Iran today: Rouhani — know the enemy, don’t just shout about it

President-elect Hassan Rouhani said Monday that it was not enough for Parliament and politicians to speak against the enemy. Instead, Iran needed to know the enemy and its plans.

Reiterating a concept used in his campaign, Rouhani said that what was needed was “management” to help devise a response to the enemy’s plans, and that speaking and shouting against the enemy were “certainly not enough”.

Caption Competition

On Sunday, the Supreme Leader held a farewell meeting with the Cabinet of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

According to Press TV, Ayatollah Khamenei said, “Some…deny the administration’s concrete actions, but what matters is that the efforts and attempts be expressed and recorded in the country’s public scene.”

But what do you think should be the caption on this farewell photograph?

IRAN 14-07-13 KHAMENEI AHMADINEJAD

Diplomat Released from Prison

Veteran Iranian diplomat Bagher Asadi has been freed after nearly four months in prison.

The reason for the imprisonment of the 71-year-old Asadi, an ally of former President Mohammad Khatami and a senior diplomat at Iran’s United Nations mission, was never given.

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