presidential elections


  • biden 2020-04-26 11:44

    A glance at disunity among democrats in the US

    Regardless of attempts by the Democratic Party' leaders to showcase a happy united family providing full supports for Joe Biden for the November 3rd presidential election, one can simply realize the widening gap among various layers of one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States.   

  • Bernie Sanders 2020-03-02 15:14

    By Mohammad Mahdi Abbasi

    The U.S. and a smart oligarchy

    TEHRAN - The Democratic primary is a serious test for the U.S., and one should wait and see how the remaining hopes for a free and fair presidential election in the U.S. and the real domination of democracy in the country will be destroyed by eliminating persons like Bernie Sanders.

  • Rahmani 2020-02-21 16:59

    Parliamentary elections enjoy high security: interior minister 

    TEHRAN - The interior minister expressed satisfaction over security of the parliamentary elections across the country. 

  • Fattah 2019-12-24 19:15

    Fattah says has no intention to contest the 2021 presidential election 

    TEHRAN - Parviz Fattah, the head of Mostazafan Foundation, on Tuesday rejected speculation that he may contest the presidential election in 2021.

  • Abdelmadjid Tebboune 2019-12-21 10:48

    By Hana Saada

    Algeria swears in its new president Tebboune

    ALGERIA - Algeria swore in its new president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, on Thursday, a week after the holding of the decisive presidential election.

  • Trump 2019-09-06 15:12

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Trump falls near

    Shocking polls for controversial President

    Public and state polls in the United States show that American citizens' support for President Donald Trump has fallen sharply. Obviously, if the presidential election is held in such a situation, Trump will not stand a chance of winning the race and will certainly lose. Trump is not doing well in state polls, especially in key states like Florida, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan. There is not even a guarantee that Trump will win in Texas!

  • sanders 2019-06-10 13:05

    By Ali Azimi

    Sanders has a hard way ahead

    Biden is leading the polls

    TEHRAN - No doubt, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the main rival of Joe Biden. It remains about Democrat Democrats' candidates for about 7 months before the official election race. Sanders did not have much in the way of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, but achieving good results in two states of Iowa and New Hampshire has increased Sanders' hopes. Eventually, Democrat

  • Donald Trump 2019-06-07 23:19

    Saeed Sobhani

    The alarm sounds for the Trump

    American political equations are not transparent!

    The US political equations are not transparent at all! Recent polls published in the US do not spell the victory or failure of any Democrat and Republican candidate in the upcoming presidential elections. However, some important polls have led to Donald Trump's disappointment.

  • Larijani, Motahari on running for president 2019-05-03 20:23

    Larijani, Motahari on running for president

    TEHRAN – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani and his deputy Ali Motahari have made remarks on whether they would run for president in the 2021 elections.

  • جو بایدن 2019-04-26 22:20

    Biden launches 2020 bid, warns soul of U.S. at stake

    TEHRAN - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest, declaring the “soul of this nation” at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.

  • Voters’ demands not met yet: Tehran city council chairman 2019-03-02 20:41

    Voters’ demands not met yet: Tehran city council chairman

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Hashemi, chairman of the Tehran city council, says the demands of those who voted in the 2017 city council elections have not been met yet.

  • Arif Alvi 2018-09-06 00:36

    Dr. Arif Alvi elected new President of Pakistan

    TEHRAN - Less than a fortnight after Imran Khan took over as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, senior Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) leader Dr. Arif Alvi was elected as the country’s new President on Tuesday.

  • Haghi Uighur 2018-07-07 13:33

    By Kamran Ghaderi Azar & Mohammad Mazhari

    Iran plays a major role in Turkey's energy resources

    TEHRAN - The decisive victory of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the recent presidential elections and the change of Turkish political system have brought the country into a new era in the national and international arena.

  • Osman Faruk Loğoğlu 2018-06-28 13:34

    By Payman Yazdani

    Difficult for Erdogan to take unilateral step on Kurdish issue without MHP: Logoglu

    TEHRAN - Referring to possible President Erdogan’s surprise efforts to resolve the Kurdish issue in Turkey, Turkish politician Faruk Logoglu says it would be difficult for him to take unilateral steps on the issue without MHP.

  • Selahattin Demirtas 2018-06-12 10:51

    By Kamran Ghaderi Azar

    We are not PKK’s political wing: Selahattin Demirtas

    TEHRAN - Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas says that the Kurdish-focused People's Democratic Party (HDP) has no relations of any kind with the PKK.

