Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s hard-line president, died in a fiery helicopter crash in remote, fog-shrounded mountains. Also killed was foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and others aboard the chopper. Raisi’s death triggers an election within 50 days and is a headache for the county’s theocratic rulers, as he was considered the top candidate to replace aging supreme leader Ruhollah Khomeini. — Read the rest

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