• سناتور جان مک کین 2017-08-08 15:06

    By Javad Heirannia

    McCain: U.S. has been strengthening Israel and Arabs against Iran 

    TEHRAN - John McCain, the Republic senator from Arizona, says since the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979 the United States has been seeking to “contain” Iran for what he calls Tehran’s “threatening actions and malign influence”.

  • Intl. Informatics Olympiad 2017-08-07 09:12

    Iran dismisses Israeli claim on Intl. Informatics Olympiad

    TEHRAN — In response to an Israeli tweet claiming winning four medals at the 29th International Informatics Olympiad (IOI 2017) in Tehran, the event’s spokesman dismissed claims of awarding any medals to Israeli contestants.

  • zarif 2017-08-02 09:40

    Zarif hopes Muslims unity against Israel

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Has expressed hope that the emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the recent developments at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound would lead to Muslim unity against the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • Olli Heinonen 2017-07-24 12:09

    By Javad Heirannia

    Olli Heinonen: No strong will to create WMD-free Middle East 

    TEHRAN - Olli Heinonen, the former deputy director general for safeguards at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), tells the Tehran Times that there is no strong will among Middle East countries to push for a “weapons of mass destruction free zone”.

  • موسويان 2017-07-16 14:50

    Understanding Iranian threat perceptions

    A pervasive perception in US policy circles and among US allies is that Iran seeks hegemony in the Middle East. Israel and other regional states often claim that Iran wishes to "revive the Persian Empire." While such claims would be dismissed as farcical by any Iranian official, it is important to note that such sentiment lies at the root of the current standoff between Iran, its regional rivals and the United States.

  • saki 2017-07-11 20:41

    By M.A. Saki

    Indian PM not expected to give credit to Netanyahu

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel was something that friends and of lovers of India had not really expected. It was painful.

  • Iraq 2017-07-02 08:36

    By: Amir A. Amirshekari

    Iraqi Kurdistan independence is illegal

    On 8 June 2017, Masoud Barzani the president of Iraqi Kurdistan called for a referendum for independence of the region on 25 September 2017.

  • 02br2 yjc motahari50.jpg 2017-06-24 10:00

    Arabs should consider Israel, not Iran, as enemy: senior MP

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy parliament speaker has called on Arab states to realize that their real enemy is the Zionist regime of Israel and not Iran.

  • Iran Foreign ministry central building 2017-06-22 11:52

    Iran says Israel is scourge of tensions, crises in West Asia

    The Iranian Foreign Ministry says the Israeli regime is the main source of tensions and crises in West Asia.

  • Iran urges massive rallies on International Quds Day 2017-06-21 19:53

    Iran urges massive rallies on International Quds Day

    TEHRAN – Iranian officials have called on people from across the world to participate in the International Quds Day rallies which are held annually on the last Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Qatar 2017-06-19 10:56

    By Robert Fisk

    Did Trump denounce Qatar as a ‘sponsor of terrorism’ due to failed business deals?

    What on earth made President Donald Trump identify Qatar – with its longstanding relationship with the U.S. and host to 10,000 American military personnel on the biggest airbase in the Middle East – as a “funder of terrorism”?

  • سردار باقری 2017-06-11 20:31

    Military chief pledges ‘unforgettable lesson’ to terrorists after Tehran attack

    TEHRAN – The head of the Iranian armed forces pledged a “new, unforgettable” blow to terrorists and their backers, warning them not to “even nurture and repeat the mistake” in their minds. 

  • Israel unhappy over Iran’s presence in ‘de-escalation zones’: source 2017-05-13 21:16

    Israel unhappy over Iran’s presence in ‘de-escalation zones’: source

    TEHRAN – Speaking with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not object to “de-escalation zones” arrangement in Syria but voiced opposition against Iran’s presence in those areas.

  • qassemi 2017-04-29 20:39

    Iran says Israeli attack on Syria violates international law

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry on Friday strongly condemned the Zionist regime’s attacks on Syrian territory, describing it as a violation of international law.

  • وزارت خارجه 2017-03-26 20:52

    Iran blacklists 15 U.S. companies in tit-for-tat move

    TEHRAN - Iran has blacklisted 15 American companies for backing Israeli crimes and terrorism two days after Washington imposed bans on nearly a dozen foreign companies or individuals for aiding the Islamic Republic.

