Iran Election

Iran state TV congratulates President Hassan Rouhani's re-election

Iran state TV congratulates President Hassan Rouhani's re-election

Iran's state television congratulated President Hassan Rouhani for winning a re-election by handing an emphatic defeat to his hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi.

May 20, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Iran election campaign kicks off without Ahmadinejad

Campaigning began on Friday for Iran`s presidential election with incumbent Hassan Rouhani facing a tough battle against hardliners, though not from former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who was barred from standing.

Apr 21, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Iran starts voting in parliament election run-offs

Iranians started voting Friday in second round elections for almost a quarter of parliament`s seats, the latest political showdown between reformists and conservatives seeking to influence the country`s future.

Apr 29, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

Iran election overseers may bar former president

Iran`s election overseers say they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next month`s presidential election, a clear nod toward a former president.

May 20, 2013, 22:09 PM IST

Khamenei allies trounce Ahmadinejad in Iran election

Khamenei tightened his grip on Iran`s faction-ridden politics after loyalists won over 75 % seats in elections.

Mar 04, 2012, 22:35 PM IST

Iran`s Mousavi vows to continue fight against `fraud`

Opposition leader Mir Hossein
Mousavi renewed on Saturday fraud allegations against Iranian
authorities over the June election and called for continued

Sep 05, 2009, 18:17 PM IST

Iranian Nobel laureate calls for fresh election under UN

Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner
Shirin Ebadi on Tuesday called for a fresh election under UN
surveillance to end violence in her country and urged UN
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to visit Tehran.

Aug 11, 2009, 12:51 PM IST

Iran purges Intelligence Ministry officials

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has
fired at least four senior Intelligence Ministry figures in a
purge targeting officials who disagreed with the crackdown on
the opposition.

Aug 10, 2009, 21:50 PM IST

Iran`s Karroubi attacked on way to prayers: Report

Defeated Iranian presidential
candidate Mehdi Karroubi was attacked by men in plainclothes
on his way to Friday prayers at Tehran university, the website
of his Etemad Melli political party reported.

Jul 17, 2009, 22:07 PM IST