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Yet Ahmadinejad ignored Khamenei - vestnik kavkaza;

Yet Ahmadinejad ignored Khamenei - vestnik kavkaza

vestnik kavkazaYet Ahmadinejad ignored Khameneivestnik kavkazaIn Iran, the registration of candidates for the upcoming presidential elections in May has begun. More than 200 people already submitted their names. One of them is the former president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who earlier said that he did not ...and more »

World in brief - Buenos Aires Herald

World in briefBuenos Aires HeraldTehran — Stunning Iran and disregarding the words of its supreme leader, former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered Wednesday to run in the country's May presidential election and upended a contest largely expected to be won by its moderate ...and more »

'Ahmadinejad challenges Iran's power structures' - Deutsche Welle;

'Ahmadinejad challenges Iran's power structures' - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle'Ahmadinejad challenges Iran's power structures'Deutsche WelleMahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in Iran's presidential election, against the will of Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. This provocation harms the entire regime, says Iran expert Bahman Nirumand. google+ Tumblr VZ Xing Newsvine ...and more »

Ahmadinejad bid for Presidency: Populist's return - The Hindu

Ahmadinejad bid for Presidency: Populist's returnThe HinduMahmoud Ahmadinejad sprang a surprise when he registered himself as a candidate in Iran's presidential election scheduled for May 19. After leaving the office of President in 2013 at the end of two controversial terms, the firebrand populist has been ...and more »

Ahmadinejad Makes Bid To Return To Iran's Presidency - Western Journalism;

Ahmadinejad Makes Bid To Return To Iran's Presidency - Western Journalism

Western JournalismAhmadinejad Makes Bid To Return To Iran's PresidencyWestern JournalismFormer Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad filed on Wednesday to run in his nation's May presidential election, defying the recommendation of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The Associated Press reported that Iran's current president, ...and more »

Why is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad running for president again? - Critical Threats Project;

Why is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad running for president again? - Critical Threats Project

Critical Threats ProjectWhy is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad running for president again?Critical Threats ProjectIran's PERSONAli KhameneiSupreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was born in Mashhad, I...Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has just been challenged from a surprising direction. Hardline Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered to ...and more »

Iran: Calls to Repair Relations With Neighbours Are Meaningless - Iran Focus;

Iran: Calls to Repair Relations With Neighbours Are Meaningless - Iran Focus

Iran FocusIran: Calls to Repair Relations With Neighbours Are MeaninglessIran FocusLondon, 13 Apr - The Islamic Republic of Iran has been reaching out to some of its Arab neighbours recently in an attempt to repair relations. Quite understandably, some nations have shrugged off any attempt at a reconciliation – sceptical about the ...and more »

Iran: Will the Newest Presidential Candidate Be up for the Job? - Iran Focus;

Iran: Will the Newest Presidential Candidate Be up for the Job? - Iran Focus

Iran FocusIran: Will the Newest Presidential Candidate Be up for the Job?Iran FocusLondon, 13 Apr - With the Iranian presidential election fast approaching, it is safe to say that this one will be just as much of a sham as the previous ones. Rather than the public voting for its next president, the Islamic Republic chooses candidates ...and more »

So Much For Moderates: Iran's Extremist Former President To Run Again - Daily Caller

So Much For Moderates: Iran's Extremist Former President To Run AgainDaily CallerIran's radical former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has registered to run for office once again, signaling a potential return to hardline dominance in Iranian politics. Ahmadinejad, who became infamous for regularly pronouncing death upon Israel and ...and more »

Iran's supreme leader has picked his candidate for president - Chicago Tribune

Iran's supreme leader has picked his candidate for presidentChicago TribuneIranian President Hassan Rouhani's re-election is in doubt thanks to an unassuming cleric who only recently entered the public spotlight. On April 9, Ebrahim Raisi, a longtime behind-the-scenes operative of the Islamic Republic closely associated with ...and more »

Is Ahmadinejad Iran's answer to Trump? - gulfnews.com;

