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Iran: Nuclear Deal Will Remove All Sanctions

Contradiction that may threaten final deal continues to balloon as Iranian leaders deny Western claims of gradual sanction rollback.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/13/2015, 8:14 AM

Iran: No Deal Unless Sanctions Immediately Lifted

Iran will not sign off on its nuclear deal unless all sanctions against it are lifted on the same day, Iranian president insists.Yaakov Levi, 4/9/2015, 12:27 PM

Erdogan Visits Rouhani, Vows Doubling of Trade

Turkish and Iranian presidents confer, avoiding detailed talk on Yemen fallout and focusing on bilateral trade in wake of nuclear deal.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2015, 10:55 PM

Rouhani: Sanctions Must Be Removed, Not Suspended

Iran and P5+1 group will meet next week to start working out a final agreement on Tehran's nuclear program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 3:13 PM

Iran Confirms Defection of Journalist

Iran confirms that Amir Hossein Mottaghi, a close associate of Rouhani, defected while covering nuclear negotiations in Switzerland.Ben Ariel, 3/31/2015, 3:14 AM

Rouhani Aide Defects, Reveals US Capitulation

Close media aide to Iran’s President seeking political asylum in Switzerland after travelling there to cover nuclear talks.Ben Ariel, 3/29/2015, 6:39 AM

Rouhani Speaks to Putin, Hollande, Cameron

A series of phone calls with world leaders signals deal over nukes in the home stretch, says analyst.Gil Ronen, 3/26/2015, 7:23 PM

Kerry Mocked for Over the Top Condolences to Iran

'Are you sending flowers as well?' AP's Matt Lee rips into White House for 'laying it on thick' after Iranian president's mother dies.Ari Soffer, 3/23/2015, 3:50 PM

Rouhani, Kerry Say 'Progress' Made in Talks

Iran's President says progress has been made in nuclear talks but some differences remain, as March 31 deadline looms.Elad Benari, 3/22/2015, 6:20 AM

Rouhani: The Pressure from Sanctions is Over

Iran begins producing more natural gas from field shared with Qatar, which President Rouhani says is proof Western sanctions didn't work.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2015, 6:46 AM

Rouhani Calls Israel 'Greatest Danger' in Region

Iranian president fumes after Netanyahu's Congress address, says 'Americans more intelligent than to listen to war-mongering regime.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 7:21 PM

Rouhani: Can't Stabilize the Mid. East Without Us

Iran's president suggests that reaching a nuclear deal with his country could have an effect on all the issues troubling the Middle East.Elad Benari, 2/12/2015, 5:12 AM

Rouhani to the West: Seize the Opportunity

Iran’s President calls on world powers to “seize the opportunity” of a landmark nuclear deal with his country.Elad Benari, 2/11/2015, 3:14 AM

Rouhani Attacks 'Hypocritical' Nuclear Powers

Iranian President launches fiery tirade against US, Israel and other nuclear powers, insists Iran not developing atom bomb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2015, 1:49 PM

Memorial Recognizes Iran's Jewish 'Martyrs'

Special memorial erected in Tehran's Jewish cemetery highlights different perceptions of 'Jews' and 'Zionists' in Iran, locals say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2015, 1:14 PM

Top Iranian Official: Obama Begs to Meet Rouhani

Khamenei office official boasts that Obama is 'knocking on every door' just to meet Hassan Rouhani, and that it 'demonstrates strength.'Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2014, 2:30 PM

Rouhani Hails Extension of Talks as 'Victory'

"We will never compromise on Iran's nuclear rights", declares Iranian President after talks with powers are extended.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2014, 1:16 AM

Nobel Laureate: Rouhani Just as Bad As Ahmadinejad

Shirin Ebadi says the human rights situation has not improved under Rouhani but, in fact, is in some cases even worse.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2014, 6:15 AM

UN Concerned Over Continued Executions in Iran

UN's rapporteur for Iran says there is a surge of executions in the country, even under "reformist" Rouhani.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2014, 5:42 AM

