Newspaper Close to Khamenei Under Fire



The conservative Alef website interviewed four different influential individuals on their opinions about the recent wave of criticism against hard-line newspaper Kayhan, which is generally believed to represent the views of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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Journalist Who Identified Rafsanjani in ‘Chain Murders’ Sees Opportunity in Candidacy

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Famous dissident and journalist Akbar Ganji, who wrote a series of stories about the murder and disappearance of Iranian intellectuals and dissidents from 1988 to 1998 in which he revealed the involvement of top government officials and clerics including Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, has written a new op-ed about the opportunity he sees in Rafsanjani’s candidacy for the presidency.

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