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Iran will not tolerate Donald Trump Jerusalem violation: Hassan Rouhani

Iran will not tolerate Donald Trump Jerusalem violation: Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blasted his US counterpart Donald Trump`s plan to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital on Wednesday, saying it would not be tolerated.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
Chabahar Port, allowing India to bypass Pakistan, inaugurated in Iran

Chabahar Port, allowing India to bypass Pakistan, inaugurated in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated a newly built extension to the country's main Arabian Sea outlet, the strategic Chabahar Port on the Gulf of Oman, which more than triples its capacity and poses a challenge for a port under construction in neighbouring Pakistan.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Strategic port in sight, Sushma makes unscheduled stopover in Iran

Strategic port in sight, Sushma makes unscheduled stopover in Iran

Saturday`s Tehran meeting assumes significance in the wake of media reports that Iran might hand over the management control of the first phase of the Chabahar port to India on Sunday.

Dec 02, 2017, 21:33 PM IST

President Hassan Rouhani tells Macron Iran 'not seeking to dominate' Mideast

Iran is not seeking to "dominate" the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, according to the Iranian presidency.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Iran President Hassan Rouhani declares end of Islamic State

Iran President Hassan Rouhani declares end of Islamic State

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday in an address broadcast live on state TV.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Leaders of Russia, Iran, Turkey meet to relaunch Syria peace process

The presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet on Wednesday for the first in a series of summits aimed at re-booting the peace process in Syria, now regime forces have an upper hand over rebels and the Islamic State group.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

We have secret ties with 'many' Arab states: Israeli minister

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said on November 10 that he had "information that Saudi Arabia has asked Israel to strike Lebanon".

Nov 20, 2017, 07:56 AM IST
Iran's quake death toll rises to 530, more than 8,000 injured: IRNA

Iran's quake death toll rises to 530, more than 8,000 injured: IRNA

At least 530 people were killed in Iran’s deadliest earthquake in more than a decade, state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday, adding that more than 8,000 others were injured. 

Nov 14, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
Iran will continue to produce missiles, says Rouhani

Iran will continue to produce missiles, says Rouhani

Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defence, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

Oct 29, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

France's Emmanuel Macron 'considers' trip to Iran after Rouhani invite

French President Emmanuel Macron is considering visiting Iran after speaking by phone with his Iranian counterpart as US President Donald Trump said he was "decertifying" the nuclear deal with Tehran, the Elysee presidential office said on Saturday.

Oct 14, 2017, 06:19 AM IST
Iranian President Rouhani defends nuclear deal, says Trump can not undermine

Iranian President Rouhani defends nuclear deal, says Trump can not undermine

No one can turn that back, not Mr Trump or anyone else.

Oct 07, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Tehran says that the missiles are entirely legitimate under the terms of the deal as they are not designed to carry a nuclear warhead.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Iran ex-foreign minister turned opposition figure dies

Since 1995, he had headed the Freedom Movement of Iran, a small liberal party that is banned and has little influence in Iranian politics.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

Iran's top priority to protect nuclear deal from US: Hassan Rouhani

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday the top foreign policy priority for his new government was to protect the nuclear deal from being torn up by the United States.

Aug 20, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Iran can't use nuclear deal to hold world hostage, says US envoy

Iran can't use nuclear deal to hold world hostage, says US envoy

United Nations, Aug 16 (AP) US Ambassador Nikki Haley says Iran should not be allowed "to use the nuclear deal to hold the world hostage."

Aug 16, 2017, 06:42 AM IST

Iran's Hassan Rouhani names two female vice presidents

Laya Joneydi was appointed as the vice president for legal affairs, while another woman, Shahindokht Mowlaverdi, was named as a special adviser for citizens' rights.

Aug 09, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Chabahar Port a gateway to golden opportunities: Govt

Chabahar Port a gateway to golden opportunities: Govt

Keen on boosting bilateral trade and ties, India and Iran have expressed commitment to operationalise the strategic Chabahar Port at the earliest.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Hassan Rouhani urges cooperation between Iran, Afghanistan against terrorism

Hassan Rouhani urges cooperation between Iran, Afghanistan against terrorism

During a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, he said that Iran has made every effort in bringing about peace and stability in Afghanistan and has always stood by Afghan people in different segments of history.

Aug 05, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
China selectively using 'irrelevant' treaties against India in Dokalam issue

China selectively using 'irrelevant' treaties against India in Dokalam issue

China is selectively and unilaterally using irrelevant treaties against India on the Dokalam issue focusing on those aspects of the legacy treaties which India does not recognise, according to an opinion article published in The Korea Times.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Iran says it will respond to United States sanctions, breach of nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said Tehran will respond to any breach of the nuclear deal by Washington after US House of Representatives passed a new sanctions bill.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:17 PM IST