Iranian President-elect Hassan Rowhani was on the special Iranian government committee that plotted the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, according to an indictment by the Argentine government prosecutor investigating the case.
Iranian experts told Congress that Iran’s President-elect Hassan Rowhani is no reformer, but were divided on whether his election is a sign that the regime is willing to soften its nuclear stance during a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday.
Religious minorities in the Middle East are increasingly threatened as the U.S. government stands by idly, current and former government officials and private sector leaders said Monday afternoon at a panel discussion at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, D.C.
Iran analysts were divided on the foreign policy implications of Iranian President-elect Hassan Rowhani’s election during a panel discussion at the Stimson Center on Monday.
Iran’s election has exposed popular discontent with the Tehran government but is unlikely to bring about any change in Iranian nuclear policy, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Reuters on Monday.
Former government officials and experts say that newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rowhani is not the moderate he appears to be.
Chinese imports of Iranian oil have jumped 11 percent in the first four months of 2013, a significant increase from the same period last year, according to reports.
A prominent group of former senior State Department officials warned Monday that Iran is coming dangerously close to achieving a nuclear weapon as negotiations with Western nations come to a standstill ahead of Tehran’s June 14 presidential elections.