Hassan Rouhani

Interview with Khajehpour about protests in Iran

Iran is currently experiencing the largest wave of upheaval since the Green Movement in 2009. We asked Iran analyst Dr. Bijan Khajehpour why people are taking their anger to the streets and how European policy makers should tackle the crisis

An aerial view over Tehran.
Hashemi Rafsanjani
The Impact of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s Death on Iranian Politics
by Lisa Neal

A heavyweight of Iranian domestic politics and world affairs, former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died 8 January 2017. Amid a country’s grief, various factions and individuals may stand to benefit from a power shift, says Adnan Tabatabai.