Hassan Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
 

Dozens of firefighters killed after collapse of high rise building in Tehran

Dozens of firefighters killed after collapse of high rise building in Tehran

Rescue teams were searching for at least 25 trapped firefighters after a blazing high-rise building collapsed in Tehran, the city's mayor said. State TV reported that at least 75 people, including 45 firefighters, had been hurt when …

Vladimir Sazhin: Iran has almost not changed after year without sanctions

Vladimir Sazhin: "Iran has almost not changed after year without sanctions"

The expert on how Iran and its relations with the world changed in the last year

Erdogan and Rouhani discuss regional issues

Erdogan and Rouhani discuss regional issues

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan exchanged views on a range of issues, including the latest developments in Syria and the demise of the former Iranian president …

Rafsanjani#039s death is heavy loss for Iran

Rafsanjani's death is heavy loss for Iran

Iran has declared three days of national mourning due to the death of the former president of Iran Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, making Tuesday a public holiday for his burial. Rafsanjani has …

Putin, Rouhani agree to continue cooperation on Syrian political settlement

Putin, Rouhani agree to continue cooperation on Syrian political settlement

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani agreed over the phone to continue close cooperation regarding Syrian political settlement, Kremlin press service said, Sputnik …

Kyrgyzstan backs Iran’s joining SCO

Kyrgyzstan backs Iran’s joining SCO

Kyrgyzstan backs Iran’s joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev said in a joint press conference with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani in Bishkek. “Kyrgyzstan’s view …

 Rouhani and Nazarbayev sign 5 co-op documents

Rouhani and Nazarbayev sign 5 co-op documents

Iranian and Kazakh officials signed five memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between the visiting Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev …

Iran seeks to strengthen cooperation with Kazakhstan

Iran seeks to strengthen cooperation with Kazakhstan

Iran wants to strengthen cooperation with Kazakhstan in all the spheres, the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who arrived in Astana on an …

Iranian President arrives in Armenia

Iranian President arrives in Armenia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived on an official visit to Armenia at the invitation of the country’s President Serzh Sargsyan, ARKA reported with reference to Sargsyan’s press service. …

Rouhani unveils Charter of Iranian citizens’ rights

Rouhani unveils Charter of Iranian citizens’ rights

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated a ceremony to unveil Iran’s first ever Charter of Citizens’ Rights. The Charter focuses on points regarding the …

Obama lets Iran sanctions renew but without his signature

Obama lets Iran sanctions renew but without his signature

A symbolic attempt to register disapproval at Congress

Rouhani marks Iranian wheat production self-sufficiency

Rouhani marks Iranian wheat production self-sufficiency

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani participated in a ceremony to celebrate the success of domestic producers to hit a record wheat production …

Iran starts nuclear program after US ‘violation’ of deal

Iran starts nuclear program after US ‘violation’ of deal

Rouhani ordered scientists to start developing systems for nuclear-powered boats

Iran to build 700 km of railways by the end of year

Iran to build 700 km of railways by the end of year

By the end of the presidential term of Hassan Rouhani, the length of the double-track railway sections will have reached 1,300 km, the Director General of the company ‘’Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran’’, Said …

Maduro and Rouhani plans to hold oil summit in early 2017

Maduro and Rouhani plans to hold oil summit in early 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he had agreed with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to call for a summit of heads of state from OPEC and non-OPEC countries in the first quarter of next year to …

Iran’s Cabinet passes monetary reform motion

Iran’s Cabinet passes monetary reform motion

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet on Wednesday approved a motion put forward by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) to change the national currency from rial to toman, leading to a ten-fold decrease in banknote denomination...

Iran’s Rouhani threatens ‘response’ if Obama extends sanctions

Iran’s Rouhani threatens ‘response’ if Obama extends sanctions

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani demanded Sunday that US President Barack Obama not sign an extension of US sanctions, saying the bill is a violation of a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world …

Iranian teachers protest near parliament

Iranian teachers protest near parliament

Graduates of Iranian pedagogical universities protest in front of the parliament building today, before the draft budget of will be reviewed by MPs. Iranian teachers gathered at the square near parliament, demanding to adopt amendments, …

Iran and Russia have common goal  to eradicate terrorism, Rouhani says

Iran and Russia have common goal to eradicate terrorism, Rouhani says

Terrorism is one of the main directions of the permanent cooperation between Russia and Iran, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, said today during the negotiations with the Russian …

How Iran, Russia Could Derail Oil-Production Deal

How Iran, Russia Could Derail Oil-Production Deal

OPEC members engage in a last-minute blitz of diplomacy ahead of a meeting today

Russia, Iran agree to coordinate on oil and gas markets

Russia, Iran agree to coordinate on oil and gas markets

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani agreed in a telephone call on Monday to coordinate steps on global oil and gas markets, the Kremlin said. The coordination …

Iran calls on Turkey to help establish stability in Syria, Iraq

Iran calls on Turkey to help establish stability in Syria, Iraq

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for greater cooperation between regional rivals Iran and Turkey today to help establish stability in war-ravaged Syria and Iraq. “Today when the region is in a critical condition, …

Death toll in Iranian train crash rises to 44

Death toll in Iranian train crash rises to 44

At least 44 people have been killed and 100 others injured when two passenger trains collided in Iran's north-central province of Semnan, and the death toll is likely to rise, according to news reports and local officials. President …

Vatican praises Iran

Vatican praises Iran

in promoting dialogue between Muslims and Christians

Persian Gulf Star to be launched in 2017

Persian Gulf Star to be launched in 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that the country will no more need to import gasoline from foreign countries once its Persian Gulf Star refinery starts operation next year. "We will not need to import …

 Rouhani to visit Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

Rouhani to visit Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will pay a visit to Yerevan next week at the invitation of the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan. After his visit to Armenia, Rouhani will arrive in Kazakhstan, and …

Trump#039s win: China and Iran react

Trump's win: China and Iran react

Beijing is pleased, Tehran is cautious

Iran to build hospital in Azerbaijan

Iran to build hospital in Azerbaijan

Iran plans to build a hospital in Azerbaijan, Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Javad Jahanghirzadeh said. He noted that the hospital will be built on the initiative of the presidents of Azerbaijan and Iran, …

Rouhani appoints new head for cultural heritage, tourism organization

Rouhani appoints new head for cultural heritage, tourism organization

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new vice president who will double as the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) as well. In a decree on Saturday, Rouhani …

Rouhani highlights culture as key to security

Rouhani highlights culture as key to security

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said culture can bring security to the world beyond military power and diplomacy. At the inaugural of Iran Press Show 2016 in Tehran, Rouhani said terrorists have found a footing in …