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Rafsanjani and Khamenei: The Ahmadinejad years
By 2009, the relationship between the two men hit rock bottom, with Rafsanjani firmly moving into the reformist camp.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 06:20 GMT
Senior Iran officials join presidential race
Tehran's mayor, president's brother, and former president Akbar Rafsanjani among hundreds registered for June elections.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 01:32 GMT
Iran opposition leader Mousavi 'hospitalised'
Mir Hossein Mousavi, leader of "Green movement", who contested Mahmoud Ahmedinejad's re-election, is reported to be ill.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 22:53 GMT
Iran rejects UN report on 'rights abuses'
Deputy envoy to UN says report outlining secret executions makes "poorly sourced, exaggerated and outdated allegations".
Last updated: 20 Oct 2011 06:35 GMT
Iran police 'clash with protesters'
Opposition supporters defy ban on demonstrations to take to the streets of Tehran.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2009 13:21 GMT
Iran council hears poll complaints
Guardian Council meets defeated presidential candidates as protesters mull further rallies.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2009 12:58 GMT
Defeated Iran candidate urges inquiry
An Iranian presidential candidate defeated in the first round of elections has demanded that the runoff polls be postponed pending an investigation into alleged vote rigging.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2005 12:00 GMT
Rafsanjani, Tehran mayor to face off
Tehran Mayor Mahmood Ahmadinejad and pragmatic cleric Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani have swept into
's first-ever presidential electio
Last updated: 18 Jun 2005 21:51 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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