Donald Trump


  • Trump Today 04:47

    By Bernard-Henri Lévy

    Awakening from the Trump nightmare

    The American people can escape from the ordeal of Donald Trump’s presidency in one of three ways. But if and when they do is an irreducibly political question, not one that hinges on legal possibilities.

  • Turkey Today 03:15

    By Simon A Waldman

    Why Turkey needs Europe more than Europe needs Turkey

    Following the ghastly attack in Manchester on 22 May, it is unsurprising that terrorism topped the agenda at last week’s NATO summit as the alliance pledged to join the anti-Islamic State (ISIL) coalition.

  • West should heed Iran’s security concerns: UK envoy Yesterday 19:54

    West should heed Iran’s security concerns: UK envoy

    TEHRAN – The British Trade Envoy to Iran, Norman Lamont, has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s treatment of Iran, saying “no attention is paid to the insecurity of Iran while the West goes on pouring arms to the enemies of Iran, a country that has been invaded by its Arab neighbors.”

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017/05/28

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Theater of the absurd: Trump’s speech before the Riyadh Summit

    “Iran—fresh from real elections—attacked by @POTUS in that bastion of democracy & moderation. Foreign Policy or simply milking KSA of $480B?” —Iran’s Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif

  • Jaafari Yesterday 10:33

    Baghdad not getting involved in Trump’s anti-Iran policies: Iraqi FM

    TEHRAN – Commenting on U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-Iran propaganda campaign in the Middle East, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Baghdad will not get involved in the anti-Tehran policies adopted by the new U.S. administration.

  • Trump Yesterday 03:25

    Trump brings his solo act to Europe

    The president has seemed less at ease among his fellow world leaders in group settings than he is in one-on-one encounters. By Tara Palmeri & David Herszenhorn

  • zakaria 2017-05-27 19:39

    Iran not source of jihadist terror, senior analyst says

    Fareed Zakaria, a political analyst, has said that it is wildly inaccurate to describe Iran as the source of jihadist terror.

  • PHOTO: People protest against President Donald Trump’s travel ban in New York City, U.S., February 1, 2017. (Reuters/Brendan McDermid) 2017-05-27 18:56

    U.S. cuts April visas for Iranian nationals by half yr/yr

    TEHRAN – The number of U.S. non-immigrant visas issued to Iranian nationals has dropped by 52 percent in April compared to the same month last year, Newsweek reported on Friday.

  • Daniel Pipes 2017-05-27 13:48

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump gives special prominence to his family and friends: Daniel Pipes

    TEHRAN - Daniel Pipes, president of the Middle East Forum, says Donald Trump “gives a special prominence to his family and his personal friends” in his administration.

  • Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2017-05-26 20:51

    Iran dismisses Trump’s allegations as delusional

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has railed against Washington for anti-Iran remarks, saying Iranophobia and repeating false accusations against Tehran are manifests of American government’s “failed policies.”

  • حاجی زاده 2017-05-26 19:02

    By Ali Kushki

    IRGC to unveil first surface-to-surface ballistic missile  

    TEHRAN – Days after Washington expressed hope for an end to Iran’s missile program under reelected President Hassan Rouhani, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said it will unveil its first surface-to-surface ballistic missile some time in the future, without elaborating. 

  • zarif 2017-05-26 14:12

    ‘Beautiful Military Equipment’ Can’t Buy Middle East Peace

    Tehran — As President Trump was being feted in the palaces of the Saudi royal family after concluding a historic arms deal, Iranians were celebrating the outcome of a hard-fought election. The vote manifested the determination of Iran’s electorate to continue on the path of moderation and constructive engagement based on mutual respect that brought the world the nuclear deal in 2015.

  • Mousavian-Iran-.jpg 2017-05-26 12:26

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    7 perils of Trump's attempt to isolate Iran

    US President Donald Trump’s landmark speech in Saudi Arabia May 21 signals a reversal of policy from the Barack Obama administration and will ratchet up tensions with Iran. A day after a record-breaking 42 million Iranians signaled their desire to engage the world by re-electing President Hassan Rouhani, Trump appeared in an autocratic monarchy to call on “nations of conscience” to “isolate” Iran.

  • qassemi 2017-05-25 13:02

    Security not ‘buyable’, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that security is not something to “buy”, noting security can be achieved only through reliance on one’s own people.

