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Iran’s presidential poll

Moderate candidate Hassan Rohani has won a surprise victory in the presidential election, finishing well ahead of the fundamentalist candidates in gaining over 18.6m out of more than 36.7m votes

Fresh instability follows Rohani win

The currency has risen but prices remain high

Comment and analysis

FILE: Hassan Rouhani Claims Victory In Iran's Presidential Election Iranians Cast Their Votes In Presidential Election...FILE - JUNE 15, 2013: It was reported that Hassan Rouhani was declared the winner in Iran's presidential election June 15, 2013. TEHRAN, IRAN - JUNE 14: Iranian moderate presidential candidate, Hassan Rowhani casts his vote at a polling station during the first round of the presidential election on June 14, 2013 in Tehran, Iran. Four years after the disputed re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranians are voting to choose a new president in an election which reformists are hopeful that their sole candidate will win in the face of divided conservative ranks. (Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images) ©Getty
Embracing Hassan Rohani too warmly could hinder nuclear negotiations, writes Martin Indyk
Iranian voters choose moderation over extremism
– Editorial
There is nothing inevitable about the Islamic Republic’s isolation
– Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi

Rohani pulls Iran back to political centre

Election victory demonstrates desperate desire for change

A Joe Cummings' illustration of Hassan Rohani

Hassan Rohani: Iran’s president-elect

An accomplished diplomat and veteran of an unforgiving political environment

Rohani pledges nuclear transparency

New Iran president promises end to ‘radicalism and rhetoric’

Iran hardliners blame each other for loss

Election results show signs of trouble for Khamenei

Iran crowds hail reformist victory

Opposition leaders’ names chanted on Tehran streets

West greets Rohani victory with caution

Cleric unlikely to soften swiftly Tehran’s nuclear policy

Rohani wins Iranian presidential election

Celebrations as moderate wins landslide

Regime support huge shock in Rohani win

Voters more interested in moderation and detente than the Islamic system, Roula Khalaf writes

A supporter of moderate cleric Hassan Rohani gestures with a picture of him as she celebrates his victory in Iran's presidential election on a street in Tehran...A supporter of moderate cleric Hassan Rohani gestures with a picture of him as she celebrates his victory in Iran's presidential election on a street in Tehran June 15, 2013. Rohani won Iran's presidential election on Saturday, the interior ministry said, scoring a surprising landslide victory over conservative hardliners without the need for a second round run-off. REUTERS/Fars News/Sina Shiri (IRAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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Rohani victory spreads hope of moderate policy

New president says Iran urgently needs ‘constructive interaction’

Economy tops concerns of Iranian voters

Rising inflation and falling rial drive desire in many for change

Iran’s sole moderate leads presidential poll

Early results give Hassan Rohani more than 50% of the vote

Iranian reformists rethink vote boycott

Outcome depends partly on whether urban middle class turns out

Iran hardliners urged to unite before poll

Support for a moderate challenger prompts fears among fundamentalists

FT Data: Iranian election candidate fights demographic tide

Radical shift experienced in the past three decades

Iran reform leaders back Hassan Rohani

Sole reformist quits Iranian election

Reza Aref urges people to vote but endorses no one

Iran poor loyal to regime amid crisis

Ahmadi-Nejad’s economic populism has seen poverty increase

Iranian frontrunner berated in debate

Stinging attacks expose deep divisions within Iran’s political hierarchy

Qalibaf appeals to disgruntled Iranians

Support for Tehran mayor grows as presidential vote nears

Key players in the Iranian election

Most candidates are loyal to the supreme leader

Tehran bazaar revolts over tax increases

Businesses prefer to close to avoid rising levies

Move to shut state-owned Iran newspaper

Judiciary’s order seen as warning to president poll

Iran candidates fail to lure voters

Presidential election campaign struggles to generate enthusiasm

Grim view for Iran industry ahead of poll

Presidental candidates lack strong economic strategy

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