Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Protesters rally against Iranian president Hasan Rouhani, Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Demonstrators Near UN: Iran’s New President Has Blood On His Hands

The demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani’s recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.

09/24/2013

President Barack Obama was scheduled to leave for the Middle East on March 18, 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Set To Begin ‘Charm Offensive’ In The Middle East

President Barack Obama left for the Middle East on Tuesday evening. He’s on a mission to charm the Israelis into making peace concessions and to find some way to peacefully stop Iran from building a bomb.

03/19/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at an interfaith vigil on December 16, 2012 at Newtown High School, Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Biden: Obama Prepared To Do Whatever’s Necessary To Prevent Iran From Getting Bomb

As President Barack Obama continued preparations for his first trip to Israel as commander in chief, there was a shift in tactics Monday.

03/04/2013

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Diplomats: Ahmadinejad Has Lost His Luster, Speech Lacked Trademark Punch

The controversial president of Iran made a final speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad leaves office next year, thanks to term limits. His “last blast” at the UN lacked some of the fire of years’ past.

09/26/2012

Rudy Giuliani At Ahmadinejad protest on Sept. 26, 2012 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Giuliani To Protesters Near UN: Obama Administration ‘Betrayed’ People Of Iran

Speaking to the crowd at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sounded like he was on the campaign trail and told the anti-Iranian protesters that the U.S. needs another president like Republican Ronald Reagan.

09/26/2012

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during the United Nations General Assembly in New York - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Jews Wonder: Of All Days For Ahmadinejad To Speak, Why Yom Kippur?

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met with Ahmadinejad on Sunday and warned him not to use any incendiary rhetoric. The Iranian president ignored the advice.

09/25/2012

City prepares for the UN General Assembly (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Road Closures In Effect For UN General Assembly; Ahmadinejad Protests Abound

Road closures and traffic delays are making for a tricky commute as world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly this week.

09/24/2012

File - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protests Planned For Ahmadinejad’s Visit To NYC For UN General Assembly

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is scheduled to make a speech at the UN on Wednesday, is expected to stay for the second straight year at the posh Warwick New York Hotel.

09/21/2012

United Nations General Assembly Chamber - New York, NY (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

NYPD Prepared For United Nations General Assembly

World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.

09/19/2012

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during the United Nations General Assembly in New York - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Suicide Bombing Victim Wants Iranian President’s Suite During UN General Assembly

The victim of what a court said was Iranian terrorism wants that country’s leader to pay up, at least in part.

09/14/2012

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran, Al-Qaeda & Taliban Ordered To Pay $6B For 9/11 Attacks

The magistrate’s recommendation is largely symbolic since it would be nearly impossible to collect any damages.

07/31/2012

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad/Getty Images

Al Qaeda To Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Stop Pitching 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

According to a report, Al Qaeda propagandists are sick of Ahmadinejad saying the U.S. government was part of a conspiracy that carried out the 9/11 attacks.

09/28/2011

Freed Americans Shane Bauer, left, Josh Fattal, center, and Sarah Shourd, right, Bauer's fiance, wave from the door to an airplane before leaving for the United States at the airport in Muscat, Oman, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Sultan al-Hasani)

Hikers Say Iran Held Them Because They’re Americans

Two Americans held for more than two years in an Iranian prison on accusations of spying are back on U.S. soil.

09/25/2011

Protesters object to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's appearance at the UN General Assembly on Sept. 22, 2011. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Ho Hum: Ahmadinejad Offers Usual Fire And Brimstone Anti-U.S. Rant At UN

Ahmadinejad launched a wide-ranging attack on the United States, suggesting in his remarks that our nation used the 9/11 attacks as a pretext for invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.

09/22/2011

Ahmadinejad protest at Warwick Hotel

Protesters Let Warwick Hotel Have It For Choosing To Host Ahmadinejad

CBS 2 got a camera through the X-ray machine the Secret Service set up outside the Warwick, where an entourage of Iranians could be seen milling around all day eating lunches provided by a local kebab joint.

09/22/2011

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