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Local News and Views from Iran – The “Local” section is dedicated to political news stories from Iran that do not fall under any of the other main categories, including municipal issues, special interests groups, party politics, and statements from religious figures.

Iran Official Calls for People’s Massive Turnout in 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.
Rouhani, Cabinet Renew Allegiance with Imam Khomeini

Rouhani, Cabinet Renew Allegiance with Imam Khomeini

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and members of his cabinet paid a visit to Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum on Sunday, and renewed allegiance with the late founder of the Islamic Republic and the martyrs’ ideals.
Iran Starts 10-Day Celebration of 1979 Revolution Anniversary

Iran Starts 10-Day Celebration of 1979 Revolution Anniversary

Iran has started celebrating the Ten-Day Fajr (Dawn) ceremonies, marking the 41st anniversary of the 1979 Revolution that toppled the Pahlavi monarchy and founded the Islamic Republic in the country.
Leader Pays Tribute to Imam Khomeini ahead of Revolution Anniversary

Leader Pays Tribute to Imam Khomeini ahead of Revolution Anniversary

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei visited the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini on Saturday morning to commemorate the late founder of Islamic Republic as well as martyrs of the 1979 Revolution.
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Millions in Kerman Join Gen. Soleimani’s Last Funeral

Millions of Iranian people from all walks of life are holding the last funeral ceremony for senior commander General Qassem Soleimani in his hometown Kerman, where he is to be laid to rest later today.
Hundreds of Thousands Attend Gen. Soleimani's Funeral in Ahvaz

Hundreds of Thousands Attend Gen. Soleimani’s Funeral in Ahvaz

Iranian people from all walks of life have attended a funeral ceremony held in the Iranian city of Ahvaz for General Qassem Soleimani, the IRGC Quds Force commander assassinated by the US forces early Friday.

Pro-Establishment Rallies Held in Iran to Mark ‘Dey 9 Epic’

Many Iranian people across the country attended gatherings on Monday to mark the “epic of Dey 9”, a day in which millions of demonstrators held nation-wide rallies to pledge allegiance to the Islamic establishment in 2009.
Iranian People Foiled ‘Very Dangerous’ Plot: Leader

Iranian People Foiled ‘Very Dangerous’ Plot: Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised the Iranian nation for “destroying a very dangerous plot” hatched by the enemies of the Islamic Republic.

US Failed to Piggyback on Iran Protests: Official

Iran’s government spokesman says Iranians have shattered the Americans’ disturbing dreams and thwarted their conspiracies over the past four decades, especially during the recent protests.

Massive Crowds in Tehran Hold Rallies to Condemn Riots

Large crowds of people in Tehran have poured into streets on Monday to express their support for the country’s Establishment and condemn the recent riots that broke out following the gas price hikes.