Iran News Round Up May 2, 2012

A selection of the latest news stories and editorials published in Iranian news outlets, compiled by Ali Alfoneh, Ahmad Majidyar and Michael Rubin.  To receive this daily newsletter, please subscribe online.
 
(E) = Article in English

Politics

  • Nadaie Daroun website, close to Ahmadinejad: "Participation in the [run-off  parliamentary] elections in which the candidates are the most corrupt ones is not a duty." 
  • Parliamentarian Mohammad-Reza Bahonar says Ahmadinejad's circular to the executive branch urging them not to follow the orders of the parliament "another sign of Ahmadinejad resisting the law."
  • Former parliamentarian Dariush Qanbari criticizes Ahmadinejad of acting as if he was "both the executive and legislative power."

Military and Security

Nuclear Issue

Economy

Trade

Religion, Culture and Society

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