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Iran Ex-president Ahmadinejad Says Won’t Run in 2017

Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he will not run in next year's presidential election, because the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned him his candidacy would increase divisions in Iran. Khamenei, who has the final say in all matters of state, was quoted Monday as saying Ahmadinejad's candidacy would polarize Iranian society and create harmful divisions in the country. Ahmadinejad previously served two four-year terms from 2005 to...

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