2016 Iran Elections

Iranian conservative coalition at risk of collapse

Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor

As Iran approaches its May 19 presidential vote, conservative candidates continue to show no indication of being ready to withdraw in favor of the leading contender of the camp.

Khamenei laments 'loss' of hard-line Assembly of Experts members

Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016 | Arash Karami, Contributor

At the last meeting of Iran’s outgoing Assembly of Experts, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed regret for the departure of two hard-liners and defended the Guardian Council's disqualification of several Reformist candidates.

After elections, Iran's parliament split three ways

Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016 | Arash Karami, Contributor

Iran's Interior Ministry said that Reformists, moderates and conservatives are the three main groups in Iran's parliament.

Should Israel celebrate the Iranian elections results?

Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016 | Ben Caspit, Columnist

Following Iranian elections, Israeli security experts are divided between those optimistic about changes in the country and those who fear its growing regional hegemony.

After elections, is Rouhani’s economy minister now safe?

Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2016 | Arash Karami, Contributor

All three members of parliament who summoned the finance and economy minister failed to make it into Iran's next parliament.

Rouhani empowered as allies, supporters make gains in Iranian elections

Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2016 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is set to have an easier last 15 months of his term due to voters' support of what Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Mohammad Khatami and Seyyed Hassan Khomeini stand for.

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