Is Ahmadinejad Iran's answer to Trump? - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comIs Ahmadinejad Iran's answer to Trump?gulfnews.comDubai: Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run for presidency in a move described by Iran experts as a “political manoeuvre” by the man who allegedly defied the “advice” of the country's Supreme Leader. Arab analysts ...and more »

Iranian media: More than 600 register for presidential race - ABC News;

Iranian media: More than 600 register for presidential race - ABC News

ABC NewsIranian media: More than 600 register for presidential raceABC NewsFormer Iranian Oil Minister Mohammad Gharazi, seated left, registers his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections, at the Ministry of Interior, in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, April 13, 2017. More than 500 people have filed as possible candidates ...and more »

He's Back! Ahmadinejad (Re)enters the Electoral Fray - Lawfare (blog)

He's Back! Ahmadinejad (Re)enters the Electoral FrayLawfare (blog)The original president-cum-provocateur, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, today added a new layer of drama to next month's election for the Iranian presidency when he registered as a candidate for the race. His announcement briefly overshadowed the emergence of ...and more »

Iran's right prepare to challenge Rouhani - gulfnews.com

Iran's right prepare to challenge Rouhanigulfnews.comThe conservatives in Iran are using the presidential election to make sure that their harsh message is heard loud and clear. The isolationist backers have an extreme vision of Iran's mission and continue to want to spread its revolution across the ...and more »

Western Commentators Dismiss Iranian Threats, Call for Containment of IRGC - Iran News Update;

Western Commentators Dismiss Iranian Threats, Call for Containment of IRGC - Iran News Update

Iran News UpdateWestern Commentators Dismiss Iranian Threats, Call for Containment of IRGCIran News UpdateINU - On Wednesday, former Member of the European Parliament Struan Stevenson published an editorial at UPI responding to the Iranian government's threats against the US following the American missile strike on a Syrian air base that had been used to ...and more »

Hardline Infighting Gives a Boost to Rouhani's Reelection Prospects - Iran News Update;

Hardline Infighting Gives a Boost to Rouhani's Reelection Prospects - Iran News Update

Iran News UpdateHardline Infighting Gives a Boost to Rouhani's Reelection ProspectsIran News UpdateINU - Wednesday marked the second day of registration for would-be candidates in the upcoming Iranian elections, which will determine whether Hassan Rouhani retains the office for a second term as well as filling a number of local offices throughout ...and more »

World View: Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Defies Supreme Leader and Runs for President - Breitbart News;

World View: Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Defies Supreme Leader and Runs for President - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsWorld View: Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Defies Supreme Leader and Runs for PresidentBreitbart NewsIran's colorful former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who had already served two consecutive terms, from 2005-2013, on Wednesday astonished people both inside and outside of Iran by filling out and submitting registration forms for the May 19 ...and more »

Ahmadinejad Enters Iranian Presidential Race - Being Libertarian;

Ahmadinejad Enters Iranian Presidential Race - Being Libertarian

Being LibertarianAhmadinejad Enters Iranian Presidential RaceBeing LibertarianAs Iran gears up for its May 19th election, former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad entered his name as a last-minute candidate. The bid for the presidency has international and domestic ramifications; his candidacy is a direct challenge to Iran's ...and more »

Why Israelis Would Want Ahmadinejad Reelected - CBN News;

Why Israelis Would Want Ahmadinejad Reelected - CBN News

CBN NewsWhy Israelis Would Want Ahmadinejad ReelectedCBN NewsJERUSALEM, Israel – In a bombshell announcement Wednesday, former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he plans to register for the May 19 presidential election. But why would Israelis want to see Ahmadinejad reelected? It's not as if they ...and more »

Ahmadinejad's Surprise Comeback: Can We Survive Iran's Former President and Trump at the Same Time? - Truthdig;

Ahmadinejad's Surprise Comeback: Can We Survive Iran's Former President and Trump at the Same Time? - Truthdig

TruthdigAhmadinejad's Surprise Comeback: Can We Survive Iran's Former President and Trump at the Same Time?TruthdigBBC Monitoring, which translates foreign-language news reports, has a rundown on reactions in Persian to the surprise registration by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to run for president in the May 19 Iranian elections. Ahmadinejad was a complete disaster and ...and more »