Iran To Vote Today For New President Following Ebrahim Raisi’s Death In Helicopter Crash

Iran Vote: Polls open at 8:00 am local time (0430 GMT) and close at 6:00 pm (1430 pm GMT). Tehran:  Iranians will vote for a new president on Friday following Ebrahim Raisi’s death in a helicopter crash, choosing from a tightly controlled group of four candidates loyal to the supreme leader, at a time of … Read more

Iranians Split On Presidential Vote As Hardships Mount

With just a week remaining before a presidential election, Iranians are divided over whether voting will address pressing economic issues and mandatory hijab laws. Iranians head to the polls on June 28 to choose from six candidates — five conservatives and a relative reformist — to succeed Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash … Read more

Iran releases Probe Report on President Ebrahim Raisi’s Helicopter Crash

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister was crashed on May 19. Tehran:  The General Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces has released the first report on the causes of a recent helicopter crash that resulted in the deaths of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage. Following the crash, a senior … Read more

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar To Visit Tehran To Attend Iran President Ebrahim Raisi’s Funeral Tomorrow

On Thursday, people will pay homage to Raisi and others in Mashhad city. The funeral of Iran President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and others killed in helicopter crash will be held tomorrow at Tehran University, in the capital city of Iran.  India’s vice president Jagdeep Dhankar will fly to Iran to attend the … Read more

iran president death news: Iran President Ebrahim Raisi dead: Who is Mohammad Mokhber, Iran’s new president?

Mohammad Mokhber, 68, has been appointed as Iran’s interim president following the death of Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash. Mokhber, Iran’s first vice president, now leads a three-person council responsible for organizing a new presidential election within 50 days.Who is Mohammad Mokhber? Iran’s New PresidentMohammad Mokhber was born on September 1, 1955. He is … Read more

What Happens If An Iranian President Dies In Office?

Ebrahim Raisi was elected president in 2021. (File) Rescuers in Iran were racing on Sunday to find the crash site of a helicopter that was carrying President Ebrahim Raisi to find out the fate of all those on board. Below is brief outline of what Iran’s constitution says happens if a president is incapacitated or … Read more

Who is Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s president whose helicopter suffered a ‘hard landing’ in foggy weather?

DUBAI: United Arab Emirates – Iran’s hard-line President Ebrahim Raisi has long been seen as a protege to Iran’s supreme leader and a potential successor for his position within the country’s Shiite theocracy. News of his helicopter making what state media described as a “hard landing” on Sunday immediately brought new attention to the leader, … Read more

Helicopter carrying Iran’s president suffers a ‘hard landing,’ state TV says – National

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi suffered a “hard landing” on Sunday, Iranian state media reported, without elaborating. Some began urging the public to pray for Raisi and the others on board as rescue crews sped through a misty, rural forest where his helicopter was believed to be. Raisi was traveling in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province. … Read more