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Abdulali Ali-Asgari (عبدالعلی علیعسگری; born 1958 in Ray, Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian media executive who is the current director-general of IRIB.
Sayyid Ahmad Alamolhoda (also Alam Olhoda or Alam al-Hoda; احمد علمالهدی) is an Iranian Shia Islamic cleric who has been described as "senior" and "conservative" and "hardline." His rank has been given both as Hojjatoleslam and Ayatollah.
Alborz Province (استان البرز, Ostan-e Alborz) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, centered in Karaj.
Ali Nikzad (علی نیکزاد, born 1961) is an Iranian conservative politician and academic and a former cabinet minister.
Alireza Marandi (علیرضا مرندی) is an Iranian physician and Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatology at Shahid Beheshti University.
Alireza Panahian (also Ali-Reza Panahian) is an influential Iranian Shiite cleric and official.
Alireza Zakani (علیرضا زاکانی) is an Iranian conservative politician and former member of the Parliament of Iran.
Amirhossein Maghsoudloo (امیرحسین مقصودلو), better known by his stage name Amir Tataloo (امیر تتلو), is an Iranian singer and songwriter.
Ansar-e-Hezbollah (lit) is a conservative organization in Iran.
Ardabil Province (استان اردبیل; اردبیل اوستانی) is one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran.
The Assembly of Experts (Majles-e Khobregān-e Rahbari) —also translated as the Assembly of Experts of the Leadership or as the Council of Experts— is the deliberative body empowered to designate and dismiss the Supreme Leader of Iran.
Astan Quds Razavi (Āstān-e Qods-e Razavi) is a Bonyad, or autonomous charitable foundation, in Mashhad, Iran.
Bijan Nobaveh-Vatan (بیژن نوباوهوطن) is an Iranian former anchorman and conservative politician who represented Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr electoral district in the Parliament of Iran from 2008 to 2016.
Bushehr Province (استان بوشهر, Ostān-e Būshehr) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province (استان چهارمحال و بختیاری, Ostān-e Chahār-Mahāl-o Bakhtiyārī) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
The Combatant Clergy Association (Jāme'e-ye Rowhāniyyat-e Mobārez) is a politically active group in Iran, but not a political party in the traditional sense.
Corruption is a serious problem in Iran, being widespread, mostly in the government.
East Azerbaijan Province (استان آذربایجان شرقی Āzarbāijān-e Sharqi; شرقی آذربایجان اوستانی) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Seyyed Ebrahim Raisol-Sadati (سید ابراهیم رئیسالساداتی; born 14 December 1960), commonly known as Ebrahim Raisi (ابراهیم رئیسی), is an Iranian cleric and the current custodian and chairman of Astan Quds Razavi (a wealthy and powerful foundation or bonyad).
Economic sanctions are commercial and financial penalties applied by one or more countries against a targeted country, group, or individual.
Elliott Abrams (born January 24, 1948) is an American diplomat, lawyer, and political scientist who served in foreign policy positions for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.
Etemad or Etemaad (in Persian اعتماد lit. Trust; correct transcription: ettemād, because in pronunciation the letter "t" is duplicated) is a reformist newspaper in Iran that is published in Tehran.
Seyyed Ezzatollah Zarghami (سید عزتالله ضرغامی) is Iranian conservative Politician and former military officer.
Farhad Rahbar (فرهاد رهبر, born 5 October 1959 in Semnan) is an Iranian economist, academic, president and member of board of trustees of the Islamic Azad University, full professor of interdisciplinary economics and the former Chancellor of the University of Tehran.
The Fars News Agency is a news agency in Iran.
Pars Province (استان پارس, Ostān-e Pārs) also known as Fars (Persian: فارس) or Persia in the Greek sources in historical context, is one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran and known as the cultural capital of the country.
Fatemeh Alia (فاطمه آلیا) is an Iranian conservative politician and former member of the Parliament of Iran representing Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr.
Fereydoon Abbasi-Davani (فریدون عباسی دوانی; born 11 July 1958) is an Iranian nuclear scientist who was head of Atomic Energy Organization from 2011 to 2013.
Front of Followers of the Line of the Imam and the Leader (جبهه پیروان خط امام (ره) و رهبری), formerly known as Islamic Aligned Organizations (تشکلهای اسلامی همسو) is a Coalition of Iranian Principlist political groups.
Front of Islamic Revolution Stability (Jebha-ye pāydārī-e enqelāb-e eslāmī, also translated Persevering Front, Endurance Front and Steadfast Front) is an Iranian principlist political group described as "extreme end of the fundamentalist camp" and "Iran’s most right-wing party".
