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Iran's Ahmadinejad ineligible to run for president, clerical body says

"Iran's Donald Trump" won't be able to seek re-election, the country says.

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Former Iranian president, 9/11 conspiracy theorist is running again

Ahmadinejad is hoping for a third term as Iran's president.
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Why did Trump win ‘Time’ Person of the Year over Clinton? The title’s complicated legacy

The Donald joins the ranks of Stalin, Hitler and Putin.
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Iran's Plan to Limit Access to Birth Control Will Backfire Spectacularly

It's bad news for the country's women — and young people in general.
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What Benjamin Netanyahu Really Meant in His Speech to Congress, Explained in 5 Quotes

"If Iran wants to be treated like a normal country, let it act like a normal country."

Iran's Supreme Leader Tweeted an Open Letter on 'Charlie Hebdo' and Islam to Western Youth

"Recent events in France and some Western countries have convinced me to talk directly to you."

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A 3-Minute Video Tells You What Iranians Really Think Of America

The popular image of Iranians is of an irrational people bent on war. These average Iranians show just how wrong this is.
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Lifting Sanctions on Iran Would Threaten Our Security, But Obama Might Still Do It

The Obama Administration’s ill-advised rush to soften the US stance towards Iran threatens our security along with the very existence of Israel, one of our closest allies.
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Iran Nuclear Weapons Talks Could Set Off a Dangerous Chain Reaction in Tehran

If Iran is serious about talks over its nuclear weapons, what concessions will it seek from the U.S.? We're already witnessing a dangerous turn of events.
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Hassan Rouhani is Giving Obama a Chance to End Our Pointless Cold War With Iran

At this week's UN General Assembly Obama must show that his administration is willing to answer Iranian concessions with some relief of sanctions that Rouhani can bring to the Iranian people.
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This Graph Shows Why Millennials Should Wave Goodbye to the American Dream

We all know the economy's in a rut, but this graph still manages to pack quite the punch.

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How Iran Accidentally Acknowleged Syria Gassed Its Own People

Iran's Labor News Agency edited a quote by former president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani who'd acknowledged the Syrian government was behind the chemical attacks.
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This is the Biggest Problem Iran's President Faces

Hassan Rouhani's very first moderate moves face fierce criticism from the conservative parliament. Can we expect real change in Iran?

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House Approves Toughest Sanctions Yet On Iran

The House approved the toughest sanctions yet on Iran this Wednesday with overwhelming bipartisan support, but tighter sanctions could do more harm than good.
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Lindsey Graham Can't Wait For War With Iran

Before a gathering of evangelicals, Senator Graham declared he would introduce a war resolution in either September or October unless U.S.-Iran relations improve.

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Hassan Rouhani: Young Iranians Are Ready to Move Forward — Is Their New President?

Iranians supported a moderate for President in overwhelming numbers — someone who has a propensity to support greater social freedoms and improve Iran's failing economy.

Hassan Rouhani 2013: Rouhani Is Not a Moderate, and Iran Is Still a Theocracy

The new president in Iran may have created hopes but that may not last for long. The real decision-maker Ayatollah Khamenei has decided to go hardline.
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Hassan Rouhani: What His Presidency Will Mean For Iran

Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani is expected by many Iranians to bring a wave of change as he plans to assume office. Yet many are cautious considering the challenges that lie ahead
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New Iran President Hassan Rouhani: His Foreign Policy Will Revolve Around Syria and Nuclear Bombs

Syria and nuclear politics are two reasons that Washington has to start talking with Teheran. Not doing so can turn out to be very dangerous for all.
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Runoff Likely in High Turnout Election

Millions of Iranians are heading to the polls today to elect a new president to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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Iran Election LIVE: Millions Voting to Elect a New President

Millions of Iranians are heading to the polls today to elect a new president to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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Polls Close in an Hour

Millions of Iranians are heading to the polls today to elect a new president to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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Supreme Leader Khamenei and the Candidates Cast Their Votes

Millions of Iranians are heading to the polls today to elect a new president to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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Iran Election 2013 Results: Don't Expect Any Change

The Green Movement is dead. The likely winner will be a conservative who offers little hope for change.
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Iran Election 2013: It's A Referendum on the Economy, But is True Reform Possible?

Iranians will head to the polls Friday to vote for Ahmadinejad's replacement. While the world is focused on Iran's foreign policy, the Iranian electorate is only focused on the economy.

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Iran Elections 2013: Rigged Elections Will Blow Up in the Regime's Face

Iran's supreme leader plans to "engineer" the presidential elections, calculating all steps to get his own man elected. This could very well below up in his face.
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Iran Election 2013: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Shutting Out Ahmadinejad

The growing public schism between him and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has put Ahmadinejad’s future political aspirations at stake.
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Iran Election 2013: Ayatollah Bans Ahmadinejad's Candidate

Iran has rejected the bid of Esfandiar Mashaei, top aide of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, reflecting the animosity between the Ayatollah and the current president.
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Iran Elections 2013: Is the Regime Beginning to Collapse Under Its Own Weight?

Iran's Council of Guardians have eliminated two key players from taking part in the upcoming presidential elections. The showdown may amount to political suicide for the regime.