Iran Elections 2017
An archive of news and views about the 2017 presidential and local elections held in Iran
A reformist politician believes that after ex-president Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani’s death no one has that much ability to co-ordinate all reformist and moderate movements.
Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the Mayor of Tehran, says subway construction in the Iranian capital has faced troubles due to a lack of governmental support.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the need for plans to ensure security of the upcoming presidential election in Iran by upholding the rule of law and attract the maximum number of voters, the interior minister said.
An Iranian conservative politician says the political faction endeavours to reach an agreement on Rouhani’s opponent in Iran’s 2017 presidential elections.
A veteran Iranian diplomat and a senior conservative believes that President Hassan Rouhani has made its government dependent on the nuclear deal with world powers, but JCPOA will not have a happy ending under his administration.
A reformist parliament member says winning the next presidential election will not be an easy task for President Hassan Rouhani and his supporters must take his campaign seriously so that he will win the election.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday outlined the general policies on elections in Iran, from the preliminary stages of qualifying the candidates to the announcement of the ultimate results.
Sources close to ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are suggesting that he will not run for next year’s presidential elections after being reportedly advised against doing so.