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  • Madeleine Albright 2017-01-09 02:58

    By William Ruger

    A lack of humility is killing U.S. foreign policy

    Whether first uttered by baseball player Yogi Berra, Danish physicist Niels Bohr, or someone else, it is true that “it is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.” Even so, scholars, pundits and policymakers are still eager to jump into the prediction game.

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  • Martin Luther 2017-01-09 00:59

    Two clergymen who helped free humanity

    2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s revolutionary act – and the 50th of Martin Luther King Jr.’s expanded mission. This year will see the 500th anniversary of a great step in freeing human thinking.

  • Chandeliers 2017-01-08 22:13

    Iran’s intl. exhibit of decorative lights to host 239 companies

    TEHRAN- The 24th International Exhibition of Chandeliers and Decorative Lights of Iran will host 184 Iranian and 55 foreign companies from China and Italy, the official website of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) announced on Sunday.

  • Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani 2017-01-08 21:37

    By: Ali Kushki

    Farewell to Rafsanjani

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, chairman of the Expediency Council and former president of Iran, died at the age of 82 on Sunday afternoon in a hospital in Tehran.

  • Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani 2017-01-08 20:15

    Rafsanjani passes away

    TEHRAN - Veteran Iranian politician Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died of heart attack late on Sunday.

  • کراپ‌شده - هاشمی رفسنجانی ظهر در بازدید از پارک علم و فناوری مشهد 2017-01-08 19:49

    Rafsanjani hospitalized

    TEHRAN - Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was hospitalized today in a hospital in Tehran for unspecified reasons.

  • Narges Fallahpasand 2017-01-08 19:32

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  • On the Road 2017-01-08 19:30

    “On the Road” appears in Iranian bookstores 

    TEHRAN – A Persian version of American writer and poet Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel “On the Road” has recently been published by Kuleh Poshty Publications in Tehran.

  • Graphis Magazine 2017-01-08 19:29

    Iranian artists honored at Graphis competition 

    TEHRAN – Two Iranian artists have won awards at the Graphis Magazine annual poster and logo design competition in New York, the organizers announced last week.

  • 35th Fajr Film Festival 2017-01-08 19:27

    11 docs to compete in Fajr festival 

    TEHRAN – The 35th Fajr Film Festival announced a lineup of 11 films for the documentary section on Sunday.

  • Airbus 2017-01-08 19:27

    Iran to receive first ordered Airbus on Thursday

    TEHRAN- Iran is expecting the first Airbus - an A321 jetliner - to be delivered this Thursday, IRIB news quoted Farhad Parvaresh, managing director of Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air as saying on Sunday .

  • Kambiz Derambakhsh 2017-01-08 19:22

    IAF to screen doc on cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh

    TEHRAN – “Paper Cinema”, a documentary about Kambiz Derambakhsh, a cartoonist famous for his quick and simple cartoons, will be screened at the Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) on Wednesday.

  • resistance 2017-01-08 19:21

    Fourth Intl. Art Festival of Resistance honors winners

    TEHRAN -- The Fourth International Art Festival of Resistance honored the top winners during a ceremony held at the Saba Art and Cultural Institute on Saturday January 7.

  • اختتامیه دومین جایزه محمود استادمحمد 2017-01-08 19:18

    “Three Sisters”, “The Horses” receive Ostad-Mohammad Medallions

    TEHRAN – “Three Sisters and Others” by writer/director Hamid Amjad and “The Horses” by writer/director Mohammad Rahmanian have won Ostad-Mohammad Medallions during the second edition of the honor that is presented to works promoting Iranian cultural elements.

  • ranger 2017-01-08 18:14

    Rangers’ protection bill aims to crack down on poachers

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment will put forward rangers’ protection bill to the cabinet next week, which aims to make regulations and restrictions more stringent on poachers.

  • Saudi royal family 2017-01-08 17:05

    Saudi royal family betraying Islam, Muslims: Commentator

    TEHRAN – Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman recently caused a stir by making inflammatory remarks against Iran. Reacting to the statements, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has blamed Saudi Arabia for plunging the Middle East into chaos by sponsoring Takfiri terrorism. He said the remarks were just a blame game to downplay the crimes committed against civilians in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen. Qassemi added that Saudi Arabia has betrayed Muslims and the cause of Palestine by being in league with the Israeli regime. He urged Saudi officials to correct their behavior and ponder on the repercussions of their destructive acts.

