Hassan Rouhani

How Donald Trump could decide Iran’s election

18 May 2017 10:20

Tehran Waiting to vote in Iran’s parliamentary election last year, Navid Karimi told me about his plans: to get a…

President Hassan Rouhani needs to get over the shock of the nude

28 January 2016 15:05

Has a new art installation opened up at the Capitoline museum? One might be forgiven for thinking so: nude sculptures were…

Just because European companies can trade with Iran doesn’t mean they should

8 August 2015 7:55

Iran uses cranes to hang citizens for offences such as ‘waging war against God’ and ‘crimes against chastity’. These cranes…

The Iranian regime is anti-Western and anti-Semitic. Can we really trust its nuclear deal?

14 July 2015 21:10

It is often said that British ambition and influence in the world are on the wane. But there can be…

An historic day for Iran and a horrifying one for Israel

14 July 2015 16:48

When the Shah of Iran gave the order to create the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) in 1974 it…

The world is a safer place, thanks to the deal with Iran

26 November 2013 11:20

Much though I like and respect Douglas Murray, I reckon he and other Ayatollohaphobes* are wrong about the deal struck…

Israel still needs diplomatic support, even if Iran seems less aggressive

4 October 2013 17:45

Israel’s Prime Minister revealed a crucial truth about the foreign policy of the United Kingdom and our allies in his…

Is President Rouhani’s Iran serious?

26 September 2013 17:58

Is Iran serious? That is the question everybody has been asking for the last 24 hours since the new Iranian…

What on earth went right? Iranians come to terms with a landslide election

15 June 2013 21:12

The victory of Hassan Rouhani has stunned pundits, and it seems even Iranians can’t quite believe it. He is a moderate…

Made in Glasgow: the new Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani

15 June 2013 9:34

It’s official – Hassan Rouhani has been declared the new President of Iran with 51pc of the vote. He’s a…