Hassan Rouhani

Iran will never seek nuclear weapons: President Rouhani

Iranian leader warns Europeans of 'tough' consequences if they renege on the 2015 nuclear agreement.

Iran will never seek nuclear weapons: President Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani

Rouhani: Iran enriching more uranium than before 2015 deal

Iranian president says Tehran working to 'prevent war' and dialogue with world remains 'possible'.

Rouhani: Iran enriching more uranium than before 2015 deal

Iran

Rouhani warns foreign forces in Middle East 'may be in danger'

Iranian president's remarks come after UK, France and Germany challenged Tehran over breaking limits of nuclear deal.

Iran

Iran announces first arrests in downing of Ukrainian airliner

Iran's president calls for a special court to investigate crash and for all those responsible to be 'punished'.

Iran announces first arrests in downing of Ukrainian airliner

Middle East

Qatari emir in Iran: 'De-escalation' the only way forward

Visit comes amid heightened tensions in the Gulf following the US killing of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.

Qatari emir in Iran: 'De-escalation' the only way forward

Iran

Ukraine wants punishment, compensation from Iran for downed plane

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy demands assurances for Tehran to open a full probe, bringing those responsible to justice.

Ukraine wants punishment, compensation from Iran for downed plane

Iran

'Disastrous mistake': Iran admits it shot down Ukrainian plane

Government statement blames 'human error' for the incident that left 176 people killed, including many Iranian citizens.

'Disastrous mistake': Iran admits it shot down Ukrainian plane

AJ Impact

Soleimani and the strategic impact of US sanctions on Iran

Iran's economy has been hammered by sanctions, but did they achieve the US's stated objective?

Soleimani and the strategic impact of US sanctions on Iran

Start Here

Do sanctions against Iran work? | Start Here

Iran has faced economic sanctions from the US for more than 40 years.

Opinion

Can there be a deal between Iran and the US in the new year?

Trump's maximum pressure policy against Iran has failed, but a deal that would satisfy both sides can still be achieved.

Seyed Hossein Mousavian

by Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Iran

Iran announces redevelopment of Arak reactor

Tehran has been reactivating parts of its nuclear programme in protest at the US withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran announces redevelopment of Arak reactor

Hassan Rouhani

Iran welcomes Japan opting out of US-led naval mission in Gulf

After meeting Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani announces Tokyo will not take part in US mission.

Iran welcomes Japan opting out of US-led naval mission in Gulf

Hassan Rouhani

Iran's Rouhani visits Japan amid nuclear deal impasse

Iranian president holds talks with Japanese PM Abe in Tokyo on future of crumbling landmark 2015 agreement.

Iran's Rouhani visits Japan amid nuclear deal impasse

Iran

Iran confirms President Hassan Rouhani to visit US ally Japan

Announcement comes after Japan PM Shinzo Abe said Tokyo keen to play bigger role in resolving Tehran-Washington impasse.

Iran confirms President Hassan Rouhani to visit US ally Japan

Iran

Zarif: Iran fully ready for prisoner swap, ball in US court

Comments by Iranian foreign minister come two days after US and Iran exchange prisoners in a rare act of cooperation.

Zarif: Iran fully ready for prisoner swap, ball in US court