Middle East

Iranians Voting for Next President, Polling Hours Extendedi
X
June 14, 2013 7:04 PM
Many of Iran's 55 million eligible voters have been heading to the polls today to choose the country's next president following a campaign lacking the fervor that saw Iranians take to the streets in massive protests four years ago. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports the winner will replace controversial incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, though there are doubts the new president will bring any significant change in Iran.

Iranians Voting for Next President, Polling Hours Extended

Published June 14, 2013

Many of Iran's 55 million eligible voters have been heading to the polls today to choose the country's next president following a campaign lacking the fervor that saw Iranians take to the streets in massive protests four years ago. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports the winner will replace controversial incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, though there are doubts the new president will bring any significant change in Iran.


You May Like

Is Air Travel Safe?

Aviation expert says despite tragic losses of Malaysian Airlines flights 370 and 17, industry experienced lowest fatality rate in recorded history last year More

Multimedia 100 Days Later, Nigerian Girls Still Held

Activists holding rallies in Nigeria and several other countries to mark 100th day of captivity for more than 200 schoolgirls being held by Boko Haram More

Chocolate Too Bitter? Swap Sugar for Mushrooms

US food technology company develops fermentation process using mushrooms to reduce bitterness in cocoa beans, believes it will cut sugar content in candy More