Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad throws hat in 2017 presidential ring


Tehran (dpa) – Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has announced that he will stand in the presidential election in spring 2017, Shargh daily reported on Tuesday. The former speaker for Ahmadinejad’s government, Gholam-Hossein Elham, has informed the board responsible for the election of the ex-president’s intention to stand, the report said. Ahmadinejad was now expected to…