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Report: Rouhani's Israel Remarks Distorted

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

DUBAI, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Two days before his inauguration as Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani said on Friday that Israeli occupation of Palestin...

An Obama-Rouhani Communique: The World's Best Chance at Peace

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 09.23.2013 | World
Richard Javad Heydarian

Favoring the pressure track of sanctions over a military intervention, it is not yet clear whether Obama is contemplating a grand bargain with Tehran, but the glimmer of an opportunity seems there. What is certain is that Rouhani represents Washington's best chance for peace.

Love and Pomegranates: Artists and Wayfarers on Iran

Meghan Nuttall Sayres | Posted 08.24.2013 | Books
Meghan Nuttall Sayres

My last post was entitled "Media Washed Middle East," in which I wrote about my experiences traveling and writing about the Middle East. Those sojourn...

Why Iran's New President Matters: Don't Miss the Fifty Shades of Purple

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Richard Javad Heydarian

This year's elections underscore the dynamic yearning of Iran's masses for liberal reform, economic recovery, and constructive relations with the outside world.

Ahmadinejad Meets With Iran's New Prez

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has met his newly elected successor Hassan Rouhani. A Tuesday report by the official ...

Rouhani: U.S. Must Recognize Iran's Nuclear Rights

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

DUBAI, June 17 (Reuters) - Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani said on Monday the United States must recognize Iran's nuclear rights and pledge not...

Moderate Candidate Takes Lead In Iran's Election

AP | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's reformist-backed presidential candidate surged to a wide lead in a partial vote count Saturday, a top official said, suggesting...

What You Need To Know About Iran's Rowhani

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 08.14.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Just weeks after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's election victory in 2005, Iran's top nuclear negotiator Hasan Rowhani stepped down from th...