Iran Elections 2016
An archive of news and views about the 2016 parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections held in Iran
Iran’s interior ministry declared that a committee tasked with monitoring the campaigns for the upcoming presidential election has revised an earlier decision not to cover live the planned presidential debates in the country.
The Israeli regime’s Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he would “not be surprised” if Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was assassinated in the country’s upcoming presidential election next month.
After the Leader advised Ahmadinejad against running for next year's presidential votes, a media advisor to the ex-president says he has no plan to do so.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei implied on Monday that he has advised ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against running for next year’s presidential elections.
After Major General Qassem Soleimani, the IRGC Quds Force Commander, turned down a request by the Conservatives to appear on their electoral list for presidency, an Iranian parliamentarian in an article described such suggestions as strategically dangerous.
Reformists, independents, and conservatives each claim to have 168, 140, and 181 seats, respectively, in next Iranian parliament. Do they?
A couple of reports published by Tabnak news website state that the reformists and the conservatives have gained the same number of seats in the Iranian parliament, which means that independents will play a great role in determining the next parliament’s majority.
Iran's Deputy Interior Minister Hossein-Ali Amiri announced that the turnout in the second round of the 10th parliamentary elections was 59 percent.
In the runoff elections held Fri. to determine the makeup of Iran’s 10th parliament, 34 Reformists, 22 Principalists, 1 on both lists and 11 Independent candidates secured a seat in the 290-member assembly.
Elections were held in 21 provinces of Iran on Friday to fill 68 parliamentary seats left vacant after the countrywide February polls.
Many candidates failed to obtain the required minimum 25% of votes cast in their constituencies in the first round of Iran's parliamentary elections held...
The elections in Iran were carried out without filtering and with freedom of access to information
Gholam-Ali Haddad Adel believes that the tenth parliament will have a special identity not similar to any of previous ones, because the radical lawmakers of sixth and ninth parliaments will not be present in this parliament.
The reformist Etemad Daily in an article has examined the results of parliamentary elections held earlier on Friday, February 26, across Iran, suggesting that the new parliament would witness a fair combination of reformists, conservatives, and independents
Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said massive participation in the February 26 elections nationwide made Iran's international foothold stronger.
The final results of vote counting in Tehran province for Experts Assembly election was released on Monday.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei hailed the Iranian nation on Sunday over its massive turnout in the February 26 elections and demonstrating to the world the achivements of religious democracy.
The winners of 157 out of 290 parliamentary seats have been determined so far, with the Principalists losing ground to a combination of the...
Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi said Sunday that his forces had defused two terrorist plots before the Friday elections with a couple of people arrested and ammunition confiscated.
President Hassan Rouhani in a message thanked the Iranian nation for their epic turnout in Iran's Assembly of Experts and parliamentary elections.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iran newspapers on Saturday and picked headlines from 40 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has commended the massive turnout in the country’s vital double elections, calling for further unity and interaction following the Friday votes.
More than 60 percent of eligible voters cast their ballots in Iran’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections on Friday, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced.