Joe Biden


  • Harvard 2021-02-21 11:49

    By Azin Sahabi

    Think tanks: Who should take the first step to revive the JCPOA?

    TEHRAN- While President Joe Biden and his close circle reiterate Washington's interest to rejoin the JCPOA, many Western experts have been underling the lack of a particular agenda to address the issue. However, reviewing policy notes published over the last two weeks by American think tanks may imply that the broader agenda will be gradually disclosed.

  • Biden 2021-02-20 19:08

    Biden intends to talk with Iran before officially rejoining JCPOA: Bloomberg

    TEHRAN- Iran says the U.S. must first return to the 2015 nuclear deal and lift sanctions if it wants talks with the Islamic Republic, appearing to snub an effort by the Biden administration to begin direct discussions before officially rejoining the nuclear agreement, according to Bloomberg network.

  • Biden 2021-02-19 20:11

    American network says Biden administration is ready to talk with Iran

    TEHRAN - The Biden administration says that it was ready to hold talks with other world powers and Iran to discuss Tehran's nuclear program, marking a first step in a possible diplomatic deal in which Washington could rejoin the JCPOA, according to NBC News.

  • Iran may face new wave of COVID-19, Rouhani warns 2021-02-19 20:09

    Don’t shy away from obeying law, Rouhani advises Biden administration

    TEHRAN - Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian president, urges the Biden administration to make up for Donald Trump’s mistakes, respect international regulations, and not shy away from surrendering to law, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • Biden Team 2021-02-19 18:22

    There’s huge disagreement among Biden aides over JCPOA revival: Politico

    TEHRAN - President Joe Biden says that the U.S. will rejoin the Iran nuclear deal if Tehran resumes complying with the terms of the agreement, but inside the Biden administration, debates have raged among top aides over whether this is the best path or whether to take other routes that may sidestep the original deal, according to Politico.

  • Biden 2021-02-16 17:33

    FP writes Iran is adopting resistance economy strategy to minimize sanctions impact

    TEHRAN- Pursuing maximum pressure strategy to inflict more pain won’t cause Tehran to negotiate with the U.S. or halt its nuclear activities, according to Foreign Policy magazine.

  • Joe Biden 2021-02-16 14:13

    By Azin Sahabi

    Biden and JCPOA: Racing against the clock

    The Atlantic Council and the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft have published analyses in two different fields. While the former believes in a “rebirth” in sanctions team at the U.S. Department of State, the latter recommends that Biden’s administration “must be willing to take some political heat” to break the current standoff between Iran and the United States.

  • U.S. 2021-02-15 22:13

    Two peas in a pod

    TEHRAN – While Iran is moving toward halting the implementation of the Additional Protocol, the United States still clings to the failed policy of treading in the footsteps of the Trump administration.

  • Biden 2021-02-15 18:56

    American conservative newspaper wants Biden to send any nuclear pact to Congress for approval

    TEHRAN - Iranian Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has demanded that the United States lift all economic sanctions before the Islamic republic will dial back its uranium enrichment operations, according to Washington Times.

  • Shireen Hunter 2021-02-15 14:20

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Involving Iran's rivals in JCPOA talks to lead to failure

    TEHRAN– Stating that involving Iran's rivals in JCPOA talks would mean the failure of any talks even before it starts, Shireen Hunter said that Macron wanted to curry favor with the Saudis in the hope of getting lucrative contracts.

  • Biden 2021-02-15 11:54

    Iran wants to ensure an end to sanctions before it backs down: AFP

    TEHRAN- U.S. President Joe Biden ran supporting a return to diplomacy with Iran but made clear he will not be rushed into re-entering a 2015 nuclear deal trashed by Donald Trump.

  • Joe Biden 2021-02-15 11:20

    By Azin Sahabi

    The crux of Biden’s foreign policy: JCPOA or East Asia?

    TEHRAN- Since President Joe Biden was inaugurated on January 20, returning to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal has been quite controversial in various terms. The barriers for Biden’s administration to revive the JCPOA have been discussed extensively.

  • Malley 2021-02-14 17:35

    Does Iran envoy in Biden administration open a window for diplomacy?

    TEHRAN - Robert Malley, the son of a leftist, Jewish, Egyptian-born journalist, is appointed as Iran envoy in Biden’s administration. He is the focal point for President Biden’s diplomacy towards West Asia, and the Iran nuclear deal, according to the New York Times.

  • Zarif 2021-02-14 08:53

    Biden team still undecided on their policies, Zarif says 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said he feels that the new Joe Biden administration is still undecided on its policies, insisting on Iran’s position that it is the U.S. side that should take the first step in order to resolve the issues surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Joe Biden 2021-02-14 08:52

    By Martin Love

    Iran may be more “democratic” than the U.S. nowadays…

    Can it be more evident than it now is: that U.S. foreign policy is not “for” the U.S. or its citizens but for the Zionists.

