Iranian MP: 1,800 religious scholars, preachers hold posts in oil ministry

Thursday, 27 December 2018

An Iranian deputy said 1,800 religious scholars held oil ministry posts without having a specific ......

ANALYSIS: Europe’s non-stop appeasing of Iran’s clerics

Wednesday, 05 December 2018

The distance Europe is going, aiming to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, can be described as ......

Is the Arab spring coming to Iran?

Friday, 05 January 2018

Azeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and Adj Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. He completed his PhD from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He tweets @AzeemIbrahim


Spate of executions in Iran since the beginning of July, says Rajavi

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Mass executions have become the new reality and the growing trend in Iran under the regime led by ......

When crooks use religious platforms

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Abdulrahman al-Rashed is the Chairman of Al Arabiya's Editorial Board and former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. A veteran and internationally acclaimed journalist, he is a former editor-in-chief of the London-based leading Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat, where he still regularly writes a political column. He has also served as the editor of Asharq al-Awsat’s sister publication, al-Majalla. Throughout his career, Rashed has interviewed several world leaders, with his articles garnering worldwide recognition, and he has successfully led Al Arabiya to the highly regarded, thriving and influential position it is in today. He tweets @aalrashed.


Saudi grand mufti says clerics should steer away from murky politics

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh warned religious clerics to stay away from politics as ......

Clerics denounce burning alive of pilot as un-Islamic

Wednesday, 04 February 2015

Muslim clerics widely condemned the burning to death of a Jordanian pilot by Islamic State, saying ......

Soccer ‘destroys nations,’ says Egypt preacher

Sunday, 15 June 2014

At the height of international World Cup fervor, an ultra-conservative Egyptian cleric has said that ......

Clerics seek to whip Iranians into religious shape

Monday, 02 June 2014

Camelia Entekhabi-Fard is a journalist, news commentator and writer who grew up during the Iranian Revolution and wrote for leading reformist newspapers. She is also the author of Camelia: Save Yourself by Telling the Truth - A Memoir of Iran. She lives in New York City and Dubai. She can be found on Twitter: @CameliaFard