34 US troops injured in recent Iranian strike: Pentagon

2020-01-24 22:32

Nearly three dozen US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries or concussion in this month's Iranian air strike on a military base in Iraq, the Pentagon says.

The ANC should not mourn Soleimani

2020-01-21 12:10

From Iraq and Syria to Yemen he fanned the flames of hatred and sectarian violence causing hundreds of thousands of innocent people to die, millions to become refugees and cities that stood for centuries leveled to the ground.

Iran agrees to send black boxes of shot down plane to Ukraine

2020-01-18 20:20

Iranian official said 'expertise of France, Canada and America' will be used to read flight data in Kyiv.

New footage shows Iranian missiles hitting Ukraine plane

2020-01-15 11:12

The blurry film, shot from a rooftop in a village four miles from an Iranian military site, shows the Kiev-bound plane on fire and circling back to Tehran's airport.

Trudeau: Plane victims would be alive if not for US-Iran tensions

2020-01-14 09:44

Trudeau says Canadians feeling 'tremendous grief and loss' and need 'clear answers' about what happened to the aircraft.

Iran denies 'cover-up' as anger mounts over downed airliner

2020-01-13 21:35

Iran denied a "cover-up" Monday after taking days to reveal an airliner was accidentally shot down last week, a disaster that sparked demonstrations and calls for a fully transparent investigation.

In the words of a general: how Iran downed airliner

2020-01-12 11:33

The aerospace commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Saturday accepted full responsibility for the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet.

'Commander-in-chief, resign, resign' - Iranians demand Khamenei to step down over plane shooting

2020-01-12 06:55

In a series of videos and comments, Iranians took their anger to social media, calling on the government's entirety to resign over downing the plane.

Downing of Ukraine jet 'unforgivable mistake': Iran's Rouhani

2020-01-11 07:25

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country "deeply regrets" the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner, which he described as "a great tragedy & unforgivable mistake".

WATCH: Soleimani plotted 'large-scale attack' on US embassies, says Pompeo

2020-01-10 19:18

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was planning an imminent "large-scale attack" on US embassies and other facilities when he was killed by a US drone strike, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.


Netanyahu condemns 'tyrants of Tehran' in Holocaust speech

2020-01-23 17:03

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged action against "the tyrants of Tehran" during a Holocaust memorial speech, comparing what he considers the threat from Iran to that once posed by Nazi Germany.

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

2020-01-21 11:45

Iran's civil aviation authority has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month, in a preliminary report posted on its website.

Trudeau urges Iran to send downed jetliner's black boxes to France

2020-01-17 22:25

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has urged Iran to hand over the damaged black boxes from the downed airliner to France, saying it has one of the few laboratories capable of properly examining them.

Ukraine plane crash: Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing

2020-01-14 13:05

Iran on Tuesday announced its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner in Tehran last week, after a third night of angry protests over the disaster.

'Surviving was a miracle': Iran's missile attack on Iraq base

2020-01-13 22:28

Waves of ballistic missiles, soldiers hunkered down in bunkers for hours, intense shock waves -- a top US commander said he reacted to Iran's unprecedented attack against an Iraqi base with "disbelief".

Iran agrees de-escalation 'only solution' to solve crisis with US

2020-01-12 20:43

Iran signalled Sunday it favours a de-escalation after 10 days of heightened tensions with the United States during which both sides fired missiles and Tehran accidentally shot down a passenger aircraft.

Trump warns Iran against 'massacre' as protests erupt over jetliner downing

2020-01-12 09:12

US President Donald Trump says the United States was monitoring Iranian demonstrations closely, warning against any new "massacre" as protests broke out after Tehran admitted to shooting down a passenger plane.

LATEST | Ukraine believes Iran plane probe will be 'objective and prompt'

2020-01-11 14:27

Ukraine has said Iran had provided enough data including videos and photographs to show the probe into Tehran's downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet will be objective and prompt.

US imposes fresh sanctions on Iran after Iraq attack: Mnuchin

2020-01-10 20:29

The US is imposing additional sanctions on Iran as a result of Tehran's attack on US troops in Iraq this week, according to the US treasury secretary.

Ramaphosa expresses concern over US military action against Iran, calls for peaceful resolution

2020-01-10 18:29

Tensions in the Middle East soared after American forces assassinated a top Iranian military commander, Qassem Soleimani, who was believed to be responsible for various attacks on US military bases and facilities over the years, News24 reported.

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