Friday, Apr. 28, 2017 | Fereshteh Sadeghi, Contributor
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been barred from seeking a third term on May 19. But was this because the Guardian Council disqualified him — or because it didn’t approve of his qualifications to run in this year’s race?
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Arash Karami, Contributor
Ebrahim Raisi expressed support for economic policies that led to high inflation in Iran.
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Reza Marashi, Contributor
Ebrahim Raisi has been depicted as the Iranian supreme leader's candidate in both Western and Iranian media — but does Ayatollah Ali Khamenei really have a preference?
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor
Conservative presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi’s meeting with a visiting Russian official has raised debate on Moscow’s potential interference in Iran’s May 19 vote.
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 | Saeid Jafari, Contributor
Over 1,600 Iranians showed up at the Interior Ministry to register to run in the May 19 presidential election, fully aware that the Guardian Council will block their running.
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor
Presidential candidates Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf and Ebrahim Raisi focus on the economy and make pledges to create jobs to attract votes.
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