Hassan Rouhani

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  • A Russian traveler poses for a photo during her trip to Yazd, central Iran. 2018-01-22 18:29

    Russian tour operators weighing Iran destinations

    TEHRAN – A cluster of Russian tour operators and travel marketers have commenced tours across Iran to weigh its diverse destinations in a bid to deepen tourism cooperation with the southern neighbor.

  • larijani 2018-01-22 18:28

    Larijani calls Iran-KRG ties ‘strategic’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that Iran has “strategic” relationship with the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (KRG) and seeks to protect it.

  • rouhani 2018-01-22 15:07

    Iran supports integrated Iraq, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran supports an “integrated” and “united” Iraq.

  • Rouhani to address nation on TV 2018-01-22 09:57

    Rouhani to address nation on TV

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to appear on TV at 9:00 pm local time (5:30 GMT) on Monday to address the nation.

  • Interior Minister presents report on protests to Rouhani 2018-01-22 09:57

    Interior Minister presents report on protests to Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced on Sunday that he has presented a report on the recent protests in some cities to the president, Mehr reported.

  • Rouhani attends sailors’ memorial ceremony 2018-01-22 09:53

    Rouhani attends sailors’ memorial ceremony

    TEHRAN – On Sunday, President Hassan Rouhani attended a memorial ceremony for crew members of an Iranian tanker who lost their lives when the ship burned and sank.

  • rouhani 2018-01-21 21:31

    Rouhani: Nuclear deal is cornerstone of Iran-Europe ties

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the 2015 nuclear deal can serve as a “cornerstone” for Iran and European countries to expand ties.

  • Ceremony in commemoration of Sanchi oil tanker victims  2018-01-21 15:34

    Ceremony in commemoration of Sanchi oil tanker victims 

    A ceremony in commemoration of victims of Sanchi oil taker which sank on January 14 was held in Shahid Motahhari school in Tehran on Sunday morning.  President Hassan Rouhani as well as other high ranking officials along with victims’ families mourn the tragic loss of 32 sailors.  The Sanchi, heading South Korea with 136,000 tons of Iran’s light crude oil, collided with a Chinese freighter off east coast of China on January 6. The oil tanker caught fire due to the collision and after days of burning, eventually sank on January 14.  Following the tragic incident all those aboard, including 30 Iranian sailors and Bangladeshi ones, lost their lives. The bodies of the victims are still missing.

  • rouhani 2018-01-20 20:07

    Rouhani receives credentials of four ambassadors

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani received credentials of new ambassadors of Cuba, Ghana, Chile and Cyprus in separate meetings on Saturday.

  • IRIB budget greatly reduced in proposed bill: MP 2018-01-20 08:09

    IRIB budget greatly reduced in proposed bill: MP

    TEHRAN – Ehsan Qazizadeh Hashemi, a member of the Majlis Cultural Committee, says under the proposed national budget bill, the government has reduced the budget for the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) by more than 9 trillion rials (nearly $200 million).

  • rouhani 2018-01-16 20:10

    Rouhani meets parliament speakers from various Muslim nations

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held separate talks on Tuesday with Syrian, Iraqi, Qatari, Senegalese and Algerian parliament speakers on the sidelines of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC) in Tehran.

  • rouhani 2018-01-16 20:05

    Rouhani urges Islamic states to reduce dependence on foreigners

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that it is necessary that Islamic countries abandon division and reduce dependence on foreigners through reliance on domestic capacities.

  • President Rouhani to visit Baku late March 2018-01-16 09:29

    President Rouhani to visit Baku late March

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit Baku, the Republic of Azerbaijan, in the last week of March, Trend news agency quoted an informed source as saying.

  • Iran 2018-01-16 03:14

    By Raad Hadi Jabareh

    French recognition of Iran’s Quds Force roles

    French President Emmanuel Macron has chosen the right time to make a telephone call to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as the first Western leader to do so since demonstrations and violence broke out in Tehran and several other Iranian cities.

  • rouhani 2018-01-14 18:54

    Rouhani: Nuclear deal will never vanish

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the successes of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), can never be wiped out.

  • نفتکش 2018-01-14 18:43

    Nation mourns loss of 32 sailors

    Engulfed in the flames of sorrow

    Profound grief and pain engulfed the Iranian nation over the loss of 32 sailors who died aboard an oil tanker which burst into flames and sunk, eight days after a collision with a cargo ship off the coast of China.

