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Ahmadinejad rivals rout president in Iran runoff

Ahmadinejad rivals rout president in Iran runoff

Yahoo! News - May 5, 2012


TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have been reduced to a small fraction in Iran's legislature, hugely outnumbered by the conservatives who once backed him but then ...

Ahmadinejad rivals win seats in Iran runoff

Yahoo! News - May 5, 2012


(AP) — Partial results for an Iranian parliamentary reduced to a small fraction of the legislature, hugely outnumbered by the conservatives who once backed him but then turned against him after he ...

Conservative factions dominate Iran's run-off elections

Yahoo! News - May 5, 2012


seen as a pointer for next year's presidential race, results showed on Saturday. The authorities hailed the outcome as a resounding triumph for as it prepares for nuclear negotiations with the ...

Ahmadinejad rivals cement hold on Iran parliament

Yahoo! News - May 4, 2012


The parliament has no direct control over major policy matters like Iran's nuclear program, but it can influence the run-up to the election of Of 65 seats for grabs in Friday's runoff election, ...

Iranians Vote in Runoff That Could Shape Presidential Race

VOA News - May 4, 2012


An Iranian woman casts her ballot for the parliamentary runoff elections, in a polling station, in Tehran, Iran, May 4, 2012./ Iranian voters are casting ballots in parliamentary runoff elections ...

  Reuters - 14 minutes ago

London contracts conference was due on Feb 22-24 * Internal clashes over the oil contracts, sources say * Hardliners oppose contracts, push to have a bigger say ANKARA/DUBAI, Feb 11 Iran's ...

 
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi urged the country's autonomous Kurdistan region not to go ahead with a proposed referendum on independence, saying it would be neither in its own interest nor ...

 
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BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter predicted on Thursday that recent U.S.-led efforts to accelerate the fight against the Islamic State group would produce "tangible gains" in Iraq ...

 
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PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has named former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault as foreign minister in a government reshuffle. Ayrault, a low-key veteran of the Socialist Party, ...

 
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Aleppo's return to full Syrian government control could give Russia an opportunity to scale back or suspend its air strikes, but Moscow is keeping its options open, experts close to the Kremlin ...

 
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BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):/ The EU's foreign policy chief says a meeting Thursday aimed ...

 
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Pyongyang is ramping up its nuclear and missile programs after a successful rocket launch Feb. 7. US officials warn that the North is trying to obtain weapons-grade fissionable material from a ...

 
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"I was amazed by the golden color of the ceiling and the unique paintings all around," says Ganji. "I put my camera on the floor and tilted it upwards using a wide lens to capture this photo."/ ...

 
  Reuters - Two hours ago

Elderly opposition leaders under house arrest since 2011 * Mousavi and Karoubi isolated from outside world - spokesman * Says Rouhani has failed to secure freer society as promised * But new ...

 
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MUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate ...

 
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 10, 2016
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  Press TV – Feb 8, 2016
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  Reuters – Feb 5, 2016
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President Hassan Rouhani urged Iran's faction-ridden elite on Thursday to seek consensus after a hardline watchdog body disqualified thousands of moderate candidates from two elections this month, state television said./ Rouhani, a popular pragmatist now reestablishing ties abroad after last ...

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Defense Minister says his country will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets. In comments published Wednesday, Gen. Hossein Dehghan did not specify how many fighter planes Iran will buy, or give a timeline for the signing of the deal. ...

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Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has called for $200 billion of investment for development of country's oil industry, Shana news agency reported. The minister said that Iran doesn't have enough of domestic sources to develop the oil industry, thus foreign investment is needed. The new ...

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MUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups./ The United States has countered with demands for the fighting to stop immediately, the ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 10, 2016

The grandson of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, will not be allowed to stand in this month's election in Iran after losing his appeal against a ban, the clerical vetting body said on Wednesday. Hassan Khomeini, 43, was the first member of the Khomeini family to ...

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President Hassan Rouhani urged Iran's faction-ridden elite on Thursday to seek consensus after a hardline watchdog body disqualified thousands of moderate candidates from two elections this month, state television said./ Rouhani, a popular pragmatist now reestablishing ties abroad after last ...

