Emmanuel Macron


  • Lapid in France: Message received? 2021-12-03 12:28

    Lapid in France: Message received?

    TEHRAN — Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to discuss the Vienna talks that are primarily intended to lift sanctions on Iran. He was in the UK on November 28 as well.

  • Britain seeks 'urgent' talks with Europe to tackle Channel migrant crisis 2021-11-28 19:11

    Britain seeks 'urgent' talks with Europe to tackle Channel migrant crisis

    Britain's government on Sunday announced plans for its own talks on the Channel migration crisis with European ministers this week as it was frozen out of a crisis meeting in France.

  • Blame game after asylum seekers perish at sea 2021-11-26 18:45

    Blame game after asylum seekers perish at sea

    TEHRAN - Soon after at least 27 people, including a number of pregnant women and three children drowned to death trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy; instead of focusing on the root cause of this problem, British and French leaders have traded accusations on who is to blame for what is the deadliest incident since the current migration crisis to Europe began.

  • Macron accuses Australia PM of lying over submarine deal 2021-11-01 20:44

    Macron accuses Australia PM of lying over submarine deal

    TEHRAN - French President Emmanuel Macron has accused the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of out-rightly lying to him over a cancelled $90bn submarine deal, marking fresh escalation of tensions between the two countries.

  • France, UK step up war of words 2021-11-01 16:02

    France, UK step up war of words

    TEHRAN - Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out triggering trade dispute action next week in a bitter fishing row with Paris, while French President Emmanuel Macron has told Johnson to “respect the rules.” Macron also went further to question Britain's "credibility.”

  • Macron’s remarks on the Algerian massacre in Paris denounced 2021-10-18 21:18

    Macron’s remarks on the Algerian massacre in Paris denounced

    TEHRAN - French President Emmanuel Macron’s denouncement of a bloody crackdown on Algerian Muslim protesters in Paris 60 years ago as an “unforgivable crime” has not gone well, with activists demanding a full apology. While Macron’s remarks are the strongest recognition by a French president of the massacre in which police heavily beat the protesters and threw hundreds of them into the River Seine. The events that unfolded that night have never been legally investigated.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2021-10-02 20:42

    By Mohammad M. Farahani

    Stop being naive and assert independence from the U.S.: Macron

    TEHRAN - Amid escalating tensions between France and allies over the AUKUS pact, the French president has reiterated the need for asserting defense independence from the United States.

  • Macron 2021-08-30 22:14

    Macron talks big but few believe him in the region

    TEHRAN – During a visit to Iraq, French President Emanuel Macron sought to portray his country as a reliable outside force that can be counted on in the era of American decline. 

  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-08-28 23:52

    Iran FM tells Baghdad summit: U.S. is main cause of insecurity in region

    TEHRAN — Iran’s new Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian who participated in the Baghdad summit on Saturday blamed the U.S. for security problems in West Asia.

  • Macron 2021-08-22 19:22

    French “Heath pass” protests a worry for Macron 

    Thousands have taken to the streets across France for the sixth consecutive weekend against a COVID-19 health pass required for daily activities. 

  • Raisi-Macron 2021-08-09 21:54

    Macron phones Raisi, calls for deeper relationship

    TEHRAN — French President Emmanuel Macron made an hour-long phone call with new Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi on Monday, calling for continuation of talks between Tehran and Paris with the aim of deepening bilateral relations.

  • Rouhani 2021-03-03 19:11

    Iran, France presidents hold telephone conversation on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by phone with his French counterpart Emanuel Macron late on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues including the situation around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Shireen Hunter 2021-02-15 14:20

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Involving Iran's rivals in JCPOA talks to lead to failure

    TEHRAN– Stating that involving Iran's rivals in JCPOA talks would mean the failure of any talks even before it starts, Shireen Hunter said that Macron wanted to curry favor with the Saudis in the hope of getting lucrative contracts.

  • Macron, bin Salman 2021-02-13 11:48

    By Payman Yazdani

    Macron's idea sign of his inability to think strategically

    TEHRAN–"The idea to include Saudi Arabia must be seen within that context, i.e. the inability of Macron to think strategically and in more analytical detail about national and international relations", says Prof. Adib Moghaddam.

