Rohollah Faghihi


During his last year in office, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sits after addressing the 67th United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York, Sept. 26, 2012.  (photo by REUTERS/Keith Bedford)

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Is Ahmadinejad defying Khamenei’s 'advice' to abandon ambitions?

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is believed to be back in the game with his former deputy’s announcement that he intends to run in the upcoming presidential elections.

Meet the powerful Iranian cleric looking to unseat Rouhani

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor

Ebrahim Raisi emerges as the conservative consensus candidate in Iran’s upcoming May presidential elections.

Iran's Khamenei strikes down Reformist call for ‘national reconciliation’

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor

In Iran, a call by Reformists for “national reconciliation” receives a stern response from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Controversy surrounds hijab during Swedish visit to Iran

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor

Iranian hard-liners took the government to task for allowing an event where female Swedish diplomats did not wear the hijab, while the Swedish women faced blowback at home too.

Iranian hard-liner slams Trump for not tearing up nuclear deal

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor

A prominent hard-liner in Iran has expressed his anger over US President Donald Trump going back on his words about tearing up the nuclear deal.

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Rohollah Faghihi is a journalist who has worked for various Iranian media outlets. On Twitter: @FaghihiRohollah

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