A member of Hassan Rownhani's campaign kisses his hand on June 01, 2013. Hassan Rowhani is a reformist candidate of Iran's upcoming presidential election.(Photo Credit: Ahmad Pirouz/Nasim)

How Did The Fundementalist Rowhani Become The Reformists’ Ultimate Candidate?

Mohammad Reza Aref, as an “original reformist”, was expected to stay in the presidential race to the end. However, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s ... Continue Reading →
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What Will Happen To The Reformists if Hashemi Rafsanjani Gets Disqualified?

Statements of Iran’s Guardian Council’s spokesman Abbas-Ali Kadkhodaei have shocked the Reformists into silence. Kadkhoda’ei said on Sunday in an interview with an ... Continue Reading →
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Subsidies Are A Hot Election Issue In Iran

September 2010, when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced the first steps of a subsidy targeting plan through the state TV, he never have guessed that in less than 2 years, ... Continue Reading →
Mohammad Khatami (left) - Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (Right) - (Photo Credit: Fars News Agency)

What if Iran’s Next President is a Reformist?

What are the reformists’ plans to solve 10 years of dissent on the nuclear issue? How do they perceive negotiations with the US? Could would-be candidates concur ... Continue Reading →
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad talks with Rahim Mashaee during a meeting of Cabinet. (Photo Credit: Dolat.ir)

Ahmadinejad’s Plans for the Presidential Election

Iran’s coming Election is facing a new political controversy, not from the opposition or the “Reformists”, but from a party within the current ... Continue Reading →
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Iran’s Elections 2013: The Reformists are Playing Ball

Six months after the 10th Presidential Election, the dust had settled and Tehran was calm after a period of unrest. The opposition didn’t reach their goal ... Continue Reading →