Nuclear Deal is 'Certain', Says Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says a nuclear deal with the West is bound to happen and can be achieved by November 24 deadline.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2014, 4:12 AM

Twitter CEO Calls Rouhani Out on Social Media Ban

Rouhani's tweets on UN trolled by CEO Dick Costolo, who asks when the Iranian people will get to use the popular site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2014, 1:55 PM

Iranian President Rouhani Uses Racist Phrase at UN

Hassan Rouhani saved by quick-thinking translator, after using racist word for black people in General Assembly speech.Ari Soffer, 9/27/2014, 8:51 PM

Cameron, Rouhani Hold First Meeting Since 1979

British PM holds with Iran’s President at the United Nations, the first meeting between the countries’ leaders since Islamic Revolution.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/25/2014, 12:05 AM

Rouhani: Airstrikes Against IS Are Illegal

Iran’s President says airstrikes by the U.S. and a group of allies against Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria are illegal.Ben Ariel, 9/24/2014, 4:13 AM

Rouhani: IS Wants to 'Kill Humanity'

Iran's President denounces the Islamic State's savagery, but also brands the U.S.-led coalition as "ridiculous."Ben Ariel, 9/18/2014, 3:13 AM

Rouhani Says Hamas 'Victory' is Thanks to Iran

Amid final round of nuclear negotiations, Iranian president brags of providing weapons to terror group fighting Israel.Ari Yashar, 9/7/2014, 2:54 PM

UN’s Iran Probe Talks Stalled Yet Again

Investigators not much further than where they started a decade ago, US hopes of reaching deal with Tehran by November are diminishing.Sarah Leah Lawent, 9/4/2014, 9:24 PM

Rouhani: We'll Reject Restraints on Nukes

Iran’s President clarifies he country will reject any restraints on its nuclear operations.Elad Benari, 8/18/2014, 5:13 AM

Rouhani Says His Critics Should 'Go to Hell'

Iranian President suggests that hard-liners opposed to making a deal with the West should go "to hell."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2014, 5:13 AM

Iran Accuses Israel of 'Genocide' in Gaza

Hassan Rouhani condemns 'massacre' in Gaza Monday - despite the fact that Tehran provides Hamas with the rockets causing the conflict.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2014, 1:43 PM

Hamas Calls on Iran to Join 'Struggle' on Israel

Khaled Mashaal writes Rouhani in light of Operation Brother's Keeper, asks for help 'to end the aggression.'Ari Yashar, 6/27/2014, 2:56 PM

Rouhani: We'll Do Our Best to Secure a Deal

"Iran is ready to sit at the negotiating table," says President Hassan Rouhani amid ongoing nuclear talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2014, 5:43 AM

Rouhani Visits Turkey to Boost Ties

Iran’s President becomes the first Iranian leader to visit Turkey in more than 18 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2014, 5:45 AM

'Happy' Iranians Forced to 'Repent' on National TV

Six youth report abuse in jail with women forced to strip for female officers; humiliated in national 'confession' before police chief.Ari Yashar, 5/22/2014, 4:23 PM

Rouhani: Nuclear Deal will Be Good for All

Iran’s President remains hopeful of a comprehensive agreement with world powers.Elad Benari, 5/20/2014, 2:46 AM

Iran Cuts Gas Subsidies, Hikes Prices By 75%

Move to save failing economy amid nuclear negotiations will be hard-received, as nearly a quarter of Iranians are unemployed.Ari Yashar, 4/25/2014, 1:59 PM

Rouhani Criticized For Wife's 'Lavish Ball'

Rouhani slammed by parliament members for 'preaching austerity' while having wife throw Women's Day party in palace on public funds.Ari Yashar, 4/23/2014, 2:47 PM

Women's Day Highlights Conflicting Stances in Iran

Is gender equality in Iran an issue or not? That depends on who you ask.Tova Dvorin, 4/23/2014, 10:09 AM

