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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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  • From four Iranians, four views of the coming election

    From four Iranians, four views of the coming election
    TEHRAN -- Elections are scheduled in Iran for June 14, the first presidential balloting since the disputed 2009 vote. Iran’s Guardian Council, an oversight body, is expected to release the list of vetted candidates this week. The Times sought out...
  • Iran infighting turns election into real contest

    Iran’s ruling theocracy was unable to overcome its notorious infighting and unite behind a single candidate in Friday’s presidential election, which has suddenly boosted the prospects of the lone moderate in the race and rekindled interest...
  • In Iran, a cultural clash over shuttered film institute

     In Iran, a cultural clash over shuttered film institute
    TEHRAN — A spat over the possible reopening of a shuttered film institute is pitting Iran's culture overseers against an alliance of moviemakers and cinema buffs emboldened by the victory of moderate Hassan Rouhani in June's presidential balloting....
  • Ahmadinejad's scandalous hug

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is being criticized for giving Hugo Chavez's mother a hug at the funeral of the late Venezuelan president, reports the Associated Press. Iran's Islamic codes forbid physical contact between non-...
  • Iran earthquakes death toll rises to 300; relief efforts criticized

     
    Iranian quakes: The death toll from Saturday's twin earthquakes rose to 300, officials said, as rescue efforts in northwest Iran continued and more bodies were expected to be found....
  • Egypt's Islamist president to visit Iran, news agency reports

     
    Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi plans to visit Iran this month for an international summit in what would mark the highest-level official contact between the two nations in more than 30 years, according to Egypt's state news agency....
  • Quake relief -- and criticism -- continues in Iran

     
    As the relief effort continued Monday in the wake of twin earthquakes which devastated a northwest region of Iran, speaker of parliament Ali Larijani, a longtime opponent of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, criticized state media as having given too...
  • Iran's isolation lifts for gathering of anachronistic alliance

     
    In another time and place, next week’s summit of the Nonaligned Movement in Tehran would draw no more attention than deserved for a directionless alliance that has outlived its Cold War-era purpose. But the rotating leadership of the 120-nation...
  • U.N. chief, in Iran, defends Israel's right to exist

     
    The United Nations' top official defended Israel's right to exist and deplored Holocaust denial in remarks at a summit hosted by Iran, Israel's archenemy....
  • U.N. chief raises human rights in Tehran, stuns hosts

     
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon veered off Iran's preferred script Wednesday, questioning the nation's human rights record at a high-profile international gathering that Iran views as a validation of its global standing....
  • Egypt president criticized Syria; Iranian viewers hear 'Bahrain'

     
    Days ago, the Egyptian president unsettled his Iranian hosts by calling Syria an oppressive regime -- an assertion that flies in the face of the Iranian government view that Syria is being sabotaged by terrorists backed by the West. Iranians tuning into...