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Assembly of Experts Reassures Nation: Rouhani

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.
int’l gathering of Islamic political parties

A 1st int’l gathering of Islamic political parties to be held in Tehran

Among other things, the gathering is to discuss ways of promoting cooperation among political parties across the Islamic world.
Ali Motahari

A principlist MP explains the problems of the principlist camp

Ali Motahari, an outspoken principlist MP talks about the problems his fellow principlists face in ensuring unity in their ranks.
Arman newspaper-1-10-2015

Signs of divergence in a conference on convergence

A reformist daily says a gathering which was originally meant to secure convergence among principlists seems to have revealed cracks in their ranks.
SAadegh Kharazi

Previous government helped fulfill American wishes: Former ambassador

The glaring miscalculations of the Ahmadinejad government led to a decline in Iranian authority, says Sadegh Kharrazi, a former Iranian diplomat.
Leader-Azarbaijan

Idea of National Reconciliation Is Meaningless: Iran’s Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday rejected the ‘meaningless’ idea of ‘national reconciliation’ proposed by certain reformist figures, saying there is no need for such reconciliation as Iranian people don’t have any problem with each other.
Hassan Rouhani

Iran President Urges Hard-line Media to Avoid Foul Language

Iran’s president has lashed out at the hardliners and the opposition media for using foul language when criticizing the government.
Mahmoud-Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad Pens Letter to Leader: I Have No Plan for Presidential Elections

After the Leader advised Ahmadinejad against running for next year's presidential votes, a media advisor to the ex-president says he has no plan to do so.
Ebrahim Raeisi Officially Declares Presidential Bid

Ebrahim Raeisi Officially Declares Presidential Bid

Described as the main rival of incumbent president Rouhani, the senior Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raeisi officially declared on Sunday that he will run for president in Iran’s May election.
Mohammad-Ali Najafi

Reformist Najafi Elected as New Mayor of Tehran

Mohammad-Ali Najafi, a former education and science minister and a senior reformist politician, has been unanimously elected as the new Mayor of Tehran, replacing the incumbent conservative Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.

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