  • Israeli Spy Drone 2017-03-21 19:54

    Israeli Spy Drone Shot Down by Syrian Army in Quneitra

    TEHRAN - The Syrian army's air defense units shot down a spy drone belonging to the Israeli regime at midnight Monday after violating Syria's airspace in the Southern parts of the Southwestern province of Quneitra.

  • ISRAELI JET 2017-03-17 18:00

    Syria shoots down Israeli warplane

    Syria said it shot down an Israeli war plane and struck another Friday after four of the aircraft violated Syrian airspace. However, Israel dismissed the reports that any of its jets were hit.

  • فلسطین و اسرائیل 2017-03-12 15:47

    Israel’s role in assassinations of nuclear scientists

    Although Israel has a policy of not commenting on allegations of murder and terrorism, authorities and unnamed sources have hinted that Israel may be involved in the assassinations of four Iranian nuclear scientists between 2010 and 2012. 

  • حسین دهقان وزیر دفاع و پشتیبانی از نیروهای مسلح 2017-03-08 17:39

    U.S., Israel have no doubt about Iran’s defense power: minister

    TEHRAN – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said on Wednesday that the U.S. and Israel have no doubt about Iran’s defense power unless they attack the county.

  • Mogherini-Tillerson 2017-03-08 04:14

    By Uri Savir

    What EU’s Mogherini, Tillerson agreed on

    The European Union finds itself at a crossroads, as important changes are taking place both inside and outside of Europe. And the outcome of this crossroads will undoubtedly affect many regions in the world, including the Middle East.

  • U.S. 2017-02-28 00:45

    By Frida Ghitis

    Who, exactly, is running U.S. foreign policy?

    Not a day goes by in the Netherlands without President Donald Trump making news. If you're an American traveling overseas, you have likely been buttonholed by locals asking you to explain what is going on with the new administration.

  • dehqan 2017-02-21 20:21

    Iran’s policy is based on deterrence: defense chief

    TEHRAN - Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan insisted on Tuesday that Tehran’s military strategy is built upon an “effective preemptive power” with a reliance on public support.

  • Mohammad Nabi Habibi 2017-02-20 10:14

    ‘Israel should take Nasrallah’s threats seriously’

    TEHRAN – The secretary general of the Islamic Coalition Party has said that Israel should take threats by Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah very seriously, Mehr news agency reported. 

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2017-02-18 20:27

    Zarif calls Netanyahu’s claims of Iran’s defense program ‘fake news’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that Israel’s claims about Iran’s defense program are “fake news”.

  • Mahmoud al-Zahar 2017-02-16 19:18

    Hamas co-founder: Iran’s support not enough to annihilate Israel

    TEHRAN – Hamas co-founder Mahmoud al-Zahar has said that Iran is the only country that supports the Lebanese resistance movement against Israel, but noted that Iran’s support alone is not enough to annihilate Israel.

  • Hermidas Bavand 2017-02-14 10:04

    By Mehdi Sepahvand, Katya Bohdan, Ali Kushki 

    Iran should not put all eggs in one basket: professor 

    ‘Iran paying dearly for opposing Israel’

    TEHRAN – Iran should not put all its eggs in one basket and it is necessary to establish “good ties” with all countries, says Davoud Hermidas Bavand, a politics professor at the University of Tehran. 

  • ‘America, Israel have problem with truth of Islam’ 2017-02-10 20:25

    ‘America, Israel have problem with truth of Islam’

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani, a substitute Friday prayers leader of Tehran, told worshippers that Israel and the U.S. view the “truth of Islam” as a problem.

  • Iran dismisses anti-Kuwaiti picture as fake 2017-02-10 20:24

    Iran dismisses anti-Kuwaiti picture as fake

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday dismissed as false an anti-Kuwaiti picture that was allegedly taken at the nationwide rallies marking the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

  • qassemi 2017-02-07 21:39

    Iran urges global response to Israeli settlement moves

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned on Tuesday an approval by the Israeli parliament allowing for construction of more homes on the Palestinian lands, saying the international community should not be silent about “expansionist” policies of the Zionist regime.

  • Paris conference for middle east peace 2017-01-17 13:32

    by Uri Savir

    How new UN secretary-general plans to advance two-state process

    The new secretary-general of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, sees in the Paris peace conference on Jan. 15 a realization of his long-held view that peace and conflict resolution can only be achieved and sustained through ongoing multilateral diplomacy. Guterres is now contemplating how to leverage the expected outcomes of the conference.