Mahmoud Ahmadinejad


  • Chamran voices regret over rejecting vice presidency 2017-09-11 10:11

    Chamran voices regret over rejecting vice presidency

    TEHRAN – Mehdi Chamran, the former chairman of Tehran City Council, has voiced regret over turning down an offer to serve as the country’s vice president during Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s tenure.

  • Economy 2017-05-14 20:43

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Rouhani’s economic legacy

    The presidential election is scheduled for Friday in Iran. If the incumbent president Hassan Rouhani loses the bid for re-election, the next president will take office in less than three months. In that case, what economic achievements will the next president inherit from Rouhani?

  • Several high-profile politicians announce candidacy 2017-04-15 21:17

    Several high-profile politicians announce candidacy

    TEHRAN – The time for registration for the upcoming presidential election ended Saturday at 18:00 local time, with several high-profile politicians registering to run for president in the May election.

  • zarif 2017-04-15 21:03

    Zarif: Sanctions impaired Iran’s economic transparency   

    TEHRAN – Sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear program dealt a major blow to the country’s economic transparency, an issue much neglected in assessing the outcomes of the 2015 international nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.

  • Ex-cultural advisor registers for presidential election 2017-04-15 09:02

    Ex-cultural advisor registers for presidential election

    TEHRAN – Mehdi Kalhor, a journalist and cultural advisor to former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, announced his candidacy on Friday, emphasizing he has distanced himself from his former boss.

  • نشست خبری حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور 2017-04-14 16:13

    By Ali Kushki

    President Rouhani files paperwork for second-term

    TEHRAN – President Rouhani filed paperwork on Friday to seek a second-term in Iran’s May 19 presidential election, two days after former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stunned the country with his election bid.

  •  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 2017-04-12 14:34

    By Ali Kushki

    Ex-President Ahmadinejad registers for May presidential election

    TEHRAN - Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad submitted his name for registration for the May 19 presidential election on Wednesday in an apparent reversal of earlier promises not to run. 

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 2017-04-06 21:33

    Ahmadinejad minister joins Popular Front

    TEHRAN – A minister of the Ahmadinejad administration has joined the Popular Front of Revolution Forces, ILNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • 02br3 ahmadinejad.jpg 2017-03-21 19:48

    Ahmadinejad formally endorses protege for president

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad formally endorsed Hamid Baghaei for president on Monday, underlining that he felt called upon to announce support for the “revolutionary, righteous” candidate.

  • ظریف 2017-03-14 12:35

    Zarif says Ahmadinejad’s letter to Trump out of ‘diplomatic etiquette’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has implicitly chided former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for writing a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, saying it was out of “diplomatic” etiquette.

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 2017-02-26 17:39

    Ahmadinejad backs Trump's stance against political elites, media

    TEHRAN - Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a letter to the US President on Sunday voiced strong support for Trump's uncompromising stand against Washington's "corrupt" political structure and media, and meantime, cautioned Trump not to be fooled by the falsified image presented by the US media about Iran.