Iran Presidential Election 2013

Return of Old Guard Marks a New Stage in Iran’s Politics

The victory of Hassan Rouhani in Iran’s Jun. 14 election marked a significant shift in Iranian politics, occasioned by the forceful return of the two most important political factions of the Islamic Republic – traditional conservatives and reformists.

Iranians Vote for Hope and a Change of Course

Iran's Jun. 14 presidential election results, announced the day after voting was held, were nothing less than a political earthquake.

Economic Issues Murky As Iranians Go to Polls

Talking to ordinary people in Neishabour and Tehran about Iran's Jun. 14 presidential election, economic issues seem foremost on their minds. But whom they will vote for is based more on vague promises to pull the economy out of its deep crisis than on well-defined economic programs.