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Iran elections 2013

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Iran parliament approves Rohani's top cabinet nominees

Iran’s parliament has approved president Hassan Rohani’s top nominees for cabinet posts. Politicians debated the 18 hopefuls over four days

Iran’s parliament has approved president Hassan Rohani’s top nominees for cabinet posts. Politicians debated the 18 hopefuls over four days

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Backing for President Rohani's call for talks on nuclear issue

Iran’s President Hassan Rohani has said he wants to solve his country’s disputed nuclear issue. He spoke of his intentions when answering questions

Iran’s President Hassan Rohani has said he wants to solve his country’s disputed nuclear issue. He spoke of his intentions when answering questions

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Washington weighs up Iran's new President Rohani

A new president and a new era – that is what Washington is wondering after Iran’s Hassan Rohani was sworn in and quickly indicated a readiness for

A new president and a new era – that is what Washington is wondering after Iran’s Hassan Rohani was sworn in and quickly indicated a readiness for

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New president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, takes oath of office

The newly elected seventh president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, has taken his oath of office at a official ceremony at the Iranian parliament in Tehran

The newly elected seventh president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, has taken his oath of office at a official ceremony at the Iranian parliament in Tehran

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Israel's Netanyahu says Iranian regime is 'no different'

On the day Iran’s new president takes office, Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he believes there is no difference between the old

On the day Iran’s new president takes office, Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he believes there is no difference between the old

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New Iranian president takes oath of office

The seventh president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, has taken his oath of office at an official ceremony at the parliament in Tehran. On Saturday, he

The seventh president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, has taken his oath of office at an official ceremony at the parliament in Tehran. On Saturday, he

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Iran's new president prepares to take over from Ahmadinejad

The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, will take an oath of office in parliament on Sunday afternoon, formally replacing outgoing president

The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, will take an oath of office in parliament on Sunday afternoon, formally replacing outgoing president

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Iran prepares to officially swear in new president

After eight years in office, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has handed over the presidential reigns to his successor Hassan Rouhani, who will be officially

After eight years in office, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has handed over the presidential reigns to his successor Hassan Rouhani, who will be officially

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Hasan Rouhani endorsed as Iran president

The new president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, has been sworn in at a religious ceremony in Tehran. The cleric was handed power by the country’s supreme

The new president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, has been sworn in at a religious ceremony in Tehran. The cleric was handed power by the country’s supreme

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Rouhani has the task of fixing Iran's economy

Dr. Kamran Dadkhah is an economist and university lecturer in Boston. Can the new government in Iran control the point to point inflation rate of 42

Dr. Kamran Dadkhah is an economist and university lecturer in Boston. Can the new government in Iran control the point to point inflation rate of 42

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New Iranian president set to bring changes to relationship with West

The election of Iran’s new president, Hassan Rohani, in June came a surprise to many. The 64 year old is known for his moderate views and openness

The election of Iran’s new president, Hassan Rohani, in June came a surprise to many. The 64 year old is known for his moderate views and openness

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As seen in Iran: Iranians celebrate the election of Hassan Rouhani

Iranians poured onto the streets to celebrate the election of Hassan Rouhani on 15 June. Some of them filmed the celebrations and sent their images

Iranians poured onto the streets to celebrate the election of Hassan Rouhani on 15 June. Some of them filmed the celebrations and sent their images

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Iran: Hassan Rohani, the pragmatic president

Lawyer, cleric, academic. Iran’s new president Hassan Rohani was playing the role of the diplomat as he met his predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in

Lawyer, cleric, academic. Iran’s new president Hassan Rohani was playing the role of the diplomat as he met his predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in

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Web review : Iran Election Special

Follow our daily selection of the best and worst of the Internet. June 17th is Ken Loach’s birthday. Born in a working class family, social

Follow our daily selection of the best and worst of the Internet. June 17th is Ken Loach’s birthday. Born in a working class family, social

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Rohani calls for support in first TV address

A mix of euphoria and relief filled the Tehran air. The long wait was over for Iranians at home and abroad. A moderate cleric had been elected

A mix of euphoria and relief filled the Tehran air. The long wait was over for Iranians at home and abroad. A moderate cleric had been elected

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Iranian election celebrations

Supporters of moderate candidate Rowhani celebrate as he was declared winner in presidential vote on Saturday.

Supporters of moderate candidate Rowhani celebrate as he was declared winner in presidential vote on Saturday.

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Iranians celebrate Rohani's win, 'a victory for moderation'

In Tehran, thousands of jubilant Iranians hit the streets to celebrate their presidential election result. It was described as ‘a victory for

In Tehran, thousands of jubilant Iranians hit the streets to celebrate their presidential election result. It was described as ‘a victory for

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Rohani triumphs in Iranian presidential election

It is a stunning electoral victory by any measure; the most moderate of the six candidates in Iran’s presidential election, Hassan Rohani has not

It is a stunning electoral victory by any measure; the most moderate of the six candidates in Iran’s presidential election, Hassan Rohani has not

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Iranians see Rohani win as potential game-changer

The Iranian people have delivered a shock result in the country’s presidential election, massively throwing their weight behind the relatively

The Iranian people have delivered a shock result in the country’s presidential election, massively throwing their weight behind the relatively

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Window of opportunity for West in Iran says analyst

Hassan Rohani, the relatively moderate candidate in the Iranian presidential elections who was supported by reformists, has won. It was a poll that

Hassan Rohani, the relatively moderate candidate in the Iranian presidential elections who was supported by reformists, has won. It was a poll that

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Rohani ahead in Iranian presidential poll

With more than half of the votes counted in Iran’s presidential election the more moderate of the six candidates, Hassan Rohani, is in the

With more than half of the votes counted in Iran’s presidential election the more moderate of the six candidates, Hassan Rohani, is in the

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Rohani ahead in Iranian presidential poll

With around 18% of the votes counted in Iran’s presidential election the more moderate of the six candidates, Hassan Rohani, is in the lead. The

With around 18% of the votes counted in Iran’s presidential election the more moderate of the six candidates, Hassan Rohani, is in the lead. The

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Voting ends in Iran elections

Voting has ended in Iran’s elections. The deadline was extended on four occasions during the day. The head of Tehran elections headquarters says he

Voting has ended in Iran’s elections. The deadline was extended on four occasions during the day. The head of Tehran elections headquarters says he

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Iran's Valayati a compromiser with West

Ali Akbar Velayati is widely considered as serious competition up against rival Iranian presidential candidate Said Jalili, whom many would say is

Ali Akbar Velayati is widely considered as serious competition up against rival Iranian presidential candidate Said Jalili, whom many would say is

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Iran's Qalibaf presidential hopeful a former general and police chief

Presidential candidate Mohammad Qalibaf is predicted to score well in voting in Iran’s big cities. The current Mayor of Tehran has done a lot for the

Presidential candidate Mohammad Qalibaf is predicted to score well in voting in Iran’s big cities. The current Mayor of Tehran has done a lot for the

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Hassan Rohani liberals' hope in Iran

Cleric and former nuclear negotiator Hassan Rohani enjoys the support of many liberal-minded Iranians and moderates and reformists in his bid to

Cleric and former nuclear negotiator Hassan Rohani enjoys the support of many liberal-minded Iranians and moderates and reformists in his bid to

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Iran's presidential candidates cast their votes

As Iranians went to the polls to choose their next President, so too did the six candidates wanting to replace outgoing leader Mahmoud

As Iranians went to the polls to choose their next President, so too did the six candidates wanting to replace outgoing leader Mahmoud