Iranians Show Companionship with Establishment, Velayati Says after High Turnout in Election
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati praised the country’s people for their massive participation in Friday elections and said the nation proved its companionship with the Islamic Republic.
Single Coalition Wins All Seats in Tehran City Council
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The final results of the 5th City and Village Councils elections in Iran indicate that the candidates in a list known as reformists have gained the whole 21 seats in Tehran’s City Council.
Early Election Results: Reformists Dominate Tehran City Council
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – With over 60 percent of the ballots in the 5th City and Village Councils elections counted in Iran’s capital of Tehran, candidates of a 21-member list known as reformists have won all of the seats in Tehran’s City Council.
Turkmenistan Extradites 27 Prisoners to Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Twenty-seven Iranian prisoners were extradited from Turkmenistan on Saturday as part of a treaty between the two countries.
Defeated Candidate Mirsalim Congratulates Iran’s President-Elect
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim, one of the four candidates in Iran’s Friday presidential election, hailed voters for their epic turnout in the polls, and congratulated the president-elect for winning an absolute majority of the votes.
Zarif Hails Iranians’ Participation in Elections as ‘Glorious’
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised the people’s massive presence in the elections as “glorious” and said they once again guaranteed the country’s security and power.
Rouhani Holds Lead in Early Vote Results in Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Preliminary election returns released Saturday morning by Iran’s Interior Ministry showed that 56 percent of more than 25 million votes counted from Friday’s presidential voting have gone to Hassan Rouhani, giving him an unassailable lead in the election.
Above 100 Nabbed in Tehran Province for Election-Related Offenses
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Judiciary forces have arrested more than 100 people in the Iranian Province of Tehran on Friday for election-related offenses, a senior official announced.
Iranian Expats in US Going to Polls to Pick Next President (+Photos)
WASHINGTON, DC (Tasnim) – Iranian expatriates in the US are going to the polls to vote in the country’s 12th presidential election.
Iran Security Forces Bust Several Terrorist Cells Prior to Elections: Minister
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian intelligence minister announced that the country’s security forces have managed to smash a number of terrorist cells that intended to disrupt the process of the elections on Friday.
No Security Problems Reported in Polling Stations across Iran: Police Chief
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said no cases of insecurity or indiscipline have been reported to the police in polling stations across the country.
Voting Hours Likely to Be Extended: Iranian Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The head of the Iranian Interior Ministry’s State Elections Committee said voting hours of the country’s ongoing elections will most likely be extended.
Raisi Vows to Respect Election Outcome
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ebrahim Raisi, one of the four candidates running for Iran’s presidency, said he will respect the outcome of Friday’s election, calling on all people and parties to obey the law.
Presidential Candidate Aqa-Mirsalim Casts Ballot in Tehran (+Photo)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim, a candidate running for Iran’s 12th presidential election, attended a polling station in Tehran on Friday morning, casting his vote.
Early Voter Turnout High in Iran’s Elections (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A record number of Iranian people are casting their ballots in a key election to choose the country’s eighth president.
Iranian Presidential Hopeful Raisi Casts Vote (+Photos, Video)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian presidential candidate Seyed Ebrahim Raisi attended a polling station in Rey, south of the capital, Tehran, to cast his ballot on Friday morning.
Who Are Running for Iran Presidency?
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran is holding its 12th presidential elections today. There are four candidates racing to become the country’s eighth president. Two of them are known as reformists and two others as principlists. The strongest candidates are incumbent President Hassan Rouhani and Ebrahim Raisi.
Statement: Only Guardian Council Responsible for Supervising Elections
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s central board responsible for monitoring elections said only the Guardian Council is responsible for supervising the country’s elections.
Interior Minister Vows to Safeguard Iranians’ Votes
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli made assurances that his ministry is duty bound to protect the people’s votes in the 12th presidential election, the 5th City and Village Councils elections, and the Parliament’s midterm election.
Polls Open in Iran Presidential Election
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Polling stations across Iran opened on Friday morning for the 12th presidential election, the 5th City and Village Councils elections, and the Parliament’s midterm election.