Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran’s Ahmadinejad says Will Not Make Presidential Comeback Bid

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin DUBAI, Sept 27  – Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will not run for president in next year’s Iranian election, he said on Tuesday, bowing to the wishes of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei who warned his candidacy would increase divisions in Iran. “In carrying out the intentions of the leader of the revolution, I have

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Tells Ahmadinejad Not to Run Again For President

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin DUBAI, Sept 26  – Iran’s supreme leader has told former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to stand again in next year’s elections, state media reported on Monday, effectively eliminating a major challenger to pragmatist incumbent Hassan Rouhani. Ahmadinejad had not announced any plans to run in the vote scheduled for May, but

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