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Ahmadinejad ally sent to prison

Ahmadinejad ally sent to prison

Iranian court sentences close ally of former president to six-and-a-half years in prison on various charges.Ben Ariel, 13/09/2018 06:36
Ahmadinejad takes to Twitter to mock Trump

Ahmadinejad takes to Twitter to mock Trump

Former Iranian President weighs in on spat between Trump and basketball star LeBron James.Elad Benari, 06/08/2018 06:42
MSNBC host: Ahmadinejad was right, Israel shouldn't exist

MSNBC host: Ahmadinejad was right, Israel shouldn't exist

'God isn't a realtor'. Joy Reid slammed establishment of Israel, said Iran's Ahmadinejad was right in denunciations of Jewish state.David Rosenberg, 04/06/2018 09:31
Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting protests

Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting protests

Former Iranian President reportedly arrested after attending rally in which he publicly criticized the government.Elad Benari, 07/01/2018 02:57
Ahmadinejad won't endorse other candidates

Ahmadinejad won't endorse other candidates

Former Iranian president, barred from running in election, won't be endorsing other candidates.Elad Benari, 24/04/2017 05:13
Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Iran's Guardian Council disqualifies former president from running in next month's election.Elad Benari, 21/04/2017 05:12
Ahmadinejad joins Twitter despite having banned it

Ahmadinejad joins Twitter despite having banned it

Iran's former president joins Twitter after acting to ban it while in power.Elad Benari, 06/03/2017 05:44
Ahmadinejad to Trump: US belongs to everyone

Ahmadinejad to Trump: US belongs to everyone

Ex-Iranian president pens letter to President Trump, blasts American 'dominance', says US 'belongs to all nations'.David Rosenberg, 27/02/2017 14:30
Ahmadinejad confirms he won't run for President

Ahmadinejad confirms he won't run for President

Iran's former president won't stand for re-election after being ordered not to do so by Supreme Leader.Elad Benari, 28/09/2016 06:43
Khamenei to Ahmadinejad: Don't run for president

Khamenei to Ahmadinejad: Don't run for president

Iran's Supreme Leader tells former president not to stand again in next year's elections.Elad Benari, 27/09/2016 06:30
Iran's Ahmadinejad returning to politics?

Iran's Ahmadinejad returning to politics?

Iranian hardliner's sudden return to public eye fuels rumors of new presidential bid.David Rosenberg, 16/05/2016 16:36
He's Back: Ahmadinejad Launches Political Campaign

He's Back: Ahmadinejad Launches Political Campaign

Iran's former president launches a political campaign in hopes of returning to power in February's parliamentary elections.Elad Benari, 04/08/2015 05:45
Ahmadinejad: US Wants to Arrest the Muslim Messiah

Ahmadinejad: US Wants to Arrest the Muslim Messiah

In bizarre rant to supporters, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claims 'evil' US gov't working to arrest the 'Hidden Imam'.Ari Soffer, 23/06/2015 13:07
New Book Reveals Venezuela-Hezbollah Alliance

New Book Reveals Venezuela-Hezbollah Alliance

Spanish reporter details Venezuela's official ties with the Shiite terrorist organization to traffic cocaine and penetrate US-Mexico border.Gedalyah Reback, 22/04/2015 01:13
Ahmadinejad Meets Dieudonne

Ahmadinejad Meets Dieudonne

Former Iranian president infamous for Holocaust remarks and anti-Semitic comedian meet in Tehran, for at least the second time.Tova Dvorin, 25/02/2015 19:57
Ahmadinejad Launches New Website

Ahmadinejad Launches New Website

Iran's former president who was proud of his Holocaust denial launches official website, a hint of a possible return to politics.Ben Ariel, 02/02/2015 05:46
Ahmadinejad's VP Sentenced to 5 Years

Ahmadinejad's VP Sentenced to 5 Years

Mohammad Reza Rahimi, Iran's first vice president under Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, sentenced to five years in prison and fined over corruption.Ben Ariel, 22/01/2015 04:46
Nobel Laureate: Rouhani Just as Bad As Ahmadinejad

Nobel Laureate: Rouhani Just as Bad As Ahmadinejad

Shirin Ebadi says the human rights situation has not improved under Rouhani but, in fact, is in some cases even worse.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2014 06:15
Video Appears to Confirm Iran Election Rigged

Video Appears to Confirm Iran Election Rigged

New video posted to the internet shows speech by an Iranian military commander who backs claims that 2009 elections were rigged.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2014 05:42
Ahmadinejad Challenges Rouhani to Public Debate

