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Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad leaves country isolated and cash-strapped

After 8 defiant years, Ahmadinejad leaves Iran isolated and cash-strapped (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during Friday prayers ceremonies, after attending an annual nation-wide pro-Palestinian rally marking Jerusalem Day, in Tehran, Iran, today. Mr. Ahmadinejad made his final public…   [Image…

Ahmadinejad issues challenge to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

When Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became Iran’s president seven years ago, he made his presence felt through incendiary statements targeted at Israel and the west. Now, in his dying days in office, he is going out all guns firing. Only this time he is taking aim at the edifice of the political system…

Iran unveils futuristic-looking warplane

Iran on Saturday unveiled a fighter jet it said was designed and built domestically, with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad touting it as “one of the most advanced” aircraft in the world. State television footage showed the grey, futuristic-looking aircraft, code-named Qaher (Conqueror) F-313, displayed in a hangar. The warplane “is among…

Ahmadinejad tirade on Afghanistan prompts U.S. walkout

A US delegation walked out of a conference in Tajikistan Monday during a speech by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lambasting US policy on Afghanistan as the source of all the nation’s troubles. Ahmadinejad launched his new tirade against Washington at the meeting in the Tajik capital Dushanbe attended by leaders of Afghanistan’s neighbours as well…

Jobless men disrupt Iran president speech: reports

TEHRAN — Laid-off workers complaining about unpaid wages disrupted a speech by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday by shouting and throwing objects, news websites and an agency reported. One of the men threw a “pair of shoes” at Ahmadinejad, according to a report by a little-known website, Ghasednews.ir, that…

Iran deploys security forces on anniversary of disputed election

TEHRAN — Thousands of security forces were deployed in Tehran on Sunday to prevent any opposition protest on the second anniversary of the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, witnesses said. The security forces were deployed on Vali Asr street, which bisects the city from north to south, and in…

Bin Laden was a US prisoner before being killed: Iran

TEHRAN — Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden was a prisoner in US custody for “sometime” before he was killed by the American military, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday. “I have exact information that bin Laden was held by the American military for sometime… until the day they killed…

Iranian president may resign after allies arrested, charged with sorcery

Update (below): Khamenei gives Ahmadinejad an ultimatum that could result in his resignation Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is mired in a political dispute with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that could result in the president’s resignation, Al Jazeera English reported Friday. The dispute is reportedly so severe that Ahmadinejad staged…

Iran’s Ahmadinejad in new showdown with conservatives

TEHRAN — Iran is bracing for a fresh showdown between supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and some conservatives as simmering tensions build in the run-up to the March 2012 parliamentary election. The aborted resignation of Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi set off a conservative storm against the president’s entourage, with the…

Iran cyber army ‘target enemy sites’

TEHRAN – Iran has unleashed a cyber army which draws on the ranks of Islamist volunteer militias to counter attacks online and take down “enemy websites,” the official IRNA news agency reported on Monday. “Just as we are under attack from our enemies on the web, e-trained Iranian military experts,…

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