John Bolton


  • Hossein Amir Abdollahian Yesterday 21:30

    Amir Abdollahian says language of force against Iranians ends in failure

    TEHRAN- Hossein Amir Abdollahian, the foreign minister of Iran, has cautioned the United States from speaking to the Iranian people in a forceful manner.

  • Kanaani 2022-08-12 21:22

    Iran rebuffs baseless myths by U.S. Judiciary

    TEHRAN— In a statement released late on Wednesday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry responded to the “endless” United States accusations against the Islamic Republic.

  • John Bolton 2022-08-12 21:19

    U.S. allegations are perfect for children’s story books

    TEHRAN— On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice released a ridiculous statement claiming that Iran was plotting to “eliminate” John Bolton, the former White House national security advisor.

  • Bolton 2022-07-13 19:00

    Bolton admits U.S. planned foreign coups 

    Former White House National Security Advisor and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, has admitted he played a role in Washington’s plans to overthrow governments around the world. A policy that has long been strongly condemned internationally, from Latin America to West Asia and beyond. 

  • Iran's human rights chief 2022-02-19 21:42

    Iran warns support for MKO will backfire on Europeans

    TEHRAN - A senior Iranian human rights official on Friday warned Europe that its support for the anti-Iran terrorist Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO) will backfire on them just like the Daesh terrorist group.

  • Chris Murphy 2022-02-16 22:19

    Senator Murphy seeks answers on efficacy of ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran

    TEHRAN - Chris Murphy, a United States senator representing Connecticut, has asked the opponents of the 2015 nuclear deal to explain to him whether five years of “maximum pressure” on Iran has “worked out”.

  • Bolton 2020-10-20 21:04

    ‘U.S. president not to leave office graciously if he loses 2020 election’

    U.S. President Donald Trump will not leave office “graciously” if he loses the 2020 presidential election against Democratic nominee Joe Biden, says his former national security adviser John Bolton.

  • Bolton 2020-10-17 18:13

    Bolton admits receiving money from MEK terror group

    TEHRAN — Former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has admitted to receiving money from the cultish Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) group, at a time when the group was still not removed from Washington’s blacklist.

  • Bolton 2020-08-29 11:06

    Retired Gen: Bolton lied, nearly started conflict with Iran

    Retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg called former National Security Adviser John Bolton 'an architect of failure' and said that he watched him lie to US President Donald Trump to nearly starting a military conflict in Iran.

  • Zarif 2020-08-23 12:38

    Zarif shows U.S. officials accidentally telling the truth on snapback mechanism

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has used U.S. officials’ remarks to show in their own words why the United States has no right to resort to the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 to trigger the snapback sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

  • Bolton 2020-08-19 17:58

    Bolton raps Trump for ‘not seeking regime change’ in Iran

    TEHRAN — Former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for not adopting the policy of “regime change” in Iran.

  • Zarif 2020-08-17 12:35

    Zarif: U.S. recourse to snapback mechanism has ‘no leg to stand on’

    TEHRAN — The United States’ recourse to the dispute resolution mechanism under resolution 2231 has “no leg to stand on,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Sunday.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-08-16 16:12

    U.S. is aware it cannot trigger snapback mechanism: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the United States is aware that it cannot trigger the snapback mechanism which returns international sanctions against Iran at the United Nations.

  • Front cover of the Persian translation of John Bolton’s book “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir”. 2020-08-04 18:17

    John Bolton’s White House memoir rendered into Persian

    TEHRAN – “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir” written by John Bolton, President Trump’s former National Security Advisor, has been translated into Persian.

  • Foreign Ministry 2020-08-03 18:27

    Iran sanctions former aide to John Bolton under anti-terror law

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday that it has imposed sanctions on an aide to John Bolton, the former U.S. national security adviser, under the Islamic Republic’s anti-terrorism law.

  • Zarif 2020-07-22 13:03

    Zarif rejects as lie Bolton’s quote from Putin

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected claims made by former U.S. presidential advisor John Bolton who has said Russia was not interested in Iran’s presence in Syria.

  • Bolton 2020-07-03 17:58

    Bolton: Iran might ‘play Trump along’ if he wins second term

    TEHRAN — Former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has said he’s worried that Iran might be able to play his former boss along if he’s re-elected.

