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Iran's Latest Election Puts Rouhani Supporters in Charge of Parliament

Negar Mortazavi | Posted 05.05.2016 | Home
Negar Mortazavi

From opposing the nuclear negotiations to impeaching key ministers, parliament made it increasingly difficult for Rouhani to fully realize his moderate political agenda -- until now.

Iranians Celebrate At The Voting Booth On Election Day

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.26.2016 | Home

Iranians voted in elections on Friday for the first time since the country struck a nuclear deal with world powers last year. The voters are choosing ...

Where Do Women Stand In Iran's Upcoming Elections?

Simin Nouri | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home
Simin Nouri

Former women MPs have not taken sufficient initiative to alter the country's misogynist legislation, nor have they done anything to lift the suffering Iranian women have endured for the past 37 years.

Everything You Need To Know On Iran's Upcoming Elections

AP/Reuters/The Huffington Post | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.01.2012 | Home

TEHRAN, Iran -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's name will be nowhere on Friday's ballots. But the voting for parliament seats will be very much about ...

The Politics of Iran's Parliamentary Elections

Reza Marashi | Posted 05.01.2012 | Home
Reza Marashi

Now more than ever before, elections in the Islamic Republic serve as little more than a mechanism through which evolving power relationships among political factions are regulated and recalibrated -- certainly a trend worth tracking.

Iran's Assembly Pushes To Oust President

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iran's parliament revealed it planned to impeach President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad but refrained under orders from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ...