Joe Biden


  • Biden 2021-05-11 21:26

    53 Democratic leaders tell Biden to lift Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN - Fifty-three Democratic Party leaders have sent a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden urging him to rejoin the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Tim Anderson 2021/05/08

    By Tim Anderson

    The Arab–Israeli normalization is just a removal of masks

    The so-called ‘normalisation’ process, catalysed by Trump, is really just a removal of masks. The UAE for example, has been working with Israel for many years. No resistance state or people has changed its position. Biden has yet to announce his position on Palestine. But his options are now highly constrained.

  • Mehmet perincek 2021-05-07 17:58

    By Mohammad Ali Saki

    The imperialistic policy behind Biden's recognition of Armenian genocide: Turkish historian

    TEHRAN - A Turkish historian and political scientist believes Biden's decision to recognize the Armenian genocide is an imperialistic plan that lacks historical validity. 

  • Israeli traditional blackmail 2021-05-01 21:41

    Israeli traditional blackmail

    TEHRAN – After failing to dissuade the U.S. from pursuing nuclear diplomacy with Iran, the Israeli regime is now working to secure its interests by asking the Biden administration to compensate it for the U.S. reviving the Iran nuclear deal. 

  • بایدن و سناتور گراهام 2021-04-26 18:20

    Graham slams Biden as 'a very destabilizing president

    GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina blasted U.S. President Joe Biden, accusing him of being a "destabilizing" leader during his first 100 days in office.

  • Vienna Talks 2021-04-24 19:50

    Diplomacy, according to history, is more efficient than deception

    TEHRAN— Nearly two weeks have passed since an act of sabotage disrupted the power system at the Natanz nuclear facility. After receiving many reports and claims, and after observing the recent round of negotiations in Vienna, several questions that have been raised can be answered much easier.

  • The Vienna talks for reviving JCPOA 2021-04-23 20:48

    U.S. willing to lift only financial and oil sanctions: WSJ

    TEHRAN — As the nuclear negotiations are progressing in Vienna, there are so much to be discussed. It seems that the main dispute is over the specifics. Iran insists on removing all sanctions, but the U.S. has shown a positive signal to removing oil and finance sanctions only.

  • Mehmet Cagatay Guler 2021-04-20 17:23

    By Mohammad Ali Saki

    Russia-U.S. ties hit bottom under Biden presidency: researcher

    TEHRAN – A Turkish academic says that U.S.-Russia relations have aggravated under the Biden administration due to Biden's remarks against Vladimir Putin.

  • Iran's nuclear deal negotiator Araqchi 2021-04-17 21:42

    ‘New understanding’ taking shape in Vienna: Iranian nuclear deal negotiator

    TEHRAN - Iran and the P4+1 group made further progress in their efforts to end a years-long standoff between Tehran and Washington over the fate of the 2015 nuclear deal (JCPOA), as a top Iranian nuclear negotiator said a “new understanding” was taking shape at key talks in Vienna.

  • Biden 2021-04-17 16:29

    Biden says enrichment to 60% by Iran not helpful, but glad about talks

    U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday that Iran's enrichment of uranium to 60% purity is not helpful but said he is pleased Tehran is still in indirect talks with the U.S. about both countries resuming compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Biden-Trump 2021-04-17 12:50

    By Reza Moshfegh

    No guarantee Biden’s successor will abide by the nuclear deal: professor

    TEHRAN - An American professor is of the view that Biden’s administration is keen to revitalize the 2015 nuclear deal but there is no guarantee the next U.S. administration will honor the pact.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2021-04-10 19:02

    President says JCPOA fully legalized nuclear technology in Iran

    West, IAEA failed to provide nuclear technology to Iran, Rouhani bemoans

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the common name for the 2015 nuclear deal, completely legalized nuclear technology in Iran and this was a great achievement that happened during his early years as president.

  • JCPOA 2021-04-04 15:57

    By Azin Sahabi

    All-in-one dialogue: A smarter way to be tough on Iran 

    Nearly all prominent American think tanks with a determinant role in U.S. security and foreign policymaking have focused on President Joe Biden’s pledge to revitalize the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • ZHANG Yuan 2021/04/03

    By Professor Zhang Yuan

    Staggered cooperation in a competitive environment between major powers

    In the high-level strategic dialogue between China and the U.S. in Anchorage, Alaska, which ended on March 19, China and the United States showed a very frank and full of difference attitude.

  • Zarif 2021-03-30 19:42

    Zarif to Biden: Your admin following Trump’s footsteps

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that President Joe Biden’s administration is following Donald Trump’s policy by capitalizing on the illegal sanctions as a “leverage” against Iran.

  • JCPOA nuclear deal 2021-03-27 21:00

    It’s not U.S. stance that Iran must take first step to revive JCPOA: U.S. official

    Who might take the first step to resume compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, is not an issue for the United States, a U.S. official said on Friday, suggesting greater flexibility on the part of Washington.

