Joe Biden


  • Hossein Askari 2021-01-20 10:40

    Iran’s missiles should be non-negotiable: GWU professor

    Professor Askari says any agreement between Iran and the U.S. “must be ratified by the Senate”

    TEHRAN – A professor from the George Washington University suggests that Iran should not compromise on its defensive missile program in case the Biden administration is willing to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iran's nuclear program 2021-01-19 21:42

    By Saeed K. Mavadat

    Iran outlines plan to tackle possible U.S. return to JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Iranian officials have moved to elaborate on Iran’s strategy to tackle a possible U.S. willingness to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal on the eve of Joe Biden’s inauguration.

  • Ali Rabiei 2021-01-19 18:59

    Iran: We haven’t received any messages from the Biden team

    TEHRAN – Ali Rabiei, the Iranian government spokesman, said on Tuesday that Tehran’s position over a possible return of the Biden administration to the JCPOA has been uttered repeatedly by Iranian officials.

  • U.S. 2021-01-18 01:11

    Lethal democracy

    TEHRAN – Businesses and shop owners in Washington DC are once again boarding up their windows to protect their properties in case further rioting breaks out during the Biden inauguration on January 20. They are concerned about what happened during the recent attack by Trump supporters on the Capitol.

  • Sanctions 2021-01-12 21:36

    U.S. should lift sanctions before rejoining JCPOA

    The final say

    TEHRAN – Iran has not benefited from the 2015 nuclear deal and that it is not in a rush to get the United States to return to the nuclear deal because if the U.S. is to return to the deal without lifting its sanctions, it is Washington, not Tehran, that will benefit from the deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • ویلیام برنز 2021-01-11 21:40

    Biden to nominate William Burns as CIA director

    President-elect Joe Biden will nominate William Burns as director of the Central Intelligence Agency, CNN has learned, tapping a respected veteran American diplomat who has served in posts around the world from the Reagan to the Obama administrations.

  •  Kazuto Suzuki  2021-01-11 13:46

    By Payman Yazdani

    Populist Trump product of neoliberalism, US culture, history

    TEHRAN – Referring to the possibility of the return of "Trump the Second", Prof. Suzuki says the world should prepare itself to become less reliant on the US adding that Trump is product of neoliberalism and US culture and history.

  • Sanctions 2021-01-09 21:15

    Every single sanction an obstacle to reviving JCPOA

    TEHRAN – With the Biden team gearing up to take the helm in the White House, opponents of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal do their utmost to undercut any U.S. plan to rejoin the nuclear deal and ensure that the current economic pressure on Iran would continue for the foreseeable future.

  • Martin Love 2021-01-09 18:27

    By Martin Love

    Is Biden up to the challenge of wise governance? That’s now the question…

    Donald Trump has probably done more damage to the U.S. than any president ever has, and inciting the violent raid on the Capitol in Washington in which five people died and much physical damage was done is his last destructive act and the end of his political career.

  • Rouhani 2021-01-08 15:55

    Rouhani: U.S. clashes exposed weakness of Western democracy

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani has said Western democracy is “weak” and “broken”, pointing as an example to the unrest in Washington during certification of the November 3 presidential election results by Congress.

  • Pro-Trump rioters storm U.S. Capital as Congress certifies Biden's win 2021-01-08 15:10

    Pro-Trump rioters storm U.S. Capital as Congress certifies Biden's win

    A mob of violent Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday while cheering U.S. president’s claims of election fraud and disrupting the tally of Electoral College votes.

  • کرونا 2021-01-04 22:13

    Biden can win Tehran’s trust by facilitating shipments of COVID vaccines to Iran: LA Times

    In an op-ed published on January 3, the Los Angeles Times said the incoming Biden administration, which is seeking to restore the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, could build trust with Tehran through facilitating the purchase of vaccine by Iran to control the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Iraq 2020-12-31 00:26

    A dilemma of pro-occupier government or endless wars

    American soft coup against Iraqi people

    TEHRAN – Iran has agreed to resume gas exports to neighboring Iraq, thereby saving Iraq from a widespread power outage. The agreement to end the energy dispute was reached between the two countries during the recent visit by Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian to Baghdad.

  • Daryl Kimball 2020-12-30 17:42

    By Hamid Bayati

    EU, Germany and Biden administration agree that JCPOA is a win-win: Kimball

    TEHRAN - Daryl G. Kimball, the executive director of the Arms Control Association, says the European Union, Germany, and the Biden administration are united in their positions that a full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal by each side is a “win-win”.

  • Marc Finaud 2020-12-25 12:43

    By Payman Yazdani

    Biden likely to follow Obama's approach towards Iran: Fianaud

    TEHRAN– Head of arms proliferation at GCSP believes that Biden will likely follow Obama's approach to focus on Iran's nuclear issue as a priority.

