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TEHRAN -- Elections are scheduled in Iran for June 14, the first presidential balloting since the disputed 2009 vote. Iran’s Guardian Council, an oversight body, is expected to release the list of vetted candidates this week. The Times sought out...
ReutersBy Yeganeh Torbati DUBAI, May 20 (Reuters) - Iran's electoral watchdog said on Monday it would bar physically feeble candidates from running for president, in an apparent hint that it could disqualify 78-year-old former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani...
Tags: News Agency, Religion and Belief, Iran, Politics, Islam
Associated PressTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's election overseers said Monday they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next month's presidential election, a reference to a former leader seen as a threat to hard-liners. Ex-president Akbar...
Associated PressTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has warned that his forces will be on watch for possible unrest after next month's presidential election, calling the outcome "unpredictable" and sending the strongest message...
TEHRAN — Iran’s next president will not be a woman. No surprise there, but a senior religious figure, Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, made it official in comments Wednesday to a group of clerics and theology students, according to the conservative...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Iran, Politics, Pakistan, Islam
TEHRAN — Iranians must wait until next week to find out who will be on the ballot in next month's presidential election, a key electoral panel said Thursday, as it continued to mull the fate of two prospective candidates who have shaken up the race....
Tags: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran, Politics, Tehran (Iran), Elections
Reuters* Hardliners seek to scuttle prominent independents' candidacies * Move could be meant to pre-empt challenge to Supreme Leader * Intelligence minister warns against election-related plots By Yeganeh Torbati DUBAI, May 15 (Reuters) - Some 100...
Reuters* IAEA, EU's Ashton seek nuclear progress in separate Iran talks * Little movement expected before Iran's June 14 election By Fredrik Dahl and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA/ISTANBUL, May 15 (Reuters) - Iran faces international pressure in two separate...
ReutersTOP STORIES ----------- ISLAMABAD - Toppled in a 1999 military coup, jailed and exiled, Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback and looks set to form a stable government capable of implementing reforms needed to rescue the...
Tags: Nawaz Sharif, Theft, Turkey, Enrico Letta, Mohamed Morsi
TEHRAN — The run-up to Iran's June presidential election took a dramatic turn Saturday with last-minute candidacy announcements by two controversial political figures: former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, top...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Politics, Iran, Tehran (Iran), Islam
Reuters(Repeats without change to text) * Mashaie registers candidacy for election * Loyalists accuse him of seeking to erode clerical rule * Looks to nationalist themes to gain popularity By Marcus George DUBAI, May 11 (Reuters) - President Mahmoud...
Reuters(Repeats without change to text) * Former president defies odds and runs for office again * Political operator would look to bring more stability * Support expected from marginalised reformist groups By Marcus George DUBAI, May 11 (Reuters) - Iran'...
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