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Iran Elections 2016

Elections are the only means for power-sharing in Iran

What does the president mean by the second or domestic Barjam ? What requirements are needed for succeeding in domestic Barjam? What should the...

High Turnout in Elections to Disappoint Enemies: Iran’s Judiciary Chief

Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on Tuesday called for massive participation of Iranians in the upcoming parliamentary and Assembly of Experts polls due to be held later this month, saying a high turnout would guarantee the Islamic Establishment.

Iran needs no int’l watchdogs for elections: MP

Parliament Foreign Policy and National Security Committee Chairman Alaeddin Boroujerdi said Americans have no right to even express their improper desires from Iran. Reacting to...

1,500 more candidates cleared for Iran parliamentary polls

An Iranian electoral official says the Guardian Council, the country’s top supervising body, has cleared another 1,500 hopefuls to run in the upcoming parliamentary elections

Rafsanjani’s Controversial Remarks on Iran’s Elections Cause a Stir

On February 1, the former Iranian president Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani directed harsh criticism at the country’s Guardian Council. He made his remarks in...

Iran Guardian Council endorses credentials of 166 for Experts Assembly polls

Iran’s top supervisory body, the Guardian Council, has cleared 166 hopefuls to run for the senior clerical body Assembly of Experts, a deputy interior minister says.

Supreme Leader urges massive participation of people in upcoming elections

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday advised people from all walks of live to take part in the upcoming parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections to safeguard the country's integrity.

Supreme Leader: Elections held in post-Islamic Revolution era all healthy

Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that elections held in the post-Islamic revolution era have all been healthy.

Why are there 40 contenders for each parliamentary seat?

This registration is unprecedented, especially at a time when educational and scientific requirements for parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections put a cap on the number of contenders.

Number of Applicants for Iran Parliament Seats Surpasses 10,000

Interior Ministry has announced that the number of female applicants have risen by 3 percent compared to the previous term.

Intelligence Ministry will act impartially in vetting candidates: President

Any measure which stokes division and or interferes with the country's growth amounts to betrayal of national interests and a manifestation of infiltration, the president said.

Rouhani: The Guardian council will undoubtedly act based on law

If there is a violation of law in a corner, this government will severely deal with it since we are seeking to stage 100 percent healthy elections with maximum turnout, the president said.

People are entitled to governing their country

Ayatollah Rafsanjani has said that students should remain vigilant not to let infiltrators poison the atmosphere, cause differences and shatter unity in the country.

Iran’s President Highlights Constructive Interaction with World

President Rouhani has said that Iran's principled policy is to interact with the world and forge good relations with other countries.

Iran to order electronic ballot boxes for upcoming elections

A prototype of the electronic ballot box will be sent to the Guardian Council for approval, said Siamak Rahpeyk.

Iran’s legislative elections to come on February 26, 2016

The Guardian Council has announced that Iran's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections will be held on February 26, 2016.

Signs of divergence in a conference on convergence

A reformist daily says a gathering which was originally meant to secure convergence among principlists seems to have revealed cracks in their ranks.

Principlists eye convergence in preparation for victory in 10th legislative elections

Principlists get together to examine ways of securing much-needed unity for parliamentary elections expected to be held in early 2016.

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