Iran presidential election

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low

Iran's outgoing moderate President Hassan Rouhani said his successor had been elected in the previous day's vote, without naming the widely expected winner, Raisi.

published on : 19th June 2021

Iran votes in presidential election tipped in hard-liner's favour

State-linked opinion polling and analysts put hard-line judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi as the dominant front-runner in a field of just four candidates.

published on : 18th June 2021

EXPLAINER: Iran vote to determine next president, direction

Among the four candidates, hard-line judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi appears to be the front-runner based on state-linked polling.

published on : 17th June 2021

Iran nuclear deal hangs in balance as country set to elect new president

The deal's collapse with President Donald Trump's decision to unilaterally withdraw America from the agreement in 2018 spiralled into a series of attacks and confrontations across Middle East.

published on : 17th June 2021

No trust left in candidates, uncertain future: Voices of Iranians ahead of the presidential election

Hopefuls are running to replace the term-limited President Hassan Rouhani, whose promises of a bright economic future withered as Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers collapsed.

published on : 14th June 2021