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Ahmadinejad urges unity against ‘aggression’

By AFP DUSHANBE: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on regional powers Sunday to unite against “aggression” as he gathered with his counterparts from Afghanistan and Pakistan for security talks. Ahmadinejad said celebrations of the Iranian New Year holiday Nowruz showed that life only improved after a “hard winter” when friends joined forces. “Nowruz represents a battle …


Iran parliament questions President Ahmadinejad

By Ali Akbar Dareini / AP TEHRAN: Iran’s parliament grilled President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday over a long list of accusations, including that he mismanaged the nation’s economy and defied the authority of the country’s supreme leader. Ahmadinejad is the first president in the country’s history to be hauled before the Iranian parliament, a serious blow …


Iran tells West to drop ‘bullying’ tone

By Mohammad Davari / AFP TEHRAN: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that the West should drop its “bullying” stance against his country and insisted that sanctions imposed over its nuclear program were having no more than a “psychological” effect. “As God is my witness, the Iranian nation will not give a damn for (your) …


Anti-Ahmadinejad MPs hold sway in Iran’s new parliament

By AFP TEHRAN: Iran’s parliament looks certain to be dominated by MPs critical of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, according to preliminary election results that also showed a big turnover in lawmakers. The partial results, from elections held last Friday, accounted for two-thirds of the 290 seats in parliament. However the composition, given by Iranian media, remained …


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