16 June 2013 Last updated at 19:42

Challenges facing Hassan RouhaniA supporter of moderate cleric Hassan Rohani celebrates his victory in Iran"s presidential election

BBC Persian's Kasra Naji looks at the some of the issues facing Iran's President-elect Hassan Rouhani.


Squeezing IranSqueezing Iran: Oil and sanctions

Iran has faced waves of international sanctions since the Islamic revolution in 1979, but what effect have they actually had on the country and its economy and trading behaviour?

Revolution Anniversary

  • Iran Archives

    Clips from Panorama's coverage of Iran's history, from Western ally to today's tense relationship


Crowds at a demonstration in Tehran, Iran, 1979Slideshow: Iran 1979

1979 saw the US-supported Shah forced to leave Iran after widespread demonstrations and strikes allowing Ayatollah Khomeini to return, we look back at the last days of the Shah.

Elections and protests

Protester in TehranIran eyewitness: protest videos

Many protesters sent videos to the BBC or posted them on video sharing website like YouTube. Here is a selection.

Features & Analysis

  • Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps parade - 2007Business empire

    Growing influence of secretive Revolutionary Guards over Iran's sophisticated, energy-rich economy

  • Technicians inside the Isfahan uranium conversion facility in central Iran, October 2004 Alternative strategy

    Why a different track with nuclear Iran might work


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