Barack Obama


  • Biden-Obama 2022-04-06 21:14

    The awkward confrontation

    TEHRAN— Former President Barack Obama returned to the White House on Tuesday afternoon for the first time since leaving office five years ago.

  • JCPOA was signed in July 2015 2022-02-20 20:50

    Persian Gulf Arabs that first opposed nuclear deal now encourage Biden to revive it: senator

    TEHRAN – Democratic Senator Chris Murphy said on Saturday that certain Arab countries on the southern shores of the Persian Gulf which first vehemently opposed President Barack Obama for striking nuclear deal with Iran in 2015 are now supporting President Joe Biden to revive the agreement that was ditched by his predecessor Donald Trump.

  • Saeed Jalili 2022-02-11 21:17

    Saeed Jalili: Maximum pressure failed miserably

    TEHRAN— Saeed Jalili, a member of the Expediency Council and Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), said on Thursday night that the maximum pressure campaign on Iran has failed.

  • Ex-U.S. ambassador to the U.S. Westmacott 2021-06-07 13:13

    Ex-British envoy: Quitting JCPOA harmed U.S. reputation as reliable ally

    TEHRAN - A former British ambassador to the United States says the Joe Biden administration is aware that abrogating the 2015 Iran nuclear deal – JCPOA - as well as other unilateral measures by former U.S. President Donald Trump have harmed Washington’s reputation as a reliable ally.

  • “A Promised Land” 2021-01-19 19:19

    Barack Obama’s “A Promised Land” comes into Iranian bookstores 

    TEHRAN – A Persian translation of “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama has recently been published by Mehr-Andish Publications in Tehran.

  • 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”.

  • 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.

  • Obama 2020-11-24 14:44

    Obama: World to question U.S. reliability regarding Iran deal

    TEHRAN — Former U.S. President Barack Obama has criticized his successor Donald Trump for damaging the United States’ image in the world, saying the world will still question the reliability of the U.S. during the Biden era with issues such as the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Biden 2020-11-17 11:04

    By Javad Heirannia

    Biden will return to JCPOA but won’t lift sanctions swiftly: George Washington University professor

    TEHRAN – A professor of international business at the George Washington University says he thinks Joe Biden will restore the 2015 nuclear agreement (JCPOA) in order to make his former boss Barack Obama happy and strengthen ties with Europeans who feel “betrayed” by the United States.

  • stephen Lendman 2020-11-01 23:45

    By Stephen Lendman 

    The threat of a Biden/Harris regime in power

    Since Trump took office in January 2017, I’ve sharply criticized his domestic and geopolitical agenda — with ample supporting evidence to make my case.

  • Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 2020-10-04 12:31

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    U.S. foreign policy toward Iran is ‘institutionally hegemonic’, says professor

    ‘Biden is no Obama’

    TEHRAN – Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, a professor in global thought and comparative philosophies, believes that the U.S. foreign policy toward Iran is “institutionally hegemonic”, and that a Biden administration would in some way continue the confrontational approach.

  • Trump 2020-09-29 23:37

    Inside Trump’s efforts to cover up ‘maximum pressure’ failure

    Will Trump be forced to follow Obama Iran policy?

    TEHRAN – As Donald Trump’s presidential campaign reaches a critical juncture amid unprecedented internal crises, the White House intensifies diplomatic efforts to achieve breakthroughs in foreign policy, especially in U.S. relations with countries in the Western Asia region.

  • Zarif 2020-09-22 17:47

    Zarif: Iran suffered billions in damages because Trump didn’t like Obama

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran has suffered billions of dollars in damages because U.S. President Donald Trump did not like his predecessor Barack Obama.

  • Protesters outside the Supreme Court in April 2018. (Credit: Andrew Harnik/Associated Press) 2020-07-24 18:14

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Trump’s Muslim ban: For the sake of safer America or anti-Muslim bigots

    House Democrats on Wednesday voted to pass a legislation that would revoke the U.S. President Donald Trump administration’s controversial order banning entry to immigrants from mostly Muslim-majority countries.

  • Lucas 2020-06-29 17:49

    Trump exited JCPOA out of hatred toward Obama’s achievements: professor

    TEHRAN — A political science professor says Donald Trump’s narrow reason for the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal was prompted by his hatred of any achievement by his predecessor Barack Obama.

  • Celina Caesar-Chavannes 2020-06-09 11:02

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan & Payman Yazdani

    Canadian politician hopes that world can finally see backside of Trump, applaud his exit

    TEHRAN– Celina Caesar-Chavannes, a Canadian politician expressed hoped that world can finally see the backside of Trump and applaud his exit.

