Analyst responds to Principlist figure: Polarization of Iran society nothing new
An Iranian Reformist political analyst reacts to remarks by veteran Principlist politician Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel about the growing “polarization” in the Iranian society, saying the trend is in fact nothing new and should have been noted earlier.
Reformist Leader Khatami Praises Mehralizadeh for Dropping Out of Election
Iran's former president Seyyed Mohammad Khatami, who is known as the leader of Iranian reformists, has praised presidential contender Mohsen Mehralizadeh's move to drop out of the race in favour of Abdolnasser Hemmati.
Ali Motahari Officially Endorses Hemmati for President
Ali Motahari, the former deputy speaker of Iran’s parliament, has officially backed Abdolnasser Hemmati as his favoured candidate in the Friday presidential elections.
Ex-President Khatami Urges Reformists to Participate in Iran’s Presidential Vote
Mohammad Khatami, Iran’s former president and the reformists' leader, has called for the participation of all political groups in the June 18 presidential elections.
Larijani Urges Guardian Council to Explain Why He’s Disqualified
Ali Larijani, the former parliament speaker of Iran who has been disqualified from running for president in the country’s upcoming elections, has called on the Guardian Council to explain why they have barred him from the race.
Reformists Say Won’t Be Part of Iran’s June Presidential Elections
A spokesman for the Iranian Reformist Front says the reformists will not be part of the upcoming presidential elections as none of their candidates has been qualified by the Guardian Council to run for president.
Iran Elections 2021: Seven Candidates Qualified to Run for President
The Interior Ministry has released the official list of candidates qualified by the Guardian Council to run for president in the June elections.
Iran-US Cooperation Possible if Washington Makes Right Choice
Ali Larijani, the former Parliament Speaker who has run for president in the June elections, says cooperation between Tehran and Washington is possible if the White House makes the right choice in the Vienna talks on the nuclear deal.
Iran Election 2021: Who Are Most Prominent Candidates Running for President?
The deadline for registration of Iranian presidential hopefuls passed on Saturday afternoon, after dozens of people, including several politicians and military figures, signed up to run for president in the country's June elections.
Iran Elections 2021: Ebrahim Raisi Submits Candidacy
Iran's Judiciary Chief Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has submitted his candidacy for the next month's presidential elections.
Iran Elections 2021: Larijani, Rafsanjani Sign Up to Run for President
Former speaker of Iran's Parliament Ali Larijani and chairman of Tehran City Council Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani signed up to run for president in Iran's June elections.
Zarif Says Won’t Run for President, Will Focus on Removal of Sanctions
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he will definitely not enter the June presidential race, asking hardliners to let him focus on the Vienna talks and the removal of US sanctions.
Iran Elections 2021: Ahmadinejad Signs Up to Run for President
Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run for president in the country's June presidential election.
Iran Elections 2021: Deputy Head of IRGC Quds Force to Run for President
Brigadier General Rostam Qassemi, a former oil minister and the current deputy head of the IRGC Quds Force for economic affairs, says he will run for president in Iran's June elections.
Zarif’s Leaked Audio Tape ‘Stolen’, Says Gov’t Spokesman
Iran says the dissident television network Iran International’s “stealing” of an audio file of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was a conspiracy to achieve its wicked objectives.
Prominent Reformist Politician Tajzadeh Says Will Run for President
Mostafa Tajzadeh, a senior Iranian reformist politician and a former political prisoner, says he will run for president in the June elections.
Ahmadinejad Raps Rouhani Admin for Attending Vienna Talks after Natanz Sabotage
Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has lambasted the administration of Hassan Rouhani for attending the nuclear talks underway in the Austrian capital, Vienna.
Iranian MPs File Complaint against Rouhani over Deal with IAEA
Iranian lawmakers have lodged a complaint with the Judiciary against President Hassan Rouhani over an agreement reached between the International Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
MPs Seeking to Hijack Outcome of Cabinet’s Policies: Rouhani’s Aide
An adviser to president of Iran has deplored the Parliament’s “cunning” plan to advance a bill about the JCPOA and withdrawal from the NPT, saying the legislature seeks to hijack the results of the administration’s careful analysis, as a promising prospect for Iran’s economy under Biden is certain.
Iran’s Reformist Leader Condemns Nuclear Scientist’s Assassination
Iran’s former president Seyyed Mohammad Khatami has categorically condemned the assassination of eminent Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
Iran Leader’s Military Aide to Run for 2021 Presidential Election
Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan has announced his candidacy for the Iranian presidential election in 2021.
Tehran’s Representative in Assembly of Experts Dies of COVID-19
Ayatollah Hashem Bat'haie Golpayegani, a senior Iranian cleric and Tehran’s representative in the Assembly of Experts, died of the COVID-19 disease on Sunday night.
Newly-Elected Female Politician Dies of Coronavirus in Iran
Fatemeh Rahbar, a conservative politician who had recently been elected as one of the 30 representatives of Tehran in the Iranian Parliament, has died of COVID-19.
Reformists Put on Compulsory Leave by Guardian Council: Iranian Daily
A report by Iranian reformist newspaper Etemad has blamed the country’s Guardian Council for preventing the reformist figures from running for parliamentary seats, saying the candidates affiliated with the reformists have been practically granted compulsory leave for the next term of the Parliament.
Conservatives Form Coalition ahead of Iran Parliamentary Election
An elite group of Iranian principlists, known as the Forces of the Revolution, have finally reached a consensus on forming an alliance to secure all of the 30 parliamentary seats allocated to Tehran, just a few days ahead of the election day.