Donald Trump


  • Paul Pillar 2018-10-16 10:33

    By Javad Heirannia

    Khashoggi case will force Trump to do something: ex-senior CIA official

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that Khashoggi case will force Trump to do something, but his administration will resist doing more than a necessary minimum, because it does not want to upset its overall relationship with Saudi Arabia. 

  • hatami 2018-10-15 22:06

    Trump has launched ‘economic terrorism’ by halting Iranians’ access to medicine: Hatami

    TEHRAN –Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday that the Donald Trump administration has launched “economic terrorism” by preventing Iranians’ access to medicine, calling the move “inhumane”.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-15 12:35

    By M.A. Saki

    Khashoggi case may awaken world to dangers of MBS

    Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of the al-Saud family, vanished on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

  • Martin Love 2018-10-15 12:26

    By Martin Love

    The beginning of Trump’s unravelling may be at hand

    You have to wonder about the Saudis who, aside from the Zionists, are considered the number one U.S. ally in the Middle East. And the latest incarnation of Saudi Arabia’s “leadership” is Muhammad bin Salman, the designated crown prince of the Kingdom, who for stupidity may know no equal at the moment.

  • Trump 2018-10-15 11:53

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    'Trump will not be president forever'

    TEHRAN - Europeans are annoyed by Trump's hostility to traditional U.S. allies and his attacks on NATO, however, Trump will not be president forever.

  • Nikki Haley 2018/10/14

    By Michael H Fuchs

    Nikki Haley's departure reflects the chaos of U.S.'s foreign policy

    Not unlike in an autocracy, U.S. foreign policy is hostage to the erratic whims of the president, directed by Trump tweets and what he sees on Fox News

  • Trump-MBS 2018/10/14

    By David Hearst

    Trump and the boy king: MBS's reign is over before it even began

    The Jamal Khashoggi case begs the question: if the Saudi crown prince acts like this only 16 months into his role, then what will happen when he comes to ascend the throne?

  • Rouhani 2018-10-14 16:52

    Rouhani: U.S. has launched its psychological warfare project against Iran

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the U.S. been seeking to delegitimize the Islamic Republic system and has started its project through a “psychological warfare”.

  • Luciano Zaccara 2018-10-14 14:03

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump knows Saudi Arabia can’t harm U.S.: Zaccara

    TEHRAN - Research assistant professor in Qatar University say Trump bullies Saudi Arabia because he knows Riyadh cannot do anything to harm U.S.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-14 13:34

    Jamal Khashoggi: Labour attacks UK response as ‘too little, too late’ 

    Labour has launched a blistering attack on the government over its response to the presumed murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as pressure mounts on officials heading to Saudi Arabia for a conference.

  • Trump 2018-10-14 12:02

    Trump's UK visit cost police nearly $24 million

     U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to the UK in July cost police around £18 million ($23.8 million), police estimate.

  • Trump 2018-10-14 11:10

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    Trump; the Symbol of America's Isolation in the World

    TEHRAN - The president of the United States, who came to power in 2016 with the slogan of "Reviving Washington's Power", has become the messenger of failure and defeat of his country in the West Asian region and in the international system. The U.S. numerous military and political defeats in countries such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon were so outstanding that there's no way Trump can brag about his achievements in the region.

  • gharib 2018-10-13 22:21

    Iranian, Chinese diplomats hold talks

    TEHRAN - Kazem Gharib Abadi, Iran’s representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, and Ambassador Wang Qun, China’s permanent representative to the UN (Vienna), held a meeting on Friday discussing expansion of relations.

  • Iran’s situation will improve after Nov. 4 sanctions: Zibakalam 2018-10-13 20:33

    Iran’s situation will improve after Nov. 4 sanctions: Zibakalam

    TEHRAN – A renowned political science professor at the University of Tehran thinks Iran’s situation will improve after November 4, when the new U.S. sanctions against Iran are scheduled to come into force.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-13 11:48

    Apple watch worn by Saudi journalist may have transmitted evidence of his death, Turkish paper reports

    Missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have recorded his own death, a Turkish newspaper reported Saturday morning.

  • U.S.-China relations worsens 2018-10-13 09:52

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S.-China relations worsens

    TEHRAN – U.S.-China relations worsened during Trump's presidency. Of course, there were disagreements between Beijing and Washington over both security and cyber-crimes during the presidency of Barack Obama, but the emergence of trade and economic disputes in bilateral relations should be analyzed "beyond a simple controversy". 

