Alef, a news website, has asked viewers to choose Iran’s most important political events in the twelve months to March 21, 2015.
The year 1393 [March 21, 2014 – March 20, 2015] was full of different incidents and challenges for Iran on different fronts.
Alef, a news website, has carried out an online poll, asking the respondents to choose the most important events of the year on political, social, economic and cultural fronts.
The following is a translation of the online survey Alef released earlier in March:
The viewers were asked to choose the most important events in different areas and share them with other people. Those taking part in the poll are also asked to explain the reason(s) why they picked the event(s) from the following list:
* Extension of the Geneva deal and nuclear talks [between Iran and P5+1]
* The execution of Mahafarid Amir-Khosravi, convicted of massive corruption
* The Supreme Leader’s historical letter to the youth in the West
* An incomplete speech by principlist Tehran MP Ali Motahari in the Islamic Consultative Assembly [who was attacked by fellow MPs]
*The death of Ayatollah Mahdavi Kani, the chairman of the Assembly of Experts and the leader of the Combatant Clergy Association
* The conviction of former first vice-president Mohammad Reza Rahimi and his imprisonment
* Trial of Mehdi Hashemi, a son of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, and his conviction
* The impeachment and ouster of the science minister, a first impeachment in the eleventh government
* The attack on the car carrying Ali Motahari, a Tehran MP, in Shiraz before his planned speech which was called off
* The popularity of Major General Ghasem Soleimani, the commander of the IRGC Quds force, in Iran and across the region