• sherman 2019-05-19 19:37

    Ex-CIA chief Brennan and top nuclear deal negotiator Sherman to brief Dems on Iran: AP 

    TEHRAN - Former CIA director John Brennan and top negotiator of the Iran nuclear deal, Wendy Sherman, will brief Democrats on the situation in Iran amid the Trump administration’s heightened tension with Tehran.

  • Robert David Steele 2019-05-13 11:10

     By Javad Heirannia

    'Counterintelligence failure by CIA and NSA in Venezuela'

    An opportunity for Donald Trump to reform U.S. Intelligence

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

  • alavi 2019-04-21 19:25

    Iran identifies 290 CIA spies across the world: intelligence minister

    TEHRAN – Agents from the Iranian Intelligence Ministry have succeeded to identify 290 CIA spies in Iran and other countries, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi revealed on Friday.

  • Iran to keep defeating Israel through intelligence supremacy: Alavi 2019-04-20 11:40

    Intel minister: Iran identified 290 CIA spies, made arrests

    Iran has identified 290 CIA agents across different countries, forcing the US to form a special committee to reassess its cloak-and-dagger operations, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says.

  • Najdat Anzour 2018-12-30 09:45

    By Mohammad Fatemizadeh

    Pentagon and CIA are against Trump / Reasons of U.S. withdrawal from Syria:  Anzour

    After Donald Trump said he would withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria, the Turkish military operation against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria has been postponed. Currently, the main cast in Syria is assessing the position of their forces to continue fighting the remaining ISIS presence after the departure of the U.S.

  • Donald Trump- Mohammed bin Salman 2018-11-18 16:25

    Trump is defending Mohammed bin Salman’s lies. Congress must insist on the truth.

    SAUDI ARABIA’S crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, is brazenly seeking to lie his way out of accountability for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi — and the Trump administration is helping him do so.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-11-17 11:48

    CIA concludes bin Salman ordered killing of Khashoggi 

    The Central Intelligence Agency has concluded that the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to American officials.

  • American filmmaker Oliver Stone attends the 36th Fajr International Film Festival at Tehran’s Charsu Cineplex on April 23, 2018. (Mehr/Asghar Khamseh) 2018-04-24 18:29

    Oliver Stone claims CIA tries to influence his projects

    TEHRAN – Oliver Stone, the American director of political films such as “Nixon”, “Comandante”, “Looking for Fidel” and “Persona Non Grata”, has claimed the CIA is trying to influence his projects.

  • U.S. moral bankruptcy on full display, Zarif says 2018-04-14 20:17

    U.S. moral bankruptcy on full display, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – U.S. moral bankruptcy on full display, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, pointing to Washington’s anti-Iran sanctions despite being aware that Tehran was not seeking nuclear weapons.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-04-08 10:45

    By Javad Heirannia

    Future of JCPOA looks grim: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The changes involving Pompeo and Bolton will mean a more hawkish policy overall. There will be even greater reliance on military force rather than on diplomacy than we have seen so far.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-04-04 11:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA future is very limited: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “Bolton and Pompeo are both much more hawkish.”

  • 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).

  • An offshoot of Gonabadi Dervishes linked to Mossad, CIA: MP 2018-02-28 07:43

    An offshoot of Gonabadi Dervishes linked to Mossad, CIA: MP

    TEHRAN – A member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said that an offshoot of the Gonabadi Dervishes has links to Mossad and the CIA, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • rezaee 2018-01-06 19:58

    Riots in Iran were engineered in Erbil: Rezaee

    TEHRAN - Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, said on Saturday that the recent riots in Iran were planned during a meeting which was held in Erbil two months ago.

  • CIA, Israel, Saudi Arabia behind protests: Iran’s prosecutor 2018-01-05 19:59

    CIA, Israel, Saudi Arabia behind protests: Iran’s prosecutor

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, Iran's prosecutor general, said on Thursday that the CIA, the Zionists and Saudi Arabia were behind the recent unrest in various cities across the country. 

  • montazeri 2018-01-02 19:53

    Prosecutor general: We will not appease those who incite violence

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri has said the judicial system will show no mercy for those who incited riots in certain cities in Iran in recent days.

  • Lendman 2018-01-02 10:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    Ongoing protests in Iran were CIA/Mossad orchestrated: Lendman

    TEHRAN- U.S. columnist Stephen Lendman says that “I strongly suspect ongoing protests in Iran were CIA/Mossad orchestrated, another futile color revolution attempt sure to fail.” 

  • Bahram Qassemi 2017-11-06 09:18

    Tehran dismisses U.S. allegations on 9/11

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed recent falsification of the 9/11 records by the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency to incriminate the Islamic Republic.

  • Paul Pillar 2017-10-10 21:21

    by Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Neither Trump nor Kim currently seeking war: ex-senior CIA official

    Paul Pillar says North Korea is unlikely ever to give up nuclear weapons as a deterrent against armed attack

    TEHRAN – A former senior U.S. intelligence official believes that neither U.S. President Donald Trump nor North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un are now looking for a war.

  • North Korea 2017-08-07 05:36

    Ready to talk to North Korea?

    The State Department press briefing room has traditionally been the place where the United States government has explained and promoted its foreign policy to the world.

  • CIA chief promises fundamental policy shift toward Iran 2017-07-21 20:28

    CIA chief promises fundamental policy shift toward Iran

    TEHRAN – The CIA director, Mike Pompeo, said on Thursday that Washington will change its policy toward Tehran, signaling a tougher stance against the Islamic Republic.

  • Operation Ajax 2017-06-16 20:01

    Documents on CIA role in 1953 Iran coup declassified

    TEHRAN – The U.S. State Department has declassified a long-awaited “retrospective” volume of U.S. government documents on the 1953 coup in Iran, documenting the role of the CIA in the coup against the democratically-elected government of Mohammad Mosadeq.

  • Michael D’Andrea 2017-06-06 10:07

    CIA names the ‘Dark Prince’ to run Iran operations

    The CIA has named Michael D’Andrea as head of its Iran operations, an appointment that is the first major sign that the Trump administration is invoking the hard line the president took against Iran, New York Times reported on Friday.

  • Assange 2017-03-09 05:24

    WikiLeaks at it again — this time, the CIA

    WikiLeaks, in a stunning move, released what it called “the largest ever publication of confidential documents” on America’s premier intelligence agency, the CIA. There are two takeaways.

  • Trump 2017-02-07 10:01

    By Rosa Brooks

    3 ways to get rid of Trump before 2020

    Are we really stuck with this guy?

  • Iraq 2017-01-26 14:37

    By Margaret Hartmann

    U.S. should have stolen Iraq’s oil

    Trump Says U.S. should have stolen Iraq’s oil, and ‘maybe we’ll have another chance’.

  • Trump 2017-01-23 11:52

    By Colbert I. King

    President Trump at the CIA was appalling

    As a State Department special agent assigned to the U.S. Embassy in West Germany during the Cold War, as one of three regional security officers responsible for personnel and physical security of U.S. diplomatic missions in West Germany, and West Berlin, I had the privilege of working closely with American intelligence services on critical and extremely sensitive issues.