Donald Trump


  • rouhani 2018-04-09 17:53

    U.S. will ‘regret’ if it scraps nuclear deal, Rouhani warns

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani warned on Monday that the United States will “regret” if it ditches the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Albright: Exiting Iran deal would hurt U.S. reputation 2018-04-09 12:14

    Albright: Exiting Iran deal would hurt U.S. reputation

    TEHRAN – Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has criticized President Donald Trump for trying to exit the Iran nuclear deal, saying such an act could “undermine America’s reputation for trustworthiness.”

  • U.S.-China 2018-04-09 10:58

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    A contemplation on the U.S.-China Trade War

    TEHRAN - The trade war raised between the United States and China has entered a new phase. In 2017, there existed a verbal conflict between Washington and Beijing, but now we are witnessing a perfect pragmatic dispute between the two countries.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-04-09 10:40

    By Payman Yazdani

    Prof. Zonis: Trump’s tariff policy global effect to be less than expected

    TEHRAN - Professor Marvin Zonis believes that due to many tariff exceptions to be offered to other countries by Trump administration the overall effect of his decision on global economy will be less than expected.

  • Osman Faruk Loğoğlu 2018-04-09 09:58

    By Osman Faruk Logoglu

    Trump expects Turkey to side U.S. aggressive policy toward Iran

    The erratic and unending changes in the administration by President Trump reflect first and foremost his unique conception of the Presidency.

  • salehi 2018-04-08 21:11

    Iranian experts have reconstructed Tehran research reactor

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, announced in a televised program late on Saturday that Iranian experts have succeeded to reconstruct the Tehran research reactor.

  • salehi 2018-04-08 21:10

    Iran can resume enriching uranium to 20% purity in 4 days, Salehi insists

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, Iran’s top nuclear official, insisted on Sunday that his nuclear organization can resume enriching uranium to purity of 20% in 4 days at the Fordow plant if the nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, is scrapped.

  • assefi 2018-04-08 21:10

    Tehran will end limits on nuclear work if U.S. exits JCPOA: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN - Hamid Reza Assefi, a former Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, said on Sunday that Iran has various options if the U.S. pulls out of 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • hosseini 2018-04-08 21:09

    ‘U.S. exit from nuclear deal will deepen division with Europe’

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Ali Hosseini, the former Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, has said that a U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal will deepen its division with European countries.

  • Trump and Abu Dhabi crown prince talk Iran in call 2018-04-08 12:02

    Trump and Abu Dhabi crown prince talk Iran in call

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, spoke about Iran and Qatar, in a telephone call, The National reported.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-04-08 10:45

    By Javad Heirannia

    Future of JCPOA looks grim: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The changes involving Pompeo and Bolton will mean a more hawkish policy overall. There will be even greater reliance on military force rather than on diplomacy than we have seen so far.”

  • Daniel Pipes 2018-04-08 09:40

    By Javad Heirannia

    Bolton has spoken out unequivocally against JCPOA: Middle East Forum president

    TEHRAN - Daniel Pipes, president of the Middle East Forum, says “The crises - North Korea, Iran and Syria - are most likely to be affected first, as the new team (assuming Pompeo is confirmed) encourages Trump's instincts to act tough.”

  • Lincoln P. Bloomfield 2018-04-07 20:00

    Bloomfield says U.S. should not create ‘new foreign policy headaches’

    Iran could resume enrichment with no monitoring or sanctions if JCPOA nixed: Stimson Center chief 

    TEHRAN – Writing an article in the Foreign Policy magazine on Friday, Lincoln P. Bloomfield put forward a strategy for the U.S. government to counter what he calls Iranian threats without withdrawing from the nuclear accord.

  • JCPOA 2018-04-07 19:57

    By staff and agency

    EU, Japan reaffirm commitment to nuclear deal

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono have reaffirmed commitment to implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • dzhagaryan 2018-04-07 19:54

    Iran’s missile program not related to nuclear deal: Russian diplomat

    TEHRAN - Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan has said that Iran’s missile program is not related to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • آنگلا مرکل و دونالد ترامپ 2018-04-07 19:54

    German chancellor’s trip to take place 3 days after Macron’s visit to Washington 

    Merkel to visit Trump as Iran deadline looms

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit U.S. President Donald Trump on April 27, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, as differences over a nuclear deal with Iran and trade cast a shadow over the transatlantic relationship.

