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Friday, 21 June 2013  /  Domestic

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Two important points were raised by the elections. The recent presidential elections were so important that they should be discussed at length, and much should be read and written about them. But here I will try to address two initial points that are vital and, if…

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Friday, 21 June 2013  /  Domestic

An editorial in Mardom Salari titled, “Sickle and Key,” referred to the various issues brought out by Hassan Rouhani during his presidential campaign. The author mentioned that Rouhani “has come with a key” (one of Rouhani’s symbols during the campaign) and that unlike the previous government…

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Friday, 21 June 2013  /  Domestic

Mohammad Reza Bahonar said, “There were many strong points regarding Ahmadinejad’s term, but as far as executive matters are concerned, he does not think collectively in party matters. Although he is intelligent, for his self-centered decisions he cannot create a powerful current in the country.” Referring…

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Friday, 21 June 2013  /  Domestic

Turan Valimorad, Secretary of Islamic Coalition of Women, wrote a letter to Rouhani asking him not to give key positions to men, who regard women as inferior. The letter reads, “To remove prejudice against women, key positions in the (next) government should be given to people…

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Friday, 21 June 2013  /  Domestic

Rouhani’s Twitter campaign settles the media confusion regarding the correct spelling of his name, arguing that while pronounced as Rowhani or Rohani, the preferred spelling is Rouhani.  …

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Friday, 21 June 2013  /  Domestic

The wives of Iranian politicians are often nearly invisible. They rarely appear in public and, usually, little about them is known. In that sense, the wife of Iranian President Elect Hassan Rouhani is no exception. What is unusual, however, is that Iranian media do not even…

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Friday, 21 June 2013  /  Domestic

Over the past several days, Rahesabz readers received warnings that the website (Jaras, a leading reformist website) has been hacked and was not safe. Thanks to the efforts of the technical department, the technical issues were resolved….

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