Saturday, 29 April 2017

Tag Archives: Hassan Rouhani

Ahmadinejad barred from re-running for Iran presidency

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TEHRAN: Iran’s ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who ruled Iran for eight years, has been barred from the Guardian Council to run in next month’s presidential election. His close ally Hamid Baghaie has also been disqualified. President Hassan Rouhani was among the six candidates approved by Iran’s clerical Guardian Council on Thursday ...

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Iran’s Ahmadinejad registers to contest presidential election

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TEHRAN: In what appears to be a surprise move, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has filed to run in the country’s presidential election. The development contradicts a recommendation from the nation’s Supreme Leader to avoid the contest against Hassan Rouhani but hard liners in the country seek a bold candidate to who can stand up to U.S. ...

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Iranian conservative cleric to run in May’s presidential vote: IRNA

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TEHRAN: A bloc of conservative Iranian political parties has nominated a powerful cleric as their candidate to run in next month’s presidential election to try to unseat the moderate Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s state news agency IRNA said. Seeking to regain the presidency by stopping Rouhani winning a second four-year term, ...

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Putin meets Iran’s Rouhani as ties deepen

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MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday was hosting his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani for talks that are being closely watched for signs of their next moves in Syria. Rouhani s first official visit to Russia comes as the two backers of the Syrian regime push for ways to end the ...

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ECO sees connectivity as key to prosperity

ISLAMABAD: Leaders of the Economic Cooperation Organisation member states agreed here on Wednesday to collectively combat terrorism and vowed to cooperate in fields like trade, energy and infrastructure development. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the ECO member countries needed to work as a unit for progress and prosperity. He said ...

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