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Ali Motahari

A Different Look at Cancellation of Iranian MP’s Speech in Mashhad

While reformist and moderate newspapers as well as President Rouhani and the majority of Iranian Parliament harshly criticized the recent cancellation of the outspoken MP Ali Motahari’s speech in Mashhad, major conservative newspapers have held a different view of the incident.

Cancellation of Outspoken MP’s Speech Sparks Controversy in Iran

The cancellation of an Iranian lawmaker’s planned speech in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad has led to widespread reactions by the government and the Parliament.

Conservatives to Benefit from Ahmadinejad’s Absence from Iran Presidential Votes

A senior Iranian politician believes that former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s absence from the upcoming Presidential elections in Iran will benefit conservatives.
Ali Akbar Farazi

Iran’s Isolation from Int’l Community Can Lead to Vulnerability: Diplomat

Ali Akbar Farazi, an experienced Iranian diplomat, says Iran’s isolation from the international community can make the country vulnerable.
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.
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Leader Confirms Reports of His Advice to Ahmadinejad against Running for Presidency

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei implied on Monday that he has advised ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against running for next year’s presidential elections.
general-ghasem-soleimani

General Soleimani and Upcoming Presidential Elections: Will He Remain a Soldier?

A senior Iranian MP noted that Major General Soleimani's involvement in political issues is dangerous.

Ahmadinejad Won’t Run for Presidential Elections Next Year

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.
Rouhani-Iran

Politics Must Be ‘A Tool for Common Good’: Rouhani

President Rouhani told a meeting of political figures that all political parties should respect the 'rules of the game' in terms of their political activities.
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Ali Larijani Confirmed as Iran Parliament’s Speaker

The long-serving speaker of the Iranian parliament, Ali Larijani, was chosen once again by the MPs as the speaker of the 10th Parliament on Tuesday May 31.

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