  • Biden 2021-02-13 18:24

    Biden’s policy on nuclear deal disappointing Rouhani government: Guardian

    TEHRAN - Iran feels disappointed to hear Antony Blinken, the new U.S. secretary of state, says American sanctions against Iran will not be lifted until Tehran comes back into verifiable “full compliance” with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, known as the JCPOA, according to the Guardian, a British newspaper.

  • Biden 2021-02-13 11:29

    By Azin Sahabi

    Biden, listen please 

    TEHRAN - In several recommendations, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the International Crisis Group (ICG), as two U.S. top think tanks, have elaborated on some building blocks and stumbling stones that Joe Biden faces in fulfilling his foreign policy objectives.

  • JCPOA 2021-02-08 21:54

    Who needs to rejoin JCPOA?

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Joe Biden appeared to be following in the footsteps of his predecessor after he said that the United States will not be lifting its sanctions before Iran resuming full implementation of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Zarif 2021-02-08 21:30

    Zarif rules out new talks on JCPOA, calls on U.S. to make up its mind

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif has ruled out any new talks with the United States on the 2015 nuclear deal, underlining the need for the U.S. to make up its mind about Iran.

  • Yemen war 2021-02-08 10:12

    By Payman Yazdani

    Will Biden end support to war in Yemen or cut Trump funding?

    TEHRAN – US President in a humanitarian gesture claims that he wants to end US support to the Saudi war in Yemen but his real intention and motives are under question.

  • Biden 2021-02-07 21:04

    “Iranian rejection of Blinken’s proposal is understandable”

    Politico suggests three solutions to Biden to break nuclear stalemate with Iran

    TEHRAN - In an op-ed published on February 5, the Politico magazine proposes three solutions to new U.S. President Joe Biden to break the deadlock to restore the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Sanctions 2021-02-06 22:36

    U.S. eyes easing restrictions on Iran without lifting key sanctions: report

    TEHRAN – The United States is weighing options to ease economic pressure on Iran without lifting key sanctions – including on oil sales- as a step toward reviving the 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by former President Donald Trump, Bloomberg reported.

  • UAE 2021-02-06 22:33

    Rising anxiety 

    TEHRAN – U.S. president Joe Biden touched a raw nerve when he and his national security officials made announcements signaling a reconsideration of former President Donald Trump’s policies toward the region. 

  • Yemen war 2021-02-06 18:12

    Envoy says Iran not optimistic about Biden’s policy towards Yemen

    TEHRAN- Hassan Irlou, Iran’s ambassador to Yemen, has said he is not optimistic about the U.S. new policy on the war-torn Yemen, according to Fars news agency.

  • Ronnie Lipschutz 2021-02-06 10:21

    By Mohammad Mazhari 

    Biden faces difficult job to rebuild divided America: professor

    TEHRAN - An American professor is of the opinion that President Joe Biden has a long road to repair the deep-rooted division in America, especially when it comes to structural issues like racism, poverty, and Red-Blue division.

  • U.S. think tanks: Scenarios for the GCC and advice to Israel 2021-02-05 11:22

    U.S. think tanks: Scenarios for the GCC and advice to Israel

    In the wake of Joe Biden’s arrival at the White House and his stated policy to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, American think tanks have remarkably speculated on the issue. In this context, a plenty of publications addressing issues directly and indirectly related to Washington-Tehran relations in the broader West Asia theatre, are also available.

  • Biden 2021-02-02 21:47

    American bottleneck

    TEHRAN – The Biden administration has now made it clear that it expects Iran to make the first move to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. On the other hand, Iran has also said that it expects Washington to break from the failed policies of the Trump administration and return to the nuclear deal.

  • Zarif 2021-02-02 12:57

    Zarif: U.S. has ‘limited window of opportunity’ to return to nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran is ready for a new relationship with the United States but the clock is ticking.

  • Kiss 2021-02-01 21:51

    By Martin Love

    America has not been helping itself …

    It’s easy to get the impression that the people most set upon in the world now, really as never before, are the seven million or so people trapped in divided cantons inside historic Palestine with no civil rights, no vote, no official empathy and no resources to speak of except “samud”, an Arabic term for something like gutsy endurance in the face of pain.

  • Munir A Saeid 2021/02/01

    By Munir A Saeed

    Sometimes it takes a volcano to start the healing 

    Let me start by saying something some may consider outrageous.  One day, not long from now, many may look back on the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency and consider it to be not just the worst choice Americans made, but, ironically, the best thing that happened to America and the world. Why? The U.S. needed Donald Trump to save it from itself.