Saeid Jafari


A supporter of Iranian presidential candidate Saeed Jalili holds up his picture during a rally in Tehran, Iran, June 12, 2013.  (photo by REUTERS/Yalda Moayeri)

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Can Iran's conservatives agree on candidate for upcoming vote?

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017 | Saeid Jafari, Contributor

In Iran, the Principlist camp remains torn by internal strife and continues to fail to agree on a consensus candidate to run against President Hassan Rouhani. Yet, it is too soon to tell whether Rouhani will secure a second term.

Why Iran-Turkey tension won’t spiral out of control

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017 | Saeid Jafari, Contributor

Despite the increasing verbal confrontations between Iran and Turkey, tension between the neighbors is unlikely to spiral out of control.

Allure of riches draws young Iranians to network marketing

Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017 | Saeid Jafari, Contributor

Network marketing is growing increasingly popular among young Iranians looking for new ways to make a quick buck.

Will Iran’s Guardian Council disqualify Rouhani from running?

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 | Saeid Jafari, Contributor

With Iran's presidential election three months away, tongues are openly wagging about the Guardian Council's potentially disqualifying President Hassan Rouhani from running for re-election, and the Priniciplists suspect a ploy to portray him as a victim.

Will this woman become Iran’s first female president?

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 | Saeid Jafari, Contributor

In a remarkable twist, Iranian Reformists appear to eagerly welcome the potential candidacy of female Principlist Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi in the upcoming presidential elections.

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Saeid Jafari is an Iranian journalist and Middle East analyst. He has worked for such Iranian publications as Aseman, Khordad, Mosalas and Mehrnameh. He is the editor of the international and diplomatic section of the weekly Seda in addition to working for Khabar Online. Jafari has also published English-language articles in Iran Review. On Twitter: @jafariysaeid

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