Hassan Rouhani

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  • 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.

  • clean air 2017-12-22 22:55

    Wind, rain come to Tehraners' rescue, but air pollution is in the offing

    TEHRAN — After a week of suffering from suffocating air pollution people in the metropolis of Tehran can finally breathe clean air on the first day of winter. 

  • rouhani 2017-12-20 10:48

    Rouhani: Shorter dole queues a civil right

    TEHRAN – In an address to a national summit on civil rights on Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underscored better employment as an instance of civil rights.

  • rouhani 2017-12-19 20:47

    Trump cannot annul nuclear deal, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the U.S. has so far not been able to annul the 2015 nuclear deal and cannot do so in future.

  • rouhani 2017-12-18 20:42

    Rouhani urges tighter border control in drug fight

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that patrols in border areas should be increased to counter drug trafficking.

  • Iran joins Association of Tax Authorities of Islamic Countries 2017-12-18 08:18

    Iran joins Association of Tax Authorities of Islamic Countries

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday submitted the membership act of Iran in the Association of Tax Authorities of Islamic Countries to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs.

  • Unemployment 2017-12-17 21:18

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Unemployment 'extremely serious challenge' in Iran

    In a TV program on Saturday night, Masoud Nili, a leading economist and the economic advisor to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, referred to unemployment as an extremely serious challenge in Iran.

  • rouhani 2017-12-13 17:39

    Rouhani: Iran ready to unconditionally cooperate to defend Quds

    TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is ready to cooperate unconditionally with all Muslim nations to defend al-Quds (Jerusalem).

  • rouhani 2017-12-13 01:19

    Rouhani says Quds will be Palestinian capital

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that al-Quds (Jerusalem) is the territory of all Muslims and will be the capital of Palestine.

  • Ismail Haniyeh 2017-12-12 10:57

    Rouhani urges anti-Trump unity in talks with Hamas chief 

    TEHRAN – Ismail Haniyeh, the current leader of Hamas and former prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, on Monday evening called Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to discuss Washington’s recent move in recognizing al-Quds as the new capital city of Israel.

  • letter 2017-12-11 20:25

    Appointing female deputies not a remedy for women’s problems: activists

    TEHRAN – A group of female social activists in an open letter addressing national policymakers criticized recent appointments of women to government posts as a symbolic move which would be no remedy for various problems women are facing in the country.

  • budget 2017-12-11 20:25

    Women’s share of budget bill increases by 30%

    TEHRAN – The proposed national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1397, starting on March 21, 2018, has allocated 210 billion rials ($5.25 million) for women’s affairs, an increase of 30 percent year on year.

  • Rouhani to attend OIC emergency meeting on al-Quds in Turkey 2017-12-11 09:14

    Rouhani to attend OIC emergency meeting on al-Quds in Turkey

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit Istanbul on Tuesday to attend an emergency summit of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation on al-Quds (Jerusalem).

  • rouhani 2017-12-10 20:23

    Rouhani urges Saudi to stop bowing to Israel

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Sunday that Saudi Arabia should stop bombarding Yemen and begging to have ties with the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • President Hassan Rouhani met British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Tehran 2017-12-10 20:21

    Rouhani says Iran must enjoy nuclear deal benefits

    TEHRAN – In a meeting with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Tehran on Sunday, President Hassan Rouhani said Iran must enjoy the benefits of the nuclear deal.

  • تقدیم لایحه بودجه ۹۷ 2017-12-10 12:05

    Employment, environment take center stage in Iran's budget bill

    Rouhani submits $284b bill to Majlis

    TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani presented the administration’s draft of the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1397, which starts on March 21, 2018, to the Majlis.

  • rouhani 2017-12-06 20:54

    Admission of Saudi Arabia’s ties with Israel is painful: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – In an indirect reference by Saudi Arabia which has tacitly admitted it has ties with Israel, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that an acknowledgement by “certain regional countries” for having ties with Israel is “painful”.

  • روحانی و اردوغان 2017-12-06 19:38

    Rouhani, Erdogan seek OIC action on al-Quds 

    TEHRAN – During a phone conversation on Wednesday, President Hassan Rouhani of Iran and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed recent moves surrounding al-Quds (Jerusalem), urging the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to take action.

  • President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of Shahid Beheshti Port 2017-12-03 20:18

    Strategic Chabahar port development plan inaugurated

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of Shahid Beheshti Port, an extension to the strategic Chabahar Port on the Gulf of Oman, which more than triples its annual shipment capacity to 8.5 million tons.

  • rouhani 2017-12-02 19:43

    Rouhani: We do not want distance from Arab world

    TEHRAN – In an indirect reference to Saudi Arabia, President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said Iran is not in rivalry with its neighbors and does not seek to “distance” itself from countries in the Middle East region.

  • Shinzo Abe 2017-12-02 10:48

    By Hiroyasu Kobayashi Japan’s ambassador to Tehran 

    Toward expanding cordial relations between Japan and Iran 

    More than two years have passed since I started my mission in Iran in October 2015. I am pleased to see that Japan and Iran have a steady progress in expanding relations after overcoming a variety of difficulties.