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Iranians turn out in large numbers for closely watched vote - ABC News

Iranians turn out in large numbers for closely watched voteABC NewsA man fills out his ballots to vote in the presidential and municipal council election in Tehran, Iran, Friday, May 19, 2017. Iranians began voting Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as ...and more »

Iran extends voting amid long lines at polling places - UPI.com;

Iran extends voting amid long lines at polling places - UPI.com

UPI.comIran extends voting amid long lines at polling placesUPI.comPeople wait in line to cast their votes in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran on Friday. Strong turnout has been reported in a tight election between current President Hassan Rouhani, who is promising to normalize relations with the west ...and more »

Iranian voters in Lahore cast ballots in 12th Iranian presidential elections - The Nation;

Iranian voters in Lahore cast ballots in 12th Iranian presidential elections - The Nation

The NationIranian voters in Lahore cast ballots in 12th Iranian presidential electionsThe NationLAHORE: Iranians living in Lahore used their right to vote and casted votes in 12th Iranian presidential a contest between President Hassan Rouhani with Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi. Iranians families casted their votes at Iranian Consulate from 8am to 6pm.and more »

Iranian Election Extended for Second Time in Close Race - Voice of America;

Iranian Election Extended for Second Time in Close Race - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaIranian Election Extended for Second Time in Close RaceVoice of AmericaVoting in Iran was extended by two hours for a second time, with polls now closing at 10 p.m. for the presidential election, state TV reported Friday. Polls had initially been slated to close at 6 p.m., but were extended until 8 p.m. to accommodate "a ...and more »

What's in a ring? Iran's Khamenei sends mixed election messages - The Guardian;

What's in a ring? Iran's Khamenei sends mixed election messages - The Guardian

The GuardianWhat's in a ring? Iran's Khamenei sends mixed election messagesThe GuardianSoon after 8am, as voting in Iran's presidential election got under way, the country's 78-year-old supreme leader emerged from behind a set of curtains in his heavily-guarded compound in central Tehran to cast his vote. As he took the ballot paper ...and more »

Huge turnout as Iranians deliver verdict on Rouhani - Kuwait Times;

Huge turnout as Iranians deliver verdict on Rouhani - Kuwait Times

Kuwait TimesHuge turnout as Iranians deliver verdict on RouhaniKuwait TimesTOPSHOT – Iranian women cast their ballots for the presidential elections at a polling station at the Lorzadeh mosque in southern Tehran on May 19, 2017. / AFP / ATTA KENARE. TEHRAN: Iranians poured into polling stations yesterday to deliver their ...and more »

Iran election: Polls extended by hours in key vote - BBC News;

Iran election: Polls extended by hours in key vote - BBC News

BBC NewsIran election: Polls extended by hours in key voteBBC NewsIran's presidential election has been extended by four hours, due to long queues at polling stations. Voting was due to end at 18:00 local time (13:30 GMT) but was extended twice, and polls are now due to close at 22:00. In the capital, Tehran, voting ...and more »

Over 20 million Iranians cast votes so far: Interior Ministry - Press TV;

Over 20 million Iranians cast votes so far: Interior Ministry - Press TV

Press TVOver 20 million Iranians cast votes so far: Interior MinistryPress TVAn Iranian woman casts her ballot during the presidential and city and village council elections in Tehran on May 19, 2017. (Photo by IRNA). An Iranian Interior Ministry official says over 20 million people have cast their ballots in the country's twin ...and more »

As Iran picks a president, 2 voters, very different views - Daily Mail;

As Iran picks a president, 2 voters, very different views - Daily Mail

Daily MailAs Iran picks a president, 2 voters, very different viewsDaily MailTEHRAN, Iran (AP) - All eyes in Iran's presidential vote on Friday are on the two clerics leading the race: incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani and his hard-line challenger, Ebrahim Raisi. Rouhani is running on his record of pressing for ...and more »

Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal - pppFocus;

Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal - pppFocus

pppFocusPolls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic dealpppFocusRouhani remains the favorite of analysts as every Iranian president since Khamenei himself took the presidency in 1981 has won re-election. REZA SAYAH: Tehran-based political analyst Mohammad Marandi says President Donald Trump's aggressive tone ...and more »

Iranians vote for president, with the nuclear deal and economy on their minds - Washington Post;

Iranians vote for president, with the nuclear deal and economy on their minds - Washington Post

Washington PostIranians vote for president, with the nuclear deal and economy on their mindsWashington PostISTANBUL — Heavy voter turnout in Iran brought huge lines and extended voting hours Friday in a pivotal presidential election that could either boost Iran's engagement with the world or possibly plunge the country back into greater diplomatic isolation.and more »

