Iranian Elections

News for Iranian Elections

Iranian hard-liners win in Tehran amid lowest voter turnout in decades

Iranian hard-liners win in Tehran amid lowest voter turnout in decades

Iran's interior ministry says voter turnout in parliamentary elections stood at 42.57%. "Moderate" Rouhani suffers blow as hard-liners win.Elad Benari, 24/02/2020 04:35
Rouhani: Iranians have the right to choose

Rouhani: Iranians have the right to choose

Iranian President again criticizes disqualification of thousands of candidates ahead of February 21 legislative polls.Elad Benari, 03/02/2020 06:33
Rouhani: Iran's 'democracy' is being threatened

Rouhani: Iran's 'democracy' is being threatened

Iranian President upset after thousands of candidates are disqualified weeks before elections.Elad Benari, 28/01/2020 06:30
Tillerson: I'll speak with Iran's FM 'at the right time'

Tillerson: I'll speak with Iran's FM 'at the right time'

Secretary of State doesn't rule out direct talks with Iran, but says he has no plans to call Iranian counterpart.Elad Benari, 21/05/2017 06:37
Khamenei: 'Zionists' are watching our elections

Khamenei: 'Zionists' are watching our elections

Iran’s Supreme Leader calls for massive turnout in presidential election in order to bolster the regime against its "enemies".Elad Benari, 18/05/2017 05:04
Rouhani's deputy withdraws from election

Rouhani's deputy withdraws from election

Iran's first vice president, Eshaq Jahangiri, pulls out of presidential election, endorses Rouhani.Elad Benari, 17/05/2017 06:35
Iran's reformist leader backs Rouhani

Iran's reformist leader backs Rouhani

Iran’s former president Mohammad Khatami urges voters to re-elect Rouhani in the upcoming election.Ben Ariel, 15/05/2017 05:34
Rouhani blasts his opponents

Rouhani blasts his opponents

Iranian President criticizes his conservative election as he seeks re-election on May 19.Ben Ariel, 09/05/2017 05:36
Ahmadinejad won't endorse other candidates

Ahmadinejad won't endorse other candidates

Former Iranian president, barred from running in election, won't be endorsing other candidates.Elad Benari, 24/04/2017 05:13
Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Iran's Guardian Council disqualifies former president from running in next month's election.Elad Benari, 21/04/2017 05:12
My choice for the next Iranian president

My choice for the next Iranian president

The best thing that could happen to Israel is to have Raisi, the hardline Shiite cleric, win.Dr. Avi Perry, 16/04/2017 06:07
Rouhani to run for re-election

Rouhani to run for re-election

Iran's "moderate" President reportedly to announce he plans to run for re-election in May.Elad Benari, 27/02/2017 04:39
Ahmadinejad confirms he won't run for President

Ahmadinejad confirms he won't run for President

Iran's former president won't stand for re-election after being ordered not to do so by Supreme Leader.Elad Benari, 28/09/2016 06:43
Iranian official: Moderates working with West

Iranian official: Moderates working with West

Iran's judiciary chief claims reformists are working with American and English media outlets against hardliners.Ben Ariel, 29/02/2016 04:46
Rouhani and Iranian 'moderates' to win election

Rouhani and Iranian 'moderates' to win election

Iranian President and his main ally Rafsanjani reportedly are front-runners in elections to Iran's parliament.Ben Ariel, 28/02/2016 05:55
Crucial Iran elections begin

Crucial Iran elections begin

First parliamentary and Assembly of Experts votes since nuclear deal are to act as referendum on the deal, and possibly on next Ayatollah.Ari Yashar, 26/02/2016 10:36
Iran to Hold Parliamentary Elections in 2016

Iran to Hold Parliamentary Elections in 2016

Iranians will vote for a new parliament on February 26, 2016. Reformists expected to be voted in.Ben Ariel, 19/02/2015 03:45
Video Appears to Confirm Iran Election Rigged

Video Appears to Confirm Iran Election Rigged

New video posted to the internet shows speech by an Iranian military commander who backs claims that 2009 elections were rigged.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2014 05:42