The latest news and views about conservatives in Iran
Iranian presidential contenders Saeed Jalili and Alireza Zakani have withdrawn from Iran's presidential race in favour of Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative contender who has the biggest chance for winning the Friday votes.
Ali Motahari, the former deputy speaker of Iran’s parliament, has officially backed Abdolnasser Hemmati as his favoured candidate in the Friday presidential elections.
The seven presidential candidates qualified by the Guardian Council to run in this month's presidential election traded strong barbs in their first debate on Saturday, which was focused on their economic views.
An Iranian newspaper has implied that there is a shoo-in among candidates running in the upcoming presidential race, calling on other contenders to unite and rally behind him rather than campaigning against one another.
The Interior Ministry has released the official list of candidates qualified by the Guardian Council to run for president in the June elections.
Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan, a military advisor to Iran's Leader and one of the key military figures running for president in Iran's June elections, has dropped out in favour of Ebrahim Raisi, the key candidate of the conservative camp.
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's Judiciary Chief Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has submitted his candidacy for the next month's presidential elections.
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's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run for president in the country's June presidential election.
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.
An editorial piece published by the hardline Iranian newspaper Kayhan argues that Iran should attack the Israeli port city of Haifa if Tel Aviv’s involvement in the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is proved.
Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan has announced his candidacy for the Iranian presidential election in 2021.
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.
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.
Many Iranian people across the country attended gatherings on Monday to mark the “epic of Dey 9”, a day in which millions of demonstrators held nation-wide rallies to pledge allegiance to the Islamic establishment in 2009.
The process of registering candidates for running in Iran’s parliamentary elections, slated for February 2020, has come to an end with around 14,000 people applying for candidacy, according to Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli.
Iran's Interior Ministry has officially opened the elections headquarters to carry out preparations for the upcoming Parliament elections.
A senior adviser to commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has chided Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for an unexpected visit to France, where the G7 summit was underway, voicing concern that such visits may spell frustration.
The deadly shooting incident in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead has received strong condemnation by Iranian media, from both reformist and conservative camps.
A senior conservative journalist says Tehran has not gained much from the US in return for the many concessions it has given Washington.
The Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy commission has summoned Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to clarify his controversial remarks about “rampant” money laundering in Iran, which have drawn angry reactions from political and media circles.
An Iranian reformist figure has recounted how Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani’s prudence rendered ineffective the scenarios orchestrated by radicals to prevent the ratification of the bill on Iran’s accession to the Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention.