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Zamaneh Editor-in-Chief on Outcome of Iranian Elections

A portion of the Akhbar Rooz interview with Zamaneh Editor-in-Chief Mohammadreza Nikfar about the outcome of 2013 presidential election in Iran and its significance. » read more

Reformists say Rohani leading in polls

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the head of Iran’s Expediency Council, says reformist candidate Hassan Rohani is leading in the public opinion polls. » read more

Reformist groups, figures rally around Rohani

Reports from Iran indicate that a wide range of reformist groups have announced their support for Hassan Rohani. » read more

Activists say “political kidnapping” hurts young women

A group of political-social activists in Shiraz has called for the release of Jamila Karimi, a women’s rights activist and member of the Reformist Coalition Council of Fars, two months after her arrest. » read more

Iran arrests suspected election disrupters

The Fars News Agency reports that a number of people linked to the dissident exile group People’s Mohajedin of Iran have been arrested in Iran. The report indicates the detainees are suspected of “plans to disrupt the election process.” » read more

Former Iranian president doesn’t rule out running

Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani told reporters today that he has not completely ruled out running in the next election but he sees a rough road ahead for the incoming president. » read more

Iran warns broadcasters about coverage during campaign

Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence has summoned broadcasting managers from across the country to inform them of the red lines they must not cross in the lead-up to the presidential election. » read more

Reformists seek election discussion with Supreme Leader

Iranian reformists have written to Iran’s Supreme Leader to discuss the possibility of their participation in the 2013 presidential election. » read more