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May 21, 2024 9:54 PM

VP Dhankhar to attend Iranian President Raisi’s funeral in Tehran

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar is set to travel to Tehran to attend the funeral of the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, who, along with Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and other officials, died in a helicopter crash. The Ministry of External Affairs announced this on Tuesday. Thousands of mourners gathered in Iran as the funeral ceremony for Raisi commenced in Tabriz, the north-western city near the crash site. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, "Vice-President of I...

May 21, 2024 7:08 PM

Iranian President Raisi’s memorial muted amid public discontent

Thousands of Iranians turned out to mourn President Ebrahim Raisi in the city of Tabriz on Tuesday, after he was killed in a helicopter crash near the Azerbaijan border at the weekend along with his foreign minister and seven others. "Everyone has come to bid farewell to the martyred president and his companions regardless of their faction, ethnicity or language," said Tabriz lawmaker Masoud Pezeshkian. However, although state TV said a large crowd appeared in Tabriz, some insiders see a stark...

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