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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 ...

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Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:/ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Turkey complicating Middle Eastern conflicts: Turkey's alert to NATO while increasing its involvement in the Syrian war threatens to drag the United States further into an already complex ...

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's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif(R) and EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini attend a joint press conference after their meeting in Tehran, Iran, on July 28, 2015. EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said here Tuesday that the parties involved in the recent agreement over ...

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On the first visit to Iran for 12 years by a French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius conveyed an invitation from President Francois Hollande to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to visit France in November, Iranian media said. If Rouhani accepts, he will be the first Iranian president to make a ...

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  Yahoo! News - July 28, 2015

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Several suspects in a bombing in Bahrain that killed two policeman have been identified and some have been arrested, the state news agency BNA said on Wednesday quoting the ministry of interior. The bomb on Tuesday, which wounded six people, was the deadliest such attack in ...

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On the first visit to Iran for 12 years by a French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius conveyed an invitation from President Francois Hollande to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to visit France in November. If Rouhani accepts, he will be the first Iranian president to make a state visit to France ...

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BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. and Turkish plans to create an "Islamic State-free zone" in Syria along the Turkish border could escalate the conflict between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria and Iraq./ With the help of U.S. airstrikes, the Kurds have proven to be among the most effective ground forces ...

  Newsweek - July 28, 2015

The actors Jack Black and Morgan Freeman appear alongside former CIA spy Valerie Plame, Queen Noor of Jordan and former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Thomas Pickering in a new video aimed at drumming up support for President Obama's nuclear nonproliferation deal with Iran. , in which he plays a ...

  Trend - July 28, 2015

Iranian lawmaker Hamid Resaei has criticized the culture ministry due to a secret order to media to not publish negative reports about the nuclear deal. The ministry in a letter has announced that the media should be positive about the deal and to not criticize it. Meanwhile there is nothing in ...

  Yahoo! News - July 28, 2015

France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius arrived in Tehran for a one-day visit on Wednesday and was due to meet President Hassan Rouhani and several ministers, Iran's state news agency IRNA said. He is the first French foreign minister to visit Iran for 12 years and his trip comes after a ...

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a mutually reinforcing delusion involving Iran, the United States, Russia, China and the Europeans. What makes the outcome of the Iran nuclear deal so dangerous is that none of the parties to the agreement has thought through the consequences of its actions, least of all Iran itself. They are ...

  Huffington Post - July 28, 2015

The following is the English translation of statements made by the Iranian Foreign Minister Muhammad Jawad Zarif at the with his Iraqi counterpart Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, in Baghdad on 27th July 2015. Many thanks to my dear brother the Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim al-Jaafari for his ...

  Washington Post - July 28, 2015

Your browser does not currently support live streaming video./ In his opening remarks at a House Foreign Affairs committee hearing July 28, Secretary of State John Kerry warned discussion of the deal on Iran's nuclear program had been distorted in public discourse.

  Yahoo! News - July 29, 2015

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius addresses the Francophone media at the French embassy in Tehran on July 29, 2015 (AFP Photo/Behrouz Mehri)/ Tehran (AFP) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius arrived Wednesday in Iran and said it was time to kickstart relations between the two countries ...

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