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Detained opposition leader’s wife appeals to president

Fatemeh Karroubi has appealed to the Iranian president to clarify the legal basis for the incarceration of her husband, Mehdi Karroubi, a reformist candidate who challenged the authenticity of the vote count in the 2009 presidential election. » read more

Cleric rejects idea of referendum on U.S. relations

The Mashhad Friday Mass Imam, a hardline cleric, has spoken out against a proposal to put recent developments in Iran-U.S. relations to a referendum. » read more

Iranian teachers ask president to help mark special day

The Iranian Teachers Association has called on President Hassan Rohani to facilitate the special ceremonies for World Teachers’ Day on October 5. » read more

Bushehr reformists accuse MPs of election interference

A group of reformist students and youth in Bushehr Province have written to the president, alerting him that the interior minister is ignoring public demands for the election of a provincial governor. » read more

Supreme Leader criticizes elements of Rohani’s UN trip

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said in a speech today that some of events that occurred during the Iranian president’s trip to New York were inappropriate. » read more

Twitter official tweets Rohani about web access in Iran

tJack Dorsey, Twitter chairman and CEO, has publicly questioned Iranian President Hassan Rohani over the blocking of the Twitter website in Iran. » read more

Big political shift in Iran as conservative MPs support Rohani

As 230 Iranian MPs announced their support for President Hassan Rohani’s statements in New York, prominent conservative MP Ali Akbar Nateq Nouri said the president’s position was a source of “pride and honour” for Iran. » read more

IRGC chief calls Rohani’s call from Obama a “mistake”

The head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has expressed support for the speeches that Iranian President Hassan Rohani made last week to the United Nations General Assembly but he added that the conversation between the president and his U.S. counterpart should have only taken place after concrete confidence-building actions were seen from the U.S. » read more

Arrests made after shoe thrown during president’s return

Iranian media report that two people have been arrested in connection with the shoe-throwing incident at the welcoming party for Iranian President Hassan Rohani. » read more

Iranians celebrate Rohani’s New York trip, with some exceptions

While Iranian President Hassan Rohani was greeted by a crowd of supporters upon his return from New York, reports indicate that his car was the target of a shoe thrown from within a group of detractors. » read more