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#Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Moderate cleric and former nuclear negotiator Rowhani sworn in as President of Iran
# Middle East
# Middle East

Moderate cleric and former nuclear negotiator Rowhani sworn in as President of Iran

Aug 4th 2013, 2:35 PM 4,715 Views 32 Comments

The 64-year-old could name his cabinet as early as today, with Iranian media reporting it’s likely to be made up of Western educated technocrats.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Rowhani takes power in Iran with pledge to lift economy
# Middle East
# Middle East

Rowhani takes power in Iran with pledge to lift economy

Aug 3rd 2013, 5:41 PM 4,061 Views 13 Comments

The moderate cleric is facing serious challenges as he begins his four year term. His public inauguration will take place tomorrow.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Iran's new president says his win is 'a victory over extremism'
# Iran
# Iran

Iran's new president says his win is 'a victory over extremism'

Jun 16th 2013, 1:45 PM 5,545 Views 16 Comments

World powers have pressed hope that Hassan Rowhani will end decades of unease with an emerging nuclear power.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Friday 14 June, 2013

5 things to know about Iran's presidential election happening today
# Iran
# Iran

5 things to know about Iran's presidential election happening today

Jun 14th 2013, 3:09 PM 4,733 Views 17 Comments

Tens of millions of voters are turning out across the country to choose a successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Ayatollah wants 'a new political epic' as Iranian voters elect new president
# Iran
# Iran

Ayatollah wants 'a new political epic' as Iranian voters elect new president

Jun 14th 2013, 8:49 AM 5,305 Views 27 Comments

Voting has gotten under way as Iranians decide who they want to succeed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Monday 6 May, 2013

Journalist reports existence of Iran 'vote-rigging' tape, gets arrested
# Iran
# Iran

Journalist reports existence of Iran 'vote-rigging' tape, gets arrested

May 6th 2013, 4:49 PM 5,255 Views 47 Comments

A news website editor has been arrested after reporting on tapes where Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ‘discusses vote-rigging’.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

World powers begin talks with Iran over nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

World powers begin talks with Iran over nuclear programme

Feb 26th 2013, 1:30 PM 2,924 Views 63 Comments

Iran has said that it’s their right to enrich uranium, but experts fear that it could be turned into a nuclear warhead in a matter of months.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Iran 'captures' US drone over Gulf waters
# Tensions
# Tensions

Iran 'captures' US drone over Gulf waters

Dec 4th 2012, 8:03 AM 6,555 Views 49 Comments

The unmanned drone is reported to have been captured after it entered Iranian airspace, the Revolutionary Guards have said. t

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Supporting homosexuality is ‘for capitalists’, says Iranian president
# Homosexuality
# Homosexuality

Supporting homosexuality is ‘for capitalists’, says Iranian president

Sep 25th 2012, 8:10 AM 8,547 Views 65 Comments

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denied that his criticism of homosexuality amounted to a denial of individual freedoms.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Monday 30 July, 2012

Iran to execute four people convicted over major bank fraud
# Iran
# Iran

Iran to execute four people convicted over major bank fraud

Jul 30th 2012, 3:00 PM 9,144 Views 78 Comments

Scandal centred on bank loans through allegedly forged or illegally-obtained letters of credit to buy several state companies.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

WATCH: Santorum's 'horror movie' vision of the USA under Obama
# Obamaville
From The Daily Edge
# Obamaville

WATCH: Santorum's 'horror movie' vision of the USA under Obama

Mar 27th 2012, 4:55 PM 418 Views 2 Comments

File this one under ‘not pulling your punches’…

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Iran's president accused of defying supreme leader
# Iran
# Iran

Iran's president accused of defying supreme leader

Mar 14th 2012, 2:47 PM 2,358 Views 12 Comments

Some lawmakers are calling for the impeachment of Iran’s flamboyant president – claiming that he openly defied the wished of the country’s Ayatollah.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Diplomats reveal: Iran 'poised for major nuclear expansion'
# Iran
# Iran

Diplomats reveal: Iran 'poised for major nuclear expansion'

Feb 18th 2012, 6:51 PM 3,552 Views 148 Comments

Anonymous diplomats have told the Associated Press that Iran has readied an underground site for thousands of centrifuges.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Friday 27 January, 2012

Iran to renew talks over nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

Iran to renew talks over nuclear programme

Jan 27th 2012, 3:02 PM 1,214 Views 37 Comments

Iran and UN nuclear inspectors are due to start discussions regarding the country’s controversial nuclear programme this weekend.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Iranian president: 'The capitalist system is in decay'
# Capitalism
# Capitalism

Iranian president: 'The capitalist system is in decay'

