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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
Rouhani vows to 'build trust' with West
President-elect says Iran will be more transparent over its nuclear programme and engage world in negotiations.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 17:03 GMT
Cairo, Benghazi and beyond: Beware the false fury
An incendiary 'movie' should not allow fringe elements to co-opt and realign the trajectory of the Arab revolutions.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2012 07:53 GMT
What is really happening in Iran?
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei may control the nuclear programme, but he lacks a critical mass of Iranians.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 15:43 GMT
Vote to test unity of Iran's conservatives
Virtual absence of the reformists pits increasingly divided conservatives against each other in assembly elections.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2012 19:40 GMT
Ahmadinejad oil ministry move 'illegal'
Iran's constitutional council rules out president's self-appointment as caretaker oil minister.
Last updated: 21 May 2011 09:02 GMT
Iran opposition planning protests
Calls said to be made for anti-government rallies apparently inspired by events in Tunisia and Egypt.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2011 17:19 GMT
US 'out of options' on Iran
The US and Iran have shared interests and stand to gain from peace, says analyst.
Last updated: 09 May 2010 07:48 GMT
The birth of a new class
How Iran's Revolutionary Guards became the country's political and economic heavyweights.
Morris M Mottale
Last updated: 22 Apr 2010 09:36 GMT
Khamenei: 'No proof' of chaos plot
Iran's supreme leader says he has no evidence foreigners backed post-election violence.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2009 13:08 GMT
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