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World Former Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is seen at a meeting with Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and the members of the Assembly of Experts. (Supreme Leader's website)

Rouhani Warns of Undermining Presidential Powers in Iran

Former Iranian President Hassan Rouhani strongly criticized the Iranian electoral body for disqualifying him from running in the Assembly of Experts elections…

Adil Al-Salmi (London)
World UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian (Iranian Foreign Ministry)

IAEA Urges Tehran on Concrete Steps to Revive Agreements

UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi suggested concrete steps to Iranian officials over a year ago to improve the IAEA’s oversight of Tehran’s nuclear…

Adil Al-Salmi (Tehran)
Features Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei stands before the coffins of seven Revolutionary Guard officers killed in the Iranian consulate strike in Syria. (EPA)

Tehran, Tel Aviv Exchange Displays of Power During Gaza Conflict

Since the start of the Gaza conflict following Hamas’ attack on Israel on October 7, Iran has been visibly involved in the regional crisis. This involvement…

Adil Al-Salmi (London)
World This handout picture provided by the office of Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei shows him addressing and giving the annual address to the nation for Nowruz, the Persian New Year, in Tehran on March 20, 2024. (Photo by KHAMENEI.IR / AFP)

Iran’s Khamenei Balances War Specter, Reestablishing Deterrence

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei is wary of tarnishing his legacy with a departure from the policy of “deterrence” in the final years of his rule, avoiding…

Adil Al-Salmi (London)
World The Permanent Exhibition of Ballistic Missiles belonging to the Revolutionary Guard in Tehran, Iran (Fars News Agency)

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Media Highlights Arsenal Capable of Striking Israel

As tensions rise between Iran and Israel following the killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guard leaders in Syria, a Tehran newspaper, “Hamshahri,” showcased…

Adil Al-Salmi (London)
World Rouhani meets with the leaders of the Revolutionary Guards after winning a second presidential term. (Archives - Iranian Presidency website)

Rouhani Reveals Details of Meeting Aimed at Easing Tension with IRGC Leaders

Former Iranian President Hassan Rouhani revealed the circumstances of a meeting aimed at “calming tensions” with five senior leaders of the Revolutionary…

Adil Al-Salmi (London)
World Rouhani and Zarif during a government meeting in 2019 (Archive - ISNA)

Rouhani Learned about Ain al-Asad Attack from State Television

Former Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was reportedly not informed of an attack on the Ain al-Asad base, at dawn on Jan. 8, 2020, five days after the killing…

Adil Al-Salmi (London)
World Iran’s then Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, on April 26, 2021. (AFP via Getty Images)

Zarif Recalls Buildup to 2020 Attack on Ain al-Asad Base in Retaliation to Soleimani’s Killing

Former Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif recalled the details of the retaliation taken by his country against the United States after its killing…

Adil Al-Salmi (London)