Time to embrace the Internet, says Iran president

Iran should embrace the Internet rather than see it as a threat, President Hassan Rouhani has said, in remarks that challenge hardliners who have stepped up measures to censor the Web.

Iran president hopeful of nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani said today he remains hopeful of a comprehensive agreement with world powers despite "difficulties" in negotiations on Iran`s disputed nuclear drive.

In letter to Obama, Iran President Rouhani offers his views

Iran`s foreign ministry says the letter exchange between Washington and Tehran included White House`s congratulations on the election of Iran`s new moderate-leaning president.

Sanctions fight requires oil shift: Iran President

Iran`s President says the country must move away from dependence on oil revenue to overcome Western sanctions that have slowed the economy and disrupted foreign trade.

Ahmadinejad accuses West of nuclear intimidation

Ahmadinejad has accused some "hegemonic powers" of intimidating his country, Xinhua reported.

Iranian President`s press adviser jailed

Ali Akbar Javanfekr is one of dozens of Ahmadinejad`s allies detained since April 2011.

`End American ‘bullying’, bring new world order`

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that a new world order should emerge, putting end to “the system of empires”.

Iran Parliament votes to expel British ambassador

Britain and Canada have embassies in Tehran but the United States closed its embassy after Islamic students took its diplomats hostage in 1979.

Iran Parliament renews move to summon Ahmadinejad

Iran`s Parliament has revived its threat to call in President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for questioning.

Iran`s President attacks rivals in Parliament

Mahmoud said rivals seek to curb his powers to appoint central bank governor.

Highest bid for Iranian Prez’s car is $2mn: Minister

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can expect USD 2 million for his 1977 Peugeot.

Iran`s President unveils new `bomber` drone

Long-range drone, dubbed Karar, reportedly can bomb targets at high speed.

Ahmadinejad unhurt after motorcade hit by explosive device

The Iranian President survived an attack with a homemade explosive device on his motorcade.

Women in the West have no dignity: Ahmadinejad

Iran Prez says rights of women in his country are highly respected unlike the West.

Hezbollah chief meets Iran Prez in Damascus

The head of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement, which shares Tehran`s vision of a world without Israel, travelled to Damascus for talks with allies Syria and Iran, the SANA news agency said on Friday.

Israel should be finished off: Ahmadinejad

Iran`s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Israel should be resisted and finished off if it launched military action in the region, state broadcaster IRIB reported on Thursday.

Iran Prez’s rivals rise within conservative camp

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad doesn`t have to look to the street protests or angry Web sites to get a sense of challenges ahead for his disputed second term.

Iran Prez unveils cabinet; lawmakers warn of clash

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad submitted a new Cabinet purged of critics and packed with loyalists and little-known figures, and lawmakers on Thursday warned it could face a challenge from members of his own conservative camp in Parliament.

Iran`s Prez vows to punish `bullying powers`

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said his government will "severely punish bullying powers", referring to some Western nations for allegedly stoking post-election unrest in the country.