  • Macron 2021-02-05 22:38

    Macron’s gambit

    TEHRAN – French President Emanuel Macron has once again called for broader negotiations with Iran and involvement of Iran’s archrivals in the negotiations, a stance that could derail the very much anticipated talks between Iran and the West even before they go ahead.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-01-30 20:35

    Iran advises Macron to avoid taking indiscreet, hasty positions

    TEHRAN - Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, on Saturday asked French President Emmanuel Macron to avoid taking “indiscreet and hasty” positions regarding the JCPOA, the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Macron 2021-01-18 22:19

    Trumpism behind French face

    TEHRAN – In an abrupt reversal of its Iran policy, France has struck a hardline tone on Iran, adopting more or less a Trumpian approach toward the Islamic Republic in a range of pressing issues such as the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • putin 2020-12-23 18:39

    Putin, Macron underline need to salvage JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have stressed the need to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, less than a month after the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who has promised to join the deal.

  • "The March of Freedoms" faced violence 2020-12-01 16:22

    "The March of Freedoms" faced violence

    "The March of Freedoms" in France saw thousands decry police brutality, following the release of footage showing officers beating and racially abusing a Black man.

  • Ghazi Honainah 2020-11-14 10:58

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Macron wants to identify himself with the American Zionism: Lebanese cleric

    TEHRAN – Shaikh Ghazi Honainah, a member of the leadership of the Islamic Action Front in Lebanon, believes that the motive that drove the French president to back the sacrilegious cartoons against the Prophet of Islam by the Charlie Hebdo magazine is that he wants to “identify himself with the American Zionism.” 

  • Macron Biden 2020-11-11 16:52

    Biden, Macron discuss Iran nuclear deal

    TEHRAN — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has told France’s President Emmanuel Macron that he would like the U.S. to once again work with its European ally on Iran nuclear policy.

  • Andrew Korybko 2020-11-06 12:15

    Macron provoking Muslims to distract from his many domestic challenges, says American analyst

    TEHRAN - Andrew Korybko, an American geopolitical analyst based in Moscow, tells the Tehran Times that the Emmanuel Macron government's Islamophobic policies, which hypocritically masquerade as defending the freedom of expression, provoke discord and intend to distract minds from his domestic problems.

  • Firas Al Najim 2020-11-03 16:35

    Macron should be arrested, prosecuted for hate speech

    TEHRAN– Human rights activist Firas Al Najim believes French President Emmanuel Macron should be held accountable for promoting hate speech.

  • Majlis 2020-10-31 17:38

    130 Iranian MPs want France to apologize to Muslims over profane remarks

    TEHRAN - In a statement issued on Saturday, 130 Iranian MPs asked the French officials to apologize Muslim nations for using sacrilegious language against Muslims and the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

  • Macron 2020-10-31 15:16

    By Diego Vida

    Macron defending the Atheism pushing to insult Islam and Christianity, but not the Hebraism?

    Mr. Macron, this is an open letter to you to ask a question: why do you permit the ethnocentrism against Muslims and Christians through Charlie Hebdo comic and other media outlets?

  • Rodney Shakespeare 2020-10-31 11:49

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    British professor calls Macron a ‘juvenile boy’ who has just heard of ‘free expression’ 

    Rodney Shakespeare, a British professor and co-founder of the Global Justice Movement, tells the Tehran Times that French President Emanuel Macron is just like "a pimply, juvenile boy" who has heard of the phrase "free expression" and is trying to hide French involvement in "precipitating terrorist attacks".

  • Macron 2020-10-31 11:48

    By Abir Bassam

    France playing the new victim of 9/11

    The course of events has taken a violent and strange path in France. The caricatures of Prophet Muhammad were not published and republished in vain. 

  • Hypocrisy par excellence 2020-10-31 11:38

    Hypocrisy par excellence

    TEHRAN – As French President Emanuel Macron intensifies his politically motivated efforts to stigmatize Muslims, especially the French Muslim population, analysts turn the spotlight on the West’s duplicity in its dealings with the idea of freedom of expression.

  • An Arabic calligraphy featuring the phrases “Muhammad, the Messenger of God” and “Ali Is the Vicegerent of God”.  2020-10-30 18:11

    Culture ministry calls on artists to represent real image of Prophet Muhammad (S)

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance has invited the artists to introduce the real image of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad (S) with their artworks in the response to French President Emmanuel Macron’s defense of the insulting cartoons on the Prophet of Islam (S).

  • Zahra Guillaume 2020-10-30 15:57

    By Morteza Rahmani

    Macron under foreign influence: French journalist

    TEHRAN– Reacting to the recent anti-Islam comments of Emanuel Macron, a French journalist said the president is following the interests of some foreign powers, instead of his own nation.