What Iranian Voters Are Saying About The Country's Election05:26 - Here And Now;

What Iranian Voters Are Saying About The Country's Election05:26 - Here And Now

Here And NowWhat Iranian Voters Are Saying About The Country's Election05:26Here And NowIranians line up to cast their ballots for municipal and presidential elections in the holy city of Qom, south of Tehran, on May 19, 2017. (Ali Shaigan/AFP/Getty Images). Millions of Iranians vote Friday to decide the country's next president. The ...and more »

Iranian Expats in US Going to Polls to Pick Next President (+Photos) - Tasnim News Agency (press release);

Iranian Expats in US Going to Polls to Pick Next President (+Photos) - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

Tasnim News Agency (press release)Iranian Expats in US Going to Polls to Pick Next President (+Photos)Tasnim News Agency (press release)WASHINGTON, DC (Tasnim) – Iranian expatriates in the US are going to the polls to vote in the country's 12th presidential election. According to Tasnim dispatches, over 50 polling stations have been set up by the Iranian Interests Section in the United ...and more »

What's at Stake in Iran's Elections? - Foreign Policy (blog);

What's at Stake in Iran's Elections? - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)What's at Stake in Iran's Elections?Foreign Policy (blog)Iranians take to the polls on Friday to decide who their next president will be. Though there are several candidates in the race, the choice boils down to a pick between the current president, Hassan Rouhani, a centrist reformer running for his second ...and more »

6 Essential Things to Know as Iran Votes for President Today - New York Times;

6 Essential Things to Know as Iran Votes for President Today - New York Times

New York Times6 Essential Things to Know as Iran Votes for President TodayNew York TimesVoters filling out ballots in Shahr-e Rey, Iran, on Friday. Credit Abedin Taherkenareh/European Pressphoto Agency. Who are the leading candidates? □ Hassan Rouhani, the incumbent, favors engagement with the West and greater personal freedom.and more »

Iran opposition complains of election 'infractions' - Daily News & Analysis

Iran opposition complains of election 'infractions'Daily News & AnalysisBefore voting had even concluded in Iran's presidential election today, the head of the opposition campaign complained of multiple "infractions" and called for an intervention by authorities. The campaign chief for hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi said ...and more »

Iran goes to the polls as 'outsider' Rouhani seeks to liberalize country - WFMZ Allentown;

Iran goes to the polls as 'outsider' Rouhani seeks to liberalize country - WFMZ Allentown

WFMZ AllentownIran goes to the polls as 'outsider' Rouhani seeks to liberalize countryWFMZ AllentownIran President Hassan Rouhani said of the deal "Negotiators have reached a good agreement and I announce to our people that our prayers have come true." Iran goes to the polls as 'outsider' Rouhani seeks to liberalize country UNTV. Iran President ...and more »

Live on Instagram at 3 am: Iranian Presidential Candidates - New York Times;

Live on Instagram at 3 am: Iranian Presidential Candidates - New York Times

New York TimesLive on Instagram at 3 am: Iranian Presidential CandidatesNew York TimesDueling supporters: right, with a poster of President Hassan Rouhani, and left, with one of Ebrahim Raisi, in Tehran on Wednesday. Credit Vahid Salemi/Associated Press. It was 3 a.m., and I was at a bar in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, when I first got the ...and more »

LIVE Iran's Presidential Election: Polls open in light of nuclear deal - Rudaw;

LIVE Iran's Presidential Election: Polls open in light of nuclear deal - Rudaw

RudawLIVE Iran's Presidential Election: Polls open in light of nuclear dealRudawThe people will choose between Sayed Mostafa Hashemi Taba, Mostafa Mir Salim, Ebrahim Raisi, and the incumbent Hassan Rouhani in Iran's twelfth presidential election on May 18, 2017. Composite photo: AFP/YJC. Polls to stay open 2 hours later.and more »

On Election Day, Iran Chooses Between Gradual Reform And Conservative Return - WUNC;

On Election Day, Iran Chooses Between Gradual Reform And Conservative Return - WUNC

WUNCOn Election Day, Iran Chooses Between Gradual Reform And Conservative ReturnWUNCIranian women cast their ballots for the presidential elections at a polling station at the Lorzadeh mosque in southern Tehran on Friday. Atta Kenare / AFP/Getty Images. A portrait of Iranian president Hasan Rouhani hangs in a campaign office in Tehran.and more »