Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Former Iranian President: Assad Attacked His Own People with Gas

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani breaks with Iran's tradition of protecting Assad, says the Syrian leader used chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 6:15 AM

Former Iranian President Endorses Moderate Ally in Election

Iran’s former president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, endorses ally Hassan Rowhani in the June 14 election.Elad Benari, 6/12/2013, 5:14 AM

Former Iranian President Barred from Elections

Iran's ex-president Rafsanjani barred from contesting the June 14 presidential election, along with a close aide to Ahmadinejad.Elad Benari, 5/22/2013, 5:43 AM