IRAN'S ROUHANI SWEEPS TO SECOND TERM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding re-election victory today as voters overwhelmingly backed his efforts to reach out to the world and rebuild the struggling economy.Rouhani, a 68-year-old moderate cleric who spearheaded a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, took 23.5 million votes -- 57 percent -- compared to 15.8 million -- 38.3 percent -- for hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi.But Iran's efforts to open up to the world face a st...

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Rouhani: Hassan Rouhani is the 7th and current President of Iran and also a Shia Mujtahid,Muslim cleric, lawyer, academic and former diplomat. He is viewed as politically moderate. He has been a member of the Assembly of Experts since 1999, member of the Expediency Council since 1991, member of the Supreme
Hassan Rouhani: Hassan Rohani is an Iranian politician and Mujtahid. He has been a member of the Assembly of Experts since 1999, member of the Islamic Republic of Irans Expediency Council since 1991, member of the Supreme National Security Council since 1989, and head of the Center for Strategic Research since 199