  • Biden MIC 2021/03/26

    By Martin Love

    Biden ain’t cutting it so far…

    On the surface, one might find it disturbing to have to read rumblings that the U.S. is in the too-long process of losing its empire and its privileges and hegemony and even the dollar as a viable and respected reserve currency. But the rumblings are probably true to some degree since they are popping up randomly like clichés and clichés always contain an element of truth or else they’d never have become such.

  • Ian Lustick 2021-03-19 16:51

    Mohammad Ali Saki

    Penn professor says human rights are marginal issues in U.S. policy making 

    TEHRAN - Ian Lustick, a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, says that human rights have a very “marginal” role in U.S. policy making “if at all”.

  • Robert C. Smith 2021-03-14 18:57

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Prof. Smith told MNA: No difference between Biden, Trump on Riyadh

    TEHRAN– Stating that there will be no difference between Biden and Trump on Saudi Arabia, Prof. Robert Smith said that rhetoric about Riyadh might be different, but not much else as it is a key strategic ally in the region.

  • As migrants pour over U.S. border, White House won't admit Biden's dealing with a crisis 2021-03-14 18:18

    As migrants pour over U.S. border, White House won't admit Biden's dealing with a crisis

    The Biden administration is making a new push to address the causes of migration from Central America as it faces a surge at the southern border. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, has accused the Biden administration of downplaying a growing "border crisis." After four years of Trump's enforcement-focused policies, Biden is focused on "changing to a more humane and efficient system, but the administration's policies are drawing people to the border.

  • Shireen Hunter 2021-03-13 21:13

    By Mohammad Ali Saki

    As a centrist Biden is unlikely to take bold actions toward West Asia: Hunter

    “Attacks in Iraq could be false flag operations” by Israel to incite a confrontation between Iran and the U.S., Georgetown University professor says

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, says Joe Biden is reluctant to take bold decisions, especially when it comes to West Asia.

  • New York Times 2021-03-13 18:52

    Congress may impede Biden’s administration to save JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The Biden administration is caught between critics in Congress and European allies over rejoining the JCPOA to restrict Iran’s nuclear program without accepting Tehran’s demands for financial relief, according to the New York Times.

  • Zarif 2021-03-12 15:49

    Zarif to Blinken: Repeating failed ‘maximum pressure’ policy won’t yield new results

    TEHRAN - In response to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken who has said Washington will oppose the release of Iran’s frozen assets in South Korea until Tehran returns to full compliance to the 2015 nuclear deal from which the U.S. has officially withdrawn, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised the new Biden administration that the “same failed policy of maximum pressure” campaign exercised by the Trump administration will not produce new results.

  • Biden old man 2021-03-09 10:54

    By Martin Love

    It’s a wonder Iran has not ditched the JCPOA…

    Old man Joe Biden is showing a lack of fresh thinking more than anyone suspected he would, given his campaign promises, and this so soon in his own bizarre presidency. Some of his best promises have turned to dust.

  • Saudi crown prince 2021-03-07 23:35

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince faces uncertain future as relations with U.S. sour

    Palace intrigue

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in trouble of his own making. He faces a White House intent on punishing - and maybe ousting – him for a variety of reasons including his murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • Richard Nephew 2021-03-07 10:15

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Richard Nephew a worrying signal to Tehran: expert

    ‘Using sanctions as leverage against the Islamic Republic was an abject failure’

    TEHRAN – A political science professor at the Open University in Britain believes it is a "worrying signal" that Richard Nephew, the architect of sanctions on Iran during the Obama administration, has taken a new role in the Iran Biden administration.

  • Richard nephew 2021-03-05 22:50

    The West withdrew anti-Iran resolution in exchange for an informal meeting 

    Why is informal meeting so important for the West?

    TEHRAN – Iran and the West have reached a temporary understanding on deescalating tensions, a compromise that if not followed by a goodwill gesture from the United States, would end in failure, bringing the nuclear standoff back to square one.

  • Projection a political weapon for Washington in nuclear talks 2021-03-03 15:11

    By Azin Sahabi

    Projection a political weapon for Washington in nuclear talks

    TEHRAN-  In one of its latest commentaries, RAND Corporation, one of the top U.S. think tanks, has argued that Biden’s administration cannot turn back the clock on the Iran nuclear deal. 

  • Biden 2021-03-02 21:42

    Blame game doesn’t work to revive Iran nuclear deal: Guardian

    TEHRAN - Biden may inadvertently achieve what Trump couldn’t. He is destroying the Iran deal, Obama’s main foreign policy achievement, according the Guardian, a British newspaper.

  • Biden 2021-03-02 21:26

    Biden hires Architect of Sanctions to revive a deal meant to lift sanctions

    Joint Comprehensive Plan of Sanctions 

    TEHRAN – The White House has taken a range of measures that run counter to Joe Biden’s promises to rekindle diplomacy with Tehran after four years of Trump’s harsh rhetoric against the Islamic Republic.