Ali Kushki


  • jcpoa 2017-10-07 20:06

    By Ali Kushki

    Nuclear deal signatories in litmus test, lessons for North Korea

    U.S. President Donald Trump railed against the Iran nuclear deal as he recently made his maiden speech to the United Nations, calling it an "embarrassment" to his country, the likes of which he said had never been seen before. Trump also threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea, hitting an unprecedented level of political brinkmanship with the country.

  • Margaret Ryan 2017-07-11 12:18

    By Ali Kushki

    Iranian market ‘only’ trustable one in Middle East: consultancy company 

    Exclusive – Head of a consultancy company based in Tehran says the country is “the only market” that European firms can really trust in the beleaguered Middle East.

  • Bahram Qassemi 2017-07-05 10:15

    By M.A. Saki & Ali Kushki

    Saudis’ fear of Iran is delusional  

    Iran: Our goal is cooperation, not hegemony

    Exclusive – Saudi Arabia is under illusion in seeing Iran as a threat, the Foreign Ministry spokesman insisted in an hour-long interview with The Tehran Times.

  • Jaberi 2017-05-31 11:31

    By M.A. Saki, Ali Kushki, Negar Asadi

    S.Arabia in war with itself and region: Jaberi Ansari

    Exclusive – Resisting any policy change, Saudi Arabia is in war with itself and the region, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for Arab and North African affairs says.

  • zarif 2017-05-10 17:30

    By Ali Kushki

    Iran’s Zarif says Riyadh ‘dangerously’ seeking tension   

    TEHRAN – Days after the Saudi deputy crown prince ruled out dialogue with Tehran, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Saudi Arabia is pursuing a “dangerous policy” in seeking tension with Iran. 

  • Iran-Turkey 2017-05-09 18:40

    By Ali Kushki

    Iran ‘informed’ of Turkish decision to construct border wall 

    TEHRAN - An official with the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that Turkey has “informally informed” Tehran of a plan to construct an Iran-Turkey border wall. 

  • zarif 2017-05-08 21:11

    By Ali Kushki 

    Tehran, Kabul on fast track to strategic ties 

    Iran, Afghanistan agree to work on environment, education, refugee, and water sharing and fight drug smuggling and terrorism

    KABUL – Relations between Iran and Afghanistan are expected to undergo major positive shifts as the two are close to drafting a comprehensive roadmap which catapults bilateral ties to previously unseen levels. 

  • Arak reactor 2017-04-16 19:50

    By Ali Kushki

    Iran forges deal with China to redesign Arak reactor  

    TEHRAN – Iran has hashed out price differences with China to receive counselling on redesigning its only heavy water nuclear reactor, signing a deal on the project with the Chinese side, Iranian Foreign Ministry has said in a written briefing to parliament. 

  • U.S.  missile attack on Syria 2017-04-07 12:41

    By Ali Kushki

    U.S. draws Iran rebuke over missile attack on Syrian airfield  

    TEHRAN – Iran has strongly condemned the U.S. for its missile attack on an airfield in Syria on Friday morning, warning that such unilateral measures will “strengthen failing terrorists” in the Syrian battlefield.

  • 02br5 baqeri.jpg 2017-04-04 19:44

    By Ali Kushki

    Military chief says Iran won’t give in to U.S. 

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian military official has said his country won’t surrender to the U.S. days after a top American military official made military threats against Iran. 

  • Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe 2017-04-03 18:45

    By Ali Kushki 

    Tehran, London still caught up in mom-spy spat over Nazanin Zaghari

    TEHRAN – The spat between London and Tehran over a 38-year-old woman with dual British and Iranian citizenship enters the second year since her detention on April 3 last year. 

  • Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari 2017-03-24 12:51

    Ali Kushki

    Noruz symbolizes historical equilibrium between change and stability

    Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari believes that the Iranian nation has historically been a textbook example of ongoing adaptability to ever-changing situations in its environs.