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Mayor of Tehran re-elected

Mayor of Tehran re-elected

Tehran, AP—Iran’s state TV says that the Tehran municipal council has re-elected the capital’s popular mayor, who unsuccessfully ran for president in June. The Sunday report says Muhammad-Baqer Qalibaf won the votes of 16 of the 31 members of the Tehran...
Ahmadinejad attempts to defend his legacy

Ahmadinejad attempts to defend his legacy

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Iran’s outgoing president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, defended his record as Iran’s leader in a major speech on Sunday, only weeks before the transfer of power to his successor. With little following in the Iranian parliament, and with his chosen...