nuclear deal


  • Hadi Kobeisi 2021-04-13 15:21

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Iran no longer in hurry to reach agreement with U.S., says Lebanese researcher

    TEHRAN – A Lebanese political researcher says that Iran is not in a hurry to reach an agreement with the U.S. in terms of reviving the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Giorgio Cafiero 2021-04-11 15:38

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    GSA: Riyadh, Tel Aviv unhappy over possible transformation from ‘maximum pressure’ to ‘maximum diplo

    TEHRAN - Chief executive officer of Gulf State Analytics (GSA) says that both Saudis and Israelis in a “tacit partnership” are worried about a revitalization of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. 

  • JCPOA nuclear deal 2021-04-11 12:49

    By Mehrdad Pahlavani

    An accessible passkey to the West Asia crisis

    How the nuclear deal can create a new solution?

     The circle of tensions in West Asia runs slow, and after a slow or modest pace, it can potentially plunge. Like a multi-pointer watch, West Asia has several cogwheels. As one of the cogwheels of conflict bounces, the rest will pursue. Alleviation of a single tension in the region doesn't help immune others, but the escalation of tension in West Asia needs to be defused, at least by quitting one of the cogwheels of pointers.

  • Saviz 2021-04-07 21:07

    Israel throws a wrench into Iran nuclear talks

    TEHRAN – An Iranian vessel was attacked in the Red Sea as Iran and the West resumed nuclear talks in Vienna to revive a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers. 

  • IR-9 centrifuge 2021-04-06 14:18

    Iran begins mechanical test of new advanced centrifuge

    TEHRAN – Iran announced on Tuesday that it will unveil a new, advanced kind of centrifuge on April 10 in the latest move to rachet up nuclear activities as diplomats from Iran and 5+1 nations gather in Vienna to discuss ways to revive a 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Gando 2021-04-03 21:12

    Failure of decades of wickedness

    Gando, the most watched thriller in Iran during Noruz, sheds light on Britain's recent machinations

    TEHRAN – An eye-catching sequel to a true-life TV series featuring Iranian intelligence battle against foreign espionage has sparked broader debate among ordinary Iranians as well as public figures about British hostile activities against Iran. 

  • رابرت مالی 2021-04-03 17:59

    Biden’s Iran envoy: U.S. has to lift sanctions inconsistent with nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN – Washington has to lift those sanctions that are inconsistent with the 2015 nuclear deal if Iran is prepared to reverse its retaliatory measures in reducing its commitments to the deal, Robert Malley, President Biden’s special envoy for Iran, has said.

  • coup CIA 2021-03-14 22:38

    Analyst says the U.S. owes Iran much

    TEHRAN – A journalist and analyst who writes in Washington Monthly, The New Republic, and the Washington Post, enumerates a number of injustices that the United States has done against Iran.

  • Biden JCPOA 2021-02-23 21:05

    Ex-Israeli generals, Mossad spymasters urge Biden's return to Iran deal

    A group of former top officials from Israel’s Atomic Energy Commission, the IDF and the Mossad sent a letter on Monday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressing support for a U.S. return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, the Jerusalem Post reported on Tuesday.

  • Iran Talks 2021-02-23 17:01

    Nonproliferation experts urge immediate talks between Iran and 5+1

    TEHRAN - Nonproliferation experts are calling on the European Union, the United States, and Iran to immediately begin technical talks on the steps necessary to restore compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1, according to a press release by Arms Control Association.

  • Salehi-and-Grossi 2021-02-22 11:11

    IAEA will continue ‘necessary verification’ of Iran’s nuclear activities: statement

    TEHRAN – Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have reached an understanding on how to continue cooperation two days before Iran starts implementing a nuclear law obligating the Iranian government to halt implementing the Additional Protocol to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

  • Iran - US 2021/02/21

    By Professor Fan Hongda

    Prospect of the U.S.-Iran relations beyond manufactured scare

    U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement on February 18: “The United States would accept an invitation from the European Union High Representative to attend a meeting of the P5+1 and Iran to discuss a diplomatic way forward on Iran's nuclear program.”

  • 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).

  • France, Germany, and the United Kingdom (E3) 2021-02-20 10:34

    By Azin Sahabi

    Unified transatlantic focus on JCPOA: Hitting two birds with one stone

    TEHRAN- France, Germany, and the United Kingdom (E3), the European parties in the 2015 nuclear talks, are setting their agenda for future negotiations with Iran to revive the JCPOA.

  • Ned Price 2021-02-19 11:51

    U.S. agrees to meet Iran, world powers on nuclear deal 

    The Biden administration said Thursday it would agree to meet with Iran and other world powers involved in negotiating the 2015 nuclear deal, the first public step toward renewed diplomacy with Tehran, USA TODAY reported.

