Iran Elections 2024

Iran parliamen to support new administration, says speaker in meeting with president-elect

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Iran's Parliament Speaker, met with Masoud Pezeshkian, the President-elect, this Sunday afternoon to congratulate him on his victory in the fourteenth presidential election.

Iran Leader eulogizes late President Raisi’s administration of ‘endeavor, hope’

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei heaped praise on the administration of the late President Ebrahim Raisi as the government of hope and hard work.

Iran’s ex-ministers Zarif, Azari Jahromi laud man for piggybacking 120-year-old father to vote

Iran’s former foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and former minister of information and communications technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi had a phone conversation with a man who carried his 120-year-old father on his back to a polling station in southern Iran to vote for reformist candidate Massoud Pezeshkian.

Iran’s acting president meets, congratulates President-elect Pezeshkian

Iran’s caretaker President Mohammad Mokhber met recently- elected President Massoud Pezeshkian on Sunday and felicitated him on winning the snap presidential election.

Iran presidential contenders meet after election

Iran’s reformist President-Elect Massoud Pezeshkian hosted his principlist rival Saeed Jalili in his office on Saturday evening, a day after they squared off in a presidential election runoff.

Iran smashes terror team on eve of runoff presidential election

Iranian security forces have nabbed a terrorist team in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan on the eve of the runoff presidential election, head of the provincial election office, Reza Sharifi, has stated

Iran parliament to convene within two months for vote of confidence for ministers

The Iranian parliament will hold meetings within two months to review the qualifications and vote of confidence for the proposed ministers of incoming President Massoud Pezeshkian, a member of the parliament’s Presiding Board said on Sunday.

Assailants in deadly attack on ballot box convoy in southeast Iran arrested

The gunmen who launched a bloody armed attack on a vehicle carrying a ballot box in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan last Saturday have been arrested, according to an official statement.

Iran’s president-elect says a new chapter has begun for serving people 

Iran’s president-elect Massoud Pezeshkian thanked the people who voted for him in the Friday election and said he intends to fulfill what he described as forgotten promises.

Chinese president congratulates Pezeshkian for winning Iran presidential polls

China’s president has congratulated Iranian president-elect Massoud Pezeshkian for wining Iran's presidential election.

Iran Leader hails successful presidential election

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei praised on Saturday the Iranian nation for holding a successful presidential election to replace the late Ebrahim Raisi.

Iran’s currency strengthens after Pezeshkian wins presidential election

Iran’s national currency, the rial, is still in the doldrums having lost considerable value since last year – but it regained some lost ground at market open on Saturday. It comes after Reformist candidate Masoud Pezeshkian won Iran's presidential election, securing 53.3% of the votes and defeating his principlist rival Saeed Jalili

Saudi King, Crown Prince offer congratulations to Iran president-elect

King Salman of Saudi Arabia and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman congratulated Massoud Pezeshkian for winning Iran’s presidential election.

Iran Interior Ministry hails presidential election as ‘safe, healthy’

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi officially confirmed on Saturday the final results of the ‘safe and healthy’ presidential election runoff in the country where reformist Massoud Pezeshkian secured the majority of the votes.

Iran president-elect extends ‘friendship hand to everyone’

Iranian President-Elect Massoud Pezeshkian, after winning the country’s snap presidential polls, stressed Saturday on the unity in the country and offered a hand of friendship to all groups and parties in the country.

Who is Iran’s president-elect Pezeshkian?

Massoud Pezeshkian, the reformist candidate who won Iran’s presidential election in a close race on Friday to become the country’s 9th president, hails from the country’s West Azarbaijan province.

Pezeshkian wins Iran presidential runoff vote

Reformist candidate Massoud Pezeshkian who ran for president in snap elections in Iran won the top executive office in a tight runoff race on Friday against principlist Saeed Jalili.

Iran Leader casts ballot in snap presidential election 

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei cast his ballot in the presidential election run-off in the country on Friday. 

Voting kicks off for Iran presidential runoff election

Voting kicks off for Iran presidential runoff election Polling stations opened across Iran at 08:00 am local time (04:30 GMT) on Friday for the second round of presidential snap elections in thecountry.

Presidential election campaign ends for runoff vote in Iran

Countdown beings for presidential election runoff in Iran as the candidates vying for the office stopped their campaigns at 8 am on Thursday local time.

Iran Leader stresses on participation in presidential runoff vote

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for greater participation in the second round of the snap presidential election on Friday.

Minister: Iran preparing for presidential runoff elections

Iran’s interior minister says preparations are in place for a “great election” on Friday to elect a successor to the late president Ebrahim Raisi, calling on the nation to show strong participation.

Iranian presidential candidates square off in last debate before runoff vote

The two presidential hopefuls vying for the office in Iran’s runoff vote sought to woo more voters in their second and final televised debate aired from the state television (IRIB) on Tuesday evening.

Iran presidential contenders have it out in first debate for runoff

The two top presidential candidates who found their ways to the runoff vote in Iran’s elections, faced off in a televised debate on Monday night on foreign policy, cultural, and social issues.

Terrorist elements arrested during Iran presidential vote, plots foiled

The Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs announced that terrorists had meticulously planned to carry out operations during the presidential election with the intention of creating an atmosphere of insecurity across the nation.

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