Saturday, 24 June 2017

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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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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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