Iran Election Results Cause Major Setback For Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The GuardianIran election results cause major setback for Mahmoud AhmadinejadThe GuardianIranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has suffered a major setback after his supporters fared badly in Iranian parliamentary elections. Supporters of the populist president were relegated to a small fraction of the parliament, hugely outnumbered by the ...Opposition Pulls Ahead in Iran's ElectionsVoice of AmericaConservative factions dominate Iran's run-off electionsReutersKhamenei factions look set to dominate in Iran voteChicago -San Mateo Daily Journalall 777 news articles »

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