Donald Trump


  • Trump 2018-01-16 10:30

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Will Trump stay in White House?

    TEHRAN - Over the past months, there have been whispers in the U.S. political environments and the country's media regarding Republicans bypassing Trump. The rejection of some Republican prominent senators, including McCain, with Trump, as well as the opposition of some of the United States former presidents, including George W. Bush, has aggravated this trend.

  • Ghaderi 2018-01-16 10:24

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Trump and riddle of JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Although some news agencies have viewed the U.S. president stance on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) positively, the fact is Washington has long been breaching the nuclear deal. 

  • Iran 2018-01-16 03:14

    By Raad Hadi Jabareh

    French recognition of Iran’s Quds Force roles

    French President Emmanuel Macron has chosen the right time to make a telephone call to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as the first Western leader to do so since demonstrations and violence broke out in Tehran and several other Iranian cities.

  • Lavrov 2018-01-15 20:03

    Russia says will not back U.S. bid to change nuclear deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Moscow will not support attempts by Washington to modify the Iran nuclear deal.

  • shamkhani 2018-01-15 19:59

    World not scared by ‘crazy’ Trump: Iran’s Shamkhani

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, said on Monday that the strategy of scaring the international community by decisions of Donald Trump, whom he described as a “crazy person”, has no effect.

  • amoli 2018-01-15 19:57

    Top judge: Iran won’t remain silent toward U.S. hostile moves

    TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Monday that the U.S. should be aware that Iran will give appropriate response to any hostile move.

  • larijani 2018-01-15 19:53

    Iran’s Larijani slams Trump’s ‘offensive’ language

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Monday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump’s “humiliating” and “offensive” language against other countries.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-01-15 10:44

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump’s approach toward JCPOA contrary to U.S. interest: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Commenting on Trump’s recent approach toward the JCPOA, Marvin Zonis, Professor of international political economy says his approach is stupid and contrary to the U.S. national interest.

  • Jim Walsh 2018-01-15 10:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Congress unlikely to change JCPOA: Jim Walsh

    TEHRAN - Professor Jim Walsh from University of Massachusetts says “Mr. Trump wants Congress to make changes to an international agreement, which obviously Congress does not have the power to do.  They include changing the sunset provisions and making a one year breakout time permanent.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-01-15 10:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran won’t accept restrictions on uranium enrichment permanent: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that I do not believe the EU will accept to make restrictions on Iran's uranium enrichment permanent.

  • نادر انتصار 2018-01-15 09:56

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump hopes to continue his game of diplomatic chicken with Iran: expert

    TEHRAN – Professor Nader Entessar from South Alabama University says “The game of "what will the U.S. do, what it will not do" every 90 days must end.  Iran cannot afford to remain in a state of continuous limbo with respect to the JCPOA's fate.” 

  • Trump waging psychological warfare on Iran: commander 2018-01-15 09:25

    Trump waging psychological warfare on Iran: commander

    TEHRAN – Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, the deputy chief of the Iranian Armed Forces, said on Sunday that the United States has waged a psychological warfare on Iran for its military capability.

  • Trump’s failure on JCPOA victory for Iran: expert 2018-01-15 09:24

    Trump’s failure on JCPOA victory for Iran: expert

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump’s failure to take legal actions against the nuclear agreement is a victory for Iran, an expert on international affairs says.

  • kamalvandi 2018-01-15 09:16

    Defense program non-negotiable, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, has said that Iran’s defense program and issues related to the Middle East region have nothing to do with the JCPOA, the official name for the international nuclear agreement.

  • Our trump cards against Trump 2018-01-15 09:13

    By Seyed Mohammad Marandi

    Our trump cards against Trump

    Donald Trump on Friday extended nuclear sanctions relief with certain conditions, one of which was restrictions on the missile program of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Trump 2018-01-15 08:57

    By Maria Cardona

    Trump's hateful remarks bring new level of shame to the nation

    Just when we think we can’t go any lower in our public discourse, the president takes us there. President Donald Trump, in a meeting Thursday with lawmakers discussing the Dream Act and immigration policy, tellingly asked why would we want more immigrants from “shithole countries?” He was specifically referring to immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and Africa.

