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Strangers in the night: What can we really expect from a US-Iran thaw?
The historic adversaries have nothing to lose, and everything to gain from new diplomatic efforts.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2013 06:28 GMT
Rafsanjani and Khamenei: The Ahmadinejad years
By 2009, the relationship between the two men hit rock bottom, with Rafsanjani firmly moving into the reformist camp.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 06:20 GMT
Iran: Pleading with the emperor
Group of 55 Iranian political prisoners have written to Obama, begging him to lift "crippling" sanctions.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 14:52 GMT
Why the democratic spring lies closer to Iran than to Egypt
Voting for Rouhani as an agent of change, however imperfect, was a more stable option than other alternatives.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 11:14 GMT
Can Rouhani solve 'the Iran nuclear issue'?
"The Iranian nuclear crisis is no crisis at all. It is a fabricated issue," writes Hamid Dabashi.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 11:51 GMT
Ballot wars: The Iranian public strikes back
The Iranian people took the quill from Khamenei's hand and are now attempting to write their own future.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 22:03 GMT
Rouhani won the Iranian election. Get over it.
The former chief nuclear negotiator's skill at forging coalitions was key to his victory in Iran's presidential race.
Hillary Mann Leverett
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 14:37 GMT
What happened to the Green Movement in Iran?
The pro-democracy movement has receded from public space, but it remains a model for non-violent civil rights movements.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2013 15:00 GMT
Iran's reformists seek opportunity in poll
The 2009 elections ignited huge anti-government protests and crackdowns, but where has Iran's Green Wave gone?
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 15:46 GMT
Senior Iran officials join presidential race
Tehran's mayor, president's brother, and former president Akbar Rafsanjani among hundreds registered for June elections.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 01:32 GMT
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In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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