Thursday, October 6, 2022

Iran Elections

Gallup: 70 percent of Iranians approve of President Raisi

A few weeks into Ebrahim Raisi's presidency, a new survey by Gallup shows more than 70 percent of Iranians approve of his job as the new president.

Iran’s Leader Endorses Ebrahim Raisi as New President

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has formally confirmed Ebrahim Raisi as the country’s new president in a ceremony in Tehran.

Dozens of Foreign Delegations to Attend Raisi’s Inauguration in Tehran

Dozens of delegations from different countries are to travel to Tehran on August 5, 2021, for a ceremony where Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi will take the oath of office.

US in No Position to Comment about Iran Election Process: Spokesman

Iran's Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says the United States Department of State is in no position to comment about Iran's democratic mechanisms, and that Washington had better correct its own internal affairs before judging other countries.

Iran Summons British Envoy to Protest Harassment of Its Voters

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned the British ambassador to Tehran on Saturday, June 19, 2021, to protest against the problems created for the Iranian voters in Britain, the Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said.

President Rouhani Meets President-Elect Raisi

Outgoing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Ebrahim Raisi, the winner of Iran's 2021 presidential elections.

Iran’s Leader Urges Huge Turnout in June 18 Presidential Election

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has underlined the significance of the June 18th presidential election in determining the country’s destiny, saying a low turnout will help enemies undermine Iran.

Jalili, Zakani Drop Out of Iran’s Presidential Race in Favour of Raisi

Iranian presidential contenders Saeed Jalili and Alireza Zakani have withdrawn from Iran's presidential race in favour of Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative contender who has the biggest chance for winning the Friday votes.

Reformist Leader Khatami Praises Mehralizadeh for Dropping Out of Election

Iran's former president Seyyed Mohammad Khatami, who is known as the leader of Iranian reformists, has praised presidential contender Mohsen Mehralizadeh's move to drop out of the race in favour of Abdolnasser Hemmati.

Iranian Reformist Presidential Contender Withdraws from Race

Iranian presidential candidate Mohsen Mehralizadeh has pulled out of the race.

Top Sunni Cleric Endorses Ebrahim Raisei for Iran’s Presidential Election

The Sunni Friday prayers leader of the city of Zahedan in the southwestern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchistan has expressed his support for presidential contender Ebrahim Raisei.

Ali Motahari Officially Endorses Hemmati for President

Ali Motahari, the former deputy speaker of Iran’s parliament, has officially backed Abdolnasser Hemmati as his favoured candidate in the Friday presidential elections.

Saeed Mohammad: JCPOA Most Damaging Agreement in Iran History

Saeed Mohammad, the former commander of the IRGC’s Khatam al-Anbia Construction Headquarters, has slammed the Rouhani administration's negotiation with world powers over the revival of the JCPOA, saying the solution to people’s problems lies here within Iran’s borders and not in the west.

Iranian Presidential Candidates Trade Barbs in Last Live TV Debate

The third and last debate of candidates for the upcoming Iranian presidential elections was held on Saturday with the theme of “people’s concerns.”

Ex-President Khatami Urges Reformists to Participate in Iran’s Presidential Vote

Mohammad Khatami, Iran’s former president and the reformists' leader, has called for the participation of all political groups in the June 18 presidential elections.

Larijani Urges Guardian Council to Explain Why He’s Disqualified

Ali Larijani, the former parliament speaker of Iran who has been disqualified from running for president in the country’s upcoming elections, has called on the Guardian Council to explain why they have barred him from the race.

Canada Once Again Bars Iranian Expatriates from Voting in Iran Elections

The Ottawa government has once again stripped the Iranian expatriates living in Canada of their right to vote in Iran's presidential elections, an Iranian election official said.

Iran Election 2021: First Presidential Debate Held on Issue of Economy

The seven presidential candidates qualified by the Guardian Council to run in this month's presidential election traded strong barbs in their first debate on Saturday, which was focused on their economic views.

Certain Candidates Wronged in Vetting Process, Must Be Compensated: Iran Leader

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says certain presidential hopefuls have been treated unfairly in the Guardian Council’s vetting process, and relevant bodies must compensate.

Islamic Republic Loses Its Power without Grassroots Support: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister says popular support contributes heavily to the Islamic Republic's power and is instrumental in the country's national might.

Iranian Presidential Candidates Lay Out Plans to Shore up Economy

Iranian presidential contenders have set out their election pledges as they hit the campaign trail ahead of the June 18 vote.

Reformists Say Won’t Be Part of Iran’s June Presidential Elections

A spokesman for the Iranian Reformist Front says the reformists will not be part of the upcoming presidential elections as none of their candidates has been qualified by the Guardian Council to run for president.

Iran Elections 2021: Seven Candidates Qualified to Run for President

The Interior Ministry has released the official list of candidates qualified by the Guardian Council to run for president in the June elections.

Iran Election 2021: Dehqan Joins Other Conservatives Dropping Out in Favour of Raisi

Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan, a military advisor to Iran's Leader and one of the key military figures running for president in Iran's June elections, has dropped out in favour of Ebrahim Raisi, the key candidate of the conservative camp.

People’s Health Top Priority during Elections: Iran President

The Iranian president has called on citizens to keep observing coronavirus health protocols during election campaigns and electoral gatherings ahead of the upcoming presidential vote.

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