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Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi hospitalized during hunger strike for public trial

Mehdi Karroubi led the Iranian Green Movement’s protest following Iran’s controversial elections in 2009 and was sentenced to house arrest without receiving a public...

Defying conservatives, Rouhani pledges to open Iran to the world

After the victory of moderates in Iran with the election of Hassan Rouhani for a second term, the re-elected president of the Islamic Republic...

Rouhani wins re-election in landslide victory over conservative opponent

Without Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's support, the incumbent Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani wins re-election with 57% of the vote, receiving 7 million more...

Ahmadinejad disqualified from running in Iran election

The former president, who registered as a candidate last week in a surprise move, has been disqualified by the Guardian Council. Iran's former president Mahmoud...

Iran: President Rouhani announces run for 2nd term in next month’s election

Rouhani will be facing a tougher-than-expected competition in the upcoming election, despite being the driving force behind a nuclear deal with world powers which...