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4 hurt, 1 arrested after clashes between Iranian government supporters and opponents in London

May. 25, 2024 05:11 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police say four people were hurt and one was arrested when supporters of Iran’s authorities clashed with anti-government protesters at a London event marking the death of President Ebrahim Raisi. The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called Friday...

AP Week in Pictures: Global

May. 24, 2024 14:37 PM EDT

May 17-23, 2024 Iranians attended the funeral of the late President Ebrahim Raisi and others killed in a helicopter crash. Police tried to stop a pro-Palestinian rally in Berlin, and Buddhists around Asia marked the birth, enlightenment and passing of Buddha. This...

Iran's military says Raisi's helicopter caught fire soon after crash and there was no sign of attack

May. 24, 2024 04:21 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The helicopter carrying Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi caught fire soon after it crashed into a mountain and there was no sign it was attacked, state media reported, citing the military's crash investigators. The statement from the general staff of the...

AP Week in Pictures: Asia

May. 23, 2024 23:40 PM EDT

May 17-23, 2024 Taiwan’s new President Lai Ching-te and former President Tsai Ing-wen wave during Lai’s inauguration ceremonies in Taipei. A Shiite Muslim weeps as they hold photos of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and others leaders during a vigil in Srinagar, Indian-controlled...

Iran inters its late president at holiest Shiite site in nation after fatal helicopter crash

May. 23, 2024 15:14 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran interred President Ebrahim Raisi at the nation's holiest Shiite shrine Thursday, days after he was killed in a helicopter crash that added to the woes of a country already beset by international sanctions, internal unrest and tensions abroad. ...

Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi is interred at holiest Shiite shrine in nation, days after fatal helicopter crash

May. 23, 2024 11:52 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi is interred at holiest Shiite shrine in nation, days after fatal helicopter crash.

Iran's supreme leader and proxy militias pray for late president and others dead in helicopter crash

May. 22, 2024 09:30 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supreme leader and representatives of militia groups he backs in the Middle East prayed Wednesday over the coffins of the country's late president, foreign minister and other officials killed in a helicopter crash earlier this week. Hundreds of thousands...

From London to Los Angeles, many Iranians overseas cheer, and fear, after president's death

May. 22, 2024 03:12 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Among Iranian communities from London to Los Angeles, few tears are being shed over the death of President Ebrahim Raisi, killed in a weekend helicopter crash. But there are not always loud cheers, either. While some hope the demise of a powerful figure...

Mourners begin days of funerals for Iran's president and others killed in helicopter crash

May. 21, 2024 22:25 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mourners in black began gathering Tuesday for days of funerals and processions for Iran's late president, foreign minister and others killed in a helicopter crash, a government-led series of ceremonies aimed at both honoring the dead and projecting strength in...

Analysis: Iran's nuclear policy of pressure and talks likely to go on even after president's death

May. 21, 2024 13:28 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — While Iran's nuclear program stands at the precipice of tipping over into enriching uranium at weapons-grade levels, Tehran has held quiet, indirect talks with the United States and invited the head of the United Nations' atomic watchdog into the country for...