Iranian social media has been awash with criticism of new music video by popular underground Iranian singer, “Sasy,” who over the years has become known for contentious lyrics that Iran's conservatives see as tainting the country's moral probity.
Polls shut at midnight (2030 GMT) after at least five extensions beyond the originally scheduled 6 pm (1430 GMT) closing time to allow a maximum number of people to cast their ballots.
Protesters, with students at the forefront, have staged daily rallies in the country after the government admitted they shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 aboard. Some protests have been met with a violent crackdown.
The more likely scenarios are that Tehran would revert to nuclear enrichment and follow Ayatollah Khamenei’s call for 'maximum pressure' on the US.
The army downed the unmanned aircraft over Khuzestan province before dawn using a Mersad surface-to-air missile, Tasnim news agency reports.
Top army generals of Pakistan and Iran are in close contact to coordinate the search efforts, including enhanced air surveillance and troop deployment in the border area where the the guards went missing, according to a foreign ministry statement.
Britain, France and Germany along with Russia and China say they remain committed to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord and to building up trade and investment links with Tehran.
Lebanon's President Michel Aoun accuses Saudi Arabia of holding Prime Minister Saad Hariri and family hostage, calls this an act of aggression.
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