Ebrahim Raisi: What to expect from Iran’s new president
15 August 2021 | 1:35 pm
Iran is confronting multiple domestic and international challenges, from water shortages and power outages to skyrocketing inflation and nuclear tensions. Can President Ebrahim Raisi tackle them?
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