Surveys of Iranian public opinion from the University of Maryland suggests that Trump's strategy on the nuclear deal – no matter how you interpret it – is based on wishful thinking.
Tehran is fostering a start-up industry as a possible motor to solve Iran's unemployment crisis.
Between an electorate hungry for change and a powerful hardline elite, Hassan Rouhani has his work cut out for him.
Iran's economic recovery and reintegration into the global economy have become key electoral topics.
President is not the most important leadership role in Iran. The election is not completely democratic. That said, there's a pretty competitive contest happening.
The election TV debates have shown the candidates to be out of touch.
Trump's tough rhetoric is bad news for Iran's moderates.
Rouhani's conservative rivals are exploiting growing pessimism about the economy, increasing the odds that someone more hostile to the West might become Iran's next president.
The latest in a series of meetings will see the two countries sign a number of agreements on political and economic matters.
Muslims everywhere were offended and psychologically shocked by the president-elect’s views. But Syria and Egypt think they can benefit from a Trump presidency.
Once seen as a diplomatic victory, the nuclear deal of 2015 is now perceived as a failure by conservatives who reject President Rouhani's message of moderation as economic recovery remains elusive.
Shahram Amiri is one of 250 people executed this year despite President Rouhani's efforts to improve his country's human right's record.
The Iranian president will finally get a parliament that backs his reforms. But much still stands in his way.
The most difficult aspect of trade in "post-sanctions" Tehran, is how to navigate the sanctions still in place.
With parliamentary elections around the corner, Iran's deep political conflicts are suddenly on full display.
After years out in the cold, the Iranians have a chance to be heard in the West – and they've got Saudi Arabia on their minds.
Increasing trade and commerce will make it easier to verify the Iranians are keeping their promises under the nuclear agreement.
Estimates of how much of Iran's frozen assets it will get once sanctions are lifted vary widely, but the sum is most likely just a fraction of the total.
Australia made progress on restoring trade and sharing intelligence on Islamic State in Iraq. Iran was less open to accepting the return of asylum seekers, which may prove a blessing in disguise.
When it comes to women and power politics in the Islamic Republic, the road has been a long and winding road.