Jan 12th 2012, 2:13 PM 1,996 Views 33 Comments

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is on a friendly trip around Latin America visiting leftist leaders who share his animosity towards the US.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Monday 9 January, 2012

Tensions mount between Venezuela and United States
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Tensions mount between Venezuela and United States

Jan 9th 2012, 12:15 PM 2,524 Views 24 Comments

Hugo Chavez has welcomed Iran’s president onto Venezuelan soil and called for his country to leave a World Bank-affiliated body. Meanwhile, Washington has expelled Venezuela’s consul general in Miami.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Friday 6 January, 2012

Iran reportedly preparing to launch new 'domestic' internet
# Iran
# Iran

Iran reportedly preparing to launch new 'domestic' internet

Jan 6th 2012, 7:06 PM 2,740 Views 23 Comments

New clampdowns on online expression are thought to be preparing citizens for a sanitised national intranet, launched within weeks.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

UK withdraws diplomatic staff attack on Tehran embassy
# Iran
# Iran

UK withdraws diplomatic staff attack on Tehran embassy

Nov 30th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,139 Views 16 Comments

British diplomatic staff in Iran have been withdrawn following an attack on its embassy in Tehran yesterday – during which protesters shouting “Death to England” smashed windows, burned British flags and set a car alight.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Thursday 22 September, 2011

US, Ireland walk out as Iran delivers UN speech
# Iran
# Iran

US, Ireland walk out as Iran delivers UN speech

Sep 22nd 2011, 6:46 PM 1,492 Views 49 Comments

US delegates leave chambers after President Ahmadinejad refers to 9/11 attacks as a “mystery”.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Saturday 3 September, 2011

UN reveals 'credible evidence' of Iranian nuclear weapons programme
# Uh-Oh
# Uh-Oh

UN reveals 'credible evidence' of Iranian nuclear weapons programme

Sep 3rd 2011, 10:46 AM 303 Views 18 Comments

The UN’s nuclear agency says it is “increasingly concerned” that Iran is secretly building an offensive nuclear programme.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Aug 10th 2011, 4:47 PM 2,287 Views 7 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

UN Security Council attacked for inaction on England riots... by Iran
# Riots
# Riots

UN Security Council attacked for inaction on England riots... by Iran

Aug 10th 2011, 1:47 PM 617 Views 12 Comments

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wonders why the Security Council is “silent” as British citizens lash out against their government.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Iran to triple nuclear output
# Nuclear Energy
# Nuclear Energy

Iran to triple nuclear output

Jun 8th 2011, 7:20 PM 256 Views 4 Comments

Iran plans to triple its output of the higher enriched uranium in 2011 and move the entire program to the new, secretly-built facility.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Monday 30 May, 2011

Iran preparing to disconnect from global Internet in exchange for national version: report
# Iran
# Iran

Iran preparing to disconnect from global Internet in exchange for national version: report

May 30th 2011, 3:00 PM 421 Views 0 Comments

The Iranian government is reportedly preparing to roll out a national version of the web.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Iranian oil refinery hit by explosion during Ahmadinejad visit
# Iran
# Iran

Iranian oil refinery hit by explosion during Ahmadinejad visit

May 24th 2011, 10:20 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

Two people are killed, and 20 injured, by a suspected gas leak during a visit by the Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Saturday 23 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Apr 23rd 2011, 7:24 PM 2,220 Views 0 Comments

More deaths in Syria; a man appears in court in Ronan Kerr murder probe; an NFL star is stabbed; possible trouble ahead in Iran; and what do David Beckham and the Crown Prince of Bahrain have in common? The Daily Fix reveals all…

Iran's Ayatollah warns Ahmadinejad he will intervene 'when necessary'
# Iran
# Iran

Iran's Ayatollah warns Ahmadinejad he will intervene 'when necessary'

Apr 23rd 2011, 4:40 PM 1,011 Views 0 Comments

Tensions between the President and Ayatollah hit a turbulent patch, after the latter restores a sacked minister to cabinet.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game
# Left-wingers
From The42
# Left-wingers

Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game

Oct 27th 2010, 3:51 PM 157 Views 0 Comments

What happened when Iran and Bolivia’s leaders pulled on football boots?

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Sunday 22 August, 2010

Iran unveils drone bomber aircraft
# Iran Drone
# Iran Drone

Iran unveils drone bomber aircraft

Aug 22nd 2010, 12:03 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

Iran’s first unmanned military aircraft is unveiled one day after the country begins loading its nuclear reactor.

# mahmoud-ahmadinejad - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

Iran denies grenade attack on President
# Iran
# Iran

Iran denies grenade attack on President

Aug 4th 2010, 11:40 AM 154 Views 0 Comments

Days after Ahmadinejad said Zionists were out to assassinate him.