Posts Tagged ‘Tehran’

Russia to participate in Tehran meeting on Afghanistan

Russia to participate in Tehran meeting on Afghanistan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A senior Russia diplomat has told Russian state media that his country would take part in a regional meeting in Tehran on Afghanistan. Russian Special Presidential Representative for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov has said that Moscow is making preparations for Russian Foreign Minister Sergei […]

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Tehran – Riyadh: the Ice Seems to Break

Representatives of Saudi Arabia and Iran held a new round of talks in Baghdad. Iraq is now acting as a mediator to help the two countries ease tensions.  The meeting reportedly discussed “unresolved issues between the two countries in accordance with the previously agreed roadmap, including diplomatic representation between the two countries.” The Iraqi press […]

David Mamet’s “Oleanna” comes to Tehran theater 

David Mamet’s “Oleanna” comes to Tehran theater  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – American playwright David Mamet’s work “Oleanna” is being performed by an Iranian troupe at Tehran’s Molavi Theater. Kiarash Dastyari is the director of the troupe, which will perform the play every night until October 16. The play has been translated into Persian by Ali-Akbar […]

Raisi: Tehran-Yerevan relations have always been friendly, constructive

TEHRAN– The President of Iran says that the historical relations between Iran and Armenia have always been friendly and constructive, adding that with the existing will between the political leaders, Tehran and Yerevan, can mark a new period of extensive economic cooperation. Ebrahim Raisi, during a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stressed the […]

Tehran City Theater to receive further safeguard as demarcation completes

Tehran City Theater to receive further safeguard as demarcation completes – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A team of experts has recently demarcated Tehran’s City Theater, paying the way for the cultural complex, which is widely considered as the sole professional center of theater in Iran, to receive further maintenance and care. Legal properties and boundaries of […]

Quds force chief: Tehran won’t allow developments in Afghanistan to harm Iran

Quds force chief: Tehran won’t allow developments in Afghanistan to harm Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Quds Force Commander Esmaeil Qaani has said Iran will not allow the developments in Afghanistan to “harm the security of the country,” a member of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee told the Mehr news agency in […]

What’s in Tehran art galleries

What’s in Tehran art galleries – Tehran%20Times * Aran Gallery is playing host to an exhibition of sculptures by Sara Tavana.  Entitled “Being a Human”, the exhibition will run until September 17 at the gallery located at 5 Lolagar St., Neauphle-le-Chateau St. Sculpture * An exhibition of sculptures by Alireza Rasulzadeh is currently underway at […]

Play portraying Afghan immigrants’ pain on stage at Tehran theater

Play portraying Afghan immigrants’ pain on stage at Tehran theater – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A play featuring the pain and suffering endured by Afghan immigrants in exile was staged at the Sanobar Hall of the Shahrzad Theater Complex in Tehran on Wednesday. A cast of Afghan and Iranian actors is performing the play “Coffin”, which […]

Pakistani FM holds Afghanistan talks in Tehran

Pakistani FM holds Afghanistan talks in Tehran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Qureshi met on Thursday with high-ranking Iranian officials to mainly discuss the mayhem in Afghanistan after the Taliban took over Kabul on August 16. Qureshi arrived in Tehran on Thursday after visiting Turkmenistan. In Tehran, the top Pakistani diplomat […]

Tehran-Moscow relationship at its peak, says Defense Ministry official

Tehran-Moscow relationship at its peak, says Defense Ministry official – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Brigadier General Saeed Shabanian, the deputy coordinator at the Iranian Defense Ministry, met with Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin in Moscow on Tuesday. According to a report released by the Defense Ministry, General Shabanian congratulated Alexander Fomin on the success of […]

How Beijing Helps Tehran

Ibrahim Raisi, winner of the presidential election in the Islamic Republic of Iran this year, with his team, expects to increase cooperation with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the next few years. The Iranian leadership has long been attaching great importance to its dialogue with China and has done everything in its power […]

The Axis of Resistance’s Road from Tehran to Beirut is Open and Secure

Posted by INTERNATIONALIST 360° on AUGUST 13, 2021 Elijah J. MagnierFrom the Levant to the Persian Gulf, a land route is now open, and the Axis of Resistance controls those borders crossings.Photo credit: The Cradle Many wars have been waged in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine to defeat the “Axis of Resistance” or to at least deplete its […]

10,000 taxies to be renovated in Tehran province in 1.5 years

TEHRAN – As announced by the managing director of Tehran Omid Karafarini Fund, 10,000 taxies will be renovated in Tehran province by the next 1.5 years. Farhad Hakim-Nia said the taxies will be renovated through nine trillion rials (about $214.2 million) of investment. He said that this fund was established to support applicants for facilities […]

The key to mending Tehran-Riyadh ties is in Saudi hands: former ambassador

The key to mending Tehran-Riyadh ties is in Saudi hands: former ambassador – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran’s former ambassador to Baghdad has said the key to resolve the disputes between Iran and Saudi Arabia is in the hands of Riyadh. If the Saudis, like Iran, have the will to mend ties, Tehran is ready “but […]

Tehran Hits back at US-Saudi Talks: All Must Learn Iran Can’t Be Subject of Their Negotiations

Posted on August 11, 2021 by martyrashrakat August 11, 2021 In reaction to the US-Saudi talks about Iran, the Iranian Embassy in the UK said that all must learn that Iran cannot be the subject of their negotiations Referring to the conversation between the US and Saudi foreign ministers about Iran and the region, the […]

Zakani elected as Tehran mayor

TEHRAN — In the afternoon meeting of the Tehran City Council, Alireza Zakani was elected as the mayor of Tehran, winning the highest number of votes in the 21-member council. In the open session of the City Council on Sunday, Zakani gathered 18 votes.  Zakani was a candidate for the presidential post but he withdrew […]

Tehran Scores Points against the Mossad

Confronting intelligence and special operations have never been a one-way game. Sooner or later, the opponents begin to play on an equal footing because no one likes a “weakling” anywhere, especially in the Middle East. It should be noted that, according to many experts, three intelligence agencies that may have been involved in several events […]

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

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, […]

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