  • کارلوس کی روش 2017-01-08 16:01

    IFF fails preparation plan for World Cup, says Carlos Queioz

    Iran national team head coach Carlos Queioz has revealed that after the Iranian football federation failed to fulfil its promise he presented a resignation letter and will not continue his job.

  • رایان تفضلی 2017-01-08 15:50

    Peterborough star Ryan Tafazolli wants to face Diego Costa in FA Cup tie against Chelsea

    RYAN TAFAZOLLI isn't just hoping to be part of one of those famous FA cup upsets at Chelsea tomorrow afternoon - he has his sights on winning a place in the World Cup finals as well.

  • کاظم سیدعلیخانی 2017-01-08 15:48

    Former Persepolis defender Seyed Alikhani passes away

    Former Persepolis defender Kazem Seyed Alikhani died at the age of 62 in Tehran on Sunday.

  • People of Qom meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2017-01-08 15:15

    People of Qom meet with Ayatollah Khamenei

    On the anniversary of January 9th, 1978 uprising, and on the eve of the demise anniversary of Hazrat Fatima Massouma (as), thousands of people of Qom met with Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, this morning January 8, 2017.

  • Over 100 ISIL Terrorists Killed, Wounded in Syrian, Russian Air Raids in Homs 2017-01-08 14:38

    Over 100 ISIL Terrorists Killed, Wounded in Syrian, Russian Air Raids in Homs

    TEHRAN - Syrian and Russian warplanes and choppers carried out over 57 combat flights over ISIL's gatherings and movements in Eastern Homs, killing over 63 militants and wounding 40 more.

  • Iran India Pakistan 2017-01-08 11:26

    AJK president welcomes Iran mediation offer

    President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir has welcomed Iran’s offer to mediate between India and Pakistan regarding the Kashmir dispute.

  • موسویان 3 2017-01-08 11:15

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian 

    What Trump needs to know about Iran

    For as unnerved as many world leaders were with Donald Trump’s election, they will have no choice but to work with the president of the world’s most powerful country. One exception, however, will be Iran, which has come to develop one of the most hostile relationships in all international politics with the United States.

  • Life, love, livestock  2017-01-08 10:51

    Life, love, livestock 

    Avaz Galan, 55, is a horse breeder living in Raz and Jargalan, North Khorasan province. His father was an immigrant from Turkmenistan. Avaz lost his wife eight years ago and now he is living with his two daughters, Zeinab and Khadijeh, his old aunt, Shah-Soltan, and his two nephews, Mohammad and Ahmad.  Zeinab, 19, and Khadijeh, 23, are like mothers to Ahmad and Mohammad who lost their father to hepatitis and their mother left years ago. Shah-Soltan is a pretty old widow who is paralyzed and is suffering vision loss due to cataract and has been living with Avaz’s family since her husband died.  Despite all the hardships and the sever poverty Avaz loves horse breeding and has a deep affection for horses. He has devoted his life to his fondness for his job and currently he owns seven horses. However, he can’t afford a stable for his horses so he keeps his horses kilometers away from his house and visits them twice a day. He feeds them by the wild grasses grown in nature. He earns an honest living by selling the mares’ foals. Tehran Times / Laleh Khajoei

  • Rouhani 2017-01-08 10:20

    Rouhani congratulates Ghana’s Akufo-Addo on presidential victory 

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Nana Akufo-Addo on his victory in the Ghanaian presidential elections.

  • Velayati 2017-01-08 10:16

    Velayati says will not run for president 

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, the director of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council, has said he will not run for the post of president in the 2017 election.

  • qalibaf 2017-01-08 10:14

    Qalibaf: Municipality, presidential office same to me

    TEHRAN – The mayor of Tehran, who has been running for presidency two times in the past, has said working in the municipality is no different to him than working in the presidential office.

  •  Iran-U.S. trade 2017-01-08 10:08

    Iran-U.S. trade drops 20% in Nov

    TEHRAN- According to the latest data released by the American Statistical Association (ASA), the value of trade between Iran and the U.S. stood at $9.7 million in November 2016, registering a 20 percent fall from its preceding month, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Arj 2017-01-08 10:07

    Iran to negotiate revival of Arj, Azmayesh with Europeans, Americans

    TEHRAN- Iran plans to discuss revival of two domestic home appliance manufacturers, Arj co. and Azmayesh co., with some renowned European and American home appliance manufacturers and marketers.