Iran's ex-President Rafsanjani dies at 82
Iran's former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82 after a heart attack, media say.
Iran Election: Reformists Poised To Win Seats
Early election results in Iran indicate major support for reformists and supporters of President Hassan Rouhani, who signed last year's landmark nuclear deal.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Questioned Historical Authenticity Of Holocaust In Video On His Official Website
The Supreme Leader of Iran marked Holocaust Memorial Day yesterday by publishing a video disputing the authenticity of the genocide on his official website.  The three-minute video, titled Are the Dar...
China, Iran Agree To Expand Trade To $600 Billion In A Decade
China and Iran mapped out a wide-ranging 25-year plan to broaden relations and expand trade during the first visit by a Chinese leader to the Islamic republic in 14 years. President Xi Jinping met wit...
Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Assures Public US Still "Great Satan" And Predicts Israel Gone In 25 Years
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei falls back on decades-old rhetoric about the "Great Satan" and the imminent end of the "Zionist regime". Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that his cou...
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (Persian: محمد رضا شاه پهلوی; [mohæmˈmæd reˈzɒː ˈʃɒːhe pæhlæˈviː]‎; 26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980) was the king of Iran (Shah of Iran) from 16 September 1941 unt...
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Ruhollah Khomeini
Ruhollah Moosavi Khomeini (Persian: روح‌الله خمینی‎, [ruːholˈlɑːhe χomeiˈniː], 24 September 1902 – 3 June 1989) was an Iranian religious leader, revolutionary, politician, and leader of the...
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Iran's ex-President Rafsanjani dies at 82
Iran's former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82 after a heart attack, media say.
Iran Election: Reformists Poised To Win Seats
Early election results in Iran indicate major support for reformists and supporters of President Hassan Rouhani, who signed last year's landmark nuclear deal.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Questioned Historical Authenticity Of Holocaust In Video On His Official Website
The Supreme Leader of Iran marked Holocaust Memorial Day yesterday by publishing a video disputing the authenticity of the genocide on his official website.  The three-minute video, titled Are the Dar...
Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Seyyed Mir-Hossein Mousavi Khameneh (Persian: میرحسین موسوی خامنه‎, [miːɾ hoˈsein muːsæˈviː xɒːmeˈne], Mīr-Hoseyn Mūsavī Khāmené; Azerbaijani: میرحسین موسوی, Mir Hüseyn Musəvi; born 2 March...
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Ali Akbar Velayati
Ali Akbar Velayati  pronunction  (علی‌اکبر ولایتی; born 24 June 1945) is an Iranian politician, academic and diplomat. He was the Minister of Foreign Affairs for more than sixteen years fro...
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Iran-Iraq War
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Consolidation of the Iranian Revolution
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Ahmad Mirfendereski
Ahmad Mirfendereski (1918 - 2 May 2004) was an Iranian diplomat, politician and the last minister of foreign affairs of the Shah era in Iran.
Mirfendereski began his career at the ministry of fore...
Mohammad-Javad Bahonar
Mohammad Javad Bahonar (Persian: محمدجواد باهنر‎, 5 September 1933 – 30 August 1981) was an Iranian scholar, Shia theologian and politician who served as the Prime minister of Iran from 15 to 30...
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Abbas Ali Khalatbari
Abbas Ali Khalatbari (1912 – 11 April 1979) was an Iranian diplomat, who served as the minister of foreign affairs from 1971 to 1978.
Khalatbari was born in 1912. He was a member of a well-establ...
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Nematollah Nassiri
Nematollah Nassiri (1911 in Semnan – 16 February 1979), was the director of SAVAK, the Iranian intelligence agency during the rule of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
Nassiri served as the commander of the ...
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Karim Sanjabi
Karim Sanjabi (Persian: کریم سنجابی ) (September 1904 – 4 July 1995) was an Iranian liberal political leader of the 20th century.
He was born in Kermanshah in September 1904 to the chief of the Ku...
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Faezeh Hashemi
Faezeh Hashemi Bahramani, more known as Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani (Persian: فائزه هاشمی رفسنجانی‎; born 7 January 1962) is an Iranian Women's rights activist, politician and fromer journalist wh...
Ashraf Pahlavi
Princess Ashraf Pahlavi (Persian: Aŝraf Pahlawi, born 26 October 1919), is the twin sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran and a member of the Pahlavi Dynasty. She currently resides in Pari...
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Massoud Rajavi
Massoud Rajavi (Persian: مسعود رجوی‎, born 18 August 1948) is the president of the National Council of Resistance of Iran ("NCRI") and the Secretary-General of People's Mujahedin of Iran ("PMOI"...
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Causes of the Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution was a populist, nationalist and Shi'a Islamic revolution that replaced an dictatorial monarchy with a theocracy based on "Guardianship of the Islamic Jurists" (or velayat-e faqi...
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Yasser Hashemi Rafsanjani
Yasser Hashemi Rafsanjani (Persian: یاسر هاشمی رفسنجانی; born 1971) is the youngest son of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the former president of Iran.
In 1989, he graduated from Nikan High School in T...
Yasser Hashemi Rafsanjani - Wikipedia
Sadegh Ghotbzadeh
Sadegh Ghotbzadeh (1937 - 15 September 1982) (Persian: صادق قطب‌زاده‎) was a close aide of Ayatollah Khomeini during his 1978 exile in France, and foreign minister (30 November 1979–August...
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Ashraf Dehghani
Ashraf Dehghani (Persian: اشرف دهقانی ‎, born 1948) is amongst the best known Iranian female communist revolutionaries, and is a member of the Iranian People's Fedai Guerrillas.In 1971, Ashraf ...