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A year into Raisi's rule: Has anything changed?

The hard-line cleric has been president for a year, after his major rivals were disqualified from the race.

A year into Raisi's rule: Has anything changed? player

Iranian President: Muslim nations of the region deeply hate the usurping Zionist Regime

Ebrahim Raisi meets Islamic Jihad leader, lashes out at Israel and expresses support for Palestinian Arab “resistance”.

'Muslim nations deeply hate the usurping Zionist Regime'

Iran's President plans to visit New York despite US sanctions

Ebrahim Raisi plans to travel to New York for UN General Assembly next month despite US sanctions against him.

Iran's President plans New York visit despite US sanctions

Macron to Iranian counterpart: Disappointed by lack of progress in Iranian nuclear talks

Macron urges Ebrahim Raisi to go back to the implementation of Iran's commitments under 2015 nuclear agreement.

'Disappointed by lack of progress in Iranian nuclear talks'

Russia, Turkey and Iran vow to cooperate to 'eliminate terrorists' in Syria

Putin, Erdogan and Raisi reaffirm determination to continue their ongoing cooperation to eliminate terrorists in Syria.

Russia, Turkey and Iran vow to 'eliminate terrorists' in Syria

Putin, Erdogan and Raisi to meet in Tehran

Iran will use its leverage to ask Putin to pressure the Americans for concessions in the nuclear deal.

Putin, Erdogan and Raisi to meet in Tehranplayer

Iranian President blasts latest US sanctions

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi criticizes US for imposing new sanctions on petrochemical producers in the Islamic Republic.

Iranian President blasts latest US sanctions

Iran vows to avenge slain Quds Force officer

Iranian president says 'no doubt' his country will avenge death of slain Revolutionary Guard officer in Tehran.

Iran vows to avenge slain Quds Force officer

'Iran will punish Israel's slightest provocation'

Iranian President Raisi warned that 'the huge power of our armed forces will not let you rest.'

'Iran will punish Israel's slightest provocation'player

Iranian President: We'll target Israel if it makes the tiniest move against us

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi warns that his country is watching any move by Israel “closely.”

'We'll target Israel if it makes the tiniest move'

Iranian President to Putin: NATO's expansion a serious threat

Ebrahim Raisi tells Putin that NATO's expansion is a "serious threat" to the region's security and stability.

'NATO's expansion a serious threat'

Macron to Iranian counterpart: Agree to nuclear deal

French President calls on Iran to seize the opportunity to preserve nuclear deal and prevent crisis.

Macron to Iranian counterpart: Agree to nuclear deal

Iranian President: Deal is possible but sanctions must be truly lifted

President Ebrahim Raisi says nuclear agreement is "at hand", but sanctions must be "truly lifted".

'Deal is possible but sanctions must be truly lifted'

Iran celebrates 43rd anniversary of its revolution

Celebrations included chants against Israel and the USA, the burning of flags, and promises of a stronger stance in nuclear negotiations.

Iran celebrates 43rd anniversary of its revolution

Macron to Iranian counterpart: Accelerate efforts to make progress in nuclear talks

French President Macron speaks to Iranian counterpart Raisi, stresses need to accelerate nuclear talks.

'Accelerate efforts to make progress in nuclear talks'

Iranian President: Agreement with the US is possible if sanctions are lifted

Iranian President says an agreement with the US over 2015 nuclear deal is possible if sanctions on Iran are lifted.

'Agreement with US possible if sanctions lifted'

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi threatens Trump over Soleimani killing

Two years after Qassem Soleimani's death in drone strike, Iranian leader calls for revenge unless Trump faces a court for sentencing.

Iranian president threatens Trump over Soleimani killing

Iran's President: We're serious in nuclear talks

Ebrahim Raisi says the US should remove sanctions to show that it is serious about reaching an agreement as well.

Iran's President: We're serious in nuclear talks

Iranian President vows to get sanctions lifted

Ebrahim Raisi vows to tackle Iran's economic woes, says his government is working to lift the sanctions.

Iranian President vows to get sanctions lifted

Iran's President: We're 'absolutely serious' about nuclear talks

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi speaks to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin ahead of resumption of nuclear talks on November 29.

Iran's President: We're 'absolutely serious' about nuclear talks

Iran's President: US should lift the sanctions

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says US should lift the sanctions on his country to prove it is serious about restarting nuclear talks.

