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Iran's long and winding road to lifting the sanctions
Democratic forces can prevail if Rouhani's administration continues pursuing a foreign policy of peace.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 09:54 GMT
In the shadow of the Green Movement in Iran
The wealth of a nation is wasted on sustaining a state in power.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 12:28 GMT
Co-opting the struggle for democracy
The flames of sectarian violence are fanned by governments to distract people from their democratic aspirations.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2013 13:25 GMT
Rafsanjani and Khamenei: The Rouhani element
Rouhani's victory was a decisive win for Rafsanjani in his power struggle with the Supreme Leader, but what's next?
Last updated: 27 Sep 2013 08:03 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
Why diplomacy with Iran is doomed
The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei is convinced the US' aim is regime change, and with good reason too.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 13:44 GMT
Rafsanjani and Khamenei: A brief history
The two men may have a long history together, but they've gone from being staunch allies to fierce competitors.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 11:09 GMT
Debunking the Rafsanjani myth
The former hero of the Islamic Revolution in Iran has been consumed by his own mythos and cast out.
Ali Reza Eshraghi
Last updated: 21 Feb 2012 17:02 GMT
Fifth column of the postmodern kind
Iranians supporting a military strike against their own country are brazen and hypocritical.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2011 15:19 GMT
Iran frees dissident
Last updated: 18 Mar 2006 10:05 GMT
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Kenya: Artivists versus the state
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Resolving the Gulf crisis
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The revolutionary dials spin in Egypt
East Ukraine: Lessons from other breakaway 'republics'
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
In Pictures: Battleground Varanasi
Ancient city will see BJP's Narendra Modi and AAP's Arvind Kejriwal face off on May 12 at end of India's polling.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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