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Deaths leave Iran without key leadership at crucial moment

Season 2024 Episode 142 | 9m 15s

The deaths of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country's foreign minister left the Islamic Republic without two key leaders as extraordinary tensions grip the wider Middle East. The deaths mark yet another blow to a country beset by pressures at home and abroad. Reza Sayah reports from Tehran and Amna Nawaz discusses what this means for Iran’s future with Suzanne Maloney.

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