Ebrahim Raisi

Iran's president says cyberattack meant to create 'disorder'

Ebrahim Raisi's comments, the first since Tuesday's attack, did not blame anyone specifically for the incident.

published on : 27th October 2021

SCO Summit: Jaishankar holds informal discussions with Russia, Iran amid Afghan crisis

The annual SCO summit is expected to deliberate extensively on the developments in Afghanistan as well as the overall regional security scenario.

published on : 17th September 2021

Iran's president says 'transparent' about nuclear activities

On Tuesday the IAEA said its monitoring at Iranian nuclear sites had been "seriously undermined" by Tehran's suspension of some inspections since February.

published on : 8th September 2021

Japanese Foreign Minister discusses de-escalation with Iranian officials

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said he is opposed to the creation of insecurity in the region, adding: "The presence of Americans in the region, including Afghanistan, has not provided security."

published on : 22nd August 2021

New Iran president Ebrahim Raisi calls Macron about stalled nuclear talks

France, alongside the U.S., Germany, Britain, Russia, and China, was part of the original 2015 nuclear agreement and has played a prominent role as intermediary.

published on : 9th August 2021

Iran sees scope for joint effort with India to better situation in Afghanistan

“Tehran welcomes New Delhi’s role in the establishment of security in Afghanistan.

published on : 7th August 2021

Iran swears in new hard-line President Ebrahim Raisi amid regional tension

The former judiciary chief known for his distrust of the West takes the reins at a tense time.

published on : 5th August 2021

Ultraconservative Ebrahim Raisi inaugurated as president of Iran

Raisi replaces moderate president Hassan Rouhani, whose landmark achievement was the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and six major powers.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Outgoing Iran president Hassan Rouhani says government not always truthful

Rouhani's comments come as officials in his government have appeared rudderless in recent months amid a series of crises ranging from the coronavirus pandemic to drought-fuelled public protests.

published on : 1st August 2021

US hits Iran for delay in nuclear and prisoner swap talks

A sixth round of nuclear talks ended last month without agreement. The U.S. has repeatedly said it is ready for a seventh round as soon as Iran is ready.

published on : 18th July 2021

Jaishankar hands over personal message from PM Modi to Iran's President-elect Raisi during stopover in Tehran

Prime Minister Modi last month congratulated President-elect Raisi and said he looked forward to working with him to further strengthen the warm ties between India and Iran.

published on : 7th July 2021

Iraqi militia commander vows to avenge deaths in US strike

Abu Alaa al-Walae said that the electoral victory of Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi as president will strengthen Iran-backed militant groups throughout the Middle East.

published on : 6th July 2021

Hardliner 'wins' Iran's Presidential polls

Raisi is backed by the Islamic hardliner lobby, including the powerful Revolutionary Guards which was unhappy with the relatively moderate and pragmatic Rouhani. 

published on : 27th June 2021

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low

Iran's outgoing moderate President Hassan Rouhani said his successor had been elected in the previous day's vote, without naming the widely expected winner, Raisi.

published on : 19th June 2021