World in brief - Buenos Aires Herald

Tehran — 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 ...

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

Mahmoud 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 ...

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

Mahmoud 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 ...

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

Former 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, ...

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

London, 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 ...

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

London, 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 ...

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

Ahmadinejad Enters Iranian Presidential Race - Being Libertarian

As 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 ...