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Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran's March to Naked Dictatorship?

Trita Parsi | Posted 07.22.2013 | World
Trita Parsi

While a very slight glimmer of hope existed after the fraudulent elections in 2009 that the negative trajectory could be reversed through the ballot box, even that small probability may now have been eliminated.

Ahmadinejad Pushing For Top Aide To Be Next President

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.27.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — During a celebration last week to mark the Persian new year, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad did something quietly remarkable: He s...

Iran's Supreme Leader Calls Ahmadinejad 'Bad, Wrong, Inappropriate'

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 02.17.2013 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Iran's supreme leader is supposed to be many things in the eyes of his followers: Spiritual mentor, protector of the Is...

Iran Ready To Lend Egypt Millions

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.08.2013 | World

CAIRO — Iran's president on Wednesday offered to help rescue Egypt's failing economy with a "big credit line," another sign of improving relatio...

Ahmadinejad Makes Historic Trip To Egypt

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 04.07.2013 | World

CAIRO -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Egypt on Tuesday for the first visit by an Iranian leader in more than three decades, marking a hist...

Ahmadinejad Slams Pressure To Impose Islamic Values

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.02.2013 | World

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has again spoken out against the use of pressure to impose Islamic values on people, especially university candi...

Ahmadinejad Praises Gaza Militants For Israel Battle

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

By The Associated Press CAIRO -- A Palestinian militant leader says Iran's president has called him to praise the performance of his group, the I...

Ahmadinejad: U.S. Election Is 'Battleground For Capitalists'

AP | DESSIANING ARIYANTI | Posted 01.08.2013 | World

BALI, Indonesia — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ridiculed the expense of the U.S. election, mocking it as a "battleground for capitalist...

Ahmadinejad Barred From Iran Prison

AP | Posted 12.22.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's state prosecutor says he has denied permission to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to visit an imprisoned advisor, a further sign of th...

Ahmadinejad Calls For New World Order


NEW YORK — After an hour of fielding questions about Syria, sanctions and nuclear weapons, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had enough. Now...

'West Has Begun Heavy Battle Against Iran'

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The West has begun a "heavy battle" with Iran by tightening sanctions over Tehran's disputed nuclear program, Iranian President M...

Ahmadinejad Considers Any Country That Freezes Iranian Assets 'Thieves'

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 01.23.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The West must prove its claims that Iran seeks to build nuclear weapons, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday, repeating ...