Politics 8 May 2017 18:29
The late ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani preferred that Hassan Rouhani wins the 2017 election to become Iran’s president for a second term, Rafsanjani’s brother Mohammad Hashemi told Trend May 8.
Politics 9 February 2017 11:57
Mohammad Hashemi, a brother to Iran’s Former President Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani, has refused rumors suggesting that the late official was assassinated.
Politics 20 January 2017 15:46
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appointed his senior foreign policy advisor Ali Akbar Velayati as the head of Azad University’s board of founders
Politics 9 January 2017 18:32
Despite mixed reactions to news regarding death of the Islamic Republic’s former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, many social media users and mainstream media outlets seem to be in for a tremendous shock.
Politics 31 March 2016 14:03
The Twitter account attributed to Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, chairman of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council, has modified its controversial tweet following the recent harsh criticism by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Politics 30 March 2016 21:10
As the US and its European allies are seeking a meeting at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Iran’s latest ballistic missile tests, it seems that the Islamic Republic is also facing new problems inside regarding the disputed missile program.
Politics 4 January 2016 12:43
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, chairman of the Expediency Council, an advisory body for Iran’s supreme leader, has condemned those who stormed Saudi embassy in Tehran and that country’s consulate in the city of Mashhad after execution of a prominent Shia cleric, Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia.
Politics 4 August 2015 14:18
Iran broke the taboo of negotiating with the US during the nuclear talks, said Chairman of the Expediency Council of Iran Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Politics 15 March 2015 10:02
Head of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that President Hassan Rouhani has promised people beyond what the government is authorized to do.
Iran 6 February 2014 02:51
Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Wednesday that foreign interference, despotism, colonialism and extremism are the root-cause of bloody incidents in the Middle East region, IRNA reported.