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Iran’s supreme leader hails end of IS ‘tumour’

10 months, 25 days ago
TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader has praised his country's contribution to the fight against the Islamic State group, saying it had helped destroy a "tumour" created by the United States and its allies. In an address broadcast on national…

Iran’s Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

1 year, 6 months ago
TEHRAN: Iran's former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the shock move on Wednesday of registering for next month's presidential election, going against the advice of the supreme leader.  Ahmadinejad had previously insisted he…

Hardline cleric elected head of Iran’s oversight body

2 years, 4 months ago
TEHRAN: Iran's Assembly of Experts chose another hard line cleric as its chief on Tuesday, keeping the powerful religious body in ultraconservative hands despite gains by reformists and moderates in February elections.