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18-Jun-2019 Tehran

Iran will not go to war with any nation : Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday reaffirmed that his country does not seek war with any nation, but stressed that Tehran will come out as the ultimate winner of any warfare against it."We will not wage war with any nation, those facing us are a group...

13-Jun-2019 Tehran

'US economic war' root cause of regional tensions : Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that tensions in the Middle East region were caused by the "US economic war" against Iran."If we witness some tensions in the region  today, their root cause lies in the U.S. economic war against Iranian nation," Xinhua...

22-Apr-2019 Tehran

Hope for peaceful political settlement of Kashmir issue: Imran Khan

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan and Iranian President and Hasan Rouhani addressed a joint press conference in Tehran on Monday, Imran Khan said that I feel strongly without justice there is no peace and a huge amount of injustice has been done to the...

14-Mar-2019 Tehran

5 killed in Iran gas pipeline explosion

At least five people were killed on Thursday in an explosion of a pipeline that links the gas network from Mahshahr city to Ahvaz city in Iran, the state media reported.Six other  people were injured in the explosion, Ahvaz Governor Jamal Alami Nisi...

21-Feb-2019 Tehran

Hassan Rouhani calls US sanctions terrorism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that the sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic by the US constitute an act of terrorism.Rouhani spoke following a  Cabinet meeting in Tehran, underscoring the need for Iranians to continue to stand...

14-Jan-2019 Tehran

Cargo plane crash in Iran kills 15

A Boeing 707 cargo plane crashed near the Iranian city of Karaj on Monday, killing at least 15 people on board, authorities said.The cargo plane, which belonged to Iran's Army and had 16 people on board, went down at 8.30 a.m. in a residential area some...

25-Dec-2018 Tehran

US sanctions will not defeat Iran : Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said that the US would not succeed in destroying the Islamic Republic despite the negative impact of Washington-imposed sanctions on the country's economic development.Speaking before lawmakers, Rouhani said that Iran...

19-Dec-2018 Tehran

US cannot influence Iranian ties with neighbours: Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said Washington cannot dictate its policies on regional countries for their relations with Iran.Rouhani made the remarks at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport before leaving for Turkey, Xinhua news agency reported.He...

31-Oct-2018 Tehran

US retreats step-by-step on oil sanctions : Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that the US officials have retreated from their earlier stance to cut down Iran's oil exports to zero."At the beginning, they said they will bring Iran's oil exports to zero; later they said that it is impossible...

24-Oct-2018 Tehran

US aided Jamal Khashoggi's murder: Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that Saudi Arabia wouldn't have dared to kill dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi without the support of the US, a close Riyadh ally.Rouhani's comments came after US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called...

29-Sep-2018 Tehran

13 dead in Iran after drinking poisonous alcohol

At least 13 people died in Iran after drinking poisonous alcohol over the past 48 hours, Iran's Emergency Department said on Saturday.Pir Hossein Kolivand, the department head, said nine of the victims were from Hormuzgan province, two from Alborz province...

22-Sep-2018 Tehran

24 killed as gunmen open fire on Iranian military parade

At least 24 people, including civilians were killed and over 50 injured when gunmen disguised as soldiers opened fire on an elite military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday.The dead and wounded were both military personnel and civilians, including...

22-Sep-2018 Tehran

10 killed in attack on Iranian military parade

At least 10 people were killed and 21 ,including a child and a woman, were injured in an attack on a military parade in Iran's Khuzestan province on Saturday, the media reported.The parade was part of nationwide celebrations in Iran to mark the 30th anniversary...

05-Sep-2018 Tehran

6 killed in Tehran crane crash

Six construction workers were killed in a crane crash accident in Iran's capital Tehran on Tuesday evening, official IRNA news agency reported.The crane had been installed in a construction site in the Chitgar district to the west of Tehran where the workers...

19-Aug-2018 Tehran

Hassan Rouhani urges boost ties with Pakistan under Imran Khan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday congratulated Imran Khan on his election as Pakistan's new Prime Minister, state TV reported.In his message, Rouhani said that Iran was ready to expand cooperation with Pakistan, expressing hope that the two countries...

07-Aug-2018 Tehran

US to regret for re-imposing sanctions : Hassan Rouhani

Iran President Hassan Rouhani has said that the Iranians would make the US regret for re-imposing sanctions against the Islamic republic."Through unity and solidarity, the Iranians will weather away the return of sanctions," Rouhani said on Monday, Xinhua...

03-Apr-2018 Tehran

11 killed in arson attack on Iranian teahouse

At least 11 people were killed in an arson attack on a teahouse in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Tuesday, police said.According to a police official, some people set the teahouse in Khuzestan province on fire deliberately, Xinhua news agency reported.Firefighters...

27-Mar-2018 Tehran

Hassan Rouhani kicks off trip to Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday left Tehran for Turkmenistan for talks on bilateral and regional issues.Rouhani's visit came at the official invitation of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. Before heading for Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat,...

11-Mar-2018 Tehran

11 dead in Turkish plane crash in Iran

All 11 people on board the Turkish plane crashed in Iran on Sunday are dead, media reports said.The locals reached the wreckage of crashed plane late evening on Sunday and encountered the corps which are not identifiable and need DNA examination, the spokesman...

18-Feb-2018 Tehran

Iranian plane with 66 aboard crashes

A passenger plane with 66 people on board crashed in central Iran on Sunday, authorities said but declined to give any definite information about the fate of the passengers.The ATR 72, a twin-engine turboprop operated by Aseman Airlines, crashed due to...

06-Feb-2018 Tehran

Hassan Rouhani says Iran not to renegotiate nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Tehran will never renegotiate nuclear deal which it signed with the world powers in 2015."The JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) is non-negotiable and cannot be rewritten," Rouhani said in a press...

27-Jan-2018 Tehran

Five IS militants killed by Iranian forces

Iranian security forces killed five Islamic State (IS) militants in Iran on Saturday, official said.The clash followed the incursion of a 21-member team of the IS into the country through the western borders. In the day-long clash, 16 other IS militants were...

02-Jan-2018 Tehran

Iran protests : Khamenei blames 'enemies' as toll hits 22

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday blamed Iran's "enemies" for stirring up unrest in the country, as the death toll from days of anti-government protests climbed to 22.In his first remarks since the demonstrations erupted on last Thursday...

02-Jan-2018 Tehran

11 Dead in Iran protests, president blames foreign powers

At least 11 people have died in Iran during five days of anti-government street protests that President Hassan Rouhani blamed on interference by foreign powers, media reported on Tuesday.A policeman was killed in a shootout at one of the protests in the...

31-Dec-2017 Tehran

Citizens have right to criticise, not destroy : Hassan Rouhani

Iranians are free to protest against the government but must not jeopardise security, President Hassan Rouhani has said after four days of demonstrations.Speaking at a cabinet session, he acknowledged that there were problems that needed to be solved but warned...

10-Dec-2017 Tehran

Iran ready to restore ties with Saudi : Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran could restore its relations with Saudi Arabia should the kingdom end its "friendship" with Israel.Tehran would "have no problem" with Riyadh if it stops "bowing to Israel" and relies on itself, Rouhani...

01-Dec-2017 Tehran

6.0-magnitude quake hits Iran

 An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Iran on Friday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.It occurred at around 6 a.m., and was centred 58 km north-northeast of Kerman city, reports Xinhua news agency.The epicentre, with a depth...

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