Saturday, December 3, 2022

Iran Elections 2021

Polls show 20% regret voting for Biden

One-fifth of voters who marked Joe Biden's name on their ballot in the US presidential election now want their vote back, according to a new poll.

US in No Position to Comment about Iran Election Process: Spokesman

Iran's Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says the United States Department of State is in no position to comment about Iran's democratic mechanisms, and that Washington had better correct its own internal affairs before judging other countries.

Iran Summons British Envoy to Protest Harassment of Its Voters

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned the British ambassador to Tehran on Saturday, June 19, 2021, to protest against the problems created for the Iranian voters in Britain, the Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said.

President Rouhani Meets President-Elect Raisi

Outgoing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Ebrahim Raisi, the winner of Iran's 2021 presidential elections.

Presidential Contenders Congratulate Raisi on His Election Victory

Abdolnasser Hemmati, Mohsen Rezaei, and Amir-Hossein Qazizadeh Hashemi have, in separate messages, congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on winning the presidential elections.

Iran Election Results Announced: Raisi Wins Majority of Votes

Iran's Interior Ministry says it has so far counted 90 percent of the votes cast in the country's presidential elections, and Ebrahim Raisi has so far won the majority of votes.

Iran Election 2021: People Start Voting for New President

Iranian people have started voting in the presidential election, City Council elections, and the Assembly of Experts elections.

Iranian Newspaper Headlines on Eve of 2021 Elections

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, June 17, 2021, and picked headlines from 18 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran’s Leader Urges Huge Turnout in June 18 Presidential Election

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has underlined the significance of the June 18th presidential election in determining the country’s destiny, saying a low turnout will help enemies undermine Iran.

Jalili, Zakani Drop Out of Iran’s Presidential Race in Favour of Raisi

Iranian presidential contenders Saeed Jalili and Alireza Zakani have withdrawn from Iran's presidential race in favour of Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative contender who has the biggest chance for winning the Friday votes.

Reformist Leader Khatami Praises Mehralizadeh for Dropping Out of Election

Iran's former president Seyyed Mohammad Khatami, who is known as the leader of Iranian reformists, has praised presidential contender Mohsen Mehralizadeh's move to drop out of the race in favour of Abdolnasser Hemmati.

Iranian Reformist Presidential Contender Withdraws from Race

Iranian presidential candidate Mohsen Mehralizadeh has pulled out of the race.

Top Sunni Cleric Endorses Ebrahim Raisei for Iran’s Presidential Election

The Sunni Friday prayers leader of the city of Zahedan in the southwestern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchistan has expressed his support for presidential contender Ebrahim Raisei.

Ali Motahari Officially Endorses Hemmati for President

Ali Motahari, the former deputy speaker of Iran’s parliament, has officially backed Abdolnasser Hemmati as his favoured candidate in the Friday presidential elections.

Saeed Mohammad: JCPOA Most Damaging Agreement in Iran History

Saeed Mohammad, the former commander of the IRGC’s Khatam al-Anbia Construction Headquarters, has slammed the Rouhani administration's negotiation with world powers over the revival of the JCPOA, saying the solution to people’s problems lies here within Iran’s borders and not in the west.

Iranian Presidential Candidates Trade Barbs in Last Live TV Debate

The third and last debate of candidates for the upcoming Iranian presidential elections was held on Saturday with the theme of “people’s concerns.”

Third Presidential Debate Makes Headlines in Iran

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, June 13, 2021, and picked headlines from 25 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Ex-President Khatami Urges Reformists to Participate in Iran’s Presidential Vote

Mohammad Khatami, Iran’s former president and the reformists' leader, has called for the participation of all political groups in the June 18 presidential elections.

Larijani Urges Guardian Council to Explain Why He’s Disqualified

Ali Larijani, the former parliament speaker of Iran who has been disqualified from running for president in the country’s upcoming elections, has called on the Guardian Council to explain why they have barred him from the race.

Canada Once Again Bars Iranian Expatriates from Voting in Iran Elections

The Ottawa government has once again stripped the Iranian expatriates living in Canada of their right to vote in Iran's presidential elections, an Iranian election official said.

Iranian Papers Cover Presidential Candidates’ ‘Weak Performance’ in 2nd Debate

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran Election 2021: First Presidential Debate Held on Issue of Economy

The seven presidential candidates qualified by the Guardian Council to run in this month's presidential election traded strong barbs in their first debate on Saturday, which was focused on their economic views.

Certain Candidates Wronged in Vetting Process, Must Be Compensated: Iran Leader

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says certain presidential hopefuls have been treated unfairly in the Guardian Council’s vetting process, and relevant bodies must compensate.

Islamic Republic Loses Its Power without Grassroots Support: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister says popular support contributes heavily to the Islamic Republic's power and is instrumental in the country's national might.

Vienna Talks Have Nothing to Do with Iran’s Presidential Elections: Spokesman

The Iranian government spokesman says the negotiations underway in the Austrian capital, Vienna, have nothing to do with the upcoming presidential elections in Iran.

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