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Iran and US: Tough talk as talks get tougher
With nuclear negotiations set to resume, Obama and Rouhani both face pressure from their countries' hard-liners.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 08:42 GMT
Make a deal with Rouhani: Iran has hawks too
Much is to be gained from a US rapprochement with Iran, but the window of opportunity is small and sceptics many.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 10:56 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
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
Iranian terrorist group has close US allies
The Mujahedin-e Khalq, which the US designates a terrorist group, has the backing of prominent American conservatives.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2011 15:00 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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