Hassan Rouhani

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The Observer view on Iran’s rigged presidential election | Observer editorial
It is not only Iranians who will suffer if a hardliner wins, it could have profound consequences for world peace

Observer editorial

13, Jun, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Iran election candidate threatens to try rival for treason during TV debate
Former leader of Revolutionary Guards rounds on ex-central banker in bruising first debate

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

06, Jun, 2021 @12:50 PM

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Iran’s leadership accused of fixing presidential election
Guardian Council’s bar on reformist candidates has left narrow field of hardliners for June poll

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

25, May, 2021 @5:53 PM

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US and Iran aim for final round of talks on reviving nuclear deal
Progress suggests agreement may be possible before Iranian presidential election in June

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, May, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Iran president criticises new rules for candidates as election begins
Narrowing eligibility criteria seen as attempt by powerful Guardian Council to exercise greater control over June vote

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

11, May, 2021 @11:09 AM

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Iran disappointed over Biden administration's refusal to lift sanctions
New US secretary of state says Tehran would first need to fully comply with 2015 nuclear deal

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Jan, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Leaders in Moscow, Beijing and Tehran revel in US Capitol chaos
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani says western democracy is brittle and weak

Shaun Walker, Helen Davidson in Taipei, Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro, Martin Chulov in Beirut and Bethan McKernan

07, Jan, 2021 @2:12 PM

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2021 – the story of a year in 12 leaders
In 2021, the world will slowly begin to fight back against Covid. But what else will change as the vaccines are administered? Here are the figures who will shape a vital year

Simon Tisdall

01, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh given martyr status
Tehran holds state funeral for Fakhrizadeh, who it says was killed remotely using ‘electronic devices’

Patrick Wintour and Oliver Holmes

30, Nov, 2020 @11:04 AM

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Iran's supreme leader calls for 'definitive punishment' of scientist's killers
Ayatollah threatens retaliation after president blames Israel for assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Oliver Holmes and Patrick Wintour

28, Nov, 2020 @3:59 PM

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Was scientist’s killing the opening shot of a Trump-led war on Iran?
The assassination of the country’s top nuclear expert raises fears that the outgoing US president is determined to take further action

Simon Tisdall

28, Nov, 2020 @12:35 PM

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Iranian president upbeat about relations with Biden-led US
Hassan Rouhani tells Tehran cabinet he hopes US will ‘condemn Trump policies against Iran’ and lift sanctions

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

25, Nov, 2020 @2:21 PM

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