Tag: Hassan Rouhani

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  • Iran’s fuse removed

    Iran’s fuse removed

    Regretfully, Mr Zarif has been the object of the hardliners’ sniping, which has on occasion gone beyond mere criticism.

    March 1, 2019
  • Forty years after

    Forty years after

    Not that the reformers have not tried to modernise Iranian society, but their efforts have come a cropper because of the omnipotent theocracy.

    February 13, 2019
  • Meysam: The artist in exile

    Meysam: The artist in exile

    The pen is a recurrent motif of Meysam’s paintings and cartoons and it appears in different shapes and sizes. For him, it is not merely a symbol of liberty and freedom of expression he jealously guards, but also a weapon with which he wants to fight injustice.

    December 29, 2018
  • US sanctions will not defeat Iran: Rouhani

    US sanctions will not defeat Iran: Rouhani

    In May, US President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and several world powers, then implemented sanctions targeting Iran's central bank and oil exports.

    December 25, 2018
  • Crippling Iran

    Crippling Iran

    The sanctions on the atomic energy entity reaffirm that these are actually linked primarily to Iran’s nuclear programme

    November 8, 2018
  • Iran ‘will proudly bypass your illegal sanctions’: Hassan Rouhani to US

    Iran ‘will proudly bypass your illegal sanctions’: Hassan Rouhani to US

    The Trump administration has granted exemptions to eight countries to continue importing Iranian oil, without naming them, which reportedly includes India.

    November 5, 2018
  • US retreats step-by-step on oil sanctions: Rouhani

    US retreats step-by-step on oil sanctions: Rouhani

    Rouhani said that the Iranian government was not intimidated by the US threats.

    October 31, 2018
  • US aided Jamal Khashoggi’s murder: Hassan Rouhani

    US aided Jamal Khashoggi’s murder: Hassan Rouhani

    The Iranian President described the case as a "big test" for the so-called advocates of human rights, particularly the US and Europe, Press TV reported.

    October 24, 2018
  • Big blow for Trump | World court orders US to lift ‘humanitarian’ sanctions on Iran

    Big blow for Trump | World court orders US to lift ‘humanitarian’ sanctions on Iran

    During four days of hearings in late August, Iran's lawyers accused Washington of 'strangling' its economy.

    October 3, 2018
  • Hassan Rouhani blasts US-led sanctions as ‘economic terrorism’

    Hassan Rouhani blasts US-led sanctions as ‘economic terrorism’

    Rouhani lashed out at US President Donald Trump in his speech, saying he is seeking an "overthrow" of the Iranian leadership.

    September 26, 2018
  • 24 killed, over 50 injured in attack on military parade in Iran

    24 killed, over 50 injured in attack on military parade in Iran

    Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the occasion of the military parade to compare US President Donald Trump to the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, according to Press TV.

    September 22, 2018
  • Ayatollah vs Rouhani

    Ayatollah vs Rouhani

    With the deepening economic turmoil in Iran and President Hassan Rouhani fighting a losing battle against his detractors, the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei’s indication that the country might “abandon” the nuclear deal with the Western powers is distinctly a fallout of the domestic ferment and Donald Trump’s decision to jettison the agreement that was signed …

    September 2, 2018
  • Iran must change from within

    Iran must change from within

    It may have been more prudent for Donald Trump to make the overture before delivering the ballistic message in capital letters. But then, prudence is hardly a quality anyone associates with the White House incumbent. His belligerent tweet late last month, vowing “consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before” if …

    August 9, 2018
  • A tangled skein

    A tangled skein

    It is Donald Trump’s renewed economic reprisal against Hassan Rouhani’s swift rejection of his offer to negotiate after the US binned the nuclear deal concluded by Barack Obama. In effect, the Iranian President had underscored the glaring contradiction in terms; more recently he has rejected the talks offer as”psychological warfare”, making it explicit that”negotiations with …

    August 9, 2018
  • Iran slams ‘psychological warfare’ as US to reimpose sanctions

    Iran slams ‘psychological warfare’ as US to reimpose sanctions

    The first round of sanctions takes effect overnight, targeting Iran's access to US banknotes and key industries including cars and carpets.

    August 7, 2018
  • US to regret for re-imposing sanctions: Rouhani

    US to regret for re-imposing sanctions: Rouhani

    Iran President Hassan Rouhani has said that the Iranians would make the US regret for re-imposing sanctions against the Islamic republic. “Through unity and solidarity, the Iranians will weather away the return of sanctions,” Rouhani said on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported. “(US President) Donald Trump will learn that these kinds of pressures did not …

    August 7, 2018
  • Iran trumps Trump

    Iran trumps Trump

    Iran is a long way from deceptive North Korea and not merely in terms of distance. It has hit back at the United States of America, with President Hassan Rouhani rejecting President Trump’s offer of “talks without preconditions” as worthless and “a dream”, saying his words contradicted his action of reimposing sanctions on Tehran. Less …

    August 4, 2018