  • 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.

  • Biden 2021-02-07 21:04

    “Iranian rejection of Blinken’s proposal is understandable”

    Politico suggests three solutions to Biden to break nuclear stalemate with Iran

    TEHRAN - In an op-ed published on February 5, the Politico magazine proposes three solutions to new U.S. President Joe Biden to break the deadlock to restore the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Perkovich 2021-02-02 12:01

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S., Russia have lost wars though they have nuclear arms: Carnegie scholar 

    TEHRAN – The vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace says that nuclear weapons can’t be used necessarily as a deterrence strategy as the U.S. and the Soviet Union, despite possessing nuclear bombs, have been attacked and also lost wars.

  • Kamalvandi 2021-01-29 19:44

    Iran has stockpiled 17 kilogram of 20% enriched uranium

    TEHRAN – Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Thursday that after the implementation of the strategic law on lifting sanctions, Iran has accumulated about 17 kilograms of 20 percent enriched uranium.

  • Antonio Guterres 2021-01-29 11:43

    UN chief calls for U.S., Iran to revitalize nuclear deal

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Thursday for the United States and Iran to work together to break their current stalemate on the international nuclear accord but said he did not expect a quick outcome.

  • Merkel-Biden 2021-01-27 17:16

    Biden and Merkel discuss Iran 

    New U.S. President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday held their first phone call, discussing a range of issues including the issues surrounding the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Stephen Herzog 2021-01-18 11:48

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    ‘Compliance-for-compliance’ approach needed to reinstate JCPOA: Harvard researcher

    TEHRAN – Stephen Herzog, a research fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University, predicts that Iran and the U.S. will follow a “compliance-for-compliance” approach to revive the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Grossi 2020-12-18 20:39

    By M.A. Saki

    Serious doubts about Grossi’s intentions 

    Rafael Grossi, the director general of the Atomic Energy Agency, has said reviving Iran’s nuclear deal under U.S. President-elect Joe Biden would require striking a new agreement setting out how Iran’s reduction of commitments should be reversed.

  • Biden 2020-12-05 12:54

    Biden likely to fail in resolving America problems in four years

    TEHRAN – As Joe Biden prepares to move into the White House in a few weeks, experts highlight the difficulties that he will face once he is inaugurated. An expert on international relations told the Tehran Times that a Biden administration would likely fail to address all issues weighing on the United States foreign policy in the coming years.

  • Zarif 2020-12-04 15:18

    Iran won’t renegotiate nuclear deal, Zarif asserts

    Zarif says if Biden asks Tehran to renegotiate the JCPOA, it would be walking in the same ‘rogue’ steps as Trump’s team

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran will not renegotiate the 2015 nuclear agreement it signed with six world powers and the European Union.

  • Mark Fitzpatrick 2020-11-18 11:44

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Trump failed to achieve his Iran goals: Fitzpatrick

    “Unfortunately, Trump saw self-interest as what was good for himself personally, not what was good for the country”

    TEHRAN – Mark Fitzpatrick, an associate fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), says Donald Trump achieved “none of his goals” by quitting the 2015 nuclear deal, noting that Trump “only made the situation more dangerous.”

  • Mehran Kamrava 2020-11-18 11:42

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Biden is unlikely to end military involvements, professor says

    TEHRAN – Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University says that President-elect Joe Biden “is not the right person” to end the endless American wars as liberals think America has a global mandate to intervene and “spread its gospel of truth”.

  • Gharibabadi 2020-11-17 21:20

    Envoy urges IAEA to guarantee implementation of nuclear-related co-op

    TEHRAN – Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, has stressed that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) should guarantee effective implementation of nuclear-related technical cooperation programs.

  • Marc Finaud 2020-11-09 11:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    Biden will follow Obama’s legacy towards Iran: ex-French Foreign Ministry official 

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, predicts that the incoming Joe Biden administration will “follow Barack Obama’s legacy based on policy change and not regime change towards Iran.” 

  • Stephen Herzog 2020-11-07 10:52

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Trump's ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Iran absolutely failed: Harvard researcher

     “Iran isn't just going to accept Biden's word if it's possible for future U.S. presidents to exit the deal again with the stroke of a pen”

    TEHRAN – Stephen Herzog, a research fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University, says Donald Trump’s "maximum pressure" strategy to strangulate Iran economically has failed as the Islamic Republic has “improved economic ties with China, Venezuela, and other states." The research fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University also says, "Iran has significantly more enriched uranium than it did prior to the JCPOA."