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Rouhani: Iran won't build a nuclear weapon

Rouhani: Iran won't build a nuclear weapon

TEHRAN, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday his administration won't build any nuclear weapons.

No plans for U.S. talks, Iran says

TEHRAN, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- There are no plans to meet with U.S. officials on the sidelines of the meeting for the U.N. General Assembly, the Iranian foreign minister said Wednesday.
Confronting Iran, Syria's conjoined twin

Confronting Iran, Syria's conjoined twin

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Why look to Damascus when Tehran controls anti-U.S. acts in the region?
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iran's president, Cabinet, start Facebook pages

TEHRAN, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Iran's reformist president and his Cabinet have started their own Facebook pages -- a possible sign strict Internet censorship could be eased.

Netanyahu brushes aside Iran's Rosh Hashana greetings

JERUSALEM, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Saturday brushed aside Iran's Rosh Hashana greetings to Jews.
U.S.: Iran orders Iraqi militants to hit U.S. Embassy if Syria is hit

U.S.: Iran orders Iraqi militants to hit U.S. Embassy if Syria is hit

TEHRAN, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- An intercepted order from Iran instructs militants in Iraq to hit the U.S. Embassy and other interests if a military strike on Syria occurs, U.S. officials said.
Iran's President Rouhani sends Jews Rosh Hashana greeting

Iran's President Rouhani sends Jews Rosh Hashana greeting

TEHRAN, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Iran's newly installed President Hassan Rouhani sent a Rosh Hashana greeting to Jews, posting well wishes for the Jewish New Year on his Twitter page.

Iran names woman as ministry press chief

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The Iranian government announced Friday career diplomat Marziyeh Afkham was appointed to serve as a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry.

Iran's oil sector looks to foreign markets

TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The managing director of the National Iranian Oil Co. called on his international affairs director to work on a new framework for crude oil exports.
Rouhani questions use of sanctions

Rouhani questions use of sanctions

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told members of parliament he questioned if Western economic sanctions were the right way to address nuclear concerns.

Iran calls on EU to drop sanctions

TEHRAN, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The European Union is called on to lift sanctions on the Iranian economy as a confidence-building measure, an Iranian lawmaker said Wednesday.
Iran president ready to talk on nuke program

Iran president ready to talk on nuke program

TEHRAN, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Iran's new president took to Twitter Tuesday to say he thinks negotiations over the nation's hotly debated nuclear enrichment program could prove fruitful.
Rouhani installed as president of Iran

Rouhani installed as president of Iran

TEHRAN, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Hassan Rouhani Saturday became president of Iran when the country's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, endorses him.

Iranian media post correction on President-elect Rouhani 'sore' quote

TEHRAN, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Iranian media Friday posted corrections to an earlier report President-elect Hassan Rouhani had called Israel a "wound" that should be removed.
Last Quds Day for President Ahmadinejad

Last Quds Day for President Ahmadinejad

TEHRAN, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he was thankful to be part of a national day against tyranny first started by the leader of the revolution.
Ahmadinejad conducts final Cabinet session

Ahmadinejad conducts final Cabinet session

MASHHAD, Iran, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The Iranian government said outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was feted during his last official meeting in the northeast city of Mashhad.
Iran: Lessons learned

Iran: Lessons learned

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- The author's experiences in Iran can provide lessons for current policies in dealing with Tehran.
ANDRE LE GALLO, UPI Outside View Commentator
Ahmadinejad to build university in Iran

Ahmadinejad to build university in Iran

TEHRAN, July 28 (UPI) -- Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans to establish a technical university in Tehran, Iranian officials said.

North Korean delegate to visit Iran

TEHRAN, July 26 (UPI) -- The Iranian government said Friday it expected the president of the North Korean parliament to attend the August inauguration of President-elect Hassan Rouhani.
Khamenei says goodbye to Ahmadinejad

Khamenei says goodbye to Ahmadinejad

TEHRAN, July 15 (UPI) -- The efforts of the administration of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad must be recognized by the public, the nation's supreme leader said.
Israel may strike Iran alone, Netanyahu says

Israel may strike Iran alone, Netanyahu says

JERUSALEM, July 15 (UPI) -- Iran is closing in on having nuclear arms and Israel will stop that from happening, with or without Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said.
Iran's new 'moderate' president has duped the West

Iran's new 'moderate' president has duped the West

BRUSSELS, July 12 (UPI) -- How easily the West allows itself to be repeatedly duped by the religious fascist rulers of Iran.
STRUAN STEVENSON, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iranian oil field slated for upgrade

TEHRAN, July 9 (UPI) -- Production from an oil field in the Strait of Hormuz should increase to 30,000 barrels per day because of upgrades, the Iranian Oil Ministry said Tuesday.
Rouhani's election

Rouhani's election

HERNDON, Va., July 2 (UPI) -- Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani is likely to take nuclear discussions “back to the past.”
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iran shuns use of WMD

TEHRAN, July 1 (UPI) -- The Iranian government views the use of weapons of mass destruction as a "blatant" assault to human rights, a foreign policy official said Monday.
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