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Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Files to Run Again

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran from 2005 to 2013, registered on Wednesday to run once again in the June 18 presidential election. Ahmadinejad’s last comeback attempt in 2017 was scuttled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, but this time Khamenei appears content to let him run. The extremist hardliner’s candidacy is not welcome news for an unstable Middle East roiled by violence from Iran’s client insurgencies and terrorist proxies. 

Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses reporters at the Interior Ministry headquarters in the capital Tehran on May 12, 2021 after registering his candidacy to run again for the presidential elections scheduled for June. (Photo by ATTA KENARE / AFP) (Photo by ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images)

Exclusive — Rep. Reschenthaler: If Allegations True, John Kerry Must ‘Immediately Resign’– Face Congressional, DOJ Investigations

After reports of former U.S. Secretary of State and Biden Climate Czar John Kerry leaking information to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif concerning covert Israeli military operations in Syria, Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-Pa.) called on Kerry to “immediately resign” in the event that the allegations prove to be true.

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