Guardian Council



  • آیت الله جنتی 2018-01-03 20:48

    Riots plotted by foreigners, performed by insiders

    TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (MNA) – Ayatollah Jannati, the Secretary of the Guardian Council, condemned the recent riots in some cities of Iran saying that the riots were plotted by foreign enemies of Iran.

  • جنتی 2017-12-13 15:17

    Secretary of Guardian Council:

    US move to hasten Israeli regime’s destruction

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, the Secretary of the Guardian Council, denounced Trump's decision to move US embassy to al-Quds, on Wednesday.

  • احمد جنتی 2017-07-19 12:57

    Ahmad Jannati reelected as head of Guardian Council

    TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati has been reelected as the chairman of the Guardian Council for the 25th consecutive year.

  • thailand 2017-07-10 10:59

    Thai constitutional court delegation due in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jul. 10 (MNA) – A 30-member delegation from the Constitutional Court of Thailand is scheduled to arrive in Tehran on Monday, spokesman for Guardian Council announced today.

  • سر در وزارت کشور 2017-05-30 22:29

    Guardian Council approves election

    TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) – Iran’s Guardian Council has sent the letter of approval of the presidential election to the Interior Ministry.

  • محمدحسین مقیمی 2017-05-18 11:45

    Deputy Interior Min.:

    Vote count results to be announced gradually

    TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) – Deputy Interior Minister Moghimi said Wed. that with approval from the Guardian Council and settlement of the legal issue, the results of ballot counting will be announced to public gradually.

  • قشقاوی 2017-04-26 13:17

    Deputy FM:

    Iranians to cast votes in 103 countries

    TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s Deputy FM Ghashghavi said Iranians residing in 103 foreign countries will be balloted for upcoming presidential elections.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی شورای نگهبان 2016-08-06 16:34

    GC spokesperson:

    Buying votes ‘critical damage’ to elections integrity

    TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) – New spokesperson of the Guardian Council has admitted that buying and selling votes during elections damage the health of elections and should be seriously addressed.

  • انتخابات 2016-08-02 11:33

    Iran's 2017 presidential election timeframe

    TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) – While the official dates for the 2017 presidential election will be announced in Nov., Mehr News has drawn up dates based on the previous elections' timetables.

  • صندوق رأی 2016-07-27 11:41

    Iran’s presidential elections date announced

    TEHRAN, Jul. 27 (MNA) – The Guardian Council has endorsed the decision to hold the 12th round of Iran’s presidential elections on Friday May 19, 2017.

  • لوگو شورای نگهبان 2016-07-13 13:39

    Guardian Council knows new jurists

    TEHRAN, Jul. 13 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament’s open session elected three new jurists for the Guardian Council on Wednesday morning.

  • assembly of experts 2016-03-17 14:08

    GC confirms AE elections as ‘authentic, healthy’

    TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – The Guardian Council has confirmed Assembly of Experts elections as healthy and authentically held in all provinces and constituencies.

  • لوگو شورای نگهبان 2016-02-26 22:19

    Guardian Council sets 7-day deadline for election lawsuits

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Guardian Council has issued a statement on Friday to set a 7-day deadline for accepting lawsuits to be filed about election fraud.

  • لوگو شورای نگهبان 2016-02-26 17:46

    Guardian Council statement:

    Guardian Council only authority to revoke/stop elections

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Central Election Monitoring Committee in a statement announced on Fri. no authority other than the Guardian Council has the right to revoke or stop the elections.

  • لوگو شورای نگهبان 2016-02-26 09:18

    Guardian Council statement-1:

    Only Guardian Council to monitor elections

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – The Guardian Council in its first statement has stressed the election monitoring is only within the responsibility of the Council itself.

  • اقامه نماز جمعه تهران 2016-02-20 08:31

    Guardian Council attacked to discredit parl.: cleric

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) –Tehran Friday Prayers of February 19 was led by Ayatollah Kazem Seddighi who mainly preached upon the coming elections of Parliament and Assembly of Experts.

  • دیدار فرماندهان و کارکنان نیروی هوایی ارتش با رهبر انقلاب 2016-02-17 13:58

    Leader Ayat. Khamenei:

    Enemy seeks to bring Iran to 4-year legal vacuum

    TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution said Wed. US since the Revolution has opposed some basic issues in Iran’s legal system, including the Guardian Council, and now seeks to throw doubt on its decisions.

  • وزیر اطلاعات 2016-02-14 22:49

    Intelligence Minister:

    All should cherish ethical values during election campaign

    TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (MNA) – Iran’s minister of intelligence has said candidates should avoid spewing hate speech and defamation in order to canvass public vote.

  • دیدار جمعی از اعضا و مسئولان موسسات فرهنگی، هنری، سازمان‌های مردم نهاد با آیت الله هاشمی رفسنجانی 2016-02-06 21:28

    Rafsanjani predicts ‘highly competitive elections’

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – The head of Expediency Council has said with Guardian Council approving another 25 per cent of candidates, “a highly competitive election will be held on February 26.”

  • انتخابات مجلس 2016-02-06 16:04

    21 candidates to compete for each seat of Parliament

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – Guardian Council has approved general qualities of 1500 other registered nominees once disqualified for nomination.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی شورای نگهبان 2016-01-27 21:31

    Guardian Council:

    Disqualified candidates could file complaints

    TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) – Disqualified candidates of Assembly of Expert elections can file a complaint appealing a re-examination of their qualifications, beginning Thursday, Guardian Council statement has said.

  • رهبر معظم انقلاب حضرت آیت الله خامنه ای 2016-01-20 16:38

    Leader warns about undermining ‘legal institutions’

    TEHRAN, Jan. 20 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has said misconduct of any legal government bodies would not justify undermining its entirety which would mount to chaos.

  • روحانی 2016-01-11 15:42


    Economic boom ‘likely’ with sanctions removed

    ASSALUYEH, Jan. 11 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has predicted economic flourishing for the upcoming Iranian year as sanctions will be likely removed by March 2016.

  • آملی لاریجانی 2015-12-28 20:39

    Judiciary head:

    US Congress bill violating JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Dec. 28 (MNA) – Head of the Judiciary has condemned US government’s ‘invidious actions’ of recent two weeks as ‘a sort of mischief and breaking the promise.’

  • آیت الله جنتی 2015-12-25 19:29

    Head of Iran’s Guardian Council:

    Vetting observance of citizens’ rights

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – The head of Iran’s Guardian Council led Tehran Friday Prayers on December 25 and commented on upcoming elections of February in Iran.

  • انتخابات 2015-12-17 15:13

    Elections to warm political sphere in Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 17 (MNA) – Eminent elections of Parliament and Assembly of Experts are proceeding through their legal steps and the political ambiance of Iran is getting heated.

  • salehi 2015-10-15 18:36

    JCPOA to be ratified on Monday: Salehi

    TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said that an Iranian delegation will be leaving for Vienna today and JCPOA will most probably be ratified on Monday.

  • Larijani 2015-10-15 18:25

    Larijani hands JCPOA implementation law to Pres. Rouhani

    TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani signed and handed the law on JCPOA, dubbed 'Iranian Government's Reciprocal and Proportional Action' to President Rouhani for implementation.

  • آیت الله یزدی 2015-10-08 16:09

    Ayat. Yazdi:

    Dispute over JCPOA should not amount to enmity

    TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (MNA) – The head of Assembly of Experts has called all disputing parties on the issue of JCPOA for ‘unity and avoiding hostility.’