Iranians went to the polls Friday in a presidential election tightly-managed by the Islamic Republic's clerical elite — who allowed only 4 men on the ballot. After eight years of relative moderation under Hassan Rouhani, his likely successor is expected…
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
Iranians are voting in a presidential election dominated by a hard-line protege of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after authorities disqualified nearly all of his strongest competition.
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has been easily re-elected to a second four-year term, capturing 57 percent of the vote in a race that has implications for wars in Syria and Yemen. He’s considered a moderate who sought the nuclear disarmament…
By PBS NewsHour
Iranians head to the polls Friday to vote in a controlled but still tension-filled presidential election. It’s a two-man race between more moderate President Hassan Rouhani and Ebrahim Raisi, a hard-liner who is backed by the clerical establishment. Special correspondent…
By PBS NewsHour
By Michael D. Regan
Early polling showed moderate Iranian candidates appeared make gains in national elections, which may help solidify President Hassan Rouhani reformist policies.
Officials in Iran are counting the votes in its first national election since agreeing to its nuclear disarmament deal with the U.S. and other world powers. Cliff Kupchan, chairman of the Eurasia Group, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, for analysis.
By Larisa Epatko
Iranians voted in parliamentary elections on Friday in what some are calling a referendum on Iran’s signing of an international agreement to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of some sanctions, and on other moderate moves made…
News Wrap: Iranians Head to the Polls to Choose New President…
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