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Iran's hardline lawmakers move to summon President Hassan Rouhani

July 06, 2020 3:55 pm

A motion to question President Hassan Rouhani was signed by 120 lawmakers out of 290 and handed to the presiding board of the assembly, amid discontent over the government’s economic policies.

Rouhani: US has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus

April 01, 2020 3:55 pm

Trump has adopted a "maximum pressure" policy on Iran aimed at persuading Tehran to negotiate a broader deal that further constrains its nuclear programme, limits its missile programme and curbs its use of proxy forces in Iraq, Yemen and Lebanon.

Explained: Reading the criticism from Iran

March 09, 2020 1:37 pm

Iran has criticised India on the Delhi riots. It had also reacted to the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition and the 2002 riots, but its strong words now have caught notice. A look at the bilateral history and global context

Ukraine crash: Iran President Hassan Rouhani apologises for 'unforgivable mistake'

January 11, 2020 12:58 pm

The Iranian military’s statement said the plane “took the flying posture and altitude of an enemy target” as it came close to a Revolutionary Guard base.

Explained: Where and how big was Iran’s counterattack?

January 09, 2020 8:41 am

The US Department of Defence said in a statement that Iran had launched “more than a dozen ballistic missiles” that “targeted at least two Iraqi military bases hosting US military and coalition personnel”.

Explained: After Trump's '52', Rouhani talks of '290'. What does Iran's President mean?

January 07, 2020 10:39 pm

In a tweet, Trump had mentioned that the targeted 52 Iranian sites "represent(ed) the 52 American hostages taken by Iran many years ago".

Jaishankar to embark on two-day visit to Iran from Sunday

December 21, 2019 3:58 pm

He will co-chair the 19th Joint Commission Meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Javed Zarif.

Explained: Iran has so much oil, so why has the govt hiked prices?

December 04, 2019 7:54 am

Iran protests: In the four days starting November 15, between 180 and 450 people were killed, at least 2,000 were wounded, and some 7,000 detained, The NYT reported.

Iran steps further from nuclear deal with move on centrifuges

November 06, 2019 7:25 am

Iran said on Monday that it had started using a new set of advanced centrifuges, its latest move to build up its nuclear program, bringing the country a step closer to being able to produce enough nuclear material for a bomb.

Iran urges diplomacy to lower tensions, but decries tanker incident

October 14, 2019 10:43 pm

Addressing a news conference, President Hassan Rouhani reiterated policy towards the Trump administration, ruling out bilateral talks unless Washington returns to a landmark nuclear deal and lifts crippling U.S. economic sanctions.


Glimpses from Iran's Hassan Rouhani's day in New Delhi with PM Modi, President Kovind

February 17, 2018 6:05 pm

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday. He was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan where he inpected the Guard of Honor. Rouhani is in India for a three-day visit which he began at Hyderabad as the city shares historic ties with Iran.