EghtesadOnline: Iranian voters on Friday handed a decisive victory to incumbent President Hassan Rouahni in a race that had become polarized not just along ideological lines but also along economic visions.
EghtesadOnline: Iran voted on Friday in an election, the result of which will decide the direction of an economy still recovering from years of crippling sanctions—a state of affairs revealed in the charts below, reads a Financial Times article. Below is the full text:
EghtesadOnline: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message on Saturday praised Iranians massive turnout in the May 19 presidential and local elections.
EghtesadOnline: The EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, on Saturday congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is on course for a second term in office, Politico reported.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian stocks did not have much going for them during the past week, as the nation was transfixed on the presidential vote slated for May 19.
EghtesadOnline: Governor of the Central Bank of Iran has dismissed claims that Friday's presidential election would trigger fluctuations in the foreign exchange market, reassuring the public that all is calm in the Iranian currency market.
EghtesadOnline: As Hassan Rouhani was learning of his re-election to Iran’s presidency on Saturday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump had already touched down in Saudi Arabia on Air Force One, bringing proposals for more than $100 billion in arms sales to Tehran’s fiercest rival.
EghtesadOnline: Hassan Rouhani won a second term as president of Iran, in a landslide victory seen as an endorsement of his efforts to steer the nation out of isolation through its landmark nuclear deal with world powers.
EghtesadOnline: Secretary of Supreme National Security Council has described elections as the symbol of the Iranians’ empathy and solidarity to preserve the country’s dignity, saying those threatening Iran are the main losers.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani has an unbeatable lead in Iran's presidential election, an Iranian official source told Reuters on Saturday, citing an early unofficial tally, and is set to defeat his hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi and win a second term.