June 17, 2013
Iranian president-elect thanked Iranians for 'choosing moderation' and said that he will seek 'constructive interaction' with the world in a speech on Monday afternoon
June 16, 2013
Iran is to reportedly send 4,000 Iranian Revolutionary Guards to Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad in the fight against opposition forces.
Newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rowhani praised his election as a “victory of moderation over extremism,” and urged world powers to speak to his country with respect and acknowledge its rights in order to receive an appropriate response.
June 15, 2013
Securing 18.6 million votes, the moderate Hassan Rouhani has been elected as the new Iranian president.
June 14, 2013
More than 50 million people are eligible to vote for the man -- no women candidates were approved -- to succeed former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is barred from standing for a third consecutive term under the constitution.
June 13, 2013
Iranian authorities have intensified their crackdown on political activists and journalists as the country prepares to go to the polls on Friday
Tomorrow Iran goes to the polls and we’re here to give you the low-down on the Persian state’s big election day.
Iran’s financial institutions are on the “verge of bankruptcy” and the country could lose “control over the banking system,” the country’ s Supreme National Security Council has warned in a memo obtained and distributed by an Iranian opposition movement on Wednesday.
June 12, 2013
The Israeli PM on Wednesday said that Tehran's policies will still be dictated by the Supreme Ruler of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei regardless who comes out on top in Friday's elections, as the Iranian leader urged all Iranian citizens to partake in Friday's vote.
Protests against the Shiite militant group Hezbollah erupted in Kuwait, the day that seven supermarkets in the country began a boycott of Iranian products
Many leading Iranian conservatives have called for conservative candidates to withdraw from the upcoming elections, so that the party can present a unified front.
June 11, 2013
Just hours after rumors spread that Hassan Rouhani would be disqualified from the upcoming presidential election, the moderate candidate was endorsed by former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
June 10, 2013
Conservative former parliament speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel on Monday withdrew his candidacy from Iran's June 14 presidential election. Meanwhile, an Iranian watchdog group denies banning a candidate from the 2013 election.
The Guardian Council are reassessing Hassan Rouhani's qualifications to run for President as reports emerged that a reformist coalition had settled on backing his candidacy
June 9, 2013
Veteran diplomat Ali Akbar Velayati's candidacy has been endorsed by a leading clerical group