Intrigue swirls as Iran prepares to choose next president
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been transformed into a kind of renegade, and his preferred successor, Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, has been compared to Rasputin. TEHRAN — The reform movement that took to the streets to protest alleged vote-rigging in Iran's last presidential election has been crushed. The supreme leader has made it clear that such behavior will not be tolerated this time.
Egypt's Morsi denounces Syria regime, defying summit host Iran
The Egyptian president calls Syrian President Bashar Assad's government 'oppressive' during the Nonaligned Movement summit hosted by Iran, an ally of Assad. TEHRAN — Egypt's new president rankled his hosts but won plaudits elsewhere Thursday when he condemned the Iran-backed government of Syrian President Bashar Assad as an "oppressive regime," sparking a walkout by Assad government officials at a summit of nonaligned nations.
UN chief meets Iran leaders before NAM summit
Ban Ki-moon to meet Iran's supreme leader and president in advance of Non-Aligned Movement summit on Thursday.
U.N.’s Ban Ki-moon to Tell Iran of Criticisms During Visit, Aide Says
The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, is expecting to discuss the Syria conflict and Iran’s nuclear program with its leaders during the meeting of the 120-nation Nonaligned Movement.
Iran denies plans to show nuclear sites to diplomats
DUBAI - Iran said on Tuesday it has no plans to show its nuclear sites to diplomats visiting Tehran for this week's Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, despite an earlier offer by a deputy foreign minister.
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