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Iranian parliamentary elections

Minister criticized for saying drug money used in elections

Iran's interior minister has been accused of :disturbing public minds" by a member of the parliament's National Security Commission because the minister said this weekend that "dirty money" from drug trafficking has found its way into funding election campaigns. » read more

Minister stresses need for “free and transparent” elections

The Ministry of the Interior has announced that parliamentary elections will take place in March of 2016, adding that its objective is to “protect the people’s rights” in the voting process. » read more

Principalists study coalitions as route to election victory

Iranian conservative political groups, often referred to as principalists, are looking at coalitions in preparation for the coming parliamentary elections. » read more

Reformist plan coalition for parliamentary elections

Iranian reformists are planning a coalition between supporters of Mohammad Khatami, Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani and Mohammadreza Aref in the coming parliamentary election. » read more

Former president warns against public disillusionment

Mohammad Khatami warned Iranian authorities that continued policies of “omission and incarceration” result in general disillusionment in the possibility of reform in society. » read more

IRGC files suit against MP

A top commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that the IRGC has filed a complaint against Ali Motahari, the Member of Parliament who has accused them of interfering in the elections. » read more

IRGC criticism finds support in another MP

An Iranian MP has spoken out in support of his colleague’s allegations that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) interfered in the recent parliamentary elections. » read more

IRGC denies influencing election

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has rejected recent statements by a Tehran MP who says the guards interfered in the parliamentary election process, adding that such claims could be subject to prosecution. » read more

MP decries IRGC interference in elections

Ali Motahari, a conservative Iranian MP, has accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) of direct involvement in the ninth parliamentary elections, declaring that the “interference” was a “scourge” for both the Revolutionary Guards and the Islamic regime. » read more

Iranians vote in second round of elections

Polls opened in Iran at 8AM today for the run-off parliamentary elections, which have been a test of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s ability to establish some influence in the legislative assembly. » read more