Tag: Principlist

Elections are the only means for power-sharing in Iran

What does the president mean by the second or domestic Barjam ? What requirements are needed for succeeding in domestic Barjam? What should the main goal of domestic Barjam be? Dr. Sadegh Zibakalam, a university...

MP: Boycotting the press was an auspicious phenomenon

Tehran MP Ali Motahari has said that by boycotting the press exhibition the principlist media have acknowledged that protest and opposition are not off-limits in the Islamic Republic.

Parting of the ways: Has JCPOA divided principlists?

Political analysts say that the Iran nuclear deal has disunited principlists who are characteristically opposed to the way the eleventh government has handled nuclear talks.

Principlists win elections for Presiding Board of Tehran City Council

The victories of principlists come despite efforts earlier by reformists through multiple meetings with independent councilors to secure the chair of the council.

Will Ahmadinejad stand trial?

Proponents and opponents of former President Ahmadinejad seem to see eye to eye on one matter: his trial in a court of law.

Critics say reformist meeting failed to discuss issues of national importance

Critics say that a meeting of reformists only debated general issues, not those topics which are directly related to public and national interests.

The controversy a speech on the floor caused

Newspapers and MPs with different political leanings have reacted differently to Ali Motahari’s comments that sparked a brawl in parliament.

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