  • Bolton 2020-06-26 19:33

    Bolton: JCPOA exit was my happiest moment in Trump admin

    TEHRAN — Former U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has said the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal “was my happiest moment, probably of the whole time” in the Trump administration.

  • Bolton 2020-06-22 18:21

    Putin doubted Israel could attack Iran: Bolton

    TEHRAN — Russian President Vladimir Putin doubted that Israel could attack Iran, according to former U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton.

  • John Bolton 2020-02-19 11:35

    ‘Maximum pressure’ policy on Iran is failing, says Bolton

    TEHRAN — The Trump administration’s maximum pressure policy against Iran is failing, says former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, the architect of Washington’s so-called “maximum pressure” policy.

  • NATO 2019-11-16 11:16

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Endless crises in NATO

    TEHRAN-NATO is spending turbulent days. The positions of the French President, the American President and the German Chancellor on how to deal with the crises in NATO are inconsistent. NATO, on the other hand, is facing difficult crises that cannot be overcome.

  • Donald Trump 2019-11-02 15:24

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Does Bolton shoot at Trump?

    Former U.S. National Security Advisor Trouble for the White House

    EHRAN-Donald Trump is concerned about the testimony of former US National Security Adviser John Bolton against himself in the Ukraine Gate case. The US President knows well that Bolton is ready to take such action against the White House! However, Donald Trump is aware of John Bolton's sentiments and sensitivities.

  • 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.

  • Netanyahu & Trump 2019-09-22 11:06

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    A game that just has become attractive

    TEHRAN - John Bolton’s dismissal from the White House, Netanyahu's defeat in the general elections in the occupied territories, and Saudi Arabia’s confusion after destruction of a part of Aramco oil facilities have created a critical and hard situation for Iran’s regional and trans-regional enemies. In the meanwhile, European Troika (England, Germany, and France) are observing a scene that its dimensions, permanence, transparency, extent, and depth are not known.

  • nader-entessar.jpg 2019-09-21 11:09

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran never confuse Bolton's firing with change of course in Trump's foreign policy towards Iran: Entessar

    TEHRAN - Nader Entessar, Professor Emeritus of Political Science from the University of South Alabama says that Bolton's firing was due primarily to personality conflicts in the upper-echelon of Trump's foreign policy team and had very little to do with policy differences toward Iran.

  • Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 2019-09-20 22:28

    By Javad Heirannia

    Pompeo pursues an essentially ideological foreign policy: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “The chief diplomat of the current administration, Michael Pompeo, continues to pursue an essentially ideological foreign policy, that is driven by a distinctively irrational approach to world politics in general and Iran in particular.”

  • Sina Azodi 2019-09-18 13:58

    By Javad Heirannia

    Pompeo will have less weight in Trump’s national security team: expert

    TEHRAN - Research Assistant at Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security, says in the absence of Bolton, I think Pompeo, another Iran Hawk will have less weight in Trump’s national security team.

  • Farhang-Jahanpour.jpg 2019-09-18 12:31

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. Iran policy unlikely to change dramatically with Bolton ouster: Jahanpour

    TEHRAN - Professor Farhang Jahanpour, a part-time tutor on Middle Eastern affairs in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford, says “although Bolton led the most extreme stance against Iran in the Trump administration, he certainly was not the only person to hold such views towards Iran.”

  • U.S.-China 2019-09-16 12:52

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Trump's defeat in the trade war with the red dragon

    The US-China trade war has reached a critical stage. Although the US president believes one of the main reasons for John Bolton's dismissal from power was his disagreement with Trump over Beijing, the claim is completely false. Continuing a trade war with China is one of the issues that President Donald Trump has. America will continue to insist on it. Here's a look at the latest news and analysis on the Washington-Beijing trade war:

  • Bolton claims Trump admin’s pressure campaign against Iran is working 2019-09-16 12:47

    Bolton was a wrong choice by the impulsive president

    TEHRAN - Donald Trump trumped his national security advisor John Bolton on Tuesday via a Twitter, saying he had "strongly disagreed" with many of Bolton's positions.