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Iran’s Oldest Daily Blows out 90 Candles

Iran’s Oldest Daily Blows out 90 Candles

In a speech at the Press Expo in Tehran earlier this month, President Hassan Rouhani expressed regret that Iranians have not succeeded in creating a “lasting newspaper.” He wondered why it was that the Times of London was now in the third century of its existence...
Iran’s first-timers

Iran’s first-timers

Tehran, Asharq Al-Awsat—Schools in Iran are closed for the election. Like teenagers everywhere when given time to themselves, Iran’s boisterous young students gather around public spaces in scattered groups. When approached about whether or not they will be voting for...