Fatemeh Rahbar, a conservative politician who had recently been elected as one of the 30 representatives of Tehran in the Iranian Parliament, has died of COVID-19.
Iran’s interior ministry has announced the details of the voter turnout in the recent parliamentary elections for each province separately.
Iran's interior minister says over 24 million Iranians, out of a total of about 58 million eligible voters, took part in the recent parliamentary elections, putting the overall voter turnout at 42.57 percent.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked the Iranian people for their high turnout in the February 21 elections despite propaganda campaigns by foreign media.
A report by Iranian reformist newspaper Etemad has blamed the country’s Guardian Council for preventing the reformist figures from running for parliamentary seats, saying the candidates affiliated with the reformists have been practically granted compulsory leave for the next term of the Parliament.
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has hailed the people’s turnout in the country’s legislative elections, saying that fortunately reports from various places suggest the people have participated in this year’s elections as passionate as in previous rounds.
Iran's election authorities have extended voting for two more hours as people queue up to cast their votes in the country’s parliamentary election on Friday.
A new decree issued by Iran’s Election Headquarters has obviated the need for fingerprints on the ballot papers in the ongoing elections as part of preventive measures to avoid coronavirus in the country.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday cast his ballot in the country's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections.
Iranian people have started casting their votes in the country's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections.