President Hassan Rouhani faces a hard-line opponent in a national vote Friday that is shaping up as one of the most contentious and consequential elections since the founding of the Islamic Republic in 1979.

Map. History of Iran conflict

19 August 2017
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President Hassan Rouhani faces a hard-line opponent in a national vote Friday that is shaping up as one of the most contentious and consequential elections since the founding of the Islamic Republic in 1979.
3 month ago
The U.S. imposed new measures aimed at punishing Iran for developing ballistic missiles while continuing to suspend sanctions linked to its nuclear program.
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.@USTreasury's OFAC has newly designated individuals linked to Iran's ballistic missile program.
New US sanctions vs. Iran officials, China-based network 3 month ago
New US sanctions vs. Iran officials, China-based network "supplying millions of dollars’ worth of missile-applicable items" to Tehran
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Trump administration to renew sanctions waivers on Iran on wednesday, U.S. officials tell Reuters
Rouhani's deputy Eshagh Jahangiri drops out of the Presidential race and endorses Rouhani3 month ago
Rouhani's deputy Eshagh Jahangiri drops out of the Presidential race and endorses Rouhani
Afghan child soldier of IRGC Fatemiyon brigade, Esmat Shokoohi, killed in Syria, buried today in Qazvin, Iran.3 month ago
Afghan child soldier of IRGC Fatemiyon brigade, Esmat Shokoohi, killed in Syria, buried today in Qazvin, Iran.
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Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits Iranian presidential race, backs hardline cleric Raisi
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Armed confrontations erupted between unidentified gunmen and members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the early hours of Monday in the Kurdish border area of Hawraman, located on the Iraq-Iran borderline, while the IRGC soldiers attempted to attack the Kurdish border backpack couriers known as Kolbers.
4 days till Election Day in Iran: A video by former Pres. Khatami in support of Rouhani viewed 2M times in a few hours3 month ago
4 days till Election Day in Iran: A video by former Pres. Khatami in support of Rouhani viewed 2M times in a few hours
One of the Iranian election centers is on fire in the city of Maashur of the province of Ahwaz3 month ago
One of the Iranian election centers is on fire in the city of Maashur of the province of Ahwaz
Gen McMaster on .@POTUS' trip to the Middle East: The POTUS' trip will begin in Saudi Arabia, home to the 2 holiest sites in Islam. The POTUS will encourage our Arab + Muslim partners to promote peace & confront those, from IS to al-Qaeda, to Iran to the Assad regime. POTUS will lead the first steps toward a stronger security partnership with our Gulf, Arab, and Muslim partners.3 month ago
Gen McMaster on .@POTUS' trip to the Middle East: The POTUS' trip will begin in Saudi Arabia, home to the 2 holiest sites in Islam. The POTUS will encourage our Arab + Muslim partners to promote peace & confront those, from IS to al-Qaeda, to Iran to the Assad regime. POTUS will lead the first steps toward a stronger security partnership with our Gulf, Arab, and Muslim partners.
Rouhani  and  his deputy Jahangiri on the same poster3 month ago
Rouhani and his deputy Jahangiri on the same poster
Young Iranians campaign for Rouhani on the streets carrying big signs that read: We are in the middle of the way and won't go back3 month ago
Young Iranians campaign for Rouhani on the streets carrying big signs that read: We are in the middle of the way and won't go back
Iran presidential candidates Qalibaf, Raeisi request face-to-face debates with Rouhani3 month ago
Iran presidential candidates Qalibaf, Raeisi request face-to-face debates with Rouhani
Red Crescent: Two killed, over 200 injured as strong quake hits northeastern Iran3 month ago
Red Crescent: Two killed, over 200 injured as strong quake hits northeastern Iran
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham affiliated media releases a picture of night demonstrations in Idlib condemning Astana talks, Syria.3 month ago
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham affiliated media releases a picture of night demonstrations in Idlib condemning Astana talks, Syria.
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Hassan Rouhani jabs at IRGC and calls Ebrahim Raisi someone “who only knew executions and prison for 38 years.”
Trump also to urge partners 3 month ago
Trump also to urge partners "to confront those from ISIS to alQaida to Iran to the Assad government who perpetuate chaos" per McMaster
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President Rouhani says border areas should become hubs for manufacturing not smuggling consumer goods. Iran Elections debate.
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Today, Iranian Kurdish Human Rights Activist Mohammed Kaboudvand released after been jailed for 10 years
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Iran releases Kurdish rights activist after 10 years in Evin prison
A nearly a week before the election, IS calls the #Iran Sunnis to boycott the presidential elections3 month ago
A nearly a week before the election, IS calls the #Iran Sunnis to boycott the presidential elections
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Hundreds of Iran's own forces with IRGC Quds forces also in Syria, per DNI Coats
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Iran "provides arms,financing and training and manages as many as 10,000 Iraqi Afghan and Pakistani Shia fighters in Syria" per DNI Coats
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Russia trying to be intermediary between U.S., Iran in Syria talks, hard to bring their positions together - Russian deputy FM
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Trump urges Russia to ‘rein in’ Syria’s Assad, and Iran.
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Iran's Supreme Leader warns against disrupting presidential vote
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Iran's Supreme Leader warns against disrupting presidential vote
Iran S.L. warned any Presidential Candidates acting against National Security 3 month ago
Iran S.L. warned any Presidential Candidates acting against National Security "will be slapped very hard in face"