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  • Mahmood Monshipouri Yesterday 10:44

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal: Unsettling implications

    The U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal between Iran and the leading world powers, which has lifted sanctions in exchange for verifiable limits on Iran’s nuclear program, has created a whole host of problems, not just for Iran but for the European Union (EU) member states.

  • Marc Finaud Yesterday 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU has legal tools to protect its companies from U.S. sanctions: Former French diplomat

    TEHRAN - France Former spokesman of Foreign Ministry says that “EU has stated its firm intention to continue applying the JCPOA and keeping sanctions on Iran removed.”

  • Mohammad Ghaderi Yesterday 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    A case which IAEA doesn’t intend to disclose

    TEHRAN - Recently, amid international disputes over the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the nuclear deal with Iran, we witnessed the announcement of a sudden resignation of the IAEA's Head of the Inspection and Supervision Department.

  • Brexit 2018-05-20 11:39

    By Marzieh Salehi

    Brexit: A complicated puzzle in Europe

    TEHRAN - The conflict between the UK and the European Union continues to dominate the United States from Europe. These conflicts have entered a new era in recent days. In sum, many experts and analysts believe that there is no prospect of British withdrawal from the EU and the success of the talks. These days there are controversial news about Brexit talks and its fate.

  • Pastori Gianluca 2018-05-20 11:28

    By Payman Yazdani

    Internally weak EU cannot be a strong international player: Italian expert

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the EU capabilities to protect its interests against the U.S. unilateralism, Italian political science professor, Dr. Pastori Gianluca believes that an internally weak EU cannot be a strong international player.

  • Marine Le Pen 2018-05-20 11:06

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Le Pen slams Macron over JCPOA

    Although the President of the French National Front, “Marine Le Pen” has seriously slammed French President Emmanuel Macron for his approach towards the nuclear deal, the criticism has been censored in French media! In other words, only a few French news sources has reflected Le Pen’s words, while others simply ignored them.

  • Martin Love 2018-05-19 12:52

    By Martin Love

    Aching for positive resolutions to frightful questions

    NORTH CAROLINA - Remember the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa? Probably not because it was long ago, in 1960, when South Africa was suffering apartheid and a crowd of some 7000 protesters gathered in this town in what is now Gauteng.

  • Christophe Eck, a senior partner at GIDE 2018-05-19 12:38

    French law firm to stay in Iran whatever fate of JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Christophe Eck, a senior partner at GIDE, says that the French law firm will remain active in Iran regardless of Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-05-19 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU is likely to stick to JCPOA: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that European Union is likely to stick to the JCPOA.”

  • European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker 2018-05-19 09:41

    By Rohollah Ghasemian

    New American - European conflict

    TEHRAN - The European Union seems to be confused about what's happening in the international system. This confusion has intensified in recent days, after the departure of the United States, of a nuclear deal with Iran. The US-EU conflict over tariffs (steel and aluminum) has also shown that Europe needs to prepare itself for an economic war with Washington.

  • federica mogherini 2018-05-19 09:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Europe failed in its first test of preserving JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The nuclear agreement equations are getting more and more complicated. Many analysts of the international affairs have predicted that, regarding the direct influence of the United States and U.S. Treasury orders and decisions on European companies, European authorities can’t provide necessary guarantees for the continuation of the nuclear deal in action.

  • Tom Cotton 2018-05-18 10:45

    By Bahman Naghadeh

    Unveiling story of a radical senator and a controversial open letter

    TEHRAN - Some 47 Republican U.S. senators wrote a controversial letter to Iranian leaders on March 9, 2015 to halt the Iran nuclear agreement. The letter specifically reads that after Barak Obama’s presidential term, the deal will no longer be valid.

  • Entessar 2018-05-18 10:39

    By Payman Yazdani

    EU too weak to challenge U.S. hegemony: Prof. Entessar

    TEHRAN - Chair of Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at the University of South Alabama believe the EU is too weak politically to challenge America's global hegemony even if it decides to do so.

  • Rohollah Ghasemian 2018-05-18 10:34

    By Rohollah Ghasemian

    How did Trump deceive the European leaders?

    TEHRAN - Eventually, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his country's official withdrawal from a nuclear deal with Iran. The European troika (German, English, and French authorities) announced their regrets of the decision of the President of the United States in a joint statement, and stressed on their commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • ماریا خورولسکایا 2018-05-17 11:41

    By Payman Yazdani

    EU suffers lack of unity to guarantee its interests: Russian expert

    TEHRAN - Maria Khorolskaya a research fellow in Moscow based Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations says lack of unity among the EU member states is a main obstacle in the way of the Union to protect its interests against the U.S. unilateralism.