Ahmadinejad Challenges Rouhani to Public Debate

Former Iranian President challenges successor to a debate intended to defend his record in office.Elad Benari, 04/12/2013 05:45
Iran Cancels Annual Anti-Zionism Conference

Iran Cancels Annual Anti-Zionism Conference

In the latest gesture, Iranian officials cancel the annual anti-Zionist New Horizon Conference.Elad Benari, 11/10/2013 02:16
Iran: Rouhani's Holocaust Remarks Misquoted

Iran: Rouhani's Holocaust Remarks Misquoted

FARS agency says CNN "added to or changed parts" of his remarks and that he never said "Holocaust" or "reprehensible."Gil Ronen, 26/09/2013 20:29
Iran: Ahmadinejad to Start University

Iran: Ahmadinejad to Start University

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has obtained clearance to establish a university in Tehran after he leaves office next week.Rina Tzvi , 30/07/2013 22:04
Ahmadinejad: Holocaust Denial Proudest Moment

Ahmadinejad: Holocaust Denial Proudest Moment

Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad celebrates his achievement as a Presidential Holocaust-denierRina Tzvi , 10/07/2013 06:04
Ahmadinejad Out, but Who is Next?

Ahmadinejad Out, but Who is Next?

Elections signal an end to Ahmadinejad’s regime, but his replacement may be no better.Maayana Miskin, 14/06/2013 08:26
Ahmadinejad's Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

Ahmadinejad's Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made an emergency landing Sunday after it malfunctioned.Arutz Sheba staff, 03/06/2013 09:39
Ahmadinejad to Contest Ally's Ban from Elections

Ahmadinejad to Contest Ally's Ban from Elections

Iran's President says he will ask supreme leader Khamenei to reverse the disqualification of his close aide from the presidential election.Elad Benari, 23/05/2013 05:44
Ahmadinejad Could Face Up to 74 Lashes

Ahmadinejad Could Face Up to 74 Lashes

Iranian president Ahmadinejad may face charges of up to 74 lashes for openly endorsing candidacy of his top adviser in upcoming elections. Arutz Sheva staff, 13/05/2013 11:11
686 Candidates Vie for Iranian Presidency

686 Candidates Vie for Iranian Presidency

A total of 686 candidates are vying replace Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the country’s upcoming June national election.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/05/2013 17:20
Holocaust Denial Hurt Us, Says Iranian Candidate

Holocaust Denial Hurt Us, Says Iranian Candidate

Iran’s denial of the Holocaust was damaging, admits Tehran mayor and potential presidential candidate.Elad Benari, 25/04/2013 04:12
Ahmadinejad: 'We Don't Need Atomic Bomb'

Ahmadinejad: 'We Don't Need Atomic Bomb'

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defends nuclear program, arguing that Tehran has no use for an atomic bomb.Arutz Sheva staff, 16/04/2013 03:44
Ahmadinejad Embarks on Uranium Opportunity Trip

Ahmadinejad Embarks on Uranium Opportunity Trip

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will travel on Sunday to Benin, Ghana and Niger, the world's fourth-largest uranium producer.Arutz Sheva staff, 14/04/2013 11:26
Iran Ex-Nuclear Negotiator Joins Presidential Race

Iran Ex-Nuclear Negotiator Joins Presidential Race

Iran's former nuclear negotiator has joined the race to succeed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in upcoming June national election. Arutz Sheva staff, 11/04/2013 19:24
Wiesel: Ahmadinejad Should be Arrested

Wiesel: Ahmadinejad Should be Arrested

Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel says that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad should be indicted for intent to commit a crime against humanity.Elad Benari, 10/04/2013 06:45
Ahmadinejad to Attend Funeral of Friend Chavez

Ahmadinejad to Attend Funeral of Friend Chavez

Iran's President travels to Caracas for the funeral of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.Elad Benari, 08/03/2013 04:13
Iran’s Supreme Leader Tightens Grip on Elections

Iran’s Supreme Leader Tightens Grip on Elections

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has begun to tighten his grip on Iran’s upcoming presidential elections in June.Chana Ya'ar, 08/03/2013 03:42
Ahmadinejad Admits: It's Been a Hard Year

Ahmadinejad Admits: It's Been a Hard Year

“This was a very difficult year for our economy,” Iranian President admits during a live television interview.Elad Benari, 24/02/2013 05:47
Ahmadinejad to U.S.: Change Your Attitude

Ahmadinejad to U.S.: Change Your Attitude

Iranian president says the United States must change its attitude if it wants to hold direct nuclear talks with Iran.Elad Benari, 11/02/2013 00:14
Ahmadinejad Attacked in Cairo a Second Time

