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A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf, July 25, 2005.  (photo by REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi)

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Are hard-liners moving in on Iran's Oil Ministry?

Tuesday, Jun. 28, 2016 | A correspondent in Tehran, Contributor

Iranian hard-liners may be behind the replacement of the director of the National Iranian Oil Company, dealing a fresh blow to the pro-reform camp.

Iranians in uproar over executive pay at state-owned company

Friday, May. 27, 2016 | A correspondent in Tehran, Contributor

Leaks of executive pay at Iran’s main state-owned insurance company spark a public backlash, with a hint of what President Hassan Rouhani may face as the country enters election season yet again.

Iranian hard-liners claim main pressure on Rouhani comes from public

Thursday, May. 12, 2016 | A correspondent in Tehran, Contributor

Under domestic pressure over the lackluster implementation of the JCPOA, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani must maneuver to execute the remainder of his agenda — if he wishes to stay in office.

Iran's Reformists keep their eyes on the prize

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 | A correspondent in Tehran, Contributor

Despite pressures from the Guardian Council and fierce competition with Principlists, Iranian Reformists appear ever focused on their goals in the country’s parliamentary elections.

Is BBC Persian meddling in Iranian elections?

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 | A correspondent in Tehran, Contributor

Pre-election sniping ahead of the Assembly of Experts vote heats up as Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s ticket is labeled “British.”

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