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Would Iran elections be a game-changer?

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 11:53

The election of the moderate Hassan Rouhani as Iran`s new president is a game-changer which could set a new tone and soothe tensions with the West.

Hasan Rowhani wins Iran Presidential Election

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 08:41

Iran`s Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar announced that moderate candidate Hasan Rowhani has won the Presidential Election.

Chuck Hagel meets Israeli Defence Minister, discusses Syria, Iran

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 08:40

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel met his Israeli counterpart Moshe Ya`alon, at the Pentagon and discussed the current situation in Syria and the elections in Iran.

Iran polls close except in capital: Ministry

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 00:53

Polls closed in most of Iran in the race to succeed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday but electoral officials in the capital extended voting for a fifth hour until 11 pm (1830 GMT).

Iran extends presidential election by three hours

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 19:41

Iran will keep polls in Friday`s presidential election open an extra three hours because of high voter turnout, state television reported.

Iran Presidential Elections 2013: Facts you must know

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 15:34

Iranians vote on June 14 in a Presidential Election in which a successor to hard-line Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Khamenei calls for high voting in Iran elections

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 13:15

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for a high turnout as over 60,000 polling stations opened across the country on Friday for the 11th presidential elections.

Iran contenders urge calm as officials report big turnout

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 09:18

6 contenders for Iran`s president issued appeal for calm as officials extended polling hours in first election since outgoing President Mahmoud`s Ahmadinejad`s 2009 re-election sparked mass protests.

Ahmadinejad rivals leading in parliament vote

Last Updated: Saturday, March 03, 2012, 15:12

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may face a more hostile house in the remaining 18 months of his second term in office.

Iran media report big turnout in elections

Last Updated: Saturday, March 03, 2012, 12:56

Iran`s media reported a huge turnout in parliamentary elections on Saturday.

Iran student gets 8 yrs over post-election protests

Last Updated: Saturday, November 14, 2009, 20:30

An Iranian court on Saturday sentenced a student who took part in protests following Iran`s disputed presidential election this year to eight years in prison, a website reported.

Iran puts more post-vote detainees on trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 15:11

Several aides to former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami and top reformists were put on trial on Tuesday on charges of masterminding the post-election unrest which rocked the Islamic republic.