Iran

UN meeting commences with a minute of silence for Iranian president at Russia's request

Today's UN Security Council session focuses on preventing an arms race in outer space.

Khamenei approves Mokhber as interim president; elections to be held within 50 days

Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani is appointed as acting foreign minister

Salman Rushdie against independent Palestine: 'We would have a Taliban-like state'

British-American author criticized anti-Israel student protests, calling Hamas a “fascist terrorist group”

Iran confirms deaths of President Raisi and seven others in helicopter crash

Officials declare deaths of president and foreign minister after lengthy overnight search in difficult weather conditions

Iran's Red Crescent: President Raisi, FM Amirabdollahian killed in helicopter crash

The helicopter is said to have been completely burned in the crash

Iranian TV announces discovery of Raisi's helicopter; rescuers deny it

Representatives of the Red Crescent involved in the rescue operation reported that the helicopter had not yet been found.

Raisi helicopter crash site identified, Mehr reports

The crash site of the helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has been identified.