Tag Archives: Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Pokes Fun At Obamacare On Twitter With #Rouhanicare

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday announced his plan to provide health insurance to all Iranians under the moniker Rouhanicare – a nod to America's own ObamaCare.

“Gov will extend medical insurance to all Iranians,” Rouhani said in a tweet on his English-language Twitter account. “First step will be to cover 5mn uninsured Iranians by the social safety net. #RouhaniCare.”...

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Iran: The ‘Moderate’ Rouhani Cracks Down Brutally on Media, Civil Rights in Recent Weeks

Political repression in Iran has not abated under new president and “moderate” Hassan Rouhani, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said Tuesday.

In the last month, the Iranian judiciary has executed prisoners in supposed retaliation, shut down a newspaper, and refused to follow through on promises to release more than 80 prisoners of conscience...

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Putin Traveling to Iran for Nuclear Strategy Talks

Putin, seen by Iran’s clerical establishment as a strong opponent to America and the West — especially after his successful political play on averting a U.S. missile strike on Syria — was approached by Iran to protect the Islamic regime in the face of continued pressure by the West over its illicit nuclear program. Russia and the U.S. reached agreement Saturday to take control of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s chemical weapons arsenal by mid-2014...

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