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  • Iranians eager for change disappointed Rouhani didn't offer more

    Iranians eager for change disappointed Rouhani didn't offer more
    TEHRAN -- Iranians pored over news accounts Wednesday of President Hassan Rouhani's speech to the United Nations General Assembly, with those eager to break out of Iran's isolation expressing disappointment that their new leader didn't meet with President...
  • On verge of a nuclear deal, Iran appears to harden its stance

    On verge of a nuclear deal, Iran appears to harden its stance
    GENEVA — Iran appeared Thursday to be stiffening its demands in negotiations aimed at curbing its nuclear program, even amid signs that the seven countries at the bargaining table might be close to a deal. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi...
  • Then what in Syria?

    Two recent newspaper editorials illustrate the double-mindedness some feel about President Obama's decision to provide small arms and ammunition to Syrian rebels. The Washington Post headlined an editorial: "No time for half-measures: Syria's rebels need...
  • Women can't be president in Iran, senior cleric says

    TEHRAN — Iran’s next president will not be a woman. No surprise there, but a senior religious figure, Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, made it official in comments Wednesday to a group of clerics and theology students, according to the conservative...
  • Iran presidential vote: Who's in? Who's out? Who cares?

    He’s one of two surviving founders of the Islamic Republic, head of the Expediency Council that supervises all branches of government and has already served two terms as Iranian head of state. But the Islamic conservatives who vet presidential...
  • Young revelers inject new life into Iran's capital

    TEHRAN — For the second time in just a few days, large crowds of young revelers filled the streets of the Iranian capital late Tuesday and early Wednesday in celebratory street rallies. The capital of the Islamic Republic has suddenly become a party...
  • The Week Ahead: Iran and Pakistan on the stump, Mubarak on trial

    The Week Ahead: Iran and Pakistan on the stump, Mubarak on trial
    D-Day for Iranian presidential race Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change. More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
  • The Week Ahead: North Korea conciliatory, Iran holds humdrum vote

    North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...
  • Rowhani victory in Iran: Cause for hope, not expectations

    Rowhani victory in Iran: Cause for hope, not expectations
    With the election of congenial pragmatist Hassan Rowhani as the next president, Iran has caught the world off-guard. Emigres, opposition figures and diplomats had written off Friday’s vote as a preordained elevation of another anti-Western hard-...
  • Iranian officials count ballots in presidential election

    TEHRAN -- Electoral authorities began counting ballots late Friday after tens of millions of Iranians turned out to vote for a successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Officials estimated that the turnout may have reached 70% among more than 50...
  • Ahmadinejad protests aide's disqualification from Iran election

    Ahmadinejad protests aide's disqualification from Iran election
    TEHRAN — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has denounced as unjust the disqualification of his top aide from next month’s presidential election and says he plans to appeal to Iran’s supreme ruler. Ahmadinejad spoke a day after the Guardian...
  • From four Iranians, four views of the coming election

    From four Iranians, four views of the coming election
    TEHRAN -- Elections are scheduled in Iran for June 14, the first presidential balloting since the disputed 2009 vote. Iran’s Guardian Council, an oversight body, is expected to release the list of vetted candidates this week. The Times sought out...