Posts Tagged ‘Tehran’

Mercer Street: UK and US blame Iran for ship attack as Tehran denies

The United Kingdom and the United States accused Iran on Sunday of being behind a fatal drone strike on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea. The statements came after Israel blamed Iran for the attack, putting further pressure on Tehran as it denied being involved in the assault. Calling […]

Iranian analyst on Tehran’s efforts in post-US Afghanistan & role of Taliban

July 28, 2021 http://middleeastobserver.net/iranian-analyst-on-irans-efforts-in-afghanistan-role-of-taliban/ Description:In a political talk show appearance on RT Arabic earlier this month, Iranian political analyst Amir al-Moussawi commented on Iran’s stance towards the US army’s withdrawal from neighboring Afghanistan, and concerns surrounding the potential threat posed by the Taliban towards Kabul and the wider region. Al-Moussawi is the director of the […]

Qatari FM visits Tehran, meets President-elect Raisi

Qatari FM visits Tehran, meets President-elect Raisi – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani, the deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Qatar, visited Tehran on Sunday and held talks with Iran’s President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi. The sides discussed the latest developments in bilateral relations and important regional and international […]

Tehran streets named after wetlands

Tehran streets named after wetlands – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The City Council of Tehran has approved naming 13 streets in the capital city after national wetlands across the country, ISNA reported. The names of Hour-al-Azim, Shadegan, Miankaleh, Anzali, Gomishan, Kani Barazan, Zarivar, Choghakhor, Band-Ali Khan, Parishan, Bakhtegan, Mighan, and Jazmourian wetlands will adorn the streets […]

For Now, the Mossad is Outplaying Tehran

The multiple secret operations carried out by the Israeli special services in recent years against Iran are legitimately indicative of the vulnerabilities inherent in the Iranian strategic infrastructure. And, given the many years of confrontation between Israel and Iran in the area of covert operations, this vulnerability is currently taking on a special significance for […]

Tehran, Budapest explore avenues of mutual economic co-op

Tehran, Budapest explore avenues of mutual economic co-op – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Deputy Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Mohammadreza Karbasi met with the Hungarian commercial attaché in Tehran on Monday to discuss ways of expanding trade ties between the two countries. During the meeting, the two sides explored some […]

Washington is Progressively Losing the “Match” it is Playing with Tehran

For decades now, under Israeli pressure Washington has been trying to play a “power game” with Tehran to bleed it dry, and prevent it from gaining the upper hand in its regional competition with Tel Aviv. Moreover, in this patently self-defeating confrontation, the United States is facing a mounting number of political defeats every day, […]

Tehran says ready to aid UN to confront cyberattacks

Tehran says ready to aid UN to confront cyberattacks – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Iran’s ambassador to the UN on Tuesday warned against an alarming trend of systematic accusations by certain states against others by launching cyberattacks, calling for action to restrain states from resorting to threat or use of force within or through the cyberspace […]

Tehran to host revitalization ceremony of ECO Park

TEHRAN – The revitalization ceremony of ECO Park will be held in Tehran on June 9, with ambassadors of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries in attendance. The ceremony will be hosted by Abbasabad cultural and tourism zone with the aim of increasing the joint cooperation of the member states in order to strengthen […]

UN envoy holds talks on Afghanistan in Tehran

UN envoy holds talks on Afghanistan in Tehran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – UN Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy on Afghanistan Jean Arnault discussed on Monday issues related to the latest developments in Afghanistan. Heading a UN delegation, Arnault met with Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian, Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan. During the meeting, the current developments in Afghanistan, including […]

Children in Tehran show sympathy with Palestinians

Children in Tehran gathered at Felestin (Palestine) Square on Monday evening to show sympathy with Palestinian children who are under Israeli brutal attacks. The event was held with the theme of “Nightmare Is Not Children’s Share.” According to statistics, Israeli airstrikes have killed 243 people, including 66 children since May 10. Source 00

Tehran, Beijing ink joint statement to protect Asian cultural heritage

Tehran, Beijing ink joint statement to protect Asian cultural heritage – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran and China on Saturday signed a joint statement which is expected to pave the way for further protection in the arena of Asian cultural heritage.  The statement was signed in an online conference by Iranian deputy tourism minister Mohammad-Hassan Talebian, […]

170 idle industrial units revived in Tehran province in a year

170 idle industrial units revived in Tehran province in a year – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- A provincial official announced that 170 idle industrial units were revived in Tehran province in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20). Yadollah Sadeqi, the head of Tehran province’s Industry, Mining, and Trade Department, said that last year, 170 […]

Remnants of an ancient past: discover troglodyte architecture near capital Tehran