Gilan Province (اُستان گیلان, Ostān-e Gīlān, also Latinized as Guilan) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Golestān Province (استان گلستان, Ostān-e Golestān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, located in the north-east of the country south of the Caspian Sea.
Hamadan Province (استان همدان), is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
A hashtag is a type of metadata tag used on social networks such as Twitter and other microblogging services, allowing users to apply dynamic, user-generated tagging which makes it possible for others to easily find messages with a specific theme or content; it allows easy, informal markup of folk taxonomy without need of any formal taxonomy or markup language.
Hassan Abbasi (حسن عباسی, with real name Yadollah Ghazvini يدالله قزويني) is a political strategist and conspiracy theorist, an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officer and head of its think-tank ‘Center for Borderless Security Doctrinal Analysis’.
Hassan Rouhani (حسن روحانی,, Standard Persian:; born Hassan Fereydoun (حسن فریدون) on 12 November 1948) is an Iranian politician serving as the current and seventh President of Iran since 3 August 2013.
A hijab (حجاب, or (dialectal)) is a veil worn by some Muslim women in the presence of any male outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest.
Hormozgan Province (استان هرمزگان, Ostān-e Hormozgān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Ilam Province (استان ایلام) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
In Sunni Islam, an imam khatib (or just imam إمام plural أئمة A'immah, امام) is a leader, often the leader of prayers in the masjid, and the Muslim community.
Every citizen age of 15 and above, whether resident or not, is assigned a "National Identity Number" is required to apply for a National Identity Card, known as Kart-e-Melli in Persian language (Persian: کارت ملی) any of the local branches of the National Organization For Civil Registration Post Office or E-Government offices In order to apply for an NID Card, the applicant must be at least 15 years old Iranian citizen and have attested photograph to their Certificate of Identity booklet - issued by National Organization For Civil Registration Starting 2015 National Organization For Civil Registration started Smart National ID Card for all the new applicant and features Bio metric, smart chip, laser hologram, and 3 sets of public key private key currently the NID Cards are not only compulsory for many tasks in Iran and Iranian Missions abroad (e.g. obtaining a passport, driver's licence,draft document) they are the only form of ID acceptable by Banks for any transaction.(although only NIN is required to deposit cash and NID may not be presented).
Iran's tenth presidential election was held on 12 June 2009, with incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad running against three challengers.
Presidential elections were held in Iran on 19 May 2017, the twelfth such election in Iran.
The Principlists (Osul-Garâyân, also interchangeably known as the Iranian Conservatives Open access material licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
The Iranian reformists (Eslâh-Talabân) are a political faction in Iran that support former President Mohammad Khatami's plans to change the Iranian political system to include more freedom and democracy.
The Iranian rial (ریال ایران Riâl Irân; ISO 4217 code IRR) is the currency of Iran.
IRIB TV1 (شبکه یک) is one of the 40 national television channels in Iran.
IRIB TV4 (شبكه چهار in Persian) with the slogan 'the channel of wisdom' is one of the 32 national television channels in Iran.
Isfahan province (Ostāne Esfahan), also transliterated as Esfahan, Espahan, Isfahan, or Isphahan, is one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) (صدا و سيمای جمهوری اسلامی ايران, Sedā va Sīmā-ye Jomhūri-ye Eslāmi-ye Īrān, lit. Voice and Vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran), formerly called National Iranian Radio and Television until the Iranian revolution of 1979, is an Iranian media corporation which hold the monopoly of domestic radio and television services in Iran, is also among the largest media organizations in Asian and Pacific region, and a regular member of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union.
The Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) is an Iranian news channel, part of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting corporation, headquartered in the Jame Jam Park in Tehran, Iran.
The Islamic Society of Engineers (ISE) (جامعهٔ اسلامی مهندسین, Jāme'-e eslāmī-ye mohandisīn) is a principlist political organization of engineers in Iran.
The Union of Islamic Student Societies (اتحادیه جامعه اسلامی دانشجویان) also known as the Islamic Society of Students is an Iranian student organization.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Jame Jam 2 (IRIB 2) was one of three television channels broadcasting worldwide to Iranians living outside Iran.
Jame Jam 3 (IRIB 3) was one of three television channels broadcasting worldwide to Iranians living outside Iran.
Jame Jam TV is one of three television channels airing programs for Iranians living outside Iran.
