presidential elections in Iran 2017

Iran’s Ahmadinejad says he won’t endorse other candidates

Iran’s Ahmadinejad says he won’t endorse other candidates

Iran’s former hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that he won’t endorse other candidates in next month’s election, after he and his deputy were barred from running, The Hindu reports. …

Yelena Dunayeva: Iran#039s pre-election race will be rough

Yelena Dunayeva: "Iran's pre-election race will be rough"

What forces candidates represent and how tense will pre-election race in Iran be

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 …

Iran’s Hardliners Likely To Win Upcoming Election

Iran’s Hardliners Likely To Win Upcoming Election

Rouhani's inability to stimulate the economy appears to have sowed doubt as to his ability to run the country

Lana Ravandi-Fadai: Presidential elections in Iran unpredictable

Lana Ravandi-Fadai: "Presidential elections in Iran unpredictable"

Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017

Rouhani resisters to run in Iran#039s elections

Rouhani resisters to run in Iran's elections

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the upcoming presidential elections in May on the fourth day of the registration period which ends on Saturday evening. The five-day registration period for …

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

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registers for Iran#039s presidential election

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registers for Iran's presidential election

Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unexpectedly filed to run in the country's presidential election. Ahmadinejad's decision will upend an election many believed would be won by moderate …

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 …

Perfect Timing To Raise The Tone On Iran

Perfect Timing To Raise The Tone On Iran

With presidential elections scheduled for May the 19th, this rise in the tone of the international community couldn’t come at a worst timing for Iran

Ahmadinejad once again

Ahmadinejad once again

Ex-President retakes spot on Iran's political stage, despite ‘advice’

 Rouhani: no gap between government and supreme leader

Rouhani: no gap between government and supreme leader

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that there is no gap between his government and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. "The Government stands by the supreme leader and is subordinate to …

Rouhani to visit Moscow ahead of the Iranian presidential elections

Rouhani to visit Moscow ahead of the Iranian presidential elections

The relationship between Iran and Russia is much more comprehensive than the future of Assad or the future of Syria

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

A new conservative front representing several parties is giving Rouhani a run for his money

Iran’s Rouhani to run for second term

Iran’s Rouhani to run for second term

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has decided to run for re-election in May, the vice-president for parliamentary affairs said on Sunday, according to state news agency IRNA, The Guardian reports. “In recent …

Vladimir Sazhin: There is no alternative to Hassan Rouhani in Iran

Vladimir Sazhin: "There is no alternative to Hassan Rouhani in Iran"

A senior research fellow of the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the upcoming presidential elections in Iran

Rouhani to run for second presidential term

Rouhani to run for second presidential term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will run for a second presidential term during the elections next year, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said. The minister added that the candidates …

Ahmadinejad has no plans to run for president in 2017

Ahmadinejad has no plans to run for president in 2017

Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he does not have any plans for running in the country’s presidential election due to be held on May 19, 2017. “You advised me that my participation in this …

 Khamenei advised Ahmadinejad not to run for president

Khamenei advised Ahmadinejad not to run for president

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised the former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to stay out of next year’s presidential elections, saying his participation would “polarize” …

Iran sets presidential election date

Iran sets presidential election date

Iran's Guardian Council of the Constitution has approved the decision to hold the country's 12th presidential elections on May 19, 2017, the spokesman of the Iranian Guardian Council, Abasali Kadkhodaie, said. …

 Iran ready to hold electronic elections next year

Iran ready to hold electronic elections next year

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said the country is fully prepared to hold all-electronic elections in the next Iranian year (March 2017- March 2018). Rahmani Fazli pointed to the country’s plans …