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Defense Minister says his country will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets. In comments published Wednesday, Gen. Hossein Dehghan did not specify how many fighter planes Iran will buy, or give a timeline for the signing of the deal. ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 10, 2016

Outgoing French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Wednesday criticised the US role in Syria, saying he did not see "a very strong commitment" from Washington. "There are ambiguities... You don't get the feeling that there is a very strong commitment," Fabius told reporters shortly before ...

  UPI - Feb 10, 2016

Iran aims to advance employment by bringing younger workers into a modernizing petrochemical sector, members of the Iranian parliament said. A profile from the World Bank described the unemployment rate under sanctions as "stubbornly high." With sanctions pressures mounting ahead of last year's ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 10, 2016

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Wednesday questioned the commitment of the United States to resolving the crisis in Syria, saying its "ambiguous" policy was contributing to the problem./ "There are ambiguities, including among the actors of the coalition ... I'm not going to repeat ...

  Turkish Weekly - 19 hours ago

Iran's Deputy Petroleum Minister Masoud Hashemian Esfahani said that the cost of oil production in Iran varies from $3 to $7 per barrel depending on whether the extraction is offshore or onshore. Iran's oil production costs are relatively low, but can vary from $3 to $7 per barrel depending on ...

  Fox News - Ten hours ago

This undated photo taken from video released by Iranian state TV shows an unidentified US Navy seaman crying after he and nine others were captured by Iran's Revolutionary Guard (Islamic Republic of Iran News Network)/ Iranian state TV showed video Wednesday of one of ten captured U.S. Navy ...

  CNN - One hour ago

"I was amazed by the golden color of the ceiling and the unique paintings all around," says Ganji. "I put my camera on the floor and tilted it upwards using a wide lens to capture this photo."/ With international sanctions on their way out, the world is running out of excuses not to visit Iran./ ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 10, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says he is leaving his post to be named chief of the Constitutional Council, France's top court making sure that bills are compliant with the Constitution. Fabius, 69, was in charge since 2012. His successor is not known yet, as a government ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 10, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Defense Minister says his country will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets. In comments published Wednesday, Gen. Hossein Dehghan did not specify how many fighter planes Iran will buy, or give a timeline for the signing of the deal. ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 10, 2016

Iran will unveil an upgrade of its Emad ballistic missiles this year, the defense minister was quoted as saying, advancing a program that has drawn criticism from the United Nations and sanctions from the United States. The Islamic Republic would also start taking delivery of an advanced Russian ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 10, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency says that the country's constitutional watchdog has rejected an appeal by the grandson of the Islamic Republic's founder against his disqualification from running as a candidate for a top clerical body. IRNA reported Wednesday that the Guardian ...

  Yahoo! News - Five hours ago

President Hassan Rouhani urged Iran's faction-ridden elite on Thursday to seek consensus after a hardline watchdog body disqualified thousands of moderate candidates from two elections this month, state television said./ Rouhani, a popular pragmatist now reestablishing ties abroad after last ...

  NPR - Six hours ago

Sunni imam Aziz Babaei, in his prayer room in Tehran, has been telling other Iranian Sunnis to be careful. One radical act, he warns, could bring pain on the whole community./ We've been talking with a Sunni Muslim who lives in Shiite-dominated Iran. He's a member of one of the two great sects ...

  Yahoo! News - Seven hours ago

Iranians waved "Death to America" banners and took selfies with a ballistic missile Thursday as they marked 37 years since the Islamic revolution, weeks after Iran finalised a nuclear deal with world powers./ In the capital, hundreds of thousands converged on the historic Azadi (Freedom) Square, ...

  Fox News - 21 hours ago

An Iranian news anchor says she has fled the country to escape years of repeated sexual harassment by the station’s director. Sheena Shirani, a former broadcaster with Press TV, said she quit her job in mid-January. She published a series of messages and voicemail recordings that she claimed she ...

  Yahoo! News - 19 hours ago

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Several United Nations Security Council members pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Syria's Aleppo in support of a Syrian military offensive and allow humanitarian access ahead of a crucial meeting of major powers in Germany on the conflict. The ...

  Yahoo! News - 13 hours ago

In this Feb. 4, 2016 file-pool photo, Secretary of State John Kerry at a conference entitled 'Supporting Syria & The Region,' in London. As Kerry heads to Munich, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in search of compromises that could yield a truce and revive peace talks that were suspended before they ...

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