• freeze for freeze Today 12:02

    By Azin Sahabi

    CSIS: Issue linkage to secure Iran’s commitment

    TEHRAN- ​​​​​​​ The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the number one think tank in the United States across all fields in 2019, conducts policy studies and strategic analyses of political, economic, and security issues throughout the world. It publishes numerous reports about the Islamic Republic of Iran as a permanent key area of focus for the U.S. 

  • Salehi 2021-02-27 21:54

    Iran to delete IAEA cameras’ data if U.S. sanctions not lifted: Salehi

    TEHRAN- The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says recordings from monitoring equipment that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) installed at the country’s nuclear sites will be deleted if the United States does not lift its unilateral sanctions within the next three months.

  • Iran's Economy 2021-02-27 18:33

    Iran can retool its economy under sanctions: Washington Post

    TEHRAN – In a recent commentary the Washington Post said “President Biden is walking a geopolitical tightrope on Iran.”

  • US flag 2021-02-26 22:43

    Biden shows U.S. true colors

    TEHRAN – The new U.S. administration has followed in the footsteps of its predecessor in terms of continuing economic pressure on Iran and pursuing destabilizing activities in the region.

  • Biden 2021-02-22 18:19

    Biden admin weigh easing Iran sanctions: Sunday Times

    TEHRAN - The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden is considering easing sanctions against Iran imposed during the rule of former president Donald Trump.

  • Araghchi 2021-02-21 18:19

    Iran says assesses EU invitation to meet with U.S.

    TEHRAN - Abbas Araqchi, the Iranian deputy foreign minister, said late on Saturday that Iran is studying a European Union proposal for an informal meeting between current members of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal and the United States, but has yet to respond to it.

  • GOP 2021-02-21 18:17

    Republicans criticize Biden's decision to lift Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN - Republicans are criticizing President Biden’s decision to give up on a Trump-era push to reinstate United Nations sanctions on Iran, as the administration takes a warmer tone toward Tehran, according to Fox News.

  • Thomas 2021-02-20 21:32

    By M.A. Saki

    Ex-assistant secretary of state proposes ‘a return to private negotiation’ to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Thomas Countryman, a top arms control official in the Obama administration, suggests “a return to private negotiation” between Iran and the United States for a revitalization of the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2021-02-20 17:17

    Iran’s UN envoy says JCPOA will be meaningless with sanctions in place

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, says any U.S. plan to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal will be worthless if it is not combined with a verifiable lifting of the sanctions on Iran, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • Russia-Iran-China 2021-02-20 00:20

    Can Russia and China restore balance to JCPOA?

    TEHRAN – As the U.S. doubles down on its diplomatic effort to reach a common consensus with Europe on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, pundits raise speculation on how the European Union, particularly EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, can save the day by setting the stage for Iran and the U.S. to ultimately implement the nuclear deal in full.

  • Spox 2021-02-19 20:10

    Tehran says U.S. still not JCPOA member as Washington floats return to diplomacy

    TEHRAN – The United States is yet to become a member of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Iran has said, as the Biden administration intensifies diplomatic effort to reach a common position with Europe on Iran.

  • Biden 2021-02-16 17:33

    FP writes Iran is adopting resistance economy strategy to minimize sanctions impact

    TEHRAN- Pursuing maximum pressure strategy to inflict more pain won’t cause Tehran to negotiate with the U.S. or halt its nuclear activities, according to Foreign Policy magazine.

  • Joe Biden 2021-02-16 14:13

    By Azin Sahabi

    Biden and JCPOA: Racing against the clock

    The Atlantic Council and the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft have published analyses in two different fields. While the former believes in a “rebirth” in sanctions team at the U.S. Department of State, the latter recommends that Biden’s administration “must be willing to take some political heat” to break the current standoff between Iran and the United States.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-02-15 17:39

    Iran says firm to stop Additional Protocol if sanctions not lifted

    TEHRAN - Iran reiterated on Monday that it will suspend the voluntary implementation of the Additional Protocol of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as of February 21 if the JCPOA parties don’t fulfill their commitments to lift sanctions on Iran.

  • Araghchi 2021-02-13 18:25

    Araqchi: Lifting sanctions only path for U.S. to rejoin JCPOA

    ‘America’s return to JCPOA will make sense only when it practically leads to lifting of sanctions’

    TEHRAN - Abbas Araqchi, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for political affairs, says the new U.S. administration must lift the sanctions on Tehran in a verifiable manner in order to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • General Dehghan 2021-02-12 17:51

    If U.S. sanctions continue Iran will change nuclear approach: presidential candidate

    ‘We still see the same policies from the newly elected administration as we did from the Trump team”

    TEHRAN - General Hossein Dehghan, a military adviser to Iran’s leader and Iran’s presidential candidate, told the Guardian, a British newspaper, Iran’s approach to nuclear issue will change if U.S. sanctions continue.

