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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Renewed protests break out in Iran

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

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”.

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.

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”.

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.

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.