Tag: Hassan Rouhani

Iranian navy personnel stand aboard two Iranian warships docked in the Sudanese Red Sea city of Port Sudan on December 8, 2012. The Iranian navy said the 1,400 ton frigate Jamaran and the 4,700 ton support ship Bushehr 'docked in Port Sudan, after successfully carrying out their assignments in the …

U.S. Officials: Iran Planning Gulf ‘Swarm’ Drill Involving 100 Gunboats

United States officials told media Wednesday that the naval fleet of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is planning to place 100 gunboats in the Persian Gulf within the next 48 hours to practice “swarm” tactics, an exercise that is usually reserved for the fall.

The head of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari speaks with journalists after his speech at a conference called "A World Without Terror," in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Jafari said Tuesday that the country's supreme leader has limited the range of ballistic missiles it makes to …

IRGC Chief: ‘Iranians Will Never Allow Their Authorities to Negotiate with the Great Satan’

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) chief, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, called Trump an “amateur politician” on Tuesday and declared that Iran’s leaders will never meet with U.S. President Donald Trump, one day after Trump’s second offer to meet with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani to “make a real deal” between the United States and Iran.

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Max Boot: Iranian President Rouhani ‘Seems More Stable and Rational’ Than Trump

Monday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” columnist Max Boot reacted to an early morning tweet from President Donald Trump lashing out at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for his anti-American rhetoric. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1021234525626609666 Boot said the tweet made Rouhani seem “more stable and rational” than

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference in Tehran on February 6, 2018, to mark the 39th anniversary of Iran's Islamic revolution

Rouhani: Iran Will ‘Bring America to Its Knees’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, apparently triggered by the pending reimposition of American sanctions on Iran next month and ongoing protests over the nation’s depleted economy, went on a tirade against the United States on Wednesday where he said the regime would “bring America to its knees” and suggested that half of America’s population is “ashamed of their government.”

A group of protesters chant slogans at the old grand bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 25, 2018. Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic's troubled economy, months …

Iran: Unknown ‘Large Number’ of Arrests as Protests Hit Second Day

Protests against Iran’s regime continued for a second day on Tuesday in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar as Iranians railed against the government for its foreign and economic policies, while the Islamic Republic’s government said the uprisings were merely a fabrication as part of “foreign media propaganda.”

Turkish Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rebuked the US for ripping up the 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Turkey Condemns Trump Decision to Pull From Iran Deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the United States and the Trump administration for pulling out of the Iran deal in remarks Wednesday, describing it as an “unfortunate step.”