Iran

Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., talk while Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., heads off stage at a break Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020
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January 15, 2020 - 9:11 am
Here are some key takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses. Read more.
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Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit
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January 14, 2020 - 8:31 am
Britain, France and Germany have launched action under the Iran nuclear agreement paving the way for possible sanctions in response to Tehran’s attempts to roll back parts of the deal, the European Union's foreign policy chief said. Read more here.
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Wreckage of Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800
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January 14, 2020 - 7:00 am
Iran's judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran last week. Read more here.
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January 13, 2020 - 9:02 am
Defense Secretary Mark Esper and other administration officials joined President Donald Trump in trying to draw attention to dissent in Iran instead of lingering questions about the scale of the threat used to justify a drone strike on Iran’s top military leader. Read more here.
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People gather for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Ukraine plane crash, at the gate of Amri Kabir University that some of the victims of the crash were former students of, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday.
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AP News
January 12, 2020 - 9:03 am
Iranian demonstrators defied a heavy police presence Sunday night to protest their country's days of denials that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people, the latest unrest to roil the capital amid soaring tensions with the United States. Read more here.
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Debris at the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran.
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AP News
January 11, 2020 - 10:10 am
Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Saturday acknowledged that it accidentally shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 people aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations and mounting evidence that it was responsible. Read more here.
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Debris at the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 7:28 pm
The U.S. promised “appropriate action” Friday in response to its assessment that an Iranian missile was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, as the Iranian government denied playing a role in the killing of all 176 people on board. Read more here.
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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim of a Ukrainian plane crash in Shahedshahr, southwest of Tehran, Iran.rescue workers carry the body of a victim of a Ukrainian plane crash in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, on Jan. 8.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 6:38 am
Iran on Friday denied Western allegations that one of its own missiles downed a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, and called on the U.S. and Canada to share any information they have on the crash, which killed all 176 people on board. Read more here.
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, speaks with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the panel.
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AP News
January 09, 2020 - 6:21 pm
Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. Read more here.
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Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran
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AP News
January 09, 2020 - 12:17 pm
Two U.S. officials said Thursday it was “highly likely” that an Iranian anti-aircraft missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday, killing all 176 people on board. Read more here.
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