Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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Leader of anti-Zionist haredi group Neturei Karta dies from coronavirus

In 2006, Neturei Karta participated in a Holocaust denial convention in Tehran, and even earned the condemnation of the leader of the Satmar Hasidic sect, another anti-Zionist Orthodox group.

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi shakes hands with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif duri

Iran denies it will give China rights to islands for new trade deal

“There is no news of the transfer of Iranian islands, nor the presence of the military or other illusions,” former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called these rumors an old “trick.”

Iran's then-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures as he leaves a news conference in Istanbul, Turke

Iran's Ahmadinejad tweets N-word over George Floyd death, quotes Tupac

The message did not go down too well with Twitter users who lambasted the former politician for his apparent disregard for the sensitivity of the word, especially in the context it was used.

Members of LGBT community take part in a Gay Pride parade in central Istanbul, Turkey, July 1, 2018

Trump launches global campaign to decriminalize homosexuality

A report from The Jerusalem Post on death penalty for Iranian gays played a role in ending criminalization of gays.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The curious case of ‘woke’ Ahmadinejad

The former Iranian president mixes criticism of American racism with anti-Israel comments. Ahmadinejad quoted the Tupac song "Changes" to amplify his statements.

Iranian protesters in the streets of Tehran

Vent de révolte en Iran

Des milliers de manifestants se sont emparés des rues du pays pour protester contre la vie chère et le pouvoir

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Chances that Ahmadinejad's candidacy will be approved are slim

Just because Ahmadinejad officially registered to run, however, does not mean he will be allowed to do so.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad submits name for Iranian presidential election

The announcement comes as a challenge to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's authority.


Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president

Ahmadinejad had not announced any plans to run in the vote scheduled for May, but has made several speeches in recent months, prompting speculation of a political comeback.

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