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Hassan Rowhani

Iran president Rowhani's music video becomes YouTube hit

It might not make MTV, but a music video has surfaced honouring Iran's president, Hassan Rowhani, and showing him alongside musical instruments - which are banned on state television - and women singing.

Friday, 29 November, 2013, 2:51am

Iran to make new offer on nuclear programme at talks in Geneva

Iranian nuclear negotiators will offer a new proposal today that is intended to convince world powers that the country's nuclear programme has only peaceful aims, a top official said.

15 Oct 2013 - 3:49am 1 comment

Iranian president Hassan Rowhani cancels anti-Israel forum

The administration of President Hassan Rowhani has cancelled an anti-Israeli conference as part of his outreach to the West and efforts to map out a new diplomatic path for Iran.

12 Oct 2013 - 2:30am

Don't fall for Iran's charm offensive, Netanyahu warns

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu played the spoiler to Iran's attempts to ease relations with the West, calling the Iranian leader "a wolf in sheep's clothing" and declaring that Israel will do whatever it takes to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, even if it has to stand alone.

2 Oct 2013 - 11:07pm

Israel’s Netanyahu to warn Obama: Iran’s sweet talk is just a ploy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has travelled to the United States with a simple message for Barack Obama and the United Nations: "Don't be fooled by Iran's new leadership."

1 Oct 2013 - 4:57pm 1 comment

Iran nuclear deal could be reached in months, says Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday a deal with Iran could be brokered within months if Tehran proves that its nuclear programme was not being used to build atomic weapons.

30 Sep 2013 - 8:38pm

Hasaan Rowhani stirs up a hornet's nest by acknowledging the Holocaust

Iranian President Hasaan Rowhani set off a political storm in New York and in Iran on Wednesday with an acknowledgment and condemnation of the Holocaust that landed him in precisely the kind of tangled dispute he had hoped to avoid.

27 Sep 2013 - 3:33am

Signs of hope on Iran's horizon

Iranians would seem to have chosen wisely by electing Hassan Rowhani as their next president. A moderate candidate among a field dominated by conservatives, he offers a welcome break from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's tumultuous outgoing presidency. His taking office in August will herald a change of tone for the Islamic republic.

19 Jun 2013 - 1:26am

Iran's Hassan Rowhani vows nuclear transparency to ease tension with US

Iranian president-elect Hassan Rowhani said he will make the country's nuclear programme more transparent as he seeks to ease tension with the US and reduce "brutal" sanctions that have crippled the economy.

He ruled out any halt to the nuclear activity that has drawn UN sanctions but said he hoped an early deal could be reached to allay the fears of major powers.

18 Jun 2013 - 3:43am

Who said it?

What's at stake in this trial is the future of [the] press in the United States and in the rest of the world.

17 Jun 2013 - 4:23am