Middle East

A closer look at Iran’s presidential candidates

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on April 21, 2017 shows the main contenders for Iran's upcoming presidential elections: (top L-R) Head of the Islamic Coalition Party?s Central Council and former Minister of Culture, Mostafa Mirsalim on April 11, 2017, former Iranian minister Mostafa Hashemitaba registering his candidacy at the interior ministry in the capital Tehran, April 13, 2017, Iran's first Vice-President, Eshaq Jahangiri speaking during a conference on investment in Iran's tou

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 22, 2017, on page 8.




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