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Iranian Presidential Race

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.

It's Official: The List of Approved Iranian Presidential Candidates Has a Couple Huge Disqualifications

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 07.21.2013 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

What the huge disqualifications do tells us is that the Supreme Leader and his hardline establishment are flexing their muscles for anyone who's looking for trouble at this year's presidential election.

Mir Hossein Mousavi Enters Iranian Presidential Race

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — An influential former Iranian prime minister said Tuesday that he will run in the upcoming presidential election, posing what cou...