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Wednesday, May. 17, 2017 | Fereshteh Sadeghi, Contributor
Accusations of plagiarism in President Hassan Rouhani’s doctoral thesis first surfaced in 2013. Four years later, ahead of Iran’s May 19 presidential election, a group of students has decided to look into the matter more closely.
Friday, Apr. 28, 2017 | Fereshteh Sadeghi, Contributor
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been barred from seeking a third term on May 19. But was this because the Guardian Council disqualified him — or because it didn’t approve of his qualifications to run in this year’s race?
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 | Fereshteh Sadeghi, Contributor
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the cancellation of the annual Civil Service Examination over allegations of discrimination against women. While some hail the decision, others accuse him of playing the "woman card" ahead of the 2017 presidential vote.
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2016 | Fereshteh Sadeghi, Contributor
While Iran has strongly reacted to former Saudi spy chief Turki bin Faisal Al Saud’s appearance at the MEK’s annual conference, Iranian observers merely see the Saudi move as bringing a longstanding hidden agenda out in the open.
Monday, Jul. 4, 2016 | Fereshteh Sadeghi, Contributor
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