Ebrahim Raisi


  • Leader set to endorse Raisi Yesterday 17:29

    Leader to endorse Raisi as president on Tuesday

    TEHRAN - Ebrahim Raisi will be formally confirmed as president on Tuesday by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

  • Fuad Hussein 2021-07-31 21:45

    Iraqi FM calls Iran-Saudi talks satisfactory

    TEHRAN — In an interview with the Saudi Al-Arabiya news network published on Saturday, Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein said that President Barham Salih will soon travel to Iran.

  • Kazem Jalali 2021-07-30 21:47

    Ambassador: Iran-Russia ties will become stronger during Raisi administration

    TEHRAN — The meeting of the ambassadors of the Islamic countries in Russia was held on the sidelines of the twelfth international economic meeting "Russia and the Islamic World" in Kazan, the capital of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan on Thursday.

  • Zarif-Qatar 2021-07-25 21:43

    Qatari FM visits Tehran, meets President-elect Raisi

    TEHRAN — Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani, the deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Qatar, visited Tehran on Sunday and held talks with Iran’s President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi.

  • Seyed Ebrahim Raisi 2021-07-25 19:42

    Ayatollah Raisi breaks the ice of Iran-Saudi relations

    TEHRAN - With President-elect Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi preparing to take the helm in less than two weeks, relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia are poised to be fully restored.

  • Mesbahi Moqaddam 2021-07-23 17:48

    Cleric politician calls on Raisi to follow long-term strategic ties with neighbors

    TEHRAN - A member of the Expediency Council has called on the incoming administration of Ebrahim Raisi to establish long-term strategic ties with neighbors and countries which are not influenced by the United States’ anti-Iran position.

  • Raisi-Kadhimi 2021-07-20 01:20

    Al-Kadhimi says will travel to Iran after Raisi assumes office

    TEHRAN — Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadimi has said he will go to Iran shortly after President-elect Ebrahim Raisi officially takes office.

  • Shamkhani- Raisi 2021-07-20 01:16

    Security chief Shamkhani meets President-elect Raisi

    TEHRAN — In a smooth transition of power, government officials have regularly met with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi.

  • Raisi-vaccine 2021-07-18 11:26

    Raisi calls for speedy vaccination drive

    TEHRAN – President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi held a meeting on Saturday with authorities and experts engaged in producing and distributing vaccines for the Covid-19 pandemic, urging an immediate action to vaccinate the citizens against the highly contagious virus.

  • Raisi-Vaezi 2021-07-14 21:40

    Chief of staff meets president-elect

    TEHRAN— Mahmoud Vazei, the outgoing presidential chief of staff met with the President-elect, Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, on Wednesday to brief him about the latest developments in the country.

  • Raisi 2021-07-14 01:56

    Raisi meets heads of supervisory bodies in bid to counter corruption

    TEHRAN — In his first meeting with heads of intelligence and supervisory bodies on Tuesday, President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi said he personally wanted to form this session to formulate executive strategies to reform the government's approach in the efforts to tackle corruption before he officially starts his work as president.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-07-14 01:55

    Raisi looks at neighbors and the East with particular importance

    TEHRAN — In a post published on his Instagram page on Tuesday, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior advisor to the parliament speaker, said that President-elect Raisi will pay special attention to neighbors and the East in his foreign policy.

  • nuclear talks in Vienna 2021-07-13 20:53

    Nuclear talks likely to resume after Raisi takes over: Bloomberg

    Nuclear talks in Vienna between world powers and Iran aren’t likely to resume until after the Islamic Republic installs its new president next month, all but eliminating the chances of an early resurrection of their accord struck six years ago and a jump in Iranian oil exports.

  • Masjedi 2021-07-12 21:55

    Ambassador predicts Iran-Iraq ties will become stronger during Raisi presidency

    TEHRAN — The special envoy of the United Nations Secretary General for Iraq met with Iraj Masjedi, Iran’s ambassador in Baghdad on Monday.

  • Raisi 2021-07-11 22:05

    President-elect says youth need more opportunities

    TEHRAN — In a meeting with Sports and Youth Minister Massoud Soltanifar on Saturday, President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi highlighted the importance of giving opportunities to the young generation.

