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Iran’s outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in mid-June gives a speech during a ceremony at Tehran’s Golestan Palace celebrating its inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 7, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—A member of Iran’s parliament issued a statement on Saturday claiming that his office had been illegally bugged. Ali Motahari, a conservative MP from Tehran, released a statement on his personal website on July 13, saying his office was...
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Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani as he registers his candidacy during the registration for Iran’s upcoming presidential election on 14 June, in Tehran, Iran, 11 May 2013 (EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Close aides of the disqualified Iranian presidential candidate Hashemi Rafsanjani confirmed yesterday that he will not launch an appeal against his exclusion from the race. The disqualification of the two most controversial candidates, Ali...