Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran#039s re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote

Iran's re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote

Iranian establishment figures may want to keep Rouhani in power to avoid being cast back into isolation

Does Iran#039s Khamenei really have a preferred candidate?

Does Iran's Khamenei really have a preferred candidate?

Underdogs trying to use the idea of being Khamenei's preferred candidate

Iran’s Ahmadinejad says he won’t endorse other candidates

Iran’s Ahmadinejad says he won’t endorse other candidates

Iran’s former hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that he won’t endorse other candidates in next month’s election, after he and his deputy were barred from running, The Hindu reports. …

Yelena Dunayeva: Iran#039s pre-election race will be rough

Yelena Dunayeva: "Iran's pre-election race will be rough"

What forces candidates represent and how tense will pre-election race in Iran be

Iran#039s Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Iran's Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

An Iranian panel charged with vetting candidates approved the country's incumbent president and five challengers but disqualified former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from running in next month's presidential …

Iran’s Hardliners Likely To Win Upcoming Election

Iran’s Hardliners Likely To Win Upcoming Election

Rouhani's inability to stimulate the economy appears to have sowed doubt as to his ability to run the country

Lana Ravandi-Fadai: Presidential elections in Iran unpredictable

Lana Ravandi-Fadai: "Presidential elections in Iran unpredictable"

Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017

Rouhani enters Iran election race focused on his economic record

Rouhani enters Iran election race focused on his economic record

Rouhani joins an election field with two hardline stalwarts

Rouhani resisters to run in Iran#039s elections

Rouhani resisters to run in Iran's elections

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the upcoming presidential elections in May on the fourth day of the registration period which ends on Saturday evening. The five-day registration period for …

Yet Ahmadinejad ignored Khamenei

Yet Ahmadinejad ignored Khamenei

The leader of IRI, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, advised the ex-president not to participate in the elections

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registers for Iran#039s presidential election

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registers for Iran's presidential election

Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unexpectedly filed to run in the country's presidential election. Ahmadinejad's decision will upend an election many believed would be won by moderate …

Ahmadinejad once again

Ahmadinejad once again

Ex-President retakes spot on Iran's political stage, despite ‘advice’

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

A new conservative front representing several parties is giving Rouhani a run for his money

Ahmadinejad joins Twitter despite ban

Ahmadinejad joins Twitter despite ban

Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has joined Twitter, despite having been instrumental in getting it banned in the country. One of Ahmadinejad’s first tweets from his personal account was a video …

Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Donald Trump

Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Donald Trump

Iran's ex-president Mahmud Ahmadinejad published Sunday an open letter to Donald Trump, welcoming his criticism of the US political system but taking issue with his visa ban and attitude to women, NDTV …

Iran May Cancel Pipeline Project With Pakistan

Iran May Cancel Pipeline Project With Pakistan

US$7-billion ‘peace pipeline’ project is up in the air

Former Tehran prosecutor sentenced to 135 lashes for corruption

Former Tehran prosecutor sentenced to 135 lashes for corruption

A former prosecutor general of Tehran Saeed Mortazavi has been sentenced to 135 lashes for financial corruption.  Mortazavi, 49, was found guilty of “seizing and wasting public funds” while he ran …

Vladimir Sazhin: There is no alternative to Hassan Rouhani in Iran

Vladimir Sazhin: "There is no alternative to Hassan Rouhani in Iran"

A senior research fellow of the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the upcoming presidential elections in Iran

Ahmadinejad has no plans to run for president in 2017

Ahmadinejad has no plans to run for president in 2017

Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he does not have any plans for running in the country’s presidential election due to be held on May 19, 2017. “You advised me that my participation in this …

 Khamenei advised Ahmadinejad not to run for president

Khamenei advised Ahmadinejad not to run for president

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised the former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to stay out of next year’s presidential elections, saying his participation would “polarize” …

Iran asks US to #039fix#039 $2 billion court ruling

Iran asks US to 'fix' $2 billion court ruling

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad asked the US President Barack Obama to unfreeze $2 billion in Iranian foreign currency reserves that were seized from bank accounts in New York earlier this …

Voices from Turkey: Turkey-Iran Relations

Voices from Turkey: Turkey-Iran Relations

Turkish moves to deepen ties with Saudi Arabia and its recent rapprochement with Israel might remove any remaining ground for cooperation with Iran

Rouhani: the threat of war hanging over Iran has receded

Rouhani: the threat of war hanging over Iran has receded

Thanks to the agreement between Tehran and the 'Six' international mediators the threat of war, which was hanging over Iran, has receded, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani stated live on Iranian television channel …

Ahmadinejad calls for ‘brotherhood’ in the Middle East

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called for “brotherhood” in the Middle East, “to disrupt enemy plans”, Trend reports, citing IRNA. “Iran and Kuwait are two brotherly countries, with cultural contacts and common interests”, - Ahmadinejad said at a meeting with the special envoy of Kuwait’s emir, Mohammad Abdulla Abu al-Hassan, in Tehran.