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Iran: President Raisi's Hard-Line Government Stalling On Progress

Iran: President Raisi's Hard-Line Government Stalling On Progress

President Ebrahim Raisi took office 100 days ago, promising Iranians 'peace and prosperity'. However, can reform succeed under conservative hard-liners loyal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?

13 November 2021
S Jaishankar To Attend Raisi Swearing-in, Fresh Start to India-Iran Ties?

S Jaishankar To Attend Raisi Swearing-in, Fresh Start to India-Iran Ties?

Jaishankar was in Tehran last month and was one of the first foreign leaders to have met with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi ahead of his swearing-in on August...

03 August 2021

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control...

Amid Venezuela Concerns Iran Sends Warships To Atlantic

Amid Venezuela Concerns Iran Sends Warships To Atlantic

The trip by the new domestically built destroyer Sahand and the intelligence-gathering vessel Makran comes amid US media reports, citing anonymous American...

11 June 2021

Iran Says De-escalation 'Only Solution' To Crisis After It Shot Down Ukrainian Plane By 'Mistake'

In a meeting between Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and the emir of Qatar, both sides agreed de-escalation is the "only solution" to the regional crisis.

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11 January 2020
Iran Admits Its Army Mistook Ukrainian Plane As Hostile, Shot It Down

Iran Admits Its Army Mistook Ukrainian Plane As Hostile, Shot It Down

The responsible parties would be referred to a judicial department within the military and held accountable, the army said.


08 January 2020
'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

"If America has committed a crime... it should know that it will receive a decisive response," Rouhani said in a televised address, hours after Iran fired...


06 January 2020
Huge Crowds In Iran Mourn General Soleimani Killed By US Drone

Huge Crowds In Iran Mourn General Soleimani Killed By US Drone

Iranians clutching "Down with USA" signs and portraits of Qasem Soleimani massed as supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei presided over prayers for the slain...


06 January 2020
Iran Says To Forego Limit' On Nuclear Enrichment Centrifuges

Iran Says To Forego Limit' On Nuclear Enrichment Centrifuges

The nuclear accord between Iran and the United Nations Security Council's five permanent members -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States --...


05 January 2020
Will Send 'Brand New Beautiful Equipment' If Iran...: Donald Trump's Fresh Warning

Will Send 'Brand New Beautiful Equipment' If Iran...: Donald Trump's Fresh Warning

US President Donald Trump has been actively putting out tweets, issuing warnings to Tehran, two days after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq.


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03 January 2020
Iran Names Esmail Qaani New Quds Chief After Soleimani Killing

Iran Names Esmail Qaani New Quds Chief After Soleimani Killing

"Following the martyrdom of the glorious general haj Qasem Soleimani, I name Brigadier General Esmail Qaani as the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic...


04 January 2020
US Urges Its Citizens To 'Depart Iraq Immediately' After Soleimani Killing

US Urges Its Citizens To 'Depart Iraq Immediately' After Soleimani Killing

"US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land," the embassy said in a statement.


10 November 2019
Iran Discovers New Oil Field With 53 Billion Barrels Of Crude: Rouhani

Iran Discovers New Oil Field With 53 Billion Barrels Of Crude: Rouhani

In a speech aired on state TV, Rouhani said the country's economy had stabilised despite punishing US measures against its senior leaders, banking and finance...


27 September 2019
PM Modi Meets Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani, Reaffirms India's Support To Peace In Persian Gulf

PM Modi Meets Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani, Reaffirms India's Support To Peace In Persian Gulf

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the high-level 74th Session of the General Assembly on Thursday amidst...


03 September 2019
Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani Rules Out Bilateral Talks With US

Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani Rules Out Bilateral Talks With US

Tehran and Washington have been at loggerheads since May last year when US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the nuclear accord and began...


10 May 2019
US B-52 Bombers Land In Qatar Amid Iran ‘Threat’

US B-52 Bombers Land In Qatar Amid Iran ‘Threat’

The planes have arrived at an American air base in Qatar for their deployment in the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran


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05 November 2018
President Rouhani Says Iran Will Continue To Sell Oil Despite US Sanctions

President Rouhani Says Iran Will Continue To Sell Oil Despite US Sanctions

On November 5, the second package of US sanctions, re-introduced after Washington's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)


23 September 2018
Iran: IS Claims Attack On Military Parade, President Rouhani Vows 'Crushing' Actions

Iran: IS Claims Attack On Military Parade, President Rouhani Vows 'Crushing' Actions

Iran summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain over their hosting of some members of the terrorist group


07 August 2018
US Reimposes Tough, Unilateral Sanctions Against Iran

US Reimposes Tough, Unilateral Sanctions Against Iran

Iranians are already seeing the effects of the sanctions, with Iran's rial currency losing around half its value since Trump announced the US would withdraw...


07 August 2018
Iran Slams 'Psychological Warfare' As US Set To Reimpose Sanctions

Iran Slams 'Psychological Warfare' As US Set To Reimpose Sanctions

The second phase of US sanctions, which takes effect November 5 and will block Iran's oil sales, is due to cause more damage


17 February 2018
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Gifts Copy Of Mahabharata To PM Modi

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Gifts Copy Of Mahabharata To PM Modi

Earlier in the day, India and Iran signed nine Memorandums of Understanding (MoU)s following the delegation-level talks in the presence of PM Modi and Iranian...


17 February 2018
India, Iran Ink 9 Pacts After 'Substantive' Talks Between Modi, Rouhani

India, Iran Ink 9 Pacts After 'Substantive' Talks Between Modi, Rouhani

The two leaders also deliberated on regional situations during their wide-ranging talks.


16 February 2018
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Visits Qutub Shahi Tombs In Hyderabad

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Visits Qutub Shahi Tombs In Hyderabad

These monuments are popularly known as seven tombs and built in Iranian architecture style


14 February 2018
Iranian Prez Hassan Rouhani To Pay 3-Day Visit To India From Tomorrow

Iranian Prez Hassan Rouhani To Pay 3-Day Visit To India From Tomorrow

This will be the first visit to India by Rouhani after taking charge as the Iranian president in August 2013.


04 February 2022
The Real Bomb

The Real Bomb

If the Mossad had been asked to sketch the worst possible Iranian leader Israel could imagine, they would have come up with someone like Hassan Rouhani


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