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Ten officials in Iran have been indicted over the Ukrainian passenger plane tragedy, however Iran released a report absolving armed forces of responsibility.

Iran's final report on the Ukrainian passenger jet it shot down last year fails to clarify why the incident occurred, Canada said on Thursday.

Iran report on downed Ukrainian jet absolves armed forces

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Iran report on downed Ukrainian jet absolves armed forces

Iran released a report on the Ukrainian passenger jet it shot down killing 176 people, which absolves the armed forces.

Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

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Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

Authorities in Tehran said a detailed response will be provided to address accusations by a UN expert over Tehran's accidental downing last year ...

UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

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UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

A UN official on Tuesday accused Iran of lying in its explanation of how it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran.

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UAE aviation agency clears Boeing 737 Max

The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has cleared the crash-prone Boeing 737 Max for operations.

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Scottish court upholds Lockerbie bomber's conviction

The Lockerbie bombing is alleged to be a retaliation for the downing of an Iranian passenger jet by a US Navy missile in July 1988 that killed ...

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Scottish judges to rule on posthumous Lockerbie appeal

The family of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer, have battled for years to bring the case and clear his ...

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Indonesia recovers first black box from crashed plane

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said a box had been found after a plane plunged about 10,000 feet in less than a minute before ...

Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

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Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

Indonesian divers returned to a wreckage-littered seabed off Jakarta hunting for black boxes that will likely be key to unlocking the mystery of ...

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Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

Two black boxes belonging to the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed shortly after take off have been found by authorities.

Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

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Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international airport in ...

Indonesia budget airline jet 'suspected' to have crashed: official

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Indonesia budget airline jet 'suspected' to have crashed: official

More than 60 people were onboard the flight, which lost contact with authorities minutes after leaving Jakarta's airport.

Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air loses contact with plane after take-off

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Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air loses contact with plane after take-off

There were 56 passengers and six crew members onboard the plane.

Iran can't set compensation for downed plane victims: Canada

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Iran can't set compensation for downed plane victims: Canada

Canada has said Iran could not make decisions unilaterally about how families should be compensated over the Ukrainian flight shot down by ...

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even more difficult.

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Iran compensation plan for downed plane slammed by Kiev

Kiev said the compensation amount should be the subject of negotiations

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Iran to pay $150,000 to downed plane victims' families

Tehran pledged to pay the families' of those who died due to the downed Ukrainian flight.

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Lockerbie bombing appeal ends, judges mull ruling

Scotland's most senior judge said the panel would issue a written opinion 'as soon as it possibly can'.

US military flew terminally ill Bahrain premier to America

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US military flew terminally ill Bahrain premier to America

The US military flew Bahrain's late Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa in for treatment shortly before he died.

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First commercial flight with Israeli tourists lands in UAE

FlyDubai flight No. FZ8194 landed at Dubai International Airport just after 5:40pm bringing Israeli tourists to the skyscraper-studded city ...

Qatar Airways 'Think Pink' flight raises breast cancer awareness

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Qatar Airways 'Think Pink' flight raises breast cancer awareness

'Think Pink' flight QR9901 drew a ribbon in the sky over Qatar to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Canada forms probe into Iran downing of Ukraine plane

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Canada forms probe into Iran downing of Ukraine plane

Canada has decided to look into the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner.

Israel's El Al announces cargo flight to Dubai

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Israel's El Al announces cargo flight to Dubai

The flight will carry 'agricultural and high-tech equipment' from Israel to the UAE.

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