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Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, talks with a man after receiving his petition for help outside his house in northeastern Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Ahmadinejad receive petitions there to pass on to authorities. He has launched a political campaign ahead of February’s parliamentary elections in what could …

Ahmadinejad Disqualified from Iranian Presidential Election

Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a big splash with his theatrical eleventh-hour entry into the 2017 presidential race, with some Iranian analysts immediately declaring him the third man in a three-way race (which has about 1,600 also-rans).

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures as he leaves a news conference in Istanbul, Turkey May 9, 2011. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo

Iran’s Ahmadinejad Sees no Threat From U.S.

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday he does not view recent U.S. missile strikes on ally Syria as a message for Iran, which he called a “powerful country” that the U.S. cannot harm.

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In Surprise Move, Iran’s Ahmadinejad to Run for President

Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday unexpectedly filed to run in the country’s May presidential election, contradicting a recommendation from the supreme leader to stay out of the race.