Javad Karimi-Ghodousi (جواد کریمی قدوسی) is an Iranian conservative politician and former military commander who represents Mashhad and Kalat electoral district in the Parliament of Iran since 2008.
Kerman Province (استان کرمان, Ostān-e Kermān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Kermanshah Province (استان كرمانشاه, Ostān-e Kermanšah) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Khuzestan Province (استان خوزستان Ostān-e Khūzestān, محافظة خوزستان Muḥāfaẓa Khūzistān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Kioumars Hashemi (کیومرث هاشمی) is an Iranian executive chairman who served as President of the National Olympic Committee of Iran, from 2014 to 2018.
Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province (استان کهگیلویه و بویراحمد, Ostān-e Kohgīrūye-o Būyer-Ahmad) (Luri: استان کهگیلویه و بِیرَمَد, Ostān-e Kohgīrūye-o Beyramad) is one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran.
Liwa Fatemiyoun (لواء الفاطميون Liwā’ al-Fāṭamiyūn, Persian/Dari:.لواء فاطمیون or لشکر فاطمیون), literally "Fatimid Banner", also known as Fatemiyoun Division, is an Afghan Shia militia formed in 2014 to fight in Syria on the side of the government.
Lorestan Province (استان لرستان, also written Luristan, Lurestan, or Loristan), is a province of western Iran in the Zagros Mountains.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Mahmūd Ahmadinezhād, born Mahmoud Sabbaghian (Sabbāghyān) on 28 October 1956) is an Iranian politician who was the sixth President of Iran from 2005 to 2013.
Markazi Province (fa, Ostān-e Markazi) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Marzieh Vahid-Dastjerdi (مرضیه وحید دستجردی, born 11 February 1959) is an Iranian university professor and former parliamentarian, who was Iran's minister of health and medical education.
Mashhad (مشهد), also spelled Mashad or Meshad, is the second most populous city in Iran and the capital of Razavi Khorasan Province.
Masoud Dehnamaki (مسعود دهنمکی, was born 1969 in Ahar, East Azerbaijan) is an Iranian conservative activist, filmmaker and former journalist.
Masoud Mir Kazemi (مسعود میرکاظمی; born 1960) is an Iranian conservative politician who was member of the Parliament of Iran from Tehran district during 2012 until 2016.
Masoud Zaribafan (مسعود زريبافان) is an Iranian conservative politician.
Mazandaran Province, (استان مازندران Ostān-e Māzandarān/Ostân-e Mâzandarân), is an Iranian province located along the southern coast of the Caspian Sea and in the adjacent Central Alborz mountain range, in central-northern Iran.
The Mehr News Agency (MNA; Xabâr-gozâri Mehr; "Affection News Agency") is an Iranian news agency headquartered in Tehran, owned by the Islamic Ideology Dissemination Organization (IIDO).
Mehrdad Bazrpash (مهرداد بذرپاش; born 1980 in Tehran) is an Iranian principlist politician, and the former member of Iran Parliament.
Mohammad Abbasi (محمد عباسی, born 28 February 1958) is an Iranian politician who is the former minister of youth affairs and sports.
Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf (محمدباقر قالیباف, born 23 August 1961) is an Iranian conservative politician and former military officer who held office as the Mayor of Tehran from 2005 to 2017.
Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti (سیّد محمد حسینی بهشتی; 24 October 1928 – 28 June 1981) was an Iranian jurist, philosopher, cleric and politician who was known as the second person in the political hierarchy of Iran after the revolution.
Mohammad Mehdi Zahedi (born 1953 in Kerman) is an Iranian politician and was the former minister of science and technology in Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's first cabinet from 2005 to 2009.
Mohammad Soleimani (born 1954) is an Iranian politician and former Minister of Communication and Information Technology (2005-2009).
Mohammad-Javad Larijani (محمدجواد لاریجانی) is an Iranian conservative politician, mathematical logician and former diplomat.
Taqī Miṣbāḥ (تقی مصباح; born Taqī Givečī, تقی گیوهچی), commonly known as Muḥammad–Taqī Miṣbāḥ Yazdī (محمدتقی مصباح یزدی, born 31 January 1934) is an Iranian Twelver Shi'i cleric and principlist political activist who unofficially leads Front of Islamic Revolution Stability.
Nader Ghazipour (نادر قاضیپور, born 1958 in Urmia) is an Iranian conservative politician who represents Urmia electoral district in the Islamic Consultative Assembly since 2008.
Nader Talebzadeh Ordubadi (نادر طالبزاده)(born December 28, 1953 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian researcher, film director, film producer, chairman of International New Horizon Conference and documentary filmmaker known for his TV series entitled The Messiah.
