Iran's Assembly of Experts is based in the city of Qom. Its 88 members are experts in Islamic theology. They're responsible for appointing the supreme leader, Iran's most powerful figure. And they're also up for election today.
He is the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic, and is popular abroad. Yet Emmanuel Macron has earned mixed reviews at home in the first 100 days after his election. DW looks at his presidency so far.
Iran President Hassan Rouhani has threatened to abandon the 2015 nuclear deal if the US continues to impose new sanctions. Rouhani told the parliament that his US counterpart, Donald Trump, was "not a good partner."
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is under pressure from Washington and conservative forces in Tehran. Threats of revitalizing the nuclear problem actually diverge from his interests, says DW's Matthias von Hein.
The start of Hassan Rouhani's second term as president signals the extension of Iran's moderate direction. But how much power does he have? DW talks to Iran expert Adnan Tabatabai.
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