Photo depicts an example of troglodyte architecture, which includes vertical shafts, rooms, and other interiors, dug by man into the southern face of Alborz mountain range in Eshtehard county, near Tehran, May 18, 2021. Iran is a haven for ancient troglodytic architecture which is almost forgotten in the face of modernity; today, fewer locals are […]

Hundreds of meteorites on show at specialized museum in Tehran

TEHRAN – Over 1200 meteorites, mostly collected from scorching Iranian deserts, have been put on  show at a specialized museum in Tehran. The museum is dedicated to meteorites that have hit the sprawling Lut Desert and other parts of the country over time, according to Hojjat Kamali who presides over the museum, IRNA reported on Wednesday. […]

Picasso and Pollock in Tehran? Thank Donna Stein for That

One doesn’t often think about the imaginative Cubism of Pablo Picasso or the textural richness of Jackson Pollock when thinking about Iran, but in her vivid new memoir, “The Empress and I: How an Ancient Empire Collected, Rejected and Rediscovered Modern Art” (Skira, 2021), revered art historian, curator and critic Donna Stein reveals how one […]

Iran: Tehran-Riyadh dialogue conducted by special envoys

TEHRAN— Speaking at his weekly press conference on Tuesday, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said that special envoys for the governments of Iran and Saudi Arabia are conducting negotiations, adding the talks will continue until they reach a conclusion. “In order to clear up misunderstandings and disputes, two rounds of negotiations have been held between […]

At Tehran garage, Iranian woman breaks taboos in the male-dominated auto industry

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Experts clean famed bas-relief in southern Tehran

TEHRAN – A team of cultural heritage experts has cleaned the well-known 19th-century bas-relief, which is carved on a rock face in Cheshmeh-Ali, southern Tehran. A restoration operation has been completed on the Qajar-era relief of Cheshmeh Ali, which had recently been damaged in an act of vandalism by an individual (or individuals), throwing hair […]

Tehran to host EAEU exclusive expo in mid-May

TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has said an exclusive exhibition of Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states’ economic capabilities is planned to be held in Tehran on May 17. According to Hamid Zadboum, the mentioned exhibition will be held if the coronavirus pandemic conditions get better in the country, the TPO […]

Tehran pushes back after Ukraine’s security chief accuses Iran of intentionally shooting down passenger plane

Iran has warned Kiev against making unsubstantiated claims about the downing of a Ukrainian airliner last year, after its security chief suggested Tehran had attacked the plane on purpose. Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a statement that it was regrettable that Ukrainian officials continue to make “vague political remarks” about the tragic incident.  […]

EU announces nuclear talks with Iran, U.S. next week, but Tehran rejects joint meeting

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Certain groups, countries unhappy over growing Tehran-Kabul ties, Zarif says

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that certain countries and groups are not happy about the growing ties between Iran and Afghanistan. Zarif made the remarks during a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar on the sidelines of the “Heart of Asia” conference on Afghanistan hosted by Dushanbe, Tajikistan. […]

How should Biden handle Tehran? These Iranian Americans have some radical ideas

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

مركز ثقل العالم ينتقل شرقاً… وطهران مركز تقاطع التاريخ والجغرافيا The center of gravity of the world is moving east … and Tehran is the center of the intersection of history and geography

** Please scroll down for the English Machine translation ** محمد صادق الحسيني ثمّة حدث بنيويّ على مستوى العالم في طريقه للوقوع من شأنه تغيير شكل وجوهر خريطة التحالفات وموازين القوى العالميّة. وهو يؤسّس لمرحلة جديدة من التحوّلات والتحديات تتراجع فيها قوى فيما تصعد أخرى لتشكيل جغرافيا آخر الزمان أو ما يُسمّى لدى الأيديولوجيين جغرافياً عصر الظهور… قوى […]

British-Iranian woman back in Tehran court for fresh trial after 5 years in jail

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A trial to present fresh charges against a British-Iranian woman detained for five years in Iran convened Sunday, her supporters said, casting uncertainty over her future following her release from prison. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe appeared in court in Tehran to face new charges of spreading “propaganda against Iran,” wrote Tulip […]

Tehran, Islamabad moving towards expansion of trade

TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Hassan Abqari has said that Iran and Pakistan are working together to remove the obstacles in the way of expanding mutual trade. “Ways to address exchange and banking problems have been identified and pursued by the two countries’ governments,” Abqari who is also the Head […]

Biden navigates through Yemen hell, but solution lies in Riyadh and Tehran

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Israel says Iran is behind major oil spill, accusing Tehran of ‘environmental terrorism’

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Intl. railway exhibition underway in Tehran

TEHRAN – The eighth edition of Iran’s International Exhibition of Rail Transportation and Related Industries and Equipment (Rail Expo 2021) kicked off on Wednesday at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds. The opening ceremony of the four-day event was attended by the Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami and the Head of the Islamic Republic of […]

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