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Emmanuel Macron to meet Trump, Iran's Rouhani at UN in New York 

Donald Trump has signalled that he might be willing to meet with Rouhani as well, after re-imposing sanctions against Iran last month.

published on : 19th September 2018

Iran nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi says atomic program strong: AP

The remarks by Ali Akbar Salehi, who also serves as a vice president to Iran's elected leader Hassan Rouhani, come as Iran tries to salvage an accord now challenged by President Donald Trump.

published on : 11th September 2018

Iran parliament drops plan to impeach education minister

President Hassan Rouhani has faced mounting pressure from lawmakers over his handling of an economic crisis, partly triggered by the withdrawal of the United States from the 2015 nuclear deal.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Iran lawmakers reject President Hassan Rouhani's answers on falling economy

The lawmakers, who have already impeached his labour and economy ministers this month, were unimpressed. 

published on : 28th August 2018

Iran lawsuit against US sanctions opens at UN court

Sanctions had been lifted under a 2015 multilateral agreement in return for Iran committing not to pursue nuclear weapons, but Trump reimposed unilateral sanctions three weeks ago.

published on : 27th August 2018

Iran economy minister Masoud Karbasian impeached

Karbasian lost the vote of confidence, which was carried live on state radio, by 137 votes to 121, with two abstentions.

published on : 26th August 2018

Donald Trump warns world against business with Iran as sanctions return

Trump's May withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran had spooked investors and triggered a run on the Iranian rial long before the punishing sanctions went back into force. 

published on : 8th August 2018

Iran's Hassan Rouhani says negotiations with sanctions 'makes no sense'

Rouhani referred to fears that essential supplies such as medicines would be affected when sanctions return on Tuesday.

published on : 6th August 2018

Iran receives five airplanes ahead of renewed US sanctions

The arrival of the ATR72-600 airplanes at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport represented perhaps the last benefits Iran will see under the nuclear deal after President Donald Trump withdrew.

published on : 5th August 2018

A look at five years of Hassan Rouhani's Iranian presidency

Five years since Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took office, here are country's key moments under his leadership:

published on : 5th August 2018

Trump softens tone over Iran, says he is ready to meet President Rouhani 

Trump in May pulled the US out of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement struck by the Obama administration by calling it the "the worst" deal ever negotiated.

published on : 31st July 2018

Trump says he is willing to meet Iranian leadership anytime, without pre-condition

Tension between Washington and Tehran increased a week ago, after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani asked the US not to "play with the lion's tail".

published on : 31st July 2018

President Hassan Rouhani says conflict with Iran would be 'mother of all wars'

Rouhani repeated his warning that Iran could shut down the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping lane for international oil supplies.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Donald Trump offers meeting requests to Hassan Rouhani: Iran

Donald Trump's requests were allegedly made during Rouhani's visit to New York for a United Nations General Assembly meeting in September 2017.

published on : 19th July 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatens to quit nuke deal if interests not secured

The 2015 pact between six major powers and Iran restricts its nuclear activities in exchange for the easing of the sanctions on the Islamic republic.

published on : 6th July 2018
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