36 articles tagged "Hassan Rouhani"
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Mohammed Javad Zarif
US Wants a Quick Nuclear Accord with Iran - in Isolation from Ukraine Impasse with Russia
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 10, 2014, 11:41 PM (GMT+02:00)

Washington is in a big hurry to finalize a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran to avert the military action building up around the Islamic Republic.

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Iran’s Radicals Prepare to Block Any Negotiated Nuclear Accord
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 10, 2014, 11:40 PM (GMT+02:00)

The Revolutionary Guards plan to build Iran’s first nuclear bomb by autumn and will not allow President Rouhani to make concessions in negotiations with the six powers that may shut the program down.

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Khamenei Opts to Copycat Putin and Defy the 5+1 Powers over Iran’s Nuclear Program
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 21, 2014, 12:35 AM (GMT+02:00)

Khamenei has concluded that Iran can stand up to the 5+1 powers and survive sanctions for the sake of keeping its nuclear program running without curtailment.

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Khamenei Divorces Rev Guards from Nuclear Negotiations, Awards Them Control of Mid East Trouble Spots
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 13, 2014, 10:20 PM (GMT+02:00)

Khamenei has pushed the Rev Guards out of nuclear diplomacy and compensated them by leaving their financial empire untouched and giving them control of Iran influence in Mid East trouble spots.

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Revolutionary Guards Plot Rouhani’s Overthrow and Shutdown of Nuclear Diplomacy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 13, 2014, 10:20 PM (GMT+02:00)

Iran’s leaders mark revolutionary anniversary with menacing speeches denouncing America and Israel and downgrading their military prowess against their own military capabilities.

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Iranians torch and stamp on US President's image
Obama and Kerry ask Netanyahu to hold back from responding to Iranian threats
DEBKAfile Special Report February 11, 2014, 10:23 PM (GMT+02:00)

Iran’s leaders celebrated the 35th anniversary of their Islamic revolution Tuesday, Feb.11, with a torrent of hate rhetoric and threats surpassing even the crudely belligerent language used by former President Ahamedinejad. As his audience burned US and Israeli flags and stamped on placards depicting Obama, President Hassan Rouhani echoed the IRGC leaders in mocking America’s military option, while Khamenei called for Israel’s extermination as a “cancerous growth.”  Yet Barack Obama opted not to react and demanded that Prime Minister Netanyahu follow suit.

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John Kerry
Like Helium Balloons, Kerry's Initiatives Soar High - But Don’t Come down to Earth
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 24, 2014, 12:13 AM (GMT+02:00)

The delegation to Geneva 2 representing Bashar Assad holds most of the levers and will make sure that there is no resolution suggesting his removal. Iran denies accepting any dismantling of its nuclear infrastructure, and Kerry misses a visit to Israel and the Palestinians.

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Fight for President Rouhani’s Ouster
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 24, 2014, 12:13 AM (GMT+02:00)

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are going all out to unseat President Rouhani and if this can’t be done than to sabotage nuclear diplomacy with the West and block any further concessions.

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Mid East Spies Race for the Hidden Clauses of US-Iranian Nuclear Package
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 17, 2014, 1:09 AM (GMT+02:00)

Middle East spy agencies are on the hunt for a 30-page secret addendum to the nuclear accord with Tehran, whose existence Washington denies to general disbelief.

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Has Iran’s Leader Revamped Nuclear Diplomacy under Military Coup Threat?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 10, 2014, 12:32 AM (GMT+02:00)

Ali Khamenei under threat of a military coup has hemmed President Rouhani in with hardliners to hold his hand in future nuclear negotiations with the six powers. A radical Iranian lawmaker says a nuclear weapon is necessary for the balance of terror with Israel.

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Adm. Ali Shamkhani
Ali Shamkhani - The Object of New US Hopes for Influence in Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 20, 2013, 12:40 AM (GMT+02:00)

Barack Obama and John Kerry are cultivating Iran’s new national security direct Ali Shamkhani in the hope he will be their partner in building up American influence in Tehran.

