Tag: Hassan Rouhani

Iran’s President Says Tehran Watches US Closely, but Won’t Start Conflict

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Tehran was closely following US activities, but would never initiate a conflict in the region. Rouhani’s comments, which come at a time of rising tension between Washington and Tehran, were made during a telephone call to Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Iranian state media reported. […]

Iran’s President: Trump Doesn’t Want War Ahead of 2020 Vote

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid. Rouhani said that Trump knows that war with Iran will “ruin” his chances of winning the 2020 U.S. presidential election. The Iranian leader added that war would […]

Iranian leaders declare victory over ‘enemies’ after deadly protests

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani have declared victory over “enemies” in response to deadly protests across Iran that were ignited by a sudden increase in fuel prices last week. “The Iranian nation achieved another victory in the recent historic test. They demonstrated that even if they have some economic problems […]