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Bush Blasts Iran as Presidential Race Ends

The United States blasted Iran’s electoral process on Thursday as a presidential campaign ended with moderate cleric Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in front but unlikely to win in the first round of a vote. Friday’s vote contested by seven hopefuls could determine the fate of Iran’s nuclear stand-off with the West and ties with arch-foe the United States, dubbed the “Great Satan” in Iran. But whoever wins, real power in the country will still rest with conservative, anti-West religious authorities. Full Story

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