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Rouhani: Iran Will Honor Nuclear Deal If Powers Do Likewise

Posted 04.03.2015 | World

DUBAI, April 3 (Reuters) - Iran will honor the framework agreement for a nuclear accord provided world powers hold up their end of the bargain, Presid...

Tehran Postcard: What Has Rouhani Changed in One Year?

Claudio Gallo | Posted 08.09.2014 | World
Claudio Gallo

One year ago, President Hassan Rouhani was elected to pick up the pieces of the country, a tremendous challenge that both the nuclear deal and the future of the sanctions weigh upon. In this kind of emergency, democracy is the least of people's worries, though some attempts have been made -- like when the president said that the Internet shouldn't be censored. But the truth is that it isn't Rouhani who gets to decide. It's the state powers, such as the judiciary, that seem to have but one goal: limit the government's actions. Vultures, conservatives and the Revolutionary Guards watch the new president's every move, in silence, ready to raise their voices in case of signs of failure.


Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Marcus George and Stephanie Nebehay DUBAI/GENEVA, Nov 10 (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani, architect of Iran's diplomatic opening to world p...

Rouhani: Iran Will Never Develop Nuclear Weapons

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | World

* Rouhani says he has "complete authority" to negotiate deal * Says tone of Obama letter "positive and constructive" * W...

Rouhani Tells Powerful Revolutionary Guards To Stay Out Of Politics

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2013 | World

DUBAI, Sept 16 (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani told Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards on Monday they should not get involved in politics, in...

So What's Next With Iran?

Amir Handjani | Posted 10.05.2013 | World
Amir Handjani

Yesterday Hassan Rouhani was sworn in as Iran's new president thus putting an end to the volatile Ahmadinejad era. There are many issues that separate Iran and the United States -- the most urgent one that needs to be addressed is the nature of Iran's nuclear program.

Why Hassan Rouhani May Be the Man Who Can Break Iran's Impasse With the West

Amir Handjani | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Amir Handjani

In the same way Richard Nixon may have been the only American statesman of his era to have the credibility with the left and the right to negotiate with Communist China, Rouhani maybe just the right Iranian politician at this time in history.