  • تظاهرات روز نکبت در فلسطین‎ 2018-05-16 11:57

    Nima Chitsaz

    Israeli bloodshed in Gaza as Palestine marks Nakba Day

    A day after the Israeli bloodshed in Gaza, the Palestinians are marking the 70th anniversary of Nakba Day (Day of the Catastrophe/Yawm an-Nakba), when Tel Aviv forced them out of their homeland and declared its existence on the occupied territory.

  • Philip Giraldi 2018-05-16 10:24

    By Lachin Rezaian

    Trump's Quds move to fulfill campaign promise to wealthy Jewish donors: Former CIA officer

    TEHRAN – Former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Philip Giraldi said Donald Trump fulfills a promise to very wealthy Jewish contributors to his campaign, adding Benjamin Netanyahu wanted it and Trump is seen as someone who listens to Netanyahu.

  • macron 2018-05-16 09:55

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Who exactly is the Addressee of the Elysee?

    TEHRAN - Recently, French Finance Minister has challenged US President Donald Trump's policies towards the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in his stormy remarks. Bruno Le Maire has emphasized that Paris is seeking waivers and longer transition periods from the United States for companies such as Renault and Total (in Iran), as the region scrambles to save the 2015 accord and billions of dollars in trade.

  • سید حسن نصرالله 2018-05-15 21:17

    Hezbollah chief: Time that Israel can attack Syria without response over

    Sayyed Nasrallah, secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, said on Monday that time is over that attacks by the Israeli regime on Syria go unanswered.

  • Netanyahu and Donald Trump 2018-05-15 11:21

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Trump's Quds move: A failed project to legitimize Zionism

    TEHRAN - The president of the United States Donald Trump announced a few months ago the transfer of the American embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and emphasized the need for its operation.

  • Scott Bennett 2018-05-15 10:50

    By Lachin Rezaian

    Two great Trump mistakes about JCPOA and Qods

    TEHRAN – A former U.S. army psychological operation officer and counter-terrorism analyst Scott Bennett said Trump wants to put the JCPOA in a different colored folder and a color of his and not Obama’s.

  • Matthew Bunn 2018-05-15 10:23

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump’s decision foolish and damaging: Matthew Bunn

    TEHRAN - Matthew Bunn, a specialist in nuclear security at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, believes that “Despite President Trump’s foolish and damaging decision, I believe it would be in Iran’s national interest to stay in a deal with the “P4+1”.”

  • Ghaderi 2018-05-15 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    U.S. and European Troika Bargaining over JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Germany's Foreign Minister,” Heiko Mass”, in his most recent statement, mentioned that the United States' withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, has led to the poisoning of transatlantic relations, and damaged the transatlantic relations in the long-term perspective.

  • Peter W Galbraith 2018-05-14 10:55

    How Iran might benefit Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the JCPOA?

    Iranians are justified in being angry about Donald Trump’s decision to violate the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Iran nuclear deal. After all, Iran has kept to its obligations; thanks to Trump, the United States has not.

  • Europe 2018-05-14 10:08

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe is about to take a historical test

    TEHRAN - Last Thursday, Immanuel Macron was in Aachen to receive this year’s Charlemagne prize from Angela Merkel, the German chancellor. As the name suggests, the prize isawarded for work done in the service of European unification.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-05-14 09:25

    By Payman Yazdani

    Saudi Oligarchy can’t run in long run without democratic legitimacy: expert

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute says no Oligarchy without democratic legitimacy can run in long term including Saudi one.

  • Martin Love 2018-05-13 11:15

    By Martin Love

    The onus of idiocy on Iran could be vanquished

    NORTH CAROLINA - My 25 year old car, albeit an old BMW, would not start yesterday and I had to call for assistance, including a tow and a visit to my local auto mechanic shop here in North Carolina, USA. No big deal, but I took a poll with everyone I encountered, some seven people, all of them very “average” Americans without much sophistication or any serious “education”, asking them what they thought about Donald Trump’s move against the JCPOA and any hostile reimposition of sanctions on Iran.

  •  Iraq parliamentary election 2018-05-13 10:37

    By Farzad Farhadi

    All about Iraq parliamentary election process

    TEHRAN - Iraq observed its first parliamentary election after the defeat of ISIS, the second election after the withdrawal of U.S. troops in 2011 and the fourth since toppling of Saddam's regime in 2003.

  • Mehrnoosh Aryanpour 2018-05-13 09:30

    By Mehrnoosh Aryanpour

    Snapback snapshot

    TEHRAN - On 8 May 2018, as confirmed by the revised Frequently Asked Questions (the "FAQ") from the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), the American President issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum (“NSPM”) directing the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury to prepare immediately for the reimposition of all of the U.S. sanctions lifted or waived in connection with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA" or “Nuclear Deal”).

  • Tom Cotton 2018-05-12 11:56

    By Dana Milbank

    Tom Cotton is filled with rage

    Washington DC - As I sat in the hearing room watching Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing to be director of central intelligence, I felt an overwhelming sense of relief ? that Tom Cotton wasn’t nominated to run the CIA.