Hassan Rowhani

Bosnia and Iran to strengthen economic ties

Bosnia and Herzegovina will strengthen economic ties with Iran and measures will follow to change the current strict visa regime and facilitate travel between the two countries, the Bosniak member...

Choice of White House candidates between "bad and worse," Iran says

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Sunday revealed his low opinion of the two candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, hoping to become the next US president.

Iran's Rowhani calls on Muslims to "punish" Saudis over Hajj deaths

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said on Wednesday Saudi Arabia should be punished for its role in a deadly stampede at last year's Hajj pilgrimage.

Iran's Rowhani says will not "bow to pressure" from hardliners

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said Monday that neither he nor his government will bend under pressure from political hardliners.

Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan ink deal to boost ties in defence, commerce

The presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan signed a declaration on Monday to boost ties in defence and commerce in the Caspian Sea region.

Iran's Rowhani has little to show one year after nuclear deal

The end of the spat over Iran's nuclear projects was set to open international doors for the Islamic State. However, foreign investors remain wary, putting the political future of President Hassan...

Grabar-Kitarovic, Rouhani: Croatia can be Iran's gateway to EU

"Croatia has historical and cultural points in common with Iran and, given its geographical position, can become a gateway for our relations with the European Union," Rouhani said after the talks...

Rowhani praises success of female candidates after Iranian elections

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Sunday expressed pride at the growing number of women in parliament after four female candidates emerged victorious from a second round of elections last week...

Rowhani's reformists clinch victory in Iran run-off polls: reports

Reformist candidates allied with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani emerged victorious on Saturday in parliamentary run-off elections, multiple Iranian media outlets reported.

High hopes for Rowhani's reformists as run-off polls close in Iran

A run-off parliamentary election took place in Iran Friday, with President Hassan Rowhani's allied reformists hoping to solidify wins against the country's hardline Muslim clerics.

Iran's Rowhani postpones Austria visit for security reasons

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani has postponed Wednesday's and Thursday's planned state visit to Austria because of security reasons, the Austrian presidential office announced.

Iran’s Rowhani secures trade deals in Pakistan as sanctions ease

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani signed several trade deals during his first visit to Pakistan on Friday as global economic sanctions on Tehran eased following a nuclear deal with world powers....

President says Iran is tired of tension with outside world

Iran is tired of tension with the rest of the world, Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said Sunday, pointing to recent election results that solidly backed the country's modernizers.

In Iran, Turkey's premier plays up partnership despite Syria friction

Turkey and Iran must develop a "common perspective" in order to resolve crises embroiling the region, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said after talks with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani...

Iran's reformists set to squeeze out hardliners in landmark election

Iran's reformists have won all of Tehran's 30 seats in parliament, according to preliminary results for Friday's elections, marking a major boost for President Hassan Rowhani.