Ebrahim Raisi

Japanese FM discusses de-escalation with Iranian officials
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Japanese FM discusses de-escalation with Iranian officials

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian president met Sunday with Japan’s foreign minister in the capital of Tehran and the two…
German-Iranian ties face scrutiny as hard-liner Raisi takes office
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German-Iranian ties face scrutiny as hard-liner Raisi takes office

Iran has a new head of government: Ebrahim Raisi. The 60-year-old cleric with the rimless glasses and what comes across as a…
Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi: What to expect
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Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi: What to expect

On Thursday, 60-year-old Ebrahim Raisi will be sworn in before parliament as the Islamic Republic’s sixth president after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali…
EXCLUSIVE UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role
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EXCLUSIVE UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role

GENEVA, June 29 (Reuters) – The UN investigator on human rights in Iran has called for an independent inquiry into…
Raisi says he should be rewarded for defending people’s rights and security
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Raisi says he should be rewarded for defending people’s rights and security

DUBAI, June 21 (Reuters) – Iranian President-Elect Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that he should be rewarded for defending people’s…
Iran’s president-elect says he won’t negotiate over missiles
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Iran’s president-elect says he won’t negotiate over missiles

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s president-elect says he’s not willing to negotiate over Tehran’s ballistic missile program, nor…
Amnesty calls for investigation into Iran’s Raisi for crimes against humanity
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Amnesty calls for investigation into Iran’s Raisi for crimes against humanity

PARIS, June 19 (Reuters) – Amnesty International on Saturday renewed a call for Iranian president-elect Ebrahim Raisi to be investigated…
Judge under US sanctions set to win presidency for Iran’s hardliners
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Judge under US sanctions set to win presidency for Iran’s hardliners

DUBAI, June 18 (Reuters) – Iranians voted on Friday in an election expected to hand the presidency to a hardline…
Iran’s president appeals to top leader to add candidates
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Iran’s president appeals to top leader to add candidates

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday he wrote the country’s supreme leader to protest a decision…
Hardline Iranian cleric Raisi gets second powerful job in a week: IRNA
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Hardline Iranian cleric Raisi gets second powerful job in a week: IRNA

GENEVA (Reuters) – Hardline Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi was elected on Tuesday as deputy chief of the Assembly of Experts,…
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