For 3rd Straight Election, Iranians Elect a Moderate

Unlike in Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Syria, Pakistan, Azerbaijan  and Yemen…

Iran: President Hassan Rouhani Re-elected in Landslide Election

MAY 22, 2017

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In Iran, President Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected in a landslide. Rouhani beat out his challenger, hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi, in Friday’s election, which saw huge turnout across the country. Rouhani is credited with negotiating the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. He’s now vowing to work for the removal of non-nuclear sanctions levied against Iran. We’ll have more on the Iranian elections later in the broadcast.


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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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