Timeline of Unrest in Iran

2013 June — Cleric Hassan Rouhani becomes president. September — Rouhani tells U.S. news channel NBC that Iran will not build any nuclear weapons. He offers “time-bound and result-oriented” talks on the nuclear issue during a speech at the United Nations. November — Iran agrees to stop all uranium enrichment above 5 percent and allow …

Iran Protests: Dec. 31, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his people have the right to protest and criticize the government, in his first public response to nationwide anti-establishment protests that have stretched into a fourth day. On Saturday, as a counter to the protests, state-sponsored rallies took place around the country. …