North Khorasan Province (استان خراسان شمالی, Ostān-e Khorāsān-e Shomālī) is a province located in northeastern Iran.
An open letter is a letter that is intended to be read by a wide audience, or a letter intended for an individual, but that is nonetheless widely distributed intentionally.
The Popular Front of Islamic Revolution Forces (PFIRF; Jebha-ye Mardomi-ye Niruhā-ye Enqelāb-e Eslāmī) is a political organization in Iran, founded in late 2016 by ten figures from different spectrum of conservative factions.
In politics, populism refers to a range of approaches which emphasise the role of "the people" and often juxtapose this group against "the elite".
The President of Iran (Persian: رییسجمهور ایران Rayis Jomhur-e Irān) is the head of state of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The Qazvin Province (استان قزوین, Ostān-e Qazvīn) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Qom Province (استان قم, Ostān-e Qom), pre-Islamic Komishan/Qomishan, is one of the 31 provinces of Iran with 11,237 km², covering 0.89% of the total area in Iran.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The Islamic Iran Resistance Front or Resistance Front of Islamic Iran (جبهه ایستادگی ایران اسلامی; Jebheye Istadegi), or simply Resistance Front, also translated Endurance Front, is an Iranian principlist political group, founded in 2011.
Resistance economy (اقتصاد مقاومتی) is a way to circumvent sanctions against a country or region experiencing sanctions.
Saeed Jalili (سعید جلیلی; born September 1965) is an Iranian conservative politician and diplomat who was secretary of the Supreme National Security Council from 2007 to 2013.
Saeed Mortazavi (سعید مرتضوی, born 1967) is an Iranian conservative politician, former judge and former prosecutor.
Sayyid (also spelt Syed, Saiyed,Seyit,Seyd, Said, Sayed, Sayyed, Saiyid, Seyed and Seyyed) (سيد,; meaning "Mister"; plural سادة) is an honorific title denoting people (سيدة for females) accepted as descendants of the Islamic prophet Muhammad through his grandsons, Hasan ibn Ali and Husayn ibn Ali (combined Hasnain), sons of Muhammad's daughter Fatimah and son-in-law Ali (Ali ibn Abi Talib).
Sex segregation is the physical, legal, and cultural separation of people according to their biological sex.
Seyyed Mehdi Hashemi (سید مهدی هاشمی) is an Iranian former military officer and conservative politician who was formerly a member of the Parliament of Iran representing Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr.
Sistan and Baluchestan Province (Sistàn o Balòčestàn)(استان سيستان و بلوچستان, Ostān-e Sīstān-o Balūchestān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
The Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom (جامعهٔ مدرسین حوزهٔ علمیهٔ قم) was founded in 1961 by the leading Muslim clerics of Qom.
South Khorasan Province (استان خراسان جنوبی Ostān-e Khorāsān-e Jonūbī) is a province located in eastern Iran.
Sowlat Mortazavi (صولت مرتضوی, born 5 May 1955) is an Iranian conservative politician and the former Mayor of Mashhad.
Stratfor is an American geopolitical intelligence platform and publisher founded in 1996 in Austin, Texas, by George Friedman, who was the company's chairman.
The Syrian Civil War (الحرب الأهلية السورية, Al-ḥarb al-ʼahliyyah as-sūriyyah) is an ongoing multi-sided armed conflict in Syria fought primarily between the Ba'athist Syrian Arab Republic led by President Bashar al-Assad, along with its allies, and various forces opposing both the government and each other in varying combinations.
Tasnim News Agency is a private news agency in Iran launched in 2012.
Tehran (تهران) is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province.
Tehran Province (استان تهران Ostān-e Tehrān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
The Vice President of Iran (معاون ریاست جمهوری اسلامی ایران) is defined by article 124 of the Constitution of Iran, as anyone appointed by the President of Iran to lead an organization related to Presidential affairs.
West Azerbaijan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Yazd Province (استان یزد, Ostān-e Yazd) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
The Front of Comrades for the Effectiveness and Transformation of Islamic Iran (جبهه یاران کارآمدی و تحول ایران اسلامی), known by the backronym YEKTA Front (جبهه یکتا, meaning Unique) is an Iranian principlist political group, formed in 2015.
Zanjan Province (استان زنجان, Ostâne Zanjân; also Romanized as Ostān-e Zanjān; Zəngan ostanı, زنگان اوستانی, Зәнган останы) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.