Tag: Guardian Council

Iran’s Presidential Candidate vows to reset foreign ties

Iran’s Presidential Candidate vows to reset foreign ties

June 9, TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Addressing a campaign rally in Tehran, Hasan Rowhani said his priority in foreign policy would be to “reconcile” with the outside world and distance Iran from Ahmadinejad’s combative, hardline style. Iran’s president does not have control of central issues like nuclear policy, but a president who has a close […]

June 9, 2013 | By More
Iranian cleric: Women can’t be presidential candidates

Iranian cleric: Women can’t be presidential candidates

May 16, TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Even before Thursday’s comments by Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, chances for a woman candidate in Iran’s presidential election were considered nearly impossible. Iran’s constitution uses a word denoting only a male president. A member of Iran’s constitutional watchdog says women cannot be presidential candidates, effectively killing the longshot bids by […]

May 16, 2013 | By More