Now that they have presidency in the bag, hardliners may tolerate agreement with US that would give country sorely needed economic lift.
Hardline cleric moves into unassailable lead in vote count.
Faced by vetted slate of candidates excluding top moderates, reform camp split by “Don’t vote” and “Vote for outsider” arguments.
Findings from the Netherlands-based Group for Analyzing and Measuring Attitudes in Iran (GAMAAN) ahead of the Islamic Republic’s June 18 presidential election.
Private finance is crucial if emerging economies are not to be left behind in the race to net zero, the IEA warns.
Most potential voters left scratching their heads.
Little-known moderate grabs attention when his wife appears in state TV interview not wearing the expected chador. Might he spring a surprise in the presidential election?
Hopes it could be in place ahead of June 18 Iranian presidential election may have been dashed.
Stance of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei risks triggering a low turnout at the ballot box.
Even hardline frontrunner Ebrahim Raisi appears to object to large number of disqualifications.
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) has rejected the findings of the IEA report released last week, instead projecting that gas will increase its share in the global energy mix to 28% from 23% today.
The EU’s journey to net zero threatens a carbon price war with its trading partners
World needs immediate and massive deployment of green tech to fight climate change, warns IEA in its latest report.
Negotiators agree to return to national capitals to receive final instructions on red lines before definitive round of talks.
Kyrgyzstan is flogging its section of the would-be track, but how successfully?
A middle class is emerging in New Europe but to get a handle on how far the process has gone and what the differences are between each country bne IntelliNews took a look at the icon of middle-class status: car ownership.
France’s president Macron and US congressman Schiff express support for Yerevan.
Armenian security council meets. Acting PM stresses there have been no exchanges of fire as Yerevan works to resolve situation peacefully.
Guardian Council wields ultimate power in deciding who can stand. Anyone cleared to run must, for instance, be deemed sufficiently pious.
Analyst says comments meant for domestic audience as well and that there are no credible military threats to “back up rhetoric” reminiscent of “Saddam Hussein”.