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EBRAHIM RAISI

Mostafa Pourmohammadi, former Interior Minister of Iran, registers as a candidate for the presidential election at the Interior Ministry in Tehran on June 3.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 10, 2024
Iran names six candidates for president, including parliament speaker
The country’s next president will be confronted with problems both at home and abroad.
A mourner holds a picture of the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, as she prays during a vigil to pay tribute to him and other officials who were killed in a helicopter crash, at the Iranian Ambassador's residence in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 22.
WORLD / Politics
May 30, 2024
U.S. to boycott U.N. tribute to Iran leader killed in helicopter crash
The U.N. General Assembly traditionally meets to pay tribute to any world leader who was a sitting head of state at the time of their death.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's death has sparked a crisis of legitimacy for the regime amid speculation about Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's succession plans.
COMMENTARY / World
May 29, 2024
Iran’s succession crisis is a legitimacy crisis
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's death has sparked a crisis of legitimacy for the regime amid speculation about Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's succession plans.
Mourners attend the state funeral for President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and others in Tehran on Wedneday.
WORLD / Politics
May 26, 2024
Calls, search parties, drones: 17 hours to find Iran’s president
As a frenzied quest began for the fallen helicopter of President Ebrahim Raisi, Iran moved to control possible threats from abroad and unrest at home.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during a meeting with the families of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Tehran on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
May 22, 2024
Raisi death reshapes Iran succession, putting focus on Khamenei son
Following the death of President Ebrahim Raisi, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's, son Mojtaba has emerged as a top contender.
Mourners holds posters of late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi during a funeral ceremony for him and his companions who were killed in a helicopter crash, at Mosalia mosque in Tehran on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
May 22, 2024
Iranian President Raisi's memorial muted amid public discontent
Some insiders see a stark contrast in public grief compared with past commemorations for the deaths of other senior figures in Iran's 45-year history.
Mourners gather in Tehran's Valiasr Square on Monday to honor President Ebrahim Raisi and others who died in a helicopter crash a day earlier.
COMMENTARY / World
May 21, 2024
Iranian President Raisi's failed experiment in ideological purity
Yet totalitarian regimes such as Iran don’t need their populations to be content, so long as they have security forces willing to kill to suppress dissent.
People in Tehran demonstrate in support of Iran's attack on Israel on April 15. After the helicopter crash that killed Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the question is whether his successor will take a similar foreign policy path by keeping slivers of communication open and avoiding direct conflict with the United States.
WORLD / Politics
May 21, 2024
Aggression or caution: The choice facing Iran’s next leaders
After the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister it will be possible to maintain communications between Washington and Tehran?
Iranians gather to mourn the death of Ebrahim Raisi and Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Tehran on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
May 21, 2024
Iran president’s death and Saudi king’s health spur succession bets
Focusing on transition in Iran and Saudi Arabia adds another layer of uncertainty, and potential instability, to months of regional turmoil triggered by the Israel-Hamas war.
Ebrahim Raisi visiting the site of a road and rail bridge project in Azerbaijan on May 19
WORLD / Politics
May 20, 2024
Who will be Iran’s next president following Raisi’s death?
One of the big questions raised by Ebrahim Raisi’s death is how his absence is likely to affect the battle over who succeeds Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as Supreme Leader.
Iran's Mehr news agency has confirmed the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, reporting that "all passengers of the helicopter carrying the Iranian president and foreign minister were martyred"
WORLD / Politics
May 20, 2024
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi killed in helicopter crash
Iran's Mehr news agency confirmed the death, reporting that "all passengers of the helicopter carrying the Iranian president and foreign minister were martyred."
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in Tokyo on Aug. 7.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 20, 2023
Leaders of Japan and Iran to meet in September in New York, report says
Kishida and Raisi are also expected to discuss Iran's alleged provision of armed drones to Russia, which has invaded Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 18, 2023
Iran and Saudi Arabia move further toward reconciliation
Iran and Saudi Arabia took a further step Saturday to seal their reconciliation as Riyadh's top diplomat made a landmark visit to the Islamic Republic following a seven-year rupture.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 4, 2022
Iran state body reports 200 dead in protests as president hails 'freedoms'
President Ebrahim Raisi on Saturday hailed Iran's Islamic Republic as a guarantor of rights and freedoms, defending the ruling system amid a crackdown on anti-government protests that the United Nations says has cost more than 300 lives.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 11, 2022
Iran returns soccer legend Ali Daei's seized passport over protests
The retired Team Melli forward used social media to call on the government to 'solve the problems of the Iranian people rather than using repression, violence and arrests' in late September.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 9, 2022
Female students tell Iran's president to 'get lost' as unrest rages
The government has described the protests as a plot by Iran's enemies including the United States, accusing armed dissidents — among others — of violence.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 26, 2022
Iranians protest for 10th night, defying judiciary warning
At least 41 people have died since the unrest began, mostly protesters but including members of the Islamic Republic's security forces, according to an official toll.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 25, 2022
Iran protesters return to streets, defying deadly crackdown
The protests entered their ninth night after the death of a woman in morality police custody, despite a crackdown by security forces in which at least 41 people are believed to have died.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 22, 2022
Kishida reiterates support for 2015 Iran nuclear deal
The leaders had a 'candid' exchange of opinions, with Kishida saying Japan has 'consistently supported' the nuclear deal and hopes that Tehran returns to the agreement.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 12, 2021
Wielding fresh leverage, Iran to play hardball at nuclear talks
The stakes are high, since failure to revive the 2015 nuclear deal would carry the risk of a fresh regional war.

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