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The latest news and views about the Iranian reformists and their political camp

“Iran Needs Revolutionary President Who Can Take High Risks”

Iran’s political atmosphere today needs a new revolutionary president with a will to take high risks, said Hamid Reza Taraqqi, a senior conservative politician.

“Iran Nuclear Deal Waste of Time; Rouhani Must Apologize”

An Iranian conservative lawmaker has lashed out at the Rouhani administration for the time and effort it spent to secure the Iran nuclear deal, saying the attempts made in that regard failed to produce the desired result.

Afshani Elected as New Mayor of Tehran

Tehran’s City Council on Sunday unanimously elected the reformist politician Mohammad-Ali Afshani as the new mayor of the Iranian capital, after the previous mayor resigned over his health problems.

Kaveh Madani; Outcast Genius or Fugitive Agent?

Kaveh Madani, a senior Iranian water expert who left the Imperial College of London to serve as deputy head of Iran’s Department of Environment, recently left his office after a few months over what he called the hard-liners’ pressure.

Tehran Mayor Resigns Due to “Health Issue”

Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani, the chairman of Tehran City Council, has confirmed receiving the resignation of Tehran’s reformist mayor, Mohammad-Ali Najafi, amid conflicting reports over the reason behind his decision.
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‘Mosques Should Unite People from All Walks of Life’

Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of IRGC Quds Force, says mosques are instrumental in safeguarding the society and should serve to bring people from all walks of life closer together.

Hashemi Rafsanjani Elected as Head of Tehran City Council

Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani, the eldest son of the late Iranian politician Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, was unanimously elected as the head of Tehran’s new City Council.

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.

Moderates’ Political Future Hinges on Rouhani’s Cabinet Line-up

A political analyst says the way Iranian President Hassan Rouhani would form his next cabinet can play a decisive role in the political future of moderates and reformists in Iran.
Ironic Surgeries on Rightist’s Left Eye, Leftist’s Right Eye!

Ironic Surgeries on Rightist’s Left Eye, Leftist’s Right Eye!

Iran’s health minister says he has recently performed separate surgeries on the left eye of a senior right-winger and the right eye of a senior left-winger!