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

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 14:52

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

Rouhani`s win seen with optimism among analysts

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 13:45

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

Gulf leaders welcome new Iran president: reports

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 20:35

Leaders of Gulf States, which have tense relations with Iran, have swiftly welcomed moderate cleric Hassan Rowhani`s election as the new president of the Islamic republic, several state news agencies said.

Obama administration praises Iranian voters

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 12:45

The Obama administration has said it respected the results of the presidential election in Iran conducted under restrictive conditions.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 09:30

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 09:58

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

Iran opposition leader vows to continue struggle

Last Updated: Saturday, June 12, 2010, 23:06

Iran`s opposition leader pledged to continue the struggle against the government.

Iran protester gets death sentence: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, October 08, 2009, 13:51

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.

Iran releases opposition figure on bail: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, October 01, 2009, 13:17

Iran`s state-owned newspaper says authorities have released one of the country`s most prominent pro-reform figures on bail.

Iranian President regrets deaths of protestors

Last Updated: Friday, September 18, 2009, 12:56

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

Iran tries six more activists for demonstrations

Last Updated: Monday, September 14, 2009, 16:01

Six opposition activists, including a former student leader, stood trial on Monday in Tehran on charges of rioting and plotting a "velvet revolution" to topple the ruling Islamic system.

Iran official says 36 killed in post-vote unrest

Last Updated: Thursday, September 10, 2009, 14:07

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said 36 people were killed in post-election violence including three who died in the notorious Kahrizak prison, a newspaper reported on Thursday.