Hassan Rouhani: News

18 Jul 2020


Of 80 million Iranians, 25 million infected with coronavirus: Rouhani

In a shocker of a statement, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday told that 25 million citizens have been infected with coronavirus, and another 35 million face the risk of getting infected.

16 Mar 2020


Fourth batch of Indians evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran: S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday revealed that the fourth batch of 53 Indians stranded in Iran, where the impact of coronavirus has been catastrophic, has arrived in India. With this, the total number of people evacuated from the nation stands at 389, he added.

14 Jan 2020


After shooting down Ukrainian plane, Iran's judiciary announces arrests

Days after Iran (finally) took responsibility for shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane in Tehran, the nation's judiciary on Tuesday announced that they have made arrests in connection with the incident.

11 Dec 2019


Iran to have state-controlled internet. What, now?

Iran's President, Hassan Rouhani, has announced the plan of building a strong state-controlled intranet in the near future.

26 Mar 2019


Unprecedented flooding in arid Iran kills 19, injures over 90

Major floods across much of Iran have left 19 people dead and more than 90 injured, blocking roads and triggering landslides with warnings of more heavy rain to come, emergency services said yesterday.

18 Feb 2019


Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

Iran yesterday launched a locally-made submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, state TV said, in the country's latest show of military might at a time of heightened tensions with the US.

17 Feb 2019


Pakistan-backed terror hits India, Iran; Sushma Swaraj makes Tehran stopover

Sending a strong message that Iran and India are united against Pakistan sponsored terror, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a stopover in Tehran on Saturday and met Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Aragchchi.

11 Feb 2019


Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people held nation-wide rallies across Iran to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 revolution and renew their allegiance to the country's Islamic principles.

05 Nov 2018


US sanctions on Iran come into effect: Details here

On Monday, the Trump administration's sanctions against Iran, covering the country's banking and energy sectors, came into effect.

07 Aug 2018


US hits Iran again with tough, unilateral sanctions

The US re-imposed a wave of tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran today, bringing back into effect harsh penalties that had been lifted under a historic, multi-party nuclear agreement that President Donald Trump abandoned in May.

31 Jul 2018


Trump says he is ready to meet Iranian President Rouhani

Softening his tone, US President Donald Trump today said he is ready to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani without preconditions to craft a new deal over its nuclear program after threatening Tehran of grave consequences.

23 Jul 2018


'Never threaten US again': Donald Trump to Iranian President Rouhani

US President Donald Trump warned Iran of dire consequences if it threatens America again.

17 Feb 2018


Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

PM Narendra Modi's "love affair" with West Asia continues. After hosting Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and making the Palestinians happy, now he is holding "substantive and productive" talks with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.

12 Feb 2018


What does Iran President Hassan Rouhani's visit mean for India?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will leave for India on Thursday on a three-day visit.

01 Jan 2018


10 people dead overnight, Iran protests getting out of hand?

The situation in Iran seems to be getting out of hand as anti-government protests are sweeping across the country.

01 Jan 2018


Iran bans Instagram, Telegram amid protests

Iran has moved to ban Instagram and Telegram following four days of anti-establishment protests which were reportedly organized through social media.

30 Dec 2017


US: "World is watching" as anti-government protests spread across Iran

Anti-government protests have spread to several major cities across Iran, including Rasht and Kermanshah.

23 Nov 2017

Russia News

Putin proposes Syrian peace congress to end 6-year civil war

Russian President Vladimir Putin has unveiled plans to hold a Syrian peace conference aimed at ending the six-year-long civil war.

09 Aug 2017


Iran's Rouhani appoints two women as vice-presidents following outcry

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed two women as vice-presidents and one as a civil rights assistant.

20 May 2017


Iran's presidential election- Hassan Rouhani reelected after decisive victory

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has won a decisive victory in the country's election, earning him a second term in office.

27 Nov 2016


Iran: 44 dead, 103 injured in a deadly train collision

At least 44 people were killed in a deadly train collision in northern Iraq in one of the worst rail disasters in the country.

01 Oct 2016


Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

As India carried out a surgical strike on Pakistan, its "brotherly" neighbor Iran surprised it by attacking the Iran-Pak border.