Iran Daily: Tehran Tries to Assert Its Influence in the Middle East

Iran Daily: Tehran Tries to Assert Its Influence in the Middle East Updated

🕔08:54, 21.Dec 2014

UPDATE 2200 GMT: Hosting Iranian Speaker of Parliament Ali Larijani on Sunday, President Assad has declared “Srians’ resolve to eradicate terrorism and extremist thoughts that are menacing the region and the world”. In statements released by State news agency SANA,

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Iran Daily, Dec 20: Former Presidents Khatami and Rafsanjani Back Student Protests

Iran Daily, Dec 20: Former Presidents Khatami and Rafsanjani Back Student Protests Updated

🕔08:25, 20.Dec 2014

LATEST: Political Activist Bahavar Released After 5 Years in Prison

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Iran Daily, Dec 19: Supreme Leader’s Top Aide — Sydney Siege Killer Was “Tool of Australian Intelligence Service”

Iran Daily, Dec 19: Supreme Leader’s Top Aide — Sydney Siege Killer Was “Tool of Australian Intelligence Service” Updated

🕔08:52, 19.Dec 2014

LATEST: Regime Erects Monument to Iranian Jewish Soldiers Killed in Iran-Iraq War The latest conspiracy theory from Iran comes from the Supreme Leader’s top foreign aide, Ali Akbar Velayati — he assured journalists on Thursday that Man Haron Monis, the

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Iran Video Feature: Students Challenge Hard-Line Editor, Chant Against Regime and For Political Prisoners

Iran Video Feature: Students Challenge Hard-Line Editor, Chant Against Regime and For Political Prisoners Updated

🕔11:52, 18.Dec 2014

On Monday, the editor of Iran’s hard-line Kayhan newspaper faced an unexpected challenge from the TehranUniversity students whom he was addressing. Hossein Shariatmadari, chosen by the Supreme Leader to run Kayhan, was warning against “sedition” and declaring that protests might

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Iran Daily, Dec 18: No Visible Progress in Nuclear Talks; Next Discussions in January

Iran Daily, Dec 18: No Visible Progress in Nuclear Talks; Next Discussions in January Updated

🕔08:18, 18.Dec 2014

LATEST: More Signs of Dissent at Universities, as Leading MP Challenges Regime Over Political Prisoners

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Iran Analysis: Rafsanjani Criticizes the Supreme Leader as Internal Battle Escalates

Iran Analysis: Rafsanjani Criticizes the Supreme Leader as Internal Battle Escalates Updated

🕔12:34, 17.Dec 2014

In another escalation of the fight within Iran’s regime, former President Hashemi Rafsanjani has implicitly criticized the Supreme Leader.

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Iran Daily, Dec 17: Will Tehran Keep Propping Up Syria’s Assad?

Iran Daily, Dec 17: Will Tehran Keep Propping Up Syria’s Assad? Updated

🕔08:54, 17.Dec 2014

PHOTO: Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday

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Iran Daily, Dec 16: As Nuclear Talks Resume, Rouhani Challenges His Critics

Iran Daily, Dec 16: As Nuclear Talks Resume, Rouhani Challenges His Critics Updated

🕔08:43, 16.Dec 2014

LATEST: Syria’s Prime Minister Arrives for Visit of Several Days — Talks on Economic Difficulties?

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Iran Daily, Dec 15: Nuclear Talks Resume in Geneva

Iran Daily, Dec 15: Nuclear Talks Resume in Geneva Updated

🕔09:06, 15.Dec 2014

Iran and the 5+1 Powers resume nuclear talks in Geneva on Monday, in their first discussions since the failure to conclude a comprehensive deal last month. The Iranians will hold bilateral sessions with members of the 5+1, including the US,

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Iran Daily, Dec 14: Rouhani Attacked Over “Corruption” & Revolutionary Guards

Iran Daily, Dec 14: Rouhani Attacked Over “Corruption” & Revolutionary Guards Updated

🕔09:09, 14.Dec 2014

LATEST: Supreme Leader’s Chief of Staff: “Our Military Consultants Saved Karbala, Najaf, and Baghdad” in Iraq

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Iran Daily, Dec 13: Hardliners Say Ex-President Rafsanjani Involved in “Sedition”

Iran Daily, Dec 13: Hardliners Say Ex-President Rafsanjani Involved in “Sedition” Updated

🕔07:56, 13.Dec 2014

LATEST: Tehran Fires Another Volley at Saudi Arabia Over “Foreign Plot” of Falling Oil Prices

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Iran Analysis: The Economic Crisis Betrayed by Rouhani’s Budget

Iran Analysis: The Economic Crisis Betrayed by Rouhani’s Budget Updated

🕔10:48, 12.Dec 2014

This week, President Rouhani presented a draft Government budget for 2015/16 to Parliament of 8,379 trillion Rials (about $294 billion at the latest official exchange rate). Despite a drop of more than 40% in oil prices since June — and

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