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Polls close in Iranian parliamentary election [Video]

Polls close in Iranian parliamentary election

Election takes place amid escalating political tensions, economic struggles and concerns about low participation.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:06Published
Apathy runs high in Tehran as Iran gears up for parliament vote [Video]

Apathy runs high in Tehran as Iran gears up for parliament vote

As campaigning ends, voters in capital say they will boycott key poll despite officials' appeals for a big turnout.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:12Published
High voter turnout expected in Iran towns, villages [Video]

High voter turnout expected in Iran towns, villages

While turnout has normally been low in the capital, in surrounding towns and villages it is often a different story.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 07:00Published
Iran: Thousands of candidates disqualified ahead of elections [Video]

Iran: Thousands of candidates disqualified ahead of elections

More than 7,000 applicants have been told they cannot run, including dozens of current members of parliament.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:06Published
Iran candidates kick off campaigns for parliamentary elections [Video]

Iran candidates kick off campaigns for parliamentary elections

Guardian Council, which vets prospective candidates, barred more than 9,000 from out of more than 16,000 aspirants.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:58Published

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