  • Trump 2018-03-03 09:23

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's popularity reducing among Republicans

    TEHRAN - The President of the United States is seriously worried about the country's 2020 presidential election. The drop in his popularity on the one hand, along with the possibility of a decrease in his votes in those states that led to his victory in the 2016 election, has concerned many of his companions about the upcoming presidential election.

  • تکواندو- سید محمد پولادگر 2017-12-23 17:29

    Pouladgar re-elected Iran taekwondo president

    Mohammad Pouladgar has secured his fifth term as president of the Iran Taekwondo Federation, after being re-elected on Saturday by members of the sport’s governing body in the country.

  • مجید انصاری 2017-06-23 11:25

    ‘Electoral crimes existed, but election still healthy’

    TEHRAN – The recent presidential election included electoral crimes which nonetheless did not alter the result and the election still remains healthy, the vice president for legal affairs told ISNA on Wednesday.

  • UNEMPLOYMENT 2017-05-28 09:32

    BY Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Re-elected Rouhani’s economic challenges, priorities

    After his landslide victory in Iran’s presidential election held on May 19, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani swept to his second term.

  • 02-br5 mehr khatami90.jpg 2017-05-27 09:26

    Cleric hails 73% turnout in presidential election

    TEHRAN – The interim leader of Tehran Friday prayer has hailed a turnout of 73 percent in the May 19 presidential election.

  • Historic elections in Iran 2017-05-19 21:27

    Historic elections in Iran

    TEHRAN – Millions of Iranians headed to the polls on Friday to elect their president and city and council representatives.

  • انتخابات ریاست جمهوری و شورای اسلامی شهر و روستا 2017-05-19 12:24

    Iranians go to polls to elect president

    TEHRAN - Iranians are voting at a presidential election in which four candidates, including incumbent Hassan Rouhani, are competing for the presidential post.

  • انتخابات 2017-05-18 15:41

    Rivalries should be replaced with cooperation

    TEHRAN - As Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf withdrew presidential candidacy in favor of Ebrahim Raisi and Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri in favor incumbent Hassan Rouhani the Friday presidential vote will most probably will not go into a runoff.

  • Hassan Rouhani talks with commuters in a subway in Tehran to encourage people to use public transport to control air pollution 2017/05/17

    By Ali Mirchi and Kaveh Madani

    Will Iran's next president care enough to put the environment first?

    Four years ago one of the candidates in Iran’s presidential election made himself popular by promising to save Lake Urmia, one of the world’s largest saltwater lakes that was on the cusp of disappearing. Now, President Hassan Rouhani proudly recounts that promise, citing Urmia’s current state as an environmental success story made possible by prudent decision-making. Recent intense rainfalls and subsequent floods have come to Rouhani’s help, earning Urmia a spot on the catalogue of the accomplishments of his administration.

  • Prosecutor: Election troublemakers would be ‘slapped’ 2017-05-15 09:39

    Prosecutor: Election troublemakers would be ‘slapped’

    TEHRAN – Iran's Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri has warned against possible troublemakers in the upcoming presidential election, saying anyone who tries to disrupt the country’s security will “definitely be slapped”.

  • Rouhani urges more freedom for political groups 2017-05-15 09:23

    Rouhani urges more freedom for political groups

    TEHRAN – Presidential hopeful and incumbent Hassan Rouhani has warned against alienation of any political faction by another, saying Iranians chose unity in the previous presidential election.

  • Hossein Sheikholeslam 2017-05-15 09:16

    High voter turnout will strengthen Iranian diplomacy: advisor

    TEHRAN - Hossein Sheikholeslam, an advisor to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said that high turnout in the presidential elections on Friday will strengthen Iran’s diplomacy at the international scene.

  • presidential debates 2017-05-12 20:44

    Candidates round up economic debates

    TEHRAN - Six presidential candidates of Iran rounded up their presidential debates with a hot economic debate cast live on the national TV on Friday evening.

  • Iran economy 2017/05/10

    By M.A. Saki and Mehdi Garshasbi 

    Trial and error detrimental to economy

    Whoever emerges victorious in the current month’s presidential election must act within the framework of the 20-Year Outlook Plan which has set policies until 2025.

  • Principlists unite under ‘Popular Front of Islamic Revolution Forces’ 2017-04-29 10:17

    ‘Popular Front has no substitute candidate’

    TEHRAN - The Popular Front of Revolution Forces on Friday issued an announcement in which it stated that it has no substitute candidate in the presidential election.