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

How far-reaching is the  European Parliament corruption scandal?

How far-reaching is the European Parliament corruption scandal?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

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