Donald Trump


  • Zarif responds to Pompeo’s list of demands 2018-06-22 13:03

    By M. Javad Zarif

    US Foreign Policy in Crisis

    Following the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Climate Accord, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is the third multilateral agreement that the current United States administration has withdrawn from.

  • Singapore Summit 2018-06-21 11:50

    By Lachin Rezaian

    Trump rips up JCPOA to reduce Iran regional importance, foster internal division

    TEHRAN – Internationally recognized strategist of the multipolar world and the founder of Difference Group Dan Steinbock said Trump pulled US out of JCPOA under the name of freedom and democracy, but in fact due to interest in Iran’s energy resources, to reduce Iran's regional importance, and to foster internal division.

  • Ghaderi 2018-06-21 11:33

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    A Contemplation on Washington-Beijing Trade War

    The decision of the Trump's government to start its research on the devastating effects of China's measures on the American economy has led to a sharp reaction by the new generation of Beijing Communists. It is clear to everyone that Donald Trump and his companions at the White House have challenged the "open doors" policy of Mao's sons.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-06-21 11:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump has no political philosophy: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, strongly believes that “Trump is full of contradictions. He has no political philosophy.”

  • zanganeh 2018-06-20 18:11

    OPEC not an organization to receive instruction from Trump: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN- “OPEC is not the organization to receive instruction from President Trump”, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh stated. “OPEC is not part of the Department of Energy of the United States,” the Iranian minister told reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Vienna, where OPEC is headquartered, Reuters reported.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-06-20 11:19

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump is a false populist: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that Trump lives in “the moment, saying what gets applause and attention at any one moment. He leaves no legacy of political or philosophical thought.”

  • Trump Macron Merkel 2018-06-20 10:34

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. and European Troika's bargain over JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The U.S.-EU conflict over the United States announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU has entered a new phase. The tariffs, which took effect from Friday, will end a two-month exemption for the U.S. allies. Accordingly, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission said:

  • General public in Iran opposes talks with Trump: government spokesman 2018-06-19 21:23

    General public opposes talks with Trump: Iran

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht on Tuesday dismissed the possibility of talks with U.S. President Donald Trump, saying even the general public in Iran opposes the idea of talks with Trump, ISNA reported.

  • U.S.-Europe 2018-06-19 11:39

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The Trade War Is Intensified between U.S. and Europe

    TEHRAN - Donald Trump, President of the United States, continues to pursue his protectionist policies in international trade. This has led to concern and frustration among the U.S. European partners.

  • mousavian 2018-06-18 20:58

    World entering new ‘dangerous’ era after U.S. nuclear deal exit: Princeton researcher

    Hossein Mousavian, a Princeton University researcher, has said that the Middle East, and the world at large, are entering a new dangerous era after the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

  • SCO 2018-06-18 10:27

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran at SCO: Role, achievements, and goals

    Nearly a month after the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), leaders from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met in Qingdao, China, to set the roadmap for the future.

  • leader 2018-06-17 13:33

    Palestinians should decide own system: Ayatollah Khamenei

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Friday that it is the Palestinian people who should decide about the ruling system of their country.

  • Trump’s anti-Iran remarks ‘empty rhetoric’: ex- defense chief 2018-06-16 19:41

    Trump’s anti-Iran remarks ‘empty rhetoric’: ex- defense chief

    TEHRAN – Whenever the Americans tried to pressure Iran into doing something, their attempts failed miserably and did not produce the results they wanted, says former defense minister Hossein Dehqan, noting that U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-Iran remarks are just “empty rhetoric”.

  • Financial Times 2018-06-16 19:14

    Financial Times: Iran has many enemies, notably Israel and Saudi Arabia

    In a June 14 commentary titled “Why does Donald Trump treat Iran differently to North Korea?” the Financial Times said “there is no consistency” in demands from Iran and North Korea by the Trump administration.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-06-14 15:25

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump partly right about unfair trade practices: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Trump is partly right about the unfair trade practices of some of America's trading partners such China and Europe. Some of the trade agreements, such as NAFTA, signed during the Clinton administration were not fair to America.”

