TEHRAN,Iran— Senior Iranian clerics have scolded President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for consoling Hugo Chavez’s mother with a hug — a physical contact considered a sin under Iran’s strict Islamic codes.
The rebuke follows a widely published photo showing Ahmadinejad embracing Chavez’s mother at the funeral of the late Venezuelan president [...]
TEHRAN,Iran — Iran’s state TV says prosecutors have accused a close ally of the Iranian president of involvement in the deaths of detainees during unrest after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed re-election nearly four years ago.
The allegations against Saeed Mortazavi,a former Tehran prosecutor,are the latest potential political troubles [...]
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that while Iran is already a nuclear state,it has no intention of attacking Israel. Ahmadinejad was interviewed on the eve of his visit to Cairo,where he will attend the 12th Islamic Summit Conference,due to open there on Wednesday.
When Obama rails against the 99% with Warren Buffett at his side crying that the wealthy should “pay their fair share,” oddly the name Susan Rice doesn’t come up. It’s odd because Rice is the wealthiest staff member in the Executive Department,amassing in the neighborhood of forty million dollars.
Where do [...]
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad predicted the impending downfall of the “US empire,”blaming the collapse on a combination of the country’s massive debt and its loss of legitimacy within the international community,Iran’s official news agency IRNA reported Thursday.
“How long can a government with a [...]