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Apr 21 2017

Heavy security in Tehran as campaigning starts for Iran's May presidential vote

ANKARA Campaigning officially started on Friday for Iran's May presidential election, pitting pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani against hardliners just as the United States reassesses its policy on the Islamic Republic.

Apr 14 2017

Iran's President Rouhani seeks second term despite hardline resistance

ANKARA President Hassan Rouhani, who registered on Friday to seek a second four-year mandate in a May 19 election, helped end Iran's diplomatic and economic isolation in his first term by clinching a landmark nuclear deal with major powers.

Apr 14 2017

Iranian President Rouhani to seek second term, faces hardline challenge

ANKARA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani registered on Friday to run for a second four-year term, state television said, buoyed by Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers though facing a hardline conservative challenge over his economic record.

Apr 14 2017

Iran's President Rouhani seeks second term despite hardline resistance

ANKARA President Hassan Rouhani, who registered on Friday to seek a second four-year mandate in a May 19 election, helped end Iran's diplomatic and economic isolation in his first term by clinching a landmark nuclear deal with major powers.

Apr 12 2017

Iran's Ahmadinejad defies supreme leader to attempt comeback

ANKARA Hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad surprised Iran's clerical establishment by registering for the May 19 presidential election, defying the Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader's warning not to enter the race.

Apr 06 2017

Iranian conservative cleric to run in May's presidential vote: IRNA

ANKARA A bloc of conservative Iranian political parties has nominated a powerful cleric as their candidate to run in next month's presidential election to try to unseat the moderate Hassan Rouhani, Iran's state news agency IRNA said.

Mar 23 2017

HINTERGRUND-Iran weitet Waffenlieferungen an Rebellen im Jemen aus

London/Ankara/Dubai Der Iran verstärkt offenbar sein verdecktes militärisches Engagement in dem seit rund zwei Jahren andauernden Bürgerkrieg im Jemen, in dem bislang mindestens 10.000 Menschen getötet wurden.

Mar 22 2017

Exclusive: Iran steps up support for Houthis in Yemen's war - sources

LONDON/ANKARA/DUBAI Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi'ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say. | Video

Mar 20 2017

Exclusive: Iran struggles to coax Bank of England to open clearing accounts - sources

LONDON/ANKARA Iran has asked the Bank of England to set up special clearing accounts for its banks, but has so far been rebuffed in its effort to resolve an impasse that has left it excluded from banking in London more than a year after sanctions were lifted.

Mar 13 2017

Exclusive: Iran's biggest cargo line looks at London IPO; thwarted so far - sources

LONDON/ANKARA Iran's top cargo shipping company has held meetings in London to discuss a possible listing on the London Stock Exchange, but has so far been thwarted by U.S. sanctions that still scare banks off Iranian business, four Iranian and two Western sources said.

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