Middle East

May 19, 2017

Meet the men running for the Iranian presidency

Iranians will decide their next president this week in what looms an important geopolitical decision, writes veteran foreign news reporter John Tulloh.

Iran ELection 2017

Supporters of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, and rival candidate Ebrahim Raisi hold their posters at a election rally

"(Donald) Trump’s rhetoric towards Iran is so harsh that to have someone on the other side who is equally harsh might provoke an unintentional confrontation." -- Reza H. Akbari

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  1. AR

    The Drumpfster proves that ameriKKKansack lack the gene for irony by appealing today for help against jihadism whilst amongst the main sponsors, from all the sunni dictatorships in the ME which have never allowed elections and confrontation of Iran which holds relatively (for the region) free ones.
    And now he claims that the main benefit of the massive arms deal will be rust belt jobs.

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