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Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi confirmed dead in helicopter crash

The National 20 May 2024
"Ayatollah Raisi, the beloved president of our country, was martyred in a helicopter crash in the Varzghan region of East Azerbaijan and joined the Supreme Kingdom," IRNA said ... The government will issue a statement within the next hour, it added.


Malaysian National News Agency 20 May 2024
Rescue vehicles are seen following a crash of a helicopter carrying Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi, in Varzaqan , East Azerbaijan Province, Iran, May 19, 2024 ... Azerbaijan’s President Ilham ...

Iran's VP On Way To Crash Site Of President Raisi's Helicopter

MENA FN 20 May 2024
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 19. Iran's Vice PresidentMohsen Mansouri visited Tabriz with a group of government officialsto closely monitor the incident involving the hard ... .

Türkiye Sends Rescuers To Search For Crashed Helicopter In Iran

MENA FN 20 May 2024
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 29. At the request ofofficial Tehran, the Turkish government sent rescue teams withnight vision helicopters to the area of the helicopter crash ... .

Search operation underway after helicopter carrying Iranian president crashes

Anadolu Agency 19 May 2024
Ali Bahadori Jahromi, the government spokesman, in a post on X said a meeting of the government Cabinet was held on Sunday and the incident in East Azerbaijan was discussed ... the border with Azerbaijan.

Iran President Raisi’s Helicopter Makes “Hard Landing” Near Azerbaijan | Bad Weather Impedes Rescue

News18 19 May 2024
Raisi was travelling in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province when the incident took place, according to reports ... border with Azerbaijan, some 600 km northwest of Tehran.

Brits told to avoid holiday hotspot as deadly protests close airport

Metro UK 19 May 2024
What does Azerbaijan have to do with the riots in New Caledonia? ... But thousands of kilometres of distance appears little obstacle to Azerbaijan, which the French government has blamed for stoking the unrest.

Iran’s president involved in helicopter ‘hard landing’

The Observer 19 May 2024
Raisi was traveling in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province. State TV said the incident happened near Jolfa, a city on the border with the nation of Azerbaijan, about 375 miles (600km) north-west of the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Helicopter carrying Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi suffers ‘hard landing’

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 May 2024
President Raisi was on board one of three helicopters travelling in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province ... other officials including the governor of East Azerbaijan province.

Here are some reactions to the crash of Iran's president's helicopter: Reuters

LBC International 19 May 2024
Following are reactions from foreign governments and officials to the news that a helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister crashed as it flew over mountainous terrain in heavy fog on Sunday ... IRAQI GOVERNMENT.

‘This isn’t a fantasy’: why is distant Azerbaijan being linked to deadly New Caledonia riots?

The Observer 17 May 2024
Tensions between the French and Azerbaijan governments have grown in the wake of the 2020 war and 2023 lightning offensive that Azerbaijan waged to regain control of its breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region from ethnic Armenian separatists.

Why is France accusing Azerbaijan of New Caledonia meddling?

Dawn 17 May 2024
The French government says it has ‘no doubt’ that Azerbaijan is ‘stirring tensions’ in New Caledonia ... Azerbaijan ‘vehemently rejects’ the accusation that it bears responsibility for the riots, which ...

France blames Azerbaijan for New Caledonia violence: Unpacking their spat

Al Jazeera 17 May 2024
France has accused Azerbaijan of being behind protests and violence that have rocked its Pacific island territory of New Caledonia for the past few days over the French government’s decision to change a voting law.

France accuses Azerbaijan of meddling in New Caledonia on social media

RNZ 17 May 2024
France accused Azerbaijan on Friday of fanning the flames of riots in the ... "Azerbaijan is outsourcing its dispute (with France)," a French source with knowledge of the government's view told Reuters.

Indicted member of Congress steers campaign funds to legal fees amid bribery allegations

Raw Story 17 May 2024
But Oksuz later admitted that the May 2013 trip was , the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic, a national oil and gas company wholly owned by the country’s government.