Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Tag Archives: Iran Elections

Khamenei urges massive vote to bolster regime

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Iran’s top two presidential candidates launched a final day of election campaigning yesterday as the supreme leader called for a massive turnout to bolster the regime against its “enemies”. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei suggested Iran’s foes would be deterred from pursuing regime change if they saw voters flock to the ballot ...

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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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