Joe Biden


  • Biden 2020-12-02 22:40

    By Javad Heirannia

    Biden will continue ‘record arms sales to the region’: Georgetown University professor

    TEHRAN - Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in Qatar says the incoming Biden administration will continue “close relations and cooperation” with Israel, the Persian Gulf Arab states and maintain “record arms sales to the region”. 

  • Biden 2020-12-02 22:36

    Biden reaffirms support for JCPOA, vows to engage Iran

    TEHRAN – Joe Biden has said that he still stands by his views on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that were articulated in a mid-September op-ed, but a U.S. return to the deal would be “hard.”

  • Seyyed Ali Mousavi 2020-12-01 18:26

    Iran, not Biden, will set the tone for nuclear-related issues: MP

    TEHRAN — An Iranian legislator said on Tuesday it will be Iran, not U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who will be able to set the tone for the nuclear-related issues.

  • Bilgehan Alagoz 2020-11-30 14:46

    By Payman Yazdani​

    Turkish expert: Biden to revive neo-cons interventionist policy in region

    TEHRAN – Dr. Bilgehan Alagoz believes names like Blinken and Sullivan remind the George W. Bush era, adding Biden team's approach toward the Middle East will be more interventionism rather than diplomacy.

  • Leaders 2020-11-29 12:29

    Masterminds of terrorism against Iran

    TEHRAN – As the world reacts to the assassination of yet another Iranian nuclear scientist, analysts point to the deafening silence of the U.S. Democrats, who have largely stopped short of denouncing the deadly attack on the prominent Iranian scientist Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

  • ترامپ و بایدن 2020/11/28

    By Tehran Times' correspondent from Washington

    Celebrating Thanksgiving 2020

    On November 26th, many millions of American families tried to maintain a semblance of normalcy and tradition by observing the holiday commonly known as Thanksgiving. Various versions of the “first Thanksgiving” story continue to be taught in popular culture all over the U.S., with varying degrees of accuracy—mostly very little.

  • Rouhani 2020-11-25 11:24

    Rouhani: Thank God world got rid of Trump

    ‘We have had two sacred defenses, one against Iraq and the other against the Trumpists’

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has expressed satisfaction over the defeat of U.S. President Donald Trump in the November 3 presidential election, saying “thank God that the Americans and the world got rid of Trump”.

  • MP 2020-11-24 00:25

    Biden will not lift Iran sanctions, MP predicts

    TEHRAN – Hossein Mirzayee, an Iranian lawmaker, has predicted that a Biden administration would not lift sanctions on Iran.

  • JCPOA 2020-11-23 10:15

    Biden could face a bumpy road toward reviving the Iran deal

    Near to impossible

    TEHRAN – Joe Biden, who is widely projected to win the United States presidential election, has vowed to rejoin a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers that President Donald Trump vociferously quit nearly two and a half years ago, but Biden has been very tight-lipped about how he would rejoin the nuclear deal or approach Iran in general.

  • Zonnour 2020-11-22 18:52

    Top MP warns against ‘rolling out red carpet’ for Biden

    TEHRAN — Head of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has lamented the Rouhani administration’s joyfulness over the victory of Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election.

  • Opposing sides rally in Atlanta over Georgia's election results 2020-11-22 17:10

    Opposing sides rally in Atlanta over Georgia's election results

  • Jubeir 2020-11-22 13:33

    By M.A. Saki

    One wonders why S. Arabia is so envious of Iran

    TEHRAN - Tribal leaders in Riyadh have gone to the extreme in their envy of Iran.

  • Jim W. Dean 2020-11-20 21:12

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    Trump will continue political civil war to maintain his relevance: analyst 

    TEHRAN - Jim W. Dean, the managing editor of Veterans Today, tells the Tehran Times that Donald Trump is going to continue the American political civil war to maintain his relevance, and also to help protect himself from prosecution. 

  • Araghchi 2020-11-20 18:03

    Tehran denies contact between Araghchi, Biden team

    TEHRAN — Iran has denied a New York Times claim that the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi has tried to contact with the team of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, saying such rumors have become a norm in the mainstream media.

  • JCPOA 2020-11-18 22:04

    Russian, UK diplomats discuss Iran nuclear program

    TEHRAN - Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov and visiting Minister for European Neighborhood and the Americas at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Wendy Morton discussed on Tuesday issues related to Iran, according to the Russian TASS news agency.

