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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks with commuters on a subway train on his way to his office in January. Hopes have increased for a final nuclear deal with the...

A handout picture released by the official website of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shows him (3rd from L) speaking with Iranian commuters in the subway on the way to his office in Tehran on January 19, 2015, in a move to encourage people to use public transportation to control air pollution. In 2012, pollution contributed to the premature deaths of 4,500 people in Tehran and about 80,000 in the country, according to the health ministry. AFP PHOTO / IRANIAN PRESIDENCY WEBSITE / MOHAMMAD BERNO
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Vedat Xhymshiti; is an independent journalist and war correspondent. He has reported on a number of Middle Eastern conflicts from the Arab Spring in 2010 to the current Syrian civil war. He has been published in various media including Der Spiegel, NY Times, TIME, Paris Match, Le Monde ect. He is specialized in International Relations and Diplomacy. Xhymshiti is also a print media critic, a columnist for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, and founder of THEFrontliner.net

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