Iran’s New President Takes Oath

Iran's New President Takes Oath

(Tehran) – Hasan Rohani took office as Iran’s president succeeding Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei endorsed him. The start of Rohani’s presidency puts an end to Ahmedinejad’s eight years in office. Rohani faces huge challenges, including combating inflation he put last month at 42 per cent, bringing down high unemployment and bridging […]

Gulf states to meet on Iran-UAE island issue

Gulf states to meet on Iran-UAE island issue

(Dubai) – Foreign ministers of the six Gulf states are to hold a special meeting in Riyadh after Iran’s President, Mahmoud Ahmedinejad visited an island in the Gulf that is claimed by the United Arab Emirates, a UAE official said. Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) meeting in the Saudi capital comes at the request of the […]

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