Iran's President: US should lift the sanctions

Foreign Ministry: 'Butcher of Tehran' continues to fool intl. community'

Israel responds to speech by Iranian president at UN General Assembly. 'Intl. community must prevent any possibility of them getting nukes,'

''Butcher of Tehran' continues to fool intl. community'

Iranian Pres: Iran wants talks to remove US sanctions

Ebrahim Raisi tells UN Genral Assembly Islamic Republic wants to resume negotiations with goal of ending American sanctions.

Iranian Pres: Iran wants talks to remove US sanctions

Iranian President: We're willing to negotiate, but not under pressure

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi: Iran ready to hold talks with world powers to revive 2015 nuclear deal but not under Western "pressure".

'We're willing to negotiate, but not under pressure'

Suspects in 1994 AMIA bombing appointed to new Iranian government

Iran’s new government appoints 2 suspected in 1994 bombing of Buenos Aires Jewish center.

Suspects in 1994 AMIA bombing appointed to Iranian government

Iran's parliament approves almost all of Raisi's cabinet

Lawmakers approved 18 out of 19 candidates put forward by new Iranian President for cabinet posts.

Iran's parliament approves almost all of Raisi's cabinet

US: Protests against Iran's new president

Families of political prisoners murdered in 1988 railed against Raisi, who served on committee that passed out sentences against inmates.

US: Protests against Iran's new presidentplayer

GOP lawmakers blast EU for attendance at Raisi inauguration

Group of Republican lawmakers blast European Union for its decision to send senior official to the inauguration of Iran’s new president.

GOP lawmakers blast EU for attendance at Raisi inauguration

Swedish court case may implicate Iran's new president in international human rights crimes

Sweden has universal jurisdiction for violations of int'l law. Hamid Nouri is in court for “murder crimes" in Iran. Will Raisi be next?Op-ed

Swedish court case may implicate Raisi in human rights crimes

Israeli leaders warn CIA chief that new Iranian president is 'mentally deranged'

PM Bennett and other senior officials met CIA director Burns and warned him of Raisi's mental issues.

Israeli leaders warn CIA chief Iranian president is 'deranged'player

Iran's new President invited to regional summit in Baghdad

Iraq invites Ebrahim Raisi to regional summit. Turkey's President and Saudi Arabia's King have also been invited.

Iran's new President invited to regional summit in Baghdad

Iran's President to Macron: Help secure Iran's 'rights'

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi speaks to French President Emmanuel Macron, asks him to help secure Iran's “rights” in nuclear talks.

Iran's President to Macron: Help secure Iran's 'rights'

Biden's hope of renewed Iran nuclear deal gives way to tensions

Slow pace of talks between the WH and Iran about reentering the nuclear deal and recent tensions point to a possible change in US strategy.

Biden's hope of renewed Iran nuclear deal gives way to tensions

EU Parliament members pen letter protesting EU policy toward Iran

Signatories protest EU's lukewarm condemnation of Iranian terrorism, sending of senior EU official to inauguration of "Hangman of Tehran."

EU lawmakers protest EU policy toward Iran

Raisi names head of blacklisted group as vice president

Iran's new President names chairman of powerful state-owned foundation sanctioned by US as his first vice-president.

Raisi names head of blacklisted group as vice president

Why did so many world leaders attend the inauguration of Iran’s murderous president?

A regime that makes noise about how many foreign leaders attend an inauguration, sure is quiet about how many citizens it has murdered.Op-ed

Why did world leaders attend the inauguration of Iran’s president?

Iran's new President meets Hamas delegation

Ebrahim Raisi assures Hamas delegation that Iran will keep supporting Hamas.

Iran's new President meets Hamas delegation

US urges Iranian President to resume nuclear talks

US urges Ebrahim Raisi to return to talks on both nations resuming compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

US urges Iranian President to resume nuclear talks

Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi sworn in as new Iranian president

New Iranian president vows an end to 'illegal' American sanctions on Iran at inauguration ceremony.

Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi sworn in as president of Iran

Iran's new president vows more talks, harsher stance on Israel

Hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi promised Iran would work to get rid of "tyrannical" sanctions imposed by the United States.

Iran's new president vows more talks, harsher stance on Israelplayer