A reformist daily says a gathering which was originally meant to secure convergence among principlists seems to have revealed cracks in their ranks.
The Vice-Chairmen of the fifth Assembly of Experts (AE) were elected on Tuesday May 24. Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani and Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi were elected as first and second vice-chairmen of the AE respectively.
The glaring miscalculations of the Ahmadinejad government led to a decline in Iranian authority, says Sadegh Kharrazi, a former Iranian diplomat.
President Rouhani told the media at the close of the first session of Iran’s 5th Assembly of Experts that the assembly will reassure people when its time comes.
Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that those involved in partisan activities should not overlook ethics in political rivalries.
Gholam-Ali Haddad Adel believes that the tenth parliament will have a special identity not similar to any of previous ones, because the radical lawmakers of sixth and ninth parliaments will not be present in this parliament.
An Iranian conservative newspaper has called on President Hassan Rouhani to reciprocate a travel ban imposed by his US counterpart Donald Trump on Iranian nationals.
Sources close to ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are suggesting that he will not run for next year’s presidential elections after being reportedly advised against doing so.
Former head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) Ezzatollah Zarghami announced on Wednesday that he would seek the presidency in the May election.
An Iranian conservative politician says the political faction endeavours to reach an agreement on Rouhani’s opponent in Iran’s 2017 presidential elections.