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Rohani takes power, gives first speech as president

Hassan Rohani was officially given the presidential decree at a ceremony in Tehran on Saturday August 3. » read more

Plan set for Rohani to take power today

Iran’s president-elect will be handed the reins of the administration following today’s inauguration ceremony in Tehran. » read more

Foreign leaders confirmed for Rohani inauguration

Iranian media report that 10 presidents and three prime ministers so far have confirmed their attendance at the inauguration ceremony for Iranian president-elect Hassan Rohani. » read more

Late cleric’s son calls for release of political prisoners

Ahmad Montazeri, the son of the late dissident cleric Ayatollah Montazeri, has written to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to ask that he release the two detained opposition leaders, MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, so they can attend the inauguration of president-elect Hassan Rohani. » read more

President-elect’s inauguration set for early August

Iranian Parliament has announced the inauguration of the new president will take place in early August. » read more