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Rouhani says Iran ‘very happy’ Trump leaving

President-elect Joe Biden, who defeated Trump at the ballot box in November, has signalled a willingness to return to diplomacy with Iran after four tense years under the outgoing president

Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack

Four militants attacked a parade commemorating the start of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.

Why Iran will exit its nuclear deal

The nuclear deal was a political shield for Iran. After the US’s pull-out, pressure for regime change will be back on the table

Crude oil surges after Trump tears up Iran deal, equities mixed

Both main crude oil contracts have been rising in recent weeks on expectations that the president would withdraw from the 2015 pact

Trump withdraws from Iran deal, defying allies

The president pulled the United States out of a landmark deal curbing Iran's nuclear program and reimposing crippling sanctions

Trump denounces ‘brutal and corrupt’ Iranian regime

"All of the money that President Obama so foolishly gave them went into terrorism and into their pockets."

SA invited to right side of history

As it re-enters the global economy, Iran is eager to foster relations with South Africa

Iran’s next step is a defining moment

The next president will decide the country’s long-term future and its links with the world

​2016: The year of the election ballot consultant

The doctors of spin are going to have a busy 2017 given the number of polls worldwide, writes Andrew Hammond.

Iran, Turkey must work together to fight Isis: Rouhani

Iran and Turkey must work with one another to root out the threat of extremism in the region, President Hassan Rouhani told his Turkish counterpart.

Obama, Rouhani defend Iran nuclear deal

Iran's Hassan Rouhani says a nuclear deal with world powers is "more valuable" than a domestic debate about its finer details.

Iran’s long-term nuclear ambitions survive deal

Despite accepting a nuclear agreement, Iran has not abandoned atomic research and long-term uranium enrichment plans.

Isis insurgents attack Iraq’s biggest oil refinery

Islamist militants have launched an assault in Baiji as Iran raises the prospect of military intervention in the embattled state.

Iran’s former presidents endorse Rouhani in run up to elections

Iran's reformists have backed Hassan Rouhani, a moderate cleric who has emerged as the dark horse candidate in the upcoming presidential election.

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