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Why is Iran Arresting More Dual Nationals?

By Bijan Khajehpour, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The arrest Feb. 22 of former senior UN official Baquer Namazi, 80, who holds dual Iranian-American citizenship, defies any sort of logic. Baquer is the father of Siamak Namazi, who was unfortunately arrested in […]

Elections: Reformists make Gains

Moderates and reformists have reportedly won all but one of the seats for Tehran in the Assembly of Experts. According to a report from BBC News, President Hassan Rouhani and his allies won 15 out of the capital’s 16 seats on the clerical body, which may choose the country’s next supreme leader, to succeed Ayatollah Ali […]

Demystifying Iran’s Election Process

On 26th February, Iranians will begin the process of electing their tenth parliament. The electoral process remains a mystery to many, but the Brookings Institution has prepared these useful guides to Iranian electoral system: Demystifying Iran’s parliamentary election process Everything you need to know about Iran’s Assembly of Experts election (Source: Brookings Institution) (Picture credit: […]