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    BERMAN: Iran's rigged election

    Iranians closed the page on the tumultuous eight-year tenure of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when they went to the polls on June 14 to pick a new president.

  • Iranian President-elect Hasan Rowhani stands in front of a portrait of the country's revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, during a visit to the late cleric's shrine just outside Tehran on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

    Iranian President-elect Hasan Rowhani tied to Jewish-targeted bomb plot that killed 85

    Hasan Rowhani, the president-elect of Iran, was part of a special government task force that plotted in 1994 to bomb a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, a terrorist attack that ultimately left 85 dead and hundreds wounded.

  • Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    KAHLILI: Iran elects a 'good cop' who isn't good at all

    As soon as the results of the Iranian elections were announced, the world's media proclaimed that a "moderate and reformist" cleric, Hasan Rowhani, would become the new president of Iran.

  • ** FILE ** Iranian president Hasan Rowhani. (Associated Press)

    U.S., allies see chance for breakthrough with Iran's new president

    The United States and its Western allies see a chance for a breakthrough on containing Iran's suspected nuclear-weapons program with Hasan Rowhani, who won Iran's presidential election last week.

  • Moderate Iranian leader could hinder Israel

    The surprising victory of a reformist candidate in Iran's presidential election has put Israel in a difficult position as it tries to halt the Iranian nuclear program: With Hasan Rowhani likely to enjoy an international honeymoon, Israel could have a hard time rallying support for new sanctions — or possible military action — against its archfoe, even as it says the clock is ticking on Tehran's march toward nuclear weapons.

  • A supporter of Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani holds up his poster in Tehran on Saturday, June 15, 2013, while celebrating Mr. Rowhani's victory. Wild celebrations broke out in the capital's streets, which were battlefields after the presidential election four years ago, as reformist-backed Mr. Rowhani capped a stunning surge to claim Iran's presidency on Saturday, throwing open the political order after relentless crackdowns by hard-liners to consolidate and safeguard their grip on power. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

    Iranian president-elect says economy will take time

    Iran's newly elected reformist-backed president said Sunday that the country's dire economic problems cannot be solved "overnight," as he took his first steps in consulting with members of the clerically dominated establishment on his new policies.

  • Men wait in line at a polling station to vote during presidential elections in Qom, 125 kilometers (78 miles) south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Friday, June 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

    Iran's leader jabs U.S. as presidential vote begins

    Iran's top leader gave a salty rebuke Friday to U.S. questions over the openness of the presidential contest in the Islamic Republic, telling Washington "the hell with you" after casting his ballot in a race widely criticized in the West as rigged in favor of Tehran's ruling system.

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