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President Barack Obama said Monday that Iran's election of a relative moderate shows that the country's people want to change course.
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Western hopes that Iran's newly elected president signals a new moderate shift by the mullahs who run the country may be misplaced, given Hassan Rowhani's support of the leadership's nuclear program, some experts said.
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TEHRAN Leaders of Persian Gulf Arab countries have issued separate messages congratulating Hassan Rohani on his election as Iran's next president in Friday's poll.
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DUBAI: Iranian president-elect Hassan Rohani, who won a landslide victory promising better relations abroad and more freedom at home, on Sunday paid his first visit since the vote to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who will ultimately decide the pace of any change.
Iranian President elect Hasan Rowhani, center, is accompanied by Hasan Khomeini, the grandson of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, left, and Ayatollah Mousavi Bojnourdi, during visit of Ayatollah Khomeini's shrine, just outside Tehran, Iran, Sunday, June 16, 2013.
's elections last weekend is a clear rejection of the hardline stance of previous President Ahmadinejad, but the firm grip of Ayatollah Khamenei means major changes are unlikely in the near future.
A second blast in two days has killed a worker at a south Louisiana chemical plant, just miles from the site where two workers were killed a day earlier.
In the late 1970s, activists in Iran had a brief moment of hope. The revolution had succeeded; the shah's repressive regime had been overthrown.
Iranians celebrate the victory of moderate presidential candidate Hassan Rowhani in the presidential elections at Vanak square in northern Tehran on June 15, 2013.
Offering praise for Iranians and reproaching their government, the Obama administration said Saturday it respected the results of a presidential election conducted under restrictive conditions.
The victory of Hassan Rouhani has stunned pundits, and it seems even Iranians can't quite believe it.
Hassan Rohani, who has criticized government intervention in Iranian lives and pledged dialogue with the world, won the nation's presidency with enough backing to avoid a second-round vote.
CAIRO/RIYADH- The election of a moderate Iranian president could help rein in hostility between Tehran and its Arab neighbours, but many Arabs doubt he can end a sectarian confrontation that has been inflamed by war in Syria.
The rallies are over, the students have been sent home and the people of Tehran braved searing heat and impenetrable traffic to select a new president Friday from a field of six candidates.