Rouhani

Nuclear Deal: The Washington Post

The Iranian president’s signature achievement, a landmark nuclear deal with world powers, is starting to unravel, and his economy is in distress even before renewed U.S. sanctions begin to bite.  Read more...

 

Nuclear Deal: The Washington Post

President Trump’s decision to abandon a nuclear deal with Iran has intensified a heated debate among Iranians over relations with the West, pitting proponents of the landmark accord and of diplomacy more generally against staunch conservatives who urge a harsh response to the move.  Read more...

 

Nuclear Deal: Newsweek

Trump's recent decision to renew the landmark Iran nuclear deal signed by his predecessor...eased international anxieties about diplomatic crises that could swiftly lead to major escalations—but substantial risks lie ahead. Read more...

 

Sanctions: The Washington Post

Once a ragtag force protecting Iran's nascent Islamic regime, the Revolutionary Guard Corps is now the nation's most powerful security institution — and has come under fire from the Trump administration. Read more...

 

Regional Relations: The Washington Post

It was nearly two years ago when Iran and Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties...but this year, a rare bright spot in their relations has stirred hope of a possible detente. Read more...

 

Iran's Presidential Election: Los Angeles Times

As Iranians prepare to head to the polls Friday to cast their vote for president, the political climate in the nation is heating up. Read more...

 

Iran's Presidential Election: The Washington Post

Iran’s moderate president, Hassan Rouhani, has delivered rare rebukes in recent days to the country’s powerful Shiite clergy and allied security forces, lashing out at rivals and their hard-line backers ahead of his reelection bid next week. Read more...

 

Iran's Presidential Election: The Washington Post

Just a few days ago, hard-line cleric Ebrahim Raisi was the contender to watch in the race to unseat Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. By the weekend, his candidacy was already in doubt. Read more...

 

Sanctions: CBS MoneyWatch

Iran this week welcomed the lifting of international sanctions against it, but that doesn't mean, say, the Golden Arches will be lining the streets of Tehran anytime soon. Read more...

 

Sanctions: Deutsche Welle

A US bill extending sanctions on Iran gives Trump a tool to ratchet up pressure, but that might strengthen hardliners in Tehran. Iran has already upped its rhetoric ahead of elections next year. Read more...