  • ravanchi 2018-01-12 19:50

    Rouhani administration firm to be honest with people: official

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, who now serves as deputy director of the presidential chief of staff for political affairs, has said that the government of President Hassan Rouhani is determined to act transparently and be honest with the people.

  • rouhani 2018-01-08 19:41

    Rouhani says U.S. abusing UN Security Council

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Monday lashed out at the United States, saying the country is abusing the UN Security Council just because it has a permanent seat on it.

  • Rouhani, Hassan Khomeini to pay tribute to Rafsanjani 2018-01-08 09:07

    Rouhani, Hassan Khomeini to pay tribute to Rafsanjani

    TEHRAN – Chairman of Tehran City Council Mohsen Hashemi said on Sunday that a seminar will be held on Tuesday to commemorate his father, the late Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

  • Hassan Rouhani Emmanuel Macron 2018-01-03 17:44

    Macron says the role of Quds Force in annihilating Daesh not deniable

    Rouhani urges French action on MKO in call with Macron

    TEHRAN – In phone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron late on Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani called on Paris to take action against Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), which has been fomenting violence in Iran since people in some cities poured into the streets protesting rising prices, unemployment and corruption.

  • Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani 2018-01-01 17:46

    Iran’s Judiciary orders action against violent protesters

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on Monday gave the go-ahead to provincial judicial authorities to take action against “rioters” and “vandals”, urging the protesters to take a separate path from the violent protesters.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2018-01-01 17:32

    Rouhani: Protests are an opportunity

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that protests are actually an opportunity to notice the problems and find solutions for them.

  • market 2017-12-31 22:13

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Official statistical figures vs. Iranians’ economic conditions

    According to the latest report released by the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), in the first half of the current fiscal year (March 21-September 22), the country’s economy grew by 5.6 percent, while the figure, without taking into account oil production, stood at 6 percent, compared to last year's corresponding period. The state-run body also put the inflation rate for the 12-month period ended on the last day of the ninth Iranian calendar month of Azar (December 21) at 8 percent, compared to the same period in the preceding year.

  • حسن روحانی 2017-12-31 21:28

    Rouhani: Protests must be expressed in a way to help improve living standards

    TEHRAN – In his first reaction to three days of protests in certain cities across Iran, President Hassan Rouhani told a cabinet meeting on Sunday that people should express their grievances in a way that it would lead to better living condition for citizens and investment in the country.

  • The metropolis of Mashhad in Khorasan Razavi province 2017-12-31 11:03

    Metro mayors to ask Rouhani for support

    TEHRAN — Mayors of 8 metropolises of Iran requested a visit from President Hassan Rouhani to call his attention to the shortcomings the municipalities are facing.

  • Rouhani to meet heads of parliamentary committees 2017-12-28 11:18

    Rouhani to meet heads of parliamentary committees

    TEHRAN – Hossein-Ali Amiri, the vice president for parliamentary affairs, has said President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to meet heads of parliamentary committees next week.

  • Heads of govt. branches to meet on Saturday 2017-12-28 10:24

    Heads of govt. branches to meet on Saturday

    TEHRAN – Heads of the Iranian government branches will meet in the parliament on Saturday to discuss important domestic and regional issues, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting news reported on Wednesday.

  • rouhani 2017-12-25 19:54

    Rouhani appoints new advisors, vice-president

    TEHRAN – In separate decrees on Monday President Hassan Rouhani appointed Hossein-Ali Amiri as vice president for parliamentary affairs and Reza Farajidana, Akbar Torkan and Hojatoleslam Ali Yunesi as his advisors.

  • Rouhani wishes New Year without violence 2017-12-25 13:21

    Rouhani wishes New Year without violence

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued separate congratulatory messages to world’s top leaders, wishing a happy Christmas and a new year without violence and injustice, Mehr reported.

  • Heads of govt. branches to meet on air pollution, possible quake 2017-12-24 09:45

    Heads of govt. branches to meet on air pollution, possible quake

    TEHRAN – President Rouhani as well as Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani will meet within a month to exchange views on air pollution and possibility of a strong earthquake in Tehran, MP Mohammad Ali Vakili announced on Saturday.