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Hassan Rouhani

US Reimposes Tough, Unilateral Sanctions Against Iran

Aug 07, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

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 from the 2015 nuclear accord.

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

Aug 07, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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 President Rouhani.

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

Feb 17, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

27 September, 2013

The Real Bomb

Uri Avnery

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

20 September, 2013

Stolen Wars

Uri Avnery

How can Obama pressure Iran, Israeli commentators and politicians ask, if he has given up on pressuring Syria?

19 September, 2013

The Importance Of Gestures

Ali Khan Mahmudabad

It seems that Iran is trying to offer an olive branch. Here's to hoping for wiser voices to prevail in the policy debate in America.

07 August, 2013
Iran's new President Hasan Rouhani smiles during his first press conference since taking office at the presidency compound in Tehran

Mounting Malaise

Jamsheed K. Choksy

Inept policies, religious pressure add to poverty, poor health and cross-border challenges in Iran

20 June, 2013
Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, shakes hands with President elect Hasan Rowhani, during a meeting at Rowhani's office, in Tehran, Iran. Rowhani has vowed for better ties with the world, and aims to reduce the West's sanctions against Iran over the country's disputed nuclear program.

Powerful Moderation

Mohammed Ayoob

Rouhani’s election signals a desire within Iran for a person at the helm of Iran’s day-to-day conduct of foreign policy who has the diplomatic skills to engage with the rest of the world, especially the major powers.

14 December, 2007

No Uncle Sam, But Saddam!

Dilip Hiro

No, it wasn't "international scrutiny and pressure" as NIE and Bush would have us believe, that was responsible for Teheran's decision to end its nuke programme. It was related to Saddam Hussein's nuclear plans.

17 May, 2005

Global Nuclear Divide

Dilip Hiro

While India may still want its pipeline, Iran's European negotiators seem aware of the dire consequences of military attacks on Iran by Israel or the United States. China or Russia veto may prevent UNSC sanctions, but would that be enough?

06 December, 2004

A Hard Bargain

Dilip Hiro

Enriched by millions of daily encounters in bazaars, Iranians are adept at bargaining and confident in the knowledge, acquired over centuries, that skillful bargaining and brinkmanship go hand in hand. This is what just happened in Paris.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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