Ali Hashem

Iranian cleric and head of the Imam Reza charitable foundation Ebrahim Raisi (C) registers his candidacy for the upcoming presidential elections at the Ministry of Interior in Tehran, April 14, 2017.  (photo by ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Is prominent conservative cleric really a threat to Rouhani?

воскресенье, апр. 23, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

While Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and cleric Ebrahim Raisi have to some extent shared backgrounds in public service, the incumbent Iranian president’s greater experience in politics remains the biggest thorn in the side of his conservative opponents.

Is Iran the real winner in US-Russia spat?

вторник, апр. 11, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

The main winner of the US missile attack on Syria appears to be Iran, as Russia is yet again left with no other partner in the war-torn country.

Iran in crosshairs as Syrian war winds down

пятница, мар. 31, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

As a resolution to the Syrian conflict grows closer, it is becoming clear that Iran is increasingly in the crosshairs of the Damascus regime's opponents and their backers.

In Syria, Iran sees necessary war

четверг, мар. 16, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

New accounts detailing Iran’s decision to intervene in the Syrian war shed light on an important and previously unknown chapter of the conflict.

Why Iran wants Palestine back on regional agenda

пятница, фев. 24, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

Iran hosts a conference in support of the Palestinian intifada as it seeks to put the Palestinian cause back at the top of its regional agenda.

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Ali Hashem

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Ali Hashem is a journalist with a focus on Iran. He is the former Tehran bureau chief for the Arab news network Al Mayadeen, and a former reporter for Al Jazeera and the BBC. He writes extensively on Iran for Al-Monitor and Al Mayadeen and his articles have appeared in The Guardian, The Sunday Times, the Huffington Post, The National and Tokyo's Facta, among others. On Twitter: @alihashem_tv



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