Hassan Rouhani

Iran President Hassan Rouhani defends execution of dissident journalist

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani defended on Monday the execution of a prominent dissident journalist based in France.

Dec 15, 2020, 14:26 PM IST

Hassan Rouhani says US can impose neither negotiations nor war on Iran

The US-Iranian confrontation has intensified since 2018 when President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers and unilaterally reimposed sanctions that have hobbled the Islamic Republic’s economy.

Sep 23, 2020, 00:39 AM IST

Khamenei loyalists may tighten grip at Iran elections

Hardliners are set to tighten control of Iran this week in a parliamentary election stacked in their favour, as the leadership closes ranks in a deepening confrontation with Washington.

Feb 17, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

Iran blames US, Saudi Arabia for conflict in region

Iran president Hassan Rouhani accused the United States and a Saudi-led military coalition of starting the four-year war in Yemen, according to Iranian news agencies.

Sep 18, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

Diplomacy only solution to end Syria crisis: Iran President Rouhani

The leaders of Turkey, Iran and Russia are meeting to try to advance peace efforts in Syria`s northwest, following attacks by Syrian government forces that risk deepening regional turmoil and pushing a new wave of migrants towards Turkey.

Sep 17, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

Iran President Hassan Rouhani says no talks with US until sanctions lifted

Trump said on Monday he would meet Iran`s president under the right circumstances to end a confrontation over Tehran`s 2015 nuclear deal with six powers and that talks were underway to see how countries could open credit lines to keep Iran`s economy afloat.

Aug 27, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: President Hassan Rouhani

Tensions have risen between Iran and the West since 2018 when the United States pulled out of an international agreement which curbed the Islamic Republic’s nuclear programme in return for an easing of economic sanctions on Iran.

Aug 06, 2019, 21:27 PM IST

Iran to boost uranium enrichment level above nuclear pact's limit: Rouhani

Iran announced this week it has stockpiled more low-enriched uranium than is permitted under the accord, a move that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to warn Iran was "playing with fire". 

Jul 03, 2019, 20:38 PM IST

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says US is pursuing 'incorrect path': Report

European signatories have not done enough to preserve the landmark 2015 nuclear deal and it would be in the benefit of European countries and the US to stick to their promises under the deal, Rouhani said.

Jun 26, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

Iran is not looking for war with America: President Hassan Rouhani

Rouhani also told Macron that Iran will not renegotiate the 2015 nuclear deal, ISNA reported. 

Jun 26, 2019, 00:45 AM IST

DNA Analysis of U.S-Iran tension

Here's the DNA Analysis of U.S-Iran tension

Jun 22, 2019, 00:20 AM IST

In tit-for-tat move, Iran designates US military forces as 'terrorist organisation'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that a country which is the leader of world terrorism has no right to pass judgements on terrorism itself.

Apr 09, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

Iran foreign minister not informed about Assad trip to Tehran: spokesman

President Hassan Rouhani rejected Zarif’s resignation last Wednesday, bolstering a moderate ally who has long been targeted by hardliners in factional struggles over the 2015 nuclear deal with the West.

Mar 05, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

Iran facing the toughest economic situation in 40 years: Hassan Rouhani

Iran’s rial currency has fluctuated in value in recent months, making it difficult for ordinary people to make ends meet.

Jan 30, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

US wants 'regime change' in Iran: Hassan Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has accused US of seeking a regime change in Iran.

Oct 15, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

US reimposes tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran

The re-imposition of fresh sanctions by the United States has evoked a sharp reaction from Iran.

Aug 07, 2018, 10:36 AM IST

Iran rejects Donald Trump's offer of talks as a dream, without value

"Mr Trump! Iran is not North Korea to accept your offer for a meeting," Guards commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari was quoted as saying.

Aug 01, 2018, 07:39 AM IST

'NEVER, EVER' threaten the US again or you will face consequences: Trump warns Iran

The response came after Rouhani earlier in the day issued his own warning to the US leader not to "play with the lion's tail".

Jul 23, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal benefits no one: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who`s on a visit here on Wednesday, said that no one will get benefits from US withdrawal from the nuclear deal.

Jul 05, 2018, 07:19 AM IST

Hassan Rouhani says Iran will not give in to pressure from Donald Trump

Hassan Rouhani said Iran maintained the right to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes. 

Jun 26, 2018, 12:50 PM IST