EghtesadOnline: Vice president and presidential contender, Es'haq Jahangiri, announced on Tuesday he has dropped out in favor of incumbent President Hassan Rouhani, urging his backers to turn out in large numbers to give Rouhani a stronger mandate to press ahead with his plans to bolster the economy and promote social freedoms.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s more historically reliable opinion polls indicate President Hassan Rouhani is likely to win his bid for re-election on Friday. Yet his conservative challengers have put up a stronger fight than many expected, attacking his government’s economic record and accusing him of failing to improve living standards for the poor.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s re-election campaign received a lift as a fellow moderate withdrew from the race, and he was endorsed by the influential grandson of the founder of the Islamic Republic.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian presidential candidates continue electioneering three days before the vote.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s presidential election shifted toward a straight fight between moderate incumbent Hassan Rouhani and a leading conservative cleric, a contest that polls suggest is too close to call.
EghtesadOnline: Secretary of Elections HQ Ali Pourali Motlagh said on Monday that none of the candidates have officially withdrawn from the scene of presidential campaign, but some issues have been raised on social media.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran mayor and a candidate in Iran's 12th presidential election, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, has issued a statement announcing that he is to withdraw from the presidential race.
EghtesadOnline: Poverty takes the center stage in Iran's presidential campaigning as candidates travel across the country to take their message to the voters ahead of an expected close race on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani said on his Presidential campaign on Saturday that the 12th government is to promote justice and reforms in the country.
EghtesadOnline: Presidential candidate Mostafa Hashemi Taba expressed his satisfaction over a jump in Iran’s exports, underlying that the country exports have recently skyrocketed to $45 billion.