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A prominent Iranian women rights activist and one of the presidential hopefuls disqualified from running in the upcoming presidential election has issued a statement in defence of women’s right to become a president in Iran.
A senior Iranian cleric says the Iranian president should not be afraid of the United States, and should rather be able to counter the US and the Israeli regime.
The Iranian Elections Headquarters has, in a statement, announced the names of the six final candidates who has qualified to compete in the country’s upcoming presidential elections.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned of enemy plots to sabotage Iran’s upcoming elections, but at the same time noted that no superpower can do a damn thing in the face of an establishment connected to its people.
An election official says the executive team responsible for holding Iran’s upcoming presidential election will comprise 1,000,150 members.
Saturday was the end of the five-day registration process for those seeking the post of Iran’s president, the bulk of whom were ordinary, and even weird, people without any political background.
Tehran mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri have officially declared their candidacies for the 12th presidential election in Iran as registration for the polls wraps up.
The late Iranian politician and former president Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was the main supporter of the incumbent president Hassan Rouhani, but his brother Mohammad is going to challenge Rouhani’s presidency despite the elder brother’s advice.
The incumbent president, Hassan Rouhani, and his main rival from the conservative camp Ebrahim Raisi applied for Iran’s presidency on Friday.