[QODLink]
Middle East

Iran clerics conflicted on Rouhani's policy

In Qom, Iran's most conservative city, religious leaders debate new president's approach to international relations.

Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 14:25
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Religious leaders in Qom, Iran's most conservative city, debate the new President Hassan Rouhani's approach to international relations.

Clerics based here have been following Rouhani's every move since he was elected in June, and some of them are worried about his foreign policy.

Al Jazeera's Soraya Lennie reports from Qom.

48

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
Featured
The new military government has issued warnings that it will soon start to clampdown on immigration offenders.
As Snowden awaits Russian visa renewal, the world mulls role of NSA and expects more revelations from document trove.
A handful of agencies that provide tours to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea say business is growing.
A political power struggle masquerading as religious strife grips Nigeria - with mixed-faith couples paying the price.
The current surge in undocumented child migrants from Central America has galvanized US anti-immigration groups.
join our mailing list