Iran’s Supreme Leader praise American university students supporting Palestine

In a letter to the students, Khamenei described them as part of the "Resistance Front" destined to win "with the permission of God," expressing solidarity and empathy for their support of Palestinians.

Russia Joins Probe into Iranian President’s Helicopter Crash

The crash, which occurred during Raisi's return from an inauguration ceremony for a dam near the Azerbaijan border, has raised significant concern and garnered...

Iran’s Raisi: ultraconservative president close to supreme leader

After the news of his death, state television showed photos of Raisi with the voice of a man reciting the Quran in the background and footage of faithful praying in Raisi's home city.

Iran vice president to replace Raisi ahead of snap election

The Iranian constitution stipulates that the first vice president take over "in the event of the president's death, dismissal, resignation, absence or illness for more than two months".

Hamas mourns Raisi death, hails his ‘support for Palestinian resistance’

Hamas said it appreciated Raisi's "support for the Palestinian resistance, and tireless efforts in solidarity" with Palestinians since the start of the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza following the group's October 7 attack.

What happens in Iran when a president dies in office?

Raisi was elected president in 2021 and, under the current timetable, presidential elections are due to take place in 2025.

Iran’s President Raisi took hard line with national protests and nuclear talks

As a young prosecutor in Tehran, Raisi sat on a panel that oversaw the execution of hundreds of political prisoners in the Iranian capital in 1988, as Iran's eight-year war with Iraq was coming to an end, rights groups say.

Iran criminalizes same-sex relationships

Under the legislation, individuals engaged in same-sex relationships could face imprisonment ranging from 10 to 15 years.

Iran threatens to wipe out Israel

President Raisi has sent a pointed warning to West Jerusalem

Israel promises ‘response’ to Iranian attack

The counterstrike needs to be acceptable to the US, local media have said

Netanyahu called off retaliation strikes after speaking to Biden – NYT

The US president reportedly talked the Israeli prime minister out of military action against Iran

Israel kills top Iranian general

IRGC Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Zahedi was among the dead in a Damascus airstrike