Iran's former moderate president, Mohammad Khatami has warned that in the absence of reforms, convincing people to go to vote in the next elections will be a tough undertaking.
In a strange twist some Iranian reformists have welcomed the likely appointment of hardliner cleric Ebrahim Raeesi as Iran’s next Judiciary chief.
A third round of nationwide teachers’ strikes in Iran entered its third day March 5, with teachers across the country holding sit-ins.
President Hassan Rouhani's Chief of Staff is a rising power in the administration, eclipsing Javad Zarif and the president's reformist supporters.
The commander of Iran’s Qods force Qassem Soleimani has said that “enemies” of the Islamic Republic want to renegotiate JCPOA or the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran in order to uproot Islamic movements.
In the interview, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said Iranians are less free under the current cleric-dominated ruling system than they were four decades ago during the reign of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
The human rights situation in Iran has “severely deteriorated,” according to a February 26 report from Amnesty International (AI).
President Hassan Rouhani has criticized lack of supervision on the performance and accountability of poorly-privatized companies.