Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

  • More than a million people joined the funeral procession of Hashemi Rafsanjani

    2 million bid farewell to Iran's Rafsanjani

    Hundreds of thousands of black clad mourners streamed into the streets of Iranian capital Tuesday to pay their final respects to Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a veteran Iranian politician, viewed by many as a pillar of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
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    Mournful Iranians attend funeral of late leader

    Hundreds of thousands of mourners flooded the streets of Tehran on Tuesday wailing in grief for the late Iranian leader Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died over the weekend at the age of 82.
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    Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani dies aged 82

    Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died in hospital on Sunday after suffering a heart attack, the ISNA and Fars news agencies reported.