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Iran Elections 2016

Police Chief: No electoral security situation reported

The election in Iran was held in a complete security atmosphere, says Iran's Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari.

Iran Election Turnout 33mln So Far: Official

Iran’s Interior Ministry spokesman said on Saturday morning that early results from Friday’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections show that more than 33 million people have voted as of this time.

Marathon voting ends in Iran amid massive turnout

Doors of polling stations for Iran's parliamentary elections concluded closed at 23:45 hours local time on Friday after being extended five times as voters queued up in long lines to cast their ballots.

Voting to end in Iran by midnight

Voting in Iran's parliamentary elections was extended for the fifth and last time in the Province of Tehran and numerous major provinces as the people in the capital kept casting its ballots even at the final hours of voting.

Election Day in Iran’s provinces (PHOTOS)

Iranian nation from across the country participated in the Election Day of the Parliament and Assembly of Experts on Friday. The following images have been...

Elections ‘No’ to US, UK, Zionist regime: Ayatollah Jannati

Elections are 'No' to US, Zionist regime and UK, Head of Guardian Council Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati said on Friday.

Big elections turnout shows Iran standing tall: Iranian cleric

A senior Iranian cleric says the massive turnout in the country’s vital double elections is indicative of the fact that the 1979 Islamic Revolution continues to thrive.

Leader urges all who love Iran to take part in elections

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Friday that current election is of prime importance and any Iranian who loves their country should go to the polling stations and cast their ballots as the elections bring the country glory and dignity.

Iranians vote in parliamentary, Assembly elections

Iranians vote in two crucial elections as the country looks to a post-sanction period to rebuild its economy and shape its relations with the outside world.

All Preparations Made for Friday Votes: Iranian Official

Head of the Iranian Interior Ministry’s Election Headquarters Mohammad Hossein Moqimi on Thursday stressed that there is full preparedness in the country for tomorrow’s elections.

Enemy failed in plots against Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemy has failed to prevent people’s allegiance to the Islamic establishment with pressure during the past 37 years.

Elections Guarantee Islamic Republic: Iran’s President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hailed the good turnout in different elections in the country, noting that the votes guarantee the existence of the Islamic Establishment.

MPs’ Bravery and Freedom Will Help Safeguard Iran’s Nature and Biological Diversity

The Head of the Environmental Protection Organization listed Iran’s environmental problems with reference to the upcoming Parliamentary Elections, asking the people to help her...

Nearly 500 reporters from 29 countries heading to cover Iran election news

Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance announced that 473 reporters from 29 countries have so far confirmed their presence in Iran to cover...

Elections, Chance to Raise People’s Hope: Iran’s First VP

Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri stressed the significance of people’s high turnout in the upcoming parliamentary and Assembly of Experts polls, saying that elections provide the opportunity for boosting people’s trust in the Establishment.

Zarif: People by their vote will insure success of diplomacy

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview with Persian daily Iran has touched upon various topics. Commenting on the coming elections, Mr....

Religious Minorities Will Vote in Elections as Seriously as Other Citizens

Prominent figures from religious minorities in West Azerbaijan Province, in a gathering arranged by the IRNA news agency, said that religious minorities are inseparable parts of the Iranian nation and take part in all aspects of life. This includes the upcoming elections, where they will vote alongside their compatriots.

Iranians Not to Allow US, Britain to Decide for Them: Judiciary Chief

Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani expressed the confidence that the country’s people would thwart a plot hatched by the US and Britain to undermine the upcoming polls due to be held later on Friday.

Ayatollah Rafsanjani dismisses charges of British list of candidates

Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Monday lashed out at allegations that certain candidates on the list of February 26 parliamentary elections were dictated by the UK.

Iranian Nation Needs No Foreign Advice on Elections: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jabari Ansari reiterated on Monday that the country is independent and does not need any advice from foreign parties on the upcoming parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections due to be held on Friday.

Election Process in Complete Safety: Iran’s Interior Minister

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said his ministry has taken whatever measure necessary to ensure the safety of the upcoming elections, noting that the Law Enforcement has been assigned the task of ensuring security at the polling stations.

Election Campaigns Officially Started in Iran

The election campaigns officially began in Iran on Thursday, and will last until the end of next Wednesday, February 24. The nationwide votes for...

“Group 5+1” Electoral List to Be Put to Vote in Iran’s Elections

Almost a week before the February 26 elections for Iran’s parliament and Assembly of Experts, several groups and political figures including the two major...

Campaigning begins in crucial Iran elections

Iranian candidates officially begin their week-long campaigns before two important elections.

Sunni cleric urges massive turnout in upcoming elections

A Sunni cleric urged people from all walks of life to exercise massive turnout in the upcoming elections slated for February 26.

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