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Hassan Rouhani was summoned to appear before the country’s parliament on Tuesday, where he faced grilling by lawmakers over his administration’s handling of the Iranian economy.

By Edward Carney

As Reuters has reported, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was summoned to appear before the country’s parliament on Tuesday, where he faced grilling by lawmakers over his administration’s handling of the Iranian economy.

Despite large-scale sanctions relief under the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, key economic indicators such as unemployment and inflation have been steadily worsening in the Islamic Republic, and these trends apparently intensified this month as the United States re-imposed sanctions in line with its earlier withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

The Majlis grilled Rouhani on many subjects

By INU Staff

INU - President Hassan Rouhani was forced to face questions from some 80 members of the Iranian regime’s Majlis, the Islamic Republic’s parliament. This is the first time during Rouhani’s tenure that the Majlis has summoned him for questioning, and four out of five of the Iranian president’s answers left the MPs unconvinced.

Iran Regime’s In-Fighting Continues, as Supreme Leader Blames President Rouhani

By INU Staff

INU - More and more accusations are becoming public as the Iranian regime continues its infighting, while it struggles to maintain a façade of unity.

Although he gave his blessing to it at the beginning of President Hassan Rouhani’s new administration, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei recently supported the decision against negotiating the nuclear agreement with the U.S. and other world countries.

Khamenei Breaks Silence over Iran Uprising

By Poorang Novak

Supreme leader of the Iranian regime, Ali Khamenei, broke his silence on the ongoing Iranian uprising on Monday, but rather than acknowledge that the decisions of his politicians caused the current crisis, he attempted to shift the blame to Iran’s “enemies” and called the people saying that Iran was at a deadlock “traitors”.

Khamenei’s Comments on Iran Protest Show Great Weakness

By INU Staff

INU - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has finally spoken out about growing protests in his country, which grew considerably after the US withdrew from the nuclear deal in May sparked a drastic economic collapse, but his comments reveal that there is no way out for the mullahs.

New Rows Show Weaknesses in Iran Regime

By Mahmoud Hakamian

The Iranian Regime is once again beset by internal feuds as President Hassan Rouhani and the leaders of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) are engaged in a war of words.

In recent weeks, Rouhani’s foreign policy stance has moved closer to that of the IRGC (i.e. threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz to cut off global oil trade) and this has earned him praise from high-ranking commanders.

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