Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iranian guessing game: Ahmadinejad’s next move

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Mock condolences arriving by text message in Iran announce the political “death” of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Memorial services, the joke continues, are planned at the United Nations in tribute to his […]


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran voters draw spirit in showdown atmosphere

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader delivered a salty rebuke to the U.S. Friday as Iranians lined up to vote in a presidential election that has suddenly become a showdown across the Islamic Republic’s […]


Ballot boxes for the Iran elections. (AP Photo)

5 things to know about Iran’s presidential vote

(The Associated Press) –  Iran holds its presidential election Friday. Here are five things you should know: THE FIELD Iran’s election overseers allowed eight candidates on the ballot to succeed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who cannot […]



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