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Iran’s opposition candidate Rezaei withdraws poll complaint


June 24th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Mohsen Rezaei, an opposition candidate in Iran's June 12 presidential elections, has withdrawn his complaint to the Guardian Council regarding irregularities in the election process, Iranian media ... Read more...

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Tehran protest broken up


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran/Berlin, June 22 (DPA) Iranian security forces used tear gas to break up renewed protests in the capital Tehran Monday, after the country's top military unit warned protesters against further manifestations, witnesses ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad re-elected as Iranian president (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 13 (DPA) Incumbent hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected Iranian president after winning about 65 percent of the vote in Friday's election, the interior ministry said Saturday, citing near-complete returns on ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad headed for second term as Iran president (Lead)


June 13th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 13 (IANS) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad seemed set for a second term as Iran's president as he took an insurmountable lead in the country's presidential vote, according to preliminary results Saturday. First results ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad, Moussavi both claim win in election


June 13th, 2009 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 13 (DPA) Both leading candidates declared victory in Iranian presidential elections Friday after 16 hours of voting, as polls finally came to a close at midnight (1930 GMT). Incumbent President Mahmoud ... Read more...

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Iran extends voting time in hotly contested election (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 12 (IANS) Authorities in Iran extended the polling period for the second time Friday as the country witnessed an unprecedented turnout in its closely fought presidential election. To accommodate the huge ... Read more...

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Iran extends poll hours following high turnout (Lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 12 (IANS) The Election Commission of Iran Friday decided to allow voting for an additional two hours following heavy turnout in the presidential elections. The polls were due to close at ... Read more...

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Record turnout likely in Iran presidential election


June 12th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 12 (DPA) As polling stations opened in Iran for Friday's presidential election, voters turned out in unprecedentedly high numbers, witnesses said. In the capital Tehran, long queues formed even before the ... Read more...

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Presidential election in Iran - a referendum on Ahmadinejad


June 11th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 11 (DPA) Friday's presidential elections in Iran are gradually turning into a referendum on incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. According to surveys, the three challengers are more likely to benefit from protest ... Read more...

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Iran’s presidential election campaigning enters final day


June 10th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (RIA Novosti) Iran's presidential candidates are winding down their campaigning on the final day before Friday's voting with thousands taking to the streets in scenes reminiscent of the ... Read more...

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For Iran’s students, election choice is between bad, worse


May 20th, 2009 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Farshid Motahari Isfahan (Iran), May 20 (DPA) For many Iranian students, the June 12 presidential election is not a choice between good and bad, but bad and worse, with no prospects ... Read more...

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Iran’s former IRGC chief joins presidential race


April 23rd, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 23 (Xinhua) The former chief of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has announced to run in the upcoming presidential elections, IRNA reported Wednesday. Mohsen Rezaei, who is the current secretary ... Read more...

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