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On the eve of an international wrestling meet at the Sports Arena, American officials remain at a loss to explain why the Iranian team — making its first visit to the U.S. since 2003 — has unexpectedly withdrawn and flown home. Los Angeles...
TEHRAN — Iranians must wait until next week to find out who will be on the ballot in next month's presidential election, a key electoral panel said Thursday, as it continued to mull the fate of two prospective candidates who have shaken up the race....
Tags: Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Tehran (Iran), Politics, Elections
Marcos dynasty enhancing its political comeback in the Philippines Monday, May 13 -- Unrepentant over her role as treasure-squandering first lady, the widow of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos is poised for victory in Monday’s...
TEHRAN -- The run-up to Iran’s June presidential elections took a dramatic turn Saturday when two controversial figures -- former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, top aide to outgoing incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad --...
Tags: Iran, Tehran (Iran), Politics, Pakistan, Elections
TEHRAN — Iranian presidential candidates began registering Tuesday for the national election next month to choose a successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Although there has been considerable political suspense over who will run, voter enthusiasm has...
D-Day for Iranian presidential race Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change. More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
TEHRAN — The reform movement that took to the streets to protest alleged vote-rigging in Iran's last presidential election has been crushed. The supreme leader has made it clear that such behavior will not be tolerated this time. But that doesn'...
Thirty years of punishing sanctions have failed to curb Iran’s rogue behavior. Perhaps, a growing chorus of diplomats and security experts suggest, it is time for the United States to change tactics. With a presidential election in the Islamic...
Later this month, President Obama will visit Israel, a country intended by an act of international law to be the reconstituted Jewish national home. The visit will be highly charged, but at the same time, many Israelis have low expectations for what could...
CARACAS, Venezuela -- After funeral services Friday with at least 33 heads of state expected to be in attendance, the body of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will be specially embalmed and ultimately placed on permanent public display in a glass case,...
TEHRAN -- The Iranian government declared Wednesday as a national day of mourning for the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, praising the leftist firebrand as a foe of imperialism. In a cable to the Venezuelan presidential office, President...
Tags: News Agency, Islam, Government, Religion and Belief, Iran
I watched a video of the movie "Argo" as I flew into Tehran recently. I couldn't help but wonder why I was willingly accompanying a group of Americans into a city that not so long ago was the scene of one of the greatest exfiltrations ever. I wondered...
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