  • falahat 2018-10-12 18:21

    Senior Iranian MP urges talks with anti-Trump movements in U.S.

    TEHRAN - Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said that Iran should follow diplomacy of negotiation with movements inside the U.S. which are opposed to President Donald Trump’s policy toward Iran.

  • Trump 2018-10-12 11:16

    By Mehdi Pourhassani

    Cyberspace geopolitics, a look at Trump’s first National Cyber Strategy 

    TEHRAN - The U.S. administration has recently released the first national cybersecurity strategy of the White House during Trump’s presidency.

  • Khashoggi 2018-10-12 10:46

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    Saudi Arabia looking horrific given the Khashoggi affair

    TEHRAN - Saudi Arabia has seen large-scale domestic developments since King Salman came to power, and then along came Mohammad bin Salman with his radical views. Since then there has been slaughter and arrests and imprisonment of dissident opponents. Riyadh rulers don’t tolerate the slightest criticisms. 

  • Trump 2018-10-12 10:11

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's Strategic weakness in west Asia

    TEHRAN - In his recent remarks, Donald Trump said that if he wasn't at top of the U.S. political and executive equations, Iran would capture the Middle East (West Asia)! This is while Islamic Republic of Iran created stability in the West Asian region, and besides, has stood against the long-term, medium-term, and short-term and destructive goals of the United States and its allies in the region.

  • Trump-Hailey 2018/10/10

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Nikki Hailey calls it quits, Twitter says ‘good riddance’

    TEHRAN - The ‘smart and cunning’ U.S. envoy to the UN Nikki Hailey announced on Tuesday that she will be stepping down from her chair at the end of the year, a decision that has generated palpable buzz in the political circles and over social media.

  • ravanchi 2018-10-10 20:16

    Tehran warns about U.S. ‘dangerous behavior’

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, deputy director of the presidential chief of staff for political affairs, has warned about the consequences of the U.S. “dangerous behavior” and the silence of other countries in the face of such attitude.

  • سوئیفت 2018-10-09 19:55

    Europe steps up drive to exempt Swift from Iran sanctions

    European finance ministers will try to persuade the Trump administration not to cut off Iran’s access to Swift, the global financial messaging service, in meetings with Steven Mnuchin, the U.S. Treasury secretary, at the IMF gathering in Bali this week.

  • Professor Farhang Jahanpour 2018-10-09 11:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Most Middle East dictators owe their power to Western patrons: Jahanpour

    TEHRAN - Professor Farhang Jahanpour, part-time tutor on Middle Eastern affairs in the Department of Continuing Education, University of Oxford, and a member of Kellogg College says that current Middle Eastern leaders who serve Western interests, while lacking legitimacy in the eyes of their own people. However, once they are not needed any more or act against Western interests they will be toppled.

  • Iran oil 2018-10-09 03:00

    ‘India to continue with Iranian oil imports despite U.S. sanctions’

    TEHRAN - In a significant development that is likely to raise eyebrows in Washington, two major Indian oil companies have placed orders to import Iranian crude next month, in defiance of U.S. sanctions.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-08 13:48

    By Javad Heirannia

    Mohammed bin Salman knows his grip on power dependent on U.S.: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Mohammed bin Salman knows that his grip on power and his family’s rule has been and is totally dependent on the United States.”

  • trump 2018-10-08 12:40

    By   M.H. Goudarzi

    The hot November for Trump is arriving

    Political turmoil in the United States has become extremely unpredictable. The turn of events became worse with an op-ed at the New York Times on September 5. Former White House strategist Steve Bannon described it as a coup against Donald Trump.

  • walid 2018-10-07 09:02

    Top positions of Iraqi govt. are in pro-Iran camp: ex-Trump advisor

    TEHRAN - Walid Phares, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, has said that three top positions of the Iraqi government are now in the pro- Iran camp.

  • kerry 2018-10-06 19:51

    Saudi Arabia’s Abdullah and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak pushed U.S. to attack Iran, Kerry reveals

    Kerry warns of war after U.S. exit from nuclear deal

    Former secretary of state John Kerry said on Friday that there is chance of conflict with Iran after the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Chuck Hagel 2018-10-06 15:50

    ‘It’s complete folly’ to threaten Iran out of Syria: ex-Pentagon chief

    Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday sharply criticized tough talk on Iran from senior Trump administration officials determined to ouster the forces backed by Tehran from Syria.