Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada in December 2018 as the U.S. sought to extradite her on bank and wire fraud charges.
The speech, delivered remotely in a pre-recorded video message late Tuesday, marked a significantly harsher tone than that of Raisi's predecessor.
Ministers from Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia will not meet with Iran at the U.N. this week for nuclear deal talks, EU's Josep Borrell said.
The talks with International Atomic Energy Agency chief Grossi were aimed at easing a standoff between Tehran and the West.
U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi will fly to Tehran this weekend for talks that could ease a standoff between Iran and the West.
Once a region seeing vast flows of wealth due to natural petroleum resources, the market slowdown and plunging oil prices have placed the Gulf Cooperation Council in a position of economic uncertainty. CNBC's Nessa Anwar is joined by Hadley Gamble to discuss the GCC's challenges, from economic diversification to their internal disagreements.
Henrietta Fore, executive director of UNICEF, tells CNBC's Tania Bryer about the agency's concerns for the rights of children and women on the ground in Afghanistan, and the biggest challenges the organization faces in providing humanitarian assistance.
The increase in 95-octane gasoline prices would take effect immediately, the government said in a statement.
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee just named 34 sites to the prestigious World Heritage List, representing two years' worth of site nominations.
Raisi's swearing in follows drone strikes on a tanker in the Gulf that have been blamed on Iran, and a threat of attack from Israel.
U.S. officials say they are still looking into a situation in the Gulf of Oman, where there's one hijacked ship and the status of several others is unclear.
Negotiators made "quite substantial" progress in talks over the Iran nuclear deal before discussions came to a halt.
An Israeli-owned merchant ship reportedly came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, the British military said Friday.
Garbis Iradian of the Institute of International Finance says Iran's strategy of expansion into the Middle East will "stay on their agenda."
Analysts say the most probable outcome is for an increase of around 500,000 barrels per day in August.
The airstrikes are the second round ordered by President Joe Biden against Iranian-backed militias since he began his term in office.
The announcement could further complicate talks between Iran and six major powers on reviving a 2015 nuclear deal.
Iranian authorities foiled a "sabotage attack" against one of its civilian nuclear facilities, local news site Nournews reported, offering no further details.
Notices appeared on a number of Iran-affiliated websites saying they had been seized by the United States government as part of law enforcement action.