How Iranian Reformists’ Victory Can Turn Into Defeat?

For Iranian reformists, the twin parliament and Assembly of Experts elections on February 26 were also a chance to blow new life to their presence in the power circle ... Continue Reading →

Iran’s Reformist Presidential Candidate Urged Depoliticization of the Society

Mohammad Reza Aref, the reformist presidential candidate who withdrew from the race in favor of the now president-elect Hassan Rowhani talked to reporters today, urging that the problems ... Continue Reading →
Mohammad Khatami (left) - Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (Right) - (Photo Credit: Fars News Agency)

Iran Updates: Khatami Thanked The Supreme Leader, Rowhani Vowed To Empower The Islamic Republic

In a meeting with the members of Motalefe Eslami, a powerful Principalist faction, Iran’s President-elect, Hassan Rowhani said on Sunday: “Supreme Leader had a key role ... Continue Reading →

Rowhani Meets Hashemi Rafsanjani, Aref willing to cooperate

Iran’s president-elect has met with Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanji, the head of Expediency Discernment Council. In the meeting, Hashemi who put his full support behind Rohani before ... Continue Reading →
Iran's President Hassan Rowhani gesture during his first presser on June17,2013.

Don’t Expect Drastic Changes From Rowhani

Hassan Rowhani held his first press conference since being elected as Iran’s new president and answered questions from Iranian and international reporters regarding his proposed ... Continue Reading →
A member of Hassan Rownhani's campaign kisses his hand on June 01, 2013. Hassan Rowhani is a reformist candidate of Iran's upcoming presidential election.(Photo Credit: Ahmad Pirouz/Nasim)

How Did The Fundementalist Rowhani Become The Reformists’ Ultimate Candidate?

Mohammad Reza Aref, as an “original reformist”, was expected to stay in the presidential race to the end. However, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s ... Continue Reading →
Man wrapped himself with a poster of Saeed Jalili. Tehran, July 10,2013.

In Photos: Supporters of Iranian Presidential Candidates Street Campaigning

Iranians will cast their votes in the presidential election on Friday June 14th. Since the 2009 Post-election protests turned into riots, many observers suggested a sharp decline in ... Continue Reading →