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Telegraph - June 13, 2009
The two leading candidates in Iran's election have claimed victory amid widespread allegations of fraud and vote rigging./ / Iranian women stand in line to cast their votes in the presidential election, at the Masoumeh shrine in Qum/ Iran's interior ministry said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had moved into a strong lead with nearly 70 per cent of the votes tallied so far. But his pro-reform rival, Hossein Mousavi, the former prime minister, said that he had won and warned of voter fraud./ / The dispute flared up before the polls closed and ...

 

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Time - June 13, 2009
(TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Interior Ministry claimed hard-line incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was heading for a surprise landslide victory Saturday in the country's stormy presidential elections. But his pro-reform rival countered that he was the clear victor and accused authorities of voter fraud./ The dispute sharply boosted tensions and raised fears of a standoff after an intense monthlong race between the combative president and his main challenger, Mir Hossein Mousavi. A large turnout at the polls had boosted victory hopes for ...

 

Iran's Ahmadinejad, rival both claim election win

Yahoo! News - June 12, 2009
AP – An Iranian women casts her vote in Iran's presidential election, next to a security guard at the Masoumeh …/ By ANNA JOHNSON and BRIAN MURPHY, Associated Press Writers Anna Johnson And Brian Murphy, Associated Press Writers took a commanding lead with nearly 70 percent of all votes counted, but his pro-reform rival countered that he was the clear victor and warned of possible fraud in the election. The dispute rose up even before the votes were counted — sharply boosting tensions after an intense monthlong race between the combative ...

 

Iran elections: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Hossein Mousavi both claim ...

Telegraph - June 12, 2009
The two leading candidates in Iran's election claimed victory on Friday night amid widespread allegations of fraud and vote rigging./ / Iranian women stand in line to cast their votes in the presidential election, at the Masoumeh shrine in Qum/ Iran's interior ministry said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had moved into a strong lead with nearly 70 per cent of the votes tallied so far. But his pro-reform rival, Hossein Mousavi, the former prime minister, said that he had won and warned of voter fraud./ / The dispute flared up before the polls ...

 

Rivals both claim victory in Iran's election

Washington Post - June 13, 2009
Iran's Interior Ministry claimed hard-line incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was heading for a surprise landslide victory Saturday in the country's stormy presidential elections. But his pro-reform rival countered that he was the clear victor and accused authorities of voter fraud. The dispute sharply boosted tensions and raised fears of a standoff after an intense monthlong race between the combative president and his main challenger, Mir Hossein Mousavi. A large turnout at the polls had boosted victory hopes for Mousavi, who is ...

 

Both sides claim victory in Iran's elections

Boston Globe - June 13, 2009
Huge turnout is reported Mousavi warns fraud possible/ / TEHRAN - Iran's interior ministry says President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had a commanding lead after 61 percent of votes were tallied, but his pro-reform rival countered that he was the clear victor and warned of possible fraud in the election. Ahmadinejad took 66.1 percent in the presidential vote yesterday while Mir Hossein Mousavi, his leading challenger, had 31.6 percent, according to Kamran Daneshjoo, a senior official with the Interior Ministry, which oversees the voting. ...

 



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