May. 17, 2021

Iran's Guardian Council begins vetting presidential candidates

Iran/Politics

The story: Hundreds of candidates have registered for Iran's June 18 presidential elections, including a large number of current senior officials from across the political spectrum. But as no single candidate is seemingly offering a platform for change with broad appeal, indifference remains the prevailing mood among many Iranians. With only a month until election day, the ruling establishment is thus girding to find a way to galvanize voters.

The coverage: The five-day registration period for the elections closed on May 15, with nearly 600 potential candidates registering at the interior ministry in Tehran...

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