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Rouhani's commanding election victory might just help him change Iran - The Conversation UK

Meysam Tayebipour does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Lancaster ...and more »

Iran's President Mocks Trump's Saudi Arabia Trip as 'Just a Show' - New York Times

TEHRAN — Flush from his decisive re-election victory, Iran's president struck back on Monday after a weekend of verbal affronts from the Saudi-American summit meeting, describing President Trump's visit to Riyadh as empty theatrics and mocking his ...and more »

Iranian President Rouhani won reelection. Here's how reformists got him there. - Washington Post

In elections on Friday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a second term and reform candidates gained seats in municipal councils across the country. A right-wing conservative in the 1980s, Rouhani ran as a moderate in 2013, and today reformists are ...and more »

Iran's Rouhani denounces US' Middle East ignorance - Aljazeera.com

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism from US President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. Trump called for a US alliance with Muslim ...and more »

Erdogan congratulates Iran's Rouhani over election win - Anadolu Agency

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani over his recent election victory, according to a presidential source. The two leaders, who spoke over the phone, also vowed to improve bilateral ties, the source, who ...and more »

Iranians Smell Shortsighted Hypocrisy in Targeting by Trump and His Mideast Hosts - Haaretz

King Salman and Netanyahu have eagerly backed Trump's tour mantra: Iran, Iran, Iran. But targeting Tehran will inflame sectarianism and weaken the war against ISIS. Ariane Tabatabai. May 22, 2017 8:52 PM Updated: 9:53 AM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe ...and more »

Emboldened by Rouhani's Win, Iranians Seek Further Reforms - New York Times

TEHRAN — Iranians came out in force to dance in the streets this weekend, breaking Islamic rules, to celebrate the re-election of President Hassan Rouhani by a large margin. Emboldened by the election results, others gathered in the capital, Tehran ...and more »

Trump's Call to Isolate Iran Sets Up a Challenge for Rouhani - Bloomberg

Saturday night, Iranians poured into the streets by the hundreds of thousands to celebrate the re-election of President Hassan Rouhani, whose message of opening up to the West helped him to trounce a hard-line challenger. President Rouhani prepares to ...and more »

Iran's President Isn't a Reformer. He's an Enabler. - POLITICO Magazine

Hassan Rouhani, the newly re-elected president of Iran, is a creature of the Islamic Republic's establishment, an apparatchik with much guile and little imagination. And yet Rouhani's subversive political campaign may do lasting damage to the Islamic ...and more »

Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran - Reuters

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from U.S. President Donald Trump who is visiting the ...and more »