  • Trump-Biden 2020-12-23 13:25

    By Martin Love

    Sustained and rare, honest goodwill by the U.S. is its only salvation now…

    It would appear that the primary question regarding whether the JCPOA will be resurrected and sanctions dropped is on whose terms this might happen, if ever.

  • JCPOA meeting 2020-12-21 20:13

    European plot: How to kill an agreement?

    TEHRAN – While other parties to the Iran nuclear deal underline the need to strike a balance between rights and obligations within the deal, the Europeans keep calling on Iran to reverse its nuclear measures that are meant to bring back balance to the nuclear deal.

  • Donald Trump 2020-12-21 10:56

    Martial law could be the last resort for Trump to stay in the White House

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump, who is struggling to remain in office for four more years after he lost the presidential election in November, has reportedly held an explosive meeting at the White House to discuss how to overturn the election results.

  • There's no difference between Biden and Trump, say's Soleimani's daughter 2020-12-19 18:28

    There's no difference between Biden and Trump, says Soleimani's daughter

    In an interview with RT on Wednesday, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani’s daughter Zeinab Soleimani said, “There’s no difference between Biden and Trump. They are the same guy. And they are following the same policy. There’s no difference between them. Trump ordered the assassination of my father, but Biden supported that, so there’s no difference,”. 

  • Grossi 2020-12-18 20:39

    By M.A. Saki

    Serious doubts about Grossi’s intentions 

    Rafael Grossi, the director general of the Atomic Energy Agency, has said reviving Iran’s nuclear deal under U.S. President-elect Joe Biden would require striking a new agreement setting out how Iran’s reduction of commitments should be reversed.

  • Rouhani 2020-12-16 16:03

    Rouhani says happy over Trump’s leaving, but ‘not excited’ over Biden’s coming

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has said his administration is “not excited” about U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but it’s happy about the defeat of Donald Trump.

  • Zeinab Soleimani 2020-12-15 21:41

    There’s no difference between Biden and Trump, says Soleimani’s daughter

    TEHRAN — The victory of Joe Biden against the incumbent-President Donald Trump in the recent U.S. presidential election will not change the United States’ Iran policy, says the daughter of Iran’s assassinated general Qassem Soleimani.

  • WH 2020-12-15 21:39

    Trump’s pressure campaign against Iran failed: former WH official

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump has sought to reach a new deal with Iran through exerting pressure on it but he failed to get any deal with Iran, former assistant director for National Security in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has said.

  • Rouhani 2020-12-15 17:52

    Rouhani says Trump’s anti-Iran actions were based on his illusions

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani has censured his outgoing American counterpart, saying Donald Trump’s actions against the Islamic Republic were based on his illusions.

  • Biden Iran policy may prove an exact replica of that of Trump 2020-12-15 10:23


    Biden Iran policy may prove an exact replica of that of Trump

    TEHRAN – As Joe Biden's foreign policy team mull over their options on the Iran nuclear deal, experts and Iranian officials warn that any attempt to use Donald Trump’s sanctions as leverage or delay the lifting of these sanctions will only complicate the situation around the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Hossein Askari 2020-12-14 16:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Ayatollah Khamenei saw “important fault line” within JCPOA: George Washington University professor

    “It (JCPOA) was not a balanced deal”

    TEHRAN – A professor of international business at the George Washington University says Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was right that he “was not enthusiastic” about the 2015 nuclear agreement because he noticed “its important fault line”.

  • Sullivan 2020-12-08 18:06

    Biden advisor sees chance for revival of Iran deal

    TEHRAN — Jake Sullivan, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for national security adviser, has voiced guarded optimism for restoring the Iran nuclear pact.

  • لیود اوستین 2020-12-08 11:23

    Biden chooses retired general Lloyd Austin as defense secretary

    Joe Biden has chosen retired General Lloyd Austin, who oversaw U.S. forces in the Middle East under President Barack Obama, to be his defense secretary, two people familiar with the decision said on Monday.

  • Biden 2020-12-05 12:54

    Biden likely to fail in resolving America problems in four years

    TEHRAN – As Joe Biden prepares to move into the White House in a few weeks, experts highlight the difficulties that he will face once he is inaugurated. An expert on international relations told the Tehran Times that a Biden administration would likely fail to address all issues weighing on the United States foreign policy in the coming years.

  • EU 2020-12-04 19:17

    EU foreign policy chief says Iran can rightly feel cheated

    TEHRAN - Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs, said on Thursday that Iran has the right to feel cheated after one of its top nuclear scientists was assassinated in a terrorist attack on November 27.