May 8, 2021
Rumour of Raisi Announcement
Rumours are now circulating in the media that Chief Justice of Iran and clear favourite candidate Ebrahim Raisi will announce his candidacy on Thursday on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr (end of Ramadan) upon his return from a visit to Hamedan, and will register on Friday. It is unclear when he will resign from his current position.
April 26, 2021
Four Reformist Candidate Celebrate Iftar Together
Three Reformist candidates – Mostafa Kavakebian, Mohsen Mehr-Alizadeh and Masoud Pezeshkian – met in the office of a fourth, Mohsen Rahami, to celebrate iftar on Saturday night. The meeting, which was not advertised to the media, was allegedly to discuss the political situation in Iran and strategies for the Reformists in the Presidential election.