Ali Younesi in September 2016
|Special Assistant to the President of Iran's Ethnic and Religious Minorities|
Assumed office |
22 August 2013
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Minister of Intelligence|
19 December 2000 – 24 August 2005
|Preceded by||Ghorbanali Dorri-Najafabadi|
|Succeeded by||Gholam Hossein Mohseni-Ejehei|
1 January 1951|
Ali Younesi (born 1 January 1951) is an Iranian politician, who served in different positions.
Following the Islamic Revolution, Younesi became the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Tehran and later head of the politico-ideological bureau of Islamic Revolutionary Guards. He was minister of intelligence and a member of the Supreme National Security Council during the presidency Mohammad Khatami. He is currently Hassan Rouhani's adviser on political and security affairs.
- Shmuel Bar; Shmuel Bacher; Rachel Machtiger (January 2008). "Iranian nuclear decision making under Ahmedinejad" (PDF). Lauder School of Government. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
- Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security 6 May 2005
- Buchta, Wilfried (2000). Who rules Iran?: The structure of power in the Islamic Republic (PDF). Washington, DC: The Washington Inst. for Near East Policy [u.a.] ISBN 0-944029-39-6.
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|Chief of intelligence ministry of Iran
| Succeeded by|
Gholam Hossein Mohseni-Ejehei