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Rouhani to run in Iran's election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the country's upcoming presidential poll in May.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the country's upcoming presidential poll in May.

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Russia and Iran agree to reduce their oil output

The Russian and Iranian leaders have agreed to cooperate in a bid to stabilise the global energy market.

The Russian and Iranian leaders have agreed to cooperate in a bid to stabilise the global energy market.

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Iran looks to improve ties with Gulf neighbours

President Hassan Rouhani has called for greater unity between Shiite and Sunni Muslims during his first official visit to the Arab Gulf since being elected in…

President Hassan Rouhani has called for greater unity between Shiite and Sunni Muslims during his first official visit to the Arab Gulf since being elected in…

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Trump and Iran Adjusting to New Realities?

By Mehrdad Khonsari, former Iranian diplomat and an independent commentator on Iranian Affairs No one really knows what to expect from President

By Mehrdad Khonsari, former Iranian diplomat and an independent commentator on Iranian Affairs No one really knows what to expect from President

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Iran won't let Trump tear up nuclear deal, says Rouhani

Iran’s president Rouhani has said he will not let US President-elect Donald Trump tear up the global nuclear deal agreed with several world powers, warning of unspecified repercussions if that…

Iran’s president Rouhani has said he will not let US President-elect Donald Trump tear up the global nuclear deal agreed with several world powers, warning of unspecified repercussions if that…

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Iran and Turkey pledge greater cooperation on Syria

Despite their differences, the foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran are pledging greater cooperation on trying to resolve the Syrian crisis – after meeting in…

Despite their differences, the foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran are pledging greater cooperation on trying to resolve the Syrian crisis – after meeting in…

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Turkey-Iran: divisions over Syria, but trade set to prosper

Ankara and Tehran may be on opposite sides concerning the Syrian civil war, but all signs are pointing to improved trade ties in the near future. On

Ankara and Tehran may be on opposite sides concerning the Syrian civil war, but all signs are pointing to improved trade ties in the near future. On

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Iran: anniversary of the Islamic revolution

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani leads celebrations marking the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution in Tehran’s Azadi square.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani leads celebrations marking the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution in Tehran’s Azadi square.

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Europe rolls out the red carpet for Iran's Rouhani

In this week’s Perspectives we look at reports on the first visit to Europe by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani after the lifting of international

In this week’s Perspectives we look at reports on the first visit to Europe by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani after the lifting of international

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Big deals in France on latest leg of Rouhani trip to Europe

Iran’s president continues his coming-in-from-the-cold mini European tour, doing deals with the French to add to the 17 billion euros worth of deals

Iran’s president continues his coming-in-from-the-cold mini European tour, doing deals with the French to add to the 17 billion euros worth of deals

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Iran's President Rouhani seeks to revive business ties in Paris

“Iran is open for investment” that was the message the country’s President Hassan Rouhani brought with him as he met a warm welcome in Paris from

“Iran is open for investment” that was the message the country’s President Hassan Rouhani brought with him as he met a warm welcome in Paris from

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Nude statues covered in Rome so as not to offend Iranian president

Boxed up so as not to offend … Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has come under fire after ancient nude statutes in Rome’s Capitoline museum were

Boxed up so as not to offend … Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has come under fire after ancient nude statutes in Rome’s Capitoline museum were

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Rohani visits Europe: what's on the agenda

Iran’s president’s visit to Europe was scheduled for the 14 and 15 November 2015, but postponed as a result of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Over

Iran’s president’s visit to Europe was scheduled for the 14 and 15 November 2015, but postponed as a result of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Over

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Iran hails lifting of sanctions, but US is more cautious

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the nation following the implementation of a landmark nuclear accord and subsequent lifting of

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the nation following the implementation of a landmark nuclear accord and subsequent lifting of

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Iran's Rouhani urges Muslim countries to unite

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday (December 27) called on Muslim countries around the world to unite and fix Islam's public image.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday (December 27) called on Muslim countries around the world to unite and fix Islam's public image.

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Iran approves nuclear deal in return for easing of sanctions

It was a heated session but eventually Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament endorsed the landmark nuclear agreement struck earlier this year with

It was a heated session but eventually Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament endorsed the landmark nuclear agreement struck earlier this year with

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Iranian VP Ebtekar hopeful of new beginning for Iran

The international agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme between Tehran, the European Union and the five permanent members of United Nations Security

The international agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme between Tehran, the European Union and the five permanent members of United Nations Security

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US 'extremists' will not dictate Iran nuclear deal, says Rouhani

Iran has dismissed claims the US Congress could derail plans for a long-contested nuclear deal. Speaking from the northern city of Rasht, President

Iran has dismissed claims the US Congress could derail plans for a long-contested nuclear deal. Speaking from the northern city of Rasht, President

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Yemen discord put aside as Iran's Rohani welcomes Turkey's Erdogan

There was a warm greeting in Tehran for Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani – despite marked

There was a warm greeting in Tehran for Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani – despite marked