presidential elections in Iran 2021

Iran's supreme leader endorses Raisi as new president

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei endorsed Ebrahim Raisi as the next president of Iran, who vowed on Tuesday. Raisi said he had a comprehensive plan to save the Islamic Republic from its severe economic crisis …

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Iranians voting in presidential election

Iranians are voting to elect a new president, with all but one of the four candidates to succeed Hassan Rouhani regarded as hardliners. Opinion polls suggest Ebrahim Raisi, a conservative Shia cleric who heads the …

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Iran election candidates and their programmes

Iranians have been called to the polls on June 18 to elect a successor to President Hassan Rouhani, who has served the maximum two consecutive four-year terms allowed by the constitution. The seven candidates, all in favour of efforts to …

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Mohsen Rezaee emerges as West's favourite in Iran

With a fourth round of talks set to resume in Vienna this week, pressure is mounting on high-ranking European negotiators to reach an accord that bridges the geopolitical chasm between Washington and Tehran and brings Iran back into compliance with the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), EU Reporter writes

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Iran's former president to run again for office

Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will run again for office in upcoming elections in June, raising the possibility of a bolstered hardline leadership at a time of tense negotiations with the West. Thronged by shouting …

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Iran candidates register for presidential election

Iran on Tuesday opened registration for candidates hoping to succeed President Hassan Rouhani, who will step down following the June 18 elections after serving the maximum two consecutive terms allowed. The five-day registration period …

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Date for Iran presidential election set

Iran’s 2021 presidential election will definitely be held in due date on June 18, head of Iran's Elections Headquarters Jamal Orf said. Both the government and Interior Ministry have no plans to postpone the election date …

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Iran's presidential elections to be held next year

Iran will hold presidential elections on June 18, 2021, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister and head of the country's election commission Jamal Orf said at the press conference. According to the official, Iran will hold its 13th …

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