Ebrahim Raeisi is now officially the 8th president of the Islamic Republic of Iran after his mandate was endorsed by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei at a ceremony in Tehran, weeks after the ex-Judiciary chief won the country’s 13th presidential election by a landslide.
An official ceremony is taking place in Tehran during which Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei is to officially endorse Ebrahim Raeisi as Iran’s next president, weeks after the ex-Judiciary chief won the country’s 13th presidential election by a landslide.
The Iranian government has approved to allocate a fixed budget for dispensing loans to home businesses as the country seeks to provide more support for self-employed people and to encourage more economic activity among women in the country.
The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has issued a statement rejecting a recent verdict by a Bahraini court in which the CBI and some other Iranian banking institutions as well as their officials have been convicted on financial charges, including money laundering.
Russia’s lead negotiator at the Vienna talks on the revival of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers says it is not possible to reach a new agreement on the Iranian nuclear program.
A senior Russian foreign ministry official strictly rejects existence of any indications pointing to Iran’s likely involvement in a recent attack on an Israeli oil tanker off the Omani coast.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Britain’s chargé d'affaires and Romania's ambassador to convey to them Tehran's strong protest at false accusations leveled against the Islamic Republic in relation with the Thursday attack on an Israeli-owned ship in the Sea of Oman.
The spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry has warned against any possible act of adventurism against the country’s interests, pledging “immediate, powerful, and serious” response to any such move.
In his last speech as the 7th president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani described moderation and constructive interaction as the only suitable approaches for addressing problems.
The total death toll from the coronavirus infection in Iran exceeded 91,000 on Monday as the county registered one of the highest daily death rates in recent weeks.