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Iran Elections

Iran Official Calls for People’s Massive Turnout in Elections

Chief of Staff of the President of Iran Mahmoud Vaezi says the people’s massive presence in the upcoming rallies marking the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution, and their huge turnout in the Parliamentary election on 21 February will certainly foil the plots and pressures of the enemies.

14,000 Apply for Candidacy at Iran Parliamentary Elections

The process of registering candidates for running in Iran’s parliamentary elections, slated for February 2020, has come to an end with around 14,000 people applying for candidacy, according to Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli.

Iran Starts Preparations for 2020 Parliamentary Elections

Iran's Interior Ministry has officially opened the elections headquarters to carry out preparations for the upcoming Parliament elections.

Recent Elections Boost Iran’s World Reputation: Syria’s Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad says the recent presidential election held in Iran was a severe blow to the enemies of Iran and enhanced the Islamic Republic’s regional and international reputation.

Iranian MPs Thank Police for Providing Elections’ Security

A number of Iranian lawmakers have expressed their gratitude towards Iran’s police forces for their efforts to ensure the security at the time of the country’s May 19 elections.

Analyst Warns about Post-Election Division in Iran Society

A political analyst says advocates of different political camps in Iran should set their differences aside to pave the way for the new administration to work towards boosting national development.

“Iranians Said No to Increased Handouts despite Financial Woes”

Iran’s first vice-president hailed the ‘historic’ move by Iranian voters to say “No” to the campaign promises of paying more cash subsidies in spite of their economic problems.

Guardian Council Confirms Result of Iran’s Presidential Election

Iran's Interior Ministry says the Guardian Council has confirmed the result of the country's 12th presidential election, which saw President Hassan Rouhani reelected for another four years in office.

“Comments by Iranian Officials Triggered Tighter US Sanctions”

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s main rival in Iran elections has hit out at the foreign policy adopted by his administration, saying remarks by some domestic authorities have led to the intensification of US bans on Tehran.

Iranian Candidate Wears Sweepers’ Uniform to Collect Election Flyers

A young PhD student who failed to garner enough votes in the recent local elections in Iran has put on street sweepers’ uniform to collect his election campaign flyers from the streets.

Iranian Street Sweeper Elected to City Council

An Iranian street sweeper, who holds a BA degree, has managed to win the local election in the city of Rasht in northern Iran.

Only Election in Saudi Arabia Dates Back to 14 Centuries Ago!

A popular Iranian actor says the only election ever held in Saudi Arabia dates back to 14 centuries ago, when they picked people from their tribes to assassinate Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

50 Tonnes of Election Campaign Posters Removed from Tehran Streets

A Tehran Municipality official says more than 50 tonnes of waste paper remaining from Iranian candidates’ campaigns for the recent elections have been collected and removed from the Iranian capital’s streets.

Iran President to Meet Mirza Aqa, His Most Famous Supporter

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to meet one of his supporters whose photo was widely circulated in his election campaign before garnering the majority of votes in May 19 presidential vote.

Rouhani to Hold First Press Conference after Re-Election

Hassan Rouhani, who was recently re-elected as Iran’s president in the May 19 presidential election, is going to attend a press conference in Tehran.

Qalibaf Congratulates Rouhani on People’s ‘Epic’ Turnout

Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the Mayor of Tehran who dropped out of Iran’s presidential election in favour of a fellow right-winger, has felicitated the re-elected president Hassan Rouhani on the Iranian nation’s massive and epic turnout in the votes.

Afghan Lawmaker Praises Iran’s Free Election

A member of the Afghan Parliament has praised the mechanism of holding presidential election in Iran, and has compared the turnout in the Middle Eastern country’s vote with that in the polls in the so-called democratic European states.

Trump Must Read This Story about Iran Elections

The high turnout in Iran’s presidential election will leave the US president no excuse to circumvent the reality. Here is an account of the Friday’s votes, which Trump should better read.

Rouhani Supporters Win All Seats in Tehran City Council

Reformist and moderate candidates have won all the 21 seats of Tehran’s City Council according to the final results declared by Tehran governor, ending the 15-year dominance of conservative councillors.

Iranian People Flock to Streets to Celebrate Rouhani’s Re-Election

Tens of thousands of Iranians took to the streets across the country on Saturday night to celebrate the victory of Hassan Rouhani in the Friday’s presidential election.

Rouhani’s Re-Election in Iranian Newspaper Front Pages

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 28 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Raisi Wishes Success for Rouhani in His Second Term

Iranian presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi, who lost the race to Hassan Rouhani in the Friday’s elections, wished success for the elected president, and expressed the hope that people’s economic problems are prioritized in the next four years.

Respecing People’s Votes Key to Regional Security: Iranian President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who won a second term in office in the presidential polls held on Friday, said establishing security in the region will be possible through enhancing democracy and respecting people’s votes.

People from All Walks of Life Vote in Iran Elections (Photos)

Iranian people, from all walks of life and in all parts of the country, went to the ballot boxes on Friday to vote for their favourite candidates in presidential and local elections.

World Leaders Congratulate Rouhani on Winning Iran Election

A number of world leaders have sent congratulatory messages to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, felicitating him on being re-elected as the country’s president in the Friday’s election.

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