Hassan Rouhani

Iran's Rouhani warns Trump about 'mother of all wars'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying "war with Iran is the mother of all wars", but did not rule out peace between the two countries.<p>Iran faces increased U.S. pressure and looming …

South Asia

Iran to US: 'You cannot provoke the Iranian people'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has cautioned the United States against any attempts to foment unrest in the country.<p>Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said his country is growing impatient with the US government.<p>At a meeting of foreign ministry officials in Tehran, Rouhani said that US President …

South Asia

Iran's Rouhani warns Trump 'don't play with the lion's tail'

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Melbourne Express, Monday, July 23, 2018

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Iran

Iran’s top leader endorses warning over oil supplies

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s top leader has endorsed a warning made earlier by the country’s president over Mideast oil supplies.<p>State TV reported Saturday that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, meeting with Iranian diplomats, praised the remarks by Hassan Rouhani and called them “a policy and attitude by the …

South Asia

Iran lifts ban on non-Muslim city council member after outcry

DUBAI (Reuters) - A top Iranian body on Saturday lifted a ban imposed by a hardline-led council on a politician from the minority Zoroastrian religion who had been elected to a city council in the central city of Yazd, the state news agency IRNA reported.<p>The rare reversal came after a widespread …

City Politics

Iran: Crackdown on Student Activists

(Beirut) – Iranian authorities have increased their crackdown on student protesters with prison terms and restrictions on their peaceful activities, …

Human Rights

Khamenei rules out talks with US

Tehran, July 21 (IANS) Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday ruled out talks with the US, terming it "useless" as Washington is …

South Asia

'Desperate to find a way out': Iran edges towards precipice

If it’s war, so it be, but quick Mohammad<p>We are going all the way downhill, like Venezuela Matin<p>In the words of Mohammad, a graphic designer out of work for four months, life in Iran is “like being a fish in a rapidly shrinking puddle of water, under scorching sun in the middle of desert”.<p>On the …

World News

China Woos U.A.E. With Trade, Balancing Concerns Over Iran Ties

More than a dozen agreements signed in a flurry of business cooperation<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping met leaders of the United Arab Emirates on Friday to bolster China’s economic ties with a key ally of Saudi Arabia, just as Beijing is emerging as a critical partner for an increasingly isolated Iran.<p>…

Middle East

The Iran Nuclear Deal Will Live — But More Sanctions Are Still Coming

The Trump administration has decided not to torpedo the historic nuclear deal with Iran and is renewing key waivers that allow foreign companies to …

Human Rights

Terror Plot Reveals Iran Is More Afraid of Democratic Opposition Than European Policy

5:48 PM 07/19/2018<p>On June 30, several European authorities thwarted an attack on the annual Free Iran rally organized by supporters of the National …

South Asia

Iran: US President Tried to Meet Rouhani 8 Times at UN

US President Donald Trump has asked eight times for a meeting with his Iranian counterpart on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in …

South Asia

Trump sanctions bolster influence of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards | Financial Times

When violent protests over corruption and severe water shortages erupted in the southern Iranian cities of Khorramshahr and Abadan this month, the …

South Asia

U.S. delegation to meet Turkish officials on Iran sanctions

ANKARA (Reuters) - A U.S. delegation of Treasury and State Department officials will meet Turkish authorities on Friday to discuss sanctions targeting Iran, an official from Turkey’s foreign ministry said.<p>FILE PHOTO: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference at the Chancellery in …

Sanctions

Our Bilateral Relationship With Iran Stands on Its Own, Says Govt in Wake of US Sanction Threat

India and Iran held extensive talks on Monday on ways to deal with the impact of the sanctions and decided that both the countries will maintain the …

South Asia

Iranian Girls Burned in 2012 School Fire Protest for Aid in Tehran

A group of Iranian girls who suffered severe burns in a 2012 school fire have staged a protest in Tehran to draw attention to what they say are …

Human Rights

Iran's Dire Straits

In early July, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened to prevent other countries from exporting oil if U.S. sanctions prevented Iran from …

Iran

Why Iran Needs Reform Before a Revolution

Those who advocate regime change in Iran are of varied political persuasions — some are monarchists, some are Marxists, and some are just fed up. But they all seem to believe that if Iran’s incorrigible “mullahs” can somehow be driven from power, their nation might finally be able to tackle its …

Economics

Iran takes U.S. to court over violating Iran deal, builds factory for centrifuge parts

While fighting to save the nuclear deal, Iran is also preparing for what's to come if the JCPOA falls apart.<p>Iran has resorted to one of the few legal …

South Asia

Iran’s Businesses Begin to Buckle Under Sanctions Threat

Firms struggle to find lenders willing to finance import deals; unrest forces government to try to avoid economic isolation<p>New U.S. sanctions are sending an economic shock through Iran even before they take effect.<p>Since President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the nuclear deal in May, Iran’s …

South Asia

How Did They Watch the Summit?

A leader or an official cannot ignore the press conference convened by Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin at the end of their summit in …

Middle East

There’s Nothing Outrageous about Viktor Orban’s Visit to Israel

Tomorrow, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban will arrive in Israel and meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu. There and elsewhere, critics have …

Jewish Culture

ACWI : Summary for iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund - Yahoo Finance

InvestorPlace<i>•</i>5 days ago<p>After a bumpy ride in the first half of the year, global stocks are bouncing back, with iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund …

Stock Markets

‘Never Threaten an Iranian!’

Miscommunication between the United States and Iran is nothing new. But now that U.S. President Donald Trump has withdrawn from the nuclear deal with …

South Asia

Iran Revolutionary Guard leader says US cannot fight us

A commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Ismail Al-Kuthari has said that the United States is unable to wage war against Iran.<p>“When the President …

Middle East

With Iran Deal on Life Support, White House Looks to Finish the Job

Three years after the signing of the Iran nuclear agreement, an array of TV monitors in downtown Vienna still carries live images from Iranian …

Liberal View

Rouhani says govt. determined to fully implement Leader’s guidelines

In the cabinet meeting that was held right after the members of the cabinet of Hassan Rouhani were received by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution …

South Asia

What the arrest of an 18-year-old Instagram star says about Iran’s backward leaders

Like millions of other Iranians, 18-year-old Maedeh Hojabri shared photos and videos of herself on Instagram. She amassed a large following on the …

South Asia

Those Who Dare to Bare Their Hair

Masih Alinejad hasn’t lived in Iran for a decade. But that hasn’t stopped her from becoming the driving force behind the largest, most sustained …

South Asia