Hassan Rouhani got 58.5% percent of the votes, while conservative candidate Ebrahim Raisi came in with a distant 39%.
Given the long queues and high voter turnout across Iran, the cut-off time for casting votes had to be extended multiple times.
Ahead of the presidential election, Iranian journalists put forth some tough questions to the country’s most powerful body, including about it not being in favour of female candidates.
Trump had criticised the nuclear agreement and threatened to dismantle Obama’s deal, but it appears that he has decided, at least for now, to keep it alive.
Two recent rallies in Tehran highlighted just how different the two candidates’ supporters and their concerns for the country are.