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Iran Elections

Iran Election 2021: Who Are Most Prominent Candidates Running for President?

The deadline for registration of Iranian presidential hopefuls passed on Saturday afternoon, after dozens of people, including several politicians and military figures, signed up to run for president in the country's June elections.

Zarif Says Won’t Run for President, Will Focus on Removal of Sanctions

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he will definitely not enter the June presidential race, asking hardliners to let him focus on the Vienna talks and the removal of US sanctions.

Iran Elections 2021: Registration of Hopefuls Officially Begins

The registration of those hoping to contest Iran’s presidential vote slated for June 18 was officially kicked off on Tuesday.

Iran Elections 2021: Deputy Head of IRGC Quds Force to Run for President

Brigadier General Rostam Qassemi, a former oil minister and the current deputy head of the IRGC Quds Force for economic affairs, says he will run for president in Iran's June elections.

Prominent Reformist Politician Tajzadeh Says Will Run for President

Mostafa Tajzadeh, a senior Iranian reformist politician and a former political prisoner, says he will run for president in the June elections.

Iran Leader’s Military Aide to Run for 2021 Presidential Election

Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan has announced his candidacy for the Iranian presidential election in 2021.

Newly-Elected Female Politician Dies of Coronavirus in Iran

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.

Interior Ministry Releases Details of Turnout in Iran Elections 2020

Iran’s interior ministry has announced the details of the voter turnout in the recent parliamentary elections for each province separately.

Iran Says 42.5% of Eligible Voters Took Part in Elections

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.

Iran’s Leader Hails High Voter Turnout Despite Foreign Propaganda Campaigns

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.

Reformists Put on Compulsory Leave by Guardian Council: Iranian Daily

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 First VP Hails Parliamentary Election Turnout

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 Elections: Voting Finishes as Counting Begins

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.

Iran Elections 2020: Fingerprinting Optional over Coronavirus Fear

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.

President Rouhani Casts His Vote in Iran Elections

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday cast his ballot in the country's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections.

Iran Elections 2020: Voters Start Casting Ballots

Iranian people have started casting their votes in the country's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections.

Conservatives Form Coalition ahead of Iran Parliamentary Election

An elite group of Iranian principlists, known as the Forces of the Revolution, have finally reached a consensus on forming an alliance to secure all of the 30 parliamentary seats allocated to Tehran, just a few days ahead of the election day.

Election Campaign in Iran Ends as Countdown to Parliamentary Vote Begins

Campaigning for Iran’s February 21 legislative elections has drawn to a close one day before the beginning of the voting.

IRGC Urges Large Turnout in Feb. 21 Iran Legislative Vote

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has invited people from all walks of life to turn out en masse in the February 21 parliamentary elections.

People’s Solidarity to Bring US Back to Negotiating Table: President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the people’s solidarity and huge turnout in the upcoming parliamentary elections will force the US to once again come to the negotiating table and regret its mistakes.

People’s Huge Turnout in Elections to Foil US-Israeli Plots: Iran Leader

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says people’s turnout in elections will thwart many of the wicked intentions that the United States and Israel are nursing against Iran.

US Must Explain Why Its Own Elections Ignore Majority Vote: Iran

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has rejected irrelevant remarks made by some US officials about elections in Iran, saying the US officials had better clear ambiguities about the mechanism of their own elections.

Iran Reformist Camp Not to Field Any Nominees in Tehran Constituency

The Iranian reformist camp will present no electoral list in Tehran constituency in the upcoming legislative election due to be held on February 21.

Iran Elections 2020: Rouhani Announces Law on Financial Transparency of Campaigns

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has signed and announced the “Law on Transparency and Supervision of the Financing of Campaigns in the Parliamentary Elections" to the country’s ministry of interior for execution.

Reformists Undecided Whether to Field Candidates in Iran Elections

Reformists have met to decide whether or not to field candidates in the upcoming parliamentary election in Iran, slated for February 21, following the Guardian Council’s massive disqualification of their candidates.

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