Centrist tops field of six to win Iranian presidential election

Centrist tops field of six to win Iranian presidential election

TEHRAN, June 15 (UPI) -- Hassan Rouhani has received more than half the votes in the Iranian presidential election with his closest contender far behind, officials say.
Polls open as six vie to become Iran's next president

Polls open as six vie to become Iran's next president

TEHRAN, June 14 (UPI) -- As millions of Iranians cast ballots in the country's presidential election, one candidate has been reaching out to reformists in recent days.

Iranians vote Friday for next president

TEHRAN, June 13 (UPI) -- Iranians vote Friday to choose a successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as the country's president.

Iran: 'The Shark' challenges regime in poll

TEHRAN, May 13 (UPI) -- The last-minute entry of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani into June's Iranian elections poses a major challenge to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iran may manage Karbala municipal affairs

TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The mayor of Tehran said Friday Iran was ready to help with municipal services in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala for a three-month period.

Khamenei takes control

LONDON, April 1 (UPI) -- As parliamentary elections in Iran confirm a vast majority for the hard-liners in Iran, jostling seems to have already gained pace for Iran's presidential elections in 2009.
DAVID AMESS, UPI Outside View Commentator

Tehran mayor visits Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The mayor of Tehran met with Iraqi officials to discuss bilateral relations and the reconstruction of municipal facilities in Baghdad.

Rafsanjani says U.S. should lose attitude

TEHRAN, June 15 (UPI) -- Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says it's about time the United States dropped its 30-year-old hostile attitude regarding Iran.

Candidates for Iran president announced

TEHRAN, May 23 (UPI) -- Out of more than 1,000 candidates, six men have been chosen by the Guardians Council to run for president of Iran, Radio Free Europe reports.

More than 1,000 people in Iran election

TEHRAN, May 15 (UPI) -- More than 1,000 people have registered to run in Iran's election next month, including 89 women.
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