For Ali Khamenei, Trump Isn’t a Solitary Clown

January 20, 2020

The hardest part of publishing articles in the news is drafting the story’s headline. Headlines serve two essential purposes: to give a general idea of the subject that the article exposes and to trigger the reader’s curiosity or interest. Because the headline must be pithy, the second...

Why Did Javad Zarif Resign?

March 01, 2019

Amid tension in Tehran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tried to resign from his post. The ongoing saga of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif shows how chaotic the government has become. On February 25, he announced his resignation via Instagram, stating: “I apologize for not being able to...

Iran’s Leaders Are Hypocrites

October 24, 2018

Iranian leaders use social media freely without censorship, yet the people are banned from doing so. Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, is known for being a moderate politician. He tweets regularly on world politics and expresses his opinion freely via social media. Ali Khamenei,...

Who Will Succeed Ayatollah Khamenei?

March 23, 2015

Rumors about the Iranian supreme leader’s health highlight uncertainty around his eventual successor. On March 8, images showing Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaking in public were broadcast on state television, in an apparent attempt to end speculation in foreign media...