There are two key players, current leader Hassan Rouhani and hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi.
President Hassan Rouhani has called for greater unity between Shiite and Sunni Muslims during his first official visit to the Arab Gulf since being elected in…
By Mehrdad Khonsari, former Iranian diplomat and an independent commentator on Iranian Affairs No one really knows what to expect from President
Iran’s president Rouhani has said he will not let US President-elect Donald Trump tear up the global nuclear deal agreed with several world powers, warning of unspecified repercussions if that…
Despite their differences, the foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran are pledging greater cooperation on trying to resolve the Syrian crisis – after meeting in…
Ankara and Tehran may be on opposite sides concerning the Syrian civil war, but all signs are pointing to improved trade ties in the near future. On
Final results after elections on Friday show that allies of the reformist President Hassan Rouhani have made big gains.
Commentators say the results could mean Iran will further its new ties with the West after the recent nuclear deal
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani leads celebrations marking the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution in Tehran’s Azadi square.
In this week’s Perspectives we look at reports on the first visit to Europe by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani after the lifting of international
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has rounded off a four-day European tour in Paris – the the first visit to France by an Iranian president in 17
Iran’s president continues his coming-in-from-the-cold mini European tour, doing deals with the French to add to the 17 billion euros worth of deals
“Iran is open for investment” that was the message the country’s President Hassan Rouhani brought with him as he met a warm welcome in Paris from
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Paris on Wednesday for the second leg of his European visit.
Boxed up so as not to offend … Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has come under fire after ancient nude statutes in Rome’s Capitoline museum were
Pope Francis welcomed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the Vatican on Tuesday. The two held a private talk that lasted 40 minutes. They discussed
The Iranian president Hassan Rouhani landed in Rome on Monday for talks with the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the start of his first
Iran’s president’s visit to Europe was scheduled for the 14 and 15 November 2015, but postponed as a result of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Over
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the nation following the implementation of a landmark nuclear accord and subsequent lifting of
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has taken the very 21st-century step of tweeting his congratulations to the nation following the implementation of a
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday (December 27) called on Muslim countries around the world to unite and fix Islam's public image.
It was a heated session but eventually Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament endorsed the landmark nuclear agreement struck earlier this year with
The international agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme between Tehran, the European Union and the five permanent members of United Nations Security
Hope has returned for a resolution to the Iran nuclear talks, diplomats say, despite mixed messages from Tehran.
Iran has dismissed claims the US Congress could derail plans for a long-contested nuclear deal. Speaking from the northern city of Rasht, President
There was a warm greeting in Tehran for Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani – despite marked