Brian Hook

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  • Mohammad Ghaderi Yesterday 10:37

    *By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Continuous duality by Washington

    The U.S. Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, claimed in an interview with Alhurra recently that Iran should decide between its economy or talks with the United States. 

  • U.S. President Donald Trump displays an executive order imposing fresh sanctions on Iran in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2019. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria) 2019-10-04 20:19

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Words versus deeds: Are White House sanctions on Iranians economic terrorism?

    Tehran accuses Washington of launching an economic terrorism against Iranian people, a claim that the U.S. denies.

  • Donald Trump 2019-10-01 14:42

    By Saeed Sobhani

    The U.S president cannot escape his responsibility

    Trump game with John Bolton's coffin!

    TEHRAN-The President of the United States of America is in a very difficult situation. Although some US media outlets are trying to portray John Bolton's expulsion from the White House as a clever response from Donald Trump, we must not forget that the American president is also responsible for what happened to his country's foreign policy in the last two years! Even Trump has primary responsibility for this.

  • Grace 1 tanker 2019-09-06 23:21

    Brian Hook offered captain multi-million dollar bribe in effort to seize Iranian tanker

    Zarif says U.S. applying ‘outright blackmail’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday accused the Trump administration of engaging in "outright blackmail" after the Financial Times reported a State Department official offered the captain of an Iran-owned oil tanker millions of dollars to divert the ship to a nation which would detain it on behalf of the United States.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-08-21 20:50

    Zarif advises Brian Hook to study National Security Archive on 1953 coup in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised U.S. special representative for Iran Brian Hook to study National Security Archive which confirms the U.S. role in the 1953 Iran coup.

  • Abbas Mousavi 2019-06-22 21:12

    Mousavi to Brian Hook: ‘Diplomacy for diplomacy, respect for respect, firm defense for war’

    TEHRAN – Tehran has slammed U.S. special representative for Iran Brian Hook for his remarks over Iran’s downing of a U.S. spy drone, saying “the Iranian nation responds to diplomacy with diplomacy, respect with respect and war with firm defense.”

  • zarif 2019-06-09 19:53

    U.S. pressure on Iran out of frustration: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the United States is exerting pressure on Iran out of “frustration” and “weakness”.

  • hook 2019-05-15 20:15

    ‘U.S. not looking for war with Iran’

    TEHRAN - Brian Hook, the U.S. special representative for Iran, has said that the U.S. is not looking for war with Iran

  • qassemi 2018-12-03 20:13

    Iran: Brian Hook enters ‘childish show’

    Tehran won’t reject neighbors’ positive gesture: Qassemi

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that Iran seeks a stable Middle East region and will not give negative response to any positive gesture by any neighboring country.

  • zarif 2018-09-21 12:16

    Zarif dismisses U.S. talks offer, says U.S. broke nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN- On Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit back at a U.S. offer of negotiations, saying the United States had violated the terms of the 2015 nuclear accord.

  • Medea Benjamin 2018-09-21 11:38

    CodePink con-founder Medea Benjamin interrupts Trump official's warmongering Iran speech

    After senior State Department official and head of the Trump administration's so-called "Iran Action Group" Brian Hook delivered a hawkish speech on Wednesday trashing the Iran nuclear accord and praising the White House's deeply harmful sanctions, CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin interrupted the event and condemned Hook for "making the case for war with Iran."

  • Mike Pompeo and Brian Hook 2018-09-03 10:45

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Why Did the White House Form the "Iran Action Group"?

    Exactly sixty-five years ago, a CIA-backed coup toppled Mohammad Mosaddegh, Iran’s prime minister. The goal of the coup was to strengthen the West’s ally Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the creation of a new Iran Action Group to coordinate U.S. policy toward the Islamic Republic in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • EU sending ‘wrong message’ with Iran aid package: U.S. envoy 2018-08-26 09:52

    EU sending ‘wrong message’ with Iran aid package: U.S. envoy

    TEHRAN – The top U.S. envoy on Iran has criticized a European Union decision to give $20.7 million in aid to Tehran on Friday, saying it sent “the wrong message at the wrong time,” Reuters reported.

  • qassemi 2018-08-21 08:36

    Iran says U.S. ‘action group’ is psychological warfare

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department is a “psychological warfare” which will yield no result.

  • Brian Hook 2018-08-20 09:50

    Who is Brian Hook?

    On the eve of the 65 anniversary of the coup against the democratically elected government of Mohammad Mossadeq, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named senior policy adviser Brian Hook as Washington’s special representative for Iran.