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Angry Iranians ask Prez Rouhani to control inflation, reboot economy plans

When he was studying in Tehran, Abbas would catch a pre-dawn train in from the provinces. A few scenes glimpsed through the window are etched in his mind: street-sweepers huddled around fires, men curled up under blankets in front of closed shops. 124 more words

Mohammad Mohaddessin Discusses the Recent Sham Presidential Election in Iran

A very important Interview with Mohammad Mohaddessin, Interview with Mohammad Mohaddessin, Chairman of the NCRI Foreign Affairs Committee on the recent sham presidential election in Iran. 2,690 more words


Iran President Hassan Rouhani easily wins 2nd term

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani won re-election by a wide margin Saturday, giving the moderate cleric a second four-year term to see out his agenda pushing for greater freedoms and outreach to the wider world. 905 more words


Iranian-Canadians drive to U.S. for only option to vote in Iran election

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani defeated hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi, securing a decisive re-election for a second term.

Voting started Friday in Iran’s first presidential election since it reached a nuclear deal with world powers in Vienna on July 14, 2015. 932 more words


What Iran Fears Most

Posted on Clarion Project

Iranians will be taking advantage of the May 19 presidential election to voice their apathy and respond to calls being made to boycott the so-called polls. 499 more words


The Supreme Leader's Apprentice Is Running for President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s re-election is in doubt thanks to an unassuming cleric who only recently entered the public spotlight. On April 9, Ebrahim Raisi, a longtime behind-the-scenes operative of the Islamic Republic closely associated with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, declared his candidacy in Iran’s May 19 presidential election. 1,665 more words

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Rouhani Gets a Hard-line Challenger for Iranian Presidency

Hard-line Shiite cleric Ebrahim Raisi announced his bid for the Iranian presidency Sunday, emerging as a potentially serious challenger to the country’s current president, Hassan Rouhani. 513 more words

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