Change Region:Canada

Ahmadinejad Out of Iranian Presidential Race

Saudi Minister Addresses Progress on Economic Plan

Printer-friendly versionSend by email
Posted on: 
21 Apr 2017 (All day)
Ahmadinejad Out of Iranian Presidential Race
Former Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has had his request to run in next month’s election rejected by the Guardian Council of senior Shi’ite clerics who vet such requests. Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had criticized the idea, saying a presidential bid by Ahmadinejad would create a "polarized situation" that would be "harmful for the county." Incumbent President Hassan Rohani and hard-line cleric Ebrahim Raisi both had their candidacies approved by the Council.

A total of 1,636 people registered for the election, including 137 women. The Guardian Council traditionally selects between 6-8 candidates to run in a given election, and it announced this week that its list for next month’s polls will be released by the 23rd of April.

In related news, U.S. President Donald Trump said during a White House press conference with visiting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday that Iran is "not living up to the spirit" of the 2015 JCPOA nuclear agreement. He added that "We're analyzing it very, very carefully and will have something to say about it in the not-too-distant future."

Finally, a delegation of officials from Iran's arch-enemy Saudi Arabia was in Washington this week for consultations with the Administration. During the visit, a presentation was made at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Saudi Arabia's economic reform plan and other steps Rhiyad is taking to address the threat from Iran.

Here is the video of that presentation

Upcoming Events

ICEJ Events

Teaching truth, celebrating God’s faithfulness

The ICEJ is probably best known for annually hosting the Christian celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles - a multicultural event that draws thousands of pilgrims to Jerusalem for teaching, worship and prayer.

In addition, ICEJ speakers undertake teaching tours, seminars, and conferences across the globe.

The ICEJ is committed to telling the truth about Israel, and helping the church to understand the wonderful faithfulness of God through the fulfillment of His promises to the Jewish people.


Upcoming Events:

HEW - Intercession for Israel

5 Nov 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

HEW - Springvale Baptist Church

7 Nov 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

HEW - Peoples Church Hamilton

7 Nov 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

HEW - Tyndale College and University

9 Nov 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

HEW - Aurora United at Trinity Anglican Church

9 Nov 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2017

HEW - New Hope Fellowship

11 Nov 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

HEW - Hallelujah Fellowship Baptist Church

12 Nov 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

Giving Tuesday

28 Nov 2017

Rev. Malcolm Hedding

29 Nov 2017

Rev. Malcolm Hedding

30 Nov 2017

Rev. Malcolm Hedding

30 Nov 2017

Chanukah

13 Dec 2017

Christmas Eve

24 Dec 2017

Christmas

25 Dec 2017

Boxing Day

26 Dec 2017

Support the extensive ongoing work and witness of the ICEJ by helping us fund our core activities in fulfilling our mandate to support Israel, educate the Church and promote justice.

Donations allow us to maintain funding for emergency projects, and embark on new initiatives to support Israel in these critical days.

 

Donate via CanadaHelps.org offering two choices:

1. Donate to ICEJ CANADA '150 WAYS TO BLESS ISRAEL' CAMPAIGN

150 years

In honour of Canada’s 150th celebration, we invite you to join us in any one or more of our goals throughout 2017 in finding 150 ways to bless Israel from Canada!

Learn more

 

 

2. Donate to the ICEJ Canada designation of your choice:

CanadaHelps.org

Thank you for your ongoing support of ICEJ Canada!

ICEJ Canada Aid and Development is a Registered Canadian Charity BN 81095 4743 RR0001.

A tax receipt for total annual giving will be issued at the end of each calendar year.

 

Share this: