Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

The Targeting Of Iran's Religious Minorities Throws The President's Reformist Claims Into Doubt

Kiri Kankhwende | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK
Kiri Kankhwende

Hassan Rouhani is officially beginning his second term as president of Iran after emphatically defeating a populist, hard-line opponent who is thought...

IRAN: The Fault-Lines Deepen

Struan Stevenson | Posted 05.02.2017 | UK Politics
Struan Stevenson

As Hassan Rouhani, the smiling, so-called moderate President of Iran, travelled around Europe last week signing lucrative commercial deals with busine...

'Moderate' Cleric Rouhani Looks Set To Take Iran's Presidency

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK

Iran's most moderate presidential candidate, the cleric Hassan Rouhani, looks set to win simple majority as votes are counted in the country's electio...

Iran's Theatrical Elections

David Amess | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Politics
David Amess

Just a few weeks from now, on June 14 will be a landmark day for the Islamic Republic of Iran, when Iranians will hold what they call "presidential el...

Iran's Moment of Truth?

Lord Maginnis | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Politics
Lord Maginnis

As Iran's Presidential elections approach, the fundamentalist regime finds itself in its most difficult dilemma since its inception more than 30 years...

Iran's Supreme Leader Joins 'Zionist' Social Network

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

Despite being outlawed in the country since 2009 and branded as "Zionist", Facebook has a new user in the form of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali...

Superstorm Sandy 'Caused By Iranian Secret Engineering With Help From The Brave Lions Of Syria'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

The Superstorm which battered America’s East Coast killing at least 50 people was allegedly caused by top-secret Iranian engineering, as championed ...

European Parliament's Controversial October Trip to Iran

Abbas Rezai | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Politics
Abbas Rezai

Once again, the European Parliament is planning to send a delegation to Tehran. The trip, scheduled for the end of this month, was confirmed by the pa...

Iranian Universities Ban Women From 77 Fields Of Study

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Women are to be excluded from 77 BA and BSc courses at 36 Iranian universities in the coming year. The ban was first reported by Iran’s semi-off...

Iran Versus the West: Breaking the Deadlock

Peter Lesniak | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Lesniak

George Bernard Shaw used to say that political necessities sometime turn out to be political mistakes. As things stand in ongoing negotiations between the West and Iran, this seems to be the parallel for what is going to happen in yet another round of talks later this month in Russia. Let us consider the current balance of actions.

Iranian President Congratulates Putin On Disputed Election Victory

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has congratulated Vladimir Putin on his landslide victory in Russia's presidential elections. In a letter to ...

Iran Elections: Rival Conservatives Battle For Power While Suppressing Opposition

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

Iran is holding its first elections since 2009. even as the leaders of its main opposition group remain under house arrest. The poll to select 290 ...

Would Iran Assassinate Its Own Scientists?

Abbas Rezai | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK
Abbas Rezai

While few would shed any tear on Iran's leaders losing their nuclear capability, it is important to differentiate facts from fiction as one could easily end up dancing to the mullahs' tune.

Iran Nuclear Crisis: US Denounces 'Further Escalation' After Enrichment Confirmed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

Iran's enrichment of nuclear material at an underground facility represents a "further escalation" of its violation of UN resolutions, the United Stat...

Show Tehran Some Teeth

David Amess | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Politics
David Amess

If reminders of the bestial nature of the mullahs' regime were needed, events in Tehran last week did not disappoint.

Air Strikes Against Iran Can Push the Price of Oil to $250 per Barrel

Nehad Ismail | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Iran is the second largest oil producer in the Middle East and holds 10% of world reserves. Some oil analysts believe that supplies of oil are already tight due to South East Asian demand and strong demand in Europe and USA. Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are producing to maximum capacity and they cannot do a lot in the short term.