Hassan Rouhani

Ultraconservative Ebrahim Raisi inaugurated as president of Iran

Raisi replaces moderate president Hassan Rouhani, whose landmark achievement was the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and six major powers.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Outgoing Iran president Hassan Rouhani says government not always truthful

Rouhani's comments come as officials in his government have appeared rudderless in recent months amid a series of crises ranging from the coronavirus pandemic to drought-fuelled public protests.

published on : 1st August 2021

Major blackouts in Iran prompt rare apology from President Hassan Rouhani

In recent days, the regular blackouts have spread chaos and confusion on the streets of the capital, Tehran, and other cities.

published on : 6th July 2021

Iran president Hassan Rouhani warns of possible new wave of COVID cases

The capital Tehran and more than 90 other cities and towns have been declared red zones that require up to 70% of office staff to work from their homes.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Many Iranians fear vote will underscore their powerlessness

Consumed by fear of future economic decline, Fatemeh Rekabi, a 29-year-old accountant, believes there’s no candidate worth voting for.

published on : 14th June 2021

Outgoing Iran president Hassan Rouhani becomes debate target, defends his record

Hassan Rouhani, the relatively moderate cleric who has been Iran's civilian leader for eight years, is now term limited from seeking office again.

published on : 9th June 2021

Iran says 60% enrichment response to Israel's 'nuclear terrorism'

Israel, which hasn't comment on the attack, is suspected of carrying out this weekend's assault at the Natanz nuclear facility, part of an escalating shadow war between the two countries.

published on : 14th April 2021

SCO Summit: President Hassan Rouhani  slams US for withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal 

Russian President Vladimir Putin too sounded critical of the US decision, saying the move may destabilise the Gulf region.

published on : 10th June 2018

Anger, dismay, support: How the world sees US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

The following is a selection of reactions from around the globe to Trump's biggest foreign policy move since taking office.

published on : 9th May 2018

Iran to discuss response to US President Trump's exit from Iran nuclear deal with other parties

President Hassan Rouhani also said Iran could resume uranium enrichment without limit in response to Trump's announcement.

published on : 9th May 2018

President Donald Trump pulls US out of 'horrible' Iran nuclear deal

Trump said the 2015 agreement, which included Germany, France and Britain, was a "horrible one-sided deal that should never ever have been made."

published on : 9th May 2018

Iran president Hassan Rouhani warns of  'problems' as US President Donald Trump's nuclear deal ​decision looms

Iran's president today warned the country could face 'some problems' ahead of President Donald Trump's decision on whether to pull out of its nuclear deal with world powers.

published on : 8th May 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani calls for unity among Muslims

Rouhani urged Muslims to treat all human beings with love and affection in the true spirit of Islam.  

published on : 16th February 2018

No military solution to world’s problems: Iran President Hassan Rouhani

On his historic visit to Hyderabad, the president expressed Iran’s intentions to maintain friendly relations with not only Islamic countries but others as well. 

published on : 16th February 2018

India living example of co-existence: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iran's president said on Thursday that his country was ready to help promote dialogue as a way to end bloodshed in countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Yemen.

published on : 16th February 2018
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