  • Trump 2018-01-15 08:44

    By Ankit Panda

    False alarms of the apocalypse

    At a time when state and non-state actors alike are resorting to disinformation operations, reliable official information is critical.

  • rouhani 2018-01-14 18:54

    Rouhani: Nuclear deal will never vanish

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the successes of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), can never be wiped out.

  • Farhang-Jahanpour.jpg 2018-01-14 09:55

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA not prohibit development of ballistic missiles by Iran: Professor

    TEHRAN - Professor Farhang Jahanpour, part-time tutor on the Middle East in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford, tells the Tehran Times that “It should be remembered that a greater part of the statement released by President Trump is for domestic consumption, and also it is a face-saving formula to persuade his base that he has remained firm in his decision.”

  • Frank N. von Hippel 2018-01-14 09:34

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump demand limits on Iran enrichment program is unrealistic: ex-White House official

    TEHRAN - A former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says “I think that the EU position is that Iran would not accept indefinite limits on its enrichment program and that Trump’s demand is therefore unrealistic.” 

  • Hossein Askari 2018-01-14 09:10

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump wants to destroy Iran’s ability to defend itself against aggressors: Professor

    TEHRAN – A senior expert in Arab affairs who teaches international business at George Washington University is of the view that Trump in reality “wants to destroy Iran’s ability to defend itself against aggressors from the region and farther afield.”

  • Trump 2018-01-14 05:10

    By Maria Cardona

    Trump's hateful remarks bring new level of shame to the nation

    President Donald Trump, in a meeting Thursday with lawmakers discussing the Dream Act and immigration policy, tellingly asked why would we want more immigrants from “shithole countries?” He was specifically referring to immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and Africa.

  • Mousavian 2018-01-13 20:54

    Trump backs down from upending Iran deal: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian nuclear negotiator says U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to extend sanctions relief over the 2015 nuclear accord showed that he had backed down from his plan to exit the deal.

  • zarif 2018-01-13 20:53

    Trump insults other nations, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump insults other nations.

  • Iran talk flags 2018-01-13 20:45

    By staff and agencies

    World dismisses Trump’s deadline on nuclear deal

    Officials from various countries have insisted on continued implementing the 2015 nuclear deal as U.S. President Donald Trump handed European allies an ultimatum to revamp the deal.

  •  Behrouz Nemati 2018-01-13 20:27

    Staff and agencies

    Iran’s response to U.S. breach of JCPOA to astound the world: MP

    The spokesman for the Iranian parliament presiding board has warned that in case the U.S. violates the 2015 nuclear deal, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Islamic Republic’s reaction would surprise the world.

  • وزارت خارجه.jpg 2018-01-13 18:33

    Iran threatens to retaliate against new U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Saturday condemning the new U.S. sanctions on a number of Iranian individuals and entities, threatening to retaliate.

  • Peter Onuf 2018-01-13 10:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    Legitimacy Western democracies problem : Peter Onuf

    TEHRAN – Peter S. Onuf, a professor of history at the University of Virginia, says “the problem (in some places, crisis) of legitimacy is by no means a strictly American one -- nor, I shouldn't have to add, is it confined to Western "democracies.”

  • دیدار ترامپ و پوتین در ویتنام‎ 2018-01-13 09:52

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. look at Russian elections

    TEHRAN - Russia's national election is being held while the United States is trying to interfere in its internal affairs. In other words, the Russian authorities have repeatedly warned the United States about Russia's internal affairs. Recently Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned U.S. officials about this. However, American politicians seem to try to continue their intervention against Vladimir Putin. The ambitious goal of U.S. officials is to weaken Russia's power in the international system.

  • Zarif’s Iran wishes ‘happy and peaceful Christmas to all’ 2018-01-13 01:38

    Zarif to Trump:  Nuclear deal ‘not renegotiable’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister  Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that the nuclear agreement - officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action- “is not renegotiable”.