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edit The post of Supreme Leader (Persian: ولی فقیه or رهبر, Rahbar, literally leader) was created in the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran as the highest ranking political authority of the nation (see Guardianship of the jurists (doctrine)). Other Persian terms include the Valiye-Faqih (sometimes shortened to Faqih) or the Jurisprudent... Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei (Persian: آیت‌الله سید علی حسینی خامنه‌ای; born July 15, 1939) in Mashhad, in Razavi Khorasan province, is the current Supreme Leader of Iran and was the president of Iran from 1981 to 1989. ... The President of Iran holds a very important office in Irans political establishment. ... , also written Ahmadinezhad, (محمود احمدی‌نژاد in Persian; born October 28, 1956), is the sixth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... The Assembly of Experts (also Assembly of Experts for the Leadership) of Iran (Persian: مجلس خبرگان رهبری, Majles-e-Khobregan), is a congressional body for selecting the Supreme Leader and supervising his activities. ... The Guardian Council of the Constitution (شورای نگهبان قانون اساسی in Persian) is a high office within the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran which has the authority to interpret the constitution and to determine if the laws passed by the parliament are in line with the constitution of Iran. ... مجلس شورای اسلامی - The Majles; Irans Parliament. ... City and Village Councils (full title is: Provincial, City, District and Village Councils) are local councils which are elected by public vote in all cities and villages throughout Iran. ... The Expediency Discernment Council of the System (Persian: مجمع تشخیص مصلحت نظام), is an establishment in the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Iran to resolve differences or conflicts between the Majlis and the Council of Guardians, and also to serve as a consultative council to the Supreme Leader. ... Political parties in Iran lists political parties in Iran. ... Politics of Iran Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Iran ... This article is about Irans nuclear power program. ... Iran is not known to possess any weapons of mass destruction and has signed treaties repudiating possession of them, including the Biological Weapons Convention, the Chemical Weapons Convention, and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. ... The newly renovated building of Irans Ministry of Foreign Affairs uses pre-Islamic Persian architecture extensively in its facade. ... Iran-Israel relations have alternated from close political alliances between Iran and Israel during the times of the modern Shahs to hostility following the rise of the modern Ayatollahs. ... The Shah of Iran saluting Winston Churchill on the occasion of Churchills 69th birthday at the close of the Tripartite Conference of Tehran November 1943. ... Iran and Denmark have had relations since Sassanid times. ... Iran-China relations date back over many centuries. ... Iran (Persia) and the United States have had political relations ever since the Shah of Persia, Nassereddin Shah Qajar, officially dispatched Persias first ambassador to Washington D.C. in the late 1800s. ... The relations between Germany and Iran have been some of the closest between any western nation and post-1979 Iran. ... Relations between Russia and Persia (pre-1935 Iran), officially commenced in 1592, with the Safavids in power. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Iran and India have a very strong relationship, lundered on by the fact that Iran gives India oil :) ... Iran has always had very mixed relations with the Arab world. ... Iran is one of the worlds oldest continuous major civilizations. ...

Iranian reformists, or the Reforms Front (Persian: جبههٔ اصلاحات) also known as 2nd of Khordad Front (Persian: جبهه دوم خرداد which refers to the date of Khatami's landslide election victory in the Iranian Calendar) are a group of political parties and organizations in Iran who supported Mohammad Khatami in his run for presidency in 1997. 2nd of Khordad Movement is a term that usually refers not only to the political parties of the reforms front, but to anyone who was a supporter of the 1997 reform programs of Khatami. The reforms front consists of several political parties, some of the most famous of which include: The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... Seyyed Mohammad Khatami (Persian : سید محمد خاتمی), born September 29, 1943 in Ardakan city of Yazd province, is an Iranian intellectual, philosopher and political figure. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The front is coordinated by the Council for Coordinating the Reforms Front. The Islamic Iran Participation Front (Jebheye Mosharekate Iran-e Eslaami, جبهه مشارکت ایران اسلامی in Persian) is a reformist political party in Iran. ... Mohammad Reza Khatami Seyyed Mohammad Reza Khatami (محمد رضا خاتمی), also known as Reza Khatami (born in 1959 in Ardakan), is a Persian politician. ... Saeed Hajjarian (Persian: سعید حجاریان), born 1954, is a Persian political figure, intellectual, and journalist. ... Alireza Alavitabar is an outstanding Persian political scientist and a leading Iranian reformist intellectual and writer Alireza Alavitabar is a member of Islamic Iran Participation Front and the editor of the Sobh-e-Emrooz newspaper. ... Abbas Abdi, a reformist politician. ... Seyyed Mostafa Tajzadeh (سید مصطفی تاج‌زاده‌; born 1956) is an Iranian progressive, reformist politician, and a member of Islamic Iran Participation Front. ... The Iranian Militant Clerics Society (مجمع روحانیون مبارز; majma-e rowhāniyÅ«n-e mobārez), which can also be translated as the Assembly of Militant Clerics and Forum of Militant Clergy is a left wing pro-reform Iranian political party. ... Seyyed Mohammad Khatami (Persian : سید محمد خاتمی), born September 29, 1943 in Ardakan city of Yazd province, is an Iranian intellectual, philosopher and political figure. ... He is the brother of Irans Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. ... Hojjat ol-Eslam Majead Ansari (حجت‌الاسلام مجید انصاری; born in Zarand, Kerman province), also spelled Majid Ansari is an Iranian politician and cleric. ... Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution Organization (سازمان مجاهدین انقلاب اسلامی; sāzmān-e mojāhedin-e enghelāb-e eslāmi), sometimes abbreviated to MIRO, is a reformist Iranian political organization. ... Behzad Nabavi, as acting Chairman of Majlis Behzad Nabavi (بهزاد نبوی in Persian) (born 1941) is an Iranian politician. ... Mohsen Armin (Persian: محسن آرمین ) is an Iranian politician. ...

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EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - Will a Standoff in Iran Mean the End of Reformists? (1043 words)
Khamenei, by asking the Guardian Council to conduct its investigations on the presumption of innocence, may be trying to deny reformists the option of depicting the conservatives as unreasonable.
Several reformist leaders believe that after allowing reinstatements, the Guardian Council would target "prominent reformists" for exclusion from the February 20 vote.
According to Mohsen Mirdamad, a leader of the reformist faction in the current legislature, nearly 200 of the 290 seats contested are already slated for conservative candidates.
Iran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4001 words)
The struggle between reformists and conservatives continues today through electoral politics, and was a central focus in the Iranian presidential election of 2005, which resulted in the election of conservative Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Iranian budget deficits have been a chronic problem, in part due to large-scale state subsidies– totaling some $7.25 billion per year–including foodstuffs and especially gasoline.
Most Iranians are Muslims; 90% belong to the Shi'a branch of Islam, the official state religion, and about 9% belong to the Sunni branch (many of them are Kurds).
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