  • cnn 2018-06-13 21:54

    By staff and agency

    Tom Donilon: Exiting Iran deal is ‘worst mistake’ since Iraq War

    Tom Donilon, a former Obama national security adviser, has said that U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy move in pulling out of the 2015 nuclear deal as the “worst mistake” since the war in Iraq.

  • rouhani 2018-06-13 21:47

    Support for nuclear agreement ‘should be combined with tangible measures’, Rouhani stresses

    Rouhani to Macron: No possibility to remain in nuclear deal if Iran cannot enjoy its benefits

    TEHRAN – In a phone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron late on Tuesday that lasted for an hour, President Hassan Rouhani said it is not possible for Iran to remain in the 2015 nuclear agreement if it cannot enjoy the deal’s benefits.

  • Trump-Kim meeting 2018-06-13 14:39

    By staff & agencies

    North Korea, U.S. sign ‘comprehensive’ document after historic summit

    The United States President Donald Trump and North Korea Leader Kim Jong-un have signed a document described by the American leader as important and comprehensive, following a historic summit between the two in Singapore, The document that many analysts called it doubtful deal.

  • لاریجانی 2018-06-12 22:34

    Measures taken to ease investment in Iran after U.S. JCPOA exit

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Parliament speaker announced on Tuesday that certain measures have been taken to tackle the problems facing investment in Iran since Trump exited the U.S. from the nuclear deal and plans to reinstate sanctions on Tehran.

  • trump 2018-06-12 22:16

    Iran: ‘We do not know what type of person N. Korean leader negotiating with’

    TEHRAN – Iranian government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Tuesday that “we don’t know what type of person the North Korean leader is negotiating with”.

  •  G7 summit in Canada 2018-06-12 12:39

    By M.A. Saki

    It’s essential to protect world order from U.S. harm

    In a speech at the Iranian Foreign Ministry Institute for Political and International Studies in November 2013, former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer said the United States is the only power which can guarantee a certain order in the world.

  • Obama 2018-06-12 11:36

    By Hossein Yari

    Role of American Democrats in breaching JCPOA

    TEHRAN - During the United States presidential competitions in 2016, Donald Trump threatened to rip up Iran's nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on his first day at the White House. Besides, over the months prior to the conclusion of the nuclear deal, many Republicans had emphasized that the next president of the United States (after Obama) could break the nuclear deal with a "turn of the pen".

  • zarif 2018-06-11 21:43

    Zarif says participants at SCO support nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that participants at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit supported the 2015 international nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • eu 2018-06-11 21:42

    By staff and agency

    EU is taking steps to protect companies in Iran

    The European Union is taking steps to protect EU companies investing in Iran from renewed U.S. sanctions on Tehran after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-06-11 18:19

    Iran cautions North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit

    TEHRAN – Iran said on Monday that it welcomes any attempt to restore peace and stability to the Korean Peninsula but advised Pyongyang to practice vigilance in dealing with “oath-breaking” Washington.

  • SCO 2018-06-10 22:36

    SCO summiteers back full implementation of JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Leaders of countries member to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) issued a statement on Sunday urging a “full and efficient” implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • kamalvandi 2018-06-10 21:26

    No change to Fordow plant as long as nuclear deal is preserved: Iran

    TEHRAN - Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Saturday that there will be no change to the Fordow nuclear plant as long as the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is preserved.

  • larijani 2018-06-10 21:25

    Larijani tells EU time running out to confirm stance on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Ali Larijani, the speaker of the Majlis (Parliament) said on Sunday that it is needed that the European Union to clarify stance on the 2015 nuclear deal (officially called the JCPOA) sooner.

  • cft 2018-06-10 17:39

    Iranian parliament suspends debates on CFT ratification for 2 months

    TEHRAN – Iran’s parliament on Sunday decided to suspend debates on joining the convention on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) for two months until negotiations with the European Union on the fate of the 2015 nuclear agreement becomes clear.

  • U.S.-EU 2018-06-10 11:53

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Two politicians and three cases

    In her latest remarks, the German Chancellor stressed on the serious disagreements existing between Europe and Washington on the imposition of tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Europe to the United States.