Kourosh Ziabari (born 1990) is an award-winning Iranian journalist, peace activist and media correspondent. He has received the Superior Iranian Youth award from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He has also won Iran’s 18th Press Festival first award in the category of political articles. Kourosh is a member of World Student Community for Sustainable Development and also a member of the European Association for Teaching of Academic Writing. He is a regular contributor to Tehran Times, Global Research, Iran Review and Counter Currents.
A foreign jihadist murders Syrian soldiers
It all started on March 15, 2011, when groups of the Syrian people took to the streets of Damascus to protest what they considered to be the government’s unfavorable social and economic policies. The Western powers tried to portray the scattered demonstrations as a continuation of the revolutionary wave in the Arab states of the Middle East and North Africa known as the Arab Spring. However, there was a major difference, that Syria was simply (...)
The Franco-American journalist Diana Johnstone muses over the evolution of Western policy. The ideals of the French Revolution were slowly replaced by a moral humanitarianism that makes it possible to switch from the defense of oppressed peoples to the apologia for colonization. At the same time, freedom of expression has been shrinking and foreign news sources are censored outright.
German-born international consultant Cristof Lehmann followed in detail the recent Chinese Communist Party Congress. In an interview with the Tehran Times, he highlights the convergence of positions on the Syrian crisis between Moscow and Beijing. He expects China to unequivocally support the deployment in early 2013 of a United Nations peacekeeping force mainly composed of CSTO troops.
In an act of unequivocal and explicit hostility toward Iran, the United States took the name of Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO) off its list of foreign terrorist organizations on Friday, September 28, showing its unconditional support to the sworn enemies of the Iranian nation straight from the shoulder.
The U.S. government announced the decision a few days after the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton submitted a file of classified information about the terrorist cult to the Congress. (...)
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While the United States and European Union are vehemently competing with each other in the seemingly endless race of imposing sanctions on Iran, the ordinary Iranian citizens are experiencing the most breathtaking, agonizing impacts of the crippling embargoes.
On July 31, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) sent a letter to all members of the U.S. Congress, demanding a concerted action to approve The Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights (...)
Nobel Prize is the most prestigious honor which one may be awarded in his lifetime. The legacy of Alfred Nobel is so matchless and incomparable that more than one century after the first Nobel Prize was awarded, it is still the most exalted and esteemed prize that can be conferred to people who work for the promotion and advancement of sciences and global peace.
Many people live their entire life with the dream of winning a Nobel Prize, without revealing this sealed aspiration to anyone. (...)
TEHRAN TIMES What do you think about the Syrian crisis?
THIERRY MEYSSAN The war against Syria was decided by George W. Bush in a meeting at Camp David on September 15, 2001 only a few days after the attacks on World Trade Center and Pentagon. At that time, they prepared a list of the countries they would be attacking, and now it’s time for Syria. During the past 11 years, the U.S. has been trying to start a war with Syria, and you remember that they had accused President Bashar al-Assad of (...)
Iranian blogger Kourosh Ziabari is asking for what reason his country, which has already been through a long and devastating war at the hands of Iraq, should continue to put up with an embargo and the persistent threats of the United States. In passing, he reminds us that Imam Khomeini had forbidden the use of missiles against enemy civilian populations - a moral condemnation that was strictly adhered to at the cost of heavy losses and which today’s Iran scrupulously respects by refusing to manufacture the atomic weapon.
An interview with Thierry Meyssan by the Tehran Times
Diana Johnstone in an interview with Tehran Times