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Iran's population drive worries women's rights, health advocates

May 28, 2014

Iran's population drive worries women's rights, health advocates

for years by conservatives, including former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who favoured nearly doubling the population to 120 million, encouraging women
Iranian billionaire executed for $2.6 billion state bank fraud

May 24, 2014

Iranian billionaire executed for $2.6 billion state bank fraud

corruption at senior levels in Iran's tightly controlled economy during the administration of former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Mahmoud Reza Khavari, a
Iran cuts nuclear stockpile, engages with bomb probe - IAEA

May 23, 2014

Iran cuts nuclear stockpile, engages with bomb probe - IAEA

's hardline predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran and the powers aim to reach a final agreement by July 20. But the latest round of negotiations failed to make
Time to embrace the Internet, Iran president says

May 21, 2014

Time to embrace the Internet, Iran president says

'ite Muslim clergy to power. It was also his most forceful signal yet of a break with the social media policy of predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who rounded up
Iran moves to ease Internet censorship via "smart filtering"

May 15, 2014

Iran moves to ease Internet censorship via "smart filtering"

freedom of speech in the wake of mass protests against former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed reelection in 2009. Many bloggers were jailed and at
Saudi foreign minister says has invited Iran's Zarif to visit

May 14, 2014

Saudi foreign minister says has invited Iran's Zarif to visit

allowed Iranian leaders to conduct discrete diplomacy during pilgrimage. Rouhani's predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was regarded by Riyadh as a source
Saudi foreign minister says has invited Iranian counterpart to visit

May 14, 2014

Saudi foreign minister says has invited Iranian counterpart to visit

remain rare. However, Rouhani's predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was regarded by Riyadh as a source of much of the tension between the countries, did
Decline in Iran's purchases for banned nuke programs: UN report

May 13, 2014

Decline in Iran's purchases for banned nuke programs: UN report

of the nuclear talks.After centrist Rouhani replaced hard-liner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in June 2013, he pledged to reduce confrontation with the
Iran leader slams West's "stupid" missile stance before talks

May 11, 2014

Iran leader slams West's "stupid" missile stance before talks

relative moderate compared to his predecessor, conservative hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who used strident rhetoric during his eight years in office
Rouhani vows victory over Iran's hawks as nuclear deadline nears

May 08, 2014

Rouhani vows victory over Iran's hawks as nuclear deadline nears

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took towards the West and led Iran into talks about its nuclear programme that resume in Vienna next week ahead of a self-imposed July