The Newsmakers

Will Ebrahim Raisi Have Legitimate Mandate To Lead Iran?

With eighteen million ballots in his favour, Ebrahim Raisi is set to replace Hassan Rouhani as Iran's next president. But Raisi's electoral victory has come in the backdrop of millions of Iranians boycotting the election. With record voter apathy and the pre-election selection of candidates mired in controversy, will the president-elect have a legitimate mandate to lead? Guests: Setareh Sadeqi Political Analyst and Researcher in North American Studies Amir Handjani Non-Resident Fellow with the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft Ali Fathollah-Nejad Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at the Afro-Middle East Centre

Iran: Life Under Sanctions in 2020 - Documentary

Iran: Life Under Sanctions in 2020 - Documentary

Pompeo warns any arm sales to Iran will lead to sanctions

Pompeo warns any arm sales to Iran will lead to sanctions

Is coronavirus in Iran under control?

Is coronavirus in Iran under control?

Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran

Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran

Libya Conference Seeks Support Ahead of December Elections

Libya Conference Seeks Support Ahead of December Elections

Bangladesh's Ruling Party Rallies for Religious Minority After Deadly Clashes

Bangladesh's Ruling Party Rallies for Religious Minority After Deadly Clashes

Russia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With NATO

Russia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With NATO

Syria: Assad Regime and Opposition Agree To Begin Constitutional Reform

Syria: Assad Regime and Opposition Agree To Begin Constitutional Reform

Hezbollah Protest Against the Beirut Port Blast Judge Turns Deadly

Hezbollah Protest Against the Beirut Port Blast Judge Turns Deadly

Can the EU Take Lead to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Can the EU Take Lead to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal?

ICJ Rules in Somalia’s Favour in Maritime Border Dispute With Kenya

ICJ Rules in Somalia’s Favour in Maritime Border Dispute With Kenya

Iraq Election: Sadr Gains Strength but No Clear Winner

Iraq Election: Sadr Gains Strength but No Clear Winner

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Steps Down Over Corruption Inquiry

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Steps Down Over Corruption Inquiry

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Germany, Denmark Repatriate Several Daesh-linked Families From Syria

Germany, Denmark Repatriate Several Daesh-linked Families From Syria

Will China's Promise to Reclaim Taiwan Result in Military Confrontation?

Will China's Promise to Reclaim Taiwan Result in Military Confrontation?

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