TEHRAN – Alireza Zakani and Hamidreza Hajibabaei who were disqualified by the Guardian Council to run for the May presidential election, issued separate announcements on Friday saying they will respect the decision and abide by law.
TEHRAN - The overseeing Guardian Council announced on Thursday a list of presidential hopefuls, qualifying six out of a pool of 1636 applicants.
TEHRAN – The Majlis on Wednesday put a brake on the Guardian Council’s attempt to bar religious minorities from running council seats in constituencies where Muslims are in great majority.
TEHRAN – An interim Tehran Friday preacher has urged the presidential candidates to obey the law, saying those who run for president must not dictate to the Guardian Council.
TEHRAN – An Iranian female lawmaker on Wednesday expressed hope that the Guardian Council will redefine a constitutional term which implicitly deprives women of the right to stand in presidential elections.
TEHRAN – The Guardian Council will announce its judgment of the sixth development plan on Tuesday, its spokesman Abbas-Ali Kadkhodaei said on Sunday.
TEHRAN – The Guardian Council has received the sixth development plan from the Majlis and will start to study it on Wednesday, the council’s spokesman said.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Guardian Council has said only candidates with a clean sheet in the 2009 unrests will be qualified to stand in the May presidential election.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Guardian Council has said only candidates with a clean sheet in the 2009 unrest will be qualified to stand in the May presidential election.
TEHRAN – Alireza Barati, deputy Interior Minister for e-governance and IT, has said the interior ministry is ready to hold electronic voting in the forthcoming presidential election if the Guardian Council gives the go-head.
TEHRAN – An official with the Guardian Council said on Wednesday members of a central committee to supervise the integrity of the next year’s presidential election have been named.
TEHRAN – The administration of President Hassan Rouhani approved a measure on Wednesday calling for the change of the national currency from the rial to the toman.