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English Publication Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Source: Tehran Times
As a pragmatic politician, Jahangiri is a member of the central council of the Servants of Construction Party. During the presidential televised debates his popularity rose greatly, even superseding Rouhani in some debates.
English Publication Date: Friday, May 12, 2017 Source: BBC
Angry exchanges have erupted during the final televised debate before Iran's presidential election next week.
News: Iran's Rouhani lashes out at hardliners in blistering final debate before vote leftright 3/3leftrightEnglish Publication Date: Friday, May 12, 2017 Source: Reuters
In three hours of blazing exchanges with his rivals, he took on targets once seen as all but untouchable, including the judicial establishment and the Revolutionary Guards, the elite military force that controls much of Iran's economy.
English Publication Date: Friday, May 12, 2017 Source: Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty
The six candidates approved for Iran's strictly vetted presidential ballot are appearing for the last of three live televised debates before the May 19 election. The topic is economics.
English Publication Date: Friday, May 5, 2017 Source: The Washington Post
The statements of support came during a debate that was broadcast live on Iranian state television, the second of three scheduled for the short campaign season.
English Publication Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017 Source: Tehran Times
The six candidates are Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim, Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, Es’haq Jahangiri, Hassan Rouhani, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi. There will be three live televised debates in total.
English Publication Date: Friday, April 28, 2017 Source: Reuters
During a three-hour debate carried live on state television, the pragmatist Rouhani's opponents sought to denigrate his economic record and said that the Islamic Republic would be harmed if he were re-elected on May 19.
English Publication Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Source: The Times of Israel
Iran will air live debates on state television ahead of May’s presidential election, the interior ministry said Sunday, reversing a decision to show recorded versions that had triggered an outcry.
English Publication Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 Source: Tehran Times
“Live debates in  had heavy costs and we should consider their entire aspects beforehand,” Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Saturday, ISNA reported.
Spanish Publication Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 Source: HispanTV
La Comisión del Monitoreo de la Campaña Electoral ha anulado este sábado la decisión de no transmitir en directo el debate entre los seis candidatos a los comicios presidenciales de la República Islámica de Irán, ha informado el portavoz de la...