United Nations General Assembly


  • Rouhani leaving for New York to attend UN summit 2019-09-22 18:58

    Rouhani set to travel to New York on Monday

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is set to travel to New York on Monday to attend the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting, according to the president’s office.

  • UN rejects US-drafted resolution to condemn Hamas 2018-12-07 13:25

    UN rejects US-drafted resolution to condemn Hamas

    The United Nations General Assembly has rejected a United States-sponsored resolution seeking to condemn Hamas, the Palestinian group administering the besieged Gaza Strip.

  • هانتر 2018-10-02 18:04

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump's speech at UN not have any surprises: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that Trump's speech at UN “did not have any surprises.”

  • Trump Macron 2018-09-29 13:05

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Macron and Trump: From controversy to bargain

    French President Emmanuel Macron has recently had lots of ups and downs! On the one hand, he had secret dealings with Trump's government over current issues in the region (especially over Syria and Iran), and on the other hand, he is trying to enter international equations as an independent leader.

  • Mousavian 2018-09-28 16:13

    Iran has no reason to talk to a hostile, war-mongering administration which may lose power very soon.

    Iran will wait for Trump to lose power

    Before his speech at the United Nations General Assembly, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted: "Despite requests, I have no plans to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Maybe someday in the future. I am sure he is an absolutely lovely man!"

  • Takht-Ravanchi: Trump will ‘pay the price’ if he rips nuclear deal 2018-08-10 21:15

    Politician sees no ground for probable Rouhani-Trump meeting in New York

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy director of the presidential chief of staff for political affairs believes that the ground is still not fertile for a potential meeting between President Hassan Rouhani and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September.

  • Sand and dust storm in Ahwaz, Khuzestan province 2017-12-25 09:29

    ‘UNGA draft resolution turns combating SDS into a global issue’

    TEHRAN — The adoption of a draft on combating sand and dust storms (SDS) in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) will turn it into a global issue which can garner international support to tackle its detrimental effects, the Iranian ambassador to the UN said.

  • روحانی در سازمان ملل 2017-09-20 21:30

    Rouhani calls Trump UN speech hateful, absurd 

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday delivered his address to the UN General Assembly in New York.

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-08-27 09:56

    President Rouhani’s UN trip not definite: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday that President Hassan Rouhani’s attendance at this years’ United Nations General Assembly in New York is not definite yet, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • محمود واعظی 2017-08-24 13:59

    Rouhani’s attendance at UNGA under consideration: Vaezi

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani’s chief of staff, Mahmoud Vaezi, said Wednesday that whether the president would attend this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York is under consideration.

  • 02-br5 tabnak jcpoa80.jpg 2016-09-21 18:29

    JCPOA parties hold 5th Joint Commission in New York 

    TEHRAN – Deputy foreign ministers of six world powers and Iran were to convene at New York on Wednesday afternoon for a brainstorming session on the quality of the implementation of the nuclear deal they came up with in July 2015 with Tehran insisting that it is not reaping economic gains as calculated. 

  • EF1-Italy.jpg 2016-09-21 18:21

    Iran welcomes Italy for trade partnership post sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iran welcomes Italy to be once again Iran’s number one trade partner in Europe seizing the post-sanctions opportunity, ISNA quoted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as saying.