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Rohani cabinet

Rohani administration after lifting ban on Facebook

Fatemeh Rahbar, a conservative Tehran MP, reported that presidential aide Mohammadreza Sadegh has met with the representatives of the six ministers who are members of the High Council of Cyberspace to discuss ending the blocking of Facebook for web users in the country. » read more

Rohani holds first meeting with new ministers

The Rohani cabinet was officially established today August 19 after their first meeting. » read more

New minister vows to increase internet speed

Mahmoud Vaezi, Iran’s new Minister of Communications and Information Technology, announced on Saturday August 17 that the speed and breadth of internet services in the country will be increased. » read more

New foreign minister promises active role for Iran

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s new foreign minister, says the events in Egypt will be at the top of his ministry’s agenda. » read more

Parliament rejects three of Rohani’s proposed ministers

Three of Hassan Rohani’s proposed cabinet members have been rejected by the Iranian Parliament. » read more

Proposed intelligence minister rejects “harsh” measures

Mohmoud Alavi, the proposed intelligence minister, defended his appointment by Hassan Rohani in Parliament today, calling for “soft intelligence policies.” » read more

Proposed minister calls for expanded humanities programs

The proposed minister for the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology told ILNA that universities must expand the humanities branch of study and work toward increasing students’ volunteer contributions to society. » read more

Rohani’s pick for education minister defends his record

Hassan Rohani’s proposed education minister, Mohammadali Najafi, defended his qualifications and experience while emphasizing his support for the Supreme Leader and the regime. » read more

Rohani defends cabinet choices in Parliament

Iran’s new president, Hassan Rohani, spoke in defence of his choices for cabinet on Monday August 12 in Parliament. » read more

MP foresees non-approval for one-fifth of Rohani’s cabinet choices

Conservative MP Ruhollah Hosseinian says 20 percent of the new president’s proposed cabinet members will not be approved by Parliament. » read more