Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami backs Rouhani reelection

Iran's reformist former president Mohammad Khatami has skirted a media ban to endorse moderate incumbent Hassan Rouhani for a second term over conservative challengers in a tight May 19 election.

May 03, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Iran election campaign kicks off without Ahmadinejad

Campaigning began on Friday for Iran`s presidential election with incumbent Hassan Rouhani facing a tough battle against hardliners, though not from former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who was barred from standing.

Apr 21, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Over 1,600 candidates register for Iran's presidential election

More than 1,600 candidates have registered to run for Iranian presidency as the registration for May 19 presidential election closed on Saturday.

Apr 16, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

Iran`s Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

Iran`s former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the shock move on Wednesday of registering for next month`s presidential election, going against the advice of the supreme leader.

Apr 12, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Will not run in Iranian presidential vote, says Ahmadinejad

Will not run in Iranian presidential vote, says Ahmadinejad

Former hardline Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday he will not compete in next year`s presidential vote.

Sep 27, 2016, 18:18 PM IST