Why Irans election is important to the world

Why Irans election is important to the world

A year ago few would have believed that Hassan Rouhani would struggle to win re-election in Iran. But when Iran goes to the polls on 19 May, Rouhanis future is far from certain. Hardliners have coalesced around Ebrahim Raisi, a 56-year-old cleric that is sceptical of Irans nuclear deal with the West and is understood to have the favor of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Irans Supreme Leader. May 17, 2017
Donald Trump: No politician has been treated worse than me

Donald Trump: No politician has been treated worse than me

U.S. President Donald Trump says hes been treated the most unfairly of any politician in history by the media. He made the comments in a speech at the US Coast Guard commencement on 17 May, after a week of scandals at the White House following his firing of FBI Director James Comey and increasing calls for an independent probe of possible collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russia. May 18, 2017