• Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-05-26 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Pompeo's special mission and shadow of U.S. secret diplomacy over Europe

    TEHRAN - Intense negotiations between the U.S. and Europe over the Iran nuclear deal are ongoing.

  • Ariane Tabatabai 2018-05-25 12:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    Europeans want to preserve JCPOA: Tabatabai

    Ariane Tabatabai, director of curriculum and an assistant teaching professor at the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service says “the most important driver behind the Trump administration's decision to withdraw from the JCPOA is domestic politics.”

  • JCPOA talks ‘historic test’ for Europe: MP 2018-05-23 06:53

    JCPOA talks ‘historic test’ for Europe: MP

    TEHRAN – Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee chief Alaeddin Boroujerdi has said that talks with the European Union over the fate of the nuclear agreement (JCPOA) is an “important historical test” for the 28-nation bloc.

  • Marc Finaud 2018-05-21 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU has legal tools to protect its companies from U.S. sanctions: Former French diplomat

    TEHRAN - France Former spokesman of Foreign Ministry says that “EU has stated its firm intention to continue applying the JCPOA and keeping sanctions on Iran removed.”

  • Brexit 2018-05-20 11:39

    By Marzieh Salehi

    Brexit: A complicated puzzle in Europe

    TEHRAN - The conflict between the UK and the European Union continues to dominate the United States from Europe. These conflicts have entered a new era in recent days. In sum, many experts and analysts believe that there is no prospect of British withdrawal from the EU and the success of the talks. These days there are controversial news about Brexit talks and its fate.

  • Pastori Gianluca 2018-05-20 11:28

    By Payman Yazdani

    Internally weak EU cannot be a strong international player: Italian expert

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the EU capabilities to protect its interests against the U.S. unilateralism, Italian political science professor, Dr. Pastori Gianluca believes that an internally weak EU cannot be a strong international player.

  • federica mogherini 2018-05-19 09:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Europe failed in its first test of preserving JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The nuclear agreement equations are getting more and more complicated. Many analysts of the international affairs have predicted that, regarding the direct influence of the United States and U.S. Treasury orders and decisions on European companies, European authorities can’t provide necessary guarantees for the continuation of the nuclear deal in action.

  • Scott Bennett 2018-05-15 10:50

    By Lachin Rezaian

    Two great Trump mistakes about JCPOA and Qods

    TEHRAN – A former U.S. army psychological operation officer and counter-terrorism analyst Scott Bennett said Trump wants to put the JCPOA in a different colored folder and a color of his and not Obama’s.

  • Ghaderi 2018-05-15 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    U.S. and European Troika Bargaining over JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Germany's Foreign Minister,” Heiko Mass”, in his most recent statement, mentioned that the United States' withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, has led to the poisoning of transatlantic relations, and damaged the transatlantic relations in the long-term perspective.

  • Peter W Galbraith 2018-05-14 10:55

    How Iran might benefit Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the JCPOA?

    Iranians are justified in being angry about Donald Trump’s decision to violate the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Iran nuclear deal. After all, Iran has kept to its obligations; thanks to Trump, the United States has not.

  • Europe 2018-05-14 10:08

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe is about to take a historical test

    TEHRAN - Last Thursday, Immanuel Macron was in Aachen to receive this year’s Charlemagne prize from Angela Merkel, the German chancellor. As the name suggests, the prize isawarded for work done in the service of European unification.

  • Carl Bildt: Trump’s JCPOA exit an ‘assault on Europe’s sovereignty’ 2018-05-14 01:23

    Carl Bildt: Trump’s JCPOA exit an ‘assault on Europe’s sovereignty’

    TEHRAN – Writing an article in the Washington Post on Sunday, former Prime Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt has said Trump’s decision to try to blow up the nuclear deal is nothing less than a massive assault on the sovereignty of others—most notably that of Europe.

  • EU and U.S. 2018-04-24 10:32

    By T. Ferami

    EU is suffering from a “Stockholm Syndrome” vis-à-vis Trump on JCPOA

    VIENNA - The prevailing fear amongst some of the most important EU leaders, mainly from France, Germany and UK, about the day that JCPOA would be rejected by the Trump administration, is driving them to take hysteric reactions; they feel that they have to do something to keep the JCPOA alive, even at the risk of having it debunked.

  • Alexander Azadegan 2018-04-17 10:36

    By Maryam Khormaei

    Iran can't count on Europe: professor

    TEHRAN - Alexander Azadegan, professor of global management and international political economy from South California University says “Iran can’t count on Europe.”

  • Europe 2018-04-10 10:38

    By Saeed Sobhani

    In Europe, who is blamed for cancelling JCPOA?