  • Jaishankar-Raisi 2021-07-10 22:17

    By: Ayanangsha Maitra

    Jaishankar-Raisi meet in Tehran

    Soon after the news of Iranian Judiciary head Ebrahim Raisi’s landslide victory reached New Delhi, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi promptly shot a tweet to congratulate the president-elect.

  • Croatian president 2021-07-10 22:10

    Croatian president congratulates President-elect Raisi

    TEHRAN — According to the embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Zagreb, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic has sent a congratulatory message to the President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi on behalf of himself, the people and the government of Croatia.

  • LEader 2021-07-10 08:01

    Leader calls Ahmed Jibril ‘tireless warrior’

    TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi have expressed condolences in separate messages for the death Palestinian leader Ahmed Jibril.

  • Jaishankar-Raisi 2021-07-09 19:04

    India embraces Iran's invitation for Raisi oath-taking ceremony

    TEHRAN - India has accepted Iran's invitation to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Raisi.

  • رئیسی هند 2021-07-08 01:52

    Indian FM delivers Modi’s message to Raisi

    TEHRAN— Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar made a stopover in Tehran on Wednesday afternoon and held a meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

  • Raisi 2021-07-06 22:22

    Raisi responds to Putin’s congratulatory message

    TEHRAN — In a letter presented to Vladimir Putin’s special assistant, Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi thanked the Russian president over his kind words.

  • Mohseni Ejei inaugurated as new Judiciary chief 2021-07-06 17:14

    Mohseni Ejei inaugurated as new Judiciary chief

    TEHRAN — In an inauguration ceremony held on Monday, Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei replaced President-elect Ebrahim Raisi as the new Judiciary chief. High-rank officials such as Mohammad Mohammadi Golpayegani, head of the Leader’s office; Mohsen Rezaei, secretary of the Expediency Council; and Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the parliament speaker, attended the inauguration ceremony. The Leader appointed Mohseni Ejei as the new Judiciary chief on Thursday.

  • Ejei 2021-07-05 21:22

    New Judiciary chief says justice must expand in all aspects

    TEHRAN — Speaking at his inauguration ceremony on Monday, Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei said that the Judiciary must do its best to broaden justice in all fields.

  • Qalibaf 2021-07-05 21:20

    Speaker: Ejei’s deep knowledge of Judiciary will benefit country

    TEHRAN — Parliament speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said on Monday that the deep knowledge and understanding of Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei as the new judiciary chief will benefit the country.

  • Motaharnia 2021-07-05 21:19

    Analyst: Next foreign minister must be good negotiator

    TEHRAN — Speaking to ISNA news agency on Monday, Mehdi Motaharnia, an international affairs analyst, said that the next foreign minister must be a good negotiator and know the principles and techniques of diplomacy to the best of his ability.

  • Golpayegani 2021-07-05 19:29

    People gave affirmative response to Leader call for election participation: official 

    TEHRAN – The head of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution’s office has praised the voter turnout rate in Iran’s recent presidential election, underlining that the people went to polling stations at the direction of the Leader despite propaganda campaigns by enemies not to do so. 

  • PM 2021-07-05 19:17

    Pakistan PM, Iran president-elect discuss Afghanistan war

    TEHRAN – Iranian President-elect Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke by phone late on Sunday discussing the recent developments in neighboring Afghanistan.

  • Jahromi-Raisi 2021-07-03 21:44

    Cabinet members brief President-elect Raisi

    TEHRAN — In runup to transition of power from President Hassan Rouhani to President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Saturday the ministers of defense, agriculture, communications, the head of the Planning and Budget Organization and the governor of the central bank met separately with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi in his office on Saturday.

  • Mottaki 2021-07-02 19:41

    'Mr. Raisi has almost a clear understanding of Iran’s foreign policy'

    Ex-FM Mottaki says Saudi Arabia tricked U.S. into Yemen war

    TEHRAN — In an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times, former Iranian foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki says Saudi Arabia deceived the United States into the war against Yemen in 2015.

  • Raisi 2021-07-02 19:35

    Raisi launches website for people to suggest capable managers

    TEHRAN — In an unprecedented move, President-elect Ebrahim Raisi’s office launched a website called “Companions of Raisi,” asking people to submit names and numbers of people whom they assume have the caliber to be future managers and ministers of his future administration.