  • cannot breath 2020-06-08 17:00

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    George Floyd’s slaying: A clarion call to topple the U.S. regime

    George Floyd’s savage slaying at the hands of white racist police has ignited the fuse on the powder keg of suppressed rage against 400+ years of injustice. Blacks and people of color, who have had little choice but to endure the inhumanity of racism and its unspeakable cruelties, have poured onto the streets in U.S. cities and towns for widespread mass protests. The looting and vandalism occurring as collateral damage should be viewed as justifiable but miniscule down payments toward the rightful retribution owed to Blacks by their white capitalist masters.  

  • Kurk Dorsey 2020-05-11 19:00

    Trump’s foreign policy based on hatred towards Obama: New Hampshire University professor

    TEHRAN - Kurk Dorsey, a professor at University of New Hampshire, has said that U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies are based on his hatred towards Barack Obama, the former U.S. president who signed the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

  • trump 2020-02-06 18:06

    Trump and his blows to the American economy!

    In the 2016 election, Donald Trump could defeat all of his rivals and become the U.S. president. He is the one who has always been criticized and mocked in the world because of his decisions, behavior and policies.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2019-12-04 16:36

    Rouhani says Iran resists sanctions without closing door to diplomacy

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is resisting sanctions but his country has not closed the door to negotiations.

  • Trump - Obama 2019-10-08 23:58

    Trump enjoyed destroying nuclear deal as Obama’s major foreign policy success: professor

    TEHRAN - Roy Licklider, an adjunct senior research scholar at the Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies and adjunct professor of political science, says Donald Trump was happy to kill the 2015 nuclear deal which was President Barack Obama’s major foreign policy success.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-08-30 19:27

    By staff and agency

    Zarif says Trump quits nuclear deal for personal reasons

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that U.S. President Donald Trump quit the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, for personal reasons and not for some substantial reasons.

  • Trump 2019-08-12 10:33

    Trump quit nuclear deal without having plan B

    Political analyst Natasha Lindstaedt says President Donald Trump abandoned the 2015 nuclear deal without having a plan-B in place.

  • World Trade Organization and China 2019-07-17 22:01

    World Trade Organization allows China to sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs

    TEHRAN- An appeals court judge at the World Trade Organization (WTO) says the United States did not fully comply with its ruling and could face Chinese sanctions if it does not remove certain tariffs that break WTO rules.

  • Ben Rhodes 2019-07-15 23:57

    Former U.S. official says Trump has left nuclear deal because Obama negotiated it

    TEHRAN - Ben Rhodes, former President Barack Obama’s adviser, has said that U.S. President Donald Trump quit the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, because Obama negotiated it.

  • Trump JCPOA 2019-07-14 13:57

     British Ambassador Darroch says Trump discarded nuclear deal for ‘ideological and personality reasons’  

    Trump revoked Iran nuclear deal in an act of 'diplomatic vandalism’ to spite Obama, new leak reveals 

    Kim Darroch, the former British ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing leaked cables.

  • Obama- Trump 2019-07-07 12:27

    By Saeed Sobhani

    will  Obama break the Trump game?

    The role of the former US president in the presidential election of 2020

    Former U.S. President Barack Obama is trying to take an active role in the upcoming presidential election. Undoubtedly Obama will use all his power to defeat US President Donald Trump in the upcoming election. In this regard, Obama will provide full support for the Democratic nominee for the presidential election of 2020. The same thing worries Trump and his entourage.On the other hand, news and statistics on the performance of Obama and Trump and a comparison of these two have raised the White House's concerns.

  • George W. Bush, Barak Obama, Donald Trump 2019-06-25 14:22

    By Hamid Bayati

    Cyber-attack against Iran: a failed strategy of U.S. presidents from Bush to Trump

    TEHRAN - It was first in July 2010 when the United States launched a serious cyber-attack against Iran. At the time, it was said that a virus named Stuxnet was used for damaging the computer systems that controlled Iranian nuclear industry. 

  • Ali Shamkhani 2019-06-23 10:53

    By Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council

    Why Leader has given different responses to different U.S. presidents? 

    TEHRAN - A few years ago, when Barack Obama, former President of U.S. sent a letter to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Leader told the Iranian officials that he will answer the letter. However, in his recent meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Ayatollah Khamenei said Trump does not “deserve” a response.

  • obama 2019-05-21 11:11

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Obama's role in the upcoming U.S. presidential election

    Barack Obama will undoubtedly play a big role in the presidential elections of 2020. During the congressional elections in 2018, Obama also played a significant role in the Democrats' victory in the House of Representatives. The former president of the United States intends to officially announce his support for Biden in the final round of the upcoming US presidential election race. While Biden will have to go through the Democratic primaries for the first time in the final stages of the election.