Iran’s coverage: Iran’s Rouhani wins re-election

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


Rouhani re-elected as president scoring 57% of votes

Hassan Rouhani overwhelmingly won presidential election scoring 57% of votes.


Leader thanks people huge turnout in elections

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message on Saturday praised Iranians massive turnout in the May 19 presidential and local elections.


Senior official: Those trying to threaten Iran main losers of elections

Secretary of Supreme National Security Council has described elections as the symbol of the Iranians’ empathy and solidarity to preserve the country’s dignity, saying those threatening Iran are the main losers.


Supreme Leader: Iranian nation, Islamic Republic winner of elections

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message on Saturday praised Iranians’ massive turnout in May 19 presidential and said Iranian nation is the real winner of the country’s presidential elections.

Mattis: Militia hit by US strike in Syria Iran-directed offensive force

US Defense Secretary James Mattis stated that the US-led coalition strike on Thursday targeted Iranian-directed forces near Syria’s al-Tanf.


FM hails people huge turnout in elections

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed people massive turnout in the presidential and local elections held on Friday.


EU’s Mogherini congratulates Rouhani on re-election

Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief, in a message offered her congratulations to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election, and voiced the EU’s preparedness for bilateral engagement with the Islamic Republic.


Putin congratulates Rouhani on ‘Convincing Victory’ in Iranian presidential vote

The Russian leader has congratulated Hassan Rouhani on being reelected as Iran’s president.


Syria’s Assad congratulates Iran’s president on second term win

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad congratulated his Iranian counterpart on securing a second term, hailing the presidential election in Iran as an exemplary democratic model for the international community.


Nowegian FM welcomes Rouhani’s re-election

Norway’s foreign minister is welcoming the re-election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.