Hassan Rouhani

Putin holds summit with Turkey, Iran to discuss Syria peace deal

(Worthy News) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is in talks with leaders of Turkey and Iran to end the civil war in Syria that has been raging since 2011. Putin held a summit in the Russian resort city of Sochi on Wednesday with Iran’s Hassan Rouhani and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Two days prior, he…

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Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia against befriending Israel, US

(Worthy News) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned rival Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that it was making a mistake in aligning with Israel and the United States over Tehran. “You are making mistake if you think Iran is not your friend and the US and Israel are your friends,” Rouhani said, according to the semi-official…

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Iran, Turkey vow ‘decisive action’ against Iraqi Kurds over referendum vote

(Worthy News) – Turkish President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday vowed to take “decisive action” against leaders in Iraqi Kurdistan over last week’s historic independence referendum vote. “As far as we are concerned, Iraq is one single country. We do not accept any geographical changes,” Mr. Rouhani said during…

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Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

(Worthy News) – Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and will not seek permission from any country to do so, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday in an undisguised snub to demands by U.S. President Donald Trump. Tasnim news agency reported that Iran had announced a new ballistic missile with range of 2,000 km (1,200…

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U.S. weighs whether to stay in Iran nuclear deal

(Worthy News) – The United States said on Wednesday it is weighing whether the Iranian nuclear deal serves its security interests even as Iran said it did not expect Washington to abandon the agreement. A collapse of the 2015 deal, which U.S. President Donald Trump has called “an embarrassment” but which is supported by the…

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