Middle East

  • Women stand in line at a polling station during the presidential election in Qom, Iran, June 14, 2013.
  • Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his ballot at his office during the Iranian presidential election in central Tehran, June 14, 2013.
  • Men stand in line to vote during the Iranian presidential election at a mosque in Qom, June 14, 2013.
  • Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhan casts his ballot at a polling station in downtown Tehran, June 14, 2013.
  • A cleric fills in his ballot paper during the Iranian presidential election at a mosque in Qom, June 14, 2013.
  • Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani votes during the Iranian presidential election in the Jamaran mosque in northern Tehran, June 14, 2013.

Iran's Presidential Election

Published June 14, 2013

Iranians are voting Friday to elect a new president. Citizens can choose one of six remaining candidates who were approved by a panel of Iran's ruling clerics.


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