Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 23:58
Iran on Saturday handed a daughter of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani a suspended jail sentence for spreading lies about the authorities, her lawyer told the official IRNA news agency.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 19:54
Iran`s hardline electoral watchdog the Guardians Council stood by its decision to bar former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani from presidential poll.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 20:21
A website is reporting that former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has strongly criticised the policies of Iran`s ruling clerical establishment.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:03
The official ballot list, announced on state TV, followed a nearly six-hour delay in which the names were kept under wraps.
Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 22:09
Iran`s election overseers say they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next month`s presidential election, a clear nod toward a former president.
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 15:47
Iran’s constitutional body, the Guardian Council, has ruled out women’s participation in Presidential Elections as candidates.
Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 14:40
Iran`s influential former president has expressed a softer stance toward the country`s archenemy Israel in sharp contrast to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad` typical anti-Israel remarks.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 13:06
The daughter of Iran`s former president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani was released Tuesday after six months in jail, Xinhua reported.
Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 09:07
Tehran Prosecutor General Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi announced that a 125-page indictment has been issued for Mehdi Hashemi.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 22:15
The daughter of former Iranian
President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has been brought to trial
on charges of making propaganda against the ruling system.
Last Updated: Monday, April 05, 2010, 14:30
A top Iranian reformist close to ex-president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is back in jail to serve a one-year sentence, government newspaper Iran said on Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 06, 2009, 17:05
Powerful cleric and former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani accused Iran`s rulers on Sunday of being intolerant, saying they have closed the door on constructive criticism.
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