    TEHRAN - French President, Emanuel Macron, is still confused about the nuclear deal with Iran. In August 2017, Macron promised Donald Trump that he would do his best to include Iran's missile capability in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or try to limit our missile power in a separate agreement. However, the Elysee Palace officials have failed in fulfilling this mission so far.

  • Peter Onuf 2018-04-03 10:11

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘Challenge to liberalism comes preeminently from Asia’

    TEHRAN – Professor Nicholas Onuf, a primary figure among constructivists in international relations, tells the Tehran Times that “Trade wars do not weaken liberal values so much as reveal how much they have already been weakened.”

  • Mahmood Monshipouri 2018-03-17 10:56

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Tillerson’s Exit and future of Iran Nuclear Deal

    SAN FRANCISCO - Could the departure of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from the U.S. Department of State deliver a coup de grace to the Iran nuclear deal? One potential consequence of Tillerson’s ouster is that President Trump would likely pave the way for abandoning the Iran nuclear deal—otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • IRGC seizes big opium cargo destined for Europe 2018-03-12 08:14

    IRGC seizes big opium cargo destined for Europe

    TEHRAN – The intelligence forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have managed to confiscate a major haul of opium destined for Europe, an informed source has said.

  •  Europe 2018-03-07 10:27

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. and the European Troika's new approach against Iran

    TEHRAN - "Regional negotiations with Iran," is one of the common interests of the United States and the European Union in post-JCPOA period. Meanwhile, France is about to play the role of a "pioneer".

  • No missile talks unless West gives up nuclear arms: Iranian general 2018-03-03 20:58

    No missile talks unless West gives up nuclear arms: Iranian general

    TEHRAN – Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, the deputy chief of the Iranian Armed Forces, says the Islamic Republic will not negotiate on its ballistic missiles until the United States and Europe give up their nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.

  • Iranian MP voices concerns over return of terrorists to Europe 2018-02-28 08:11

    Iranian MP voices concerns over return of terrorists to Europe

    TEHRAN – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has voiced concerns over the return of terrorists to their countries in Europe, saying the issue is the greatest challenge that Europe is facing.

  • Zarif says U.S., Europe aware of Iran’s regional influence 2018-02-27 20:29

    Zarif says U.S., Europe aware of Iran’s regional influence

    TEHRAN – The United States and Europe consider Iran as an influential country in the region, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, adding that Iran is the safest country in the region despite all problems.

  • Merkel 2018-02-06 10:01

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Germans are losing power in Europe

    TEHRAN - Germans are deeply concerned about the prolongation of the process of forming a coalition government between the Social Democratic Party and the Christian Social Party.

  • ترزا می 2018-02-05 09:30

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    The dual on Downing Street

    TEHRAN - Brexit is still a hot topic for discussion in the United Kingdom (U.K) and as well other members of the European Union (EU).  Many political experts believe that Brexit talks are not going well, since there is no willingness on either side to carry out the results of the 2016 referendum in England. 

  • مرکل 2018-02-03 10:15

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The chancellor loses her power

    TEHRAN - The situation remains foggy for Europe right now because Germany, as the prime country that has political and economic dominance, continues to suffer from the lack of an "incumbent government”.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-01-30 09:31

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Europe a bundle of contradictions on JCPOA

    Der Spiegel has recently published important news announced by diplomatic circles in Brussels. It said that Germany, France and Britain are aiming to impose new sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. Diplomatic circles have told Der Spiegel that some Western powers intend to deal with Iran's alleged policy of “destabilizing the region”, as if the West hasn’t already up ended entire nations!

  • ravanchi 2018-01-20 19:00

    Iran, Europe have held talks to remove banking obstacles

    No sense to stay in JCPOA if new conditions set: Takht-Ravanchi

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, deputy director of the presidential chief of staff for political affairs, has said that Iran and Europe have held talks to remove obstacles to banking relations.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-01-17 09:49

    By Javad Heirannia

    There is no concerted movement in EU to accept Trump’s demands: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes “I don't think that there is any concerted movement in the EU to accept the demands set by Trump.”

  • نادر انتصار 2018-01-16 10:48

    By Payman Yazdani

    Entessar: EU support for JCPOA needs more than statement

    TEHRAN - Professor of Political Science hopes Iran prepare commensurate response to Trump’s possible withdrawal of the JCPOA beyond issuing condemnatory statements and intensify diplomatic pressure on Europe.

  •  Marvin Zonis 2018-01-15 10:44

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump’s approach toward JCPOA contrary to U.S. interest: Prof. Zonis

    TEHRAN - Commenting on Trump’s recent approach toward the JCPOA, Marvin Zonis, Professor of international political economy says his approach is stupid and contrary to the U.S. national interest.