Hassan Rouhani

Iran Ramps Up Oil Production to Pre-Sanctions Levels

Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia said Friday that Iran is beginning to ramp up oil production, and within two months it will reach levels comparable to its production before U.S. sanctions the Trump administration imposed in 2018.

A picture taken on March 12, 2017, shows an oil facility in the Khark Island, on the shore of the Gulf. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Rouhani [Again] Warns Next U.S. President: Prepare to Surrender to Iran

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday professed to be entirely disinterested as to the identity of the next president of the United States. Instead he reissued his warning that whoever occupies the Oval Office must get ready to surrender to the might, power and majesty of the Islamic Republic he leads.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

Iran: Joe Biden ‘More Promising’ for Us than Donald Trump

Iranian officials and analysts agreed this week that former Vice President Joe Biden would be a better U.S. president for Iran’s interests, although they hastened to add that Iran is fully independent of American influence and would remain invulnerable to pressure from President Donald Trump if he wins re-election.

MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 15: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a panel talk at the 2020 Munich Security Conference (MSC) on February 15, 2020 in Munich, Germany. The annual conference brings together global political, security and business leaders to discuss pressing issues, which this year include climate …

Rouhani at U.N.: America Is ‘Kneeling on the Neck’ of Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivered a bizarre address to the 2020 U.N. General Assembly in which he claimed Iran single-handedly defeated the Islamic State, portrayed his brutal regime as a paragon of tolerance and human rights, and compared the Iranian people suffering under U.S. sanctions to George Floyd suffering beneath the knee of a policeman.

Rouhani addressing 75th UN General Assembly

Iran-Backed Islamists Call for Jihad Against Middle East Peace Deals

Murderous Islamist extremists were not enthusiastic about the Abraham Accords peace deal between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain. The world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, Iran, issued an implicitly violent rejection of the accord, while Iran-backed terrorist organizations were even less subtle.

A Palestinian woman raises a rifle as others chant slogans during a demonstartion in the Rashidiyah camp near Lebanon's southern port city of Tyre, to protest against a US brokered Middle East peace plan, On January 29, 2020. - US President Donald Trump unveiled his controversial Israeli-Palestinian peace deal that …