John Bolton


  • zarif Today 20:20

    Zarif joins 10-year challenge, slamming Bolton

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has taken on the “10 year challenge”, a photo sharing fad sweeping social media, by comparing U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton’s warmongering remarks 10 years ago with those of today.

  • Pompeo and Bolton 2019-01-13 20:13

    White House sought options to strike Iran: WSJ

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security team has over the past months conducted a series of meetings to discuss strikes against Iran.

  • Bolton (1st row-2nd R) and others are seen wearing virtual reality goggles during a visit to the Western Wall in East Jerusalem al-Quds' Old City, January 6, 2019. 2019-01-10 09:25

    Tehran to Bolton: VR glasses useless if you’re blind

    TEHRAN - Iran’s foreign minister has reacted to a picture showing U.S. national security advisor John Bolton wearing virtual reality goggles allegedly reconstructing the past on a tour in the Israeli-occupied city of Jerusalem al-Quds.

  • zarif 2019-01-10 09:23

    Zarif likens Pompeo and Bolton to ‘psychotic stalker’ too obsessed with Iran

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday likened U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton to “psychotic stalkers” who are extremely obsessed with Iran.

  • John Bolton 2019-01-09 12:25

    Bolton departs Turkey without meeting with Erdoğan

    U.S. President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton is preparing to leave Ankara after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan denied his requested meeting.

  • jahangiri 2019-01-08 20:26

    Unity essential to overcome sanctions: Jahangiri

    TEHRAN – Pointing to harsh economic sanction against Iran by the United States, Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri suggested on Tuesday that national unity is essential to pass this hard time and solve the economic problems.

  • Oliver Meier 2018-12-03 19:30

    Germany’s Oliver Meier: Bolton’s claim that Iran has violated UNSCR 2231 is ‘factually wrong’

    TEHRAN - Oliver Meier, the deputy head of International Security Division of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), has said that UN Security Council Resolution 2231 does not prohibit Iran from missile testing activities, therefore the claim by the U.S. hat Iran has violated the resolution are unfounded.

  • Pompeo and Bolton 2018-11-21 11:05

    By M.A. Saki

    Pompeo and Bolton want to torture the Iranian nation

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his special representative for Iran Brian Hook have claimed that humanitarian supplies such as food and medicine are exempt from sanctions against Iran.  

  • qassemi 2018-11-14 14:01

    Sadistic Bolton enjoys harassing Iran, Foreign Ministry says

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that John Bolton, the national security advisor to President Trump, suffers from sadism of causing pain for Iran.

  • International Court of Justice 2018-10-08 20:33

    ICJ starts hearing Iran’s complaint against U.S.

    TEHRAN – The Hague-based International Court of Justice on Monday started hearing Tehran’s complaint against the United States for seizing Iran’s assets.

  • Chuck Hagel 2018-10-06 15:50

    ‘It’s complete folly’ to threaten Iran out of Syria: ex-Pentagon chief

    Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday sharply criticized tough talk on Iran from senior Trump administration officials determined to ouster the forces backed by Tehran from Syria.

  • Bolton is obsessed with Iran: French official 2018-10-05 21:32

    Bolton is obsessed with Iran: French official

    TEHRAN – “Bolton is obsessed with Iran, and everything else plays second fiddle,” said one senior official from France, whose president, Emmanuel Macron, pleaded unsuccessfully with Trump to remain in the Iran nuclear deal during an April visit to the White House, Reuters reported.

  • نشست خبری دبیر شورای عالی امنیت ملی 2018-10-02 23:05

    We took you seriously, Shamkhani tells Bolton after missile attack

    TEHRAN – “We did take you seriously. This Hajizadeh [the IRGC Airspace commander] took you seriously when he landed missiles three miles away from you,” Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday, addressing Trump’s national security advisor John Bolton.

  • فرید زکریا و ظریف 2018-10-02 08:10

    Zarif blasts Trump officials over consulate closure

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday denied that his country was responsible for increased threats against a U.S. consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra.

  • Trump - Macron 2018-09-30 10:13

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Washington's Isolation and Dual Game of Paris

    The United Nations General Assembly's meeting in New York uncovered Washington's isolation in the international system even more than before. The unilateralism of the United States and its illegal approach towards international agreements (e.g. its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) were criticized by our president at the UN.

  • Rouhani 2018-09-26 22:50

    "Iran unconcerned if U.S. suffers in Syria"

    Not honoring U.S. sanctions a 'legal obligation' for all countries: Iran’s Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says it is a “legal obligation” for all countries to bypass U.S. sanctions against Iran.

  • Trump 2018-09-24 11:21

    By Martin Love

    Change is coming, but when is the question

    It has been claimed that when Neocon warmonger John Bolton won his appointment as Trump’s National Security Advisor and showed up at the White House that Trump, in jest or not, told him he was not going to permit him to start another war. Trump was signaling his alleged refusal to allow Bolton to start a war with Iran in particular.

  • John Bolton 2018-09-15 10:38

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Bolton attack on ICC: A legal suicide by U.S.

    On Sept. 10, John Bolton, the national security advisor to Donald Trump, made a harsh attack against the International Court of Justice (ICC), calling it “illegitimate” and a body that it is “dead” for the U.S.

  • U.S. Action Group dreaming of re-enacting 1953 coup: Zarif 2018-09-11 17:11

    Zarif slams ‘rogue U.S. regime’ for threatening ICC

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday slammed the “rogue U.S. regime” for threatening to impose sanctions on the International Criminal Court (ICC) and prosecuting its judges.

  • John Bolton 2018-09-11 14:26

    Palestinians say will stick to principles after U.S. decides to close PLO office in Washington

    The Palestinian Authority says it will not abandon its principles following the U.S. decision to close the Palestinian Liberation Organization's office in Washington, ABC News reported on Monday.

  • John Bolton 2018-08-27 11:24

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Bolton's negotiations against Iran

    John Bolton, the U.S. National Security Advisor, continues his anti-Iranian negotiations in various fields. In recent weeks, he has been busy discussing the presence of Iran in Syria and, on the other hand, engaging in negotiations with other countries over Iran's sanctions.

  • 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.

  • ‘U.S. concerned about possible election meddling by Iran’ 2018-08-20 10:35

    ‘U.S. concerned about possible election meddling by Iran’

    TEHRAN – U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday that the U.S. is concerned about possible election meddling by Iran, Russia, China and North Korea.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-06-21 11:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump has no political philosophy: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, strongly believes that “Trump is full of contradictions. He has no political philosophy.”

  • Paul Pillar 2018-06-20 11:19

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump is a false populist: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that Trump lives in “the moment, saying what gets applause and attention at any one moment. He leaves no legacy of political or philosophical thought.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-06-14 15:25

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump partly right about unfair trade practices: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Trump is partly right about the unfair trade practices of some of America's trading partners such China and Europe. Some of the trade agreements, such as NAFTA, signed during the Clinton administration were not fair to America.”