  • General Salami 2021-02-07 20:58

    General Salami says Iranians firm to overcome sanctions

    TEHRAN - Major General Hossein Salami, the commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, says the Iranian nation is seriously determined to “leave behind” the sanctions by focusing on domestic capacities.

  • Leader 2021-02-07 14:17

    Leader: Iran will reverse nuclear steps if U.S. lifts all sanctions

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Sunday that Iran will reverse its nuclear steps only if the United States lifts its sanctions in a way that Iran can verify them.

  • Oil 2021-02-05 10:50

    ‘India will resume Iran’s oil imports if sanctions eased’

    TEHRAN- The chairman of state-run Hindustan Petroleum Corp said that the Indian refiners will resume imports of Iranian oil if the United States eases sanctions against Tehran, Reuters reported.

  • Rouhani 2021-02-03 17:45

    Rouhani: No change to JCPOA content and no new member

    The longer the U.S. delays its decision to observe UN Resolution 2231 the “more mistakes” it will be making, President Rouhani warns

    TEHRAN- Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president, says there will be no changes to the content of the JCPOA and that no other country will be added to it.

  • Biden 2021-02-02 21:47

    American bottleneck

    TEHRAN – The Biden administration has now made it clear that it expects Iran to make the first move to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. On the other hand, Iran has also said that it expects Washington to break from the failed policies of the Trump administration and return to the nuclear deal.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-02-01 21:40

    Iran says hopes to see changes in new U.S. administration

    TEHRAN - Saeed Khatibzadeh, the Foreign Ministry spokesman, said on Monday that Iran is waiting for the new U.S. government to practically lift all sanctions imposed by Donald Trump’s administration.

  • General Salami 2021-02-01 21:39

    Top general praises Iran’s self sufficiency

    TEHRAN - Major General Hossein Salami, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), says that Iran has grown so self-sufficient and self-reliant in different fields that it can continue its path of progress without agreement with world powers, according to the Fars news agency.

  • Congress 2021-01-31 18:00

    Congress will likely put up barrier in the way of Biden to rejoin nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - The new Biden administration may find it difficult to revive the nuclear deal endorsed by the UN Security Council in 2015 due to the likely opposition by Congress, according to Politico, an American magazine.

  • Hassan Beheshtipour 2021-01-25 10:54

    Biden can lift economic sanctions through executive orders, expert says

    TEHRAN- Hassan Beheshtipour, an international relations expert, says new U.S. President Joe Biden has the power to lift the sanctions that were imposed against Iran through executive order.

  • Ravanchi 2021-01-19 21:51

    U.S. must unconditionally lift all sanctions, Iran insists

    TEHRAN – Iran will not renegotiate the 2015 nuclear deal and that the U.S. must lift all sanctions it imposed on Iran since 2018, Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, said in an interview with ISNA on Tuesday.

  • Jean-Yves Le Drian 2021-01-17 11:40

    French FM says it is urgent U.S. returns to JCPOA, asks Iran to revise nuclear policy

    TEHRAN - The French foreign minister has said it urgent that Tehran abides by the terms of the nuclear agreement and Washington returns to the deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • واکسن 2021-01-15 10:33

    U.S. adds Iranian COVID-19 vaccine developers to sanctions list

    TEHRAN – The U.S. Department of the Treasury has added Mohammad Mokhber, the president of the Execution of Imam Khomeini's Order, and Barkat Ventures, which developed the first homegrown vaccine for the coronavirus, to OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list.

  • تست انسانی واکسن ایرانی کرونا 2021-01-11 15:02

    Letter to Guterres: Iran criticizes WHO for biased support of ‘inadequately-tested American vaccine'

    TEHRAN – The Academy of Medical Sciences of Iran has written a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, criticizing the World Health Organization for being biased in favor of inadequately-tested COVID-19 vaccines produced in the United States.

  • Ghalibaf 2021-01-10 15:42

    Ghalibaf: If the West does not recognize the rights of Iranians, it will pay the price

    TEHRAN – Iran's Parliament speaker says the European countries that have been following the U.S. illegal sanctions should recognize and respect the rights of the Iranian people, otherwise, they should pay a price.