TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Wild celebrations broke out on Tehran streets that were battlefields four years ago as reformist-backed Hasan Rowhani capped a stunning surge to claim Iran’s presidency on Saturday, throwing open the political order after relentless crackdowns by hard-liners to consolidate and safeguard their grip on power.
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CAIRO (AP) — In a story June 13 about the Egyptian presidency’s position on citizens joining the fight in Syria, The Associated Press erroneously quoted the president’s foreign affairs adviser as saying, “We are no longer a center for rendition, or punishing Egyptians for what they do in other countries.” The correct quote is “We are no longer a center for rendition, or a center for punishing Egyptians for other nations or other countries.”
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Just hours after Iran’s presidential candidates bickered over nuclear policies during a televised debate, the country’s foreign minister stepped in with a comment of his own: Nothing will change regardless of the winner.
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