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Funeral procession to be held for Iranian president, companions in Tabriz on Tuesday

The northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz, the provincial capital of East Azarbaijan, where Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his delegation lost their lives in a helicopter crash, will host a funeral ceremony on Tuesday. 

Iranian Leader condoles president’s demise, announces five days of national mourning

The Leader the Islamic Revolution of Iran sent a message of condolences on Monday on the tragic death of President Ebrahim Raisi and his accompanying delegation in a helicopter crash, appointing first vice president as the caretaker chief executive of the country.

Iranian cabinet assures nation running the country ‘will not be dented’ after president’s death

The Iranian cabinet has given assurance to the people that running the county will not be disrupted after President Ebrahim Raisi’s demise in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

Explainer: Who will run Iran after president’s demise?

After the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a tragic helicopter accident, questions arise on who will be in charge of running the state of affairs in Iran.

Reports: Iranian president, delegation on board crashed helicopter all dead

Iranian President Ebhrahim Raisi, his entourage and the crew on board the helicopter that crashed on Sunday in northwestern Iran have died, according to initial reports.

Official: Communication established with Passengers of helicopter carrying President Raisi

“Two of President Raisi's companions have contacted the center following the helicopter accident.”, that’s according to Mohsen Mansouri the executive vice president.

Iran’s Leader pointing to president copter incident: There will be no disruption in country’s work

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, expressed concerns about the disturbing helicopter crash incident on Sunday evening involving the Iranian president and his companions during a gathering of the families of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps.

Huge rallies in Iran in tribute to Imam Reza

Huge rallies took place in 10 cities across Iran to pay tribute the 8th Shia Imam Ali Ibn Moussa al-Reza, whose shrine is in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.

Iranian daily: Hyperinflation breaking people’s back, gov’t just keeps watching

Iran’s Jomhouri-e Eslami newspaper has blasted the Iranian government for what it called just standing idly by and watching while the cumbersome extreme inflation is affecting people’s livelihood.

Iranian parliament votes to add Saturday as second official weekend day

The Iranian parliament voted on Wednesday to include Saturdays as the second official weekend on the country’s calendar, after a heated controversy over choosing between Saturday and Thursday.

Former President Rouhani lays into Iran’s Guardian Council in new open letter on election disqualification

Former Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, in an open letter to the people in Iran, has presented a report on the reasons put forward by the country’s vetting body, the Guardian Council, for disqualifying him as a candidate for the Assembly of Experts elections held earlier this year.

Iran’s interior minister calls Friday runoff vote “epic”, critics outcry

Iran’s interior minister has hailed the Iranian people for their turnout in the second round of the parliamentary elections held on Friday.

Iran announces final list of elected lawmakers

Iran’s Elections Headquarters announced on Saturday the final list of the candidates who won the ticket in the runoff stage of the parliamentary elections for the remaining seats up for grabs in the 290-seat assembly.

Iranian president says strong parliament requirement for powerful administration 

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says a strong parliament together with a strong administration will make Iran a powerful country

Iran Leader meets Futsal National Team

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday met with members of the country's Futsal National Team after they won the 2024 AFC Asian Cup.

Tehran’s influence at stake as Iran’s parliamentary election enters 2nd round

The upcoming parliamentary elections in Iran on May 10 will determine the fate of 45 remaining seats across 22 constituencies nationwide.

Iranian daily: Taliban on ethnic cleansing rampage of Shias, Iran silent

An Iranian newspaper has slammed officials in Iran for turning a blind eye to what it calls an ‘ethnic cleansing and killing spree of Shia Muslims’ in neighboring Afghanistan under the Taliban rulers.

Newly-discovered martyrs’ bodies receive hero’s welcome in Iranian cities

Iranians in several cities bid farewell on Friday to the martyrs of the war with Iraq in the 1980s, whose remains have just been surfaced.

Iran celebrates National Persian Gulf Day

Iranians held ceremonies on Sunday to mark the National Persian Gulf Day to assert Iran's sovereignty over the body of water in south of the country and once again remind that any misnomer by any county including the Arab neighbors on the waterway or ownership claim is condemned.

Iranian pres. slams crackdown on anti-Zionist students in US                              

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the harsh crackdown on anti-Israeli students in the US and their arrest in Western universities, especially in the US, is yet another scandal for the fake defenders of the freedom of speech.

Student rallies held across Iran in support of Gaza, world-wide pro-Palestinian demos

Students in many cities in Iran staged demonstrations on Sunday to express their indignation at the Israeli regime’s genocidal campaign against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip as similar rallies are snowballing across the world.

Iranian students rally in solidarity with pro-Palestine American peers

The members of the academic board, students and employees of Tehran University held a rally to show solidarity with the US and European students who have been protesting against the Zionist regime's genocidal war on Gaza.

Interior minister: Iran set to hold runoff parliamentary elections

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi says preparations have been made to hold the runoff parliamentary elections in two weeks.

Iranian daily censures ‘disregard for widespread corruption’ in Iran

Establishment of justice has remained elusive in Iran over four decades after the Islamic Revolution due to the authorities’ failure, or reluctance, to deal with major corruption cases, an Iranian daily argues.

President Raisi: Iran has a lot to say in advanced military industries

President Ebrahim Raisi said  that Iran displayed its military capabilities in a recent operation against the Israeli regime.

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