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Iran Elections 2012

Election Humiliation For Ahmadinejad

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 07.05.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's support in Iran's parliament crumbled as final results released Saturday showed conservative riva...

Iran's Parliamentary Vote: The Beginning of the End of Ahmadinejad

Angie Ahmadi | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
Angie Ahmadi

Last Friday, Iran held its first elections since the controversial 2009 presidential contest, which led to the near-elimination of pro-reform political forces in the Islamic Republic. For this reason, the parliamentary vote should be viewed as an unrepresentative sham -- nothing more than a selection process amongst the ruling conservative elite.

Ahmadinejad Rivals Rack Up Parliamentary Wins

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.03.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Conservative rivals of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appeared on course Saturday to gain firm control of parliament after elections th...

Conservative Factions Face Off In Iranian Elections

AP | BY NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The younger sister of Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday failed to win a parliamentary seat in Ahmadinejad's hometown as the ...

Hardliners Face Off In Vote

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

By Parisa Hafezi and Zahra Hosseinian TEHRAN, March 2 (Reuters) - Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election expected to re...