Tehran

Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran via AP
AP News
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
Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP
AP News
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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Robert O'Brien
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AP News
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.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo
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 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.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo, File
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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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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A rescue worker searches the scene where an Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo
AP News
January 08, 2020 - 9:36 am
By Mohammad Nasiri, Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press SHAHEDSHAHR, Iran (AP) — A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields of flaming...
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U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton gives statements to media in Jerusalem, Sunday, June 23, 2019.
Tsafrir Abayov/AP Photo, Pool
June 23, 2019 - 8:30 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday that Iran should not "mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness," after the U.S. abruptly called off military strikes against Iran in response to the shooting down of an unmanned American surveillance drone. Bolton's...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Washington.
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June 21, 2019 - 9:40 am
UPDATED: 2:20 p.m. By Deb Reichmann and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanned American surveillance drone, but he canceled the strikes 10 minutes before they were to...
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