Ahmadinejad disqualified from running in Iran's presidential election

/ Apr 21, 2017

Ahmadinejad disqualified from running in Iran's presidential election

Iranian state TV said Thursday that the body charged with vetting candidates has disqualified former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from running in next month’s presidential election. It carried an Interior Ministry statement saying that President Hassan Rouhani has been approved to run for re-election, ...

/ Apr 19, 2017

Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and says the U.S. has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on its ...

Apr 14, 2017

U.S. sanctions Iranian military chief's brother over prison abuses

The United States on Thursday added the brother of Iran’s most high-profile military chief, Qassem Soleimani, to its sanctions list, accusing him of overseeing torture and other abuses at Tehran’s Evin Prison. The measure from the U.S. Treasury Department targets both Sohrab Soleimani and ...

Iraqi man loses 14 relatives in Mosul strike

Apr 4, 2017

Iraqi man loses 14 relatives in Mosul strike

He first found the body of his nephew. Then as rescue workers pulled more and more bodies out of the pile of concrete that was once his sister’s home in western Mosul, it was too much for Mahmoud Salem Ismail. He collapsed next to ...