Hassan Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
 

Yelena Dunayeva: Iran#039s pre-election race will be rough

Yelena Dunayeva: "Iran's pre-election race will be rough"

What forces candidates represent and how tense will pre-election race in Iran be

Iran to choose out of six

Iran to choose out of six

The Iranian Interior Ministry has released the final list of candidates qualified to run in the forthcoming presidential election. Iran’s Interior Ministry on Thursday night gave the following list of eligible candidates vetted by …

Iran#039s Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Iran's Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

An Iranian panel charged with vetting candidates approved the country's incumbent president and five challengers but disqualified former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from running in next month's presidential …

Iran’s Hardliners Likely To Win Upcoming Election

Iran’s Hardliners Likely To Win Upcoming Election

Rouhani's inability to stimulate the economy appears to have sowed doubt as to his ability to run the country

Lana Ravandi-Fadai: Presidential elections in Iran unpredictable

Lana Ravandi-Fadai: "Presidential elections in Iran unpredictable"

Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017

Iran Boosts Gas-Output Capacity With New Projects at Giant Field

Iran Boosts Gas-Output Capacity With New Projects at Giant Field

The country raised total production capacity at South Pars to 570 million cubic meters a day of gas

Rouhani enters Iran election race focused on his economic record

Rouhani enters Iran election race focused on his economic record

Rouhani joins an election field with two hardline stalwarts

Rouhani resisters to run in Iran#039s elections

Rouhani resisters to run in Iran's elections

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the upcoming presidential elections in May on the fourth day of the registration period which ends on Saturday evening. The five-day registration period for …

Rouhani: Iran gives priority to relations with Russia and Azerbaijan

Rouhani: Iran gives priority to relations with Russia and Azerbaijan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that his administration gives priority to ties with the neighboring countries, in particular Russia and Azerbaijan. The president noted the ties with Azerbaijan and Russia have …

Iran opens registration for presidential election

Iran opens registration for presidential election

Iran has opened registration for those hoping to run in the presidential race on May 19, media reported. Prospective candidates can register through the end of April 15. They will then be vetted by the Guardian Council, a clerical body …

Rouhani: political reforms should be carried out in Syria

Rouhani: political reforms should be carried out in Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for political reforms in Syria through elections, speaking at a press conference in Tehran. Rouhani said that efforts should be made aimed at putting an end to terrorism and …

Rouhani: US supports terrorists

Rouhani: US supports terrorists

The US missile strike on the Syrian airfield harmed the negotiation process, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, adding that the US government, in fact, supports terrorists. "As for Syria, the final solution …

Iran#039s Rouhani condemns U.S. attack on Syria

Iran's Rouhani condemns U.S. attack on Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday condemned as "flagrant U.S. aggression on Syria" a U.S. missile strike on a on a Syrian air base this week and criticized Gulf Arab states for supporting it, Reuters reported …

Perfect Timing To Raise The Tone On Iran

Perfect Timing To Raise The Tone On Iran

With presidential elections scheduled for May the 19th, this rise in the tone of the international community couldn’t come at a worst timing for Iran

Ahmadinejad once again

Ahmadinejad once again

Ex-President retakes spot on Iran's political stage, despite ‘advice’

 Rouhani: no gap between government and supreme leader

Rouhani: no gap between government and supreme leader

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that there is no gap between his government and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. "The Government stands by the supreme leader and is subordinate to …

Iran inaugurates port complex of third generation

Iran inaugurates port complex of third generation

Iran inaugurated the Caspian Port Complex, located in the Anzali Free Zone, during a ceremony attended by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on March 30. The port will have 22 berthing posts and two breakwaters with …

Iran, Russia call for continuation of fight against terrorism

Iran, Russia call for continuation of fight against terrorism

Yesterday President Vladmir Putin met President of Iran Hassan Rouhani in Moscow

Russia and Iran sign 14 MoUs as part of Rouhani#039s visit

Russia and Iran sign 14 MoUs as part of Rouhani's visit

Russian and Iranian officials signed 14 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan …

Vladimir Putin hails Iran as Russia’s reliable partner

Vladimir Putin hails Iran as Russia’s reliable partner

Iran is Russia’s good neighbor, as well as stable and reliable partner, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said as he began talks with Iran’s visiting President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday. …

Rouhani to visit Moscow ahead of the Iranian presidential elections

Rouhani to visit Moscow ahead of the Iranian presidential elections

The relationship between Iran and Russia is much more comprehensive than the future of Assad or the future of Syria

Rouhani leaves for Moscow to meet with Putin - media

Rouhani leaves for Moscow to meet with Putin - media

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has departed from Tehran for an official two-day visit to Moscow at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. The sides are expected to ink about 10 …

Ministry of Economic Development: Russian-Iranian trade turnover doubled

Ministry of Economic Development: Russian-Iranian trade turnover doubled

The year-on-year trade turnover between Russia and Iran almost doubled in January 2017, exceeding $155 million, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development said. "The Russian-Iranian trade turnover in January 2017 increased by 98% …

Medvedev and Rouhani to discuss trade between Tehran and EAEU

Medvedev and Rouhani to discuss trade between Tehran and EAEU

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Iranian President Hassan Ruhani will discuss the formation of trade regime between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Tehran on March 27 in Moscow, the press office …

Vladimir Sazhin: Putin-Rouhani talks going to be interesting

Vladimir Sazhin: "Putin-Rouhani talks going to be interesting"

The senior research fellow of the Department of Near and Middle East at the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences about the significance and prospects of this visit.

Date of Iranian President#039s visit to Russia revealed

Date of Iranian President's visit to Russia revealed

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Russia on March 27-28, the Kremlin press service said in a statement on Thursday. Vestnik Kavkaza earlier reported that Rouhani will meet Russian President …

 Is Iran planning to terminate nuclear deal?

Is Iran planning to terminate nuclear deal?

Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns that Tehran is ready to restore its nuclear activities to the level it was before the 2015 nuclear deal with the P5+1 states, should Washington fail to honor its side …

 Rouhani congratulates counterparts on Nowruz holiday

Rouhani congratulates counterparts on Nowruz holiday

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the leaders of 11 countries on the occasion of Nowruz.  “The world, today more than any time, needs a hope which values affection, love and intimacy and invites …

Iran committed to nuclear deal despite Trump threats

Iran committed to nuclear deal despite Trump threats

Trump can impose additional sanctions on Iran

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

A new conservative front representing several parties is giving Rouhani a run for his money