Ebrahim Raisi

Iran to choose out of six

Iran to choose out of six

The Iranian Interior Ministry has released the final list of candidates qualified to run in the forthcoming presidential election. Iran’s Interior Ministry on Thursday night gave the following list of eligible candidates vetted by …

Iran#039s Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Iran's Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

An Iranian panel charged with vetting candidates approved the country's incumbent president and five challengers but disqualified former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from running in next month's presidential …

Rouhani enters Iran election race focused on his economic record

Rouhani enters Iran election race focused on his economic record

Rouhani joins an election field with two hardline stalwarts

Yet Ahmadinejad ignored Khamenei

Yet Ahmadinejad ignored Khamenei

The leader of IRI, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, advised the ex-president not to participate in the elections

Iran opens registration for presidential election

Iran opens registration for presidential election

Iran has opened registration for those hoping to run in the presidential race on May 19, media reported. Prospective candidates can register through the end of April 15. They will then be vetted by the Guardian Council, a clerical body …