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The Geneva Nuclear Accord Is on Its Way to a Slow Death
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 20, 2013, 12:40 AM (GMT+02:00)

The post-Geneva elation has faded into pessimism and skepticism in Washington and Tehran where the hardline opposition threatens to extinguish nuclear diplomacy.

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Javad Zarif
Iranian Minister Sets out to Wean Gulf Emirates from Saudi Embrace
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 6, 2013, 12:20 AM (GMT+02:00)

Shunned by the Saudis, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif made lavish officers to the Gulf Arab emirs, including mutual defense pacts with Iran, but failed to elicit a single clear yes.

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Iran has hundreds of these WMDs
Seven loopholes favoring a nuclear Iran in deal signed by the world powers
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 24, 2013, 4:51 PM (GMT+02:00)

The first preliminary nuclear deal the six world powers (US, Russia, China, UK, France and German) signed with Iran before dawn Sunday, Nov. 24, failed to address the most suspicious elements of Iran’s nuclear program, i.e. its clandestine military elements. The expanded UN inspections were not applied, for instance, to Iran’s concealed nuclear sites - or even Parchin where Iran is suspected of testing nuclear-related explosions. Israel, the Gulf states and others therefore fear Iran’s nuclear program will continue to advance. debkafile lists seven of the most glaring loopholes.

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Hassan Rouhani
Rouhani Is in Hot Water Whether or Not a Nuclear Deal Is Struck in Geneva
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 23, 2013, 11:59 PM (GMT+02:00)

President Hassan Rouhani arrives home grim-faced because he knows that he will pay the price whatever happens in Geneva. Prohibited by the supreme ruler to offer concessions on Iran’s nuclear program, he was unable to gain the hoped-for measure of sanctions relief.

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Ahmadinejad Who Emptied Iran’s Coffers Is Riding High Again
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 23, 2013, 11:59 PM (GMT+02:00)

To punish Hassan Rouhani, the supreme leader is raising his predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to prominence even though he was responsible for leaving empty coffers behind him.

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Barack Obama
Washington Drops Military Option, Yet Khamenei Still Won’t Play Ball
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 14, 2013, 10:09 PM (GMT+02:00)

Barack Obama’s bid for a negotiated Iranian nuclear accord is stuck fast by the six powers’ disunity and Khamenei’s refusal to utter a word to keep the diplomatic ball rolling. Obama has even dropped his military option and offered to ease sanctions to draw him out of his silence.

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Iran's smiling leaders face empty coffers
Iranian leaders urgently mull some nuclear flexibility. Rouhani tells Khamenei: The cupboard is bare!
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 10, 2013, 5:41 PM (GMT+02:00)

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked Sunday, Nov. 10 for an urgent meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the day after France aborted a nuclear accord at the Geneva conference with the six powers, debkafile reports exclusively. They warn that unless Iran shows flexibility on Western demands regarding its 20-percent enriched uranium stocks and the Arak heavy water reactor, negotiations with the powers will remain stalled. Sanctions relief is urgent because the government is running out of money to meet current needs.

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Prince Saud Al Faisal
Israeli-Saudi Paths Vs US on Iran Connect Today – Diverge Tomorrow
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 4, 2013, 1:08 AM (GMT+02:00)

Israel and Saudi Arabia are nursing their own separate options after rejecting Obama’s decision to embark on détente with Iran. They have found some common ground on diplomacy ad hoc.

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John Kerry and Mohamed Zarif at the UN
US appeasement of Iran drowns Israel’s military option against nuclear Iran or chemical Syria
DEBKAfile Special Report September 27, 2013, 11:05 AM (GMT+02:00)

Thursday, Sept.26, was the day Israeli lost its freedom to use force either against the Iranian nuclear threat hanging over its head or Syria’s chemical capacity – at least, so long as Barack Obama is US president. The Iranian-Syrian-Hizballah axis is safe. The US also promises to start lifting sanctions in December if Iran admits inspectors to the Fordo enrichment plant. At the Security Council, the US finally buried the use of force against Syria’s use of chemical weapons by acceding to Russia’s demand to drop the penalty clause.

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