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Who Is Vahid Haghanian, The Invisible Hand of Khamenei Now in Iran’s Presidential Spotlight

Vahid Haghanian, known for his close ties to the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, has decided to enter the presidential race without any prior executive record. Haghanian, a ...
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ifmat - Irans Divided Conservatives Get Ready For Parliamentary Elections

Iran’s Divided Conservatives Get Ready For Parliamentary Elections

Iran's conservative camp is so divided that it probably cannot be called a "camp" any longer. Gaps have been widening and differences emerging during the past year. Nonetheless, various ...
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ifmat - Iran new government reads like a list of sanctioned persons

Iran’s new government reads like a list of sanctioned persons

On Wednesday, Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi presented a list of his cabinet nominations(link is external) to Iran’s parliament for its confirmation. While foreign policy decision-making is driven by ...
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ifmat - Dispute over conditions for prospective presidential candidates

Dispute over conditions for prospective presidential candidates

Iran opened on Tuesday the door for candidacies for the upcoming presidential vote, amid differences between President Hassan Rouhani on one hand, and the Guardian Council on the other ...
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ifmat - Iran election turnout predicted at just 25 percent

Iran election turnout predicted at just 25 percent

The Iranian government is terrified of what will happen in the June presidential elections, predicting a minuscule 25% turnout because of how many people have not faith in the ...
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ifmat - US blacklists Iran interior minister over human rights abuses

U.S. blacklists Iran’s interior minister over human rights abuses

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli gave orders authorizing the Law Enforcement Forces (LEF) of Iran to use lethal force in response to anti-government protests in November, leading to the ...
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