Rouhani in Mashhad

President describes containment of inflation as quite an achievement

President Rouhani says Iran’s economy is out of recession and a once runaway inflation is under control.
Arman Newspaper-Khatami

Islam promotes compassion rather than violence

A former president says that Iranians, inspired by the Muslim faith, are all for friendship and compassion rather than violence.
Seyyed Shahabeddin Chavoshi

Enforcers of morality laws on motorbikes need permission to hit the streets

An official at Tehran governor’s office says the government not individuals should enforce the laws.
Golam-Ali Haddad Adel

During impeachment there was no disrespect for science minister

A principlist MP says impeachment of the science minister was standard procedure and President Rouhani’s choice of replacement is not viewed as an act of defiance.
Dr. Hossein Entezami

In this country life goes on

Transcript of the speech of deputy culture minister at the gathering of Iranian Media and the International Community which marked the launch of Iran Front Page.
Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Hardliners denigrating a representative gov’t that enjoys the leader’s support

Rafsanjani lashes out at extremists who denigrate a representative government that enjoys the leader’s support.
Seyyed Reza Salehi Amiri, the current director of the NLI

Role of National Library in turning moderation to a discourse

A look at how effective a role the National Library of Iran plays in turning moderation into a discourse.
Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

An eight-year period unsuited for Iranian history

Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani issued a statement on his website on August 5, 2014 to mark the first anniversary of the rise to power of President Hassan Rouhani’s government of Prudence and Hope.

Fuelling religious rifts amounts to political ignorance

Unity is what Muslims need most at this juncture and fuelling differences is tantamount to ignorance, former president Hashemi Rafsanjani says.
Taghi Azad Armaki_Gozar-magazine

Dr. Taqi Azad Armaki dissects roots of Khatami, Rouhani governments

An expert analysis of the reasons why the governments of reforms and moderation led by Khatami and Rouhani emerged in Iran.