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Iranians attend a funeral ceremony for the late President Ebrahim Raisi and his companions who were killed during a helicopter crash on Sunday in a mountainous region of the country's northwest, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Iran's supreme leader presided over the funeral Wednesday for the country's late president, foreign minister and others killed in the helicopter crash, as tens of thousands later followed a procession of their caskets through the capital, Tehran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Our world in photos: May 22

May 22 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

TEHRAN — Massive outdoor funeral around the blue circle: Iranians estimated in the...