  • عباس عراقچی 2017-05-24 21:17

    Trump making good on nuclear deal ‘so far’: top Iranian diplomat  

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump has “so far” honored his side of the international nuclear accord, one which he harshly berated as a presidential candidate.  

  • annan 2017-05-24 19:18

    Ex-UN chief urges Trump to reach out to Iran  

    TEHRAN - Former UN chief Kofi Annan urged U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday to reach out and talk to Iran, arguing that Tehran is “part of the solution” to the conflicts in the Middle East.

  • Trump-Saudi 2017-05-24 10:24

    By Alex Ward

    What America’s new arms deal with Saudi Arabia says about the Trump administration

    President Trump has just announced the sale of a whopping $110 billion to Saudi Arabia which includes “tanks and helicopters for border security, ships for coastal security, intelligence-gathering aircraft, a missile-defense radar system, and cybersecurity tools,” reports ABC News. It forms part of a 10-year, $350 billion agreement in a “strategic vision” between the two countries, reports the Washington Post.

  • Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani 2017-05-23 19:28

    Storing arms doesn’t bring security, Shamkhani tells Saudis

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said on Tuesday that sitting on massive stockpile of weaponry does not guarantee the security of Saudi Arabia.

  • qassemi 2017-05-22 21:22

    Don’t sell ‘dangerous arms’ to terror supporters, Iran tells Trump

    TEHRAN – In an open reference to Saudi Arabia which is famous as the hotbed of terrorism, the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday advised the new Trump administration against selling “dangerous weapons to main supporters of terrorism”.

  • Tillerson 2017-05-21 20:40

    Tillerson doesn’t rule out talk with Zarif ‘at the right time’ 

    TEHRAN – Just two days after more than 23 million Iranians handed a second term to incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he’ll talk with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif “at the right time”. 

  • velayati 2017-05-21 20:27

    Trump is peddling in Mideast: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump is peddling in the Mideast region to help his country’s troubled economy.

  •  Rouhani secures second term with landslide victory 2017-05-20 21:09

    By Ali Kushki 

    Iran readiest to engage with world: reelected Rouhani

    TEHRAN – In a live televised address just hours after reelection, President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran is “readier than ever before” to interact with the world. 

  • Donald Trump 2017-05-18 11:58

    Trump administration renews Iran sanctions waivers

    The administration of US President Donald Trump has extended sanctions relief for Iran to uphold Washington’s part of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

  • Kerry, security experts team up to defend Iran deal from Trump 2017-05-17 08:31

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Kerry, security experts team up to defend Iran deal from Trump

    TEHRAN – Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry along with other top security experts have come to defend the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the JCPOA, from the country’s hardline President Donald Trump.

  • FT 2017-05-16 20:56

    U.S. to extend Iran sanctions relief: Financial Times

    Donald Trump’s administration is likely to uphold its part of the historic nuclear deal with Iran this week and extend sanctions’ relief, people close to the issue have told the Financial Times.

  • Trump 2017-05-16 05:32

    By Thembisa Fakude

    Trump should clarify his anti-Muslim position during his trip to Saudi Arabia

    At the end of his tenure as the President of the United States, Barack Obama gave a stunning warning about Donald Trump’s election campaign promises.

  • Trump 2017-05-13 02:18

    By Andrew Buncombe

    Trump's firing of Comey is completely Nixonian

    America's 37th U.S. president resigned nine months after firing a special prosecutor

  • Moon Jae In 2017-05-12 07:12

    by Uri Friedman

    Trump's North Korea policy just got more complicated

    The Trump administration claims it’s considering all options, including military force, to restrict and reverse North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program.

  • Trump-Erdogan 2017-05-12 05:11

    By Semih Idiz

    dds appear stacked against success of Erdogan-Trump meeting

    Omens for the long-awaited meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump at the White House on May 16 do not bode well. Despite the smiles both leaders will no doubt have for the cameras, all the signs are that their talks will be tough.

  • James Comey 2017-05-11 03:03

    By Sabrina Siddiqui & Ben Jacobs

    How Comey became tangled in the U.S. election – and why it led to his downfall

    Tasked with overseeing an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, the now-fired FBI director earned the chagrin of both parties