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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

PM Modi holds 'substantiative' talks with Iran President Hassan Rouhani

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held "substantive and productive" talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to boost cooperation in areas of defence and security, trade and investment, and energy.

Feb 17, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj calls on Iran President

External Affairs Minister on Saturday called on visiting Iran President Hassan Rouhani and discussed a number of issues, including energy and connectivity.

Feb 17, 2018, 14:03 PM IST

Modi congratulates Rouhani on re-election as Iran President

"Heartiest congratulations to my friend, President @HassanRouhani on his re-election," Modi tweeted in English and Persian languages.

May 20, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

Saudi beheadings wrong response to criticism: Iran president

Saudi Arabia should not respond to criticism of its regime by beheading people, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday following Riyadh's execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.

Jan 06, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

Iran president says Saudi embassy attack 'totally unjustifiable'

At least 44 people were arrested late Saturday for storming the diplomatic missions in Tehran and Mashhad after Saudi Arabia announced it had executed prominent Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr and 46 other men on "terrorism" charges.

Jan 03, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

Iran to monitor actions of world powers in nuke deal: President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani moved on Thursday to dispel concerns voiced by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei over Iran's landmark nuclear deal.

Oct 22, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

Iran President deletes #IranDeal tweet

A tweet from Iran President Hassan Rouhani`s official account was deleted Monday just moments after he indicated a deal on the Islamic republic`s nuclear programme had been reached.

Jul 13, 2015, 23:12 PM IST

Iran ''resolute'' over peaceful nuclear rights

Iran is firm and resolute over its nuclear rights and is ready to prove that its nuclear activities are peaceful, Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said here Sunday.

Jan 26, 2015, 03:56 AM IST

Iran President says nuclear deal will be done

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that a nuclear deal with world powers would be done despite a missed deadline in Vienna that prompted a seven-month extension in talks.

Nov 25, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

Time to embrace the Internet, says Iran president

Iran should embrace the Internet rather than see it as a threat, President Hassan Rouhani has said, in remarks that challenge hardliners who have stepped up measures to censor the Web.

May 20, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

Iran president hopeful of nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani said today he remains hopeful of a comprehensive agreement with world powers despite "difficulties" in negotiations on Iran`s disputed nuclear drive.

May 19, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

In letter to Obama, Iran President Rouhani offers his views

Iran`s foreign ministry says the letter exchange between Washington and Tehran included White House`s congratulations on the election of Iran`s new moderate-leaning president.

Sep 17, 2013, 16:28 PM IST

Sanctions fight requires oil shift: Iran President

Iran`s President says the country must move away from dependence on oil revenue to overcome Western sanctions that have slowed the economy and disrupted foreign trade.

Jan 16, 2013, 23:43 PM IST

Ahmadinejad accuses West of nuclear intimidation

Ahmadinejad has accused some "hegemonic powers" of intimidating his country, Xinhua reported.

Sep 27, 2012, 13:44 PM IST

Iranian President`s press adviser jailed

Ali Akbar Javanfekr is one of dozens of Ahmadinejad`s allies detained since April 2011.

Sep 27, 2012, 12:30 PM IST

`End American ‘bullying’, bring new world order`

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that a new world order should emerge, putting end to “the system of empires”.

Sep 26, 2012, 10:38 AM IST

Iran's economy to grow despite sanctions: Ahmadinejad

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad predicted Wednesday that Iran's economy would grow eight percent over the next 12 months despite severe Western sanctions, as he presented his government's annual budget to parliament.

Feb 01, 2012, 19:42 PM IST

Iran Parliament votes to expel British ambassador

Britain and Canada have embassies in Tehran but the United States closed its embassy after Islamic students took its diplomats hostage in 1979.

Nov 27, 2011, 14:28 PM IST

Iran Parliament renews move to summon Ahmadinejad

Iran`s Parliament has revived its threat to call in President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for questioning.

Oct 31, 2011, 20:31 PM IST