  • wendy sherman 2018-04-07 19:53

    Sherman questions what Trump will do if he scraps nuclear deal 

    Wendy Sherman, the former undersecretary of state for political affairs who led the U.S. negotiating team that concluded the Iran nuclear agreement, has questioned the usefulness of the Trump administration walking out of the Iran deal.

  • Larry Backer 2018-04-07 09:34

    By Payman Yazdani

    No trade war likely: Prof. Larry Backer

    TEHRAN - Commenting on recent the U.S. and China tit-for-tat tariff disputes, Prof.Larry Backer says that the deep structures of economic integration cannot be undone by a series of shocks with offers of renegotiation.

  • Ghaderi 2018-04-07 09:00

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Big mistake of EU against Washington

    TEHRAN - The EU is still confused! The U.S. government's actions in the field of foreign affairs and economics have not been accompanied by strong and strong reaction from the European Union.

  • salehi 2018-04-06 21:17

    Iran will cause a surprise if U.S. scraps nuclear deal: Salehi

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, warned on Thursday that Iran will give a surprise if the U.S. scraps the 2015 nuclear deal and the European countries and other major powers do not resist it.

  • ترامپ/ برجام 2018-04-05 14:38

    Al-Jazeera: U.S. attempts at regime change in Iran are doomed to failure

    By choosing Mike Pompeo as his new secretary of state and John Bolton as national security adviser, U.S. President Donald Trump has formed a hawkish anti-Iran team, indicating that he is planning to bypass diplomacy, scrap the Iran nuclear deal and possibly resort to regime change or military action.

  • Trump 2018-04-04 12:33

    By Fakhredin Assadi

    Trump and EU in trade war

    TEHRAN - The term "deadline" has become a frequent key word in the diction of the U.S. controversial President. This has been depicted, once again, in the recent economic confrontation between Washington and the European Union.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-04-04 11:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA future is very limited: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “Bolton and Pompeo are both much more hawkish.”

  • U.S. launching extensive anti-Iran campaign: ex-diplomat 2018-04-04 07:20

    U.S. launching extensive anti-Iran campaign: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN – Ali Khorram, a senior analyst and former Iranian ambassador to UN bodies in Vienna, says the United States has launched an extensive propaganda campaign against Iran.

  • ‘Nuclear deal top foreign policy issue in new year’ 2018-04-03 20:47

    ‘Nuclear deal top foreign policy issue in new year’

    TEHRAN – The nuclear deal and its fate is Tehran’s top foreign policy issue in the new Persian year, a former Iranian ambassador and Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said.

  • SIPRI 2018-04-03 20:41

    SIPRI: Nuclear deal a triumph for intl. diplomacy

    TEHRAN - Jan Eliasson, chair of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) governing board, has said that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was a triumph for international diplomacy.

  • Stephen Lendman 2018-04-03 09:45

    By Javad Heirannia

    Bolton wants JCPOA abandoned: Lendman

    TEHRAN- U.S. columnist Stephen Lendman says that “Bolton wants the JCPOA abandoned, I believe a key reason why he was appointed.” 

  • Donald Trump and Mohammed bin Salman 2018-04-03 09:33

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's attachment to ISIL and right wing extremism: A conflict managed by Washington

    TEHRAN - The radical right-wing movement, with its racist and nationalistic approach, is now finding more and more power in Europe. The confrontation with multicultural societies in Europe and the United States is one of the main goals of the leaders of the right-extremist movements in the West.

  • trump 2018-04-02 20:34

    By staff and agency

    National security veterans urge Trump to remain in nuclear deal

    A bipartisan group of more than 100 U.S. national security experts, including nearly 50 retired military officers and more than 30 former ambassadors, issued a statement on March 27 urging President Donald Trump to remain in the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • دونالد ترامپ و باب کورکر 2018-03-19 09:50

    Republican senator expects Trump to pull out of nuclear deal

    Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he expects President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement in May.