Ahmadinejad Attacked in Cairo a Second Time

An Egyptian citizen attempts to assault Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, removed by security guards.Elad Benari, 08/02/2013 06:42
Abbas Meets Ahmadinejad in Cairo

Abbas Meets Ahmadinejad in Cairo

"Israel's peace partner" meets the man that has constantly called for Israel’s destruction.Elad Benari, 07/02/2013 04:15
4 Egyptians Detained After Iranian Shoe Toss

4 Egyptians Detained After Iranian Shoe Toss

Egyptian security forces arrested four men outside a mosque in Cairo for trying to attack Iranian President Ahmadinejad.Rachel Hirshfeld , 06/02/2013 22:02
Report: Syrian Attacks Ahmadinejad in Cairo

Report: Syrian Attacks Ahmadinejad in Cairo

A report Tuesday evening said that a Syrian national had tried to attack Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is on a visit to Egypt.David Lev, 05/02/2013 22:03
Ahmadinejad: The Period of the Zionists is Over

Ahmadinejad: The Period of the Zionists is Over

Zionists "should give their place to others," Iranian President tells Hizbullah-affiliated television network.Elad Benari, 05/02/2013 00:15
Ahmadinejad Wants to Be First Iranian Astronaut

Ahmadinejad Wants to Be First Iranian Astronaut

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that he is willing to be the first Iranian sent into space on behalf of the nation’s space program. Rachel Hirshfeld , 04/02/2013 17:27
Ahmadinejad: Mobilize to Destroy Zionism

Ahmadinejad: Mobilize to Destroy Zionism

"Under the circumstances that the Zionists are occupying and killing oppressed people, we should not sit idly by," says Iranian president.Elad Benari, 28/01/2013 03:15
Ahmadinejad to Visit Cairo, Meet Morsi

Ahmadinejad to Visit Cairo, Meet Morsi

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will soon visit Cairo in order strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.Elad Benari, 21/01/2013 05:45
White House: Sanctions Having Impact on Iran

White House: Sanctions Having Impact on Iran

The White House says that Ahmadinejad's latest warnings on the state of Iran's economy, proved the "profound impact" of nuclear sanctions.Elad Benari, 18/01/2013 06:42
Ahmadinejad Sacks Cabinet's Sole Woman

Ahmadinejad Sacks Cabinet's Sole Woman

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sacked Health Minister Marizeh Vahid Dastjerdi, the sole woman in his cabinet. Rachel Hirshfeld , 27/12/2012 16:59
Ahmadinejad: Iran in a 'Smart War' with the West

Ahmadinejad: Iran in a 'Smart War' with the West

Iran is engaged in a "smart economic war" with Western powers, claims President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Elad Benari, 23/12/2012 04:02
Swedish Envoy Angers Iran with 'Exposed Soles'

Swedish Envoy Angers Iran with 'Exposed Soles'

Newly appointed Swedish ambassador to Iran Peter Tejler apparently offended Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by crossing his legs.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/12/2012 07:16
Iran Flies Propaganda; US Denies Drone Downed

Iran Flies Propaganda; US Denies Drone Downed

The US has denied an Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ claim that they downed a US spy drone, possibly part of the regime’s propaganda. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/12/2012 13:37
Ahmadinejad Congratulates Hamas on its 'Victory'

Ahmadinejad Congratulates Hamas on its 'Victory'

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad congratulates Hamas's prime ministeron a "great victory" over Israel.Elad Benari, 25/11/2012 01:58
Iranian Lawmakers Told to Drop Ahmadinejad Probe

Iranian Lawmakers Told to Drop Ahmadinejad Probe

The Iranian parliament has been ordered to drop its probe of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, IRNA reported Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 22/11/2012 22:03
Iran's VP: We'll Break Obama's Grasping Hands

Iran's VP: We'll Break Obama's Grasping Hands

Mohammad Reza Rahimi says Iran will overcome U.S.-led sanctions against the country.Gil Ronen, 12/11/2012 13:12
Ahmadinejad: Having Nuclear Bombs is 'Retarded'

Ahmadinejad: Having Nuclear Bombs is 'Retarded'

"Those who are stockpiling nuclear weapons are mentally retarded," claims the Iranian president during a visit to Bali.Elad Benari, 09/11/2012 02:13
Resolution Calls for Ahmadinejad's Arrest

Resolution Calls for Ahmadinejad's Arrest

Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) has proposed a resolution calling for the arrest and prosecution of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/10/2012 09:23
Ahmadinejad Once Again Barred from Visiting Prison

Ahmadinejad Once Again Barred from Visiting Prison

Iran’s judicial authorities have once again denied a request by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to visit Tehran’s Evin prison.Rachel Hirshfeld, 25/10/2012 13:39