Rouhani Claims Iran 'Not After War'

'Moderate' President Hassan Rouhani claims Iran is not looking for war, but rather for talks - but warns that it will 'resist invasion.'Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 10:52 AM

U.S. Dissatisfied with Iran's Ambassador

Obama administration says Iran's nomination of a former hostage-taker as its ambassador to the United Nations is "extremely troubling".Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2014, 5:43 AM

Ex-Hostage Taker will be Iran's UN Envoy

Hamid Aboutalebi was a member of the group that held 52 Americans hostage in Tehran for 444 days, in 1979.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/30/2014, 5:02 PM

Ayatollah Khamenei 'Unsure' if Holocaust Happened

Iranian Supreme Leader claims Holocaust denial 'part of Iranian culture,' slams criminalizing it as 'violation of free speech.'Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 3/21/2014, 12:39 PM

UN Chief: Rouhani Not Living Up to His Promises

UN Secretary-General says that Iran's President has failed to fulfill his promises to allow greater freedom of expression.Elad Benari, 3/12/2014, 5:44 AM

Israel to Complain About Iran To Security Council

Foreign Ministry statement notes Iran missile smuggling breaches UN resolutions, warns it will take action.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2014, 2:28 PM

'We Won't be Able to Ban Facebook Forever'

Iran’s Culture Minister admits his country will not be able to forever ban popular websites.Elad Benari, 3/5/2014, 6:29 AM

Rouhani: No Evidence We Seek Nuclear Weapons

Iran’s President says that the UN's atomic watchdog has found no evidence of military objectives in Iran's nuclear drive.Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 6:13 AM

Rouhani: We Don't Want Nukes, It's a Principle

Iran’s President claims his country has decided not to develop nuclear weapons out of principle.Elad Benari, 3/2/2014, 5:45 AM

Iran: 'We are Preparing to Liberate Jerusalem'

Militia carries out exercise to prepare for invasion of Holy City. General: the Islamic world is waiting for Tehran to call them to battle.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 2/28/2014, 12:40 PM

Iranian FM Under Fire for Acknowledging Holocaust

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif summoned to parliamentary session over acknowledging that Holocaust was 'a horrifying tragedy.'Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 2:42 AM

Rouhani: Iran Determined to Reach Deal with West

Iran’s President says Tehran is determined to reach a “comprehensive and final” agreement with the six major world powers.Elad Benari, 2/24/2014, 4:44 AM

Rouhani: Jerusalem Should be Liberated from Israel

Jerusalem should “be liberated from the yoke of Israel,” says Rouhani at meeting with the speaker of the PA parliament.Elad Benari, 2/20/2014, 6:15 AM

Iran Revolutionary Guard Chief: Attack 'Imminent'

Iranian military commander warns of attack on nuclear facilities, but says ‘enemy’ won’t dare ground invasion.Maayana Miskin, 2/18/2014, 9:43 PM

Iran: Israel is a 'Cancerous Tumor'

35th anniversary of Islamic Revolution sees typically belligerent rhetoric - and double-talk.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 8:37 PM

'Iran Threatens World Behind Mask of Smiles'

Liberman responds to Iran missile tests, Islamic Revolution parades and 'death to Israel' chants before trip to France.Ari Yashar, 2/11/2014, 7:19 PM

Iran Hangs Arab Poet As 'Enemy of G-d'

Ethnic-Arab Iranian who spoke against mistreatment of local Arabs executed for 'waging war on G-d,' spreading 'corruption on earth.'Ari Yashar, 2/10/2014, 8:27 AM

Rouhani Donates Money to Jewish Hospital

Iranian President donates $170,000 to the country's only Jewish hospital, his second such gesture since taking office.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 3:45 AM

Rouhani: We're Ready for Final Nuclear Talks

Permanent nuclear agreement is possible if the West is "honest and serious", says Iranian President.Elad Benari, 2/5/2014, 4:42 AM