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Friday, 7 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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Hassan Rouhani’s campaign office said that the number of candidates in the 2005 presidential election had been a setback for the reformist movement and called for consensus among reformists in the election. They said that the number of reformist candidates in the 2005 election had led to…

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Friday, 7 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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Mohammad Reza Aref said that he will not withdraw (from the election campaign) in favor of anyone. “I will stay in the election arena to the end.”  …

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Friday, 7 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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The presidential hopeful said that Iran was able to deal with eight years of imposed war against Iraq (Iran calls the Iran-Iraq War, the Imposed War), which had the support of the West. He believes that the West is planning on eight years of “imposed economic…

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Friday, 7 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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In his letter, Zibakalam claims that he sees no need to specify the bitter reality of the negative consequences of the continued confrontation between the two reformist candidates [Rouhani and Aref]. Responsibility should be shown towards the millions of supporters across Iran, and a single candidate…

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Friday, 7 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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Friday, 7 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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In a meeting with religious scholars and lecturers at Qom College, Rafsanjani emphasized that more important than the political dignity of officials is protection of the Revolution and the Islamic regime. He called on officials to ensure the conditions required to create the political epic in…

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Thursday, 6 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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State-run  Channel One aired the second of the three debates ahead of the June 14 presidential election live. The debate focused on “social and cultural” issues. All eight presidential candidates were sitting in the studio and spoke in the following order: Mohsen Rezaee, Hassan Rouhani, Mohammad…

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Thursday, 6 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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In an interview with Shargh, IRGC Commander and presidential candidate Mohsen Rezaee, was asked about his opposition to the involvement of the IRGC in the Iranian economy. He replied, “The involvement of the IRGC or the government in the economy should only be made in exceptional…

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Thursday, 6 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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In a survey on the Facebook page of presidential hopeful Mohsen Rezaee, respondents were asked to state the country’s main problem. In the survey, which had some 13,800 participants, 42.68% claimed that Iran’s main problem is inflation and the cost of living, 36.29% said that the…

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Thursday, 6 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

Oh, Iranian, sing along with me: the hope of the young generation, on the road to Iranian pride does not show mercy to the enemy… The people are praying for you now, and your road this time is the road to saving the country, Iranian sing…

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Thursday, 6 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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number of people were arrested while accompanying Mohammad Reza Aref on his visit to the Tehran bazaar and chanting slogans of support for Khatami and Aref. According to the report, three were arrested, among them one of the Tehran bazaar workers. The three were arrested for…

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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In a popular meeting in Ahvaz, Hassan Rouhani said, “Imam Khomeini came to generate pride and honor and can we say today that there is pride and honor in Iran? Selling expensive drugs to citizens and importing luxury cars by the government does not mean pride…

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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Khamenei’s daughter supports Aref.  He added that he hopes Hashemi and Khatami will come to a consensus regarding this matter so that the elections can be won. Khamenei’s daughter, Naimeh Eshragqi, said that she supports Aref as presidential candidate. “Mr. Aref is the reformists’ candidate. But…

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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Rouhani directs to a link to download a clip that presents his positions on the nuclear issue as part of the campaign he is waging against Saeed Jalili “on who conducted better nuclear negotiations.”…

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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He has also published his 206-page economic plan. Rezaee further used the media and social media: Facebook, Twitter, WikiRezaei and more to deliver his message, particularly to young people in Iran.  …

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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The clip, directed by Hossein Shanqadari, was broadcast on Iranian television Channel 1. It describes Jalili as the person who is directing the nuclear negotiations. Mehr News reports that the Electoral Campaign Regulatory Body has censored parts of Jalili’s latest campaign video….

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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(Twitter) Jalili’s campaign hopes that the victory of Iranian soccer team against Qatar brings happiness for Iranian nation #Brazil2014 and congratulate the Iranian team for winning. Wishes “Iranians more success and happiness” ….Rouhani Campaign ‏ tweets back: Another step towards #Brazil…congratulations to all #Iranians on #victory against…

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013  /  Election Campaign

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Mohsen Rezaee’s first campaign video was aired  on Iranian television after having been partially censored. The beginning of the clip showed parts of Rezaee’s talks with citizens and citizens’ complaints, particularly in the poorer neighborhoods. The clip then moves to questions presented to him by various…

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