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Iran Elections 2017

Iran to Get Rid of Sanctions by 2021: Gov’t Spokesman

Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says Tehran’s policy is to neutralize the US sanctions strategy, and put an end to all anti-Iran bans until 2021.

Ahmadinejad Raps JCPOA, Dismisses Plan for Presidential Race

Former president of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has slammed the 2015 nuclear deal as a one-way accord that has ignored the principles of justice and is doomed to collapse in the long term, noting that he would not run for president in the next election.

Iran Successfully Tests E-Voting ahead of Parliamentary Polls

Citizens of Tehran went to the polls on Friday, July 26, 2019, to choose Assistants to the Islamic City Council of Tehran in the first fully-electronic voting in the country’s history.

Iran President Offers Congratulations to New Judiciary Chief Raisi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi on his appointment as the new Judiciary chief, expressing his readiness for mutual cooperation.

Iran Denies Meddling in US Mid-term Elections

Iran’s foreign ministry has denied interfering in the United States’ mid-term elections saying that the Islamic Republic’s principled policy is not to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries.

Conservative Politician Defends Rouhani’s Government

Iran’s former nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili says he used to be a rival of Hassan Rouhani during the 2013 presidential elections, but he feels duty-bound to support him if he does something that serves the country’s interests.

People Have Every Right to Criticize Gov’t: Iran President

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani says people are entitled to criticize and raise questions about the performance of his administration.

Rouhani Sworn in as Iran’s President for Second Term

In a Saturday ceremony attended by delegations from over 100 countries, Hassan Rouhani was sworn in for the second term as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Moderates’ Political Future Hinges on Rouhani’s Cabinet Line-up

A political analyst says the way Iranian President Hassan Rouhani would form his next cabinet can play a decisive role in the political future of moderates and reformists in Iran.

EU’s Mogherini to Attend Iran President’s Swearing-in Ceremony

The European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini will travel to Tehran on August 5 to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, according to her spokeswoman.

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.

President Rouhani under Pressure on Cabinet Line-Up

As Iranian President Rouhani is preparing to announce his next cabinet, speculations are increasingly raised on his cabinet’s line-up by main political figures from the two main political camps in Iran.

Rouhani’s Swearing-in Ceremony to Be Held on Schedule

An Iranian parliament official says the swearing-in ceremony of Iran’s President-elect Hassan Rouhani will be held on the previously-planned date.

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.

US Official Stumped for 20 Seconds When Asked about Democracy in Iran, Saudi Arabia

The US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Stuart Jones gave one of the most awkward press conference responses ever witnessed to a question about democracy in Iran and Saudi Arabia.

“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.

Sunni Iranians Show Strong Support for Islamic Republic: Top Cleric

A top Iranian cleric says the country’s Sunni community is part of the Iranian nation and spares no effort to defend the country’s territorial integrity as well as dignity and stature.

Iran, Russia Discuss Cooperation on Regional Security

Iranian and Russian presidents in a phone conversation conferred on a range of issues, including the development of bilateral ties and mutual cooperation on Mideast security.

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.

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