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Former Iranian President Bani-Sadr dies in Paris

Bani-Sadr took office in February 1980 after winning election the previous month with more than 75% of votes.


Iran’s new president hosts terror leaders as he comes into office

Reports on Saturday evening indicated that IRGC head Hossein Salami had also met the Hezbollah deputy and said that they should prepare for the “collapse” of Israel.

Iranian president Raisi sworn in as world watches

Over 70 countries have sent dignitaries to Tehran for the ceremony, which was expected to have less religious tones than the one on Tuesday.

Iranian Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi speaks during a campaign meeting at the Mosalla mosque

Explainer: Who is Iranian President-Elect Ebrahim Raisi?

Raisi is the only president-elect of Iran to have had sanctions imposed against him by the US before taking office and will have to contend with his controversial reputation.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani casts his vote during the presidential election in Tehran

Why these Iranian elections are so important - expert

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is now 82 years old, meaning that it is possible the ayatollah could pass away during the next president's term.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a televised speech in Tehran, Iran March 11, 2

Elections in Iran must change how its politics is perceived in the West

For nearly two decades now, two factors have been affecting political analyses in the West about Iranian politics; reformists and an imminent death of Khamenei.


Iran okays 7 candidates for presidential election, nixes non-hardliners

INSS Iran expert: Way paved for Judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi to be the next president.

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

Ahmadinejad wants to run for president of Iran, again

The former president is remembered fondly by some Iranians for his populism and for offering loan programs. He was often portrayed as a modest 'Mr. Clean' but this is disputed by others.

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.

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