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Iranian Presidential Election

Iran's Newly Elected President and His First Term's Significant Domestic and Foreign Policies

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
Majid Rafizadeh

Based on the ideological, career, personal, and political characteristics of Hassan Rouhani, his position towards Tehran's nuclear enrichment does not differ from the position of Iran's Supreme Leader, Revolutonary Guards' high generals, Basij.

Iran's Election Race Wide Open

AP | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- On the hardscrabble streets in south Tehran, a group of paramilitary volunteers looks to hard-line presidential candidate Saeed Jalili...

Rape and the Republic: Iran's Victims Speak Out

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

This week, Mehdi Karroubi came under fire for stating what for decades has been public knowledge in Iran: The systematic rape of political prisoners as a means of permanently disabling them from society, let alone from political activity.

Post-Election Iran: What America Must Do Now

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The Iranian Republic requires American antagonism to uphold its regional influence and its stranglehold on the Iranian people - the United States should deprive it of this gift.

Iran Election Violence: Ahmadinejad Supporters Reportedly Attack Rival's Campaign Office

AP | ANNA JOHNSON and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A campaign organizer for the main election challenger to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says about a dozen of the president...