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Low turnout expected in Iran elections, as voter apathy deepens

Iran's religious and lay leaders urging voter participation, but looking for excuses in case of a low turnout.

Low turnout expected in Iran elections, as voter apathy deepens player

Rouhani calls for greater competition in election

Iranian President's call comes after several hopefuls were barred from running in next month's election.

Rouhani calls for greater competition in election

Iranian presidential election set for June 2021

Iran’s constitutional watchdog sets June 18, 2021 as date for presidential election in which Hassan Rouhani's successor will be elected.

Iranian presidential election set for June 2021

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.

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

Rouhani: Iranians have the right to choose

Iranian President again criticizes disqualification of thousands of candidates ahead of February 21 legislative polls.

Rouhani: Iranians have the right to choose

Rouhani: Iran's 'democracy' is being threatened

Iranian President upset after thousands of candidates are disqualified weeks before elections.

Rouhani: Iran's 'democracy' is being threatened

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.

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

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".

Khamenei: 'Zionists' are watching our elections

Rouhani's deputy withdraws from election

Iran's first vice president, Eshaq Jahangiri, pulls out of presidential election, endorses Rouhani.

Rouhani's deputy withdraws from election

Iran's reformist leader backs Rouhani

Iran’s former president Mohammad Khatami urges voters to re-elect Rouhani in the upcoming election.

Iran's reformist leader backs Rouhani

Rouhani blasts his opponents

Iranian President criticizes his conservative election as he seeks re-election on May 19.

Rouhani blasts his opponents

Ahmadinejad won't endorse other candidates

Former Iranian president, barred from running in election, won't be endorsing other candidates.

Ahmadinejad won't endorse other candidates

Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Iran's Guardian Council disqualifies former president from running in next month's election.

Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

My choice for the next Iranian president

My choice for the next Iranian president

Rouhani to run for re-election

Iran's "moderate" President reportedly to announce he plans to run for re-election in May.

Rouhani to run for re-election

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.

Ahmadinejad confirms he won't run for President

Iranian official: Moderates working with West

Iran's judiciary chief claims reformists are working with American and English media outlets against hardliners.

Iranian official accuses moderates of working with West

Rouhani and Iranian 'moderates' to win election

Iranian President and his main ally Rafsanjani reportedly are front-runners in elections to Iran's parliament.

Rouhani and Iranian 'moderates' likely to win election

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.

Crucial Iran elections begin

Iran to Hold Parliamentary Elections in 2016

Iranians will vote for a new parliament on February 26, 2016. Reformists expected to be voted in.

Iran to Hold Parliamentary Elections in February of 2016

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.

New Video Appears to Confirm 2009 Iran Election was Rigged