killed in Chechnya on Friday (March 24) when gunmen tried to storm their base in an attack claimed by the ISIS, just days before Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will arrive in the country for formal meetings. 

  • qassemi 2017-03-23 20:47

    Iran condemns terrorist attack in London

    TEHRAN – Iran has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in London while criticizing what it called European countries’ “double standards” on combating terrorism.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ارتش عراق 2017-03-17 00:39

    Region would collapse short of Iran: Iraqi envoy

    TEHRAN - Iraqi ambassador to Tehran Rajeh Saber Abboud al-Mousavi stressed in comments on Thursday that the whole region would fall without backing from Iran.

  • Iraq 2017-02-27 02:59

    By Omar Sattar

    Families of ISIL members evicted from liberated areas in Iraq

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Feb. 22 that his government is ready to start the implementation of national reconciliation in the very near future. The plan includes returning the displaced families to their hometowns and building an inclusive political and social setting in the liberated areas.

  • Iran nuclear deal 2017-01-02 10:34

    By Farhad Rezaei

    To defeat ISIS, Washington needs to keep the nuclear deal with Iran

    The election of Donald Trump has introduced a sea change in American foreign policy. Trump’s vision has fateful and potentially devastating ramifications for the Middle East, and Iran in particular. In a nutshell, Trump was propelled to power by a brand of populism known as “national-racial populism” (as opposed to the progressive class-based populism embraced by the Left). During the campaign, Trump spoke out against Mexicans, Muslims and other minorities who, in his view, threaten the national interests of America’s white population.