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Hashemi Rafsanjani

Elections, Iranian Style

Fariba Amini | Posted 07.27.2013 | World
Fariba Amini

Whoever wins the Iranian elections, it is unlikey that Iran will move toward total totalitarianism as some analysts predict. Iranian society does not have the ingredients to evolve into a totalitarian state.

The Leveretts and the Accountability of the American Analysts on Iran

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Omid Memarian

The list of foreigners who unconditionally support the Islamic Republic of Iran is short but not unexpected; except when you consider the necessary inclusion of Flynt Leverett and his wife Hillary Mann Leverett.

Iran Seeks To Quiet Critical Former President Hashemi Rafsanjani

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — When Iran holds state-run ceremonies this week for an important Islamic feast day, there will be one very noticeable c...

Iran's Revolution Leaders Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri And Hashemi Rafsanjani Struggle For Power In Tehran

Spiegel International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the wake of a bogus election, the deadly harassment of protesters and squabbling among hardliners, everything seems to have changed in Tehran. Two ...

Former Iranian President Visits Iraq, Holds Talks With Leaders

AP | HAMID AHMED | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — One of Iran's most powerful political and religious figures _ former President Hashemi Rafsanjani _ promised Monday to assist in Iraq'...