The Iranian File
August 4, 2013
Newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has apparently made remarks to Iranian state TV that the US is seeking confrontation over Iran's nuclear programme.
July 23, 2013
Irancell has apologized to Sunni Muslims for a mobile phone competition seen as insulting to Umar bin al-Khattab.
July 15, 2013
The Israeli premier warned that Israel may target Iranian facilities even without U.S. assistance.
June 30, 2013
Iran confirms Slovak nationals are being held in Iran under suspicion of breaking the law
June 24, 2013
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian criticizes Western and Gulf nations who pledge support to opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
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
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah has offered his congratulations to new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on behalf 'of all the Mujahideen' in Lebanon.
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 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
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
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
June 3, 2013
Iran says it has thwarted an alleged terror network backed by Israeli intelligence that was plotting to disrupt the upcoming presidential elections