  • Raisi 2020-11-16 18:09

    Top judge criticizes ‘wrong signals’ to U.S.

    TEHRAN — Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi has criticized “wrong signals” on the Iranian side toward the United States, saying the Iranian people are not weak in the face of Washington’s pressure.

  • Marwa Osman 2020-11-16 10:40

    Mohammad Mazhari

    Trump's base has largely supported his claims of fraud: political analyst

    TEHRAN – A Lebanese political expert says Donald Trump's base has largely supported his claims of voter fraud, "but his effort to convince more mainstream Republicans that the election was stolen suffered a big blow when Fox News, the conservative cable network that has been supportive of his presidency” declared his rival Joe Biden as the victor. 

  • Ghalibaf 2020-11-15 17:27

    Problems lie in mismanagement in Pasteur and Baharestan: parliament speaker

    Ghalibaf: Iran’s fate not hanging on Arizona, Georgia, Michigan

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said on Sunday that Iran’s economic problems are related to mismanagement in “Pasteur and Bahrestan” rather than the result of U.S. election in the states of Arizona, Georgia, or Michigan.

  • Trump - Biden 2020-11-15 17:25

    Trump in tweet says Biden 'won'

    Donald Trump appeared on Sunday to publicly acknowledge for the first time that his Democratic rival Joe Biden won the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election

  • Malley 2020-11-14 17:33

    Biden to rejoin JCPOA if Iran returns to commitments: ex-Obama aide

    TEHRAN — Robert Malley, a special assistant to former U.S. President Barack Obama, has said President-elect Joe Biden intends to join the Iran nuclear agreement (JCPOA) on condition that Iran comes back into compliance with the text.

  • Elliot Abrams 2020-11-13 19:43

    U.S. envoy sees new Iran sanctions, rules out military action

    The U.S. will impose new sanctions on Iran while President Donald Trump remains in office, according to a senior American diplomat who described speculation over military action against the Islamic Republic as “garbage.”

  • Lavrov 2020-11-13 17:27

    Lavrov expects Biden to replicate Obama’s policy on Iran

    TEHRAN – In his first comment on what a Biden administration’s policy on Iran would look like, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expected that the United States foreign policy under Joe Biden would be similar to that seen under President Barack Obama, especially on Iran and climate change, according to a Reuters report.

  • MPs 2020-11-11 18:12

    What do Iranian MPs say about the U.S. election?

    TEHRAN — Iranian lawmakers have offered their takes on the election of Joe Biden as the next president of the United States and the defeat of the incumbent president Donald Trump, demonstrating a broad range of opinions within Iran’s political spectrum with regard to Tehran-Washington interactions.

  • Macron Biden 2020-11-11 16:52

    Biden, Macron discuss Iran nuclear deal

    TEHRAN — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has told France’s President Emmanuel Macron that he would like the U.S. to once again work with its European ally on Iran nuclear policy.

  • Araghchi 2020-11-11 16:51

    Tehran voices indifference toward result of U.S. election

    TEHRAN — Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi has said Iran is neither terrified of a second term of the Trump administration nor is it excited about a Biden administration.

  • Arshin 2020-11-11 11:18

    By Javad Heirannia

    It’s Biden that needs to take verifiable steps to lift Iran sanctions: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute, argues it is Joe Biden’s administration that needs to take verifiable steps to lift sanctions on Iran.

  • Marvin Zonis 2020-11-10 17:12

    By Payman Yazdani

    Mentally-ill Trump can do more harm to US in remaining days

    TEHRAN – An American scholar says while US President Donald Trump is likely to except the election result, he can do more damage to the US during his remaining days at the White House.

  • Abayomi Azikiwe 2020/11/10

    By Abayomi Azikiwe

    Trump defeated at the polls by mass sentiment

    Trump will not leave office without a legal and political challenge to his electoral defeat

    All the major United States-based corporate news networks finally called the national presidential elections in favor of former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday morning, November 7.

  • Divided States of America 2020-11-10 10:01

    Divided States of America

    TEHRAN – The United States plunged into the unknown after the two main presidential candidates in the November 3rd election declared victory over each other, further exacerbating the social divides that started to emerge since the early 2000s.

  • Maas 2020-11-09 21:00

    German FM calls for Europe-U.S. co-op to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday that Joe Biden's projected win presents “many new chances” for cooperation between Berlin and Washington, according to a Deutsche Welle report.