Tag Archives | Rouhani

Second-term Rouhani likely to move closer to Russia

By Hamidreza Azizi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. After weeks of heated campaigning and controversial televised debates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani managed to secure a second term in the May 19 presidential elections. Now, with electoral passions considerably eased, the question of […]

Re-elected Rouhani now stuck in ‘Middle-Class Trap’

By Saeid Jafari, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. While President Hassan Rouhani focused on Iran’s educated middle class ahead of the May 19 vote, his conservative rivals targeted the poor. Having achieved an impressive victory, Rouhani now faces the challenge of maintaining […]

How Rouhani’s Re-Election can affect Global Politics

By Danielle Rowe. How President Hassan Rouhani’s Re-Election Can Affect Global Politics and Economy The re-installation of President Hassan Rouhani as the president of Iran seems to indicate the citizens’ continued choice of building ties with the international community. Despite his reputation for international relations, many skeptics are wondering how Iran will affect global politics […]

Iran faced with return of Double-Digit Inflation

By Alireza Ramezani for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) is stepping up its efforts to reform the country’s ailing banking system amid fears that inflation may pick up again. The monetary regulator is “serious” about the reforms, CBI […]

Iran, Turkey ready to boost Economic Cooperation

Iran, Turkey ready to open new chapter in relations, boost economic cooperation The Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey talked on phone and stated that they were ready to open a new chapter in relations between the two countries and promote Tehran-Ankara economic ties. During the phone call between […]

What’s on Rouhani’s second-term Economic Agenda?

By Bijan Khajehpour for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Hassan Rouhani’s re-election on May 19 is welcome wind in the sail of the moderate political forces in Iran. The sharp rise in the index of the Tehran Stock Exchange can also be seen […]

Rouhani hints at Talks with US to lift Non-Nuclear Sanctions

By Rohollah Faghihi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held his first press conference May 22 following his re-election. Answering a question regarding the recent gathering of 55 countries in Saudi Arabia to coincide with the visit of US […]

Video: President Rouhani dismisses Trump’s Comments

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran’s newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani dismisses his US counterpart Donald Trump’s harsh comments on Iran during the summit with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia:

Foreign Officials Congratulate Rouhani on Election Win

Leaders and senior diplomats from around the world sent congratulatory messages to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election. Following President Rouhani’s victory in the Friday’s presidential election, congratulatory messages poured in from Western and Eastern leaders. In a message on Saturday, President of China Xi Jinping said Beijing attaches great significance to enhancement of […]

Video: Has Rouhani succeeded in reforming Iran?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came into power in a landslide victory in 2013 on promises of reform and social and economic progress. Although Rouhani’s administration succeeded in negotiating the 2015 nuclear deal, many […]