Iran's Internet censorship not working: President

President Hassan Rouhani re-entered Iran's feverish debate on Internet censorship and gender segregation on Sunday, saying neither policy was in the country's interest.

Iran convicts Ahmadinejad's vice president

Mohammad Reza Rahimi, Iran's first vice president under former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has been sentenced to prison and fined, it was reported on Monday.

Ex-nuclear negotiator named to Iran arbitration body

Hardline former top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili was on Thursday appointed to Iran`s top political arbitration body, the Expediency Council, state television reported.

Khamenei appoints Ahmadinejad member of expediency

Iran`s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as a member of Expediency Council, an administrative assembly.

Ahmadinejad gets post-presidency seat in top Iran council

Iran`s supreme leader on Monday appointed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the Expediency Council, the country`s top political arbitration body headed by an avid critic of the outgoing president.

Iran`s Ahmadinejad warns Israel will be `uprooted`

Iran`s outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned arch-foe Israel on Saturday in one of his last public speeches that a regional storm was brewing that would "uproot" the Jewish state.

Iran`s Ahmadinejad to set up university: Report

An Iranian news website says outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has obtained clearance to establish a technology university in Tehran after he leaves office next week.

Vladimir Putin to visit Iran for nuclear talks: Reports

President Vladimir Putin is to visit Iran in August to try to restart talks on Tehran`s controversial nuclear drive, a Russian newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Iran, Iraq have `exceptional` security role: Ahmadinejad

Iraq and Iran fought a bloody 1980-88 war launched by now-executed dictator Saddam Hussein.

Iranian president Ahmadinejad begins visit to Iraq

Highlighting the growing ties between the two Shiite-led neighbors, Iran`s outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad landed in Iraq on Thursday in his second official visit to the country.

Iran`s Ahmadinejad meets newly elected successor

Iran`s outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met his successor Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday for the first time since the moderate conservative was elected, in talks centered on political and economic issues.

Iran`s Ahmadinejad given court summons over feuds

Iran`s official news agency says a criminal court has summoned outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over a lawsuit filed by the country`s parliament speaker and others.

Hasan Rowhani wins Iran Presidential Election

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

Iran contenders urge calm as officials report big turnout

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.

Former Iran president opposes election boycott

A former Iranian president who was blocked from a comeback bid is urging voters not to boycott Friday`s election.

Iran media praises heated presidential debate

Iran`s media on Saturday hailed the latest televised debate of presidential candidates, highlighting sharp exchanges among them on topics such as the nuclear issue and political freedom.

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani blasts Iran`s rulers

A website is reporting that former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has strongly criticised the policies of Iran`s ruling clerical establishment.

Top figures barred from Iran presidential poll

The official ballot list, announced on state TV, followed a nearly six-hour delay in which the names were kept under wraps.

‘Woman on ballot’ not ‘approved by law’: Iran council cleric

Iran’s constitutional body, the Guardian Council, has ruled out women’s participation in Presidential Elections as candidates.

Iran President Ahmadinejad will not be flogged: Spokesman

An Iranian government spokesman has dismissed a media report that claimed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could face 74 lashes for breaking the country`s election rules.