2 Presidential Candidates in Iran Draw Resentment
New York Times
TEHRAN — A day after two game-changing politicians signed up at the last minute as candidates for Iran's presidential elections in June, the country's governing establishment reacted angrily, predicting that they would not be allowed to participate or ...
Looking for a hero: Iran's Rafsanjani builds comeback bid on reformist hopes
Analysis: Iran election race opens up as surprise candidate enter
Leading Candidates in Iran's Presidential Race
Afghanistan Says Iranian Guards Killed 10 Migrants
Iranian border guards killed 10 Afghan migrants and wounded another eight when hundreds tried to illegally cross into Iran in search of work, Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said Sunday. Iran denied that. Details of the incident Friday in Afghanistan's ...
Afghan protest at Iran 'shooting' of migrants
Afghanistan accuses Iran of holding 21 laborers
Reports of Afghan border incident unconfirmed: Iran Embassy
The Daily Star
Iran foreign ministry spokesman resigns after joining race for presidential ...
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's foreign ministry spokesman has stepped down after joining the race for next month's presidential election. A report by the semiofficial Mehr news agency says Ramin Mehmanparast resigned from the post. It gave no reason, but the ...
Araghchi appointed Iran's foreign ministry spokesman
Channel News Asia
Gulf navy drill not directed at Iran: US
Channel News Asia
"It is not about Iran," Miller said at a news conference in the Bahraini capital Manama, the fleet's headquarters, saying the manoeuvres were "purely defensive". Iran on Tuesday warned against any "provocations" in the Gulf as the US-led international ...
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could face 74 lashes over Iran election 'violation'
In an off-guard moment, the Iranian president was caught apparently muttering to his aid and confidant that if questions were raised as to why he had accompanied him to the electoral registry, "tell them I'm on a day off work". The Guardian Council ...
Senior Iran officials join presidential race
Iranian election authorities say several high-profile politicians, including reformists and allies of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the outgoing president, have registered for presidential elections to be held on June 14. Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, Tehran's mayor ...
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani campaign poses challenge to Iran regime
Many reformers and conservatives had been urging the 79-year-old former president to run for months, arguing that he is the only heavyweight politician who can address the growing international pressure over Iran's nuclear programme and its economic ...
Late entries reshape Iran's election campaign
The Japan Times
Thought to be one of Iran's wealthiest people, Rafsanjani has also become a symbol of the corruption that has long afflicted the country's politics. But others see him as a pragmatic leader who might be able to mend Iran's relations with the United States.
Iran rattled by 6.2 quake, aftershocks continue
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook Iran early Saturday morning, killing at least one child and injuring at least 20 people. The quake was followed by a series of aftershocks, including a 5.6 tremor early Sunday. The US Geological Survey (USGS) registered ...
Strong Iran quake causes damage, injuries
Strong quake jolts southern Iran, 15 injured - USA Today
6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Iran
Last-minute entries reshape Iran's presidential field
The Washington Post. TEHRAN — Two of Iran's most controversial figures announced Saturday that they are seeking to be candidates to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as Iran's president. The emergence of two-term former president Ali Akbar Hashemi ...