Protests in Tehran suggest escalation in power struggle between Rouhani and Khamenei after landslide re-election Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, has been heckled during an annual pro-Palestinian rally in Tehran, a week after he was criticised by the supreme leader, as a power struggle between the two appeared to escalate. Show More Summary
A few weeks after being elected for a second term as president, Hassan Rouhani had to be whisked away from a rally in Tehran on June 23 by his security forces after being encircled by angry chanting protestors. The mob shouted slogans comparing
Hassan Rouhani questions political legitimacy of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after supreme leader embarrassed president at high-profile meeting Tensions are mounting between Iran’s supreme leader and the country’s president after the latter’s...Show More Summary
Iran’s supreme leader has forbidden the government of President Hassan Rouhani from implementing any part of UNESCO’s non-binding 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into the country’s educational system. “Some say they have altered this
The Friday prayer leader of the city of Saveh in central Iran is facing backlash from reformist members of Parliament after he called female supporters of President Hassan Rouhani “prostitutes.” The MPs have demanded an explanation from Hojatoleslam Ebrahim Hosseini, who could be taken to court
A cabinet minister appointed by centrist President Hassan Rouhani has admitted that the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology filtered “seven million” websites during Rouhani’s first term (2013-17)
First it was Hillary Clinton and John Podesta talking about releasing the government files on UFOs if she became president. This week, it was revealed that Russian government official met with American UFO lobbyist Steve Bassett to discuss appealing to President Vladimir Putin to release that country’s...
ANKARA/LONDON (Reuters) - Growing strains with the United States and political infighting at home threaten Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's plans to expand social freedoms, create jobs and draw in foreign investment, officials and analysts say.
Reza Golestani pictured here in a selfie taken at a campaign rally for President Hassan Rouhani. Source: Instagram Reza Golestani, a senior staff member at the reformists’ election headquarters in Razavi Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran, was arrested at his home in the capital city
A well-known dissident cleric is urging newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani to drop Justice Minister Mostafa Pourmohammadi from his cabinet for his role in human rights violations.
The leader of Iran’s Sunni population, Molavi Abdolhamid Ismaeelzahi, told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) that Sunnis should be invited to participate in the second-term government of newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani. “Through interviews and articles, Mr.
Iran's judiciary chief criticised moderate President Hassan Rouhani on Monday over his promises to release jailed opposition leaders -- a sign of the obstacles facing the newly re-elected leader's reform efforts. During his electionShow More Summary
Prominent human rights lawyer and former political prisoner Nasrin Sotoudeh has called on newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani to improve gender equality in Iran by counteracting the policies of Iran’s repressive security agencies. “During the ninth and tenth governments (2005-09
President Hassan Rouhani’s election victory heralds renewed engagement with the world As President Donald Trump rocked from foot to foot at the edge of a sedate, highly choreographed sword ceremony in Riyadh last week, 800 miles away, thousands of young people were streaming into the streets of Tehran for a wild, spontaneous dance of celebration. Show More Summary
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for improved relations with Gulf Arab countries during a telephone call with the emir of Qatar, which has come under fire from its Gulf neighbors over its relationship with Tehran.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that Tehran is ready for talks with Arab nations to reach a "real agreement toward peace and brotherhood." Rouhani's website quoted … Click to Continue »
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani held a phone call in which the two leaders stressed the need for more joint efforts to resolve the Syria crisis and discussed economic ties, the Kremlin said on Saturday.
We ask close ally of newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani and former prominent Iranian diplomat, Hossein Mousavian.
Iran’s recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani addressed all of Iran’s “enemies” in a statement that is as much provocative as... The post Iran’s Rouhani: ‘We Need Missiles’ to Fight U.S. and ‘Zionist Regime’ Israel appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Rouhani’s pathway to fulfill his promise: Utilize his power, negotiate the system, hold rights violators responsible, engage and empower civil society The re-election of President Hassan Rouhani on May 19, 2017 was due in large part to the perception by the Iranian citizenry that his government would do more