Iran Presidential Election

Iran state TV congratulates President Hassan Rouhani's re-election

Iran state TV congratulates President Hassan Rouhani's re-election

Iran's state television congratulated President Hassan Rouhani for winning a re-election by handing an emphatic defeat to his hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi.

May 20, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Iran Presidential Election 2017: Hassan Rouhani leads the race, says Interior Ministry official

Iran Presidential Election 2017: Hassan Rouhani leads the race, says Interior Ministry official

The election is important "for Iran`s future role in the region and the world", said Hassan Rouhani.

May 20, 2017, 08:29 AM IST

Iran`s presidential-elect Rouhani vows to fight `extremism`

Iran` new presidential-elect Hassan Rouhani has hailed his election win as a victory over extremism.

Jun 17, 2013, 14:52 PM IST

Rouhani`s win seen with optimism among analysts

The election of moderate cleric Hassan Rouhani as Iran`s president is seen with optimism among analysts in Oman.

Jun 17, 2013, 13:45 PM IST

Iran`s Prez-elect calls his win `victory of wisdom over extremism`

Tens of thousands of Iranians took to streets to celebrate the presidential victory of Hassan Rouhani as the reformist-backed cleric won the race by a wide lead.

Jun 16, 2013, 09:30 AM IST

Iran allows eight contenders for presidential election

Iranian legislative body has approved eligibility of eight presidential candidates for the June 14 poll in the country, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

May 22, 2013, 09:58 AM IST

Iran protester gets death sentence: Report

An Iranian court has handed down a death sentence on a man who took part in opposition protests over a disputed election in June, a reformist website reported on Thursday.

Oct 08, 2009, 13:51 PM IST

Iranian President regrets deaths of protestors

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told US television he regretted the deaths of protestors during demonstrations that erupted after Iran`s disputed June elections.

Sep 18, 2009, 12:56 PM IST

Hardline cleric urges tough stance on Iran detainees

A hardline Iranian cleric urged the judiciary on Friday to resist Western pressure to free Western-linked detainees held after the country`s disputed June Presidential Election, state radio said.

Aug 14, 2009, 16:14 PM IST

Iran charges French woman, embassy workers with plot

An Iranian court on Saturday charged a French woman, two Iranians working for the British and French embassies in Tehran and dozens of others with spying and aiding a Western plot to overthrow the system of clerical rule.

Aug 09, 2009, 16:12 PM IST

Iran resumes 2nd trial of protesters; French lecturer, UK staff in dock

Dozens of opposition activists and protesters stood trial in Tehran on Saturday on charges of rioting and plotting to topple the ruling Islamic system following the disputed Presidential Election, Iran`s state media reported.

Aug 08, 2009, 16:34 PM IST

US ignored Israeli request to attack Iran during recent protests

The US ignored its close ally Israel`s request for its nod to attack Iran`s nuclear facilities during the peak of the opposition movement against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad`s re-election.

Aug 08, 2009, 16:11 PM IST

Renewed protests break out in Iran

Renewed protests against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad broke out on Thursday evening in northern Tehran, eyewitnesses said.

Aug 07, 2009, 09:48 AM IST

Hardline press insists Iran won`t bow to US plots

Iran`s hardline press hailed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday for snubbing Western powers after he was sworn in for a second term and warned the Islamic republic would stand up to US "plots”.

Aug 06, 2009, 14:20 PM IST

Iran leader endorses Ahmadinejad but rivals absent

Iran`s supreme leader formally endorsed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term as president Monday in a ceremony that sought to portray unity among the country`s leadership but was snubbed by prominent critics of the disputed election.

Aug 03, 2009, 21:52 PM IST

Iran`s Mousavi says protesters confessed after `torture`

Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi on Sunday said that confessions made by protesters at a closed-door trial were made after they were put through "medieval-era torture”.

Aug 02, 2009, 19:56 PM IST

Iran opposition leaders to attend victims` ceremony

Iranian opposition leaders will attend a memorial ceremony on Thursday for protesters killed since the country`s disputed Presidential Election in June, an opposition website said.

Jul 30, 2009, 15:30 PM IST

Germans protest human rights abuses, detentions in Iran

Several hundred people demonstrated on Saturday in the German cities of Hamburg and Berlin against violence and suppression in Iran.

Jul 26, 2009, 10:47 AM IST