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Iranian President Pokes Fun At Obamacare On Twitter With #Rouhanicare

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday announced his plan to provide health insurance to all Iranians under the moniker Rouhanicare – a nod to America's own ObamaCare.

“Gov will extend medical insurance to all Iranians,” Rouhani said in a tweet on his English-language Twitter account. “First step will be to cover 5mn uninsured Iranians by the social safety net. #RouhaniCare.”...

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Iran: The ‘Moderate’ Rouhani Cracks Down Brutally on Media, Civil Rights in Recent Weeks

Political repression in Iran has not abated under new president and “moderate” Hassan Rouhani, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said Tuesday.

In the last month, the Iranian judiciary has executed prisoners in supposed retaliation, shut down a newspaper, and refused to follow through on promises to release more than 80 prisoners of conscience...

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Analysis: Saudi move reflects fears U.S. falling for Iranian charm

Saudi princes looked on in dismay last month as Obama courted Iran's more moderate new President Hassan Rouhani, reinvigorating negotiations to resolve international suspicions about Tehran's nuclear program.

Despite Rouhani's statements that he wants better relations with the outside world, King Abdullah and other top Saudis remain intensely suspicious about Iran's intentions and whether its new president could even deliver any change...

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Ted Cruz: Obama Shouldn’t Meet With Iran’s Rouhani Until Prisoners Released

Just a day after President Barack Obama answered a phone call from Iranian president Hassan Rouhani - the first contact a U.S. president has had with an Iranian leader since Jimmy Carter spoke by phone with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi in 1979 - Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says Iran needs to meet certain preconditions, or the leader of the free world should send Rouhani's next call to voice-mail.

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