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.
“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.”
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.
A report from The Jerusalem Post on death penalty for Iranian gays played a role in ending criminalization of gays.
The former Iranian president mixes criticism of American racism with anti-Israel comments. Ahmadinejad quoted the Tupac song "Changes" to amplify his statements.
Des milliers de manifestants se sont emparés des rues du pays pour protester contre la vie chère et le pouvoir
Just because Ahmadinejad officially registered to run, however, does not mean he will be allowed to do so.
The announcement comes as a challenge to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's authority.
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.