Hassan Rouhani is an Iranian politician serving as the current and seventh President of Iran since 3 August 2013. He was also a lawyer, academic, former diplomat and Islamic cleric. He has been a member of Iran's Assembly of Experts since 1999, member of the Expediency Council since 1991, and a member of the Supreme National Security Council since 1989.
Rouhani was deputy speaker of the fourth and fifth terms of the Parliament of Iran (Majlis) and Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council from 1989 to 2005. In the latter capacity, he was the country's top negotiator with the EU three, UK, France, and Germany, on nuclear technology in Iran, and has also served as a Shi'ite ijtihadi cleric, and economic trade negotiator. He has expressed official support for upholding the rights of ethnic and religious minorities. In 2013, he appointed former industries minister Eshaq Jahangiri as his first vice-president.
Tehran, Iran - Iran's president on Monday urged Iranians to put a curse on the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, reiterating his long-standing charge that the US and its allies are responsible.. WorldNews - Published
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the government would file a legal case in Iran against U.S. officials who imposed sanctions on the country as a precursor to action in international.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that U.S. sanctions against Iran were "crimes against humanity" and said Tehran would file a legal case against U.S. officials for imposing difficulties..
REuters reports Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sharply criticised U.S. military intervention in the Middle East on Monday as he began a first official visit to Iraq, . His visit is aimed at shoring..
According to Reuters, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke on Wednesday on phone with his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, and offered mediation between India and Pakistan,..
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani thanked Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif a day after he announced his resignation, saying on Tuesday that he and two other ministers were "soldiers" in the "front..
According to Reuters, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has not accepted the resignation of Mohammed Javad Zarif. Iran's foreign minister abruptly resigned on Feb. 25th, and even posted an announcement..
According to Reuters, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held back from accepting the resignation of his foreign minister on Tuesday. The minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, gave no reason for his decision..
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif, who announced his resignation on Monday, has been at the frontline of the battle against America. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Syrian President Bashar al Assad made his first public visit to his closest regional ally Iran since the start of Syria's war in 2011, meeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran on Monday..
Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday that Iraqi sovereignty must be respected and weapons kept in state hands, a veiled reference to increasingly influential.. Reuters - Published
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s official IRNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani has met with Iraq’s most senior Shiite cleric — the first such meeting for an Iranian leader. The report.. WorldNews - Published
By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq and Iran signed several preliminary trade deals on Monday, Iraqi officials said, as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani began his first visit seeking to bolster.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrived Monday in Iraq for his first official visit, as Baghdad comes under pressure from Washington to limit political and trade ties with its neighbour. France 24 - Published
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned U.S. military intervention in the Middle East on Monday as he began a first official visit to Iraq, meant to bolster Tehran's influence and expand trade ties.. Reuters - Published
Shi'ite Iran is determined to strengthen its brotherly ties with neighboring Iraq, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday before his "historic" first visit to the country, state television.. Reuters - Published