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Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president

Iran’s supreme leader has told former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to stand again in next year’s elections, state media reported on

Iran’s supreme leader has told former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to stand again in next year’s elections, state media reported on

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Does Ahmadinejad plan a shock return to frontline politics?

As Tehran’s political maneuverings begin in earnest ahead of February’s parliamentary elections. A group of ex-cabinet ministers and allies of former

As Tehran’s political maneuverings begin in earnest ahead of February’s parliamentary elections. A group of ex-cabinet ministers and allies of former

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Iran's new president prepares to take over from Ahmadinejad

The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, will take an oath of office in parliament on Sunday afternoon, formally replacing outgoing president

The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, will take an oath of office in parliament on Sunday afternoon, formally replacing outgoing president

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Tehran ditches election 'headache' Rafsanjani

Iran’s most senior clerical authorities have ruled out the one candidate who might have been elected president who could have led reformists: Hashemi

Iran’s most senior clerical authorities have ruled out the one candidate who might have been elected president who could have led reformists: Hashemi

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Iran: Ahmadinejad challenges ally Mashaei's election ban

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is challenging the ban of close aide Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei from the presidential election on June 14

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is challenging the ban of close aide Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei from the presidential election on June 14

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Iran may avert breakdown if new president is reformist

As Iran prepares for presidential elections on 14 June, analysts have been looking closely at the frontrunners in the Islamic Republic. Most of the

As Iran prepares for presidential elections on 14 June, analysts have been looking closely at the frontrunners in the Islamic Republic. Most of the

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Western approach to Iran nuclear threat 'non-constructive'

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reviewed his last annual military parade as head of state of Iran. That role will go to someone else on 8 June. These

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reviewed his last annual military parade as head of state of Iran. That role will go to someone else on 8 June. These

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Iran: claims and counter-claims over doctored Ahmadinejad photo

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has come in for harsh criticism from Iranian MPs after a photo was published showing him consoling the mother of late Venezuelan

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has come in for harsh criticism from Iranian MPs after a photo was published showing him consoling the mother of late Venezuelan

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Iranian president rejects Western pressure

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said he will not negotiate his country’s disputed nuclear programme under pressure. He was speaking in

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said he will not negotiate his country’s disputed nuclear programme under pressure. He was speaking in

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OIC summit kicks off as Ahmadinejad targeted in shoe attack

A summit of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) is underway in Cairo. Heads of state and leaders from 57 Islamic countries, excluding

A summit of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) is underway in Cairo. Heads of state and leaders from 57 Islamic countries, excluding

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Mixed reception for Ahmedinejad in Egypt

Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has become the first Iranian president to visit Egypt since the Islamic Revolution of 1979. He is in Cairo for a summit of the

Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has become the first Iranian president to visit Egypt since the Islamic Revolution of 1979. He is in Cairo for a summit of the

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Why is the arrest of Ahmadinejad’s aide significant?

  Just after midnight on Tuesday, Tehran’s Revolutionary tribunal announced that they had arrested Saeed Mortazavi, a close aide of President Mahmoud

  Just after midnight on Tuesday, Tehran’s Revolutionary tribunal announced that they had arrested Saeed Mortazavi, a close aide of President Mahmoud

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Ahmadinejad angry at arrest of former Tehran prosecutor

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has criticised as “very ugly” a decision by the country’s judiciary to arrest one of his close allies. Saeed

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has criticised as “very ugly” a decision by the country’s judiciary to arrest one of his close allies. Saeed

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Iran's Ahmadinejad in Egypt on historic visit

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is on the first trip of an Iranian head of state to Egypt since Iran’s 1979 revolution. As he left the plane he was

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is on the first trip of an Iranian head of state to Egypt since Iran’s 1979 revolution. As he left the plane he was

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Ahmadinejad says ready for space 'sacrifice'

Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has volunteered to become his country’s first astronaut. Flushed with the success of last week’s monkey space

Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has volunteered to become his country’s first astronaut. Flushed with the success of last week’s monkey space

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'Black Sunday' the day Iran arrested journalists

The Islamic Republic of Iran has arrested 16 journalists in the capital Tehran, accused of cooperating with foreign Persian-language media

The Islamic Republic of Iran has arrested 16 journalists in the capital Tehran, accused of cooperating with foreign Persian-language media

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US Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry gets tough on Iran

US Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry categorically stated on Thursday that he would be totally committed to sanctions against Iran. During his

US Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry categorically stated on Thursday that he would be totally committed to sanctions against Iran. During his

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Iran fires sole female government minister

The Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sacked Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi. She was the only woman in his cabinet and the first

The Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sacked Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi. She was the only woman in his cabinet and the first

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Ahmadinejad’s cameraman defects during UN visit

When the 140-strong Iranian delegation left New York after the United Nations General Assembly, one seat was empty in the plane to Tehran. Hasaan

When the 140-strong Iranian delegation left New York after the United Nations General Assembly, one seat was empty in the plane to Tehran. Hasaan

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Iran can cope with falling currency, says Ahmadinejad

Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday that his country can overcome its currency crisis as the rial fell to new record lows against

Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday that his country can overcome its currency crisis as the rial fell to new record lows against

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UN Security Council wants talks with Tehran on nuclear ambitions

The Five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany have met in New York to discuss Iran’s nuclear programme. The

The Five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany have met in New York to discuss Iran’s nuclear programme. The

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Ahmadinejad attacks West in UN swan song

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has addressed the United Nations General Assembly, claiming his country is under threat from what he called

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has addressed the United Nations General Assembly, claiming his country is under threat from what he called

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Syria, religion and reform dominate UNGA

The conflict in Syria, the juxtaposition of free speech and religion and institutional reform are the three main themes under discussion at the 67th

The conflict in Syria, the juxtaposition of free speech and religion and institutional reform are the three main themes under discussion at the 67th

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Obama in new warning to Iran over nuclear ambitions

US President Barack Obama has told the United Nations General Assembly that America will do what it must to prevent Iran becoming a nuclear

US President Barack Obama has told the United Nations General Assembly that America will do what it must to prevent Iran becoming a nuclear

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Ahmedinejad ignores calls to temper discourse

It is his last official visit to the UN General Assembly before his second and final mandate as President runs out in 2013. And Mahmoud Ahmedinejad

It is his last official visit to the UN General Assembly before his second and final mandate as President runs out in 2013. And Mahmoud Ahmedinejad

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Ahmedinejad gears up for last UN address

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomes the President of Iran to New York for the 67th annual session of the General Assembly. The occasion has

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomes the President of Iran to New York for the 67th annual session of the General Assembly. The occasion has

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Ban Ki-moon defies US and Israel by attending Iran summit

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has met President Ahmadinejad of Iran and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khameini during a visit to Tehran. He

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has met President Ahmadinejad of Iran and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khameini during a visit to Tehran. He

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Syria tells Iran it wants talks with opposition

Syria’s government would welcome peace talks with rebels to end the uprising, according to its ambassador in Iran. Hamed Hassan said Syria had

Syria’s government would welcome peace talks with rebels to end the uprising, according to its ambassador in Iran. Hamed Hassan said Syria had

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Iran follows EU oil embargo with missile test

Iran has test-fired a series of ballistic missiles including some that said were capable of reaching Israel and US bases in the region. They were

Iran has test-fired a series of ballistic missiles including some that said were capable of reaching Israel and US bases in the region. They were